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                                                                                       INSTRUC TIONAL PROG R AMS




                                                        Discover TSTC.
                                                           Discover Yourself.




TSTC curriculum, courses and course sequence are subject to change. Please check with your department chair, advisor or the TSTC Web site for a current listing.



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52 |     Advertising Design & Print Technology

                                                                   ADP Advisory Committee
                                                                   Stephen Adams, Adams Creative, Grand Prairie
                                                                   Jason Bayer, CC Creations, Bryan
                                                                   James Bell, Bell Creative Inc., Dallas
                                                                   John Ciaburri, Woodward Creative Group, Temple
                                                                   Keith Dotson, TG, Round Rock
                                                                   Teresa Frei, Artworks Advertising Agency, Killeen
                                                                   Harlowe Hodges, Frostburg University, Frostburg, Md.
                                                                   Fred Korge, Savage Design Group, Houston
                                                                   Regina Kubelka, Illustration Central, Austin
                                                                   Tim Kupper, United Associations Group Inc., San Antonio
                                                                   Chris Martin, AMA Nystrom Printing, Waco
                                                                   Stephanie McDaniel, Freelance Contractor, Irving
                                                                   Darold McDonald, Capital Media Group, Temple
                                                                   Bryan Tamayo, Fossil Inc., Richardson
                                                                   Kenneth Turbeville, WRS Group, Waco
                                                                   Heather Vaughan, TG, Round Rock

                                                                   Advertising Design & Print Technology
                                                                   Associate of Applied Science Degree
                                                                     Total Credits: 72
Advertising Design                                                 First Semester                                       Credits

& Print Technology                                                 INDS 1301
                                                                   ARTT 1241
                                                                                    Basic Elements of Design (TP)
                                                                                    Creative Drawing (TP)
                                                                                                                              3
                                                                                                                              2
                                                                   INDS 2321        Presentation Drawing (TP)                 3
If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine what you can       ARTC 1325        Introduction to Computer Graphics         3
do if you could enhance it through technology! For graphic         ENGL 1301        Composition I                             3
artists, the ability to emotionally move your audience is key in                                     Semester Total         14
today’s job market, whether designing billboards, brochures
                                                                   Second Semester                             Credits
or print advertisements.                                           ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design                    3
From the drawing board to the computer, the Advertising            GRPH 1359 Object Oriented Computer Graphics       3
                                                                   ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I                    3
& Design Print Technology Program at TSTC can help you
                                                                   PSYC 2301 General Psychology                      3
develop the skills you need to become a successful graphic                                     Semester Total      12
artist in the advertising industry.
                                                                   Third Semester                                       Credits
With an emphasis on creation, production and presentation          ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I                                3
of visual sales messages, you’ll learn to hone your skills in      ARTC 1317 Design Communication I                           3
design, composition and illustration to deliver a message          INDS 1341 Color Theory and Application                     3
that gets attention.                                               GRPH 2309 Electronic Pre-Press                             3
                                                                   HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                       3
                                                                                               Semester Total               15

Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                        Fourth Semester                                      Credits
                                                                   GRPH 1432 Electronic Imaging System                        4
The two-year Advertising Design & Print Technology cur-
                                                                   ARTC 1321 Illustration Techniques                          3
riculum includes a solid framework of courses that lead to         ARTC 2317 Typographic Design                               3
advanced design, imaging and advertising assignments.              ARTC 1349 Art Direction                                    3
The coursework, including those in computer graphics with          ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing                   3
Macintosh and PC computers, culminates in an Associate of                                      Semester Total               16
Applied Science degree.
                                                                   Fifth Semester                                       Credits
                                                                   ARTC 2335 Portfolio Development for Graphic
                                                                                    Design                                    3
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program              ARTC 2347 Design Communication II                          3
ADP also offers Tech Prep. This competency-based, six-year         ARTC 2349 Art Direction II                                 3
program of study begins in the ninth grade of high school          ARTC 2313 Digital Publishing II                            3
and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree with         PHYS 1315 Physical Science                                 3
advanced skills.                                                                                    Semester Total          15
                                                                    This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                   (see index for explanation).



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Printing                                                          Fourth Semester
                                                                  GRPH 2309 Digital Pre-Press
                                                                                                                          Credits
                                                                                                                                3
                                                                  ITSE    1301 Web Design Tools                                 3
Specialization of Advertising Design & Print                      GRPH 2488 Internship- Graphic and
                                                                                Printing Equipment Operator                     4
As computer innovations continue to restructure the printing      BUSI 2301 Business Law                                        3
industry in an increasingly digital direction, more than ever                                   Semester Total                 13
commercial artists and printing technicians find their work
flowing closer together.                                          Fifth Semester                                          Credits
                                                                  GRPH 1366 Practicum-Graphic and Printing                      3
With these changes in mind, TSTC’s Advertising Design &           BUSG 2309 Small Business Management                           3
Print Technology department offers a Printing Specialization      GRPH 1319 Bindery and Finishing Operations                    3
to prepare individuals for the publishing careers of today and    GRPH 2448 Digital Publishing III                              4
the future. Texas’ 4,000 printing operations need technicians     PHYS 1315 Physical Science                                    3
who can perform complex duties such as page design, color                                     Semester Total                  16
scanning, pre-press skills, image manipulation and Web
page design.

Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
TSTC’s two-year Printing Specialization offers hands-on expe-
rience using software programs such as QuarkXPress, Adobe
Photoshop and Adobe InDesign. In addition, the curriculum,
which culminates in an Associate of Applied Science degree,
covers all phases of digital imaging, process color, trade cus-
toms, cost and production of quality press sheets.

Certificate of Completion Program
TSTC’s Printing Specialization now offers a Certificate of
Completion in Pre-Press. An academically qualified student
can complete this program in 12 months.



Printing Specialization
Associate of Applied Science Degree                               Pre-Press
   Total Credits: 71                                              Certificate of Completion
First Semester                                  Credits           Total Credits: 41
GRPH 1305 Introduction to Graphic Art
                                                                  First Semester                                         Credits
               and Printing (TP)                      3
                                                                  GRPH 1305        Introduction to Graphic Art and Printing    3
ARTC 1325 Introduction to Computer Graphic–
                                                                  ARTC 1325        Introduction to Computer Graphic-Print      3
               Print                                  3
                                                                  GRPH 1319        Bindery and Finishing Operations            3
INDS 1341 Color Theory and Application (TP)           3
                                                                  ARTC 1313        Digital Publishing I                        3
EECT 1200 Technical Customer Service                  2
                                                                  ARTC 1302        Digital Imaging I                           3
ENGL 1301 Composition I                               3
                                                                                                     Semester Total          15
                                 Semester Total     14
                                                                  Second Semester                             Credits
Second Semester                                     Credits
                                                                  ARTC 2313 Digital Publishing II                   3
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I                            3
                                                                  GRPH 1432 Electronic Imaging Systems              4
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I                               3
                                                                  GRPH 1359 Object Oriented Computer Graphics       3
ARTC 2317 Typographic Design                              3
                                                                  INDS 1341 Color Theory and Application            3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                              3
                                                                                              Semester Total      13
                            Semester Total              12
                                                                  Third Semester                                          Credits
Third Semester                              Credits
                                                                  ARTC 2317 Typographic Design                                  3
GRPH 1359 Object Oriented Computer Graphics       3
                                                                  ARTC 2448 Digital Publishing III                              4
GRPH 1432 Electronic Imaging Systems              4
                                                                  GRPH 2309 Digital Pre-Press                                   3
GRPH 1309 Press Operations I                      3
                                                                  ITSE    1301 Web Design Tools                                 3
ARTC 2313 Digital Publishing II                   3
                                                                                              Semester Total                  13
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities              3
                            Semester Total      16                This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                  (see index for explanation).



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54 |     Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology

                                                                    can learn the unique skills for exciting careers in the HVAC
                                                                    industry through the two-year Associate of Applied Science
                                                                    degree curriculum.


                                                                    Certificate Program
                                                                    In the one-year Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Service cur-
                                                                    riculum, you can hone your skills for faster entry into the job
                                                                    market. The Certificate of Completion curriculum requires
                                                                    a total of 39 credit hours.


                                                                    Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                    The Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology program
                                                                    offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based, six-year
                                                                    program of study begins in the ninth grade of high school and
Air Conditioning &                                                  results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.
Refrigeration Technology                                            The Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology department
                                                                    requires that all students demonstrate basic reading, writing
Considering the heat of Texas summers, it’s no surprise this
                                                                    and mathematical skills before enrolling.
state is the nation’s largest user of air-conditioning systems.
And these days, the search is heating up for skilled A/C and
heating technicians who understand the intricate operations
of commercial and residential heating and air-conditioning          ACT Advisory Committee
equipment.                                                          Larry Cook, TD Industries Inc., Dallas
                                                                    Chet Couvillon, Ince Distributing Inc., San Antonio
In fact, in 2006, industry associations were reporting they will    Rob Emmert, Entech Sales & Service, Austin
need to recruit 20,000 to 22,000 new technicians each year just     Oscar Garza, McNamara Custom Service Inc., Waco
to fill vacancies!                                                  Richard Hunton Jr., The Hunton Group, Houston
                                                                    James Martin, United Environmental Services, Pasadena
That’s why the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology          Quanah Martin, Johnson Controls, Flower Mound
program at Texas State Technical College Waco offers a great        Scott Pargin, Carrier UTC, Austin
opportunity for students to develop critical skills in one of       Jerry Pierpont, TSTC Instructor (Retired), Honorary Member,
the fastest-growing industries.                                       Hillsboro
                                                                    Kevin Sawyer, The Trane Company, McGregor
TSTC offers training on high efficiency commercial and resi-        Darren Sinkule, T.E.A.M. Solutions, Waco
dential heating and air-conditioning equipment, heat pumps,         Rick Tullis, Capstone Mechnical, Waco
commercial refrigeration equipment and a 200-ton chilled            Glenn Varner, Engineered Air Balance Co. Inc., Addison
water A/C system. You’ll learn basic and advanced control           George Wentzel, Gemaire Group, San Antonio
systems, plus Direct Digital Control Systems, as well as gain       Ed Wright, Lennox Ind., Carrollton
skills in advanced refrigerant recovery systems to help you
learn about important environmental issues in the industry.
                                                                    Ft. Bend ACT Advisory Committee
And, as an additional benefit, TSTC also offers testing to          John Burg, Air Depot A/C Heating, Houston
obtain vital certification required by law to work with refriger-   Jim Butcher, Houston
ants during the service, repair or disposal of appliances and       David Edson, Johnstone Supply, Houston
industrial process refrigeration.                                   Gene Hardesty, Retired ACT Instructor, Sugar Land
                                                                    Reed Hughes, Manitowoc Ice Machines, The Woodlands
The program is also offered at the Fort Bend Technical Center.      Richard Hunton Jr., Hunton Distribution Group, Houston
                                                                    Bob Manry, Southwest Texas Equipment Distributors Inc.
                                                                    Calvin Miller, Century Supply, Houston
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                         Jerry Oliver Jr., Gulf Coast Mechanical A/C Specialist, Beasley
                                                                    Sonny Roncancio, Fresh Air Air Conditioning & Heating, Stafford
The laboratory facilities at Texas State Technical College          Martin Schulze, Martin Schulze Air Conditioning, Richmond
include high efficiency commercial and residential heating          Shawn Schulze, Martin Schulze Air Conditioning, Richmond
and air conditioning equipment, energy efficient heat pumps,        Kirk Voitle, Kirk Voitle A/C Company Inc., Sugar Land
commercial refrigeration equipment, direct digital and              Roy Wiederkehr, Aces Supply, Houston
pneumatic controls and a large chilled water system. You


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Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology                    Fifth Semester                                            Credits
Associate of Applied Science Degree                            HART 2402       Commercial A/C System Design                   4
                                                               HART 2441        Commercial A/C                                 4
  Total Credits: 69                                            HUMA 1301        Introduction to Humanities                     3
First Semester                                       Credits
                                                               PHYS 1310        Elementary Physics (or PHYS 1410)              3
HART 1256        EPA Recovery Certification Preparation    2
                                                                                                 Semester Totals             14
HART 1307        Refrigeration Principles                  3
HART 1401        Basic Electricity for HVAC                4
HART 2338        A/C Installation and Startup              3
                                   Semester Total        12    Air Conditioning Technology
                                                               Certificate of Completion
Second Semester                                     Credits
HART 1341 Residential A/C                                 3
                                                                 Total Credits: 39
                                                               First Semester                                       Credits
HART 1345 Gas and Electric Heating                        3
                                                               HART 1256        EPA Recovery Certification Preparation    2
HART 2331 Advanced Electricity                            3
                                                               HART 1307        Refrigeration Principles                  3
HART 2342 Commercial Refrigeration                        3
                                                               HART 1401        Basic Electricity for HVAC                4
                           Semester Total               12
                                                               HART 2338        A/C Installation and Startup              3
Third Semester                                      Credits                                       Semester Total        12
HART 1303 A/C Control Principles                          3
HART 2301 A/C and Refrigeration Codes                     3
HART 2336 A/C Troubleshooting                             3    Second Semester                                           Credits
HART 2343 Industrial A/C                                  3    HART 1341 Residential A/C                                       3
HART 2349 Heat Pumps                                      3    HART 1345 Gas and Electric Heating                              3
                          Semester Total                15     HART 2331 Advanced Electricity                                  3
                                                               HART 2342 Commercial Refrigeration                              3
                                                                                          Semester Total                     12
Fourth Semester                              Credits
HART 2334 Advanced A/C Controls                    3           Third Semester                                            Credits
HART 2445 Residential A/C System Design            4           HART 1303 A/C Control Principles                                3
ENGL 1301 Composition I                            3           HART 2301 A/C and Refrigeration Codes                           3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                       3           HART 2336 A/C Troubleshooting                                  3
MATH 1314 College Algebra (or MATH 1332)           3           HART 2343 Industrial A/C                                        3
                              Semester Total     16            HART 2349 Heat Pumps                                            3
                                                                                         Semester Total                      15

                                                                This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                               (see index for explanation).
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56 |     Aircraft Pilot Training Technology

                                                                   All new students must also have successfully completed all
                                                                   sections of the Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA)
                                                                   Test and all remedial courses before registering for classes in
                                                                   the Aircraft Pilot Training Technology.
                                                                   To learn more, contact the APT department chair for information
                                                                   about flight training costs required for this program. Texas State
                                                                   Technical College keeps these additional costs to an absolute
                                                                   minimum. Flight costs vary per term and are subject to change
                                                                   due to variables such as fluctuating fuel and flight-time costs.


                                                                   APT Advisory Committee
                                                                   Michael Bebee, Continental Connection
                                                                   Jerry Benson, Delta Airlines (retired)
                                                                   L.N. Brown, American Airlines (retired)
                                                                   Syd Carter, American Airlines (retired)
Aircraft Pilot                                                     Bill Crossland, Bombardier Flexjet
                                                                   Dave Curtis, Southwest Airlines
Training Technology                                                Michael Dall, Teddy Bear Air
                                                                   Chris Edward, Instructor, Flight Safety
If you’ve dreamed of becoming a pilot and learning to fly, you     Mark Estes, Corporate pilot, Baylor University
couldn’t have picked a better time. Opportunities for career       Jesse Falcon, American Airlines
pilots are growing like never before. The Federal Aviation         John Foster, Corporate pilot, Home State Ins.
                                                                   Charles Frost, FAA Pilot Examiner (retired)
Administration reports commercial aviation remains on track
                                                                   Jim Fullingim, Tarleton State University
to carry one billion passengers by 2015!                           Jim Gardner, Corporate pilot, Farm Bureau
                                                                   Dave Hinckley, Bombardier Flexjet
At TSTC, our flight professionals can help make your dream a       Beth Jenkins, Owner, Pilot’s Choice Aviation
reality by providing you with the critical foundation you need     A. L. Johnson Jr., Pilot Examiner, (retired)
to succeed in the field. You'll get top-notch, hands-on training   Bill Massey, Bombardier Flexjet
and flying time on 10 different aircraft, including Cessna 172s,   Shelly (Barron) Meline, AirTran Airways
Diamond DA-20s and a Piper Seminole and a Piper Arrow, as          Michael Meline, AirTran Airways
well as training on Frasca single- and multi-engine simulators,    Russell Vanhoozer, American Eagle
worldwide weather terminals and much more.
                                                                   Associate of Applied Science Degree
For those who want to continue their education, TSTC offers
an Aviation Science program with Baylor University and
                                                                     Total Credits: 72
                                                                   First Semester                                        Credits
with Tarleton State University, allowing you to also earn a        AIRP     1417    Private Pilot Ground School                4
bachelor degree.                                                   AIRP     1215    Private Flight                             2
                                                                   AIRP     1301    Air Navigation                             3
                                                                   AIRP     1307    Aviation Meteorology                       3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                        MATH 1314        College Algebra                            3
The two-year associate degree program at TSTC immerses                                               Semester Total           15
you in variety of flight activities to put you on the path to
success. Successful graduates will hold FAA Private and            Second Semester                                       Credits
                                                                   AIRP    1451 Instrument Ground School                       4
Commercial certificates along with Instrument Ratings and
                                                                   AIRP    2250 Instrument Flight                              2
Flight Instructor certificates. Multi-engine training and rat-     AIRP    2331 Advanced Meteorology                           3
ings are also available.                                           ENGL 1301 Composition I                                     3
                                                                   ITSC    1309 Integrated Software Applications I             3
The program is FAA approved under Part 141 of the Federal
                                                                                                     Semester Total           15
Air Regulations.
To enroll, the Aircraft Pilot Training Technology department       Third Semester                                        Credits
                                                                   AIRP    1341 Advanced Air Navigation                        3
requires all students to demonstrate basic reading, writing
                                                                   AIRP    1255 Intermediate Flight                            2
and mathematical skills. Additionally, all APT students must       AIRP    1343 Aerodynamics                                   3
fulfill requirements for a Class II flight physical and provide    AIRP    2333 Aircraft Systems                               3
the Admissions & Records Office with a current Class II            HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                        3
Medical record.                                                                                      Semester Total           14


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Fourth Semester                                     Credits       Enhanced Skills Certificate
AIRP    2337 Commercial Ground School                     3
                                                                    Total Credits: 6
AIRP    2239 Commercial Flight                            2
                                                                  AIRP     2242   Flight Instructor – Instrument Airplane        2
AIRP    1345 Aviation Safety                              3
                                                                  AIRP     2251   Multi-engine Flight                            2
AIRP    2355 Propulsion Systems                           3
                                                                  AIRP     2243   Flight Instructor – Multi-engine Airplane      2
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                              3
                                                                                                     Semester Total              6
                                 Semester Total          14
                                                                   This course has been designated as a capstone course
Fifth Semester                                   Credits
                                                                  (see index for explanation).
AIRP     2349 Instructor Ground School                 3
AIRP  2236 Certified Flight Instructor-Airplane       2
AIRP     2357 Turbine Aircraft Systems Ground
               School                                  3
AVIM 2337 Aviation Law                                 3
ELECTIVE       Approved General Education
               (Academic) Elective                     3
                               Semester Total        14

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58 |     Auto Collision & Management Technology

                                                                  Unibody Mechanical System, a Hunter Computerized 4-Wheel
                                                                  Alignment System, a Shark Computerized Measuring System,
                                                                  Pro-Spot Resistance Spot Welder, PPG and Dupont paint mix-
                                                                  ing systems, a SATA Fresh Air Respirator/Monitoring System
                                                                  and much more.


                                                                  Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                  TSTC offers a comprehensive, two-year Associate of Applied
                                                                  Science degree program in Auto Collision & Management
                                                                  Technology.


                                                                  Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                  ACM also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-
                                                                  based, six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade
                                                                  of high school and results in an Associate of Applied Science
                                                                  degree.
Auto Collision &
Management Technology                                             Certificate Programs
                                                                  Texas State Technical College also offers one-year Certificate
Let's face it —Americans love to drive. They drove nearly three
                                                                  of Completion programs for a more rapid route to attaining
trillion miles on U.S. highways in 2005, according to the na-
                                                                  credentials in Auto Body Collision Repair and Auto Body
tional Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Consequently,
                                                                  Refinishing. Note: Before enrolling in an ACM certificate program,
there were nearly 6.2 million police-reported motor vehicle
                                                                  students must satisfy DMTH 0100, WRIT 0100 and READ 0100
crashes in 2005 —one in every five seconds. It's no wonder
                                                                  requirements.
business for auto-body shops has never been better. The need
for qualified technicians is growing daily.
If you seek job stability, great growth potential and above
                                                                  ACM Advisory Committee
                                                                  Rick Angle, Caliber Collision, San Antonio
-average wages, then earning a degree through TSTC’s Auto
                                                                  Don Armstrong, Caliber Collision, Schertz
Collision & Management Technology program is the next             Rusty Barsanti, Caliber Collision, Fort Worth
best move.                                                        Matt Bole, Craig’s Collision Center, Grapevine
At TSTC, you’ll get the crucial hands-on experience that can      Wayne Burchfield, Classic Toyota, Tyler
                                                                  Tom Dance, Herb’s Paint & Body No. 1, Dallas
make you irresistible to employers. Backed by expert faculty
                                                                  Johnny Dickerson, Collision Repair Service, Garland
and top names in the industry on its advisory committee,          David Gafford, Caliber Collision, Round Rock
the program features advanced curriculum and state-of-the         Bill Haas, Automotive Service Association, Bedford
arts facilities, such as the $2.1 million, 40,000 square foot     Ed Johnson, Allstate Insurance Company, Waco
Transportation Technologies Center. And, the ACM program          Terry Kingsley, Continental Collision Center, Austin
offers one of three postsecondary auto body programs in Texas     Tom Kirk, Collision Equipment Sales, Beaumont
certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education        George Lovejoy, Retired, Clifton
Foundation.                                                       Vicki Lyman, State Farm Mutual Auto Ins. Co., Round Rock
                                                                  Sharon Mazanec, Sterling Auto Body Centers,
In addition, the ACM program is ASE-compliant (Automotive              Western Territory Leader
Service Excellence) and the staff is certified by ASE — quite     Tom McNelly, Collision Equipment Specialist Inc., Lewisville
                                                                  Debbie Menz, Dupont, Round Rock
a plus considering 69 percent of all shops are ASE-certified.
                                                                  Doug Middleton, Retired, San Antonio
And students also have the opportunity to earn certification      Mike Miller, I-Car, Smyrna, Tenn.
through I-CAR (Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision        Nelsie Mullins, State Farm Claims Office, Arlington
Repair), one of several important industry organizations you’ll   Carl Parrish, Allstate Insurance, Austin
have the opportunity to join.                                     T.J. Powell, PPG, Burnet
                                                                  John Reid, Rebreu, Austin
You'll get crucial hands-on experience on equipment such as       Renee Sandoval, Caliber Collision, Austin
a Blackhawk 360° Frame Rack, a Blackhawk P-188 Mechani-           Richard Smith, Carmax, Austin
cal Measuring System, Cartronic Computerized Electronic           Steve Williams, Texas Farm Bureau, Waco



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Auto Collision & Management Technology                              Auto Collision Repair
Associate of Applied Science Degree                                 Certificate of Completion
  Total Credits: 72                                                   Total Credits: 39
First Semester-Basic                          Credits               First Semester—Basic                          Credits
ABDR 1207 Auto Body Welding                         2               ABDR 1207 Auto Body Welding                         2
ABDR 1203 Vehicle Design and Structural Analysis    2               ABDR 1203 Vehicle Design and Structural Analysis    2
ABDR 1215 Vehicle Trim and Hardware                 2               ABDR 1215 Vehicle Trim and Hardware                 2
ABDR 1349 Automotive Plastic Sheet Molded                           ABDR 1349 Automotive Plastic and Sheet Molded
                Compound Repair                     3                              Compound Repair                      3
ABDR 1371 Basic Paint Techniques, Equipment                         ABDR 1371 Basic Paint Techniques, Equipment and
                and Environment Practices           3                              Environment Practices                3
                               Semester Total     12                                              Semester Total      12

Second or Fourth Semester-Intermediate Collision                    Second Semester—Intermediate Collision                Credits
ABDR 1419 Basic Metal Repair                                 4      ABDR 1419 Basic Metal Repair                                4
ABDR 2435 Structural Analysis and Damage                            ABDR 2435 Structural Analysis and
               Repair IV                                     4                   Damage Repair IV                               4
ABDR 1323 Front and Rear Wheel Alignment                     3      ABDR 1323 Front and Rear Wheel Alignment                    3
                              Semester Total                11                                  Semester Total                 11
Third or Fifth Semester-Advanced Collision                          Third Semester—Advanced Collision           Credits
ABDR 1442 Structural Analysis and Damage                            ABDR 1442 Structural Analysis and Damage
                 Repair II                                   4                    Repair II                           4
ABDR 2402 Auto Body Mechanical and                                  ABDR 2402 Auto Body Mechanical and Electrical
                 Electrical Service                          4                    Service                             4
ABDR 2277 Structural Sectioning and Welded                          ABDR 2277 Structural Sectioning and Welded
                 Panel Repair                                2                    Panel Repair                        2
ABDR 2255 Collision Repair Estimating                        2                                 Semester Total       10
                                   Semester Total           12
                                                                    Note: A Business English course and Business Math are required
                                                                    for completion of certificate programs.

                                                                    Auto Refinishing
                                                                    Certificate of Completion
                                                                      Total Credits: 42
                                                                    First Semester—Basic                          Credits
                                                                    ABDR 1203 Vehicle Design and Structural Analysis    2
                                                                    ABDR 1215 Vehicle Trim and Hardware                 2
                                                                    ABDR 1349 Automotive Plastic and Sheet
                                                                                   Molded Compound Repair               3
                                                                    ABDR 1419 Basic Metal Repair                        4
                                                                    ABDR 1371 Basic Paint Techniques, Equipment and
                                                                                   Environment Practices                3
Fourth or Second Semester-Intermediate Refinish                                                       Semester Total           14
ABDR 1331 Basic Refinishing                                  3
ABDR 1458 Intermediate Refinishing                           4      Second Semester—Intermediate Refinish                 Credits
ABDR 2371 Refinish Process I                                 3      ABDR 1331 Basic Refinishing                                 3
                              Semester Total                10      ABDR 1458 Intermediate Refinishing                          4
                                                                    ABDR 2371 Refinish Process I                                3
Fifth or Third Semester-Advanced Refinish                                                      Semester Total                 10
ABDR  2449 Advanced Refinishing                             4
ABDR  2353 Color Analysis and Paint Matching                3      Third Semester—Advanced Refinish             Credits
ABDR 2551 Specialized Refinishing Techniques                 5      ABDR 2449 Advanced Refinishing                    4
                              Semester Total                12      ABDR 2353 Color Analysis and Paint Matching       3
                                                                    ABDR 2551 Specialized Refinishing Techniques       5
NOTE: 15 hours of specific general education academic courses                                  Semester Total        12
are required to complete the associate degree and are assigned as
available per semester. Students must meet with their advisors to   Note: A Business English course and Business Math are required
determine course sequences.                                         for completion of certificate programs.
                                                                    This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                    (see index for explanation).



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                                                                   Certificate Programs
                                                                   TSTC's Automotive Technology also offers one-year Certifi-
                                                                   cates of Completion in three areas of specialization: Automo-
                                                                   tive Parts Specialist, Heavy Line and Level 2 Automotive
                                                                   Technology. The heavy line technician focuses on engine,
                                                                   transmission, brake and chassis repairs, and the automotive
                                                                   parts technician has extensive knowledge of the wide range of
                                                                   parts used in the automotive repair industry. The Automotive
                                                                   Technology Level 2 provides a deeper knowledge of general
                                                                   automotive applications.


                                                                   AUT Advisory Committee
                                                                   John Beaver, Don Ringler Chevrolet-Toyota, Temple
                                                                   Jerry Bellot, Jerry’s Auto Service, Port Arthur
Automotive Technology                                              Clarence Bridges, Neches Auto Clinic, Port Neches
                                                                   Dan Lee, Gulf States Toyota, Houston
Did you know there may be up to 38 computers on current            David Byrne, Henna Chevrolet, Austin
production cars? These computers communicate with each             Roger Converse, Don Ringler Chevrolet-Toyota, Temple
                                                                   Nick Decker, Tyler Fuel Injection, Tyler
other over an elaborate network system. Today’s vehicles
                                                                   Brian Dilworth, Allen Samuels Chevrolet, Waco
are so electronically advanced and computerized that the
                                                                   Sam Drake, Rountree Olds Cadillac, Waco
automotive industry requires technicians with specialized          Stewart Garrett, Subaru of America Inc., Garland
education and skills — advanced training and abilities.            Tim Halpain, Matco Tools, Marble Falls
The high-tech systems found in today's vehicles require            Doug Honea, Honea’s Automotive Service, Georgetown
specialized knowledge, in-depth understanding and the skills       Justin Kaluza, Allen Samuels Chevrolet, Waco
to address everything from automotive microprocessors to           Ken Luikart, Luikart's Foreign Car Clinic, Waco
front-wheel drive systems and electronic fuel-injection, to        Mike Lee, Karr-Hunter Buick Pontiac, Waco
name a few.                                                        Ben Leggett, Customer Retention Solutions, Lometa
                                                                   Bruce Mungiguerra, South Point Nissan, Austin
The Automotive Technology program at Texas State Techni-           Tommy Murphy, Bird-Kultgen Ford, Waco
cal College steps up to face this challenge with a program         David Pearson, Freeman Mazda, Hurst
to prepare serious individuals for careers as technicians in       Gary Pundt, Alamo Heights Garage, San Antonio
today’s automotive industry.                                       Thomas Sims, Ryder Commercial Leasing, Farmers Branch
                                                                   Craig Slovak, Joe Meyers Management, Houston
This program, ranked the leader in post-secondary automotive       Larry Springman, WIX Filters, Lorena
education, features nearly $3 million worth of the latest equip-   Bob Tucker, Patterson Auto Center, Wichita Falls
ment and laboratories, in addition to National Automotive          Dennis Walje, Carmax, Irving
Technicians Education Foundation certification and instruc-        Donald Zogg, Automatic Data Processing, West Columbia
tors certified by Automotive Service Excellence.
                                                                   Automotive Technology
                                                                   Associate of Applied Science Degree
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                          Total Credits: 66
                                                                   First Semester                                      Credits
TSTC's Automotive Technology department offers a two-year          AUMT 1305        Introduction to Automotive Technology    3
Associate of Applied Science degree plan in which you can          AUMT 1407        Automotive Electrical Systems            4
learn to make in-depth diagnoses and repairs for all car and       AUMT 1419        Automotive Engine Repair                 4
light truck systems.                                               ENGL 1301        Composition I                            3
                                                                                                     Semester Total        14
                                                                   Second Semester                             Credits
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program              AUMT 1445 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 4
AUT also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-              AUMT 1410 Automotive Brake Systems                4
based, six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade         AUMT 1416 Suspension and Steering                 4
of high school and results in an Associate of Applied Science      HUMA 1301 Humanities                              3
                                                                                             Semester Total         15
degree.
                                                                   Third Semester                                     Credits
The Automotive Technology department requires that stu-            GEN. ED        Math or Science                           3
dents demonstrate basic reading, writing and mathematical          GEN. ED        Social and Behavioral Science             3
skills before enrolling.                                           ELECTIVE       Approved Automotive Elective              4
                                                                                                  Semester Total          10

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Fourth Semester                                     Credits    Automotive Technology, Level 2
AUMT 2421 Automotive Electrical Lighting                       Certificate of Completion
              and Accessories                             4
AUMT 2413 Manual Drive Train and Axles                    4
                                                                  Total Credits: 59
                                                               First Semester
AUMT 2417 Engine Performance Analysis I                   4
                                                               Credits
GEN. ED.      Academic Elective                           3
                                                               AUMT 1305         Introduction to Automotive
                              Semester Total             15
                                                                                 Technology                              3
Fifth Semester                                       Credits   AUMT      1407    Automotive Electrical Systems           4
AUMT 2425 Automatic Transmission and Transaxle            4   AUMT      1419    Automotive Engine Repair                4
AUMT 2434 Engine Performance Analysis II                  4   POFT      1301    Business English                        3
AUMT 2437 Automotive Electronics                          4                                      Semester Total        14
                                 Semester Total          12
                                                               Second Semester                              Credits
 This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                               AUMT 1410       Automotive Brake Systems           4
(see index for explanation).
                                                               AUMT 1416       Automotive Suspension and
                                                                               Steering Systems                   4
Automotive Parts Specialist Level 1                            AUMT 1445       Automotive Heating and Air
Certificate of Completion                                                      Conditioning                       4
  Total Credits: 25                                            POFT     1325   Business Math and Machine
First Semester                                      Credits                    Applications                       3
AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive                                                           Semester Total   15
               Technology                                 3    Third Semester                                   Credits
VHPA 1301 Auto Parts Nomenclature                         3    AUMT 2413         Automatic Drive Train and
POFT 1301 Business Communications                         3                      Axles                                4
POFT 1325 Business Math and Machine                            AUMT      2421    Automotive Electrical Lighting
               Applications                               3                      and Accessories                      4
                            Semester Total               12    EECT  1200        Technical Customer Service           2
Second Semester                                     Credits    AUMT 2417        Automotive Engine Performance
VHPA 1441 Auto Parts Counter Sales                        4                      Analysis I                           4
VHPA 2331 Auto Parts Management                           3                                      Semester Total     14
EECT 1200 Technical Customer Service                      2
                                                               Fourth Semester                             Credits
ELECTIVE     Approved Elective                            4
                             Semester Total             13     AUMT  2425     Automotive Automatic
                                                                               Transmission and Transaxle        4
Heavy Line Technician Level 1                                  AUMT  2434     Automotive Engine Performance
Certificate of Completion                                                      Analysis II                       4
                                                               AUMT  2437     Automotive Electronics            4
  Total Credits: 39
                                                               ELECTIVE        Approved Technical Elective       4
First Semester                                      Credits
                                                                                              Semester Total   16
AUMT 1305        Introduction to Automotive Technology    3
AUMT 1410        Automotive Brake Systems                 4    This course has been designated as a capstone course
AUMT 1416        Suspension and Steering                  4    (see index for explanation).
POFT 1325        Business Math and Machine Applications 3
                                  Semester Total        14     Note: See the department for a list of approved electives.

Second Semester                                     Credits
AUMT 1407 Automotive Electrical Systems                   4    DaimlerChrysler
AUMT 1419 Automotive Engine Repair
EECT 1200 Technical Customer Service
                                                          4
                                                          2
                                                               College Automotive Program (CAP)
POFT 1301 Business Communications                         3
                          Semester Total                13     Specialization of Automotive Technology
                                                               The Automotive Technology program at Texas State Technical
Third Semester                                      Credits
AUMT 2413 Manual Drive Train and Axles                    4    College is offering the DaimlerChrysler College Automotive
AUMT 2417 Engine Performance Analysis I                  4    Program (CAP) specialization through a partnership between
ELECTIVE       Approved Elective                          4    DaimlerChrysler Corporation and TSTC Waco. The CAP
                               Semester Total           12     automotive program is designed to upgrade the technical
                                                               competency and professionalism of the incoming dealership
 This course has been designated as a capstone course         technician. The curriculum, designed by DaimlerChrysler
(see index for explanation).                                   Corporation and TSTC Waco, provides hands-on training on
                                                               the latest vehicles, components and instructional materials
                                                               utilizing high-tech diagnostic equipment.


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In addition to your college training, you’ll be re-               AUMT      1266   Internship: Auto Mechanical Tech            2
qu i red to ser ve a s a n i nter n at a pa r t ic ipat i ng      ENGL      1301   Composition I                               3
                                                                                                    Semester Total            13
Chrysler, Dodge, or Jeep dealership, where you’ll get
on-site training under the direction of master technicians.       Fourth Semester (Fall)                                 Credits
This on-site training will occur during eight weeks of each       AUMT 2417 Engine Performance Analysis I                      4
semester.                                                         AUMT 2421 Auto Electrical Lighting and ACC                   4
                                                                  AUMT 2280 Co-op Auto Mechanical Tech                         2
You’ll not only learn about repair procedures for Daim-           HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                         3
lerChrysler vehicles, but also dealership service operations.                                Semester Total                  13
Graduates of this program will satisfy an industry need           Fifth Semester (Spring)                                Credits
for well-educated and technically trained DaimlerChrysler         AUMT 2413 Manual Drive Train and Axles                       4
technicians.                                                      AUMT 2434 Engine Performance Analysis II                    4
                                                                  AUMT 2281 Co-op Auto Mechanical Tech                         2
                                                                  GEN. ED         Social or Behavioral Science                 3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                                                       Semester Total             13
The two-year DaimlerChrysler Specialization in Automotive
Technology helps fill the growing need for highly professional,   Sixth Semester (Summer)                       Credits
                                                                  AUMT 2425 Automatic Transmission and Transaxle     4
technically competent apprentice technicians for Chrysler,
                                                                  AUMT 2437 Auto Electronics                         4
Dodge or Jeep dealerships. After successful completion of                                     Semester Total          8
the required curriculum students are awarded an Associate
of Applied Science Degree.                                        *All Automotive courses will be taught Chrysler specific.
                                                                   This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                  (see index for explanation).
AUT CAP Advisory Committee
Paul Beck, Ancira Motor Company, San Antonio
Rich Carlson, DaimlerChrysler, Irving                             Toyota Technical Education
Tim Carter, DaimlerChrysler, Addison
Julie Dayton, Marstaller Motors, Waco                             Network (T-TEN) Program
Don Fleming, Allen Samuels Dodge, Austin
IIey Gable, Bruner Motors, Stephenville
Tim Harder, Waco Dodge Sales, Waco
                                                                  Specialization of Automotive Technology
Ted Hicks, DaimlerChrysler, Houston                               Did you know that automotive technicians with an associate
Rick Honzelka, Mac Kaik Dodge, Temple                             degree and computer skills can earn from $30,000 to $75,000
Wesley Matns, Jeff Hunter Motors, Waco                            a year? They do — and you can too. But today, technology
Jim McAfee, Ancira 281 North Chrysler Jeep, San Antonio           is advancing rapidly, and automotive systems are too prod-
Larry Moody, Dodge Country, Killeen                               uct-specific for an import technician to be successful without
Stuart Ritchey, DaimlerChrysler, Carrollton                       specialized education and training. At TSTC, the Automotive
Maudean Smith, Temple Chrysler-Jeep, Temple                       Technology’s Import Specialization provides product-specific
                                                                  training through the Toyota Technical Education Network
                                                                  (T-TEN) program.
Automotive Technology
DaimlerChrysler CAP                                               The AUT program, ranked the leader in post-secondary
Associate of Applied Science Degree                               automotive education, features nearly $3 million worth of
  Total Credits: 72                                               the latest equipment and laboratories in addition to National
First Semester (Fall)                         Credits             Automotive Technicians Education Foundation certification
AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology     3             and instructors certified by Automotive Service Excellence.
AUMT 1416 Suspension and Steering                   4
AUMT 1280 Co-op Auto Mechanical Tech                2
GEN. ED         Academic Elective                   3
                               Semester Total     12              Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                  TSTC and Toyota developed T-TEN to fill the growing need
Second Semester (Spring)                            Credits       for highly professional, technically competent apprentice
AUMT 1407 Automotive Electrical Systems                   4
AUMT 1410 Automotive Brake Systems                        4
                                                                  technicians for Toyota dealerships. Through this compre-
AUMT 1281 Co-op Auto Mechanical Tech                      2       hensive link, Toyota and TSTC offer a variety of unique
GEN. ED.     Math or Science                              3       educational benefits, including the latest in educational and
                             Semester Total             13        instructional course materials, paid dealership cooperative
                                                                  education opportunities, scholarships and tools, dealership
Third Semester (Summer)                             Credits
AUMT 1419 Auto Engine Repair                              4       placement assistance and a state-of-the-art education on
AUMT 1445 Auto Heating and A/C                            4       the latest components and vehicles. The Automotive T-TEN

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Program curriculum culminates in an Associate of Applied           Third Semester (Summer)                              Credits
Science degree.                                                    AUMT 1480 Co-op - Auto Mechanical Tech                     4
                                                                                            Semester Total                    4

                                                                   Fourth Semester (Fall)                               Credits
Certificate Programs                                               AUMT 2413 Manual Drive Train and Axles                     4
TSTC's T-TEN program also offers two one-year certificates meet-   AUMT 2417 Engine Performance Analysis I                    4
ing the requirements for the Toyota/Lexus T-TEN program.           AUMT 2421 Auto Electrical Lighting and ACC                 4
                                                                   GEN. ED       Math or Science                              3
                                                                                                 Semester Total             15

AUT T-TEN Advisory Committee                                       Fifth Semester (Spring)                       Credits
Tom Anderson, Star Toyota of Abilene, Abilene                      AUMT 2425 Automatic Transmission and Transaxle     4
                                                                   AUMT 2434 Engine Performance Analysis II           4
Gene Bannister, Holley Toyota, Brownwood
                                                                   AUMT 2437 Automotive Electronics                   4
John Beaver, Don Ringler Toyota, Temple                            GEN. ED         Academic Elective                   3
Lorena Boughton, Toyota, Torrance, Calif.                                                         Semester Total     15
Don Braxson, Stewart Toyota, Corsicana
David Bryan, Tegeler Toyota, Brenham                               Sixth Semester (Summer)                              Credits
J.D. Declerc, Vista Toyota, Corpus Christi                         AUMT 2480 Co-op - Auto Mechanical Tech                     4
Frank Drifill, Red McCombs Toyota, San Antonio                                              Semester Total                    4
Mike Duncan, Lexus of San Antonio, San Antonio
Craig Fletcher, Bossier/Atkinson Toyota, Bryan                     Toyota Technician Level 2
Kenneth Goodman, Mitchell Pontiac-Toyota, San Angelo               Toyota Technician
Mickey Hadley, Street Toyota, Amarillo
                                                                   Certificate of Completion - Level 2
John Hall, Toyota of Longview, Longview
                                                                     Total Credits: 57
Steve Head, Toyota of Paris, Paris
                                                                   First Semester                               Credits
Cecil Herbert, Champions Toyota, Austin                            AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology    3
Kenneth Hutchenson, Charles Mound Toyota, Austin                   AUMT 1407 Automotive Electrical Systems            4
Jonathan Jones, Ram Country Toyota, Del Rio                        AUMT 1410 Automotive Brake Systems                 4
Mark Kuchera, Classic Toyota of Tyler, Tyler                                                  Semester Total        11
Bob Mauser, Jeff Hunter Toyota, Waco
Dale Miller, Cavender Toyota, San Antonio                          Second Semester                                      Credits
Cavitt Moon, San Marcos Toyota, San Marcos                         AUMT 1416 Suspension and Steering                          4
Check Neuman, Universal Toyota, San Antonio                        AUMT 1419 Automotive Engine Repair                         4
Wayne Nutter, Blackwood Toyota, Victoria                           AUMT 1445 Automotive Heating and A/C                       4
David Pearson, Freeman Mazda, Hurst                                                          Semester Total                 12
Gerald Skidmore, Toyota of Killeen, Killeen
                                                                   Third Semester                                       Credits
Mary Ann Smith, Classic Toyota of Round Rock, Round Rock
                                                                   AUMT 1480 Co-op - Auto Mechanical Tech                     4
John Smith, Messer Toyota, Lubbock
                                                                                            Semester Total                    4
Bob Tucker, Patterson Toyota, Wichita Falls
Thad Tucker, Lexus of Austin, Austin                               Fourth Semester                               Credits
                                                                   AUMT 2413 Manual Drive Train and Axles              4
                                                                   AUMT 2417 Engine Performance Analysis I             4
Automotive Technology                                              AUMT 2421 Automotive Electrical Lighting and AC     4
                                                                                            Semester Total           12
Toyota-Technical Education Network (T-TEN)
Associate of Applied Science Degree                                Fifth Semester                                     Credits
  Total Credits: 70                                                AUMT 2425       Automatic Transmission and Transaxles 4
First Semester (Fall)                        Credits               AUMT 2434       Engine Performance Analysis II          4
AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology* 3                 AUMT 2437       Auto Electronics                        4
AUMT 1407 Automotive Electrical Systems            4               EECT 1200        Technical Customer Service              2
AUMT 1410 Automotive Brake Systems                 4                                                 Semester Total       14
ENGL 1301 Composition I                            3
                           Semester Total        14                Sixth Semester                                       Credits
                                                                   AUMT 2480 Co-op - Auto Mechanical Tech                     4
Second Semester (Spring)                             Credits                                Semester Total                    4
AUMT 1416 Suspension and Steering                          4
AUMT 1419 Automotive Engine Repair                         4        This course has been designated as a capstone course
AUMT 1445 Auto Heating and A/C                             4       (see index for explanation).
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                       3
GEN. ED      Social and Behavioral Science                 3
                             Semester Total              18




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                                                                   Certificate Programs
                                                                   You may also opt to complete the course requirements for an
                                                                   Airframe or Powerplant Certificate of Completion, either of
                                                                   which is required to qualify for FAA licensing exams.
                                                                   Students must achieve a minimum 70 percent grade in all
                                                                   first-semester AERM courses to qualify for enrollment in
                                                                   second semester or later AERM courses.


                                                                   AER Advisory Committee
                                                                   John Castro, ABX Air, Waco
                                                                   David Charro, L-3 Communications, Waco
                                                                   Jeff Garrett, Air Impression, Waco
                                                                   Pete Gotowko, L-3 Communications, Waco
                                                                   Tom Guest, L-3 Communications, Waco
                                                                   Will Lovins, L-3 Communications, Waco
                                                                   Chris Perminter, Dal-Fort Aerospace, Dallas
                                                                   Gayle Richiey, L-3 Communications, Waco
                                                                   Randall Schaefer, Ram Aircraft Corp., Waco
                                                                   Keith Shaw, Turbomeca, USA, Grand Prairie
                                                                   Chuck Slough, Marisca Air, Waco
                                                                   Tim Talley, Clifton Aero, Clifton
                                                                   Frank Walker, L-3 Communications, Waco


Aviation Maintenance Technology
                                                                   Aviation Maintenance Technology
Did you know a modern jet engine attains maximum power in          Associate of Applied Science Degree—Total Credits: 71
about eight seconds flat? Or that a commercial Boeing 747 has      Enhanced Skills Certificate—Total Credits: 11
                                                                   Airframe Certificate of Completion—Total Credits: 41
a cruising speed of about 550 to 600 mph? And that today's jet
                                                                   Powerplant Certificate of Completion—Total Credits: 40
engines commonly develop 9,900 pounds of thrust or more?
                                                                   General Semester                                 Credits
What makes that happen? WHO makes it happen? It's not just         AERM 1203 Shop Practices                               2
the pilot who flies the plane. It's also the skilled technicians   AERM 1205 Weight and Balance^                          2
who do the crucial work behind the scenes. And it could be         AERM 1208 Federal Aviation Regulations                 2
                                                                   AERM 1210 Ground Operations                            2
you — with a career in the field of aviation maintenance.          AERM 1314 Basic Electricity                            3
                                                                   AERM 1315 Aviation Sciences                            3
At TSTC, you’ll get the hands-on experience you need to                                        Semester Total           14
become a top-notch professional in the field of aviation
maintenance.                                                       Powerplant I Semester                        Credits
                                                                   AERM 1357 Fuel Metering and Induction Systems      3
                                                                   AERM 1456 Aircraft Powerplant Electrical           4
As an Aviation Maintenance student in this FAA-certified           AERM 2351 Turbine Engine Overhaul                  3
program (#FT8150Q), you will learn the critical skills required    AERM 2447 Aircraft Reciprocating Engine Overhaul 4
to work on turbine and reciprocating engines and other related                                Semester Total        14
systems. You can become adept at troubleshooting engine
                                                                   Powerplant II Semester                       Credits
problems while learning theories behind engine functions.          AERM 1340 Aircraft Propellers^                     3
                                                                   AERM 1456 Aircraft Turbine Engine Theory           3
While you study and practice the craft, you can prepare for        AERM 1444 Aircraft Reciprocating Engine Theory     4
testing to earn an Airframe rating with training in electrical     AERM 2252 Aircraft Powerplant Inspection           2
and hydraulic systems, sheet metal repair and much more.                                      Semester Total        12

                                                                   Airframe I Semester                              Credits
                                                                   AERM 1241 Wood, Fabric, and Finishes                   2
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                        AERM 1243 Instruments and Navigation/
The Aviation Maintenance Technology curriculum culminates                         Communication^                         2
in an Associate of Applied Science degree. To meet FAA require-    AERM 1347 Airframe Auxiliary                          3
ments necessary to test for the Airframe and Powerplant            AERM 1345 Airframe Electrical                         3
                                                                   AERM 1352 Aircraft Sheet metal                        3
written exams, you must have both the Associate of Applied                                      Semester Total          13
Science Degree and the Enhanced Skills Certificate.


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Airframe II Semester                         Credits             Note: See the Department for a list of approved academic/gen-
AERM 1253 Aircraft Welding                         2             eral education electives required in Math/Science, Humanities
AERM 1254 Aircraft Composites                      2             and Social/Behavioral Science for the completion of an associate
AERM 1349 Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Fuel Systems 3                degree in the Aviation Maintenance Technology program.
AERM 1350 Landing Gear                             3
AERM 2231 Airframe Inspection^                    2
                                                                 (1) These courses are not FAA approved
AERM 2233 Assembly and Rigging                    2
                           Semester Total        14              ^Enhanced Skills courses required for AAS degree.
                                                                  This course has been designated as a capstone course
Associate Degree Additional Requirements           Credits       (see index for explanation).
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                  3
ELECTIVE       Humanities Elective                       3
ELECTIVE       Mathematics Elective                      3
ELECTIVE       Math/Science                              3
ELECTIVE       Social Behavioral Elective                3
                               Semester Total          15




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                                                                   Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                   Through the Avionics Technology at TSTC, you can learn
                                                                   the intricate skills required for today's specialized aviation
                                                                   electronics. You can choose the two-year Avionics Technol-
                                                                   ogy curriculum, which culminates in an Associate of Applied
                                                                   Science degree.


                                                                   Certificate Program
                                                                   TSTC also offers a Ramp Testing Certificate, which teaches
                                                                   students to analyze the operation of avionics systems aboard
                                                                   aircraft, isolate malfunctioning equipment and remove and
                                                                   repair faulty units.


                                                                   Avionics Technology Advisory Committee
                                                                   Mike Adamson, Aircraft Electronics Association Educational
                                                                     Foundation, Independence, Mo.
Avionics Technology                                                Henry Billingsly, Aurora Avionics, McGregor
                                                                   Miguel Correa, Cal Labs Inc., Dallas
When it comes to the world of flight, there’s practically no job   Jim Glodfelty, Dac International, Austin
more important than that of a professional avionics technician.    Henry Howe, L-3 Communications, Waco
Avionics literally means aviation electronics, and the cockpit     Sean Maddox, Duncan Aviation, Houston
of any aircraft holds this essential apparatus.                    Mike Majors, Engineer Addisoft Consulting, Waco
                                                                   James Miller, Brazos Avionics Inc., Houston
Thus, pilots depend upon avionic technicians to install,           Kerry Nobles, Dallas Avionics Inc., Dallas
maintain and repair crucial flight equipment, including            Joe Perry, S-Tec, Mineral Wells
communications radios, transponders, digital audio systems,        David Scott, Dallas Avionics, Dallas
flight management computers, auto pilot systems and much           Tim Swift, B.F. Goodrich Aerospace, Austin
                                                                   Tim Tonkin, L-3 Communications, Waco
more.
                                                                   Steve Williams, Free Flight Systems, Waco
But to get a job in this challenging field takes a sharp mind
and strong technical skills. Are you up for the challenge? You
could be – with a degree from Texas State Technical College’s      Avionics Technology
Avionics Technology.                                               Associate of Applied Science Degree
                                                                     Total Credits: 72
TSTC’s Avionics Technology department offers both an               First Semester                                 Credits
associate degree and certificate program that provides the         AVNC 1303 Introduction to Aviation Electronics
intricate skills and technical training needed to succeed in                      Systems                               3
this field. Expert faculty with practical field experience, an     AVNC 1325 Emerging Technologies in Aviation
advisory board offering the latest industry information and                       Electronic Systems                    3
critical hands-on experience on top-notch technical equip-         MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                 3
ment can help lead to a successful career as a professional        IEIR     1302 Direct Current (TP)                    3
                                                                                                  Semester Total      12
avionics technician.
Students in the technology will have access to the only avion-     Second Semester                               Credits
ics training facility in Texas that has been approved by the       AVNC 1306 FAA Regulations for Avionics Certified
                                                                                Repair Stations                        3
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a Certified Repair
                                                                   AVNC 1343 Aviation Electrical and Electronic
Station (CRS #FT8R150Q). The lab is a fully functional repair                   Systems Installation                   3
facility authorized by the FAA to perform real maintenance         IEIR    1304 Alternating Current (TP)               3
on real aircraft.                                                  CSIR    2301 Communications Electronic Components 3
                                                                                                 Semester Total      12
The curriculum includes college-transferable courses in sci-
ence, mathematics and English required for the Associate of        Third Semester                                 Credits
Applied Science degree and helps prepare students to obtain        AVNC 1353 Operational Testing of Aviation Electronic
the Federal Communication Commission’s General Radio-                             Systems                               3
telephone Operator’s License.                                      AVNC 2308 Aviation Electrical and Electronic System
                                                                                  Installation II                       3



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CETT     1325   Digital Principles and Devices (TP)       3       Avionics Ramp Testing
CSIR     1344   General Communications Circuits           3       Certificate of Completion
                                  Semester Total         12
                                                                    Total Credits: 42
Fourth Semester                             Credits               First Semester                                 Credits
AVNC 2304 Foundations in Avionics Equipment                       AVNC 1303 Introduction to Aviation Electronics
              Component Level Repairs             3                              Systems                               3
AVNC 2330 Aviation Electronics Printed Wire                       AVNC 1325 Emerging Technologies in Aviation
              Assemblies Repair and Rework        3                              Electronic Systems                    3
CSIR    1341 Transceiver Troubleshooting I        3               CSIR     2301 Communications Electronic Components 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I                           3               IEIR     1302 Direct Current (TP)                    3
                             Semester Total     12                                                Semester Total     12
                                                                  Second Semester                               Credits
Fifth Semester                              Credits               AVNC 1306 FAA Regulations for Avionics Certified
AVNC 2345 Aviation Navigational Equipment                                      Repair Stations                        3
               Component Level Repair             3               AVNC 1343 Aviation Electrical and Electronic
AVNC 2350 Aviation Pulsed RF Equipment Component
                                                                               Systems Installation                   3
               Level Repair                       3
HUMA 1301 Humanities                              3               IEIR    1304 Alternating Current (TP)               3
PSYC 2301 Psychology                              3               CSIR    1344 General Communications Circuits        3
                             Semester Total     12                CSIR    1341 Transceiver Troubleshooting I          3
                                                                                                Semester Total      15
Sixth Semester                                Credits
AVNC 2357 Aviation Communications Component                       Third Semester                                   Credits
               Level Repair                         3             AVNC 1353 Operational Testing of Aviation
AVNC 2355 Advanced Aviation Electronics                                         Electronic Systems                      3
               Troubleshooting                      3             AVNC 2308 Aviation Electrical and Electronic System
CSIR    1355 Industry Certifications                3                            Installation II                         3
GEN. ED.       General Education Elective           3             AVNC 2330 Aviation Electronics Printed Wire
                                                                                 Assemblies Repair and Rework            3
                               Semester Total     12
                                                                  CETT    1325 Digital Principles and Devices (TP)       3
                                                                  CSIR    1355 Industry Certifications                   3
                                                                                                 Semester Total        15
                                                                   This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                  (see index for explanation).
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68 |     Biomedical Equipment Technology

                                                                  BET Advisory Committee
                                                                  Stu Abrams, Eagle Mountain Associates, League City
                                                                  Cody Atchley, GE, Dallas
                                                                  Bill Bassuk, Memorial Health Systems of East Texas, San Antonio
                                                                  Terry Bracewell, Bethana Hospital, Wichita Falls
                                                                  Tim Brannon, Abilene Regional Hospital, Abilene
                                                                  Randy Bullard, Modern Biomedical Services, Dallas
                                                                  Joe Burke, Aramark, Marshall
                                                                  Frank Castellanos, Bryan
                                                                  David Denke, Texas A&M University, College Station
                                                                  Doug Stephens, Stephens International Recruiting Inc.,
                                                                    Lakeview, Ark.
                                                                  Richard Dubord, Aramark, Choctaw, Okla.
                                                                  Victor Fowler, GE Medical Systems, Woodway
                                                                  John Glasgow, Healthcare Biomedical Services - Houston, Houston
                                                                  Ron Greenwalt, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas
                                                                  Jim Jones, Diagnostic Imaging, Comanche
Biomedical Equipment Technology                                   Ernie Kacher, Methodist Hospital, Houston
                                                                  Mike Miller, Classic Imaging, Rockwall
                                                                  Robert Mitcham, Lifecare Hospitals Dallas/Plano, Dallas
By the year 2030, CBS broadcasting reports that show the          Brian Montgomery, Crest Services, Lewisville
number of Americans over age 65 will have grown by about          Mike Overcash, Hillcrest Hospital, Waco
75 percent to 69 million. This large group will create a huge     Jack Payne, Beckman-Coulter, Lorena
demand for health care services. In fact, the U.S. Department     Michael Rasmussen, GE Medical Systems Healthcare Services,
of Health and Human Services says this aging population “…          Mesquite
is perhaps the most important demographic trend that will         Gene Schott, Masterplan, Hallettsville
                                                                  Brian Smith, Crest Services, Lewisville
affect the future healthcare workforce.”
                                                                  Scott Sovocool, Methodist Medical Center, Dallas
This means a lot of future jobs could be available for bio-       Tom Stanfield, Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dallas
medical equipment technicians — a vital component of the          Andrew Stiles, St. Joseph Regional Health Center, Bryan
                                                                  Stanley Tomlinson, UHS, Houston
healthcare delivery system.
                                                                  David Twardowski, Bayer Corporation, Frisco
Biomedical equipment technicians maintain and repair an           Greg Wallace, Siemens, Frisco
array of important equipment — valued at millions of dollars      Mario Wiedenmeir, Austin
— that will be in high demand. Hospitals, clinics and many
doctors’ offices will need sharp, professional technicians that
can inspect, calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair this    Biomedical Equipment Technology
critical medical equipment.                                       Associate of Applied Science Degree
TSTC can provide you with the knowledge and skills to gain
                                                                    Total Credits: 71
                                                                  First Semester                                       Credits
successful employment in a field that offers virtually unlim-     ENGL 1301        Composition I                             3
ited opportunities and options. Field-expert staff, top-notch     MATH 1332        Contemporary Mathematics I *              3
equipment, hands-on experience and an advisory board              IEIR     1371    DC/AC Electronics                         3
comprised of industry experts are just a few of the benefits      BIOM 1201        Biomedical Equipment Technology           2
                                                                  BIOM 1305        Soldering Skills and Shop Safety (TP)     3
you’ll receive to help you obtain your associate degree in                                          Semester Total         14
biomedical equipment technology.
                                                                  Second Semester                                     Credits
                                                                  PSYC 2301 General Psychology*                             3
                                                                  HUMA 1301 Humanities*                                     3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                       CETT 1325 Digital Fundamentals                            3
TSTC offers a two-year curriculum track which culminates in       BIOM 1309 Applied Biomed Equipment Tech                   3
an associate's degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology.         ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking*                     3
                                                                                            Semester Total                15

                                                                  Third Semester                                      Credits
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program             CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I*                       3
BET also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,       BIOM 1341 Medical Circuits/Troubleshooting                3
                                                                  BIOM 2301 Safety in Healthcare Facilities                 3
six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high       BIOM 2341 General Medical Equipment I                     3
school and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree                                 Semester Total               12
with advanced skills.



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Fourth Semester                               Credits              Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
BIOM 1350 Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging Systems 3                  The two-year Medical Imaging Systems Technology program
BIOM 2335 Physiological Instruments I               3
BIOM 2349 Basic X-ray and Medical Imaging Systems 3
                                                                   offers specialized, hands-on instruction focusing on X-ray
BIOM 1315 Medical Equipment Networks                3              machines and other imaging modalities such as ultrasound,
                           Semester Total         12               computerized tomography (CT Scan) and nuclear medicine
                                                                   equipment. The curriculum culminates in an Associate of
Fifth Semester                                         Credits     Applied Science degree.
BIOM 2331        (Clinical) Instrumentation                  3
BIOM 2339        Physiological Instruments II                3
BIOM 2343        General Medical Equipment II                3
BIOM 2357        Biomedical Equipment Prof. Review           3     Medical Imaging Systems Technology
                                   Semester Total          12
                                                                   Associate of Applied Science Degree
Sixth Semester                                Credits                 Total Credits: 71
BIOM 2680 Cooperative Education-Biomedical                        First Semester                                       Credits
               Eng.-Related Tech.*                  6              ENGL 1301        Composition I                             3
                               Semester Total       6              MATH 1332        Contemporary Mathematics I*               3
                                                                   IEIR     1333    DC/AC Electronics                         3
*See the department for a list of approved electives required in   BIOM 1201        Biomedical Equipment Technology           2
Math/Science, Humanities, Social/Behavioral Science or other       BIOM 1305        Soldering Skills and Shop Safety (TP)     3
course sequences that can be substituted for this course.                                            Semester Total         14

 This course has been designated as a capstone course             Second Semester                                        Credits
(see index for explanation).                                       PSYC 2301 General Psychology*                                3
                                                                   HUMA 1301 Humanities*                                        3
                                                                   CETT    1325 Digital Fundamentals                            3
                                                                   BIOM 1309 Applied Biomedical Equipment
Medical Imaging Systems Technology                                              Technology                                       3
                                                                   ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking                          3
                                                                                               Semester Total                   15
Specialization of Biomedical Equipment Technology
                                                                   Third Semester                                         Credits
The Biomedical Equipment Technology department at TSTC             CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I*                          3
developed the Medical Imaging Systems Technology program           BIOM 1341 Medical Circuits/Troubleshooting                   3
to focus on the repair of medical imaging equipment used           BIOM 2301 Safety in Healthcare Facilities                    3
in healthcare facilities. This program is the first training       BIOM 2341 General Medical Equipment I                        3
program in the nation among two-year colleges to provide                                      Semester Total                  12
service technician training for X-ray, computerized tomogra-
                                                                   Fourth Semester                              Credits
phy, nuclear medicine, ultrasound equipment and magnetic
                                                                   BIOM 1350 Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging System     3
resonance imaging.                                                 BIOM 2335 Physiological Instruments I              3
                                                                   BIOM 2349 Basic X-ray and Medical Imaging
                                                                                 Systems                              3
                                                                   BIOM 1315 Medical Equipment Networks               3
                                                                                              Semester Total        12

                                                                   Fifth Semester                                         Credits
                                                                   BIOM 2447 R/F X-ray systems                                  4
                                                                   BIOM 2433 Digital Radiography                                4
                                                                   BIOM 2445 Advanced Imaging Systems                           4
                                                                                             Semester Total                   12

                                                                   Sixth Semester                                Credits
                                                                   BIOM 2680 Cooperative Education-Biomedical
                                                                                  Eng.-Related Tech*                   6
                                                                                                  Semester Total       6

                                                                   *See the department for a list of approved electives required in
                                                                   Math/Science, Humanities, Social/Behavioral Science or other
                                                                   course sequences that can be substituted for this course.

                                                                    This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                   (see index for explanation).



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70 |      Building Construction Technology

                                                                       From blueprints and foundations to cabinet making and ma-
                                                                       sonry, TSTC’s Building Construction and certificate option can
                                                                       get you well-grounded in a rewarding and satisfying career.


                                                                       Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                       In TSTC's two-year Building Construction Technology pro-
                                                                       gram, you can learn the key elements it takes to build a career
                                                                       in this field. Students in this technology get crucial hands-on
                                                                       experience on the latest tools in the industry, backed by a
                                                                       knowledgeable staff and advisors in key positions within the
                                                                       industry. With an Associate of Applied Science degree, you
                                                                       can find excellent job opportunities not only in Texas, but
                                                                       throughout the country.



                                                                       Building Construction Technology
                                                                       Associate of Applied Science Degree
                                                                          Total Credits: 66
                                                                       First Semester                                     Credits
                                                                       CNBT 1416        Construction Technology I                4
                                                                       DFTG 1325        Blueprint Reading and Sketching          3
                                                                       OSHT 1405        OSHA Regulations - Construction Industry 4
                                                                       PSYC 2301        General Psychology                       3
                                                                                                        Semester Total         14
Building Construction Technology                                       Second Semester                              Credits
Whether you’re building a comfortable home, a beautiful                CRPT 1315 Conventional Wall Systems                3
                                                                       CRPT 1323 Floor Systems                            3
church or even a multimillion dollar industrial complex,
                                                                       MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I*              3
there’s something about the building and construction trade            CNBT 1449 Concrete - Commercial and Industrial     4
that’s uniquely compelling.                                                                     Semester Total          13
Perhaps that’s because watching a building you’ve crafted by           Third Semester                                Credits
your own hand come to life is much more than a job — it’s an           CRPT 1341 Conventional Exterior Finish Systems*     3
art form, and those drawn to industry describe an incredible           CRPT 1345 Conventional Interior Finish Systems      3
sense of satisfaction in seeing a project completed. It may not        CRPT    1411 Conventional Roof Systems              4
be the Taj Mahal, but it is uniquely yours.                            ENGL 1301 Composition I                             3
                                                                                                   Semester Total        13
Adding to this satisfaction is an industry that often pays
above-average wages and offers plenty of job opportunities.            Fourth Semester                                        Credits
In fact, the U.S. Department of Labor reports that in 2004, the        CNBT 1346 Construction Estimating I                          3
construction industry was one of the largest in the nation, with       WDWK 1413 Cabinet Making I                                   4
                                                                       ELECTIVE      Humanities/Fine Arts Elective*                 3
earnings higher than the average for all industries combined,
                                                                       PHYS 1315 Physical Science I                                 3
or about $19.23 per hour.                                                                            Semester Total               13
But, to get started in the field will take more than artistic talent
                                                                       Fifth Semester                                         Credits
— it will take knowledge and skills. At Texas State Technical          CNBT 1342       Building Codes and Inspections              3
College, you can back up that talent with the know-how to              MBST 1407        Masonry I                                   4
get the job done.                                                      PFPB     1321    Plumbing Maintenance and Repair             3
                                                                       CNBT 2342        Construction Management I                   3
With a two-year Building Construction associate degree — or                                             Semester Total            13
the option to specialize with a one-year Construction Crafts-
man certificate — you’ll get the hands-on experience needed            *See the department for a list of approved academic/general edu-
to be successful in the field. An expert staff with actual field       cation electives, including cooperative educational opportunities,
experience, state-of-the-art equipment and tools and industry          that can be substituted for this course.
advisors who contribute first-hand knowledge and fresh input
                                                                       This course has been designated as a capstone course
are just a few of the advantages offered at TSTC.
                                                                       (see index for explanation).


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Certificate Program                                                               Second Semester                              Credits
TSTC also offers a Building Construction Craftsman cer-                           CRPT 1315 Conventional Wall Systems                3
tificate option that covers the important basics of build-                        CRPT 1323 Floor Systems                            3
                                                                                  CNBT 1449 Concrete - Commercial and Industrial     4
ing construction craftsmanship, including roof, floor and
                                                                                  MBST 1407 Masonry I                                4
exterior finish systems, as well as OSHA regulations,                                                      Semester Total          14
communicating with trades, and other important courses
that can put your career on the fast track to success.                            Third Semester                                Credits
                                                                                  CRPT 1341 Conventional Exterior Finish Systems** 3
                                                                                  CRPT 1345 Conventional Interior Finish Systems      3
Building Construction Craftsman                                                   CRPT    1411 Conventional Roof Systems              4
Certificate of Completion                                                         PFPB    1321 Plumbing Maintenance and Repair        3
Total Credits: 41                                                                                             Semester Total        13
First Semester                                        Credits
OSHT 1405           OSHA Regulations - Construction Industry 4                    ** CNBT 2380 or CNBT 2680 (Co-op) may be taken in
CNBT 1416           Construction Technology I                4                    place of the capstone course.
DFTG 1325           Blueprint Reading and Sketching          3
TECM 1303           Technical Mathematics                    3                     This course has been designated as a capstone course (see
                                    Semester Total         14                     index for explanation).




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72 |     Chemical/Environmental Laboratory Technology

                                                                  wet chemical laboratory. With an Associate of Applied Science
                                                                  degree in Chemical/Environmental Laboratory Technology,
                                                                  you can look forward to excellent career opportunities and
                                                                  outstanding starting salaries.


                                                                  Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                  CHT also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,
                                                                  six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high
                                                                  school and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree
                                                                  with advanced skills.
                                                                  The Chemical/Environmental Laboratory Technology de-
                                                                  partment requires that students demonstrate basic reading,
                                                                  writing and mathematical skills before enrolling.


                                                                  CHT Advisory Committee
Chemical/Environmental                                            Vena Adams, Dow Chemical Co., Freeport
Laboratory Technology                                             David Anderson, Armstrong Forensic Labs, Arlington
                                                                  Felipe Castillo, Equistar Chemicals, Channelview
Chemicals play an incredibly important role in our lives.         Dr. George Delong, GE Water & Processing Technology,
                                                                     The Woodlands
Nearly every segment of society deals in some form or fashion
                                                                  Walter Dunlap, Huntsman Chemicals, The Woodlands
with chemicals — from the simple preservatives that protect       Deborah Farnsworth, TXU Comanche Peak, Glen Rose
our food, to the complex additives used to create medicines,      Ruben Gonzalez, Conoco Phillips, Sweeny
cure diseases or invent environmentally friendly products.        Gary Gruber, Consultant, Lorena
                                                                  Steve Hawkes, Albemarle Corp., Pasadena
Chemical technicians play a key role in the ongoing search
                                                                  William Heiser, Advanced Concepts & Technology I (ACT-I), Waco
to solve problems in research and development and to help         Carolyn Kane-Kraus, Consultant, Irving
invent and improve products and processes through the             Tim McCormick, Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., Kingwood
use of chemicals. Chemical technicians set up, operate and        Oscar Polk, Eastman Chemical Co., Longview
maintain laboratory instruments; monitor experiments; make        Beth Poole, Shell Chemical LP, Houston
observations; calculate and record results and many other         Dr. David Singleton, Consultant, Houston
important tasks to help science continue its progress toward
the betterment of all.
But it takes sharp, skilled individuals to carry out the myriad
                                                                  Chemical/Environmental
tasks involved with this complex profession. With a Chemi-
                                                                  Laboratory Technology
                                                                  Associate of Applied Science Degree
cal/Environmental Laboratory associate degree from Texas
State Technical College, you get the most up-to-date, hands-
                                                                    Total Credits: 69
                                                                  First Semester                                       Credits
on training — backed by knowledgeable, experienced staff          MATH 1314        College Algebra                           3
and top-notch equipment — to help you gain a successful           ENGL 1301        Composition I                             3
career in this important profession. Careers are available in     SCIT     1414    Applied General Chemistry I               4
a extensive variety of industries, from petrochemical and         CTEC     1113    Introduction to Chemical Industry         1
semiconductor manufacturing to textiles, plastics and other       CTEC 1205        Chemical Calculations I                   2
challenging areas.                                                                                  Semester Total         13

And TSTC Waco's Chemical/Environmental Laboratory                 Second Semester                                 Credits
Technology is the only two-year program in Texas approved         SCIT    1415 Applied General Chemistry II             4
by the American Chemical Society!                                 CTEC 1206 Chemical Calculations II                    2
                                                                  CTEC 1345 Chemical Laboratory Safety                  3
                                                                  ITSC    1309 Introduction to Computer Applications    3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                                                     Semester Total        12
In TSTC's two-year Chemical/Environmental Laboratory              Third Semester                                       Credits
Technology program, you can learn the basic chemical pro-         PSYC 2301 General Psychology                               3
cesses and have access to equipment such as chromatographs,       PHYS 1410 Fundamentals of Physics                          4
spectrometers, mass spectrophotometers, as well as work in a      SCIT    1543 Applied Analytical Chemistry                  5


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SCIT     2401   Applied Organic Chemistry I               4      Fifth Semester                                         Credits
                                Semester Total           16      CTEC 2431        Applied Instrumental Analysis II            4
                                                                 CTEC 1349        Environmental Chemistry                     3
Fourth Semester                                    Credits       CTEC 2333       Comprehensive Studies                       3
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                     3       EPCT     2335    Advanced Environmental Analysis*            3
CTEC 2445 Unit Operations                                4                                        Semester Total             13
SCIT    2402 Applied Organic Chemistry II                4
CTEC 1441 Applied Instrumental Analysis I                4       * See the department for a list of approved academic/general
                             Semester Total            15        education electives that can be substituted for this course.
                                                                  This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                 (see index for explanation).


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74 |     Computer Maintenance Technology

                                                                The Computer Maintenance Technology department recom-
                                                                mends the completion of two units of high school algebra and
                                                                at least one unit of science, preferably physics, before starting
                                                                the curriculum. The program also requires that students
                                                                demonstrate basic reading, writing and mathematical skills
                                                                before enrolling.


                                                                CMT Advisory Committee
                                                                Scott Anderson, National Instruments, Round Rock
                                                                Chad Baucum, Farm Credit Bank, Round Rock
                                                                Jake Beaver, Texas State Technical College, Waco
                                                                Howard Bottles, PPD Incorporated, Driftwood
                                                                Wayne Connally, D & W Computers/Sales, Waco
                                                                Kathleen Craver, L-3 Communications, Waco
                                                                Rusty Haferkamp, RKH Consulting, Waco
                                                                Larry Kaska, LaVega I.S.D., Waco
                                                                Andrea Lively, Waco I.S.D., Walnut Springs
                                                                Mike Lynch, Mexia State School, Mexia
                                                                Jeff McEntire, TCEQ, Marble Falls
                                                                Dale Norwood, Waco I.S.D., Waco
                                                                Dick Perley, Fultron Systems, Waco
                                                                Charles Sanders, HOT Network Consultants, Waco
                                                                David Sandlin, Pilgrim's Pride, Waco
                                                                Mike Searight, MCC, Waco


                                                                Computer Maintenance Technology
Computer Maintenance Technology                                 Associate of Applied Science Degree
                                                                  Total Credits: 71
The monumental rate at which computer technology has            First Semester                                         Credits
advanced has opened the doors to ever-expanding career          IEIR     1371    Electricity Principles and Applications     3
opportunities for individuals who can keep pace with the        ENGL 1301        Composition I                               3
                                                                MATH 1332        Contemporary Mathematics I                  3
technology. Computer Maintenance Technology at Texas State
                                                                CPMT 1303        Introduction to Computer Technology         3
Technical College provides an intense, broad-based instruc-     CPMT 1311        Introduction to Computer Maintenance        3
tional program designed to develop technicians who can do                                          Semester Total          15
just that. With courses covering everything from basic elec-
                                                                Second Semester
tronics to multimedia and data acquisition, CMT designed
                                                                PSYC 2301 General Psychology                                3
its curriculum to educate strategic thinkers who can accom-     CPMT 1345 Computer Systems Maintenance                      3
modate the computers of today and tomorrow.                     HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                        3
                                                                LAWT 1270 Laws Cyberspace and Ethical Issues                2
                                                                CETT 1325 Digital Fundamentals                              3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                                                Semester Total                  14
In the two-year Computer Maintenance Technology program,        Third Semester                                Credits
you can learn computer operations, electronics, troubleshoot-   CPMT 2345 Computer System Troubleshooting           3
ing and repair skills. The curriculum also covers Local and     CPMT 1307 Computer and Electronic Skills            3
Wide Area Networks, data and telecommunications, and            CPMT 1349 Computer Network Technology               3
computer integration. The CMT Associate of Applied Science      GEN. ED.       General Education Science            3
degree focuses on design, installation and maintenance of       ITSE    1322 Introduction to C Programming          3
computer systems in stand-alone, LAN and WAN environ-                                          Semester Total     15
ments, as well.
                                                                Fourth Semester                                       Credits
                                                                CPMT 1343 Microcomputer Architecture                        3
                                                                CPMT 1347 Computer Systems Peripherals                      3
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program           CPMT 2337 Microcomputer Interfacing                         3
CMT also offers a Tech Prep program. The competency-based,      CPMT 2349 Advanced Computer Networking
six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high                   Technology                                    3
school and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.   ELECTIVE      Approved Elective                             3
                                                                                              Semester Total               15


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Fifth Semester
CPMT 2341        Advanced Microcomputers Interface
                                                     Credits
                                                           3
                                                               Home Technology Integration
CPMT 2350       Industry Certifications                   3
CPMT 2333        Computer Integration                      3   Specialization of Computer Maintenance Technology
CSIR     1359    Digital Data Communications               3
                                                               Imagine you’re called away on an important business trip in
                                  Semester Total         12
                                                               a hurry. In your haste to get to your destination, you realize
 This course has been designated as a capstone course         you forgot to turn down the A/C and set the alarm. Rather
(see index for explanation).                                   than worry about it, you pull out your laptop, plug into the
                                                               Internet and program your home’s “smart” system for every-
Systems Maintenance Technician                                 thing you forgot to do.
Certificate of Completion
  Total Credits: 36                                            “Smart” homes are not necessarily new to the market, but
First Semester                                      Credits    what has changed is the total integration of the home envi-
CPMT 1303        Introduction to Computer Technology      3    ronment — from turning on the oven to viewing your home
CPMT 1311        Introduction to Computer Maintenance     3    while away — and the affordability of the technology in the
CETT     1402    Electricity Principles                   4    everyday market.
LAWT 1270        Laws of Cyberspace and Ethical Issues    2
                                   Semester Total       12
                                                               Career opportunities exist for technicians with the skills
Second Semester                                      Credits   needed to design, install and maintain the subsystems neces-
CPMT 1345 Computer System Maintenance                      3   sary to integrate these high-tech home products.
CETT    1325 Digital Principles and Devices                3
CPMT 1349 Computer Network Technology                      3   In TSTC’s Computer Maintenance Technology program, stu-
POFT    1301 Business Communications I                     3   dents can earn a certificate in Home Technology Integration
                               Semester Total            12    where they get real-world experience working in a house on
                                                               campus. The program, which takes about a year to complete,
Third Semester                            Credits              teaches students a wide range of skills, including electron-
CPMT 2345 Computer System Troubleshooting       3
                                                               ics, residential wiring, A/C controls, networking, firewalls,
CPMT 2333 Computer Integration                  3
CPMT 1347 Computer System Peripherals           3              audio/video networks, security systems and more.
CPMT 2349 Advanced Computer Networking          3
                          Semester Total      12
                                                               Home Technology Integration
Courses and course sequencing are subject to change to meet
                                                               Certificate of Completion
student and/or department needs.
                                                                 Total Credits: 40
 This course has been designated as a capstone course         First Semester
(see index for explanation).                                   EECT 1300        Technical Customer Service               3
                                                               CPMT 1303        Introduction to Computer Technology      3
                                                               CPMT 2302        Home Technology Integration              3
                                                               CETT 1402        Electricity Principles                   4
                                                                                                  Semester Total        13

                                                               Second Semester                                     Credits
                                                               EECT 1340 Telecom Transmission Media                      3
                                                               ELPT    1329 Residential Wiring                           3
                                                               HART 1303 A/C Control Principles                          3
                                                               CPMT 1345 Computer Systems Maintenance                    3
                                                               ITSY    2301 Firewalls & Network Security                 3
                                                                                             Semester Total            15

                                                               Third Semester                                      Credits
                                                               EEIR    1307 Introductory Security Systems                3
                                                               CPMT 2370 Home Automation                                3
                                                               CPMT 2371 Audio/Video Networks                            3
                                                               CPMT 1349 Computer Network Technology                     3
                                                                                            Semester Total             12

                                                                This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                               (see index for explanation).




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                                                                   Certificate Program
                                                                   TSTC also offers a Computer Networking & Systems
                                                                   Administration Certificate of Completion, designed spe-
                                                                   cifically for individuals already active in the computer
                                                                   industry, who already have a strong basic knowledge of
                                                                   computers or those already holding degrees or industry
                                                                   certifications who want to add to or update their skill
                                                                   base. Computer Networking & Systems Administration
                                                                   requires that students demonstrate basic reading, writing
                                                                   and mathematical skills before enrolling.


                                                                   Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                   CNS also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-
                                                                   based, six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade
                                                                   of high school and results in an Associate of Applied Sci-
                                                                   ence degree.
Computer Networking & Systems                                      Computer Networking & Systems Administration requires
Administration                                                     that students demonstrate basic reading, writing and
                                                                   mathematical skills before enrolling.
Communication networks of computers and routing devices
are no longer luxuries. Today business, government and
individuals depend on reliable connections to communica-           CNS Advisory Committee
tion systems that transmit and receive information instanta-       Jay Allen, American Income Life Insurance, Waco
neously over long distances. Computers, the cornerstones of        Cully Bennefield, Baylor University, Waco
new communication systems, connect networks which link             Matthew Gayle, XIOtech- A Seagate Company, Belton
information through fiber optic, wireless or satellite media.      Carlos Gomez, Sustaining Engineering Group,
                                                                      Dell Computers, Round Rock
The Computer Networking & Systems Administration de-               Mike Gustafson, Siemens Co., Dallas
partment prepares technicians to build and manage these            Melanie Hoag, Southwestern University, Georgetown
communication systems. Instructional coursework offers             Jim Hudson, Dell Gold Support, Dell Computers, Round Rock
insight into computer network design, implementation and           Pat Hykkonen, CompUSA, Carrollton
management. Computer Networking & Systems Administra-              Khalil Jabr, Cisco Systems- Austin, Austin
tion at TSTC offers specializations in System Administration,      Charlie Jackson, Duncanville ISD, Duncanville
Microsoft and UNIX, in addition to the standard CNS cur-           Terry Joy, University of Texas - Austin, Austin
                                                                   Robert Keith, Dawson ISD, Dawson
riculum. All associate degrees include four courses in Cisco
                                                                   Richard Leonburger, PC Networking Services, Waco
Systems networking, with emphasis on router and switch             David Lurie, Y- Connect Inc., Houston
configuration. These courses cover the material needed for         Fred Marker, Southwest Airlines, Dallas
the student to achieve the Cisco Certified Network Associate       Rick Mattocks, ITS Business Affairs-Baylor University, Waco
certification.                                                     Mike Mellina, SWBT, Waco
                                                                   J. Navarro, Fisher-Rosemount Systems, Inc, Austin
                                                                   Eric Reyes, Perseus Technology, Round Rock
                                                                   Manny Robinson, Safety Systems, Dell Electronics, Cedar Park
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                   William Roming, Network Admin/ Exchange — City of
The two-year CNS program includes classroom and labora-               Killeen, Killeen
tory instruction that focuses on building extensive experience     Patrick Stewart, NEC America-AGM, Irving
in Microsoft, Novell Netware and UNIX System Adminis-              Jodi Thurman, McLennan County, Waco
tration. The Associate of Applied Science degree program           Tommy Trogden, XIOtech- A Seagate Company, Austin
includes courses covering client operating systems, server         John Van Curen, Microsoft, Dallas
operating systems, Cisco equipment, Novell, UNIX, Linux,           Jerry Zotigh, Hourglass, Computer Service Center, Waco
Windows Network strategies, network cabling systems, Lo-
cal Area Network (LAN) design and management, network
protocol design and implementation, and internetworking of
multi-vendor and divergent systems.




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Computer Networking &                                              ITMT      1340   Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft
                                                                                    Windows Server 2003 Environment             3
Systems Administration                                             ITNW      2321   Networking with TCP/IP                      3
Associate of Applied Science Degree                                ITNW      1358   Network+                                    3
  Total Credits: 72                                                                                Semester Totals             15
First Semester                                        Credits
ITSC     1309    Integrated Software Applications I (TP)    3      Second Semester                                 Credits
ITSC     1321    Intermediate PC Operating Systems          3      ITNW 2339 Advanced NetWare Administration Novell 3
ITSC     1325    Personal Computer Hardware                 3      ITSC    1354 Solaris Operating Environment System
ITNW 1358        Network+                                   3                   Administration*                          3
ENGL 1301        Composition I                              3      ITMT    1355 Implementing a Microsoft Windows
                                 Semester Total           15                    Network Infrastructure*                  3
                                                                   ITSC 2370 Final Project: Systems Administration      3
Second Semester                                Credits                                           Semester Totals       12
ITNW 1308 Implementing and Supporting Client OS 3
ITSW    1307 Introduction to Database                3             *See the department for a list of approved courses that can be
HUMA 1301 Humanities                                 3             substituted for this course.
ITCC    1302 LAN Design and Protocols: Cisco 1       3
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing             3              This course has been designated as a capstone course
                              Semester Total       15              (see index for explanation).

Third Semester                                   Credits
ITMT    1340 Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft
               Windows Server 2003 Environment         3           Microsoft
ITCC    1306 Basic Router Configuration: Cisco 2       3
ITNW 2305 Network Administration                       3
ITSC    1329 Fundamentals of Solaris Operating                     Specialization of Computer Networking
               Environment                             3           & Systems Administration
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                   3           The Computer Networking & Systems Administration depart-
                              Semester Total         15
                                                                   ment at TSTC provides focused, hands-on instruction for
Fourth Semester                                       Credits      developing and maintaining the communication systems at
                                                                   the core of the information highway. Through the Microsoft
ITMT      1355   Implementing a Microsoft Windows Network          Specialization, you can earn an Associate of Applied Science
                 Infrastructure                        3           degree while developing skills specific to supporting the
ITCC      1342   LAN Management: Cisco 3               3           products of the world’s No. 1 software company. CNS has
ITNW      2339   Advanced Network Administration                   been a Microsoft Certified Partner since 1998, indicating our
                 for Novell                            3           commitment to maintaining a faculty highly trained in the
ITNW      2354   Internet/Intranet Server              3           latest Microsoft technologies.
PSYC      2301   General Psychology                    3
                                   Semester Total     15           In addition to earning your degree, you can work toward certi-
                                                                   fication as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, (MCSE), for
Fifth Semester                                        Credits
                                                                   wide-ranging career opportunities installing, managing and
ITSC      1354   Solaris Operating Environment System
                                                                   maintaining Microsoft servers and networks worldwide. This
                 Administration                              3     program provides more actual hands-on time working with
ITCC   1346      WAN Management: Cisco 4                     3     the product than other training and education options.
ELECTIVE         Elective                                    3
ITSC 2370       Final Project: Systems Administration       3
                                  Semester Total            12     Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                   The two-year Microsoft Specialization covers the basic CNS
Note: See the department for a list of approved courses that can   curriculum with coursework in network design, implementa-
be substituted for any ITNW, ITMC, ITCC, ITSC, ITSE, ITSW          tion and management which includes all the courses needed
course approved by the Department Chair.                           to achieve the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification.
                                                                   The coursework then focuses on the skills needed to support
Systems Administration                                             Microsoft’s Windows Server software—the world’s best-selling
Certificate of Completion                                          server. The coursework, which culminates in an Associate of
  Total Credits: 27                                                Applied Science degree, provides unique instruction with
First Semester                                  Credits            Microsoft servers, clients and networking technologies.
ITNW 2305 Network Administration                      3
ITSC     1329 Fundamentals of Solaris Operating
               Environment*                           3



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Certificate Program                                                Microsoft MCSE Prep
TSTC also offers a Microsoft MCSE Prep Certificate of Comple-      Certificate of Completion
tion, designed specifically for individuals already active           Total Credits: 30
in the computer industry, who already have a strong basic          First Semester                                   Credits
knowledge of computers or those already holding degrees            ITMT     1340 Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft
or industry certifications who want to add to or update their                     Windows Server 2003 Environment         3
skill base. Computer Networking & Systems Administration           ITMT     1355 Planning, Implementing and Maintaining
requires that students demonstrate basic reading, writing and                     a Microsoft Server 2003 Network
                                                                                  Infrastructure                          3
mathematical skills before enrolling.
                                                                   ITMT     2300 Implementing and Administering
                                                                                  Microsoft Windows Directory Services    3
Microsoft Specialization                                           ITNW 2321 Networking with TCP/IP                       3
Associate of Applied Science Degree                                ITNW 1348 Implementing and Supporting Client OS 3
  Total Credits: 72                                                                               Semester Total        15
First Semester                                        Credits
ITSC     1309    Integrated Software Applications I (TP)    3      Second Semester                                 Credits
ITSE     1321    Intermediate PC Operating Systems          3      ELECTIVE     Approved Elective*                       3
ITSC     1325    Personal Computer Hardware                 3      ITMT    2330 Designing a Microsoft Windows
ITNW 1358        Network+                                   3                   Networking Services Infrastructure       3
ENGL 1301        Composition I                              3      ITMT    2303 Administering a Microsoft SQL Server
                                  Semester Total          15                    Database                                 3
                                                                   ITMT    2350 Implementing and Managing Microsoft
Second Semester                              Credits                            Exchange                                 3
ITNW 1308 Implementing and Supporting Client OS 3                  ITMT 2340 Designing a Secure Microsoft Windows
ITSW    1307 Introduction to Database              3                            Network                                  3
HUMA 1301 Humanities                               3                                            Semester Total         15
ITCC    1302 LAN Design & Protocols: Cisco 1       3
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing           3               *Approved Elective is any ITNW, ITMC, ITCC, ITSC, ITSE, ITSW
                              Semester Total     15                or CPMT course approved by CNS Department Chair

Third Semester                                   Credits
ITMT    1340 Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft                  UNIX
               Windows Server 2003 Environment         3
ITCC    1306 Basic Router Configuration: Cisco 2       3
ITNW 2354 Internet/Intranet Server                     3           Specialization of Computer Networking
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                           3           & Systems Administration
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                   3           UNIX is a powerful, multi-user operating system first devel-
                              Semester Total         15            oped in the 1960’s. There are now many versions of UNIX and
Fourth Semester                                Credits             its cousin, Linux. These operating systems run much of the
ITMT    1355 Planning, Implementing and Maintaining                Internet and host powerful enterprise-wide applications and
              a Microsoft Server 2003 Network                      e-commerce sites in business and government.
              Infrastructure                          3
ITMT    2300 Implementing and Administering Microsoft              TSTC’s CNS department is an authorized Sun Education Cen-
              Windows Directory Services              3            ter. Sun Microsystems makes the popular Solaris Operating
ITCC    1342 LAN Management: Cisco 3                  3            Environment version of UNIX. The Sun Academic Initiative
ITMT    2303 Administering a Microsoft SQL Server                  is a program designed to create a collaborative relationship
              Database                                3            between Sun and academic institutions. Courses delivered
ELECTIVE      Elective                                3            through this program introduce students to Sun Microsystems
                              Semester Total        15
                                                                   technologies, prepare them for industry-leading certification,
Fifth Semester                                  Credits            and equip them with marketable IT job skills.
ITMT     2330 Designing a Microsoft Windows Networking
               Services Infrastructure                3            Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
ITMT     2350 Implementing and Managing Microsoft                  The two-year UNIX Specialization covers the basic CNS cur-
               Exchange                               3            riculum with coursework in network design, implementation
ITMT 2340 Designing a Secure Microsoft Windows                    and management which includes all the courses needed to
               Network                                3
                                                                   achieve the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification.
ITCC     1346 WAN Management: Cisco 4                 3
                                 Semester Total     12
                                                                   In addition, a successful graduate of the UNIX specialization
                                                                   can earn certification as a Sun Certified Solaris Administrator
Note: See the department for a list of approved courses that can   (SCSA) or a Sun Certified Network Administrator (SCNA).
be substituted for any ITNW, ITMC, ITCC, ITSC, ITSE, ITSW          CNS students will also get training in Linux system admin-
                                                                   istration as a part of this degree plan.


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Certificate Program                                              Fifth Semester                                   Credits
TSTC also offers a Solaris Certification Prep Certificate, de-   ITSC     1356 Shell Programming                        3
signed specifically for individuals already active in the com-   ITSC     1352 Solaris Operating Environment System
                                                                                Administration II                       3
puter industry, who already have a strong basic knowledge
                                                                 ITCC     1346 WAN Management: Cisco 4                  3
of computers or those already holding degrees or industry        ITNW 2332 UNIX Network Integration                    3
certifications who want to add to or update their skill base.                                    Semester Total       12
Computer Networking & Systems Administration requires
that students demonstrate basic reading, writing and math-       Note: See the department for a list of approved courses that can
ematical skills before enrolling.                                be substituted for this course.

                                                                 This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                 (see index for explanation).
Unix Specialization
Associate of Applied Science Degree
  Total Credits: 72                                              Solaris Certification Prep
First Semester                                        Credits
ITSC     1309    Integrated Software Applications I (TP)    3    Certificate of Completion
ITSE     1321    Intermediate PC Operating Systems          3      Total Credits: 30
ITSC     1325    Personal Computer Hardware                 3    First Semester                                   Credits
ITNW 1358        Network+                                   3    ITSC     1329 Fundamentals of Solaris Operating
ENGL 1301        Composition I                              3                   Environment                             3
                                  Semester Total          15     ITSC     1354 Solaris Operating Environment System
                                                                                Administration                          3
Second Semester                                Credits           ITNW 2321 Networking with TCP/IP                       3
ITNW 1308 Implementing and Supporting Client OS 3                ITSC     1316 Linux System Administration              3
ITSW    1307 Introduction to Database                3           ITSE     1322 Introduction to C Programming            3
HUMA 1301 Humanities                                 3                                          Semester Total        15
ITCC    1302 LAN Design and Protocols: Cisco 1       3
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing             3           Second Semester                                 Credits
                              Semester Total       15            ITSC    1356 Shell Programming                        3
                                                                 ITSC    1352 Solaris Operating Environment System
Third Semester                                   Credits                      Administration II                        3
ITSC    1329 Fundamentals of Solaris Operating                   ITNW 2332 UNIX Network Integration                   3
               Environment*                            3         ELECTIVE     Approved Elective                        3
ITCC    1306 Basic Router Configuration: Cisco 2       3         ELECTIVE     Approved Elective                        3
ITNW 2354 Internet/Intranet Server                     3                                       Semester Total        15
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                           3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                   3         Note: Approved elective is any ITNW, ITMC, ITCC, ITSC, ITSE,
                             Semester Total          15          ITSW or CPMT course approved by the Department Chair.

Fourth Semester                                 Credits          Note: Courses listed in this catalog are subject to change
ITSC    1354 Solaris Operating Environment System                due to changes in state-wide course numbering; basic
              Administration*                         3          content of the courses should remain similar to listed
ITSC    1316 Linux System Administration              3          courses. See an advisor at the CNS program for
ITSE    1322 Introduction to C Programming            3
                                                                 information on changes.
ITCC    1342 LAN Management: Cisco 3                  3
ELECTIVE      Elective                                3
                               Semester Total       15


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                                                                 The increasing needs for graphical presentation of data and
                                                                 graphical simulation of real and imaginary events have led
                                                                 to the beginning of a new specialization in Graphics, Gam-
                                                                 ing and Simulation for Designers. Students enrolled in these
                                                                 courses have the chance to work in real-world situations
                                                                 where programmers and graphic designers work side by
                                                                 side to create a final product. Skills learned in this special-
                                                                 ization are used in game programming and design, educa-
                                                                 tional simulations, industrial simulations and training.

                                                                 CST faculty members are experienced in computer science,
                                                                 business, engineering and mathematics. An advisory com-
                                                                 mittee of industry leaders meets annually to guide the pro-
                                                                 gram in maintaining the most current applicable curriculum
                                                                 for careers in this exciting and rewarding field.

                                                                 Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                 The student begins with fundamental programming concepts
                                                                 and progresses to intermediate and more advanced levels.
                                                                 Students learn to design and create systems and programs
                                                                 to meet the needs of business and industry. Upon successful
                                                                 completion of the requirements, TSTC will award you an
                                                                 Associate of Applied Science degree. As a graduate, you can
                                                                 seek positions in the industry as an entry-level programmer
                                                                 or software engineer with knowledge and skills applicable to
                                                                 computer science in general or to your chosen specialization.

Computer Science Technology                                      Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
With the information age explosion a whole world of new          CST also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,
technologies and the need for supporting the structure has       six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high
emerged. As we develop new knowledge and a more cre-             school and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.
ative use for this information, the need for support in a more
computer-dependent world has become limitless. In turn,
the need for Information Technology (IT) professionals has       CST Advisory Committee
grown ever increasingly to meet such technology demands.         Ron Barnett, Complete Systems Inc., Waco
                                                                 Robert Black, Information Systems, Waco
Computer Science Technology provides several systems us-         Celeste Cunningham, EMSI, Waco
ing platforms such as Windows server, Oracle Server and          Daniel Donoghue, Austin
Microsoft SQL server systems. Workstations in the CST labs       Michael Dye, Information Systems, Wichita Falls
are interfaced through a departmental framework that pro-        Russ Finney, Tokio Electronics, Austin
vides local resources as well as the Internet.                   Don Gilman, Wisenbaker Engineering, College Station
                                                                 Joel Jackson, Cubix Software Inc., Longview
                                                                 Kelli Jahns, McLane Company Inc., Temple
With the intense instruction offered at TSTC Waco, you will
                                                                 R.C. Lee, Cubix Software Inc., Longview
learn the fundamentals and then progress to intermediate         Randy Massingill, American Income Life Insurance, Waco
and more advanced levels of programming. CST students            Ed Middlebrook, Central Freight Lines, Waco
acquire the techniques used to write, test and maintain the      Bob Ramey, Texas Farm Bureau, Waco
detailed instructions that computers follow to perform their     Rusty Rodgers, Employees Retirement System, Austin
functions. With concentrated hands-on courses, CST majors        Connie Russell, Texas Farm Bureau, Waco
develop the technical skills needed to design, test and im-      Chris Smith, Management Recruiters, Dallas
plement logical software applications used by the industry.      Bill Tanner, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton
Companies around the world seek such computer program-           Rick Taylor, Ahlers & Associates, Waco
mers, game developers and software engineers.                    Aaron Thibault, Gearbox Software, Plano
                                                                 Mark Wilcox, Cubix Software Inc., Longview




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Client/Server                                                     Second Semester
                                                                  ITSE    1331 Intro to Visual Basic Programming
                                                                                                                 Credits
                                                                                                                       3
                                                                  ITSE    2317 JAVA Programming                        3
Specialization of Computer Science Technology                     ITSE    2305 Window Programming (C#/)                3
                                                                  PSYC 2301 General Psychology (or SOCI 1301)          3
The maturing of network technology during the last decade                                       Semester Total       12
of the 20th century has made possible the distribution of
data and computing over a variety of hardware and software        Third Semester                                         Credits
platforms. User-friendly graphical interfaces running on a        ENGL 1301 Composition I                                      3
client system can access data that is available to multiple us-   ITSE    2375 Program with PL.SQL                             3
                                                                  ITSE    2345 Data Structures                                 3
ers across a network. A growing number of businesses and
                                                                  ITSE    2349 Advanced Visual Basic                           3
organizations are using the Internet to interact with their                                    Semester Total                12
customers and clients.
                                                                  Fourth Semester                                        Credits
The curriculum for this specialization begins with fundamen-
                                                                  HUMA 1301 Intro to Humanities*                               3
tal programming, database, and networking concepts using          ITSE    2333 SQL Server                                      3
the Microsoft environment. Students learn to install and          INEW 2338 Advanced Java Programming                          3
administer the Microsoft client and server operating systems      ITSE    2346 Oracle Web Applications I                       3
and database management systems. Programming languages                                        Semester Total                 12
covered include Visual Basic, C++, Java and PC assembly.
                                                                  Fifth Semester                                         Credits
Server-based database implementation provides a foundation        ITSE     1350    Systems Analysis & Design                   3
for access from client application programs. Deployment           ITSE     1318    Introduction to COBOL.Net                   3
of information using Internet technology is covered in the        ITSE     1378    Software Development                        3
Advanced Visual Basic course.                                     INEW 1340        ASP.NET Programming                         3
                                                                                                    Semester Total           12

                                                                  Sixth Semester                                    Credits
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                       ELECTIVE       Approve CST Elective                     3
In this specialization, students learn to design and create       INEW 2332 Comprehensive Software Project II            3
systems and programs to meet the needs of business and                           (Coding, Testing and Implementation)
industry in a Microsoft or Oracle client/server environment.      ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing
Upon successful completion of the requirements, TSTC will                        (or ENGL 1302)                           3
                                                                  ITSE    1306 Computer Programming Using PHP             3
award you an Associate of Applied Science degree. As a
                                                                                                  Semester Total        12
graduate, you can seek positions in the industry as an entry-
level programmer with knowledge and skills applicable to
the Microsoft client/server environment.                          *See the department for a list of approved academic/general edu-
                                                                  cation electives, including cooperative educational opportunities,
                                                                  that can be substituted for this course.

Industry Certification                                             This course has been designated as a capstone course
Microsoft Corporation offers a series of examinations lead-       (see index for explanation).
ing to Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) and
other Microsoft certifications. The student who masters the
courses in this curriculum is encouraged to pursue Microsoft
certification.
                                                                  Graphics, Gaming & Simulation Artists
                                                                  Specialization of Computer Science Technology
                                                                  The Graphics, Gaming & Simulation Design specialization
Computer Science Technology                                       in the Computer Science Technology department offers an
Client/Server                                                     associate degree in Graphics, Gaming and Simulation for
Associate of Applied Science Degree                               Design Artists. Our Faculty expertise, multiple computer
  Total Credits: 72                                               labs and industry contacts gives the students the advantage
First Semester                                      Credits       they need to get ahead and make a place for themselves in the
ITSE     1307    Introduction to C++ Programming          3       Game Industry.
ITSE     1345    Oracle                                   3
GAME 1301        Computer Ethics                          3        Our curriculum for the artist track specializes in game model-
MATH 1314        College Algebra                          3       ing, animation and texturing. We use the latest industry-stan-
                                  Semester Total        12        dard software such as 3-DS Max, Photoshop, MotionBuilder,
                                                                  ZBrush and Combustion.


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As a student, you will receive hands-on instruction in tech-    Sixth Semester                                     Credits
niques ranging from low poly modeling to high poly model-       ARTV 2340        Portfolio Development for 3D Animation 3
ing and from unwrapping to texture creations. You will also     INEW 2332        Comprehensive Software Project          3
receive training on our Vicon 8i Motion Capture system, which   PSYC 2301        General Psychology                      3
                                                                HUMA 1301        Intro to Humanities*                    3
is used extensively in our Project Development courses.
                                                                                                  Semester Total       12
                                                                *See the department for a list of approved academic/general edu-
                                                                cation electives, including cooperative educational opportunities
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                that can be substituted for this course.
In this specialization, students learn to design and create
systems and programs to meet the graphics and simulation         This course has been designated as a capstone course
programming needs of business and industry. Upon success-       (see index for explanation).
ful completion of the requirements, TSTC will award you an
Associate of Applied Science degree. As a graduate, you can
seek positions in the industry as an entry-level programmer
with knowledge and skills applicable to computer graphics       Graphics, Gaming & Simulation
and simulation.
                                                                Programmers
Computer Science Technology
Graphics, Gaming & Simulation Artists                           Specialization of Computer Science Technology
Associate of Applied Science Degree                             This course of study is designed to prepare students for
  Total Credits: 72                                             entry into the world of graphics programming. Graphics
First Semester                                      Credits     and simulation is used in several segments of Information
GAME 1309        Introduction to Animation Programming 3        Technology including but not limited to, gaming, education,
GAME 1303        Introduction to Game Design/Development 3      training, aerospace and defense.
ITSE     1307    Introduction to C++ Prgramming           3
ENGL 1301        Composition I                            3
                                                                The curriculum for this specialization begins at a more advanced
                                  Semester Total        12
                                                                level than other curricula of Computer Science Technology
Second Semester                                    Credits      with the degree being math intensive in some areas.
ARTC 2405 Digital Imaging II                             4
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation                                3      Graphics, gaming and simulation programmers tend to
GAME 1304 Level Design                                   3
                                                                push hardware and software to its limits. An introduction
ARTT 1241 Creative Drawing                               2
                           Semester Total              12
                                                                to Assembly language is included in this curriculum, but
                                                                C++ is the primary programming language. After mastering
Third Semester                                     Credits      the fundamentals of C++, the student moves into advanced
GAME 1212 Game Theory                                    2      applications of C++ in animation programming, multi-user
GAME 2332 Project Development I                          3
                                                                interface programming, advanced mathematical applica-
GAME 2341 Game Scripting                                 3
ARTV 1211 Storyboard                                     2
                                                                tions and artificial intelligence. Tools such as Open GL and
ARTT 1251 Interpretive Figure Drawing                    2      DirectX are included in this curriculum.
                           Semester Total              12
                                                                This degree plan ends with a Comprehensive Software Proj-
Fourth Semester                                    Credits
                                                                ect, in which the student designs and develops a portfolio of
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering II                  3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II                               3
                                                                graphics, gaming and simulation programming to present to
GAME 2334 Project Development II                         3      potential employers.
FLMC 2331 Computers in Video Production II               3
                          Semester Total               12       Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
Fifth Semester                                     Credits      In this specialization students learn to design and create pro-
GAME 2336 Lighting, Shading, Texture                     3      grams to meet the graphics and simulation programming
ITSE     1378 Software Development                       3      needs of business and industry. Upon successful completion
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing                 3      of the requirements TSTC will award you an Associate of
               (or ENGL 1302)                                   Applied Science degree. A Graphics, Gaming and Simula-
MATH 1314 College Algebra                                3      tion Programmer graduate is ready to enter the industry as
                              Semester Total            12      an entry-level programmer with knowledge and skills appli-
                                                                cable to computer graphics, gaming and simulation.




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Computer Science Technology                                      Fourth Semester                                Credits
                                                                 ITSE    2337 Assembler Language Programming          3
Graphics, Gaming & Simulation                                    GAME 1359 Graphic and Simulation Programming II 3
Programmers                                                      GAME 2303 Artificial Intelligence Programming I      3
Associate of Applied Science Degree                              GAME 1353 Multi-User Game Programming I              3
  Total Credits: 72                                                                           Semester Total        12
First Semester                                     Credits
GAME 1309        Introduction to Animation Programming 3         Fifth Semester                                 Credits
ITSE     1307    Introduction to C++ Programming         3       ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing
GAME 1301        Computer Ethics                         3                      (or ENGL1302)                         3
GAME 1303        Introduction to Game Design                     GAME 2343 Multi User Game Programming II             3
                 and Development                         3       GAME 2349 Artificial Intelligence Programming II     3
                                  Semester Total       12        ITSE     1378 Software Development                   3
                                                                                              Semester Total        12
Second Semester                                     Credits
GAME 1349 Open GL Programming I                           3       Sixth Semester                                    Credits
MATH 1314 College Algebra                                 3      HUMA 1301 Intro to Humanities*                           3
ITSE    2305 Windows Programming (C#/)                    3      GAME 2333 Graphics and Simulation Programming III 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                   3      INEW 2332 Comprehensive Software Project II             3
                           Semester Total               12                       (Coding, Testing and Implementation)
                                                                 PSYC 2301 General Psychology (or SOCI 1301)              3
Third Semester                              Credits                                               Semester Total        12
GAME 2353 Open GL Programming II                  3
GAME 1343 Graphic and Simulation Programming I    3              *See the department for a list of approved academic/general edu-
GAME 2302 Mathematical Applications for Game                     cation electives, including cooperative educational opportunities
               Development                        3              that can be substituted for this course.
ITSE    2345 Data Structures                      3
                             Semester Total     12                This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                 (see index for explanation).


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                                                                   The DA department is accredited by the Commission on
                                                                   Dental Accreditation and is organized for self-paced, indi-
                                                                   vidualized instruction. Enrollment for a full-time student
                                                                   is 12 credit hours; however, students may enroll part-time.
                                                                   And, with the flexible scheduling, students can work classes
                                                                   around part-time jobs.
                                                                   TSTC graduates can boost their professional credibility
                                                                   with industry certifications. TSTC’s accreditation from the
                                                                   American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Ac-
                                                                   creditation allows graduates eligibility to take the Dental
                                                                   Assistant National Board Examination and the Texas Dental
                                                                   Radiation Health and Safety, Jurisprudence and Infection
                                                                   Control Examination.
                                                                   Prior to entering their clinical practicum, students will take
                                                                   X-rays of patients. Finding patients will be the responsibility
                                                                   of the student. Also, students are responsible for their own
                                                                   transportation when assigned to the practicum (field experi-
                                                                   ence) courses. Liability insurance is required and will be
                                                                   handled through the college.
                                                                   Applicants need to take immunization records to Admissions
                                                                   & Records Office along with the Application for Admission.
                                                                   Immunization records need to show the results of a Tuberculin
Dental Assistant                                                   Purified Protein Derivative (PPD) that is current within the
The dental assistant is a vitally important member of the          12-month period prior to enrollment with required annual
dental office team. Dental assisting requires diverse and chal-    updates, Diptheria and Tetanus (within the past 10 years) and
lenging skills, but it is a growing career field that can offer    MMR (measles, mumps and rubella). The Hepatitis B Series is
many opportunities and benefits.                                   highly recommended and can be started in the first semester,
                                                                   completing the series before graduation. A waiver must be
Dental assistants are responsible for setting up exam rooms,       signed if you do not take the Hepatitis B Series. Students
measuring blood pressure, exposing radiographs, processing         residing in campus housing are strongly encouraged to have
dental X-ray film, performing oral examinations, preparing         Poliomyelitis (Polio) and Bacterial Meningitis immunizations.
charts, making teeth impressions, pouring molds and fabricat-      All immunization records must be submitted to Admissions
ing temporary crowns. Dental assistants also use their skills      & Records prior to registering for class.
and knowledge in office management, oral health counseling,
laboratory procedures, dental radiography and radiation
safety to assist in all phases of dental treatments.
                                                                   DA Advisory Committee
As a self-paced program, the Dental Assistant certificate plan     Andrea Anderson, Dr. Brad Willis, Waco
allows the student to sign up for the courses he or she can suc-   Dena Brooks, Dr. John Scott, Waco
cessfully complete each term. The student advances to the next     Jeannette Cunningham, Stonewood Dental, Robinson
                                                                   Dr. Daniel Davis, Waco
course after completing the requirements of the first, at his or
                                                                   Dr. Thomas "Rusty" Dunavent, Central Texas Endodontics, Waco
her own pace. It is important that students have exceptional
                                                                   Ann Goldsmith, Dr. Gary Williams, Waco
study habits. Students are required to purchase and wear           Ricki Ann Graham, Dr. Charles Adamo, Hewitt
professionally fitting uniforms with all-white tennis shoes.       Stacey Grendahl, Dr. Marck McCall, Waco
                                                                   Dr. Jeff Hull, Waco
                                                                   Michelle Johnson, Dr. David Rhoden, Waco
Certificate Program                                                Dr. Clifton Martin, McLennan County Health Dept-Dental Clinic,
                                                                    Waco
As a Dental Assistant student, you can learn the latest in
                                                                   Pam May, Dr. John McCue, Waco
dental assisting procedures. The one-year Certificate of           Dr. Janet Ouellette, Waco
Completion program focuses on teaching you the skills              Melissa Rhodes, Dr. Wayne Parks, Waco
needed on the job ... skills like measuring blood pres-            Dr. Amanda Scarborough, Hillsboro
sure, taking X-rays, preparing study models and applying           Dr. Zach, Schwab, Waco
four-handed dentistry techniques. The faculty will provide         Dr. Taylor Starr, Starr General Dentistry Inc., Waco
individualized, self-paced instruction, allowing personal,         Ellen Webb, Dr. Michael T. Thrasher, Waco
one-on-one attention.


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Dental Assistant                                                 DNTA      1347   Advanced Dental Science                    3
                                                                 DNTA     1466   Practicum-Dental Assistant                 4
Certificate of Completion                                        POFT      1325   Business Math                              3
Total Credits: 39                                                EECT      1200   Technical Customer Service                 2
Course Requirements                               Credits        POFT      1301   Business English                           3
DNTA     1205   Dental Radiology I                        2                                        Program Total            39
DNTA     1311   Dental Science                            3
DNTA     1315   Chairside Assisting                       3      Please note: For safety reasons, students may not enroll in DNTA
DNTA     1301   Dental Materials                          3      1205, DNTA 1349 or DNTA 1466 while pregnant.
DNTA     1349   Dental Radiology in the Clinic            3
DNTA     1453   Dental Assisting Applications             4       This course has been designated as a capstone course
DNTA     1241   Dental Laboratory Procedure               2      (see index for explanation).
DNTA     1245   Preventive Dentistry                      2
DNTA     1251   Dental Office Management                  2



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86 |     Diesel Equipment Technology

                                                                 Clint Butler, Waukesha-Pearce Industries Inc., Houston
                                                                 Jody Clayton, C & O Equipment Company, Keller
                                                                 Jim Cross, Rush Truck Center of San Antonio, San Antonio
                                                                 Doug Deere, DHL, Coppell
                                                                 Charles Derrick, Diesel Power Supply Company, Waco
                                                                 Mike Dobbs, Stewart & Stevenson, Waco
                                                                 Virgil Dobyns, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston
                                                                 Randy Duren, Aggreko, Cedar Hill
                                                                 Jeffrey Dyess, J.B. Hunt, Arlington
                                                                 Steve Edgar, Ryder Transportation Services, Waco
                                                                 David Edwards, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston
                                                                 Ricky Engelke, CMC Inc., Seguin
                                                                 John Evans, John Deere Construction Equipment Co.
                                                                 Billy Fink, Sunbelt Rentals (Nations Rent), Ft. Worth
                                                                 Larry Folmar, Central Texas International, Waco
                                                                 Mike Foster, Cummins Southern Plains Inc., Arlington
                                                                 Claudio Garcia Jr., Maverick Transportation, Little Rock, Ark.
                                                                 Adam Gilbertson, RDO Equipment Co., Fargo, N.D.
                                                                 John Goldsmith, Mack Trucks, Irving
                                                                 Dave Harsha, John Deere Construction Equipment Co.,
                                                                   Flower Mound
                                                                 James Hartensteiner, Houston Freightliner Inc., Houston
                                                                 Jerry Hayes, Mack Trucks, Irving
                                                                 Richard Hutchens, Waukesha-Pearce Industries Inc., Houston
                                                                 Jerry Kennedy, Brazos Valley Equipment, Waco
                                                                 Anna Keyes, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston
                                                                 Terry Laws, Stewart & Stevenson, Inc., Dallas
                                                                 Richard Ludewig, Structural Metals Inc., Seguin
                                                                 Stuart Lumpkin, Blue Mountain Equipment, McKinney
Diesel Equipment Technology                                      Ronny Mangold, Rip Griffin Travel Centers, New Braunfels
                                                                 Lynn McKinnie, Zachry Construction Corp., San Antonio
Experience the power of diesel equipment and of becoming a       Randy Miley, Pegues Hurst Ford/Sterling, Longview
much-in-demand, qualified diesel equipment technician. The       April Mitchell, RDO Equipment Co., Fargo, N.D.
opportunities are numerous. Trucks, construction equipment,      Shilo Monney, Southern Field Maintenance, Victoria
agriculture equipment, airline ground support, off-shore oil     Allen Murfin, Southwest Hardware & Implement, Fort Worth
                                                                 Ken Nave, Inland Truck Parts Company, Dallas
rigs, marine and public transportation are supported by diesel
                                                                 Vince Neuhaus, Brazos Valley Equipment, Waco
engines. Because of the vast uses of highly advanced pneu-       Richard Ogden, Con-Way Southern Express, Dallas
matic, hydraulic and electronic systems technology, industry     Robert Ortolani, Magneto Power, Dallas
needs quality trained technicians to repair and maintain the     Troy Ottmer, Rush Equipment, Houston
equipment.                                                       Scott Owens, Sterling Trucks, Longview
                                                                 Lloyd Padalecki, CMC Inc., Seguin
This program is also offered at the Fort Bend Technical Center   Lynn Pagels, Duncan Freightliner, Waco
and the Texas State Marine Education Center in Palacios.         Revis Parkison, Rush Truck Center of Dallas, Irving
                                                                 Ken Payne, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston
The Diesel Equipment Technology has several areas of spe-        George Polster, Cummins Southern Plains Inc., Arlington
cialization. Choose from Agriculture Equipment, CAT Dealer       Brent Reid, Performance Truck, Cleveland
Prep Program, Construction Equipment, Heavy Truck, John          Charles Rhodes, Ryder, Dallas
Deere Construction & Forestry, Marine and Outdoor Power          Tracy Scheibel, Austin Turf & Tractor, Dallas
Equipment specializations.                                       David Schultze, Rush Trucking, Waco
                                                                 Phillip Simmons, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Dallas
                                                                 Jimmy Smith, Mid Coast Diesel Service, Port Lavaca
DET Advisory Committee                                           Harvy Stahl, CMC Inc., Seguin
Harris Allen, Allen Jensen, Waco                                 Troy Taglarino, Nations Rent, Ft. Worth
Roger Anz, Brazos Valley Equipment, Waco                         Eric Terkelsen, Stewart & Stevenson Inc., Dallas
Homer Aparicio, Dow Pipeline Corp., Bay City                     John Toney, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Beaumont
Randy Argo, Fort Worth Freightliner, Ft. Worth                   Craig Wallis, W.W. Dock Shrimp Processing/Marine, Palacios
Mike Barefield, Texas Outdoor Power, Georgetown                  Keith Wallis, W.W. Dock Shrimp Processing/Marine, Palacios
Casey Bavinck, Schneider National Carriers, Dallas               Dwayne Walter, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston
Bill Beardslee, Inland Truck Parts Company, Dallas               Larry Wright, Holt Caterpillar, Dallas
Bill Betts, Equipment Depot, Irving                              Lee Yarbrough, Rush Trucking, Irving
Lester Burrell, Ryder, Grand Prairie                             Byron Zipfel, Ogburn's Brake, Ft. Worth



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DET Ft. Bend Advisory Committee                                    Diesel Equipment Technology
Roy Accise, Stewart & Stevenson, Houston                           Agriculture Equipment
Gary Charbula, Superior Motor Parts of El Campo, El Campo          Associate of Applied Science Degree
Albert Davis, Davis Brothers Auto Parts, Rosenberg                   Total Credits: 72
John Dibello, Stewart & Stevenson, Houston                         First Semester                                         Credits
Chuck Doom, Houston Freightliner Western Star, Houston             DEMR 1301        Shop Safety and Procedures                 3
Ray Galletti, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston             DEMR 1317        Basic Brake Systems                        3
Art Garcia, CarQuest, San Antonio                                  DEMR 1410        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I         4
                                                                   DEMR 2412        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II        4
Michael Gorski, Cummins Southern Plains, Ltd., Houston
                                                                                                    Semester Total            14
Donald Guerrero, Allied Concrete, Rosenberg
David Perez, Cummins Southern Plains, Ltd., Houston                Second Semester                                Credits
Fred Pugh, CarQuest, Kingwood                                      DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
John Quick, Stewart & Stevenson, Houston                                        (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3
Steve Schneider, Houston Coca Cola Bottling Co., Houston           DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4
                                                                   DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4
Al Strange, Stewart & Stevenson, Sealy
                                                                   DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4
Pat Vincek, Houston Coca Cola Bottling Co., Houston                                            Semester Total          15
James Wagner, Cummins Southern Plains Ltd., Houston
Ron Walker, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston               Third Semester                                Credits
Frank Watson, Performance Kenworth, Houston                        AGME 1440 Agricultural Power Train Application      4
Chris Wilson, Rush Truck Center, Sealy                             AGME 1453 Harvesting Equipment                      4
                                                                   DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines                  2
                                                                   DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                  2
Agriculture Equipment                                                                        Semester Total          12

Specialization of Diesel Equipment Technology                      Fourth Semester                              Credits
Specialized farm machinery has grown in size, complexity           DEMR 2335 Advanced Hydraulics                      3
                                                                   DEMR 2346 Advanced Heating, Ventilation, and Air
and variety, and performs everything from tilling the land to
                                                                                 Conditioning (HVAC)                  3
milking the cows. Many farms have several tractors equipped        ENGL 1301 Composition I                            3
with 40- to 400-horsepower engines, in addition to planters,       GEN. ED.      Social and Behavioral Science        3
tillers, fertilizer spreaders, spray and irrigation equipment,     GEN. ED.      Math or Science                      3
combines, hay balers, swathers and crop drying equipment.                                        Semester Total     15

Only skilled technicians with complex training and in-depth        Fifth Semester                                   Credits
understanding of the intricate functions of agriculture equip-     DEMR 2334 Advanced Diesel Tune-up and
ment can provide the service and maintenance needed to                            Troubleshooting                         3
keep today's farms productive. Today's farming operations          DEMR 2348 Failure Analysis                             3
need individuals like graduates of the Agriculture Equipment       DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls                          4
Specialization offered in Diesel Equipment Technology at           HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                   3
Texas State Technical College.                                     GEN. ED.       Approved General Education Elective     3
                                                                                                  Semester Total        16
With superior educational training on the latest industry-
standard equipment, Agriculture Equipment Specialization           Agriculture Equipment
graduates reap excellent career rewards. From equipment            Certificate of Completion
dealerships to huge farming operations, organizations na-            Total Credits: 41
tionwide pay top salaries for the skills, knowledge and training   First Semester                                   Credits
available through Diesel Equipment Technology at TSTC.             DEMR 1301    Shop Safety and Procedures                3
                                                                   DEMR 1317    Basic Brake Systems                       3
                                                                   DEMR 1410    Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I        4
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                        DEMR 2412    Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II       4
You can build your skills and develop your knowledge in the                                     Semester Total          14
two-year Associate of Applied Science degree plan, which           Second Semester                                  Credits
requires 72 credit hours of instruction.                           DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
                                                                                (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair         3
                                                                   DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                     4
Certificate Program                                                DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                             4
The Diesel Equipment Technology department also offers a           DEMR 1421 Power Train I                                4
one-year curriculum plan in Agriculture Equipment, which                                        Semester Total          15
leads to a Certificate of Completion.



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Third Semester                                 Credits         ENGL      1301   Composition I                               3
AGME 1440 Agricultural Power Train Application      4                                           Semester Total            12
AGME 1453 Harvesting Equipment                       4
                                                               Fourth Semester                             Credits
DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines                   2
                                                               DEMR 2280 Cooperative Education-Diesel Mechanics
DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                   2
                                                                             Technology/Technician               2
                           Semester Total          12
                                                               DEMR 2335 Advanced Hydraulics                     3
                                                               DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls                     4
 This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                               HEMR 1401 Tracks and Undercarriages               4
(see index for explanation).
                                                               HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities              3
                                                                                            Semester Total      16
                                                               Fifth Semester                                Credits
CAT Dealer Prep Program                                        DEMR 2270 Diagnostic Testing                        2
                                                               DEMR 2281 Cooperative Education-Diesel Mechanics
                                                                              Technology/Technician                2
Specialization of Diesel Equipment Technology                  DEMR 2334 Advanced Diesel Tune-up and
The CAT Dealer Prep Training Program Specialization is a                      Troubleshooting                      3
manufacturer-specific program designed to prepare techni-      DEMR 2370 Machine Specific Systems                  3
cians for employment with a sponsoring Caterpillar dealer-     PSYC 2301 General Psychology                        3
                                                                                              Semester Total     13
ship in the area of equipment maintenance. The program
curriculum provides for eight weeks of TSTC classroom and       This course has been designated as a capstone course
laboratory training and the remaining eight weeks of the 16-   (see index for explanation).
week term spent employed at the sponsoring dealership.

Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
Through the unique partnerships between TSTC's Die-            Construction Equipment
sel Equipment Technology and Caterpillar dealerships
throughout the state, you can earn your Associate of
Applied Science degree while building your practical,
                                                               Specialization of Diesel Equipment Technology
on-site working skills. Application and acceptance to the      Mobile heavy equipment provides the vital power source for
two-year CAT Dealer Prep Program is through one of the         industries ranging from construction and logging to surface
sponsoring Caterpillar dealerships. Sponsoring dealerships     mining and other industrial activities. This wide variety of
include Mustang Caterpillar in Houston and Holt Company        diesel-powered machinery grades land, lifts beams and digs
in San Antonio.                                                earth to pave the way for development.
                                                               This program is also offered in Palacios.
CAT Dealer Prep Program
Associate of Applied Science Degree                            As equipment becomes more complex, industries increas-
  Total Credits: 72                                            ingly rely on skilled, specially trained technicians for service
First Semester                                 Credits         and maintenance ... knowledgeable technicians like graduates
DEMR 1280 Cooperative Education – Diesel                       of the Diesel Equipment Technology department at Texas
               Mechanics Technology/Technician       2         State Technical College.
DEMR 1301 Shop Safety and Procedures                 3
DEMR 1406 Diesel Engine I                            4         Mobile heavy equipment technicians have the specialized skills
WLDG 1307 Basic Welding Processes                    3         to repair and maintain the engines, transmissions, hydraulics
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                 3         and electrical systems powering graders, backhoes, and strip-
                              Semester Total       15          ping and loading shovels.
Second Semester                             Credits
DEMR 1281 Cooperative Education-Diesel Mechanics
             Technology/Technician                2            Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
DEMR 1313 Fuel Systems                            3            TSTC's Diesel Equipment Technology provides superior edu-
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                4            cational training on the latest industry-standard equipment in the
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                        4
                                                               Construction Equipment Specialization. The two-year curricu-
PHYS 1315 Physical Science                        3
                            Semester Total       16
                                                               lum track culminates in an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Third Semester                                   Credits
DEMR 1270 Diesel Equipment Service Writing             2       Certificate Program
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning           The Diesel Equipment Technology program also offers a
               (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3       one-year Certificate of Completion plan in Construction
DEMR 1421 Power Train I                                4       Equipment.


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Construction Equipment                                           Third Semester                                       Credits
Associate of Applied Science Degree                              DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                         2
                                                                 DEMR 2444 Automatic, Power Shift and
  Total Credits: 71                                                             Hydrostatic Transmissions II                4
First Semester                                       Credits
                                                                 HEMR 1501 Tracks and Undercarriages                        5
DEMR 1301        Shop Safety and Procedures                3
                                                                                                Semester Total             11
DEMR 1317        Basic Brake Systems                       3
DEMR 1410        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I        4
                                                                  This course has been designated as a capstone course
DEMR 2412        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II       4
                                                                 (see index for explanation).
                                 Semester Total          14

Second Semester                                Credits
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning             Heavy Truck
             (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4           Specialization of Diesel Equipment Technology
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4           The diesel engine is the workhorse powering the nation’s
DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4           heavy vehicles and equipment, because it delivers more power
                            Semester Total          15
                                                                 per unit of fuel and is more durable than its gasoline-burning
Third Semester                                         Credits   counterpart. Nearly every section of the country employs
DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                           2   diesel mechanics and service technicians, especially locales
DEMR 2444 Automatic, Power Shift, and                            where trucking companies, bus lines and other fleet owners
               Hydrostatic Transmissions II                 4    have large operations. As freight transportation by truck
HEMR 1501 Tracks and Undercarriages                         5    increases, so too will career opportunities for skilled diesel
                               Semester Total              11    mechanics and service technicians.
Fourth Semester                                        Credits   The Diesel Equipment Technology department at TSTC offers
DEMR 2335 Advanced Hydraulics                                3   the Heavy Truck Specialization curriculum to train you for a
DEMR 2346 Advanced Heating, Ventilation,                         rewarding career maintaining and repairing light, medium
              and Air Conditioning (HVAC)                   3    and heavy trucks. At Texas State Technical College, Diesel
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                     3
                                                                 Equipment Technology provides superior educational train-
GEN. ED.      Social and Behavioral Science                 3
GEN. ED.      Math or Science                               3    ing on the latest industry-standard equipment in the Heavy
                              Semester Total               15    Truck Specialization.

Fifth Semester                                         Credits   TSTC’s Diesel Equipment Heavy Truck Specialization is
DEMR 2334 Advanced Diesel Tune-up and                           certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education
               Troubleshooting                              3    Foundation, Inc. and maintains close ties to the industry to
DEMR 2348 Failure Analysis                                  3    provide the latest, most sought-after instruction.
DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls                               4
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                        3    Through a partnership with Rush Truck Centers, TSTC
GEN. ED.       General Education Elective                   3    receives Peterbilt trucks, special equipment and training
                               Semester Total              16    materials so that Peterbilt dealers statewide can benefit from
                                                                 TSTC graduates with top-of-the-line diesel mechanics skills
                                                                 ... like the many qualified applicants selected by Rush Truck
Construction Equipment
                                                                 Centers to co-op and work for their shops.
Certificate of Completion
  Total Credits: 40
First Semester                                         Credits
                                                                 Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
DEMR 1301        Shop Safety and Procedures                  3
DEMR 1317        Basic Brake Systems                         3   The Diesel Equipment Technology program offers a two-
DEMR 1410        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I          4   year curriculum that covers basic diesel engine service, repair
DEMR 2412        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II         4   and troubleshooting, then advances to electronic controls
                                 Semester Total            14    courses. The intensive, hands-on coursework culminates in
                                                                 an Associate of Applied Science degree.
Second Semester                                Credits
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
             (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3           Certificate Program
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4           The Diesel Equipment Technology program also offers a one-
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4           year curriculum which leads to a Certificate of Completion.
DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4
                            Semester Total          15




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Heavy Truck                                                      Third Semester                                      Credits
Associate of Applied Science Degree                              DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                        2
                                                                 DEMR  1327 Tractor Trailer Service and Repair            3
  Total Credits: 72                                              DEMR 1330 Steering and Suspension I                       3
First Semester                                         Credits
                                                                 DEMR 1447 Power Train II                                  4
DEMR 1301        Shop Safety and Procedures                  3
                                                                                               Semester Total            12
DEMR 1317        Basic Brake Systems                         3
DEMR 1410        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I          4
                                                                 This course has been designated as a capstone course
DEMR 2412        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II         4
                                                                 (see index for explanation).
                                 Semester Total            14

Second Semester                                Credits
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
             (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3           John Deere Construction
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics
                                                     4
                                                     4
                                                                 & Forestry Technician
DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4           The John Deere Construction & Forestry Technician Program
                            Semester Total          15           is a dealer sponsored program where John Deere, the John
                                                                 Deere dealer, and TSTC Waco have entered a partnership
Third Semester                                         Credits   to provide the John Deere dealerships with qualified
DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                           2
                                                                 technicians.
DEMR 1327 Tractor Trailer Service and Repair                 3
DEMR 1330 Steering and Suspension I                          3
DEMR 1447 Power Train II                                     4   This program is an excellent opportunity for a person who
                            Semester Total                 12    is interested in entering the field to obtain employment with
                                                                 a well-established employer who distributes and maintains
Fourth Semester                              Credits             John Deere construction and forestry equipment. The first year
DEMR 2331 Advanced Brake Systems                   3
                                                                 of the two-year program will be spent in classes designed to
DEMR 2346 Advanced Heating, Ventilation and
              Air Conditioning (HVAC)              3
                                                                 teach the operational concepts of diesel engines, power trains,
ENGL 1301 Composition I                            3             brakes, electrical and hydraulic systems, air conditioning and
GEN. ED.      Social and Behavioral Science        3             shop procedures and safety. The summer term between the
GEN. ED.      Math or Science                      3             first and second year will consist of on the job experience
                              Semester Total     15              provided by the sponsoring dealership where you will work
                                                                 along side experienced John Deere technicians with day-to-
Fifth Semester                                         Credits
                                                                 day operations in the dealership. The second year training
DEMR 2334 Advanced Diesel Tune-up and
               Troubleshooting                              3    contains course work designed by John Deere concentrating
DEMR 2348 Failure Analysis                                  3    on the specific John Deere product line.
DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls                               4
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                        3
GEN. ED.       General Education Elective                   3    Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                               Semester Total              16    The Diesel Equipment Technology program offers a two-year
                                                                 curriculum that covers basic diesel engine service, repair and
Heavy Truck Specialization                                       troubleshooting, then advances to electronic controls courses.
Certificate of Completion                                        The intensive, hands-on coursework culminates in an Associ-
  Total Credits: 41                                              ate of Applied Science degree.
First Semester                                         Credits
DEMR 1301        Shop Safety and Procedures                  3
DEMR 1317        Basic Brake Systems                         3   John Deere Construction & Forestry
DEMR 1410        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I          4
DEMR 2412        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II         4
                                                                 Technician
                                 Semester Total            14    Associate of Applied Science Degree
                                                                   Total Credits: 69
Second Semester                                Credits           First Semester                                 Credits
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning             DEMR 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience) – Diesel
             (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3                          Mechanics Technology/Technician       1
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4           DEMR 1301 Shop Safety and Procedures                 3
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4           DEMR 1317 Basic Brake Systems                        3
DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4           DEMR 1410 Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I         4
                            Semester Total          15           DEMR 2412 Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II        4
                                                                                               Semester Total       15




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Second Semester                                Credits              controls. The Marine Specialization program can open the
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning                doors to career opportunities in engine distributorships,
             (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3              engine dealerships, marinas, shipyards, marine contractors,
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4              oilfield applications and other marine related industries.
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4
DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4
                            Semester Total          15
                                                                    Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
Third Semester                               Credits                The two-year Marine Specialization provides intense, hands-
DEMR 1680 Cooperative Education – Diesel Mechanics                  on instruction for the repair and maintenance of marine diesel
               Technology/Technician               6
                                                                    equipment. The coursework, which culminates in an Associ-
                              Semester Total       6
                                                                    ate of Applied Science degree, covers basic and advanced sub-
Fourth Semester                               Credits               jects including diesel engine maintenance, testing and repair;
DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                  2               electrical systems; heating and air conditioning troubleshoot-
DEMR 2166 Practicum (or Field Experience) – Diesel                  ing; power trains; hydraulics; and marine propulsion.
              Mechanics Technology/Technician       1
DEMR 2334 Advanced Diesel Tune-up and
              Troubleshooting                       3
HEMR 1401 Tracks and Undercarriages                 4
                                                                    Certificate Program
ENGL 1301 Composition I                             3               For faster entry into the workforce, Diesel Equipment Technol-
PHYS 1315 Physical Science I                        3               ogy also offers a one-year Marine Specialization program that
                              Semester Total       16               culminates in a Certificate of Completion.

Fifth Semester                                Credits
DEMR 1291 Special Topics – Diesel Mechanics
               Technology/Technician                2               Marine Advisory Committee
DEMR 2335 Advanced Hydraulics                       3               Homer Aparacio Jr., Dow Pipeline Corp., Bay City
DEMR 2348 Failure Analysis                          3               Patrick Clophus, Wakesha-Pearce Industries Inc., Houston
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                3               Robbie Hart, Sewart Supply Inc., Houston
GEN. ED.       Social and Behavioral Science        3               Jimmy Holub, Mustang Tractor & Equipment, El Campo
GEN. ED.       General Education Elective           3               Ed Keown, Four Brothers Boat Works Inc., Galveston
                               Semester Total     17                Mart Maxwell, Glazier Foods, Houston
                                                                    Rick Ryan, Pier 77 Yacht Center, Galveston
                                                                    Scott Smith, Performance Diesel Inc., Webster
                                                                    Tadd Stickler, Diesel Engine & Parts Co. Inc., Houston
Marine                                                              Chuck Stephens, Shoppa’s Farm Supply Inc., El Campo
                                                                    Marvin Stuhrenberg, Stuhrenberg Farms, Palacios
Specialization of Diesel Equipment Technology
The power equipment used in marine-related industry
encompasses a surprising array of vehicles and machinery.
From shrimpers and cruise ships to offshore oil rig engines
                                                                    Marine Specialization
                                                                    Associate of Applied Science Degree
and pleasure boats ... whether you live near the coast or inland,
marine equipment is nearby.                                           Total Credits: 70
                                                                    First Semester                                         Credits
Every business and organization that uses marine equip-             DEMR 1301        Shop Safety and Procedures (TP)             3
ment and machinery relies on qualified, trained technicians         DEMR 1410        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I          4
to keep that equipment operational. The Diesel Equipment            DEMR 2412        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II         4
                                                                    DEMR 1317        Basic Brake System                          3
Technology Marine Specialization offered at the Texas State
                                                                                                      Semester Total           14
Marine Education Center in Palacios provides exceptional
training programs that focus on marine diesel equipment.            Second Semester                                Credits
The specialized training Texas State Technical College offers       DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4
in the Marine Specialization is unique because of daily contact     DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
to the maritime industry on the Gulf Coast. Faculty members                      (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3
work closely with the industry to develop the curriculum            DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4
and ensure students learn the skills needed to succeed in           DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4
the industry.                                                                                   Semester Total          15

TSTC provides training and experience on Caterpillar Cum-           Third Semester                                         Credits
mins and Detroit Diesel marine engines; Caterpillar and Twin        DEMR 1229 Preventive Maintenance (TP)                        2
Disc marine transmissions; and other related equipment and          DEMR 2470 Marine Propulsion Applications                     4



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DEMR 2471       Marine Systems and Installations          4    power equipment, have opened up new worlds of opportu-
DEMR 2371        Marine Auxiliary Equipment and                 nity ... for organizations who provide these services and the
                 Controls                                  3    individuals who understand the related equipment. Texas
                                 Semester Total           13    State Technical College now offers specialization programs in
Fourth Semester                                       Credits   Outdoor Power Equipment to provide the focused instruction
DEMR 2335 Advanced Hydraulics                               3   needed to open up this world of success to you.
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                     3
GEN. ED.      Social and Behavioral Science                 3
                                                                The vast uses of highly advanced hydraulic and electronic
GEN. ED.      Math or Science                               3   systems in outdoor power equipment means a greater demand
                              Semester Total              12    for quality trained technicians to keep today’s outdoor equip-
                                                                ment tuned and maintained.
Fifth Semester                                        Credits
DEMR 2348 Failure Analysis                                  3   TSTC's Diesel Equipment Technology and Golf Course &
DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls                               4   Landscape Management work together to provide superior
DEMR 2334 Advanced Diesel Tune-up and                          educational training on the latest industry-standard equip-
               Troubleshooting                             3    ment in the Outdoor Power Equipment Specialization.
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                       3
GEN. ED.       General Education Elective                  3
                               Semester Total             16    Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                TSTC designed the two-year Outdoor Power Equipment Spe-
 This course has been designated as a capstone course          cialization to provide intense, hands-on training and skills for
(see index for explanation).                                    this booming industry. The program, which culminates in an
                                                                Associate of Applied Science degree, progresses from basic to
Marine Specialization                                           advanced courses in diesel engines, brake systems, heating,
Certificate of Completion                                       air conditioning, hydraulics, power trains and more.
  Total Credits: 42
First Semester                                        Credits
DEMR 1301        Shop Safety and Procedures (TP)            3   Certificate Program
DEMR 1410        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I         4
DEMR 2412        Diesel Engine TestingAnd Repair II         4   TSTC also offers a one-year program in Outdoor Power Equip-
DEMR 1317        Basic Brake System                         3   ment for a faster track into the industry. The curriculum
                                  Semester Total          14    culminates in a Certificate of Completion.

Second Semester                               Credits
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                          4           Diesel Equipment Technology
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation and Air
                                                                Outdoor Power Equipment
             Conditioning (HVAC) Troubleshooting
             and Repair                             3
                                                                Associate of Applied Science Degree
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                  4               Total Credits: 72
DEMR 1421 Power Train I                             4           First Semester                                       Credits
                            Semester Total        15            DEMR 1301          Shop Safety and Procedures            3
                                                                DEMR 1317          Basic Brake Systems                   3
Third Semester                              Credits             DEMR 1410          Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I    4
DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance (TP)           2             DEMR 2412          Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II   4
DEMR 2470 Marine Propulsion Applications          4                                             Semester Total          14
DEMR 2471 Marine Systems and Installations       4
DEMR 2371 Marine Auxiliary Equipment and Controls 3
                                                                Second Semester                                Credits
                          Semester Total         13
                                                                DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
                                                                             (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3
 This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4
(see index for explanation).
                                                                DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4
                                                                DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4
                                                                                            Semester Total          15
Outdoor Power Equipment                                         Third Semester                              Credits
                                                                DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines (TP)           2
Specialization of Diesel Equipment Technology                   DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                2
Increasing demand for lawn and garden equipment and ex-         SMER 1434 Small Engine Two Stroke Overhaul        4
pansion of the golf course and turfgrass industries, combined   SMER 1437 Small Engine Four Stroke Overhaul       4
with the growing use of advanced technology in outdoor                                    Semester Total        12



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Fourth Semester                              Credits             DEMR      1410   Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I        4
DEMR 2331 Advanced Brake Systems                   3             DEMR      2412   Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II       4
DEMR 2346 Advanced Heating, Ventilation, and Air                                                  Semester Total           14
              Conditioning (HVAC)                  3
ENGL 1301 Composition I                            3             Second Semester                                Credits
GEN. ED.      Social and Behavioral Science        3             DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
GEN. ED.      Math or Science                      3                          (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3
                              Semester Total     15              DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4
                                                                 DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4
Fifth Semester                                     Credits       DEMR 1421 Power Train                                4
DEMR 2334 Advanced Diesel Tune-up and                                                       Semester Total          15
               Troubleshooting                            3
DEMR 2348 Failure Analysis                                3      Third Semester                              Credits
DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls                             4      DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines (TP)           2
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                      3      DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                2
GEN. ED.       General Education Elective                 3      SMER 1434 Small Engine Two Stroke Overhaul        4
                               Semester Total            16      SMER 1437 Small Engine Four Stroke Overhaul       4
                                                                                           Semester Total        12
Diesel Equipment Technology                                      This course has been designated as a capstone course
Outdoor Power Equipment
                                                                 (see index for explanation).
Certificate of Completion
  Total Credits: 41
First Semester                                     Credits
DEMR 1301 Shop Safety and Procedures                     3
DEMR 1317 Basic Brake Systems                            3




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                                                                    At the conclusion of the program, you’ll work on a collabora-
                                                                    tive project to create a complete multimedia production for
                                                                    a local business – and have a wealth of material to produce a
                                                                    winning portfolio.


                                                                    Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                    The intensive, two-year laboratory and classroom curriculum
                                                                    culminates in an Associate of Applied Science degree.


                                                                    Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                    DMD also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,
                                                                    six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high
                                                                    school and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.
                                                                    The Digital Media Design department requires that students
                                                                    demonstrate basic reading, writing and mathematical skills
                                                                    before enrolling.


                                                                    DMD Advisory Committee
                                                                    Sandy Bennett, Baylor University, Waco
                                                                    Nancy Boyens, MCC, Waco
Digital Media Design                                                Christian Cisneros, The Moving Image, Lockhart
                                                                    Stephen Cowart, Baylor University - Mayborn Museum, Waco
In today’s high-tech, interactive world, the use of digital media   Mark Davis, Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control, Dallas
is transforming how the world sends and receives messages.          Deann Graham, Texas State Technical College, Waco
In work or in play, digital media surrounds us, be it in the        Andy Johnston, Martha Turner Properties, Houston
Web pages we surf, the television we watch, or even the cell        Brian LaCaze, SYSTRAINC, Houston
phones we use.                                                      Jeremy Mayo, Dell Inc., Round Rock
                                                                    Kevin Minke, Provenance Media Inc., Waco
Videos, podcasts, blogs, photos, sound, Web pages and much          Paul Rascher, ArtBlotStudios.com, Richardson
more are integrated into multimedia presentations to power-         John Schratz, Austin
fully present messages that make a meaningful impact.               Dennis Thompson, Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control, Dallas
                                                                    Jason Weiss, Hood Marketing, Fort Hood
Digital Media Design is also transforming the workplace.
Careers in this field are evolving at a rapid rate — and the
possibilities are growing by leaps and bounds. From anima-
tor to editor, creative director to digital technician, digital     Digital Media Design
media designers are finding jobs with an extensive variety          Associate of Applied Science Degree
of employers.                                                         Total Credits: 72
However, there’s one thing you’re going to need to enter this       First Semester                                       Credits
                                                                    PHTC 1341        Color Photography I                       3
exciting and lucrative field: the technical skills achievable
                                                                    INDS     1301    Basic Elements of Design                  3
through a good education. And that’s exactly what you’ll get        ARTC 1325        Introduction to Computer Graphics         3
at Texas State Technical College.                                   ENGL 1301        Composition I                             3
                                                                    BUSI     2301    Business Law I                            3
You can earn an associate degree in Digital Media Design that
                                                                                                      Semester Total         15
will provide you the means to design your own multimedia
products. In the laboratories and classrooms at TSTC, you can       Second Semester                                      Credits
gain hands-on experience in the world of 2-D and 3-D graphics       ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design                             3
and animation. Training includes storyboard, script design,         ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I                                3
                                                                    GRPH 1359 Vector Graphics for Productions                  3
preproduction planning and much more.
                                                                    RTVB 1329 Scriptwriting                                    3
What’s more, you’ll get expert training in the latest software,     PSYC 2301 General Psychology                               3
such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Dreamweaver and                                       Semester Total                15
                                                                    Third Semester                                       Credits
Flash, Premiere and Audition, as well as 3D Studio Max and
other industry-leading software.


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ARTV     1345   3-D Modeling and Rendering I              3      ARTV      1341   3-D Animation I                            3
IMED     1351   Digital Video                             3      PHYS      1315   Physical Science I                         3
ARTV     2301   Animation 2-D                             3                                        Semester Total           15
ITSE     1301   Web Design Tools I                        3
HUMA     1301   Humanities                                3      Fifth Semester                                        Credits
                               Semester Total            15      ARTV 2351        3-D Animation II                           3
                                                                 IMED 2345        Interactive Multimedia II                  3
Fourth Semester                                    Credits       IMED 2311       Portfolio Development                      3
ARTV 2313 Project Analysis and Design                    3       IMED 2305        Multimedia Authoring                       3
IMED 1341 2-D Interface Design                           3                                         Semester Total          12
IMED 2351 Multimedia Programming                         3
                                                                  This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                 (see index for explanation).



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96 |     Drafting & Design Technology

                                                                    trigonometry and physics), the ability to read and follow
                                                                    technical instructions and the ability to visualize objects in
                                                                    three dimensions.


                                                                    DDT Architectural/Civil Advisory Committee
                                                                    Herb Cross P.E., CWA Construction Inc., Waco
                                                                    B.J. Greaves, ArchiTexas, Waco
                                                                    Janice S. Jackson, P.E., TxDot, Hillsboro
                                                                    Cathy J. Kraemer, Cross Winton Associates Inc., Waco
                                                                    Scott McGivney, Datum Engineers Inc., Dallas
                                                                    Chuck Ogilvie, Frank W. Neal & Associates Inc., Ft. Worth
                                                                    Jeb Sulak, Beach & Clark, Inc., Waco
                                                                    Marty Vannatter, Malone/Wheeler Inc., ?

                                                                    DDT Mechanical/Electronic Advisory Committee
                                                                    William Bartlett, Tegron LP, Waco
                                                                    Abel Castillo, National Instruments, Austin
                                                                    Bryan Clark, Clark Graphic Services, Hewitt
                                                                    Daniel J. Fahy, SBM Atlantia, Houston
                                                                    Shawn Grace, Consolidated Rig Works, Ft. Worth
Drafting & Design Technology                                        Miles Hobdy, Independent Engineering Consultant, Fulshear
                                                                    Philip W. Holt, Brazos Electric Cooperative, Waco
Drafting and design technology encompasses some of the              Daniel Iiams, Fathoms Tech., Woodway
most changing and challenging technologies of this decade.          Doyle Schmidt, Dell Computer, Leander
A drafter’s touch is on everything you use, from the drawings
used to manufacture a product to the blueprints used to design      Drafting & Design Technology
a building. The way drafters produce plans is changing and          Certificate of Completion
will continue to change in future decades. The drafter no
                                                                      Total Credits: 26
longer creates clean, neat drawings from an engineer’s rough        First Semester (Fall & Spring)                     Credits
plans. Today, drafters must assemble sketches, written and          TECM 1341 Technical Algebra                              3
verbal information from engineers, designers, clients, regula-      ITSC     1309 Integrated Software Applications I (TP)    3
tory agents, etc. into a finished set of plans and documents. So,   LAWT 1270 Laws of Cyberspace and Ethical Issues          2
whether you are considering your first career, or looking at a      DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting (TP)                        3
new direction for the future, the field of drafting and design      DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting (TP)             3
offers flexibility and unlimited growth potential.                                                 Semester Total          14

                                                                    Second Semester (Spring & Summer)             Credits
Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs                        DFTG 1317 Architectural Drafting-Residential        3
The Drafting & Design Technology department offers two              DFTG 1329 Electro-Mechanical Drafting               3
areas of specialization, Architectural/Civil and Mechani-           DFTG 2319 Intermediate Computer-aided Drafting     3
cal/Electronic. Each of these two-year specializations offer        DFTG 2350 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances 3
focused curriculums that culminate in Associate of Applied                                       Semester Total       12
Science degrees.
                                                                    This course has been designated as a capstone course
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program               (see index for explanation).
DDT also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-
based, six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade
of high school and results in an Associate of Applied               Architectural/Civil Drafting
Science degree.

Certificate Program                                                 Specialization of Drafting & Design Technology
The Drafting & Design Technology Certificate of Completion          Drafters prepare technical drawings and plans used by pro-
curriculum offers a one-year, less intensive track of study.        duction and construction workers to build everything from
                                                                    manufactured products such as spacecraft or industrial ma-
The drafting field requires good eye-hand coordination with         chinery to structures such as office buildings or oil and gas
good finger and hand dexterity and the ability to read 3/32"        pipelines. Their drawings provide visual guidelines, showing
high text on a computer monitor from 18" away. Students             the technical details of the products and structures, specifying
should have good math and science skills (basic algebra,            dimensions and materials to be used.


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The Architectural/Civil Drafting Specialization provides the       Fourth Semester (Fall & Spring)                Credits
coursework to prepare for drafting applications in commercial      ARCE 2352 Mechanical and Electrical Systems          3
architecture; building structures; mechanical, electrical, and     ARCE 1352 Structural Drafting                        3
plumbing systems for buildings; site work; and many other          DFTG 2338 Final Project-Advanced Drafting           3
                                                                   SRVY 1313 Plane Surveying                            3
areas of construction-related drafting.
                                                                   GEN. ED.      Humanities Elective                    3
Industrial growth and increasingly complex design problems                                         Semester Total     15
associated with new products and manufacturing will pro-
                                                                   *Note: For a list of approved electives, contact the department.
vide new and more rewarding career opportunities for draft-
ers with the specialized, hands-on skills available through        This course has been designated as a capstone course
TSTC's Drafting & Design Technology.                               (see index for explanation).
As technology continues to advance, employers will look for
drafters with strong fundamental drafting principles, higher
levels of technical sophistication and the ability to apply this
knowledge to a broader range of responsibilities. You can          Mechanical/Electronic Drafting
build those strengths and abilities in the Architectural/Civil
Specialization.                                                    Specialization of Drafting & Design Technology
                                                                   Drafters prepare technical drawings and plans used by
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                        production and construction workers to build everything
TSTC offers an intense, two-year degree plan with coursework       from manufactured products such as spacecraft or industrial
specializing in architectural and civil drafting techniques.       machinery to structures such as gas pipelines. Their draw-
Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science degree program       ings provide visual guidelines for an ever-increasing array of
can apply these skills in a wide range of high-paying, presti-     products, structures and more.
gious career positions with organizations such as engineer-
ing and architectural services firms that design construction      The Mechanical/Electronic Drafting Specialization focuses
projects, as well as construction, telecommunications and          on drafting applications in mechanical, electro-mechanical,
utility companies.                                                 process piping, printed circuit board design and many other
                                                                   areas of manufacturing and electronic-related drafting.
                                                                   As technology continues to advance, employers will look for
Architectural/Civil Drafting                                       drafters with strong fundamental drafting principles, higher
Associate of Applied Science Degree                                levels of technical sophistication and the ability to apply this
  Total Credits: 65                                                knowledge to a broader range of responsibilities. You can
First Semester (Fall & Spring)                     Credits         build those strengths and abilities in the Mechanical/Elec-
TECM 1343 Technical Algebra & Trigonometry               3         tronic Specialization at TSTC.
ITSC     1309 Integrated Software Applications I (TP)    3
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                  3
DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting (TP)                        3
                                                                   Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting (TP)             3
                               Semester Total          15          The two-year Mechanical/Electronic Drafting Specialization
                                                                   provides focused, hands-on instruction for a wide range of
Second Semester (Spring & Summer)            Credits               high-paying, prestigious career positions with organizations
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                       3               such as engineering and manufacturing services firms as
SOCI    1301 Introductory Sociology                3
                                                                   well as in durable goods manufacturing industries such as
ARCE 1342 Codes, Specifications and Contract
             Documents                             3
                                                                   machinery, electrical equipment and fabricated metals. The
ARCE 1303 Architectural Materials and Methods of                   intense curriculum culminates in an Associate of Applied
             Construction                          3               Science degree.
DFTG 2319 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting     3
DFTG 1317 Architectural Drafting-Residential       3
                             Semester Total      18
                                                                   Mechanical/Electronic Drafting Technology
                                                                   Associate of Applied Science Degree
Third Semester (Fall & Summer)                Credits                 Total Credits: 63
GEOL 1403 Physical Geology                          4              First Semester    (Fall & Spring)                      Credits
DFTG 1473 Civil Engineering Drafting                4              TECM 1343         Technical Algebra and Trigonometry         3
DFTG 2331 Advanced Technologies in Architectural                   ITSC     1309     Integrated Software Applications I (TP)    3
               Design and Drafting                  3              ENGL 1301         Composition I                              3
DFTG 2372 Architectural Detailing                   3              DFTG 1305         Technical Drafting (TP)                    3
DFTG 2328 Architectural Drafting - Commercial       3              DFTG 1309         Basic Computer-Aided Drafting (TP)         3
                               Semester Total     17                                                  Semester Total          15



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Second Semester (Spring & Summer)           Credits              Fourth Semester (Fall & Spring)                Credits
PHYS 1401 College Physics                         4              LAWT 1270 Laws of Cyberspace and Ethical Issues      2
DFTG 1329 Electro-Mechanical Drafting             3              ELECTIVE      Humanities Elective                    3
INMT 1319 Manufacturing Processes                 3              SOCI    1301 Introductory Sociology                  3
DFTG 2319 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting    3              DFTG 2305 Printed Circuit Board Design               3
DFTG 2350 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances 3                DFTG 2306 Machine Design                            3
                             Semester Total     16               DFTG 2338 Final Project – Mechanical/Electronic
                                                                               Drafting                               3
Third Semester (Fall & Summer)                Credits                                            Semester Total     17
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                        3
DFTG 1358 Electrical/Electronics Drafting           3
DFTG 2302 Machine Drafting                          3            *Note: For a list of approved electives, contact the department.
DFTG 2323 Pipe Drafting                             3             This course has been designated as a capstone course
DFTG 2335 Advanced Technologies in Mechanical                    (see index for explanation).
               Design and Drafting                  3
                               Semester Total     15


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                                                                       for in-depth study of microprocessor-related data transfer
                                                                       and automatic control, with emphasis on Distributed Process
                                                                       Control and Discrete Component Manufacturing.

                                                                       Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs
                                                                       The Electrical Power & Control department offers two areas
                                                                       of specialization: general electrical power & control and
                                                                       fuel cell technology. Each of these two-year programs offer
                                                                       specific curriculums that culminate in Associate of Applied
                                                                       Science degrees.

                                                                       Certificate Program
                                                                       The Electrical Power & Control curriculum offers a one-year
                                                                       Certificate of Completion in Electrical Construction & Service
                                                                       that can be taken alone or become part of your degree plan.


                                                                       EPC Advisory Committee
                                                                       Alan Autenrieth, Conoco-Phillips, Sweeny
Electrical Power & Control                                             Kevin Barnett, Shermco Industries Inc., Dallas
                                                                       Pat Beisart, Shermco Industries Inc., Dallas
If you don’t think a career in the electrical industry is important,   Rob Bishop, TXU Electric, Glen Rose
consider this: When Hurricane Katrina slammed the coast in             Oscar Brown, Toshiba Int’l Corp. – Industrial Div., Houston
August 2005, more than 1.7 million people lost power in the            Thad Brown III, Shermco Industries Inc., Dallas
Gulf States. It took weeks to restore it.                              Chris Fetterman, ECP Tech Services, Houston
                                                                       Jarrod Foster, Alliance Inc., Beaumont
Electricity plays a crucial role in today’s society. Just ask hos-     Randall Gannon, Invista, Victoria
pitals that depend upon it for life-saving medical devices; cities     Ramon “Ray” M. Garcia, Invista, Victoria
                                                                       Art Gordon, Humphrey & Associates Inc., Fort Worth
that can be devastated by rioting and looting in a blackout;
                                                                       Richard Honea, The Dow Chemical Co., Freeport
or homebound people who must have a vital communication
                                                                       L.S. (Stan) Huntsinger, Premier Technical Services, Lorena
link to the outside world.                                             Dennis Janak, Tidal Power Services, Hallettsville
                                                                       Bert Johnson, Packless Industries, Waco
The demand for electricity continues to grow and with it, the          Walter Koopmann, City of Georgetown, Georgetown
need for skilled, knowledgeable technicians becomes more               Allan Kunze, Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin
crucial than ever. That’s where you come in. As a graduate             Dick Lux, Five Star Electric Motors, San Antonio
of the Electrical Power & Control program at Texas State               Johnny Marinik, Wilsonart International – North Plant, Temple
Technical College, you’ll be poised to step into a career field        Mike Murray, Tenneco Packaging, Corsicana
that can yield rewarding results.                                      Joe Nemmer, Nemmer Electric Inc., Waco
                                                                       Jerry O’Brien, Specialty Product Sales, Houston
                                                                       Keith Outlaw, Magnum Engineering & Controls, Round Rock
The Electrical Power & Control program at TSTC is the only two-
                                                                       Raffaele Pacetti, American Marazzi Tile, Sunnyvale
year associate degree program in Texas specifically focused
                                                                       Walter Pierce, Packless Industries/Texas Copper Works, Waco
on power technology. It provides essential classroom instruc-          Tom Puccio, T & K Enterprises, Rockdale
tion combined with intensive hands-on laboratory training to           Larry E. Robinson, TXU Electric Delivery, Waco
prepare you to step confidently into your new career.                  Armando Rodriguez, ACME Brick, Sealy
                                                                       Danny Rodriguez, Reliant Energy, Houston
EPC students receive a solid foundation in electrical concepts,        Joe A. Scanlin, Scanlin Electric Inc., Stafford
motor and control applications, electronics, measurement and           Rick Solomon, Flint Hills Resources, Corpus Christi,
calibration, electrical codes and automated control systems, all       Kevin Stuckly, Motorola, Austin
of which can lead to outstanding job opportunities throughout          Shane O. Sullins, Invista, Victoria
                                                                       Wayne Taylor, INEOS O&P, Alvin
the United States and abroad.
                                                                       Kevin Tolly, Plastipak Packaging Inc., Garland
                                                                       Pablo Torres, TXU Electric, Glen Rose
Understanding and knowledge is developed through extensive             Gerald Wentrcek, Ralph Wilson Plastics, Temple,
work with equipment such as DC and AC motors, PLCs, speed              Jake Willcox, Englobal Engineering, Beaumont
drive systems and computer software packages for engineer-             Jim White, Shermco Industries Inc., Dallas
ing, designing and drafting. One laboratory, partially funded          Ron Widup, Shermco Industries Inc., Dallas
with a grant from the National Science Foundation, allows              Steve Zeder, Square D Field Services, Coppell



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Electrical Power & Control                                          Electrical Construction
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Electrical Systems
                                                                    Specialization of Electrical Power & Control
  Total Credits: 71                                                 The Electrical Power & Control program offers a one-year
First Semester                                        Credits
ENGL 1301        Composition I                              3       Electrical Construction certificate that provides strong elec-
MATH 1316        Plane Trigonometry                         3       trical training in residential and commercial areas. EPC also
CETT     1409    DC-AC Circuits                             4       provides training opportunities to students interested in
ELPT     2215    Electrical Calculations II                 2       obtaining a license in the electrical field.
                                  Semester Total          12
                                                                    TSTC offers this certificate program as a stand-alone option or
Second Semester                              Credits                as an addition to the two-year Electrical Systems Technology
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities               3                Specialization associate degree program.
ELPT    1341 Motor Control                         3
INTC    1341 Principles of Automatic Control       3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology (or SOCI 1301)        3                Electrical Power & Control
                              Semester Total     12                 Certificate of Completion
                                                                    Electrical Construction
Third Semester                                     Credits
CETT    1325 Digital Fundamentals                        3            Total Credits: 43
PHYS 1310 Fundamentals of Physics                        3          First Semester                                         Credits
INTC    1343 Application of Industrial Automatic Control 3          ITSC     1309    Integrated Software Applications I          3
ELPT    2319 Programmable Logic Controllers I            3          POFT     1301    Business English                            3
                               Semester Total           12          ELPT     1221    Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools 2
                                                                    DFTG 1325        Blueprint Reading and Sketching             3
Fourth Semester                                   Credits           ELPT     1215    Electrical Calculations I                   2
DFTG 1313 Drafting for Specific Occupations             3                                             Semester Total            13
INTC    2336 Distributed Control and Programmable Logic 3
INTC    1355 Unit Operations                            3           Second Semester                               Credits
EEIR    1309 National Electrical Code                   3           EECT    1200 Technical Customer Service             2
                               Semester Total          12           ELPT    1311 Basic Electrical Theory                3
                                                                    ELPT    1329 Residential Wiring                     3
Fifth Semester                                        Credits       OSHT 1405 OSHA Regulations - Construction Industry 4
ELPT     2375    Electrical Theory and Devices              3       EEIR    1309 National Electrical Code               3
INTC     2333    Instrumentation and Installation           3                                      Semester Total     15
ELPT     1351    Electrical Machines                        3
INTC     1356    Instrumentation Calibration*               3       Third Semester                                  Credits
                                  Semester Total          12        ELPT    1345 Commercial Wiring                        3
                                                                    ELPT    2305 Motors and Transformers                  3
Sixth Semester                                        Credits       ELPT    1340 Master Electrician Exam Review I         3
ELPT     2231    AC/DC Drives                               2       ELPT    1341 Motor Control                            3
ELPT     2347    Electrical Testing and Maintenance         3       ELPT    2337 Electrical Planning and Estimating       3
ELPT 2343       Electrical Systems Design                  3                                     Semester Total        15
ELPT     2323    Transformers                               3
                                   Semester Total         11

* or INTC1380 Cooperative Education - Instrumentation
Technology/Technician or INTC 1381 Cooperative Education
Instrumentation Technology/Technician

This course has been designated as a capstone course. (See index
for explanation.)

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Fuel Cell Technology                                               Third Semester
                                                                   HART 1307 Refrigeration Principles
                                                                                                                     Credits
                                                                                                                           3
                                                                   INTC    1370 Introduction to Fuel Cells & Alternative/
Specialization of Electrical Power & Control                                      Renewable Energy                         3
                                                                   ELPT    2319 Programmable Logic Controllers             3
There continues to be a global effort aimed at reducing envi-      ELPT    2375 Electrical Theory & Devices                3
ronmental pollution and powering electrical systems more                                        Semester Total            12
efficiently. Fuel cell technology appears to be a “major player”
in addressing many of these concerns, since fuel cells produce     Fourth Semester                                 Credits
high quality electrical power, usable heat and pure water          ELPT    1351 Electrical Machines                      3
                                                                   ELPT    2323 Transformers                             3
while producing only trace amounts of pollutants.
                                                                   INTC    2333 Instrumentation & Calibration            3
                                                                   FCEL    2301 F/C Principles/Components/Controls       3
The exciting Fuel Cell Technology curriculum at Texas State                                      Semester Total        12
Technical College Waco is designed to train diversified
technicians and concentrates on the most widely used fuel          Fifth Semester                                   Credits
cell types, applications and renewable energy sources. The         ELPT     1331 National Electrical Code I               3
program prepares graduates with a strong background                ELPT     2231 AC/DC Drives                             2
in electrical power systems, instrumentation processes,            FCEL 2330 F/C Install, Comm, Troubleshooting
and mechanical skills, along with the necessary academic                          and Repair                              3
                                                                   HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                   3
studies.
                                                                                                  Semester Total         11
                                                                   Sixth Semester                                   Credits
Fuel Cell Technology                                               CNBT 1343 Building Codes and Inspections               3
Associate of Applied Science Degree                                PSYC 2301 General Psychology                           3
  Total Credits: 72                                                ELPT     2347 Electrical Testing and Maintenance       3
First Semester                                      Credits        PHYS 1105 Elementary Physics Lab                       1
ENGL 1301        Composition I                            3        PHYS 1310 Elementary Physics                           3
INMT 1271        Mechanical Aspect of Fuel Cell Systems 2                                         Semester Total         13
MATH 1316        Plane Trigonometry                       3
CETT     1409    DC/AC Circuits                           4         This course has been designated as a capstone course
ELPT     2215    Electrical Calculations                  2        (see index for explanation).
                                  Semester Total        14

Second Semester                                  Credits
CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I                     3
CHEM 1105 Introductory Chemistry Lab I                 1
INTC    1343 Application of Industrial Automatic
             Control                                   3
ELPT    1341 Motor Control                             3
                              Semester Total         10



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                                                                 ELT Advisory Committee
                                                                 Ed Barker, L-3 Communications, Waco
                                                                 Jonathan Booth, Brazos Electric Power Cooperative Inc., Waco
                                                                 Steve Copeland, Cisco, Houston
                                                                 Sid Frasier, Electronic Assistance Corporation, Temple
                                                                 Anthony Jackson, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company,
                                                                    The Woodlands
                                                                 Neil Johnson, McLennan County Co-op., McGregor
                                                                 Eric Nail, Odyssey Technical Solutions, Round Rock
                                                                 W. Keith Patterson, EFW Inc., Fort Worth,
                                                                 Ezban F. Robertson Jr., HAI, New Orleans, La.
                                                                 Steve Romero, National Instruments, Austin
                                                                 David Simmons, Metrum, Waco
                                                                 Andrew Wlazlinski, Globalstar, Clifton

                                                                 Electronics Technology
Electronics Technology                                           Associate of Applied Science Degree
                                                                   Total Credits: 72
Improvements in technology continue to spur widespread           First Semester                                       Credits
changes in American industry. Such changes have opened           CETT     1409    DC AC Circuits (TP)                       4
exceptional career opportunities for skilled individuals who     EECT     1291    Introduction to Electronics               2
can think creatively and solve detailed problems, especially     MATH 1314        College Algebra                           3
those who know and understand electronics.                       ENGL 1301        Composition I                             3
                                                                                                   Semester Total         12
With projections of almost 400,000 electrical and electronic
                                                                 Second Semester                                      Credits
technician positions in the U.S. through 2008, the Electron-
                                                                 CETT    1325 Digital Fundamentals (TP)                     3
ics Technology program at TSTC offers the training and           CETT    1329 Solid State Devices (TP)                      3
skills that could lead to an outstanding career with future      MATH 1316 Trigonometry                                     3
job stability.                                                   ELECTIVE     Approved Elective                             3
                                                                                               Semester Total             12
In the Electronics Technology program at TSTC, you can gain
the in-depth knowledge you need, as well as the practical,       Third Semester                                       Credits
hands-on skills that companies nationwide are seeking.           CSIR    1359 Digital Data Communication                    3
                                                                 CETT    2339 Amplifier Analysis                            3
The ELT curriculum offers a solid base of electronics courses    EECT    1372 Advanced AC/DC                                3
and a concentration on microprocessor instruction — the          EECT    1371 Power Source Design                           3
framework for almost unlimited electronics applications.                                      Semester Total              12
Students also will gain the competitive edge by learning         Fourth Semester                                Credits
LabView, the most up-to-date program used in the industry.       CSIR    1344 General Communications Circuits I       3
                                                                 CETT    2335 Advanced Microprocessor                 3
                                                                 CETT    1357 Linear Integrated Circuits              3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                      ELECTIVE      Social/Behavior Science Elective       3
TSTC offers a two-year program in Electronics Technology                                       Semester Total       12
that thoroughly covers both classroom theory and labora-         Fifth Semester                                    Credits
tory work. The curriculum also provides instruction in more      CETT     2337    General Microcomputer Control          3
advanced electronics applications, such as automatic testing     CSIR     1347    Communications Circuits II             3
and optoelectronics, and culminates in an Associate of Applied   EECT     2376    Optoelectronics                        3
Science degree.                                                  PHYS 1310        Fundamentals of Physics                3
                                                                                                      Semester Total   12
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                 Sixth Semester                                       Credits
ELT also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,      EECT    2375     AC/DC Motor Circuit Design                3
six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high      EECT    2271     Automatic Testing                         2
school and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.    CETT 2449       Research and Design Project               4
                                                                 ELECTIVE         Humanities/Fine Arts Elective             3
The ELT department recommends the completion of two                                               Semester Total          12
units of high school mathematics, selected from algebra,
trigonometry and geometry, and at least one unit of science,     EECT Co-op classes maybe used for different courses, depending
                                                                 on the learning objectives of the position.
preferably physics and/or chemistry. The program requires
students to demonstrate reading, writing and mathematical         This course has been designated as a capstone course
skills before enrolling.                                         (see index for explanation).



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                                                                  Ralph Heyer, Thermco Measure Tech., Round Rock
                                                                  Shelia Hillis, Northstar Food Service, Dallas
                                                                  Robert Hoffland, HEI Environmental, Conroe
                                                                  Allen Hunter, Waco Construction, Waco
                                                                  David Johnson, City of Bryan
                                                                  Jim McCarroll, Brazos River Authority, McGregor
                                                                  Jose Mirales, McLane Co., Temple
                                                                  Michael Mitchell, State Farm Insurance Co., Austin
                                                                  Donna O’ Kelly, University of Texas Nuclear Engineering Lab,
                                                                    Austin
                                                                  Keith Reddick, US EPA Region 6, Dallas
                                                                  Dr. Warren Reece, Texas A&M University, College Station
                                                                  Dr. Richard Riess, Scott & White Clinic, College Station
                                                                  Anthony Ross, Trace Company, McGregor
                                                                  Ron Scheele, Memorial Hospital SW, Houston
                                                                  Christy A. Shriver, University of Texas Health Science Center,
                                                                    San Antonio
                                                                  A. L. (Al) Simmons, A. L. Simmons Consultants, Richardson
                                                                  Pete Slavik, TAS Environmental, Fort Worth
                                                                  Debra Sloane, Medical Plastics Lab, Gatesville
Environmental Health                                              Linda Vickers, Texas Department of Insurance, Fort Worth

& Safety Technology
Would you enjoy a job playing a key role in preventing inju-
ries, preserving lives and saving your company thousands,         Environmental Compliance Technician
even millions, of dollars in lost wages, medical costs and
other expenses?
                                                                  Specialization of Environmental
The people who monitor and lead safety and health programs
in the workplace — those whom we depend upon for creating         Health & Safety Technology
and maintaining a healthy work environment — are the envi-        As an industry-based environmental compliance technician,
ronmental health and safety technicians. These technicians play   you can help ensure that industry complies with environmen-
an important role within a company and are responsible for        tal regulations, while not inhibiting economic progress. In the
interpreting and implementing safety regulations, policies and    TSTC Environmental Compliance Technician Specialization,
procedures and for enforcing the government safety codes.         you can receive unique hands-on training in the practical skills
                                                                  needed to establish a career in a small- to mid-sized company
At Texas State Technical College, you can get the necessary       or as part of an established team at a large corporation.
education and skills you need for such an essential position.
TSTC's Environmental Health & Safety Technology offers            The TSTC Environmental Compliance Technician Specializa-
instruction in specializations focusing on Environmental          tion provides unique, hands-on training in the practical skills
Compliance, Health Physics and Safety Compliance.                 needed to establish a rewarding career in this field.
Knowledgeable and experienced staff, top advisors, hands-on
training and the latest possible information are all integrated
into TSTC’s program to ensure you get the best possible           Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
education.                                                        The EHS department offers a two-year curriculum that
                                                                  progresses from basic health and safety courses to more
                                                                  advanced instruction, such as radiation physics and toxicol-
                                                                  ogy. The coursework culminates in an Associate of Applied
EHS Advisory Committee                                            Science degree.
Richard Anderson, Travelers Property Casualty, Dallas
Sheila Beyer, Packaging Corporation of America, Waco
Hugh (Bill) Bryant, Austin
Ralph Castillo, Entegee, Houston                                  Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
Albert Condello III, Coulter Field Airport, Bryan                 EHS also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,
Harley G. Davis, Hunt Construction Group, San Antonio             six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high
Anna Dunbar, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Waco      school and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.
Dave Gorum, Safety Services International Inc., Marble Falls
Stanley Gutierrez, Republic Waste Service, Houston                The EHS department requires students to demonstrate basic
Ralph Henderson, Dallas                                           reading, writing and mathematical skills before enrolling.


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Environmental Compliance Technician                               Individuals who work with radiation, both ionizing and
Associate of Applied Science Degree                               non-ionizing, require specialized knowledge of the uses of
  Total Credits: 72                                               radiation and its harmful effects. The advanced technical
First Semester                                         Credits    certificate in Health Physics can provide the hands-on ex-
ENGL 1301        Composition I                                3   perience and knowledge necessary to provide basic radia-
EPCT     1305    Environmental Regulations Overview           3   tion safety for industry, educational institutions, agencies
EPCT     1307    Introduction to Environmental Safety/Health 3    providing first responder training and medical facilities.
PSYC 2301        General Psychology                           3
                                    Semester Total           12   With the increasing use of radiation in our society, and
Second Semester                                  Credits          with the escalating threat of radiological terrorism, the ad-
BIOL    1406 General Biology                           4          vanced technical certificate in Health Physics can benefit
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                   3          anyone with college degrees in fields such as environmental
ITSC    1309 Integrated Software Applications (TP)     3          health and safety, environmental science, medical imaging,
OSHT 2401 OSHA Regulations – General Industry          4          nuclear medicine, emergency response and many others.
NUCP 1319 Radiation Physics                            3
                              Semester Total         17
                                                                  Advanced Technical Certificate
Third Semester                                 Credits            The Health Physics curriculum leads to an Advanced Tech-
EPCT    1213 Contingency Planning                    2            nical Certificate and includes intense, hands-on coursework
EPCT    1347 Waste Minimization and Pollution
                                                                  to prepare students for the challenges found in a wide range
               Prevention                            3
EPCT    2333 Environmental Toxicology                3            of areas including industrial, environmental, medical and
EPCT    1217 Environmental Geology                   2            manufacturing fields.
CHEM 1406 Introduction Chemistry for Allied Health   4
                             Semester Total        14

Fourth Semester                                 Credits
                                                                  Health Physics
                                                                  Advanced Technical Certificate
OSHT 1405 OSHT Regulations – Construction
              Industry                                4              Total Credits: 16
EPCT    1341 Principles of Industrial Hygiene         3           Semester                                              Credits
EPCT    1249 Environmental Regulation Interpretation              NUCP 1391        Special Topics in Nuclear                  3
              and Applications                        2                            Technology
EPCT    1243 Treatment Remediation and Disposal                   IRAD      1301   Radiation Detection Measurement I           3
              Techniques                              2           NUCP      2301   Radiation Protection I                      3
EPCT    1344 Environmental Sampling and Analysis      3           NUCP      2335   Radiological Emergencies                    3
                               Semester Total        14           NUCP      2402   Radiation Protection II                     4
                                                                                                    Semester Total            16
Fifth Semester                                      Credits
BIOL     2406    Environmental Biology                    4       NOTE: A college student may begin taking the course requirements
EPCT     2359    Risk Analysis & Site Survey              3       of the ATC Health Physics prior to graduation, but must complete
                                                                  their college degree prior to completing and applying for the ATC.
OSHT 1325       Safety Training Presentation Tech.       3
OSHT 1221        Fire Protection System                   2
                                                                   This course has been designated as a capstone course
EPCT     1301    Hazwoper Training and Related Topics     3
                                                                  (see index for explanation).
                                  Semester Total        15

This course has been designated as a capstone course
(see index for explanation).                                      Safety Compliance Technician
                                                                  Specialization of Environmental
                                                                  Health & Safety Technology
Health Physics                                                    The Safety Compliance Technician Specialization program
                                                                  is designed to provide you with opportunities to gain
Specialization of Environmental                                   the knowledge and skills to help companies comply with
Health & Safety Technology                                        current Occupational Safety & Health Administration
For the college graduate, with a degree in a related              (OSHA) and Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission
field, who would like to obtain technical skills in the           (TWCC) regulations. The curriculum includes instruction
field of radiation protection, or health physics as it is         in the hazards of machines, safe work methods, first aid and
known in industry, TSTC's Advanced Technical Certifi-             cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedures. As a safety
cate in Health Physics is an extremely valuable addition.         compliance technician, you may anticipate, recognize, evalu-


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ate and control industrial health hazards and arrange a plant    Second Semester                                  Credits
layout for safety.                                               BIOL    1408 General Biology                           4
                                                                 HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                   3
The EHS department offers instruction focusing on the safety     ITSC    1309 Integrated Software Operations (TP)       3
compliance field for positions like safety compliance officer    OSHT 2401 OSHA Regulations – General Industry          4
or safety director. These professionals must ensure that in-     NUCP 1319 Radiation Physics                            3
                                                                                              Semester Total          17
dustry complies with safety regulations, while not inhibiting
economic progress.                                               Third Semester                                              Credits
                                                                 OSHT 2270 Noise Control & Acoustics Eng.                          2
                                                                 OSHT 1209 Physical Hazards Control                                2
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                      EPCT    1213 Contingency Planning                                 2
The EHS department offers a two-year curriculum that             CHEM 1406 Intro. Chemistry for Allied Health                      4
focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to help companies     EPCT    2333 Environmental Toxicology                             3
establish programs to prevent industrial and occupational                                    Semester Total                      13
injuries. Safety compliance technicians are responsible for
interpreting and implementing safety regulations, policies and   Fourth Semester                                             Credits
                                                                 OSHT 1405 OSHA Regulations                                        4
procedures and for enforcing government safety codes.
                                                                 EPCT    1341 Principles of Industrial Hygiene                     3
The Safety Compliance Technician Specialization program          OSHT 2309 Safety Program Management                               3
culminates in an Associate of Applied Science degree and         OSHT 1316 Material Handling                                       3
                                                                 OSHT 1313 Accident Prevention, Inspection
offers an in-depth study of current Occupational Safety and
                                                                               and Investigation                                  3
Health Administration and Texas Workers’ Compensation
                                                                                                Semester Total                   16
Commission regulations, including maintaining accident
and illness records.                                             Fifth Semester                                         Credits
                                                                 OSHT 1221        Fire Protection Systems                     2
                                                                 OSHT 1325       Safety Training Presentation Tech.          3
Safety Compliance Technician                                     EPCT     2331    Industrial Hygiene Applications             3
Associate of Applied Science Degree                              OSHT 2388        Internship OSHA Technology/Tech             3
  Total Credits: 72                                              OSHT 2370        Safety and Health First Aid Certification 3
First Semester                                       Credits                                       Semester Total           14
ENGL 1301        Composition I                             3
                                                                  This course has been designated as a capstone course
EPCT     1305    Environmental Regulations Overview        3
                                                                 (see index for explanation).
EPCT     1307    Intro to Environmental Safety/Health      3
PSYC 2301        General Psychology                        3     This program is also offered at the Texas State Marine Education
                                  Semester Total         12      Center in Palacios.

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                                                                    With the help of TSTC, successful food service professionals
                                                                    can look forward to a rich career with many rewards -- and
                                                                    plenty of job stability.


                                                                    Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                    There's a lot more to cooking than most people know. TSTC's
                                                                    Food Service/Culinary Arts program covers cooking, baking,
                                                                    food preparation, purchasing, cost analysis and service. The
                                                                    Food Service/Culinary Arts department at Texas State Tech-
                                                                    nical College teaches food related topics including nutrition,
                                                                    sanitation and safety, food service equipment, baking and
                                                                    quantity procedures. As a graduate, you may work in a pro-
                                                                    duction position in restaurants and cafeterias, hospitals, nurs-
                                                                    ing homes, hotels, private clubs, schools, universities, catering
                                                                    services, bakery and deli operations, as well as recreational
                                                                    and manufacturing food services and fast food management.

                                                                    Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                    FSC also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,
                                                                    six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high
                                                                    school and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.


                                                                    Certificate Program
                                                                    A skill development program is available for a faster means
Food Service/Culinary Arts                                          to enter a career in the food service industry. The certificate
                                                                    is also useful if you have another degree and wish to gain
Planning, preparing and creating delicious food for others          additional knowledge in food service.
to enjoy requires a mixture of skills, talent and knowledge.
It’s not just a matter of throwing things together. There’s         Most courses stress weight and measurement accuracy and
budgeting, ordering, shopping, menu planning and meal               consistency of product; therefore, great emphasis is placed on
presentation to consider, as well as contingency planning           functional mathematics. You will be required to show basic
and dealing with emergencies that may crop up. And with             reading, writing and mathematical skills before entering into
an increasingly health-conscious society, dietary planning          this program. Most food service positions require the ability
for restaurants, hospitals, hotels and other institutions, you’ll   to lift 50 pounds.
need more knowledge and skills than ever before.
As a Food Service/Culinary Arts student, you’ll not only
learn to how to mix the right ingredients together to whip up       FSC Advisory Committee
appetizing meals, you’ll also learn the dozens of associated        Phil Adkins, Shipley Do-Nuts, Waco
ancillary tasks that will give you an edge above the competi-       Chris Chesley, T.G.I. Friday's, Waco
tion in the field.                                                  Ron Diebold, Ridgewood Country Club, Waco
                                                                    Leldon Gaunt, Kitcheneering, Waco
And the training will be well worth it. The food service indus-     Jim Jorgenson, Baylor University, Aramark, Waco
try is one of the most rapidly growing service sectors in the       Carl Murphy, Sysco, Waco
economy. Career opportunities exist in all areas of the indus-      Jerry Opperman, CEC, Catholic Student Center at Baylor
try, from basic food preparation to full production restaurant        University, Waco
                                                                    Paula Owen, George's, Waco
management. Top chefs and head cooks can make good money,
                                                                    Clifford Reece, WISD, Sodexho, Waco
too. The U.S. Department of Labor reports head cooks and chefs
                                                                    Don Speed, Retired, Waco
made over $18 per hour in average hourly wages in 2004.             David Sted, The Colony
The Food Service/Culinary Arts Department at Texas State            Liz Taylor, Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau, Waco
                                                                    Jeffrey Williams, Houston Country Club, Houston
Technical College provides practical, hands-on instruction, ex-
                                                                    Roger Williams, Ben E Keith, Moody
perienced chefs and staff, top advisors and much more for food
                                                                    Delvin W. Wilson, Amarillo Country Club, Amarillo
service careers in degree and certificate programs designed to      Rick Wilson, On The Border, Dallas
prepare successful professionals for today and tomorrow.


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Food Service/Culinary Arts                                     Second Semester                               Credits
Associate of Applied Science Degree                            CHEF 2301 Intermediate Food Preparation (TP)        3
                                                               HAMG 2307 Hospitality Marketing and Sales           3
  Total Credits: 72                                            RSTO 1221 Menu Management                           2
First Semester                                       Credits
                                                               RSTO 1304 Dining Room Service++                     3
CHEF 1401        Basic Food Preparation (TP)               4
                                                               RSTO 1325 Purchasing for Hospitality Operations     3
CHEF 1205        Sanitation & Safety (TP)                  2
                                                                                         Semester Total          14
IFWA     1217    Food Production and Planning              2
HAMG 1321        Introduction to the Hospitality               Third Semester                                 Credits
                 Industry (TP)                            3    IFWA    1318 Nutrition for the Food Service
ENGL     1301    Composition I                            3                   Professional (TP)                     3
                                   Semester Total        14    RSTO 1301 Beverage Management                        3
Second Semester                                Credits         RSTO 1313 Hospitality Supervision                    3
CHEF 2301 Intermediate Food Preparation (TP)         3         HAMG 2305 Hospitality Management and Leadership 3
IFWA    1205 Food Service Equipment and Planning     2                                         Semester Total     12
PSTR    1301 Fundamentals of Baking                  3
CHEM 1405 Introduction to Chemistry                  4         Culinary Arts
RSTO 1221 Menu Management                            2         Certificate of Completion
                             Semester Total        14            Total Credits: 42
                                                               First Semester                                                Credits
Third Semester                                Credits          CHEF 1401 Basic Food Preparation (TP)                               4
RSTO 2301 Principles of Food & Beverage Control     3          CHEF 1205 Sanitation and Safety (TP)                                2
PSTR    2331 Advanced Pastry Shops                  3          HAMG 1321 Introduction to the Hospitality
RSTO 1325 Purchasing for Hospitality Operations     3                           Industry (TP)                                     3
RSTO 1304 Dining Room Service++                     3          IFWA      1217 Food Production and Planning                        2
BUSI    2301 Business Law                           3          RSTO 1304 Dining Room Service*                                     3
                            Semester Total        15           PSTR      1301 Fundamentals of Baking                              3
                                                                                              Semester Total                     17
Fourth Semester                                   Credits
                                                               Second Semester                                Credits
CHEF 1345 International Cuisine                         3
                                                               CHEF 2301 Intermediate Food Preparation (TP)         3
HAMG 2305 Hospitality Management and Leadership 3
                                                               CHEF 1345 International Cuisine                      3
IFWA    1318 Nutrition for the Food Service
                                                               PSTR    2331 Advanced Pastry Shop                    3
              Professional (TP)                         3
                                                               RSTO 1325 Purchasing for the Hospitality Industry    3
ITSC    1309 Integrated Software                        3
                                                                                           Semester Total         12
ELECTIVE      Social/Behavioral Science Elective*       3
                               Semester Total         15
                                                               Third Semester                                                Credits
                                                               IFWA    1318 Nutrition for the Food Service
Fifth Semester                                       Credits
                                                                              Professional (TP)                                     3
RSTO 2505 Management of Food Production
                                                               ITSC    1309 Integrated Software                                     3
               and Service                                5
                                                               RSTO 1221 Menu Management                                            2
RSTO 1313 Hospitality Supervision                         3
                                                               RSTO 2505 Management of Food Production
RSTO 1301 Beverage Management                             3
                                                                              and Service                                         5
HUMA 1301 Humanities*                                     3
                                                                                               Semester Total                    13
                           Semester Total                14
                                                               ++Cooperative Education Course may be substituted for this course.
++ Cooperative Education course may be substituted.
                                                                This course has been designated as a capstone course
 This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                               (see index for explanation).
(see index for explanation).

Food Service Management
Certificate of Completion
  Total Credits: 40
First Semester                                       Credits
CHEF 1205 Sanitation and Safety (TP)                       2
CHEF 1401 Basic Food Preparation (TP)                      4
HAMG 1321 Introduction to the Hospitality
               Industry (TP)                              3
IFWA     1217 Food Production and Planning                2
ITSC     1309 Integrated Software                         3
                              Semester Total             14




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                                                                  Certificate Program
                                                                  The Geospatial Technology Department offers a less intense,
                                                                  one-year curriculum focusing on Global Positioning Systems
                                                                  (GPS) that culminates in a Certificate of Completion. This
                                                                  program is designed to prepare the student to become a
                                                                  skilled GPS technician. There are many career opportunities
                                                                  for GPS technicians, who spend extensive time doing outside
                                                                  fieldwork, often with opportunities to travel.


                                                                  GIS Advisory Committee
                                                                  Ron Diaz, San Antonio
                                                                  Carl Dorton, McLennan County 911, Waco
                                                                  Jan Funderburgh, Smith County 911, Tyler
                                                                  Gerald Gandes-Bery, McLennan County Appraisal
                                                                    District, Waco
                                                                  Tish Gonzales, Innovative-GIS LLC., Fort Worth
                                                                  Robert Leathers, McLennan County 911, Waco
Geospatial Technology                                             Sunny Lindsey, City of Colleyville, Colleyville
                                                                  Nelly Perez, McLennan County 911, Waco
If you love using computers, the exciting field of Geographic     Melinda Polley, Trinity Analytical Services, Grand Prairie
Information Systems (GIS) is for you. If you love drawing         Todd Snelgrove, City of Bryan, Bryan
or working outdoors using state-of-the-art technology, then       Sheila Sullivan, ESRI, San Antonio
Surveying is for you.                                             Nathan Turner, Chesapeake Energy Corp., Fort Worth
                                                                  Robert L. Young, Frontier Surveying & Digital Mapping
Geospatial Technologies provide hands-on programs in GIS            Services, L.P., Fort Worth
and Surveying that will lead you to exciting and profitable
careers. The world of today has critical needs for spatial        Geospatial Technology
information, making GIS a major component in information          Certificate of Completion
technology due to its ability to link database information with     Total Credits: 24
mapping and analytical capabilities.                              First Semester                                        Credits
                                                                  GISC     1311    Introduction to GIS (TP)                   3
GIS has become a multibillion-dollar global industry that is      TECM 1303        Technical Math                             3
affecting the way we see and use information and will become      SRVY 1313        Plane Surveying                            3
more and more a common component of everyday life. Any            DFTG 1313        Drafting for Special Occupations           3
company, government agency or industry that is looking to the                                       Semester Total          12
future will have to consider GIS and what it can do for them
                                                                  Second Semester                                   Credits
if they want to continue to compete in today’s market.            BMGT 1301 Supervision                                   3
Land Surveying is equally in high demand. Everyone is aware       ITSC    1309 Integrated Software Applications I (TP)    3
                                                                  POFT    1302 Business Communications I                  3
of how Global Positioning Satellite Systems (GPS), often a
                                                                  SRVY 2342 GPS Techniques for Surveying and
component of GIS, is changing how we find where we are in                      Mapping                                    3
the world. Surveyors use GPS and other high-tech instruments                                   Semester Total           12
for precise positioning of points on the Earth and for measur-
ing and mapping the earth's surface. Today, opportunities          This course has been designated as a capstone course
for highly trained GIS/GPS and Surveying professionals are        (see index for explanation).
limited only by their dreams.

                                                                  Geographic Information
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                       Systems Analyst
The Geospatial Technology Department offers an intense,
two-year curriculum with coursework in two GIS special-
izations, Geographic Information Systems Analyst and              Specialization of Geospatial Technology
GIS-Web Specialist. The department also offers an intense,        This specialization meets the rapidly growing market for
two-year curriculum specializing in Geomatics (Land/Civil         highly skilled employees who are able to analyze spatial
Surveying). These areas of specialization offer focused curric-   information in a GIS environment and are proficient in data-
ulums that prepare students for work in those industries and      base management and programming. A GIS is a specialized
culminate in an Associate of Applied Science degree.              information system used for capturing, storing, querying,


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analyzing, and displaying geographic data. GIS is not just
maps, but smart maps that can examine, analyze and explain
                                                                  GIS Web Specialist
information in new ways, making critical decisions easier and
more effective. The vast array of applications for its use is     Specialization of Geospatial Technology
growing at dramatic rates. Geographic data describes both the     The explosive use of Web-based GIS applications in almost
location and the characteristics of features, objects or events   every industry is providing exciting new opportunities for
on the earth’s surface. Any industry, private or government,      the world of information analysis. This specialization meets
that can use information linked to location needs GIS and         specific requirements for the rapidly growing markets seek-
therefore needs GIS analysts.                                     ing employees with both strong GIS analysis and Web-based
                                                                  skills. GIS and Web-GIS are projected to be the high-paying
                                                                  jobs of tomorrow.
Geographic Information Systems Analyst
Associate of Applied Science Degree                               GIS Web Specialist
   Total Credits: 72                                              Associate of Applied Science Degree
First Semester                                        Credits        Total Credits: 71
TECM 1343        Technical Algebra and Trigonometry         3     First Semester                                          Credits
ITSC     1309    Integrated Software Applications I (TP)    3     MATH 1314         College Algebra                             3
DFTG 1313        Drafting for Special Occupations           3     ITSE     1302     Computer Programming                        3
GISC     1311    Introduction to GIS (TP)                   3     IMED 1316         Web Page Design I                           3
LAWT 1270        Cyberspace Laws and Ethical Issues         2     LAWT 1270         CyberSpace Laws and Ethical Issues          2
                                  Semester Total          14      GISC     1311     Introduction to GIS                         3
                                                                                                     Semester Total           14
Second Semester                               Credits
GEOL 1403 Physical Geology                          4             Second Semester                                 Credits
ITSW    1307 Introduction to Database               3             GEOL 1403 Physical Geology                            4
SRVY 1342 GPS Techniques for Surveying                            ITSE    1307 Introduction to C++ Programming          3
             and Mapping                            3             GISC    1401 Cartography and Geography in GIS
GISC    1401 Cartography and Geography in GIS                                  and GPS                                  4
             and GPS                                4             GISC    2320 Intermediate Geographic Information
GISC    2320 Intermediate GIS                       3                          Systems                                  3
                              Semester Total      17                                            Semester Total        14
                                                                  Third Semester                                          Credits
Third Semester                                          Credits   ITSE    1311 Web Page Programming                             3
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                       3   ITSE    2305 Windows Programming                              3
GISC    1421 Introduction to Raster-based GIS                 4   ITSW    1307 Introduction to Database                         3
ITSE    2305 Windows Programming                              3   ENGL 1301 Composition I                                       3
SOCI    1301 Introductory Sociology                           3   GISC    1421 Introduction to Raster-based GIS                 4
                              Semester Total                13                                  Semester Total                16

Fourth Semester                                  Credits          Fourth Semester                                  Credits
ITSE    1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL and PL/SQL 3              GEOG 1302 Cultural Geography**                         3
MATH 1342 Statistics                                   3          SOCI    1301 Introductory Sociology                    3
ITSE    2349 Advanced Visual BASIC                                GISC    2301 Data Acquisition and Analysis in GIS*     3
              Programming                              3          ITSE    2317 JAVA Programming                          3
GISC    2301 Data Acquisition and Analysis in GIS*     3          ITMT    2303 Administrating Microsoft SQL Server
SRVY 1313 Plane Surveying                              3                        Database                                 3
                              Semester Total         15                                         Semester Total         15
                                                                  Fifth Semester                                 Credits
Fifth Semester                                  Credits           GISC     2335 Programming for Geographic Information
GISC     2411 GIS Applications*                       4                          Systems                                3
GISC     2335 Programming for Geographic                          GISC  2359 Web-based GIS                             3
               Information Systems                    3           ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking                  3
GEOG 1302 Cultural Geography                         3           INEW 2338 Advanced JAVA Programming                   3
ITSE     2333 Implementing a Database on Microsoft                                             Semester Total          12
               SQL Server 7.0                         3
                               Semester Total       13            **Humanities Elective, 3 credit hours, can be substituted for
                                                                  GEOG 1302 Cultural Geography.
**A Humanities Elective, 3 credit hours, can be substituted for
GEOG 1302 Cultural Geography.                                      This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                  (see index for explanation).
 This course has been designated as a capstone course
(see index for explanation).



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Geomatics Technology                                                  GEOL
                                                                      SRVY
                                                                               1403 Physical Geology
                                                                               1309 Surveying Measurement
                                                                                                                                  4
                                                                                                                                  3
(Land/Civil Surveying)                                                SRVY
                                                                      SRVY
                                                                               1342 GPS Techniques for Surveying and Mapping
                                                                               1335 Land Surveying Applications
                                                                                                                                  3
                                                                                                                                  3
                                                                      SRVY     2309 Computer-Aided Mapping                        3
Specialization of Geospatial Technology                                                              Semester Total              16
Land Surveying is a career field in high demand by civil engi-
neering, GIS, GPS, municipal and corporate planning, residential      Third Semester                                        Credits
                                                                      ENGL 1301 Composition I                                     3
development, architectural planning, construction and drafting
                                                                      PSYC 2301 General Psychology                                3
industries, with expected steady growth through 2014.                 SRVY 1315 Surveying Calculations                            3
                                                                      SRVY 1380 Cooperative Education Surveying                   3
Land Surveying is a crucial part of land development in produc-                                 Semester Total                  12
ing precise descriptions of Earth's surface features in the form
of surveys and maps. New technology is changing the way               Fourth Semester                               Credits
                                                                      GISC     1311 Introduction to GIS (TP)               3
surveyors and surveying technicians do their work. Distance is
                                                                      SRVY 1343 Surveying - Legal Principles I             3
measured with an atomic clock and the speed of light. Angles,         SRVY 2331 Geodetic Surveying and Mapping Application 3
distances and notes are automatically recorded in a "data col-        SRVY 2313 Control Surveying                          3
lector" to be downloaded, plotted and analyzed later. Besides         SRVY 2339 Engineering Design Surveying               3
locating private property lines, Surveying has broadened to cover                                    Semester Total       15
infrastructure and public well-being.
                                                                      Fifth Semester                                        Credits
                                                                      GEOG 1302        Cultural Geography**                       3
Surveyors do more than conduct fieldwork. They can choose             SRVY 2341        Engineering Design Surveying Lab           3
from collecting data and usable information using GIS. Col-           SRVY 2344        Surveying - Legal Principles II            3
lections may be obtained from a satellite using Global Position       SRVY 2455       Advanced Boundary Project                  4
Systems (GPS), augmented by GIS data generated last week, or                                           Semester Total           13
raw data obtained by more conventional methods. With the use
of lasers in an electronic angle and distance-measuring devices,      *Humanities Elective, 3 credit hours, can be substituted for GEOG
data is more precise. It is linked to an automatic recorder, making   1302 Cultural Geography.
it more reliable. To top things off, it may be connected with wire-
less communications equipment and transferred to a computer            This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                      (see index for explanation).
where a rough map plot is made as fieldwork progresses.


Geomatics Technology Advisory Committee
Cyle Burchfield, L. H. Lacy, Dallas
James Carr, Vannoy & Associates Inc., Waco
Ronald Carroll, Ronald Carroll Surveyors Inc., Temple
Michael Evans, Hydrotech Engineering Inc., Arlington
Jerry Goodson, Jerry Goodson Surveryor, Lampasas
Charles A. Hamilton, Texas Department of Transportation, Waco
Kevin Hessel, GE Walker & Associates, Waco
K. Paul Holt, Central Texas Chapter AGC, Waco
Joe Mayfield, P.E., City of Waco, Waco
Ronnie W. Parker, TxDOT-Waco District, Waco
Robert L. Young, Frontier Surveying & Digital Mapping
  Services L.P., Ft. Worth

Geomatics (Land/Civil Surveying)
Associate of Applied Science Degree
   Total Credits: 68
First Semester                                         Credits
MATH 1316        Plane Trigonometry                          3
DFTG 1313        Drafting for Special Occupations            3
SRVY 1313        Plane Surveying                             3
SRVY 1301        Introduction to Surveying                   3
                                  Semester Total           12

Second Semester                                        Credits


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                                                                  GLM Advisory Committee
                                                                  Richard Blackshear, Virkim Inc., Hewitt
                                                                  Debbie Boyd, Greenlife Nursery, Waco
                                                                  Gary Brooks, Rhone Poulenc Co., Weatherford
                                                                  Renee Davis, Country Colors Greenhouse, Waco
                                                                  Lee Gravett, Golfcrest Country Club, Pearland
                                                                  Casey Hendrix, Texscapes Landscape & Irrigation, Ennis
                                                                  Kent Knowles, Brookside Equipment, Houston
                                                                  Paul Luna, TruGreen Landcare, Temple
                                                                  Jeff Martin, Diamond Pro, Dallas
                                                                  David May, Cameron Park Zoo, Waco
                                                                  Ray McFarland, Heartland Country Club, Houston
                                                                  Melody Mitchell, Parks & Community Services, Ft. Worth
                                                                  Trevor Ogden, Parkway Research, Austin
                                                                  Evonne Sandas, Tierra Verde Golf Club, Arlington
                                                                  Pat Searight, Landscapes Unlimited, Melissa
                                                                  William Stewart, P.T.I. (Potash Institute), Lubbock
                                                                  Perry Turnbow, Peak Performance, Sherman
Golf Course &                                                     Donna Woods, Outdoor Concepts, China Spring

Landscape Management
If you love the outdoors, consider a career in the golf course    Golf Course & Landscape Management
and landscape management industry. Consider that over 20          Associate of Applied Science Degree
million people play golf in the U.S. Consider that Texas alone    Total Credits: 70
holds over two million acres of cultivated turf grass areas.      First Semester                                         Credits
Consider that the turfgrass industry includes golf courses,       HALT 1301        Principles of Horticulture                  3
                                                                  HALT 1303        Herbaceous Plants                           3
athletic fields, parks, businesses and home lawn care. Now,
                                                                  HALT 1205        Horticulture Soils                          2
consider a career in this rapidly expanding area, and consider
                                                                  HALT 1324        Turfgrass Science & Management              3
an education from Texas State Technical College.                  ENGL 1301        Composition I                               3
                                                                                                    Semester Total           14
Golf Course & Landscape Management at TSTC provides
intense, hands-on programs that provide the skilled, knowl-       Second Semester                             Credits
edgeable technicians for today's ever-growing turfgrass and       HALT 1327 Horticulture Equipment Management       3
landscape design industries. The programs offer access to         HALT 1320 Horticultural Calculations              3
TSTC's par-4, three-hole Golf Course Facility, its 18-hole golf   HALT 2318 Soil Fertility and Fertilizers          3
course and extensive opportunities for real-world experi-         HALT 1331 Woody Plant Materials (TP)              3
ences. The Golf Course & Landscape Management program             SPNL    1342 Business Spanish                     3
                                                                                               Semester Total     15
maintains ongoing agreements with local nurseries and golf
courses, as well as an exciting list of cooperative education     Third Semester                               Credits
employers like The Ballpark in Arlington and Augusta, the         HALT 1313 Economic Entomology                      3
Professional Golfers Association course.                          HALT 2323 Horticultural Pest Control (Weeds)       3
                                                                  HALT 1319 Landscape Construction                   3
                                                                  HALT 2312 Turfgrass Maintenance                    3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                       DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines                 2
The two-year Golf Course & Landscape Management curricu-                                     Semester Total        14
lum covers the basics of plants, soils and horticulture before    Fourth Semester                              Credits
advancing to turfgrass science, plant diseases and irrigation     HALT 1346 Specialized Turfgrass Management         3
courses. The comprehensive instructional program culmi-           HALT 1307 Plant Diseases                           3
nates in an Associate of Applied Science degree.                  HALT 1338 Introduction To Irrigation               3
                                                                  ACNT 1329 Payroll and Business Tax Accounting      3
                                                                  ELECTIVE      General Ed Math/Science              3
Certificate Program                                                                           Semester Total       15
Those interested in entering the field of golf course and land-
                                                                  Fifth Semester                                      Credits
scape management more quickly can choose to enroll in the
                                                                  HALT 1345       Golf/Sports Field/Park Management        3
one-year curriculum. This track, which leads to a Certificate     ELECTIVE         General Ed Social/Behavioral Science     3
of Completion, is also useful if you have a degree and wish       ELECTIVE         General Ed Humanities/Fine Arts          3
to gain additional industry knowledge.                            ELECTIVE         Approved Elective                        3
                                                                                                    Semester Total        12



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Note: See the Department for a list of approved academic/           Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
general education electives, as well as cooperative educational     In the two-year Golf Course & Landscape Equipment Techni-
opportunities, that can be substituted to complete degree           cian program, TSTC provides training for technicians to repair
requirements.                                                       highly advanced hydraulic, electronic and reel maintenance
                                                                    systems. The intensive curriculum culminates in an Associate
Golf Course & Landscape Management                                  of Applied Science degree.
Certificate of Completion
   Total Credits: 40
First Semester                                         Credits      Certificate Program
HALT 1301        Principles of Horticulture                  3      TSTC also offers a one-year Golf Course & Landscape
HALT 1303        Herbaceous Plants                           3      Equipment Technician program that leads to a Certificate of
HALT 1205        Horticulture Soils                          2
                                                                    Completion.
HALT 1324        Turfgrass Science and Management            3
                                  Semester Total           11

Second Semester                             Credits                 Golf Course & Landscape Management
HALT 1327 Horticulture Equipment Management       3                 Equipment Technician
HALT 1320 Horticultural Calculations              3
                                                                    Associate of Applied Science Degree
HALT 2318 Soil Fertility and Fertilizers          3
HALT 1331 Wood Plant Materials                    3                    Total Credits: 70
SPNL    1342 Business Spanish                     3                 First Semester                                         Credits
                             Semester Total     15                  DEMR 1405        Basic Electrical Systems                    4
                                                                    DEMR 1416        Basic Hydraulics                            4
Third Semester                                         Credits      ENGL 1301        Composition 1                               3
HALT 1313 Economic Entomology                                3      ELECTIVE         Social/Behavoral Science Elective           3
HALT 2323 Horticultural Pest Control                         3                                         Semester Total          14
HALT 1319 Landscape Construction                             3
HALT 2312 Turfgrass Maintenance                              3      Second Semester                             Credits
DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines                           2      HALT 1327 Horticulture Equipment Management       3
                           Semester Total                  14       HALT 1320 Horticultural Calculations              3
                                                                    DEMR 1301 Shop Safety and Procedures (TP)         3
Note: See the Department for a list of approved cooperative         SPNL    1342 Business Spanish                     3
educational opportunities that can be substituted to complete       ELECTIVE     Science/Math Elective                3
                                                                                                 Semester Total     15
degree requirements.
                                                                    Third Semester                               Credits
                                                                    HALT 2312 Turfgrass Maintenance                    3
                                                                    DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines                 2
Golf Course & Landscape                                             DEMR 1410 Diesel Engine Testing and Repair 1
                                                                    DEMR 1411 Diesel Engine Testing and Repair 2
                                                                                                                       4
                                                                                                                       4
Equipment Technician                                                ENGL 2311 Technical Writing                        3
                                                                                              Semester Total         16

Specialization of Golf Course & Landscape Management                Fourth Semester                             Credits
With over 20 million people playing golf in the U.S. and Texas      HALT 1345 Golf/Sport Field/Park Management       3
alone holding over two million acres of cultivated turf grass       DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                2
areas, consider the enormous opportunities that the turfgrass       DEMR 1421 Power Train 1                           4
industry offers. With golf courses, athletic fields, parks, busi-   DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls                     4
                                                                                                Semester Total      13
nesses and home lawn care all relying on the same types of
equipment, consider the potential for success a technician has
                                                                    Fifth Semester                                         Credits
who knows how to maintain and repair that equipment.                HALT 2310        Advanced Irrigation                         3
                                                                    MCHN 1338        Basic Machine Shop 1                        3
In response to the enormous need for skilled golf course and
                                                                    WLDG 1307        Basic Welding Processes                     3
landscape equipment technicians, TSTC developed a specific
                                                                    ELECTIVE         Humanities/Fine Arts Elective               3
curriculum through Golf Course & Landscape Management ...                                            Semester Total            12
the nation's first Golf Course & Landscape Equipment Techni-
cian associate degree program.                                      Note: See the Department for a list of approved academic/
                                                                    general education electives, as well as cooperative educational
GLM programs offer access to TSTC's par-4, three-hole Golf          opportunities, that can be substituted to complete degree
Course Facility, its 18-hole golf course and extensive oppor-       requirements.
tunities for real-world experiences.


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Golf Course & Landscape                                           Landscape Design
Equipment Technician                                              Associate of Applied Science Degree
Certificate of Completion                                            Total Credits: 72
  Total Credits: 39                                               First Semester                                          Credits
First Semester                                        Credits     HALT 1301        Principles of Horticulture                   3
HALT 1324        Turfgrass Science and Management           3     HALT 1303        Herbaceous Plants                            3
HALT 1303        Herbaceous Plants                          3     HALT 1205        Horticulture Soils                           2
DEMR 1405        Basic Electrical Systems                   4     HALT 1324        Turfgrass Science & Management               3
DEMR 1416        Basic Hydraulics                           4     ENGL 1301        Composition I                                3
                                   Semester Total         14                                        Semester Total            14

Second Semester                             Credits               Second Semester                             Credits
HALT 1327 Horticulture Equipment Management       3               HALT 1327 Horticulture Equipment Management       3
HALT 1320 Horticultural Calculations              3               HALT 1320 Horticultural Calculations              3
DEMR 1301 Shop Safety and Procedures (TP)         3               HALT 2318 Soil Fertility and Fertilizers          3
SPNL    1342 Business Spanish                     3               HALT 1331 Woody Plant Materials (TP)              3
                             Semester Total     12                SPNL    1342 Business Spanish                     3
                                                                                               Semester Total     15
Third Semester                               Credits
HALT 2312 Turfgrass Maintenance                    3
                                                                  Third Semester                                          Credits
DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines                 2
                                                                  HALT 1313 Economic Entomology                                 3
DEMR 1410 Basic Diesel Engine Testing
                                                                  HALT 2323 Horticultural Pest Control                          3
               and Repair 1                        4
                                                                  HALT 1319 Landscape Construction                              3
DEMR 1411 Basic Diesel Engine Testing and Repair   4
                                                                  ARTC 1321 Illustrated Techniques                              3
                            Semester Total       13
                                                                  ELECTIVE       Math/Science                                   3
                                                                                              Semester Total                  15
Note: See the Department for a list of approved cooperative
educational opportunities that can be substituted to complete     Fourth Semester                                         Credits
degree requirements.                                              HALT 1353 Landscape Computer Design                           3
                                                                  HALT 1307 Plant Diseases                                      3
This course has been designated as a capstone course             HALT 1338 Introduction to Irrigation                          3
(see index for explanation).                                      HALT 1322 Landscape Design                                    3
                                                                  ELECTIVE      Social/Behaviorial Science                      3
                                                                                                Semester Total                15

                                                                  Fifth Semester                                          Credits

Landscape Design                                                  HALT 1351
                                                                  HALT 2431
                                                                                   Landscape Business Operations
                                                                                   Advanced Landscape Design
                                                                                                                                3
                                                                                                                                4
                                                                  ELECTIVE         Humanities/Fine Arts Elective                3
Specialization of Golf Course & Landscape Management              ELECTIVE         Approved Elective                            3
Golf Course & Landscape Management now offers a two-year                                           Semester Total             13
degree plan in landscape design, so you can lay the plans for     This course has been designated as a capstone course (see index
success in one of today’s hottest career fields, plans that you   for explanation).
design for getting in the green – in the money and in the great
outdoors! Currently, the landscape industry is a $5 billion a     Note: See the Department for a list of approved academic/
year industry in the state of Texas alone.                        general education electives, as well as cooperative educational
                                                                  opportunities, that can be substituted to complete degree
Golf Course & Landscape Management at TSTC offers special-        requirements.
ized, hands-on instruction unmatched in Texas!


Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
In the two-year Landscape Design Specialization, you can
develop a variety of the knowledge and skills in landscape
design, plant material identification, plant disease diagnosis,
garden design, residential and commercial landscaping and
more. A full-time, academically prepared student can com-
plete the associates degree in approximately two years.




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                                                                 Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                 The coursework in Facilities Engineering & Management
                                                                 Technology includes intense lab work in air conditioning,
                                                                 electrical systems, mechanical systems and management. The
                                                                 two-year curriculum culminates in an Associate of Applied
                                                                 Science degree.


                                                                 FEM Advisory Committee
                                                                 Rick Andrewartha, Samsung, Austin
                                                                 James Eslick, Omni Dallas Parkwest Hotel, Dallas
                                                                 Chuck Huddleston, Texas Wesleyan College, Fort Worth
                                                                 David James, Samsung, Austin
                                                                 Adzie (Tony) Martin Jr., Win-Sam Inc., Richardson
                                                                 Alvin McVea, Dillard’s Dept. Store, Fort Worth
                                                                 Pat Mitchell, Hyatt Hill Country Resort, San Antonio
                                                                 Ricky Powers, Vanguard Resources Inc., San Antonio
                                                                 Glenn Ranole, Young & Pratt Services Inc., Austin
                                                                 Louis Rios, American Airlines, DFW Airport
                                                                 H. L. (Lee) Simpson, Win-Sam Inc., San Antonio
                                                                 Stuart E. Smith, Medcath Inc., Addison
                                                                 Todd Turner, Young & Pratt Services Inc., Austin



Industrial Systems & Engineering                                 Facilities Engineering &
                                                                 Management Technology
Technology                                                       Associate of Applied Science Degree
                                                                   Total Credits: 71
Every manufacturing and chemical plant, refinery, hospital       First Semester                                        Credits
and hotel requires a technician’s expertise to keep its busi-    DFTG 1325        Blueprint Reading and Sketching            3
ness up and running. The Industrial Systems & Engineering        INMT 1305        Introduction to Industrial Maintenance     3
Technology (ISE) department at TSTC offers comprehensive,        PFPB     2308    Piping Standards and Materials             3
hands-on, practical instruction in four areas that apply to      PSYC 2301        General Psychology                         3
each of those industries — and more — including Facilities                                          Semester Total         12
Engineering & Management Technology, Industrial Systems
Technology, Plumbing & Pipefitting and Recreational Vehicle      Second Semester                               Credits
                                                                 CNBT 1342 Building Codes and Inspections            3
Maintenance.
                                                                 HYDR 1305 Basic Hydraulics                          3
                                                                 ELPT    1311 Basic Electrical Theory                3
                                                                 INMT 2303 Pumps, Compressors and Mechanical Drives 3
Facilities Engineering &                                                                        Semester Total     12
Management Technology                                            Third Semester                               Credits
                                                                 INMT 1380 Cooperative Education — Manufacturing
Specialization of Industrial Systems                                            Technology/Technician               3
& Engineering Technology                                                                       Semester Total       3
Today’s facilities engineering technicians need an ever-         Fourth Semester                                      Credits
increasing range of skills and knowledge ... a strong founda-    CBFM 1329 Maintenance Coordination and
tion of understanding everything from supervision to safety,                   Scheduling                                   3
with the ability to tackle an organization’s air conditioning,   HART 1307 Refrigeration Principles                         3
electrical systems and mechanical repair needs, and much         ELPT    1345 Commercial Wiring                             3
more. In the Facilities Engineering & Management Technol-        ENGL 1301 Composition I                                    3
ogy specialization, you can learn the wide range of skills       PHYS 1310 Fundamentals of Physics                          3
necessary to manage and maintain the systems found in                                        Semester Total                15
industrial, commercial and healthcare facilities.
                                                                 Fifth Semester                            Credits
                                                                 CBFM 2213 Building Maintenance Management       2
                                                                 RBTC 1359 Pneumatics                            3
                                                                 ENTC 1349 Reliability and Maintainability       3



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ELPT     1341    Motor Control                             3       Jacob Carroll, Nucor - Bar Mill Group-Jewett Division, Jewett
MATH             College Algebra                           3       Daniel Castillo, FMC, Houston
                                   Semester Total         14       Jason Coleman, Nucor - Bar Mill Group-Jewett Division, Jewett
                                                                   Vaughn Costa, 3M Traffic Control, Brownwood
Sixth Semester                                        Credits      Mark Dietz, Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin
CBFM 1303        Boiler Maintenance                         3      John Engert, Mrs. Baird’s Bread, Houston
INMT 2345       Industrial Troubleshooting                 3      John Fontenot, Coca-Cola North America, Waco
INMT 2301        Machinery Installation                     3      Edward Foster, The Mundy Company, Houston
ELPT    2319     Programmable Logic Controllers I           3      Kelli Gann, James Hardie Bldg Products, Waxahachie
HUMA 1301        Introduction to Humanities I               3      Daniel Garza II, 3M Traffic Control Materials Division, Brownwood
                                  Semester Total          15       Timothy Gest, Kettle Foods, Fort Worth
                                                                   Ken Hanson, Sterling Foods, San Antonio
 This course has been designated as a capstone course             Gerry Harris, Chaparral Steel, Midlothian
(see index for explanation).                                       Larry Hendrix, Sim Gideon Power Plant - Lower Colorado River
                                                                     Authority, Bastrop
                                                                   Charles Hoelscher, ALCOA Inc., Rockdale
                                                                   Mack Jones, U. S. Silica, Kosse
                                                                   Charlie Mabe, Dow Chemicals, Port Lavaca
                                                                   Mark Markwardt, Nucor - Bar Mill Group-Jewett Division, Jewett
Industrial Systems Technology                                      Donald L. McDonald, Nucor - Bar Mill Group-Jewett Division,
                                                                     Jewett
                                                                   Mike McKain, San Miguel Electric Coop, Jourdanton
Specialization of Industrial Systems
                                                                   Del McLane, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Waxahachie
& Engineering Technology                                           Phillip Parliament, James Hardie Bldg Products, Cleburne
The two-year Industrial Systems Technology curriculum              Gene Patteson, Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin
provides intense instruction in an array of courses designed       Randy Petroskey, Zachry Construction Corp., San Antonio
to build knowledge and skills in hydraulics, pneumatics, au-       Oscar Polk, Eastman Chemical Company, Longview
tomated conveyor systems, pumps and compressors, turbines,         Mark Reichmann, Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Stephenville
three-phase electric motor controls, pipe fitting, sheet metal,    Clarence Richter, Whitney High School, Whitney
high voltage, air conditioning and refrigeration and welding.      Armando Rodriquez, Acme Brick, Sealy
                                                                   Bob Schubert, Western International Gas & Cylinders Inc., Bellville
In the Industrial Systems Technology program, you can              Bill Schumann, Wilsonart International Inc., Temple
build diverse, hands-on skills in areas ranging from weld-         John Silcott, Celanese Chemicals, Houston
ing to hydraulics, electrical and more ... for an array of         Dwayne Smith, Monterey Mushrooms Inc., Madisonville
exciting career opportunities in numerous industries.              Richard Titus, Hospira, Austin
                                                                   John Wallace, DeTar Regional Healthcare System, Victoria
                                                                   Robert J. Wegner, ALON USA, Big Spring
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                   Jon Williamson, Owens Corning, Waxahachie
The program, which culminates in an Associate of Applied           Dean Woodward, Eastman Chemical Company, Longview
Science degree, offers the flexibility for graduates to spread     Manuel Zaragoza, FMC, Houston
their talents into many areas of industry or choose to special-
ize in one.
                                                                   Industrial Systems Technology
                                                                   Associate of Applied Science Degree
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                      Total Credits: 71
ISE also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based, six-   First Semester                                        Credits
year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high school     INMT 1305        Introduction to Industrial Maintenance     3
and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.             DFTG 1325        Blueprint Reading and Sketching            3
                                                                   HYDR 1201        Rigging and Conveying Systems              2
Certificate Program                                                PFPB     2308    Piping Standards and Materials             3
In addition, the ISE department offers a one-year Industrial       PSYC 2301        General Psychology                         3
Systems Mechanics option. This curriculum also covers an                                              Semester Total         14
array of subjects, from hydraulics to pneumatics, from pumps
                                                                   Second Semester                               Credits
to pipefitting and culminates in a Certificate of Completion.      INMT 2303 Pumps, Compressors & Mechanical Drives 3
                                                                   WLDG 1307 Introduction to Welding Using
ISE Advisory Committee                                                          Multiple Processes                     3
Norby Almaraz, CITGO, Corpus Christi                               ELPT    1311 Basic Electrical Theory                3
Gary Baldwin, Bimbo Bakeries USA, Houston                          ENGL 1301 Composition I                             3
Felipe Belgodere, The Minute Maid Company, Waco                    MATH 1332 College Mathematics                       3
Ron Benningfield, Featherlite Building Products, Austin                                           Semester Total     15



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Third Semester                               Credits
INMT 1380 Cooperative Education —Manufacturing
                                                                  Plumbing & Pipefitting
               Technology/Technician               3
                              Semester Total       3              Specialization of Industrial Systems
                                                                  & Engineering Technology
Fourth Semester                             Credits               TSTC has responded to the shortage of technicians in the
HYDR 1305 Basic Hydraulics                        3
                                                                  plumbing and pipefitting industry by developing practical
ELPT    1345 Commercial Wiring                    3
CBFM 1329 Maintenance Coordination and Scheduling 3
                                                                  and comprehensive hands-on instruction in the Plumbing &
HART 1307 Refrigeration Principles                3               Pipefitting specialization. Through this one-year curriculum,
                            Semester Total       12               students can build the skill base for financial and profes-
                                                                  sional success. Additionally, when new students register in
Fifth Semester                                          Credits   the Plumbing & Pipefitting program, they will be registered
RBTC 1359        Pneumatics                                   3   with the state of Texas as an apprentice. The hours of training
ENTC 1349        Reliability and Maintainability              3   received at TSTC are applied toward the hours necessary to
ELPT     1341    Motor Control                                3   obtain a journeyman license.
ELECTIVE         General Education Elective*                  3
                                  Semester Total            12    Under the direction of a Master Plumber, students will learn
                                                                  how to:
Sixth Semester                                          Credits
INMT 2301        Machinery Installation                       3   •   Install and maintain plumbing and piping systems
INMT 2345       Industrial Troubleshooting                   3       found in industrial, commercial and residential
INMT 1355        Industrial Power Plant Systems               3       facilities.
ELPT    2319     Programmable Logic Controllers I             3   •   Install and repair the water, waste, and gas systems in
HUMA 1301        Introduction to Humanities I                 3
                                                                      homes, commercial buildings and industrial facilities.
                                  Semester Total            15
                                                                  •   Install plumbing fixtures, bathtubs, showers, sinks
Note: See the deparment for a list of approved academic/general       and toilets.
education electives that can be substituted for this course.      •   Install appliances such as dishwashers and water
 This course has been designated as a capstone course.               heaters.
(see index for explanation).                                      •   Install and repair both high and low pressure steam
                                                                      systems used in the generation of electricity and in
                                                                      heating and cooling buildings.
Industrial Systems Mechanic                                       •   Install automatic controls used to regulate high and
Certificate of Completion                                             low pressure steam systems.
  Total Credits: 41
First Semester                                        Credits
INMT 1305        Introduction to Industrial Maintenance     3     Certificate Program
DFTG 1325        Blueprint Reading and Sketching            3
ELPT     1319    Fundamentals of Electricity I              3     The one-year Plumbing & Pipefitting Specialization progresses
PFPB     2308    Piping Standards and Materials             3     from basic to advanced coursework in plumbing, piping, con-
                                   Semester Total         12      struction, fabrication, rigging, welding and more. The intense
                                                                  curriculum culminates in a Certificate of Completion.
Second Semester                                         Credits
HYDR 1305 Basic Hydraulics                                    3
HYDR 1201 Rigging and Conveying Systems                       2
ELPT    1345 Commercial Wiring                                3
                                                                  Plumbing & Pipefitting Advisory Committee
HART 1307 Refrigeration Principles                            3   Ken Boen, Boen Plumbing Inc., Waco
WLDG 1307 Introduction to Welding Using                           Greg Holloway, Specialty Plumbing Service, Katy
             Multiple Processes                              3    James M. Kruse Sr. P.E., Lochridge-Priest, Waco
                             Semester Total                 14    Craig Mundt, Lonestar Plumbing, Pflugerville
                                                                  Randy Pederson, Fox Service Co., Austin
Third Semester                                       Credits      Michael Potts, Waco
INMT 2303 Pumps, Compressors and Mechanical                       John Pratt, Pratt Plumbing Co., Moody
                  Drives                                   3      Michael R. Reaves, Waco Systems, Waco
INMT 1355 Industrial Power Plant Systems                   3      Larry Ross, Mr. Rooter Plumbing, Waco
INMT 2301 Machinery Installation                           3      Rickey Shelton, Shelton Plumbing Inc., Waco
ELPT      1341 Motor Control                               3      James Urbanek, Lochridge-Priest, Waco
INMT 1380 Cooperative Education                           3      Mickey Williams, Fox Mechanical Company, Austin
                                 Semester Total          15       Kenny Willis, Willis Plumbing Co. Inc., Waco
 This course has been designated as a capstone course.           Wilbur Willis, Willis Plumbing Co. Inc., Waco
(see index for explanation).


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Plumbing & Pipefitting                                                TSTC’s program was designed by recreational industry
Certificate of Completion                                             leaders to help ensure program graduates possess the strong
   Total Credits: 32                                                  technical knowledge necessary to service both the interior
First Semester                                       Credits          coach components and the exterior components of the
PFPB     2309    Residential Construction Plumbing I       3          recreational vehicle.
PFPB     2308    Piping Standards and Materials            3
PFPB     2349    Field Measuring, Sketching and Layout     3
DFTG 1325        Blueprint Reading and Sketching           3          Recreational Vehicle Maintenance Advisory Committee
                                 Semester Total          12
                                                                      Geoff Choules, RV Outlet Mall, Georgetown
                                                                      Jim Clements, DTI RV Parts, Arlington
Second Semester                                   Credits
                                                                      Albert de la Garza, Ancira Motor Homes, Boerne
PFPB    2336 Commercial Construction and Fixture Setting 3
                                                                      Bubba Ettinger, RV Outlet Mall, Georgetown
PFPB    1321 Plumbing Maintenance and Repair             3
                                                                      Larry Lenamond, American Dream RVs Inc., Leander
PFPB    1323 Plumbing Codes I                            3
PFPB    2301 Pipe Fabrication and Installation I         3            Clark McEwen, Texas Recreational Vehicle Association, Austin
PFPB    2343 Pipe Practices                              3            Craig Mellor, Stag-Parkway Inc., Arlington
                              Semester Total            15            Amy Pennington, RV Outlet Mall, Georgetown
                                                                      Pat Purvis, Walkabout RV, Hewitt
Third Semester                               Credits                  Mike Regan, Crestview RV, Buda
INMT 1580 Cooperative Education — Manufacturing                      Steve Reinshuttle, Walkabout RV, Hewitt
               Technology/Technician               5                  Ben Shank, United Recreation Center, Ft Worth
                              Semester Total       5                  Rodney Simmons, Blue Moon RV, Carrollton
                                                                      Lannie Swanson, Ancira Motor Homes, Temple
 This course has been designated as a capstone course                Kevin White, United Recreation Center, Ft Worth
(see index for explanation).                                          Ron Wood, Shadow Cruiser by Double Tree RV, Grand Prairie



                                                                      Recreational Vehicle Technician
                                                                      Certificate of Completion
                                                                        Total Credits: 40
                                                                      First Semester                                           Credits
                                                                      INMT 1374        Introduction to Recreational Vehicle Services 3
                                                                      ELPT     1319    Fundamentals of Electricity I                 3
                                                                      PFPB     1321    Plumbing Maintenance and Repair               3
                                                                      HYDR 1345        Hydraulics and Pneumatics                     3
                                                                                                         Semester Total             12

                                                                      Second Semester                                Credits
                                                                      PFPB    1223 Plumbing Codes I                        2
                                                                      MAIR 1449 Refrigerators, Freezers, Window Air
Recreational Vehicle Maintenance Technician                                        Conditioners
                                                                      DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
                                                                                                                           4

                                                                                   (HVAC) Troubleshooting & Repair         3
Specialization of Industrial Systems                                  MAIR 1471 Recreational Vehicle Appliance
& Engineering Technology                                                           Installer & Repairer                    4
When any of the estimated 25 million recreational vehicle                                           Semester Total        13
enthusiasts hit the highways in the United States they can
                                                                      Third Semester                                             Credits
travel easier knowing there will soon be more qualified
                                                                      CBFM 1324 Interior Maintenance                                   3
technicians to help them stay on the road. Texas State                INMT 2345 Industrial Troubleshooting                             3
Technical College Waco is offering a Recreational Vehicle             CNSE 1331 Preventive Maintenance                                 3
Maintenance Technician certificate program to supply the              INMT 2474 RV Power Plants                                        4
RV industry with needed skilled technicians.                          INMT 1280 Cooperative Education                                 2
                                                                                                 Semester Total                      15
According to the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association
there have been 1.2 million new units sold over the last six years.    This course has been designated as a capstone course
Add that to the growing number of RV rentals and you have               (see index for explanation).
many dealers and maintenance shops searching for qualified
technicians to help service and maintain the vehicles.



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                                                                  Richard Honea, The Dow Chemical Co., Freeport
                                                                  Jeff Huddleston, Logical Solutions, Richardson
                                                                  L.S. (Stan) Huntsinger, Premier Technical Services, Lorena
                                                                  Jerry Hutson, Siemens SBT, Irving
                                                                  Bert Johnson, Packless Industries, Waco
                                                                  Charles P. King, Formosa Plastics Corp., Point Comfort
                                                                  Russell Koliba, Equistar Pipeline, Bay City
                                                                  Walter Koopmann, City of Georgetown, Georgetown
                                                                  Allan Kunze, Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin
                                                                  Richard Loupe, Valero Refinery & Marketing, Corpus Christi
                                                                  Bob Lynch, Aura Systems, Athens
                                                                  Frank M. Mahnich, Wunderlich-Malec Engineering, Carrollton
                                                                  Cheryl Marthiljohni, Invista, Victoria
                                                                  Carlton Maxwell, Texas Petrochemicals Corp., Houston,
                                                                  Mike Murray, Tenneco Packaging, Corsicana
                                                                  Rick O’Conner, TAC America’s, Carrollton,
                                                                  Steve Paxton, Lyondell Chemical, Channelview
                                                                  John Payne, British Petroleum, Houston
                                                                  Walter Pierce, Packless Industries/Texas Copper Works, Waco
                                                                  Ben Polasek, Flint Hills Resources, Corpus Christi
                                                                  Frank Prokop, Vinson Process Controls, Carrollton
                                                                  Stephen Ralls, San Miguel Electric Cooperative Inc., Jourdanton
Instrumentation, Computerized                                     Dean Richman, Johnson Controls Inc., Irving
                                                                  Marcus N. Rubio, Celanese, Bay City
Controls & Robotics                                               Gary Scarborough, Tegron Waco LLC., Waco
                                                                  Barry Scheer, Koch Pipelines L.P., Corpus Christi
The Instrumentation, Computerized Controls & Robotics             Wayne Snyder, Johnson Controls Inc., San Antonio
(ICR) technology offers students an in-depth study of either      Kathy Stroud, Invista, Victoria
instrumentation control applications or robotics. Students        David Taylor, Rohm & Haas TX Inc., Deer Park
can choose from computer control applications such as smart       Wayne Taylor, INEOS O&P, Alvin
transmitters, fiber optics, programmable logic controllers,       Larry Thomson, INEOS, Alvin
fieldbus applications or automated controls, or study robotics    Kevin Tolly, Plastipak Packaging Inc., Garland
and robotic arms and associated applications.                     June Vanzant, Plastipak Packaging Inc., Garland
                                                                  Noel Villarreal, INEOS, Alvin
TSTC designed the program to prepare graduates to work in         Robert Walls, Sherwin Alumina Plant, Corpus Christi
areas of installation and calibration; maintenance, testing and   Tom Welling, Cargill, Waco
troubleshooting; computer instrumentation and robotic inter-      J. Dean Wheeler, ALON USA (FINA), Big Spring
facing; networking; and more.                                     Roy Wiesner, Eastman Chemical Company, Longview
                                                                  Jake Willcox, Englobal Engineering, Beaumont
ICR offers specializations in Instrumentation (Computerized       Claude Winslow, Valero Energy Corp., San Antonio
Control Systems) or Robotics.                                     Allen Wish, SMC, Austin
                                                                  Larry Witt, Weed Instrument Co. Inc., Round Rock
                                                                  Ken Wright, Preferred Sales Agency, Houston
ICR Advisory Committee
Reginald Augustus, Chevron Phillips, Pasadena
Norbe Almareze, CITGO Refinery, Corpus Christi
Alan Autenrieth, Conoco-Phillips, Sweeny                          Instrumentation, Computerized
Ben Basquez, Diamond Shamrock, Three Rivers
Matt Bogle, Vinson Process Controls-Emerson, Carrollton
                                                                  Controls & Robotics
Ricky Bond, INEOS USA LLC, Alvin                                  Instrumentation Specialization
Ron Brackeen, TXU Electric, Glen Rose
Mike Davis, The Trane Company, McGregor
Randy Dear, Brown & Root, Humble                                  Specialization of Instrumentation,
Marlin Earley, Waco                                               Computerized Controls & Robotics
Randall Gannon, Invista, Victoria                                 Manufacturing and process industries are the backbone of the
Ramon “Ray” M. Garcia, Invista, Victoria                          American economy, keeping everything from cars rolling on
Ken Goetz, BP Chemicals, Port Lavaca                              the highways to coal rolling on the railways. Modern control
Tom Gomez, Pleasanton                                             systems for processing and manufacturing use the latest elec-
Art Gordon, Humphrey & Associates Inc., Fort Worth                tronics and digital computers ... and instrumentation, which
Greg Graziadio, Puffer-Sweiven Inc., Stafford                     focuses on operation, calibration and design of automated
Harry Herndon, Solo Cup, Dallas
                                                                  control systems used in these industries.


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Texas State Technical College has a long-standing history of        INTC      1356   Instrumentation Calibration                   3
producing top-notch instrumentation and control system              INTC      1350   Digital Measurement and Controls              3
technicians ... skilled, knowledgeable technicians who earn                                          Semester Total               12
top salaries for that knowledge.
                                                                    Sixth Semester                                           Credits
In the Computerized Control Systems Specialization, offered         INTC    1258     Flow and Measurement Calibration              2
through ICR, you can learn the skills needed to keep backbone       INTC    1348     Analytical Instrumentation                    3
                                                                    INTC 2350       Fieldbus Process Control Systems              3
industries running efficiently.
                                                                    CHEM 1105        General Chemistry (lab)                       1
                                                                    CHEM 1305        General Chemistry (lecture)                   3
                                                                                                      Semester Total             12
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
During the first five semesters, students in the ICR Associate of   This course has been designated as a capstone course.
Applied Science degree programs complete a common course            (see index for explanation)!
of study with the EPC (Electrical Power & Control) Associate
of Applied Science degree program. This allows students the
option of completing both associate degrees with the addition       Robotic Systems
of one extra semester. Those who choose the Computerized
Control Systems specialization will then focus on courses           Specialization of Instrumentation,
distinctive to the applicable industries.                           Computerized Controls & Robotics
                                                                    During the first three semesters, students in ICR Associate
                                                                    of Applied Science degree programs complete a common
Instrumentation, Computerized                                       course of study. Those who choose the Robotic Systems
Controls & Robotics                                                 Specialization will then focus on courses distinctive to the
Instrumentation Specialization                                      applicable industries.
Associate of Applied Science Degree
  Total Credits: 72                                                 Robotic Systems students focus on automated manufacturing
First Semester                                       Credits        processes, as well as the role of robots and all support equipment
CETT     1409    DC-AC Circuits                            4        through instruction in motion programming, vision systems,
ENGL 1301        Composition I                             3        conveyor systems, computer networking, automated sorting sys-
MATH 1316        Plane Trigonometry                        3        tems, PLC programming, sensor systems and computer integration.
ELPT     2215    Electrical Calculations II                2
                                  Semester Total         12         The Robotic Systems Specialization curriculum culminates in
                                                                    an Associate of Applied Science degree and provides for the
Second Semester                              Credits                creation of assembly projects on an industrial-grade manu-
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities               3                facturing cell, complete with a host computer to network all
ELPT    1341 Motor Control                         3                equipment into one complete operation.
INTC    1341 Principles of Automatic Control       3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology (Or SOCI 1301)        3
                              Semester Total     12                 Robotic Systems
                                                                    Associate of Applied Science Degree
Third Semester                                     Credits
CETT    1325 Digital Fundamentals                         3           Total Credits: 72
INTC    1343 Application of Industrial Automatic Control 3
ELPT    2319 Programmable Logic Controllers I             3         First Semester                                           Credits
PHYS 1310 Fundamentals of Physics                         3         ENGL 1301        Composition I                                 3
                               Semester Total            12         CETT     1409    DC-AC Circuits                                4
                                                                    MATH 1316        Plane Trigonometry                            3
Fourth Semester                                    Credits          ELPT     2215    Electrical Calculations II                    2
DFTG 1313 Drafting for Specific Occupations              3                                            Semester Total             12
INTC    2336 Distributed Control and Programmable Logic 3
INTC    1355 Unit Operations                             3          Second Semester                              Credits
EEIR    1309 National Electrical Code                    3          ELPT    1341 Motor Control                         3
              (Or 1380 or 1381, Cooperative Education               INTC    1341 Principles of Automatic Control       3
              - Instrumentation Technology/Technician)              RBTC 1305 Robotic Fundamentals                     3
                                Semester Total         12           PSYC 2301 General Psychology (Or SOCI 1301)        3
                                                                                                  Semester Total     12
Fifth Semester                                       Credits
ELPT     2375 Electrical Theory and Devices                3        Third Semester                                           Credits
INTC     2333 Instrumentation and Installation             3        CETT    1325 Digital Fundamentals                              3
                                                                    PHYS 1310 Fundamentals of Physics                              3



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INTC     1343    Application of Industrial Automatic Control 3    Sixth Semester                                        Credits
ELPT     2319    Programmable Logic Controllers I             3   INTC 2350       Fieldbus Process Control Systems           3
                                   Semester Total            12   RBTC 2445        Robot Application, Set-up, and Testing     4
                                                                  ELPT    2231     AC/DC Drives                               2
Fourth Semester                              Credits              DFTG 1313        Drafting for Specific Occupations          3
ITSE    1322 Introduction to C Programming         3              RBTC 1380        (Or 1380 or 1381, Cooperative Education
RBTC 2239 Robot Programming and Diagnostics        2                               - Robotics Technology/Technician)
ELPT    1351 Electrical Machines                   3                                                Semester Total          12
RBTC 2447 Computer Integrated Manufacturing        4
                              Semester Total     12               This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                  (see index for explanation).
Fifth Semester                                          Credits
RBTC 1345        Robot Interfacing                          3
RBTC 1341        Vision Systems                             3
INTC     2336    Distributed Control and Programmable Logic 3
HUMA 1301        Introduction to Humanities                 3
                                   Semester Total          12

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                                                                   Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                   LET also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-
                                                                   based, six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade
                                                                   of high school and results in an Associate of Applied Science
                                                                   degree.
                                                                   The Laser Electro-Optics Technology department requires
                                                                   strong mathematics and science skills.


                                                                   Laser Electro-Optics Technology Advisory Committee
                                                                   Brent Bell, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
                                                                   Darrin Bellert, Baylor University, Waco
                                                                   Bruce Brinson, Rice University, Houston
                                                                   John Bruce, Alcon Mfg. Ltd., Houston
                                                                   John Cernosek, Marble Falls
                                                                   Pat Clark, Medical Laser Dynamics Inc., Highland Village
                                                                   Evan Corwin, BAE Systems, Austin
                                                                   Tammy Eveland, American Medical Systems, Houston
                                                                   Glenn Hermes, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, Calif.
                                                                   John Hoopman, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center,
                                                                     Dallas
                                                                   Chris Jaska, Spectra-Physics, Bruceville
                                                                   Vernon Keith Kanz, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore,
Laser Electro-Optics                                                 Calif.
                                                                   Carlos Manzanares, Baylor University, Waco
Technology                                                         Mikael Martinez, University of Texas at Austin, Austin
                                                                   Don Pierson, Waco
                                                                   David Smauley, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, Calif.
The modern-day laser is a tool so powerful it can pierce a         Randy Smith, Applied Materials, Allen
diamond, so precise it can repair a damaged eye without            Terry Storer, The Laser Medic, Bedford
anesthesia and so incredibly fast, its beam travels 186,000        Michael White, Shermco Industries, Irving
miles per second.
This amazing instrument is utilized in numerous fields, from
                                                                   Laser Electro-Optics Technology
imaging and surgeries performed in the health care industry,
                                                                   Associate of Applied Science Degree
to military units that use lasers to hone in on a target.
                                                                        Total Credits: 72
Whether you use lasers to drill, cut or weld, or just for fun in
the entertainment industry, as a competent laser technician,       First Semester                                             Credits
you can look forward to an exciting, rewarding and high-pay-       CETT     1409    DC-AC Circuits*                                 4
ing career in science, medicine or industry.                       MATH 1316        Plane Trigonometry                              2
                                                                   SMFT 1211        Vacuum Principles                               3
Salaries vary from job to job, but with your two-year degree       LOTT 1372        Overview In Technology                          3
from TSTC, you could earn an average of $25 per hour as a          LOTT 1241        Electro-Optics Components                       2
Operation Technician in laboratories, offices or manufacturing                                      Semester Total                14
or industrial plants in a variety of fields.
                                                                   Second Semester                                Credits
Offering you a tradition of quality technical education, Texas     CETT    1479 Solid State Components and Applications 4
State Technical College was the first in the nation to offer a     SMFT 2335 Vacuum Technology                          3
                                                                   ENGL 1301 Composition I                              3
Laser Electro-Optics Technology program.
                                                                   LOTT 1343 Geometrical Optics I                       3
                                                                   LOTT 1344 Fundamentals of Lasers and Laser Safety 3
                                                                                                Semester Total         16
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                   Third Semester                                             Credits
In the two-year Laser Electro-Optics Technology program,
                                                                   LOTT 2339 Geometrical Optics II                                  3
you can develop an understanding and proficiency in lasers,        LOTT 2572 CW and Pulsed Lasers                                   5
electro-optics, optics, electronics and vacuum science. With       SMFT 2450 Vacuum Thin Films                                     4
access to laboratory equipment valued at over $40 million,         HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities I                           3
you can build extensive knowledge and skills as you work                                      Semester Total                      15
toward the Associate of Applied Science degree.


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Fourth Semester                                      Credits     Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
LOTT 1301 Introduction to Fiber Optics                     3     In the two-year Nanotechnology program, you can develop
LOTT 2336 Wave Optics                                      3     an understanding and proficiency in nanotechnology and
LOTT  2559 Laser Applications                             5
                                                                 build extensive knowledge and skills as you work toward the
PHYS 1310 Fundamentals of Physics                          3
                            Semester Total               14
                                                                 Associate of Applied Science degree.

Fifth Semester                                       Credits
PSYC 2301        General Psychology                        3     Nanotechnology Advisory Committee
LOTT 2332        Laser Maintenance & Repair                3     Alain Diebold, Sematech, Austin,
LOTT 2349        Photonics                                 3     Anthony Jimenez, Molecular Imprints Inc., Austin
LOTT 2435        Electro-Optics Devices                   4     John Randall, Zyvex, Richardson
                                 Semester Total          13      Peter Rhyins, Photronics, Allen
                                                                 George Skidmore, Zyvex, Richardson
*CETT 1303 & CETT 1305 can substitute for CETT 1409.             Kevin Vargason, Intelligent Epitaxy Technology
                                                                 Ken Vickers, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.
 This course has been designated as a capstone course.
(see index for explanation).
                                                                 Nanotechnology
                                                                 Associate of Applied Science Degree
                                                                    Total Credits: 72
                                                                 First Semester                                            Credits
                                                                 CETT 1409        DC-AC Circuits*                                4
                                                                 MATH 1316        Plane Trigonometry                             3
                                                                 SMFT 1211        Vacuum Principles                              2
                                                                 LOTT 1372        Overview in Technology                         3
                                                                 NANO 1305        Nanotechnology                                 3
                                                                                                 Semester Total                15

                                                                 Second Semester                             Credits
                                                                 CETT 1479 Solid State Components and Applications 4
                                                                 SMFT 2335 Vacuum Technology                       3
                                                                 SMFT 1343 Semiconductor Manufacturing Tech I      3
                                                                 CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I                3
                                                                 CHEM 1105 Introductory Chemistry Lab I            1
                                                                                           Semester Total         14

                                                                 Third Semester                              Credits
Nanotechnology                                                   SMFT 2450 Vacuum Thin Films
                                                                 SMFT 1341 Semiconductor Manufacturing Methods
                                                                                                                   4
                                                                                                                   3
Specialization of Laser Electro-Optics Technology                SMFT 2343 Semiconductor Manufacturing Tech II     3
                                                                 ENGL 1301 Composition I                           3
Using science of the ultra-small nanotechnology—a world of       LOTT 1343 Geometrical Optics I                    3
possibilities exist. Nanometers, objects about one millionth                               Semester Total        16
of an inch, can provide the building blocks for almost
limitless new or improved products. With nanotechnology,         Fourth Semester                              Credits
industry can accurately develop cleaner, stronger yet lighter    LOTT 1344 Fundamentals of Lasers and Laser Safety 3
products, while the medical world can create treatments          SMFT 2338 Radio Frequency (RF) Plasma Systems      3
for life-threatening illnesses. Texas State Technical College    NANO 2407 Nano Measurements                        4
                                                                 NANO 2405 Nano Characterization                    4
Waco’s new Nanotechnology program will help provide the
                                                                                           Semester Total         14
technicians needed to support these efforts.
                                                                 Fifth Semester                                            Credits
Versatile, flexible nanotechnology technicians must be able      PSYC 2301        General Psychology                             3
to provide support for developing nano product design;           HUMA 1301        Introduction to Humanities I                   3
building, installing, and monitoring nanotechnology              LOTT 2336        Wave Optics                                    3
equipment and processes; problem solving; quality assurance;     NANO 2455       Nano Technology Systems                        4
                                                                                                   Semester Total              13
preventive maintenance; and repair of equipment. Roles may
include technical support, engineering research and testing of   * CETT 1303 & CETT 1305 can substitute for CETT 1409
products and processes for a wide range of industries.           # A Humanities Approved Elective may be taken for HUMA

                                                                  This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                 (see index for explanation).


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                                                                  Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                  MET also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,
                                                                  six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high
                                                                  school and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.
                                                                  The MET department recommends that you complete at
                                                                  least two units of high school mathematics and at least one
                                                                  unit of science before enrolling.

                                                                  MET Advisory Committee
                                                                  C.K. Baker, Bell Helicopter, Fort Worth
                                                                  Darrell Bamsch, Teco-Westinghouse, Round Rock
                                                                  Ross Bandy, Tsugami/REM, Weatherford
                                                                  John Boggio, Merritt Tool, Kilgore
                                                                  Edward Brunger, Owens-Brockway, Waco
                                                                  David Burden, Gearench, Clifton
                                                                  Sheryn Carter, Bell Helicopter, Fort Worth
                                                                  Richard Cervenka, Teco-Westinghouse, Round Rock
                                                                  Roger Collins, Collins Instruments, Angleton
                                                                  Peter Den Harder, Materials Transportation Co., Temple
                                                                  Robert Dinger, PBV-USA, Stafford
                                                                  Paul Edwards, Teco-Westinghouse, Waco
                                                                  Ron Fails, FMC Technologies
                                                                  Ken Glass, Smith International, Houston
                                                                  Don Halsey, Halsey Engineering, Denton
Mechanical Engineering Technology                                 J.D. Harvey, Corning Cable Systems LLC., Keller
                                                                  Tom Holt, Dell Computer, Round Rock
The manufacturing industry is experiencing an explosion of        Van Hurlburt, Raytheon, Dallas
new technologies related to improving product quality and         Mike Johns, Haas Machine Tools, Dallas
manufacturing productivity. International competition is          Steve Kline, K-Line, Lorena
keeping Texas industries at the forefront of developing and       Larry Laughrun, Schlumberger, Houston
implementing these manufacturing applications. Techni-            Wayne Mausbach, Reed-Hycalog, Houston
cians will need more education to effectively use these new       James McBride, Waco Tool & Die, Waco
                                                                  James Meadors, Marathon Power Tech, Waco
technologies. At Texas State Technical College, the Mechani-
                                                                  Rick Morgan, Packless Industries, Waco
cal Engineering Technology (MET) department has a unique          Delrae Mullins, Teco-Westinghouse, Round Rock
blend of theoretical knowledge and practical application          Nick Nichols, GeoDiamond, Houston
which directly corresponds to modern applications used in         Brant O'Hair, O'Hair Shutters, Lubbock
manufacturing.                                                    Bob Pasicak, Teco-Westinghouse, Round Rock
                                                                  Bill Patterson, Bell Helicopter, Fort Worth
The Mechanical Engineering Technology program combines            Douglas Pifer, Owens Illinois, Waco
manufacturing methods and processes with engineering me-          Cary Rolfing, Bell Helicopter, Fort Worth
chanics and design. The coursework emphasizes computer            G.L. Sellner, 3M, Austin
integration of the manufacturing processes using PC-based         Richard Smith, Fine Line Prototype, Euless
Computer-Aided Drafting/Computer-Aided Manufacturing              E.E. Strahan, Schlumberger, Houston
(CAD/CAM) applications.                                           Matthew Sykora, Haas Automation, Dallas
                                                                  Steve Trout, Alcoa Huck Fasteners, Waco
This program is also offered at the Fort Bend Technical Center.   George Welch, Solar Turbines Inc., DeSoto
                                                                  Richard Wong, Weatherford Enterra, Pearland
The MET department at TSTC offers specializations in Ma-
chining, Mechanical Engineering Technology and Plastics           MET Ft. Bend Advisory Committee
Technology.                                                       Jim Clairmonte, Champions Machine Tool Sales, Spring
                                                                  John Dorman, Gurecky Mfg., Rosenberg
                                                                  Mark Dupree, Royalty Metal Finishing, Rosenberg
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                       Bryan Engelbrecht, Engelbrecht Manufacturing Inc., Rosenberg
The two-year Mechanical Engineering Technology program            Ron Gere, Regal Machine Tool (Okuma), Houston
encompasses a comprehensive instructional plan that pro-          Jeff Hazard, TIW Corp., Houston
gresses from initial design concept through finished product.     Kenneth J. Kendrick, Schlumberger WCP-Completion Systems,
The curriculum, which culminates in an Associate of Applied            Houston
Science degree, also covers engineering mechanics courses in      David Mikolas, Miko-Cut Machine, Rosenberg
statics, strength of materials, fluid mechanics, machine design   Kevin Motsinger, ROMTEX Enterprises, LLC, Richmond
and tool design.

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Butch Paschall, J&L Industrial Supply, Richmond                     Technology department offers a unique blend of theoretical
Paty Saucedo, Resource Mfg., Stafford                               knowledge and practical application to provide top-notch
Frank Scantlin, Sunbelt Machine Works Corp., Stafford               instruction for today's manufacturing industry.
Marcus Schulte, Schulte Machine Works, Rosenberg
                                                                    In the Machining Specialization, instruction progresses
Bradley Stavinoha, AOC Acetylene Oxygen Co., Rosenberg
                                                                    through a series of machine tool operation courses designed
Rick Wadley, Wadko Precision Inc., Eagle Lake
                                                                    to constantly challenge the process skills on manual and
Mechanical Engineering Technology                                   Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machines. Along
Associate of Applied Science Degree                                 with comprehensive machine tool instruction, you can also
                                                                    learn about the various types of materials utilized by today’s
   Total Credits: 72
First Semester                                          Credits     manufacturing industry. TSTC's Machining Specialization
ENGL 1301        Composition I                                3     is known throughout Texas by large and small manufactur-
MATH 1314        College Algebra                              3     ing companies as a premier source for quality entry-level
MCHN 1338        Basic Machine Shop I                         3     machinists.
MCHN 1201        Beginning Machine Shop                       2
INMT 1319        Manufacturing Processes                      3     This program is also offered at the Fort Bend Technical Center.
                                 Semester Total             14
Second Semester                                         Credits
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry                                  3     Certificate Program
MCHN 1354 Intermediate Machining II                           3     The one-year Machining Specialization curriculum, designed
MCHN 2344 Computerized Numerical                                    to prepare you as a skilled general machinist, culminates in a
             Control Programming                              3     Certificate of Completion. Laboratory instruction emphasizes
ENTC 1371 Engineering Computer Graphics I                     3     actual equipment to help prepare you for interesting, reward-
WLDG 1307 Introduction to Welding
             Using Multiple Processes                         3
                                                                    ing career opportunities in a wide variety of industries.
                             Semester Total                  15
Third Semester                                          Credits     Machining Technology
EGRT 1305 Engineering Materials                               3     Certificate of Completion
ELPT    1311 Basic Electrical Theory                          3        Total Credits: 39
MCHN 2447 Specialized Tools and Fixtures                      4
                                                                    First Semester                                            Credits
MCHN 2335 Advanced CNC Machining                              3
                                                                    MCHN 1338         Basic Machine Shop I                          3
                               Semester Total               13
                                                                    MCHN 1320         Precision Tools & Measurements                3
Fourth Semester                                         Credits     MCHN 1343         Machine Shop Mathematics*                     3
PHYS 1310 Elementary Physics*                                 3     INMT 1319         Manufacturing Processes**                     3
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities I**                      3     MCHN 1201         Beginning Machine Shop                        2
INMT 1343 CAD/CAM                                             3                                        Semester Total             14
ENTC 1443 Statics                                             4
ENTC 2310 Machine Design                                     3     Second Semester                             Credits
                           Semester Total                   16      MCHN 1354 Intermediate Machining II               3
                                                                    MCHN 2344 Computerized Numerical Control Program 3
Fifth Semester                                Credits               ENTC 1371 Engineering Computer Graphics I         3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                        3               WDLG 1307 Intro. To Welding Using
ENTC 1410 Fluid Mechanics with Applications         4                            Multiple Processes                   3
MCHN 2338 Advanced Computer-Aided                                                                Semester Total     12
               Manufacturing (CAM)                  3
ENTC 1423 Strength of Materials                     4               Third Semester                                 Credits
                               Semester Total     14                MCHN 2341 Advanced Machining Operations I            3
                                                                    MCHN 2447 Specialized Tools and Fixtures            4
*PHYS 1410 may be substituted for PHYS 1310                         MCHN 2335 Advanced CNC                               3
                                                                    MCHN 1330 Statistical Process Control for Machinists 3
** See the department for a list of approved academic/general
education electives, including cooperative educational opportuni-                               Semester Total          13
ties that can be substituted for this course.                       *Indicates those courses which meet the competencies approved by
This course has been designated as a capstone course               the Texas Skill Standards Board, NIMS and NTMA.
(see index for explanation).                                        ** See the department for a list of approved academic/general
                                                                    education electives, including cooperative educational opportunities
                                                                    that can be substituted for this course.
Machining                                                            This course has been designated as a capstone course.
Specialization of Mechanical Engineering Technology                 (see index for explanation).
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Plastics Technology                                               Plastics Technology
                                                                  Associate of Applied Science Degree
                                                                    Total Credits: 69
Specialization of Mechanical Engineering Technology               First Semester                                            Credits
The manufacturing industry is experiencing an explosion of        PLTC     1345    Plastic Processes I                            3
new technologies related to improving product quality and         PLTC     1306    Plastics Quality Control                       3
manufacturing productivity. International competition is          MCHN 1338        Basic Machine Shop I                           3
keeping Texas industries at the forefront of developing and       MCHN 1201        Beginning Machine Shop                         2
                                                                  MCHN 1320        Precision Tools and Measurement                3
implementing these manufacturing applications. Technicians
                                                                                                    Semester Total              14
will need more education to effectively use these new tech-
nologies. At Texas State Technical College, the Mechanical        Second Semester                              Credits
Engineering Technology (MET) department has a unique              PLTC    1203 Plastics Composites                   2
blend of theoretical knowledge and practical application          MCHN 1354 Intermediate Machining II                3
                                                                  MCHN 2344 Computerized Numerical Control Program 3
which directly corresponds to modern applications used in
                                                                  ENTC 1371 Engineering Computer Graphics I          3
manufacturing.                                                    MATH 1314 College Algebra                          3
The Plastics Specialization available in the Mechanical                                        Semester Total      14
Engineering Technology department focuses on the skills           Third Semester                                            Credits
needed in the rapidly growing polymer industries in Texas         ENGL 1301 Composition I                                         3
and the United States. The MET department offers a unique         MCHN 2335 Advanced CNC                                          3
instructional approach combining manufacturing methods            PLTC    1241 Plastic Materials and Testing                      2
and processes with engineering mechanics and design.              PLTC    2331 Troubleshooting Plastic Processes                  3
                                                                  PLTC    2346 Plastic Processes II                               3
The MET department at TSTC offers specializations in Machining,                                  Semester Total                 14
Mechanical Engineering Technology and Plastics Technology.        Fourth Semester                                           Credits
                                                                  PHYS 1310 Fundamentals of Physics*                              3
                                                                  HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities I**                        3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                       IEIR    1371 Electrical Principles and Practices                3
                                                                  INMT 1343 CAD/CAM                                               3
The two-year Plastics Technology program provides valuable        PLTC    1243 Mold Design and Maintenance                        2
hands-on laboratory experiences and training in material selec-                                  Semester Total                 14
tion and testing; mold design and making; processing meth-
ods; and troubleshooting techniques. The focused curriculum       Fifth Semester                                Credits
                                                                  EGRT 1305 Engineering Materials                     3
culminates in an Associate of Applied Science degree.
                                                                  ENTC 1410 Fluid Mechanics with Applications         4
                                                                  MCHN 2338 Advanced Computer-Aided
                                                                                 Manufacturing (CAM)                  3
                                                                  PSYC 2301 General Psychology                        3
                                                                                                 Semester Total     13
                                                                  *PHYS 1410 may substitute for PHYS 1310
                                                                  ** See the department for a list of approved academic/general edu-
                                                                  cation electives, including cooperative educational opportunities
                                                                  that can be substituted for this course.
                                                                   This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                  (see index for explanation).



Notes:
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                                                                    MCI also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,
                                                                    six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high
                                                                    school and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.
                                                                    The MCI department requires students to demonstrate basic
                                                                    reading, writing and mathematical skills before enrolling.


                                                                    MCI Advisory Committee Meeting
                                                                    Jesus Botello, Freeze Frame Productions, Waco
                                                                    Mark Burdine, TSTC Marketing, Waco
                                                                    Paul Concilio, Studio Pro Production, Waco
                                                                    Douglas Fitzjarrell, Photographer, Waco
                                                                    Frank Horak, Scott & White Hospital, Temple
                                                                    Alicia Ledezma, FG Squared Integrated Marketing, Austin
                                                                    David Reed, KWTX, Waco
                                                                    Shee Romero, KWTX, Waco


                                                                    Media Communication Technology
Media Communication                                                 Associate of Applied Science Degree
& Information Technology                                              Total Credits: 71
                                                                    First Semester                                Credits
If the thought of sitting behind an office desk all day doesn't     PHTC 1341 Color Photography                         3
appeal to you, Media Communication & Information Tech-              ARTV 1343 Digital Sound                             3
                                                                    RTVB 1310 Introduction to Mass Communications       3
nology provides a great alternative for those seeking a more
                                                                    ARTC 1325 Introduction to Computer Graphics-Print 3
active, hands-on career.
                                                                    ENGL 1301 Composition I                             3
In this exciting field, you can get up close and personal with                                     Semester Total     15
television studios, digital photography labs, video and digi-       Second Semester                                     Credits
tal cameras, and much more as you learn to master the craft         PHTC 2301 Intermediate Photography                        3
that shapes today’s visual and audio images and messages            RTVB 1325 TV Studio Production                            3
throughout the world – whether on television, through the           ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I                               3
Internet, or in print format.                                       ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing                  3
                                                                    INDS    1301 Basic Graphic Design                         3
A two-year MCI degree can launch you in a successful career                                     Semester Total              15
in a variety of settings, such as television stations, commercial   Third Semester                                      Credits
photography studios, high-tech media centers or advertising         ITSW    1310 Presentation Media Software                  3
agencies, to name a few.                                            RTVB 1321 TV Field Production                             3
                                                                    ITSE    1301 Web Design Tools                             3
You’ll learn the fundamentals of using a television studio;         HUMA 1301 Humanities                                      3
manipulating lights, microphones, cameras and accessories;          MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                      3
generating computer-based graphics and presentations; inte-                                      Semester Total             15
grating audio into projects; and other critical skills that can
                                                                    Fourth Semester                               Credits
launch you into a career that’s anything but ordinary — and
                                                                    RTVB 1291 Special Topics in Radio T.V. Broadcast    2
one that gets you out from behind that desk, too!                   RTVB 2337 T.V. Production Workshop I                3
                                                                    PHTC 1345 Illustrative Photography I                3
                                                                    IMED 2301 Instructional Design                      3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                         IMED  2388 Internship                              3
                                                                                                Semester Total        14
The two-year Media Communication & Information Technology
program provides unique, hands-on instruction with a photog-        Fifth Semester                                       Credits
raphy lab and studio, a video production studio, digital video      IMED 1305         Multimedia Authoring I                   3
and audio editing labs. The curriculum, which culminates in an      ARTV  2341       Advanced Digital Video                   3
Associate of Applied degree, also encompasses learning in more      PHTC 2345         Illustrative Photography II              3
                                                                    PSYC 2301         General Psychology                       3
than four microcomputer labs equipped with PC and Macintosh
                                                                                                        Semester Total       12
computers, scanners, digital cameras, CD-ROM recorders and
                                                                     This course has been designated as a capstone course
full-frame, full-motion video capture boards.
                                                                    (see index for explanation).
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program


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                                                                Certificate Program
                                                                Texas State Technical College also offers a Certificate of Comple-
                                                                tion in Network Security and Digital Forensics Investigations.
                                                                A full-time, academically prepared student can complete the
                                                                certificate programs in approximately eight months.


                                                                NST Advisory Committee
                                                                Rick Andrews, DPS, Austin
                                                                Patrick E. Braxton, University of Texas Health Science Center, San
                                                                   Antonio
                                                                David Chewning, L-3 Communications, Waco
                                                                James Cornett, Texas Farm Bureau, Waco
                                                                Agent Derrick Day, US Secret Service, Irving
                                                                Rusty Haferkamp, RKH Consulting, Waco
                                                                Linda Gail Jenkins, Intetechsystems, Robinson
                                                                Sgt. Chris Kingrey, Waco Police Department, Waco
                                                                Alvin Packard, Emerson Construction, Temple
                                                                Dr. Cyrus Peikan, Airscanner, Dallas
                                                                Craig Phelps, Dell, Austin



Network Security Technology                                     Network Security Technology
                                                                Associate of Applied Science Degree
Today, companies and agencies store billions of dollars worth      Total Credits: 71
of information on computer networks. Hackers attempt to         First Semester                                   Credits
invade those networks in pursuit of the information ... in-     LAWT 1270 Cyberspace Laws and Ethical Issues           2
formation that, in the wrong hands, can cost businesses and     ITNW 1358 Network+                                     3
                                                                ITSC     1329 Fundamentals Solaris 8 Operating
earn hackers a fortune.
                                                                               Environment                             3
Businesses and organizations cannot afford the risks associ-    ITSY     1300 Fundamentals of Information Security     3
ated with a breach in network security. The stakes are too      ENGL 1301 Composition 1                                3
                                                                                              Semester Total         14
high. But protecting data in computer networks requires
specialized skills and an in-depth understanding of com-        Second Semester                                   Credits
puter networking, operating systems and administration,         ITCC    1302 Lan Design and Protocols Cisco 1            3
encryption, firewalls and more ... the specialized skills and   ITMC    1319 Installing, Configuring, and Administrating
knowledge available in the Network Security Technology                       Microsoft Windows Server                    3
program at Texas State Technical College.                       ITNW 2321 Networking with TCP/IP                         3
                                                                ITSC    2374 Linux System Administration                 3
Network security specialists use their comprehensive skills     ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing                 3
to identify security weaknesses that exist in networks. Once                                   Semester Total          15
identified, the network security specialist can focus on de-
                                                                Third Semester                                  Credits
veloping and implementing an action plan to safeguard the       ITCC    1306 Basic Router Configuration Cisco 2       3
networks.                                                       NSTC 2370 Security+ Certification                     3
                                                                ITSY    2343 Computer System Forensics                3
The Network Security Technology program at TSTC offers the
                                                                ITSY    2342 Incident Response and Handling           3
intense, hands-on instruction needed to combat today’s hack-    HUMA 1301 Humanities                                  3
ers. With courses covering the physical and logical aspects                                  Semester Total         15
of security, the NST program takes a proactive stance against
network threats and helps students develop the skills needed    Fourth Semester                                        Credits
to prevent intrusion.                                           ITCC    1342 Local Area Management Cisco 3                   3
                                                                ITSY    2301 Firewalls and Network Security                  3
                                                                ITNW 1351 Fundamentals of Wireless Lans                      3
                                                                ITMC    1343 Implementing and Administering
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                                   Windows Directory Services                     3
Upon successfully completing all required coursework, TSTC      MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                         3
will award you an Associate of Applied Science degree in Net-                                Semester Total                 15
work Security Technology. A full-time, academically prepared
student can earn the degree in approximately 20 months.


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Fifth Semester
ITCC     1346    Wide Area Management Cisco 4
                                                  Credits
                                                        3
                                                               Digital Forensics Investigation
ITMC     2333    Designing a Secure Windows Network     3
ITSY 2359       Security Assessment and Auditing       3      Specialization of Network Security Technology
PSYC 2301        General Psychology                     3
                                 Semester Total       12       On every show of CSI and other detective-type programs, fans
                                                               get a look at the important role digital forensics investigations
Note: ITNW 1380 can substitute for ITSY 2359 and               plays in tracking down perpetrators and crucial information
ITNW 1580 can substitute for ITSY 2359                         to crack a case.

Network Security Specialist                                    Now, Texas State Technical College Waco will offer an advanced
Certificate of Completion                                      technical certification in this emerging technology that can
  Total Credits: 26                                            help prepare students for a career in law enforcement, govern-
First Semester                                      Credits    ment agencies, accounting/auditing or insurance companies
LAWT 1270        Cyberspace Laws and Ethical Issue        2    and much more.
ITSY     1300    Fundamentals of Information Security     3
ITNW 2321        Networking with TCP/IP                   3    The advance certificate in the Network Security program
ITSY     2343    Computer System Forensics                3    will require students to complete 24 semester credit hours
ITNW 1351        Fundamentals of Wireless Lans            3
                                                               in advanced technical courses, including Fundamentals of
                                 Semester Total         14
                                                               Digital Data Storage, Digital Forensics Collection, Digital
Second Semester                                      Credits   Forensics Tools and Digital Forensics Analysis, as well take
NSTC 2370 Security+ Certification                          3   on a comprehensive Digital Forensics project.
ITSY    2342 Incident Response and Handling                3
ITSY    2301 Firewalls and Network Security                3
ITSY 2359 Security Assessment and Auditing                3   Digital Forensics Investigations
                             Semester Total              12    Advanced Technical Certificate
ITNW 1380 can substitute for ITSY 2359                           Total Credits: 24
ITNW 1580 can substitute for ITSY 2359                         First Semester                                      Credits
                                                               CJSA     1342    Criminal Investigation                   3
 This course has been designated as a capstone course         ITDF     1300    Introduction to Digital Forensics        3
(see index for explanation).                                   ITDF     1305    Fundamentals of Digital Data Storage     3
                                                               CJSA     1327    Fundamentals of Criminal Law             3
                                                                                                 Semester Total        12

                                                               Second Semester                                 Credits
                                                               ITDF    2320 Digital Forensics Collection             3
                                                               ITDF    2325 Digital Forensics Tools                  3
                                                               ITDF    2330 Digital Forensics Analysis               3
                                                               ITDF    2335 Comprehensive Digital Forensics Project 3
                                                                                             Semester Total         12

                                                               Note: Certificate candidates must have a related computer degree
                                                               (AAS or higher) in either Network Security or Computer Network
                                                               and Systems Administration or a criminal justice degree with
                                                               three years of computer experience.

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                                                                   Lynn Everett, Lynn’s LaVega Pharmacy, Waco
                                                                   Thomas Guerra, HEB Grocery Co., Waco
                                                                   Dwayne Howard, Providence Health Center, Waco
                                                                   Troy Hudson, Wal-Mart Pharmacy, Hillsboro
                                                                   Larry LeFevre, Providence Health Center, Waco
                                                                   Lanny Lewis, Pharmacist, McGregor
                                                                   Albert Olsovsky, HEB Pharmacy, Waco
                                                                   Glenn Rebber, Family Health Center, Waco
                                                                   Fred Stewart, Providence Health Center, Waco
                                                                   Jeanne Waggener, Wal-Mart Pharmacy, Waco



                                                                   Pharmacy Technician
                                                                   Certificate of Completion
                                                                      Total Credits: 37
                                                                   First Semester                                  Credits
                                                                   PHRA 1301      Introduction to Pharmacy               3
                                                                   PHRA 1205      Drug Classification                    2
                                                                   PHRA 1209      Pharmaceutical Mathematics I           2
                                                                   PHRA 1313      Community Pharmacy Practice            3
                                                                   ITSC     1309  Integrated Computer Applications       3
                                                                                                   Semester Total      13
                                                                   Second Semester                                 Credits
                                                                   PHRA 1247 Pharmaceutical Mathematics II               2
                                                                   PHRA 1345 Intravenous Admixture and Sterile
                                                                                  Compounding                            3
                                                                   PHRA 1349 Institutional Pharmacy Practice             3
                                                                   PHRA 2461 Clinical                                    4

Pharmacy Technician                                                Third Semester
                                                                                                   Semester Total      12
                                                                                                                   Credits
                                                                   PHRA 1202 Pharmacy Law                                2
                                                                   PHRA 1441 Pharmacy Drug Therapy and Treatment         4
Specialization of Chemical Technology                              PHRA 1243 Pharmacy Technician Certification
The next 10 years will see baby boomers approach their senior                     Review                                 2
years ... and a nationwide increase in healthcare-related needs.   PHRA 2462 Clinical                                    4
                                                                                                   Semester Total      12
From hospitals to home-health aids, America will offer un-
precedented opportunities in medical fields, including related      This course has been designated as a capstone course
areas such as the pharmaceutical industry. Anticipating the        (see index for explanation).
national trend in increasing medical-related needs, Texas
State Technical College's Chemical Technology department           Note: The first semester class size is limited to 25 students. Enroll-
developed the Pharmacy Technician program.                         ment in these courses is by test scores only and is on a “first-
                                                                   come” basis. Applicants must have “passing” scores on all sec-
The Pharmacy Technician Specialization focuses on the              tions of the Acuplacer or other standardized assessment tools and
specific skills needed in today's fast-paced, high-volume          not be required to take remedial courses. Students in a remedial
pharmacy. The curriculum encompasses three semesters               course sequence must retake and pass all sections of the place-
of intense classroom and laboratory instruction designed to        ment test prior to enrolling in the pharmacy technician courses.
prepare graduates for the Certified Pharmacy Technician, or
CPhT, examination. Administered by the Pharmacy Techni-            Note: Students will be required to register with the State Board of
cian Certification Board, this credential demonstrates that the    Pharmacy as a “Technician Trainee” during their first semester
technician has mastered a specific body of knowledge and           and prior to starting their clinical assignment. This registration
                                                                   process includes a criminal background check and is at no cost.
skills applicable to pharmacy—the science that deals with
                                                                   Students with a criminal history or a drug abuse history are
the collection, preparation and standardization of drugs and
                                                                   ineligible to participate in the clinical courses and to sit for the
medicines.                                                         National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. Prior to
                                                                   starting a clinical assignment students are required to submit to,
                                                                   and possibly pay for, a drug screening test. They are also required
CHT Pharmacy Technician Advisory Committee                         to purchase additional insurance.
Phillip Bowers, Wal-Mart Pharmacy, Waco
Debra Carey-Gorton, Providence Health Center, Waco                 Also offered at Texas State Marine Education Center in Palacios.
Traci Crain, Family Health Center, Waco



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130 |     Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology

                                                                  The Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology department
                                                                  requires students to demonstrate reading, writing and math-
                                                                  ematical skills before enrolling.


                                                                  SMT Advisory Committee
                                                                  Harlan Averitt, SEMATECH, Austin
                                                                  John Kochan, STEAG, Austin
                                                                  Ray Strickland, ATMEL, Colorado Springs, Colo.




                                                                  Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology
                                                                  Associate of Applied Science Degree
                                                                    Total Credits: 72
                                                                  First Semester                              Credits
                                                                  CETT     1409DC-AC Circuits *                     4
                                                                  MATH 1316    Plane Trigonometry                   3
                                                                  SMFT 1211    Vacuum Principles                    2
                                                                  LOTT 1372    Overview in Technology               3
                                                                  LOTT 1370    Nanotechnology                       3
                                                                                               Semester Total     15
Semiconductor Manufacturing                                       Second Semester
                                                                  CETT    1479 Solid State Components and
                                                                                                              Credits

Technology                                                                     Applications
                                                                  SMFT 2335 Vacuum Technology
                                                                                                                    4
                                                                                                                    3
What do video cameras, computers and sophisticated and            SMFT 1343 Semiconductor Manufacturing Tech I      3
sensitive navigation controls all have in common? They all        CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I                3
use semiconductors. Semiconductors are an integral compo-         CHEM 1105 Introductory Chemistry Lab I            1
nent in computer-based manufacturing, communication and                                        Semester Total     14
electronic processes. American industry invented, developed
                                                                  Third Semester                              Credits
and dominated the semiconductor market for decades. Today,        SMFT 2450 Vacuum Thin Films                      4
we are striving to recapture our leading edge in this technical   SMFT 1341 Semiconductor Manufacturing Methods     3
area. To do so, we must have technical professionals who un-      SMFT 2343 Semiconductor Manufacturing Tech II     3
derstand and who can apply specific expertise in semiconduc-      CETT    1325 Digital Fundamentals                 3
tor manufacturing. In response to that need, TSTC developed                                   Semester Total      13
the Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology program.
                                                                  Fourth Semester                            Credits
                                                                  SMFT 2371 Preventative Maintenance               3
                                                                  SMFT 2338 Radio Frequency (RF) Plasma Systems    3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                       LOTT 2471 Nano Measurements                      4
This two-year program focuses on the basics of wafer prepara-     ENGL 1301 Composition I                          3
tion, etching processes, ion implanting and photolithography.                               Semester Total       13
The SMT program’s laboratories have equipment valued in
                                                                  Fifth Semester                                        Credits
excess of $12 million, which was provided through industry
                                                                  PSYC 2301        General Psychology                         3
donations. With this industry-standard equipment, laborato-       HUMA 1301        Introduction to Humanities I**             3
ries provide the critical instruments, devices and processes      ELPT     1341    Motor Controls                             3
that can help you get practical workforce experience.             LOTT 2332        Laser Maintenance and Repair               3
                                                                  LOTT 1241        Electro-Optic Components                   2
The intense, hands-on curriculum culminates in an Associate       RBTC 1305        Robotic Fundamentals                       3
of Applied Science degree.                                                                          Semester Total          17

                                                                  *CETT 1303 & CETT 1305 can substitute for CETT 1409
                                                                  ** or a Humanities Approved Elective
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
SMT also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,       This course has been designated as a capstone course
six-year program begins in the ninth grade of high school and     (see index for explanation).
results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.



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                                                                   Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                   The Telecommunications Technology program is designed to
                                                                   prepare students for the communications industry through
                                                                   educational training in the installation, operation and mainte-
                                                                   nance of communication infrastructures using the full range
                                                                   of communication transport systems.


                                                                   Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                   TEL also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,
                                                                   six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high
                                                                   school and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.


                                                                   TEL Advisory Committee
                                                                   Harold Adams, Adams Communications, Waco
                                                                   Carlos Ancira, Cabling & Wireless Solutions, Valley Mills
                                                                   Larry Blare, City of Waco, Waco
                                                                   Jim Bracken, Union Pacific Railroad, Spring
                                                                   Wayne Canaday, McLennan County Maintenance, Waco
                                                                   Daniel Cate, Baylor University, Waco
                                                                   Jim Eberhart, Southwestern Bell Communications, Waco
                                                                   John Gaido, Grande Communications, Waco
                                                                   Brent Graves, Brazos Electric Power, Weatherford
                                                                   Paul Gravitt, US Ultracom, Lorena
                                                                   Darrell Klimitchek, South Texas Electric Co-op Inc., Nursery
                                                                   Alvin Lowrance, MCI, Richardson
                                                                   Bob McDarmont, CANUX, Richardson
Telecommunications                                                 Steven Muhr, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF),
                                                                        Ft. Worth
Technology                                                         Chet Niederhofer, Communication Specialists, Texarkana
                                                                   Joseph Nors, Federal Bureau of Investigation, San Antonio
When students step into the classroom at TSTC, they’re getting     Win Phinney, MCI: North Texas Operations: TFO South Central
much more than the typical college degree.                              Manager, Irving
                                                                   Robert Pilcher, Cingular Wireless, Plano
That’s because Telecommunications students at TSTC are get-        Wesley Ramos, Grande Communications, Waco
ting powerful State and industry backing – and the chance          John Underwood, AT&T, Waco
to earn critical industry certifications and licensures that put   Joseph Vogeli, Cabling & Wireless Solutions, Waco
them at the top of the class when it comes to hiring time.         Frank Walker, MCI Worldcom, Waco
The Telecommunications technology program at TSTC re-
cently was granted program recognition from the Texas Skill
Standards Board. What this means for students is industry-
                                                                   Telecommunications Technology
endorsed training that puts them in line to earn industry
                                                                   Associate of Applied Science Degree
certifications and licenses such as the Fiber Optic Installer
certification, Fujitsu Central Officer Installer Level I/II, the     Total Credits: 72
                                                                   First Semester                                      Credits
FCC’s General Radiotelephone Operator License and Technical        IEIR     1302    Direct Current (TP)                      3
Customer Specialist.                                               EECT     1300    Technical Customer Service               3
                                                                   EECT     1303    Introduction to Telecommunications       3
Integrated with matriculated courses, the Telecommunica-
                                                                   EECT     1340    Telecommunications Transmission Media 3
tions program will offer students hands-on work-competen-                                            Semester Total        12
cies skills and knowledge that employers have already agreed
are required for success in the field.                             Second Semester                               Credits
                                                                   IEIR    1304 Alternating Current (TP)               3
These standards were developed and endorsed by industry            CETT    1325 Digital Principles and Devices         3
giants such as Texas Cable and Telecommunications Asso-            CPMT 1303 Introduction to Computer Technology       3
ciation, Time-Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Comcast            CSIR    1341 Transceiver Troubleshooting I          3
Communications and MCI – good news for graduates when              CSIR    2301 Communication Electronics Components 3
it comes to finding the best jobs!                                                                Semester Total     15

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Third Semester                                 Credits           Global Communication Systems Installer
CSIR    1344 General Communications Circuits         3
                                                                 Certificate of Completion
CSIR    1359 Digital Data Communication              3
CSIR    2359 Communication Antenna Systems           3             Total Credits: 42
EECT    1302 Introduction to Videoconferencing       3           First Semester                                      Credits
EECT    1342 Telecommunications Outside Plant        3           IEIR     1302    Direct Current (TP)                      3
                              Semester Total       15            EECT     1300    Technical Customer Service               3
                                                                 EECT     1303    Introduction to Telecommunications       3
Fourth Semester                                      Credits     EECT     1340    Telecommunications Transmission Media 3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                       3                                       Semester Total        12
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                    3
CSIR    1355 Industry Certifications                       3     Second Semester                               Credits
CSIR    2343 Transceiver Troubleshooting II                3     IEIR    1304 Alternating Current (TP)               3
EECT    2337 Wireless Telephony Systems                    3     CETT    1325 Digital Principles and Devices         3
                               Semester Total            15      CPMT 1303 Introduction to Computer Technology       3
                                                                 CSIR    1341 Transceiver Troubleshooting I          3
Fifth Semester                                    Credits        CSIR    2301 Communication Electronics Components 3
EECT     1344    Telecommunications Broadband Systems 3                                         Semester Total     15
EECT 2330       Telecommunications Switching           3
                                                                 Third Semester                                 Credits
GEN. ED.         General Education Elective             3
                                                                 CSIR    1344 General Communications Circuits         3
GEN. ED.         Humanities/Fine Art Elective           3
                                                                 CSIR    1359 Digital Data Communication              3
GEN. ED.         Social Behavior Science Elective       3
                                                                 CSIR    2359 Communication Antenna Systems           3
                                 Semester Total       15
                                                                 EECT    1302 Introduction to Videoconferencing       3
                                                                 EECT 1342 Telecommunications Outside Plant          3
EECT Co-op classes maybe used for different courses, depending
                                                                                               Semester Total       15
on the learning objectives of the position for cooperative
education.                                                       EECT Co-op classes maybe used for different courses, depending
                                                                 on the learning objectives of the position for cooperative
 This course has been designated as a capstone course           education.
(see index for explanation).
                                                                  This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                 (see index for explanation).


Global Communication
Systems Installer                                                Radio Communication Electronics
Specialization of Telecommunications Technology                  Specialization of Telecommunications Technology
Global communications provide the fuel for today’s com-          The Telecommunications Technology department at Texas
petitive market fires. Individuals, companies and organiza-      State Technical College provides the instructional programs to
tions cannot exist without worldwide communication. The          address the complex needs of the telecommunications indus-
Telecommunications Technology department at Texas State          try. With specializations in Global Communication Systems,
Technical College provides the instructional programs to ad-     Radio Communications and Teleconferencing Systems and
dress the complex needs of the telecommunications industry.      the general Telecommunications Technology degree, you'll
With specializations in Global Communication Systems,            learn everything you need to help you launch a successful
Radio Communications and Teleconferencing Systems and            career in the industry.
the general Telecommunications Technology degree, TSTC
can put you on the wave of high-tech communication fields        Certificate Program
that will excel tomorrow ... and well into the future.           The one-year Radio Communication Electronics Specialization
                                                                 offers focused, hands-on coursework in troubleshooting and
                                                                 repairing complex communication equipment. The curricu-
Certificate Program                                              lum, which culminates in a Certificate of Completion, covers
In the one-year Global Communication Systems Installer           equipment including cellular telephones, data communication
Specialization, you can learn to install the complex systems     equipment, trunked radio systems, broadcast transmitters,
used universally for telephone systems, trunking systems,        conventional radio systems and telemetry systems.
data communication systems, global positioning systems and
paging. The intense, hands-on curriculum culminates in a
Certificate of Completion.




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Radio Communication Electronics                                  Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
Certificate of Completion                                        The two-year Teleconferencing Systems Specialization offers
  Total Credits: 42                                              focused coursework in installation, maintenance and trouble-
First Semester                                      Credits      shooting of the complex equipment used in videoconferencing
IEIR     1302    Direct Current (TP)                      3      and teleconferencing systems. The curriculum culminates in
EECT     1300    Technical Customer Service               3      an Associate of Applied Science degree.
EECT     1303    Introduction to Telecommunications       3
EECT     1340    Telecommunications Transmission Media 3
                                  Semester Total        12
Second Semester                               Credits            Teleconferencing Systems
IEIR    1304 Alternating Current (TP)               3            Associate of Applied Science Degree
CETT    1325 Digital Principles and Devices         3
                                                                   Total Credits: 72
CSIR    1341 Transceiver Troubleshooting I          3
                                                                 First Semester                                      Credits
CSIR    2301 Communication Electronics Components 3
                                                                 IEIR     1302    Direct Current (TP)                      3
                               Semester Total     12
                                                                 EECT     1300    Technical Customer Service               3
Third Semester                                       Credits     EECT     1303    Introduction to Telecommunications       3
CSIR    1344 General Communications Circuits               3     EECT     1340    Telecommunications Transmission Media 3
CSIR    1359 Digital Data Communication                    3                                       Semester Total        12
CSIR    1355 Industry Certifications                       3
                                                                 Second Semester                               Credits
CSIR    2359 Communication Antenna Systems                 3
                                                                 IEIR    1304 Alternating Current (TP)               3
EECT    2337 Wireless Telephony Systems                    3
                                                                 CETT    1325 Digital Principles and Devices         3
CSIR 2343 Transceiver Troubleshooting II                  3
                                                                 CPMT 1303 Introduction to Computer Technology       3
                               Semester Total            18
                                                                 CSIR    1341 Transceiver Troubleshooting I          3
                                                                 CSIR    2301 Communication Electronics Components 3
EECT Co-op classes maybe used for different courses, depending
                                                                                                Semester Total     15
on the learning objectives of the position for cooperative
education.                                                       Third Semester                                 Credits
                                                                 CSIR    1344 General Communications Circuits         3
 This course has been designated as a capstone course           CSIR    1359 Digital Data Communication              3
(see index for explanation).                                     CSIR    2359 Communication Antenna Systems           3
                                                                 EECT    1302 Introduction to Videoconferencing       3
                                                                 EECT    1342 Telecommunications Outside Plant        3
                                                                                               Semester Total       15
Teleconferencing Systems                                         Fourth Semester                                      Credits
                                                                 MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                       3
Specialization of Telecommunications Technology                  ENGL 1301 Composition I                                    3
                                                                 CSIR    1355 Industry Certifications                       3
Global communications provide the fuel for today's competi-
                                                                 EECT    1306 Introduction to Teleconferencing              3
tive market fires. Individuals, companies and organizations      EECT    2301 Teleconferencing Applications                 3
cannot exist without worldwide communication. The Tele-                                         Semester Total            15
communications Technology department at TSTC provides
the instructional programs to address the complex needs of       Fifth Semester                                       Credits
                                                                 EECT     2303    Teleconferencing Systems Design           3
the telecommunications industry. With specializations in
                                                                 EECT 2350       Teleconferencing Technology               3
Global Communication Systems, Radio Communications and           GEN. ED.         General Education Elective                3
Teleconferencing Systems, and the general Telecommunica-         GEN. ED.         Humanities/Fine Art Elective              3
tions Technology degree, TSTC can help prepare for a rich        GEN. ED.         Social Behavior Science Elective          3
and rewarding career in the field.                                                                Semester Total          15

Video conferencing rooms are starting to proliferate in Texas    EECT Co-op classes maybe used for different courses, depending
and America. Most four- and two-year colleges either have        on the learning objectives of the position for cooperative
videoconferencing capabilities or plans for their implementa-    education.
tion. K-12 schools are also implementing videoconferencing
                                                                  This course has been designated as a capstone course
rooms. As a result of this rapid growth, telecommunications
                                                                 (see index for explanation).
technicians with sound skills and practical knowledge can
look forward to exceptional career opportunities with out-
standing earning potential.




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134 |      Web Design & Development

                                                                    WEB Advisory Committee
                                                                    Brennon Arnold, Baylor University, Waco
                                                                    Shana Fields, Crowley Group, Waco
                                                                    Ron Frusher, Curves International, Waco
                                                                    Craig Gray, Esc Region 10, Richardson
                                                                    Kelvin Hicks, Activant Solutions, Austin
                                                                    Alicia Ledezma, Austin
                                                                    Rachel Lee, Clear Blue Web Design, Waco
                                                                    Carla Lowe, Waco
                                                                    Buddy Luedeker, Virtual This.Com, Waco
                                                                    Amber Mahurin, Waco
                                                                    Lois Mowery, Woodway
                                                                    Brett Smith, World Wide Internet, Waco
                                                                    Marietta Storey, American National, San Marcos
                                                                    Matt Tesauro, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University,
                                                                     College Station
                                                                    Brandon Thomas, Arlington
                                                                    Phillip Williams, Blumm
Web Design & Development
In the business world today, you're nothing without an Internet
                                                                    Web Design & Development
presence. These days, the World Wide Web is one of the              Web Designer
principal means by which the vast majority of businesses and        Associate of Applied Science Degree
organizations market their products and services and provide          Total Credits: 71
information. And the number of Web sites now being created
increases every minute—skyrocketing job opportunities for           First Semester                                     Credits
                                                                    ITNW 1337        Introduction to the Internet            3
Web site developers and designers.
                                                                    LAWT 1270        Cyberspace Law and Ethical Issues       2
                                                                    IMED 1316        Web Page Design I                       3
Today’s companies seek professionals with the skills and            ENGL 1301        Composition I                           3
training to produce effective Web sites that can attract the        MATH 1332        College Mathematics (or MATH 1314)      3
billions of consumers surfing the Web every day. Designers                                             Semester Total      14
and developers work within a variety of settings to gather
information, program content and design a site that’s effective     Second Semester                             Credits
and easy to use.                                                    ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I                       3
                                                                    ITSE    1311 Beginning Web Page Programming       3
                                                                    HUMA 1301 Introduction To Humanities              3
At Texas State Technical College, you can get the critical skills
                                                                    ITSE    1346 Database Theory and Design           3
needed to become a successful Web site developer and designer.                                  Semester Total      12
The two-year associate degree in either Web Development or
Web Design offers targeted coursework in Web site production,       Third Semester                              Credits
programming, applications and maintenance, as well as the           ITSE    2302 Intermediate Web Programming         3
practical hands-on experience required to understand the            IMED 2315 Web Page Design II                      3
technology.                                                         ITSE    2313 Web Authoring                        3
                                                                    IMED 2370 Intermediate Web Technology             3
In addition, TSTC offers a Certificate of Completion with 29        PSYC 2301 General Psychology (or SOCI 1301)       3
                                                                                                 Semester Total     15
credits that focuses on basics to get you launched in this field.
                                                                    Fourth Semester                                    Credits
                                                                    INEW 2375 Advanced Web Technologies                      3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                         IMED 2309 Internet Commerce                              3
The two-year Web Design & Development Technology in-                IMED 2373 Web Page Design III                            3
cludes 55 college credit hours specific to graphic design and       ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II                             3
Web applications, computer science and computer networking.         IMED 1341 2-D Interface Design                           3
                                                                                               Semester Total              15
The curriculum, which culminates in an Associate of Applied
Science degree, covers languages and software including             Fifth Semester                               Credits
Hypertext markup language—HTML, Java Script, Perl, PHP,             ARTV 1351 Digital Video                            3
CSS, WML, Cold Fusion, Macromedia Flash, Macromedia                 IMED 2388 Internship - Digital Communication
Fireworks and Macromedia Dreamweaver, Read Hat LINUX,                              and Media/Multimedia                3
and Windows Server.                                                 IMED  2311 Portfolio Development                  3



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IMED     2349    Internet Communications                  3   Fifth Semester                                      Credits
ENGL     2311    Technical and Business Writing               IMED  2311      Portfolio Development                    3
                 (or ENGL 1302)                           3   IMED 2349        Internet Communications                  3
                                 Semester Total          15   ITSE     2357    Advanced Object-Oriented Programming 3
                                                              IMED 2388        Internship - Digital Communication
 This course has been designated as a capstone course                         and Media/Multimedia                     3
(see index for explanation).                                  ENGL     2311    Technical and Business Writing
                                                                               (or ENGL 1302)                           3
                                                                                                 Semester Total       15
Web Design and Development
Web Developer                                                  This course has been designated as a capstone course
Associate of Applied Science Degree                           (see index for explanation).
  Total Credits: 71
First Semester                                 Credits
LAWT 1270    Cyberspace Law and Ethical Issues       2        Certificate Program
IMED 1316    Web Page Design I                       3
                                                              The one-year Web Design & Development Specialization offers
ENGL 1301    Composition I                           3
ITNW 1337    Introduction to the Internet            3
                                                              focused, hands-on coursework in Web design, programming,
MATH 1332    College Mathematics (or MATH 1314)      3        digital imaging, Cyberspace laws and much more. The cur-
                               Semester Total      14         riculum, which culminates in a Certificate of Completion, can
Second Semester                                Credits        help you hone in quickly on the some of the most important
HUMA 1301 Introduction To Humanities                 3        aspects of Web design and development.
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I                          3
ITSE    1311 Beginning Web Page Programming          3
ITSE    1346 Database Theory and Design              3        Web Design & Development
                               Semester Total      12
                                                              Certificate of Completion
Third Semester                              Credits             Total Credits: 29
ITSE    2302 Intermediate Web Programming         3           First Semester                                         Credits
IMED 2370 Intermediate Web Technology             3           LAWT 1270        Cyberspace Laws and Ethical Issues          2
ITSE    2313 Web Authoring                        3           IMED 1316        Web Design I                                3
IMED 2315 Web Page Design II                      3           ARTC 1302        Digital Imaging I                           3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology (or SOCI 1301)       3           ITSE     1311    Beginning Web Programming                   3
                             Semester Total     15            ITSE     1346    Database Theory and Design                  3
                                                                                                Semester Total           14
Fourth Semester                             Credits
INEW 1340 ASP.NET Programming                     3           Second Semester                                        Credits
ITSE    2321 Object-Oriented Programming          3           IMED 2315 Web Page Design II                                 3
INEW 2334 Advanced Web Page Programming           3           ITSE    2302 Intermediate Web Programming                    3
IMED 2309 Internet Commerce                       3           ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II                                 3
ITNW 1340 I-Net+                                  3           INEW 2375 Advanced Web Technology                            3
                             Semester Total     15            IMED 1341 Interface Design                                   3
                                                                                           Semester Total                15
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                                                                 WLT Advisory Committee
                                                                 Al Bernson, Bernson Consulting Services, Dallas
                                                                 Michael Cameron, Cameron Consulting, Euless
                                                                 Steve Copeland, WISCO, Houston
                                                                 Warren Hankammer, Win Welding Supply, Ft. Worth
                                                                 Gary Hoopes, Acute Technological Services, Houston
                                                                 J. Jones, Victor Equipment, Denton
                                                                 Robert Klug, Trinity Industries, Dallas
                                                                 Chris Krueger, Krueger’s Welding Service, Bellville
                                                                 David Lamb, KBR, Houston
                                                                 Ernest Levert, Lockheed Martin, Highland Village
                                                                 Glenn Lewis, CRC-Evans Automatic Welding, Houston
                                                                 Randy Mariott, National Oilwell, Houston
                                                                 Richard Marslender, Kiewit Offshore Services Ltd., Ingleside
                                                                 Kara McDaniel, Lincoln Electric Co., Grapevine
                                                                 Jim Minton, Trinity Rail, Longview
                                                                 Walt Spier, Bechtel Corp., Houston
                                                                 Timothy Thompson, CRC Automatic Welding, Houston
                                                                 David E. Villia, Trinity Industries, Dallas
                                                                 Doug Watkins, Texas Hydraulics, Temple
                                                                 James White, Bodycote Metal Technology, Houston

Welding Technology                                               Welding Technology
The welding programs at TSTC emphasize the development           Associate of Applied Science Degree
of real, hands-on welding, layout and fitting skills. With ex-     Total Credits: 70
tensive exposure to welding practices and principles, students   First Semester                                 Credits
can better understand not only how welding processes work,       WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc
                                                                               Welding (TP)                           4
but also why certain welding processes are used. The Welding
                                                                 WLDG 1313 Introduction To Blueprint Reading          3
Technology department at TSTC offers hands-on instruction        WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal Arc
in 180 ventilated arc welding stations and 20 oxy-acetylene                    Welding (TP)                           4
stations. Welding Technology strives to provide the best set-    ENGL 1301 Composition I                              3
ting possible for students to gain the welding skills and work                                   Semester Total      14
attitudes required by industry.
                                                                 Second Semester                               Credits
                                                                 WLDG 1312 Introduction to Flux Core Welding
                                                                             (FCAW)                                  3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                      WLDG 1457 Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc
In addition to the opportunity to practice the skills and gain               Welding (SMAW)                          4
the knowledge necessary to pass various welder qualification     WLDG 1417 Introduction to Layout and
                                                                             Fabrication                             4
tests, the two-year Welding Technology program provides
                                                                 ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing            3
extensive instruction in metals and welding processes for                                       Semester Total      14
experiences in analyzing and solving problems encountered
in the welding industry. The curriculum, which culminates        Third Semester                                 Credits
in an Associate of Applied Science degree, covers shielded       WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten
metal arc, flux cored arc, gas metal arc, gas tungsten arc and                Arc (TIG) Welding                       4
                                                                 WLDG 1435 Introduction to Pipe Welding               4
submerged arc welding processes.
                                                                 WLDG 2443 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc
                                                                              Welding (SMAW)                          4
                                                                 HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                 3
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                                            Semester Total     15
WLT also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,      Fourth Semester                                Credits
six-year program begins in the ninth grade of high school and    WLDG 2171 Welding Equipment and Processes            1
results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.               WLDG 1337 Introduction to Metallurgy                 3
                                                                 WLDG 2451 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG)
Most career opportunities for welders can include strenuous                  Welding                                  4
activities, and many employers now require full back X-rays      WLDG 2413 Intermediate Welding Using Multiple
as part of pre-employment physicals. WLT requires students                   Processes                                4
to demonstrate basic reading, writing and mathematical skills    MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                 3
before enrolling.                                                                                Semester Total     15


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Fifth Semester                                Credits             as part of pre-employment physicals. The Welding Technol-
WLDG2350 Orbital Tube Welding                      3             ogy programs require students to demonstrate basic reading,
WLDG 2355 Advanced Welding Metallurgy               3             writing and mathematical skills before enrolling.
NDTE 2311 Preparation for Welding Inspection        3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                        3
                               Semester Total     12
                                                                  Combination Welding
 This course has been designated as a capstone course            Certificate of Completion
(see index for explanation).                                        Total Credits: 40
                                                                  First Semester                                 Credits
                                                                  WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc
Combination Welding                                                              Welding (TP)
                                                                  WLDG 1313 Introduction To Blueprint Reading
                                                                                                                       4
                                                                                                                       3
Specialization of Welding Technology                              WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal
The welding programs at Texas State Technical College em-                        Arc (MIG) Welding (TP)                4
phasize the development of real, hands-on welding, layout         MCHN 1308 Basic Machine Shop I                       3
                                                                                                    Semester Total   14
and fitting skills. With extensive exposure to welding prac-
tices and principles, students can better understand not only     Second Semester                                Credits
how welding processes work, but also why certain welding          WLDG 1312 Introduction to Flux Cored
processes are used. In addition to 180 ventilated arc welding                 Welding (FCAW)                           3
stations and 20 oxy-acetylene stations, Welding Technology        WLDG 1457 Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc
offers Combination Welding students instruction on plasma                     Welding (SMAW)                           4
torches, and oxy-acetylene and air carbon arc cutting. Students   WLDG 1417 Introduction to Layout And
also gain extensive skills and knowledge through simulated                    Fabrication                              4
industrial welder qualification tests with the following pro-     NDTE 1310 Liquid Penetrant/Magnetic Particle Testing 3
                                                                                                 Semester Total       14
cesses: SMAW, GMAW, FCAW (gas and self-shielded), GTAW
and SAW.                                                          Third Semester                 Credits
                                                                  WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten
                                                                               Arc (TIG) Welding                            4
Certificate Program                                               WLDG 1435 Introduction to Pipe Welding                    4
                                                                  WLDG 2443 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc
The one-year Combination Welding program focuses on the
                                                                               Welding (SMAW)                               4
skills and knowledge required for the welder qualification test                                  Semester Total            12
for the American Welding Society, Section IX of the American
Society of Mechanical Engineers Code and the American
Petroleum Institute. As a graduate, you may go to work as
a welder in general fabrication shops, on construction sites,
                                                                  Enhanced Skills Certificate
in pressure vessel shops or shipyards; or you may elect to          Total Credits: 12
pursue a pipe welding endorsement by completing work in           WLDG     2406 Intermediate Pipe Welding                   4
an advanced exit point.                                           WLDG     2453 Advanced Pipe Welding                       4
                                                                  WLDG     2435 Advanced Layout And Fabrication             4
In addition to the Certificate of Completion, Welding Tech-
                                                                                                      Semester Total       12
nology offers advanced exit points for specialized skill
development.
                                                                   This course has been designated as a capstone course
Most career opportunities for welders can include strenuous
                                                                  (see index for explanation).
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