2022 - 2023 Dallas College Catalog

2022 - 2023 Catalog
Program: Engineering Technology

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

(Skills Achievement Award)

Richland campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: SA.ET.MANU.CNC/CAM

Course Course Title Credit Hours
MCHN 1326 Introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 3
MCHN 2331 Operation of CNC Turning Centers 3
Semester Total 6
Course Course Title Credit Hours
MCHN 2435 Advanced CNC Machining 4
Semester Total 4
Minimum Hours Required 10

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 -- CNC MILL AND LATHE OPERATOR

(Level 1 Certificate)

Richland campus only
  • Students pursuing this award program are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.ET.CNC.MIL/LAT

This certificate program was developed to provide training for participants to become CNC Mill and Lathe Operators using lab equipment and software consistent with industry standards.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
DFTG 1409 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 4
MCHN 1200 Beginning Machine Shop 2
MCHN 1320 Precision Tools and Measurement 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
MCHN 2331 Operation of CNC Turning Centers 3
MCHN 2380 Cooperative Education - Machine Tool Technology/Machinist OR 3
MCHN 1393 Special Topics in Tool and Die Maker/Technologist (3)
MCHN 2334 Operation of CNC Machining Centers 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

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 -- ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

(Level 1 Certificate)

Richland campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.ENG.TECHNOLOGY

Engineering technicians build, test, service, and repair electronic equipment used in a variety of industries. Topics covered in this program include DC, AC, and digital circuits, PLC, motor controls, hydraulics and pneumatics.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
RBTC 1401 Programmable Logic Controllers OR 4
ELPT 2419 Programmable Logic Controllers 1 (4)
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
INTC 1457 AC/DC Motor Control 4
ELMT 1405 Basic Fluid Power OR 4
HYDR 1445 Hydraulics and Pneumatics (4)
MCHN 1200 Beginning Machine Shop OR 2
ENTC 2280 Cooperative Education-Engineering Technology, General (2)
Semester Total 10
Minimum Hours Required 26

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 -- INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE

(Level 1 Certificate)

Richland campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.ET.IND.AUTO

Industrial Automation technicians install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair equipment used in industrial and automated settings. Topics covered in this certificate include DC circuits, PLC, motor controls, hydraulics and pneumatics, and troubleshooting principles.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
RBTC 1401 Programmable Logic Controllers OR 4
ELPT 2419 Programmable Logic Controllers 1 (4)
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
INTC 1457 AC/DC Motor Control 4
ELMT 1405 Basic Fluid Power OR 4
HYDR 1445 Hydraulics and Pneumatics (4)
MCHN 1200 Beginning Machine Shop OR 2
ENTC 2280 Cooperative Education-Engineering Technology, General (2)
Semester Total 10
Minimum Hours Required 18

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 -- ROBOTICS AND INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Richland campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: AAS.ET.ROBOT.IND

Robotics and Industrial Automation technicians install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair equipment used in industrial and automated settings. Topics covered in this program include electronics principles, circuit troubleshooting, PLC, motor controls, hydraulics and pneumatics, robotics, and industrial automation.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
RBTC 1401 Programmable Logic Controllers OR 4
ELPT 2419 Programmable Logic Controllers I (4)
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
MATH 1314 College Algebra (3)
Semester Total 14
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
RBTC 1405 Robotic Fundamentals 4
CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
TECM 1317 Technical Trigonometry OR 3
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry (3)
Semester Total 18
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RBTC 2445 Robot Application, Set-Up and Testing 4
INTC 1457 DC/AC Motor Controls 4
CETT 1441 Solid State Circuits 4
MCHN 1200 Beginning Machine Shop OR 2
ENTC 2280 Cooperative Education-Engineering Technology, General (2)
Semester Total 14
Course Course Title Credit Hours
INMT 1417 Industrial Automation 4
ELMT 1405 Basic Fluid Power OR 4
HYDR 1445 Hydraulics and Pneumatics (4)
+Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Semester Total 14
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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