2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

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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.)



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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