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TECM 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC.

Technical Calculations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Developmental Reading 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading.
Course Description: Specific mathematical calculations required by business and industry. Includes whole numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, percents, ratios, and proportions. Also covers converting to different units of measure (standard and/or metric). (3 Lec.)


TECM 1317 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC.

Technical Trigonometry
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: TECM 1341.
Course Description: Triangular measurements and calculations used in industrial applications. Includes trigonometry ratios, solution of right triangles, oblique triangles, and vector analysis. (3 Lec.)


TECM 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, NLC, RLC.

Technical Algebra
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: One year of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or Developmental Mathematics 0097 or Developmental Mathematics 0091 or equivalent.
Course Description: Application of linear equations, simultaneous equations, and quadratic equations relevant to technical occupations. (3 Lec.)


TECM 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, RLC.

Technical Math Applications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: TECM 1317.
Course Description: Trigonometry and geometry as used in a variety of technical settings. Includes the use of plane and solid geometry to solve areas and volumes encountered in industry. (3 Lec.)


TECM 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, RLC.

Special Topics in Applied Mathematics, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four year colleges and universities.

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