Credit Courses

(EET) Electronics Engineering Technology

EET 130 - Fundamentals of Electronics (3 credits)
Prerequisite or Corequisite: MAT 037 (or MAT 037A and 037B)
Introduction to DC and AC circuits, electromagnetic devices, electronic components, and analog and digital circuits. For non-electronics majors. 2 lecture/2 laboratory hours
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EET 132 - Electronic Devices and Circuits (4 credits)
Prerequisite: EET 130
Covers discrete solid state devices (diodes, BJTs, FETs) and circuits in which they are used: power supplies, amplifiers, and switches. Study involves analog as well as digital devices and circuits. 3 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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EET 138 - Introduction to Electronics I (4 credits)
Prerequisite or Corequisite: MAT 135
Focuses on direct current (DC) devices and circuits. Progresses from the fundamentals of electricity, Ohm's Law, Kirchoff's Law, series and parallel circuits to the study of resistors, capacitors, inductors, batteries, transistors, and diodes as they pertain to DC circuits. 3 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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EET 139 - Introduction to Electronics II (4 credits)
Prerequisite: EET 138 or equivalent
Continuation of EET 138. Covers the basics of AC circuits and devices including resistors, capacitors, inductors and semiconductors. Introduces fundamental waveforms such as sine waves and pulses and their behavior in solid state circuits. 3 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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EET 140 - Electronic Construction (2 credits)
Teaches the use of hand tools, drilling and other metalworking methods as well as correct soldering and repair techniques. Students apply these skills to chassis construction and wiring, and also gain experience in working with printed circuit boards. 1 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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EET 141 - Electrical Wiring and Cabling (3 credits)
Prerequisite: EET 130
Focus on electrical wiring techniques starting with 120/240 volts. Instruction for adding connectors to and installing coax, CAT5/6, and fiber optic cables emphasizes the codes and standards to be followed along with the correct tools to be used. Class time allots equally between lectures reinforced by hands-on practice. 2 lecture/2 laboratory hours
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EET 143 - Advanced Electronic Construction (3 credits)
Prerequisites: EET 130, EET 140
Extends the teachings of EET 140 (i.e., printed circuit boards and chassis fabrication), with focus on manual skills required of technicians in the workplace. More complex projects are built, some of which may involve surface mount technology. 2 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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EET 144 - DC/AC Electric Circuits (4 credits)
Corequisite: MAT 135
Introduces the concept of electricity, focusing on both DC and AC circuits. Emphasizes fundamental laws and theorems relating to series and parallel circuits. Lab experiments relate to and reinforce lecture content. 3 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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EET 214 - Communications Electronics (4 credits)
Prerequisite: EET 219
Study of information transmission and reception involving both digital and analog systems. Topics include AM, FM, noise, spectra, receivers, transmitters, lines and cables, and antennas. 3 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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EET 215 - Fiber Optics (4 credits)
Prerequisite: EET 130 or EET 138 or MAT 135 or equivalent
A study of fiber optics as it pertains to the communications process. Topics include the physics and behavior of light in a fiber. Skills learned include connectorization of fiber and the use of the special tools and test equipment required. Successful completion of this course can lead to FOA certification. 3 lecture/2 laboratory hours
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EET 219 - Electronic Networks (4 credits)
Prerequisite: EET 139 or EET 144
Analysis and design considerations for electronic circuits, including power supplies using semiconductor diodes and zener diodes, and Class A amplifiers using bipolar and FET transistors. 3 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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EET 230 - Linear Integrated Circuits (4 credits)
Prerequisite: EET 219 or EET 131
Covers the basic building blocks of linear systems, such as inverting and non-inverting amplifiers, comparators, and filters. 3 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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EET 251 - Digital Circuit Fundamentals (4 credits)
Prerequisite: EET 130 or EET 139 or EET 144
Introduces the basic theory, concepts and devices behind digital circuitry and computers, including gates, registers, flip-flops, counters, decoders and encoders, half- and full-adders, and clocks. The electrical characteristics, limitations, and connections of digital integrated circuit packages are explored. Corresponding labs reinforce lecture materials through practical examples. 3 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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EET 263 - Digital Technology -- Introduction to Microprocessors and Assembly Language (4 credits)
Prerequisite: EET 251
Introduces the operation of a simple computer at the physical (electrical) level using gates, registers, and other basic circuits introduced in the prerequisite course. Students gain experience building and programming a simple computer. Covers memory, basic microprocessor architecture, assembly language programming, and analog-to-digital as well as digital-to-analog converters. 3 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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EET 266 - Programmable Logic Controllers (4 credits)
Prerequisite: EET 251
Introduces the theory and practical concepts of programmable logic controllers and their applications within industrial or manufacturing environments. Topics include PLC components, digital logic, ladder logic design, and software programming. Corresponding labs reinforce lectures with practical hands-on programming of Allen-Bradley PLC units using RSLogix software. 3 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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