Electronics Technology (ELECT)

  • ELECT 1100 
    Electricity and Electronics Fundamentals

    3  credit hours

    Basic concepts in electronics are studied. An overview of direct and alternating current, circuit laws, components, troubleshooting, and use of test equipment. Hands-on experience, projects, and practical applications are included. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1101 
    Circuits I

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to basic concepts in electronics. An exploration of the basics in electricity and electronics. Topics include an overview of direct and alternating current, circuit laws, components, troubleshooting and use of test equipment. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Hands-on experience and practical applications are included. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1100 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1102 
    Circuits II

    4  credit hours

    Advanced concepts in circuit electronics. Topics include filtering, resonance, time and frequency response, troubleshooting and use of test equipment. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects are included. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1101 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1110 
    Introduction to Technology

    2  credit hours

    Students will develop an understanding of the fields of technology such as computers, telecommunications, electronics, mechanics and other related fields. Through project based hands-on learning activities, students will have an opportunity to apply theory to real problems as they develop skills in solving technological problems. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1111 
    Introduction to Robotics

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to fundamental robotic concepts, basic robot characteristics, and review of robotic applications. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1100 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1118 
    Calculus for Electronics

    2  credit hours

    Basic principles of differential and integral calculus and differential equations applicable to circuit analysis. Prerequisite: Mathematics 1432 (or college equivalent) or qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or qualifying A.C.T. math score and Electronics Technology 1102 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • ELECT 1120 
    Electronic Documentation

    2  credit hours

    Introduction to electronic drafting and documentation. Electronic schematics and documentation, printed circuit board documentation, and drafting techniques using computer assisted drafting and design (CADD). Components, symbols, and diagrams. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1130 
    Electronics Materials and Fabrication

    2  credit hours

    Electronic equipment construction, assembly, repair, cable soldering techniques and fabrication. Coverage of the fundamentals of electronic design, fabrication and documentation, delineating various troubleshooting and test procedures, hands-on experience with connectors, fasteners, troubleshooting and testing of electronic systems. Testing of integrated circuits and personal computer boards. Concepts reinforced through student projects. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1100 with a grade of C or better or equvalent or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1141 
    Digital Fundamentals

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to basic concepts in digital electronics. Basic discrete electronics, digital logic, circuit laws, components, troubleshooting and use of test equipment. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized.(2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1142 
    Digital Components and Architecture

    3  credit hours

    A continuation of Digital Fundamentals. Digital components, digital architecture, digital systems, troubleshooting and use of test equipment. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1141 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1151 
    Electronic Devices and Applications

    4  credit hours

    Basic concepts in electronic devices. Topics include diode and transistor fundamentals and applications, operational amplifier circuits, measurement and control circuits troubleshooting, and use of test equipment. Hands-on experience, practical applications, and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking, and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1101 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1152 
    Electronic Devices and Applications 2

    4  credit hours

    A continuation of Electronic Devices and Applications I. Advanced concepts in electronic devices. Topics include diode and transistor applications, troubleshooting and use of test equipment. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1151 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1161 
    Electronic Communications

    4  credit hours

    Basic concepts in telecommunication electronics and circuits. Fundamentals of analog communications, such as amplitude modulation (AM), frequency modulation (FM), television and radio fundamentals, troubleshooting and use of test equipment. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1151 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1162 
    Electronic Communication 2

    4  credit hours

    A continuation of Electronic Communication 1. Advanced concepts in analog and digital communications and digital telecommunication circuits. Transmission lines, antennas, cell systems, networks, fiber-optics, troubleshooting and use of telecommunication test equipment. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1161 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1201 
    Renewable Energy Fundamentals

    2  credit hours

    Survey of renewable energy technology including wind turbines and solar photovoltaic (PV) power technology. (1 lecture hour, 3 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1221 
    Intro- Biomedical Instrumentn Technology

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to operation and maintenance of biomedical equipment and instrumentation. Basic terminology, fundamental measurements, recording and monitoring of medical instrumentation will be covered. Recommended: Electronics Technology 1100 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1820 
    Selected Topics I

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 to 3 lecture hours, 2 to 4 lab hours)

  • ELECT 1840 
    Independent Study

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • ELECT 2001 
    Green Energy Systems

    3  credit hours

    Advanced study of principles of operation, testing, and diagnosis of green energy systems. These systems are evaluated both with discussion of theory, hands-on lab analysis and alternative energy systems feasibility study will be included of actual green energy systems. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1100 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or Electronics Technology 1201 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2112 
    Motor Control

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to fundamental motor control concepts, basic control characteristics and review of control strategies. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1151 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2201 
    Applied Electronics

    5  credit hours

    A continuation of Electronic Devices and Applications II course. Advanced semiconductor circuits, linear and nonlinear op-amps, analog signal conditioning, and linear power supplies. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1152 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2202 
    Advanced Applied Electronics

    5  credit hours

    A continuation of Applied Electronics course. Practical semiconductor circuits, linear and nonlinear amplifiers, analog signal processors and power supplies. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 2201 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2205 
    Electronics Assembly Technology

    3  credit hours

    Basic skills of assembly electronics technology, surface mount technology, techniques for electronic product assembly and manufacturing processes for electronics-based equipment and products, and quality assurance in electronics. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1130 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2210 
    Advanced Calculus for Electronics

    2  credit hours

    A continuation of Calculus for Electronics. Principles of differential and integral calculus and differential equations applicable to circuit analysis. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1102 and Electronics Technology 1118 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • ELECT 2220 
    Elect Instruments Measurements & Control

    3  credit hours

    Methods of measurements of basic electric and electronic parameters. Study of circuits and characteristics of major electronic instruments. Basic control circuits. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1141 and Electronics Technology 1151 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2221 
    Electronic Instruments, Measurements and

    3  credit hours

    A continuation of the study of biomedical instrumentation. Students will learn how to inspect, repair, and maintain biomedical instrumentation and equipment. Internal electronic circuitry and typical clinical environments are discussed. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1221 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2231 
    Digital Computer Electronics

    4  credit hours

    Advanced concepts in digital computer electronics, computer architecture, computer circuit analysis and synthesis, computer organization, and microprocessor programming. Hands-on experience, practical applications, and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisites: Electronics Technology 1100 and Electronics Technology 1142 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 6 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2241 
    Wireless Telecommunications 1

    3  credit hours

    Basic concepts in wireless electronics and circuits. Fundamentals of wireless telecommunication systems, frequency spectrum, cellular radio, troubleshooting, and use of telecommunication test equipment. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1162 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2242 
    Wireless Telecommunications 2

    3  credit hours

    A continuation of Wireless Telecommunications I. Concepts in wireless electronics and wireless systems. Analysis of wireless telecommunication systems, personal telecommunication systems, and satellite and wireless networks. Hands-on experience, practical applications, and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking, and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 2241 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2245 
    Programmable Logic Devices

    4  credit hours

    Introduction to digital systems programming. Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) and Complex Programmable Logical Devices (CPLD) are used in this course to develop sample applications. These state-of-the-art devices are programmed using the Verilog and VHDL (Very High Density Programming Language) languages, popular in science and industry today. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1141 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2255 
    Industrial Controls

    3  credit hours

    Introduction of basic concepts in industrial electronics. Topics include an overview of transducers and signal conditioning. Troubleshooting and use of test equipment. Principles and fundamental laws of control technology and industrial electronics are included. Prerequisites: Electronics Technology 1141 and Electronics Technology 1151 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2261 
    Digital Circuits and Systems

    4  credit hours

    Introduction to basic concepts in digital circuits and systems, investigation of all phases of troubleshooting and implementation of reliable digital systems. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1141 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2262 
    Introduction to Microprocessors

    4  credit hours

    Introduction to basic concepts in microprocessor systems. Architecture of microprocessor systems, and investigation of all phases of troubleshooting and implementation of reliable microprocessor systems. Hands-on experience, practical applications and projects. Teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving are emphasized. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1101 and Electronics Technology 1141 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2273 
    Embedded Systems & Microcntrlr Program

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to embedded systems applications involving real-time programming of microcontrollers and digital to analog conversion. Hands-on experience includes programming Reduced Instruction Set Computing (RISC) microcontrollers, Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) circuits, and digital signal processing using Operation Amplifiers, Digital Signal Processing (DSP), and Phase Locked Loop (PLL) chips. Prerequisite: Electronics Technology 1141 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ELECT 2860 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • ELECT 2865 
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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