ELEC 160 Basic Electronics
Basic knowledge of electricity and electronics is essential for many majors spanning medical, computer, agricultural, navigation, manufacturing, and telecommunications fields in both the public and private sectors. This course covers all the basic concepts in electricity and electronics, including electricity and magnetism, transformers, alternating and direct currents, magnetic fields, and semiconductor devices. A schema of scientific reasoning, methods of inquiry and experimental design are foundational. The scientific method is combined with hands-on laboratory experiments, allowing students to apply quantitative and qualitative reasoning skills, and to solve problems and test hypotheses using data, analysis, and predictive techniques. Applying the scientific method to real-life situations encourages students to develop critical thinking skills.
ITEC 100 Indust Maint Tech Option A
is the first semester of a two semester program in Industrial Maintenance Technology. This course will provide the students with theories, concepts and skills utilized in the areas of basic electricity, machine tool operation, acetylene and MIG welding, hydraulics/pneumatics and mechanics.
ITEC 101 Indust Maint Tech Option A
This course will provide the students with theories, concepts, and skills utilized in the areas of: industrial motor control and instrumentation, stick and TIG welding, refrigeration and programmable logic controllers. It is the second course of a two semester program required to earn a certificate in Industrial Maintenance Technology.
ITEC 110 Electricity and Electronics
This course is an entry-level course in the Industrial Maintenance Program. Topics will include alternating and direct currents, including circuit basics, construction, and testing of industrial electrical circuits and applications for relays, transformers, and relay ladder logic. Fundamentals of industrial electronics and solid state devices will be studied, in addition to magnetism, dc and ac motors, and their applications. Other topics will be digital electronics, standards and codes.
ITEC 111 Manufacturing Processes
This course is an entry level course in the Industrial Maintenance Program. Topics to be studied will be industrial machining to include the lathe and milling machines. Other topics will be GMAW, STAW, and GTAW welding (mig, stick, and tig). Industrial safety and preventative maintenance are studied.
ITEC 112 Welding Principles 1
Topics will be GMAW, STAW, and GTAW welding (mig, stick, and tig). Industrial safety and preventative maintenance are studied. Practical applications will be in creating projects in steel and stainless steel using all three modes of welding. Students will become competent in all three modes.
ITEC 120 Programmable Logic Controllers
This is a course in industrial computers and Programmable Logic Controllers. The student will be able to use a personal computer to identify parts of a PLC, program and troubleshoot the PLC upon completion of this course.
ITEC 213 Industrial Mechanics
This course is designed to instruct the student in the design, repair, and specification of the industrial mechanical equipment. Topics to be studied will be mechanical power transmission equipment, gear reducers, chains and belts, pumps, compressors, and motors. The student will learn to repair equipment according to new equipment manufacturers standards.
ITEC 220 Water Treatment Fundamentals
The course provides an introduction to the basic methods used to treat water supplies for domestic drinking water purposes. The course introduces and works with the supporting water treatment principles, operations and maintenance considerations and water-related mathematics. The course fulfills the specialized education/training requirement that is necessary for water treatment plant or distribution system operator certification by State Water Resources Control Board. The course prepares students for the Grade T1 and T2 water treatment plant operator certification exams.
ITEC 221 Fund. of Wastewater Treatment
The course provides an introduction to the basic methods used to treat domestic and industrial wastewater prior to disposal and/or reuse. The course introduces and works with the supporting wastewater treatment principles, operations and maintenance considerations and wastewater related mathematics. The course fulfills the educational point requirement that is necessary prior to State Water Resources Control Board operator certification. The course prepares students for the Grade 1 and 2 operator certification exams.
ITEC 222 Automated Controls
This course offers theory and application of solid state devices used to control industrial machinery. The devices include power supplies, smart relays, variable frequency drive motor controllers, DC motor controllers, sensors, and discrete and analog input and output modules. Programming of the common proprietary languages will be covered as well as troubleshooting and repair of the devices.
ITEC 223 Welding Principles 2
This course offers instruction in the practice and theory of SMAW (stick) welding. This course also offers practice and theory in gas and plasma arc cutting. The student will be able to make welds in mild steel and stainless steel.
ITEC 224 Hydraulics and Pneumatics
This course offers instruction in fluid power as used in an industrial environment. The course covers theory of fluid power, system design, troubleshooting, and repair of both hydraulic and pneumatic systems. A hands-on lab provides job-ready experience and skills for students.
ITEC 274 PLControllers in the Workplace
This course addresses the necessary theory and skills in the field of programmable controllers for maintenance electricians. The student will learn the addressing, wiring methods and programming of programmable logic controllers. The student will learn how to design ladder diagrams from a hard wired diagram or from a sequence of operation. The student will learn to program with handheld programmer and a personal computer with appropriate software.
ITEC 276 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers
This course will provide students with theories, concepts and skills used in the advanced applications for programmable logic controllers.
ITEC 282 Fundamentals Process Control
This course covers the fundamental theory, application, and repair of instrumentation devices as used in the industrial process environment. Topics include analog signals and how they are applied to temperature. The lab exercises will build, interpret, and measure analog signals.
ITEC 283 Instrumentation 1
This course covers the theory and application of instrumentation as used in the industrial process environment. Topics include analog signals and how they are applied to temperature and pressure,instrumentation analysis, RTD operation and transducers, device wiring and calibration. The lab exercises include how to build, interpret, and measure analog signals, as well as troubleshooting.
ITEC 284 Instrumentation 2
This course covers the theory and application of instrumentation as used in the industrial process environment. Topics include analog theory as applied to level, flow, and weight sensing and their use with programmable logic controllers. The lab exercises include how to build, interpret, measure, install, program, and troubleshoot the sensors and sensor signals.
ITEC 285 Data Transmission/Communication
This course studies standard industrial data communication protocols, and principles of the variable frequency drives. The course covers drive installation, programming, and troubleshooting.
ITEC 286 Human-Machine Interfacing
This course studies the display design and programming for touch screen panels as used in industry using Wonderware Software and Allen-Bradley software. The student will program, operate, and troubleshoot a touch screen display as used in industrial applications.
ITEC 287 Advanced Automation Project
This is a capstone course which utilizes the learning in all of the courses of this program. The student will design and implement every phase of the curriculum to produce an industry like working project.