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Eight Week Classes

Want to earn a college degree, but don’t have time for a full course schedule? Take classes at WestGate Academy and Battery Innovation Center to begin building the foundation credits toward your college degree or certificate.

Course Schedule

Location: Battery Innovation Center

Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday
5:00pm - 8:00 pm

Digital Logic (ELEC 130): January 9 - March 17

Basic Component and Circuit Analysis (ELEC 110): March 20 - July 21

Linear Circuits (ELEC 151): July 24 - October 20

Digital Logic II (ELEC 180): October 23 - December 22

Speak with an academic advisor today and explore the options that can help make your college degree even more affordable and accessible. For more information, call 800-880-7961 or e-mail disted@vinu.edu

PDF Files:

Electronics Fundamentals Certificate
(and directions to WestGate)

CNC Machinist Program
For information and registration contact:
Doug Bowman, HTEC Program Director
812.888.4159 or dbowman@vinu.edu

WestGate Academy

WestGate Academy

Vincennes University will feature its education and training programs at the WestGate Academy Conferencing and Training Center as well as the Battery Innovation Center, located just outside the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Indiana.

VU will offer an Electronics Fundamentals Certificate at the Battery Innovation Center and provide advising on a 15-week CNC Machinist program offered at the Vincennes University campus, both leading to opportunities in rewarding careers. The Right Skills Now-CNC Machinist program is approved by the Department of Veteran Affairs and housing and scholarships are available. Both programs require no prior experience to enroll. Eligible students may have this certification paid in full with available grant funding.

For more information about programs and courses, call toll-free 800-880-7961 or e-mail disted@vinu.edu

WestGate Academy
13598 E. WestGate Drive
Odon, Indiana 47562

Battery Innovation Center
7970 S. Energy Drive
Newberry, IN 47449


Electronics Fundamentals 8369, C.G.

Vincennes University's Electronics Fundamentals Certificare program provides you with a comprehensive introduction to all areas of electronics (AC/DC, digital circuits, and linear electronics) in classrooms and through the hands-on use of multi-meters, oscilloscopes, function generators, power supplies, and soldering techniques in the lab.

An earned certificate is equivalent to completing the first year of an Associate's Degree program. Graduates will be eligible for transfer to two-degree programs for Electronics Technician or Biomedical Equipment Technician.

  • No previous experience in electronics required
  • All tools and parts needed for classes are provided
  • High school diploma or equivalent required for registration (except current high school students)
  • Some students may have this certification paid in full with available grant funding.