Courses

ELEC 285
Fluid Power
A study of the principles and applications relating to Hydraulics and Pneumatics used in industrial equipment applications. The course will cover symbology used in fluid power, flow, and pressure relationships, and hydraulic circuitry. This course is designated as a basic introductory course for both electrical and non-electrical majors.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

ELEC 290
Programmable Logic Controller
An introduction to industrial computer applications for hardware control of manufacturing equipment. Students will learn the concepts and principles of Programmable Logic Controllers, including timed events, counting control, sequencing control, and input/output control.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

ELEC 295
Mechatronics
A further study of fluid power principles, covering air and gas pressure principles. Electrical controls of pneumatic equipment in industry will also be covered. This lecture/laboratory course covers sequencing controls, pressure controls, monitoring controls, and computer applications. Prerequisites: ELEC-160, ELEC-285, and ELEC 290.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

CADD 100
CAD Competency Definition
An explanation of the five CAD program competency requirements. The program requirements will be discussed in detail along with acceptable standards. The five CAD program requirements are: 1) creating a professional resume, 2) creating a professional portfolio, 3) passing a standardized test in AutoCAD, 4) passing a test in CAD/Drafting standards and practices, and 5) passing a fundamental keyboarding test. Prerequisite: R and CADD Major.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 2.00

CADD 112
CAD Computer Technology
A study of computer technology and graphic methods as they apply to Computer Aided Design. Topics include operating systems, networks, pc technology and trouble shooting, the Internet, Microsoft Office, desktop publishing and computer graphics, scanning technology, video and audio capture, animation, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence. Prerequisite: R.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 5.00

CADD 115
CAD Foundations
An in-depth study of the theoretical principles and graphical methods currently employed in industry. Emphasis is placed on learning basic and higher level concepts in addition to acquiring fundamental CAD skills. Drafting topics covered include geometric construction, technical sketching, orthographic projection, axonometric projection/drawing, oblique projection/ drawing, perspective projection/drawing, dimensioning, sections, and primary and secondary auxiliary views. Computer topics include operating systems, AutoCAD system configuration, AutoCAD fundamentals, software and hardware compatibility. Prerequisites: CAD Major, Engineering Major, or permission of instructor, R.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 5.00

CADD 120
Auto CADD
An in-depth study of the AutoCAD software with emphasis on learning the application. Topics include: operating system fundamentals, user interface, object creation and modification, editing, layers, properties, paper space and model space concepts, dimensioning and dimensioning variables, blocks, attributes, three dimensional construction, solid modeling and scripts. Prerequisites: CAD Major, Engineering Major, or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 5.00

CADD 122
Dimensioning and Tolerancing
A study of dimensioning and tolerancing as applied to mechanical and architectural documentation. Topics include: dimensioning, detail dimensioning, dimensioning techniques, tolerancing, GDT symbology, datums, and tolerance calculations. Prerequisites: CAD Major or permission of instructor, R.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 5.00

CADD 125
Drafting and Modeling Mechanical
A study of the appropriate application of drafting/modeling conventions and standard practices in the mechanical area. The course stresses attention to detail and critical thinking. The course is grounded in the practical application of descriptive geometry. Prerequisites: CADD-120 or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 5.00

CADD 135
Descriptive Geometry
A topical study of the graphical methods used in solving established descriptive geometry problems. Emphasis is placed on understanding three dimensional spatial relationships in connection with: 1) successive auxiliary views, 2) revolution, 3) sections and developments, and 4) vector analysis. Prerequisites: CADD-115, CADD-120, or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 5.00

CADD 200
CAD Competency Assessment
Assistance with completing the CAD Program competency requirements. The program requirements will be evaluated in detail using the standards identified in CADD- 100, CAD Competency Definition. The five CAD program requirements are: 1) creating a professional resume and cover letter, 2) creating a professional portfolio, 3) passing a standardized certification test in AutoCAD, 4) passing a test in drafting standards and practices, and 5) passing a fundamental keyboarding test. Students will receive an incomplete in this course until these competencies have been met. Prerequisites: CADD-100 and CADD-257, or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 2.00

CADD 215
Feature Based Parametric Modeling
An in-depth study of Feature Based Parametric Modeling software with emphasis on learning an application. Topics include: Principles of Solid Modeling, parametric design, generation of bill of materials, creating symbols, assembly modeling, and automated associated drafting. Prerequisites: CAD Major, Engineering Major or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 5.00

CADD 226
SolidWorks
An in-depth study of the SolidWorks software with emphasis on learning the application. Topics include: Principles of Solid Modeling, parametric design, generation of bill of materials, creating symbols, assembly modeling, and automated associated drafting. Prerequisite: CAD Major, Engineering Major, or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 5.00

CADD 240
Drafting Modeling Architecture
A concentrated study of traditional architectural design documentation practices. Emphasis is placed on correct graphical representation and understanding basic design constraints typically associated with conventional housing. Prerequisites: CADD-115 and CADD-120, or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 5.00

CADD 255
Team Problem Solving
A study of the systematic processes controlling and guiding product design development, and construction/ manufacture. Topics include: aesthetics, design principles, and design processes. Emphasis is placed on planning, analysis, evaluation and critical thinking. Prerequisites: CADD-122, CADD-125 and CADD-135, or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 5.00

CADD 257
Rapid Prototyping
An in-depth study of Rapid Prototyping and CNC techniques. Three-dimensional models of complex geometry will be created and exported for use in building physical models with a 3D Printer and a 3D Router. Prerequisites: CADD-125 or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 5.00

CADD 272
CAD Co Op
This course provides an opportunity to receive credit for directly related CAD work experience. Development of employability, communication, and team building skills is an expected outcome. Students must document 120 working hours on the job. The co-op criteria and specific requirements are outlined in the Bay College Co-operative Education and Internship handbook. Contact the instructor for a copy of the handbook. Prerequisites: 6 credits completed in the major field of study, CADD-125, CADD-135, and permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

ELEC 130
Circuit Fundamentals I
This course is designed as an introduction to electrical and electronic concepts. Course topics included are: DC and AC circuit concepts: voltage, charge, current, energy, and power; fundamental circuit laws; characteristics of resistance, capacitance and inductance; basic magnetic concepts and circuits; basic transformer principles. Electrical safety and test equipment usage are taught and practiced.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

ELEC 135
Circuit Fundamentals II
This course is designed as a further investigation of electrical and electronic concepts. Course topics include: AC circuit concepts; resistance, reactance, and impedance; DC and AC circuit analysis theorems: Thevinen, superposition; series and parallel RLC circuits and resonance. Basic safety and test equipment usage are taught and practiced. Prerequisite: ELEC-130.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

ELEC 145
Basic Process Control
An introductory course in the operation, calibration, and application of electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic process systems. Process variable systems include: temperature, pressure, level, flow, analytical and microprocessing systems.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

ELEC 160
Electronics I
The major emphasis of the course is a study of the characteristics of passive and active electronic components and devices. AM transmission and reception are also presented. Prerequisite: ELEC-135.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

ELEC 170
Digital I Fundamentals
Using binary mathematics and basic Boolean algebra, students gain experience through the construction and testing of digital circuits. This lecture/laboratory course also includes the various logic families used in digital computers and control circuits.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

ELEC 180
Electric Mechinisms and Controls
A study of the characteristics and operating principles of Direct and Alternating Current Machinery and Equipment. Also covered are control circuits, maintenance, and trouble analysis. Prerequisite: ELEC-135.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

ELEC 210
Electronics II
A continuation of ET-160. This course presents a further study of electronic components, devices, circuits, and the functioning systems they are utilized in. FM transmission and reception principles are also presented. Prerequisite: ELEC-160 or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

ELEC 220
Digital II Circuits
A continuation of ET-170. This course covers digital and integrated circuits above the basic logic gate level. Emphasis is placed on a practical approach to digital project design. Specific topics include: counter circuits, shift registers, multivibrators, the 555 timer, A/D and D/A conversions, memory concepts, and microprocessor fundamentals. Prerequisite: ELEC-170.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

TECH 100
Basic Machine Tool Operation
This lecture/laboratory course emphasizes machine shop procedures and safety practices. Introduction to the basic operation of the engine lathe, milling machine, surface grinder, and drill press will be covered. The use and care of precision measuring tools will be undertaken. Coordinate measuring machine will be introduced.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

TECH 101
Blueprint Reading
A study of mechanical part representation, technical nomenclature, standard symbology, and accepted practices for machine and welding drawings. Emphasis is placed on correct drawing interpretation. Technical sketches, lay-out templates, and patterns are created for shop use.
Credit Hrs: 2.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

TECH 105
Materials of Industry
The objective of this course is to provide a generalized system of classification of materials and their industrial uses. This course is a supportive course designed to meet occupational program requirements. Scientific calculator is required
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00