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Degree Plans - Electronics Technology (Archived)

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ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY -- COMPUTER HARDWARE TECHNICIAN

(Level I Certificate)

MVC-Deactivated January 1, 2011.

Degree Plan Code: C1.ELEC.COMHRDWRE.08

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must complete 25% of the degree requirements at the college awarding the degree.

This is a one-year program designed to provide the skills and related information needed for an entry-level computer technician to perform on the job and to obtain the industry certifications expected of a technician with this specialty. The curriculum emphasizes skills used in the repair and maintenance of computer hardware and includes enough software training for the technician to insure that the software and hardware systems function appropriately in the office, business, and industry environment. Courses in the program include topics related to certifications in A+, Server +, Linux, wireless networking, and network cabling. In completing this certificate program, the student will also obtain a technical platform certificate and most of the courses are applicable to the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Electronics Technology and Electronics/Computer Technology. Certification training only is provided. Certification training materials used in the program are developed and approved by various industry sponsors. Certification testing is the responsibility of the student.

CREDIT HOURS

FIRST YEAR

SEMESTER I

CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
CPMT 1403 Introduction to Computer Technology OR 4
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
CPMT 1405 IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software OR 4
CPMT 2445 Computer System Troubleshooting (4)
+Elective Technical Elective 3-4
15-16

SEMESTER II

CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CPMT 1409 IT Essentials II: Network Operating Systems OR 4
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems (4)
+Elective Technical Elective 3-4
11-12

SECOND YEAR

SEMESTER III

CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
4
Minimum Hours Required 30-32

+Technical Electives - must be selected from the following with the approval of an Electronics Technology professor:

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies OR 4
CPMT 1449 Computer Networking Technology (4)
EECT 1391 Special Topics in Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 3
EECT 2380 Cooperative Education - Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 3
EECT 1440 Telecommunications Transmission Media 4
ITNW 1451 Fundamentals of Wireless LANs OR 4
EECT 2437 Wireless Telephony Systems (4)
ITSC 1407 UNIX Operating System I 4

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree, Tech Prep Enhanced Skills Certificate)

Mountain View only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.ELECTRO.08

This program prepares students for entry-level electronic technician positions by providing training in digital and analog theory and practical skills.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra OR 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR (3)
MATH 1414 College Algebra (4)
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
16-17

SEMESTER II

CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
INTC 1307 Instrumentation Test Equipment 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
PHYS 1405 Concepts in Physics OR 4
PHYS 1407 Concepts in Physics (4)
18

SEMESTER III

CETT 1449 Digital Systems 4
CPMT 1403 Introduction to Computer Technology 4
+++Electives Technical 8
16

SEMESTER IV

CETT 2433 Digital Computer Circuits 4
+++Electives Technical 10
++++Electives 3-4
17-18
Minimum Hours Required 67-69

+Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Humanities/Fine Arts.

++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Social/Behavior Science.

+++Technical electives - must be selected from the following with the approval of an Electronics Technology professor:

AVNC 1303 Introduction to Aviation Electronic Systems 3
AVNC 1443 Aviation Electrical and Electronic Systems Installation 4
AVNC 1453 Operational Testing of Aviation Electronic Systems 4
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
CETT 1457 Linear Integrated Circuits 4
CETT 2449 Research and Project Design 4
CPMT 1443 Microcomputer Architecture 4
CPMT 1447 Computer System Peripherals 4
CPMT 1449 Computer Networking Technology 4
CPMT 2437 Microcomputer Interfacing 4
CPMT 2445 Computer System Troubleshooting 4
EECT 1191 Special Topics in Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 1
EECT 1291 Special Topics in Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 2
EECT 1391 Special Topics in Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 3
EECT 1491 Special Topics in Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 4
EECT 2380 Cooperative Education - Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 3
EECT 1440 Telecommunications Transmission Media 4
EECT 2439 Communications Circuits 4
ELMT 2433 Industrial Electronics 4
HYDR 1445 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 4
ITCC 1401 Cisco Exploration I - Network Fundamentals 4
ITCC 1404 Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols and Concepts 4
ITCC 2408 Cisco Exploration 3 - LAN Switching and Wireless 4
ITCC 2410 Cisco Exploration 4 - Accessing the WAN 4
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITMT 1440 Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment 4
ITMT 1455 Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Server 2003 Network Infrastructure 4
ITMT 1450 Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network Services 4
ITMT 1400 Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Windows XP Professional 4
ITMT 2430 Designing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure 4
ITNW 1451 Fundamentals of Wireless LANs 4
RBTC 2445 Robot Application, Set-up and Testing 4

++++Technical Electives - must be selected from the following with the approval of an Electronics Technology professor and must be a separate course than those chosen to meet the +++Elective:

CETT 2449 Research and Project Design 4
CPMT 2437 Microcomputer Interfacing 4
EECT 1391 Special Topics in Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 3
EECT 1491 Special Topics in Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 4
RBTC 2445 Robot Application, Set-up and Testing 4
EECT 2380 Cooperative Education-Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 3

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ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY--NETWORKING SPECIALIST

(Level I Certificate)

MVC-Closed January 1, 2011.

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.ELEC.NWK.SPEC

This certificate is designed to prepare students for an entry level position in the networking or telecommunications industries. Course options will be typically selected either in the Microsoft MCSE or Cisco CCNA certification areas. All of the courses in the certificate are applicable to the Associate in Applied Sciences degree in Electronics Technology.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ITMT 1440 Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment OR 4
ITCC 1401 Cisco Exploration 1 - Network Fundamentals (4)
ITMT 1400 Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Windows XP Professional OR 4
ITCC 1404 Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols and Concepts (4)
EECT 1440 Telecommunications Transmission Media 4
12

SEMESTER II

ITMT 1450 Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network Services OR 4
ITCC 2408 Cisco Exploration 3 - LAN Switching and Wireless (4)
ITMT 1455 Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Server 2003 Network Infrastructure OR 4
ITCC 2410 Cisco Exploration 4 - Accessing the WAN (4)
8
Minimum Hours Required 20

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010.
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ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY -- SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

MVC-Closed January 1, 2011.

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.ELET.SEMI

This program prepares the student to perform the technical tasks within a wafer fabrication area and includes monitoring process output parameters, analyzing and troubleshooting process related problems, analyzing various chemical reactions, and making decisions which will improve yield of various wafer lots. The course of study may involve participating in wafer experiments or designing of experiments to find the source of process problems or measurement of process limits. Emphasis is placed on working closely with all members of the semiconductor manufacturing team.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra OR 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR (3)
MATH 1414 College Algebra (4)
HYDR 1445 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 4
14-15

SEMESTER II

CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
RBTC 2445 Robotics Application, Set-up and Testing 4
CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I OR 4
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I (4)
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
19

SEMESTER III

CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals OR 4
CPMT 1403 Introduction to Computer Technology (4)
CETT 1457 Linear Integrated Circuits 4
SMFT 1343 Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology I 3
CHEM 1407 Introductory Chemistry II OR 4
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II OR (4)
PHYS 1415 Physical Science OR (4)
PHYS 1405 Concepts in Physics (4)
15

SEMESTER IV

ELMT 2433 Industrial Electronics 4
SMFT 2231 Radio Frequency (RF) Power Systems 2
QCTC 1243 Quality Assurance 2
SMFT 2343 Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology II OR 3
EECT 2380 Cooperative Education-Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician (3)
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
17
Minimum Hours Required 65-66

+Elective - must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Humanities/Fine Arts.

++Elective - must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Social/Behavioral Sciences.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four year institution of their choice.

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ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY --TECHNICAL PLATFORM

(Level I Certificate)

Mountain View only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.ELEC.TECH.PLAT

This certificate is designed to prepare students for an entry or intern level position in the electronics manufacturing or service industry. All of the courses in the certificate are applicable to the Associate in Applied Sciences degree in Electronics Technology.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
CPMT 1403 Introduction to Computer Technology 4

SEMESTER II

CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
8
Minimum Hours Required 16

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