Printed on 4/17/2021

Electronic Engineering Technology

10-605-7 Associate Degree (AAS) Part Time and Full Time 60 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Time of Day: Day Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

This broad-based degree program will prepare you for many in-demand, high-paying career fields like product development, testing, service, maintenance or engineering support. You will develop the skills you need to design, develop, test and manufacture electrical and electronic equipment such as communication equipment, medical monitoring devices, navigational equipment and computers. Your training will also include safety standards and important workplace practices. You’ll learn in a flexible, hands-on environment that features the latest equipment and software.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Technical Studies (39 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Digital 1
    10-605-130
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10605130
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces digital electronics including Boolean, the operation of logic gates, and the theory of combination logic circuits. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.

  • Digital Electronics 2
    10-605-131
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10605131
    • Credits: 1.00

    Examines data manual usage. This course introduces programmable logic devices and Karnaugh mapping. It also covers encoders, decoders, multiplexers, binary adders and parity circuits. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.

    Coreq: Digital 1 (10605130)
  • DC Circuits 1
    10-660-110
    1Credit
    27
    27

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10660110
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces electrical safety and program procedures. The course covers Ohm's Law, power law, series circuits, and voltmeter, ammeter and ohmmeter applications. Number powers, electronic notations, circuit component recognition and diagrams, resistor power ratings, color code, Kirchhoff's voltage law and atomic structure are also included.

    Coreq: College Technical Math 1 (10804115) OR College Technical Math 1A (10804113) OR Industrial Maintenance Math (31804308) OR College Algebra and Trigonometry with Applications (10804197) OR Intermediate Algebra with Applications (10804118)
  • DC Circuits 2
    10-660-111
    1Credit
    27
    27

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10660111
    • Credits: 1.00

    Covers basic parallel and series-parallel circuits and their properties. Examines the theory, application and design of series-parallel circuits, such as loaded and unloaded voltage dividers and the Wheatstone bridge. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.

    Coreq: DC Circuits 1 (10660110)
  • DC Circuits 3
    10-660-112
    1Credit
    27
    27

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10660112
    • Credits: 1.00

    Covers capacitors and inductors including time constants and instantaneous voltage and current values of RC and RL circuits. Applications and various types of capacitors and inductors are discussed. Magnetism, electromagnetism, and devices, such as relays and solenoids, are also presented. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.

    Coreq: DC Circuits 2 (10660111)
  • AC Circuits 1
    10-660-114
    1Credit
    27
    27

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10660114
    • Credits: 1.00

    Covers AC waveforms and different voltage values including Peak, RMS, Average and Peak to Peak. The operation of transformers is also included. Laboratory activities using the oscilloscope are performed to verify the theory.

    Coreq: DC Circuits 3 (10660112) OR enrolled in the Manufacturing Engineering Tech program (106233) and Coreq: DC Circuits 2 (10660111)
  • Embedded Programming 1
    10-660-151
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10660151
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces students to embedded computer systems through exploration of microcontroller operation, architecture and programming. Students will lay the groundwork for future courses and electronic projects while experimenting with programming language concepts and basic interfacing.

  • Construction Techniques
    10-660-163
    1Credit
    36
    18

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10660163
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces the use of common hand tools used by technicians. The safe use and application of hand and power tools is practiced through construction projects. Quality workmanship and craftsmanship are emphasized.

  • Technical Software Essentials
    10-660-181
    1Credit
    27
    27

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10660181
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces students to the Microsoft Office family of products. Students will create and edit Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and Access databases.

  • Computer Systems & Networks 1
    10-660-184
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10660184
    • Credits: 1.00

    Focuses on computer terms, computer hardware, computer functions, security and operating systems. Basic networking concepts are also introduced.

  • DC Circuits 4
    10-605-113
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10605113
    • Credits: 1.00

    Examines the theory, application and design of series/parallel circuits including loaded and unloaded voltage dividers. Circuit analysis methods such as superposition, Thevenin, and Norton theorems are introduced. Circuit simulation software is used to aid in the analysis and prediction of circuit operation. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.

    Prereq: DC Circuits 3 (10660112); Coreq: College Technical Math 2 (10804116) OR College Algebra and Trigonometry w Apps (10804197)
  • AC Circuits 3
    10-605-116
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10605116
    • Credits: 1.00

    Explores reactive circuits containing resistors, capacitors, and inductors. Passive filter circuits are introduced along with resonant circuits. Circuit simulation is implemented to aid in circuit analysis.

    Coreq: AC Circuits 2-Electronics/EET (10605111) or AC Circuits 2 (10660115)
  • Semiconductors 3
    10-605-125
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10605125
    • Credits: 1.00

    Covers DC and AC analysis of amplifiers. Bypass and coupling capacitor functions, along with circuit limitations due to circuit configuration, are also examined.

    Coreq: Semiconductors 2 (10660129)
  • Embedded Programming 2
    10-605-146
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10605146
    • Credits: 1.00

    Continues with topics from Embedded Programming 1 and further explores embedded controller systems operation, architecture, and programming. Students will lay the groundwork for future courses and electronic projects while experimenting with programming language concepts and interfacing.

    Prereq: Embedded Programming 1 (10660151)
  • Embedded Programming 3
    10-605-148
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10605148
    • Credits: 1.00

    Continues with topics from Embedded Programming 2 and further explores embedded controller systems operation, architecture and programming. Successful students will exit this course prepared to develop and implement larger projects involving more advanced topics relative to microcontrollers.

    Coreq: Embedded Programming 2 (10605146)
  • Semiconductors 1
    10-660-128
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10660128
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces semiconductor materials, the operation of diodes, Zener diodes and the construction of rectifier and filter circuits. Fundamental transistor construction and operation is also introduced. Laboratory experiments are performed to verify the theory.

    Prereq: AC Circuits 1 (10660114); College Technical Math 1 (10804115) OR College Technical Math 1A (10804113) OR Intermediate Algebra with Apps (10804118)
  • Semiconductors 2
    10-660-129
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10660129
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces students to transistor operation as a switch, SCR, Triac, and Operational Amplifier operation and application.

    Coreq: Semiconductors 1 (10660128)
  • AC Circuits 2-Electronics/EET
    10-605-111
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10605111
    • Credits: 1.00

    Covers the application of basic theory to AC circuits. Topics include sine-wave description, reactance, phase and fundamental AC power concepts. RC, RL and RLC circuits using complex numbers are analyzed. Laboratory and computer analysis activities are performed to enhance the theory.

    Prereq: AC Circuits 1 10660114; Coreq: College Tech Math 2 10804116 OR College Algebra and Trig w Apps 10804197
  • Solder Rework & Repair-IPC Prep
    10-605-106
    1Credit
    36
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10605106
    • Credits: 1.00

    Teaches students how to produce high-quality soldered connections that meet the IPC standard regarding materials, methods and verification.

    Prereq: Construction Techniques 10660163
  • Linear Electronics
    10-605-119
    3Credit
    72
    90
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10605119
    • Credits: 3.00

    Emphasizes modern linear integrated circuits (ICs). Covered in depth are the operational amplifier IC and its circuit applications: amplifying, comparing, summing, wave shaping, regulating, oscillating and filtering. Laboratory time is spent simulating and constructing circuits and evaluating and troubleshooting circuitry.

    Prereq: Semiconductors 3 (10605125) and AC Circuits 3 (10605116)
  • LabVIEW Graphical Programming
    10-605-141
    2Credit
    54
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10605141
    • Credits: 2.00

    Introduces LabVIEW, which is used to write programs using the computer's serial or USB port and computer-based data acquisition cards. Projects introduce features of the acquisition boards and the software package. Students write programs for data acquisition applications involving digital input and output, analog input and output, and serial input and output.

  • CAD for Electronics
    10-605-156
    1Credit
    54
    0

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10605156
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces students to computer-aided design (CAD) techniques used in the electronics field. Students learn the basics of the AutoCAD software, including the draw, modify, dimension and plotting sets of commands. Students acquire the skills needed to create an electronics symbols library and to draw electronic schematics.

    Prereq: Semiconductors 1 (10660128)
  • Microcontroller Interfacing
    10-605-160
    3Credit
    72
    90
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10605160
    • Credits: 3.00

    Explores mid-range microcontroller functionality using C programming to develop embedded applications. Projects will utilize many of the microcontroller features such as USB, Ethernet, scheduled and non-scheduled interrupts, analog to digital conversion, etc.

    Prereq: Embedded Programming 3 (10605148)
  • Motors and Drives 2
    10-620-142
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10620142
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces AC Generators, Three Phase, and Single Phase motors. Starting methods for AC motors, including AC Drives, will be introduced. Control wiring and reversing circuits will also be introduced. Students will wire for Synchronous and Induction motor operation.

    Coreq: Motors and Drives 1 (10620148)
  • Motors and Drives 1
    10-620-148
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10620148
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces DC motors and generators, along with DC Drives. Students will wire both separately-excited and self-excited DC generators. Counter Electromotive Force (CEMF) will be used to explain the operational principles of DC motors and generators. Various DC motor types will be introduced. Motor types include series, shunt, and compound motors.

    Prereq: AC Circuits 1 (10660114)
  • Computer Systems & Networks 2
    10-660-185
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10660185
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces unique industrial networking media types. Ethernet networks including switches, routers, protocols, security, remote access, and wireless technology in an industrial setting.

    Coreq: Computer Systems & Networks 1 - 10660184
  • PCB Assembly Systems
    10-605-122
    1Credit
    36
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10605122
    • Credits: 1.00

    Trains students to work with surface mount technology (SMT) equipment used in electronic circuit manufacturing, including stencils and foils, pick and place machines, and reflow ovens. They will learn machine setup, calibration, and quality control.

    Coreq: Solder Rework & Repair-IPC Prep (10605106)
  • Product Testing/Systems
    10-605-155
    1Credit
    36
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10605155
    • Credits: 1.00

    Addresses programming on Test and Measurement with the graphical programming language LabVIEW. Students create electronic product testing, instrumentation, data acquisition, and data analysis.

    Coreq: LabVIEW Graphical Programming 10605141
  • PCB Design
    10-605-159
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10605159
    • Credits: 1.00

    Teaches students to design a printed circuit board using the OrCAD/Cadence design suite. Provides an overview of the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tools used in industry today.

    Coreq: CAD for Electronics (10605156)
  • Electronics Final Project
    10-605-162
    2Credit
    72
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10605162
    • Credits: 2.00

    A final research and construction project that includes written and oral presentations and is centered on a microprocessor based circuit application. This capstone course will apply much of your previous coursework on an individual or group project as determined by the instructor.

    Coreq: PCB Design (10605159)
  • Electronic Communications 1
    10-605-165
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10605165
    • Credits: 1.00

    Covers the basics of electronic communications, to include protocol, wireless transmission, and application. Also covers industrial networks and hardware to include cables and connections.

    Prereq: Linear Electronics (10605119)
  • PLC 1
    10-628-151
    1Credit
    27
    27

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10628151
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)s and RSLogix 500 Programming Software. The PLC hardware will consist of Allen Bradley products. Students use the RSLogix 500 programming software to create logical solutions for real world applications. The applications will require students to create, download, and debug programs in RSLogix 500.

    Coreq: Ladder Logic and Control Devices (10660170) OR Digital 1 (10605130)
  • PLC 2
    10-628-152
    1Credit
    27
    27

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10628152
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)s and Studio 5000 (formerly RSLogix5000) Programming Software. The PLC hardware will consist of Allen Bradley products. Students will configure Ethernet communications to connect to the Allen Bradley PLC hardware. Students will use Studio 5000 programming software to create logical solutions for real world applications. The applications will require students to create, download, and debug their programs. Students will study industrial sensors and their uses. Students will wire and test sensor operations.

    Coreq: Programmable Logic Controllers (10609173) OR PLC 1 (10628151)

    General Studies (21 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Intermediate Algebra with Applications
    10-804-118
    4Credit
    72
    144

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 144
    • Course Number: 10804118
    • Credits: 4.00

    Offers algebra content with applications. Topics include properties of real numbers, order of operations, algebraic solution for linear equations and inequalities, operations with polynomial and rational expressions, operations with rational exponents and radicals, algebra of inverse, logarithmic and exponential functions.

    Prereq: Alg – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 51+, Next Gen 250+, ACT Math 18+ OR Alg Prep 10834109 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Oral/Interpersonal Comm
    10-801-196
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801196
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on developing effective listening techniques and verbal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentation, group activity, and other projects. The study of self, conflict, and cultural contexts will be explored, as well as their impact on communication.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • College Algebra and Trigonometry with Applications
    10-804-197
    5Credit
    90
    180

    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 180
    • Course Number: 10804197
    • Credits: 5.00

    This course covers those skills needed for success in Calculus and many application areas on a baccalaureate level. Topics include the real and complex number systems, polynomials, exponents, radicals, solving equations and inequalities (linear and nonlinear), relations and functions, systems of equations and inequalities (linear and nonlinear), matrices, graphing, conic sections, sequences and series, combinatorics, and the binomial theorem.

    Prereq: Alg - ACPL 85+, Next Gen 276+, ACT Math 22+ OR Interm Algebra w Apps 10804118 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Intro to Sociology
    10-809-196
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809196
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on the basic concepts of the intercultural discipline of sociology. Emphasis is placed on culture, socialization and social stratification. The course also looks at five institutions: family, politics, economics, religion and education. Additional topics include demography, deviance, technology, environmental social issues, and social change and organization.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Written Communication
    10-801-195
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801195
    • Credits: 3.00

    Teaches the writing process which includes prewriting, drafting and revising. Through writing assignments, students analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Class sessions and assignments involve giving oral presentations and using computers.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103 OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Intro to Psychology
    10-809-198
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809198
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on the theoretical foundation of human functioning and looks at learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors and social influences. Students consider the complexities of human relationships in personal, social and vocational settings.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
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