Courses in Technical & Industrial

ACCT 1100: Financial Accounting I

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
Introduces the basic financial accounting concepts of the complete accounting cycle and provides the student with the necessary skills to maintain a set of books for a sole proprietorship. Topics include: accounting vocabulary and concepts, the accounting cycle for a personal service business, the accounting cycle for a merchandising business, inventory, cash control and receivables. Laboratory work demonstrates theory presented in class.

ACRP 1000: Introduction to Auto Collision Repair

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
This course provides instruction in procedures and practices necessary for safe and compliant operation of auto collision repair facilities. It introduces the structural configuration and identification of the structural members of various unibodies and frames used for automobiles as well as equipment and hand tools used in collision repair tasks.

ACRP 1005: Automobile Component Repair and Replacement

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : ACRP 1000
This course provides instruction in removal and replacement methods of a variety of non-structural cosmetic and safety features of the automobile as well as bolt-on body panels.

ACRP 1010: Foundations of Collision Repair

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : ACRP 1000, ACRP 1005
This course introduces the materials, tools, and operations required to repair minor collision damage and it provides instruction in non-metallic auto body repair techniques.

ACRP 1015: Fundamentals of Automotive Welding

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : ACRP 1000
This course introduces welding and cutting procedures used in auto collision repair. Emphasis will be placed on MIG welding techniques through a variety of different procedures.

ACRP 1017: Mechanical and Electrical Systems I

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : ACRP 1000
This course introduces suspension and steering, braking, and drive train systems found on vehicles typically requiring repair of damages incurred through automobile collisions.

ACRP 1019: Mechanical and Electrical Systems II

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : ACRP 1000
This course introduces the various electrical, heating and AC, engine cooling, fuel and intake, and restraint systems found on vehicles typically requiring repair of damages incurred through automobile collisions.

ACRP 2001: Introduction to Auto Painting and Refinishing

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : ACRP 1000, ACRP 1010
This course covers the safety precautions followed during the painting and refinishing processes used in a shop during collision repairs.  Basic surface preparations will be discussed and practiced.  Spray gun types and basic operations will also be introduced.

ACRP 2002: Painting and Refinishing Techniques

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : ACRP 1000, ACRP 2001
This course covers the fundamental refinishing tasks of mixing, matching and applying various types of automotive paints.  Paint defect causes and cures will be examined in depth.  Final delivery detailing and tasks will also be practiced and discussed.

ACRP 2009: Refinishing Internship

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : ACRP 1000
Corequisite : ACRP 2001, ACRP 2002
Provides occupation-based learning opportunities for students pursuing the Paint and Refinishing specialization. Students will be mentored by qualified professional technicians as they experience working in the Automotive Collision Repair profession in an industry standard commercial repair facility or industry standard simulated on-campus facility. Topics include: sanding, priming, and paint preparation; special refinishing applications; urethane enamels; tint and match colors; and detailing.

ACRP 2010: Major Collision Repair

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : ACRP 1000
Corequisite : ACRP 1005
This course introduces procedures and resources used in the identification and assessment of automotive collision damages. This course provides instruction on the hydraulic systems and for the diagnosis, straightening, measuring and alignment of automobile frames and bodies.

ACRP 2015: Major Collision Replacements

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : ACRP 1000
Corequisite : ACRP 2010
This course provides instruction in conventional/unibody automobile body structural panel repairs emphasizing a variety of removal and replacement techniques.

ACRP 2019: Major Collision Repair Intern

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : ACRP 1000
Corequisite : ACRP 2010, ACRP 2015
Provides occupation-based learning opportunities for students pursuing the Major Collision Repair specialization. Qualified professional technicians will mentor students as they experience working in the Automotive Collision Repair profession in an industry standard commercial repair facility or industry standard simulated on-campus facility. Topics include: conventional frame repair, unibody damage identification and analysis, unibody measuring and fixturing systems, unibody straightening systems and techniques, unibody welding techniques, unibody structural panel repair and replacement, conventional body structural panel repair, unibody suspension and steering systems, and bolt-on body panel removal and replacement.

ACRP 2270: Introduction to the Advanced Sheet Metal Repair Industry

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This class teaches the proper terminology, sheet metal selection, and tools used by the Advanced Sheet Metal Repair Industry. Topics included are: advanced sheet metal repair terminology, sheet metal selection, and tools of the advanced sheet metal industry.

ACRP 2272: Bends, Curves and Weld-On Panels

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course provides instruction to identify and demonstrate the procedures to fabricate simple and compound bends and curves, the tools used to create them, and the proper procedures to install weld-on panels.

ACRP 2274: Body Construction

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Provides instruction in identifying and performing techniques required for the construction of major body panels. The student's performance will be assessed by written examination, and lab projects.

ACRP 2276: Chopping Tops

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course provides instruction in identifying and performing the techniques required for chopping tops on custom vehicles. Topics include: evaluation of vehicles, preparation of vehicles, and chopping tops.

ACRP 2278: Fuel Tanks

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course provides instruction in identifying and performing techniques required for the construction of fuel tanks. Topics include: pattern and fabrication of a fuel tank.

ACRP 2280: Frenching

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course provides instruction in identifying and demonstrating the proper procedure for Frenching sheet metal body panels. Topics include: French in a pair of tail lights and license plate.

ACRP 2282: Sectioning, Pancaking, and Channeling

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course provides training for students to identify and perform the techniques required for sectioning and channeling custom vehicles. The student will be assessed by written examination and lab projects.

AIRC 1005: Refrigeration Fundamentals

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Introduces the basic concepts, theories, and safety regulations and procedures of refrigeration. Topics include an introduction to OSHA, safety, first aid, laws of thermodynamics, pressure and temperature relationships, heat transfer, the refrigerant cycle, refrigerant identification, and types of AC systems.

AIRC 1010: Refrigeration Principles and Practices

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AIRC 1005

This course introduces the student to basic refrigeration system principles and practices, and the major component parts of the refrigeration system. Topics include refrigeration tools, piping practices, service valves, leak testing, refrigerant recovery, recycling, and reclamation, evacuation, charging, and safety.

AIRC 1020: Refrigeration System Components

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AIRC 1005
This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge and skills to install, test, and service major components of a refrigeration system. Topics include compressors, condensers, evaporators, metering devices, service procedures, refrigeration systems and safety.

AIRC 1030: HVACR Electrical Fundamentals

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
This course provides an introduction to fundamental electrical concepts and theories as applied to the air conditioning industry. Topics include AC and DC theory, electric meters, electrical diagrams, distribution systems, electrical panels, voltage circuits, code requirements, and safety.

AIRC 1040: HVACR Electrical Motors

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AIRC 1030 or IDFC 1011
This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge necessary for application and service of electric motors commonly used by the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Topics include diagnostic techniques, capacitors, installation procedures, types of electric motors, electric motor service, and safety.

AIRC 1050: HVACR Electrical Components and Control

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Provides instruction in identifying, installing, and testing commonly used electrical components in an air conditioning system. Topics include: pressure switches, transformers, other commonly used controls, diagnostic techniques, installation procedures, solid state controls, and safety.

AIRC 1060: Air Conditioning System Application and Installation

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AIRC 1010 and (AIRC 1030 or IDFC 1011)
Provides instruction on the installation and service of residential air conditioning systems. Topics include: installation procedures, split-systems, add-on systems, packaged systems, system wiring, control circuits, and safety.

AIRC 1070: Gas Heat

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : AIRC 1030 or IDFC 1011
Corequisite : None
This course introduces principles of combustion and service requirements for gas heating systems. Topics include servicing procedures, electrical controls, piping, gas valves, venting, code requirements, principles of combustion, and safety.

AIRC 1080: Heat Pumps and Related Systems

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : AIRC 1010 and (AIRC 1030 or IDFC 1011)
Corequisite : None
This course provides instruction on the principles, applications, and operation of a residential heat pump system. Topics include installation and servicing procedures, electrical components, geothermal ground source energy supplies, dual fuel, valves, and troubleshooting techniques.

AIRC 1090: Troubleshooting Air Conditioning Systems

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : AIRC 1010 and (AIRC 1030 or IDFC 1011)
Corequisite : None
This course provides instruction on the troubleshooting and repair of major components of a residential air conditioning system. Topics include troubleshooting techniques, electrical controls, air flow, the refrigeration cycle, electrical servicing procedures, and safety.

AIRC 2070: Commercial Refrigeration Design

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AIRC 1090
Provides an increased level of concepts and theory beyond ACT 102. Students are introduced to more design theory in commercial refrigeration. Topics include: refrigeration heat calculation, equipment selection, refrigeration piping, codes, and safety.

AIRC 2080: Commercial Refrigeration Applications

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AIRC 1090
Introduces the application of fundamental theories and concepts of refrigeration. Emphasis will be placed on equipment application and installation procedures. Topics include: equipment application, installation procedures, cycle controls, energy management, and safety.

AIRC 2090: Troubleshooting and Servicing Commercial Refrigeration

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AIRC 1090
Continues to provide experience in maintenance techniques in servicing light commercial refrigeration systems. Topics include: system clearing, troubleshooting procedures, replacement of components, and safety.

AMCA 2110: CNC Fundamentals

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission, MCHT 1011, MCHT 1012
Corequisite : None
Provides a comprehensive introduction to computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining processes. Topics include: safety, Computer Numerical Control of machinery, setup and operation of CNC machinery, introduction to programming of CNC machinery, introduction to CAD/CAM.

AMCA 2130: CNC Mill Manual Programming

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AMCA 2110
Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) milling machines. Topics include: safety, calculation for programming, program codes and structure, program run and editing of programs.

AMCA 2150: CNC Lathe Manual Programming

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AMCA 2110
Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) Lathes. Topics include: safety, calculations for programming, program codes and structure, program run and editing of programs.

AMCA 2170: CNC Practical Applications

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : AMCA 2110, AMCA 2130, AMCA 2150
Corequisite : None
Provides additional instruction in part holding and fixture design. Students will also gain additional experience in print-to-part development of CNC programming. Topics include: safety, fixture design and manufacturing, and CNC part manufacturing.

AMCA 2190: CAD/CAM Programming

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AMCA 2110
Emphasizes the development of skills in computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacturing (CAM). The student will design and program parts to be machined on computer numerical controlled machines. Topics include: hardware and software, drawing manipulations, tool path generation, program posting, and program downloading.

AUMF 1120: Programmable Controls

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : IDFC 1005
Corequisite : None
This course studies basic programmable controller application skills and techniques, and programmable controllers in typical environments as an element of a complex manufacturing cell. Topics also discussed will include the hands-on development of the programming, operation, and maintenance of industrial PLC systems.

AUMF 1150: Introduction to Robotics

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : AUMF 1120
Corequisite : None
Explores basic robotic concepts. Studies robots in typical application environments. Topics include: robot history and fundamentals, robot classification, power sources, robot applications in the workplace, robot control techniques, path control, end of arm tooling, robot operation and robot controllers, controller architecture in a system, robotic language programming, and human interface issues.

AUTT 1010: Introduction to Automotive Technology

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Introduces basic concepts and practices necessary for safe and effective automotive shop operations. Topics include: safety procedures; legal/ethical responsibilities; general service; hand tools; shop organization, management, and work flow systems.

AUTT 1020: Automotive Electrical Systems

Credit Hours: 7
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AUTT 1010
Introduces automotive electricity, emphasizes the basic principles, diagnosis, and service/repair of batteries, starting systems, starting system components, alternators and regulators, lighting system, gauges, horn, wiper/washer, and accessories.

AUTT 1021: Automotive Electrical Systems I

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AUTT 1010
Introduces automotive electricity, emphasizes the basic principles, diagnosis, and service/repair of batteries, starting systems, starting system components, and basic lighting systems.

AUTT 1022: Automotive Electrical Systems II

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AUTT 1021
Emphasizes the basic principles, diagnosis, and service/repair of alternators and regulators, advanced lighting systems, gauges, horn, wiper/washer, and accessories.

AUTT 1030: Automotive Brake Systems

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AUTT 1010
Introduces brake systems theory and its application to automotive systems and anti-lock brake system (ABS) to include ABS components and ABS operation, testing, and diagnosis. Topics include: hydraulic system diagnosis and repair; drum brake diagnosis and repair; disc brake diagnosis and repair; power assist units diagnosis and repair; miscellaneous brake components (wheel bearings, parking brakes, electrical, etc.) diagnosis and repair; test, diagnose, and service electronic brake control system.

AUTT 1040: Automotive Engine Performance

Credit Hours: 7
Prerequisite : AUTT 1020
Corequisite : None
Introduces basic engine performance systems which support and control four stroke gasoline engine operations and reduce emissions. Topics include: general engine diagnosis, computerized engine controls and diagnosis, ignition system diagnosis and repair, fuel and air induction, exhaust systems, emission control systems diagnosis and repair, and other related engine service.

AUTT 1041: Automotive Engine Performance I

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : AUTT 1020
Corequisite : None
Introduces basic engine performance systems which support and control four stroke gasoline engine operations and reduce emissions.  Topics include: general engine diagnosis, fuel and air induction, exhaust systems, PCV control system diagnosis and repair, and other related engine service.

AUTT 1042: Automotive Engine Performance II

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : AUTT 1020, AUTT 1022
Corequisite : None
Continues basic engine performance systems which support and control four stroke gasoline engine operations and reduce emissions. Topics include: computerized engine controls and diagnosis, ignition system diagnosis and repair, and advanced emission control systems diagnosis and repair.

AUTT 1050: Auto Suspension and Steering Systems

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AUTT 1010
Introduces students to principles of steering, suspension, wheel alignment, electronic steering, and electronic active suspension. Topics include: general suspension and steering systems diagnosis; steering systems diagnosis and repair; suspension systems diagnosis and repair; related suspension and steering service; wheel alignment diagnosis, adjustment and repair, wheel and tire diagnosis and repair.

AUTT 1060: Automotive Climate Control Systems

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : AUTT 1020
Corequisite : None
Introduces the theory and operation of automotive heating and air conditioning systems. Students attain proficiency in inspection, testing, service, and repair of heating and air conditioning systems and related components. Topics include: a/c system diagnosis and repair; refrigeration system component diagnosis and repair; heating, ventilation, and engine cooling systems diagnosis and repair; operating systems and related controls diagnosis and repair; refrigerant recovery, recycling, and handling.

AUTT 2010: Automotive Engine Repair

Credit Hours: 6
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AUTT 1010
This course introduces the student to automotive engine theory and repair, placing emphasis on inspection, testing, and diagnostic techniques for both 2 cycle and 4 cycle internal combustion engines. Topics include general engine diagnosis; removal and reinstallation; cylinder heads and valve trains diagnosis and repair; engine blocks assembly diagnosis and repair; lubrication and cooling systems diagnosis and repair.

AUTT 2011: Automotive Engine Repair I

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AUTT 1010
This course introduces the student to automotive engine theory and repair, placing emphasis on inspection, testing, and diagnostic techniques for both 2 cycle and 4 cycle internal combustion engines. Topics include general engine diagnosis; removal and reinstallation; basic cylinder heads and valve trains diagnosis and repair; and lubrication and cooling systems diagnosis and repair.

AUTT 2012: Automotive Engine Repair II

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AUTT 2011
This course continues automotive engine theory and repair, placing emphasis on inspection, testing, and diagnostic techniques for both 2 cycle and 4 cycle internal combustion engines. Topics include advanced cylinder heads and valve trains diagnosis and repair; and engine blocks assembly, diagnosis and repair.

AUTT 2020: Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : AUTT 1010
This course introduces basics of rear-wheel drive, front-wheel drive, and four-wheel drive line related operation, diagnosis, service and related electronic controls. Topics include: drive shaft and half shaft, universal and constant-velocity (CV) joint diagnosis and repair; ring and pinion gears and differential case assembly; limited slip differential; drive axle shaft; four-wheel drive/all-wheel drive component diagnosis and repair. Introduces basics of front and rear-wheel drive, clutch operation, diagnosis and service is included. Electronic controls related to transmission/transaxles operation are discussed. Topics include: clutch diagnosis and repair; transmission/transaxles diagnosis and repair.

AUTT 2030: Automatic Transmission and Transaxles

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : AUTT 1020
Corequisite : None
Introduces students to basic automatic transmission/transaxle theory, operation, inspection, service, and repair procedures as well as electronic diagnosis and repair. Topics include: general automatic transmission and transaxle diagnosis; in vehicle and off vehicle transmission and transaxle maintenance, adjustment and repair.

BFMT 1030: Fundamentals of Structured Maintenance

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Provides introductory skills in basic building repair and maintenance. Topics include: carpentry and cabinet repairs, tile and floor repairs, paints and finishes, lab and shop safety, building codes, handicap accessibility, conduit installation, and waterproofing.

BFMT 1050: Fundamentals of Plumbing

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Provides introductory skills in basic plumbing. Topics include: basic pipe sizing, fitting identification and terminology, pipe joining, valve identification, plumbing repairs, and lab and shop safety.

CCMN 1000: Introduction to Construction and Development

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
This course is a study of the commercial construction process, terminology, participant roles, and phases. Topics include: project types, project stages, construction documents, marketing, contract procurement, estimating, bonding, scheduling, mobilization, materials, methods, change orders, claims, safety, organizational management, computers in construction, communication, high rise construction, contract types, liability and loss control.

CCMN 1020: Building Technologies and Methods

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
This course is a study of the materials and technologies utilized in commercial construction. Topics include: site-work, foundations, building structure, interior and exterior finishes, and roofing. A brief overview of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and conveying systems is included. An overview of materials testing is also presented.

CCMN 1030: Construction Graphics

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
This course provides the skills to read and interpret commercial construction graphical documents. Topics include: dimensioning practices, layout, abbreviations, symbol usage, line types, computer aided design, and principles of drawing.

CCMN 1040: Construction Safety

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
This course covers commercial construction safety and loss prevention. Topics include: safety plan management, emergency planning, project security, sources of safety information and supplies, personal protective equipment (PPE), fire prevention, hazardous communications, material safety data sheets (MSDS), fall protection, electrical hazards, ladders, scaffolds, stairways, confined spaces, excavations, training techniques, accident reporting, materials handling and storage, cranes, mechanized equipment, steel erection, and concrete construction.

CCMN 1060: Construction Estimating I

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : CCMN 1030
Corequisite : None
This course provides the skills required to develop a material quantity estimate from commercial construction drawings and specifications.  Completion of a quantity survey project is required.

CCMN 1070: Construction Estimating II

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : CCMN 1060
Corequisite : None
This course continues the study of the estimating process emphasizing pricing the general contractor's work including: estimating procedures, development of direct and indirect unit costs, evaluation of subcontractor's bids, bidding strategy, and bid opening. The completion of an estimate, bid submission, and development of a schedule of values are required. Also included is an introduction to conceptual estimating.

CCMN 2010: Construction Law

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course is a study of the legal aspects of commercial construction contracting. Topics include: contracts, drug testing, sexual harassment, labor management relations, discrimination, worker compensation, bonding, claims, arbitration, mediation, business types, minority business enterprises, hiring and firing practices.

CCMN 2020: Construction Scheduling

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course is a study of commercial construction scheduling and cost controls. Topics include network diagrams, time-scaled design, Gantt charts and computerized scheduling. Students will complete projects utilizing the critical path method in both manual and computerized formats.

CCMN 2030: Construction Accounting and Financial Management

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : CCMN 1060
Corequisite : None
This course provides a study of financial management and accounting theory with specific application to the commercial construction industry. Topics include accounting data, financial statements, cost control, taxation, ratio analysis, the time value of money, budgeting, cash flow, financing, and receivables.

CCMN 2040: Construction Project Management

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course is a study of delivery methods, contract documents, supervision, working with owners and design professionals, control of cash flow, procurement, management of subcontractors, job records, contract changes, and payment procedures.

CIST 1122: Hardware Installation & Maintenance

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
This course serves to provide students with the knowledge of the fundamentals of computer technology, networking, and security along with the skills required to identify hardware, peripheral, networking, and security components with an introduction to the fundamentals of installing and maintaining computers. Students will develop the skills to identify the basic functionality of the operating system, perform basic troubleshooting techniques, utilize proper safety procedures, and effectively interact with customers and peers. This course is designed to help prepare students for the CompTIA A+ certification examination.

CIST 1401: Computer Networking Fundamentals

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
Introduces networking technologies and prepares students to take the CompTIA's broad-based, vendor independent networking certification exam, Network +. This course covers a wide range of material about networking, including local area networks, wide area networks, protocols, topologies, transmission media, and security. Focuses on operating network management systems, and implementing the installation of networks. It reviews cabling, connection schemes, the fundamentals of the LAN and WAN technologies, TCP/IP configuration and troubleshooting, remote connectivity, and network maintenance and troubleshooting. Topics include: basic knowledge of networking technology, network media and topologies, network devices, network management, network tools and network security.

CIST 2122: A+ Preparation

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : CIST 1122
Corequisite : None
This course serves to prepare students to complete the CompTIA A+ certification examination. It will provide students with advanced knowledge of computer technology, networking, and security fundamentals. Students will possess the skills required to identify hardware, peripherals, networking components, and security components. Students will understand basic operating system functionality and troubleshooting methodology while practicing proper safety procedures and effective interaction skills with customers and peers.

CIST 2441: Network Home & Small Business

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
This course teaches students the skills needed to obtain entry-level home network installer jobs. It also helps students develop some of the skills needed to become network technicians, computer technicians, cable installers, and help desk technicians. It provides a hands-on introduction to networking and the Internet using tools and hardware commonly found in home and small business environments. Instructors are encouraged to facilitate field trips and outside-the-classroom learning experiences. Labs include PC installation, Internet connectivity, wireless connectivity, and file and print sharing.

CIST 2451: Cisco Network Fundamentals

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
This course provides students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging network technology. Topics include basics of communication, converged networks, OSI and TCP/IP network models, Application layer protocols, services, and applications, Transport layer protocols and services, Network layer addressing and routing concepts, IPv4 and IPv6, calculating IPv4 subnets, Data Link layer and the encapsulation process, Physical layer components and data encoding, Ethernet and network protocol analysis, network cabling, and basic network configuration.

COMP 1000: Introduction to Computers

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : Provisional Admission
Introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include an introduction to computer terminology, the Windows environment, Internet and email, word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, and presentation software.

ECET 1101: Circuit Analysis I

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : MATH 1111 and ENGT 1000
Emphasizes the knowledge and ability to analyze basic DC circuits and introductory concepts of AC circuits. Topics include: international units, basic electrical laws, series and parallel circuits, network analysis concepts, network theorems concepts, D.C. instruments, grounding techniques, magnetism, inductance/capacitance, transient analysis, and introduction to dependent sources and 2-port parameters. Laboratory work parallels class work.

ECET 1110: Digital Systems I

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : ENGT 1000
Corequisite : None
Study of digital circuit fundamentals with an emphasis on digital electronics and techniques, simplification of logic circuits, sequential and combinational logic circuits, programmable logic devices, flip-flops and registers, binary number system, and arithmetic and logic operations. Laboratory work parallels class work using trainers, DesignWorks, and Altera simulation software and system.

ECET 1191: Computer Programming Fundamentals

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Degree Level Algebra Scores
Corequisite : None
This course emphasizes fundamental concepts of problem solving using a high level source language. Laboratory work is designed to acquaint students with computer facilities, software, and programming fundamentals. Topics include: system fundamentals, concepts of structured programming, arrays, functions, and engineering applications.

ECET 1210: Networking Systems I

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : ENGT 1000
Corequisite : None
Provides a foundation in Local Area Networking of computers with an introduction to Wide Area Networking. Emphasis is on Peer-to-Peer Networking.

ECET 2101: Circuit Analysis II

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : ECET 1101, MATH 1111
Corequisite : None
Continues study of AC circuit analysis, which emphasizes complex networks. Topics include: analysis of complex networks, networks with multiple sources, AC network theorems, resonance, transformers, three-phase systems, filters and bode plots, non-sinusoidal waveforms, and pulse response of RLC circuits. Laboratory work parallels class work.

ECET 2110: Digital Systems II

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : ECET 1110
Corequisite : None
Continues the study of digital systems with emphasis on the study of microcomputers with programming applications involving external devices with which the microprocessor/microcontroller must communicate. Topics include: logic families, PLD programming, microcomputer architecture, programming with arithmetic/logic instructions, jump, loop and call operations, I/O programming, timers, interrupts and interfacing techniques. Laboratory work parallels class work to include use of PLD (programmable logic devices) platforms, and microprocessor/microcontroller platforms to reinforce and edify theoretical concepts.

ECET 2120: Electronic Circuits I

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : ECET 2101
Corequisite : None
Introduces the conduction process in semiconductor materials and devices. Topics include semiconductor physics; diodes; basic diode circuits and applications; biasing, stability and graphical analysis of bipolar junction transistors and field effect transistors; introduction to silicon controlled rectifiers; device curve characteristics; and related devices with selected applications. Laboratory work includes circuit construction, use of appropriate instruments, troubleshooting and circuit simulation using P-SPICE.

ECET 2210: Networking Systems II

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : ECET 1210
Corequisite : None
This course emphasizes the design, implementation, configuration, and monitoring of a client-server network environment. Emphasis is placed on applications to Local Area Networks. An introduction to Network Domains in Wide Area Networks is included.

ECET 2220: Electronic Circuits II

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : ECET 2120
Corequisite : None
Emphasizes the analysis of BJT and FET amplifiers; analysis and applications of operational amplifiers and other linear digital ICs. Topics include: re transistor model; CB, CE and CC amplifiers; Darlington connection; cascaded systems; CS, CD, CG Amplifiers; High frequency and low frequency response of BJT and FET amplifiers; Power Amplifiers Class A, Class B, Class C Amplifiers; op-amp fundamentals; inverting, non-inverting amplifiers, voltage followers and summing amplifiers; comparators; instrumentation applications; active filters; differentiators and integrators; 555 Timers; A/D and D/A Conversion. Laboratory work parallels class work and includes circuit simulation using P-spice. Laboratory work parallels class work.

ELCR 1003: Introduction to Electrical and Electronics Theory

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course investigates the fundamental principles of electricity and provides an overview of fundamental electronics theory with an emphasis on practical applications. Topics include: basic electrical/electronics terminology; electromagnetic theory; direct and alternating currents; resistor, transistor, semiconductor and integrated circuit applications; and safety practices and procedures.

ELCR 1005: Soldering Technology

Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Develops the ability to solder and desolder connectors, components, and printed circuit boards using industry standards. Topics include: safety practices, soldering, desoldering, anti-static grounding, and surface mount techniques.

ELCR 1300: Mobile Audio and Video Systems

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Provides the fundamental concepts for the installation of automotive audio and video systems. Topics include: charging and electrical systems, automotive wiring harnesses, basic audio systems, advanced audio systems, and mobile video systems.

ELCR 1800: Electrical Lineworker Organization Principles

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
This course provides a comprehensive summary of lineworker requirements. Topics include physical and mechanical abilities, electrical and workplace safety practices, communications skills, and positive work ethic responsibilities.

ELCR 1820: Electrical Lineworker Workplace Skills

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
This course will familiarize the student with the importance of working together and team building. Topics include basic tools in the problem solving process, change in the workplace, developing and maintaining a positive image, resume writing, and developing job interview skills.

ELCR 1840: Electrical Lineworker Automation Skills

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
This course familiarizes the student with the identification, proper use, basic electrical fundamentals, and safety and maintenance of lineworker hand and power tools. Students will be prepared to operate hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

ELCR 1860: Electrical Lineworker Occuupational Skills

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
This course provides an introduction to the basic skills necessary for an electrical lineworker. Topics include an understanding of ratios and proportions, blueprint reading, CSL training and testing, lineman simulations, and observation based instruction.

ELCR 2140: Mechanical Devices

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
Develops knowledge and skills necessary to transmit mechanical power using common industrial linkage types. Emphasis is placed on use of mechanical devices in combination with electronic controls. Topics include: linkages, motion analysis, gear drives, and preventative maintenance.

ELCR 2150: Fluid Power

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
Provides an overview of fluid power operation as applied to industrial electronics. Emphasis is placed on the interfacing of electronic and fluidic systems. Topics include: safety, fluid dynamics, hydraulics, pneumatics, air logic, and electrical interfacing.

ELCR 2170: Computer Hardware

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
Provides an introduction to the fundamentals of installing, configuring, upgrading, troubleshooting, and repairing microcomputer systems.  Topics include installation, configuration, upgrading, diagnosing, troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, basic hardware, printers, and basic networking.

ELCR 2190: Networking I

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
Provides an introduction to networking technologies. Cover a wide range of material about networking, from careers in networking to local area networks, wide area networks, protocols, topologies, transmission media, and security. Focuses on operating network management systems and implementing the installation of networks. The course reviews cabling, connection schemes, the fundamentals of LAN and Wan technologies, TCP/IP configuration and troubleshooting, remote connectivity, and network maintenance and troubleshooting. Topics include: media and topologies, protocols and standards, network implementation, and network support.

ELCR 2600: Telecommunication and Data Cabling

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : ELCR 1010
Corequisite : None
Introduces the basic of cable installation from the initial site survey to  splicing cable and making connections. Through laboratory activities, students perform the basic tasks of a cable installer. Topics include: basic standards and practices, cable rating and performance, cable installation and management, testing and troubleshooting, industry standards, pulling cable, and understanding blueprints.

ELCR 2660: Security System Installation and Testing

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course is designed to give students a working knowledge of basic security system applications and theory. Students will be able to identify system components and their uses and apply that knowledge to system design. The course utilizes hands-on training in system installation, programming, testing and troubleshooting to assess the preparedness of the student in the security system installation and service industry.

ELCR 2670: Fire Alarm Installation

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
The course is designed to give students a working knowledge of basic fire alarm system applications and theory. Students will be able to identify classes of alarms and the system components. The course utilizes hands-on training in component identification and installation including, but not limited to fire panels, pull stations, smoke detectors, heat detectors, signaling horns and strobes. Students will also gain knowledge of system programming, testing, troubleshooting, and repair through classroom and hands-on exercises.

ELCR 2680: Access Control and CCTV Installation

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
The Access Control and CCTV Installation course is designed to give students a working knowledge of access control and CCTV systems applications and theory. Students will be able to identify the system components of the respective systems. The access control segment of the course utilizes hands-on training in component identification and installation including, but is not limited to processors, key pads, card swipes, biometric devices, and security devices related to the control of the pathways. The CCTV segment of the course utilizes hands-on training in component identification and installation including, but is not limited to cabling, power supplies, video cameras, VCRs, storage devices, and monitors.

ELTR 1020: Electrical Systems Basics I

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.

ELTR 1060: Electrical Prints, Schematics, and Symbols

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Introduces electrical symbols and their use in construction blueprints, electrical schematics, and diagrams. Topics include: electrical symbols, component identification, print reading and scales and measurement.

ELTR 1080: Commercial Wiring I

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course introduces commercial wiring practices and procedures. Topics include industrial safety procedures, the National Electrical Code, and commercial load calculations.

ELTR 1090: Commercial Wiring II

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course is a continuation of the study in commercial wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: conduit installation and system design concepts.

ELTR 1110: Electric Motors

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Introduces the fundamental theories and applications of single-phase motors. Topics include: motor theory/operating principles, motor terminology, motor identification, NEMA standards, motor efficiencies, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting/failure analysis, and NEC requirements.

ELTR 1180: Electrical Controls

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Introduces line and low voltage switching circuits, manual and automatic controls and devices, and circuits. Emphasis will be placed on switching circuits, manual and automatic controls and devices, line and low voltage switching circuits, and operation, application and ladder diagrams. Topics include: ladder and wire diagrams, switching circuits, manual controls and devices, automatic controls and devices, and application and operation of controllers and controls, and variable speed controls.

ELTR 1205: Residential Wiring I

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Introduces residential wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: residential circuits, print reading, National Electrical Code, wiring materials, determining the required number and location of lighting/receptacles and small appliance circuits, wiring methods (size and type conductors, box fill calculations and voltage drop), switch control of luminaries, receptacle installation including bonding, GFCI and AFCI circuits, special purposes outlets - ranges, cook tops, ovens, dryers, water heaters, sump pumps, and sizing OCPDs (circuit breakers and fuses).

ELTR 1210: Residential Wiring II

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Provides additional instruction on wiring practices in accordance with National Electrical Code. Topics include: hand and power tools, branch circuits/feeders, residential single family load calculations, residential multifamily service calculations and installations, and equipment installations.

ELTR 1220: Industrial PLC's

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Introduces operational theory, systems terminology, PLC installations, and programming procedures for programmable logic controls. Emphasis is placed on pic programming, connections, installations, and start-up procedures. Topics include: PLC hardware and software, PLC functions and terminology, introductory numbering systems, PLC installation and set up, PLC programming basics, relay logic instructions, timers and counters, connecting field devices to I/O cards, and PLC safety procedures.

ELTR 1250: Diagnostic Troubleshooting

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Introduces diagnostic techniques related to electrical malfunctions. Special attention is given to use of safety precautions during troubleshooting. Topics include: problem diagnosis, advanced schematics, and sequential troubleshooting procedures.

ELTR 1260: Transformers

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Provides instruction in the theory and operation of specific types of transformers. Emphasis will be placed on National Electrical Code requirements related to the use of transformers. Topics include: transformer theory, types of transformers, National Electrical Code requirements, and safety precautions.

ELTR 1270: N.E.C. Industrial Wiring Applications

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Provides instruction in industrial wiring applications of the National Electrical Code. Topics include: rigid/IMC conduit installation, EMT conduit installation, busways installation, cable tray/wireway installation, and equipment installation (600 volts or less).

ELTR 1510: Electrical Worker

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Introduces work hazards present during the construction of manufacturing homes or construction sites. Emphasis is placed on the proper use of electrical tools and equipment and maintenance of these tolls on the work site. Topics include hazards of electricity, safe use electrical tools and equipment, and the repair of electrical cords, plugs, lights, and smirches.

ELTR 1520: Grounding and Bonding

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Presents the theory and practical applications for grounding and bonding systems. Emphasis will be placed on the use of the requirements of the National Electrical Code. Topics include: branch circuit grounding, equipment grounding/bonding, service grounding/bonding, and earth connections.

ELTR 1525: Photovoltaic Systems

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This class introduces techniques and method on how to install residential and commercial photovoltaic systems.

ELUT 1101: Introduction to the Electrical Utility Industry

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission, Instructor Approval
Corequisite : None
This course will provide students with an overview of the electric power utility industry and occupational opportunities. Topics include the introduction and orientation to the electric utility industry, history of the industry, electric utility regulation and its scope, regulatory agencies and codes, general safety, electrical systems overview, electrical power generation, electrical transmission, electrical distribution, and electric utility career opportunities

EMPL 1000: Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Emphasizes human relations and professional development in today's rapidly changing world that prepares students for living and working in a complex society. Topics include human relations skills, job acquisition skills and communication, job retention skills, job advancement skills, and professional image skills.

ENGL 1010: Fundamentals of English I

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Diploma Level Reading and Writing Scores OR READ 0097 and/or ENGL 0097 w/ a "C" or better
Corequisite : None
Emphasizes the development and improvement of written and oral communication abilities. Topics include analysis of writing, applied grammar and writing skills, editing and proofreading skills, research skills, and oral communication skills.

ENGL 1101: Composition and Rhetoric

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : (ENGL 0098 or Test Score) AND (READ 0098 or Test Score)
Corequisite : None
Explores the analysis of literature and articles about issues in the humanities and in society. Students practice various modes of writing, ranging from exposition to argumentation and persuasion. The course includes a review of standard grammatical and stylistic usage in proofreading and editing. An introduction to library resources lays the foundation for research. Topics include writing analysis and practice, revision, and research. Students write a research paper using library resources and using a formatting and documentation style appropriate to the purpose and audience.

ENGT 1000: Introduction to Engineering Technology

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Provides a study of engineering technology as a career field and describes the knowledge and skills required for academic and occupational success. Topics include: engineering technology career, measurement and standards, mathematical operators, engineering tools, and engineering concepts. Labs reinforce mathematical, mechanical and electrical concepts through practical exercises, such as measurement and calculation of density of objects, relative humidity, use of digital multi-meter, building circuits, use of precision instruments, and team exercises.

ENGT 2300: Capstone Project I

Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite : ECET 2101
Corequisite : None
This course will require students to undertake either individual or team projects, by applying knowledge acquired classroom/lab activities in program courses and core courses. The student will create or construct a product, a circuit or mechanism using circuit building, troubleshooting and other engineering skills developed through previous course work. The project activity includes conceptualization, detailed planning and design, project construction, cost and production considerations, quality assurance and project presentation.

ICET 2010: Electromechanical Devices

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : ECET 2101
Corequisite : None
This course introduces electromechanical devices which are essential control elements in electrical systems. Topics include: fundamentals of electromechanical devices, control elements in electrical circuits, typical devices such as generators and alternators, D.C. and A.C. motors and controls, and transformers. Quantitative analysis of power losses, power factors, and efficiencies in D.C., single-phase and three-phase dynamos are stressed. Laboratory work parallels class work.

ICET 2020: Instrumentation and Process Management

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : ICET 2010
Corequisite : None
This course introduces control system components and theory as they relate to controlling industrial processes. Course covers identification, interpretation and design of loop and piping & instrumentation (P&ID) drawings. Mechanical, fluidic, temperature, and miscellaneous sensors are studied with emphasis on measuring techniques. Topics include: open and closed loop control theory, feedback, transducers, signal conditioning, P&IDs and control hardware and actuators. Laboratory work heavily emphasizes practical exercises and applications.

ICET 2030: Programmable Logic Controllers

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : ICET 2010
Corequisite : None
Emphasize an in-depth study of the programmable controller with programming applications involving control of industrial processes. Course explores SCADA system hardware. Topics include: input and output modules, logic units, memory units, power supplies, ladder diagrams, relay logic timers and counters, control strategy, programming, networks, user interface (HMI), communication equipment and software and troubleshooting. Lab work parallels class work with emphasis on program execution, effectiveness, efficiency and integration.

ICET 2050: Process Control

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : ICET 2010, ICET 2030
Corequisite : None
Provides a study of process control system design. Students explore system design and tuning, integration of sensors, transmitters, indicators, controllers and final control elements. Industrial electronics, control loop theory, PID (Proportional, Integral, Derivative) control theory, loop tuning, and control loop troubleshooting are emphasized.

IDFC 1005: Principles of Electricity II

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current and solid state devices. Topics include magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, basic transformers, an introduction to semiconductor fundamentals, diode applications, basic transistor fundamentals, basic amplifiers, and semiconductor switching devices.

IDFC 1007: Industrial Safety Procedures

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Provides an in-depth study of the health and safety practices required for maintenance of industrial, commercial, and home electrically operated equipment. Topics include: introduction to OSHA regulations; safety tools, equipment, and procedures; and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

IDFC 1011: Direct Current I

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.

IDFC 1012: Alternating Current I

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.

IDSY 1100: Basic Circuit Analysis

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : MATH 1012 or MATH 1013
This course introduces direct current concepts and applications, alternating current theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current, and the physical characteristics and applications of solid state devices. Topics include, but are not limited to, electrical laws and principles, magnetism, series, parallel, and simple combination circuits, inductance and capacitance, diodes and amplifiers, and semiconductor fundamentals.

IDSY 1101: DC Circuit Analysis

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course introduces alternating current theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current, and the physical characteristics and applications of solid state devices. Topics include, but are not limited to, electrical laws and principles, magnetism, and inductance and capacitance.

IDSY 1105: AC Circuit Analysis

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None

This course introduces alternating current concepts, theory, and application of varying sine wave voltages and current, and the physical characteristics and applications of solid state devices. Topics include, but are not limited to, electrical laws and principles, magnetism, inductance and capacitance.

IDSY 1110: Industrial Motor Controls I

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course introduces the fundamental concepts, principles, and devices involved in industrial motor controls, theories and applications of single and three-phase motors, wiring motor control circuits, and magnetic starters and braking. Topics include, but are not limited to, motor theory and operating principles, control devices, symbols and schematic diagrams, NEMA standards, Article 430 NEC and preventative maintenance and troubleshooting.

IDSY 1120: Basic Industrial PLC's

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course introduces the operational theory, systems terminology, PLC installation, and programming procedures for Programmable Logic Controllers. Emphasis is placed on PLC programming, connections, installation, and start-up procedures. Other topics include timers and counters, relay logic instructions, and hardware and software applications.

IDSY 1130: Industrial Wiring

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Teaches the fundamental concepts of industrial wiring with an emphasis on installation procedures. Topics include: grounding, raceways, three-phase systems, transformers (three-phase and single-phase), wire sizing, overcurrent protection, NEC requirements, industrial lighting systems, and switches, receptacles, and cord connectors.

IDSY 1160: Mechanical Laws and Principles

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Introduces the student to fundamental laws and principles of mechanics. Topics include: Mechanical Principles of Simple Machines; Force, Torque, Velocity, Acceleration, and Inertia; Rotational Motion; Work, Power, and Energy; Matter; Gases; Fluid Power; and Heat. The course emphasizes understanding terminology and using related problem solving skills in everyday physical applications of mechanical technology. Competencies are reinforced with practical hands on lab exercises.

IDSY 1170: Industrial Mechanics

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course introduces and emphasizes the basic skill necessary for mechanical maintenance personnel. Instruction is also provided in the basic physics concepts applicable to the mechanics of industrial production equipment, and the application of mechanical principles with additional emphasis on power transmission and specific mechanical components.

IDSY 1190: Fluid Power and Piping Systems

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of safely operating hydraulic, pneumatic, and pump and piping systems. Theory and practical application concepts are discussed. Topics include hydraulic system principles and components, pneumatic system principles and components, and the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of pump and piping systems.

IDSY 1220: Intermediate Industrial PLC's

Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course provides for hands on development of operational skills in the maintenance and troubleshooting of industrial control systems and automated equipment. Topics include data manipulation, math instructions, introduction to HMI, analog control, and troubleshooting discrete IO devices.

MATH 1012: Foundations of Mathematics

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Diploma Level Math Scores OR MATH 0090 w/ a "C" or better
Corequisite : None
Emphasizes the application of basic mathematical skills used in the solution of occupational and technical problems. Topics include fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, measurement and conversion, formula manipulation, technical applications, and basic statistics.

MATH 1013: Algebraic Concepts

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Placement Test Score OR MATH 0090 w/ a "C" or better
Corequisite : None
Emphasizes concepts and operations which are applied to the study of algebra. Topics include basic mathematical concepts, basic algebraic concepts, and intermediate algebraic concepts.

MATH 1015: Geometry and Trigonometry

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : MATH 1013 with a "C" or better
Corequisite : None
Teaches the student basic arithmetic skills needed for the study of mathematics related to specific occupational programs. Topics include number theory, whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Homework assignments reinforce classroom learning.

MATH 1100: Quantitative Skills/Reasoning

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Placement Test Score or MATH 0090 AND Program Admission
Corequisite : None
Emphasizes algebra, statistics, and mathematics of finance. Topics include fundamental operations of algebra, sets and logic, probability and statistics, geometry, mathematics of voting and districting, and mathematics of finance.

MATH 1101: Mathematic Modeling

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Degree Level Math Scores
Corequisite : None
Emphasizes functions using real-world applications as models. Topics include fundamental concepts of algebra; functions and graphs; linear, quadratic, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions and models; systems of equations; and optional topics in algebra.

MATH 1111: College Algebra

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Degree Level Math Scores
Corequisite : None
Emphasizes techniques of problem solving using algebraic concepts. Topics include fundamental concepts of algebra, equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, and systems of equations; optional topics include sequences, series, and probability or analytic geometry.

MATH 1112: College Trigonometry

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : MATH 1111 with a "C" or better
Corequisite : None
Emphasizes techniques of problem solving using trigonometric concepts. Topics include trigonometric functions, properties of trigonometric functions, vectors and triangles, inverse of trigonometric functions and graphing of trigonometric functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, and complex numbers.

MATH 1113: Precalculus

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : MATH 1111 with a "C" or better
Corequisite : None
Prepares students for calculus. The topics discussed include an intensive study of polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions and their graphs. Applications include simple maximum and minimum problems, exponential growth and decay.

MCHT 1011: Introduction to Machine Tool

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Introduces the fundamental concepts and procedures necessary for the safe and efficient use of basic machine tools. Topics include: machine shop safety, terminology, use of hand and bench tools, analysis of measurements, part layout, horizontal and vertical band saw setup and operation, drill press setup and operation, and quality control.

MCHT 1012: Blueprint for Machine Tool

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Introduces the fundamental concepts necessary to develop blueprint reading competencies, interpret drawings, and produce sketches for machine tool applications. Topics include interpretation of blueprints, sketching, sectioning, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and assembly drawings.

MCHT 1013: Machine Tool Math

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : MATH 1012 and Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
This course develops mathematical competencies as applied to machine tool technology. Emphasis is placed on the use of machining formulas by incorporating algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric functions. Topics include machining algebra and geometry, applied geometry, and applied trigonometry.

MCHT 1020: Heat Treatment & Surface Grinding

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
Provides instruction in the setup, operations, maintenance, and assembly operations of surface grinders. Introduces the properties of various metals, production methods, and identification of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Topics include: heat treatment safety, metallurgy principles, heat treatment of metals, surface grinders, surface grinder maintenance, surface grinder setup, surface grinder operations, and safety.

MCHT 1119: Lathe Operations I

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Provides opportunities for students to develop skill in the setup and operation of metal cutting lathes. Topics include: safety, lathes parts and controls, lathe tooling and tool bit grinding, lathe calculations, lathe setup and operations.

MCHT 1120: Mill Operations I

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Provides instruction in the setup and use of the milling machine. Topics include: safety, milling machines, milling machine setup, and milling machine operations.

MCHT 1219: Lathe Operations II

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Provides further instruction for students to develop skill in the use of lathes. Topics include: lathes, lathe setup, lathe operations, and safety.

MCHT 1220: Mill Operations II

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Provides further instruction for students to develop skills in the use of milling machines. Topics include: safety, advanced milling calculation, advanced milling machine setup and operations.

MCTX 1011: Basic Mechatronix Fundamentals Level I

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
This course will provide students with an understanding of the basic fundamentals of a Mechatronic operation. Including electronic, pneumatic, and control devices. Students will learn the operation and purpose of components in these automated systems.

MCTX 1012: Basic Mechatronics Fundamentals Level II

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : MCTX 1011
Corequisite : None
This course will provide students with an understanding of PLC installation and setup. Students will gain knowledge of components and data storage methods used in automated mechatronic equipment.

MCTX 1013: Basic Mechatronics Fundamentals Level III

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : MCTX 1012
Corequisite : None
This course builds on the Level 1 and 2 providing students with a higher level understanding of electronic circuitry and PLCs as it relates to mechatronic and automated equipment.

MCTX 1014: Basic Mechatronics Fundamentals IV

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : MCTX 1013
Corequisite : None
This course builds from Level 3 and continues to provide students with a broader knowledge of electronics and the use of semiconductors and power supplies. Also providing a further study into the programming of a PLC and connections to field devices.

MGMT 1100: Principles of Management

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Develops skills and behaviors necessary for successful supervision of people and their job responsibilities. Emphasis will be placed on real life concepts, personal skill development, applied knowledge and managing human resources. Course content is intended to help managers and supervisors deal with a dramatically changing workplace being affected by technology changes, a more competitive and global market place, corporate restructuring and the changing nature of work and the workforce. Topics include: Understanding the Managers Job and Work Environment; Building an Effective Organizational Culture; Leading, Directing, and the Application of Authority; Planning, Decision-Making, and Problem-Solving; Human Resource Management, Administrative Management, Organizing, and Controlling.

MGMT 1110: Employment Rules & Regulations

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Develops a working knowledge of the laws of employment necessary for managers. Topics include: Employment Law, the Courts, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Discrimination Law, Selecting Applicants Under the Law, OSHA and Safety, Affirmative Action, At-Will Doctrine, Right to Privacy, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Workers Compensation, Unemployment Compensation, and National Labor Relations Act.

MGMT 1115: Leadership

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
This course familiarizes the student with the principles and techniques of sound leadership practices. Topics include: Characteristics of Effective Leadership Styles, History of Leadership, Leadership Models, The Relationship of Power and Leadership, Team Leadership, The Role of Leadership in Effecting Change.

MGMT 2125: Performance Management

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Develops an understanding of how fostering employer/employee relationships in the work setting improves work performance. Develops legal counseling and disciplinary techniques to use in various workplace situations. . Topics include: the definitions of coaching, counseling, and discipline; importance of the coaching relationship; implementation of an effective counseling strategy; techniques of effective discipline; and performance evaluation techniques.

MGMT 2210: Project Management

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Provides a basic understanding of project management functions and processes. Topics include: team selection and management; project planning, definition and scheduling of tasks; resource negotiation, allocation, and leveling; project control, monitoring, and reporting; computer tools for project planning and scheduling; managing complex relationships between project team and other organizations; critical path methodology; and total quality management.

MSNR 1005: Introduction Masonry and Brick Laying

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course provides an orientation to the masonry field and places importance on practices necessary for general safety, use of tools, materials, and equipment. Basic bricklaying skills are emphasized and practiced to ensure competency. Topics include safety procedures, materials equipment needed, materials estimation, mortar mixing, butter brick and block, and cut masonry units.

PHYS 1110: Conceptual Physics

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : ENGL 1101 and (MATH 1101 or MATH 1111)
Corequisite : PHYS 1110L
Introduces some of the basic laws of physics. Topics include systems of units and conversion of units, vector algebra, Newtonian mechanics, fluids and thermodynamics, heat, light, and optics, mechanical waves, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics.

PHYS 1110L: Conceptual Physics Lab

Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite : ENGL 1101 and (MATH 1101 or MATH 1111)
Corequisite : PHYS 1110
Selected laboratory exercises paralleling the topics in PHYS 1110. The laboratory exercises for this course include systems of units and systems of measurement, vector algebra, Newtonian mechanics, fluids and thermodynamics, heat, light, and optics, mechanical waves, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics.

PHYS 1111: Introductory Physics I

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : ENGL 1101 and (MATH 1112 or MATH 1113)
Corequisite : PHYS 1111L
Selected laboratory exercises paralleling the topics in PHYS 1110. The laboratory exercises for this course include systems of units and systems of measurement, vector algebra, Newtonian mechanics, fluids and thermodynamics, heat, light, and optics, mechanical waves, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics.

PHYS 1111L: Introductory Physics I Lab

Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite : ENGL 1101 and (MATH 1112 or MATH 1113)
Corequisite : PHYS 1111
Selected laboratory exercises paralleling the topics in PHYS 1110. The laboratory exercises for this course include systems of units and systems of measurement, vector algebra, Newtonian mechanics, fluids and thermodynamics, heat, light, and optics, mechanical waves, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics.

PHYS 1112: Introductory Physics II

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : PHYS 1111, PHYS 1111L
Corequisite : PHYS 1112L
Selected laboratory exercises paralleling the topics in PHYS 1110. The laboratory exercises for this course include systems of units and systems of measurement, vector algebra, Newtonian mechanics, fluids and thermodynamics, heat, light, and optics, mechanical waves, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics.

PHYS 1112L: Introductory Physics II Lab

Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite : PHYS 1111, PHYS 1111L
Corequisite : PHYS 1112
Selected laboratory exercises paralleling the topics in PHYS 1110. The laboratory exercises for this course include systems of units and systems of measurement, vector algebra, Newtonian mechanics, fluids and thermodynamics, heat, light, and optics, mechanical waves, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics.

TELE 1000: Introduction to Telecommunications

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course provides a comprehensive overview of telecommunications, identifying components of a telecom network, and the transmission of information, such as data, video, and voice.  The fundamental concepts in both analog and digital communications are covered.  This is an engineering technology course.

TELE 1010: U-Verse Safety

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course teaches students the skills needed to safely perform all duties of a field technician working and installing carrier grade communications services to homes and businesses.  These services include, but are not limited to, triple play offerings such as voice, video, and data/high-speed internet. Topics and labs will include standards and codes, ladder safety, electrical and tool safety.  Additionally, students will participate in defensive driving concepts and techniques and complete first aid/CPR certifications.

TELE 1020: Premise Cabling and Installation

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : TELE 1010
The student will gain the knowledge of copper and fiber transmission characteristics and apply them in hands-on activities.  Labs will require students to install, terminate, test, troubleshoot, and repair various media/cabling and the associated blocks or jacks in a home and/or business environment following all applicable codes, standards, employer and manufacturers specifications.

TELE 1030: IPDSL, Gateway Services, and Installation

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : TELE 1010
This course provides the student with the theoretical and hands-on knowledge and skills to install the NIDs utilized in U-Verse installations.  In addition, students will identify and correct faulty components found in the systems.

TELE 1040: Customer Provided Equipment Setup and Integration

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : TELE 1010, TELE 1020, TELE 1030
This course is designed to give the student the theoretical knowledge of A/V and other technologies encountered during a typical U-Verse (triple play services) installation.  Topics include A/V systems, Alarms, computer equipment, Access Points, etc. In addition, the student will be required to integrate the various technologies into one operational system.

TELE 1050: Customer Service and Employability Skills for Technicians

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course provides the understanding of customer service and employability skills needed to obtain a job and provide service in the U-verse marketplace.  Topics include resumes, interview techniques, teamwork, customer dissatisfaction and empathy skills, as well as other foundations of providing excellent internal and external customer service.

TELE 1090: Troubleshooting and Repair

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Introduces students to procedures for troubleshooting telephone equipment and lines. Students learn proper testing techniques to use in troubleshooting and to repair various types of telephone equipment. Topics include: troubleshooting procedures, troubleshooting and repair of self-contained key systems, and troubleshooting and repair of communication systems

TELE 1160: Fiber Optics Transmission Systems

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Introduces the fundamentals of fiber optics and explores the applications of fiber optics transmission systems. Laboratory exercises give students hands-on experience with fiber optic devices. Topics include: introduction to optical fiber principles, types of optical fiber, characteristics of optical fiber, factors contributing to fiber losses, fiber optic systems, installation and maintenance of fiber optic systems, fusion/quick connect splicing, and terminations.

TELE 1210: Communications Transmission Concepts

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : ECET 1101
Corequisite : None
Introduction to the communications network transmission concepts.  Topics include: Signal analysis and mixing, multiplexing, methods of modulation and detection, characteristics of metallic and optical transmission media.  The effects of noise in communications systems are investigated.  This is an engineering technology course.

TELE 1690: CATV Fundamentals

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
Upon completion of the course a student will understand the fundamentals of cable television systems and high-speed data and telephony over cable. This course provides the basis for further study of cable television and broadband systems. Topics include: general organization of cable TV systems, TV transmission plans and equipment, TV signal characteristics and processing, and basic analysis of TV picture quality and problems

TELE 1700: Broadband Cable Installation

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : TELE 1690
Introduces the basics of coaxial cable installation from the initial site survey to installing cable and making connections. Through extensive laboratory activities, students will perform the basic tasks of a coaxial cable installer. Including but not limited to site survey, cable pulling, cable connections, cable distribution systems, and premise connections.

TELE 1720: Broadband System Installation

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : TELE 1700
Upon completion the student will understand and perform the following: the installation, testing, and repair of simple and complex broadband systems. The student will be involved in extensive laboratory activities giving practical hands-on experience with various broadband equipment and systems. Topics include: installing customer drops, setting up and configuring cable access units (set-top boxes), TV sets, VCRs and other customer broadband and equipment.

TELE 2020: Communication Cabling Installation

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course is designed for the entry-level telecommunications technicians who need to understand the industry and be proficient in the basic practices used in a structured cabling and installation environment. Topics include identification of industry structure, standards, codes and methodologies; media characteristics; preparation for installation, connectors, grounding and bonding, testing, pulling and termination of cable; cable splicing; fire stopping; administration; professionalism; selection and maintenance of tools; delivery and inventory of equipment; and interpretation of symbols and specifications.

TELE 2090: Voice Over IP Fundamentals

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course introduces the fundamentals of voice over IP (VoIP) telephony and technology, the infrastructure benefits and applications. Topics include Public Switch Telephone Network (PSTN), telephony signaling and services, basics of Internet Protocol (IP), H.323, Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), gateway protocols, and Quality of Service (QoS).

TELE 2110: Communication Platforms

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : TELE 2020
This course is designed to give students an overview of the different types of communication platforms used primarily in inter-connects as well as the business systems component of service providers. Emphasis is placed on system features, installation, programming, and troubleshooting.

TELE 2210: Data Communications

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : ECET 1210, TELE 1000
Corequisite : None
Cover the principles of data communications and areas of applications such as communications between terminals and computers, including local area networks, packet networks, and control of the telephone network.  Topics include: introduction to data communications, transmission of bandwidths and impairments, transmission codes, modem installation, function of multiplexers, function of protocols, error detection and correction techniques, and networks identification. This is an engineering technology course.

TELE 2230: Fiber Optics

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : TELE 1210
Corequisite : None
Course examines the fiber optics communications technology, and explores the applications of fiber optics transmission systems.  This course discussed the optical fiber, LEDs, Laser diodes, photodiodes, optical amplifiers and passive components, Laboratory exercises give students hands-on experience with fiber optic devices, troubleshooting and measuring tools, fusion/quick connect splicing, and terminations.  This is an engineering technology course.

WELD 1000: Introduction to Welding Technology

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Provisional Admission
Corequisite : None
Provides an introduction to welding technology with an emphasis on basic welding laboratory principles and operating procedures. Topics include: industrial safety and health practices, hand tool and power machine use, measurement, laboratory operating procedures, welding power sources, welding career potentials, and introduction to welding codes and standards.

WELD 1010: Oxyfuel Cutting

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : WELD 1000
Introduces fundamental principles, safety practices, equipment, and techniques necessary for metal heating and oxyfuel cutting. Topics include: metal heating and cutting principles, safety procedures, use of cutting torches and apparatus, metal heating techniques, metal cutting techniques, manual and automatic oxyfuel cutting techniques, and oxyfuel pipe cutting. Practice in the laboratory is provided.

WELD 1030: Blueprint Reading for Welding Technology

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : WELD 1000
This course introduces the knowledge and skills necessary for reading welding and related blueprints and sketches. An emphasis is placed on identifying types of welds, and the associated abbreviations and symbols.

WELD 1040: Flat Shielded Metal Arc Welding

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : WELD 1000
This course introduces the major theory, safety practices, and techniques required for shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) in flat positions. Qualification tests, flat position, are used in the evaluation of student progress toward making industrial welds.

WELD 1050: Horizon Shielded Metal Arc Welding

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : WELD 1040
Introduces the major theory, safety practices, and techniques required for shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) in the horizontal position. Qualification tests, horizontal position, are used in the evaluation of student progress toward making industrial standard welds. Topics include: horizontal SMAW safety and health practices, selection and applications of electrodes, selection and applications for horizontal SMAW, horizontal SMAW joints, and horizontal SMAW to specification.

WELD 1060: Vertical Shielded Metal Arc Welding

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : WELD 1040, WELD 1050
Introduces the major theory, safety practices, and techniques required for shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) in the vertical position. Qualification tests, vertical position, are used in the evaluation of student progress toward making industrial standard welds. Topics include: vertical SMAW safety and health practices, selection and applications of electrodes for vertical SMAW, vertical SMAW joints, and vertical SMAW to specification.

WELD 1070: Overhead Shield Metal Arc Welding

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : WELD 1060
Introduces the major theory, safety practices, and techniques required for shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) in the overhead position. Qualification tests, overhead position, are used in the evaluation of student progress toward making industrial standard welds. Topics include: overhead SMAW safety and health practices, selection and applications of electrodes for overhead SMAW, overhead SMAW joints, and overhead SMAW to specification.

WELD 1090: Gas Metal Arc Welding

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : WELD 1000
Provides knowledge of theory, safety practices, equipment and techniques required for successful gas metal arc welding. Qualification tests, all positions, are used in the evaluation of student progress toward making industrial standard welds. Topics include: GMAW safety and health practices; GMAW theory, machines, and set up; transfer modes; wire selection; shielded gas selection; and GMAW joints in all positions.

WELD 1110: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : WELD 1000
Provides knowledge of theory, safety practices, inert gas, equipment, and techniques required for successful gas tungsten arc welding. Qualification tests, all positions, are used in the evaluating of student progress toward making industrial standard welds. Topics include: GTAW safety and health practices; shielding gases; metal cleaning procedures; GTAW machines and set up; selection of filler rods; GTAW weld positions; and production of GTAW beads, bead patterns, and joints.

WELD 1120: Preparation for Industrial Qualification

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : WELD 1040, WELD 1070, WELD 1090, WELD 1110
Corequisite : None
Introduces industrial qualification methods, procedures, and requirements. Students are prepared to meet the qualification criteria of selected national welding codes and standards. Topics include: test methods and procedures, national industrial codes and standards, fillet and groove weld specimens, and preparation for qualifications and job entry.

WELD 1150: Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : WELD 1000
Corequisite : None
Provides knowledge of theory, safety practices, inert gas, equipment, and techniques required for successful advanced gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW). Qualification tests, all positions, are used in the evaluation of student progress toward making advanced level industrial standard welds. Topics include: GTAW safety and health practices; shielding gases; metal cleaning procedures; GTAW machines and equipment set up; selection of filler rods; GTAW weld positions; and advanced production of GTAW beads, bead patterns, and joints.

WELD 1151: Fabrication Processes

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : WELD 1030
Corequisite : None
Presents practices common in the welding and metal fabrication industry. Topics include: metal fabrication safety and health practices and metal fabrication procedures.

WELD 1152: Pipe Welding

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : Program Admission
Corequisite : None
Provides the opportunity to apply skills to pipe welding operations. Topics include: pipe welding safety and health practices, pipe welding nomenclature, pipe layout and preparation, pipe joint assembly, horizontal welds on pipe (2G), vertical welds on pipe (5G), and welds on 45 degree angle pipe (6G).

WELD 1153: Flux Cored Arc Welding

Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite : WELD 1000
Corequisite : None
Provides knowledge of theory, safety practices, equipment, and techniques required for successful flux cored arc welding (FCAW). Qualification tests, all positions, are used in the evaluation of student progress toward making industrial standards welds. Topics include: FCAW safety and health practices, FCAW theory, machine set up and operation, shielded gas selection, and FCAW joints in all positions.

WELD 1154: Plasma Cutting

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : WELD 1000
Corequisite : None
Provides knowledge of theory, safety practices, equipment, and techniques required for plasma cutting. Topics include: safety practices; plasma torch and theory; plasma machine set up and operation; and plasma cutting techniques.

WLET 1100: Wireless Regulatory Standards, Codes, and Operating Procedures

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite : None
Corequisite : None
This course is designed to give students the knowledge concerning the various regulations, standards, codes, and operating procedures related to the wireless environment.  Topics include federal agencies such as the FCC, FAA, FDA, and OSHA.  In addition, the NEC, 3GPP,IEEE, and ANSI codes and standards are researched, as well as, the importance of abiding by the organizations standard operating procedures.

WLET 1110: Power and Grounding Systems in a Mobile Environment

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : ECET 1101
Corequisite : None
This course provides both the theoretical and practical skills and knowledge required by a field tech/engineer to successfully install and maintain a grounding and power system infrastructure at a mobile site.  Topics include codes and standards that are applicable, installation procedures, testing methods, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair, and reporting processes based on Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs).

WLET 1120: Mobile Site Media and Applications

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : ECET 1101
Corequisite : ECET 2101
This course is designed to provide the student with the theoretical and hands-on knowledge and skills needed to install and maintain the cabling infrastructure in a mobile-site environment.  Topics include safety cabling practices, copper and fiber terminations, tests, and repairs.

WLET 2100: Antenna Fundamentals and Applications in Mobile Construction

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : ECET 1101, ECET 2101
Corequisite : WLET 1120
This course provides the student the foundational knowledge needed to understand electromagnetic wave propagation and the skills needed to safely choose and install the proper antenna based on the application.  Topics will include electromagnetic frequencies, signal propagation, RF safety, radiation patterns, codes and standards related to antennas, installation practices, and troubleshooting.

WLET 2110: Mobile Transmission and Transport Technologies

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : ECET 1101, ECET 2101, WLET 1120
Corequisite : ECET 2120
The course is designed to give the student a working knowledge of the theory and technologies generally found in mobile communications.  Topics include the electro-magnetic spectrum and transmission theory on copper, fiber, and air interfaces using electrical, light, and RF signals.  Backhaul technologies are also discussed to give the student an understanding of how the mobile network is intertwined with switching offices and other nodes.

WLET 2120: Mobile Technologies and Equipment

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite : WLET 1120, WLET 2110
Corequisite : CIST 2451
This course is designed to give the student a working knowledge of a complete mobile site including the radio equipment, ancillary equipment and other equipment and interfaces needed to commission a site and maintain a site.  Topics include both theory and hands-on based exercises that allow a student to perform the duties of field technician/engineer.