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AM205 Applied Mathematics for Programmers

3 Semester Credit Hours

Programmers frequently have limited backgrounds in the mathematics and physics needed programming in complex environments. This course provides an understanding of mathematics or physics concepts like collision detection, 3D vectors, transformations, or basic calculus. This course provides a simple and thorough grounding in the mathematics and physics topics that programmers need to write algorithms and programs, using a non-language specific approach. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work.

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AM301 Applied Math for Technicians I

1.5 Semester Credit Hours

This course presents mathematics using applications specific to the electronics field. The topics covered include exponents and roots, transposition of formulas, ratios and proportions, graphs, percentages, tolerances, the use of trigonometric functions and plane vectors for AC circuit analysis. Exercises are based on real-world values and consist of problems that are typically encountered by electronic technicians. Course contains 1 semester credit hours (15 clock hours) of lecture and 0.5 semester credit hour (15 clock hours) of laboratory work.

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AM302 Applied Math for Technicians II

1.5 Semester Credit Hours

This course continues AM301 presenting mathematics using applications specific to the electronics field. The topics covered include exponents and roots, transposition of formulas, ratios and proportions, graphs, percentages, tolerances, the use of trigonometric functions and plane vectors for AC circuit analysis. Exercises are based on real-world values and consist of problems that are typically encountered by electronic technicians. Course contains 1 semester credit hours (15 clock hours) of lecture and 0.5 semester credit hour (15 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: AM301

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AP301 Applied Physics

4 Semester Credit Hours

All branches of science and technology depend on knowledge of physics.  This course presents the basic definitions and concepts of motion, Galileo's and Newton's laws, work, simple machines, matter and light.  Also included are density, expansion, pressure, and heat characteristics of solids, liquids, and gases. Light, photo-electric effect, light sources, and basic lenses are also studied.  Course contains 3 semester credit hours (45 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work.

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BC110 Introduction to Computers

3 Semester Credit Hours

This course introduces the student to basic uses and applications of computers and computerized control systems. Office productivity applications are explored including common desktop and emerging cloud computing applications. Students will understand the different components of a personal computer, basic computer networking and related information assurance issues. Basic micro-controllers operation is also explained. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Prereq: None. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work.

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BC204 Computer Networking

5 Semester Credit Hours

This course presents the standards and terminology of computer networks. The basic skills required to plan, implement and troubleshoot computer networks are included. This course prepares the student for the CompTIA Network + Exam. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Course contains 3 semester credit hours (45 clock hours) of lecture and 2 semester credit hours (60 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: BC206

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BC205 A+ Essentials

4 Semester Credit Hours

All computers have an operating system to communicate with users and devices. The operating systems presented include: The Microsoft DOS & Windows family, the Macintosh family, and the UNIX family. This course gives the student a firm understanding of how various operating systems work and are used.  Skills needed to troubleshoot, repair, and service personal computers will be covered.  Students will learn about IDE, SCSI, RAM, processors, graphics cards, ports, CDROM, DVDROM, electrostatic discharge, and external peripherals.  Course contains 3 semester credit hours (45 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work.

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BC206 A+ Practical Applications

3 Semester Credit Hours

This course is designed to teach the required skills to complete the A+ certification track. The course will give students the ability to perform advanced tasks such as installation, building, repairing, configuration, and troubleshooting, optimizing, diagnosing and preventive maintenance and security. This course, along with BC205, will prepare the student to take the A+ Certification exams 220-602, 220-603, and 220-604. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered.  Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: BC205

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BC207 Linux Fundamentals

3 Semester Credit Hours

The Basic Linux skills needed to perform administrative tasks in the latest SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server are presented in this course.  Major topics covered include: Linux basics and Enterprise Server installation, using the desktop, locating and using help resources, managing directories and files, working with Linux shell, editing text files, using the command line interface, understanding processes, jobs and run levels, managing the network configuration, managing network services, managing security, and hardware basics. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: BC204

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BE201 DC Electronics

4 Semester Credit Hours

Following a brief history of electronics, the fundamental concepts of atomic structure, current, voltage, resistance, power and Ohm's law are presented. Characteristics of series, parallel, series-parallel and complex DC circuits are covered. Components used in DC circuits are presented, as are soldering techniques. Math and algebra operations are presented as needed. Digital Multimeters and safety practices are included.  A trainer kit is assembled by each student to gain experience with course topics, and lab projects are assigned to enhance understanding of course content. Course contains 45 clock hours of lecture (3 semester credit hours) and 30 clock hours of lab (1 semester credit hour).

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BE202 AC Electronics

4 Semester Credit Hours

Magnetism, electromagnetism, motor action, generator action, transformer action and magnetic induction are presented.  Components used in AC circuits are covered. This course also presents the theory of alternating current (AC) and AC circuits containing resistors, capacitors and inductors.  It  includes a study of nonresonant and resonant filters.  Algebra and trigonometry needed for solving AC circuits is presented. Lab projects are assigned to enhance understanding of AC circuits. Course contains 45 clock hours of lecture (3 semester credit hours) and 30 clock hours of lab (1 semester credit hour). Prerequisite: BC204

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BE203 Solid State Devices and Circuits

3 Semester Credit Hours

Solid-state amplifying devices process and/or amplify intelligence. This course presents DC and AC analysis of amplifier circuits. The characteristics of voltage and power amplifiers, classes of operations, amplifier configurations and coupling methods are covered. Circuits studied include bipolar junction transistor, field effect transistors, vacuum tubes (limited), and operational amplifiers. Basic semi-conductor physics is included. Amplifier labs are assigned to enhance understanding of course content. Course contains 37.5 clock hours of lecture (2.5 semester credit hours) and 15 clock hours of lab (0.5 semester credit hour). Prerequisite: BE202

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C101 Chemistry

3 Semester Credit Hours

This course teaches students a foundation for understanding the chemical properties of materials, the way these properties can impose limitations on the operation of equipment and systems in nuclear facilities, and related hazards. The course includes information on the fundamentals of chemistry, reactor water chemistry, principles of water treatment, and hazards of chemicals and gases. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: M103

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CB305 Cisco Networking

3 Semester Credit Hours

This course introduces basic principles of routers and other network devices. In this course, students will have a review of the TCP/IP and OSI networking models. The course also covers Operating Cisco routers and switches, Ethernet Switch configuration and troubleshooting, Virtual LANs and Spanning Tree Protocol, Wireless LANs, IP Addressing and Subnetting, Routing Protocols, Router configuration and troubleshooting, Static and connected routes, Variable Length Subnet Masking (VLSM) and route summarization, IP access control lists, Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and Enhanced IGRP (EIGRP) configuration, WAN configuration and troubleshooting, Frame Relay, Network Security and VPNs, Network Address Translation (NAT), and IPv6. This course helps prepare students for the CCENT & CCNA Exams. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: BC204

 

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CB306 Cisco Intermediate Networking

3 Semester Credit Hours

This course covers ethernet switch and router configuration and troubleshooting, virtual LANs and Spanning Tree Protocol, static and connected routes, Variable Length Subnet Masking (VLSM) and route summarization, IP access control lists, Routing Protocol Theory, Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and Enhanced IGRP (EIGRP) configuration, Frame Relay Configuration, Virtual Private Networks, Network Address Translation (NAT), and IPv6. This course helps prepare students for the ICND Exam. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: CB305

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CF201 Digital Math and Logic Circuits

3 Semester Credit Hours

This course is designed to provide the student with a basic understanding of numbering systems and BCD codes used in computers, the characteristics of logic gates and Boolean algebra, the types of flip-flops and their applications in counters and registers, and analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters.  Students will also obtain a basic understanding of the Parallax basic stamp micro-controller.  Lab projects are assigned to enhance understanding of logic systems, flip-flop circuits, and converters.  Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work.

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CF302 Microprocessors and Microcomputers

3 Semester Credit Hours

This course provides an understanding of microprocessor architecture, instruction sets and operation. Students will write short routines and programs to better understand the operation of the microprocessor.  The course concludes with an understanding of the basic microcomputer system, including bus, memory and I/O subsystems. Lab projects are assigned to enhance understanding of microprocessors. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work.

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CF304 Micro-controllers

3 Semester Credit Hours

This course introduces micro-controllers.  Students are expected to learn the instruction set, addressing modes, bit manipulation, subroutines, loops, lookup tables, interrupts, programming techniques and some practical applications of the micro-controller.  Lab projects are assigned to enhance understanding of micro-controllers. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: CF201

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CO301 Intermediate Diagnosis Coding

3 Semester Credit Hours

Diagnostic codes are used to group and identify diseases, disorders, symptoms, and medical signs, as well as to measure morbidity and mortality. This advanced coding course focuses on diagnostic coding, interpretation, sequencing accuracy and more. Labs consist of assigned practice and projects relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: MC206

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CO302 Intermediate Procedure Coding

3 Semester Credit Hours

Procedure codes are standardized codes used to classify medical procedures and items. This advanced coding course focuses on procedure coding, interpretation, sequencing accuracy and more. Labs consist of assigned practice and projects relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: MC207

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