Engineering Technology Courses

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ENT 111|Introduction to Engineering

5 Credits

This course introduces students to the role of the engineer, engineering dimensions and standards, and the basic methodology of engineering problem-solving.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in MATH 095 or MATH 098 or MATH 070 or MATH 072 or concurrent enrollment or satisfactory placement test score or instructor permission.

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ENT 114|Introduction to Drafting

4 Credits

Formerly ENT 116

Basic principles of drafting and introduction to CAD to include spatial visualization, line types, sketching, scale, orthographic projection, isometric drawings, sectional views, oblique lines and surfaces, auxiliary views and basic applications.

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ENT 118|Spatial Visualization

2 Credits

An overview of the techniques used to mentally manipulate 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional figures. Includes the basics of drafting such as line types, orthographic projection, isometric drawings, and basic applications.

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ENT 121|Engineering Fundamentals w/ Lab

4 Credits

Fundamental concepts relevant to many engineering disciplines, including: energy, vectors, force systems, free body diagrams, strength of materials, associated problem-solving, and basic design procedures.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 111.

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ENT 122|Materials

3 Credits

An introduction to the materials which are used in the fabrication of construction projects including: foundations, wood, heavy timber frame construction, wood light frame construction, exterior finishes, interior finishes, masonry, roofing, and glass.

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ENT 124|Intermediate Drafting

4 Credits

Formerly ENT 125

Intermediate principles of drafting and CAD to include spatial visualization, line types, sketching, scale, orthographic projection, isometric drawings, sectional views, oblique lines and surfaces, auxiliary views and intermediate applications.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 114, or grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 118 and ENT 267, or instructor permission.

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ENT 128|Architecture & Engineering Blueprint Reading

2 Credits

An overview of the techniques used in reading construction drawings for architecture and engineering projects.

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ENT 134|Surveying w/ Lab

6 Credits

A course in plane surveying which includes: horizontal, vertical, and angular measurements, traversing, mapping, construction survey, land survey, and calculations.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: MATH 113, MATH& 142, or instructor permission.

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ENT 135|Statics

5 Credits

Vectors, types of forces, vector addition, moments, conditions for equilibrium, free-body diagrams and conventions, coplanar force systems, and load analysis of basic trusses and frames.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in MATH 113 or satisfactory placement test score and ENT 121 or instructor permission.

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ENT 136|Advanced Drafting

4 Credits

Formerly ENT 1361

Advanced principles of drafting and CAD to include 3D projects, plan and profile drawings, advanced views, advanced sections, and dimensioning.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 124 or instructor permission.

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ENT 171|Technical Drafting

3 Credits

Formerly ENT 1711

An introductory course in mechanical drawing which includes: geometric construction, orthographic projection, sectional views, auxiliary views, isometric and oblique drawings, dimensions, threads, fasteners, and lettering.

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ENT 199|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

An experimental class to be used to explore new approaches and applications to engineering technology.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: student must be enrolled in the ENT program and have instructor permission.

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ENT 214|Strength of Materials

5 Credits

A study of stress and deformation of materials. Topics include: axial and torsional loading, stress-strain relationships, shearing stresses, temperature stresses, and engineering applications.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 135 or instructor permission.

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ENT 216|Mechanical Drafting & Design

5 Credits

Formerly ENT 2161

Fundamentals of design, assembly drawings, dimensioning systems, and a mechanical design/drafting project. The primary emphasis of this course is the application of CAD to mechanical and 3-D drawings using AutoCAD.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 136 or instructor permission.

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ENT 219|Construction Estimating

1 Credit

Formerly ENT 2191

An overview of the techniques used in estimating material quantities in construction projects.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 122 or instructor permission.

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ENT 224|Structures

5 Credits

Load analysis and design of basic structural members using timber and steel.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 214 or instructor permission.

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ENT 226|Architectural/Structural Drafting

5 Credits

Formerly ENT 2261

A drafting and design course covering construction techniques, architectural drawings, organization of drawing sets, and design projects.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 136 or instructor permission.

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ENT 229|Construction Specifications

2 Credits

A study of construction specifications using the CSI format.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ENT 219 and completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENT 226 or instructor permission.

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ENT 236|Design

5 Credits

Formerly ENT 2361

Various individual and team projects with specific criteria and constraints assigned. The completed projects are formally presented using both oral and written reporting techniques.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ENT 224, ENT 226, and enrollment in the ENT program.

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ENT 238|Electricity

5 Credits

An introductory course in electricity which includes: basic electrical theory and mathematical relationships, series and parallel circuits, DC and AC circuit components, power generation and distribution.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: MATH& 141 and enrollment in the ENT program or instructor permission.

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ENT 267|AutoCAD I w/ Lab

3 Credits

This course utilizes AutoCAD for computer-aided drafting (CAD). The course shows how to use AutoCAD to set up drawings, additional draw and edit commands, dimensioning, and text. Students utilize drafting and editing techniques to efficiently produce their drawings.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ENT 116 or equivalent.

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ENT 268|AutoCAD II w/ Lab

3 Credits

This course goes beyond the basic fundamentals of AutoCAD and examines ways to use it in today's workplace. Emphasis is placed on advanced commands including: blocks, dimensions, attributes and extracting them, paper space/model space, xrefs, and file management. The class then customizes a menu creating: custom pulldown menus, toolbars, and macros.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 267 or instructor permission.

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ENT 270|3-D w/ Lab

3 Credits

The focus of this course is three-dimensional drawings using AutoCAD. After completion, students are proficient in wire line and surface 3-D modeling. There is also a brief overview of rendering and transferring of rendered information to other presentation software.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 268 or instructor permission.

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ENT 271|Drawing Production w/ Lab

3 Credits

This course simulates actual drawing projects in a variety of disciplines such as: civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, and electrical. Students are expected to develop and manage large sets of drawings.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 268 or instructor permission.

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ENT 272|Advanced 3-D w/ Lab

3 Credits

The focus of this course is three-dimensional solid modeling using a 3-D CAD program. After completion, students are proficient in 3-D solids modeling, mass property takeoffs, and the uses of three-dimensional media across software platforms.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 268 or instructor permission.

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ENT 273|Advanced AutoCAD Applications w/ Lab

3 Credits

This course covers advanced AutoCAD features, such as how AutoCAD interacts with the web, from transmitting files, reviewing, to collaborating. The class also examines AutoCAD interactions with other programs. Advanced features of attributes, xrefs, and layouts, etc. Express Tools are also covered.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in ENT 268 or instructor permission.

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ENT 274|Architectural Residential Drawing w/ Lab

3 Credits

A drafting and design course covering architecture, residential drawings, and the organization of drawing sets incorporating design projects.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ENT 267.

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ENT 280|Extended CAD Lab

1–3 Credits

Formerly ENT 2801

This is an open lab class to support AutoCAD. It allows for intermediate and advanced skill placement. Specific projects may be assigned. It is a variable credit, continued enrollment class.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: ENT 267 or instructor permission.

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ENT 299|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

An experimental class to be used to explore new approaches and applications to engineering technology.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: student must be enrolled in the ENT program and have instructor permission.

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