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Course Number: ARCE 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, NLC

Course Title: Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Properties, specifications, vendor references, and uses of materials as related to architectural systems of structures. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: ARCE 1421 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Architectural Illustration

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Architectural drawing and sketching. Emphasizes freehand drawing, perspectives, delineation in various media, and development of students' graphical expression. Includes an introduction to various reproduction methods. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: ARCE 1452 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Structural Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of structural systems including concrete foundations and frames, wood framing and trusses, and structural steel framing systems. Includes detailing of concrete, wood, and steel to meet industry standards including the American Institute of Steel Construction and The American Concrete Institute. (2 Lec., 5 Lab.)


Course Number: ARCE 2452 (4 Credit Hours) New course added May 27, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Preparation of drawings for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems with emphasis on applicable building and energy codes, product references, and specifications for construction. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: CETT 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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.)


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

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CPMT 1404 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CPMT 1443 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CPMT 1449 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Computer Networking Technology

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


Course Number: CPMT 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: 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. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: CPMT 2350 (3 Credit Hours) New course added June 8, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Industry Certification Preparation

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of the objectives for industry specific certification exam(s). (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: CPMT 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Computer System Troubleshooting

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


Course Number: EECT 1104 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: EECT 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: EECT 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: EECT 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC, MVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: EECT 1440 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: EECT 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: EECT 2430 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Telecommunications Switching

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


Course Number: EECT 2432 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Telecommunications Signaling

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


Course Number: EECT 2439 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Communications Circuits

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


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

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELMT 2433 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Industrial Electronics

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


Course Number: ELPT 1215 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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. (1 Lec, 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ELPT 1221 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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 1411. The student may register for either ELPT 1311 or ELPT 1411 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ELPT 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1320 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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 This course is cross-listed as ELPT 1441. The student may register for either ELPT 1327 or ELPT 1441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ELPT 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1357 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1370 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Electrical Blueprint Reading

This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Blueprint reading covering the theory of projection, architectural and engineering symbols, relationship of views, and measuring with as they relate to the electrical construction industry. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: ELPT 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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 1311 or ELPT 1411 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ELPT 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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. This course is cross-listed as ELPT 1341. The student may register for either ELPT 1327 or ELPT 1441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ELPT 2325 (3 Credit Hours) New course added June 12, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: National Electrical Code II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: In-depth coverage of the National Electrical Code (NEC) for those employed in fields requiring knowledge of the Code. Emphasis on wiring protection and methods, special conditions, and advanced calculations. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ELPT 2419 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 2443 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ENTC 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Special Topics in Engineering Technology/Technician, 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. (1 Lec.)


Course Number: ENTC 1280 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General

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., 10 Ext.)


Course Number: ENTC 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Special Topics in Engineering Technology/Technician, 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.)


Course Number: ENTC 1323 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Strength of Materials

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduces the relationship between externally applied forces and internally induced stresses and the resulting deformations in structural members. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ENTC 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: Statics

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Explanation of forces acting on structures to create equilibrium. Includes the concepts of friction, moments, couples, centroids, and moment of inertia. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ENTC 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General

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., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: ENTC 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General

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., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: ENTC 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Special Topics In Engineering Technology, 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 is cross-listed as ENTC 1491. The student may register for either ENTC 1391 or ENTC 1491 but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ENTC 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Special Topics In Engineering Technology 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 is cross-listed as ENTC 1391. The student may register for either ENTC 1391 or ENTC 1491 but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ENTC 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General

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., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: ENTC 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General

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., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: HYDR 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Hydraulics and Pneumatics

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Discussion of the fundamentals of hydraulics and pneumatics, components of each system, and the operations, maintenance, and analysis of each system. This course is cross-listed as HYDR 1445. The student may register for either HYDR 1345 or HYDR 1445 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: HYDR 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Hydraulics and Pneumatics

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Discussion of the fundamentals of hydraulics and pneumatics, components of each system, and the operations, maintenance, and analysis of each system. This course is cross-listed as HYDR 1345. The student may register for either HYDR 1345 or HYDR 1445 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: INMT 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: Computer Integrated Manufacturing

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the principles and application of computer integrated manufacturing including integration of material handling, manufacturing, and computer hardware and programming. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: INMT 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Manufacturing Processes

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Exploration of a variety of methods used in manufacturing. Theory and application of processes including but not limited to metal forming, welding, machining, heat treating, plating, assembly procedures, and process control considerations, casting and injection molding. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: INMT 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM)

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Computer-assisted applications in integrating engineering graphics and manufacturing. Emphasis on the conversion of a working drawing using computer aided design/computer aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) software and related input and output devices to translate into machine code. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: INMT 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC
(Single-Course Delivery for EFC. Single-Course Delivery courses do not qualify for Financial Aid at this campus.)

Course Title: Computer Numberical Controls

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of numerical controlled machine operations in a CAM/CIM environment. Emphasis on standard and computer numerical controlled (CNC) procedures for planning, preparing and operating a computer-assisted machine. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: INMT 1417 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Industrial Automation

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: CETT 1405.
Course Description: A study of the applications of industrial automation systems including identification of system requirements, equipment integration, motors, controllers, and sensors. Coverage of set-up, maintenance, and testing of the automated system. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: INMT 2345 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Industrial Troubleshooting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced study of the techniques used in troubleshooting various types of industrial equipment to include mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems and their control devices. Emphasis will be placed on the use of schematics and diagrams in conjunction with proper troubleshooting procedures. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: INMT 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Manufacturing 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., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: INTC 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Instrumentation Test Equipment

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Credit or concurrent enrollment in CETT 1405.
Course Description: Theory and application of instrumentation test equipment. Emphasizes accuracy, limitations of instruments, and calibration techniques. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: INTC 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Application of Industrial Automatic Controls

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Automatic process control including measuring devices, analog and digital instrumentation, signal transmitters, recorders, alarms, controllers, control valves, and process and instrument diagrams. Includes connection and troubleshooting of loops. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


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

Course Title: AC/DC Motor Control

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of electric motors and motor control devices common to a modern industrial environment. A presentation of motor characteristics with emphasis on starting, speed control, and stopping systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 1200 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Machine Shop

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamental machine shop safety, math, and measurement. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Beginning Machine Shop

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamental machine shop safety, math and measurement. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: Manufacturing Materials and Processes

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A basic study of various materials used in the manufacturing industry and the chemical, physical, and mechanical properties of various materials. Emphasis on manufacturing processes, including casting, forming and machining. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 1320 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Precision Tools and Measurement

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the modern science of dimensional metrology. Emphasis on the identification, selection, and application of various types of precision instruments associated with the machining trade. Practice of basic layout and piece part measurements while using standard measuring tools. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 1326 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: DFTG 1309.
Course Description: A study of Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software which is used to develop applications for manufacturing. Emphasis on tool geometry, tool selection and the tool library. (1 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 1338 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Basic Machine Shop I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: INMT 1319, MCHN 1320.
Course Description: A course that introduces the student to machining fundamentals. The student will use basic machine tools including the lathe, milling machine, drill press, power saw, and bench grinder. Machine terminology, theory, math, part layout, and bench work using common measuring tools is included. Emphasis is placed on shop safety, housekeeping, and preventative maintenance. This course is cross-listed as MCHN 1438. The student may register for either MCHN 1338 or MCHN 1438 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Machine Shop Mathematics

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Designed to prepare the student with technical, applied mathematics that will be necessary in future machine shop-related courses. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 1352 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Machining I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: MCHN 1338.
Course Description: Operation of drilling machines, milling machines, lathes, and power saws. Select and use appropriate precision measuring tools. (1 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 1393 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Special Topics in Tool and Die Maker/Technologist

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: MCHN 1326, MCHN 1352, MCHN 2331, MCHN 2435, MCHN 2447.
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., 5 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 1438 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Basic Machine Shop I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A course that introduces the student to machining fundamentals. The student begins by using basic machine tools including the lathe, milling machine, drill press, power saw, and bench grinder. Machine terminology, theory, math, part layout, and bench work using common measuring tools is included. Emphasis is placed on shop safety, housekeeping, and preventative maintenance. This course is cross-listed as MCHN 1338. The student may register for either MCHN 1338 or MCHN 1438 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 1454 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Intermediate Machining II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Development of job process plan to include operation of lathes, milling machines, drill press machines, and power saws. Set-up, layout, and tool maintenance is included. Emphasis on shop safety and preventative maintenance. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Operation of CNC Turning Centers

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: CNC operations with an emphasis on turning centers. This course is cross-listed as MCHN 2431. The student may register for either MCHN 2331 or MCHN 2431 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Advanced CNC Machining

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced CNC operations with an emphasis on programming and operations of machining and turning centers. [This course is cross-listed as MCHN 2435. The student may register for either MCHN 2335 or MCHN 2435 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 2338 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Advanced Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: INMT 1343.
Course Description: A study of advanced techniques in Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM). (1 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 2431 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC
(Single-Course Delivery for EFC. Single-Course Delivery courses do not qualify for Financial Aid at this campus.)

Course Title: Operation of CNC Turning Centers

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: CNC operations with an emphasis on turning centers. This course is cross-listed as MCHN 2331. The student may register for either MCHN 2331 or MCHN 2431 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 2434 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC
(Single-Course Delivery for EFC. Single-Course Delivery courses do not qualify for Financial Aid at this campus.)

Course Title: Operation of CNC Machining Centers

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of CNC operations with an emphasis on vertical machining centers. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Advanced CNC Machining

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced CNC operation with an emphasis on programming and operations of machining and turning centers. This course is cross-listed as MCHN 2435. The student may register for either MCHN 2335 or MCHN 2435 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 2441 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Advanced Machining I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of advanced lathe and milling operations. Emphasis on advanced cutting operations of the lathe and milling machines, including the use of special tooling, bench assembly, and materials identification. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: MCHN 2447 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Specialized Tools and Fixtures

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: MCHN 1352, MCHN 1326, MCHN 2331.
Course Description: An advanced course in the designing and building of special tools, such as jigs, fixtures, punch press dies, and molds. Machining and assembling of a production tool using conventional machine shop equipment. Application of production tool theory, care, and maintenance. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: MFGT 1302 (3 Credit Hours) Reinstated course added October 20, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: Introduction to Automated Manufacturing

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of automated manufacturing principles; including manufacturing process, control systems, and measurement theory. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: MFGT 1404 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: MFGT 1406 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, MVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: MFGT 2459 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: QCTC 1243 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Quality Assurance

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Credit or concurrent enrollment in MATH 1414 or the equivalent.
Course Description: Principles and applications designed to introduce quality assurance. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


Course Number: QCTC 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: Total Quality Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The study of integrating work processes using team participation through employee empowerment and teamwork emphasizing the philosophy of customer service and satisfaction. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)

Course Number: RBTC 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): MVC

Course Title: Robot Application, Set-Up And Testing

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A course that provides the student with laboratory experience in the installation, set-up, and testing of robotic cells. Topics include maintenance. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: SMFT 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the processes, materials, and equipment used in the manufacturing of semiconductors, including an overview of the semiconductor industry, related terminology, and standard safety practice. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)



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.