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CETT 1403 - DC Circuits (4-3-3)
A study of the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s laws and circuit analysis techniques. Emphasis on circuit analysis of resistive networks and DC measurements. Includes steady state analysis of magnetism, electromagnetism, inductance, and capacitance.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: MATD 0390 or higher or department approval. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/28/2014
 
CETT 1405 - AC Circuits (4-3-3)
A study of the fundamentals of alternating current including series and parallel AC circuits, phasors, capacitive and inductive networks, transformers, and resonance.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: CETT 1403, MATH 1314 or higher, or department approval. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CETT 1425 - Digital Fundamentals (4-3-3)
An entry level course in digital electronics covering number systems, binary mathematics, digital codes, logic gates, Boolean algebra, Karnaugh maps, and combination logic. Emphasis on circuit logic analysis and troubleshooting digital circuits.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: CETT 1403 and MATH 1314 (or equivalent recommended). Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CETT 1429 - Solid State Devices (4-3-3)
A study of diodes, transistor characteristics and other semiconductor devices, including analysis of static and dynamic characteristics, biasing techniques, and thermal considerations.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: CETT 1405. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CETT 1445 - Microprocessor (4-3-3)
An introductory course in microprocessor software and hardware-its architecture, timing sequence, operation, and programming--and discussion of appropriate software diagnostic language and tools.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: CETT 1425 and COSC 1315 or department approval. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CETT 1457 - Linear Integrated Circuits (4-3-3)
A study of the characteristics, operations, stabilization, testing, and feedback techniques of linear integrated circuits. Application in computation, measurements, instrumentation, and active filtering.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: CETT 1429 or department approval. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CPMT 1445 - Computer Systems Maintenance (4-3-3)
Examination of the functions of the components within a computer system. Development of skills in the use of test equipment and maintenance aids.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 10/24/2014
 
EECT 2188 - Internship-Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician (1-0-6)
A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.
 


Skills: D Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ELMT 1166 - Practicum (or Field Experience) -- Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology (1-0-1)
Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.
 


Skills: D Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ELMT 1371 - Industrial Safety (3-3-0)
This course will provide students with a strong overall understanding of the many safety practices and requirements as they relate to industrial settings, specifically power generation, transmission, and distribution.
 


Skills: B Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ELMT 2275 - Solar Thermal Systems (2-1-4)
This course will train interested participants on the various and most common solar thermal system installations. The course will review the different components and the respective functions of a solar thermal system. The course also covers the financial aspects of installing different solar thermal systems such as cost, energy savings, and return of investments. The course will involve the inspection and installation of various types of solar thermal systems. Individual components are discussed and multiple labs will be performed. Emphasis will be placed on hands-on training.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: CETT 1403 and CETT 1405. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ELMT 2276 - Solar Photovoltaics Installation (2-1-4)
The contents of this course will focus on the installation of different types of photovoltaic systems such as pole mounted, roof mounted, grid-tied, non-grid tied and battery backup or hybrid systems. This course will allow participants with the opportunity to practice hands-on installation of these systems. The course is geared for participants and students who have already completed a solar photovoltaic course and or have some knowledge of photovoltaic systems. The focus of this course is hands-on training for participants.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: ELMT 2474. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ELMT 2372 - Energy Efficient Structures and Assessments (3-2-4)
A study of materials and devices that are used to make buildings more efficient. The course will review different types of materials as well as how to do assessments of existing structures. Topics such as windows, doors, insulation, and other alternative energy efficient construction materials are reviewed. Students will learn how to distinguish between materials in terms of energy efficiency. Students will also learn how to do assessments, visual inspections as well as return on investment analysis. The students will also be exposed to the business side of renewable energy. Emphasis will be placed on hands-on training.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ELMT 2441 - Electromechanical Systems (4-3-3)
Application of electromechanical systems. Emphasizes programmable control devices and solid state systems.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: CETT 1403, CETT 1405 and CETT 1425. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 2/27/2014
 
ELMT 2472 - Elements of Electrical Power Systems (4-3-3)
This course will provide students with a general understanding of the different aspects of power, such as generation, transmission, distribution, regulatory requirements, and safety issues. It will review the elements that compose power systems. It includes an introduction to electric utility planning, design, operation, maintenance, and financing. It will also review a variety of fuels used, generation systems, transmission types, distribution structures and operation, customer interface types, regulatory requirements, generation plant operations, a safety overview, electrical power system standards, and some power engineering concepts.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: CETT 1403 and CETT 1405. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ELMT 2473 - Electrical, Electronic, and Fluid Schematics (4-3-3)
Study of the techniques used in troubleshooting various types of industrial equipment to include mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems and their control devices. Emphasis will be placed on the use of schematics and diagrams in conjunction with proper troubleshooting procedures.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: ELMT 2441. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ELMT 2474 - Solar Photovoltaics Systems (4-3-3)
This course explores the design and installation of solar photovoltaic systems and their applications both off-grid and on-grid. Both centralized solar power plants and distributed topologies will be considered. The course follows the requirements of the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners task analysis and students will be able to sit for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) entry-level certificate of knowledge exam upon completion of this course.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: CETT 1403 and CETT 1405. ELMT 2441 recommended. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ELPT 1271 - National Electrical Safety Code (2-1-2)
An introductory study of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) for those who are employed or seek employment in fields requiring knowledge of the code. Emphasis is placed on the safety aspect of wiring design, protection, methods and materials and equipment for general use.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ELPT 2171 - Smart Grid Technology (1-0-3)
The topics of the course focus on various types of smart-grid devices that are used in the power industry. Emphasis is placed on the operation, installation and maintenance of smart-grid devices and systems.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ELPT 2371 - Principles of Switching and Metering (3-2-3)
Students will learn basic switching and metering systems used in the power industry.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: CETT 1403. CETT 1405 recommended. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ELPT 2449 - Industrial Automation (4-3-3)
Advanced study of electrical control systems, applications, and interfacing utilized in industrial automation.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: ELMT 2441. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
INTC 1491 - Special Topics in Instrumentation Technology/Technician (4-3-3)
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
 
 Biomedical Instrumentation - A study of the basic principles of biomedical electronics used for measuring quantities of biological significance, especially electrical signals from the body, but also including temperature, pressure, and body chemistry. Consideration will be given to the entire device design, from sensor to display output. Topics may include sources of biological signals, physiologic transducers, biosensor interfacing, signal conditioning, analog-to-digital conversion, microprocessor and microcontroller interfacing, and software programming and principles as related to sampling, processing, and display of biological data.
 Biotechnology Instrumentation - A study of the basic principles of electronic devices and instrumentation used in analyzing molecules, cells, and tissues in clinical medicine and laboratory biomedical research. Topics may include chemiluminescence, chromatography, electrophoresis, florescence measurement, microscopy, mass-spectroscopy, and spectrophotometry. Consideration will be given to the entire device design: sensors, signal conditioning, data processing, microprocessor control, electromechanical systems, display output, and system software.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: S Prerequisites: CETT 1429 and CETT 1445. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
INTC 2471 - Data Acquisition and Measurement (4-3-3)
A study of transducers and measurement techniques. Introduction to data conversion and computer data acquisition methods. Includes testing and calibration as well as repair of industrial instrumentation.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: CETT 1425 or department approval. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
LNWK 1211 - Climbing Skills (2-1-3)
Theory and application of pole climbing. Includes safety, climbing techniques, tool inspection, poles inspection, personal protective equipment, and fall protection. Students registering for this course must attend a climbing assessment test. Students need to purchase the appropriate work-boots. All other safety equipment will be provided.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: D Prerequisites: Departmental Approval Required. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
LNWK 1241 - Distribution Operations (2-1-3)
A study of the theoretical and practical operation of electric utility distribution systems. Topics include customer service voltages, capacitors, and coordination of protection equipment.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: CETT 1403. CETT 1405 recommended. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
LNWK 2271 - Principles of Power Transmission (2-1-3)
A course dedicated to the study of transmitting electrical power both underground and above ground with high voltage distribution systems. The course will contain working practices and events encountered by lineman on transmission lines including but not limited to; extra high voltage; towers and pole configuration; bare hands and other work practices.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: CETT 1405. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
LNWK 2272 - Climbing Skills II (2-1-3)
This course is a continuation of LNWK 1211 Climbing Skills course. Focus is placed on the practical skill sets required to work on energized and de-energized power lines. Emphasis will be placed on distribution lines, transmission lines and other energy line sources.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: LNWK 1211. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
PTAC 2314 - Principles of Quality (3-3-0)
Study of the background and application of quality concepts. Topics include team skills, quality tools, statistics, economics and continuous improvement.
 


Skills: B Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
RBTC 1405 - Robotics Fundamentals (4-3-3)
An introduction to flexible automation. Topics include installation, repair, maintenance, and development of flexible robotic manufacturing systems. Course will cover Robotic systems and will introduce students to robotic architectures as well as to various robotic applications. The course will involve the connection of various transducers and actuators to robots with a microprocessor that will be programmed in C.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: CETT 1445 and ELMT 2441. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
RBTC 2445 - Robot Application, Set-up, and Testing (4-3-3)
A capstone course that provides the student with laboratory experience in the installation, set-up, and testing of robotic cells. Topics include maintenance.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SMFT 1473 - Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology I (4-3-3)
A study of the processes, materials, and equipment used in the manufacturing of semiconductors, including an overview of the semiconductor industry, related terminology, and standard safety practices.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SMFT 1474 - Solar Cell and Chip Manufacturing Technology (4-3-3)
A study of the processes, materials, and equipment used in the manufacturing of solar cells and semiconductors, including an overview of the semiconductor industry, solar photovoltaic and thin film industry, related terminologies, and standard safety practices. This course will also prepare students for the next course in sequence SMFT 2474: Nanoelectronics Manufacturing Technology.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SMFT 2341 - Vacuum Principles and RF Plasma Systems (3-2-4)
A study of vacuum principles and RF plasma systems in the semiconductor manufacturing industry. Vacuum topics include principles, components, systems, leak detection, and safety practices. RF plasma topics include plasma physics, RF power amplification and oscillators, transmission line, impedance matching, and safety.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SMFT 2473 - Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology II (4-3-3)
The continuation of Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology I covering the processes, materials, and equipment used in the manufacturing of semiconductors. Topics address process-yield analysis and process troubleshooting.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: B Prerequisites: SMFT 1473. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SMFT 2474 - Nanoelectronics Manufacturing Technology (4-3-3)
A study of the processes, materials and equipment used in the manufacturing of Nanoelectronics. Topics will cover the different processes, equipment and measurement tools used in the industry. SMFT 2474 serves as the follow up course to SMFT 1474. It is important for students who are training for technician jobs in Nanoelectronics to have a working knowledge of the processes and equipment used in the manufacturing of nano-scale integrated circuits. This course will have a lab component where the students will build and test simple solid-state devices.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: SMFT 1474. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
WIND 2359 - Wind Power Delivery System (3-2-3)
In-depth study of the components of the input and output electrical power delivery systems for wind generation. This course will include blades, rotors, generators, controllers, brakes, wind vanes, gear drives and anemometers. This course will also include a geothermal power discussion to provide information on bottom hole temperatures, water injection, binary cycles, heat exchanges and energy converters.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: ELMT 2441 recommended. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014