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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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