Course Descriptions

CETT 1321. Electronic Fabrication.           3:3:1

A study of electronic circuit fabrication techniques including printed circuit boards, wire wrapping, bread boarding, and various soldering techniques. Skill in techniques of electronic equipment fabrication is gained through layout and construction of a complete unit. Component recognition, schematic symbols, soldering, wire wrapping, ESD considerations, and re-work techniques for discrete, leaded, and surface-mount components. IPC-A-610B training. Prerequisite: None. Type: Tech 

CETT 1331. Programming for Discrete Devices .           3:3:1

Introduction to a high level programming language such as BASIC, PASCAL, or “C”. Topics include structured programming and problem solving and how they apply to technical applications. Lecture and lab programming practice using Python. Prerequisites: MATH 1314. Type: Tech

CETT 1341. Solid State Circuits.           3:3:1

A study of various semiconductor devices incorporated in circuits and their applications. Emphasis on circuit construction, measurements, and analysis. Multistage transistor amplifiers, common‑collector circuits; power amplifiers; amplifier class A, B, and C configurations; FET circuits; thyristors; amplifier frequency response; and basic linear operational amplifier circuits. Prerequisite: Credit for CETT 1429. Type: Tech

CETT 1403. D.C. Circuits.           4:3:3

A study of the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s laws, and circuit analysis techniques. Emphasis on circuit analysis of resistive networks and DC measurements. Voltage, current, resistance, Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's Voltage and Current Laws, Thevenin, Norton, superposition, and maximum power transfer theorems. Laboratory use of components, meters, power supplies, and oscilloscope. Prerequisite: Credit for or concurrent enrollment in CETT 1425. Concurrent enrollment in or credit for MATH 1314. Type: Tech

CETT 1405. A.C. Circuits.           4:3:3

A study of the fundamentals of alternating current including series and parallel AC circuits, phasors, capacitive and inductive networks, transformers, and resonance. Sinusoidal steady‑state circuit analysis using complex numbers, in­ductance, capacitance, RL and RC time constants, transformers, reso­nance, filters, and frequency response. Laboratory realization of lecture topics. Prerequisite: Credit for CETT 1403 or approved credit from a high school with which WCJC has a current articulation agreement for Electronics Engineering Technology. Concurrent enrollment in or credit for MATH 1316. Type: Tech

CETT 1425. Digital Fundamentals.           4:3:3

An entry-level course in digital electronics covering number systems, binary mathematics, digital codes, logic gates, Boolean algebra, Karnaugh maps, and combinational logic. Emphasis on circuit logic analysis and troubleshooting digital circuits. Introduction to flip‑flops. Laboratory realization of logic circuits using TTL and CMOS gates. Laboratory use of logic probes, meters, and oscilloscopes for digital troubleshooting. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in or credit for CETT 1403. Concurrent enrollment in or credit for MATH 1314. Type: Tech

CETT 1429. Solid State Devices.           4:3:3

A study of diodes and bipolar semiconductor devices, including analysis of static and dynamic characteristics, bi techniques, and thermal considerations of solid state devices. Basic power-supply design and application. Linear and switching circuits. Laboratory realization of lecture topics. Prerequisite: Credit for CETT 1403 or approved credit for CETT 1403 from a high school with which WCJC has a current articulation agreement for Electronics Engineering Technology. Type: Tech

CETT 1445. Microprocessors.           4:3:3

An introductory course in microprocessor software and hardware; its architecture, timing sequence, operation, and programming; discussion of appropriate software diagnostic language and tools. Organization, construction, and application of stored program LSI computers, both hardware and software. Microprocessor architecture: processor, memory, and I/O. The bus concept, RAM, and ROM. Instruction sets for the Intel 80xxx. Programming and I/O for open- and closed-loop control. Laboratory application of concepts using 8085 systems with extensive troubleshooting experience. Prerequisite: CETT 1449. Type: Tech

CETT 1449. Digital Systems.           4:3:3

A course in electronics covering digital systems. Emphasis on application and troubleshooting digital systems using counters, registers, code converters, multiplexers, analog-to-digital to-analog circuits, and large-scale integrated circuits. Logic family characteristics: TTL, ECL, and CMOS. I/O techniques and devices, A/D, D/A conversion, and display methods. Prerequisite: CETT 1425. Type: Tech

CETT 1457. Linear Integrated Circuits.           4:3:3

A study of the characteristics, operations, stabilization, testing, and feedback techniques of linear integrated circuits. Application in computation, measurements, instrumentation, and active filtering. Prerequisites: CETT 1405 and CETT 1429. Type: Tech

CETT 2349 Research and Project Design          3:2:2
(Capstone Course)

Principles of electrical/electronic design encompassing schematics, wiring diagrams, materials lists, operating characteristics, completion schedules, and cost estimates. The student will be required to plan and develop a project consisting of research, design, layout, construction, and operation of an electrical-mechanical project. A formal written report and a demonstration and presentation of process and results is required. This course is intended to provide the Capstone experience for graduating Electronics Engineering Technology students. Prerequisites: Electronics Engineering Technology Student expecting graduation the current semester.

ELMT 2330. Final Project.           3:2:2

Principles of electrical/electronic design encompassing schematics wiring diagrams, materials lists, operating characteristics, completion schedules, and cost estimates. The student will be required to plan and develop a project consisting of research, design, layout, construction and operation of an electrical-mechanical project. A formal written report and a demonstration and presentation of process and results is required. This course is intended to provide a Capstone experience for graduating Electronics Engineering Technology students. Prerequisite: Electronics Engineering Technology major expecting graduation in the current semester. Type: Tech

ELMT 1301. Programmable Logic Controllers           3:3:1

An introduction to programmable logic controllers as used in industrial environments including basic concepts, programming, applications, troubleshooting of ladder logic, and interfacing of equipment. Laboratory experience in programming and interfacing commercial PLCs. Prerequisites: CETT 1405, CETT 1425, and CETT 1429. Type: Tech

ELMT 2433. Industrial Electronics.           4:3:3

A study of devices, circuits, and systems primarily used in automated manufacturing and/or process control including computer controls and interfacing between mechanical, electrical, electronic, and computer equipment. Presentation of programming schemes. Analog and digital control loops and their application in process control and robotics. Microprocessors for control and monitoring. Sensing devices for pressure, level, flow, temperature, and position. Signal processing: A/D and D/A conversion, feedback, and servos. Laboratory work includes microprocessor and robotics interfacing and control circuits. Prerequisite: CETT 1457. Type: Tech

EECT 1303. Introduction to Telecommunications.           3:3:0

An overview of the telecommunications industry. Topics include the history of the telecommunications industry, terminology, rules and regulations, industry standards and protocols, microwave, satellite, optical, and wire/cable-based communications systems. Instruction in installation, testing, and maintenance of communications systems components. Introduction to data communication protocols. Prerequisites: CEET 1405, CETT 1429, CETT 1449. Type: Tech

EECT 2439. Communication Circuits.           4:3:3

A study of communications systems with emphasis on amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, phase modulation, and digital pulse modulation. Discussion of several types of modulators, demodulators, receivers, transmitters, and transceivers. Laboratory realization of lecture topics. Prerequisites: CETT 1405, CETT 1425, and CETT 1429. Type: Tech

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