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CETT 1204 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

High-Reliability Soldering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in this course will teach high reliability soldering, desoldering, circuitry repair, plated-thru-hole repairs, conformal coating removal, industry standards, electrostatic discharge (ESD) control, surface mount device (SMD) installation, removal and replacement using hand held systems or reflow workstations. Students will solder highly reliable connections; solder to industry standards; desolder connections; install surface mount devices; remove surface mount devices; remove conformal coatings; repair and/or replace traces, pads, and eyelets. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CETT 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

DC Circuits
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm's law, Kirchhoff's laws and circuit analysis techniques. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CETT 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

AC Circuits
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the fundamentals of alternating current including series and parallel AC circuits, phasors, capacitive and inductive networks, transformers, and resonance. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CETT 1331 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Technical Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent enrollment in MATH 1414 or the equivalent.
Course Description: Introduction to a high level programming language such as BASIC, PASCAL, or "C". Topics include structured programming and problem solving as they apply to technical applications. This course is cross-listed as CETT 1431. The student may register for either CETT 1331 or CETT 1431 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CETT 1357 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Linear Integrated Circuits
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the characteristics, operations, and testing of linear integrated circuits. Applications include instrumentation and active filtering. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CETT 1402 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electricity Principles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles of electricity including proper use of test equipment, A/C and D/C circuits, and component theory and operation. Students will identify basic principles of electricity (A/C and D/C), voltage, current, and circuitry; apply Ohm's law to electrical calculations; use test equipment to measure continuity, voltage, and current values; and use electrical safety practices. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC, RLC

DC Circuits
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm's law, Kirchhoff's laws and circuit analysis techniques. Emphasis on circuit analysis of resistive networks and DC measurements. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC, RLC

AC Circuits
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1403.
Course Description: A study of the fundamentals of alternating current including series and parallel AC circuits, phasors, capacitive and inductive networks, transformers, and resonance. This course is cross-listed as CETT 1305. The student may register for either CETT 1405 or CETT 1305 but may receive credit for only one of the two (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Fundamentals of Electronics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Applies concepts of electricity, electronics, and digital fundamentals; supports programs requiring a general knowledge of electronics. Students will build and test circuits using analog and digital components; visually identify components and component values; build and test series and parallel resistive circuits; check resistors, diodes, and transistors using a multimeter. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 1425 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC, RLC

Digital Fundamentals
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An entry-level course in digital electronics to include numbering systems, logic gates, Boolean algebra, and combinational logic This course is cross-listed as CETT 1325. The student may register for either CETT 1425 or CETT 1325 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 1429 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC, RLC

Solid State Devices
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1403 and credit or concurrent enrollment in CETT 1405.
Course Description: A study of diodes, transistor characteristics and other semiconductor devices, including analysis of static and dynamic characteristics, biasing techniques, and thermal considerations. This course is cross-listed as CETT 1329. The student may register for either CETT 1429 or CETT 1329 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab./3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CETT 1431 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Programming for Discrete Electronic Devices
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to a high level programming language. Includes structured programming and problem solving applicable to discrete electronic devices. This course is cross-listed as CETT 1331. The student may register for either CETT 1331 or CETT 1431 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Solid State Circuits
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1429.
Course Description: A study of various semiconductor devices incorporated in circuits and their applications. Emphasis on circuit construction, measurements, and analysis. Topics will include JFETs, MOSFETs, oscillators, thyristors, power supply systems, voltage regulators, multistage amplifiers and power amplifiers. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Microprocessor
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1425.
Course Description: An introductory course in microprocessor software and hardware; its architecture, timing sequence, operation, and programming; and discussion of appropriate software diagnostic language and tools. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 1449 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Digital Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1429.
Course Description: Digital Systems is a course in electronics covering digital systems. Emphasis on application and troubleshooting digital systems using counters, registers, code converters, multiplexers, analog-to-digital circuits, digital-to-analog circuits, and large-scale integrated circuits. The student will evaluate the operation of digital systems while operating in correct and fault mode using various test instruments; describe the difference between a digital system and an analog system; and draw a simple block diagram of a digital computer system. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 1457 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC, RLC

Linear Integrated Circuits
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1429.
Course Description: In depth coverage of the characteristics, operations, stabilization, testing, and feedback techniques of linear integrated circuits. Application in computation, measurements, instrumentation, and active filtering. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 1470 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Foundations
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: Students should have a good understanding of Local Area Network (LAN) and Internet Protocol concepts such as that provided by the PTR Introduction to Data Communications and Networking course. Knowledge of the BASIC workings of a PBX is recommended.
Course Description: The objective of this course is to provide a technical and practical overview of Voice over IP (VoIP). The course identifies the main elements of the technology and presents them in an accessible format. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 1471 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Wireless Site Survey
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: Understanding of basic wireless LAN and basic networking concepts.
Course Description: This hands-on course trains students to determine optimum installation locations for wireless LAN access points, wireless bridges, and RFID readers, assess impacts of RF transmission impairments, and document findings for enterprise and public wireless LANs. This course includes demonstrations and student exercises. Each student will learn the objective evaluation of the environment and obtain skills for performing wireless LAN site surveys. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CETT 1472 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Wireless Sensors Network
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: Recommended that students have beginning level of C programming and/or shell scripting experience.
Course Description: This course is designed to enable students to setup the programming environment, configure sensors, deploy sensors, and integrate sensors in the existing network environment. This course utilizes the TinyOS programming model and nesC terminology to create sensor applications that can be deployed on Motes in the wireless sensor network. This course enables students to interface with the sensor network and log collected data on a web interface utilizing radio communication's software stack. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Special Topics in Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course will teach individuals in the renewable energy field how to read, interpret and correlate schematic drawings, in the fields of electronics, construction trades, mechanical, electrical, pneumatics, and hydraulics. These students will be able to read a drawing, go to the physical device and produce the drawing, or begin at the physical device and reduce it to a drawing. The course is also intended to make a person proficient in the physical construction of a drawing. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 2337 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Microcomputer Control
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1425.
Course Description: A study of microprocessors and microcomputers with an emphasis on embedded controllers for industrial and commercial applications. Topics include RAM, ROM and input/output (I/O) interfacing. Introduction to programming. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CETT 2433 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Digital Computer Circuits
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1429.
Course Description: Digital Computer circuits is a study of the three major component systems of a digital computer including arithmetic logic operations, RAM and ROM memory systems, and control systems. The student will explain the operation of the three basic sections of any computer system. The student will construct and troubleshoot computer circuits including arithmetic logic units, memory systems, and control systems; describe the function of the BIOS (Basic Input Output System) in a computer system; and how a computer knows what to address when first cold booted. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Advanced Microprocessors
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1445.
Course Description: An advanced course utilizing the microprocessor in control systems and interfacing. Emphasis on microprocessor hardware and implementation of peripheral interfacing. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 2443 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Color Television
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1429.
Course Description: This course covers the principles of color television receivers including signal processing circuits and provides color TV theory and hands-on experience in basic color TV service. The student will explain the principles of color television receivers; test color TV receiver circuits for proper operation and verify FCC color television parameters. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CETT 2449 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Research and Project Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles of electrical/electronic design encompassing schematics wiring diagrams, materials lists, operating characteristics, completion schedules, and cost estimates. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CETT 2480 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Cooperative Education-Computer Engineering Technology/ Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 26 Ext.)


CETT 2481 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Cooperative Education-Computer Engineering Technology/ Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 26 Ext.)


CPMT 1249 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Networking Technology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in the Internet Development Technologies Program, or demonstrated competence approved by program director.
Course Description: A beginning course in computer networks with focus on networking fundamentals, terminology, hardware, software, and network architecture. A study of local/wide area networking concepts and networking installations and operations. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CPMT 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to information technology and data communication. Includes topics on personal computer hardware and software and basic networking concepts. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1405. The student may register for either CPMT 1305 or CPMT 1405 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Electronic and Computer Skills
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the information for the assembly of a microcomputer system. Emphasis on the evolution of microprocessors and microprocessor bus structures. (3 Lec.)


CPMT 1308 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Web Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to Web site production processes and design elements involving layouts, navigation and interactivity. This course will help students prepare for career opportunities as a Web designer, entry-level Graphical Designer, Web project manage, and Webmaster. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1408. The student may register for either CPMT 1308 or CPMT 1408 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

IT Essentials II: Network Operating Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CPMT 1305 or instructor approval.
Course Description: An overview of network operating systems and specifically covers the Linux Red Hat Network operating system. Students will learn how to use the Linux operating system, the K Desktop Environment (KDE) and GNU Network Object Model (GNOME). Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1409. The student may register for either CPMT 1309 or CPMT 1409 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Networking Technology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A beginning course in computer networks with focus on networking fundamentals, terminology, hardware, software, and network architecture. A study of local/wide area networking concepts and networking installations and operations. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CPMT 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Introduction to Computer Technology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A fundamental computer course that provides explanation of the procedures to utilize hardware and software. Emphasis on terminology, acronyms, and hands-on activities. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1404 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Microcomputer System Software
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: In this course the students will develop skills in the installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of system software in microcomputers. Topics covered may include operating systems, utility software and other software affecting the basic operation of a microcomputer system. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to information technology and data communication. Includes topics on personal computer hardware and software and basic networking concepts. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1305. The student may register for either CPMT 1305 or CPMT 1405 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 1408 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Web Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to Web site production processes and design elements involving layouts, navigation and interactivity. This course will help students prepare for career opportunities as a Web designer, entry-level Graphical Designer, Web project manage, and Webmaster. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1308. The student may register for either CPMT 1308 or CPMT 1408 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 1409 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

IT Essentials II: Network Operating Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CPMT 1405 or instructor approval.
Course Description: An overview of network operating systems and specifically covers the Linux Red Hat Network operating system. Students will learn how to use the Linux operating system, the K Desktop Environment (KDE) and GNU Network Object Model (GNOME). Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1309. The student may register for either CPMT 1309 or CPMT 1409 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Computer Maintenance
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course is an introduction to the installation, configuration, and maintenance of a microcomputer system. Students will study how to identify modules that make up a computer system and its operation; identify each type of computer bus structure; assemble/setup microcomputer systems and adapter/interface boards; and install/connect associated peripherals. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1443 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Microcomputer Architecture
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Computer characteristics and subsystem operations, timing, control circuits, and internal input/output controls. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Systems Maintenance
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course will cover functions of the components within a computer system. In this course the students will develop skills in the use of test equipment and maintenance aids. Students will study how to describe the functions of components in a computer system; use computer related test equipment; and demonstrate the effective use of maintenance tools. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1447 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Computer System Peripherals
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1403.
Course Description: This course is an in-depth study of principles and practices involved in computer system troubleshooting techniques, programs, and the use of specialized test equipment. The student will develop hardware and software troubleshooting techniques and perform procedures used in troubleshooting. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1449 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Computer Networking Technology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1403.
Course Description: This is a beginning course in computer networks with focus on networking fundamentals, terminology, hardware, software, and network architecture. A study of local/wide area networking concepts and networking installations and operations. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level information and communication technology (ICT) professionals. The curriculum covers the fundamentals of PC technology, networking, and security, and also provides an introduction to advanced concepts. Hands-on labs and Virtual Laptop and Virtual Desktop learning tools help students develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills. Cisco Packet Tracer simulation-based learning activities promote the exploration of network and networking security concepts and allow students to experiment with network behavior. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 2232 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced course in integration of hardware, software, and applications. Customization of computer systems for specific applications in engineering, multi-media, or data acquisition. (2 Lec.)


CPMT 2233 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced course in integration of hardware, software, and applications. Customization of computer systems for specific applications in engineering, multi-media, or data acquisition. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2433. The student may register for either CPMT 2233 or CPMT 2433 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec.)


CPMT 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC

Home Technology Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1405 and ITSC 1425 or CPMT 1305 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Integration and maintenance of various home technology subsystems. Includes home automation, security and surveillance, home networks, video and audio networks, and structured wiring. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2402. The student may register for either CPMT 2302 or CPMT 2402 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Network Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CCNA 4 or current CCNA certification.
Course Description: Overall security processes with particular emphasis on hands-on skills in the following areas: security policy design and management; security technologies, products and solutions; firewall and secure router design, installation, configuration and maintenance; AAA implementation using routers and firewalls; VPN implementation using routers and firewalls. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2434. The student may register for either CPMT 2334 or CPMT 2434 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 2402 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Home Technology Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1405 and ITSC 1425 or CPMT 1405 of instructor approval.
Course Description: Integration and maintenance of various home technology subsystems. Includes home automation, security and surveillance, home networks, video and audio networks, and structured wiring. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2302. The student may register for either CPMT 2302 or CPMT 2402 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 2433 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Integration of hardware, software, and applications. Customization of computer systems for specific applications such as engineering, multimedia, or data acquisition. Integrate special applications in the areas of multimedia, data acquisition, or engineering; install and maintain various hardware and software components for specialized applications; and analyze and test system operations. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2233. The student may register for either CPMT 2233 or CPMT 2433 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 2434 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Network Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CCNA 4 or current CCNA certification.
Course Description: Overall security processes with particular emphasis on hands-on skills in the following areas: security policy design and management; security technologies, products and solutions; firewall and secure router design, installation, configuration and maintenance; AAA implementation using routers and firewalls; VPN implementation using routers and firewalls. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2334. The student may register for either CPMT 2334 or CPMT 2434 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Microcomputer Interfacing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 2435.
Course Description: An interfacing course exploring the concepts and terminology involved in interfacing the internal architecture of the microcomputer with commonly used external devices. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Computer System Troubleshooting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1429.
Course Description: This course covers principles and practices involved in computer system troubleshooting techniques and repair procedures including advanced diagnostic test programs and the use of specialized test equipment. The student will develop hardware and software troubleshooting techniques and perform procedures used in troubleshooting. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 2449 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Computer Networking Technology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Internet Development Technologies core curricula, and concurrent enrollment in specialization track, or demonstrated competence approved by program director.
Course Description: An in-depth study of network technology with emphasis on network operating systems, network connectivity, hardware, and software. Mastery of implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of LAN and/or WAN network environments. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


EECT 1104 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Electronic Soldering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The theory of tools and equipment for electronic soldering techniques. The student will select and use appropriate soldering tools and equipment, demonstrate proper soldering techniques, and practice safety procedures. Emphasis will be primarily on terminal and printed circuit board through-hole soldering. This course is cross-listed as EECT 1204. The student may register for either EECT 1104 or EECT 1204 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lab.)


EECT 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Special Topics In Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics in this course 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. (1 Lec.)


EECT 1204 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Electronic Soldering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The theory of tools and equipment for electronic soldering techniques. The student will select and use appropriate soldering tools and equipment, demonstrate proper soldering techniques, and practice safety procedures. Emphasis will be on surface-mount soldering techniques. This course is cross-listed as EECT 1104. The student may register for either EECT 1204 or EECT 1104 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


EECT 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Special Topics In Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics in this course 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. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


EECT 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Technical Customer Service
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: General principles of customer service within a technical environment. Topics include internal/external customer relationships, time-management, best practices, and verbal and non-verbal communications skills. (3 Lec.)


EECT 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Convergence Technologies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of telecommunications convergence technologies including telephone, LAN, WAN, wireless, voice, video, and internet protocol. This course is cross-listed as EECT 1407. The student may register for either EECT 1307 or EECT 1407 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


EECT 1346 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Telecommunications Traffic Engineering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: EECT 1403.
Course Description: A study of telecommunications traffic management including blocking avoidance schemes, data collection and analysis and reporting techniques. (3 Lec.)


EECT 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Special Topics In Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics in this course 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. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


EECT 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Introduction to Telecommunications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of the telecommunications industry. Topics include the history of the telecommunications industry, terminology, rules and regulations and industry standards and protocols. This course is cross-listed as EECT 1303. The student may register for either EECT 1403 or EECT 1303 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC, NLC

Convergence Technologies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of telecommunications convergence technologies including telephone, LAN, WAN, wireless, voice, video, and internet protocol. This course is cross-listed as EECT 1307. The student may register for either EECT 1307 or EECT 1407 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


EECT 1408 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Structured Media Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Design, integration, setup, testing, and maintenance of various residential and small business subsystems, including industry documentation. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 1440 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Telecommunications Transmission Media
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamentals of telecommunications media, including installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Topics address media characteristics and connectorization. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


EECT 1442 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Telecommunications Outside Plant
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: EECT 1403.
Course Description: A study of outside plant facilities with emphasis on cabling layout design, splicing, bonding, grounding and facility protection systems. Safety practices and procedures are included. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 1444 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Telecommunications Broadband Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: EECT 1403.
Course Description: A survey of telecommunications broadband transmissions systems including protocols, testing, applications and safety practices. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 1470 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Structured Media Systems
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Introduction to the use of structured wiring systems to provide access and versatility to configure wiring topologies in a business or home environment. Design, install, and test the various subsystems available to the technology for today's high-tech business or home. Manage existing and emerging technologies in a business or home and establish a modular infrastructure for future innovations that will not only increase current value, but ensure its long-term viability. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 1471 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electronic Systems Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Integration, setup, testing and maintenance of various home technology subsystems. Set up, test, program, document and verify proper operation of the various subsystems available that integrate the technology systems for today's high-tech business or home. Subsystems may include home networks, telephone and intercom systems, whole security and surveillance systems, video and audio networks. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Special Topics In Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the use of structured wiring systems to provide access and versatility to configure wiring topologies in a business or home environment. Design, install, and test the various subsystems available to the technology for today''s high-tech business or home. Manage existing and emerging technologies in a business or home and establish a modular infrastructure for future innovations that will not only increase current value, but ensure its long-term viability. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Wireless Data Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Principles of wireless data systems to include call processing, hand-off, site analysis, antenna radiation pattern, commonly used test/maintenance equipment and access protocol. This course is cross-listed as EECT 2431. The student may register for either EECT 2331 or EECT 2431 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


EECT 2337 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Wireless Telephony Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: EECT 1403 or EECT 1307 or EECT 1407.
Course Description: Principles of wireless/cellular telephony systems to include call processing, hand-off, site analysis, antenna radiation patterns, commonly used test/maintenance equipment and access protocol. This course is cross-listed as EECT 2437. The student may register for either EECT 2337 or EECT 2437 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


EECT 2366 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Practicum (or Field Experience) - Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (21 Ext.)


EECT 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


EECT 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


EECT 2388 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Internship - Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (18 Ext.)


EECT 2408 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electronic Systems Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Design, integration, setup, testing, and maintenance of various residential and small business subsystems, including industry documentation. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 2430 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Telecommunications Switching
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: EECT 1403.
Course Description: The operation of telecommunications switching equipment and related software. Topics include installation, testing, maintenance, and troubleshooting. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 2431 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Wireless Data Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Principles of wireless data systems to include call processing, hand-off, site analysis, antenna radiation pattern, commonly used test/maintenance equipment and access protocol. This course is cross-listed as EECT 2331. The student may register for either EECT 2331 or EECT 2431 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


EECT 2432 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Telecommunications Signaling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: EECT 1403.
Course Description: The study of signaling schemes in telecommunications. Topics include circuits and systems necessary to implement signaling protocols, conversions and formats. Also included is the study of the history of signaling schemes. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 2433 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Telephone Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of installation and maintenance systems including telephone set, public switched networks, local exchanges, networks, two and four wire systems, tip and ringing requirements, and digital transmission techniques. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Telecommunications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 2439.
Course Description: A study of modern telecommunications systems incorporating microwave, satellite, optical, and wire/cable-based communications systems. Instruction in installation, testing, and maintenance of communications systems components. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Wireless Telephony Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: EECT 1403 or EECT 1307 or EECT 1407.
Course Description: Principles of wireless/cellular telephony systems to include call processing, hand-off, site analysis, antenna radiation patterns, commonly used test/maintenance equipment and access protocol. This course is cross-listed as EECT 2337. The student may register for either EECT 2337 or EECT 2437 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 2439 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Communications Circuits
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1429.
Course Description: This course is a study of communications systems with emphasis on amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, phase modulation, and digital pulse modulation. Discussion of several types of modulators, demodulators, receivers, transmitters, and transceivers. The student will describe the operation of communications receivers and transmitters; measure and troubleshoot communications systems; and describe the use of microwave receivers used in down-links in communications and the geographical regional transponder relationships used to communicate by cell phone. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


EECT 2440 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Telecommunications Central Office Equipment
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: EECT 1403.
Course Description: An examination of the theory, operation and maintenance of central office telecommunications equipment. This course is designed to make the student familiar with the installation of telecommunications switching equipment, interpretation of technical documents, and standard practices and procedures including safety procedures. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELMT 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Programmable Logic Controllers
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to programmable logic controllers as used in industrial environments including basic concepts, programming, applications, troubleshooting of ladder logic, and interfacing of equipment. Students will explain terminology; select hardware components; predict PLC operation based on ladder logic diagrams; program a PLC to perform various control functions. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ELMT 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Electromechanical Technology/Technician
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. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ELMT 1402 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Solar Photovoltaic Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Design and installation of solar photovoltaic systems and their applications. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELMT 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Basic Fluid Power
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic fluid power course covering pneumatic and hydraulic systems, fluid power symbols, operating theory, components, and basic electrical and manual controls. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELMT 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Solar Fundamentals
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Study of heat transference, motors, pumps and other mechanical devices; solid state switches; photovoltaic plates and energy conversion; thermal dynamics; and solar energy. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELMT 2239 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced applications of programmable logic controllers as used in industrial environments including concepts of programming, industrial applications, troubleshooting ladder logic, and interfacing to equipment. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELMT 2433 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Industrial Electronics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1429.
Course Description: This course is a study of devices, circuits, and systems primarily used in automated manufacturing and/or process control including computer controls and interfacing between mechanical, electrical, electronic, and computer equipment. Presentation of programming schemes. The student will describe how electronic input and output circuits are used to control automated manufacturing and/or process systems; identify basic elements used for input, output, timing, and control; define how programmable electronic systems use input data to alter output responses; troubleshoot a representative system; and demonstrate how system operation can be altered with software programming. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELMT 2471 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Alternative Energy Systems
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A study of residential and commercial business solar and wind turbine on site power generation. The course will emphasize the electrical/electronic skills needed for the installation and service/repair of such alternative energy systems. Hands-on lab experiences in installation processes will be part of the course. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELPT 1215 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Calculations I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to mathematical applications utilized to solve problems in the electrical field. Topics include fractions, decimals, percentages, simple equations, ratio and proportion, unit conversions, and applied geometry. (2 Lec.)


ELPT 1221 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic theory and practice of electrical circuits. Includes calculations as applied to alternating and direct current. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELPT 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Basic Electrical Theory
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic theory and practice of electrical circuits. Includes calculations as applied to alternating and direct current. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Electricity I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to basic direct current (DC) theory including electron theory and direct current applications. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELPT 1320 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Electricity II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduces alternating current (AC). Includes AC voltage, frequency, mechanical and electrical degrees, waveforms, resistors, capacitors, and inductors. Basic theory and practice of electrical circuits. Includes calculations as applied to alternating and direct current. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELPT 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Safety rules and regulations. Includes the selection, inspection, use, and maintenance of common tools for electricians. This course is cross-listed as ELPT 1221. The student may register for either ELPT 1321 or ELPT 1221 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELPT 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

National Electrical Code I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introductory study of the National Electric Code (NEC) for those employed in fields requiring knowledge of the Code. Emphasis on wiring design, protection, methods, and materials; equipment for general use; and basic calculations. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Residential Wiring
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Wiring methods for single family and multi-family dwellings. Includes load calculations, service entrance sizing, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Motor Control
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Operating principles of solid-state and conventional controls along with their practical applications. Includes braking, jogging, plugging, safety interlocks, wiring, and schematic diagram interpretations (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Commercial Wiring
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Commercial wiring methods. Includes overcurrent protection, raceway panel board installation, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Machines
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Direct current (DC) motors, single-phase and polyphase alternating current (AC) motors, generators, and alternators. Emphasis on construction, characteristics, efficiencies, starting, and speed control. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1357 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Industrial Wiring
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Wiring methods used for industrial installations. Includes motor circuits, raceway and bus way installations, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Special Topics in Electrical and Power Transmission Installer, 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. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Basic Electrical Theory
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic theory and practice of electrical circuits. Includes calculations as applied to alternating and direct current. This course is cross-listed as ELPT 1311. The student may register for either ELPT 1411 or ELPT 1311 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Motor Control
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Operating principles of solid-state and conventional controls along with their practical applications. Includes braking, jogging, plugging, safety interlocks, wiring, and schematic diagram interpretations. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 2419 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Programmable Logic Controllers I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamental concepts of programmable logic controllers, principles of operation, and numbering systems as applied to electrical controls. Students will identify and describe digital logic circuits and explain numbering systems; explain the operation of programmable logic controllers; convert ladder diagrams into programs; incorporate timers and counters utilizing programmable logic controllers; and execute and evaluate programs. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELPT 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Planning and Estimating
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Planning and estimating for residential, commercial, and industrial wiring systems. Includes a variety of electrical techniques. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 2443 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Systems Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Electrical design of commercial and/or industrial projects including building layout, types of equipment, placement, sizing of electrical equipment, and all electrical calculations according to the requirements of the National Electrical Code (NEC). (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


HART 1273 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Air Conditioning Control Principles
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A basic study of electrical, pressure, and temperature controls including motor starting devices, operating relays, and troubleshooting safety controls and devices. Emphasis on use of wiring diagrams to analyze high and low voltage circuits. A review of Ohm's law as applied to A/C controls and circuits. Required. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technologies/Technicians
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. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


HART 1292 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
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. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


HART 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Basic Electricity for HVAC
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles of electricity as required by HVAC, including proper use of test equipment, electrical circuits, and component theory and operation. This course is cross-listed as HART 1401. The student may register for either HART 1301 or HART 1401 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Air Conditioning Control Principles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A basic study of HVAC and refrigeration controls; troubleshooting of control components; emphasis on use of wiring diagrams to analyze high and low voltage circuits; a review of Ohm's law as applied to air conditioning controls and circuits. This course is cross-listed as HART 1403. The student may register for either HART 1303 or HART 1403 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Refrigeration Principles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the refrigeration cycle, heat transfer theory, temperature/pressure relationship, refrigerant handling, refrigeration components and safety. This course is cross-listed as HART 1407 and HART 1507. The student may register for either HART 1307, HART 1407, or HART 1507 but may receive credit for only one of the three. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1356 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC

EPA Recovery Certification Preparation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Certification training for HVAC refrigerant recovery and recycling. Instruction will provide a review of EPA guidelines for refrigerant recovery and recycling during the installation, service, and repair of all HVAC and refrigeration systems. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


HART 1368 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Practicum (Or Field Experience) - Heating, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1401, HART 1403, and HART 1407.
Course Description: Practical general training and experiences in the workplace. The college with the employer develops and documents an individualized plan for the student. The plan relates the workplace training and experiences to the student's general and technical course of study. The guided external experiences may be paid or unpaid. (21 Ext.)


HART 1374 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Refrigeration Principles
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: An introduction to the refrigeration cycle, basic thermodynamics, heat transfer, temperature/pressure relationship, safety, refrigeration containment, and refrigeration components. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab)


HART 1376 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

A/C Control Principles
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A basic study of electrical, pressure, and temperature controls including motor starting devices, operating relays, and troubleshooting safety controls and devices. Emphasis on use of wiring diagrams to analyze high and low voltage circuits. A review of Ohm's law as applied to A/C controls and circuits. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC

Cooperative Education - Heating, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1401, HART 1403, and HART 1407.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


HART 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
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. (1 Lec., 4 Lab.)


HART 1393 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Solar Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course will provide hands on experience in the installation and wiring of solar systems. Systems are to include grid tied and battery backup. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


HART 1394 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC

Special Topics in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanic and Repairer
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. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


HART 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC

Basic Electricity for HVAC
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles of electricity as required by HVAC, including proper use of test equipment, electrical circuits, and component theory and operation. This course is cross-listed as HART 1301. The student may register for either HART 1401 or HART 1301 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.,3 Lab.)


HART 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC

Air Conditioning Control Principles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1401.
Course Description: A basic study of electrical, pressure, and temperature controls including motor starting devices, operating relays, and troubleshooting safety controls and devices. Emphasis on use of wiring diagrams to analyze high and low voltage circuits. A review of Ohms law as applied to A/C controls and circuits. This course is cross-listed as HART 1303. The student may register for either HART 1403 or HART 1303 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC

Refrigeration Principles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the refrigeration cycle, basic thermodynamics, heat transfer, temperature/pressure relationship, safety, refrigeration containment, and refrigeration components. This course is cross-listed as HART 1307 and HART 1507. The student may register for either HART 1307, HART 1407 or HART 1507 but may receive credit for only one of the three. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Solar Fundamentals
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Study of heat transference, motors, pumps and other mechanical devices; solid state switches; photovoltaic plates and energy conversion; thermal dynamics; and solar energy. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC

Residential Air Conditioning
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1403, HART 1407 or consent of instructor.
Course Description: A study of components, applications, and installation of mechanical air conditioning systems including operating conditions, troubleshooting, repair, and charging of air conditioning systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1442 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Refrigeration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory of and practical application in the maintenance of commercial refrigeration; high, medium, and low temperature applications and ice machines. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC

Gas And Electric Heating
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1401, HART 1403 or consent of instructor.
Course Description: A study of the procedures and principles used in servicing heating systems including gas fired and electric furnaces. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1449 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Heat Pumps
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1403, HART 1407 or consent of instructor.
Course Description: A study of heat pumps, heat pump control circuits, defrost controls, auxiliary heat, air flow, and other topics related to heat pump systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Energy Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic heat transfer theory; sensible and latent heat loads; building envelope construction; insulin, lighting, and fenestration types; and conducting energy audit procedures. The course develops energy audit recommends based on local utility rates building use, and construction. Laboratory activities include developing energy audit reports, installing energy saving devices, and measuring energy consumption. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1470 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Building Energy Systems
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course introduces the fundamentals of heating, air conditioning, ventilating and refrigeration (HVAC&R) systems, provides a method to prepare, understand and analyze a building and systems load profiles, and describes types and functions of major components of all energy consuming equipment within a building including air and water systems in aspects of primary and secondary system structure. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1471 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Energy Conservation Measures
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course introduces techniques to identify and analyze opportunities in operation and maintenance, and improvement of energy efficiency in each energy system and interactive effects as a whole system. The course provides methodology to calculate energy savings or cost savings. It also should explain the role of corrective, preventative and performance maintenance for buildings and their relation to control systems and demonstrates entry-level technician skills to calibrate, troubleshoot, repair and maintain energy control systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technologies/Technicians
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., 3 Lab.)


HART 1492 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
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., 3 Lab.)


HART 1494 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC

Special Topics in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanic and Repairer
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., 3 Lab.)


HART 1507 (5 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Refrigeration Principles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the refrigeration cycle, basic thermodynamics, heat transfer, temperature/pressure relationships, safety, refrigeration containment, and refrigeration components. This course is cross-listed as HART 1307 and HART 1407. The student may register for either HART 1307, HART 1407 or HART 1507 but may receive credit for only one of the three. (4 Lec., 2 Lab.)


HART 2270 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial and Industrial Heating Systems
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers the basics of commercial and industrial heating systems. The student will study the basic theory and design of heating systems; methods of installation and the operation of heating equipment; discuss safety requirements when working with heating equipment. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2271 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Air Conditioning
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course is the study of Air Conditioning Systems with capacities of 25 tons or less. Topics include: safety; HAVC equipment; basic design and planning; trade tools and equipment; diagnose and troubleshooting. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2273 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Industrial Air Conditioning
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course studies Air Conditioning Systems 25 Tons and above. Topics include safety for 25 ton and above systems; HAVC equipment; basic design and planning; trade tools and equipment; diagnose and troubleshooting. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2274 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial and Industrial Pneumatic Controls
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the design, installation and operation of pneumatic control systems used in commercial and industrial buildings. The student will study system safety and design than apply methods used during installation, start-up, testing, and balancing mechanical systems. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Air Conditioning System Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced study in essential elements of commercial air conditioning contracting including duct systems design and/or material takeoff; weight estimating; equipment selection using manufacturers catalog data; job cost estimating, scheduling, preparation of shop drawings and submittals. This course is cross-listed as HART 2402. The student may register for either HART 2302 or HART 2402 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Advanced Air Conditioning Controls
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory and application of electrical control devices, electromechanical controls, and/or pneumatic controls. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


HART 2336 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Air Conditioning Troubleshooting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced course in application of troubleshooting principles and use of test instruments to diagnose air conditioning and refrigeration components and system problems including conducting performance tests. This course is cross-listed as HART 2436. The student may register for either HART 2336 or HART 2436 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Air Conditioning
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of components, applications, and installation of air conditioning systems with capacities of 25 tons or less. This course is cross-listed as HART 2441. The student may register for either HART 2341 or HART 2441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Commercial Refrigeration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory and practical application in the maintenance of commercial refrigeration; medium, and low temperature applications and ice machines. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


HART 2368 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Practicum (or Field Experience) - Heating, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1401, HART 1403, and HART 1407.
Course Description: Practical general training and experiences in the workplace. The college with the employer develops and documents an individualized plan for the student. The plan relates the workplace training and experiences to the student's general and technical course of study. The guided external experiences may be paid or unpaid. (21 Ext.)


HART 2376 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Troubleshooting
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: An advance course in application of troubleshooting principles and use of test instruments to diagnose air conditioning and refrigeration components and system problems including conducting performance test. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2377 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Air Conditioning
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A study of components, applications, and installation of air conditioning systems with capacities of 25 tons or less. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2378 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Air Conditioning Systems Design
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A study of the properties of air and results of cooling, heating, humidifying or dehumidifying; heat gain and heat loss calculations including equipment selection and balancing the air system. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC

Cooperative Education - Heating, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1401, HART 1403, and HART 1407.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


HART 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Codes
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: HVAC standards and concepts with emphasis on the understanding, and documentation of the codes and regulations required for the state mechanical contractors license and local codes. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2402 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Air Conditioning System Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced study in essential elements of commercial air conditioning contracting including duct systems design and/or material takeoff; weight estimating; equipment selection using manufacturers catalog data; job cost estimating, scheduling, preparation of shop drawings and submittals. This course is cross-listed as HART 2302. The student may register for either HART 2302 or HART 2402 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2431 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Electricity
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced electrical instruction and skill building in installation and serving of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment including detailed instruction in motors and power distribution and introduction to solid state devices. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2434 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced A/C Controls
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1441, HART 1445 and HART 2449.
Course Description: The theory and application of electrical control devices and control circuits including electro-mechanical and pneumatic controls. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2436 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC

Air Conditioning Troubleshooting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1441, HART 1445, HART 2449, or consent of instructor.
Course Description: An advanced course in application of troubleshooting principles and use of test instruments to diagnose air conditioning and refrigeration components and system problems including conducting performance tests. This course is cross-listed as HART 2336. The student may register for either HART 2436 or HART 2336 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2438 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC

Air Conditioning Installation and Startup
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1441, HART 1445 and HART 2449.
Course Description: A study of air conditioning system installation, refrigerant piping, condensate disposal, and air cleaning equipment with emphasis on startup and performance testing. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2441 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Air Conditioning
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of components, applications, and installation of air conditioning systems with capacities of 25 tons or less. This course is cross-listed as HART 2341. The student may register for either HART 2341 or HART 2441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2442 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Refrigeration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1441, HART 1445, HART 2449 or consent of instructor.
Course Description: Theory of and practical application in the maintenance of commercial refrigeration, medium and low temperature applications and ice machines. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2443 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Industrial Air Conditioning
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of components, accessories, applications, and installation of air conditioning systems above 25 tons capacity. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC

Residential Air Conditioning Systems Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Advanced standing, or consent of instructor.
Course Description: Study of the properties of air and results of cooling, heating, humidifying or dehumidifying; heat gain and heat loss calculations including equipment selection and balancing the air system. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2449 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC

Heat Pumps
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1441 and HART 1445 or consent of instructor.
Course Description: A study of heat pumps, heat pump control circuits, defrost controls, auxiliary heat, air flow, and other topics related to heat pump systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2457 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Specialized Commercial Refrigeration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced course covering the components, accessories, and service of specialized refrigeration units, such as ice machines, soft-serve machines, cryogenics, and cascade systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2488 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Internship - Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)


MFGT 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Introduction to Automated Manufacturing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course is an overview of automated manufacturing principles. It includes coverage of manufacturing process, control systems, and measurement theory. Students will identify terminology and fundamental concepts of manufacturing; describe the trends of manufacturing careers within the industry cluster; identify safety, health, environmental, and ergonomic issues in manufacturing; discuss quality and continuous improvement methods; describe the importance of maintenance within manufacturing; and identify processes and production steps in manufacturing. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


MFGT 1404 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Automated Manufacturing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course is an introduction to electrical and electronic principles utilized in automated manufacturing processes. Students will describe microcontroller applications in manufacturing; identify electrical/electronic components, circuits, and schematics/diagrams used in manufacturing; describe operations and applications of sensors and actuators used in manufacturing; apply interfacing techniques used in manufacturing; and apply programming techniques used with microcontrollers. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MFGT 1406 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC

Mechanical Principles in Automated Manufacturing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course is an overview of mechanical principles used in automated manufacturing. Topics covered include common measurement methods, engineering drawings, and mechanical methods used in automated manufacturing. Students will apply measurement techniques used in manufacturing; interpret engineering drawings used in product data management; identify mechanical systems and equipment used in advanced manufacturing; identify safety issues in manufacturing; describe hand tools and maintenance issues of manufacturing; demonstrate material assembly; and describe operations and applications of pneumatic, electro-pneumatic, hydraulic, and electro-hydraulic controls. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MFGT 1458 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Automated Manufacturing I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course is an introduction to electrical and electronic principles utilized in automated manufacturing processes. Students will describe microcontroller applications in manufacturing; identify electrical/electronic components, circuits, and schematics/diagrams used in manufacturing; explain operations and applications of sensors and actuators used in manufacturing; apply interfacing techniques used in manufacturing; and apply programming techniques used with microcontrollers. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MFGT 1459 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Industrial Automation II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course covers advanced topics in automated manufacturing. Topics covered include electrical and electronic principles, electro-pneumatic and electro-hydraulic controls, logic control methods, and basic programming techniques. Students will describe operations and applications of pneumatic and electro-pneumatic controls; describe operations and applications of hydrauic and electro-hydraulic controls; explain logic control methods used in manufacturing; describe motion control; and apply programming techniques. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MFGT 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Special Topics in Manufacturing Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: MFGT 1459.
Course Description: This is a course in programmable logic controllers as used in industrial environments including intermediate concepts, programming, applications, troubleshooting of ladder logic, and interfacing of equipment. The students will demonstrate an understanding of terminology; select hardware components; predict PLC operation based on ladder logic diagrams; program a PLC to perform various control functions. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MFGT 2459 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Industrial Automation II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced topics in automated manufacturing. Includes electrical and electronic principles, electro-pneumatic and electro-hydraulic controls, logic control methods, and basic programming techniques. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WIND 2359 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Wind Power Delivery System
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Components, equipment, and infrastructure used in the production and transmission of electricity as related to wind turbine power. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


WIND 2410 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Wind Turbine Materials and Electro Mechanical Equipment
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Identification and analysis of the components and systems of wind turbine. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)



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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