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                     TSTC curriculum, courses and course sequence are subject to change.
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Please check with your department chair, advisor or the TSTC Web site for a current listing.   Technical College
54 |     Advertising Design & Print Technology

                                                                Sarah Ervin, Waco Tribune-Herald, Waco
Advertising Design                                              Sylvia Harrington, Big Red, Waco
                                                                Harlowe Hodges, Frostburg University, Frostburg, Md.
& Print Technology                                              David Houdek, Ussery Printing Company, Irving
                                                                Fred Korge, Savage Design Group, Houston
From concept to creation, commercial artists must develop
                                                                Regina Kubelka, Illustration Central, Austin
compelling work to compete in today’s saturated advertising
                                                                Tim Kupper, Xpert Media Management LLC, San Antonio
market – a market that can make or break you in the industry.   Chris Martin, AMA Nystrom Printing, Waco
                                                                Darold McDonald, Concentus Media Group, Temple
TSTC takes you from the drawing board to the computer in        Duane McGregor, Cameron Park Zoo, Waco
its Advertising Design & Print Technology (ADP) to teach you    Lynn Pearson, Waco Tribune-Herald, Waco
how to vividly move an audience, whether it’s designing bill-   Patrick Pollei, Pollei DesignWorks, Waco
boards or brochures, print ads or post cards and much more.     Bryan Tamayo, Fossil Inc., Richardson
                                                                Kenneth Turbeville, WRS Group, Waco
With an emphasis on creation, production and presentation       Heather Vaughan, TG, Round Rock
of visual messages, you’ll learn the skills to deliver a mes-
                sage that gets noticed.
                                                                advertising Design & print technology
                          The program emphasizes the            associate of applied science Degree
                            technical and practical aspects       total credits: 72
                              of preparing camera-ready         First semester                                       credits
                                art for reproduction while      DORI^ 010X     College and Career Seminar                  1
                                                                INDS 1301      Basic Elements of Design                    3
                                 enhancing your computer
                                                                ARTT 1241      Creative Drawing                            2
                                  skills on both Macintosh      INDS 2321      Presentation Drawing                        3
                                   and PC. You’ll learn         ARTC 1325      Introduction to Computer Graphics           3
                                   many of today’s electron-    ENGL 1301      Composition I                               3
                                   ic illustration and design                                     Semester Total         14
                                   programs,        including   ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                   QuarkXPress and Adobe,
                                                                second semester                                     credits
                                  InDesign and others.          GRPH 1359 Vector Graphics for Productions                 3
                                                                ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design                            3
                                Associate of Applied            ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I                            3
                              Science Degree Program            PSYC 2301 General Psychology                              3
                                                                                            Semester Total              12
                           The two-year Advertising Design
                        & Print Technology curriculum           third semester                                      credits
                    includes a solid framework of courses       ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I                               3
             that lead to advanced design, imaging and          INDS 1341 Color Theory and Application                    3
advertising assignments. The coursework, including those        ARTC 1317 Design Communication I                          3
                                                                GRPH 2309 Digital Pre-Press                               3
in computer graphics with Macintosh and PC comput-
                                                                HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                      3
ers, culminates in an Associate of Applied Science degree.                                  Semester Total              15
                                                                Fourth semester                                     credits
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program           GRPH 1432 Electronic Imaging System                       4
ADP also offers Tech Prep. This competency-based, six-year      ARTC 1321 Illustration Techniques                         3
program of study begins in the ninth grade of high school       ARTC 2317 Typographic Design                              3
and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree with      ARTC 1349 Art Direction I                                 3
advanced skills.                                                ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing                  3
                                                                                            Semester Total              16

ADP Advisory Committee                                          Fifth semester                                       credits
Stephen Adams, Adams Creative, Grand Prairie                    ARTC 2335 Portfolio Development for Graphic
Jason Bayer, CC Creations, Bryan                                                 Design                                    3
James Bell, Bell Creative Inc., Dallas                          ARTC 2347 Design Communication II                          3
Jeff Blackburn, Austin Tees, Austin                             ARTC 2313 Digital Publishing II                            3
James Brown, The Dwyer Group, Waco                              ARTC 2349 Art Direction II                                 3
Jud Burgess Sustance, El Paso                                   PHYS 1315 Physical Science                                 3
John Ciaburri, Woodward Creative Group, Temple                                                   Semester Total          15
Kristopher Cowan, Dynamic Designs, Waco                          This course has been designated as a capstone course
Keith Dotson, Greater Lakes Higher Education Corp., Madison     (see index for explanation).


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Printing                                                        third semester
                                                                GRPH 1432 Electronic Imaging Systems
                                                                                                            credits
                                                                                                                  4
                                                                GRPH 1359 Object Oriented Computer Graphics       3
Specialization of Advertising Design & Print                    ARTC 2313 Digital Publishing II                   3
                                                                GRPH 1309 Press Operations I                      3
The printing industry is undergoing major changes, becom-       HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities              3
ing increasingly digital and integrating the work of com-                                   semester total      16
mercial artists and printing technicians. Job opportunities
for printing specialists are expected to be favorable because   Fourth semester                                  credits
a large number of these workers are expected to retire over     GRPH 2309 Digital Pre-Press                            3
the next decade. The best opportunities will be available for   ITSE    1301 Web Design Tools                          3
                                                                GRPH 2488 Internship- Graphic and Printing
skilled operators, and TSTC can provide you with the skills
                                                                              Equipment Operator, General Production 4
you need for this industry.                                     BUSI 2301 Business Law                                 3
                                                                                             semester total          13
ADP at TSTC offers a Printing Specialization to prepare
you for the publishing careers of today and tomorrow. As        Fifth semester                                 credits
technology changes the nature of the industry, more expe-       BUSG 2309 Small Business Management                  3
                                                                GRPH 1319 Bindery and Finishing Operations           3
rienced technicians with finely honed skills are needed at
                                                                PHYS 1315 Physical Science                           3
Texas’ 4,000 printing operations, including those who can       GRPH 1366 Practicum-Graphic and Printing Equipment
perform complex duties such as page design, color scanning,                    Operator, General Production          3
pre-press skills, image manipulation and Web page design.       GRPH 2448 Digital Publishing III                     4
                                                                                                semester total     16

Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                     pre-press
TSTC’s two-year Printing Specialization offers hands-on         certificate of completion
experience using software programs such as QuarkXPress,
                                                                total credits: 41
Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign. In addition, the cur-
                                                                First semester                                       credits
riculum, which culminates in an Associate of Applied Science
                                                                DORI^ 010X     College and Career Seminar                  1
degree, covers all phases of digital imaging, process color,    GRPH 1305      Introduction to Graphic Arts and Printing 3
trade customs, cost and production of quality press sheets.     ARTC 1325      Introduction to Computer Graphics           3
                                                                GRPH 1319      Bindery and Finishing Operations            3
                                                                ARTC 1313      Digital Publishing I                        3
Certificate of Completion Program                               ARTC 1302      Digital Imaging I                           3
TSTC’s Printing Specialization now offers a Certificate of                                        semester total         15
Completion in Pre-Press. An academically qualified student      ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
can complete this program in 12 months.
                                                                second semester                                     credits
                                                                ARTC 2313 Digital Publishing II                           3
                                                                GRPH 1432 Electronic Imaging Systems                      4
printing specialization                                         GRPH 1359 Vector Graphics for Productions                 3
associate of applied science Degree                             INDS 1341 Color Theory and Application                    3
                                                                                            semester total              13
    total credits: 71
First semester                                       credits    third semester                                      credits
DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                      1    ARTC 2317 Typographic Design                              3
GRPH 1305 Introduction to Graphic Art                           GRPH 2309 Digital Pre-Press                               3
               and Printing                                3    ITSE    1301 Web Design Tools                             3
ARTC 1325 Introduction to Computer Graphic                 3    ARTC 2448 Digital Publishing III                          4
INDS 1341 Color Theory and Application                     3                                semester total              13
EECT 1200 Technical Customer Service                       2
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                    3
                                  semester total         14
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

second semester                                     credits
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I                            3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I                               3
ARTC 2317 Typographic Design                              3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                              3
                            semester total              12




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56 |      Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology

                                                                      Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                      The laboratory facilities at Texas State Technical College
                                                                      include high efficiency commercial and residential heating
                                                                      and air conditioning equipment, energy efficient heat pumps,
                                                                      commercial refrigeration equipment, direct digital and
                                                                      pneumatic controls and a large chilled water system. You
                                                                      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
                                                                      ACT 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.
Air Conditioning &                                                    The department requires that all students demonstrate basic
Refrigeration Technology                                              reading, writing and mathematical skills before enrolling.

The weather in Texas is legendary for the temperatures it can
reach. It’s not uncommon during the summer months to have             ACT Advisory Committee
a string of triple digit temps. It’s so hot in Texas, in fact, that   Gary Coulson, Brandt Engineering, Dallas
Texas Environmental Profiles reports ninety percent of the            Chet Couvillon, Ince Distributing Inc., San Antonio
homes here have air conditioners.                                     Rob Emmert, Entech Sales & Service, Austin
                                                                      Oscar Garza, McNamara Custom Service Inc., Waco
                                                                      Jose Gonzalez, TD Industries Inc., Dallas
Because of this, jobs in the air conditioning industry are            Keith Henigan, American Mechanical Services, Carrollton
widespread in Texas, making it an exceptional career choice.          Richard Hunton Jr., The Hunton Group, Houston
And the field is growing – not just here, but in the entire na-       Richard Lowery, Carrier UTC, Austin
tion. The U.S. Department of Labor reports employment of              James Martin, United Environmental Services, Pasadena
heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration mechanics and             Quanah Martin, Johnson Controls, Flower Mound
installers is projected to increase by nine percent through           Jerry Pierpont, TSTC Instructor (Retired), Honorary Member,
2016. That means the industry is going to need trained tech-            Hillsboro
nicians who really know the business.                                 Kevin Sawyer, The Trane Company, McGregor
                                                                      Darren Sinkule, T.E.A.M. Solutions, Waco
                                                                      Rick Tullis, Capstone Mechnical, Waco
TSTC’s Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology (ACT)              Glenn Varner, Engineered Air Balance Co. Inc., Addison
program can provide students with the training needed                 George Wentzel, Gemaire Group, San Antonio
to start a new and lasting career. The ACT program offers             Ed Wright, Lennox Ind., Carrollton
training on high efficiency commercial and residential heat-
ing and air-conditioning equipment, heat pumps, commer-
cial refrigeration equipment and an 80-ton chilled water A/C          Ft. Bend ACT Advisory Committee
system. Students learn basic and advanced control systems,            John Burg, Air Depot A/C Heating, Houston
plus Direct Digital Control Systems, and gain skills in refrig-       Jim Butcher, Houston
erant recovery systems to learn about environmental issues            David Edson, Johnstone Supply, Houston
that affect the industry.                                             Reed Hughes, Manitowoc Ice Machines, The Woodlands
                                                                      Richard Hunton Jr., Hunton Distribution Group, Houston
As an additional benefit, TSTC also offers testing to obtain          Bob Manry, Southwest Texas Equipment Distributors Inc.
vital certification required by law to work with refrigerants         Calvin Miller, Century Supply, Houston
during the service, repair or disposal of appliances and in-          Jerry Oliver Jr., Gulf Coast Mechanical A/C Specialist, Beasley
                                                                      Sonny Roncancio, Fresh Air Air Conditioning & Heating, Stafford
dustrial process refrigeration.
                                                                      Martin Schulze, Martin Schulze Air Conditioning, Richmond
                                                                      Shawn Schulze, Martin Schulze Air Conditioning, Richmond
The program is also offered at the Fort Bend Technical                Kirk Voitle, Kirk Voitle A/C Company Inc., Sugar Land
Center.                                                               Roy Wiederkehr, Aces Supply, Houston


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air conditioning & refrigeration technology                    air conditioning technician
associate of applied science Degree                            certificate of completion
  total credits: 69                                              total credits: 39
First semester                                       credits   First semester                                       credits
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1   DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
HART 1256       EPA Recovery Certification Preparation     2   HART 1256       EPA Recovery Certification Preparation     2
HART 1307       Refrigeration Principles                   3   HART 1307       Refrigeration Principles                   3
HART 1401       Basic Electricity for HVAC                 4   HART 1401       Basic Electricity for HVAC                 4
HART 2338       A/C Installation and Startup               3   HART 2338       Air Conditioning Installation and Startup 3
                                  Semester Total         12                                      Semester Total          12
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only       ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
second semester                                     credits
                                                               second semester                                     credits
HART 1341 Residential Air Conditioning                    3
                                                               HART 1341 Residential Air Conditioning                    3
HART 1345 Gas and Electric Heating                        3
                                                               HART 1345 Gas and Electric Heating                        3
HART 2331 Advanced Electricity for HVAC                   3
                                                               HART 2331 Advanced Electricity for HVAC                   3
HART 2342 Commercial Refrigeration                        3
                                                               HART 2342 Commercial Refrigeration                        3
                           Semester Total               12
                                                                                          Semester Total               12
third semester                                credits
HART 1303 Air Conditioning Control Principles       3          third semester                                credits
HART 2301 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Codes 3           HART 1303 Air Conditioning Control Principles       3
HART 2336 Air Conditioning Troubleshooting          3          HART 2301 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Codes 3
HART 2343 Industrial Air Conditioning               3          HART 2336 Air Conditioning Troubleshooting         3
HART 2349 Heat Pumps                                3          HART 2343 Industrial Air Conditioning               3
                           Semester Total         15           HART 2349 Heat Pumps                                3
                                                                                          Semester Total         15
Fourth semester                              credits
HART 2334 Advanced Air Conditioning Control        3            This course has been designated as a capstone course
HART 2445 Residential Air Conditioning System                  (see index for explanation).
              Design                               4
ENGL 1301 Composition I                            3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                       3
MATH 1314 College Algebra (or MATH 1332)           3
                              Semester Total     16

Fifth semester                               credits
HART 2402 Commercial Air Conditioning System
               Design                              4
HART 2441 Commercial Air Conditioning              4
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities               3
PHYS 1310 Elementary Physics (or PHYS 1410)        3
                           Semester Totals       14




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58 |      Aircraft Pilot Training Technology

                                                                     To enroll, the department requires all students to demonstrate
Aircraft Pilot                                                       basic reading, writing and mathematical skills. Additionally,
Training Technology                                                  all APT students must fulfill requirements for a Class II flight
                                                                     physical and provide the College Records Office with a cur-
On a campus that started its life as a U.S. Air Force base, train-   rent Class II Medical record.
ing for positions in the aviation industry continues to flourish.
The Federal Aviation Administration reports commercial               All new students must also have successfully completed all
aviation remains on track to carry one billion passengers by         sections of the Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA)
2021 and continues to forecast long-term aviation growth,            Test and all remedial courses before registering for classes in
demonstrating the long-term value of air transportation to           the APT program.
the public.                                                          To learn more, contact the APT department chair for information
                                                                     about flight training costs required for this program. Texas State
Today, fully 60 percent of new airline hires are civilian-trained    Technical College keeps these additional costs to an absolute
pilots with opportunities in jobs such as air-taxi/charter pilot,    minimum. Flight costs vary per term and are subject to change
flight instructor, cargo transporter, corporate or commercial        due to variables such as fluctuating fuel and flight-time costs.
pilot, agriculture pilot, traffic or law-enforcement pilot and
more. The state of Texas has an abundance of opportuni-
ties, as our state has the largest airport network in nation,        APT Advisory Committee
                       according to the Texas Department of          Jerry Benson, Delta Airlines (retired)
                              Transportation.                        Syd Carter, American Airlines (retired)
                                                                     Flex Chiota, Net Jets, Waco
                               At TSTC, our experienced              Bill Crossland, Waco
                                  flight professionals in the        Dave Curtis, Southwest Airlines, Chicago, Ill.
                                                                     Michael Dall, Teddy Bear Air, Joshua
                                     Aircraft Pilot Training
                                                                     Chris Edwards, Beechjet-King Air, Teague
                                      (APT) Technology can           Mark Estes, Baylor University, Waco
                                       provide you with the          Jesse Falcon, American Airlines
                                        critical foundation          John Foster, Home State Ins., Hewitt
                                        you’ll need to suc-          Charles Frost, FAA Pilot Examiner (retired), Waco
                                        ceed in the field of         Jim Fullingim, Tarleton State University, Killeen
                                        aviation. You'll get         Jim Gardner, Texas Farm Bureau, Waco
                                        top-notch, hands-            Dave Hinckley, Bombardier Aerospace Flexjet, Belton
                                       on training and fly-          Ken Knel, UPS, Austin
                                      ing time on a variety          Bill Massey, Valley Mills
                                     of aircraft, including          Michael Meline, AirTran Airways, Rica, Ga.
                                                                     Shelly (Barron) Meline, AirTran Airways, Rica, Ga.
                                  Cessna 172s, Diamond
                                                                     Russell Vanhoozer, American Eagle, Waco
                               DA-20s and a Piper Semi-
                            nole and a Piper Arrow, as
                         well as training on Frasca single-
                                                                     aircraft pilot training technology
                    and multi-engine simulators, world-
                                                                     associate of applied science Degree
wide weather terminals and much more.
                                                                       total credits: 72
                                                                     First semester                                        credits
For those who want to continue their education, TSTC offers          DORI^ 010X       College and Career Seminar                 1
an Aviation Science program with Baylor University and               AIRP     1307    Aviation Meteorology                       3
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
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                          AIRP     1313    Introduction to Aviation                   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        ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
success. Successful graduates will hold FAA Private and              second semester                                       credits
Commercial certificates along with Instrument Ratings and            MATH 1314 College Algebra                                   3
Flight Instructor certificates. Multi-engine training and rat-       AIRP    1451 Instrument Ground School                       4
ings are also available.                                             AIRP    2250 Instrument Flight                              2
                                                                     AIRP    2331 Advanced Meteorology                           3
The program is FAA approved under Part 141 of the Federal            ENGL 1301 Composition I                                     3
Air Regulations.                                                                                       Semester Total           15


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third semester                                          credits     The program will offer the basics in air traffic control,
AIRP    1341 Advanced Air Navigation                          3     providing an advanced route into the Federal Aviation
AIRP    1255 Intermediate Flight                              2     Administration’s Air Traffic Control Academy. The training
AIRP    1343 Aerodynamics                                     3     will follow the FAA Air Traffic Basics curriculum, and the
AIRP    2333 Aircraft Systems                                 3
                                                                    materials will be similarly matched.
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                          3
                                    Semester Total            14    Students achieving this degree can develop skills that meet
                                                                    or exceed all FAA ATC entry requirements. They will be
Fourth semester                                         credits     backed by knowledgeable staff who have worked in this
AIRP    2337 Commercial Ground School                         3
                                                                    sector – including former FAA and military personnel — and
AIRP    2239 Commercial Flight                                2
AIRP    1345 Aviation Safety                                  3     learn skills and knowledge provided by an advisory board
AIRP    2355 Propulsion Systems                               3     comprised of industry experts.
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                                  3
                                    Semester Total            14
                                                                    air traffic control
Fifth semester                                         credits      associate of applied science Degree
AIRP     2349     Instructor Ground School                   3        total credits: 72
AIRP  2236       Certified Flight Instructor-Airplane       2      First semester                                       credits
AVIM 2337         Aviation Law                               3      DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                      1
ELECTIVE          Approved General Education
                                                                    AIRP     1313 Introduction to Aviation                      3
                   (Academic) Elective                       3
                                                                    AIRP     1417    Private Pilot Ground School                4
AIRP     2357     Turbine Aircraft Systems Ground
                                                                    AIRP     1301    Air Navigation                             3
                  School                                     3
                                                                    AIRP     1307    Aviation Meteorology                       3
                                    Semester Total         14
                                                                    MATH     1314    College Algebra                            3
                                                                                                     Semester Total            16
Enhanced skills certificate
                                                                    ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
  total credits: 6
AIRP     2251     Multi-engine Flight                          2    second semester                                      credits
AIRP     2242     Flight Instructor – Instrument Airplane      2    AIRP    1451 Instrument Ground School                      4
AIRP     2243     Flight Instructor – Multi-engine Airplane    2    ENGL 1301 Composition I                                    3
                                     Semester Total            6    AIRP    1291 Flight Simulation I                           2
                                                                    AIRP    2331 Advanced Meteorology                          3
 This course has been designated as a capstone course                                               Semester Total            12
(see index for explanation).
                                                                    third semester                                       credits
                                                                    AVIM 1371 Air Traffic Control 1                            3
Air Traffic Control*                                                AIRP    2352 Practical Dispatching I                       3
                                                                    AIRP    2333 Aircraft Sytems                               3
It takes a team of sharp individuals to ensure the safe operation   HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                       3
of commercial and private aircraft. Ground controllers, airfield    AIRP    1341 Advanced Air Navigation                       3
operation specialists, development and enroute controllers,                                          Semester Total            15
airport tower and terminal controllers and others work
together to ensure the safe flow of air traffic in the skies.       Fourth semester                                      credits
                                                                    AIRP    2337 Commercial Ground School                      3
Fortunately for job seekers, Texas incorporates over 380            AIRP    1345 Aviation Safety                               3
public airports — the nation’s second-largest system. And           AIRP    2355 Propulsion Systems                            3
predictions for growth are good. The federal government             AIRP    2353 Practical Dispatching II                      3
expects the aerospace industry to grow by 10 percent through        AVIM 1392 Air Traffic Control II                           3
2016. The need for Air Traffic Controllers in Texas is expected                                      Semester Total            15
to grow 26 percent in the same period. Pay and benefits are         Fifth semester                                       credits
great too, as employees earn relatively high pay and good           AVIM 1393        Air Traffic Control III                   3
benefits.                                                           AIRP     1491    Flight Simulation II                      2
                                                                    AVIM 2337        Aviation Law                              3
Because the majority of today’s FAA’s Air Traffic Controllers       PSYC 2301        General Psychology                        3
face mandatory retirements over the next decade, there is a         ELECTIVE         Approved General Education
strong need for professionals in the field. That’s why TSTC is                       (Academic) Elective                        3
offering a program in Air Traffic Control (ATC) through its                                           Semester Total           14
Aircraft Pilot Training program that can lead to an associate
degree.


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60 |     Aircraft Pilot Training Technology

                                                                    ELECTIVE         Approved Academic Elective                 3
Aircraft Dispatch Technology                                        AIRP   1391      Flight Simulator I                         2
                                                                                                     Semester Total            18
Did you know a plane never leaves the ground without both
the captain and the dispatcher agreeing on the flight? That’s       third semester                                      credits
because aircraft dispatchers play a crucial role in overseeing      AVIM 1391 Air Traffic Control I                           3
the safety of a flight from one location to another.                AIRP    2352 Practical Dispatching I                      3
                                                                    AIRP    1341 Advanced Air Navigation                      3
There are more than 2,000 U.S. dispatchers who help keep            AIRP    2333 Aircraft Systems                             3
pilots from flying into turbulence, running out of fuel or safely   HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                      3
arriving at airports where runways are icy. They are known                                           Semester Total            15
as the ears and eyes on the ground for pilots in the air.
                                                                    Fourth semester
Dispatchers, like pilots, must know a wealth of information,        credits
from aircraft-maintenance manuals and emergency checklists,         AIRP    2337 Commercial Ground School                       3
to weather information, air-ground radio systems and runway         AIRP    1345 Aviation Safety                                3
layouts at hundreds of airports.                                    AIRP    2355 Propulsion Systems                             3
                                                                    PSYC 2301 General Psychology                                3
 The FAA notes the role of the aircraft dispatcher is a critical    AIRP    2353 Practical Dispatching II                       3
link in air safety – and it can make an exciting career choice                                    Semester Total               15
—especially in Texas, where there’s 384 public airports, four
major airlines and two of the world’s most busiest airports.
                                                                    aircraft Dispatch technology
TSTC will offer a new degree in Aircraft Dispatch* through          certificate of completion—level 2
its Aircraft Pilot Training program. There are two completion         total credits: 49
paths for students: an associate degree in Aircraft Dispatch
or a certificate of completion that can fast-track students into    First semester                                      credits
launching their careers.                                            DORI^ 010X       College and Career Seminar               1
                                                                    AIRP     1417    Private Pilot Ground School              4
TSTC is one of a select number of Texas schools to offer this       AIRP     1301    Air Navigation                           3
degree, and it’s the perfect learning environment, because          AIRP     1307    Aviation Meteorology                     3
size speaks volumes. TSTC Waco Airport is the largest public        AIRP     1313    Introduction to Aviation                 3
airport owned by a two-year college in the nation! It has a                                          Semester Total            13
                                                                    ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
history of aviation experience dating back to 1968.
And the program is backed by experienced professionals who          second semester                                     credits
have worked in the field, along with an advisory committee          AIRP    1451 Instrument Ground School                     4
                                                                    AIRP    1391 Flight Simulator I                           2
of industry members who ensure the curriculum keeps you
                                                                    AIRP    2331 Advanced Meteorology                         3
on track for the best possible education.                           AVIM 2337 Aviation Law                                    3
                                                                                                     Semester Total            12

aircraft Dispatch technology                                        third semester                                      credits
associate of applied science Degree                                 AIRP    2352 Practical Dispatching I                      3
                                                                    AIRP    2333 Aircraft Systems                             3
  total credits: 64                                                 AIRP    1341 Advanced Air Navigation                      3
First semester                                        credits       AVIM 1391 Air Traffic Control I                           3
DORI^ 010X        College and Career Seminar                1                                        Semester Total            12
MATH 1314         College Algebra                           3
AIRP     1313     Introduction to Aviation                  3       Fourth semester                                     credits
AIRP     1417     Private Pilot Ground School               4       AIRP    1345 Aviation Safety                              3
AIRP     1301     Air Navigation                            3       AIRP    2337 Commercial Ground School                     3
AIRP     1307     Aviation Meteorology                      3       AIRP    2355 Propulsion Systems                           3
                                  Semester Total           16       AIRP    2353 Practical Dispatching II                     3
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only                                          Semester Total            12

second semester                                       credits
AIRP    1451 Instrument Ground School                       4
AIRP    2331 Advanced Meteorology                           3
AVIM 2337 Aviation Law                                      3
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                     3



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

                                Since 2006, the federal govern-
                                   ment reports that motor        Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                       vehicle crashes involv-    ACM also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-
                                         ing property dam-        based, six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade
                                           age alone reached      of high school and results in an Associate of Applied Science
                                             more than 4.1        degree.
                                             million, and that
                                              number contin-
                                               ues to escalate    Certificate Programs
                                               as roads become    Texas State Technical College also offers one-year Certificate
                                               more congested.    of Completion programs for a more rapid route to attaining
                                              Inevitably, that    credentials in Auto Body Collision Repair and Auto Body
                                             means there will     Refinishing. Note: Before enrolling in an ACM certificate program,
                                            be many collisions.   students must satisfy DMTH 0100, WRIT 0100 and READ 0100
                                                                  requirements.
                                        That’s why business
                                    for auto-body shops is
                                  booming, as is the need
                                                                  ACM Advisory Committee
                              for skilled technicians to
                                                                  Rick Angle, Caliber Collision, San Antonio
                          make repairs.                           Don Armstrong, Caliber Collision, Schertz
                                                                  Rusty Barsanti, Caliber Collision, Fort Worth
Get those skills at TSTC by enrolling in the Automotive Col-      Matt Bole, Craig’s Collision Center, Grapevine
lision & Management Technology (ACM). You can learn ad-           Wayne Burchfield, Classic Toyota, Tyler
vanced curriculum in state-of-the-art facilities — such as the    Tom Dance, Herb’s Paint & Body No. 1, Dallas
$2.1 million 40,000 square foot Transportation Technologies       Johnny Dickerson, Collision Repair Service, Garland
Center —and get crucial hands-on experience that will put         Robert Dixon, Associated Collision Center, San Antonio
you first in line when it comes to hiring time. Expert, experi-   Andy Duhon, PPG, Powell
enced faculty and the backing of top names in the industry        David Gafford, Caliber Collision, Round Rock
assure you can get the latest possible training available in      Bill Haas, Automotive Service Association, Bedford
                                                                  Ed Johnson, Allstate Insurance Company, Waco
the market.
                                                                  Terry Kingsley, Continental Collision Center, Austin
                                                                  Tom Kirk, Collision Equipment Sales, Beaumont
The ACM program offers one of just three postsecondary            George Lovejoy, Retired, Clifton
auto body programs in Texas certified by the National Auto-       Vicki Lyman, State Farm Mutual Auto Ins. Co., Round Rock
motive Technicians Education Foundation. In addition, the         Ben Madary, Collision Center Leo Martin, Lake Jackson
ACM program is ASE-compliant (Automotive Service Excel-           Sharon Mazanec, Sterling Auto Body Centers
lence) and the staff is certified by ASE — an important fact      Debbie Menz, Dupont, Round Rock
considering 69 percent of all shops are ASE-certified. Stu-       Doug Middleton, Retired, San Antonio
dents also have the opportunity to gain the knowledge that        Mike Miller, I-Car, Smyrna, Tenn.
can later help them become I-CAR certified (Inter-Industry        Nelsie Mullins, State Farm Claims Office, Arlington
Conference on Auto Collision Repair), one of the major orga-      John Reid, Rebreu, Austin
                                                                  Renee Sandoval, Caliber Collision, Austin
nizations in the industry.
                                                                  Wayne Tribble, T Paint & Body, Llano
                                                                  Jeff Williams, Jeff's Paint & Body, Silsbee
At TSTC, you'll work with equipment such as a Blackhawk           Steve Williams, Texas Farm Bureau, Waco
360° Frame Rack, a Blackhawk P-188 Mechanical Measuring
System, Cartronic Computerized Electronic Unibody Me-
chanical System, a Hunter Computerized 4-Wheel Alignment
System, a Shark Computerized Measuring System, Pro-Spot
Resistance Spot Welder, PPG paint mixing systems, a SATA
Fresh Air Respirator/Monitoring System and much more.




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auto collision & management technology                         ABDR     1371   Basic Paint Techniques, Equipment and
associate of applied science Degree                                            Environment Practices                     3
                                                                                                 Semester Total         12
  total credits: 72
                                                               ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
First semester                                       credits
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
ABDR 1203       Vehicle Design and Structural Analysis     2   second semester—intermediate collision              credits
ABDR 1215       Vehicle Trim and Hardware                  2   ABDR 1419 Basic Metal Repair                              4
ABDR 1349       Automotive Plastic Sheet Molded                ABDR 2435 Structural Analysis and
                Compound Repair                            3                Damage Repair IV                               4
ABDR 1371 Basic Paint Techniques, Equipment                    ABDR 1323 Front and Rear Wheel Alignment                    3
                and Environment Practices                  3                               Semester Total                 11
ABDR 1207 Auto Body Welding                                2
                                  Semester Total         12    third semester—advanced collision           credits
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only       ABDR 1442 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II 4
                                                               ABDR 2402 Auto Body Mechanical and Electrical
second   semester                                                            Service                              4
ABDR      1331 Basic Refinishing                          3    ABDR 2277 Structural Sectioning and Welded
ABDR      1458 Intermediate Refinishing                   4                  Panel Repair                         2
ABDR      2371 Refinish Process I                         3                               Semester Total         10
                                Semester Total           10
                                                               Fourth semester                               credits
third semester                                                 POFT    1325 Business Math and Machine Application 3
ABDR  2449 Advanced Refinishing                          4    POFT* 1302 Business Communications                  3
ABDR  2353 Color Analysis and Paint Matching             3                                 Semester Total         6
ABDR 2551 Specialized Refinishing Techniques              5
                            Semester Total               12    auto refinishing
                                                               certificate of completion
Fourth semester                                                  total credits: 42
ABDR 1419 Basic Metal Repair                              4    First semester                                       credits
ABDR 2435 Structural Analysis and Damage                       DORI^ 010X       College and Career Seminar                1
              Repair IV                                   4    ABDR 1203        Vehicle Design and Structural Analysis    2
ABDR 1323 Front and Rear Wheel Alignment                  3    ABDR 1215        Vehicle Trim and Hardware                 2
                           Semester Total                11    ABDR 1349        Automotive Plastic and Sheet
                                                                                Molded Compound Repair                    3
Fifth semester                                                 ABDR     1371    Basic Paint Techniques, Equipment and
ABDR 2402 Auto Body Mechanical and                                              Environment Practices                     3
               Electrical Service                  4           ABDR     1419    Basic Metal Repair                        4
ABDR 2277 Structural Sectioning and Welded                                                      Semester Total            14
               Panel Repair                        2           ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
ABDR 2255 Collision Repair Estimating              2
ABDR 1442 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II 4           second semester                                     credits
                                 Semester Total   12           ABDR 1331 Basic Refinishing                               3
                                                               ABDR 1458 Intermediate Refinishing                        4
sixth semester                                                 ABDR 2371 Refinish Process I                              3
ENGL 1301         Composition I                           3                               Semester Total               10
MATH 1332         Comtemporary Math                       3
HUMA 1301         Introduction to Humanities              3
                                                               third semester                               credits
PSYC 2301         General Psychology                      3
                                                               ABDR 2449 Advanced Refinishing                    4
BUSI    2301      Business Law                            3
                                                               ABDR 2353 Color Analysis and Paint Matching       3
                                   Semester Total        15
                                                               ABDR 2551 Specialized Refinishing Techniques       5
auto collision repair                                                                     Semester Total        12
certificate of completion
  total credits: 39                                            Fourth semester                               credits
First semester—Basic                          credits          POFT    1325 Business Math and Machine Application 3
DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar               1          POFT* 1302 Business Communications                  3
ABDR 1207 Auto Body Welding                         2                                       Semester Total         6
ABDR 1203 Vehicle Design and Structural Analysis    2          *POFT 1301 Business English can be substituted
ABDR 1215 Vehicle Trim and Hardware                 2          This course has been designated as a capstone course
ABDR 1349 Automotive Plastic and Sheet Molded                  (see index for explanation).
               Compound Repair                      3




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                                                                  Certificate Programs
Automotive Technology
                                                                  TSTC's Automotive Technology also offers one-year Certifi-
The annual vehicle miles traveled in Texas during 2007
                                                                  cates of Completion in three areas of specialization: Automo-
                 reached 241.7 billion, an increase of 2.07
                                                                  tive Parts Specialist, Heavy Line and Level 2 Automotive
                        percent over the miles traveled
                                                                  Technology. The Heavy Line Technician focuses on engine,
                              in 2006. In fact, Texas boasts
                                                                  transmission, brake and chassis repairs, and the Automotive
                                  over 72,000 miles of state
                                                                  Parts Specialist has extensive knowledge of the wide range of
                                     and federal highways.
                                                                  parts used in the automotive repair industry. The Automotive
                                       That puts a lot of
                                                                  Technology Level 2 provides a deeper knowledge of general
                                         wear and tear on
                                                                  automotive applications.
                                          a car.
                                              No matter what
                                                                  AUT Advisory Committee
                                              the economic
                                                                  J. W. Burks, Waco Nissan, Waco
                                              climate, driv-      Tommy Carpenter, Allan Samuels Chevrolet, Waco
                                              ers will always     Tim Halpain, Matco Tools, Marble Falls
                                              need tec h n i-     Freddie Kish, Freedie Kish's Care Care Center, Waco
                                              cians to repair     Dan Lee, Gulf States Toyota, Houston
                                             cars. And these      Mike Lee, Karr-Hunter Buick Pontiac, Waco
                                            days, c a r s a r e   Ben Leggett, Customer Retention Solutions, Lometa
                                          more complex than       Ken Luikart, Luikart's Foreign Car Clinic, Waco
                                        ever before. In fact,     Bruce Mungiguerra, South Point Nissan, Austin
                                      newer cars can have         Tommy Murphy, Bird-Kultgen Ford, Waco
                                                                  Chris Perales, Perales Brothers Auto Maintenance, Waco
                                   up to 38 computers which
                                                                  Larry Springman, WIX Filters, Lorena
                              communicate with each other
                                                                  Brian Sykora, Sykora Family Ford, West Columbia
                        over an elaborate network system.         Bob Tucker, Patterson Auto Center, Wichita Falls
With these electronically advanced cars, the automotive           Dennis Walje, Carmax, Irving
                                                                  Todd Zelinski, Sanley Automotive Enterprises, Dallas
industry needs skilled technicians with advanced training
and abilities. TSTC’s Automotive Technology (AUT) pro-
gram can provide you with these skills that will always be
in demand.
                                                                  automotive technology
                                                                  associate of applied science Degree
The AUT program, ranked the leader in post-secondary au-            total credits: 66
tomotive education, features nearly $3 million worth of the       First semester                                       credits
latest equipment and laboratories, in addition to National        DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
Automotive Technicians Education Foundation certification         AUMT 1305       Introduction to Automotive Technology      3
and instructors certified by Automotive Service Excellence.       AUMT 1407       Automotive Electrical Systems              4
                                                                  AUMT 1419       Automotive Engine Repair                   4
                                                                  ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                                                         Semester Total         14
                                                                  ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
TSTC's Automotive Technology department offers a two-year
Associate of Applied Science degree plan in which you can
                                                                  second semester                             credits
learn to make in-depth diagnoses and repairs for all car and
                                                                  AUMT 1410 Automotive Brake Systems                4
light truck systems.                                              AUMT 1416 Suspension and Steering                 4
                                                                  AUMT 1445 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 4
                                                                  HUMA 1301 Humanities                              3
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                                       Semester Total         15
AUT also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-
based, six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade        third semester                                      credits
of high school and results in an Associate of Applied Science     GEN. ED        Math or Science                            3
                                                                  GEN. ED        Social and Behavioral Science              3
degree.
                                                                  ELECTIVE       Approved Technical Elective                4
The Automotive Technology department requires that stu-                                          Semester Total           10
dents demonstrate basic reading, writing and mathematical
skills before enrolling.




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Fourth semester                                     credits    second semester                                     credits
AUMT 2421 Automotive Electrical Lighting                       AUMT 1407 Automotive Electrical Systems                   4
              and Accessories                             4    AUMT 1419 Automotive Engine Repair                        4
GEN. ED.      Academic Elective                           3    EECT 1200 Technical Customer Service                      2
AUMT 2417 Engine Performance Analysis I                   4    POFT 1301 Business English                                3
AUMT 2413 Manual Drive Train and Axles                    4                               Semester Total               13
                              Semester Total             15
                                                               third semester                  credits
Fifth semester                                       credits
                                                               AUMT 2413 Manual Drive Train and Axles                       4
AUMT 2425 Automatic Transmission and Transaxle            4
                                                               AUMT 2417 Engine Performance Analysis I                     4
AUMT 2434 Engine Engine Performance Analysis II           4
                                                               ELECTIVE       Technical Elective                            4
AUMT 2437 Automotive Electronics                          4
                                                                                               Semester Total              12
                                 Semester Total          12
 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).

automotive parts specialist level 1                            automotive technology, level 2
certificate of completion                                      certificate of completion
  total credits: 25                                              total credits: 59
First semester                                       credits   First semester                                    credits
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1   DORI^ 010X        College and Career Seminar            1
POFT 1301       Business English                           3   AUMT 1305         Introduction to Automotive
POFT 1325       Business Math and Machine Applications 3                         Technology                            3
AUMT 1305       Introduction to Automotive Technology      3   AUMT 1407         Automotive Electrical Systems         4
VHPA 1301       Auto Parts Nomenclature                    3   AUMT 1419         Automotive Engine Repair              4
                                 Semester Total          12    POFT     1301     Business English                      3
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only                                           Semester Total     14
second semester                               credits          ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
VHPA 1441 Auto Parts Counter Sales                  4          second semester                              credits
VHPA 2331 Auto Parts Management                     3          AUMT 1410       Automotive Brake Systems           4
EECT 1200 Technical Customer Service                2          AUMT 1416       Automotive Suspension and
AUMT* 2421 Automotive Electrical Lighting and                                  Steering Systems                   4
             Acessories                             4          AUMT 1445       Automotive Heating and Air
                          Semester Total          13                           Conditioning                       4
                                                               POFT     1325   Business Math and Machine
*or AUMT 2440 Automotive Alternative Fuels                                     Applications                       3
                                                                                               Semester Total   15
Heavy line technician level 1
certificate of completion                                      third semester                                    credits
                                                               AUMT 2413          Automatic Drive Train and Axles      4
  total credits: 39
                                                               AUMT 2421          Automotive Electrical Lighting
First semester                                       credits
                                                                                  and Accessories                      4
DORI^ 0100      College and Career Seminar                 1
                                                               EECT      1200     Technical Customer Service           2
AUMT 1305       Introduction to Automotive Technology      3
                                                               AUMT      2417     Automotive Engine Performance
AUMT 1410       Automotive Brake Systems                   4
                                                                                  Analysis I                           4
AUMT 1416       Automotive Suspension and Steering         4
                                                                                                  Semester Total     14
POFT 1325       Business Math and Machine Applications 3
                                 Semester Total          14    Fourth semester                             credits
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                                               AUMT  2425     Automotive Automatic
                                                                               Transmission and Transaxle        4
                                                               AUMT  2434     Automotive Engine Performance
                                                                               Analysis II                       4
                                                               AUMT  2437     Automotive Electronics            4
                                                               ELECTIVE        Approved Technical Elective       4
                                                                                              Semester Total   16

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

                                                               Note: See the department for a list of approved electives.




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                                                                   Steve Head, Toyota of Paris, Paris
Toyota Technical Education                                         Cecil Herbert, Champions Toyota, Austin
                                                                   Steve Kelly, Stewart Toyota, Corsicana
Network (T-TEN) Program                                            Bud King, Universal Toyota, San Antonio
                                                                   Dan Lee, Gulf States Toyota, Houston
Specialization of Automotive Technology                            Phil McDaniel, Classic Toyota of Tyler, Tyler
                                                                   Pete Reinhart, Classic Toyota, Round Rock
Officials from Toyota Motor Sales, USA Inc. honored TSTC by
                                                                   Joel Rimmer, Cavender Toyota, San Antonio
awarding the Toyota Technical Education Network (T-TEN)
                                                                   Gerald Skidmore, Toyota of Killeen, Killeen
program with its 2008 T-TEN School Recognition Award. In           Jim Smajdek, San Marcos Toyota, San Marcos
fact, officials noted, TSTC's program is among the top T-TEN       Danny Smith, Charles Mound Toyota
schools in the nation. What that means for you as a student is     John Smith, Messer Toyota, Lubbock
a top-notch education with a leader in post-secondary automo-      Mary Ann Smith, Classic Toyota of Round Rock, Round Rock
tive education that can fast-track you into a career that lasts.   John Smith, Messer Toyota, Lubbock
                                                                   Bob Tucker, Patterson Toyota, Wichita Falls
At TSTC, the Automotive Technology’s Import Specialization         John Ulzman, Lexus of Austin, Austin
provides product-specific training through the T-TEN pro-
gram, utilizing nearly $3 million worth of the latest equipment
and laboratories. In addition, instructors, experienced in the     automotive technology
industry, have certifications in Automotive Service Excellence
                                                                   toyota-technical Education network (t-tEn)
and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation
                                                                   associate of applied science Degree
— standards in today’s industry.
                                                                     total credits: 62
                                                                   First semester (Fall)                                credits
                                                                   DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                      1
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                        ENGL 1301 Composition I                                    3
                                                                   AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology* 3
TSTC and Toyota developed T-TEN to fill the growing need
                                                                   AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems                    3
for highly professional, technically competent apprentice          AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems                         3
technicians for Toyota dealerships. Through this compre-                                             Semester Total         12
hensive link, Toyota and TSTC offer a variety of unique            ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
educational benefits, including the latest in educational and
instructional course materials, paid dealership cooperative        second semester (spring)                    credits
education opportunities, scholarships and tools, dealership        AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Sys. 3
                                                                   AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair                3
placement assistance and a state-of-the-art education on           AUMT 1345 Auto Heating and A/C                    3
the latest components and vehicles. The Automotive T-TEN           HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities              3
Program curriculum culminates in an Associate of Applied           GEN. ED      Social and Behavioral Science        3
Science degree.                                                                                 Semester Total      15


Certificate Programs
TSTC's T-TEN program also offers two one-year certificates
meeting the requirements for the Toyota/Lexus T-TEN
program.


AUT T-TEN Advisory Committee
Tom Anderson, Star Toyota of Abilene, Abilene
Gene Bannister, Holley Toyota, Brownwood
John Beaver, Don Ringler Toyota, Temple
Lorena Boughton, Toyota, Torrance, Calif.
Don Braxson, Stewart Toyota, Corsicana
David Bryan, Tegeler Toyota, Brenham
J.D. Declerc, Vista Toyota, Corpus Christi
Frank Drifill, Red McCombs Toyota, San Antonio
Mike Duncan, Lexus of San Antonio, San Antonio
Craig Fletcher, Bossier/Atkinson Toyota, Bryan
Kenneth Goodman, Mitchell Pontiac-Toyota, San Angelo
Mickey Hadley, Street Toyota, Amarillo
John Hall, Toyota of Longview, Longview




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third semester (summer)                    credits              second semester                               credits
AUMT 1480 Co-op - Auto Mechanical Technology     4              AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Sys. 3
                         Semester Total          4              AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair                  3
                                                                AUMT 1345 Auto Heating and A/C                      3
Fourth semester (Fall)                       credits                                        Semester Total          9
AUMT 2321 Auto Electrical Lighting and ACC         3
                                                                third semester                               credits
GEN. ED       Math or Science                      3
                                                                AUMT 1480 Co-op - Auto Mechanical Technology       4
AUMT 2313 Automotive Drive Train and Axles         3
                                                                                           Semester Total          4
AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance
              Analysis I                           3            Fourth semester                                 credits
                              Semester Total     12             AUMT 2321 Auto Electrical Lighting and Accessories    3
                                                                AUMT 2313 Automotive Drive Train and Axles            3
Fifth semester (spring)                       credits           AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I 3
AUMT 2325 Automotive Automatic Transmission and                                             Semester Total           9
                Transaxle                           3           Fifth semester                                credits
AUMT 2334 Automotive Engine Performance                        AUMT2334 Automotive Engine Performance
                Analysis II                         3                          Analysis II                          3
AUMT 2311 Automotive Electronic Controls           3           AUMT 2311 Automotive Electronic Controls           3
GEN. ED         Academic Elective                   3           EECT 2301 Automotive Management                     2
                               Semester Total     12            AUMT 2325 Automotive Automatic Transmission and
                                                                               Transaxle                            3
sixth semester (summer)                    credits                                           Semester Total       12
AUMT 2480 Co-op - Auto Mechanical Technology     4
AUMT 2301 Automotive Management                  3              sixth semester                               credits
                         Semester Total          7              AUMT 2480 Co-op - Auto Mechanical Technology       4
                                                                                           Semester Total          4
toyota technician level 2                                        This course has been designated as a capstone course
toyota technician                                               (see index for explanation).
certificate of completion - level 2
  total credits: 47
First semester                                        credits
DORI^ 010X     College and Career Seminar                   1
AUMT 1305      Introduction to Automotive Technology        3
AUMT 1307      Automotive Electrical Systems                3
AUMT 1310      Automotive Brake Systems                     3
                                    Semester Total          9
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only




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                                                                  AER Advisory Committee
                                                                  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



                                                                  aviation maintenance technology
                                                                  aircraft airframe technology
                                                                  associate of applied science Degree
                                                                     total credits: 62
                                                                  First semester                                       credits
                                                                  DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
                                                                  AERM 1315       Aviation Sciences                          3
                                                                  AERM 1314       Basic Electricity                          3
                                                                  AERM 1203       Shop Practices                             2
Aviation Maintenance Technology                                   AERM 1208
                                                                  AIRP     1313
                                                                                  Federal Aviation Regulations
                                                                                  Introduction to Aviation
                                                                                                                             2
                                                                                                                             3
                                                                                                    Semester Total         13
For every hour an airplane spends in the air, a technician must   ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
spend numerous hours on the ground performing routine
maintenance. With strict Federal Aviation Administration          second semester                                     credits
(FAA) requirements and the large volume of commercial and         AERM 1205 Weight and Balance                              2
                                                                  AERM 1243 Instruments and Navigation/
private air traffic, graduates from Texas State Technical Col-
                                                                               Communication                                2
lege’s Aviation Maintenance Technology (AER) program are in       MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics                        3
big demand. The AER program at TSTC prepares individuals          AERM 1210 Ground Operations                               2
to apply to modern aircraft scientific knowledge to the instal-   AERM 1241 Wood, Fabric, and Finishes                      2
lation, testing and maintenance of complex equipment.             AERM 1345 Airframe Electrical Systems                     3
                                                                                             Semester Total                14
In addition, TSTC is a FFA-certified program (#FT8T150Q)
                                                                  third semester                                      credits
providing the training necessary to test for both the Airframe    AERM 1352 Aircraft Sheet Metal                            3
and Powerplant (A&P) ratings.                                     AERM 1347 Airframe Auxiliary Systems                      3
                                                                  AERM 1253 Aircraft Welding                                2
Instructors work closely with students to assist them in reach-   AERM 1254 Aircraft Composites                             2
                                                                  ENGL 1301 Composition I                                   3
ing their individual career preparation goals. With a low
                                                                                             Semester Total               13
student-to-faculty ratio, the focus remains on the student.
                                                                  Fourth semester                                     credits
TSTC Waco’s program helps students prepare for employment         AERM 2233 Assembly and Rigging                            2
in a variety of areas, from fixed-based operations at small       AERM 1349 Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and Fuel
airports, to jobs with major airlines in large metropolitan                 Systems                                         3
areas.                                                            AERM 1350 Landing Gear Systems                            3
                                                                  AERM 2231 Airframe Inspection                             2
                                                                                                    Semester Total         10
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
The Aviation Maintenance Technology curriculum culminates         Fifth semester                                       credits
                                                                  ITSC     1309     Integrated Software Applications I       3
in an Associate of Applied Science degree. To meet FAA require-
                                                                  ELECTIVE          Approved Math/Science Elective           3
ments necessary to test for the Airframe and Powerplant           ELECTIVE          Approved General Psychology Elective     3
written exams, you must complete the Associate of Applied         ELECTIVE          Approved Humanities Elective             3
Science Degree.                                                                                     Semester Total         12

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


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aviation maintenance technology                                3rd semester                                      credits
                                                               AERM 1456      Aircraft Powerplant Electrical           4
aircraft powerplant
                                                               AERM 2351      Aircraft Turbine Engine Overhaul         3
associate of applied science Degree
                                                               AERM 2447      Aircraft Reciprocating Engine Overhaul 4
  total credits: 61
                                                               AERM 1340      Aircraft Propellers                      3
First semester                                       credits   AERM 2252      Aircraft Powerplant Inspection           2
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1                                   Semester Total        16
AERM 1314       Basic Electricity                          3
AERM 1315       Aviation Sciences                          3   Fourth semester                                  credits
AERM 1208       Federal Aviation Regulations               2   ENGL 1301 Composition I                                3
AERM 1203       Shop Practices                             2
                                                               ELECTIVE      Approved Math/Science Elective           3
AIRP     1313   Introduction to Aviation                   3
                                  Semester Total         13    ELECTIVE      Approved Social/Behavioral Science
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only                     Elective                                 3
                                                               ELECTIVE      Approved Humanities Elective             3
2nd semester                                         credits   ITSC    1309 Integrated Software Applications I        3
MATH 1332         Contemporary Math                        3                                Semester Total          15
AERM 1210         Ground Operations                        2
AERM 1351         Aircraft Turbine Engine Theory           3
AERM 1444         Aircraft Reciprocating Engines           4
AERM 1357         Fuel Metering and Induction Systems      3
AERM 1205         Weight and Balance                       2
                                   Semester Total        17




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                                                                                                   Avionics Technology         | 69

                                                                  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.
                                                                  Henry Billingsly, Aurora Avionics, McGregor
                                                                  Miguel Correa, Cal Labs Inc., Dallas
                                                                  Troy Ellison, S Tec, Mineral Wells
Avionics Technology                                               Jim Glodfelty, Dac International, Austin
                                                                  Sean Maddox, Duncan Aviation, Houston
                                                                  Mike Majors, Engineer Addisoft Consulting, Waco
In the future world of Automatic Dependent Surveillance           James Miller, Brazos Avionics Inc., Houston
- Broadcast (ADS-B) and the FAA’s Next Generation Air             Kerry Nobles, Dallas Avionics Inc., Dallas
Transportation System (NextGen) blueprint, aviation techni-       Robert Schneier, Free Flight Systems, Waco
cians are going to need stronger skills than ever before in a     David Scott, Dallas Avionics, Dallas
technology that’s crucial to flight – avionics.                   Tim Taylor, Free Flight Systems, Waco
                                                                  Tim Tonkin, L-3 Communications, Waco
Pilots depend upon avionic technicians to install, maintain
and repair crucial flight equipment, including communication
radios, transponders, digital audio systems, flight manage-       avionics technology
ment computers, auto pilot systems and much more.
                                                                  associate of applied science Degree
With a degree from TSTC’s Avionics Technology, you can              total credits: 72
begin an interesting career that pays. TSTC’s Avionics Technol-   First semester                                  credits
ogy offers both an associate degree and certificate program       DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                 1
that provide the intricate skills and technical training needed   IEIR     1302 Introduction to Direct Current          3
                                                                  AVNC 1303 Introduction to Aviation Electronics
to succeed in this field. Expert faculty with practical field
                                                                                 Systems                                3
experience, an advisory board offering the latest industry        AVNC 1343 Aviation Electrical and Electrical Systems
information and critical hands-on experience on first-rate                       Installation                           3
technical equipment can lead to a successful career as a pro-     AIRP     1313 Introduction to Aviation                3
fessional avionics technician.                                                                   Semester Total        12
Students in the technology will have access to the only avion-    ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
ics training facility in Texas that has been approved by the      second semester                                      credits
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a Certified Repair       IEIR    1304 Alternating Current for Industrial
Station (CRS #FT8R150Q). The lab is a fully functional repair                     Operations                                 3
facility authorized by the FAA to perform real maintenance        AVNC 1353 Operational Testing of Aviation Electronic
on real aircraft.                                                                 Systems                                    3
                                                                  AVNC 2308 Aviation Electrical and Electronic System
The curriculum includes college-transferable courses in sci-                      Installation II                            3
ence, mathematics and English required for the Associate of       CSIR    2301 Communications Electronic Components 3
Applied Science degree, and helps prepare students to obtain                                        Semester Total         12
the Federal Communication Commission’s General Radio-
telephone Operator’s License.



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70 |     Avionics Technology

third semester                                 credits   avionics ramp testing
CETT    1325 Digital Principles and Devices          3   certificate of completion
CSIR    1344 General Communications Circuits I       3
AVNC 1306 FAA Regulations for Avionics Certified
                                                           total credits: 42
                                                         First semester                                       credits
               Repair Stations                       3
                                                         DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                      1
AVNC 2330 Aviation Electronics Printed Wire
                                                         AVNC 1303 Introduction to Aviation Electronics
               Assemblies Repair and Rework          3
                                                                         Systems                                    3
                               Semester Total      12
                                                         AVNC 1325 Emerging Technologies in Aviation
                                                                         Electronic Systems                         3
Fourth semester                              credits
                                                         AVNC 1343 Aviation Electrical and Electronic
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I               3
                                                                         Systems Installation                       3
ENGL 1301 Composition I                            3
                                                         AIRP     1313 Introduction to Aviation                     3
AVNC 2304 Foundations in Avionics Equipment
                                                         IEIR     1302 Introduction to Direct Current Circuits      3
              Component Level Repairs              3
                                                                                           Semester Total         15
AVNC 1325 Emerging Technologies in Aviation
                                                         ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
              Electronic Systems                   3
                              Semester Total     12      second semester                                credits
                                                         AVNC 1353 Operational Testing of Aviation
Fifth semester                              credits                   Electronic Systems                      3
AVNC 2345 Aviation Navigational Equipment                AVNC 2308 Aviation Electrical and Electronic System
               Component Level Repair             3                   Installation II                         3
AVNC 2350 Aviation Pulsed RF Equipment Component         CSIR    2301 Communications Electronic Components 3
               Level Repair                       3
                                                         IEIR    1304 Alternating Current (TP)                3
HUMA 1301 Humanities                              3
                                                                                       Semester Total        12
PSYC 2301 Psychology                              3
                             Semester Total     12       third semester                                credits
                                                         AVNC 1306 FAA Regulations for Avionics Certified
sixth semester                                credits
                                                                        Repair Stations                      3
GEN. ED.       General Education Elective           3
                                                         AVNC 2330 Aviation Electronics Printed Wire
AVNC 2355 Advanced Aviation Electronics
                                                                        Assemblies Repair and Rework         3
               Troubleshooting                      3
                                                         CETT 1325 Digital Principles and Devices (TP)       3
AVNC 2357 Aviation Communications Component
                                                         CSIR    1344 General Communications Circuits        3
               Level Repair                         3
                                                         CSIR    1355 Industry Certifications                3
CSIR    1355 Industry Certifications                3
                                                                                        Semester Total     15
                               Semester Total     12
                                                          This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                         (see index for explanation).




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                                                                                         Biomedical Equipment Technology       | 71

                                                                     Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                     BET 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.


                                                                     BET Advisory Committee
                                                                     Stu Abrams, Eagle Mountain Associates, League City
                                                                     Richard Berry, Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, Houston
                                                                     Jeff Carlier, Parkland Hospital, Dallas
                                                                     Scott Chandler, Electro Medical Analysis Inc., Kirbyville
                                                                     Richard Dubord, Aramark, Norman, Okla.
                                                                     Gary Franklin, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio
                                                                     Ron Greenwalt, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas
                                                                     Ernie Kacher, Methodist Hospital, Houston
                                                                     Tim Lecuyer, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
                                                                     Gary Lucht, Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System, Temple
                                                                     David Merkel, Vanguard Resources, Greenville
                                                                     Matthew Michalec, Spacelabs Medical, Dallas
                                                                     Brian Montgomery, Crest Services, Lewisville
                                                                     Mike Overcash, Hillcrest Hospital, Waco
                                                                     Ricky Powers, Vanguard Resources, San Antonio
                                                                     Gene Schott, Community Health Systems, Victoria
Biomedical Equipment Technology                                      Brian Smith, Crest Services, Lewisville
                                                                     Scott Sovocool, Community Health Systems, Grandbury
                                                                     Doug Stephens, Stephens International Recruiting Inc.,
Biomedical equipment technicians are a vital component of              Lakeview, Ark.
the healthcare delivery system. Without them, hospitals, clin-       Andrew Stiles, St. Joseph Regional Health Center, Bryan
ics and other entities would be unable to function properly.         Jason Wagner, Philips Medical Services, Mobile, Ala.
                                                                     Greg Wallace, Healthcare Biomedical Services-Waco, Waco
This means a bright future for those who want to enter the           Doug Watson, Aramark, Waco
field. The medical equipment repair sector is projected by
the U.S. Department of Labor to increase 22 percent through
2016 — much faster than the average for all occupations —            Biomedical Equipment technology
as a result of increased demand for medical services and the         associate of applied science Degree
increasing complexity of equipment.                                    total credits: 71
                                                                     First semester                                       credits
Biomedical equipment technicians work on equipment such              DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
as defibrillators, heart monitors, medical imaging equipment         ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3
(X-rays, CAT scanners and ultrasound equipment), voice-              MATH 1332       Contemporary Mathematics I *               3
controlled operating tables and electric wheelchairs. Much of        IEIR     1371   DC/AC Electronics                          3
                                                                     BIOM 1101       Biomedical Equipment Technology            1
the equipment is valued at millions of dollars. The industry         BIOM 1205       Soldering Skills and Shop Safety           2
will need sharp, professional technicians that can inspect,          ITSC     1325   Personal Computer Hardware                 3
calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair this critical medi-                                       Semester Total         15
cal equipment.                                                       ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                                                     second semester                                      credits
TSTC’s Biomedical Equipment Technology (BET) can provide
                                                                     PSYC 2301 General Psychology*                              3
you with critical skills and training to enter into this typically   HUMA 1301 Humanities*                                      3
recession-proof field. Industry-experienced staff, top-notch         CETT 1325 Digital Fundamentals                             3
equipment and an advisory board comprised of industry ex-            BIOM 1309 Applied Biomed Equipment Technology 3
perts are just a few of the benefits you’ll gain in the biomedical   ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking
                                                                                     Technologies*                              3
equipment technology program.
                                                                                                       Semester Total         15

                                                                     third semester                                      credits
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                          CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I*                       3
                                                                     BIOM 1341 Medical Circuits/Troubleshooting                3
TSTC offers a two-year curriculum track which culminates in          BIOM 2341 General Medical Equipment I                     3
an associate's degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology.            BIOM 2301 Safety in Healthcare Facilities                 3
                                                                                                Semester Total               12


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72 |      Biomedical Equipment Technology

Fourth semester                               credits              medical imaging systems technology
BIOM 1315 Medical Equipment Networks                3              associate of applied science Degree
BIOM 1350 Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging Systems 3
BIOM 2349 Basic X-ray and Medical Imaging Systems 3                  total credits: 71
BIOM 2335 Physiological Instruments I               3              First semester                                       credits
                           Semester Total         12               DORI^ 010X       College and Career Seminar                1
                                                                   IEIR     1371    DC/AC Electronics                         3
Fifth semester                                                     BIOM 1101        Biomedical Equipment Technology           1
credits                                                            BIOM 1305        Soldering Skills and Shop Safety (TP)     3
BIOM 2331          Biomedical Clinical Instrumentation        3    ENGL 1301        Composition I                             3
BIOM 2339          Physiological Instruments II               3    ITSC     1325    Personal Computer Hardware                3
BIOM 2343          General Medical Equipment II               3    MATH 1332        Contemporary Mathematics I*               3
BIOM 2357         Biomedical Equipment Proficiency
                                                                                                     Semester Total         16
                   Review                                     3
                                    Semester Total           12    second semester                                        credits
                                                                   HUMA 1301 Humanities*                                        3
sixth semester                               credits               CETT 1325 Digital Fundamentals                               3
BIOM 2380 Cooperative Education-Biomedical                         BIOM 1309 Applied Biomedical Equipment
               Technology/Techician*               3
                                                                                Technology                                       3
BIOM 2381 Cooperative Education-Biomedical
                                                                   ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking                          3
               Technology/Techician*               3
                                                                   PSYC 2301 General Psychology*                                 3
                              Semester Total       6
                                                                                             Semester Total                     15
*See the department for a list of approved electives required in   third semester                                         credits
Math/Science, Humanities, Social/Behavioral Science or other       CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I                           3
course sequences that can be substituted for this course.          BIOM 1341 Medical Circuits/Troubleshooting                   3
                                                                   BIOM 2301 Safety in Healthcare Facilities                    3
 This course has been designated as a capstone course             BIOM 2341 General Medical Equipment I                        3
(see index for explanation).                                                                  Semester Total                  12
                                                                   Fourth semester                              credits
                                                                   BIOM 1350 Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging System     3
                                                                   BIOM 2335 Physiological Instruments I              3
Medical Imaging Systems Technology                                 BIOM 1315 Medical Equipment Networks               3
                                                                   BIOM 2349 Basic X-ray and Medical Imaging
                                                                                 Systems                              3
Specialization of Biomedical Equipment Technology                                             Semester Total        12
The Biomedical Equipment Technology department at TSTC
                                                                   Fifth semester                                   credits
developed the Medical Imaging Systems Technology program           BIOM 2347        R/F X-ray systems                     3
to focus on the repair of medical imaging equipment used           BIOM 2333        Digital Radiography                   3
in a variety of healthcare facilities. This program is the first   BIOM 2345        Advanced Imaging Systems              3
training program in the nation among two-year colleges to          BIOM 2377        Medical Imaging Communication and
provide service technician training for X-ray, computerized                         Storage                               3
tomography, nuclear medicine, ultrasound equipment and                                              Semester Total      12
magnetic resonance imaging.                                        sixth semester                               credits
                                                                   BIOM 2380 Cooperative Education-Biomedical
Students get hands-on experience on excellent equipment,                          Technology/Techician*               3
such as a GE CIT High Speed Single Slice Scanner, valued at        BIOM 2381 Cooperative Education-Biomedical
approximately $100,000. Students who train in the program                         Technology/Techician*               3
get lots of lab time, ensuring they are work-ready when they                                     Semester Total       6
hit the market.                                                    *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.
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                         This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                   (see index for explanation).
The two-year Medical Imaging Systems Technology program
offers specialized, hands-on instruction focusing on X-ray
machines and other imaging modalities such as ultrasound,
computerized tomography (CT Scan) and nuclear medicine
equipment. The curriculum culminates in an Associate of
Applied Science degree.



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                                                                                        Building Construction Technology       | 73

                                                                   Certificate Program
Building Construction Technology                                   TSTC also offers a Building Construction Craftsman certificate
The current climate in Texas bodes well for those in the           option that covers the important basics of building construc-
                 building construction industry, as it does        tion craftsmanship, including roof, floor and exterior finish
                         in the entire U.S. In fact, construc-     systems, as well as OSHA regulations, communicating with
                              tion is one of the nation’s          trades, and other important courses that can put your career
                                  largest industries and           on the fast track to success.
                                     one that maintains the
                                       most consistent job         Building construction technology
                                         growth.                   associate of applied science Degree
                                                                     total credits: 72
                                               It’s also an in-
                                                                   First semester                                       credits
                                                dust r y t hat     DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                      1
                                                 typically pays    CNBT 1416 Construction Technology I                        4
                                                 above-average     CNBT 2310 Commercial/Industrial Blueprint
                                                 wages and of-                     Reading                                    3
                                                 fers plenty of    OSHT 1405 OSHA Regulations - Construction Industry 4
                                                job opportuni-     CNBT 1315 Field Engineering I                              3
                                              ties. The U.S. De-                                     Semester Total         14
                                             partment of Labor     ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                           reports that earn-      second semester                              credits
                                         ings in construction      CNBT 1342 Building Codes and Inspections           3
                                      are higher than the aver-    CRPT 1315 Conventional Wall Systems                3
                                   age for all industries.         CRPT 1323 Floor Systems                            3
                                                                   MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I*              3
                           But, to get started in the field will   CNBT 1449 Concrete - Commercial and Industrial     4
take exceptional training. With TSTC’s Building Construction                                 Semester Total         16
Technology, you quickly learn the skills you need to get started
in this lucrative career.                                          third semester                                credits
                                                                   CRPT 1341 Conventional Exterior Finish Systems*     3
Students in the program get the hands-on experience required       CRPT 1345 Conventional Interior Finish Systems      3
to succeed in this industry. Coursework includes blueprint         CRPT    1411 Conventional Roof Systems              4
reading and sketching, OSHA regulations, floor and wall            ENGL 1301 Composition I                             3
systems, concrete, exterior and interior finishes, roof systems,                               Semester Total        13
masonry and more. Labs are conducted both on campus and            Fourth semester                              credits
off for plenty of practice in the field.                           CNBT 1346 Construction Estimating I                3
                                                                   WDWK 1413 Cabinet Making I                         4
TSTC’s expert staff also have actual field experience, while
                                                                   ELECTIVE      Humanities/Fine Arts Elective*       3
the labs feature state-of-the-art equipment and tools. This,       PHYS 1315 Physical Science I                       3
and industry advisors who contribute first-hand knowledge          CNBT 1302 Mechanical, Pllumbing & Electrical
and fresh input, are just a few of the advantages offered at                     Systems in Construction I            3
TSTC that can provide you with extraordinary advantages                                          Semester Total     16
come hiring time.
                                                                   Fifth semester                                        credits
                                                                   MBST 1407        Masonry I                                  4
                                                                   PFPB     1321    Plumbing Maintenance and Repair            3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                        PSYC 2301        General Psychology                         3
In TSTC's two-year Building Construction Technology pro-           CNBT 2342        Construction Management I                  3
gram, you can learn the key elements it takes to build a career                                     Semester Total           13
in this field. Students in this technology get crucial hands-on
                                                                   *See the department for a list of approved academic/general ed-
experience on the latest tools in the industry, backed by a
                                                                   ucation electives, including cooperative educational opportuni-
knowledgeable staff and advisors in key positions within the
                                                                   ties, that can be substituted for this course.
industry. With an Associate of Applied Science degree, you
can find excellent job opportunities not only in Texas, but        This course has been designated as a capstone course
throughout the country.                                            (see index for explanation).




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74 |     Building Construction Technology

Building construction craftsman
certificate of completion
total credits: 41
First semester                                       credits
DORI^ 010X        College and Career Seminar               1
OSHT 1405         OSHA Regulations - Construction Industry 4
CNBT 1416         Construction Technology I                4
CNBT 2310         Commercial/Industrial Blueprint Reading 3
TECM 1303         Technical Mathematics                    3
                                  Semester Total         14

^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

second semester                              credits
CRPT 1315 Conventional Wall Systems                3
CRPT 1323 Floor Systems                            3
CNBT 1449 Concrete - Commercial and Industrial     4
MBST 1407 Masonry I                                4
                         Semester Total          14

third semester                                credits
CRPT 1341 Conventional Exterior Finish Systems** 3
CRPT 1345 Conventional Interior Finish Systems      3
CRPT    1411 Conventional Roof Systems              4
PFPB    1321 Plumbing Maintenance and Repair        3
                            Semester Total        13

** CNBT 2380 or CNBT 2680 (Co-op) may be taken in
place of the capstone course.

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




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                                                                        Chemical/Environmental Laboratory Technology        | 75

                                                                  Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                  In TSTC's two-year Chemical/Environmental Laboratory
                                                                  Technology program, you can learn the basic chemical pro-
                                                                  cesses and have access to equipment such as chromatographs,
                                                                  spectrometers, mass spectrophotometers, as well as work in a
                                                                  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
                                                                  David Anderson, Dynamac, Richardson
Chemical/Environmental                                            Dr. George Delong, GE Water & Processing Technology,
                                                                     The Woodlands
Laboratory Technology                                             Walter Dunlap, Huntsman Chemicals, The Woodlands
                                                                  Ruben Gonzalez, Conoco Phillips, Sweeny
Chemical technicians play a vital role in the ongoing search      Gary Gruber, Consultant, Lorena
to solve problems through research and development, help-         Steve Hawkes, Albemarle Corp., Pasadena
ing to invent and improve products and processes and even         William Heiser, Advanced Concepts & Technology I (ACT-I), Waco
cure diseases.                                                    Carolyn Kane-Kraus, Consultant, Irving
                                                                  Tim McCormick, Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., Kingwood
As laboratory instrumentation and procedures have become          Oscar Polk, Eastman Chemical Co., Longview
more complex, the role of science technicians has expanded.       Beth Poole, SIEP-EPU Woodcreek, Houston
Chemical technicians set up, operate and maintain labora-         Joseph Sharold, Equistar Chemicals LP, Channelview
                                                                  David Singleton, Consultant, Houston
tory instruments; monitor experiments; make observations;
                                                                  Cynthia Windle, Marathonnorco Aerospace Inc., Waco
calculate and record results; and other important tasks to help
science continue its march toward progress.
                                                                  chemical/Environmental
Careers are available in many industries, from petrochemical
                                                                  laboratory technology
and semiconductor manufacturing, to textiles, plastics and
                                                                  associate of applied science Degree
agricultural professions. Job opportunities are usually best
for those who have received hands-on education on equip-            total credits: 69
                                                                  First semester                                       credits
ment used in laboratories or production facilities – like those   DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
available at TSTC.                                                ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3
                                                                  SCIT     1414   Applied General Chemistry I                4
TSTC’s Chemical/Environmental Technology (CHT) program            CTEC 1205       Chemical Calculations I                    2
can help students learn the skills needed in this complex         CTEC     1113   Introduction to Chemical Industry          1
profession. Students get the most up-to-date training, backed     MATH 1314       College Algebra                            3
by knowledgeable, experienced staff and industry-standard                                           Semester Total         13
equipment to ensure they are ready to hit the job market          ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
fully prepared.                                                   second semester                                 credits
                                                                  HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                  3
And CHT is one of only two programs in Texas approved by          SCIT    1415 Applied General Chemistry II             4
the American Chemical Society!                                    CTEC 1206 Chemical Calculations II                    2
                                                                  CTEC 1345 Chemical Laboratory Safety                  3
                                                                  ITSC    1309 Introduction to Computer Applications    3
                                                                                                Semester Total        15



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76 |     Chemical/Environmental Laboratory Technology

third semester                                        credits
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                                3
SCIT    2401 Applied Organic Chemistry I                    4
PHYS 1410 Fundamentals of Physics                           4
SCIT    1543 Applied Analytical Chemistry                   5
                             Semester Total               16

Fourth semester                                       credits
SCIT    2402 Applied Organic Chemistry II                   4
CTEC 1441 Applied Instrumental Analysis I                   4
CTEC 2445 Unit Operations                                   4
                             Semester Total               12

Fifth semester                                 credits
CTEC 2431 Applied Instrumental Analysis II           4
CTEC 1349 Environmental Chemistry                    3
CTEC 2333 Comprehensive Studies in Chemical
               Technology                            3
EPCT     2335 Advanced Environmental Instrumental
               Analysis*                             3
                             Semester Total        13

* See the department for a list of approved academic/general
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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                                                                                         Computer Maintenance Technology         | 77

                                                                      Certificate Program
Computer Maintenance Technology                                       TSTC also offers a Computer Maintenance Cetificate of
Computers have become an integral part of everyday life at            Completion option that covers the important basics of system
                 home, work and school, and the monu-                 maintenance.
                        mental rate at which the tech-
                                                                      The Computer Maintenance Technology department recom-
                             nology has advanced has
                                                                      mends the completion of two units of high school algebra and
                                opened the doors to ev-
                                                                      at least one unit of science, preferably physics, before starting
                                   er-expanding career
                                                                      the curriculum. The program also requires that students
                                     opportunities for in-
                                                                      demonstrate basic reading, writing and mathematical skills
                                       dividuals who can
                                                                      before enrolling.
                                        keep pace with
                                         the technology.
                                                                      CMT Advisory Committee
                                                 Computer             Chad Baucum, Farm Credit Bank, Round Rock
                                                 Mai ntena nce        Jake Beaver, Texas State Technical College, Waco
                                                 Te c h n o l o g y   Paul Gerhardt, Synergy Residential Services, Waco
                                                (CMT) at TSTC         Rusty Haferkamp, RKH Consulting, Waco
                                                provides a n          Larry Kaska, LaVega I.S.D., Waco
                                               intense, broad-        Peter Lange, AVAI Ventures, Austin
                                              based i n st r uc-      Andrea Lively, Waco I.S.D., Waco
                                           t io n a l pr og ra m      James Matus, Brazos River Authority, Waco
                                         designed to develop          Jeff McEntire, TCEQ, Marble Falls
                                                                      Dale Norwood, Waco I.S.D., Waco
                                       technicians who can do
                                                                      Dick Perley, Fultron Systems, Waco
                                   just that.
                                                                      Charles Sanders, HOT Network Consultants, Waco
                           While there are many paths of              David Sandlin, Pilgrim's Pride, Waco
entry to a computer maintenance degree, TSTC’s Computer               Mike Searight, MCC, Waco
Maintenance Technology program provides a swift, sure way
to ensure you have the skills it takes to land that job at hiring
time. As a technology that is continually evolving, technicians
                                                                      computer maintenance technology
                                                                      associate of applied science Degree
will learn not only the basics, but how to troubleshoot future
problems and stay on top of the rapidly changing industry.              total credits: 71
                                                                      First semester                                      credits
The CMT program features an industry-experienced staff with           DORI^ 010X       College and Career Seminar               1
an advisory committee that ensures all programs are current.          CPMT 1304        Computer Systems Software                3
                                                                      CPMT 1311        Introduction to Computer Maintenance     3
Courses cover everything from basic electronics to multimedia
                                                                      IEIR     1371    Electricity Principles                   3
and data acquisition. CMT has specifically designed its cur-          MATH 1332        Contemporary Mathematics I               3
riculum to educate strategic thinkers who can accommodate             LAWT 1270        Laws Cyberspace and Ethical Issues       2
the computers of today and tomorrow.                                                                     Semester Total       14

                                                                      ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                           second semester                                 credits
In the two-year Computer Maintenance Technology program,              CPMT 1345 Computer Systems Maintenance                3
you can learn computer operations, electronics, troubleshoot-         CETT 1325 Digital Fundamentals                        3
                                                                      ENGL 1301 Composition I                               3
ing and repair skills. The curriculum also covers Local and
                                                                      ELECTIVE     Approved Science Elective                3
Wide Area Networks, data and telecommunications, and                  ELECTIVE     Approved Social/Behavioral Science
computer integration. The CMT Associate of Applied Science                         Elective                                 3
degree focuses on design, installation and maintenance of                                         Semester Total          15
computer systems in stand-alone, LAN and WAN environ-
ments, as well.                                                       third semester                            credits
                                                                      CPMT 2345 Computer System Troubleshooting       3
                                                                      CPMT 1307 Electronic and Computer Skills        3
                                                                      CPMT 1349 Computer Networking Technology        3
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                 HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities            3
CMT also offers a Tech Prep program. The competency-based,            CPMT 1347 Computer System Peripherals           3
six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high                                      Semester Total     15
school and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.



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Fourth semester
CPMT 1343 Microcomputer Architecture
                                                     credits
                                                           3
                                                               Home Technology Integration
ITSE    1307 Introductoin to C++ Programming               3
CPMT 2337 Microcomputer Interfacing                        3   Specialization of Computer Maintenance Technology
CPMT 2349 Advanced Computer Networking
                                                               One of the most exciting and upcoming areas of CMT is Home
              Technology                                   3
ELECTIVE      Approved Elective                            2   Technology Integration. Everyone from construction giants
                              Semester Total              14   to homeowners is now integrating this technology into their
                                                               building plans.
Fifth semester
credits                                                        “Smart” homes are not necessarily new to the market, but what
CPMT 2333         Computer Integration                     3   has changed is the total integration of the home or business
CPMT 1359         Digital Data Communication               3   environment — from turning on the oven to viewing your
CPMT 2341         Advanced Microcomputers Interfacing      3   internal environment while away — and its affordability.
CPMT 2350        Industry Certifications                  3
                                    Semester Total        12
                                                               Career opportunities exist for technicians with the skills
                                                               needed to design, install and maintain the subsystems neces-
 This course has been designated as a capstone course
(see index for explanation).                                   sary to integrate these high-tech home products.

                                                               In the CMT program, students can earn a certificate in Home
systems maintenance technician                                 Technology Integration where they get real-world experience
certificate of completion
                                                               working in a house on campus. The program teaches students
  total credits: 35                                            a wide range of skills, including electronics, residential wiring,
First semester                                       credits
                                                               A/C controls, networking, firewalls, audio/video networks,
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
CPMT 1311       Introduction to Computer Maintenance       3   security systems and more.
IEIR     1371   Electricity Principles                     3
LAWT 1270       Laws of Cyberspace and Ethical Issues      2
CPMT 1304       Computer Systems Software                  3   Home technology integration
                                  Semester Total         11    certificate of completion
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                                                 total credits: 39
                                                               First semester
second semester                            credits
                                                               credits
POFT    1301 Business Communications I           3
                                                               DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                1
CPMT 1345 Computer System Maintenance            3
                                                               EECT 1300       Technical Customer Service                3
CETT    1325 Digital Fnndamentals                3
                                                               CPMT 1304       Computer Systems Software                 3
CPMT 1349 Computer Networking Technology         3
                                                               CPMT 2302       Home Technology Integration               3
                            Semester Total     12
                                                               IEIR     1371   Electricity Principles and Applications   3
                                                                                                 Semester Total         12
third semester                            credits
                                                               ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
CPMT 2349 Advanced Computer Networking          3
CPMT 2345 Computer System Troubleshooting       3
                                                               second semester                               credits
CPMT 2333 Computer Integration                  3
                                                               EECT 1340 Telecommunications Transmission Media 3
CPMT 1347 Computer System Peripherals           3
                                                               ELPT    1329 Residential Wiring                     3
                          Semester Total      12
                                                               HART 1303 Air Conditioning Control Principles       3
Courses and course sequencing are subject to change to meet    CPMT 1345 Computer Systems Maintenance              3
student and/or department needs.                               CPMT 1349 Computer Network Technology               3
                                                                                             Semester Total      15
 This course has been designated as a capstone course
(see index for explanation).                                   third semester                                        credits
                                                               ITSY    2301 Firewalls and Network Security                 3
                                                               EEIR    1307 Introductory Security Systems                  3
                                                               CPMT 2370 Home Automation                                  3
                                                               CPMT 2371 Audio/Video Networks                              3
                                                                                            Semester Total               12

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




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                                                                    systems, Local Area Network (LAN) design and manage-
Computer Networking                                                 ment, network protocol design and implementation and
& Systems Administration                                            internetworking of multi-vendor and divergent systems.

We live in an increasingly interconnected world, where virtu-
                                                                    Certificate Program
ally any serious business must plug in — to computers, that
                                                                    TSTC also offers a Computer Networking & Systems Ad-
is. More and more, the demand for a strong network to keep
                                                                    ministration Certificate of Completion, designed specifically
business running smoothly continues to increase, even in
                                                                    for individuals already active in the computer industry, who
                             smaller organizations.
                                                                    already have a strong basic knowledge of computers or those
                                   B e h i nd t h e s c e n e s,    already holding degrees or industry certifications who want
                                       there are opportuni-         to add to or update their skill base.
                                           ties evolving into       Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                             some of the most
                                                                    CNS also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-
                                               important po-
                                                                    based, six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade
                                                 sit ions i n a
                                                                    of high school and results in an Associate of Applied Science
                                                  company:
                                                                    degree.
                                                   network
                                                   and systems      Computer Networking & Systems Administration requires
                                                   administra-      that students demonstrate basic reading, writing and math-
                                                   tors. In fact,   ematical skills before enrolling.
                                                   is it so vital
                                                  the federal
                                                 gover n ment       CNS Advisory Committee
                                                lists it among      Jay Allen, Torchmark, McKinney
                                              its top 50 i n-       Cully Bennefield, Baylor University, Waco
                                           demand occupa-           Carlos Gomez, Americas L&D, Round Rock
                                       tions and is actively        Melanie Hoag, Southwestern University, Georgetown
                                   encouraging people to            Jim Hudson, Dell Computers, Round Rock
                               enter the field.                     Pat Hykkonen, CompUSA, Carrollton
                                                                    Paul Ingram, Perseus, Round Rock
At TSTC, you can gain the critical skills and knowledge you         Khalil Jabr, Cisco Systems, Austin
need to enter the industry. The Computer Networking &               Charlie Jackson, Forney ISD, Forney
Systems Administration Technology (CNS) program prepares            Terry Joy, University of Texas - Austin, Austin
technicians to build, manage and maintain communication             Joseph Juchniewicz, Accudata Systems Inc., Dallas
systems through a variety of associate degrees and certifi-         Jeannie Kotch, Reynolds & Reynolds, College Station
                                                                    Jeremy Lange, Curves International, Woodway
cations. Depending upon your interest, you can choose to
                                                                    Richard Leonburger, PC Networking Services, Waco
become a system administrator and/or specialize in Microsoft
                                                                    Way Matthews, Geotrace, Houston
network environment.                                                Rick Mattocks, ITS Business Affairs-Baylor University, Waco
Through classroom instruction and hands-on training,                Robert Maurer, Kerrville Public Utility Board, Kerrville
                                                                    Mike Mellina, AT&T, Waco
students learn everything from client and server operating
                                                                    William Menger, ConocoPhillips, Houston
systems to Cisco equipment, Microsoft, UNIX, Linux and              Matthew Michalec, Spacelabs, ANOSI Systems Co., Lewisville
much more.                                                          Eric Reyes, Round Rock
                                                                    Micah Roark, MailMax Direct, Waco
                                                                    Manny Robinson, First American Flood Data Services, Austin
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                         William Roming, Spectra Logic, Troy
The two-year CNS program includes classroom and labo-               Brandon Tomlinson, Baylor University, Waco
                                                                    Tommy Trogden, XIOtech- A Seagate Company, Austin
ratory instruction that focuses on building extensive ex-
                                                                    John Uptmore, Alcon Labs, Fort Worth
perience in Microsoft, Novell Netware and UNIX System               Patrick Wallek, Wilsonart International Inc., Temple
Administration. The Associate of Applied Science degree             Jerry Zotigh, Hourglass, Computer Service Center, Waco
program includes courses covering client operating sys-
tems, server operating systems, Cisco equipment, UNIX,
Linux, Windows Network strategies, network cabling




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computer networking &                                                  systems administration
systems administration                                                 certificate of completion
associate of applied science Degree                                      total credits: 42
  total credits: 72                                                    First semester
First semester                                          credits        credits
DORI^ 010X         College and Career Seminar                 1        DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                1
ENGL 1301          Composition I                              3        ITSC     1321   Intermediate PC Operating Systems         3
ITSC     1309      Integrated Software Applications I (TP)    3        ITSC     1325   Personal Computer Hardware0               3
ITSC     1325      Personal Computer Hardware                 3        ITNW 1358       Network+                                  3
ITNW 1358          Network+                                   3        ITSC     1307   UNIX Operating System I                   3
ITSC     1321      Intermediate PC Operating Systems          3                                          Semester Totals        12
                                   Semester Total           15         ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only               second semester                                   credits
                                                                       ITSC    1316 Linux Installation and Configuration       3
second semester                                credits                 ITNW 1308 Implementing and Supporting Client OS 3
ITNW 1308 Implementing and Supporting Client OS 3                      ITNW 2321 Networking with TCP/IP                        3
ITCC    1301 Exploration - Network Fundamentals      3                 ITNW 1345 Implementing Network Directory Services 3
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing             3                 ITCC    1301 Exploration - Network Fundamentals         3
ITNW 1345 Implementing Network Directory Services 3                                                  Semester Totals         15
ITSC    1307 UNIX Operating System I                 3
                              Semester Total       15                  third semester                                   credits
                                                                       ITCC    1304 Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols
third semester                                    credits                             and Concepts                            3
ITNW 1353 Supporting Network Server Infrasturcture 3                   ITSC    1358 UNIX System Administration I              3
ITCC    1304 Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols                   ITNW 1354 Implementing and Supporting Servers          3
               and Concepts                             3              ITNW 2354 Internet/Intranet Server                     3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                    3              ITNW 2335 Network Troubleshooting and Support          3
ITSC    1316 Linux Installation and Configuration       3                                           Semester Total          15
HUMA 1301 Humanities                                    3
                              Semester Total          15
                                                                        This course has been designated as a capstone course
Fourth semester                                credits                 (see index for explanation).
ITNW 2335 Network Troubleshooting and Support        3
ITCC    2308 Cisco Exploration 3 - LAN Switching
              and Wireless                                             Microsoft
ITCC    1358 UNIX System Administration I            3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                         3
ITNW 1354 Implementing and Supporting Servers        3
                                                                       Specialization of Computer Networking
                             Semester Total        15                  & Systems Administration
                                                                       Microsoft software is indisputably the No. 1 software used
Fifth semester                                         credits         in both business and the home environment. Because of the
ITCC     2310      Cisco Exploration 4 - Accessing the WAN 3           continued evolution of the software, technicians are needed
ELECTIVE           Approved Technical Elective               3
                                                                       to keep on top of the technology.
ITNW 2354          Internet/Intranet Server                  3
ITSC 2370         Final Project: Systems Administration     3         The CNS department at TSTC provides focused, hands-on in-
                                     Semester Total        12          struction for developing and maintaining the communication
                                                                       systems at the core of the information highway. Through the
Note: See the department for a list of approved courses that can
be substituted                                                         Microsoft Specialization, you can earn an Associate of Applied
                                                                       Science degree while developing skills specific to supporting
                                                                       Microsoft products. CNS has been a Microsoft Certified Part-
System Administration                                                  ner since 1998, indicating its commitment to maintaining a
                                                                       faculty highly trained in the latest Microsoft technologies.
The System Aministration Certificate of Completion is designed
for those who want to learn the basic networking skills in a shorter   In addition to earning your degree, you can work toward certi-
period of time. This program can be completed in as little as three    fication as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, (MCSE), for
semesters. The certificate includes courses in hardware, desktop       a wide range of career opportunities installing, managing and
support, Cisco networking, Microsoft networking, Internet              maintaining Microsoft servers and networks worldwide. This
technologies and basic problem-solving logic.                          program provides more actual hands-on time working with
                                                                       the product than most other training and education options.


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Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                       Fifth semester                                    credits
The two-year Microsoft Specialization covers the basic CNS        ITCC     2310 Cisco Exploration 4 - Accessing the WAN 3
curriculum with coursework in network design, implementa-         ELECTIVE       Technical Elective                       3
                                                                  ITMT     2340 Designing Security for Microsoft
tion and management which includes all the courses needed
                                                                                 Networks                                 3
to achieve the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification.   ITNW 2356 Designing a Network Directory
The coursework then focuses on the skills needed to support                      Infrastructure                           3
Microsoft’s Windows Server software—the world’s best-selling                                      Semester Total        12
server. The coursework, which culminates in an Associate of
Applied Science degree, provides unique instruction with          microsoft mcsE prep
Microsoft servers, clients and networking technologies.           certificate of completion
                                                                     total credits: 30
                                                                  First semester                                       credits
Certificate Program                                               DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                      1
TSTC also offers a Microsoft MCSE Prep Certificate of Comple-     ITNW 1345 Implementing Network Directory
tion, designed specifically for individuals already active                        Services                                   3
                                                                  ITNW 1353 Supporting Network Server Infrastructure 3
in the computer industry, who already have a strong basic
                                                                  ITNW 2321 Networking with TCP/IP                           3
knowledge of computers or those already holding degrees
                                                                  ITNW 1308 Supporting Client Operating Systems              3
or industry certifications who want to add to or update their     ITNW 2354 Internet/Intranet Server                         3
skill base.                                                                                         Semester Total         15
                                                                  ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
microsoft specialization
associate of applied science Degree                               second semester                              credits
                                                                  ITNW 1354 Implementing and Supporting Servers      3
  total credits: 72                                               ITNW 2356 Designing a Network Directory
First semester
                                                                               Infrastructure                        3
credits
                                                                  ITNW 2352 Administering SQL Server                 3
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                1
                                                                  ITNW 2311 Implementing Mail Servers                3
ITSC     1309   Integrated Software Applications I (TP)   3
                                                                  ITMT 2340 Designing a Secure Microsoft Windows
ITSE     1321   Intermediate PC Operating Systems         3
                                                                               Network                               3
ITSC     1325   Personal Computer Hardware                3
                                                                                              Semester Total       15
ITNW 1358       Network+                                  3
ENGL 1301       Composition I                             3
                                  Semester Total         15        This course has been designated as a capstone course
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only          (see index for explanation).
second semester                                credits
ITNW 1308 Implementing and Supporting Client
             Operating Systems                       3
ITCC    1301 Exploration - Network Fundamentals      3
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing             3
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                 3
ITNW 1345 Implementing Network Directory Services 3
                              Semester Total       15
third semester                                   credits
ITNW 2354 Internet/Intranet Server                     3
ITSC    1316 Linux                                     3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                   3
ITCC    1304 Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols
               and Concepts                            3
ITNW 1353 Supporting Network Server Infrastructure 3
                             Semester Total          15
Fourth semester                                credits
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                          3
ITNW 2352 Administering SQL Server                    3
ITNW 2311 Implementing Mail Servers                   3
INTW 1354 Implementing and Supporting Servers         3
ITCC    2308 Cisco Exploration 3 - LAN Switching and
              Wireless                                3
                             Semester Total          15



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                                                                    CST Advisory Committee
Computer Science Technology                                         Ron Barnett, Complete Systems Inc., Waco
                                                                    Robert Black, Central Freight Line Systems Inc., Waco
The need for software development professionals has
                                                                    Michael Dye, Central Freight Line Systems Inc., Wichita Falls
mushroomed to meet rapidly changing technology de-
                                                                    Joel Jackson, Cubix Software Inc., Longview
mands. As programmers retire and more advanced pro-                 Shane Jensen, Texas Farm Bureau, Waco
grams are needed, the demand is rapidly increasing.                 Randy Massingill, American Income Life Insurance, Waco
                                                                    Ed Middlebrook, Central Freight Lines, Waco
                                 TSTC’s Computer Science            Bill Tanner, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton
                                     Technology (CST) uses          Aaron Thibault, Gearbox Software, Plano
                                        several system plat-        Mark Wilcox, Cubix Software Inc., Longview
                                          forms such as Win-
                                            dows server, Oracle
                                             Server and Micro-
                                               soft SQL server      Client/Server
                                                systems in the
                                                development of      Specialization of Computer Science Technology
                                                 software. Work-    The advancements in software development along with
                                                 stations in the    other technology advancements during the last decade
                                                 CST labs are in-   have made possible the distribution of data and computing
                                                terfaced through    over a variety of hardware and software platforms. User-
                                               a departmental       friendly graphical interfaces running on a client system can
                                              framework that        access data available to multiple users across a network.
                                            provides local, as
                                           well as intra-net re-    The specialization of CST’s Client Server begins with
                                         sources, giving the        fundamental programming, database and network-
                                      developer a realistic ex-     ing concepts using the Microsoft environment. Students
                                   perience. CST offers a vari-     learn to install and administer the Microsoft client and
                              ety of specializations to help fo-    server operating systems and database management
                        cus more closely on your field of choice.   system of programming languages such as C++, C#,
                                                                    Visual Basic, Java, PHP, ASP and COBOL. Server-based
CST offers intense instruction to learn the fundamentals            database implementation provides a foundation for ac-
and then progress to intermediate and more advanced                 cess from client application programs. Deployment of
levels of programming. CST students gain the techniques             information using Internet technology is also covered.
used to write, test and maintain the detailed instructions
computers follow to perform functions. With concen-
trated hands-on courses, CST majors develop the techni-             Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
cal skills needed to design, test and implement logical             In this specialization, students learn to design and create
software applications used in the industry. Companies               systems and programs to meet the needs of business and
around the world diligently seek such computer pro-                 industry in a Microsoft or Oracle client/server environment.
grammers, game developers and software engineers.                   Upon successful completion of the requirements, TSTC will
                                                                    award you an Associate of Applied Science degree. As a
CST faculty members are experienced in computer sci-                graduate, you can seek positions in the industry as an entry-
ence, art, business, engineering and mathematics. An                level programmer with knowledge and skills applicable to
advisory committee of industry leaders guides the pro-              the Microsoft client/server environment.
gram in maintaining the most current applicable cur-
riculum for careers in this exciting and rewarding field.
                                                                    Industry Certification
                                                                    Microsoft Corporation offers a series of examinations lead-
                                                                    ing to Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) and
                                                                    other Microsoft certifications, which students are encour-
                                                                    aged to pursue.




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computer science technology                                        Graphics, Gaming & Simulation Artists
client/server
associate of applied science Degree                                Specialization of Computer Science Technology
  total credits: 72                                                Curriculum for the artists track specializes in game model-
First semester                                        credits      ing, animation and texturing. TSTC’s CST program uses the
DORI^ 010X        College and Career Seminar                1      latest industry-standard software, including 3DS Max, Pho-
ITSE     1345     Oracle                                    3
                                                                   toshop, MotionBuilder, ZBrush and Combustion, as well as
ITSE     1307     Introduction to C++ Programming           3
MATH 1314         College Algebra                           3
                                                                   the Unity Game Engine.
GAME 1301         Computer Ethics                           3
                                   Semester Total         12       As a student, you will receive hands-on instruction in tech-
                                                                   niques ranging from low poly modeling to high poly model-
                                                                   ing and from unwrapping to texture creations. You will also
second semester                                  credits
                                                                   receive training on a Vicon8i Motion Capture system, used
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                           3
ITSE    1331 Introduction to Visual Basic Programming 3
                                                                   extensively in the program’s project development. Many
ITSE    2317 JAVA Programming                          3           companies today use motion capture, including medical
ITSE    2305 Introduction to Windows Programming       3           science to advance research, business to conduct trade and
                              Semester Total         12            even education to create innovative learning environments.

third semester                               credits               In addition, the specialization introduces the student to de-
ENGL 1301 Composition I                            3               signing and creating systems and programs that meet the
ITSE    2345 Data Structures                       3               graphic and simulation needs of business and industry.
ITSE    2349 Advanced Visual Basic                 3
ITSE    2375 Developing PL/SQL Program Units       3               This degree offers a software development project that al-
                             Semester Total      12                lows students to work in a real-life environment, where
                                                                   teams of students (artist and programmers) create playable
Fourth semester                                credits             games throughout the semester. Students also have the
ITSE    2333 Implementing a Database on Microsoft
                                                                   opportunity to put together a portfolio of graphics, gam-
              SQL Server                             3
INEW 2338 Advanced Java Programming                  3             ing and simulation concept art and 3D models, as well as
ITSE    2346 Oracle: Application I                   3             a Web site, to present to potential employers. This degree
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                 3             plan ends with a comprehensive software project where the
                             Semester Total        12              student designs and develops a full game or simulation.


Fifth semester                                    credits          Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
ITSE     1350     Systems Analysis and Design           3          In this specialization, students learn to design and create
ITSE     1318     Introduction to COBOL Programming     3          systems and programs to meet the graphics and simulation
INEW 1340         ASP.NET Programming                   3          programming needs of business and industry. Upon success-
ITSE     1378     Software Development                  3          ful completion of the requirements, TSTC will award you an
                                   Semester Total     12
                                                                   Associate of Applied Science degree. As a graduate, you can
                                                                   seek positions in the industry as an entry-level programmer
sixth semester                                 credits
ELECTIVE       Approved CST Elective                 3             with knowledge and skills applicable to computer graphics
INEW 2332 Comprehensive Software Project: Coding,                 and simulation.
               Testing, and Implementation           3
ITSE    1306 Computer Programming Using PHP          3             computer science technology
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing                           graphics, gaming & simulation artists
               (or ENGL 1302)                        3             associate of applied science Degree
                                Semester Total     12                total credits: 72
                                                                   First semester                                       credits
                                                                   DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
*See the department for any updates and a list of approved         ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3
academic/general education electives, including cooperative edu-   GAME 1309       Introduction to Animation Programming 3
cational opportunities, that can be substituted for this course.   ITSE     1307   Introduction to C++ Prgramming             3
                                                                   GAME 1303       Introduction to Game Design/Development 3
 This course has been designated as a capstone course                                               Semester Total         12
(see index for explanation).                                       ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only




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second semester                                       credits      fundamentals, students move into advanced applications of
ARTC 2405 Digital Imaging II                                4      C++ in animation programming, multi-user interface pro-
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation                                   3      gramming, advanced mathematical applications and artifi-
GAME 1304 Level Design                                      3      cial intelligence. Students can also experience writing games
ARTT 1241 Creative Drawing                                  2
                                                                   which can be played on both a windows platform and Xbox
                           Semester Total                 12
                                                                   live using XNA Game Studio through an introduction to
third semester                                        credits      C#. Tools such as Open GL and DirectX are also included in
GAME 2341 Game Scripting                                    3      the curriculum. There is no game engine used on the pro-
GAME 1212 Game Theory                                       2      gramming side of this degree. Students learn to create their
GAME 2332 Project Development I                             3
                                                                   games from the ground up, using C++, to create their own
ARTV 1211 Storyboard                                        2
ARTT 1251 Interpretive Figure Drawing                       2      game engines.
                           Semester Total                 12
                                                                   This degree offers two software development projects that al-
Fourth semester                                       credits      low students to work in a real-life environment, where teams
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering II                     3
                                                                   of students (artist and programmers) create playable games
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II                                  3
GAME 2334 Project Development II                            3      throughout the semester; the degree plan ends with a com-
FLMC 2331 Computers in Video Production II                  3      prehensive software project where the student designs and
                          Semester Total                  12       develops a final game for their portfolio of graphics, gaming
                                                                   and simulation programs to present to potential employers.
Fifth semester                                        credits
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing                    3
               (or ENGL 1302)                                      Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
GAME 2336 Lighting, Shading, Texture                        3      In this specialization students learn to design and create pro-
ITSE     1378 Software Development                          3      grams to meet the graphics and simulation programming
MATH 1314 College Algebra                                   3      needs of business and industry. Upon successful completion
                              Semester Total               12      of the requirements TSTC will award you an Associate of
sixth semester                                      credits        Applied Science degree. A Graphics, Gaming and Simula-
PSYC 2301         General Psychology                      3        tion Programmer graduate is ready to enter the industry as
HUMA 1301         Intro to Humanities*                    3        an entry-level programmer with knowledge and skills appli-
ARTV 2340         Portfolio Development for 3D Animation 3         cable to computer graphics, gaming and simulation.
INEW 2332         Comprehensive Software Project          3
                                   Semester Total       12

*See the department for any updates and a list of approved         computer science technology
academic/general education electives, including cooperative edu-
cational opportunities, that can be substituted for this course.   graphics, gaming & simulation
 This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                   programmers
(see index for explanation).
                                                                   associate of applied science Degree
                                                                     total credits: 72
                                                                   First semester                                       credits
                                                                   DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                      1
Graphics, Gaming & Simulation                                      GAME 1309 Introduction to Animation Programming 3
                                                                   GAME 1303 Introduction to Game Design
Programmers                                                                        and Development                            3
                                                                   ITSE     1307 Introduction to C++ Programming              3
Specialization of Computer Science Technology                      GAME 1301 Computer Ethics                                  3
                                                                                                     Semester Total         12
Graphics and simulation are used in several segments of
                                                                   ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
software development, including gaming, education, train-
ing, aerospace and defense. In this specialization, students       second semester                                     credits
learn to design and create both two-dimensional and three-         MATH 1314 College Algebra                                 3
dimensional applications to meet the graphics and simula-          ITSE    2305 Windows Programming                          3
tion programming needs of business and industry.                   ENGL 1301 Composition I                                   3
                                                                   GAME 1349 Open GL Programming I                           3
Graphics, gaming and simulation programmers tend to push                                      Semester Total               12
hardware and software to its limits. Students begin with an
introduction to C++ programming, which is the primary
programming language for this degree. After mastering the




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third semester                              credits      sixth semester                                    credits
GAME 2353 Open GL Programming II                  3      PSYC 2301 General Psychology                            3
GAME 1343 Graphic and Simulation Programming I    3      INEW 2332 Comprehensive Software Project II            3
GAME 2302 Mathematical Applications for Game                            (Coding, Testing and Implementation)
               Development                        3      GAME 2333 Graphics and Simulation Programming III 3
ITSE    2345 Data Structures                      3      HUMA 1301 Intro to Humanities*                          3
                             Semester Total     12                                       Semester Total        12

Fourth semester                                credits   *See the department for any updates and a list of approved
ITSE    2337 Assembler Language Programming          3   academic/general education electives, including cooperative edu-
GAME 1359 Graphic and Simulation Programming II 3        cational opportunities, that can be substituted for this course.
GAME 2303 Artificial Intelligence Programming I      3
GAME 1353 Multi-User Game Programming I              3    This course has been designated as a capstone course
                             Semester Total        12    (see index for explanation).

Fifth semester                                 credits
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing
               (or ENGL1302)                         3
GAME 2343 Multi User Game Programming II             3
GAME 2349 Artificial Intelligence Programming II     3
ITSE     1378 Software Development                   3
                             Semester Total        12




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                                                                   Certificate Program
                                                                   As a Dental Assistant student, you can learn the latest in
                                                                   dental assisting procedures. The one-year Certificate of
                                                                   Completion program focuses on teaching you the skills
                                                                   needed on the job ... skills like measuring blood pres-
                                                                   sure, taking X-rays, preparing study models and applying
                                                                   four-handed dentistry techniques. The faculty will provide
                                                                   individualized, self-paced instruction, allowing personal,
                                                                   one-on-one attention.
                                                                   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
Dental Assistant                                                   Radiation Health and Safety, Jurisprudence and Infection
                                                                   Control Examination.
The dental assistant is a vitally important member of the
                                                                   Prior to entering their clinical practicum, students will take
dental office team. Dental assisting requires diverse and
                                                                   X-rays of patients. Finding patients will be the responsibility
challenging skills, but it is a growing career field that offers
                                                                   of the student. Also, students are responsible for their own
many opportunities and benefits.
                                                                   transportation when assigned to the practicum (field experi-
In fact, the U.S. Department of Labor reports that job prospects   ence) courses. Liability insurance is required and will be
for dental assistants should be excellent. Dentists are expected   handled through the college.
to hire more assistants to perform routine tasks so they may
                                                                   Note: The Texas Department of State Health Services requires that all
devote their time to more complex procedures.
                                                                   students enrolled in health-related courses ( such as Dental Assistant)
Dental assistants are responsible for setting up exam rooms,       which involve direct patient contact submit to the College Records
measuring blood pressure, exposing radiographs, processing         Office and the Dental Assistant Program at time of registration a
dental X-ray film, performing oral examinations, preparing         signed physician’s record documenting all immunizations listed:
charts, making teeth impressions, pouring molds and fabricat-      Diphtheria-tetanus, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Hepatitis
ing temporary crowns. Dental assistants also use their skills      B, and Tuberculin Purified Protein Derivative (PPD) skin test that
and knowledge in office management, oral health counseling,        is current within the 12-month period prior to enrollment. All im-
laboratory procedures, dental radiography and radiation            munizations, with the exception of Hepatitis B must be complete
safety to assist in all phases of dental treatments.               prior to registration. Students may be enrolled provisionally for up
                                                                   to two semesters until the Hepatitis B series is completed. The first
As a self-paced program, the Dental Assistant (DA) certificate     Hepatitis B dose must be given prior to registration.
plan allows students to sign up for courses they can suc-
cessfully complete each term. Students advance to the next         Students residing in campus housing are strongly encour-
course after completing the requirements of the first, at their    aged to have Poliomyelitis (Polio) and Bacterial Meningitis
own pace. The program takes dedication and students with           immunizations.
excellent study habits.




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DA Advisory Committee                                             Dental assistant
Andrea Anderson, Dr. Brad Willis, Waco                            certificate of completion
Dena Brooks, Dr. John Scott, Waco                                          total credits: 39
Jeannette Cunningham, Stonewood Dental, Robinson                  First semester                                       credits
Dr. Daniel Davis, Waco                                            DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
Dr. Thomas "Rusty" Dunavent, Central Texas Endodontics, Waco      DNTA 1205       Dental Radiology I                         2
Ann Goldsmith, Dr. Corbett Locke, Waco                            DNTA 1311       Dental Science                             3
Stacey Grendahl, Dr. Mark McCall, Waco                            DNTA 1315       Chairside Assisting                        3
Dr. Jeff Hull, Waco                                               DNTA 1301       Dental Materials                           3
Michelle Johnson, Dr. David Rhoden, Waco                          DNTA 1349       Dental Radiology in the Clinic             3
Dr. Clifton Martin, Riverside Dental-Family Health Center, Waco                                     Semester Total         14
Pam May, Riverside Dental-Family Health Center, Waco              ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
Dr. Janet Ouellette, Waco
Melissa Rhodes, Dr. Wayne Parks, Waco                             second semester                                      credits
Dr. Amanda Scarborough, Hillsboro                                 DNTA 1453 Dental Assisting Applications                    4
Dr. Zach Schwab, Waco                                             DNTA 1241 Dental Laboratory Procedure                      2
Dr. Taylor Starr, Starr General Dentistry Inc., Waco              DNTA 1245 Preventive Dentistry                             2
Ellen Webb, Dr. Michael T. Thrasher, Waco                         DNTA 1251 Dental Office Management                         2
                                                                  DNTA 1347 Advanced Dental Science                          3
                                                                                             Semester Total                13

                                                                  DNTA    1466    Practicum-Dental Assistant                 4
                                                                  POFT     1325    Business Math                              3
                                                                  EECT     1200    Technical Customer Service                 2
                                                                  POFT     1301    Business English                           3
                                                                                                    Semester Total           12

                                                                  Please note: For safety reasons, students may not enroll in DNTA
                                                                      1205, DNTA 1349 or DNTA 1466 while pregnant.

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




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                                                                       Clint Butler, Waukesha-Pearce Industries Inc., Houston
Diesel Equipment Technology                                            Jody Clayton, C & O Equipment Company, Keller
                                                                       Jim Cross, Rush Truck Center of San Antonio, San Antonio
Diesel equipment and repair is a challenging industry that requires    Doug Deere, DHL, Coppell
intense skills in both repair of diesel engines and computerized       Charles Derrick, Diesel Power Supply Company, Waco
diagnostic equipment. But the rewards – and wages – can be well        Deven Detloff, John Deere Construction Equipment Co.,
worth it.                                                                 Davenport
                                                                       Mike Dobbs, Stewart & Stevenson, Waco
                                There are many opportunities in        Virgil Dobyns, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston
                                    the industry, repairing trucks,    Steve Edgar, Waco Transit, Waco
                                       construction equipment,         David Edwards, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston
                                                                       Ricky Engelke, CMC Inc., Seguin
                                          agriculture equipment,
                                                                       Evan Engler, Rush Truck Center, Sealy
                                            airline ground sup-
                                                                       John Evans, John Deere Construction Equipment Co.
                                              port, off-shore oil      Billy Fink, Sunbelt Rentals (Nations Rent), Ft. Worth
                                               rigs, marine and        Larry Folmar, Central Texas International, Waco
                                                public transporta-     Mike Foster, Cummins Southern Plains Inc., Arlington
                                                 tion, which are all   Claudio Garcia Jr., Maverick Transportation, Little Rock, Ark.
                                                 supported by die-     Adam Gilbertson, RDO Equipment Co., Fargo, N.D.
                                                 sel engines. Be-      John Goldsmith, Mack Trucks, Irving
                                                 cause of the vast     Don Hardwick, Holt-CAT, Waco
                                                 uses of highly ad-    Dave Harsha, John Deere Construction Equipment Co.,
                                                                          Flower Mound
                                                vanced pneumatic,
                                                                       James Hartensteiner, Houston Freightliner Inc., Houston
                                               hydraulic and elec-     Jerry Hayes, Mack Trucks, Irving
                                             tronic systems tech-      Sam Hopkins, CenterPoint Energy, Houston
                                           nology, industry needs      Richard Hutchens, Waukesha-Pearce Industries Inc., Houston
                                         quality trained techni-       Charles Johnson, Generac Power Systems, Waukesha, Wisc.
                                      cians to repair and maintain     Anna Keyes, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston
                                  the equipment.                       Terry Laws, Stewart & Stevenson, Inc., Dallas
                                                                       Richard Ludewig, Structural Metals Inc., Seguin
                      The Diesel Equipment Technology (DET)            Stuart Lumpkin, Blue Mountain Equipment, McKinney
at TSTC can help you meet these challenges and start you on a          Ronny Mangold, Rip Griffin Travel Centers, New Braunfels
great career path. With hands-on, laboratory intensive work and        Lynn McKinnie, Zachry Construction Corp., San Antonio
                                                                       Randy Miley, Pegues Hurst Ford/Sterling, Longview
experienced professionals sharing their knowledge, it won’t be
                                                                       April Mitchell, RDO Equipment Co., Fargo, N.D.
long before you will develop the skills required for this important    Shilo Monney, Southern Field Maintenance, Victoria
occupation.                                                            Ken Nave, Inland Truck Parts Company, Dallas
                                                                       Vince Neuhaus, Brazos Valley Equipment, Waco
DET offers several areas of specialization. Choose from Agri-          Richard Ogden, Con-Way Southern Express, Dallas
culture Equipment, the CAT Dealer Prep Program, Construction           Robert Ortolani, Magneto Power, Dallas
Equipment, Heavy Truck, John Deere Construction & Forestry,            Troy Ottmer, Rush Equipment, Houston
Marine and Outdoor Power Equipment specializations.                    Scott Owens, Sterling Trucks, Longview
                                                                       Lloyd Padalecki, CMC Inc., Seguin
                                                                       Lynn Pagels, Duncan Freightliner, Waco
The program is also offered at the Fort Bend Technical Center and
                                                                       Revis Parkison, Rush Truck Center of Dallas, Irving
the Texas State Marine Education Center in Palacios.                   Ken Payne, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston
                                                                       George Polster, Cummins Southern Plains Inc., Arlington
                                                                       Brent Reid, Performance Truck, Cleveland
                                                                       Charles Rhodes, Ryder, Dallas
DET Advisory Committee
                                                                       Joe Russo, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston
Doug Allen, Halliburton, Alvardo
                                                                       David Schultze, Rush Trucking, Waco
Harris Allen, Allen Jensen, Waco
                                                                       Phillip Simmons, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Dallas
Homer Aparicio, Dow Pipeline Corp., Bay City
                                                                       Jimmy Smith, Mid Coast Diesel Service, Port Lavaca
Randy Argo, Fort Worth Freightliner, Ft. Worth
                                                                       Edward Sparks, CenterPoint, Houston
Mike Barefield, Texas Outdoor Power, Georgetown
                                                                       Harvy Stahl, CMC Inc., Seguin
Casey Bavinck, Schneider National Carriers, Dallas
Bill Beardslee, Inland Truck Parts Company, Dallas                     Randal Straten, Volvo & Mack Trucks of Waco, Waco
Bill Betts, Equipment Depot, Irving                                    Troy Taglarino, Nations Rent, Ft. Worth
Terry Boriack, Best Industrial Services & Supply, Giddings             Eric Terkelsen, Stewart & Stevenson Inc., Dallas
                                                                       John Toney, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Beaumont
Robert Brooks, Volvo & Mack Trucks of Waco, Waco
Lester Burrell, Ryder, Grand Prairie                                   Bodie Traves, JB Hunt Transportation, Dallas
                                                                       Craig Wallis, W.W. Dock Shrimp Processing/Marine, Palacios


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Keith Wallis, W.W. Dock Shrimp Processing/Marine, Palacios           graduates of the Agriculture Equipment Specialization offered
Dwayne Walter, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston              through TSTC’s DET program.
BJ Wayla, Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Sealy
Larry Wright, Holt Caterpillar, Dallas                               With superior educational training on the latest industry-standard
Lee Yarbrough, Rush Trucking, Irving                                 equipment, Agriculture Equipment Specialization graduates
Greg Yoxsimer, Chevron, Midland                                      can earn excellent wages and enjoy great career benefits. From
Byron Zipfel, Ogburn's Brake, Ft. Worth
                                                                     equipment dealerships to huge farming operations, organizations
                                                                     nationwide pay top salaries for the skills, knowledge and training
Ft. Bend DET Advisory Committee                                      you can learn at TSTC.
Roy Accise, Stewart & Stevenson, Houston
Gary Charbula, Superior Motor Parts of El Campo, El Campo            Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
Albert Davis, Davis Brothers Auto Parts, Rosenberg                   You can build your skills and develop your knowledge in the
John Dibello, Stewart & Stevenson, Houston                           two-year Associate of Applied Science degree plan, which
Chuck Doom, Houston Freightliner Western Star, Houston               requires 72 credit hours of instruction.
Ray Galletti, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston
Art Garcia, CarQuest, San Antonio
Michael Gorski, Cummins Southern Plains, Ltd., Houston               Certificate Program
Donald Guerrero, Allied Concrete, Rosenberg                          The Diesel Equipment Technology department also offers a
David Perez, Cummins Southern Plains, Ltd., Houston                  one-year curriculum plan in Agriculture Equipment, which
Fred Pugh, CarQuest, Kingwood                                        leads to a Certificate of Completion.
John Quick, Stewart & Stevenson, Houston
Steve Schneider, Houston Coca Cola Bottling Co., Houston
Al Strange, Stewart & Stevenson, Sealy                               Diesel Equipment technology
Pat Vincek, Houston Coca Cola Bottling Co., Houston
                                                                     agriculture Equipment
James Wagner, Cummins Southern Plains Ltd., Houston
                                                                     associate of applied science Degree
Ron Walker, Mustang Tractor & Equipment Co., Houston
Frank Watson, Performance Kenworth, Houston
                                                                       total credits: 72
                                                                     First semester                                         credits
Chris Wilson, Rush Truck Center, Sealy                               DORI^ 010X       College and Career Seminar                 1
                                                                     DEMR 1301        Shop Safety and Procedures                 3
                                                                     DEMR 1317        Basic Brake Systems                        3
                                                                     DEMR 1410        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I         4
Agriculture Equipment                                                DEMR 2412        Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II        4
                                                                     ELECTIVE         Approved MATH Elective                     3
Specialization of Diesel Equipment Technology                                                         Semester Total            17
The U.S. Department of Labor reports that what once was a gen-
eral repairer’s job around the farm has evolved into a specialized   ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
technical career. Farmers have increasingly turned to farm equip-
                                                                     second semester                                credits
ment technicians to service and repair their equipment because       DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
the machinery has grown in complexity. Modern equipment uses                      (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3
more computers, electronics and hydraulics, making it difficult to   DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4
perform repairs without specialized training and tools.              DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4
                                                                     DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4
Only skilled technicians                                                                         Semester Total          15
with complex training
and in-depth under-                                                  third semester                                credits
                                                                     AGME 1440 Agricultural Power Train Application      4
standing of the in-
                                                                     AGME 1453 Harvesting Equipment                      4
tricate functions                                                    DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines                  2
of     agriculture                                                   DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                  2
equipment can                                                                                  Semester Total          12
provide the ser-
vice and mainte-                                                     Fourth semester                              credits
nance needed to                                                      DEMR 2335 Advanced Hydraulics                      3
keep today's farms                                                   DEMR 2346 Advanced Heating, Ventilation, and Air
productive. Today's                                                                Conditioning (HVAC)                  3
                                                                     ENGL 1301 Composition I                            3
farming operations
                                                                     ELECTIVE      Approved Elective                    3
need individuals like                                                                              Semester Total     12



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Fifth semester                                   credits         room and laboratory training, with the remaining eight weeks of
DEMR 2334 Advanced Diesel Tune-up and                           the 16-week term spent employed at the sponsoring dealership.
               Troubleshooting                         3
DEMR 2348 Failure Analysis                             3         And it’s well worth it. Mustang is one of the leading Caterpillar
DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls                          4
                                                                 equipment dealers in the United States and, as a TSTC partner,
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                   3
ELECTIVE       Approved General Education Elective     3
                                                                 has helped numerous students jump-start a career in the profes-
                               Semester Total        16          sion. The strong skills you will learn in the program can carry you
                                                                 through a career that can last a lifetime.
agriculture Equipment
certificate of completion                                        Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
  total credits: 41                                              Through the unique partnerships between TSTC's Die-
First semester                                       credits     sel Equipment Technology and Caterpillar dealerships
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1     throughout the state, you can earn your Associate of
DEMR 1301       Shop Safety and Procedures                 3     Applied Science degree while building your practical,
DEMR 1317       Basic Brake Systems                        3     on-site working skills. Application and acceptance to the
DEMR 1410       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I         4     two-year CAT Dealer Prep Program is through one of the
DEMR 2412       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II        4     sponsoring Caterpillar dealerships. Sponsoring dealerships
                                  Semester Total         14
                                                                 include Mustang Caterpillar in Houston and Holt Company
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                                                 in San Antonio.
second semester                                credits
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
             (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3           cat Dealer prep program
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4           associate of applied science Degree
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4             total credits: 72
DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4           First semester                                       credits
                            Semester Total         15            DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                      1
                                                                 DEMR 1280 Cooperative Education – Diesel
third semester                                       credits                     Mechanics Technology/Technician            2
AGME 1440 Agricultural Power Train Application            4     MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                       3
AGME 1453 Harvesting Equipment                             4     DEMR 1301 Shop Safety and Procedures                       3
DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines                         2     DEMR 1406 Diesel Engine I                                  4
DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                         2     WLDG 1307 Basic Welding Processes                          3
                                 Semester Total          12                                        Semester Total         15
 This course has been designated as a capstone course           ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
(see index for explanation).
                                                                 second semester                             credits
                                                                 DEMR 1313 Fuel Systems                            3
                                                                 DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                4
CAT Dealer Prep Program                                          DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics
                                                                 PHYS 1315 Physical Science
                                                                                                                   4
                                                                                                                   3
                                                                 DEMR 1281 Cooperative Education-Diesel Mechanics
Specialization of                                                             Technology/Technician                2
                                                                                             Semester Total       16
Diesel Equipment
Technology                                                       third semester                                   credits
                                                                 DEMR 1270 Diesel Equipment Service Writing             2
If you’re looking
                                                                 DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
for more than                                                                   (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3
just a great                                                     DEMR 1421 Power Train I                                4
paycheck, the                                                    ENGL 1301 Composition I                                3
CAT Dealer                                                                                    Semester Total          12
Prep Training
                                                                 Fourth semester                             credits
Program Spe-                                                     HEMR 1401 Tracks and Undercarriages               4
cialization is de-                                               DEMR 2335 Advanced Hydraulics                     3
signed to prepare                                                DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls                     4
technicians for em-                                              HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities              3
ployment with sponsor-                                           DEMR 2280 Cooperative Education-Diesel Mechanics
ing Caterpillar dealerships.                                                   Technology/Technician               2
The program curriculum provides for eight weeks of TSTC class-                                Semester Total      16



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Fifth semester                                       credits           construction Equipment
DEMR 2270 Diagnostic Testing                               2           associate of applied science Degree
DEMR 2370 Machine Specific Systems                         3
DEMR 2334 Advanced Diesel Tune-up and
                                                                         total credits: 71
                                                                       First semester                                       credits
                  Troubleshooting                          3
                                                                       DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                               3
                                                                       DEMR 1317       Basic Brake Systems                        3
DEMR 2281 Cooperative Education-Diesel Mechanics
                                                                       DEMR 1410       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I         4
                  Technology/Technician                    2
                                                                       DEMR 2412       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II        4
                                  Semester Total         13
                                                                       DEMR 1301       Shop Safety and Procedures                 3
 This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                                                         Semester Total         14
(see index for explanation).
                                                                       ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

                                                                       second semester                                credits
                                                                       DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
Construction Equipment                                                              (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3
                                                                       DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4
                                                                       DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4
Specialization of Diesel Equipment Technology                          DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4
Construction equipment technicians are often the movers and                                        Semester Total          15
                         shakers behind the mobile heavy
                               equipment providers. Industries         third semester                                      credits
                                   ranging from construction           HEMR 1501 Tracks and Undercarriages                       5
                                                                       DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                        2
                                      and logging to surface
                                                                       DEMR 2444 Automatic, Power Shift, and
                                        mining and other sec-                         Hydrostatic Transmissions II               4
                                          tors often depend                                           Semester Total            11
                                            upon skilled tech-
                                             nicians to keep           Fourth semester                                     credits
                                              their equipment          PSYC 1301 General Psychology                              3
                                               in top working          ELECTIVE      Approved Math or Science                    3
                                               order.                  DEMR 2335 Advanced Hydraulics                             3
                                                                       DEMR 2346 Advanced Heating, Ventilation,
                                                                                     and Air Conditioning (HVAC)                 3
                                                    K nowledge-
                                                                       ENGL 1301 Composition I                                   3
                                                    able technicians                                 Semester Total             15
                                                   such as the grad-
                                                 uates of the DET’s    Fifth semester                                      credits
                                               Construction            DEMR 2334 Advanced Diesel Tune-up and
                                             Equipment specialty                      Troubleshooting                            3
                                           keep construction and       DEMR 2348 Failure Analysis                                3
                                        surface mining equipment,      DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls                             4
                                                                       HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                      3
                                    including bulldozers, cranes,
                                                                       ELECTIVE       General Education Elective                 3
                              graders and excavators in working                                       Semester Total            16
order.These technicians can learn the specialized skills critical
to the repairing and maintaining of the engines, transmissions, hy-
draulics and electrical systems powering graders, backhoes and a       construction Equipment
variety of stripping and loading shovels.                              certificate of completion
                                                                         total credits: 40
                                                                       First semester                                       credits
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                            DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
TSTC's Diesel Equipment Technology provides superior edu-              DEMR 1301       Shop Safety and Procedures                 3
cational training on the latest industry-standard equipment in the     DEMR 1317       Basic Brake Systems                        3
Construction Equipment Specialization. The two-year curricu-           DEMR 1410       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I         4
lum track culminates in an Associate of Applied Science degree.        DEMR 2412       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II        4
                                                                                                         Semester Total         14
                                                                       ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
Certificate Program
The Diesel Equipment Technology program also offers a
one-year Certificate of Completion plan in Construction
Equipment.



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second semester                                credits                Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning                  The Diesel Equipment Technology program offers a two-
             (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3                year curriculum that covers basic diesel engine service, repair
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4
                                                                      and troubleshooting, then advances to electronic controls
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4
DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4
                                                                      courses. The intensive, hands-on coursework culminates in
                            Semester Total          15                an Associate of Applied Science degree.

third semester                                       credits
DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                         2
                                                                      Certificate Program
DEMR 2444 Automatic, Power Shift and                                 The Diesel Equipment Technology program also offers a one-
                  Hydrostatic Transmissions II             4          year curriculum which leads to a Certificate of Completion.
HEMR 1501 Tracks and Undercarriages                        5
                                  Semester Total         11
 This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                      Heavy truck
(see index for explanation).
                                                                      associate of applied science Degree
                                                                        total credits: 72
                                                                      First semester                                       credits
                                                                      DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
Heavy Truck                                                           DEMR 1301       Shop Safety and Procedures                 3
                                                                      DEMR 1317       Basic Brake Systems                        3
Specialization of Diesel Equipment Technology                         DEMR 1410       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I         4
In 2007, there were approximately 110 million trucks on U.S.          DEMR 2412       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II        4
roads. Today, that number has climbed significantly. As freight                                         Semester Total         14
transportation by truck increases, so, too, will career opportuni-    ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
ties for skilled diesel mechanics and service technicians.
                                                                      second semester                                credits
                                                                      DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
DET’s Heavy Truck specialization can train you for a long-term                     (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3
                        and rewarding career repairing and            DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4
                              maintaining light, medium and           DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4
                                  heavy trucks. With hands-           DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4
                                      on opportunities in inten-                                  Semester Total          15
                                        sive labs, students learn
                                                                      third semester                                      credits
                                          from skilled craftsmen      DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                        2
                                            who have actual field     DEMR 1447 Power Train II                                  4
                                            experience. More-         DEMR 1327 Tractor Trailer Service and Repair              3
                                             over, the Heavy          DEMR 1330 Steering and Suspension I                       3
                                             Truck Specializa-                                    Semester Total              12
                                             tion is certified by
                                                                      Fourth semester                              credits
                                            the National Auto-        DEMR 2346 Advanced Heating, Ventilation and
                                            motive Technicians                      Air Conditioning (HVAC)              3
                                           Education Foundation       ENGL 1301 Composition I                            3
                                        and maintains close in-       DEMR 2331 Advanced Brake Systems                   3
                                      dustry ties to provide the      ELECTIVE      Math or Science                      3
                                   latest, most sought-after in-      ELECTIVE      Social and Behavioral Science        3
                               struction.                                                           Semester Total     15

                                                                      Fifth semester                                      credits
Through a partnership with Rush Truck Centers, TSTC receives          DEMR 2348        Failure Analysis                         3
Peterbilt trucks, special equipment and training materials so that    DEMR 2432        Electronic Controls                      4
Peterbilt dealers statewide can benefit from TSTC graduates with      HUMA 1301        Introduction to Humanities               3
top-of-the-line diesel mechanics skills ... like the many qualified   ELECTIVE         General Education Elective               3
applicants selected by Rush Truck Centers to co-op and work for       DEMR 2334       Advanced Diesel Tune-up and
their shops.                                                                           Troubleshooting                          3
                                                                                                        Semester Total         16




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Heavy truck specialization                                          to provide the John Deere dealerships with qualified technicians.
certificate of completion                                           The program provides an excellent opportunity for those seeking
  total credits: 41                                                 employment with a well-established employer who distributes and
First semester                                          credits     maintains John Deere construction and forestry equipment.
DORI^ 010X        College and Career Seminar                  1
DEMR 1301         Shop Safety and Procedures                  3     In addition to learning operational concepts of diesel engines, pow-
DEMR 1317         Basic Brake Systems                         3     er trains, brakes, electrical and hydraulic systems, air conditioning
DEMR 1410         Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I          4     and shop procedures and safety, students gain on-the-job experi-
DEMR 2412         Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II         4     ence provided by a sponsoring dealership, where they work with
                                  Semester Total            14
                                                                    experienced John Deere technicians in day-to-day operations.
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                                                    Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
second semester                                credits              The Diesel Equipment Technology program offers a two-year
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning                curriculum that covers basic diesel engine service, repair and
             (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3              troubleshooting, then advances to electronic controls courses.
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4              The intensive, hands-on coursework culminates in an Associ-
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4              ate of Applied Science degree.
DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4
                            Semester Total          15

third semester                                          credits     John Deere construction & Forestry
DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                            2     technician
DEMR 1447 Power Train II                                      4     associate of applied science Degree
DEMR  1327 Tractor Trailer Service and Repair                3        total credits: 69
DEMR 1330 Steering and Suspension I                           3     First semester                                       credits
                              Semester Total                12      DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
                                                                    DEMR 1317       Basic Brake Systems                        3
This course has been designated as a capstone course               DEMR 2412       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II        4
(see index for explanation).                                        DEMR 1410       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I         4
                                                                    DEMR 1301       Shop Safety and Procedures                 3
                                                                    DEMR 1166       Practicum (or Field Experience) – Diesel
                                                                                    Mechanics Technology/Technician            1
John Deere Construction                                                                               Semester Total         15
& Forestry Technician                                               ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

                                                                    second semester                                credits
Specialization of Diesel Equipment Technology                       DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
The John Deere Company was founded in 1837 and has grown                         (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3
                                                                    DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4
from a one-man blacksmith shop into a corporation that today
                                                                    DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4
does business around the world and employs approximately 56,000     DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4
people. There are literally thousands of dealerships across North                               Semester Total          15
America providing ample job opportunities.
                                                                    third semester                               credits
And with the right                                                  DEMR 1680 Cooperative Education – Diesel Mechanics
skills, those job op-                                                              Technology/Technician               6
portunities could                                                                                 Semester Total       6
be available for
                                                                    Fourth semester                               credits
you, thanks to
                                                                    DEMR 2334 Advanced Diesel Tune-up and
a dealer-spon-                                                                    Troubleshooting                       3
sored program                                                       HEMR 1401 Tracks and Undercarriages                 4
through DET’s                                                       ENGL 1301 Composition I                             3
John      Deere                                                     DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                  2
Construction &                                                      PHYS 1315 Physical Science I                        3
Forestry Tech-                                                      DEMR 2166 Practicum (or Field Experience) – Diesel
nician Program.                                                                   Mechanics Technology/Technician       1
John Deere and                                                                                    Semester Total       16
DET have partnered



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Fifth semester                               credits                   Marine Advisory Committee
DEMR 2348 Failure Analysis                          3                  Homer Aparacio Jr., Dow Pipeline Corp., Bay City
DEMR 1291 Special Topics in Diesel Engine Mechanic                     Patrick Clophus, Wakesha-Pearce Industries Inc., Houston
               and Repairer                         2                  Robbie Hart, Sewart Supply Inc., Houston
DEMR 2335 Advanced Hydraulics                       3                  Jimmy Holub, Mustang Tractor & Equipment, El Campo
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                        3                  Ed Keown, Four Brothers Boat Works Inc., Galveston
BUSI     2301 Business Law                          3                  Mart Maxwell, Glazier Foods, Houston
                            Semester Total         17                  Rick Ryan, Pier 77 Yacht Center, Galveston
                                                                       Scott Smith, Performance Diesel Inc., Webster
                                                                       Tadd Stickler, Diesel Engine & Parts Co. Inc., Houston
                                                                       Chuck Stephens, Shoppa’s Farm Supply Inc., El Campo
Marine                                                                 Marvin Stuhrenberg, Stuhrenberg Farms, Palacios

Specialization of Diesel Equipment Technology
From shrimpers and cruise ships to offshore oil rig engines and        marine specialization
pleasure boats, the power equipment used in the marine-related         associate of applied science Degree
industry includes a surprising array of vehicles and machinery.          total credits: 70
Every business and organization that uses marine equipment and         First semester                                       credits
machinery – from deep sea and costal outfits to land-based equip-      DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
ment or suppliers – relys on qualified, trained technicians to keep    DEMR 1301       Shop Safety and Procedures (TP)            3
their equipment operational.                                           DEMR 1410       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I         4
                                                                       DEMR 1317       Basic Brake System                         3
DET’s Marine Specialization at the Texas State Marine Education        DEMR 2412       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II        4
Center in Palacios provides exceptional training programs focus-                                         Semester Total         14
ing on marine diesel equipment. TSTC’s specialized training is         ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
unique due to the daily contact to the maritime industry on the
                                                                       second semester                                credits
Gulf Coast, and its ties with industry that help keep the curriculum   DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4
current, ensuring students learn the latest possible skills.           DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
                                                                                    (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3
The Marine Specialization program can open doors to career op-         DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4
portunities in engine dealerships, marinas, shipyards, marine con-     DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4
tractors, oilfield applications and other marine-related industries.                               Semester Total          15

                                                                       third semester                                       credits
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                            DEMR 1229 Preventive Maintenance (TP)                      2
The two-year Marine Specialization provides intense, hands-            DEMR 2470 Marine Propulsion Applications                   4
                                                                       DEMR 2371 Marine Auxiliary Equipment and
on instruction for the repair and maintenance of marine diesel
                                                                                      Controls                                     3
equipment. The coursework, which culminates in an Associ-              DEMR 2471 Marine Systems and Installations                 4
                       ate of Applied Science degree, covers                                     Semester Total                   13
                           basic and advanced subjects includ-
                               ing diesel engine maintenance;          Fourth semester                                      credits
                                 testing and repair; electrical        DEMR 2335 Advanced Hydraulics                              3
                                  systems; heating and air con-        ENGL 1301 Composition I                                    3
                                                                       GEN. ED.      Social and Behavioral Science                3
                                   ditioning troubleshooting;
                                                                       GEN. ED.      Math or Science                              3
                                    power trains; hydraulics;                                        Semester Total             12
                                    and marine propulsion.
                                                                       Fifth semester                                       credits
                                                                       DEMR 2348        Failure Analysis                          3
                                    Certificate Program                DEMR 2432        Electronic Controls                       4
                                                                       HUMA 1301        Introduction to Humanities                3
                                For faster entry into the work-
                                                                       GEN. ED.         General Education Elective                3
                             force, Diesel Equipment Technol-          DEMR 2334       Advanced Diesel Tune-up and
                          ogy also offers a one-year Marine                             Troubleshooting                            3
                      Specialization program that culminates                                             Semester Total           16
in a Certificate of Completion.
                                                                        This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                       (see index for explanation).




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marine specialization                                                 Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
certificate of completion                                             TSTC designed the two-year Outdoor Power Equipment Spe-
  total credits: 42                                                   cialization to provide intense, hands-on training and skills for
First semester                                       credits          this booming industry. The program, which culminates in an
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1          Associate of Applied Science degree, progresses from basic to
DEMR 1301       Shop Safety and Procedures (TP)            3          advanced courses in diesel engines, brake systems, heating,
DEMR 1410       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I         4          air conditioning, hydraulics, power trains and more.
DEMR 2412       Diesel Engine TestingAnd Repair II         4
DEMR 1317       Basic Brake System                         3
                                  Semester Total         14
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only              Certificate Program
                                                                      TSTC also offers a one-year program in Outdoor Power Equip-
second semester                               credits                 ment for a faster track into the industry. The curriculum
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                          4                 culminates in a Certificate of Completion.
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation and Air
             Conditioning (HVAC) Troubleshooting
             and Repair                             3
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                  4                 Diesel Equipment technology
DEMR 1421 Power Train I                             4                 outdoor power Equipment
                            Semester Total        15                  associate of applied science Degree
third semester                              credits                       total credits: 72
DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance (TP)           2                   First semester                                       credits
DEMR 2470 Marine Propulsion Applications          4                   DORI^ 010X         College and Career Seminar            1
DEMR 2471 Marine Systems and Installations       4                   DEMR 1301          Shop Safety and Procedures            3
DEMR 2371 Marine Auxiliary Equipment and Controls 3                   DEMR 1317          Basic Brake Systems                   3
                          Semester Total         13                   DEMR 1410          Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I    4
                                                                      DEMR 2412          Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II   4
 This course has been designated as a capstone course                                                Semester Total          14
(see index for explanation).
                                                                      ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

                                                                      second semester                                credits
                                                                      DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
Outdoor Power Equipment                                                            (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3
                                                                      DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4
Specialization of Diesel Equipment Technology                         DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4
In our daily life, we use tons of outdoor power equipment. From       DEMR 1421 Power Train I                              4
                                                                                                  Semester Total          15
landscaping and lawn and garden tools, chainsaws and chippers,
there are extensive amounts of equipment to maintain and repair.
                                                                      third semester                             credits
The vast uses of highly advanced hydraulic and electronic systems     DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines (TP)          2
in outdoor power equipment means a greater demand for quality         DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance               2
trained technicians to keep today’s outdoor equipment tuned and       SMER 1434 Small Engine Two Stroke Overhaul       4
maintained.                                                           SMER 1437 Small Engine Four Stroke Engine/
                                                                                     Transmission                      4
TSTC provides the focused instruction you need to begin a career                                  Semester Total     12
in the industry. TSTC's Diesel Equipment Technology and Golf
                                                                      Fourth semester                                  credits
Course & Landscape Management work together to provide supe-
                                                                      DEMR 2331 Advanced Brake Systems                       3
rior educational training on the latest industry-standard equipment
                                                                      DEMR 2346 Advanced Heating, Ventilation, and Air
in the Outdoor Power Equipment Specialization.                                      Conditioning (HVAC)                      3
                                                                      ENGL 1301 Composition I                                3
A professional industry and knowledgeable, experienced staff          ELECTIVE      Approved Social and Behavioral Science 3
provide the foundation, as does industry-standard equipment and       ELECTIVE      Approved Math or Science                 3
intensive hands-on lab time.                                                                        Semester Total         15




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Fifth semester                                      credits    recreational Vehicle maintenance
DEMR 2334 Advanced Diesel Tune-up and
               Troubleshooting                            3
                                                               technician
DEMR 2348 Failure Analysis                                3    certificate of completion
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                      3    total credits: 40
GEN. ED.       General Education Elective                 3    Note: Not accepting new students in the RV
DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls                             4
                               Semester Total            16    First semester                                          credits
                                                               DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                    1
Diesel Equipment technology                                    INMT 1374       Introduction to Recreational Vehicle Services 3
                                                               ELPT     1319   Fundamentals of Electricity I                 3
outdoor power Equipment                                        PFPB     1321   Plumbing Maintenance and Repair               3
certificate of completion                                      HYDR 1345       Hydraulics and Pneumatics                     3
  total credits: 41                                                                              Semester Total             12
First semester                                       credits   ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
DORI^ 0100      College and Career Seminar                 1
DEMR 1301       Shop Safety and Procedures                 3   second semester                                credits
DEMR 2412       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II        4   PFPB    1223 Plumbing Codes I                        2
DEMR 1317       Basic Brake Systems                        3   MAIR 1449 Refrigerators, Freezers, Window Air
DEMR 1410       Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I         4                  Conditioners                          4
                                  Semester Total         14    ABDR 1371 Basic Paint Techniques, Equipment and
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only                      Environmental Practices               3
                                                               MAIR 1471 Recreational Vehicle Appliance
second semester                                credits                        Installer and Repairer                4
DEMR 1421 Power Train                                4                                         Semester Total     13
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning           third semester                                 credits
             (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair       3         CBFM 1324 Interior Maintenance                       3
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics                           4         INMT 2345 Industrial Troubleshooting                 3
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems                   4         CNSE 1331 Preventive Maintenance                     3
                            Semester Total          15         INMT 2474 RV Power Plants                            4
                                                               INMT 1280 Cooperative Education - Manufacturing     2
third semester                              credits                                            Semester Total     15
SMER 1437 Small Engine Four Stroke Overhaul       4
SMER 1434 Small Engine Two Stroke Overhaul        4             This course has been designated as a capstone course
DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines (TP)           2              (see index for explanation).
DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                2
                          Semester Total        12
This course has been designated as a capstone course
(see index for explanation).




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                                                                       At the conclusion of the program, you’ll work on a collaborative proj-
                                                                       ect 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
                                                                       Keith Burgess, CBS 11TV, Lindale
                                                                       Christian Cisneros, Phoenix Sun Media, Lockhart
                                                                       Stephen Cowart, Baylor University - Mayborn Museum, Waco
                                                                       Mark Davis, Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control, Dallas
                                                                       Deann Graham, Texas State Technical College, Waco
Digital Media Design                                                   Andy Johnston, Martha Turner Properties, Houston
                                                                       Brian LaCaze, SYSTRAINC, Houston
In today’s high-tech world, nearly every job features some aspect      Jeremy Mayo, Dell Inc., Round Rock
of digital media. It is, in fact, transforming how the world com-      Kevin Minke, Provenance Media Inc., Houston
municates. In work or in play, digital media surrounds us —in          Claude VanNess, Noah's Ark T-Shirts and Graphics, Waco
the Web pages we surf, the television we watch, or even the cell       Clif-Ann Paris, McLennan Community College, Waco
phones we use.                                                         Paul Rascher, ArtBlotStudios.com, Richardson
                                                                       John Schratz, Austin
Videos, podcasts, blogs, photos, sound, Web pages and much more        Dennis Thompson, Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control, Dallas
are integrated into multimedia presentations to powerfully present     Jason Weiss, Hood Marketing, Fort Hood
messages that make a meaningful impact.
Careers in Digital Media Design are evolving at a rapid rate, and      Digital media Design
opportunities for job growth are growing by leaps and bounds.          associate of applied science Degree
From animator to editor, creative director to digital technician,
                                                                          total credits: 72
digital media designers are finding jobs with an extensive variety     First semester                                       credits
of employers throughout the United States.                             DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
                                                                       ARTC 1325       Introduction to Computer Graphics          3
The Digital Media Design (DMD) program at TSTC provides
                                                                       INDS     1301   Basic Elements of Design                   3
students with the skills to design their own multimedia products.      PHTC 1341       Color Photography I                        3
In the laboratories and classrooms, you can gain hands-on experi-      ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3
ence in the world of 2-D and 3-D graphics and animation. Training      BUSI     2301   Business Law I                             3
includes storyboard, script design, preproduction planning and                                           Semester Total         15
much more.                                                             ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

What’s more, you’ll get expert training in the latest software, such   second semester                                           credits
as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash,             RTVB 1329 Scriptwriting                                         3
Premiere and Audition, as well as Autodesk 3ds Max and other           ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I                                     3
                                                                       ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I                                  3
industry-leading software.
                                                                       GRPH 1359 Vector Graphics for Productions                       3
                                                                       PSYC 2301 General Psychology                                    3
                                                                                                  Semester Total                     15



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third semester                                       credits
ITSE    1301 Web Design Tools I                            3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation I                                  3
HUMA 1301 Humanities                                       3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I                     3
IMED 1351 Digital Video                                    3
                            Semester Total               15

Fourth semester
credits
IMED 1341 2-D Interface Design                            3
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design                     3
ARTV 2351 Multimedia Programming                          3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I                                 3
PHYS 1315 Physical Science I                              3
                           Semester Total                15

Fifth semester                                       credits
IMED 2311        Portfolio Development                    3
IMED 2305         Multimedia Course Development            3
IMED 2345         Interactive Multimedia II                3
ARTV 2345         3-D Modeling and Rendering II            3
                                   Semester Total        12


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




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                                                                      Certificate Program
Drafting & Design Technology                                          The Drafting & Design Technology Certificate of Completion
Practically nothing in this society is built, designed or created     curriculum offers a one-year, less intensive track of study.
without a plan to get started. Somewhere, someone created draw-
                                                                       The drafting field requires good eye-hand coordination with
ings industry uses to produce a variety of projects.
                                                                      good finger and hand dexterity and the ability to read 3/32"
                                                                      high text on a computer monitor from 18" away. Students
                         You could be the one that creates these
                                                                      should have good high school math and science skills and the
                               plans with the special skills and
                                                                      ability to read and follow technical instructions and the ability
                                    training you’ll receive in
                                                                      to visualize objects in two and three dimensions.
                                        TSTC’s Drafting & Design
                                          Technology (DDT).
                                                                      DDT Architectural/Civil Advisory Committee
                                              Drafters today must     Herb Cross, CWA Construction Inc., Waco
                                                assemble sketch-      B.J. Greaves, ArchiTexas, Waco
                                                 es, and translate    Janice S. Jackson, TxDot, Hillsboro
                                                 written and ver-     Cathy J. Kraemer, Cross Winton Associates Inc., Waco
                                                 bal information      Scott McGivney, Datum Engineers Inc., Dallas
                                                 from engineers,      Chuck Ogilvie, Frank W. Neal & Associates Inc., Ft. Worth
                                                 designers, cli-      Jeb Sulak, Beach & Clark Inc., Waco
                                                                      Marty Vannatter, Malone/Wheeler Inc.
                                                 ents, regulatory
                                                agents and much
                                               more into a fin-
                                                                      DDT Mechanical/Electronic Advisory Committee
                                             ished set of plans
                                                                      William Bartlett, Tegron LP, Waco
                                           and documents. From
                                                                      Abel Castillo, National Instruments, Austin
                                        these plans, much of what     Bryan Clark, Clark Graphic Services, Hewitt
                                     you see in today’s society is    Daniel J. Fahy, Oil & Gas Solutions, Houston
                                 produced.                            Shawn Grace, Consolidated Rig Works, Ft. Worth
                                                                      Miles Hobdy, Independent Engineering Consultant, Fulshear
Drafting & Design offers two areas of specialization: Architectur-    Philip W. Holt, Brazos Electric Cooperative, Waco
al/Civil and Mechanical/Electronic. Each of these two-year spe-       Daniel Iiams, Fathoms Tech., Woodway
cializations offer focused curriculums that can lead to good salary
and a long-term career.
                                                                      Drafting & Design technology
In many cases, students (who spend more than 60 percent of their      certificate of completion
times in labs) have the opportunity to take on real-world projects      total credits: 26
that provides them with an edge when it comes to hiring time.         First semester (Fall & spring)                       credits
                                                                      DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                      1
                                                                      TECM 1341 Technical Algebra                                3
                                                                      ITSC     1309 Integrated Software Applications I (TP)      3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs                          LAWT 1270 Laws of Cyberspace and Ethical Issues            2
The Drafting & Design Technology department offers two                DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting (TP)                          3
areas of specialization, Architectural/Civil and Mechani-             DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting (TP)               3
cal/Electronic. Each of these two-year specializations offer                                            Semester Total         14
focused curriculums that culminate in Associate of Applied            ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
Science degrees.
                                                                      second semester (spring & summer)             credits
                                                                      DFTG 1317 Architectural Drafting-Residential        3
                                                                      DFTG 1329 Electro-Mechanical Drafting               3
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                 DFTG 2319 Intermediate Computer-aided Drafting     3
DDT also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-                 DFTG 2350 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances 3
based, six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade                                         Semester Total       12
of high school and results in an Associate of Applied
Science degree.                                                       This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                      (see index for explanation).




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Architectural/Civil Drafting                                            second semester (spring & summer)
                                                                        PSYC 2301 General Psychology
                                                                                                                        credits
                                                                                                                              3
Specialization of Drafting & Design Technology                          ELECTIVE     Approved Social/Behavioral Science       3
Whether it’s as large as a high-rise building or as small as a shed,    ARCE 1342 Codes, Specifications and Contract
nothing can be built without first envisioning a plan — a blueprint,                 Documents                                3
                                                                        ARCE 1303 Architectural Materials and Methods of
sketch or drawing detailing everything a project needs for comple-
                                                                                     Construction                             3
tion. Drafting is a universal language; it is the common language       DFTG 2319 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting        3
used in many major industries as a first step to bringing this vision   DFTG 1317 Architectural Drafting-Residential          3
                              to life.                                                               Semester Total         18
                                                                        third semester (Fall & summer)                credits
                                      DDT’s Architectural/Civil
                                                                        DFTG 2331 Advanced Technologies in Architectural
                                        Drafting Specialization                        Design and Drafting                  3
                                          provides the coursework       DFTG 2372 Architectural Detailing                   3
                                           to prepare for drafting      DFTG 2328 Architectural Drafting - Commercial       3
                                            applications in com-        ELECTIVE       Approved Science                     4
                                             mercial architecture;      DFTG 1473 Civil Engineering Drafting                4
                                             building structures;                                      Semester Total     17
                                             mechanical, electri-       Fourth semester (Fall & spring)                credits
                                             cal, and plumbing          ELECTIVE      Approved Humanities Elective           3
                                            systems for buildings;      SRVY 1313 Plane Surveying                            3
                                           site work; and many          ARCE 1352 Structural Drafting                        3
                                         other areas of construc-       ARCE 2352 Mechanical and Electrical Systems          3
                                       tion-related drafting.           DFTG 2338 Final Project-Advanced Drafting           3
                                                                                                        Semester Total     15
                                   During your educational train-       *Note: For a list of approved electives, contact the department.
                             ing at TSTC, you will use the latest
in computer software and hardware to gain valuable experience           This course has been designated as a capstone course
utilizing today's most popular drafting tool — Computer-Aided           (see index for explanation).
Drafting, or CAD, systems. TSTC's DDT program provides stu-
dents with not only the theory, but more than 900 hours in working
lab environments.
                                                                        Mechanical/Electronic Drafting
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                             Specialization of Drafting & Design Technology
TSTC offers an intense, two-year degree plan with coursework            Demand for drafters varies by specialization, and nothing in
specializing in architectural and civil drafting techniques.            the industry is more exciting than mechanical/electronic drafting
Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science degree program            and design.
can apply these skills in a wide range of high-paying, presti-
gious career positions with organizations such as engineer-             No longer are the pen and pencil the standard for drafters.
ing and architectural services firms that design construction           Today in this field, student drafters are taught CADD, (computer-
projects, as well as construction, telecommunications and               aided design and drafting) and can now pro-
utility companies.                                                      duce industrial drawings utilized in
                                                                        industry to produce all types of products.
                                                                        All students will receive instruction
architectural/civil Drafting                                            in both two- and three-dimensional
associate of applied science Degree                                     CAD systems.
   total credits: 65
First semester (Fall & spring)                       credits            The Mechanical/Electronic
DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                      1            Drafting Specialization fo-
TECM 1343 Technical Algebra & Trigonometry                 3            cuses on drafting applications
ITSC     1309 Integrated Software Applications I (TP)      3            in     mechanical, electro-me-
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                    3            chanical, process piping, printed
DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting (TP)                          3            circuit board design and many
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting (TP)               3            other areas of manufacturing and
                                  Semester Total         15
                                                                        electronic-related drafting. Students
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                                                        will be exposed to the hottest drawing
                                                                        software on the market including AutoCad,
                                                                        Solid Works and Inventor.

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Backed by professionals who have worked in the field and an ad-    second semester (spring & summer)           credits
visory board of industry experts who guide the program, students   ELECTIVE     Approved Science PHYS Elective       3
learn the strong fundamentals of drafting principles and higher    DFTG 1329 Electro-Mechanical Drafting             3
                                                                   INMT 1319 Manufacturing Processes                 3
levels of technical drawing sophistication.                        DFTG 2319 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting    3
                                                                   DFTG 2350 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances 3
                                                                                                Semester Total     15
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
The two-year Mechanical/Electronic Drafting Specialization
provides focused and hands-on drawing instructions for             third semester (Fall & summer)                credits
                                                                   ELECTIVE       Approved Psychology Elective         3
a wide range of high salaried design career positions with         DFTG 1358 Electrical/Electronics Drafting           3
industrial and engineering firms dealing in manufacturing,         DFTG 2302 Machine Drafting                          3
electronic/electrical, aerospace, telecommunications and the       DFTG 2323 Pipe Drafting                             3
process industries. Some products that may be produced and         DFTG 2335 Advanced Technologies in Mechanical
manufactured may include durable goods, machine parts,                            Design and Drafting                  3
                                                                                                  Semester Total     15
aircraft parts, electronic/electrical parts and system designs
of industrial plants. The intense curriculum cumulates in an
Associate of Applied Science Degree.                               Fourth semester (Fall & spring)                credits
                                                                   ELECTIVE      Approved Drafting Elective             3
                                                                   ELECTIVE      Approved Humanities Elective           3
                                                                   ELECTIVE      Approved Elective                      3
mechanical/Electronic Drafting technology                          DFTG 2305 Printed Circuit Board Design               3
                                                                   DFTG 2306 Machine Design                            3
associate of applied science Degree
                                                                   DFTG 2338 Final Project – Mechanical/Electronic
  total credits: 63                                                              Drafting                               3
First semester  (Fall & spring)                      credits                                       Semester Total     18
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
TECM 1343       Technical Algebra and Trigonometry         3
ITSC     1309   Integrated Software Applications I         3       *Note: For a list of approved electives, contact the department.
ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3        This course has been designated as a capstone course
DFTG 1305       Technical Drafting                         3       (see index for explanation).
DFTG 1309       Basic Computer-Aided Drafting              3
                                  Semester Total         15
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only




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                                                                          Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs
                                                                          The Electrical Power & Control department offers three areas
                                                                          of specialization: general electrical power & control, fuel cell
                                                                          and solar technologies. 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.Also, new this year are Certificate of Comple-
                                                                          tion programs in Power Line Technician and Solar Energy.


                                                                          EPC Advisory Committee
                                                                          Keith Armstrong, ECP Tech Services, Houston
                                                                          Alan Autenrieth, Conoco-Phillips, Sweeny
                                                                          Kevin Barnett, Shermco Industries Inc., Dallas
                                                                          Eric Beckman, National Switchgear Systems Inc., Lewisville
                                                                          Pat Beisart, Shermco Industries Inc., Dallas
                                                                          Rob Bishop, TXU Electric, Glen Rose
                                                                          Oscar Brown, Brown Industrial Sales & Services., Houston
                                                                          Thad Brown III, Shermco Industries Inc., Dallas
                                                                          John Burroughs, Center Point Energy, Katy
Electrical Power & Control                                                Bobby Christmas, Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative,
                                                                                Gonzales
The electrical power and control field is more critical today than        Mike Davis, TRANE, McGregor
ever before. Nearly everything we do these days relates to electri-       Dwayne Defrees, Oncor, Waco
cal power – from the moment you flick on a switch in your home            Dwayne Defrees, Center Point Energy, Santa Fe
to the basic appliances you run in your household. And with the           Alan Edwards, Oncor Electric Delevery, Plano
changes in the energy industry, a career in the electrical industry       Chris Fetterman, ECP Tech Services, Houston
is predicted to be more stable than ever before.                          Tony Flores, Oncor Electric Delivery, Waco
                                                                          Jarrod Foster, Alliance Inc., Beaumont
                                                                          John Fry, NRG Texas, Jewett
Electricity plays a crucial role in today’s society. Just ask hospitals
                                                                          Randall Gannon, Invista, Victoria
that depend upon it for life-saving medical devices, cities that ex-      Ramon “Ray” M. Garcia, Invista, Victoria
perience chaos in a blackout or homebound people who must have            David Goff, McGregor
a vital communication link to the outside world. Even our automo-         Art Gordon, Humphrey & Associates Inc., Fort Worth
biles are turning to electricity to solve energy problems.                Michael Hale, Farmers Electric Cooperative, Greenville
                                                                          Johnny Hightower, Quantas Utility Services, Mansfield
As the demand for electricity grows, the need for skilled, knowl-         L.S. (Stan) Huntsinger, Premier Technical Services, Lorena
edgeable technicians continues to increase.                               Mike Huston, The Dow Chemical Co., Freeport
                                                                          Dennis Janak, Tidal Power Services, Hallettsville
The Electrical Power & Control (EPC) program at TSTC is the               Bert Johnson, Packless Industries, Waco
only two-year associate degree program in Texas specifically              Walter Koopmann, City of Georgetown, Georgetown
                                                                          Allan Kunze, Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin
focused on power technology. It provides essential classroom in-
                                                                          Artis Lawson, City of College Station, College Station
struction combined with intensive hands-on laboratory training to         Dwaine Love, United Cooperative Services, Meridian
prepare you for a career – and not just a job.                            Dick Lux, Five Star Electric Motors, San Antonio
                                                                          Mark Lyles, Farmers Electric Cooperative, Greenville
Students receive a solid foundation in electrical concepts, design,       Johnny Marinik, Wilsonart International – North Plant, Temple
motor and control applications, electronics, measurement and cali-        Randy Martin, Englobal Engineering, Beaumont
bration, electrical codes, fuel cell technology, engineering and in-      Mike Murray, Tenneco Packaging, Corsicana
dustrial automation and more — all of which can lead to outstand-         Joe Nemmer, Nemmer Electric Inc., Waco
ing job opportunities.                                                    Jerry O’Brien, Specialty Product Sales, Houston
                                                                          Keith Outlaw, Magnum Engineering & Controls, Round Rock
                                                                          Raffaele Pacetti, American Marazzi Tile, Sunnyvale
                                                                          Jeff Page, North Houston Pole Line, Houston


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Douglas Powell, National Switchgear Systems Inc., Lewisville   Fifth semester                                        credits
Tom Puccio, T & K Enterprises, Rockdale                        ELPT     2375    Electrical Theory and Devices              3
Dean Richman, Johnson Controls Inc., Irving                    INTC     2333    Instrumentation and Installation           3
Charles Robertson, North Houston Pole Line, Houston            ELPT     1351    Electrical Machines                        3
Danny Rodriguez, Reliant Energy, Houston                       INTC     1356    Instrumentation Calibration*               3
Joe A. Scanlin, Scanlin Electric Inc., Stafford                                                  Semester Total          12
Frank Skelton, North Houston Pole Line, Houston
Rick Solomon, Flint Hills Resources, Corpus Christi,           sixth semester                                        credits
Kevin Stuckly, Motorola, Austin                                ELPT    2331     AC/DC Drives                               3
Shane O. Sullins, Invista, Victoria                            ELPT    2347     Electrical Testing and Maintenance         3
Tim Swanson, TRANE, Carrollton                                 ELPT 2343       Electrical Systems Design                  3
Terry Taylor, Luminant, Glen Ross                              ELPT    2323     Transformers                               3
Wayne Taylor, INEOS O&P, Alvin                                                                    Semester Total         12
Kevin Tolly, Plastipak Packaging Inc., Garland
Pablo Torres, TXU Electric, Glen Rose                          * or INTC1380 Cooperative Education - Instrumentation
Kevin Verett PE, Oncor Electric Delivery, Waco                 Technology/Technician or INTC 1381 Cooperative Education
Mollie Walker, NRG Texas LLC, Jewitt                           Instrumentation Technology/Technician
Gerald Wentrcek, Ralph Wilson Plastics, Temple,
Jim White, Shermco Industries Inc., Dallas                     This course has been designated as a capstone course. (See index
Ron Widup, Shermco Industries Inc., Dallas                     for explanation.)
Jake Willcox, Englobal Engineering, Beaumont
Steve Young, Hamilton County Electric Co-op, Hamilton
Steve Zeder, Square D Field Services, Coppell
                                                               Electrical Construction
Electrical power & control                                     Specialization of Electrical Power & Control
Electrical systems                                             Today’s homes and businesses rely on electricity more than
associate of applied science Degree                            ever to power advanced entertainment systems, state-of-
Electrical systems                                             the-art information systems, communication devices, auto-
  total credits: 72                                            mated equipment and more. And the professionals trained
First semester                                       credits   in electrical construction and service provide the knowl-
DORI^ 010X        College and Career Seminar               1   edge and skills needed to effectively deliver that electricity.
ENGL 1301         Composition I                            3
MATH 1316         Plane Trigonometry                       3   The Electrical Construction & Service Certificate program
CETT     1409     DC-AC Circuits                           4   offers specific coursework in residential and commercial
ELPT     2215     Electrical Calculations II               2   wiring systems. The program also provides training op-
                                   Semester Total        12
                                                               portunities to aid individuals interested in earning licenses
                                                               specific to the electrical field.
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                                               The program requires
second semester                              credits           extensive hands-on
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities               3           work with electri-
ELPT    1341 Motor Control                         3           cal distribution
INTC    1341 Principles of Automatic Control       3           and     service
PSYC 2301 General Psychology (or SOCI 1301)        3           applications.
                              Semester Total     12

third semester                                     credits
CETT    1325 Digital Fundamentals                        3
PHYS 1310 Fundamentals of Physics                        3
INTC    1343 Application of Industrial Automatic Control 3
ELPT    2319 Programmable Logic Controllers I            3
                               Semester Total           12

Fourth semester                                   credits
DFTG 1313 Drafting for Specific Occupations             3
INTC    2336 Distributed Control and Programmable Logic 3
INTC    1355 Unit Operations                            3
EEIR    1309 National Electrical Code                   3
                               Semester Total          12



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Electrical power & control                                           cal power and control. Specific fuel cell qualifications and
certificate of completion                                            background will include basic fuel cell installations, trouble-
Electrical construction                                              shooting and repair and proactive maintenance.
  total credits: 39
First semester                                        credits
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                  1        Fuel cell technology
ITSC     1309   Integrated Software Applications I          3        associate of applied science Degree
POFT     1301   Business English                            3
ELPT     1221   Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools 2          total credits: 71
DFTG 1325       Blueprint Reading and Sketching             3        First semester                                       credits
ELPT     1215   Electrical Calculations I                   2        DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
                                  Semester Total           13        HART 1307       Refrigeration Principles                   3
                                                                     MATH 1316       Plane Trigonometry                         3
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                                                     CETT 1409       DC/AC Circuits                             4
                                                                     ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3
second semester                               credits
                                                                                                       Semester Total         13
EECT    1200 Technical Customer Service             2
                                                                     ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
ELPT    1311 Basic Electrical Theory                3
ELPT    1329 Residential Wiring                     3
                                                                     second semester                                  credits
OSHT 1405 OSHA Regulations - Construction Industry 4
                                                                     ELPT    1341 Motor Control                             3
ELPT    1225 National Electrical Code I             2
                                                                     FCEL    1305 Fuel Cell and Alternative/Renewable
                               Semester Total     14
                                                                                  Energy                                    3
                                                                     ELPT    2215 Electrical Calculations II                2
third semester                                         credits
                                                                     INTC    1341 Principles of Automatic Control           3
ELPT    1345 Commercial Wiring                               3
                                                                     ELPT    1225 National Electrical Code I                2
ELPT    2305 Motors and Transformers                         3
                                                                                                   Semester Total         13
ELPT    1340 Master Electrician Exam Review I                3
ELPT    1341 Motor Control                                   3
                                                                     third semester                                       credits
                              Semester Total               12
                                                                     PSYC 2301 General Psychology                               3
                                                                     ELPT    2319 Programmable Logic Controllers                3
                                                                     CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I                         3
                                                                     CHEM 1105 Introductory Chemistry Lab I                     1
Fuel Cell Technology                                                 FCEL    1304 Fuel Cell Mechanics                           3
                                                                                                 Semester Total               13
Specialization of Electrical Power & Control                         Fourth semester                                 credits
Fuel cell use is on the rise, especially with today’s renew-         ELPT    1351 Electrical Machines                      3
able energy initiatives. Fuels cells are now used in transpor-       ELPT    2375 Electrical Theory and Devices            3
tation, cellular phones, laptop computers and other portable         INTC    2333 Instrumentation and Calibration          3
electronics, hospitals and schools and so much more.                 FCEL    2301 Fuel Cell Principles, Components and
                                                                                   Controls                                3
                                                                                                   Semester Total        12
TSTC’s Fuel Cell Technology curriculum is designed to
               train diversified technicians and concen-             Fifth semester                                       credits
                     trates on the most widely used fuel             ELPT     2347    Electrical Testing and Maintenance        3
                         cell types, applications and re-            ELPT     2231    AC/DC Drives                              2
                            newable energy sources.                  ELPT     2323    Transformers                              3
                                                                     FCEL 2330       Fuel Cell Installation, Commissioning,
                                      The program prepares                            and Maintenance                           3
                                       students by providing a                                         Semester Total         11
                                        strong background in
                                        fuel cell types and appli-   sixth semester                                       credits
                                        cations, electrical power    PHYS 1310 Elementary Physics I                             3
                                        systems, instrumentation     HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                       3
                                                                     CNBT 1342 Building Codes and Inspections                   3
                                       processes and mechanical
                                                                                               Semester Total                   9
                                      skills, among others.
                                                                      This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                  Graduates of TSTC Waco’s           (see index for explanation).
                              Fuel Cell Technology program
                          can enter the market place with
                    strong skills in electronics and electri-


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                                                                 employers seek today. Students learn everything from live-
Electrical Power Line Technician                                 line safety and climbing skills to electrical theory, trouble-
                                                                 shooting distribution systems and even commercial drivers
Specialization of Electrical Power & Control                     license driving skills.
It’s been called one of the most challenging of all careers in
the energy industry, yet electrical linemen find it one of the
most exciting, too. The powerline technician, or lineman,        Electrical power & control
is not for the faint-hearted. It includes sometimes climb-       certificate of completion
ing great heights, working in the midst of storms, possibly      Electrical power line technician
riding in helicopters and dealing with high voltage wires,
                                                                   total credits: 42
                         among other fascinating tasks.          First semester                                       credits
                                                                 DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                      1
                                 And there’s never been a        CVOP 1201 Commercial Drivers License Driving
                                    better time to enter the                     Skills                                     2
                                      field. As the electri-     EECT 1200 Technical Customer Service                       2
                                        cal power needs of       ELPT     1215 Electrical Calculations I                    2
                                          the nation continue    LNWK 1301 Orientation and Line Skill Fundamentals 3
                                           to grow, the in-      LNWK 1311 Climbing Skills                                  3
                                                                                                   Semester Total         12
                                            dustry will re-
                                                                 ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                            quire hundreds
                                            of thousands of      second semester                               credits
                                            new and replace-     EEIR    1309 National Electrical Code               3
                                            ment      workers    ELPT    1311 Basic Electrical Theory                3
                                           throughout     the    LNWK 1291 Special Topics in Lineworker              2
                                          United States. The     OSHT 1405 OSHA Regulations - Construction Industry 4
                                        field is so booming,                                    Semester Total     12
                                      in fact, the federal
                                    government has ranked        third semester                               credits
                                                                 ELPT    2323 Transformers                          3
                                 Electrician and Journey-
                                                                 LNWK 2322 Distribution Line Construction           3
                            man Lineman among its Top            LNWK 2321 Live Line Safety                         3
                      50 In-demand Occupations (Career-          LNWK 2324 Troubleshooting Distribution Systems     3
voyages.gov). Moreover, retirements are expected to create                                  Semester Total        12
very good job opportunities for new workers, particularly
for electrical power line installers. Line installers and re-    Fourth semester                                    credits
pairers held about 275,000 jobs in 2006.                         ELPT    1680 Cooperative Education - Electrical Power
                                                                               Transmission Installation/Installer General 6
Because of this need, TSTC works with industry to provide                                      Semester Total              6
skilled technicians through its Certificate of Completion
program, offered by the Electrical Power & Control Tech-
nology.                                                          Solar Energy
Students in the Electrical Power Line program will receive       Specialization of Electrical Power & Control
plenty of hands-on instruction, learning to use the actual       Due to rising gas prices and the pressure to move to renew-
tools of the trade with equipment such as hotline sticks;        able energy in the United States, the solar energy industry is
digger derrick, pole, and bucket trucks; and much more.          booming. The American Solar Energy Society and renew-
In addition to installation, line installers and repairers are   able energy and energy efficiency industries created a total
responsible for maintenance of electrical, telecommunica-        of 8.5 million jobs in 2006, with more on the way. In fact,
tions, and cable television lines. Workers periodically travel   the solar energy sector is predicted to become a $15 billion
in trucks, helicopters and airplanes to visually inspect the     industry by 2020, experts predict.
wires and cables. Sensitive monitoring equipment can auto-
matically detect malfunctions on the network, such as loss       Major companies, such as Chevron, BP Global, DuPont and
of current flow.                                                 other giants now have or are adding solar divisions. New
                                                                 companies in Texas, too, are joining in the effort. There are,
The curriculum is shaped with the help of industry advis-        in fact, more than 50 solar-related companies which have
ers who actually work in the sector, ensuring all students       sprung up in the past decade, with more expected to come
receive instruction that easily translates into the job skills   online in the coming years.


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That’s why TSTC’s Electrical Power & Control Technology           Fourth semester                               credits
has developed a two-year degree in solar energy. It is, in        ELPT    1341 Motor Control Transformers             3
fact, one of only two such schools in the state to offer such a   HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                3
degree, and one of the few in the entire United States.           MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry                        3
                                                                  PSYC    2301 General Psychology                     3
                                                                  SOLR    2374 Solar System Equipment and Components 3
Solar energy can be used for residential, commercial and                                       Semester Total       15
some industrial applications and major technology has de-
veloped around solar thermal (heating of fluids) and solar        Fifth semester                                      credits
photovoltaic PV (generation of electrical power). Jobs are        SOLR     2375 Solar System Design, Installation,
available in electrical marketing, building and construction,                    Troubleshooting and Repair                 3
solar energy companies and many others. Technicians are           PHYS     1310 Elementary Physics                          3
needed to sell, manufacture, design, install and maintain         ELPT     2319 Programmable Logic Controllers I            3
equipment.                                                        ELPT     2337 Electrical Planning and Estimating          3
                                                                                                 Semester Total            12
TSTC’s Solar Energy program can accelerate a career for
you in this growing industry. Our association with the Texas
Renewable Energy Education Consortium, the State Energy           solar Energy technician*
Conservation Office and others, ensures you are getting the       certificate of completion
most current education in the industry. That, and our expe-         total credits: 42
rienced staff, combined with industry advisors, can help put      First semester                                       credits
you on a fast-track for the solar energy job market.              DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
                                                                  OSHT 1405       OSHA Regulations-Construction Industry 4
                                                                  DFTG 1325       Blueprint Reading and Sketching            3
                                                                  ELPT     2215   Electrical Calculations II                 2
solar Energy technology*                                          IEIR     1302   Introduction to Direct Current Circuits    3
associate of applied science Degree                               HART 1307       Refrigeration Principles                   3
  total credits: 72                                                                                 Semester Total         15
First semester                                       credits      ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3      second semester                                   credits
DFTG 1325       Blueprint Reading and Sketching            3      IEIR    1304 Alternating Current Circuits for Industrial
ELPT     2215   Electrical Calculations II                 2                   Applications                                3
IEIR     1302   Introduction to Direct Current Circuits    3      DFTG 1313 Drafting for Specific Occupations              3
HART 1307       Refrigeration Principles                   3      ELPT    1329 Residential Wiring                          3
                                  Semester Total         14       SOLR 1371 Introduction to Solar and Alternative
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only                       Energy Technologies                         3
                                                                                               Semester Total             12
second semester                                credits
OSHT 1405 OSHA Regulations-Construction                           third semester                                credits
             Industry                                4            SOLR 1372 Foundations of Solar Photo-Voltaic Power
                                                                                 Generation                           3
IEIR    1304 Alternating Current Circuits for
                                                                  SOLR 1373 Foundations of Solar Thermal Technology 3
             Industrial Applications                 3
                                                                  ELPT    1345 Commercial Wiring                      3
ELPT    1329 Residential Wiring                      3
                                                                  EEIR    1309 National Electrical Code               3
DFTG 1313 Drafting for Specific Occupations          3            ELPT    2305 Motors and Transformers                3
SOLR 1371 Introduction to Solar and Alternative                                                 Semester Total       15
             Energy Technologies                     3
                             Semester Total        16

third semester                               credits
SOLR 1373 Foundations of Solar Thermal Systems for
               Solar Energy Technology             3
SOLR 1372 Foundations of Solar Photovoltaic
               Power Generation                    3
ELPT    2305 Motors and Transformers               3
ELPT    1345 Commercial Wiring                     3
EEIR    1309 National Electrical Code              3
                              Semester Total      15




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                                                                   Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                   TSTC offers a two-year program in Electronics Technology
                                                                   that thoroughly covers both classroom theory and labora-
                                                                   tory work. The curriculum also provides instruction in more
                                                                   advanced electronics applications, such as automatic testing
                                                                   and optoelectronics, and culminates in an Associate of Ap-
                                                                   plied Science degree.


                                                                   Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                   ELT 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 ELT department recommends the completion of two
                                                                   units of high school mathematics, selected from algebra,
                                                                   trigonometry and geometry, and at least one unit of science,
                                                                   preferably physics and/or chemistry. The program requires
                                                                   students to demonstrate reading, writing and mathematical
                                                                   skills before enrolling.


                                                                   ELT Advisory Committee
                                                                   Ed Barker, L-3 Communications, Waco
                                                                   Jonathan Booth, Brazos Electric Power Cooperative Inc., Waco
                                                                   Steve Copeland, Cisco, Houston
Electronics Technology                                             Sid Frasier, Electronic Assistance Corporation, Temple
                                                                   Anthony Jackson, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company,
                                                                      The Woodlands
Technological changes have opened exceptional career op-           Neil Johnson, McLennan County Co-op., McGregor
portunities for skilled individuals who can think creatively       Eric Nail, Odyssey Technical Solutions, Round Rock
and solve detailed problems, especially those who know and         W. Keith Patterson, EFW Inc., Fort Worth,
understand electronics.                                            Ezban F. Robertson Jr., HAI, New Orleans, La.
                                                                   Steve Romero, National Instruments, Austin
And there’s an infinite variety of positions available within      David Simmons, Metrum, Waco
                                                                   Andrew Wlazlinski, Globalstar, Clifton
the industry. Whether power tools, substations, commercial
outfits and more, the field of electronics touches just about
every aspect of our society.
                                                                   Electronics technology
The Electronics Technology program at TSTC offers the              associate of applied science Degree
training and skills that can lead to an outstanding career           total credits: 72
with future job stability. You can gain in-depth knowledge         First semester                                       credits
needed to succeed in the field, as well as the practical, hands-   DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                      1
on experience that companies nationwide are seeking.               CETT 1409 DC AC Circuits                                   4
                                                                   EECT 1291 Special Topics in Electrical, Electronic and
The ELT curriculum offers a solid base of electronics courses                      Communications Engineering Technology 2
and a concentration on microprocessor instruction — the            MATH 1314 College Algebra                                  3
                                                                   ENGL 1301 Composition I                                    3
framework for almost unlimited electronics applications. Stu-
                                                                                                     Semester Total         12
dents also will gain the competitive edge by learning LabView,     ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
the most up-to-date program used in the industry..
                                                                   second semester                                      credits
                                                                   CETT 1325 Digital Fundamentals                             3
                                                                   CETT 1329 Solid State Devices                              3
                                                                   MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry                               3
                                                                   IEIR    1304 Alternating Current Circuits for
                                                                                Industrial Applications                       3
                                                                                                 Semester Total              12



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third semester                                     credits   sixth semester                                       credits
CSIR    1359 Digital Data Communication                  3   CETT 2449       Research and Design Project               4
CETT    2339 Amplifier Analysis                          3   EECT 2375        AC/DC Motor Circuit Design                3
EECT    1372 Advanced AC/DC                              3   ELECTIVE         Humanities/Fine Arts Elective             3
EECT    1371 Power Source Design                         3   EECT 2271        Automatic Testing                         2
                             Semester Total            12                                     Semester Total          12
Fourth semester                                credits
ELECTIVE      Social/Behavior Science Elective       3       EECT Co-op classes maybe used for different courses, depending
CSIR    1344 General Communications Circuits I       3       on the learning objectives of the position.
CETT    2335 Advanced Microprocessor                 3
CETT    1357 Linear Integrated Circuits              3
                              Semester Total       12         This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                             (see index for explanation).
Fifth semester                                     credits
CETT     2337     General Microcomputer Control          3
CSIR     1347     Communications Circuits II             3
PHYS 1310         Fundamentals of Physics                3
EECT     2376     Optoelectronics                        3
                                  Semester Total       12




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                                                                    David Johnson, Brazos Valley Safety Services, Bryan
Environmental Health                                                Michael Marler, South Texas Project Electric Generating Station,
& Safety Technology                                                   Bay City
                                                                    Jim McCarroll, Brazos River Authority, McGregor
With today’s global pollution, threat of bioterrorism and the       Jose Mirales, Alliance Bank., Temple
increasing complexity of governmental regulations, careers          Michael Mitchell, State Farm Insurance Co., Austin
                                                                    Donna O’ Kelly, PRC Nuclear Engineering Teaching Laboratory,
in environmental health and safety are more essential than
                                                                      Austin
ever before.
                                                                    Polly Porter, TCEQ, Waco
                                                                    Keith Reddick, US EPA Region 6, Dallas
                                  Environmental health and          Dr. Richard Riess, Scott & White Clinic, College Station
                                     safety technicians have        Ron Scheele, Memorial Hospital SW, Houston
                                        become a vital and          Christy A. Shriver, San Antonio
                                           necessary player in      A. L. (Al) Simmons, A. L. Simmons Consultants, Richardson
                                             the global market.     Pete Slavik, TAS Environmental, Fort Worth
                                               These techni-        Debra Sloane, Medical Plastics Lab, Gatesville
                                                cians play an       Mike Truitt, Ludlum Measurements, Sweetwater
                                                 important role     Linda Vickers, Texas Department of Insurance, Fort Worth
                                                  within com-
                                                  panies     and
                                                  are    respon-
                                                                    Environmental Compliance Technician
                                                 sible for inter-
                                                preting      and    Specialization of Environmental
                                               implementing         Health & Safety Technology
                                              safety     regula-    As an industry-based environmental compliance technician,
                                            tions, policies and     you can help ensure industry complies with environmental
                                          procedures, and for       regulations, while maximizing a company’s economic prog-
                                       enforcing government         ress. In the TSTC Environmental Compliance Technician
                                    safety codes.                   Specialization, you will receive unique hands-on training in
                                                                    the practical skills needed to establish a career in a variety of
                         In TSTC’s Environmental Health &           companies in markets throughout the United States.
Safety Technology (EHS), you can get the necessary educa-
tion and skills to create a career path that can lead to stable     Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
employment. TSTC's experienced staff offers instruction in          The EHS department offers a two-year curriculum that
specializations focusing on Environmental Compliance,               progresses from basic health and safety courses to more
Health Physics and Safety Compliance.                               advanced instruction, such as radiation physics and toxicol-
                                                                    ogy. The coursework culminates in an Associate of Applied
Supported by professionals in the industry, you’ll get the lat-     Science degree.
est, hands-on instruction possible to ensure a career that’s
not only pays well, but ever evolves to keep technicians in-        Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
terested in the field.                                              EHS 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.
EHS Advisory Committee                                              The EHS department requires students to demonstrate basic
Richard Anderson, Travelers Property Casualty, Dallas               reading, writing and mathematical skills before enrolling.
Sheila Beyer, Packaging Corporation of America, Waco
Hugh (Bill) Bryant, Austin
Ralph Castillo, Houston                                             Environmental compliance technician
Albert Condello III, Coulter Field Airport, Bryan                   associate of applied science Degree
Harley Davis, Salado                                                  total credits: 71
Anna Dunbar, Texas Natural Resources, Waco                          First semester                                        credits
Dave Gorum, Safety Services International Inc., Marble Falls        DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                   1
Stanley Gutierrez, Republic Waste Service, Houston                  ENGL 1301       Composition I                                3
Ralph Henderson, Dallas                                             EPCT     1305   Environmental Regulations Overview           3
Ralph Heyer, Radiation Training Manager, Campbell                   EPCT     1307   Introduction to Environmental Safety/Health 3
Shelia Hillis, Northstar Food Service, Dallas                       PSYC 2301       General Psychology                           3
Robert Hoffland, HEI Environmental, Conroe                                                             Semester Total           12
                                                                    ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only


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second semester                               credits               Individuals who work in this industry require special
ITSC    1309 Integrated Software Applications       3               knowledge of the benefits of radiation and its potential
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                3               harmful effects. This advanced technical certificate offers
OSHT 2401 OSHA Regulations – General Industry       4               the hands-on experience and skills necessary to provide
NUCP 1319 Radiation Physics                         3
                                                                    basic radiation safety for industry, educational institutions,
BIOL    1406 General Biology                        4
                              Semester Total      17                first responders and medical facilities and other fields where
                                                                    environmental health and safety is vital to the company.
third semester                                 credits
EPCT    1213 Contingency Planning                    2              Advanced Technical Certificate
EPCT    1347 Waste Minimization and Pollution                       The Health Physics curriculum leads to an Advanced Tech-
               Prevention                            3              nical Certificate and includes intense, hands-on coursework
EPCT    2333 Environmental Toxicology                3
                                                                    to prepare students for the challenges found in a wide range
EPCT    1217 Environmental Geology                   2
CHEM 1406 Introduction Chemistry for Allied Health   4
                                                                    of areas including industrial, environmental, medical and
                             Semester Total        14               manufacturing fields.

Fourth semester
credits
OSHT 1405 OSHT Regulations – Construction
                                                                    Health physics
              Industry                                4             advanced technical certificate
EPCT    1341 Principles of Industrial Hygiene         3                 total credits: 16
EPCT    1249 Environmental Regulation Interpretation                semester                                              credits
              and Applications                        2             DORI^ 010X       College and Career Seminar                 1
EPCT    1243 Treatment Remediation and Disposal                     NUCP 1391        Special Topics in Nuclear/Nuclear
              Techniques                              2                              Power Technology/Technician                 3
EPCT    1344 Environmental Sampling and Analysis      3             IRAD      1301   Radiation Detection Measurement I           3
                               Semester Total        14             NUCP      2301   Radiation Protection I                      3
                                                                    NUCP      2335   Radiological Emergencies                    3
Fifth semester                                       credits        NUCP      2402   Radiation Protection II                     4
BIOL     2406     Environmental Biology                    4                                          Semester Total            16
EPCT     2359     Risk Analysis & Site Survey              3
OSHT 1325        Safety Training Presentation Tech.       3        ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
OSHT 1221         Fire Protection System                   2
EPCT     1301     Hazwoper Training and Related Topics     3        NOTE: A college student may begin taking the course requirements
                                                                    of the ATC Health Physics prior to graduation, but must complete
                                   Semester Total        15         their college degree prior to completing and applying for the ATC.

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).



                        Health Physics                              Safety Compliance Technician
                                Specialization
                                 of Environmental                   Specialization of Environmental
                                  Health & Safety                   Health & Safety Technology
                                   Technology                       The Safety Compliance Technician Specialization program
                                                                    has become vital to a society which places a premium on
                                      The field of radiation pro-
                                                                    safety in the workplace. Workers compensation claims have
                                      tection, or health physics
                                                                    skyrocketed, costing companies millions of dollars.
                                      as it is known in industry,
                                      is a valuable addition to
                                                                    It is the role of the Safety Compliance Technician to help
                                     any workplace. TSTC's
                                                                    companies comply with current Occupational Safety &
                                     Advanced Technical Cer-
                                                                    Health Administration and Texas Workers’ Compensation
                                   tificate in Health Physics
                                                                    Commission regulations. Technicians who can do this can
                                 can lead you to a career that’s
                                                                    have a fantastic future in the field.
                              financially rewarding, as well as
                           challenging.
                                                                    The EHS curriculum for the Safety Compliance Technician
                                                                    includes instruction on the hazards of machines, safe work
                                                                    methods and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation


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procedures, among other lessons. As a safety compliance          third semester                               credits
technician, you can learn to anticipate, recognize, evaluate     OSHT 1209 Physical Hazards Control                 2
and control industrial health hazards and arrange plant lay-     EPCT    1213 Contingency Planning                  2
out for safety.                                                  CHEM 1406 Intro. Chemistry for Allied Health       4
                                                                 EPCT    2333 Environmental Toxicology              3
                                                                 OSHT 2270 Noise Control & Acoustics Engineering    2
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                                                  Semester Total       13
The EHS department offers a two-year curriculum that
focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to help companies     Fourth semester                                       credits
establish programs to prevent industrial and occupational        OSHT 1405 OSHA Regulations                                  4
injuries. Safety compliance technicians are responsible for      EPCT    1341 Principles of Industrial Hygiene               3
interpreting and implementing safety regulations, policies and   OSHT 2309 Safety Program Management                         3
                                                                 OSHT 1316 Material Handling                                 3
procedures and for enforcing government safety codes.
                                                                 OSHT 1313 Accident Prevention, Inspection
The Safety Compliance Technician Specialization program                        and Investigation                             3
culminates in an Associate of Applied Science degree and                                        Semester Total              16
offers an in-depth study of current Occupational Safety and      Fifth semester                                         credits
Health Administration and Texas Workers’ Compensation            OSHT 1221        Fire Protection Systems                     2
Commission regulations, including maintaining accident           OSHT 1325       Safety Training Presentation Tech.          3
and illness records.                                             EPCT     2331    Industrial Hygiene Applications             3
                                                                 OSHT 2388        Internship Occupational Safety and Health
                                                                                  Technology/Technician                       3
safety compliance technician                                     OSHT     2370    Safety and Health First Aid Certification 3
associate of applied science Degree                                                                Semester Total           14
  total credits: 72                                               This course has been designated as a capstone course
First semester                                       credits
                                                                 (see index for explanation).
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3     This program is also offered at the Texas State Marine Education
EPCT     1305   Environmental Regulations Overview         3     Center in Palacios.
EPCT     1307   Intro to Environmental Safety and Health 3
PSYC 2301       General Psychology                         3
                                  Semester Total         12
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

second semester                                 credits
BIOL    1406 General Biology                          4
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                  3
ITSC    1309 Integrated Software Applications I       3
OSHT 2401 OSHA Regulations – General Industry         4
NUCP 1319 Radiation Physics                           3
                             Semester Total         17




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                                                                      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
                                                                         production position in restaurants and cafeterias, hospitals,
                                                                         nursing 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
                                                                      to enter a career in the food service industry. The certificate
Food Service/Culinary Arts                                            is also useful if you have another degree and wish to gain
                                                                      additional knowledge in food service.
People tend to think that great chefs are born that way, but
that’s not true. They are made — through a mixture of skills,         Most courses stress weight and measurement accuracy and
practice and talent. Planning, preparing and creating deli-           consistency of product; therefore, great emphasis is placed on
cious food is not an accident. People must learn the ins and          functional mathematics. You will be required to show basic
out of the business, which is more than just mixing and bak-          reading, writing and mathematical skills before entering into
ing. There’s budgeting, ordering, shopping, menu planning             this program. Most food service positions require the ability
and meal presentation to consider, as well as contingency             to lift 50 pounds.
planning and dealing with feeding large crowds. And with
an increasingly health-conscious society, dietary planning
for restaurants, hospitals, hotels and other institutions now
                                                                      FSC Advisory Committee
requires more knowledge and skills than ever before.
                                                                      Phil Adkins, Shipley Do-Nuts, Waco
As a Food Service/Culinary Arts student, you’ll not only learn        Ron Diebold, Ridgewood Country Club, Waco
to how to mix the right ingredients together to whip up ap-           Ben Hernandez, Baylor University-Aramark, Waco
                                                                      Jim Jorgenson, Baylor University-Aramark, Waco
petizing meals, you’ll also learn the dozens of associated tasks
                                                                      Carl Murphy, Sysco, Waco
that will give you an edge above the competition in the field.
                                                                      Jerry Opperman, CEC, Catholic Student Center at Baylor
And the training will be well worth it. The food service indus-             University, Waco
try is one of the most rapidly growing service sectors in the         Paula Owen, George's, Waco
                                                                      Len Pawelek, Green Room Grille, Waco
economy. The field is so important, the federal government
                                                                      Clifford Reece, WISD, Sodexho, Waco
lists it among its associated careers in the top 10 of the grow-
                                                                      Don Speed, Retired, Waco
ing industries in the U.S.                                            David Sted, The Colony
Career opportunities exist in all areas of the industry, from basic   Liz Taylor, Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau, Waco
                                                                      Jeffrey Williams, Houston Country Club, Houston
food preparation to full production restaurant management.
                                                                      Roger Williams, Ben E Keith, Moody
TSTC’s Food Service/Culinary Arts Department provides                 Rick Wilson, On The Border, Dallas
practical, hands-on instruction, experienced chefs and staff,
top advisors and real-world experience to help you prepare
for a successful profession in the industry.



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Food service/culinary arts                                       CHEF 1401       Basic Food Preparation                    4
associate of applied science Degree                              HAMG 1321       Introduction to the Hospitality
                                                                                 Industry                                  3
  total credits: 72
                                                                                                   Semester Total         14
First semester                                         credits
                                                                 ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                        1
IFWA     1217 Food Production and Planning                   2
                                                                 second semester                               credits
HAMG 1321 Introduction to the Hospitality
                                                                 RSTO 1221 Menu Management                           2
               Industry                                     3
                                                                 CHEF 2301 Intermediate Food Preparation (TP)        3
CHEF 1205 Sanitation and Safety                             2
                                                                 HAMG 2307 Hospitality Marketing and Sales           3
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                     3
                                                                 RSTO 1304 Dining Room Service++                     3
CHEF 1401 Basic Food Preparation                            4
                                                                 RSTO 1325 Purchasing for Hospitality Operations     3
                              Semester Total               14
                                                                                           Semester Total          14
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

second semester                                credits           third semester                                 credits
CHEF 2301 Intermediate Food Preparation (TP)         3           IFWA    1318 Nutrition for the Food Service
IFWA    1205 Food Service Equipment and Planning     2                          Professional (TP)                     3
PSTR    1301 Fundamentals of Baking                  3           RSTO 1301 Beverage Management                        3
CHEM 1405 Introduction to Chemistry                  4           RSTO 1313 Hospitality Supervision                    3
RSTO 1221 Menu Management                            2           HAMG 2305 Hospitality Management and Leadership 3
                             Semester Total        14                                            Semester Total     12

third semester                                credits
RSTO 2301 Principles of Food and Beverage Controls 3
                                                                 culinary arts
PSTR    2331 Advanced Pastry Shops                  3            certificate of completion
RSTO 1325 Purchasing for Hospitality Operations     3               total credits: 42
BUSI    2301 Business Law                           3            First semester                                       credits
RSTO 1304 Dining Room Service++                     3            DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
                            Semester Total        15             IFWA     1217   Food Production and Planning               2
                                                                 RSTO 1304       Dining Room Service*                       3
Fourth semester                                 credits          PSTR     1301   Fundamentals of Baking                     3
CHEF 1345 International Cuisine                       3          HAMG 1321       Introduction to the Hospitality
HAMG 2305 Hospitality Management and Leadership 3                CHEF 1401       Basic Food Preparation (TP)                4
IFWA    1318 Nutrition for the Food Service                      CHEF 1205       Sanitation and Safety (TP)                 2
              Professional                            3                          Industry (TP)                              3
ELECTIVE      Approved Social/Behavioral Elective*    3                                            Semester Total         17
ITSC    1309 Integrated Software Applications I       3          ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                               Semester Total       15
                                                                 second semester                                credits
Fifth semester                                         credits   RSTO 1325 Purchasing for the Hospitality Industry    3
RSTO 2505 Management of Food Production                         CHEF 2301 Intermediate Food Preparation (TP)         3
               and Service                                  5    CHEF 1345 International Cuisine                      3
RSTO 1313 Hospitality Supervision                           3    PSTR    2331 Advanced Pastry Shop                    3
RSTO 1301 Beverage Management                               3                                Semester Total         12
HUMA 1301 Humanities*                                       3
                           Semester Total                  14    third semester                                             credits
                                                                 ITSC    1309 Integrated Software                                 3
++ Cooperative Education course may be substituted.              RSTO 1221 Menu Management                                        2
 This course has been designated as a capstone course           RSTO 2505 Management of Food Production
(see index for explanation).                                                    and Service                                           5
                                                                 IFWA    1318 Nutrition for the Food Service
                                                                                Professional (TP)                                  3
Food service management                                                                          Semester Total                   13
certificate of completion
  total credits: 40                                              ++Cooperative Education Course may be substituted for this course.
First semester                                         credits    This course has been designated as a capstone course
DORI^ 010X        College and Career Seminar                 1   (see index for explanation).
IFWA     1217     Food Production and Planning               2
ITSC     1309     Integrated Software Applications I         3
CHEF 1205         Sanitation and Safety                      2




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                                                                      GIS Advisory Committee
Geospatial Technology                                                 Ronnie Bruggman, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waco
                                                                      Ron Diaz, City of San Marcos, San Marcos
GIS (Geographic Information Systems) has become a multi-
                                                                      Carl Dorton, McLennan County 911, Waco
billion dollar global industry. The U.S. government uses it
                                                                      Jan Funderburgh, Smith County 911, Tyler
in the military. Online companies such as Google use it for           Gerald Gandes-Bery, McLennan County Appraisal District, Waco
recreation purposes, and even automobiles are equipped                Robert Leathers, McLennan County 911, Waco
                        with the technology that has been             Sunny Lindsey, City of Colleyville, Colleyville
                             credited with saving lives.              Nelly Perez, McLennan County 911, Waco
                                                                      Melinda Polley, Trinity Analytical Services, Grand Prairie
                                       Geospatial Technology          Todd Snelgrove, City of Bryan, Bryan
                                          (GIS) at TSTC provides      Sheila Sullivan, ESRI, San Antonio
                                                                      Nathan Turner, Chesapeake Energy Corp., Fort Worth
                                            hands-on programs
                                                                      Ken Utton, Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Cleburne
                                              in GIS and survey-
                                               ing that can lead
                                                 you to exciting
                                                 and profitable       geospatial technology
                                                 careers.     The     certificate of completion
                                                 world today has        total credits: 24
                                                                      First semester                                       credits
                                                 critical needs for   DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
                                                 spatial informa-     TECM 1303       Technical Math                             3
                                                tion, making GIS      ITSC     1309   Integrated Software Applications I         3
                                               a major player in      GISC     1311   Introduction to Geographic Information
                                             information tech-                        Systems (GIS)                              3
                                           nology due to its abil-    SRVY 1313 Plane Surveying                                  3
                                        ity to link database in-                                        Semester Total         12
                                     formation with mapping           ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                   and analytical capabilities.       second semester                            credits
                                                                      POFT    1302 Business Communications I           3
                      TSTC instructors have worked in the             SRVY 1313 Plane Surveying                        3
field and gathered input from industry advisors who know              SRVY 2342 GPS Techniques for Surveying and
precisely what training is needed. Students also spend the                         Mapping                             3
                                                                      BMGT 1301 Supervision                            3
majority of their times in labs, gathering first-hand knowl-
                                                                                                 Semester Total      12
edge that will lead to lucrative careers for highly trained GIS/
GPS and surveying professionals.                                       This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                      (see index for explanation).
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
The Geospatial Technology Department offers an intense, two-
year curriculum with coursework in three GIS specializations,         Geographic Information
Geographic Information Systems Analyst, GIS-Web Specialist            Systems Analyst-
and Geomatics (Land/Civil Surveying). These areas of spe-
cialization offer focused curriculums that prepare students
for work in those industries and culminate in an Associate            Specialization of Geospatial Technology
of Applied Science degree.                                            Specialized information is used for capturing, storing, que-
                                                                      rying, analyzing and displaying geographic data. Students
Certificate Program                                                   in this specialization learn a vast array of applications for
The Geospatial Technology Department offers a less intense,           use in this growing and dynamic field. GIS is not just maps,
one-year curriculum focusing on Global Positioning Systems            but smart maps that can examine, analyze and explain in-
(GPS) that culminates in a Certificate of Completion. This            formation in new ways, making critical decisions easier and
program is designed to prepare the student to become a                more effective.
skilled GPS technician. There are many career opportunities
for GPS technicians, who spend extensive time doing outside           As a student in the specialization of GIS Information System
fieldwork, often with opportunities to travel.                        Analyst, you’ll learn all the basics and then some, including
                                                                      programming, implementing a database, techniques for sur-
                                                                      veying and mapping and more.




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geographic information systems analyst                         gis Web specialist
associate of applied science Degree                            associate of applied science Degree
  total credits: 72                                              total credits: 71
First semester                                       credits   First semester                                       credits
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1   DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
ITSC     1309   Integrated Software Applications I         3   MATH 1314       College Algebra                            3
GISC     1311   Introduction to GIS                        3   IMED 1316       Web Page Design I                          3
DFTG 1313       Drafting for Special Occupations           3   LAWT 1270       CyberSpace Laws and Ethical Issues         2
LAWT 1270       Cyberspace Laws and Ethical Issues         2   GISC     1311   Introduction to Global Positioning Systems 3
TECM 1343       Technical Algebra and Trigonometry         3   ITSE     1302   Computer Programming                       3
                                  Semester Total         14                                      Semester Total         14
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only       ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

second semester                               credits          second semester                                 credits
GEOL 1403 Physical Geology                          4          ITSE    1307 Introduction to C++ Programming          3
SRVY 1342 GPS Techniques for Surveying                         GEOL 1403 Physical Geology                            4
             and Mapping                            3          GISC    2320 Intermediate Geographic Information
ITSW    1307 Introduction to Database               3                       Systems                                  3
GISC    2320 Intermediate GIS                       3          GISC    1401 Cartography and Geography in Global
GISC    1401 Cartography and Geography in GIS                               Information Systesm (GIS) and Global
             and GPS                                4                       Positioning Systems (GPS)                4
                              Semester Total      17           ITSE    1307 Introduction to Database                 3
                                                                            Semester Total                         17
third semester                                      credits    third semester                                   credits
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                   3    ITSE    1311 Beginning Web Programming                 3
SOCI    1301 Introductory Sociology                       3    ENGL 1301 Composition I                                3
GISC    1421 Introduction to Raster-based GIS             4    ITSE    2305 Windows Programming                       3
ITSE    2305 Windows Programming                          3    GISC    1421 Introduction to Raster-based Geographic
                              Semester Total            13                    Information Systems (GIS)               4
                                                                                              Semester Total        13
Fourth semester                                  credits
ITSE    1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL                3       Fourth semester                                credits
MATH 1342 Statistics                                   3       GEOG 1302 Cultural Geography**                       3
ITSE    2349 Advanced Visual BASIC                             SOCI    1301 Introductory Sociology                  3
              Programming                              3       GISC    2301 Data Acquisition and Analysis in
GISC    2301 Data Acquisition and Analysis in GIS*     3                     Geographic Information Systems*        3
SRVY 1313 Plane Surveying                              3       ITMT    2303 Administrating Microsoft SQL Server
                              Semester Total         15                      Database                               3
                                                               ITSE    2317 JAVA Programming                        3
                                                                                             Semester Total       15
Fifth semester                                  credits
ITSE     2333 Implementing a Database on Microsoft             Fifth semester                                 credits
               SQL Server 7.0                         3        GISC  2359 Web-served Geographic Information
GISC 2411 GIS Applications                           4                       Systems (GIS)                          3
GISC     2335 Programming for Geographic                       INEW 2338 Advanced JAVA Programming                   3
               Information Systems                    3        ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking                  3
GEOG 1302 Cultural Geography**                        3        GISC     2335 Programming for Geographic Information
                               Semester Total       13                        Systems                                3
                                                                                            Semester Total          12

                                                               **Humanities Elective, 3 credit hours, can be substituted for
                                                               GEOG 1302 Cultural Geography.

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

Specialization of Geospatial Technology
Web-based GIS applications are standard today in many
industries world-wide, and those who want a career in the
field can find exciting opportunities. The GIS Web Special-
ist meets specific requirements for rapidly growing markets
seeking employees with both strong GIS analytical abilities
and Web-based skills.


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Geomatics Technology                                               second semester
                                                                   GEOL 1403 Physical Geology
                                                                                                                   credits
                                                                                                                         4
(Land/Civil Surveying)                                             SRVY 1309 Surveying Measurement
                                                                   SRVY 1335 Land Surveying Applications
                                                                                                                         3
                                                                                                                         3
                                                                   SRVY 1342 Global Positionig System Techniques for
Specialization of Geospatial Technology                                         Surveying and Mapping                    3
Land Surveying is a career field that continues to grow by         SRVY 2309 Computer-Aided Mapping                      3
leaps and bounds. Highly in demand by countless indus-                                          Semester Total         16
tries, the federal government expects steady growth through        third semester                                          credits
2014. Land Surveying is a critical part of land development        ENGL 1301 Composition I                                       3
in charting the Earth's surface features through surveys and       SRVY 1380 Cooperative Education Survey
maps. And new technology is changing the way surveyors                            Technology/Surveying                              3
and surveying technicians conduct their job. Computers,            PSYC 2301 General Psychology                                     3
                                                                   SRVY 1315 Surveying Calculations                                 3
satellites and other forms of technology keep this field on a
                                                                                                 Semester Total                    12
fast-evolving track.
                                                                   Fourth semester                                   credits
In TSTC’s Geomatics Technology (Land/Civil Surveying),             SRVY 1343 Surveying - Legal Principles I                3
students learn the major skills that can lead to a promising       SRVY 2313 Control Surveying                             3
                                                                   SRVY 2331 Geodetic Surveying and Mapping                3
career, including the tools and techniques used in land sur-
                                                                   SRVY 2339 Engineering Design Surveying                  3
veying, remote sensing, Geographic Information Systems             GISC     1311 Introduction to Geographic Information
(GIS), Global Navigation Satellite Systems, photogrammetry                       Systems (GIS)                             3
and related forms of earth mapping. With your newly ac-                                           Semester Total         15
quired skills, you can find work in a variety of industries, in-
                                                                   Fifth semester                                          credits
cluding local, state and federal governments and private and
                                                                   SRVY 2341         Engineering Design Surveying Lab            3
non-profit sectors in an extensive range of related scientific     SRVY 2344         Surveying - Legal Principles II             3
and technical fields, such as agriculture and soils, archeol-      SRVY 2455        Advanced Boundary Project                   4
ogy, biology, cartography, ecology, environmental sciences,        GEOG 1302         Cultural Geography**                        3
forestry and range, geology; hydrology, land appraisal and                                           Semester Total            13
real estate, urban planning and more.
                                                                   **Humanities Elective, 3 credit hours, can be substituted for
                                                                   GEOG 1302 Cultural Geography.

Geomatics Technology Advisory Committee                             This course has been designated as a capstone course
James Carr, Vannoy & Associates Inc., Waco                         (see index for explanation).
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
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
MATH 1316       Plane Trigonometry                         3
DFTG 1313       Drafting for Special Occupations           3
SRVY 1301       Introduction to Surveying                  3
SRVY 1313       Plane Surveying                            3
                                  Semester Total         12
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only




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                                                                    Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
Golf Course &                                                       The two-year Golf Course & Landscape Management curricu-
                                                                    lum covers the basics of plants, soils and horticulture before
Landscape Management                                                advancing to turfgrass science, plant diseases and irrigation
                                                                    courses. The comprehensive instructional program culmi-
Did you know golfing is the world’s largest working sports
                                                                    nates in an Associate of Applied Science degree.
organization? Or that more than 500,000 people call the golf
                     course their office? It’s true, and if a job
                            in the great outdoors sounds            Certificate Program
                                 appealing, then TSTC’s
                                                                    Those interested in entering the field of golf course and land-
                                     Golf Course & Land-
                                                                    scape management more quickly can choose to enroll in the
                                        scape Management
                                                                    one-year curriculum. This track, which leads to a Certificate
                                          Technology (GLM)
                                                                    of Completion, is also useful if you have a degree and wish
                                            could be just the
                                                                    to gain additional industry knowledge.
                                              ticket for stu-
                                               dents seeking
                                                anything but        GLM Advisory Committee
                                                a conventional      Richard Blackshear, Virkim Inc., Hewitt
                                                career. Part sci-   Debbie Boyd, Greenlife Nursery, Waco
                                                ence, part hor-     Gary Brooks, Rhone Poulenc Co., Weatherford
                                               ticulture and        Renee Davis, Country Colors Greenhouse, Waco
                                              part environ-         J.D. Franz, Cottonwood Creek Golf Course, Waco
                                             mental, the pro-       Lee Gravett, Golfcrest Country Club, Pearland
                                           gram is anything         Casey Hendrix, Texscapes Landscape & Irrigation, Ennis
                                         but routine.               Kent Knowles, Brookside Equipment, Houston
                                                                    Paul Luna, Premier Lawn Care, Hewitt
                                                                    Jeff Martin, The Jeff Martin Group, North Richland Hills
                                    Consider that the turf-         David May, Cameron Park Zoo, Waco
                                grass industry includes golf        Ray McFarland, Heartland Country Club, Houston
                          courses, athletic fields, parks, busi-    Melody Mitchell, Parks & Community Services, Ft. Worth
nesses, schools and home lawn care, among others. It takes          Trevor Ogden, Parkway Research, Austin
strong management and technical skills to break into the in-        Evonne Sandas, Tierra Verde Golf Club, Arlington
dustry, but salaries are worth it. The GLM program at TSTC          Pat Searight, Landscapes Unlimited, Melissa
provides intensive, hands-on training in today's ever-grow-         William Stewart, International Plant Nutrition Institution,
ing turfgrass and landscape design industries.                        San Antonio
                                                                    Perry Turnbow, Peak Performance, Sherman
Students have access to TSTC's par-4, four-hole golf course,        Donna Woods, Outdoor Concepts, China Spring
green houses, organic bunker and industry-standard land-
scaping equipment. The program maintains ongoing agree-
ments with local nurseries and golf courses, as well as a link      golf course & landscape management
to cooperative education employers. And the staff really            associate of applied science Degree
knows what its doing. The July 2007 issue of the Turfnet’s on-         total credits: 70
line magazine ranked TSTC’s GLM certificate program No. 9           First semester                                       credits
in its Top Turf Schools in the nation, joining the likes of Rut-    DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
gers, Michigan State and Pennsylvania State universities.           HALT 1301       Principles of Horticulture                 3
                                                                    HALT 1303       Herbaceous Plants                          3
                                                                    HALT 1205       Horticulture Soils                         2
After fine-tuned training, students have graduated and gone         HALT 1324       Turfgrass Science & Management             3
on to become employed at such prestigious locales as South          ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3
Hill, Tierra Verde Golf Club, Sea Island, Dallas Athletic Club,                                       Semester Total         14
White Bluff Resort, Bandit Golf Club, Austin’s Hyatt Regency,       ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
The Hills of Lakeway, and Augusta, home of the Masters.
                                                                    second semester                             credits
                                                                    HALT 1327 Horticulture Equipment Management       3
                                                                    HALT 1320 Horticultural Calculations              3
                                                                    HALT 2318 Soil Fertility and Fertilizers          3
                                                                    HALT 1331 Woody Plant Materials                   3
                                                                    SPNL    1342 Business Spanish                     3
                                                                                                 Semester Total     15



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third semester
HALT 1313 Economic Entomology
                                             credits
                                                   3
                                                                  Golf Course & Landscape
HALT 2323 Horticultural Pest Control (Weeds)
HALT 1319 Landscape Construction
                                                   3
                                                   3
                                                                  Equipment Technician
HALT 2312 Turfgrass Maintenance                    3
DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines                 2              Specialization of Golf Course & Landscape Management
                           Semester Total        14               With more than 20 million people playing golf in the U.S.
Fourth semester                              credits              and Texas alone on over two million acres of
HALT 1346 Specialized Turfgrass Management         3              cultivated turf grass, the enormous op-
HALT 1307 Plant Diseases                           3              portunities available for equipment
HALT 1338 Irrigation Water Management and                         technicians makes this career
              Conservation                         3              choice a great one. Jobs are
ACNT 1329 Payroll and Business Tax Accounting      3              available on golf courses, ath-
ELECTIVE      Approved Math/Science                3              letic fields, parks, businesses
                            Semester Total       15               and in home lawn care, all
                                                                  which rely on technicians to
Fifth semester                                          credits
HALT 1345         Golf/Sports Field/Park Management          3   keep their equipment main-
ELECTIVE           Approved Humanities/Fine Arts              3   tained and up to date.
ELECTIVE           Approved Social/Behavioral Science         3
ELECTIVE           Approved ACGM Elective                     3   TSTC offers specific curricu-
                                    Semester Total          12    lum through the GLM program
                                                                  that can provide students with an
This course has been designated as a capstone course             opportunity for a stable career. The
(see index for explanation).                                      training you will receive features hands-
                                                                  on experience and instruction unmatched in
                                                                  Texas. The program focuses on the practical knowledge you
golf course & landscape management                                need in the profession, including machine shop skills, ba-
certificate of completion                                         sic electrical systems, diesel engine testing and repair, basic
  total credits: 40                                               welding processes, management skills and more.
First semester                                       credits
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1      Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
HALT 1301       Principles of Horticulture                 3
HALT 1303       Herbaceous Plants                          3
                                                                  In the two-year Golf Course & Landscape Equipment Techni-
HALT 1205       Horticulture Soils                         2      cian program, TSTC provides training for technicians to repair
HALT 1324       Turfgrass Science and Management           3      highly advanced hydraulic, electronic and reel maintenance
DEMR 1225       Small Air Cooled Engines                   2      systems. The intensive curriculum culminates in an Associate
                                  Semester Total         14       of Applied Science degree.
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

second semester                             credits               Certificate Program
HALT 1327 Horticulture Equipment Management       3               TSTC also offers a one-year Golf Course & Landscape
HALT 1320 Horticultural Calculations              3               Equipment Technician program that leads to a Certificate of
HALT 2318 Soil Fertility and Fertilizers          3               Completion.
HALT 1331 Wood Plant Materials                    3
SPNL    1342 Business Spanish                     3
                             Semester Total     15
                                                                  golf course & landscape management
third semester                                          credits   Equipment technician
HALT 1313 Economic Entomology                                 3   associate of applied science Degree
HALT 2323 Horticultural Pest Control                          3
HALT 1319 Landscape Construction                              3
                                                                    total credits: 70
                                                                  First semester                                       credits
HALT 2312 Turfgrass Maintenance                               3
                                                                  DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
                           Semester Total                   12
                                                                  DEMR 1405       Basic Electrical Systems                   4
                                                                  DEMR 1416       Basic Hydraulics                           4
Note: See the Department for a list of approved academic/
                                                                  ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3
general education electives, as well as cooperative educational
                                                                  ELECTIVE        Social/Behavoral Science Elective          3
opportunities, that can be substituted to complete degree
                                                                                                    Semester Total         14
requirements.                                                     ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only




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second semester                             credits            Note: See the Department for a list of approved academic/
HALT 1327 Horticulture Equipment Management       3            general education electives, as well as cooperative educational
HALT 1320 Horticultural Calculations              3            opportunities, that can be substituted to complete degree
DEMR 1301 Shop Safety and Procedures              3            requirements.
SPNL    1342 Business Spanish                     3
ELECTIVE     Science/Math Elective                3
                             Semester Total     15

third semester                                credits
                                                               Landscape Design
HALT 2312 Turfgrass Maintenance                     3
DEMR 1410 Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I        4          Specialization of Golf Course & Landscape Management
DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines                  2          In 2006, homeowners alone spent a record $44.7 billion to
DEMR 1411 Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II       4          hire professional lawn and landscape service technicians,
ENGL 2311 Technical Writing                         3          providing a niche for those who want to work in the land-
                          Semester Total          16           scaping industry. That figure continues to grow. In Texas
                                                               alone, the landscape industry generates approximately $5
Fourth semester                             credits
HALT 1345 Golf/Sport Field/Park Management       3            billion a year.
DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance                2
DEMR 1421 Power Train I                           4            Today, it’s one of the hottest career fields is the turfgrass in-
DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls                     4            dustry, contributing more than $45 billion annually to our
                            Semester Total      13             economy. What’s more, the U.S. boasts an excess of 4.5 mil-
                                                               lion acres of turf, offering a wealth of possibilities for skilled
Fifth semester                                credits          landscape design professionals.
HALT 2310 Advanced Landscape Irrigation             3
MCHN 1338 Basic Machine Shop I                      3
                                                               GLM students in the Landscape Design program focus on
WLDG 1307 Introduction to Welding Using Multiple
               Processes                            3          specific skills and practical knowledge involving the design,
ELECTIVE       Humanities/Fine Arts Elective        3          installation and maintenance of the outdoor living environ-
                               Semester Total     12           ment. Students get hands-on experience and exceptional
                                                               instruction that provides everything they need to know to
This course has been designated as a capstone course          become successful in the field.
(see index for explanation).
                                                               TSTC also has an articulation agreement with Tarleton State
                                                               University and other schools, so you can continue your edu-
golf course & landscape                                        cation and pursue a four-year degree.
Equipment technician
certificate of completion
  total credits: 39
First semester                                       credits
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
HALT 1324       Turfgrass Science and Management           3
DEMR 1416       Basic Hydraulics                           4
HALT 1303       Hebacious Plants                           3
DEMR 1405       Basic Electrical Systems                   4
                                  Semester Total         14
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
second semester                             credits
DEMR 1301 Shop Safety and Procedures              3
HALT 1327 Horticulture Equipment Management       3
HALT 1320 Horticultural Calculations              3
SPNL    1342 Business Spanish                     3
                             Semester Total     12
third semester                                credits
HALT 2312 Turfgrass Maintenance                     3
DEMR 1225 Small Air Cooled Engines                  2
DEMR 1410 Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I        4
DEMR 2412 Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II       4
                          Semester Total          13




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Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                       third semester                                         credits
In the two-year Landscape Design Specialization, you can          HALT 1313 Economic Entomology                                3
develop a variety of the knowledge and skills in landscape        HALT 2323 Horticultural Pest Control                         3
                                                                  HALT 1319 Landscape Construction                             3
design, plant material identification, plant disease diagnosis,
                                                                  ARTC 1321 Illustrated Techniques                             3
garden design, residential and commercial landscaping and         ELECTIVE       Math/Science Elective                         3
more. A full-time, academically prepared student can com-                                        Semester Total              15
plete the associates degree in approximately two years.
                                                                  Fourth semester                                   credits
                                                                  HALT 1353 Landscape Computer Design                     3
                                                                  HALT 1307 Plant Diseases                                3
landscape Design                                                  HALT 1338 Irrigation Water Management and
associate of applied science Degree                                             Conservation                              3
  total credits: 72                                               HALT 1322 Landscape Design                              3
First semester                                       credits      ELECTIVE      Social/Behaviorial Science Elective       3
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1                                    Semester Total          15
HALT 1301       Principles of Horticulture                 3
HALT 1303       Herbaceous Plants                          3      Fifth semester                                         credits
HALT 1205       Horticulture Soils                         2      HALT 1351        Landscape Business Operations               3
HALT 1324       Turfgrass Science and Management           3      HALT 2431       Advanced Landscape Design                   4
ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3      ELECTIVE         Approved Elective                           3
                                  Semester Total         14       ELECTIVE         Humanities/Fine Arts Elective               3
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only                                           Semester Total            13

second semester                             credits               This course has been designated as a capstone course (see index
HALT 1327 Horticulture Equipment Management       3               for explanation).
HALT 1320 Horticultural Calculations              3
                                                                  Note: See the Department for a list of approved academic/
HALT 2318 Soil Fertility and Fertilizers          3
                                                                  general education electives, as well as cooperative educational
HALT 1331 Woody Plant Materials                   3
                                                                  opportunities, that can be substituted to complete degree
SPNL    1342 Business Spanish                     3
                                                                  requirements.
                             Semester Total     15




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                                                                  Facilities Engineering &
                                                                  Management Technology
                                                                  Specialization of Industrial Systems
                                                                  & Engineering Technology
                                                                  Today’s facilities engineering technicians need an ever-in-
                                                                  creasing range of skills and knowledge. Technicians help
                                                                  determine the causes of component failure and test manu-
                                                                  factured products to maintain quality, as well as estimate the
                                                                  time and cost to complete projects to save companies money.

                                                                  Students in the Facilities Engineering & Management Tech-
                                                                  nology gain a strong foundation of understanding every-
                                                                  thing from supervision to safety, with the ability to tackle
                                                                  an organization’s air conditioning, electrical systems and
                                                                  mechanical repair needs, and more. You will learn a wide
                                                                  range of skills necessary to manage and maintain the sys-
                                                                  tems found in industrial, commercial and healthcare fa-
                                                                  cilities, and be prepared for great career opportunities in a
                                                                  growing field.


                                                                  Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                  The coursework in Facilities Engineering & Management
                                                                  Technology includes intense lab work in air conditioning,
Industrial Systems                                                electrical systems, mechanical systems and management. The
                                                                  two-year curriculum culminates in an Associate of Applied
& Engineering Technology                                          Science degree.
Every major industry requires a technician’s expertise to de-
termine the most effective ways to use the basic factors of       FEM Advisory Committee
production — people, machines, materials, information and         Rick Andrewartha, Samsung, Austin
energy. The Industrial Systems & Engineering Technology           James Eslick, Omni Dallas Parkwest Hotel, Dallas
(ISE) department at TSTC offers a curriculum in Industrial        Chuck Huddleston, Texas Wesleyan College, Fort Worth
Systems designed to help you learn mechanical and electri-        Alvin McVea, Dillard’s Dept. Store, Fort Worth
cal applications for industries, ranging from manufacturing       Pat Mitchell, Hyatt Hill Country Resort, San Antonio
to food processing, pharmaceutical production to health-          Ricky Powers, Vanguard Resources Inc., San Antonio
care facility operations                                          Stuart E. Smith, Medcath Inc., Addison
                                                                  Todd Turner, Young & Pratt Services Inc., Austin
                                                                  John Wallace, DeTar Regional Healthcare System, Victoria
With comprehensive, hands-on practical instruction in four
areas applying to each of these industries (and more), you
can gain a wealth of information that can provide you with
a secure career and plenty of opportunities. ISE offers a va-
                                                                  Facilities Engineering &
riety of areas of instruction, including Facilities Engineering   management technology
& Management Technology, Industrial Systems Technology            associate of applied science Degree
and Plumbing & Pipefitting.                                         total credits: 71
                                                                  First semester                                       credits
Best of all, TSTC maintains close ties with established pro-      DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
                                                                  DFTG 1325       Blueprint Reading and Sketching            3
fessionals, including members of organizations such as the
                                                                  INMT 1305       Introduction to Industrial Maintenance     3
International Maintenance Institute and the Fluid Power So-       PFPB     2308   Piping Standards and Materials             3
ciety, providing peer support and involvement to enhance          PSYC 2301       General Psychology                         3
your career.                                                                                        Semester Total         12
                                                                  ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only




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second semester                               credits           Students can build diverse, hands-on skills in a range of
CNBT 1342 Building Codes and Inspections            3           areas — from welding to hydraulics, electrical and more,
HYDR 1305 Basic Hydraulics                          3           making them some of the most sought-after graduates in the
ELPT    1311 Basic Electrical Theory                3           industry.
INMT 2303 Pumps, Compressors and Mechanical Drives 3
                                                                                                                         .
                               Semester Total     12
                                                                Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
third semester                               credits
INMT 1380 Cooperative Education — Manufacturing
                                                                The program, which culminates in an Associate of Applied
               Technology/Technician               3            Science degree, offers the flexibility for graduates to spread
                              Semester Total       3            their talents into many areas of industry or choose to special-
                                                                ize in one.
Fourth semester                                      credits
CBFM 1329 Maintenance Coordination and
              Scheduling                                  3     Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
HART 1307 Refrigeration Principles                        3
                                                                ISE also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based, six-
ELPT    1345 Commercial Wiring                            3
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                   3     year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high school
PHYS 1310 Fundamentals of Physics                         3     and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.
                            Semester Total               15
Fifth semester                                    credits
                                                                Certificate Program
CBFM 2213         Building Maintenance Management       2       In addition, the ISE department offers a one-year Industrial
RBTC 1359         Pneumatics                            3       Systems Mechanics option. This curriculum also covers an
ENTC 1349         Reliability and Maintainability       3       array of subjects, from hydraulics to pneumatics, from pumps
ELPT     1341     Motor Control                         3       to pipefitting and culminates in a Certificate of Completion.
MATH              College Algebra                       3
                                   Semester Total     14
sixth semester                                       credits    ISE Advisory Committee
CBFM 1303         Boiler Maintenance                       3    Gary Baldwin, Bimbo Bakeries USA, Houston
INMT 2345        Industrial Troubleshooting               3    Felipe Belgodere, The Minute Maid Company, Waco
INMT 2301         Machinery Installation                   3    Ron Benningfield, Featherlite Building Products, Austin
ELPT    2319      Programmable Logic Controllers I         3    Jacob Carroll, Nucor - Bar Mill Group-Jewett Division, Jewett
HUMA 1301         Introduction to Humanities I             3    Dan Casae, Wilsonart International Inc., Temple
                                   Semester Total        15     Daniel Castillo, FMC, Houston
 This course has been designated as a capstone course          Jason Coleman, Nucor - Bar Mill Group-Jewett Division, Jewett
(see index for explanation).                                    Vaughn Costa, 3M Traffic Control, Brownwood
                                                                Pete Delgado, Invista, Victoria
                                                                Mark Dietz, Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin
                                                                John Engert, Mrs. Baird’s Bread, Houston
                        Industrial Systems Technology           John Fontenot, Coca-Cola North America, Waco
                                                                Edward Foster, The Mundy Company, Houston
                                                                Kelli Gann, James Hardie Bldg Products, Waxahachie
                             Specialization of                  Daniel Garza II, 3M Traffic Control Materials Division, Brownwood
                              Industrial Systems &              Timothy Gest, Kettle Foods, Fort Worth
                                Engineering Technology          Gene Grindle, San Miguel Electric Cooperative, Christine
                                The two-year Industrial Sys-    Ernest Guillory, The Munday Company, Houston
                                 tems Technology specializa-    Ken Hanson, Sterling Foods, San Antonio
                                  tion provides curriculum      Gerry Harris, Chaparral Steel, Midlothian
                                                                Charles Hoelscher, ALCOA Inc., Rockdale
                                  with intense instruction
                                                                Mack Jones, U. S. Silica, Kosse
                                  in an array of courses de-    Charlie Mabe, Dow Chemicals, Port Lavaca
                                  signed to build knowledge     Donald L. McDonald, Nucor - Bar Mill Group-Jewett Division,
                                 and skills in hydraulics,        Jewett
                                pneumatics, automated con-      Mike McKain, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Waxahachie
                               veyor systems, pumps and         Del McLane, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Waxahachie
                              compressors, turbines, three-     Gilbert Nieto, Acme Brick, Sealy
                           phase electric motor controls,       Gene Patteson, Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin
                        pipe fitting, sheet metal, high volt-   Oscar Polk, Eastman Chemical Company, Longview
                     age, air conditioning and refrigeration    Mark Reichmann, Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Stephenville
                 and welding.                                   Clarence Richter, Whitney High School, Whitney
                                                                Bob Schubert, Western International Gas & Cylinders Inc., Bellville
                                                                John Silcott, Celanese Chemicals, Houston

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Richard Titus, Hospira, Austin                                    industrial systems mechanic
Barry Ward, INEOS, Alvin                                          certificate of completion
Robert J. Wegner, ALON USA, Big Spring
Joe Whiddon, Exxon Mobil, Baytown
                                                                    total credits: 41
                                                                  First semester                                       credits
Jon Williamson, Owens Corning, Waxahachie
                                                                  DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
Dean Woodward, Eastman Chemical Company, Longview
                                                                  INMT 1305       Introduction to Industrial Maintenance     3
Manuel Zaragoza, VISUAL
                                                                  DFTG 1325       Blueprint Reading and Sketching            3
                                                                  ELPT     1319   Fundamentals of Electricity I              3
                                                                  PFPB     2308   Piping Standards and Materials             3
industrial systems technology                                                                       Semester Total         12
associate of applied science Degree                               ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
  total credits: 71
                                                                  second semester                                        credits
First semester                                       credits
                                                                  HYDR 1305 Basic Hydraulics                                   3
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
                                                                  HYDR 1201 Rigging and Conveying Systems                      2
INMT 1305       Introduction to Industrial Maintenance     3
                                                                  ELPT    1345 Commercial Wiring                               3
DFTG 1325       Blueprint Reading and Sketching            3
                                                                  HART 1307 Refrigeration Principles                           3
HYDR 1201       Rigging and Conveying Systems              2
                                                                  WLDG 1307 Introduction to Welding Using
PFPB     2308   Piping Standards and Materials             3
                                                                               Multiple Processes                             3
PSYC 2301       General Psychology                         3
                                                                                               Semester Total                14
                                  Semester Total         14
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only          third semester                                       credits
                                                                  INMT 2303 Pumps, Compressors and Mechanical
second semester                               credits
                                                                                    Drives                                   3
INMT 2303 Pumps, Compressors & Mechanical Drives 3
                                                                  INMT 1355 Industrial Power Plant Systems                   3
WLDG 1307 Introduction to Welding Using
                                                                  INMT 2301 Machinery Installation                           3
             Multiple Processes                     3
                                                                  ELPT      1341 Motor Control                               3
ELPT    1311 Basic Electrical Theory                3
                                                                  INMT 1380 Cooperative Education                           3
ENGL 1301 Composition I                             3
                                                                                                   Semester Total          15
MATH 1332 College Mathematics                       3
                                                                   This course has been designated as a capstone course.
                               Semester Total     15
                                                                  (see index for explanation).
third semester                               credits
INMT 1380 Cooperative Education —Manufacturing
               Technology/Technician               3              Plumbing & Pipefitting
                              Semester Total       3
                                                                  Specialization of Industrial Systems
Fourth semester                             credits               & Engineering Technology
HYDR 1305 Basic Hydraulics                        3
ELPT    1345 Commercial Wiring                    3               Whether residential, commercial or industrial, only a quali-
CBFM 1329 Maintenance Coordination and Scheduling 3               fied plumber has the skills required to install and service the
HART 1307 Refrigeration Principles                3               vast array of plumbing and heating equipment available to-
                            Semester Total       12               day. Advances in technology call for even more graduates, as
                                                                  the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners reports a huge
Fifth semester                                       credits
                                                                  shortage in the field. And, the federal government projects
RBTC 1359         Pneumatics                               3
ENTC 1349         Reliability and Maintainability          3
                                                                  a 10 to 20 percent growth rate in the industry through 2014,
ELPT     1341     Motor Control                            3      listing it among its Top 50 in-demand occupations.
ELECTIVE          General Education Elective*              3
                                   Semester Total        12       TSTC has responded to this shortage by developing practi-
                                                                  cal and comprehensive hands-on instruction where students
sixth semester                                       credits      build the skill base for financial and professional success.
INMT 2301         Machinery Installation                   3
                                                                  Additionally, when new students register in the Plumbing
INMT 2345        Industrial Troubleshooting               3
INMT 1355         Industrial Power Plant Systems           3
                                                                  & Pipefitting program, they are registered with the state of
ELPT    2319      Programmable Logic Controllers I         3      Texas as an apprentice. TSTC training credits are applied to-
HUMA 1301         Introduction to Humanities I             3      ward the hours needed to obtain a journeyman license.
                                   Semester Total        15

Note: See the deparment for a list of approved academic/general   Certificate Program
education electives that can be substituted for this course.      The one-year Plumbing & Pipefitting Specialization progresses
 This course has been designated as a capstone course.           from basic to advanced coursework in plumbing, piping, con-
(see index for explanation).                                      struction, fabrication, rigging, welding and more. The intense
                                                                  curriculum culminates in a Certificate of Completion.


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Plumbing & Pipefitting Advisory Committee                       second semester                                   credits
Ken Boen, Boen Plumbing Inc., Waco                              PFPB    2336 Commercial Construction and Fixture Setting 3
Greg Holloway, Specialty Plumbing Service, Katy                 PFPB    1321 Plumbing Maintenance and Repair             3
James M. Kruse Sr. P.E., Lochridge-Priest, Waco                 PFPB    1323 Plumbing Codes I                            3
Craig Mundt, Lonestar Plumbing, Pflugerville                    PFPB    2301 Pipe Fabrication and Installation I         3
Randy Pederson, Fox Service Co., Austin                         PFPB    2343 Pipe Practices                              3
John Pratt, Pratt Plumbing Co., Moody                                                         Semester Total            15
Larry Ross, Mr. Rooter Plumbing, Waco
Rickey Shelton, Shelton Plumbing Inc., Waco                     third semester                               credits
James Urbanek, Lochridge-Priest, Waco                           INMT 1580 Cooperative Education — Manufacturing
Mickey Williams, Fox Mechanical Company, Austin                                Technology/Technician               5
Kenny Willis, Willis Plumbing Co. Inc., Waco                                                  Semester Total       5
Wilbur Willis, Willis Plumbing Co. Inc., Waco



plumbing & pipefitting
certificate of completion
  total credits: 32
First semester                                        credits
DORI^ 010X        College and Career Seminar                1
PFPB     2309     Residential Construction Plumbing I       3
PFPB     2308     Piping Standards and Materials            3
PFPB     2349     Field Measuring, Sketching and Layout     3
DFTG 1325         Blueprint Reading and Sketching           3
                                  Semester Total          12

^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only




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                                                                 John Fry, NRG Texas, Jewett
Instrumentation, Computerized                                    Randall Gannon, Invista, Victoria
Controls & Robotics                                              Ramon “Ray” M. Garcia, Invista, Victoria
                                                                 Tom Gomez, Pleasanton
Computerized control systems lie at the foundation of almost     Art Gordon, Humphrey & Associates Inc., Fort Worth
every manufacturing industry. Through amazingly complex          Greg Graziadio, Puffer-Sweiven Inc., Stafford
                                                                 Harry Herndon, Solo Cup, Dallas
structures of electronic and mechanical hardware, computer
                                                                 Jeff Huddleston, Logical Solutions, Richardson
                           software, engineering controls
                                                                 L.S. (Stan) Huntsinger, Premier Technical Services, Lorena
                                and more, instrumentation        Jerry Hutson, Siemens SBT, Irving
                                    technicians can monitor,     Bert Johnson, Packless Industries, Waco
                                       adjust and regulate       Charles P. King, Formosa Plastics Corp., Point Comfort
                                         virtually every in-     Russell Koliba, Equistar Pipeline, Bay City
                                           dustrial process.     Walter Koopmann, City of Georgetown, Georgetown
                                                                 Allan Kunze, Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin
                                              TSTC’s Instru-     Mark Lyles, Farmers Electric Cooperative, Greenville
                                               mentation,        Frank M. Mahnich, Wunderlich-Malec Engineering, Carrollton
                                               Computer-         Cheryl Marthiljohni, Invista, Victoria
                                                                 Randy Martin, Englobal Engineering, Beaumont
                                               ized Controls
                                                                 Shaun Millington, Sew-Eurodrive Inc., Dallas
                                               & Robotics
                                                                 Mike Murray, Tenneco Packaging, Corsicana
                                               (ICR) technol-    Wes Nance, Bayer Material Science LLC, Baytown
                                               ogy offers stu-   Charles Parks, ExxonMobil, Beaumont
                                              dents a choice     Steve Paxton, Lyondell Chemical, Channelview
                                             of in-depth         John Payne, British Petroleum, Houston
                                           study in either       Tir Pazoureck, Honeywell International Inc., Richardson
                                        i nst r umentat ion      Ben Polasek, Flint Hills Resources, Corpus Christi
                                      control applications       Douglas Powell, National Switchgear Systems Inc., Lewisville
                                   or robotics, both of          Stephen Ralls, San Miguel Electric Cooperative Inc., Jourdanton
                                which are prevalent in to-       Dean Richman, Johnson Controls Inc., Irving
                                                                 Ray Rosas, The Dow Chemical Co, Port Lavaca
                         day’s society. From the oil fields
                                                                 Robert Rosenberg, Honeywell International Inc., Richardson
to the assembly lines, this technology is rapidly evolving
                                                                 Darryl Ross, T.E.A.M. Solutions Inc., Grand Prairie
to provide substantial career opportunities.                     Marcus N. Rubio, Celanese, Bay City
                                                                 Mark Schroller, The Dow Chemical Co., Port Lavaca
Students can choose from computer control applications           Terry Selman, Luminant Power, Fairfield
such as smart transmitters, fiber optics, programmable logic     Wayne Snyder, Johnson Controls Inc., San Antonio
controllers, fieldbus applications or automated controls, or     Kathy Stroud, Invista, Victoria
study robotics and robotic arms and associated applications.     David Taylor, Rohm & Haas TX Inc., Deer Park
The program is designed to prepare graduates to work in          Terry Taylor, Luminant Power, Glen Rose
areas of installation and calibration, maintenance, testing      Wayne Taylor, INEOS O&P, Alvin
and troubleshooting, computer instrumentation and robotic        Larry Thomson, INEOS, Alvin
                                                                 Kevin Tolly, Plastipak Packaging Inc., Garland
interfacing, networking and more.
                                                                 Pablo Torres, Luminant Power, Glen Rose
                                                                 June Vanzant, Plastipak Packaging Inc., Garland
                                                                 Noel Villarreal, INEOS, Alvin
ICR Advisory Committee                                           Robert Walls, Sherwin Alumina Plant, Corpus Christi
Reginald Augustus, Chevron Phillips, Pasadena                    Tom Welling, Cargill, Waco
Norbe Almareze, CITGO Refinery, Corpus Christi                   J. Dean Wheeler, ALON USA (FINA), Big Spring
Alan Autenrieth, Conoco-Phillips, Sweeny                         Roy Wiesner, Eastman Chemical Company, Longview
Ben Basquez, Diamond Shamrock, Three Rivers                      Jake Willcox, Englobal Engineering, Beaumont
Scott Bedell, Vinson Process Controls, Carrollton                Claude Winslow, Valero Energy Corp., San Antonio
Rob Bishop, Luminant Power, Glen Rose                            Allen Wish, SMC, Austin
Matt Bogle, Vinson Process Controls-Emerson, Carrollton          Larry Witt, Weed Instrument Co. Inc., Round Rock
Ricky Bond, INEOS USA LLC, Alvin                                 Ken Wright, Preferred Sales Agency, Houston
Ron Brackeen, TXU Electric, Glen Rose
Enrico Calloway, ExxonMobil Corp., Baytown
Mike Davis, The Trane Company, McGregor
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                                                                    instrumentation, computerized
                                                                    controls & robotics
                                                                    instrumentation specialization
                                                                    associate of applied science Degree
                                                                      total credits: 72
                                                                    First semester                                       credits
                                                                    DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
                                                                    CETT 1409       DC-AC Circuits                             4
                                                                    ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3
                                                                    MATH 1316       Plane Trigonometry                         3
                                                                    ELPT     2215   Electrical Calculations II                 2
                                                                                                      Semester Total         12
                                                                    ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

                                                                    second semester                              credits
                                                                    HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities               3
                                                                    ELPT    1341 Motor Control                         3
                                                                    INTC    1341 Principles of Automatic Control       3
                                                                    PSYC 2301 General Psychology (Or SOCI 1301)        3
                                                                                                  Semester Total     12

                                                                    third semester                                     credits
                                                                    CETT 1325 Digital Fundamentals                            3
                                                                    INTC    1343 Application of Industrial Automatic Control 3
                                                                    ELPT    2319 Programmable Logic Controllers I             3
                                                                    PHYS 1310 Fundamentals of Physics                         3
Instrumentation, Computerized Controls                                                             Semester Total            12

& Robotics Instrumentation Specialization                           Fourth semester                                   credits
                                                                    DFTG 1313 Drafting for Specific Occupations             3
Specialization of Instrumentation,                                  INTC    2336 Distributed Control and Programmable Logic 3
                                                                    INTC    1355 Unit Operations                            3
Computerized Controls & Robotics
                                                                    EEIR    1309 National Electrical Code+                  3
Manufacturing and process industries are the backbone of
the American economy, and they use the latest in electron-                                            Semester Total         12
ics and digital computers. As the technology evolves, skilled       or INTC 1380 or 1381, Cooperative Education
technicians are needed to keep up with demand and learn the                         - Instrumentation Technology/Technician)
newest techniques to keep American companies on track.              Fifth semester                                       credits
                                                                    ELPT     2375 Electrical Theory and Devices                3
TSTC’s Instrumentation Specialization has a long-standing           INTC     2333 Instrumentation and Installation             3
                                                                    INTC     1356 Instrumentation Calibration                  3
history of producing top-notch technicians, flexible and
                                                                    INTC     1350 Digital Measurement and Controls             3
knowledgeable in the industry. Besides commanding top                                                 Semester Total         12
salaries, these technicians reap the rewards of undertaking
a career that’s anything but ordinary.                              sixth semester                                       credits
                                                                    INTC    1258     Flow and Measurement Calibration          2
                                                                    INTC    1348     Analytical Instrumentation                3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                         INTC 2350       Fieldbus Process Control Systems          3
During the first five semesters, students in the ICR Associate of   CHEM 1105        General Chemistry (lab)                   1
Applied Science degree programs complete a common course            CHEM 1305        General Chemistry (lecture)               3
of study with the EPC (Electrical Power & Control) Associate                                          Semester Total         12
of Applied Science degree program. This allows students the
option of completing both associate degrees with the addition       This course has been designated as a capstone course.
of one extra semester. Those who choose the Computerized            (see index for explanation)!
Control Systems specialization will then focus on courses
distinctive to the applicable industries.




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Robotic Systems                                                    third semester
                                                                   CETT 1325 Digital Fundamentals
                                                                                                                      credits
                                                                                                                             3
                                                                   PHYS 1310 Fundamentals of Physics                         3
Specialization of Instrumentation,                                 INTC    1343 Application of Industrial Automatic Control 3
Computerized Controls & Robotics                                   ELPT    2319 Programmable Logic Controllers I             3
Robots, once thought of as a futuristic fantasy, are now stan-                                    Semester Total            12
dard in the working world, used in automotive manufac-
                                                                   Fourth semester                              credits
turing, electronics, semiconductors, metals and plastic and
                                                                   ITSE    1322 Introduction to C Programming         3
similar industries. As the manufacturing world continues           RBTC 2239 Robot Programming and Diagnostics        2
to evolve in technology, the demand for robotics profession-       ELPT    1351 Electrical Machines                   3
als who know these systems increases.                              RBTC 2447 Computer Integrated Manufacturing        4
                                                                                                 Semester Total     12
                        Students in TSTC’s Robotic Systems spe-
                           cialization focus on automated man-     Fifth semester                                          credits
                              ufacturing processes, the role of    RBTC 1345        Robot Interfacing                          3
                                robots and all support equip-      RBTC 1341        Vision Systems                             3
                                                                   INTC     2336    Distributed Control and Programmable Logic 3
                                  ment through specialized
                                                                   HUMA 1301        Introduction to Humanities                 3
                                   instruction in motion pro-                                         Semester Total          12
                                   gramming, vision systems,
                                    conveyor systems, computer     sixth semester                                        credits
                                   networking, automated sort-     INTC 2350       Fieldbus Process Control Systems           3
                                   ing systems, PLC program-       RBTC 2445        Robot Application, Set-up, and Testing     4
                                  ming, sensor systems and         ELPT    2231     AC/DC Drives                               2
                                 computer integration. Upon        DFTG 1313        Drafting for Specific Occupations          3
                               graduation, many students earn      RBTC 1380        (Or 1380 or 1381, Cooperative Education
                                                                                    - Robotics Technology/Technician)
                            great salaries with extensive oppor-
                                                                                                     Semester Total          12
                         tunities for advancement.
                                                                   This course has been designated as a capstone course
robotic systems                                                    (see index for explanation).
associate of applied science Degree
  total credits: 72
First semester                                       credits
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3
CETT 1409       DC-AC Circuits                             4
MATH 1316       Plane Trigonometry                         3
ELPT     2215   Electrical Calculations II                 2
                                 Semester Total          12
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

second semester                              credits
ELPT    1341 Motor Control                         3
INTC    1341 Principles of Automatic Control       3
RBTC 1305 Robotic Fundamentals                     3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology (Or SOCI 1301)        3
                              Semester Total     12




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128 |      Laser Electro-Optics Technology

                                                                   Certificate of Completion
Laser Electro-Optics Technology                                    TSTC's LET department also offers a Photonics Techni-
                                                                   cian certificate. After successfully completing this three
Lasers are a common part of our society today. No longer just
                                                                   semester certificate program, students will be award a Lab
the imagination of science-fiction fantasies, lasers are used in
                                                                   Technician Certificate of Completion. Students may con-
multiple industries.
                                                                   tinue in either the Laser Electro-Optics associate degree
                         Often referred to as Photonics, the       program or the Nanotechnology associate degree program.
                              technology involves cutting-
                                  edge use of lasers, optics,
                                     fiber optics and electro-     Laser Electro-Optics Technology Advisory Committee
                                        optic devices in every-    Robert Aguilar, Alcon Labs Inc., Irving, Calif.
                                          thing from medicine      Brent Bell, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
                                            to manufacturing.      Darrin Bellert, Baylor University, Waco
                                             The U.S. Military,    Dr. Bruce Brinson, Rice University, Houston
                                               engineering,        John Bruce, Alcon Mfg. Ltd., Houston
                                                                   John Cernosek, Marble Falls
                                               environmental
                                                                   Pat Clark, Medical Laser Dynamics Inc., Highland Village
                                               and information
                                                                   Evan Corwin, BAE Systems, Austin
                                               technology, bio-    Tammy Eveland, American Medical Systems, Houston
                                               medicine and        Glenn Hermes, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, Calif.
                                               even construc-      John Hoopman, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center,
                                              tion now utilize       Dallas
                                             the    technology     Chris Jaska, Spectra-Physics, Bruceville
                                           to make major ad-       Vernon Keith Kanz, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore,
                                         vancements in their         Calif.
                                       respective industries.      Carlos Manzanares, Baylor University, Waco
                                                                   Mikael Martinez, University of Texas at Austin, Austin
                                                                   Don Pierson, Waco
                                 TSTC’s Laser Electro-Optics
                                                                   David Smauley, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore,
                            Technology (LET) offers students
                                                                     Calif.
                      a chance to get in on this amazing field.    Randy Smith, Applied Materials, Allen
The first in the nation to offer such a program, it features       Terry Storer, The Laser Medic, Bedford
state-of-the art equipment, strong industry input and expe-        Michael White, Shermco Industries, Irving
rienced staff that can bring students quickly up to speed to
enter this exciting industry.
                                                                   photonics technician+
                                                                   certificate of completion
Best of all, opportunities abound, as professionals indicate a
shortage of technicians in the industry.
                                                                        total credits: 45
                                                                   First semester                                       credits
                                                                   DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
                                                                   LOTT 1372       Overview In Technology                     3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                        NANO 1305       Nanotechnology                             3
In the two-year Laser Electro-Optics Technology program,           MATH 1316       Plane Trigonometry                         3
you can develop an understanding and proficiency in lasers,        SMFT 1211       Vacuum Principles                          2
electro-optics, optics, electronics and vacuum science. With       CETT 1409       DC-AC Circuite                             4
access to laboratory equipment valued at over $40 million,                                           Semester Total         15
you can build extensive knowledge and skills as you work           ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
toward the Associate of Applied Science degree.
                                                                   second semester                              credits
                                                                   LOTT 1344 Fundamentals of Lasers and Laser Safety 3
                                                                   ENGL 1301 Composition I                            3
Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program              LOTT 1443 Geometrical Optics I                     4
LET also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-              SMFT 2335 Vacuum Technology                        3
based, six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade                                   Semester Total         13
of high school and results in an Associate of Applied Science
degree.
The Laser Electro-Optics Technology department requires
strong mathematics and science skills.



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third semester                                  credits           they need to know to provide support for developing nano
CHEM 1305 Chemistry                                   3           product design; building, installation and nanotechnol-
CHEM 1105 Chemistry Lab                               1           ogy equipment monitoring and processes; problem solving;
SMFT 2450 Vacuum Thin Films                          4           quality assurance; preventive maintenance; and repair of
CETT     1479 Solid State Components and Applications 4
                                                                  equipment.
LOTT 2572 CW and Pulsed Lasers                        5
                              Semester Total         17
+Pending Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
approval                                                          Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                  After successfuly completing the Photonics Technician certifi-
laser Electro-optics technology                                   cate program, you may choose to continue in the Nanotech-
associate of applied science Degree                               nology program. In the NANO program you can develop an
   total credits: 72                                              understanding and proficiency in nanotechnology and build
First semester                                      credits       extensive knowledge and skills as you work toward the As-
See certificate program semester one                              sociate of Applied Science degree.

second semester                                     credits       Nanotechnology Advisory Committee
See certificate program semester two                              Alain Diebold, Sematech, Austin,
                                                                  Anthony Jimenez, Molecular Imprints Inc., Austin
third semester                                      credits
                                                                  John Randall, Zyvex, Richardson
See certificate program semester three
                                                                  Peter Rhyins, Photronics, Allen
                                                                  George Skidmore, Zyvex, Richardson
Fourth semester                                     credits
                                                                  Kevin Vargason, Intelligent Epitaxy Technology
LOTT 2559 Laser Electro-Optics Applications               5
                                                                  Ken Vickers, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.
LOTT X2XX Approved Technical Elective                     2
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                      3
LOTT 1301 Introduction to Fiber Optics                    3
                           Semester Total               13
                                                                  nanotechnology
                                                                  associate of applied science Degree
Fifth semester                                      credits         total credits: 71
PSYC 2301         General Psychology                      3       First semester                                            credits
LOTT 2435        Electro-Optics Devices                  4       See certificate program semester one
LOTT 2436         Wave Optics                             4
LOTT 2332         Laser Maintenance and Repair            3       second semester                                           credits
                                  Semester Total        14        See certificate program semester two

                                                                  third semester                                            credits
                                                                  See certificate program semester three
Nanotechnology
                                                                  Fourth semester                                           credits
Specialization of Laser Electro-Optics Technology                 SMFT 2470 Combined Process                                      4
Think of a speck so tiny you can’t even see it with the naked     NANO 2405 Nano Characterization                                 4
eye. Nanometers, objects about one millionth of an inch, are      NANO 2407 Nano Measurements                                     4
big in power, despite their tiny size. They can provide the                                 Semester Total                      12
building blocks for limitless new or improved products that
                                                                  Fifth semester                                            credits
benefit all of society – from industrial sectors to the medical   PSYC 2301        General Psychology                             3
world.                                                            NANO 2455       Nano Technology Systems                        4
                                                                  LOTT 2436        Wave Optics                                    4
TSTC’s Nanotechnology program can open up this tiny               HUMA 1301        Introduction to Humanities I                   3
world, teaching you the vastness of this technology with                                            Semester Total              14
hands-on methods and industry-standard equipment. Nan-
                                                                   This course has been designated as a capstone course
otechnology students can learn the fundamentals of what
                                                                  (see index for explanation).




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130 |      Mechanical Engineering Technology

                                                                  In addition to Mechanical Engineering Technology, TSTC’s
                                                                  MET program offers specializations in Machining and
                                                                  Plastics Technology.

                                                                  The program is also offered at the Fort Bend Technical
                                                                  Center.


                                                                    Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                    The two-year Mechanical Engineering Technology pro-
                                                                    gram encompasses a comprehensive instructional plan
                                                                     that progresses from initial design concept through
                                                                     finished product. The curriculum, which culminates in
                                                                     an Associate of Applied Science degree, also covers engi-
                                                                     neering mechanics courses in statics, strength of materials,
                                                                    fluid mechanics, machine design and tool design.


                                                                  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.
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Every mechanical device you use, from your hair dryer to
your car’s transmission, started as a concept. Through the        MET Advisory Committee
innovative processes of design, development, building and         Liberty Bear, Consolidated Casting Corp., Hutchins
                                                                  John Boggio, Merritt Tool, Kilgore
testing, these concepts became creations. Mechanical engi-
                                                                  Edward Brunger, Owens-Brockway, Waco
neering technicians help research, design, develop, manu-
                                                                  David Burden, Gearench, Clifton
facture and test tools, engines, machines and other mechan-       Dean Burks, CenTex Machining, Round Rock
ical devices. It is, in fact, one of the broadest engineering     Sheryn Carter, Bell Helicopter, Fort Worth
disciplines.                                                      Roger Collins, Collins Instruments, Angleton
                                                                  Johnny DeBaugh, Weatherford, Enterra, Huntsville
The Mechanical Engineering Technology program at TSTC             Peter Den Harder, Materials Transportation Co., Temple
combines manufacturing methods and processes with en-             Robert Dinger, PBV-USA, Stafford
gineering mechanics and design. You can learn to design,          Paul Edwards, Teco-Westinghouse, Waco
develop and build working prototypes of new products us-          Ron Fails, FMC Technologies
ing the latest tools and techniques – learning that has real      Daron Fettig, Longhorn Tool, Lorena
                                                                  Troy Fuchs, Sparkman Industries, Victoria
applications and plenty of job opportunities in the industry.
                                                                  Ken Glass, Smith International, Houston
And students get instruction in state-of-the-art computer ap-
                                                                  Don Halsey, Halsey Engineering, Denton
plications on some of the college’s most powerful computer        J.D. Harvey, Corning Cable Systems LLC., Keller
systems.                                                          Tom Holt, Dell Computer, Round Rock
                                                                  Van Hurlburt, Raytheon, Dallas
Through a unique partnership with HAAS Automations,               Mike Johns, Haas Machine Tools, Dallas
MET has established a regional training facility that en-         Steve Kline, K-Line, Lorena
hances the learning experience. In this facility, you can learn   Larry Laughrun, Reed-Hycalog Schlumberger, Houston
Computer Numerical Controlled programming and opera-              Wayne Mausbach, Reed-Hycalog, Houston
tions on the latest equipment.                                    James McBride, Waco Tool & Die, Waco
                                                                  Andy McGlothlin, Texas Hydraulics, Temple
                                                                  James Meadors, Marathon Power Tech, Waco
Overall coursework emphasizes computer integration of
                                                                  Rick Morgan, Packless Industries, Waco
manufacturing processes using PC-based Computer-Aided
                                                                  Nick Nichols, GeoDiamond, Houston
Drafting/Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) ap-               Brant O'Hair, O'Hair Shutters, Lubbock
plications.                                                       Bill Patterson, Bell Helicopter, Fort Worth


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Douglas Pifer, Owens Illinois, Waco                            Fourth semester                             credits
Cary Rolfing, Bell Helicopter, Fort Worth                      PHYS 1310 Elementary Physics*                     3
John Schaeffer, Raytheon, Dallas                               HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities I**          3
Richard Smith, Fine Line Prototype, Euless                     INMT 1343 Computer Aided Design/Computer
E.E. Strahan, Schlumberger, Houston                                          Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM)       3
Matthew Sykora, Haas Automation, Dallas                        ENTC 1443 Statics                                 4
Steve Trout, Alcoa Huck Fasteners, Waco                        ENTC 2310 Machine Design                         3
George Welch, Solar Turbines Inc., DeSoto                                                   Semester Total     16
Rick Welch, KNUST SBO, Houston                                 Fifth semester                                          credits
                                                               ENTC 1423        Strength of Materials                        4
mEt advisory committee                                         PSYC 2301        General Psychology                           3
Jim Clairmonte, Champions Machine Tool Sales, Spring           ENTC 1410        Fluid Mechanics with Applications            4
John Dorman, Gurecky Mfg., Rosenberg                           MCHN 2338        Advanced Computer-Aided
Mark Dupree, Royalty Metal Finishing, Rosenberg                                 Manufacturing (CAM)                          3
Bryan Engelbrecht, Engelbrecht Manufacturing Inc., Rosenberg                                    Semester Total              14
Ron Gere, Regal Machine Tool (Okuma), Houston
                                                               *PHYS 1410 may be substituted for PHYS 1310
Jeff Hazard, TIW Corp., Houston
Kenneth J. Kendrick, Schlumberger WCP-Completion Systems,      ** See the department for a list of approved academic/general edu-
     Houston                                                   cation electives, including cooperative educational opportunities
David Mikolas, Miko-Cut Machine, Rosenberg                     that can be substituted for this course.
Kevin Motsinger, Romtex Enterprises, LLC, Richmond
                                                               This course has been designated as a capstone course
Butch Paschall, J&L Industrial Supply, Richmond                (see index for explanation).
Paty Saucedo, Resource Mfg., Stafford
Frank Scantlin, Sunbelt Machine Works Corp., Stafford
Marcus Schulte, Schulte Machine Works, Rosenberg
Bradley Stavinoha, AOC Acetylene Oxygen Co., Rosenberg
Rick Wadley, Wadko Precision Inc., Eagle Lake
                                                               Machining
Richard Wong, Weatherford Enterra, Pearland
                                                               Specialization of Mechanical Engineering Technology
                                                               The Machining Specialization focuses on instruction that
mechanical Engineering technology                              progresses through a series of machine tool operation cours-
associate of applied science Degree                            es designed to constantly challenge process skills on manual
  total credits: 72                                            and Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machines. In
First semester                                       credits   addition to comprehensive machine tool instruction, you
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1   can learn the various types of materials utilized by today’s
INMT 1349       Manufacturing Processes                    3   manufacturing industry.
ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3
MATH 1314       College Algebra                            3   With a staff who has worked in the field and an industry ad-
MCHN 1338       Basic Machine Shop I                       3
MCHN 1201       Beginning Machine Shop                     2
                                                               visory committee that keeps the program abreast of changes,
                                  Semester Total         14    students have the competitive edge when it comes to hiring
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only       time.
second semester                                      credits
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry                               3
MCHN 1354 Intermediate Machining II                        3   Certificate Program
MCHN 2344 Computerized Numerical                               The one-year Machining
                Control Programming                        3
ENTC 1371 Engineering Computer Graphics I                  3
                                                               Specialization curricu-
WLDG 1307 Introduction to Welding                              lum, designed to pre-
                Using Multiple Processes                   3   pare you as a skilled
                                  Semester Total         15    general machinist,
                                                               culminates in a Cer-
third semester                                     credits     tificate of Comple-
EGRT 1305 Engineering Materials                          3     tion. Laboratory in-
MCHN 2447 Specialized Tools and Fixtures                 4     struction emphasizes
MCHN 2335 Advanced CNC Machining                         3
ELPT    1371 Basic Electrical Theory                     3
                                                               actual equipment to
                               Semester Total           13     help prepare you for
                                                               interesting, rewarding
                                                               career opportunities in a
                                                               wide variety of industries.



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machining technology                                                 plastics technology
certificate of completion                                            associate of applied science Degree
  total credits: 39                                                    total credits: 69
First semester                                      credits          First semester                                        credits
DORI^ 010X         College and Career Seminar             1          DORI^ 010X       College and Career Seminar                 1
MCHN 1338          Basic Machine Shop I                   3          PLTC     1345    Plastic Processes I                        3
MCHN 1320          Precision Tools and Measurements       3          PLTC     1306    Plastics Quality Control                   3
MCHN 1343          Machine Shop Mathematics*              3          MCHN 1338        Basic Machine Shop I                       3
INMT 1319          Manufacturing Processes**              3          MCHN 1201        Beginning Machine Shop                     2
MCHN 1201          Beginning Machine Shop                 2          MCHN 1320        Precision Tools and Measurement            3
                                    Semester Total      14                                             Semester Total          14
second semester                                           credits    second semester                              credits
MCHN 1354 Intermediate Machining II                             3    MCHN 1354 Intermediate Machining II                3
MCHN 2344 Computerized Numerical Control                             ENTC 1371 Engineering Computer Graphics I          3
             Programming                                       3     MATH 1314 College Algebra                          3
ENTC 1371 Engineering Computer Graphics I                      3     PLTC    1203 Plastics Composites                   2
WDLG 1307 Introduction to Welding Using                              MCHN 2344 Computerized Numerical Control Program 3
             Multiple Processes                                3                                  Semester Total      14
                             Semester Total                   12
                                                                     third semester                                        credits
third semester                                 credits
                                                                     ENGL 1301 Composition I                                     3
MCHN 2341 Advanced Machining Operations I            3
                                                                     MCHN 2335 Advanced CNC Machining                            3
MCHN 2447 Specialized Tools and Fixtures            4
                                                                     PLTC    1241 Plastic Materials and Testing                  2
MCHN 2335 Advanced CNC                               3
                                                                     PLTC    2331 Troubleshooting Plastic Processes              3
MCHN 1330 Statistical Process Control for Machinists 3
                                                                     PLTC    2346 Plastic Processes II                           3
                            Semester Total          13
                                                                                                    Semester Total             14
*Indicates those courses which meet the competencies approved by
the Texas Skill Standards Board, NIMS and NTMA.                      Fourth semester                                credits
                                                                     PHYS 1310 Fundamentals of Physics*                   3
** See the department for a list of approved academic/general edu-
                                                                     HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities I**             3
cation electives, including cooperative educational opportunities
                                                                     ELPT     1311 Basic Electrical Theory                3
that can be substituted for this course.
                                                                     INMT 1343 Computer Aided Design/Computer
 This course has been designated as a capstone course.                            Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM)          3
(see index for explanation).                                         PLTC    1243 Mold Design and Maintenance             2
                                                                                                     Semester Total     14
                                                                     Fifth semester                                credits
Plastics Technology                                                  EGRT 1305 Engineering Materials
                                                                     ENTC 1410 Fluid Mechanics with Applications
                                                                                                                         3
                                                                                                                         4
                                                                     MCHN 2338 Advanced Computer-Aided
Specialization of Mechanical Engineering Technology                                 Manufacturing (CAM)                  3
The manufacturing industry is experiencing an explosion              PSYC 2301 General Psychology                        3
of new technologies related to improving product quality                                            Semester Total     13
and manufacturing productivity. The Plastics Specializa-             *PHYS 1410 may substitute for PHYS 1310
tion available in the MET program focuses on the skills              ** See the department for a list of approved academic/general
needed in the rapidly growing polymer industries in Texas            education electives, including cooperative educational opportuni-
                                                                     ties that can be substituted for this course.
and the United States. The MET department offers a unique
instructional approach, combining manufacturing methods               This course has been designated as a capstone course
and processes with engineering mechanics and design, all             (see index for explanation).
backed by industry-standard equipment, experienced staff
and consultative professionals who keep the program on the
latest technological track.


Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
The two-year Plastics Technology program provides valuable
hands-on laboratory experiences and training in material selec-
tion and testing, mold design and making, processing methods
and troubleshooting techniques. The focused curriculum
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                                                                  projects; and other critical skills that can launch you into an
                                                                  exceptional career with plenty of options.


                                                                  Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                  The two-year Media Communication & Information Technology
                                                                  program provides unique, hands-on instruction with a photog-
                                                                  raphy lab and studio, a video production studio, digital video
                                                                  and audio editing labs. The curriculum, which culminates in
                                                                  an Associate of Applied degree, also encompasses learning in
                                                                  more than four computer labs equipped with PC and Macintosh
                                                                  computers, scanners, digital cameras, CD-ROM recorders and
                                                                  full-frame, full-motion video capture boards.


                                                                  Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                  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
                                                                  Corey Carbonara, Baylor University
Media Communication                                               Paul Concilio, Studio Pro Production, Waco
                                                                  Douglas Fitzjarrell, Photographer, Waco
& Information Technology                                          Michael Korpi, Baylor University, Waco
                                                                  Mike Lee, KXXV Channel 25, Waco
Communication and the way we transmit ideas is under-             Bob Malish, Canon USA, Inc.
going major changes. The explosion of social media on the         Mark Randolph, WCCC-10 Studio, Waco
Web, evolution of technology on television and in photogra-       Jackie Roberts, Waco ISD, Waco
phy, changes in advertising and design and communication,
processes through video and digital means and much more
are rapidly changing our society.                                 media communication technology
                                                                  associate of applied science Degree
To get ahead in this multi-billion dollar industry takes skills    total credits: 71
and training. TSTC’s Media Communication & Information            First semester                                       credits
Technology (MCI) program can introduce you to this excit-         DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
ing world, providing you with excellent career alternatives       PHTC 1341       Color Photography                          3
                                                                  ARTV 1343       Digital Sound                              3
and the opportunity to make above-average wages.
                                                                  RTVB 1310       Introduction to Mass Communications        3
                                                                  ARTC 1325       Introduction to Computer Graphics-Print 3
In this evolving field, you’ll become familiar with televi-       ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3
sion and video production, digital photography, video and                                           Semester Total         15
digital photography equipment and more while you learn to         ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
master the craft that shapes today’s visual and audio mes-
sages throughout the world – whether on television, through
                                                                  second semester                                     credits
the Internet or in print format.                                  PHTC 2301 Intermediate Photography                        3
                                                                  RTVB 1325 TV Studio Production                            3
From experienced faculty, you’ll learn the fundamentals of        ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I                               3
using a television studio; manipulating lights, microphones,      INDS    1301 Basic Graphic Design                         3
cameras and accessories; digital photography and with com-        ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing                  3
puter-based digital imaging programs; generating comput-                                      Semester Total              15
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third semester                                  credits   Fifth semester                                       credits
ITSW    1310 Introduction to Presentation Media           IMED 1305         Multimedia Authoring I                   3
               Software                               3   ARTV  2341       Advanced Digital Video                   3
RTVB 1321 TV Field Production                         3   PHTC 2345         Illustrative Photography II              3
ITSE    1301 Web Design Tools                         3   PSYC 2301         General Psychology                       3
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                  3                                       Semester Total       12
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                  3    This course has been designated as a capstone course
                              Semester Total        15    (see index for explanation).
Fourth semester                               credits
RTVB 2337 T.V. Production Workshop I                3
PHTC 1345 Illustrative Photography I                3
IMED 2301 Instructional Design                      3
IMED  2388 Internship                              3
RTVB 1291 Special Topics in Radio T.V. Broadcast    2
                            Semester Total        14




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                                                                    Certificate Program
Network Security Technology                                         Texas State Technical College also offers a Certificate of Com-
The number of security breaches involving sensitive data            pletion in Network Security and Digital Forensics Investiga-
since 2005 totals almost 262 million according to the Privacy       tions. A full-time, academically prepared student can complete
Rights Clearing House. These breaches crossed all sectors,          the certificate programs in approximately eight months.
including health care, financial, education, public adminis-
tration and much more. The economic impact of those hack-
ing and stealing data has now reached into the billions, cre-       NST Advisory Committee
                           ating a major problem for nearly         Rick Andrews, DPS, Austin
                                every business today.               Patrick E. Braxton, University of Texas Health Science Center,
                                                                      San Antonio
                                      Network security has          David Chewning, L-3 Communications, Waco
                                        become a profes-            James Cornett, Texas Farm Bureau, Waco
                                                                    Derrick Day, US Secret Service, Irving
                                          sion all its own,
                                                                    Rusty Haferkamp, RKH Consulting, Waco
                                            with companies
                                                                    Linda Gail Jenkins, Intetechsystems, Robinson
                                             moving it from         Sgt. Chris Kingrey, Waco Police Department, Waco
                                             a lower posi-          Alvin Packard, Emerson Construction, Temple
                                              tion to a top         Dr. Cyrus Peikan, Airscanner, Dallas
                                              priority job.         Craig Phelps, Dell, Austin
                                              To get in on
                                              this evolving
                                             t e c h n o l o g y,   network security technology
                                            you will need           associate of applied science Degree
                                           the skills and             total credits: 72
                                         training it takes          First semester                                      credits
                                       to counteract those          DORI^ 010X       College and Career Seminar               1
                                     who drain society of           ITSC     1325    Personal Computer Hardware               3
                                 vital resources, money             ITNW 1358        Network+                                 3
                             and time.                              ITSC     1307    UNIX Operating System I                  3
                                                                    ITSY     1300    Fundamentals of Information Security     3
                                                                    ENGL 1301        Composition I                            3
The Network Security Technology (NST) program is a leader
                                                                                                     Semester Total         15
in the education and understanding of this incredibly sensi-
tive – and growing – field. Students can gain an in-depth           ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
understanding of computer networking, operating systems
and administration, encryption, firewalls and so much               second semester                                   credits
                                                                    ITNW 2321 Networking with TCP/IP                        3
more, preparing for a career that can make a big impact on
                                                                    ITSC    1316 Linux Installation and Configuration       3
the marketplace.                                                    ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing                3
                                                                    ITCC    1301 Exploration - Network Fundamentals         3
While at TSTC, you’ll get the intense, practical training           ITNW 1308 Implementing and Supporting Client
needed to combat today’s hackers. Courses cover the physi-                       Operating Systems                          3
cal and logical aspects of security, allowing you to take a                                       Semester Total          15
proactive stance against network threats and develop the
skills needed to prevent intrusion.                                 third semester                                   credits
                                                                    ITCC    1304 Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols
                                                                                   and Concepts                            3
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                         NSTC 2370 Network Security SSCP Examination
                                                                                   Certification                           3
Upon successfully completing all required coursework, TSTC
                                                                    ITSY    2342 Incident Response and Handling            3
will award you an Associate of Applied Science degree in Net-       HUMA 1301 Humanities                                   3
work Security Technology. A full-time, academically prepared        ITNW 1345 Implementing Network Directory Services 3
student can earn the degree in approximately 20 months.                                          Semester Total          15




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Fourth semester
ITSY    2301 Firewalls and Network Security
                                               credits
                                                     3
                                                                 Digital Forensics Investigation
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                 3
ITSY    2343 Computer System Forensics               3           Specialization of Network Security Technology
ITCC    2308 Cisco Exploration 3 - LAN Switching
              and Wireless                           3           The use of Digital Forensics is still a relatively new concept,
ITMC    1354 Implementing and Supporting Servers     3           and the prevalence of this technology in our society and
                             Semester Total        15            how we use it – especially in investigations – has grown ex-
                                                                 ponentially.
Fifth semester                                     credits
ITCC     2310 Cisco Exploration 4 - Accessing the WAN 3          Digital evidence can be collected
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                             3       from many sources. This in-
ITMT     2340 Designing Security for Microsoft                   cludes computers, cell phones,
               Networks                                  3
                                                                 digital cameras, hard drives,
ITSY 2359 Security Assessment and Auditing*             3
                              Semester Total            12       CD-ROM, USB memory de-
*Note: ITNW 1380 or INTW 1580 can substitute for ITSY 2359       vices and more. Not so obvi-
                                                                 ous is the collection of data
network security specialist                                      from such sources as black
certificate of completion                                        boxes inside automobiles,
                                                                 RFID tags and web pages,
  total credits: 27
First semester                                         credits
                                                                 which can be quickly altered.
DORI^ 010X        College and Career Seminar                 1
ITSC     1325     Personal Computer Hardware                 3   It takes skills to work in the field
ITSY     1300     Fundamentals of Information Security       3   of Digital Forensics and TSTC is pre-
ITNW 2321         Networking with TCP/IP                     3   pared to provide the expertise needed for
ITSY     2343     Computer System Forensics                  3   this exciting technology. The advanced technical certification
ITSC     1316     Linux Installation and Configuration       3   of Digital Forensics requires students to complete 24 credit
                                   Semester Total          15    hours in advanced courses, including the fundamentals of
                                                                 digital data storage, digital forensics collection and analysis
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                                                 and other specialized skills.
second semester                              credits
ITSY    2342 Incident Response and Handling        3             Once completed, these skills can be used to begin an exciting
ITSY    2301 Firewalls and Network Security        3             career that will continue to grow.
NSTC 2370 Network Security SSCP Examination
             Certification                         3
ITSY 2359 Security Assessment and Auditing*       3
                                                                 Digital Forensics investigation
                             Semester Total      12
                                                                 advanced technical certificate
*Note: ITNW 1380 or INTW 1580 can substitute for ITSY 2359         total credits: 24
                                                                 First semester                                      credits
 This course has been designated as a capstone course           CJSA     1342    Criminal Investigation                   3
(see index for explanation).                                     ITDF     1300    Introduction to Digital Forensics        3
                                                                 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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Pharmacy Technician                                                pharmacy technician
                                                                   certificate of completion
                                                                      total credits: 37
Specialization of Chemical Technology                              First semester                                       credits
                                                                   DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
The pharmaceutical industry has exploded in the past few           PHRA 1313       Community Pharmacy Practice                3
decades, creating many job opportunities for those who work        PHRA 1205       Drug Classification                        2
in the industry. According to the U.S. government, pharmacy        PHRA 1301       Introduction to Pharmacy                   3
technicians held about 285,000 jobs in 2006, with continued        PHRA 1209       Pharmaceutical Mathematics I               2
growth expected as Baby Boomers reach their senior years.          ITSC     1309   Integrated Computer Applications           3
                                                                                                     Semester Total         13
From hospitals to home-health aids, America offers unprec-         ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
edented opportunities in medical fields, including related ar-     second semester                                            credits
eas such as the pharmaceutical industry. That’s why TSTC's         PHRA 1247 Pharmaceutical Mathematics II                          2
                         Pharmacy Technician program will          PHRA 1349 Institutional Pharmacy Practice                        3
                              be an important step to start        PHRA 1345 Intravenous Admixture and Sterile
                                  a fast-paced and growing                      Compounding                                          3
                                      career. These days, jobs     PHRA 2461 Clinical                                                4
                                        are available in hospi-                                Semester Total                       12
                                          tals, nursing homes,     third semester                               credits
                                           assisted-living fa-     PHRA 1441 Pharmacy Drug Therapy and Treatment      4
                                             cilities, retail or   PHRA 1202 Pharmacy Law                             2
                                              mail-order phar-     PHRA 2462 Clinical                                 4
                                              macies, grocery      PHRA 1243 Pharmacy Technician Certification
                                              stores, depart-                     Review                              2
                                              ment stores and                                Semester Total         12
                                              other venues.         This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                   (see index for explanation).
                                            TSTC’s Pharmacy
                                                                   Note: The first semester class size is limited to 25 students.
                                           Technician Special-     Enrollment in these courses is by test scores only and is on a
                                         ization focuses on        “first-come” basis. Applicants must have “passing” scores on
                                       the specific skills need-   all sections of the Accuplacer or other standardized assessment
                                    ed in today's fast-paced,      tools and not be required to take remedial courses. Students in
                                high-volume pharmacy. The          a remedial course sequence must retake and pass all sections of
                           curriculum includes three semes-        the placement test prior to enrolling in the pharmacy technician
ters of intense classroom and laboratory instruction designed      courses.
to prepare graduates for the Certified Pharmacy Technician,
                                                                   Note: Students will be required to register with the State Board of
or CPhT, examination. Administered by the Pharmacy Tech-           Pharmacy as a “Technician Trainee” during their first semester
nician Certification Board, this credential demonstrates that      and prior to starting their clinical assignment. This registration
the technician has mastered the skills applicable to pharmacy      process includes a criminal background check and is no addition-
and is ready to undertake a new career.                            al cost. Students with a criminal history or a drug abuse history
                                                                   are ineligible to participate in the clinical courses and to sit for the
                                                                   National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. Prior to
CHT Pharmacy Technician Advisory Committee                         starting a clinical assignment students are required to submit to,
Phillip Bowers, Wal-Mart Pharmacy, Waco                            and possibly pay for, a drug screening test. They are also required
Debra Carey-Gorton, Providence Health Center, Waco                 to purchase additional insurance.
Traci Crain, Family Health Center, Waco
Lynn Everett, Lynn’s LaVega Pharmacy, Waco                         Also offered at Texas State Marine Education Center in Palacios.
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




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                                                                  Curriculum and standards were developed and endorsed
                                                                  by industry giants such as Texas Cable and Telecommuni-
                                                                  cations Association, Time-Warner Cable, Cox Communica-
                                                                  tions, Comcast Communications and other industry giants,
                                                                  helping ensure that students get the most up-to-date train-
                                                                  ing in the market.

                                                                   Telecommunications offers a variety of specializations, in-
                                                                    cluding Global Communication Systems Installer, Radio
                                                                     Communications Electronics and Teleconferencing Sys-
                                                                     tems, all of which can pave the way to an excellent and
                                                                     exciting career.


                                                                     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 maintenance of communication infrastructures us-
                                                                  ing the full range of communication transport systems
                                                                  culminating in an Associate of Applied Science degree.


                                                                  Certificate Program
                                                                  The college offers one-year certificates programs in Global
Telecommunications                                                Communication Systems Installer and Radio Communication
Technology                                                        Electronics. These intense, hands-on curriculums culminates
                                                                  in a Certificate of Completion.

Technological advances are expanding the range of services
offered in telecommunications, opening up job opportuni-
                                                                  Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
ties like never before.
                                                                  TEL also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,
                                                                  six-year program of study begins in the ninth grade of high
That’s good news for students who enter the programs of
                                                                  school and results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.
Telecommunications Technology (TEL). The telecommu-
nications industry delivers voice communications, data,
graphics, television, and video at ever increasing speeds and
in an increasing number of ways. No longer is wireline tele-      TEL Advisory Committee
phone communication the primary service of the industry;          Harold Adams, Adams Communications, Waco
instead, wireless communication services, Internet service,       Carlos Ancira, Cabling & Wireless Solutions, Valley Mills
                                                                  Larry Blare, City of Waco, Waco
and cable and satellite program distribution now make up
                                                                  Wayne Canaday, McLennan County Maintenance, Waco
an increasing share of the industry.
                                                                  Daniel Cate, Baylor University, Waco
                                                                  Jim Eberhart, Southwestern Bell Communications, Waco
The Telecommunications Technology program at TSTC is              Brent Graves, Brazos Electric Power, Weatherford
recognized by the Texas Skill Standards Board. What this          Paul Gravitt, US Ultracom, Lorena
means for students is industry-endorsed training that puts        Darrell Klimitchek, South Texas Electric Co-op Inc., Nursery
them in line to earn industry certifications and licenses such    Alvin Lowrance, MCI, Richardson
as the Fiber Optic Installer certification, Fujitsu Central Of-   Jimmy McBee, Simplex-Grinnell, Round Rock
ficer Installer Level I/II, the FCC’s General Radiotelephone      Steven Muhr, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF),
Operator License and Technical Customer Specialist.                    Ft. Worth
                                                                  Chet Niederhofer, City of Austin, Austin
                                                                  Joseph Nors, Federal Bureau of Investigation, San Antonio
                                                                  Win Phinney, MCI: North Texas Operations: TFO South Central
                                                                       Manager, Irving
                                                                  Robert Pilcher, Cingular Wireless, Plano
                                                                  Wesley Ramos, Grande Communications, Waco



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John Smith, Grande Communcations, Waco                         EECT Co-op classes maybe used for different courses, depending
John Underwood, AT&T, Waco                                     on the learning objectives of the position for cooperative
Peter Ungar, Spectrum Wireless, Blue Mound                     education.
Joseph Vogeli, Cabling & Wireless Solutions, Waco
Frank Walker, MCI Worldcom, Waco                                This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                               (see index for explanation).

telecommunications technology
associate of applied science Degree
  total credits: 72
                                                               Global Communication
First semester                                       credits   Systems Installer
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
IEIR     1302   Direct Current (TP)                        3   Specialization of Telecommunications Technology
EECT     1300   Technical Customer Service                 3   New services are made possible through the use of digital
EECT     1303   Introduction to Telecommunications         3
                                                               technologies that provide more efficient use of the telecom-
EECT     1340   Telecommunications Transmission Media 3
                                  Semester Total         12
                                                               munications networks. Global communications are the fuel
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only       for today’s competitive market. Individuals, companies and
                                                               organizations cannot exist without worldwide communica-
second semester                               credits          tion and need skilled technicians who can understand and
IEIR    1304 Alternating Current (TP)               3          implement the technology it requires.
CETT    1325 Digital Principles and Devices         3
CPMT 1303 Introduction to Computer Technology       3          Students will receive a variety of instruction and hands-on
CSIR    1341 Transceiver Troubleshooting I          3          practice in areas such as alternating current, digital princi-
CSIR    2301 Communication Electronics Components 3
                                                               ples and devices, computer technology, transceiver trouble-
                               Semester Total     15
                                                               shooting, communication electronics components and more
third semester                                 credits         in the Global Communication Systems Installer specialty.
CSIR    1344 General Communications Circuits         3
CSIR    1359 Digital Data Communication              3
CSIR    2359 Communication Antenna Systems           3         Certificate Program
EECT    1302 Introduction to Videoconferencing       3         In the one-year Global Communication Systems Installer
EECT    1342 Telecommunications Outside Plant        3         Specialization, you can learn to install the complex systems
                              Semester Total       15          used universally for telephone systems, trunking systems,
                                                               data communication systems, global positioning systems and
Fourth semester                                     credits    paging. The intense, hands-on curriculum culminates in a
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                      3
                                                               Certificate of Completion.
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                   3
CSIR    1355 Industry Certifications                      3
CSIR    2343 Transceiver Troubleshooting II               3
EECT    2337 Wireless Telephony Systems                   3    global communication systems installer
                               Semester Total           15     certificate of completion
Fifth semester                                     credits       total credits: 42
EECT     1344     Telecommunications Broadband Systems 3       First semester                                       credits
EECT 2330        Telecommunications Switching           3     DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
GEN. ED.          Social Behavior Science Elective       3     EECT 1300       Technical Customer Service                 3
GEN. ED.          General Education Elective             3     EECT 1303       Introduction to Telecommunications         3
GEN. ED.          Humanities/Fine Art Elective           3     EECT 1340       Telecommunications Transmission Media 3
                                  Semester Total       15      IEIR     1302   Direct Current (TP)                        3
                                                                                                 Semester Total         12
                                                               ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

                                                               second semester                              credits
                                                               IEIR    1304 Alternating Current (TP)              3
                                                               CETT 1325 Digital Principles and Devices           3
                                                               CPMT 1303 Introduction to Computer Technology      3
                                                               CSIR    1341 Transceiver Troubleshooting I         3
                                                               CSIR    2301 Communication Electronics Components 3
                                                                                             Semester Total      15




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third semester                                 credits               second semester                              credits
CSIR    1344 General Communications Circuits         3               IEIR    1304 Alternating Current (TP)              3
CSIR    1359 Digital Data Communication              3               CETT 1325 Digital Principles and Devices           3
CSIR    2359 Communication Antenna Systems           3               CSIR    1341 Transceiver Troubleshooting I         3
EECT    1302 Introduction to Videoconferencing       3               CSIR    2301 Communication Electronics Components 3
EECT 1342 Telecommunications Outside Plant          3                                             Semester Total      12
                              Semester Total       15
                                                                     third semester                                       credits
EECT Co-op classes maybe used for different courses, depending       CSIR    1344 General Communications Circuits               3
on the learning objectives of the position for cooperative           CSIR    1359 Digital Data Communication                    3
education.                                                           CSIR    1355 Industry Certifications                       3
                                                                     CSIR    2359 Communication Antenna Systems                 3
                               Radio Communication                   EECT 2337 Wireless Telephony Systems
                                                                     CSIR 2343 Transceiver Troubleshooting II
                                                                                                                                3
                                                                                                                                3
                                  Electronics                                                       Semester Total            18

                                        Specialization of            EECT Co-op classes maybe used for different courses, depending
                                                                     on the learning objectives of the position for cooperative
                                         Telecommunications          education.
                                          Technology
                                             Wireless telephony       This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                             systems, transceiver    (see index for explanation).
                                             troubleshooting, di-
                                             rect current, digital
                                             principals and de-
                                            vices and much more
                                                                     Teleconferencing Systems
                                           are the basis for the
                                          specialization of Radio    Specialization of
                                        Communication Electron-      Telecommunications
                                     ics. Students who specialize    Technology
                                  in this area have the opportuni-   Video conferencing
                             ty to gain the skills necessary for a   rooms have prolifer-
                        successful career in telecommunications.     ated in Texas and
                                                                     America – and
The majority of class work designed around labs means stu-           the technology
dents will spend more of their time learning the hands-on            is ever evolv-
techniques that makes this the perfect career choice.                ing. Because of
                                                                     these changes,
Certificate Program                                                  telecommunica-
The one-year Radio Communication Electronics Specialization          tion technicians
offers focused, hands-on coursework in troubleshooting and           who specialize
repairing complex communication equipment. The curricu-              in Teleconferenc-
lum, which culminates in a Certificate of Completion, covers         ing Systems will
equipment including cellular telephones, data communication          learn highly focused
equipment, trunked radio systems, broadcast transmitters,            skills that can give
conventional radio systems and telemetry systems.                    them an edge among job
                                                                     competitors.

radio communication Electronics                                      Students in this specialization will learn general commu-
certificate of completion                                            nication circuits, telecommunications transmission media,
                                                                     teleconferencing systems designs, teleconferencing applica-
  total credits: 42
First semester                                       credits         tions and much more.
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
IEIR     1302   Direct Current (TP)                        3         With this education, students can enjoy great career oppor-
EECT     1300   Technical Customer Service                 3         tunities and exceptional wages.
EECT     1303   Introduction to Telecommunications         3
EECT     1340   Telecommunications Transmission Media 3
                                  Semester Total         12
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only


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Associate of Applied Science Degree Program                    third semester                               credits
The two-year Teleconferencing Systems Specialization offers    CSIR    1344 General Communications Circuits       3
focused coursework in installation, maintenance and trouble-   CSIR    1359 Digital Data Communication            3
                                                               CSIR    2359 Communication Antenna Systems         3
shooting of the complex equipment used in videoconferencing
                                                               EECT 1302 Introduction to Videoconferencing        3
and teleconferencing systems. The curriculum culminates in     EECT 1342 Telecommunications Outside Plant         3
an Associate of Applied Science degree.                                                     Semester Total      15
                                                               Fourth semester                                      credits
                                                               MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                       3
teleconferencing systems                                       ENGL 1301 Composition I                                    3
associate of applied science Degree                            CSIR    1355 Industry Certifications                       3
  total credits: 72                                            EECT 1306 Introduction to Teleconferencing                 3
First semester                                       credits   EECT 2301 Teleconferencing Applications                    3
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1                                  Semester Total            15
IEIR     1302   Direct Current (TP)                        3   Fifth semester                                       credits
EECT     1300   Technical Customer Service                 3   EECT 2303        Teleconferencing Systems Design           3
EECT     1303   Introduction to Telecommunications         3   EECT 2350       Teleconferencing Technology               3
EECT     1340   Telecommunications Transmission Media 3        GEN. ED.         General Education Elective                3
                                  Semester Total         12    GEN. ED.         Humanities/Fine Art Elective              3
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only       GEN. ED.         Social Behavior Science Elective          3
second semester                               credits                                           Semester Total          15
IEIR    1304 Alternating Current (TP)               3
CETT    1325 Digital Principles and Devices         3          EECT Co-op classes maybe used for different courses, depending
CPMT 1303 Introduction to Computer Technology       3          on the learning objectives of the position for cooperative
CSIR    1341 Transceiver Troubleshooting I          3          education.
CSIR    2301 Communication Electronics Components 3
                               Semester Total     15            This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                               (see index for explanation).




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                                                                 WEB Advisory Committee
Web Design & Development                                         Brennon Arnold, Baylor University, Waco
                                                                 Jeremy Ferguson, Redline Technology Inc., Waco
                                                                 Shana Fields, El Reno, Okla.
There is virtually no entity out there today which doesn’t
                                                                 Garnett Gilchrest, Curves International, Waco
have a Web presence. Schools, governments, hospitals, big        Alicia Ledezma, FG Squared, Austin
conglomerates and even smaller organizations now conduct         Rachel Lee, Clear Blue Web Design, Waco
                       business on the Web.                      Buddy Luedeker, Virtual This.Com, Waco
                                                                 Kevin Minke, Industrial Info Resources, Sugarland
                                 Because of this, job oppor-     Lois Mowery, Woodway
                                    tunities for Web Design      Carla Pendergraft, Waco
                                      and Development pro-       Walter Pierce, Blue Eyed Enterprises, Waco
                                        fessionals have ex-      Andy Rutledge, NETSUCEES, Lewisville
                                          ploded in the last     Gloria Sims, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin
                                           decade. Students      Kyle Sloan, Itero, Carrollton
                                                                 Brett Smith, World Wide Internet, Waco
                                            who are trained
                                                                 Brandon Thomas, Arlington
                                            in this market       Michah Williams, KWTX, Waco
                                             could have a        Rachel Williams, College Station
                                             wide-open door
                                            when it comes
                                            to selecting ca-
                                           reers.                Web Designer
                                         At TSTC, the Web        Job opportunities in the computer systems design and related
                                       Design & Develop-         services industry are experiencing rapid growth, according
                                     ment (WEB) program          to the U.S. Department of Labor. Fully 489,000 jobs will be
                                   can provide you with the      added through 2016, statistics indicate.
                                technical training you need
                           to become a designer and devel-       What that means for stu-
                    oper. Targeted coursework offers hands-      dents is an opportunity
on training in Web site production, programming, applica-        to practically pick a
tions and maintenance and much more. Two specialty areas,        career upon gradu-
Web Designer and Web Developer, will allow you to focus          ation. Once stu-
on the area that most interests you.                             dents learn the
                                                                 skills in the
Faculty that offers training all have experience in the field,   Web Designer
and industry advisors help ensure all students receive the       specialization,
most up-to-date education available on the market.               there is no end
                                                                 to what they
                                                                 can achieve.
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
The two-year Web Design & Development Technology in-             Students not only
cludes 55 college credit hours specific to graphic design and    learn instruction
Web applications, computer science and computer network-         in Web page design
ing. The curriculum, which culminates in an Associate of Ap-     and composition, they
plied Science degree, covers languages and software including    develop a portfolio and
Hypertext markup language—HTML, Java Script, Perl, PHP,          participate in a real-world
CSS, WML, Cold Fusion, Macromedia Flash, Macromedia              project that moves them to the top
Fireworks and Macromedia Dreamweaver, Red Hat LINUX,             of the class when employers seek candidates.
and Windows Server.




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Web Design & Development                                       Web Developer
Web Designer
associate of applied science Degree                            Not everyone enjoys design; some like the development
  total credits: 71                                            that’s inherent in Web technology. That’s why the Web De-
First semester                                       credits   veloper specialization may be just the career choice for many
DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1   students.
LAWT 1270       Cyberspace Law and Ethical Issues          2
IMED 1316       Web Page Design I                          3   And there are plenty of jobs available. According to the fed-
ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3   eral government, the computer systems design and related
ARTC 1302       Digital Imaging I                          3   services industry is expected to experience rapid growth,
MATH 1332       College Mathematics (or MATH 1314)         3
                                                               adding 489,000 jobs through 2016.
                                  Semester Total         14
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
                                                               But it takes specialized skills and training, such as the train-
second semester                             credits            ing students receive at TSTC. Students in this specialization
ITSE    1329 Programming Logic and Design         3            will learn basic and intermediate Web page programming,
ITSE    1311 Beginning Web Page Programming       3            database theory and design, object orientation program-
HUMA 1301 Introduction To Humanities              3            ming and even Internet commerce, among other subjects.
ITSE    1346 Database Theory and Design           3
                            Semester Total      12             Students will also develop a portfolio and participate in an
                                                               outside project that will give them the competitive edge
third semester                              credits
ITSE    2302 Intermediate Web Programming         3            come hiring time.
IMED 2315 Web Page Design II                      3
ITSE    2313 Web Authoring                        3            Web Design and Development
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II                      3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology (or SOCI 1301)       3            Web Developer
                             Semester Total     15             associate of applied science Degree
                                                                 total credits: 71
Fourth semester                                      credits   First semester                                       credits
INEW 2334 Advanced Web Programming                         3   DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
INEW 2375 Advanced Web Technologies                        3   LAWT 1270       Cyberspace Law and Ethical Issues          2
IMED 2309 Internet Commerce                                3   IMED 1316       Web Page Design I                          3
IMED 2373 Web Page Design III                              3   ENGL 1301       Composition I                              3
IMED 1341 2-D Interface Design                             3   ARTC 1302       Digital Imaging I                          3
                          Semester Total                 15    MATH 1332       College Mathematics (or MATH 1314)         3
                                                                                                 Semester Total         14
Fifth semester                               credits           ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only
IMED 2388 Internship - Digital Communication
               and Media/Multimedia                3           second semester                             credits
IMED  2311 Portfolio Development                  3           HUMA 1301 Introduction To Humanities              3
IMED 2359 Interactive Web Elements                 3           ITSE    1329 Programming Logic and Design         3
IMED 2349 Internet Communications                  3           ITSE    1311 Beginning Web Page Programming       3
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing                       ITSE    1346 Database Theory and Design           3
               (or ENGL 1302)                      3                                       Semester Total      12
                              Semester Total     15
                                                               third semester                              credits
 This course has been designated as a capstone course         ITSE    2302 Intermediate Web Programming         3
(see index for explanation).                                   IMED 2370 Intermediate Web Technology             3
                                                               ITSE    2313 Web Authoring                        3
                                                               IMED 2315 Web Page Design II                      3
                                                               PSYC 2301 General Psychology (or SOCI 1301)       3
                                                                                            Semester Total     15

                                                               Fourth semester                             credits
                                                               INEW 1340 ASP.NET Programming                     3
                                                               ITSE    2321 Object-Oriented Programming          3
                                                               INEW 2334 Advanced Web Page Programming           3
                                                               IMED 2309 Internet Commerce                       3
                                                               ITNW 2354 Internet/Intranet Server                3
                                                                                            Semester Total     15



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Fifth semester                                       credits    Web Design & Development
IMED  2311       Portfolio Development                    3    certificate of completion
IMED 2349         Internet Communications                  3
ITSE     2357     Advanced Object-Oriented Programming 3
                                                                  total credits: 29
                                                                First semester                                       credits
IMED 2388         Internship - Digital Communication
                                                                DORI^ 010X      College and Career Seminar                 1
                  and Media/Multimedia                     3
                                                                LAWT 1270       Cyberspace Laws and Ethical Issues         2
ENGL     2311     Technical and Business Writing
                                                                IMED 1316       Web Design I                               3
                  (or ENGL 1302)                           3
                                                                ARTC 1302       Digital Imaging I                          3
                                    Semester Total       15
                                                                ITSE     1311   Beginning Web Programming                  3
                                                                ITSE     1346   Database Theory and Design                 3
 This course has been designated as a capstone course
                                                                                                  Semester Total         14
(see index for explanation).
                                                                ^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

                                                                second semester                                     credits
Certificate Program                                             IMED 2315 Web Page Design II                              3
The one-year Web Design & Development Specialization offers     ITSE    2302 Intermediate Web Programming                 3
focused, hands-on coursework in Web design, programming,        ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II                              3
digital imaging, Cyberspace laws and much more. The cur-        INEW 2375 Advanced Web Technology                         3
riculum, which culminates in a Certificate of Completion, can   IMED 1341 Interface Design                                3
                                                                                             Semester Total             15
help you hone in quickly on the some of the most important
aspects of Web design and development.




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                                                                Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                In addition to the opportunity to practice the skills and gain
                                                                the knowledge necessary to pass various welder qualification
                                                                tests, the two-year Welding Technology program provides
                                                                extensive instruction in metals and welding processes for
                                                                experience in analyzing and solving problems encountered
                                                                in the welding industry. The curriculum, which culminates
                                                                in an Associate of Applied Science degree, covers shielded
                                                                metal arc, flux cored arc, gas metal arc, gas tungsten arc and
                                                                submerged arc welding processes.


                                                                Tech Prep Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
                                                                WLT also offers a Tech Prep program. This competency-based,
                                                                six-year program begins in the ninth grade of high school and
                                                                results in an Associate of Applied Science degree.
                                                                Most career opportunities for welders can include strenuous
                                                                activities, and many employers now require full back X-rays
                                                                as part of pre-employment physicals. WLT requires students
                                                                to demonstrate basic reading, writing and mathematical skills
                                                                before enrolling.


                                                                WLT Advisory Committee
                                                                Al Bernson, Bernson Consulting Services, Dallas
Welding Technology                                              Tim Braun, Lincoln Electric, Grapevine
                                                                Michael Cameron, Cameron Consulting, Euless
                                                                Bill Cherry, Zachary, Deer Park
Welding is a fixture of everyday society, as industry uses it   Steve Copeland, WISCO, Houston
in everything from bridges to automobiles. It’s a high-paying   Randy Ellington, ARC Specialities, Houston
occupation that demands workers who know what they’re           Ryan Fokens, CRC Evans Automatic Welding, Houston
doing.                                                          Warren Hankammer, Win Welding Supply, Ft. Worth
                                                                Gary Hoopes, Acute Technological Services, Houston
The Welding Technology (WLT) at TSTC has a strong history       J. Jones, Victor Equipment, Denton
of providing top-notch instruction in welding, automation       Robert Klug, Trinity Industries, Dallas
                                                                Chris Krueger, Krueger’s Welding Service, Bellville
and robotics, non-destructive testing and other metallurgi-
                                                                Ernest Levert, Lockheed Martin, Highland Village
cal processes. The WLT program at TSTC offers hands-on
                                                                Randy Mariott, National Oilwell, Houston
instruction in 180 ventilated arc welding stations and 20       Richard Marslender, Kiewit Offshore Services Ltd., Ingleside
oxy-acetylene stations. With extensive hands-on training on     Kara McDaniel, Lincoln Electric Co., Grapevine
industry-standard machines and state-of-the-art equipment,      Jim Minton, Trinity Rail, Longview
graduates stand above the rest in the field.                    Walt Spier, Bechtel Corp., Houston
                                                                David Stephens, Dow Chemical, Freeport
In addition, the Welding Technology offers a specialization     David E. Villia, Mesquite
in Combination Welding, highly sought after by those in the     Doug Watkins, Texas Hydraulics, Temple
industry.                                                       James White, Bodycote Metal Technology, Houston
                                                                Andy Wolksill, Acute Technologies Services, Houston




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Welding technology
associate of applied science Degree
                                                                Combination Welding
  total credits: 72
First semester                                       credits    Specialization of Welding Technology
DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                       1   The one-year Combination Welding specialty focuses on
ENGL 1301 Composition I                                    3    the skills and knowledge required for the welder qualifica-
WLDG 1323 Welding Safety, Tools and Equipment              3    tion test for the American Welding Society, Section IX of the
WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc                    American Society of Mechanical Engineers Code and the
              Welding                                      4
                                                                American Petroleum Institute. Jobs in this area are plenti-
WLDG 1313 Introduction To Blueprint Reading                3
WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal Arc                         ful.
              Welding (TP)                                 4
                                     Semester Total       17    This curriculum includes a wide array of subjects. Stu-
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only        dents gain extensive skills and knowledge through simu-
                                                                lated industrial welder qualification tests with the following
second semester                               credits
                                                                processes: SMAW, GMAW, FCAW (gas and self-shielded),
WLDG 1312 Introduction to Flux Core Welding
            (FCAW)                                  3           GTAW and SAW.
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing            3
WLDG 1457 Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc                       As a graduate, the demand is extensive. You may work as a
            Welding (SMAW)                          4           welder in general fabrication shops, on construction sites, in
WLDG 1417 Introduction to Layout and                            pressure vessel shops or shipyards.
            Fabrication                             4
                               Semester Total      14           Most career opportunities for welders can include strenuous
third semester                                 credits          activities, and many employers now require full back X-rays
WLDG 2443 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc                           as part of pre-employment physicals. The Welding Technol-
             Welding (SMAW)                          4          ogy programs require students to demonstrate basic read-
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities                 3          ing, writing and mathematical skills before enrolling.
WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten
             Arc (TIG) Welding                       4
WLDG 1435 Introduction to Pipe Welding               4          Certificate Program
                                Semester Total     15           After successful completion of the one-year Combination
Fourth semester                                credits          Welding program students will be awarded a Certificate of
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I                 3          Completion.
WLDG 1337 Introduction to Metallurgy                 3
WLDG 2451 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG)
             Welding                                 4          Enhanced Skills Certificate
WLDG 2413 Intermediate Welding Using Multiple
             Processes                               4          After completing the program, students may elect to pursue
                                Semester Total     14           a pipe welding endorsement by completing additional work
Fifth semester                                 credits          in an advanced exit point.
WLDG 2355 Advanced Welding Metallurgy                3
NDTE 2311 Preparation for Welding Inspection         3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology                         3
WLDG2350 Orbital Tube Welding                       3
                                Semester Total     12

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




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combination Welding
certificate of completion
  total credits: 40
First semester                                     credits
DORI^ 010X College and Career Seminar                    1
WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc
               Welding (TP)                              4
WLDG 1313 Introduction To Blueprint Reading              3
WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal
               Arc (MIG) Welding (TP)                    4
WLDG 1323 Welding Safety, Tools and Equipment            3
                                     Semester Total     14
^or DORI 0300, 3 credit hours, Institutional Credit Only

second semester                                credits
WLDG 1312 Introduction to Flux Cored
            Welding (FCAW)                           3
NDTE 1310 Liquid Penetrant/Magnetic Particle Testing 3
WLDG 1457 Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc
            Welding (SMAW)                           4
WLDG 1417 Introduction to Layout And
            Fabrication                              4
                               Semester Total       14

third semester                              credits
WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten
             Arc (TIG) Welding                    4
WLDG 1435 Introduction to Pipe Welding            4
WLDG 2443 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc
             Welding (SMAW)                       4
                               Semester Total   12

Enhanced skills certificate
 Total Credits: 12
WLDG 2406 Intermediate Pipe Welding                       4
WLDG 2453 Advanced Pipe Welding                           4
WLDG 2435 Advanced Layout And Fabrication                 4
                              Semester Total             12

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




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