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ENT / Basic Electricity & Electronics

Technical Hours: 4
ENT 1814 - Basic Electricity & Electronics. Study of fundamental industrial electrical and electronic principles with experimentation and project construction. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

ENT / Design for Manufacturing

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 1823 - Design for Manufacturing (Prerequisite: ENT 1113). This course is designed to offer instruction in various methods of manufacturing with emphasis on the drafter's role in manufacturing. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Manufacturing Processess

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 1833 - Manufacturing Processes. This course is designed to give the student a study of modern manufacturing processes with an emphasis on flexible manufacturing and computer integrated manufacturing. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Professional Development

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2133 - Professional Development (Prerequisite: ENT 1413). This course emphasizes an awareness of interpersonal skills essential for job success. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Civil Drafting

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2153 - Civil Drafting (Prerequisite: ENT 1413). This course is designed to give the student an introduction to computer-aided design/drafting software for civil, surveying, and land development disciplines. Topics include mapping scales and symbols, civil fundamentals, location and direction of property lines, topographic mapping, and boundary and legal description plats. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Structural Drafting

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2233 - Structural Drafting. This course is designed to teach students structural section, terms, and conventional abbreviations and symbols used by structural fabricators and erectors are studied. Knowledge is gained in the use of the A.I.S.C. Handbook. Problems are studied that involve structural designing and drawing of beams, columns, connections, trusses, and bracing (steel, concrete, and wood). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Cost Estimating

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2243 - Cost Estimating (Co-requisite: ENT 1183). This course is designed to give the student preparation of material and labor quantity surveys from actual working drawings and specifications. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Statics & Strengths of Material/Physical Science

Technical Hours: 4
ENT 2254 - Statics & Strengths of Material/Physical Science (Prerequisite: MAT 1313 or Consent of Instructor). Study of forces acting on bodies, movement of forces, stress of materials, basic machine design; beams, columns, and connections. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

ENT / Quality Assurance

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2263 - Quality Assurance. This course focuses on the application of statistics and probability theory in quality assurance programs. Various product-sampling plans as well as the development of product charts for defective units will be studied. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Facilities Planning

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2273 - Facilities Planning (Co-Prerequisite: ENT 1823). This course deals with the techniques and procedures for developing an efficient facility layout and introduces some of the state-of-the-art tools involved, such as 3-D design and computer simulation. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit

ENT / Industrial Welding & Metals

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2323 - Industrial Welding & Metals. This course is designed to give the student instruction in different metals and their properties using basic SMAW welding and oxy-fuel cutting and brazing. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Advanced CAD

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2343 - Advanced CAD (Prerequisite: ENT 1313). A continuation of Intermediate CAD. Emphasis is placed on the user coordinate system and 3D modeling. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / B.I.M./Parametric Modeling

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2353 - B.I.M./Parametric Modeling. This course is designed to give the student a continuation of CAD. Emphasis is placed on the managing Building Information Model. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Computer Numerical Control

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2363 - Computer Numerical Control (Prerequisite: ENT 1313). A course designed to introduce the students to the basics of computer numerical control machines. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / History & Appreciation of Artcrafts

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2413 - History and Appreciation of Artcrafts. Growth and development of the artcrafts through the ages, instructional applications; practical designs; demonstrations and projects in leather, ceramics, woodworking and other handicraft areas. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Mapping & Topography

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2423 - Mapping & Topography (Prerequisite: ENT 1413). Selected drafting techniques are applied to the problem of making maps, traverses, plot plans, plan and profile drawing using maps, field survey data, aerial photographs and related references, materials including symbols, notations, and other applicable standardized materials. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Principles of Manufacturing Management

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2443 - Principles of Manufacturing Management. This course will include a study of manufacturing processes and materials. A problem solving approach will be used, emphasizing the context of the manufacturing business and the complexities to be addressed. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

ENT / Energy Systems

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2453 - Energy Systems. This course covers an overview of the past, present, and future of energy systems and the technologies they employ. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Grading & Drainage

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2463 - Grading & Drainage (Co-Prerequisite ENT 2153). This course is designed to give the student computer aided design drafting for civil engineering, surveying and land development technicians. Industry standing civil engineering software program will be utilized in this course. Creation of grading and drainage plans, digital terrain models, underground utilities and engineering details. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Visual Communications in Design

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2513 - Visual Communications in Design (Co-requisite: ENT 1113). This course is designed as an introduction to visual communications in interior design with emphasis on orthographic and free-hand drawing and visual design terminology. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Intermediate Design

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2523 - Intermediate Design (Prerequisite ENT 1513). This course is a studio course for the exploration and application of design methodology to interior environments. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Design Materials & Installation Methods

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2533 - Design Materials and Installation Methods. This course is a study of architectural materials for interiors with an emphasis on selection, cost, installation, construction supervision and code/standards requirements. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

ENT / Visual Literacy in Design

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2543 - Visual Literacy in Design. This course is an exploration of various communication methods in interior design through a variety of projects. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Advanced Visual Literacy in Design

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2563 - Advanced Visual Literacy in Design (Prerequisite ENT 2543). This course is an exploration of advanced graphic communication and modeling methods in interior design through a variety of projects. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Portfolio Development

Technical Hours: 2
ENT 2572 - Portfolio Development. This course is an introduction to various portfolio techniques, documentation methods and career planning for the interior design profession. Two hours lecture. Two hours credit.

ENT / Programmable Logic Controllers

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2613 - Programmable Logic Controllers (Pre/Co-requisite: ENT 1113). This course covers the use of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in a modern industrial setting, as well as the operating principles of PLCs. Discussion and practice in the programming, installation, and maintenance of PLCs. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Architectural Design II

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2623 - Architectural Design II (Co-Prerequisite: ENT 1613). This course is designed to emphasize standard procedures and working drawings. Details involving architectural, mechanical, electrical, and structural drawings are covered, along with presentation of drawings and computer aided design assignments. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Architectural Rendering

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2643 - Architectural Rendering (Prerequisite: ENT 1113). This course is designed to give the student visual expression of architectural principles and structures. This course will include perspective, shade, shadow, and color using pencil, pen & ink, paint and new media. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Architectural History

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2713 - Architectural History. This course is designed to give the student analysis of achievements in the design and construction of major architectural developments from early times to present. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Digital Studio

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2723 - Digital Studio (Prerequisite: ENT 1113). This course is designed to give the student a general overview of cur- rent issues in digital media; a study of how digital media can assist in the work environment; provides a basis for further study in graphic design and production. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Special Project

Technical Hours: 1
ENT 2911 - Special Project (Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor). This course is designed to give the student practical application of skills and knowledge gained in other drafting courses. The instructor works closely with the student to ensure that the selection of a project will enhance the student's learning experience. Two hours laboratory. One hour credit.

ENT / Special Project

Technical Hours: 2
ENT 2912 - Special Project (Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor). This course is designed to give the student practical application of skills and knowledge gained in other drafting courses. The instructor works closely with the student to ensure that the selection of a project will enhance the student's learning experience. Four hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

ENT / Special Project

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2913 - Special Project (Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor). This course is designed to give the student practical application of skills and knowledge gained in other drafting courses. The instructor works closely with the student to ensure that the selection of a project will enhance the student's learning experience. Six hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ENT / Fundamentals of Multimedia

Technical Hours: 3
ENT 2923 - Fundamentals of Multimedia (Prerequisite: ENT 1613). A general overview of current issues in multimedia. Study of how multimedia can assist in the work environment; provides a basis for further study in multimedia design and production. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

FOT / Forest Measurements I

Technical Hours: 4
FOT 1114 - Forest Measurements I. A classroom and field study of the basic principles and skills required for timber measurements. Direct and indirect systems of measurement and volume computation, forest type mapping, and graphic reporting are studied and practiced including an examination of current techniques of forest and timber inventory, stratification of volume tables and their use. Required are formal cruise reports, preparation of a cruise map, and the application of basic statistical knowledge to timber measurements. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

FOT / Forest Measurements II

Technical Hours: 4
FOT 1124 - Forest Measurements II. A continuation of Forest Mensuration I with emphasis on electronic and computer applications in forest measurements. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

FOT / Forest Protection

Technical Hours: 4
FOT 1314 - Forest Protection. A comprehensive course designed to give the student knowledge in identifying forest insects, diseases, and methods and techniques in controlling these. Also covers preventing and controlling forest fire. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

FOT / Forest Products Utilization

Technical Hours: 4
FOT 1414 - Forest Products Utilization. The emphasis of this course includes primary and secondary products derived from wood and how they are manufactured and used in today's society. One hour lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

FOT / Applied Dendrology

Technical Hours: 4
FOT 1714 - Applied Dendrology. An elementary study of trees; the habitats and principle botanical features, forms, functions, and ecological relationships. The major commercially important forest trees of the region are examined in class and through extensive field and laboratory studies. Scientific classification of plants and identification of local flora are emphasized. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

FOT / Introduction to Forestry

Technical Hours: 3
FOT 1813 - Introduction to Forestry. This course is designed to acquaint the student with the role of a forest technician. Emphasis is placed on educational and job requirements, duties, career and salaries. The student is also made aware of how forestry fits into the state, national and international scene. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

FOT / Forest Surveying

Technical Hours: 4
FOT 2124 - Forest Surveying. A course to provide land surveying skills required in the forest industry. Includes instruction in interpreting legal descriptions, deeds, maps, and aerial photographs, and demonstration of equipment use and surveying practices. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

FOT / Applications of GIS/GPS in Forestry

Technical Hours: 4
FOT 2214 - Applications of GIS/GPS in Forestry. This course includes using remote sensing, interpretation, and application of aerial photos and other remote sensing images in forestry. This course also included the global positioning system and other remote sensing devices used in forestry. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

FOT / Timber Harvesting

Technical Hours: 4
FOT 2424 - Timber Harvesting. Principles of cost control and methods of harvesting timber drops are provided. Methods of buying and selling timber are emphasized in laboratory and field exercises. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

FOT / Silviculture I

Technical Hours: 4
FOT 2614 - Silviculture I. A comprehensive course dealing with environmental and physiological factors and their influences on forest growth. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

FOT / Silviculture II

Technical Hours: 4
FOT 2624 - Silviculture II. A continuation of Silviculture I. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

FOT / Special Problem in Forest Technology

Technical Hours: 4
FOT 2914 - Special Problem in Forest Technology. A course designed to provide the student with practical application of skills and knowledge gained in other Forest Technology courses. The instructor works closely with the student to insure that the selection of a project will enhance the student's learning experience. Eight hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

FOT / Internship for Specialization

Technical Hours: 1
FOT 2921 - Internship for Specialization. A continuation of FOT 2914. One week. One hour credit.

FOT / Internship for Specialization

Technical Hours: 2
FOT 2922 - Internship for Specialization. A continuation of FOT 2914. Two weeks. Two hours credit.

FOT / Internship for Specialization

Technical Hours: 3
FOT 2923- Internship for Specialization A continuation of FOT 2914. Three weeks. Three hours credit.

FOT / Internship for Specialization

Technical Hours: 4
FOT 2924 - Internship for Specialization. A continuation of FOT 2914. Four weeks. Four hours credit.

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