Richland College - Program - Engineering Technology

2013 - 2014 Catalog
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ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY -- CNC/CAM/CAD

(Level II Certificate)

Richland only

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

Degree Plan Code: C2.ENGR.CNC/CAM/CAD

This certificate has been developed to provide skills for entry level CAD positions as well as the manufacturing specialists who requires training necessary for the integration of CAD and the CNC machines.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

INMT 1319 Manufacturing Processes 3
MCHN 1352 Intermediate Machining I 3
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
MCHN 1326 Introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 3
MFGT 1406 Mechanical Principles in Automated Manufacturing 4
QCTC 1243 Quality Assurance 2
MATH 1414 College Algebra OR 4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra (3)
24-25

SEMESTER II

DFTG 1345 Parametric Modeling and Design 3
DFTG 2332 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting 3
MCHN 2338 Advanced Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 3
MCHN 2335 Advanced CNC Machining 3
HYDR 1445 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 4
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry OR 3
TECM 1317 Technical Trigonometry (3)
19
Minimum Hours Required 43-44

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

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ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY -- COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN

(Skills Achievement Award)

Richland only

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

Degree Plan Code: SA.ENGR.CAD

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
3

SEMESTER II

DFTG 2332 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting 3
DFTG 1345 Parametric Modeling and Design 3
6
Minimum Hours Required 9

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

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ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY -- COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL/COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING

(Skills Achievement Award)

Richland only

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

Degree Plan Code: SA.ENGR.CNC/CAM

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

MCHN 1326 Introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 3
MCHN 2338 Advanced Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 3
6

SEMESTER II

MCHN 2335 Advanced CNC Machining 3
3
Minimum Hours Required 9

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

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ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY -- ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Richland only

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

Degree Plan Code: AAS.ENGINEER.ELECTRO

To meet the needs of the rapidly changing and expanding field of industrial electronics, this program stresses electronic principles and hands-on experience that can be applied to many aspects of advanced electronics. The Electronics core is complemented by Engineering Technology instruction in areas such as CAD, Fluid Power, Mechanics and Manufacturing. This program prepares individuals for technician level employment in electronics and related industries.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
QCTC 1243 Quality Assurance 2
MCHN 1352 Intermediate Machining I 3
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra OR 3
MATH 1414 College Algebra (4)
15-16

SEMESTER II

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
INTC 1307 Instrumentation Test Equipment 3
CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
TECM 1317 Technical Trigonometry OR 3
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry (3)
17

SEMESTER III

INMT 1417 Industrial Automation OR 4
COSC 1415 Introduction to Computer Science and Programing OR (4)
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I (4)
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
HYDR 1445 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 4
PHYS 1401 College Physics I 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
19

SEMESTER IV

CETT 1457 Linear Integrated Circuits OR 4
CETT 2337 Microcomputer Control OR (3)
ENTC 2380 Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General (3)
+Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
PHYS 1402 College Physics II 4
TECM 1349 Technical Math Applications OR 3
MATH 2513 Calculus I (5)
16-19
Minimum Hours Required 67-71

+Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options Social/Behavioral Science.

++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an engineering technology faculty member regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these course to the four-year institution.

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ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY -- ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY

(Level I Certificate)

Richland only

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.ENGR.ELECTRONIC

This one-year program develops the basic skills necessary for entry-level positions in electronics and related industries. Computer-aided instruction and analysis studies include electronic devices and their application in analog and digital circuits. All courses required for the certificate are applicable to the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Electronic Technology.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra OR 3
MATH 1414 College Algebra (4)
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
MCHN 1352 Intermediate Machining I 3
17-18

SEMESTER II

CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
TECM 1317 Technical Trigonometry OR 3
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry (3)
14

SEMESTER III

INMT 1417 Industrial Automation OR 4
COSC 1415 Introduction to Computer Science and Programing OR (4)
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I (4)
INTC 1307 Instrumentation Test Equipment 3
7
Minimum Hours Required 38-39

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

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ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY -- INTEGRATED CIRCUIT LAYOUT

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

RLC-Deactivated January 1, 2013, pending SACSCOC approval.

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

Degree Plan Code: AAS.ENGR.INTEGR.05

The Integrated Circuit Layout program trains the student to prepare layout drawings and designs of integrated circuits from schematics using computer-aided design equipment. The program aids the student in developing the skills necessary to convert logic diagrams to cell drawings in accordance with design rules. Students will perform design rule checks and prepare databases for pattern generation. Emphasis is placed on working closely with all members of the semiconductor manufacturing design team.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

POFT 1127 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
SMFT 1343 Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology I 3
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
DFTG 2313 Basic Integrated Circuit Design 3
15

SEMESTER II

CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
MATH 1414 College Algebra 4
DFTG 2333 Advanced Integrated Circuit Design 3
COSC 1401 Introduction to Computing OR 4
ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers (4)
15

SEMESTER III

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I OR 4
COSC 1415 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming (4)
ENTC 1491 Special Topics in Engineering Technology, General 4
18

SEMESTER IV

+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
DFTG 2376 Automation Techniques for Integrated Circuit Layout 3
ITSC 1429 Fundamentals of Solaris Operating Environment (SA) OR 4
COSC 2415 Advanced Computer Science and Programming (4)
ENTC 2380 Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General OR 3
+++Elective Technical (3-4)
16-17
Minimum Hours Required 64-65

+Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.

+++Technical Elective - must be selected from the following:

CETT 2337 Microcomputer Control 3
CETT 1457 Linear Integrated Circuits 4

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an engineering technology faculty member regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these course to the four-year institution.

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ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY -- INTEGRATED CIRCUIT LAYOUT

(Level II Certificate)

RLC-Deactivated January 1, 2013, pending SACSCOC approval.

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

Degree Plan Code: C2.ENGR.INTEGR.05

This certificate program provides courses work to assist the student to prepare for entry-level positions in Integrated Circuit Layout. Emphasis is placed on working closely with all members of the semiconductor design team.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

POFT 1127 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
SMFT 1343 Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology I 3
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
DFTG 2313 Basic Integrated Circuit Design 3
15

SEMESTER II

CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
MATH 1414 College Algebra 4
DFTG 2333 Advanced Integrated Circuit Design 3
COSC 1401 Introduction to Computing OR 4
ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers (4)
15

SEMESTER III

SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR (3)
ENGL 1301 Composition I (3)
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I OR 4
COSC 1415 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming (4)
DFTG 2376 Automation Techniques for Integrated Circuit Layout 3
ENTC 1491 Special Topics in Engineering Technology, General 4
18
Minimum Hours Required 48

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

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ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY -- MANUFACTURING

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Richland only

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

Degree Plan Code: AAS.ENGR.MANUFACT

Design skills are required of today's CAD professionals. Knowledge of FEA, material analysis, applied mechanics, design for manufacture and CAD/CAM provides a strong base of information needed in design development.

This program stresses the entire product development process, using the parametric approach and integrating the computer as a true instrument of design - not a drafting tool.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

INMT 1319 Manufacturing Processes 3
MCHN 1352 Intermediate Machining I 3
QCTC 1243 Quality Assurance 2
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
ENGR 1201 Introduction to Engineering OR 2
ENTC 1391 Special Topics In Engineering Technology, General OR (3)
DFTG 2350 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing OR (3)
ENTC 2381 Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General (3)
MATH 1414 College Algebra OR 4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra (3)
16-18

SEMESTER II

DFTG 2332 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting OR 3
ENGR 1304 Engineering Graphics I (3)
MCHN 1326 Introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 3
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
HYDR 1445 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 4
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry OR 3
TECM 1317 Technical Trigonometry (3)
17

SEMESTER III

DFTG 1345 Parametric Modeling and Design 3
MCHN 2338 Advanced Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 3
CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
PHYS 1401 College Physics I 4
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
17

SEMESTER IV

MCHN 2335 Advanced CNC Machining 3
MFGT 1406 Mechanical Principles in Automated Manufacturing 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
PHYS 1402 College Physics II 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
20
Minimum Hours Required 70-72

+Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.

Note: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four year institution should consult an engineering technology faculty member regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four year institution of their choice.

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