Isothermal Community College

Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology

Computer Engineering Technology - Degree

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 115 - Success and Study Skills [OR] None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ACA 122 - College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
CET 111 - Computer Upgrade and Repair I [OR] None 3 5 Fall
CTS 120 - Hardware/Software Support None 3 5 Spring
EGR 110 - Introduction to Engineering Tech None 2 3 Fall
ELC 138 - DC Circuit Analysis None 4 6 Fall
ELN 133 - Digital Electronics None 4 6 Fall
MAT 121 - Algebra/Trigonometry I [OR] Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025, DMA 045 and DMA 060 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 171 - Precalculus Algebra Satisfactory placement or DMA 025, DMA, 045 and DMA 065 or MAT 121 4 5 Fall, Spring

MAT 121 and 122 do NOT lead to Calculus. Students planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering technology at a 4-year institution should take MAT 171 and 172 instead.


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
ELC 139 - AC Circuit Analysis None 4 6 Spring
ELN 131 - Analog Electronics I ELC 112 or ELC 138 4 6 Spring
ELN 232 - Introduction to Microprocessors None 4 6 Spring
MAT 122 - Algebra/Trigonometry II [OR] MAT 121 4 5 Spring
MAT 152 - Statistical Methods I [OR] Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025, DMA 045 and DRE 098 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 172 - Precalculus Trigonometry [OR] MAT 171 4 4 Fall, Spring
MAT 271 - Calculus I None 4 5 Fall, Spring

MAT 121 and 122 do NOT lead to Calculus. Students planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering technology at a 4-year institution should take MAT 171 and 172 instead.


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
CET 161 - Procedural Programming [OR] None 3 5 Summer
CSC 134 - C++ Programming None 3 5 Fall
ELN 152 - Fabrication Techniques None 2 5 Summer
CET 245 - Internet Servers [OR] None 3 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
CET 251 - Software Eng Principles [OR] None 4 6 Fall, Spring, Summer
ELN 233 - Microprocessor Systems ELN 232 4 6 Summer


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ATR 211 - Robot Programming [OR] None 3 5 Fall
ATR 215 - Sensors and Transducers [OR] None 3 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
ATR 218 - Work Cell Integration None 3 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
ELC 128 - Introduction to PLCs None 3 5 Fall
ENG 111 - Writing and Inquiry Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 098 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
PHY 131 - Physics of Mechanics [OR] MAT 121 or MAT 171 4 5 Fall, Spring
PHY 151 College Physics I MAT 171 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
Humanities Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Fifth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ELC 132 - Electrical Drawings None 2 4 Spring
ELC 127 - Software for Technicians None 2 4 Spring
ENG 112 - Writing/Research in the Disc [OR] ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
COM 231 - Public Speaking None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
PHY 132 - Physics of Electricity and Mag. [OR] PHY 131 4 5 Spring
PHY 152 - College Physics II PHY 151 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
Social Science Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Program contact

Steve Hollifield

Electronics Engineering/Computer Engineering Instructor
Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology
shollifield@isothermal.edu
828-395-1521
Applied Sciences 1K


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