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Technical Program - Electronic Systems Specialist - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL


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Electronic Systems Specialist (AAS.EETES)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

The Electronic Systems Specialist program prepares the student for employment in the electronics field of choice utilizing a hands-on approach. The graduate may chose classes in the electronics fields of computers, networking, telecommunications, or manufacturing. Electronics Systems Specialist applies their knowledge of electronics by assisting electronics engineers. Performing test on new equipment designs, doing field service work or performing maintenance and repair on sophisticated electronic systems such as robotics, computers, and industrial controls.


Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by the student's degree audit.


For more information contact:
Michael Beavers
(217) 234-5341
mbeavers@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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2 N/A




First Year
First Semester
EET 040
Develops an understanding of the basic DC electricity concepts such as voltage, current, resistance, power and energy. The course covers resistive circuits through series-parallel circuits. Laboratory work includes use of analog and digital meters and circuit construction.

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Basic Electronic
2.5
EET 050
Introduces the student to the sin wave and the relative parameters such as frequency, period, rms and ave values. Capacitance and inductance are introduced and their effect in sin wave circuits are studied. Lab work includes familiarization with the oscilloscope.


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Electric Circuits I *
2.5
No description available

Technical Elective
3
EET 056
Designed to present through actual practice the elements of electronics drafting and fabrication.

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Electronics Design and Fabrication
3
TEC 050
Fundamentals of basic arithmetic, calculator usage, algebra, geometry and right angle trigonometry.

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Tech Math I
2
TEC 052
Offers the student an in-depth study of algebra including factoring, solving linear systems, quadratic equations and exponents.

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Tech Math II *
2
CAD 056
Basic Theory of CAD. Student will learn to use a Computer Aided Drafting system to create simple to moderately complex technical drawings. (Repeatable 1 Time)

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CAD I
2
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Second Semester
EET 076
The study of digital systems principles and techniques. Binary, Hexidecimal, BCD, logic theory, AND,OR, NOT, NAND, and NOR gates as well as combination gate, Flip Flops and hardware are covered.


Prerequisites: EET 040, EET 050


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Digital Logic *
3
EET 052
Study of basic solid state devices and associated circuits. Devices included will be general purpose diodes, zener diodes, bipolar junction transistors, field effect transistors. Integrated circuits will be introduced. Circuit applications will include rectifiers, transistors, switching circuits, and linear amplifiers.


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Solid State Devices *
4
TEC 054
Offers the student a more in-depth study of trigonometry plus logarithms, complex numbers and functional variation.

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Tech Math III *
2
SPE 111
Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

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Introduction to Speech Communication
3
HED 178
The purpose of the American Red Cross Responding to Emergency course is to provide the citizen responder with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life.

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Responding to Emergencies
2
No description available

Technical Elective
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 

Second Year
First Semester
EET 048
Applications of digital circuits and devices to consumer products.


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Digital Circuits *
3
EET 072
This course provides the student with an understanding of industrial electrical and electronic power systems. Topics covered include three phase circuits, motors wiring, ladder logic, transformers, and electronical motor controllers.


Prerequisites: EET 050, EET 052 or instructor consent


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Industrial Control 1 *
2
EET 086
This course covers basic PLC operation and programming using Rslogix500 software and Allen Bradley PLC's. Topics include: Basic ladder design, Input Output, Timers, Counters, Batch Processes, Shift registers, Word compare, and Math.


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PLC I *
2
EET 081
Principles of micro controllers. Topics include: Flow charting, Input-output devices and interfacing, Signal conditioning, Programming, and basic process control using a micro controller. Class stresses using the micro controllers to control I/O devices.

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Microcontroller Applications *
3
EET 078
A study of linear electronic circuits. Combines theory of passive and active circuits into operational units. Topics include amplifiers frequency response, feedback, oscillators, high frequency, operational and instrumentation amplifiers, linear and switching regulators.


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Linear Electronics *
3
No description available

Social Science Elective
3
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 
Second Semester
EET 080
The study of electronic communication components and systems. AM, FM Single Side Band, commercial broadcasting and digital transmitters and receivers as found in two-way radio are studied. Transmission lines, electromagnetic fields and antennas are included.


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R.F. Communications *
3
EET 085
Instructor approved and student selected electronic project providing experience in design, fabrication and testing of an electronic unit. The project should coincide with student's occupational goal and area of electronic work interest. (Communications, computers, industrial, etc.) (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Electronic Project *
2
No description available

Technical Elective
4.5
PLC040
Fundamentals of DC and AC, methods of analysis, capacitance, inductance, magnetism, simple transients, and transformers. Analysis of circuits using a variety of theorems and reasoning. Multisim software is utilized to simulate methods of analysis.

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Fundamentals of Instrumentation
3
ENG 050
Students will learn strategies for writing essays, instructions manuals, proposals, reports, career documents as well as deliver oral presentations to prepare them for a profession in industry. Students will practice research strategies by using library resources and the Internet.

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Writing for Industry
3
  Total Semester Hours:
15.5
 


Total Program Hours: 65.5

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