Engineering Technology Basics (EBT1) Technical Certificate of Credit
(Stand Alone and Embedded in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Degree)
The Engineering Technology Basics certificate program provides training in core engineering techniques. These techniques include drafting and design, complex mathematical calculations, and force evaluation. Topics include engineering project write-ups, presentation, evaluation and safety.
Entrance date: Each semester
Program admission requirements:
Minimum Test Scores
|ACCUPLACER NEXT GENERATION–||Reading||224||ACCUPLACER-||Sentence Skills||60|
High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.
Credits Required for Graduation: 20
Beginning Spring 2022 (January 2022), ALL FIRST TIME college students will be required to take the College Success (COLL 1020) course.
*PHYS 1111 & PHYS 1111L must be taken together
|Courses 20 credits|
|ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric
Explores the analysis of literature and articles about issues in the humanities and in society. Students practice various modes of writing, ranging from exposition to argumentation and persuasion. The course includes a review of standard grammatical and stylistic usage in proofreading and editing. An introduction to library resources lays the foundation for research. Topics include writing analysis and practice, revision, and research. Students write a research paper using library resources and using a formatting and documentation style appropriate to the purpose and audience.
|MATH 1111College Algebra
Emphasizes techniques of problem solving using algebraic concepts. Topics include fundamental concepts of algebra, equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, and systems of equations; optional topics include sequences, series, and probability or analytic geometry.
Prerequisite: MATH 1111
Prepares students for calculus. The topics discussed include an intensive study of polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions and their graphs. Applications include simple maximum and minimum problems, exponential growth and decay.
|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.
|Select one of the Drafting courses below for min. 4 cr.:||4|
|DFTG 1101CAD Fundamentals
Corequisite: COMP 1000
Establishes safety practices as they relate to a drafting environment. Introduces basic CAD functions while presenting essential principles and practices for line relationships, scale, and geometric construction.
|DFTG 2010Engineering Graphics
Covers the basics of computer terminology, input and output devices, file formatting, file management, for CAD software. Introduces students to the fundamentals of geometric construction, scale reading line relationship and basic history of the drafting concepts. Student will also be introduced to basic and intermediate CAD commands and procedures, and drafting concepts and principals.
|Select one of the clusters below for min. 4 cr.:||4|
|PHYS 1111Introductory Physics I
Prerequisites: ENGL 1101, MATH 1112, MATH 1113 Corequisite: PHYS 1111L
The first course of two algebra and trigonometry based courses in the physics sequence. Topics include material from mechanics (kinematics, dynamics, work and energy, momentum and collisions, rotational motion, static equilibrium, elasticity theory, and simple harmonic motion), mechanical waves, theory of heat and heat transfer, and thermodynamics.
|PHYS 1111LIntroductory Physics I Lab
Prerequisites: ENGL 1101, MATH 1112, MATH 1113 Corequisite: PHYS 1111
Selected laboratory exercises paralleling the topics in PHYS 1111. The laboratory exercises for this course include units of measurement, Newton's laws, work energy and power, momentum and collisions, one- and two-dimensional motion, circular motion and law of gravity, rotational dynamics and static equilibrium, elasticity theory, harmonic motion, theory of heat and heat transfer, thermodynamics, wave motion, and sound.
|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.
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