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Technology Education


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TECH 075INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL READING/WRITING5.0 CR  

Offers basic writing/reading skills for technical students. Skills include writing complete sentences, improving spelling, and using writing as a form of communication. Additionally, students will learn how to read technical materials effectively, expand vocabulary, and improve comprehension.

Prerequisite: None


TECH 078PRE-COLLEGE MATH I3.0 CR   S, F, W, Sp

Covers operations on and applications of integers, fractions, and decimals. This is the first in a three quarter pre-college mathematics sequence which contains pre-college math modules 01 - 03. Credit cannot be earned for both MATH 078 and TECH 078.

Prerequisite: Placement exam or instructor permission.


TECH 079PRE-COLLEGE MATH I2.0 CR   S, F, W, Sp

Covers operations on and applications of ratios, proportions, and percents. Also includes topics in measurement and geometry. This is the continuation of the first in a three quarter pre-college mathematics sequence which contains pre-college math modules 04 - 05. Credit cannot be earned for both MATH 079 and TECH 079.

Prerequisite; MATH 078 with a C or better, placement exam, or instructor permission.


TECH 088PRE-COLLEGE MATH II3.0 CR  

Covers solving linear equations and inequalities and an introduction to functions and graphing. Techniques and strategies for problem solving are emphasized. This is the second in a three quarter pre-college mathematics sequence which contains pre-college math modules 06-08. Credit cannot be earned for both MATH 088 and TECH 088.

Prerequisite: MATH 079 or TECH 079 with a C or better, placement exam or instructor permission.


TECH 089PRE-COLLEGE MATH II2.0 CR  

Covers solving systems of linear equations and operations on polynomials. This is the continuation of the second in a three quarter pre-college mathematics sequence which contains pre-college math modules 09-10. Credit cannot be earned for both MATH 089 and TECH 089.

Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 087 or MATH 088 or TECH 088, Placement Exam, or instructor permission.


TECH 090PRINCIPLES OF TECHNOLOGY5.0 CR  

Explores the mechanical, fluid, electrical, and thermal systems on which modern technology operates. Hands-on, real-world lab activities are integrated with mathematics and physics instruction to provide an understanding of the units of force, work, rate, resistance, and energy associated with each system.

Prerequisite: None


TECH 098PRE-COLLEGE MATH III3.0 CR  

Covers factoring polynomialys and operations on rational and radical expressions. This is the third in a three quarter pre-college mathematics sequence which contains pre-college math modules 11-13. Credit cannot be earned for both MATH 098 and TECH 098.

Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 089 or TECH 089 or MATH 097, Placement Exam, or instructor permission.


TECH 099PRE-COLLEGE MATH III5.0 CR  

Covers solving systems of equations, operations on rational and radical expressions, solving and graphing quadratic equations, and an introduction to exponential and logarithmic functions. This is the third in a three course pre-college mathematics sequence which contains pre-college math modules 11 - 15. Credit cannot be earned for both MATH 099 and TECH 099.

Prerequisite: C or better in TECH 098 or MATH 098, placement exam, or instructor permission.


TECH 100ADVANCED PRINCIPLES OF TECHNOLOGY5.0 CRRE   S, F, W, Sp

Provides hands-on study of energy, power, and force transformers in mechanical, fluid, electrical and thermal energy systems. Includes a review of force, work, rate, and resistance. Students will learn through a combination of lab experiments and discussion of the physics and math related to each energy system. The application in industry of various concepts is also explored.

Prerequisite: One year of high school principles of technology (certificate from instructor required), or TECH 090, or MATH 106 or higher.


TECH 170STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL4.0 CRRE  

Explores the use of statistical process control as a means of improving a process. Problem- solving techniques including brainstorming, Pareto diagrams, and cause and effect diagrams are also examined.

Prerequisite: Recommended: MATH 106 or higher.


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