General Technology (2820)

General Technology (2820)

100 INTRO ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY 2 credits
This introductory course stresses skills needed for academic success. Discussion of fields in engineering technology, job searches, calculators, and data measurement and analysis are included.
105 BASIC CHEMISTRY 3 credits
Prerequisites: 2010:052 with a grade of C or better, or math placement test. Elementary treatment of facts and principles of chemistry emphasizing biological application. Elements and compounds important in everyday life, biological processes and medicine. Introduction to laboratory techniques. Primarily for medical assistant, criminal justice and allied health students. Laboratory.
110 PHYSICAL SCIENCE FOR TECHNICIANS 3 credits
Elementary presentation of theory and facts of general chemistry and physics (excluding electricity). Includes atomic structure, chemical reactions, energy, electromagnetic radiation, sound and mechanics.
111 INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY 3 credits
Corequisite: 2030:152. Facts and theories of general chemistry. Elements and compounds and their uses. Elementary treatment of atomic structure, gaseous state, periodic table, water, solutions. Laboratory.
112 INTRO & ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 111 or permission. Chemical equilibria, ionization, radioactivity. Properties of selected metals and nonmetals. Introduction to organic chemistry. Basic concepts of qualitative analysis. Identifications of cations and anions. Laboratory.
131 SOFTWARE APPLICATION TECHNOLGY 1 credits
Prerequisite: 2030:151. Word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and internet applications in engineering technology. Computer basics also. Limited to students in Engineering & Science Technology Department programs. Laboratory.
161 TECHNICAL PHYSICS: MECHANICS I 2 credits
Corequisite: 2030:153. Principles of mechanics that include motion, vectors, forces, equilibrium; also significant figures and unit conversions. Laboratory.
162 TECHNICAL PHYSICS: MECHANCS II 2 credits
Prerequisites: 161, 2030:153. Principles of mechanics that include work, power, conservation of energy, rotational motion, torque. Laboratory.
163 TECH PHYSICS: ELECT & MAGNETSM 2 credits
Prerequisites: 161; corequisite: 2030:153. Principles of electricity and magnetism. Electrostatics, basic direct current circuits, magnetism and electromagnetism, alternating currents, basic AC circuits. Laboratory.
164 TECH PHYSICS: HEAT & LIGHT 2 credits
Prerequisites: 161 and 2030:153. Topics include thermal behavior of matter, thermodynamics, light, geometric and physical optics. Introduction to atomic and nuclear physics. Laboratory.
290 ST: GENERAL TECHNOLOGY 1-2 credits
(May be repeated for a total of four credits.) Prerequisite: Permission. Selected topics of subject areas of interest in General Technology.
310 PROGRAMMING FOR TECHNOLOGISTS 2 credits
Prerequisites: 131 and 2030:255. A study of a technical programming language with applications in engineering technology. Limited to students in Engineering & Science Technology Department programs.

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