Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Computer Electronics Technology

 

CET 113     Introduction to Information Processing    3

Emphasis placed on the computer as a productivity tool. Laboratory assignments are related to technical applications and problem solving. Lecture/lab meets 4 hours per week. On demand. Skill Area IV  

 

CET 201     Photonics Principles    3

Prereq.:  MATH 115. Exploration of light, the laws of reflection and refraction and how they apply to several devices. Examination of wavelike behavior of light. An overview of fiber optics and optical image is presented. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week. Fall.  

 

CET 223     Basic Electrical Circuits     3

Prereq.:  MATH 115 or MATH 119 (either with C- or higher) or math placement exam. Operation of DC circuits including voltage, current, resistance, power electromagnetism, capacitance, inductance, and basic theorems. Laboratory experiments involve building circuits and using instruments to measure quantities. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week. No credit given to those with credit for CET 236.  


CET 229     Computer Hardware Architecture      3

Laboratory based course emphasizing the computer architecture and related components. Analyzing and troubleshooting the interrelationships between the operating system, computer hardware, and peripheral devices. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week. Fall.  


CET 233     Advanced Electrical Circuits  3

Prereq.:  CET 223; PHYS 111 or 122 or 126. Reactance and power concepts in AC. Phasor analysis of RC, RL and RCL circuits, resonance, and filters. Laboratory experiments involve building circuits, using instruments to measure quantities, and observing phenomena. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week. No credit given to those with credit for CET 236. Spring.  


CET 236     Circuit Analysis  3

Prereq.:  ET 150 and MATH 135 or MATH 152. Introduction to theory, analysis and design of AC and DC circuits. Topics include voltage, current, power, resistance, capacitance, inductance, node analysis, mesh analysis, Thevenin's theorem, Norton's theorem, phasors, transfer functions, steady state and transient analysis. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week. Fall.  


CET 243     Electronic Devices      3

Prereq.:  TC 223, MATH 115 or placement exam, PHYS 111. Introduction to basic semiconductor theory including p-n junction, structure, parameters and performance characteristics of diodes, bipolar transistors, JFETs, thyristors, and opteolectronic devices. Laboratory experiments involve building circuits, using instruments to measure quantities, and observing phenomena. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week. Spring.  


CET 249     Introduction to Networking Technology     3

Introduction to the OSI model concentrating on the network, data link and physical layers. Emphasis on IP addressing (IPv & IPv6), Ethernet technologies and copper and fiber optic cabling. Lab includes trouble shooting and testing Layer One devices. Lecture/lab meets 4 hours per week.  

 

CET 301     Fiber-Optics Communications   3

Prereq.:  CET 201. Introduction to fiber-optic communication systems. Optical detectors and receivers. Coherent light wave systems. WDM communication systems and optical amplifiers. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week. Spring.  


CET 323     Electronic Circuits     3

Prereq.:  CET 233 or CET 236. Basic structure and characteristics of diodes and transistors.  Covers linear integrated circuits and applications including operational amplifiers, oscillators, rectifiers, power amplifiers and voltage regulators. Laboratory experiments stress circuit building, troubleshooting, theoretical and instrumental concepts. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week. Irregular.  


CET 339     Computer System Administration      3

Prereq.:  CET 229. Laboratory course emphasizing concepts, tools, and application of technologies related to computer system administration. Includes the design, implementation, management, and maintenance of a state-of-the-art network operating system. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week.  


CET 346     Signals & Systems 3

Prereq.:  CET 236 and either MATH 136 or MATH 221; or PHYS 339. Signal representation, applications of Fourier series, Fourier transform, Laplace transform, and Z-transform in the analysis of circuits and systems. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week. Spring.  


CET 349     Networking Devices      3

Prereq.:  CET 249. Major emphasis on routing theory and design, TCP/IP protocol stack, how this applies to Internet access. Concentrates on OSI model transport, network, data link and physical layers. Lab includes hands-on routing configuration and troubleshooting Layer 2 and Layer 3 equipment and software. Lecture/lab meets 4 hours per week.

 

CET 363     Digital Circuits  3

Prereq.:  CET 223 or CET 236. Principles and applications of digital circuits, number systems, Boolean Algebra, combinatorial and sequential logic circuits, arithmetic circuits, and MSI logic circuits. Laboratory experiments focus on circuit building and troubleshooting using TTL integrated circuits. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week.  

 

CET 402     Topics in Computer Electronics Technology 1 TO 3

Prereq.:  Permission of department chair. An individualized inquiry of comprehensive study into a selected technical area. The students may elect to examine processes, products or developmental aspects of networking, telecommunications or electronics. May be used as an elective on a graduate student's planned program advisor. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits for different topics. On demand. [GR]


CET 405     Applied Topics in Computer Electronics Technology     3

Prereq.:  Permission of department chair. A laboratory oriented course providing comprehensive study of a selected technological topic. May be used as an elective on a graduate student's planned program of study with the permission of the program advisor. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits for different topics. On demand. [GR]


CET 443     Electronic Communication      3

Prereq.:  CET 233 or CET 236; for graduate students, permission of the Dean of the graduate school. RF transmitting and receiving circuits, amplitude and frequency modulation and detection, phase modulation, antennas, RF transmission lines, and data transmissions. Focus on units of measurement. Laboratory experiments cover resonance, modulation, demodulation, and transmission channels. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week. On demand. [GR]  


CET 449     Advanced Networking     3

Prereq.:  CET 349; for graduate students, permission of chair. Major emphasis on switching and STP, VLANs and InterVLAN routing. Basic Wireless concepts and configuration. In-depth focus on WAN technology, theory and design including serial communication, HDCL, PPP, Frame Relay. Secure router management and ACL creation. Lab includes hands-on switching and routing configuration and troubleshooting Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking equipment and software. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week. [GR]


CET 453     Microcomputers    3

Prereq.:  CS 213 or CS 151, and CET 363; for graduate students, permission of department chair. Microcontroller architecture including basic memory design, address decoding and internal register structure, and assembly language programming including addressing modes and instruction set. Laboratory work consists of programming and interfacing experiments. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week. Spring.  

 

CET 459     Network Security Technologies 3

Prereq.:  CET 249. Practical techniques of network security and how the field is related to information technology. Topics include general security concepts, communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography basics, and operational security. On demand.  


CET 466     Logic Design      3

Prereq:  CET 363. Use of hardware design languages to implement digital design, including modular combinational circuits, flip-flops, latches, counter and synchronous sequential circuits in programmable devices such as FPGA. Lecture/lab meets 5 hours per week. Irregular.

 

CET 479     Internet Technologies   3

Prereq.:  CET 349. For graduate students, permission of chair. Laboratory-based course emphasizing concepts, tools, applications, and development of internet-related technologies. Includes the planning, design, building, and management of an HTTP server. Can count as elective in CIT Technology Specialization. Lecture/lab meets 4 hours per week. Spring. [GR]  


CET 497     Senior Seminar    1

Prereq.:  Permission of department chair. Assists students to better understand their hardware and software needs throughout their senior project. Students will conduct initial research to define their senior project and provide a project proposal to be implemented in the Senior Project course. On demand.

 

CET 498     Senior Project    2

Prereq.:  CET 497 and permission of department chair. Study, design and/or research a particular project related to the major. Requirements include a paper and presentation of the project. Project may originate from student, instructor, and/or industrial partner. On demand.  

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