NVCC 2005-2006 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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COMPUTER AND ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY
Associate in Applied Science Degree AN

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare persons for employment in the computer, telecommunications, and other industries with a significant electronics component. In addition, the student who completes the program may choose to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor's degree in Electronics Technology. Occupational objectives include entry-level opportunities in the computer, telecommunications, radio and television, electronics, metrology, and industrial control fields with positions involving activities such as research and development, laboratory support, electronics equipment fabrication or repair, and field test support.

Transfer Information: NVCC has formal articulation agreements for transfer to the B.S. in Engineering Technology-Electrical Engineering Technology and the B.S. in Computer Engineering Technology at Old Dominion University TELETECHNET and Old Dominion University at Norfolk, VA, as well as the B.S. in Vocational Industrial Education at Virginia Tech.

Recommended Preparation: Successful completion of high school algebra and geometry.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

   ETR

113

D.C. & A.C. Fundamentals I

4

 

   ETR

167

Logic Circuits and Systems I

4

 

   MTH

166

Precalculus with Trigonometry

5

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

1

 

   SDV

 

Elective

1

 

 

   ENG

115

Technical Writing or

 

 

 

 

 

ENG 112 College Composition II

 

3

 

   ETR

107

Programming Appl. for ELE/ETR

 

 

 

  

 

Calculations

 

4

 

   ETR

114

D.C. & A.C. Fundamentals II

 

4

 

   ETR

144

Devices & Applications II

 

4

 

MTH

271

Applied Calculus I

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

18

18

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ETR

250

Solid State Circuits

4

 

   ETR

285

Fundamentals of Microcomputer Repair or

 

 

  

 

ITN 107 Personal Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting

3-4

 

PED

/RPK

 

1

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

SPD

 

Elective

3

 

 

   ESR

180

Personal Computer Networking or

 

 

 

 

 

ITN 101 Intro to Network Concepts

 

3-4

 

   ETR

261

Microprocessor Application I or
ETR 159 Microcomputer Peripherals

 

4

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

 

3

 

   PHY

201

College Physics I

 

4

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

14-15

17-18

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Computer and Electronics Technology = 67-69.

1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

2 MTH 173 may be substituted for MTH 271.

3 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

4 The SPD elective may be selected from the following: SPD 100, 110, 115, 126, and 229.

5 Humanities/fine arts elective may be chosen from list on page 38.

 

       
 
       

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