Electronics Engineering Technology

Electronics Engineering Technology Course Descriptions

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Academic Year: 2016–2017

Semester 1

EGT108 Principles of Engineering -OR-

3 credits—This course explores technology systems and manufacturing processes using the methodology of project-based engineering problem solving. Learning activities explore a variety of engineering disciplines and address the social and political consequences of technological change.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

EGT410 Principles of Engineering

3 credits—This course explores technology systems and manufacturing processes using the methodology of project-based engineering problem solving. Learning activities explore a variety of engineering disciplines and address the social and political consequences of technological change.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

EGT108 Principles of Engineering -OR-

3 credits—This course explores technology systems and manufacturing processes using the methodology of project-based engineering problem solving. Learning activities explore a variety of engineering disciplines and address the social and political consequences of technological change.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

EGT410 Principles of Engineering

3 credits—This course explores technology systems and manufacturing processes using the methodology of project-based engineering problem solving. Learning activities explore a variety of engineering disciplines and address the social and political consequences of technological change.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

ELT290 DC Electricity *

4 credits—This course presents basic concepts of electricity and electronics and the application of these concepts to direct current circuits. This course assumes no previous knowledge of electricity or electronics. An understanding of algebra is required.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 64

Pre/Co-requisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in MAT504.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $784.00

ELT290 DC Electricity *

4 credits—This course presents basic concepts of electricity and electronics and the application of these concepts to direct current circuits. This course assumes no previous knowledge of electricity or electronics. An understanding of algebra is required.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 64

Pre/Co-requisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in MAT504.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $784.00

ELT291 AC Electricity

4 credits—This course presents basic concepts of electricity and electronics and the application of these concepts to alternating current circuits. This course is a continuation of the DC Electricity course. An understanding of algebra is required.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 64

Pre/Co-requisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT290 or MAT504.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $674.00

ELT291 AC Electricity

4 credits—This course presents basic concepts of electricity and electronics and the application of these concepts to alternating current circuits. This course is a continuation of the DC Electricity course. An understanding of algebra is required.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 64

Pre/Co-requisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT290 or MAT504.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $674.00

IND100 Basic Mechanical Systems

2 credits—This course provides the student with introductory knowledge, skills in use of tools, and components by mechanics.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 32

2015–2016 Course Cost: $337.00

IND100 Basic Mechanical Systems

2 credits—This course provides the student with introductory knowledge, skills in use of tools, and components by mechanics.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 32

2016–2017 Course Cost: $337.00

MAT504 Electronics Math I

4 credits—This course presents algebraic concepts, trigonometric concepts and problem solving as applied to electronics. Specific topics included are: algebraic mathematical operations, equations manipulation and solving, quadratic equations, systems of equations, determinants and matrixes, special products and factoring, graphing, trigonometric functions, solutions of triangles, exponents and radicals, complex number systems and elements of plane vectors.

Lecture Hours: 48 Lab Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in MAT063 or equivalent COMPASS score.

Co-requisite(s): ELT291

2015–2016 Course Cost: $674.00

MAT504 Electronics Math I

4 credits—This course presents algebraic concepts, trigonometric concepts and problem solving as applied to electronics. Specific topics included are: algebraic mathematical operations, equations manipulation and solving, quadratic equations, systems of equations, determinants and matrixes, special products and factoring, graphing, trigonometric functions, solutions of triangles, exponents and radicals, complex number systems and elements of plane vectors.

Lecture Hours: 48 Lab Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in MAT063 or equivalent COMPASS score.

Co-requisite(s): ELT291

2016–2017 Course Cost: $674.00

SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication

3 credits—This course presents elements of the oral communications process with emphasis on developing interpersonal, small group, and public speaking skills. Students will be involved in activities that provide opportunity for the understanding and improvement of their oral communication skills.

Lecture Hours: 48

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication

3 credits—This course presents elements of the oral communications process with emphasis on developing interpersonal, small group, and public speaking skills. Students will be involved in activities that provide opportunity for the understanding and improvement of their oral communication skills.

Lecture Hours: 48

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

Semester 2

ELT104 Electronics Drafting -OR-

3 credits—An introduction to drafting fundamentals including: two-dimensional, orthographic, and sectional. Auxiliary and pictorial; electronic symbols, devices, circuitry and systems, using CAD.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in EGT108 or EGT140.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

CAD119 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD)

3 credits—This course will introduce hands-on computer-aided drafting and design. Basic computer hardware, software and file management will be discussed. Basic two-dimensional engineering CADD drawing creation using Drawing Aids will be covered. Various editing techniques will be examined. CAD drawings will be created, edited and plotted.

For non-majors, student with basic computer proficiency can be enrolled with instructor consent.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

Pre/Co-requisite(s): A minimum grade of D in CSC110, EGT108, EGT410, or ELT192.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

ELT104 Electronics Drafting -OR-

3 credits—An introduction to drafting fundamentals including: two-dimensional, orthographic, and sectional. Auxiliary and pictorial; electronic symbols, devices, circuitry and systems, using CAD.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in EGT108 or EGT140.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

CAD119 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD)

3 credits—This course will introduce hands-on computer-aided drafting and design. Basic computer hardware, software and file management will be discussed. Basic two-dimensional engineering CADD drawing creation using Drawing Aids will be covered. Various editing techniques will be examined. CAD drawings will be created, edited and plotted.

For non-majors, student with basic computer proficiency can be enrolled with instructor consent.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

Pre/Co-requisite(s): A minimum grade of D in CSC110, EGT108, EGT410, or ELT192.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

ELT320 Electronic Devices

5 credits—This course is an introduction to electronic devices and their uses. This course provides the foundation for advanced courses in electronics circuit and systems by teaching the operating characteristics of electronic devices and circuit design using those devices.

Lecture Hours: 48 Lab Hours: 80 Clinic Hours: 48

Prerequisite(s): ELT291

Pre/Co-requisite(s): MAT514

2015–2016 Course Cost: $842.50

ELT320 Electronic Devices

5 credits—This course is an introduction to electronic devices and their uses. This course provides the foundation for advanced courses in electronics circuit and systems by teaching the operating characteristics of electronic devices and circuit design using those devices.

Lecture Hours: 48 Lab Hours: 80 Clinic Hours: 48

Prerequisite(s): ELT291

Pre/Co-requisite(s): MAT514

2016–2017 Course Cost: $842.50

ELT321 Operational Amplifiers

3 credits—This course is an introduction to operational amplifiers and their uses. This course provides the foundation for advanced courses in electronics circuit and systems by teaching the operating characteristics of operational amplifiers and circuit design using those devices.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): ELT291

Pre/Co-requisite(s): MAT514

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

ELT321 Operational Amplifiers

3 credits—This course is an introduction to operational amplifiers and their uses. This course provides the foundation for advanced courses in electronics circuit and systems by teaching the operating characteristics of operational amplifiers and circuit design using those devices.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): ELT291

Pre/Co-requisite(s): MAT514

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

ELT600 Applied Computer Programming

3 credits—This course introduces students to Visual C and LabView programming languages. The objective of this course is to provide students with the understanding of high level programming languages and programming techniques used in problem solving.

Lecture Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): EGT108 or EGT410

2015–2016 Course Cost: $543.50

ELT600 Applied Computer Programming

3 credits—This course introduces students to Visual C and LabView programming languages. The objective of this course is to provide students with the understanding of high level programming languages and programming techniques used in problem solving.

Lecture Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): EGT108 or EGT410

2016–2017 Course Cost: $543.50

MAT514 Electronics Math II

4 credits—This course presents logarithms as applied to electronics; number systems for computers, Boolean algebra, mapping and statistics as used in the electronic industry.

Lecture Hours: 48 Lab Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): MAT504

2015–2016 Course Cost: $674.00

MAT514 Electronics Math II

4 credits—This course presents logarithms as applied to electronics; number systems for computers, Boolean algebra, mapping and statistics as used in the electronic industry.

Lecture Hours: 48 Lab Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): MAT504

2016–2017 Course Cost: $674.00

Semester 3

ELT469 Digital Circuits and Systems -OR-

5 credits—This course provides students with knowledge and understanding of digital logic circuit design and operation using integrated circuits. Some topics included are combinatorial logic circuits, flip-flops, arithmetic circuits, counters, registers, and logic families, with an introduction to hardware and applied C programming of Microcontrollers.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 96

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT320 and ELT600.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $842.50

EGT420 Digital Electronics

3 credits—This course teaches applied logic through work with electronic circuitry, which students also construct and test for functionality.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

ELT469 Digital Circuits and Systems -OR-

5 credits—This course provides students with knowledge and understanding of digital logic circuit design and operation using integrated circuits. Some topics included are combinatorial logic circuits, flip-flops, arithmetic circuits, counters, registers, and logic families, with an introduction to hardware and applied C programming of Microcontrollers.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 96

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT320 and ELT600.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $842.50

EGT420 Digital Electronics

3 credits—This course teaches applied logic through work with electronic circuitry, which students also construct and test for functionality.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR-

3 credits—Human Relations is the study of self and social behavior. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and application of social science theories and research for the development of effective interpersonal and organizational relationships.

Lecture Hours: 48

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR-

3 credits—This course provides an introduction to the study of behavior with emphasis in the areas of learning, cognition, motivation, personality, behavioral disorder, therapy, and social influence. An understanding of the impact of both theoretical perspectives and experimental evidence on the formulation of the science of human behavior is also stressed. Psychological theories and principles are utilized to explain and predict behavior.

Lecture Hours: 48

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

SOC110 Introduction to Sociology

3 credits—This course surveys the basic principles, concepts, and research findings of social life from small groups to societies. The course examines a range of sociological explanations for the various forms of social behaviors and establishes a basis for reflection and further study in the field.

Lecture Hours: 48

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR-

3 credits—Human Relations is the study of self and social behavior. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and application of social science theories and research for the development of effective interpersonal and organizational relationships.

Lecture Hours: 48

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR-

3 credits—This course provides an introduction to the study of behavior with emphasis in the areas of learning, cognition, motivation, personality, behavioral disorder, therapy, and social influence. An understanding of the impact of both theoretical perspectives and experimental evidence on the formulation of the science of human behavior is also stressed. Psychological theories and principles are utilized to explain and predict behavior.

Lecture Hours: 48

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

SOC110 Introduction to Sociology

3 credits—This course surveys the basic principles, concepts, and research findings of social life from small groups to societies. The course examines a range of sociological explanations for the various forms of social behaviors and establishes a basis for reflection and further study in the field.

Lecture Hours: 48

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

Semester 4

ELT403 Visual Basic

3 credits—This course introduces students to Visual Basic programming languages. The objective of this course is to provide students with the understanding of high level programming languages and programming techniques used in problem solving.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT600.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

ELT403 Visual Basic

3 credits—This course introduces students to Visual Basic programming languages. The objective of this course is to provide students with the understanding of high level programming languages and programming techniques used in problem solving.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT600.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

ELT415 Communication Circuits I

5 credits—This course is an introduction to communication circuits, with an in depth study of A.M. and F.M. transceiver theory.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 128

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT320.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $842.50

ELT415 Communication Circuits I

5 credits—This course is an introduction to communication circuits, with an in depth study of A.M. and F.M. transceiver theory.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 128

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT320.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $842.50

ELT417 Computer Systems

3 credits—This course provides the students with the understanding of personal computer hardware systems and administration of various computer operating systems. Also microcomputer troubleshooting and maintenance is covered.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in EGT108, EGT410, ELT469, or EGT420.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

ELT417 Computer Systems

3 credits—This course provides the students with the understanding of personal computer hardware systems and administration of various computer operating systems. Also microcomputer troubleshooting and maintenance is covered.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 64

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in EGT108, EGT410, ELT469, or EGT420.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

ELT494 Data Acquisition Systems

5 credits—This course includes signal conditioning, transducer characteristics, microcontroller input/output and interfacing using C programming language and applications.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 96

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT600.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $842.50

ELT494 Data Acquisition Systems

5 credits—This course includes signal conditioning, transducer characteristics, microcontroller input/output and interfacing using C programming language and applications.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 96

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT600.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $842.50

ELT802 Electronics Design Project I

1 credits—This course is the first of a series of two design courses. This course will introduce the student to design concepts and procedures as related to the design of electronics equipment. This course will require the student to identify an electronics design project as an individual or as a member of a team that will be completed during this course and the Electronics Design Project II course. All design projects will be subject to instructor approval.

Lab Hours: 32

2015–2016 Course Cost: $168.50

ELT802 Electronics Design Project I

1 credits—This course is the first of a series of two design courses. This course will introduce the student to design concepts and procedures as related to the design of electronics equipment. This course will require the student to identify an electronics design project as an individual or as a member of a team that will be completed during this course and the Electronics Design Project II course. All design projects will be subject to instructor approval.

Lab Hours: 32

2016–2017 Course Cost: $168.50

PHY183 Applied Physics

3 credits—This course is an introduction to topics of classical physics such as motion, friction, gravitation, vibrational motion, thermodynamics, sound, light and optics.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in MAT514 or MAT747.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

PHY183 Applied Physics

3 credits—This course is an introduction to topics of classical physics such as motion, friction, gravitation, vibrational motion, thermodynamics, sound, light and optics.

Lecture Hours: 32 Lab Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in MAT514 or MAT747.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

Semester 5

ELT156 Industrial Electronics

5 credits—This course covers the theory and application of devices and circuits used in industrial and commercial electronics.

Lecture Hours: 48

2015–2016 Course Cost: $842.50

ELT156 Industrial Electronics

5 credits—This course covers the theory and application of devices and circuits used in industrial and commercial electronics.

Lecture Hours: 48

2016–2017 Course Cost: $842.50

ELT497 Communication Circuits II

6 credits—This course is continuation of Communication Circuits I. The course also includes the study of microwave communications.

Lecture Hours: 48 Lab Hours: 96

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT415.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $1011.00

ELT497 Communication Circuits II

6 credits—This course is continuation of Communication Circuits I. The course also includes the study of microwave communications.

Lecture Hours: 48 Lab Hours: 96

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT415.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $1011.00

ELT703 Introduction to Networking

2 credits—This course introduces the student to the fundamental building blocks that form a modern computer network, such as protocols, topologies, hardware, and network operating systems. The course then provides in-depth coverage of the most important concepts in contemporary networking, such as client/server architecture, TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission and security.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT409.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $337.00

ELT703 Introduction to Networking

2 credits—This course introduces the student to the fundamental building blocks that form a modern computer network, such as protocols, topologies, hardware, and network operating systems. The course then provides in-depth coverage of the most important concepts in contemporary networking, such as client/server architecture, TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission and security.

Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT409.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $337.00

ELT704 Embedded Processors

2 credits—This course is an introduction to microcontroller theory and applications. The objective of this course is to provide students with the basic microcontroller theory necessary to understand the operation and interfacing. This includes typical microcontroller architecture with C programming, input/output and interfacing concepts, hardware/software interaction and applications.

Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 64

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT494.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $337.00

ELT704 Embedded Processors

2 credits—This course is an introduction to microcontroller theory and applications. The objective of this course is to provide students with the basic microcontroller theory necessary to understand the operation and interfacing. This includes typical microcontroller architecture with C programming, input/output and interfacing concepts, hardware/software interaction and applications.

Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 64

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ELT494.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $337.00

ELT803 Electronics Design Project II

1 credits—This course is a continuation of ELT802 Electronic Design Project I. The student will complete the design project that was identified and started in Electronic Design Project I. This course will require the student to design, prototype, troubleshoot, and debug an electronics related project based on technology presented throughout the EET program.

Lab Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): ELT802

Pre/Co-requisite(s): ELT156

2015–2016 Course Cost: $168.50

ELT803 Electronics Design Project II

1 credits—This course is a continuation of ELT802 Electronic Design Project I. The student will complete the design project that was identified and started in Electronic Design Project I. This course will require the student to design, prototype, troubleshoot, and debug an electronics related project based on technology presented throughout the EET program.

Lab Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): ELT802

Pre/Co-requisite(s): ELT156

2016–2017 Course Cost: $168.50

ENG105 Composition I -OR-

3 credits—Composition I emphasizes fluency, thesis-driven organization, the use of supporting details, and research techniques. Writing is approached as a recursive process that includes prewriting strategies, drafting, revising, and editing. The course helps students shape writing to serve readers' needs and define a sense of purpose in their writing. It also gives students strategies for reading college-level material.

Lecture Hours: 48

Prerequisite(s): Appropriate COMPASS scores or equivalent.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace

3 credits—This course focuses on composition and editing of curriculum-specific technical and business-related writing projects. Instruction includes formatting, information gathering, document drafting, editing, and written employment strategies.

Lecture Hours: 48

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ENG061.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $505.50

ENG105 Composition I -OR-

3 credits—Composition I emphasizes fluency, thesis-driven organization, the use of supporting details, and research techniques. Writing is approached as a recursive process that includes prewriting strategies, drafting, revising, and editing. The course helps students shape writing to serve readers' needs and define a sense of purpose in their writing. It also gives students strategies for reading college-level material.

Lecture Hours: 48

Prerequisite(s): Appropriate COMPASS scores or equivalent.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace

3 credits—This course focuses on composition and editing of curriculum-specific technical and business-related writing projects. Instruction includes formatting, information gathering, document drafting, editing, and written employment strategies.

Lecture Hours: 48

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ENG061.

2016–2017 Course Cost: $505.50

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