Feb 21, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Early Childhood

  
  • EDEC 1020 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3CR)


    (3L) [E] Introduces the student to the field of early childhood education through lecture discussion, observation, and participation. The student will be exposed to different programs in the community. Topics to be explored include components of quality programs, child development theory, curriculum development, learning environments, classroom management, parent-teacher relationships, importance of play, and teaching as a profession.

  
  • EDEC 1030 - Infant and Toddler Care (2CR)


    (2L) This course provides information on growth and development of children under the age of three along with curriculum implications; defines the interactive role of the caregiver, and explores other components of infant toddler care including implementation of quality programming and adult interactions. The course along with EDEC 1035 - Infant and Toddler Care Lab (1CR)  meets the criteria for the Wyoming Infant Toddler Credential.

  
  • EDEC 1035 - Infant and Toddler Care Lab (1CR)


    (2LB) Supervised experience in the care of infants and toddlers at an approved early childhood program. This course along with EDEC 1030, Infant and Toddler Care, meets the criteria for the Wyoming Infant Toddler Credential.

    Prerequisites: EDEC 1030  (or concurrent enrollment).
  
  • EDEC 1100 - Observation and Guidance of Young Children (2CR)


    (2L) Effective methods of observation and guidance to meet the children’s needs individually and in groups with an emphasis on promoting a positive and constructive climate in the early childhood setting. Topics include assessments, recording behaviors, planning environments, materials and equipment, scheduling, discipline and parent-teacher communication.

    Prerequisites: EDEC 1020 , FCSC 2122 , PSYC 2300 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • EDEC 1105 - Observation and Guidance of Young Children Lab (1CR)


    (2LB) Supervised experience in the observation and guidance of young children at an early childhood center. (Spring semester.)

    Prerequisites: EDEC 1100  (or concurrent enrollment).
  
  • EDEC 1200 - Administration in Early Childhood Programs (3CR)


    (3L) Designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop skills in both the business and human relations components of administering centers for young children. Includes procedures in establishing early childhood centers; administrative forms; fiscal management; selection, development, and motivation of staff; parent and community involvement; and program regulations and evaluation. (Fall semester.)

    Prerequisites: EDEC 1020 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • EDEC 1300 - Curriculum Planning and Development for Young Children (2CR)


    (2L) Development of skills in planning, implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate experiences to encourage intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and creative growth in young children with the focus on the concept of the whole child.

    Prerequisites: EDEC 1020 , FCSC 2122 , PSYC 2300 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • EDEC 1305 - Curriculum Planning and Development for Young Children Lab (1CR)


    (2LB) Supervised experience in planning, implementing and evaluating curriculum activities at an early childhood center.

    Prerequisites: EDEC 1300  or concurrent enrollment.
  
  • EDEC 2210 - Student Teaching in Early Childhood Education (6CR)


    (2L, 8LB) By actively participating in the care and education of young children in an early childhood program, students should become more proficient in administrative skills, increase their awareness of contemporary issues in early childhood, and demonstrate a high level of competence as a head teacher. Students will serve in directed field experience; one eight-hour day per week for a total of 120 clock hours. Students will also serve 30 hours in seminar during the semester. Enrollment is limited to majors in early childhood education except by permission of the instructor.

    Prerequisites: EDEC 1100  and EDEC 1105 , EDEC 1300  and EDEC 1305 , or permission of the instructor.

Economics

  
  
  
  • ECON 1010 - Macroeconomics (3CR)


    (3L) [E] An introduction to our present mixed capitalistic economic system. Emphasis is on the role of markets, the determination of national output, inflation and unemployment, the banking system, and the economic role of government.

  
  • ECON 1020 - Microeconomics (3CR)


    (3L) [E] An introduction to the economics behavior of firms and households in a market economy and the environment in which they operate. Also studies the roles of government and foreign trade, as it relates to the decisions of firms and households.

    Prerequisites: Minimum ACT Score of 21, COMPASS Placement Score in the Algebra domain of 40, or a C or better in MATH 0920  or higher in the last two years.
  
  • ECON 2400 - Environmental Economics (3CR)


    (3L) This is a three-credit introductory course in environmental economics. This course will cover such traditional environmental topics as pollution control, externalities and public lands. Issues of sustainability of the current economic system with respect to fossil fuel use and environmental destruction will be addressed. A balance between theory and institutional background will be presented in this course.

    Prerequisites: ECON 1010  and ECON 1020 .

Education

  
  • EDUC 2100 - Public School Practicum (4CR)


    (2L, 4LB) [E] This course is for prospective educators and a capstone course for education majors at the sophomore level. Students will participate in a practicum experience in a public-accredited school under the supervision of a certified mentor teacher for a minimum of 60 hours. Students will also attend one weekly 110-minute class session. Electronic portfolios are used extensively in this course to demonstrate student proficiencies in content knowledge, skills and preparation to be an effective teacher. Assignments, projects, and classroom experiences are aligned with NCATE accreditation and InTASC standards. Students enrolled in this course must be 18 years of age or older.

    Prerequisites: EDFD 2020 , ITEC 2360  and PSYC 2300 .

Education/Elementary

  
  
  • EDEL 2010 - Mentoring in Education


    (1-2CR) This course will focus on specific teaching techniques and strategies utilized when mentoring third, fourth and fifth grade elementary students. Students in this course will also reflect upon strategies to continually improve teaching techniques. This course is associated with the Help Yourself Academy, an afterschool program designed to offer students the opportunity to focus on a math and science curriculum.

    Prerequisites: Permission of any Education Faculty Member required.
  
  • EDEL 2140 - Teaching Literacy in the Elementary School (3CR)


    (3L) Provides an acquaintance with basic assumptions underlying curriculum and processes in literacy and to give opportunity for selecting and using instructional materials.

    Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 , EDFD 2020  
  
  • EDEL 2280 - Literature for Children (3CR)


    (3L) [E] A survey course designed for reading and discussion of works of literature for children. Selection of children’s books for school, home, and library is stressed. In order to establish criteria for evaluation, students are expected to become acquainted with a wide sampling of children’s literature including classics, both old and new.

    Prerequisites: ENGL 1020 .
  

Education Foundations

  
  • EDFD 2020 - Foundations of Education (3CR)


    (3L) [E] A foundations course designed to provide a general survey of educational thought and practice. Emphasis is given to critical thinking about numerous educational points of view.

    Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • EDFD 2100 - Educational Psychology (3CR)


    (3L) [E] Provides an overview of the field of educational psychology, its theoretical bases, and classroom application to the teaching-learning process and examines research design in education.

    Prerequisites: EDFD 2020  and PSYC 2300 .

Electrical Apprenticeship

  
  • ELAP 1510 - Union Electrical Apprentice I (5CR)


    (5L) Casper College partners with the Wyoming Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (WJATC) to provide extensive training designed to complement on-the-job training received by electrical apprentices. Classes meet several times a year for a week at a time over the 4-year apprenticeship program duration. The combination of course work and training prepare an apprentice electrician to take the journeyman electrician exam administered by the State of Wyoming Department of Fire and Electrical Safety. Course ELAP 1510 is a first year course scheduled for completion during the fall semester. This course is designed to provide the beginning electrical apprentice the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include: safety, introductions to the National Electrical Code, basic electrical theory, wiring methods and important information about Wyoming Joint Apprenticeship Training Council (WJATC), National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).

    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the WJATC apprenticeship program, recommended status as a first-year Electrical Apprentice with a WJATC approved contractor and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire and Prevention and Electrical Safety as an apprentice electrician.
  
  • ELAP 1515 - Independent Electrical Apprentice I (5CR)


    (5L) This is the first semester class of a series of classes mandated for electrical apprentices. This series of classes is designed to complement the on-the-job training received by electrical apprentices. This course is designed to provide the beginning electrical apprentice with the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include safety, introduction to the National Electrical Code, basic electrical theory, lighting and appliance circuits, and wiring methods.

    Prerequisites: Recommended status as a first-year Electrical Apprentice with and Independent Electrical contractor, and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety, as an apprentice electrician.
  
  • ELAP 1520 - Union Electrical Apprentice II (5CR)


    (5L) Casper College partners with the Wyoming Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (WJATC) to provide extensive training designed to complement on-the-job training received by electrical apprentices. Classes meet several times a year for a week at a time over the 4-year apprenticeship program duration. The combination of course work and training prepare an apprentice electrician to take the journeyman electrician exam administered by the State of Wyoming Department of Fire and Electrical Safety. Course ELAP 1520 is a first year course scheduled for completion during the spring semester. This course is designed to provide the beginning electrical apprentice the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include: safety, introductions to the National Electrical Code, basic electrical theory and wiring methods. Additionally, this course will cover Ohm’s Law, powerlaw, Kirchhoff’s current law to electrical currents.

    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the WJATC apprenticeship program, successful completion of ELAP 1510, recommended status as a first-year Electrical Apprentice with a WJATC approved contractor and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire and Prevention and Electrical Safety as an apprentice electrician.
  
  • ELAP 1525 - Independent Electrical Apprentice II (5CR)


    (5L) This is the second semester class of a series of classes mandated for electrical apprentices. This series of classes is designed to complement the on-the-job-training received by electrical apprentices. This course is designed to provide the beginning electrical apprentice with the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include safety, introduction to the National Electrical Code, basic electrical theory, lighting and appliance circuits, and wiring methods.

     

     

    Prerequisites: Recommended status as a first-year Electrical Apprentice with an Independent Electrical contractor, and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety, as an apprentice electrician.

  
  • ELAP 1530 - Union Electrical Apprentice III (5CR)


    (5L) Casper College partners with the Wyoming Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (WJATC) to provide extensive training designed to complement on-the-job training received by electrical apprentices. Classes meet several times a year for a week at a time over the 4-year apprenticeship program duration. The combination of course work and training prepare an apprentice electrician to take the journeyman electrician exam administered by the State of Wyoming Department of Fire and Electrical Safety. Course ELAP 1530 is a first year course scheduled for completion during the summer semester. This course is designed to provide the beginning electrical apprentice the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include: safety, introductions to the National Electrical Code, basic electrical theory and wiring methods. Additionally, students will learn how to differentiate between parallel and series paths in electrical circuits.

    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the WJATC apprenticeship program, successful completion of ELAP 1520, recommended status as a first-year Electrical Apprentice with a WJATC approved contractor and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire and Prevention and Electrical Safety as an apprentice electrician.
  
  • ELAP 1535 - Independent Electrical Apprentice III (5CR)


    (5L) This is the third semester class of a series of classes mandated for electrical apprentices. This series of classes is designed to complement the on-the-job-training received by electrical apprentices. This course is designed to provide second year electrical apprentice with the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include safety, the National Electrical Code, electrical theory, and industrial wiring methods.

     

     

    Prerequisites: Recommended status as a second-year Electrical Apprentice with an Independent Electrical contractor, and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety, as an apprentice electrician.

  
  • ELAP 1540 - Union Electrical Apprentice IV (5CR)


    (5L) Casper College partners with the Wyoming Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (WJATC) to provide extensive training designed to complement on-the-job training received by electrical apprentices. Classes meet several times a year for a week at a time over the 4-year apprenticeship program duration. The combination of course work and training prepare an apprentice electrician to take the journeyman electrician exam administered by the State of Wyoming Department of Fire and Electrical Safety. Course ELAP 1540 is a second year course scheduled for completion during the fall semester. This course is designed to provide the beginning electrical apprentice the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include: safety, introductions to the National Electrical Code, basic electrical theory and wiring methods. The course will teach students to properly read and interpret residential blueprints.

    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the WJATC apprenticeship program, successful completion of ELAP 1530, recommended status as a second-year Electrical Apprentice with a WJATC approved contractor and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire and Prevention and Electrical Safety as an apprentice electrician.
  
  • ELAP 1545 - Independent Electrical Apprentice IV (5CR)


    (5L) This is the fourth semester class of a series of classes mandated for electrical apprentices. This series of classes is designed to complement the on-the-job-training received by electrical apprentices. This course is designed to provide the 2nd or 3rd year electrical apprentice with the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include industrial applications and the National Electrical Code.

     

     

    Prerequisites: Recommended status as a second-year Electrical Apprentice with an Independent Electrical contractor, and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety, as an apprentice electrician.

  
  • ELAP 1550 - Union Electrical Apprentice V (5CR)


    (5L) Casper College partners with the Wyoming Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (WJATC) to provide extensive training designed to complement on-the-job training received by electrical apprentices. Classes meet several times a year for a week at a time over the 4-year apprenticeship program duration. The combination of course work and training prepare an apprentice electrician to take the journeyman electrician exam administered by the State of Wyoming Department of Fire and Electrical Safety. Course ELAP 1550 is a second year course scheduled for completion during the spring semester. This course is designed to provide the beginning electrical apprentice the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include: safety, introductions to the National Electrical Code, basic electrical theory and wiring methods. Additionally, the course will cover grounding, bonding and transformers.

    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the WJATC apprenticeship program, successful completion of ELAP 1540, recommended status as a second-year Electrical Apprentice with a WJATC approved contractor and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire and Prevention and Electrical Safety as an apprentice electrician.
  
  • ELAP 1555 - Independent Electrical Apprentice V (5CR)


    (5L) An in depth study of commercial installations, including NEC requirements and calculations for same.

     

     

    Prerequisites: Recommended status as a second or third year Electrical Apprentice with an Independent Electrical contractor, and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety, as an apprentice electrician.

  
  • ELAP 1560 - Union Electrical Apprentice VI (5CR)


    (5L) Casper College partners with the Wyoming Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (WJATC) to provide extensive training designed to complement on-the-job training received by electrical apprentices. Classes meet several times a year for a week at a time over the 4-year apprenticeship program duration. The combination of course work and training prepare an apprentice electrician to take the journeyman electrician exam administered by the State of Wyoming Department of Fire and Electrical Safety. Course ELAP 1560 is a second year course scheduled for completion during the summer semester. This course is designed to provide the beginning electrical apprentice the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include: safety, introductions to the National Electrical Code, basic electrical theory and wiring methods. Additionally, the course will cover grounding and bonding and transformers II.

    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the WJATC apprenticeship program, successful completion of ELAP 1550, recommended status as a second-year Electrical Apprentice with a WJATC approved contractor and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire and Prevention and Electrical Safety as an apprentice electrician.
  
  • ELAP 1565 - Independent Electrical Apprentice VI (5CR)


    (5L) An in depth study of commercial installations, including NEC requirements and calculations for same.

    Prerequisites: Recommended status as a second or third year Electrical Apprentice with an Independent Electrical contractor, and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety, as an apprentice electrician.
  
  • ELAP 1570 - Union Electrical Apprentice VII (6CR)


    (6L) Casper College partners with the Wyoming Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (WJATC) to provide extensive training designed to complement on-the-job training received by electrical apprentices. Classes meet several times a year for a week at a time over the 4-year apprenticeship program duration. The combination of course work and training prepare an apprentice electrician to take the journeyman electrician exam administered by the State of Wyoming Department of Fire and Electrical Safety. Course ELAP 1570 is a third year course scheduled for completion during the fall semester. This course is designed to provide the beginning electrical apprentice the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include: safety, introductions to the National Electrical Code, basic electrical theory and wiring methods. This course will cover magnetism and induction, alternators, three-phase motors and basic level I motor operation in addition to motor controls.

    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the WJATC apprenticeship program, successful completion of ELAP 1560, recommended status as a third-year Electrical Apprentice with a WJATC approved contractor and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire and Prevention and Electrical Safety as an apprentice electrician.
  
  • ELAP 1575 - Independent Electrical Apprentice VII (5CR)


    (5L) This is the seventh semester class of a series of classes mandated for electrical apprentices. This series of classes is designed to complement the on-the-job-training received by electrical apprentices. This course is designed to provide the 4th year electrical apprentice with the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. The National Electrical Code and journeyman type questions will be covered along with individual review topics.

    Prerequisites: Recommended status as a fourth year Electrical Apprentice with an electrical contractor, and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety, as an apprentice electrician.
  
  • ELAP 1580 - Union Electrical Apprentice VIII (6CR)


    (6L) Casper College partners with the Wyoming Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (WJATC) to provide extensive training designed to complement on-the-job training received by electrical apprentices. Classes meet several times a year for a week at a time over the 4-year apprenticeship program duration. The combination of course work and training prepare an apprentice electrician to take the journeyman electrician exam administered by the State of Wyoming Department of Fire and Electrical Safety. Course ELAP 1580 is a third year course scheduled for completion during the spring semester. This course is designed to provide the beginning electrical apprentice the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include: safety, introductions to the National Electrical Code, basic electrical theory and wiring methods. This course will also cover motors level I, which includes all aspects of motors and motor control.

    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the WJATC apprenticeship program, successful completion of ELAP 1570, recommended status as a third-year Electrical Apprentice with a WJATC approved contractor and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire and Prevention and Electrical Safety as an apprentice electrician.
  
  • ELAP 1585 - Independent Electrical Apprentice VIII (5CR)


    (5L) This is the eighth semester class of a series of classes mandated for electrical apprentices. This series of classes is designed to complement the on-the-job-training received by electrical apprentices. This course is designed to provide the 4th year electrical apprentice with the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. The National Electrical Code and journeyman type questions will be covered along with individual review topics.

     

     

    Prerequisites: Recommended status as a fourth year Electrical Apprentice with an electrical contractor, and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety, as an apprentice electrician.

  
  • ELAP 1590 - Union Electrical Apprentice IX (6CR)


    (6L) Casper College partners with the Wyoming Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (WJATC) to provide extensive training designed to complement on-the-job training received by electrical apprentices. Classes meet several times a year for a week at a time over the 4-year apprenticeship program duration. The combination of course work and training prepare an apprentice electrician to take the journeyman electrician exam administered by the State of Wyoming Department of Fire and Electrical Safety. Course ELAP 1590 is a fourth year course scheduled for completion during the fall semester. This course is designed to provide the beginning electrical apprentice the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include: safety, introductions to the National Electrical Code, basic electrical theory and wiring methods. This course will cover instrumental level I and instrumentation level II in addition to code work.

    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the WJATC apprenticeship program, successful completion of ELAP 1580, recommended status as a fourth-year Electrical Apprentice with a WJATC approved contractor and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire and Prevention and Electrical Safety as an apprentice electrician.
  
  • ELAP 1600 - Union Electrical Apprentice X (6CR)


    (6L) Casper College partners with the Wyoming Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (WJATC) to provide extensive training designed to complement on-the-job training received by electrical apprentices. Classes meet several times a year for a week at a time over the 4-year apprenticeship program duration. The combination of course work and training prepare an apprentice electrician to take the journeyman electrician exam administered by the State of Wyoming Department of Fire and Electrical Safety. Course ELAP 1600 is a fourth year course scheduled for completion during the spring semester. This course is designed to provide the beginning electrical apprentice the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure safe and efficient work practices on the job. Topics of study include: safety, introductions to the National Electrical Code, basic electrical theory and wiring methods. This class will also include code calculations, applied codeology and information about the journeyman examination.

    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the WJATC apprenticeship program, successful completion of ELAP 1590, recommended status as a fourth-year Electrical Apprentice with a WJATC approved contractor and registered with the State of Wyoming Electrical Board of the Department of Fire and Prevention and Electrical Safety as an apprentice electrician.

Electronics

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  • ELTR 1515 - Basic AC/DC Electronics (2CR)


    (1L, 2LB) Groundwork in electrical fundamentals needed for an understanding of modern electronics.

    Prerequisites: High school Algebra and English
  
  • ELTR 1535 - Electrical Power (3CR)


    (2L, 2LB) Fundamentals of AC electrical machines and transformers. Topics covered are electromagnetism, transformers, AC motors and motor control.

    Prerequisites: Completion or concurrent enrollment in ELTR 1515  or ELTR 1570 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ELTR 1545 - Utility Locator Certification (2CR)


    (1.5L, 1LB) Fundamentals of underground utility location will be covered. This will include the methods used to change the transmitter current levels, change the shape of the magnetic field, how to measure the magnetic field with the receiver, and how to produce a round magnetic field and verify depth. Successful completion of this course will result in certification as an underground utility locator.

  
  • ELTR 1570 - Electric Circuits (4CR)


    (4L) Fundamentals of DC and AC circuit analysis, electromagnetics, and single-phase transformers.

    Prerequisites: ACT score of 19 (or Compass score 45) or higher; completion or concurrent enrollment in ELTR 1620  or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ELTR 1605 - Process Control (3CR)


    (2L, 2LB) Fundamentals of process control systems using PID control. Students will control single and multivariable processes and calibrate sensors. Other topics include valve actuators and industrial data communications.

    Prerequisites: Completion of ELTR 1570 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ELTR 1620 - Electrical Concepts Laboratory (1CR)


    (2LB) An introductory laboratory course for electronics technicians. Emphasizes analysis and troubleshooting of simple AC and DC circuits. Additional topics covered include magnetism and electromagnetism.

    Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ELTR 1570 .
  
  • ELTR 1645 - Accelerated Utility Locator Certification (1.5CR)


    (1.5L) This course is designed for utility locators that have two years or more of utility locating experience. The course will cover the fundamentals of utility locating, practical demonstrations of concepts covered in the lectures, Wyoming state law for utility locating, and the federal law for utility locating. Successful completion of this course will result in certification as an underground utility locator.

  
  • ELTR 1700 - Introduction to Solid State Electronics (4CR)


    (2L, 4LB) This course explores the principles of operation and behavior of solid state devices including diodes, BJTs, FETs, MOSFETS and Operational Amplifiers.

    Prerequisites: ELTR 1570 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ELTR 1750 - Electronic Design and Fabrication (2CR)


    (1L, 2LB) A course using industrial processes to design and fabricate electronic circuitry. Topics include soldering, computer-generated schematics, computer-designed PC boards, industrial etching processes, and sheet metal fabrication.

  
  • ELTR 1760 - Introduction to Digital Electronics (3CR)


    (2L, 2LB) Logic circuits associated with the control and operation of a digital computer. Application of the specific logic circuits through selected laboratory experiments.

  
  • ELTR 1770 - Microprocessor Fundamentals (4.5CR)


    (3L, 3LB) Microprocessors, their architecture, language, and capabilities. Students will have an opportunity to work with those that are most commonly used in industry and will be expected to develop individual projects in addition to the required laboratory experiments.

  
  • ELTR 1980 - Cooperative Work Experience (Electronics)


    (Max. 8) (1-8CR) (Max. 8) On-the-job training with a cooperative industrial or commercial electronics maintenance, fabrication or service facility. Eighty hours of work per semester earns one hour of credit.

    Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.
  
  • ELTR 2515 - Licensing for Electronics (1CR)


    (1L) This course is for electronic, electrical, industrial and educational technicians who need to be certified. The course will focus on the FCC, Certified Electronics Technician, and other national certification exams.

  
  • ELTR 2600 - Electronic Communication (3CR)


    (2L, 2LB) Emphasis on radio receivers and transmitters, antennas, amplitude and frequency modulation FM stereo multiplex circuits, and FM radios.

    Prerequisites: ELTR  1700  or permission of instructor.
  
  • ELTR 2610 - Advanced Microprocessors (3CR)


    (2L, 2LB) Programming microcontrollers to read inputs and control outputs. Students will use common microcontrollers such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi.

    Prerequisites: ELTR 1770 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ELTR 2815 - Programmable Logic Controllers (3CR)


    (1L, 4LB) Assembly, programming and troubleshooting programmable logic controllers in industrial processes. This course will include variable frequency drives, robotics and data communications.

    Prerequisites: Completion or concurrent enrollment in ELTR 1515  or ELTR 1570  or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ELTR 2870 - CCD Cameras and Security Systems (3CR)


    (2L, 2LB) This course will cover the construction and use of charged coupled device (CCD) camera sensors, which are used in digital cameras, machine vision cameras, and surveillance cameras. Other areas covered will be lighting, image acquisition and storage, surveillance systems and security cameras.

    Prerequisites: ELTR 1570  or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ELTR 2910 - Computer Networking (2CR)


    (1L, 2LB) This is an introduction to the technical and software aspects of local area networks. The course will include Windows Server software installation, use, and maintenance, network cable systems, and system troubleshooting.

  
  • ELTR 2920 - Small Computer Repair Techniques (3CR)


    (2L, 2LB) Techniques used to install and maintain microcomputers. Emphasis will be on basic computer trouble-shooting techniques, both at the system and board level with representative small computer systems. Mass storage techniques for small systems, their strong and weak points and repair. Basic Internet connectivity via both modems and NICs will also be covered.

  
  • ELTR 2925 - Fiber Optics (4CR)


    (2L, 4LB) Fundamentals of light-wave communications and transmission. Includes the fundamentals of light, light sources, optical fiber characteristics, splices, connectors, couplers, receiver, and driver systems. System maintenance and splicing will be stressed. Safety procedures will be stressed throughout the course of instruction.

  
  • ELTR 2945 - Fiber Optic Workshop (2CR)


    (1L, 2LB) An introductory course in the use of fiber optic technology as it applies to industry and education. This course is designed to instruct representatives from industry and secondary education in the area of fiber optics.

  
  • ELTR 2975 - Independent Study in Electronics


    (1-3CR) (Max. 6) Electronics majors who have completed the introductory courses may be permitted to contract with the instructor for special advanced problems in electrical applications to be pursued as independent study.

    Prerequisites: sophomore standing and permission of the instructor.

Emergency Medical Technician

  
  • EMT 1500 - Emergency Medical Technician (9CR)


    (6L, 9LB) An entry level education of emergency medical services to prepare the student for a career as an emergency medical technician.

    Prerequisites: basic emergency care (Preferred).
  
  • EMT 2500 - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (8CR)


    (6L, 6LB) This course is designed to provide the student with an expanded an enhanced knowledge of Emergency Medical Services and how to provide advanced care for the sick and injured. This course follows the current National EMS Education Standard.

    Prerequisites: Successful completion of EMT 1500  and permission of instructor.
     
  
  • EMT 2750 - Wyoming Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate (6CR)


    (5L, 3LB) This course is designed to provide the student with an expanded and enhanced knowledge of Emergency Medical Services and how to provide advanced care for the sick and injured. This course follows the current Wyoming EMS Education Standard.

    Prerequisites: The student must contact the instructor for approval prior to enrollment. Successful completion of EMT 2500  is required.

Engineering Science

  
  • ES 1000 - Orientation to Engineering Study (1CR)


    (1L) [E] Orientation course to provide students with exposure to all forms of engineering.

  
  • ES 1060 - Intro to Engineering Problem Solving (3CR)


    (3L, *) [E] * One problem class each week. An introduction to engineering documentation and reports, computing tools for data presentation and graphics, equation solving, and manipulation of tabular data.

    Concurrently: MATH 2200 .
  
  • ES 1100 - Introduction to Rocketry (2CR)


    (1L, 2LB) This introductory course in rocketry will provide an overview of various rocket propulsion concepts such as solid, hybrid, liquid, nuclear and antimatter. It will focus on composite solid rocket motors and cover their design, ballistic analysis, structural analysis, and thermal analysis. The course will discuss the design, analysis and constructor of rocket bodies including structural analysis, flight stability and recovery systems.

  
  • ES 2110 - Statics (3CR)


    (3L, *) [E] *One problem class each week. Analysis of force systems in equilibrium while at rest. Includes forces as vectors acting at a point and on structures, distributed forces, and friction. Centroid and moment of inertia of areas and solids.

    Prerequisites: MATH 2205  or concurrent enrollment. Students should be enrolled concurrently in PHYS 1310  and ES 1060  is recommended.
    Concurrently: PHYS 1310  and ES 1060  
  
  • ES 2120 - Dynamics (3CR)


    (3, *) [E] *One problem class each week. The study of particle and body motion. Includes the study of translation and rotation and the related concepts of work, energy, impulse, and momentum.

    Prerequisites: ES 2110  and MATH 2205 , PHYS 1310 , or concurrent enrollment.
  
  • ES 2210 - Electric Circuit Analysis (4CR)


    (3L, *, 2LB) [E] *One problem class each week. A basic course in electrical engineering circuit analysis for all engineering majors. Emphasis is placed on basic circuit theory, circuit modeling, analytical methods, network theorems, and first order circuits.

    Prerequisites: MATH 2205 .
    Concurrently: ES 2120 .
  
  • ES 2310 - Thermodynamics (3CR)


    (3L) [E] A first course in classical thermodynamics governing processes related to heat work and equilibrium of gaseous liquid, and solid systems.

    Prerequisites: MATH 2205  and PHYS 1310 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ES 2330 - Fluid Dynamics (3CR)


    (3L, *) [E] *One problem class each week. Characteristics and behavior of fluids. Applications of Bernoulli and Euler equations of equilibrium. Study of surface tension, vapor pressure, viscosity, and shear stress of fluids. Analysis of laminar and turbulent flow in pipes.

    Prerequisites: ES 2120  and MATH 2205 , or permission of instructor.
  
  • ES 2410 - Mechanics of Materials I (3CR)


    (3L, *) [E] * One problem class each week. The mechanics of deformable bodies. Topics include stress and strain of structures and machine components. The course will include an introduction to the design process.

    Prerequisites: ES 2110  and MATH 2205 .

Engineering Technology

  
  
  • ENTK 1010 - Elements of Surveying (3CR)


    (2L, 3LB) The principles of land surveying include distance measurement, elevations and angles. This course includes fundamentals of trigonometry, the necessary review of algebraic principles, and a thorough introduction to the surveying instruments and their use. Lecture material is accompanied by field measurements providing adequate practical experience. Following the course, students should be able to assist with a survey crew or lay out a simple construction site. An introduction to the U.S. public land system and the principles of the GPS system are included.

  
  • ENTK 1021 - Descriptive Geometry (3CR)


    (2L, 2LB) Emphasis is on the graphic solutions to engineering and design problems. Topics will include: visibility, notation, auxiliary views, true lengths and angles, bearing, grade, intersecting lines, lines on planes, point views, normal views piercing points, intersection of planes, contour mapping, outcrop, cut and fill, revolution of lines, vectors and perspective.

    Prerequisites: ENTK 1510 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ENTK 1060 - Excel Technical Applications (3CR)


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    This course will focus on the technical application of Microsoft Excel and its use in an engineering/drafting office environment. Students will learn productivity tools in Excel and explore how to integrate Excel with computer aided drafting software to increase productivity.

  
  • ENTK 1510 - Drafting I (4CR)


    (2L, 4LB) An introductory course in industrial communications through technical drawing and computer-aided drafting. Topics include, sketching, lettering, plan geometry, multiview and axonometric projections dimensioning using traditional drafting instruments and computer aided drafting equipment.

  
  • ENTK 1650 - Mechanical Drafting and Design I (4CR)


    (2L, 4LB) A continuation of the instruction received in ENTK 2510 , this is an intermediate mechanical design course focusing on assembly modeling using both top-down and bottom-up techniques. Application of design intent on part and assembly models instructs the student to predict how design changes will impact the model. In addition, students realize the importance of file management tools in assemblies.

    Prerequisites: ENTK 2510 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ENTK 1710 - Architectural Drafting I (4CR)


    (2L, 4LB) [E] Designing homes with emphasis on today’s residential designs and construction methods. Develop documents for construction purposes using sketching and computer-aided design techniques. Designs will follow local, state and national code specification.

    Prerequisites: ENTK 1510 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ENTK 1720 - Architectural Drafting II (4CR)


    (2L, 4LB) Develop documents for architectural presentations and graphics using sketching, various CAD techniques, and building information modeling.

    Prerequisites: ENTK 1510  and ENTK 1710 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ENTK 1750 - Commercial Architectural Drafting (4CR)


    (2L, 4LB) Design, planning, and construction documents of existing and new commercial buildings. Topics include construction methods and materials, drawing conventions, the AIA drawing standards, the National CAD Standards, the Uniform Drawing System, and the International Building Code.

    Prerequisites: ENTK 1510 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ENTK 2510 - CAD-3D Modeling (4CR)


    (2L, 4LB) An introductory course in 3-D solid modeling. The student will learn basic part and assembly modeling techniques with an emphasis on design intent. Standard 3 view part prints including section, detail and exploded views will be created.

    Prerequisites: ENTK 1510 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ENTK 2525 - Design and Manufacturing Methods I (4CR)


    (2L, 4LB) A course emphasizing solid modeling and manufacturing techniques involved with various CNC equipment and the impacts of CAD on design and production. Manufacturing techniques utilizing CNC plasma, CNC router, laser engraver, machining/turning center and 3D printer will be covered in this course.

    Prerequisites: ENTK 1510 or ENTK 2510 or Instructor Approval.
    Concurrently: None.
    Cross-listed: MANF 2525  
  
  • ENTK 2530 - Design and Manufacturing Methods II (4CR)


    (2L, 4LB) This course is a continuation of Design and Manufacturing Methods I. This course will emphasize solid modeling and manufacturing techniques involved with various CNC equipment and the impacts of CAD on design and production. Manufacturing techniques utilizing CNC plasma, CNC router, laser engraver, machining/turning center and 3D printer will be covered in this course.

    Prerequisites: ENTK 2525 , or permission of instructor.
  
  • ENTK 2550 - Civil Drafting I (4CR)


    (2L, 4LB) This course introduces principles and techniques of civil drafting using AutoDesk’s Land Development Desktop to create engineering maps. This course includes an overview of mapping, surveying, and earthwork.

    Prerequisites: ENTK 1510 , or permission of the instructor.
  
  • ENTK 2625 - Mechanical Drafting and Design II (4CR)


    (2L, 4LB) This is an advanced mechanical design course focusing on design and marketing tools used with solid modeling of parts and assemblies. The students learn to integrate weldments, fasteners, sheet metal parts and web base design tools into assemblies. These tools aid the designer during the product development phase of a project.

    Prerequisites: ENTK 1650 .
  
  • ENTK 2975 - Independent Study in Drafting


    (2-6LB) (1-3CR) (Max. 3) Drafting majors who have substantial background in drafting may be permitted to contract with the instructor for special advanced problems in drafting to be pursued on an independent study basis.

    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
  
  • ENTK 2976 - Independent Study in Computer-Aided Drafting


    (2-6LB) (1-3CR) Students who have substantial background in drafting may be permitted to contract with the instructor for special advanced problems in computer aided drafting to be pursued on an independent study basis.

    Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.
 

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