Computer Engineering Technology Fundamentals (CET1) Technical Certificate of Credit
(Stand Alone and Embedded in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Degree)
The Computer Engineering Technology Fundamentals Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) provides students with an opportunity to exit the Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology program with the basic technical skills required to enter the computer engineering technology field through a short-term certificate program. The courses in the Computer Engineering Technology TCC are embedded with the Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology A.A.S. degree program. The completion of this certificate shows a current employer or prospective employer that progress has been made in the program and that basic skills have been achieved. The Computer Engineering Technology Fundamentals Technical Certificate of Credit programs are planned sequences of carefully developed college-level courses designed to prepare students to work in the field of electronics and computer engineering technology. The program emphasizes the application of scientific, mathematics, and engineering knowledge and methods combined with technical skills in support of engineering activities.
Entrance date: Each semester
Program admission requirements:
Minimum Test Scores
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High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.
Credits Required for Graduation: 14
Beginning Spring 2022 (January 2022), ALL FIRST TIME college students will be required to take the College Success (COLL 1020) course.
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|ENGT 1000Introduction to Engineering Technology
Provides a study of engineering technology as a career field and describes the knowledge and skills required for academic and occupational success. Topics include: engineering technology career, measurement and standards, mathematical operators, engineering tools, and engineering concepts. Lads reinforce mathematical, mechanical and electrical concepts through practical exercises, such as measurement and calculations of density of objects, relative humidity, use of a digital multi-meter, building circuits, use of precision instruments, and team exercises.
|ECET 1101Circuit Analysis I
Prerequisite: ENGT 1000 Corequisite: MATH 1111
Emphasizes the knowledge and ability to analyze basic DC circuits and introductory concepts of AC circuits. Topics include: international units, basic electrical laws, series and parallel circuits, network analysis concepts, network theorems concepts, D.C. instruments, grounding techniques, magnetism, inductance/capacitance, transient analysis, and introduction to dependent sources and 2-port parameters. Laboratory work parallels class work.
|ECET 1191Computer Programming Fundamentals
This course emphasizes fundamental concepts of problem solving using a high level source language. Laboratory work is designed to acquaint students with computer facilities, software, and programming fundamentals. Topics include: system fundamentals, concepts of structured programming, arrays, functions, and engineering applications.
|ECET 1110Digital Systems I
Prerequisite: ENGT 1000
Study of digital circuit fundamentals with an emphasis on digital electronics and techniques, simplification of logic circuits, sequential and combinational logic circuits, programmable logic devices, flip-flops and registers, binary number system, and arithmetic and logic operations. Laboratory work parallels class work using trainers, DesignWorks, and Altera simulation software and system.
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