Electronics Technology

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Electronics Technology - Diploma

1) 1000 level (minimum) General Education courses required unless specified

Electronics Technology - 64 credit Diploma
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Estimated Costs for this Major

Tuition/Fees:$12,771
Tools:$100
Books/Supplies:$1,600
Total:$14,471
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
English/Communications requirement
Choose one 2 credit (or greater) English or Communications course.
2 cr
Math requirement
Choose one 2 credit (or greater) Math course.
2 cr
COMP2515
Computers: Issues and Applications
This course will develop computer concepts and applications for the general computer user. The focus may include such topics as: historical events and current/future trends, PC (personal computer) concepts, file management and storage, the Internet, digital communications, and computer security, ethics, and privacy. The course will examine the computer's role as a productivity tool in society through an understanding of computing systems and proficiency in popular software applications (word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation graphics), as well as online learning software. Microsoft Office 2013/Office 365 is required software for those taking this course online. (Prerequisite: None) (3 Credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
 
10 crs
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Technical electives (see advisor for approved electives)
Choose one or more Technical electives.
2 cr
ELEC1202
Introduction to DC Electricity
This course covers the general information, theory, and problem-solving techniques required for an analysis of DC circuits with emphasis on the meter measurements, current flow, and voltage division. (Prerequisite: Proficient in basic math) (2 credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
ELEC1204
Introduction to AC Electricity
This course covers the general information, theory, and problem-solving techniques required for an analysis of AC circuits. Topics include: AC waveforms, oscilloscope operation, meter measurements, and AC vs. DC comparisons. (Prerequisites or Concurrent: ELEC1202, proficiency in basic math) (2 credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
ELEC1210
DC Theory & Circuits
This course covers the study of Ohm's Law, Kirchoff's Law and network theorems, with an emphasis on the theoretical concepts as related to electricity/electronics. The application of DC theory through laboratory experiments are also examined. Instruction in the operation of basic test equipment is used to provide verification of topics and to reinforce the theory. (Prerequisite or Concurrent PHYS1515 or ELEC1202) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
ELEC1212
Digital Electronics I
Students will learn what a digital circuit is and how digital circuits are used in electronic equipment, from simple clocks to large computers. Experimentation with digital circuits will aid in the reinforcement of digital concepts. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
ELEC1214
Electronic Fabrication Technology
In this course students will study the proper techniques necessary for placement of components on PCB's, with emphasis on THM and SMT technologies. Proper use of standard and specialized tools and equipment will be demonstrated. Soldering techniques will be critiqued in accordance with IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 soldering standards. (Prerequisite: None) (2 credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
ELEC1220
Electronic Communications
This course presents an overview of electronic communication systems and principles. Amplitude Modulation, Frequency Modulation, and Multiplexing Fundamentals. Practical experiments will reinforce many points presented in Electronics Communications. (Prerequisites: ELEC1202, ELEC1204) (2 credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
ELEC1250
Introduction to Solid State
A theoretical understanding of solid-state devices, which includes diodes, bipolar transistors, field effect transistors, SCR's, triacs, and others, and their operation in both DC and AC circuits will be covered. Analysis of these operations will be demonstrated through the lab exercises and proper use of test equipment. Proper biasing of solid state devices is stressed. (Prerequisites: ELEC1202, ELEC1204) (4 credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
ELEC1251
Solid State Devices
An in-depth understanding of solid state circuit configurations and operations will be enhanced through both theoretical and experimental exercises. Topics of interest will be Transistor amplifiers, Mosfets, Operational Amplifiers, Solid State switching circuits and Voltage regulators. (Prerequisite or Concurrent: ELEC1216) (4 credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
ELEC1255
Fiber Optics
The student will gain a practical knowledge of fiber optic theory, codes, standards and installation practices. A large percentage of the class will be devoted to practicing industry standard terminations and preparing premise and outside plant cables in various enclosures. Skills in fusion splicing and splice tray preparation will be gained. A complete system will be built and tested with an OTDR and optical loss equipment. Certification for the Fiber Optics Installer by the ETA International can also be optionally taken at the completion of the courses. (Prerequisites: None) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
ELEC1270
Programmable Logic Controllers
This course covers the basic operation of a programmable logic controller. The hardware and software aspects of the controllers will be explored in the lab. The basic ladder diagram, timer, counter and sequencer instructions will be covered. (Prerequisites: PHYS 1514 Introduction to DC Electricity or concurrent enrollment) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab))

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3 cr
ELEC1500
Networking I
This course provides an introduction to network systems. The student will learn about the basic concepts, terminology, equipment, and the techniques that are needed in the development of a data communication system. The protocols used for typical data exchange will be explored in a lab environment. This is semester one of the Cisco curriculum. (Prerequisites: None.) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
ELEC2211
Digital Electronics II
Digital electronics are so widely used that it is almost impossible to think of electronic equipment without them. Digital circuits have greatly improved electronic methods and have given practical electronic equipment amazing capabililty. In this course you will learn what digital electronics is, how they are used to reduce board area, improve reliability and increase performance. (Prerequisite: ELEC1212) (4 credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
ELEC2227
PC Hardware & OS
This course will explore the personal computer. Emphasis will be placed on the managing, monitoring and optimizing of the PC. Basic troubleshooting techniques will be discussed as it relates to the Personal Computer. The use of diagnostic and monitoring software will be emphasized. Topics covered provide a preparation for CompTia A+ certification. (Prerequisite: ELEC1500 Networking I) (4 credits: 3 lecture/1 lab)

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4 cr
ELEC2230
Microcontroller Applications
This course will introduce the student to embedded controllers. The student will configure microcontrollers to read switches and drive output devices. Students will explore the features and benefits of single chip systems. (Prerequisites: ELEC2211 Digital Electronics I I) (5 credits: 3 lecture/2 lab)

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5 cr
ELEC2260
Linear Integrated Circuits
This course covers linear integrated circuits. In this course a wide variety of amplifiers, oscillators and generators will be analyzed, which use the op amp. The op amp is one of the most versatile integrated circuits; it provides high gain and wideband width in a simple configuration. (Prerequisite: ELEC1218) (4 Credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
ELEC2264
Design Project
This course covers the building, testing and documenting of a project. The student will apply knowledge and skills gained in the program to complete a project of their choice. (Prerequisite: None) (1 Credit: 0 lecture/1 lab)

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1 cr
ELEC2500
Networking II
This course will cover the components of local area networks well as some of the standards and connections used. The student will configure routers, switches, and wireless devices.. Students will explore the features and benefits of wireless devices and virtual LANs. . (Prerequisites: ELEC1500 Networking I) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
 
54 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 64



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