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Creating and Implementing the Electronic Enterprise   (MAR-306)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Creating and Implementing the Electronic Enterprise explores the theories and practices to achieve effective marketing of products and services utilizing the Internet and other related digital technology. The course recognizes that electronically-driven commerce is an evolving realm, one that encourages an approach to the challenges and opportunities of electronic enterprise from a problem-solving viewpoint. The course will use business cases and student-conducted research to explore the dynamic relationships between the electronic enterprise and the e-commerce marketplace. The course will also examine the broad reach of electronic enterprise, covering both public and nonprofit organizations and private corporations.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Examine traditional commerce models and explain their evolution toward digital technology.
  • Evaluate the roles digital technologies play in the management of electronic enterprise.
  • Analyze and evaluate marketing concepts, communications, social contexts, and strategies used to manage product- or service-based electronic enterprises.
  • Explain and evaluate the current state of e-enterprise and its future roles as both business model and process.

 
Electronic Measurements   (ELT-241)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Operation & application of basic electronic measuring instruments including meters, oscilloscopes, potentiometers, bridges spectrum analyzers, etc.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Interpret and explain the purpose and operation of oscilloscopes.
  • Elaborate on an application or project when an oscilloscope was used.
  • Illustrate the step-by-step procedure for measuring voltage and current using a Digital Multimeter (DMM).
  • Interpret and explain the purpose and operation of spectrum analyzers.
  • Discuss an application or project when a spectrum analyzer was used.
  • Describe the difference between a potentiometer and a rheostat and explain how both can be helpful when performing electronic measurements.
  • Using a logic probe, illustrate how to troubleshoot electronic circuits.
  • Review the different types of electronic counters and synopsize an application of each.
  • Interpret and explain the purpose and operation of network and logic analyzers.
  • Discuss an application or project when a network and/or logic analyzer was used.

 
Electronic Drawing   (GRA-221)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Students will be able to prepare a set of working drawing of an electromechanical device, utilizing a printed circuit of their own design. In so doing, they will demonstrate their ability to prepare schematic and wiring diagrams, as well as their understanding of the principles and concepts of electronic standardization and miniaturization, including printed and thin-film circuits and wiring harnesses.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Describe and demonstrate the process of lay out and documentation of circuit diagrams.
  • Explain the terminology of electronic drawing and electronic symbology.
  • Demonstrate and explain the theory and practice of reference designators and component sequence numbering.
  • Explain the importance of standards (ASME and ISO) in the modern electronic graphics environment.
  • Identity and create electro-mechanical layout and design factors.
  • Identify and create unit and subassembly design elements.
  • Identify and create assembly drawings of electro-mechanical parts and enclosures.
  • Create dimensioned drawings of electro-mechanical hardware and flat patterns.

 
Electronic Mail Systems   (CAP-306)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The student will learn the various capabilities of e-mail systems. Current concepts in micrographics, records management, prioritizing duties, electronic mail processing, electronic calendar, and repro-graphics are included.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Describe and illustrate with examples the capabilities of email systems.
  • Compare and contrast various email systems.
  • Give examples of current applications in email systems, including calendar and prioritization of tasks, and other features.

 
Advanced Electronic Circuits   (ELT-302)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Design of power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators and their various uses, plus servo systems, switching and timing circuits, and their uses.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Articulate and demonstrate understanding of power supplies, amplifiers and oscillators.
  • Describe the types of electronic circuits you built, analyzed, tested, and/or trouble- shoot involving power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators.
  • Discuss the design work and/or application(s) you used in developing advanced electronic circuits.
  • Explain how your knowledge/experience of servo systems and/or switching/timing circuits complemented the success of projects and assignments

 
Electronic Communication Systems   (ELC-201)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Electronic Communication Systems (ELC-201) is a comprehensive course in AM, FM, and single-sideband communication systems and an introduction to digital transmission. The course is designed to familiarize you with transmitters, receivers, modems, noise analysis, information theory, pulse modulation, sampling, coding, multiplexing, and other signal-processing techniques used in commercial broadcasting and data transmission systems.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain how signals are transmitted over various media.
  • Solve basic algebraic equations used in the electronic communications field.
  • Measure electrical quantities using Electronics Workbench™ Multisim.
  • Distinguish between the different methods of transmitting digital information.
  • Describe the different signal processing techniques.
  • Explain how to operate a LAN, both wired and wireless.
  • Describe the operation of a television system, both scanned and digital.
  • Describe a basic fiber-optic communication system.
  • Describe the different types of antennas and their uses.

 
Electronic Construction Techniques   (ELM-101)   3.00 s.h.  
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Introduction to the construction of printed circuit boards utilizing etching techniques, component layout, artwork and photolithographic techniques. Electronic and electrical schematic symbols and schematics and computer-aided drafting. 
Electronic Navigation I   (MRN-272)   3.00 s.h.  
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Introduction to Electronic Navigation. Instruction in theory, practical operation, and use of R.F.D. Loran-C, Omega, and interpretation of radar information, radar plotting. Successful completion of the radar portion of this course and the followon course leads to certification as radar observer as approved by the US Coast Guard. 
Electronic Publishing Systems   (PRN-202)   3.00 s.h.  
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Electronics publishing provides students with practical technical expertise and experiences in the managing and use of the technologies, machines and tools associated with desktop publishing, laser printing, scanning, phototypesetting, electronic printing, and other pre-graphic reproduction systems. 
Product and Services Development for Electronic Enterprise   (MAR-432)   3.00 s.h.  
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Examines the market research, idea-generation, project-creation, testing, and commercialization processes that are involved in product development, and looks at how the use of electronic media for promotion and delivery is likely to affect those processes. Advisory: See in the Bulletin for information about system requirements for the course. 
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