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Engineering Technology -- CNC/CAD/CAM Certificate
Engineering Technology -- Computer-Aided Design Skills Achievement Award
Engineering Technology -- Computer Numerical Control/Computer Aided Manufacturing Skills Achievement Award
Engineering Technology -- Electronics Technology AAS
Engineering Technology -- Electronics Technology Certificate
Engineering Technology -- Manufacturing AAS

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY -- CNC/CAM/CAD

Gainful Employment Information

(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 1338 Basic Machine Shop I 3
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
PHYS 1401 College Physics I 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
MCHN 1326 Introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR 3
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra (3)
22

SEMESTER II

MCHN 1352 Intermediate Machining I 3
DFTG 2332 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting 3
DFTG 1345 Parametric Modeling and Design 3
MCHN 2338 Advanced Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 3
MCHN 2335 Advanced CNC Machining 3
HYDR 1345 Hydraulics and Pneumatics OR 3
ENTC 1391 Special Topics in Engineering Technology, General (3)
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry OR 3
TECM 1317 Technical Trigonometry (3)
21
Minimum Hours Required 43

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

Gainful Employment Information

(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

Gainful Employment Information

(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

Gainful Employment Information

(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
MCHN 1352 Intermediate Machining I 3
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra OR 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra (3)
13

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 Fundamentals of Programming OR (4)
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I (4)
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
HYDR 1345 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 3
PHYS 1401 College Physics I 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
18

SEMESTER IV

CETT 1357 Linear Integrated Circuits OR 3
CETT 2337 Microcomputer Control OR (3)
ENTC 2380 Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General (3)
+Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
TECM 1349 Technical Math Applications 3
12
Minimum Hours Required 60

+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

Gainful Employment Information

(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 1314 College Algebra (3)
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
MCHN 1352 Intermediate Machining I 3
17

SEMESTER II

CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 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 Fundamentals of Programming OR (4)
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I (4)
INTC 1307 Instrumentation Test Equipment 3
7
Minimum Hours Required 38

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

Gainful Employment Information

(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 1338 Basic Machine Shop I 3
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR 3
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra (3)
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
15

SEMESTER II

MCHN 1326 Introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 3
MCHN 1352 Intermediate Machining I 3
DFTG 2332 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting OR 3
ENGR 1304 Engineering Graphics I (3)
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry OR 3
TECM 1317 Technical Trigonometry (3)
16

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
HYDR 1345 Hydraulics and Pneumatics OR 3
ENTC 2381 Cooperative Education-Engineering Technology, General OR (3)
ENTC 1391 Special Topics in Engineering Technology, General (3)
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
12
Minimum Hours Required 60

+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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