Basic building blocks of digital logic-gates, flip-flops, shift registers. These building blocks are used to create more and more complex forms with the microprocessors being a programmable logic element. Comparison between hard-wired and software based elements are developed as well. There is no laboratory and the prerequisite for NANO 1153 is waived. Must be completed within the last 7 years prior to receiving the AAS degree or certificate in Computer Technology.