Oct 26, 2020  
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 In addition to the credit courses of study in each of the following disciplines, the college also offers from semester to semester various special courses of study not listed. These courses are offered through the office of Community Education and all inquiries should be addressed to the dean of that office.

♦ Courses with this designation will transfer to some four year colleges and universities. Please see transfer equivalency tables, the Walters State Student Success Center or your faculty advisor for more specifics on the transferability of coursework.

Course Designations

F - course offered Fall Semester

S - course offered Spring Semester

Su - course offered Summer Semester

As required - offered on student need

 
  
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    EMSP 2303 - Paramedic Practicum

    3 credit(s)

    Paramedic Practicum is a combination of laboratory and scenarios based course intended to assist students on developing skills related to theories presented in their previous courses. This course will allow for preparation for psychomotor licensure testing and preparation as a competent entry level Paramedic. Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1401 and EMSP 2402. Corequisite(s): EMSP 2403 and EMSP 2513.
    90 lab hours
  
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    EMSP 2402 - Paramedic Skills Lab II

    4 credit(s)

    Paramedic Skills Lab II is a laboratory based course intended to utilize scenarios to emphasize respiratory/cardiac emergencies (on-going from EMSP 1401), pulmonology, neurology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, urology and nephrology, hematology, gynecology, obstetrics, neonatology, pediatrics, trauma, continuing cardiology, and successful assessment of patients with a variety of medical conditions. This course includes application of principles and processes discussed in Fundamentals II. Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1801, EMSP 1401 and EMSP 1311. Corequisite(s): EMSP 2802 and EMSP 2412.
    120 lab hours
  
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    EMSP 2403 - Paramedic Capstone

    4 credit(s)

    Paramedic Capstone serves as a mechanism to insure that the student meets academic requirements to test for National Registry and licensure. This course will include all necessary steps needed to complete the program including exit exams, preparation for National Registry practical and written exams, exit interviews, patient care review by the Medical Director, and any other administrative requirements that the program may deem necessary. Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1801 and EMSP 2802. Corequisite(s): EMSP 2303 and EMSP 2513.
    60 lecture hours
  
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    EMSP 2412 - Paramedic Clinical II

    4 credit(s)

    Paramedic Clinical II is the second of three clinical experiences designed to allow the student to meet all psychomotor and affective objectives for the clinical requirements of a paramedic program and to build upon the concepts and knowledge gained during prior and/or concurrent courses. Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1801, EMSP 1401 and EMSP 1311. Corequisite(s): EMSP 2802 and EMSP 2402
    193-240 clinical hours
  
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    EMSP 2513 - Paramedic Field Internship

    5 credit(s)

    Paramedic Field Internship provides evidence that the student is capable of acting as a team leader in managing the emergency care and treatment of an injured or ill patient at the paramedic level. The student will demonstrate competency in this role. While all skill sets should have been achieved prior to initiating the internship, patient types and pathologies may be used from this experience to complete the minimum graduation academic requirements as set forth in CoAEMSP accreditation documents and the Tennessee Office of EMS. Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1311 and EMSP 2412. Corequisite(s): EMSP 2303 and EMSP 2403.
    241-288 clinical hours
  
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    EMSP 2802 - Fundamentals of Paramedic II

    8 credit(s)

    Fundamentals of Paramedic II is the second of two lecture courses to include the following topics: respiratory and cardiology (on-going from EMSP 1801), pulmonology, neurology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, urology and nephrology, hematology, gynecology, obstetrics, neonatology, pediatrics, geriatric emergencies, psychological emergencies and trauma/shock. Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1801, EMSP 1401, and EMSP 1311. Corequisite(s): EMSP 2402 and EMSP 2412.
    120 lecture hours
  
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    EMTB 1070 - Basic Cardiac Life Support (CPR)

    1 credit(s)

    The cardio-pulmonary resuscitation course is 15 contact hours. Topics include anatomy and physiology, practical skills, and nutrition. This course meets all CPR requirements for allied health personnel. As required.
  
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    EMTB 1110 - Communication with the Hearing Impaired

    1 credit(s)

    This course is for first responders, EMT’s, paramedics, and other allied health professionals who need the necessary communication skills to deal effectively with hearing impaired patients. As required.
  
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    EMTB 1120 - Basic Trauma Course

    1 credit(s)

    Basic Trauma Course is designed to educate emergency medical personnel in how to care for trauma patients with whom they come in contact. This course follows state and national Standards for Trauma Care. Nursing personnel EMT’s and other allied health professionals may qualify for the course. As required.
  
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    EMTB 1130 - Emergency Vehicle Operations (EVOC)

    1 credit(s)

    This course is designed to develop the knowledge and ability of the emergency vehicle operator through classroom and behind the wheel instruction. Emergency medical personnel taking the class will have a working knowledge of the laws pertaining to ambulance operations, special physical forces and unusual situations relating directly to the operator. The driving portion of the class will utilize the techniques learned during the classroom training. As required.
  
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    EMTB 1140 - Pediatric Emergency Care

    1 credit(s)

    A course to assist the prehospital provider in dealing with children and families, pediatric basics, newborn resuscitation, medical emergencies, trauma, poisonings, environmental emergencies, SIDS, and assessment are covered along with the appropriate skills for pediatric care. As required.
  
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    EMTB 1150 - Wilderness EMT

    4 credit(s)

    This course provides the certified EMT with the medical knowledge and skills to complement their existing level of training in wilderness areas. Areas covered include patient assessment, prolonged transport, medical rescue equipment, trauma, environmental medicine, back country medicine and wilderness rescue training. As required.
  
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    EMTB 1160 - High Angle Rescue Technician

    4 credit(s)

    Vertical rope rescue techniques, rope equipment and care, ascending/descending techniques, patient care, personal safety, legal responsibilities and self evacuation. As required.
  
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    EMTB 2980 - Emergency Medical Systems Management Development

    3 credit(s)

    This course offers a style for development of management in the emergency medical program from the front-line supervisor to the CEO. As required.
  
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    EMTB 2990 - Problems in EMS

    1-8 credit(s)

    Designed for the study of special problems and/or current topics in the field of emergency medical technology. As required.
  
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    ENGL 0801 - Learning Support Writing I

    1 credit(s)

    This course is adapted to the individual needs of students to aid them in achieving satisfactory competency in written communication skills. Emphasis is placed on punctuation, usage, spelling, effective sentence structure, paragraph improvement, the planning and writing of multi-paragraph papers, and writing process management. Corequisite(s): ENGL 0802 F, S, Su
  
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    ENGL 0802 - Learning Support Writing II

    3 credit(s)

    This course addresses theme-level problems in writing including thesis, support, development, revision, and editing. Students write themes to correct these problems. The purpose of this class is to prepare students for English 1010. F, S, Su
  
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    ENGL 0803 - Learning Support Writing III

    3 credit(s)

    This course addresses theme-level problems in writing including thesis, support, development, revision, and editing. Students write themes to correct these problems. The purpose of this course is to prepare students to pass ENGL 1010. F, S, Su
  
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    ENGL 0804 - Learning Support Writing IV

    2 credit(s)

    This co-requisite course addresses the major components of college-level writing including thesis, support, development, revision, and editing in an incremental process. As a companion course to ENGL 1010, students will engage in writing activities that assist in the production and improvement of their Composition I themes. Corequisite(s): ENGL 1010 and EDUC 1030 (unless previously completed). F, S, Su
  
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    ENGL 1010♦ - Composition I

    3 credit(s)

    A composition course in argumentative writing, including invention, organization, style, and revision. Critical reading and thinking will be addressed through students’ writing. Research skills and documentation will be introduced. Prerequisite(s): Completion of Learning Support Reading and Writing, if required. F, S, Su
  
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    ENGL 1020♦ - Composition II

    3 credit(s)

    A composition course emphasizing documented critical writing, based on an introduction to fiction, drama, and poetry. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010 F, S, Su
  
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    ENGL 1111 - Writing Laboratory

    1 credit(s)

    The course is adapted to the individual needs of the student to aid him/her in achieving satisfactory competency in written communication and word processing skills. The student may repeat the course. F, S, Su
  
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    ENGL 2110♦ - American Literature I

    3 credit(s)

    A survey of American masterpieces from the Colonial Period to the Civil War. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020 F, S, Su
  
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    ENGL 2120♦ - American Literature II

    3 credit(s)

    A survey of American masterpieces from the Civil War to the present. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020 F, S
  
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    ENGL 2210♦ - British Literature I

    3 credit(s)

    British Literature I is a survey of British masterpieces from the Middle Ages to the Restoration. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020 F, S
  
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    ENGL 2220♦ - British Literature II

    3 credit(s)

    British Literature II is a survey of British masterpieces from Romanticism to the Post Modern Age. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020 F, S
  
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    ENGL 2230♦ - Literature for Children

    3 credit(s)

    A survey of literature for early childhood through middle school. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020 S
  
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    ENGL 2310♦ - Technical Writing

    3 credit(s)

    Theory of and practice in the writing of technical letters and reports for industry and technology students. Topics include how to structure writing and technical aids, such as graphics, diagrams, statistics, and illustrations, for various job requirements. Students will receive experience in writing for their particular technical field. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010
  
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    ENGL 2400♦ - Appalachian Literature

    3 credit(s)

    This course provides an opportunity to explore and appreciate the richness, diversity, and vitality of the literary heritage of East Tennessee and the Southern Appalachian region. The course focuses on how our cultural traditions and values have been recorded and interpreted both by natives of the region and outsiders and, ultimately, what impact these traditions have had on modern Appalachia. The course includes works by writers such as Mary Murfree, John Fox, Jr., Elizabeth Madox Roberts, Thomas Wolfe, James Agee, Jesse Stuart, Harriette Simpson Arnow, James Still, Wilma Dykeman, and John Ehle. F
  
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    ENGL 2410♦ - Western World Literature I

    3 credit(s)

    A survey of the masterpieces of Western World literature: Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020 F, S, Su
  
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    ENGL 2420♦ - Western World Literature II

    3 credit(s)

    A survey of the masterpieces of Western World literature: Enlightenment, Romantic and Modern. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020 F, S, Su
  
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    ENGL 2510♦ - Folklore

    3 credit(s)

    An introduction to the study of folklore, providing an opportunity to explore and appreciate the richness, diversity, and vitality of the folk heritage of the nation and of the Southern Appalachian region in particular. Topics include folk dialect, name lore, proverbs, riddles, epitaphs, folk tales, folk songs, superstitions, folk medicine, arts and crafts. F, S
  
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    ENGL 2810♦ - Creative Writing I

    3 credit(s)

    An introduction to the practice of writing short fiction and poetry combined with the study of techniques and models. F, S
  
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    ENGL 2820♦ - Creative Writing II

    3 credit(s)

    An introduction to the practice of writing one-act plays and essays combined with the study of techniques and models. F, S
  
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    ENGL 2990♦ - English Problems

    1-3 credit(s)

    A course featuring in-depth study in the field of English. The course may be repeated for credit provided the topic is not repeated. Prerequisite(s): Prior approval of instructor is required F, S, Su
  
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    ENGR 2110♦ - Statics

    4 credit(s)

    A study of forces, moments, vector quantities, static equilibrium with applications to structures, friction, center of gravity, and second moments. Pre/Corequisite(s): MATH 1920 F
    3 lectures and one discussion / week
  
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    ENGR 2120♦ - Dynamics

    4 credit(s)

    Absolute and relative kinetics of particles and rigid bodies using Newton’s laws, work-energy, and impulse-momentum principles. Pre/Corequisite(s): MATH 2120 S
    3 lectures and one discussion session / week
  
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    ENST 1300 - Technical Calculations

    3 credit(s)

    An applications based course covering the basic technical calculations needed to solve problems that are typical to those encountered in industry on a daily basis. As required.
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 1311 - Computer Aided Design I

    3 credit(s)

    This course is designed to develop the fundamental visualization and graphic communication skills used within a technical environment through manual and computer means. F, S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 1312 - Computer Aided Design II

    3 credit(s)

    This course is an intermediate and advanced 2-dimensional CAD course that is designed to build upon a basic CAD course. S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 1320 - Solidworks I

    3 credit(s)

    This course is an introductory course in 3-dimensional parametric modeling using Solidworks. The course covers 2-dimensional sketching and the basic tools used to convert 2-dimensional sketches into 3-dimensional models. S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 1331 - 2-D CAD Residential Design

    3 credit(s)

    This course is designed to introduce students to architectural planning and design through the creation of residential working drawings using 2-dimensional software. S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 1340 - Machine Tool Technology

    3 credit(s)

    An introductory course into the application of basic metal working machine tools used in industry. S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 1350 - Industrial Safety

    3 credit(s)

    This course focuses on industrial safety, including personal safety and equipment, hazard recognition and safeguards. S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 1360 - Mechanical Power Transmission

    3 credit(s)

    This course covers the application and maintenance of gear trains, belt and chain drives, shaft coupling and clutches, and bearing drives in an industrial setting. F
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 1361 - Millwright Principles

    3 credit(s)

    This course covers the process of relocating, storing, installing and placing into operation industrial machines and equipment. S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 1362 - Industrial Print Reading

    3 credit(s)

    This course covers the process of reading prints and technical drawings used in an industrial setting. F
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 1370 - Manufacturing Processes

    3 credit(s)

    This course focuses on manufacturing processes and provides an overview of the production cycle from planning to shipping. F
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2320 - Solidworks II

    3 credit(s)

    This course is an advanced level course in 3-dimensional parametric modeling using Solidworks. The course covers advanced modeling techniques and model simulation and failure analysis. F
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2322 - Tooling Design

    3 credit(s)

    This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of designing fixtures and tooling used in various manufacturing processes. Prerequisite(s): ENST 1320 As required.
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2330 - 3-D Commercial Design

    3 credit(s)

    This course covers the process of planning and designing commercial structures using 3-D modeling software. S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2340 - CNC Programming I

    3 credit(s)

    A course covering the writing of computerized codes used to control computerized machining equipment. F
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2341 - CNC Programming II

    3 credit(s)

    A course covering the creation of computerized codes used to control computerized machining equipment using CAM software. Prerequisite(s): ENST 2340 S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2350 - Lean Manufacturing Systems

    3 credit(s)

    A study of the Lean Production System method of waste reduction and systems management. S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2351 - Statistics for Quality Control

    3 credit(s)

    A study of statistics as it is used in manufacturing to improve and control processes. S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2352 - Industrial Supervision

    3 credit(s)

    This course includes the basics of supervision to prepare new or potential first-line supervisors to lead and manage work and workers in industry. F
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2353 - Root Cause Analysis

    3 credit(s)

    A study in using statistical methods for the purpose of identifying and correcting problems in industrial processes. F
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2360 - Pumps and Piping Systems

    3 credit(s)

    This course covers the process of basic piping systems that are used in industry. D
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2361 - Fluid Power Systems

    3 credit(s)

    This course covers the fundamentals of industrial hydraulic and pneumatics systems. F
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2362 - Total Productive Maintenance

    3 credit(s)

    This course covers the fundamentals of the planning and scheduling of preventive maintenance using predictive models. Prerequisite(s): INFS 1010 S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2370 - Statics and Strength of Matls

    3 credit(s)

    This course covers the branch of mechanics where loads are analyzed in their static state. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1630, MATH 1710, or MATH 1720. As required.
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2380 - Project Scheduling

    3 credit(s)

    This course involves a detailed study in the planning, organizing, and controlling of projects. S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2381 - Engineering Economy

    3 credit(s)

    This course is an economic study of the time value of money as it pertains to manufacturing. S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2390 - Capstone

    3 credit(s)

    This course provides a platform for students to apply required skills and knowledge to complete a multifaceted project relative to the field of study. Prerequisite(s): ENST 2370 As required.
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ENST 2391 - Internship

    3 credit(s)

    A supervised work program designed to provide students with a variety of practical on-the-job experiences within the industrial field (compensated or uncompensated). This will allow students to apply their knowledge to real world situations and to build relationships with companies prior to graduation. Prerequisite(s): ENST 2370 As required.
    2 hours lecture / a minimum of 5 hours practical work experience
  
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    ENST 2399 - Special Topics 3 HR

    3 credit(s)

    This course provides a platform for students to independently study special topics not otherwise included in the base curriculum. As required.
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ESL 0801 - English as a Second Language

    3 credit(s)

    This course is designed for students who are not native English speakers and addresses the following language acquisition skills: reading, writing, speaking, listening, and grammar. The course is a general survey intended to help students improve the communication skills needed to be successful in college and is appropriate for all non-native English speakers. F, S
  
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    ETBM 1100 - Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology

    3 credit(s)

    This class is an introduction to and overview of Biomedical Engineering. The course will cover an introduction into the careers in the Biomedical Engineering field, measuring physiological variables in humans, medical technology management, electrical safety in a healthcare environment, and remote patient monitoring. F
    3 hours lecture
  
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    ETBM 1500 - Safety in Biomedical Engineering Technology

    3 credit(s)

    This course covers the critical safety codes required for operating a healthcare facility. Areas covered include, electrical safety, gas and vacuum system safety, HVAC safety, emergency and security management, and fire protection safety. Prerequisite(s): ETBM 1100, or permission of instructor. S
  
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    ETBM 2800/2801 - Introduction to Biomedical Instrumentation w/lab

    3 credit(s)

    A first course in biomedical instrumentation. Content includes hospital equipment safety, biopotentials, electrodes and transducers, the principles of electrocardiograms, electromyograms, electro-oculograms, electroencephalograms, oscillometric blood pressure measurement, photoplethysmograms, respiratory ventilation detection, pulse metering, and body impedence detection. Other topics include information flow, medical indications and complications, and the patient-machine interface. Laboratory experiments on medical circuits will be studies or performed. S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETBM 2810/2811 - Advanced Biomedical Instrumentation w/Lab

    3 credit(s)

    A follow-up course in biomedical instrumentation. Content includes ultrasound systems, medical imaging systems, fiber optics, lasers, advanced safety, preventive maintenance and safety regulations and standards. Specialty equipment used in ICU, CCU and operating rooms will be discussed. Prerequisite(s): ETBM 2800/2801 S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETBM 2910 - Cooperative Seminar

    3 credit(s)

    A first course in biomedical instrumentation. Content includes anatomy and physiology as it relates to healthcare equipment, analog and digital equipment, and biomedical instrumentation related to cardiovascular, circulatory, respiratory/ventilation, central nervous and skeletal muscle systems. Prerequisite(s): ETBM 1500, ETEE 1120 F
  
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    ETDD 1010/1011♦ - Engineering Graphics I

    4 credit(s)

    A study of basic drafting practices incorporating computer aided drafting (CAD) techniques (commercial software), Topics will include instruments, theory of projection, geometric construction, orthographic projection, dimensioning, lettering, and auxiliary and sectional view construction. F, S
    2 hours lecture / 4 hours laboratory
  
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    ETDD 1020/1021 - Engineering Graphics II

    4 credit(s)

    A continuation of Engineering Graphics I utilizing computer applications. Topics include machine and working drawings, descriptive geometry topics and graphical elements. Prerequisite(s): ETDD 1010 F, S
    2 hours lecture / 4 hours laboratory
  
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    ETDD 1310 - Construction Fundamentals

    4 credit(s)

    This is an introductory course covering construction materials and systems. Emphasis is placed on interpreting building prints and analysis of construction. F
    4 hours lecture
  
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    ETDD 1320/1321 - Residential and Commercial Planning

    4 credit(s)

    An outline study of architectural styles: the design of an original residential or commercial building developed through consideration of site conditions, space requirements, and adaptability of materials. Students will interpret construction and architectural documents. Prerequisite(s): ETDD 1310 S
    3 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETDD 2520/2521 - Architectural CAD

    3 credit(s)

    A study of architectural drawing utilizing the micro-computer (CAD) system. The students will produce drawings associated with building design including details, plans sections and specific design elements. Prerequisite(s): ETDD 1010/1011 and ETDD 1310. Corequisite(s): ETDD 1320/1321 F
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETDD 2810/2811 - CAD 3-D

    3 credit(s)

    An introductory course in the applications of 3-dimensional parametric modeling software in industrial design and applications. Students will learn the basics of 3-dimensional modeling of components, how these components are assembled in assembly drawings, and how the fit, form and function of each component in the assembly is verified. Emphasis is placed on problem solving with individual and group assignments. Prerequisite(s): ETDD 1020/1021 or permission of instructor As required
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETDD 2820/2821 - Parametric Modeling and Design

    3 credit(s)

    A study of parametric solid modeling where students will learn the basics of creating two dimensional sketches, creating three dimensional parts using the applications of extruding, revolving, sweeping and lofting of two dimensional sketches, and assembling solid models into functioning assembly models. The theories of dimensional and geometric constraining of entities will be covered in depth. Part and model files will be used to generate two-dimensional mechanical drawings for documentation purposes. Prerequisite(s): ETDD 1010/1011 or permission of instructor.
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETDD 2830/2831 - Advanced Parametric Modeling w/lab

    3 credit(s)

    A continuation of ETDD 2820, where advanced topics in parametric modeling will be covered. Modeling techniques for advanced models such as gears, cams, sheet metal parts and other motion dependent mechanisms will be covered. Prerequisite(s): ETDD 2820/2821 S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETDD 2990 - Special Problems in Drafting and Design

    1-4 credit(s)

    This course is for specially designed advanced study within the realm of Engineering and Architectural Graphics for both board and computer graphic application. May be repeated for 12 hours credit. Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor As required
    2 hours lecture / 4 hours laboratory
  
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    ETEE 1110♦ - Electrical Circuits I w/Lab

    4 credit(s)

    An introductory course in DC and AC circuits. Topics include atomic structure, current and voltage, resistance and power. Ohm’s Law and series and parallel circuits are covered. Transient response for capacitors and inductors are also discussed. The course inclues fundamental AC concepts and phasor calculations for impedance, voltage, and current in RLC circuits. There will also be discussion of ladder logic and introduction to motors and transformers. Pre/Corequisite(s): Prerequisite or Corequisite: Completion of all Learning Support math courses or approval of instructor
    3 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETEE 1120♦ - Electrical Circuits II w/Lab

    4 credit(s)

    A continuation of ETEE 1110. This course extends DC topics to include Network Theorems such as Mesh and Nodal Analysis, Superposition, Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits. AC topics are covered in more detail and include series and parallel resonance, filters, and three-phase power. Transformers and motors are also covered in more depth than in Circuits I. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all Learning Support math courses is required; ETEE 1110 or permission of instructor
    3 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETEE 1510♦ - Digital Electronics

    3 credit(s)

    An introduction to integrated circuit logic families. A study of number systems, logic gates, boolean algebra, Karnaugh maps, and the analysis of combinational logic circuits such as flip-flops and other multivibrators. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all Learning Support mathematics. Corequisite(s): ETEE 1511 F
    3 hours lecture
  
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    ETEE 1710♦ - Electronics

    3 credit(s)

    This course covers the theory of devices, rectification, filters, voltage regulation, characteristic curves, graphical analysis of amplification, amplifier configurations, amplifier equivalent circuits, gain equations, static and dynamic load lines, and biasing in the electronics field. Prerequisite(s): ETEE 1110 Corequisite(s): ETEE 1711 F
  
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    ETEE 1711♦ - Electronics Lab

    1 credit(s)

    This is a laboratory course to support the theory covered in ETEE 1710. The course content covers the application of devices, rectification, filters, voltage regulation, characteristic curves, graphical analysis of amplification, amplifier configurations, amplifier equivalent circuits, gain equations, static and dynamic load lines, and biasing in the electronics field. Prerequisite(s): ETEE 1110 Corequisite(s): ETEE 1710 F
    2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETEE 2610 - Electrical Power

    2 credit(s)

    A study of the production and transmission of electrical power. Topics include transformer operation and types, load configurations, Power factor correction, and the study of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Corequisite(s): ETEE 2611
    2 hours lecture
  
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    ETEE 2611 - Electrical Power Lab

    2 credit(s)

    A study of the production and transmission of electrical power with laboratory experiments and exercises which correspond to lecture material in ETEE 2610. Corequisite(s): ETEE 2610
    4 hours laboratory
  
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    ETEE 2730♦ - Industrial Controls

    3 credit(s)

    Topics include electrical print reading, basic motor control, various switches and sensors, and relays and solenoids. A study of electrical system control principles will begin with relay logic hardware and then proceed to applying Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) ladder logic software. The student will develop ladder logic diagrams from functional word descriptions and then program the controller. Process control design projects such as conveyor, machine, etc. will be stressed by creating the program from a functional word description of the process. Tours of local manufacturing plants will be included, if time permits. Corequisite(s): ETEE 2731 As required
    3 hours lecture
  
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    ETEE 2731♦ - Industrial Controls Laboratory

    1 credit(s)

    An extensive “hands-on” lab that allows the student to wire various industrial control circuits and program a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and robot. Laboratory experiments and exercises correspond to lecture material in ETEE 2730. Corequisite(s): ETEE 2730 As required
    2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETEE 2800/2801 - Industrial Automation

    3 credit(s)

    This course is a continuation of ETEE 2730/2731. Topics include advanced PLC programming, servo motors and encoders, robotic material handling, networking of control systems and HMI (Human Machine Interface) design. Lab activities will include PLC programming, robotics setup and programming, and hands-on training with automated conveyor systems. Corequisite(s): ETEE 2730/2731 S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETEM 1110 - Mechanical Power Transmission

    4 credit(s)

    Mechanical Power Transmission covers the activities of power transmission such as force, resistance, power, work and thrust. Students are required to apply these activities to the repair of gear trains, belt and chain drives, shaft coupling and clutches, and bearing selection, installation and maintenance. F
    2 hours lecture / 4 hours laboratory
  
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    ETEM 1310 - Millwright Principles

    3 credit(s)

    This course is oriented toward relocating, storage, installation and placing into operation industrial machines and equipment. Lab activities include welding, sheet metal fabrication, rigging, sketching, print reading, piping and tubing, pumps and layout of electrical circuits. S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETEM 2110 - General Welding

    3 credit(s)

    General Welding is an introduction to welding terminology, procedures and joining design. Students are required to run continuous weld beads with the electric arc, SMAW, GTAW, GMAW (MIG), FCAW and oxy-acetylene processes. F
    1 hour lecture / 4 hours laboratory
  
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    ETEM 2410 - Hydraulics and Pneumatics

    4 credit(s)

    A course of study combining classroom lecture and laboratory exercises for fluid power consisting of the basic fundamentals of hydraulic and pneumatic components and systems, basic theory of design, fluids and their properties, problem-solving techniques and industrial maintenance applications. Included in an extensive study of electrical-mechanical and hydraulic-pneumatic symbols and schematics. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all Learning Support mathematics coursework or permission of instructor. F
    3 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETEM 2610 - Piping and Auxiliaries

    4 credit(s)

    This course covers threaded pipe, welded pipe, isometric pipe sketching, pipe layout, gaskets, packing, industrial hose and tubing, basic steam system operation, automatic and manual valves, and positive displacement pumps. S
    2 hours lecture / 4 hours laboratory
  
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    ETMF 1210/1211 - Industrial Materials and Processes

    3 credit(s)

    A study of industrial materials and processes with emphasis on both metals and non-metals, their properties, selection and use. Included will be material molding, forming, shaping, joining, and etc. Basic machining will be covered with lab experiences to include bench layout, milling, drilling, turning and sawing. CNC programming will be introduced, with students writing a simple G&M code program manually. F
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETMF 1430/1431 - Quality Assurance

    3 credit(s)

    A study of the SPC quality function within the manufacturing environment for data collection, organization, and analysis. The course includes techniques used to construct check sheets and control charts for variable and attribute data to determine process control and capability. In conjunction with the above, the diagnostic journey will include Pareto charts, and cause and effect diagrams along with reading and interpretation of manufacturing blueprints and GD&T. Also included are the techniques and instruments used in measuring product characteristics. Computer methods will be discussed. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all Learning Support mathematics courses or consent of instructor S
    2 hours lecture / 2 hours laboratory
  
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    ETMF 1550 - Root Cause Analysis and Problem Solving

    2 credit(s)

    A study of root cause analysis and problem solving. The seven quality tools will be explored in depth, as the course will introduce the student to statistical approaches to root cause analysis and problem solving. Students will learn and apply statistical tools to separate the vital few process variables from the trivial many that exist in any process. Proper experimentation techniques will be discussed. Prerequisite(s): ETMF 1430/1431. As required
    2 hours lecture
  
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    ETMF 1610 - Introduction to Industrial Print Reading

    3 credit(s)

    A study of drawing topics that will include lettering, sketching, dimensioning, projections, drawing perspectives, sectional views, reading of machine and mechanical drawings, tooling blueprints, and welding and fabrication drawings used in industrial systems. A brief introduction to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing is included. As required
    3 hours lecture
 

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