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ELT100 Electronics Fundamentals for Non-Majors
Introduces the fundamental theories, circuits, and devices used in electronics. Covers direct and alternating current theory, test equipment, semiconductor devices, motors, and generators. Emphasizes practical concepts in both lectures and laboratories. Suitable for those desiring a general knowledge of electronics or exploring electronics as a career. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: MTH070 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT111 Electronics Orientation
Introduces the field of electronics and its opportunities. Covers career opportunities and requirements, basic vocabulary, soldering, static awareness, tool identification, safety, hardware, and chemicals used in electronics. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. F, Offered as needed
1 Credits

ELT121 Programming Concepts 1
Offers the first course in the Programming Concepts sequence. Introduces computer programming, computer hardware interfacing, and computer operating systems using C/C++ language. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: MTH081 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT131 Electronic Concepts 1
Covers atomic and direct current (DC) electrical theory applicable to the field of electronics. Introduces voltage, current, resistance, and power concepts in analysis, construction, and testing of resistive DC circuits. Includes series, parallel, and series-parallel resistive circuit analysis techniques and theorems. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: MTH070 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Corequisite: MTH111 or MTH081. F, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT132 Electronic Concepts 2
Covers atomic and alternating current (AC) electrical theory applicable to resistors, capacitors, and inductors. Stresses reactive circuit theorems used for circuit analysis. Prerequisite: ELT131 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Corequisite: MTH112 or MTH082. W, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT133 Electronic Concepts 3
Covers electric circuit theory and analysis applicable to passive RLC reactive circuits. Includes transformers, polyphase AC, resonance, passive filters, and other RLC series/parallel circuit applications. Applies fundamental AC/DC concepts developed in ELT131 and ELT132. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT132 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT141 Transistor Fundamentals
Introduces semiconductor physics and the fundamental principles of diodes and bipolar transistors. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Corequisite: ELT132. W, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT142 Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices
Covers the fundamentals of basic diode rectifier, multiplier, and transistor voltage regulators and current limiting circuits. Introduces the operating principles of solid-state devices such as unijunction transistors, special purpose diodes, photovoltaic cells, thyristors, and optoelectronic devices. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT141 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp, Offered as needed
3 Credits

ELT143 Pulse Circuit Fundamentals
Introduces the theory, analysis and operation of discrete pulse waveform circuits. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT141 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp, Offered as needed
3 Credits

ELT151 Digital Fundamentals
Introduces digital logic theories: number systems and conversions, Boolean algebra, simplification theorems, combinational logic, and arithmetic. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT131 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT161 Linear IC Fundamentals
Introduces linear integrated circuit amplifiers. Emphasizes device parameters and basic circuit operating characteristics. Includes linear integrated circuit amplifying devices for comparison and evaluation through laboratory experiments. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT132 and ELT141, each with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Corequisite: ELT133 and ELT142. Sp, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT222 Programming Concepts 2
Provides the second course in the Programming Concepts sequence. Covers interfacing and application of C/C++ concepts to common hardware devices in electronics. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT111, ELT121, ELT132, and ELT151; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Sp, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT244 Electronic Circuit Analysis
Covers basic electronic devices and circuit designs. Emphasizes verifying and analyzing the designs, using the "R" parameters. Includes small-signal amplifiers, bi-polar circuits, FET circuits, oscillators, and power amplifiers. Includes some circuits analyzed using simulation software, while other circuits are constructed and analyzed, using laboratory test equipment. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT141 and ELT133, each with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT252 Digital Circuit Applications
Covers theory and emphasizes hands-on laboratory application of sequential digital logic circuits, which build upon the fundamentals of combinational digital logic developed in ELT151. Includes flip-flops, counters, registers, encoders and decoders, and bus logic. Introduces memory devices, analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters (ADCs/DACs), and programmable logic devices. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT151 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F, Offered as needed
3 Credits

ELT253 Microprocessor Systems
Explores hardware and software concepts used with microcomputers. Stresses theory and laboratory application of interfacing criteria, hardware and software troubleshooting techniques, writing machine language programs, and using written programs for testing hardware and system interface. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT244 and ELT252, each with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT254 Computer Hardware
Covers the hardware concepts fundamental to all computers and computer peripherals. Explains the interface between software and hardware. Also covers troubleshooting techniques. Promotes and supports sustainable practices and incorporates green technologies. Prerequisite: CIS140B or NET123, either with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT255 Advanced Data Communication
Addresses theory of data communications and concepts of information exchange between computers via data networks. Emphasizes configuration, maintenance, and management of data communication network systems. Constructs and tests multiple network hardware configurations using the Novell NetWare Operating System. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT253 with a grade of C or better; and DOS and a high level programming language; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT256 Advanced Computer Architecture
Emphasizes system installation and troubleshooting of both hardware and software in lab sessions. Intended for students with a solid foundation in digital logic, microprocessors and programming. Explains advanced computer system theory. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT262 Linear IC Applications
Covers design and industrial applications using the integrated circuit amplifier and special function IC devices to study basic circuits. Includes laboratory evaluation of selected basic circuit designs. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT244 and ELT161, each with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W, Offered as needed
3 Credits

ELT280A Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
1 Credits

ELT280B Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
2 Credits

ELT280C Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
3 Credits

ELT280D Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
4 Credits

ELT280E Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
5 Credits

ELT280F Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
6 Credits

ELT280G Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
7 Credits

ELT280H Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
8 Credits

ELT280I Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
9 Credits

ELT280J Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
10 Credits

ELT280L Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
12 Credits

ELT281 Antennas and Transmission Lines
Covers the practical and theoretical aspects of basic transmission lines and antennas. Includes characteristics and properties of open-wire, coaxial, and special purpose transmission lines, plus those of vertical and horizontal antennas, and the coupling of source, transmission lines, and antennas. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT244 and ELT252, each with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W, Offered as needed
2 Credits

ELT282 Telecommunications
Covers communications theory and systems. Develops practical skills and reinforces theoretical concepts through laboratory experiments and field trips. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ELT281 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W, Offered as needed
3 Credits

ELT283 Logical Troubleshooting
Introduces and applies industry recognized standards, procedures, and practices for logical troubleshooting and analysis of electronic systems. Includes lab activities such as system-level, board-level and component-level troubleshooting and diagnosis, using live systems and real-world circuit faults. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT244 and ELT161, each with a grade of C or better; or equivalent as determined by instructor. Sp, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT291 Control, Robotics, and Power Systems
Covers principles and concepts of electronic and electrical control and sensing devices used in industry. Introduces electric motors, three-phase electricity, control devices and circuits, process control systems and servos, measurement transducers, and programmable controllers (PLCs). Relates control systems to robotics and power generation systems. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: ELT142 and ELT262, each with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp, Offered as needed
4 Credits

ELT293 Flexible Manufacturing Systems and Processes
Studies the application of hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic circuits for automated control of industrial systems. Includes digital design, Boolean algebra, combinational logic and sequential logic. Lab exercises cover programming of industrial robots and programmable logic controllers. Covers SCADA equipment and use in an industrial environment. Begins MES and ERP overview and related software use. Develops the problem solving abilities utilizing SPC and quality control charts. Promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: MTH082; and PH121 or concurrent enrollment; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Sp, Offered as needed
3 Credits