Electronics Technology
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TECHNICIANS
ELEC 100
3 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Development of skills required for successful job placement and career development in technical occupations. Topics will include resume writing, effective job search techniques, interviewing skills, professional attitudes, business ethics, leadership development, and creating and posting an on-line resume. [GE]
DC FUNDAMENTALS
ELEC 101
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Fundamentals of DC circuits with emphasis on algebraic analysis of resistive networks. Includes hands on experience in DC circuit construction, measurement and troubleshooting. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ENGL 098 or equivalent placement score, MATH 090 or higher. [GE]
AC FUNDAMENTALS
ELEC 102
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Fundamentals of AC resistive, capacitive and inductive networks with emphasis placed on methods of analysis and circuit characteristics. Includes hands on experience in AC circuit construction, measurement and trouble shooting. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ELEC 101 and ENGL 098 or equivalent placement score and MATH 090 or higher. [GE]
INTRODUCTION TO MICROCOMPUTERS
ELEC 111
3 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Introduction to personal computer hardware and system software. Operating systems, PC subsystems including video displays and adapters, disk drives, I/O, and memory expansion. Basic troubleshooting techniques. [GE]
SEMICONDUCTORS I
ELEC 121
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Fundamentals and applications of diodes, transistors and special purpose semiconductor devices. Includes hands on experience in semiconductor circuit construction, measurement and trouble shooting. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ELEC 102 or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
ELEC 199
1 - 5 Credits
165 hours of clinical
Supervised work experience in an approved job. Completion of specific learning objectives and employer evaluation. Consent of Instructional Unit required. [GE]
DIGITAL PRINCIPLES II
ELEC 210
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Examines the theory and characteristics of more advanced digital integrated circuits including flip-flops, counters, shift registers, multiplexers, memories, and analog to digital and digital to analog converters. Emphasis is placed on digital devices, circuits and systems in practical applications, and on troubleshooting digital circuits and systems. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ELEC 209 or concurrent enrollment in ELEC 209 or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
PNEUMATICS/HYDRAULICS/VACUUM
ELEC 215
3 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Theory and principles of basic fluid power, as applied to hydraulic, pneumatic, and vacuum systems. Opportunity to learn fluid power's control and uses, the nomenclature of design, component selection, and the effect on the operation and function of the system. Lecture and demonstrations will be presented. Concurrent enrollment in ELEC 215L required. [GE]
INTRO TO STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL
ELEC 240
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Introduction to the foundations of statistics, basics of statistical control, acceptance sampling, types of control charts, manufacturing applications and strategies. Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in MATH 099 or eligibility for 100 level Math classes. [GE]
SELECTED TOPICS
ELEC 280
1 - 6 Credits
66 hours of lecture
Course focuses on selected topics in Electronics. Topics vary, and course theme and content change to reflect new topics. Because the course varies in content, it is repeatable for credit for different topics. [GE]
SPECIAL PROJECTS
ELEC 290
1 - 3 Credits
Opportunity to plan, organize and complete special projects approved by the department. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]