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Engineering Course Descriptions

EGR 131  Introduction to Electronics Technology

This course introduces the basic skills required for electrical/electronics technicians. Topics include soldering/desoldering, safety and sustainability practices, test equipment, scientific calculators, AWG wire table, the resistor color code, electronic devices, problem solving, and use of hand tools. Upon completion, students should be able to solder/desolder, operate test equipment, apply problem-solving techniques, and use a scientific calculator.

Electronics Student

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 1; Lab, 2

Semester Hours Credit: 2

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

EGR 131 Course Outline

EGR 150  Introduction to Engineering

This course is an overview of the engineering profession.  Topics include goal setting and career assessment, ethics, public safety, the engineering method and design process, written and oral communication, interpersonal skills and team building, and computer applications.  Upon completion, students should be able to understand the engineering process, the engineering profession, and utilize college resources to meet their educational goals. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
Course Hours Per Week: Class, 1; Lab, 2
Semester Hours Credit: 2
Prerequisite: MAT 080 or DMA 010, 020, 030, 040, 050, 060, 070, 080; RED 080, ENG 080 or DRE 097, or satisfactory score on placement test.
Corequisite: None
EGR 150 Course Outline

EGR 220   Engineering Statics

This course introduces the concepts of engineering based on forces in equilibrium. Topics include concentrated forces, distributed forces, forces due to friction, and inertia as they apply to machines, structures, and systems. Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems which require the ability to analyze systems of forces in static equilibrium. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: PHY 251
Corequisite: MAT 272
EGR 220 Course Outline
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