Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
ELT093Concepts Electronics/Computers1This course is designed for students who need additional practice and technical skills to succeed in electronics and computer networking programs. Skills that will be developed include learning how to approach problems and manipulating formulas to solve problems. College preparatory courses cannot be used to fulfill degree requirements. Corequisite: ELT 108Loading...
ELT106Basic Math for Electronics3Mathematics related to basic electronics. Course includes basic algebra, right triangle trigonometry, scientific notation, with applications to DC and AC circuitry.Loading...
ELT108Math - Electronics and Computers4Introduction to the mathematical skills needed by electronics/computer technicians.Loading...
ELT123Programmable Controllers3This course covers PLC operation and programming techniques to include relay logic, timers, counters, sequencers, discrete I/O, analog I/O, networking, remote I/O, workstations, advanced programming techniques and interfacing with personal computers.Loading...
ELT125Advanced PLC3This course is designed for the student who is already proficient with ladder logic and loading programs into PLCs. The course will introduce the student to both hardware and software operator control panels, analog sensor interfacing, analog programming and exchange of data over networks. A hands-on lab component will give the student the opportunity to install, program and troubleshoot networked PLC hardware.Loading...
ELT126Industrial Electronics2The devices and circuits used in thyristor control of machines are presented. Course includes phase control of DC motors, triac control of AC motors and various speed control circuits. Prerequisite: ELT 131Loading...
ELT131Motor Controls3An introduction to industrial motor controls. During this course, students will use ladder diagrams and control devices to implement practical control systems.Loading...
ELT143Mechanisms3This introductory course covers linear and angular displacement, velocities, and accelerations of linkages, gear trains, and belt and friction drives. Topics include vectors, simple and complex machines, and toggle and intermittent motion mechanisms.Loading...
ELT146Mechanisms Lab2The principles of drives and linkages discussed in ELT 143 are evaluated using precision components. Major principles evaluated are speed ratios, torque, power, and efficiency. Lab projects are applications of principles of process control and robotics interfacing mechanical motion and energy requirements with programmable control concepts. Corequisite: ELT 143.Loading...
ELT147NEC Residential3The basic principles of the NEC for layout and construction for residential wiring systems. Apply code rules to house wiring installations. Discuss security systems, fire and smoke detectors, low-voltage and remote controls.Loading...
ELT148NEC Residential Lab3Utilize the basic principles of the NEC for layout and residential electrical wiring systems. Apply code rules, using hands-on approach for residential electrical installations from simplistic to complicated circuit wiring.Loading...
ELT172NEC Commercial/Industrial3The basic principles of the NEC for layout and construction of commercial wiring and industrial wiring systems. Apply basics of wiring into the planning of typical commercial and industrial installations. Configure how load requirements are converted into branch circuits then into feeders, and into main electrical services.Loading...
ELT173NEC Commercial/Industrial Lab4Utilize the basic principles of the NEC for layout of commercial and industrial wiring systems. Apply code rules, using a hands-on approach for commercial and industrial electrical installations from simplistic to complicated wiring.Loading...
ELT178Electrical Grounding2The understanding of grounding and eliminating the misconceptions when dealing with NEC requirements for installation.Loading...
ELT181Adv Math for Electronics Tech1This course is a continuation of concepts covered in MATH FOR ELECTRONICS & COMPUTERS. Topical emphasis includes applications involving trigonometry of vectors and oblique triangles and logarithms.Loading...
ELT217Advanced Motor Controls3Additional topics in industrial motor controls. Course includes wiring of AC & DC motors, power distribution, solid-state controls, proximity controls and frequency drives. Prerequisite: ELT 303, 131Loading...
ELT303Principles of Electricity3For beginners: theory, controlling electricity, voltage, amps, resistance, wattage, series and parallel circuits, DC & AC, batteries, electric lighting, generators and motors.Loading...
ELT307Digital Circuits2An analysis of those circuits that form basic building blocks for a digital system, including logical gates such as OR, NOR, AND and NAND, storage registers and counters. Corequisite: ELT 308Loading...
ELT308Digital Circuits Lab2Laboratory evaluation of small-scale integrated circuits and medium-scale integrated circuits. In addition to basic and/or gates, it includes decoders, encoders, counters and multiplexors. Corequisite: ELT 307Loading...
ELT324Digital Electronics Lab2Laboratory Evaluation of small-scale integrated circuits and medium scale integrated circuits. In addition to basic AND/OR gates, it includes decoders, encoders, counters, multiplexers, and microprocessors. Corequisite: ELT 325.Loading...
ELT325Digital Electronics3An analysis of those circuits that form basic building blocks for a digital system, including logical gates, such as OR, NOR, AND and NAND, storage registers, counters and microprocessors. Corequisite: ELT 324Loading...
ELT326Digital Electronics Lab3Laboratory evaluation of small-scale integrated circuits and medium-scale integrated circuits. In addition to basic and/or gates, it includes comparators, decoders, encoders, counters, multiplexers and microprocessors. Corequisite: ELT 325Loading...
ELT368DC and AC Fundamentals3An introductory course in DC and AC fundamentals. Subject matter includes Ohm's law, series and parallel circuits and measuring instruments.Loading...
ELT369DC and AC Fundamentals Lab3This laboratory will enable the student to analyze basic L-C-R circuitry. Basic test equipment usage will also be presented. Prerequisite: ELT 368 must be taken concurrently with or prior to this courseLoading...
ELT383Electronic Circuit Analysis3An analytical introduction to direct current fundamentals essential in all phases of electricity and electronics. Topics covered include Ohm's law, Kirchoff's law, Thevenin-Norton and Superposition theorems, impedance, resonance, series and parallel circuits, resistors, capacitors, inductors, batteries, and meters. Corequisite: ELT 384.Loading...
ELT384Electronic Circuit An Lab2Basic experiments in circuit analysis including familiarization with basic test instruments, series and parallel circuits (using resistors, batteries, and power supplies), and applications of electrical laws and theorems. Corequisite: ELT 383.Loading...
ELT385Electric Circuit Analysis I4An analytical introduction to the direct and alternating current fundamentals essential in all phases of electricity and electronics. Topics covered include Ohm's law, Kirchhoff's law, Thevenin-Norton and Superposition theorems, impedance, resonance, series and parallel circuits, resistors, capacitors, inductors, batteries and meters. Corequisite: ELT 386Loading...
ELT386Elec Circuit Analysis I Lab2Basic experiments in AC and DC circuit analysis including familiarization with basic test instruments, series and parallel circuits (using resistors, capacitors, inductors, batteries and power supplies) and applications of electrical laws and theorems. Corequisite: ELT 385Loading...
ELT387Electric Circuit Analysis II3Deals with principles and electrical properties of semi-conductor diodes, transistors, integrated circuits and integrated circuit amplifiers, complete with mathematical analysis of equivalent circuits and their evaluation. Prerequisite: ELT 383, 384. Corequisite: ELT 388Loading...
ELT388Elec Circuit Analysis II Lab2An analysis of solid-state circuitry. Course includes both transistor and integrated circuit experiments. Linear amplifiers and active filters are evaluated. Students will attend a minimum of three industrial tours, which may take place outside of regular class time. Prerequisite: ELT 383, 384. Corequisite ELT 387Loading...
ELT389Fabrication Techniques3Rendering of isometric and orthographic projection drawings. Soldering techniques, fabrication of sheet metal enclosures and production of printed circuit boards using photographic and etching methods.Loading...
ELT392Electronic Design and Fab3Use schematic and PCB design software to demonstrate full turn circuit board layouts. Covert PCB layouts to industry standard Gerber and N/C drill files for export to a milling system and produce functioning single/double sided circuit boards. Properly identify schematic symbols and compare with associated packaging diagrams. Analyze and produce schematics from circuit boards. Operate surface mount soldering and desoldering equipment. Practice proper anti-static and safety procedures. Prepare a project proposal and execute for a final project.Loading...
ELT393Fabrication Techniques4Construction and repair techniques use in modern electronics. Students will design and fabricate electronic circuits using PCB design and milling techniques. Soldering and desoldering of surface mount and thru-hole technologies will be covered with modern soldering techniques. Prerequisite: ELT 383 or Prerequisite: ELT 325.Loading...
ELT470Bus Imaging and Security Applic.4This course provides students opportunities to analyze imaging systems, which include video monitoring, copying and printing and to analyze security systems as fire alarm and intruder alarms. Equipment includes laser printers, copiers, fax machines, scanners, monitors, cameras, LCD displays and such related accessories as document feeders and sorters. Prerequisite: ELT 728, PHY 160. Corequisite: ELT 471Loading...
ELT471Bus Imaging and Security App Lab3This course provides students practice in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of various security systems as well as experience in troubleshooting, servicing and repairing copiers, laser printers, fax machines, scanners and peripherals. Prerequisite: ELT 728, PHY 160. Corequisite: ELT 470Loading...
ELT474Communications Systems3The analysis of communications systems, including transmission and reception of AM and FM radio, television, satellite and microwave, including antenna and transmission line theory. Prerequisite: ELT 387, 388. Corequisite: ELT 475Loading...
ELT475Communications Systems Lab3Laboratory experiments in radio, television, satellite and microwave systems, including the construction and alignment of a broadcast radio receiver. Prerequisite: ELT 387, 388. Corequisite: ELT 474Loading...
ELT478Basic Imaging Devices3An analysis of various imaging systems, including laser printers, copiers, fax machines, scanners, and such accessories as document feeders and sorters, monitors, cameras and LCD displays. Prerequisite: ELT 387, 388. Corequisite: ELT 479Loading...
ELT479Basic Imaging Devices Lab3Experience in troubleshooting, service and repair of copiers, laser printers, fax machines, scanners and peripherals, monitors, cameras, LCD displays. Prerequisite: ELT 387, 388. Corequisite: ELT 478Loading...
ELT482Security Systems3Analysis of video monitoring systems, fire and intruder alarm systems, climate control systems. Prerequisite: ELT 781, 782. Corequisite: ELT 483Loading...
ELT483Security Systems Lab4Installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of various security systems. Prerequisite: ELT 781, 782. Corequisite: ELT 482Loading...
ELT484Medical Electronics Systems4This course trains the student in electrical safety testing and the repair, calibration and preventive maintenance of patient-monitoring equipment such as ECG, blood pressure, defibrillators, ICN, CCU central station monitoring systems and respiratory instrumentation. Included will be a self-paced study of medical terminology. Prerequisite: ELT 728, PHY 160. Corequisite: ELT 485Loading...
ELT485Medical Electronics System Lab3This course covers the repair, calibration and preventive maintenance of critical care, diagnostic and life support equipment in a hands-on lab environment. Prerequisite: ELT 728, PHY 160. Corequisite: ELT 484Loading...
ELT584Medical Electronics I3This course is an introduction to medical electronics systems. This course trains the student in medical terminology, patient safety, anatomy and physiology for technicians, electronic equipment classification, hospital department classifications, standards, regulatory agencies, record keeping, certification, and career paths. Corequisite: ELT 585Loading...
ELT585Med Electronic Equip Lab3This course provides introductory laboratory experiences to reinforce concepts related to human anatomy and physiology, understand the functionality of biomedical electronic equipment, and learn safe practices in medical environments. Corequisite: ELT 584Loading...
ELT586Medical Electronics II3This lecture course provides detailed explanations of the functional elements of common electronic medical equipment for the purposes of safe calibration, maintenance or repair. Equipment and systems examined include patient monitoring, life-support, electrocardiography, laboratory, medical imaging, and therapy. Corequisite: ELT 587Loading...
ELT587Adv Med Electronic Equip Lab3This course covers repair, calibration and preventative maintenance of critical care, diagnostic, and life support equipment in a hands-on, lab environment. Corequisite: ELT 586Loading...
ELT611Microprocessors2This course covers two major areas of microcomputers and microprocessors. The first is an investigation of the specific architecture of microprocessors and fundamental microcomputer hardware. The second area is software and studies-specific assembly language instructions for common routines and program structures. Prerequisite: ELT 307, 308. Corequisite: ELT 612Loading...
ELT612Microprocessors Lab3Includes experiments that exercise microprocessor instruction sets and microcomputer central processing units, memory and I/O devices. Routines and subroutines are written in assembly language, assembled, downloaded and tested. Students will participate in a minimum of four, two-hour job-shadowing experiences, which may take place outside of regular class time. Prerequisite: ELT 307, 308. Corequisite: ELT 611Loading...
ELT614Microproc. and Microcontrollers3This course covers two major areas of microcomputers and microprocessors. The first is an investigation of the specific architecture of microprocessors and fundamental microcomputer hardware. The second area is software and is concerned with the assembly-level and high-level instructions for common routines and program structures. The course includes hands-on practice programming and interfacing microcontroller devices. Students will participate in a minimum of four two-hour job shadowing experiences, which may take place outside of regular class time. Prerequisite: ELT 325, 326Loading...
ELT622Microcontrollers3This course covers two major areas of microcomputers and microcontrollers. The first is an investigation of the specific architecture of microcontrollers and fundamental microcomputer hardware. The second area is software and studies-specific c language and assembly language instructions for common routines and program structures. Corequisite: ELT 623.Loading...
ELT623Microcontrollers Lab1Includes experiments that exercise microcontroller instruction sets and microcomputer central processing units,memory and I/O devices. Routines and subroutines are written in assembly language, assembled, downloaded and tested. Corequisite: ELT 622.Loading...
ELT642Process Control Instrument4A comprehensive study of such process control characteristics as elements, modes, and stability, along with detailed knowledge of measurement technique, control mode implementation and final control element functions. In keeping with modern trends, the digital aspects of process control technology are stressed. Hydraulic and pneumatic process control is included. Corequisite: ELT 644.Loading...
ELT643Process Control Instrument3A comprehensive study of such process control characteristics as elements, modes and stability, along with detailed knowledge of measurement technique, control mode implementation and final control element functions. In keeping with modern trends, the digital aspects of process control technology are stressed. Prerequisite: ELT 611, 612. Corequisite: ELT 644Loading...
ELT644Process Control Instr Lab2This lab includes experiments on transducers used in process control as well as experiments on proportional, integral and derivative control. Corequisite: ELT 642.Loading...
ELT652Computer Repair and Networking4This course is designed for the student who is already proficient with computers and electronic circuitry. The course follows the recommendations of CompTIA on the subjects and materials needed to assist the student in learning about computer hardware and the functions needed to pass the A Plus exam. A detailed study and hands-on lab component give students the opportunity to install and troubleshoot computer and networking hardware.Loading...
ELT721Robotics3The course provides an introduction to robotic fundamentals. The student will examine parameters of robot operation and program robots for various applications.Loading...
ELT722Advanced Robotics4Sequel course of ELT 721 Robotics. Course includes advanced positioning control, measurements and integration of robotics into modern automation workcells. Prerequisite: ELT 721 with a C or better or Instructor Approval.Loading...
ELT725Intro Flexible Manufacturing2This course introduces the student to aspects of a flexible manufacturing cell. Course will familiarize the student with cell software and hardware, and includes labs on cell components. Prerequisite: ELT 721 Corequisite: ELT 722 or Instructor Approval.Loading...
ELT728Motor and Power Electronics4An overview of industrial motor controls and industrial control electronics. Students will learn ladder diagrams to implement practical control systems. Student will learn power electronics used in industry.Loading...
ELT781Electro-Mechanical Systems2The basic theories, concepts and principles of such electro-mechanical devices as relays, contactors, and DC/AC motors will be covered, along with the basic principles of mechanical relationships: gears, pulleys, belt drives, wheel and axle, inclined plane, screw, wedge and levers. Pneumatic devices such as compressors, motors, valves and actuators are covered, along with basic sensors. Prerequisite: ELT 387, 388. Corequisite: ELT 782Loading...
ELT782Electro-Mechanical Systems Lab2Application of the basic theories, concepts and principles of electro-mechanical devices. Projects are applications of principles used in business machines, security systems, and medical electronics systems including construction of various examples of compound machines using wheel and axle, gears, levers and belt drives. Projects using basic sensors, pneumatic valves, cylinders and actuators will be constructed. Students will participate in a minimum of four, two-hour, job-shadowing experiences, which may take place outside of regular class time. Prerequisite: ELT 387, 388. Corequisite: ELT 781Loading...
ELT791Hydraulics and Pneumatics3The basic principles of fluid power and the operation and application of fluid power components are introduced. In the lab we will evaluate valves along with linear and rotary actuators. In addition, pneumatic position control servomechanisms are evaluated. Corequisite: ELT 792Loading...
ELT792Hydraulics and Pneumatics Lab2The basic principles of fluid power and the operation and application of fluid power components are introduced. In the lab we will evaluate valves along with linear and rotary actuators. Corequisite: ELT 791Loading...
ELT793Advanced Fluid Power3An advanced course that includes demonstrations of pressure-compensated pumps and valves. Electronic controls and monitoring of hydraulic systems, evaluating various fluids for hydraulic systems, describing and observing the operation of fluid power in various industrial/mobile situations will be covered. Prerequisite: ELT 791, ELT 792Loading...
ELT816Systems Troubleshooting2A study of electronic systems troubleshooting theory, methods and techniques. Prerequisites: ELT 474, 475. Corequisite: ELT 817Loading...
ELT817Systems Troubleshooting Lab3A hands-on experience troubleshooting and repairing a variety of electronic equipment, including copiers, security monitors and cameras, radio, television and satellite systems. Prerequisite: ELT 474, 475. Corequisite: ELT 816Loading...
ELT870Electronics Capstone Project3This course provides hands-on experience in a significant design project involving technological competence, open-ended problem-solving, teamwork, and both written and oral communication skills. Prerequisite: Instructor approval.Loading...
ELT928Independent Study0 Loading...
ELT932Internship3A semi-structured experience in the student's chosen field working as an intern with a sponsoring organization. Students have the opportunity to network with professionals and employees in their field. Students will write a resume suitable for employment applications. Prerequisite: Instructor ApprovalLoading...