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Course Number: CETT 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: 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. This course is cross-listed as CETT 1403. The student may register for either CETT 1303 or CETT 1403 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CETT 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CETT 1357 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CETT 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: 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. This course is cross-listed as CETT 1303. The student may register for either CETT 1303 or CETT 1403 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: CETT 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: AC Circuits

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: CETT 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CETT 1425 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CETT 1429 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Solid State Devices

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: CETT 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Solid State Circuits

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: CETT 1449 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Digital Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: CETT 1457 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Linear Integrated Circuits

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: CETT 2337 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Microcomputer Control

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: CETT 2433 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Digital Computer Circuits

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: CETT 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Advanced Microprocessors

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: CETT 2480 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CETT 2481 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: 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.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) 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.