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Course Descriptions



TEC1930 – Manufacturing Safety OSHA 30 & HAZCOM Course Description:  Classroom

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to industrial safety principles, concepts, and practices. Emphasis is placed on industrial safety, OSHA, and environmental safety regulations.  Students will demonstrate the ability to clearly articulate safety principles and practices, governmental and regulatory compliance, and environmental safety practices.

The primary topics include safety regulations, work environments, OSHA compliance, accident prevention, record keeping, safeguards, facility inspection, communication systems, job safety analysis, environmental health and safety, hazardous materials and materials handling, safety awareness, and emergency response.

 

MFG1060 – Manufacturing Equipment & Operations Course Description:  Classroom

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the principles involved in the performance of mechanical work. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of Mechanical Drives, Lubrication, Bearings, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, and PLC’s.
Students will demonstrate the ability to describe concepts as they apply to industrial applications in renewable energy systems as well as other mechanical drive systems and how they might be applied in an industrial setting.

Additionally, students will demonstrate the ability to apply such knowledge to assemble, repair, troubleshoot, and complete preventative maintenance on various industrial equipment and technologies often utilized in renewable energy industrial operations.

 

TEC1560 – Manufacturing Processes Course Description:  Classroom

A study to emphasize the manufacturing processes and their efficient utilization as applied to engineering products. Course content includes: metals, foundry processes, plastics, metalworking processes, measurement and inspection, welding and economics of process planning.

 

TEC 1580 – Quality Control & Testing Fundamentals  Course Description:  Hybrid

This is a fundamental, yet comprehensive, coverage of quality control concepts using a practical state of the art approach to understand the basic theory. The use of probability and statistical techniques is reduced to simple mathematics or is developed in the form of tables and charts. Areas of emphasis include; quality responsibility, quality assurance, control charts, sampling plan, reliability, quality costs, product liability and computerized utilization.



CIS1610 – IT Fundamentals Course Description:  Classroom

This course will allow students to show they have a solid competence in computers and office programs, plus the know how to surf the internet and send email messages.  What is IC3 Certification?  IC³ – the Internet and Computing Core Certification – tests basic computer skills and understanding of the Internet to promote success  in school, work and life. Developed by Certiport, the IC³ program enjoys worldwide recognition as the global standard for digital literacy.

 

TEC 1500 -  Plant Layout Course Description:  WEB course

This is a general, web based course, which provides an independent study of the techniques used to develop efficient arrangement of men, materials and machines in industrial and commercial buildings.  The course of study includes the nature of plant layout, factors influencing plant layout and emphasis on how to plan the layout.



MFG 1050 – Supply Chain Management and Distribution Course Description:  Hybrid

This course covers all aspects of converting raw materials to finish goods.  The broad areas to be covered are purchasing, planning, and distribution.  Improvement strategies for supply chain management are also introduced in this course.



TEC 1920 – Teamwork/Workplace Communications Course Description:Description: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif  Classroom

This course provides students an overview of the soft skills needed to communicate effectively on the job in the manufacturing sector. Emphasis is placed on working in a team environment, recognizing and adapting to different communication styles, and group problem solving strategies. The use of soft skills in a digital workplace will also be addressed.



TEC 1940 - Manufacturing Management Course Description: Hybrid

This course is designed to introduce the student to the principles, practices, functions, and challenges of manufacturing management.



TEC 1670 - Design & Development I Course Description: Classroom

This course introduces students to design and development of a product needed to solve a problem. The student, working in design teams, will be required to use critical thinking to design a component from perception through to a working prototype in order to prove out the solution. Students are asked to work from a set design specifications to develop a design approach, building a working prototype, test to the design parameters, write a report, and give a presentation to a review board. The report must include enough detail to produce the solution.    2 credit hours



TEC 1350 – Introduction to Robotics Course Description: Classroom


This is a general course that provides a perspective of the use and development of Robotics within the context of productivity, safety, and emerging commercial applications.  The experience and knowledge gained through the study and participation in the field of Robotics will give the student a basic background of the industrial robot which is essential in today’s industrial world of technology. Emphasis on how Robotics integrates within Industrial Automation will be stressed.



TEC2030 - Basic Fluid Power
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The study of science in transmitting force and/or motion through the medium of a confined fluid. Emphasis will be in gaining technical knowledge about the design application and use of fluids as power-transmission agents. 3 credit hours



TEC 2130 – Hydraulic Systems Course Description:Description: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif  Classroom

This is a combination of lecture and laboratory challenges to provide the student with knowledge of industrial hydraulic systems. This course will expand upon the Basic Fluid Power class and focus on hydraulics applications. Focus will be on the troubleshooting aspect of Un-loader, Pilot Operated, and Counterbalance Circuits. Other topics covered will include Hi-Lo Pumps, Pressure Compensated Pumps and Flushing. The course is designed to prepare the student for IFPS Industrial Hydraulic Mechanic Certification. 3 credit hours

 

TEC 2140 Pneumatic Systems Course Description:Description: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif  Classroom

This is a combination of lecture and laboratory challenges to provide the student with knowledge of industrial pneumatic systems. This course will expand upon the Basic Fluid Power class and focus on pneumatics applications. Focus will be on the troubleshooting aspect of Pumps, Compressors, and Pneumatics in Air-Over-Oil and Vacuum systems. The course is designed to prepare the student for IFPS Pneumatic Technician Certification. 3 Credit Hours.

 

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