# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Digital Electronics (PLTW) (8440/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Digital Electronics (PLTW) (8440/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8440
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Prerequisites:Introduction to Engineering Design (PLTW) (8439/36 weeks)

Students use computer simulations to learn about the logic of electronics as they design, test, and actually construct circuits and devices. They apply control system programming and explore sequential logic and digital circuitry fundamentals. Topics in computer circuitry are also presented.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.