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Effective Spring 2021. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
TEC100 Introduction and Overview of Electronics Credit Hours: 3.00
Examination of the principles and techniques of basic electrical concepts. Includes fundamentals of electricity, current, voltage, resistance, Ohm's Law, electrical measurements, meters, power, DC circuits, magnetism, inductance, capacitance, alternating current, transformers, and AC circuits. Also includes the language of electronics and the mathematical foundations relative to the electronics industry.
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
TEC101 Physics for Technology Credit Hours: 3.00
Fundamentals of applied physics for technology. Includes matter, motion, forces, work and energy, fluids, temperature and heat, wave motion, electricity, direct current electricity, magnetism, alternating current, electronic devices, and light.
Prerequisite(s): MAT 095 or 097.
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
TEC105 Electronic Assembly Tools Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduces hand tools and measuring devices used in electronics and electromechanical assemblies. Includes basic and special assembly tools; fastener installation and removal tools; precision measuring tools; fabrication tools; and torque and optical measuring instruments. Also includes an emphasis on required safety procedures and practices and the use of selected tools, measuring devices, and procedures.
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
TEC113 Problem Solving for Electronics and Optics Credit Hours: 3.00
Problem solving for electronics and optics. Includes exponents and radicals, logarithmic and exponential functions, application of equations, resistive-capacitive and resistive-inductive transient behavior, trigonometric considerations, circular functions, vectors and phasors, mathematics of phasors, alternative current and circuits, and sinusoidal alternating current. Also includes coordinate systems, the conic sections, trigonometric identities, complex exponentials, Euler's formula, and examples in optics.
Prerequisite(s): MAT 095 or 097 or requried score on the the mathematics assessment test.
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
TEC121LB Basic Electric and Magnetic Properties Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
This is the Lab portion of TEC 121.
Prerequisite(s): TEC 100.
Course Corequisites: TEC 121
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
TEC121 Basic Electric and Magnetic Properties Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to AC, DC, and magnetic circuit theory. Includes passive devices, terminology, basic laws, network calculations, electrical measurements, instruments, and units. Also includes use of hand tools, safety, use of schematic and block diagrams, troubleshooting, and electronic circuit applications.
Prerequisite(s): TEC 100.
Course Corequisites: TEC 121LB
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
TEC127 Printed Circuit Board Solder Assembly Credit Hours: 3.00
Advanced skills for assembly of electronic equipment. Includes wire and terminals connections; through-hole and surface mount soldering of components; printed circuit board requirements; coatings and encapsulations; and rework, repair and inspection methodology. Also included IPC standards to prepare student for IPC J-STD-001 Certification by exam.
Prerequisite(s): TEC 100 and 105.
Course Corequisites: TEC 126
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
TEC130LB Computer Assembly and Testing Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
This is the Lab portion of TEC 130.
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Course Corequisites: TEC 130
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
TEC130 Computer Assembly and Testing Credit Hours: 3.00
Computer system assembly, set-up, and start-up. Includes computer systems overview, safety precautions, support equipment, operating systems, system assembly, system start- up, troubleshooting, and peripheral connections.
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Course Corequisites: TEC 130LB
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
TEC250LB Digital Devices Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
This is the Lab portion of TEC 250.
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Course Corequisites: TEC 250
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
TEC250 Digital Devices Credit Hours: 3.00
Digital integrated circuits, primarily TTL. Includes power requirements, propagation delay, input and output electrical characteristics, counters, latches, multiplexors, decoders, flip-flops and other digital devices. Also includes digital circuit troubleshooting.
Prerequisite(s): TEC 122 and 123.
Course Corequisites: TEC 250LB
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.