Electrical Engineering Technology

Engineering professionals apply math and science principles to develop solutions to building and construction projects. Bates offers the only program in the region where students prepare for careers in electrical code application, interior and exterior lighting design, and all aspects of electrical design. Instruction includes all phases of electrical engineering, CAD drafting, and design for commercial buildings.

General Information

Career Advisor: Bob Traufler
253-680-7002 | btraufler@batestech.edu

Location: Central/Mohler Campus
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Program Length: Seven Quarters

  • National Median Salary$63,660
  • National Potential Annual Job Openings12,000

This information is base on data from August 2018. For updated information, visit careeronestop, a database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY - Associate of Applied Science: 113 Credits

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General Education Requirements

Students may choose courses from the following options to fulfill their degree requirements.

Gen Ed Group Credits Required Course ID/Name Credits
Communication 5.0 ENGL&101 - English Composition I
An expository written communication course emphasizing critical thought, reflective reading, and information literacy with attention to rules and conventions of standard American English.
5
HUM/SS/NS/O 5.0 BIOL&160 - General Biology
General Biology is intended to leave the student with an integrated view of the living world. The primary goal of the course is to provide students with exposure to and an appreciation of, basic cellular, molecular, genetic, evolutionary and ecological processes that will assist them in future advanced courses
5
BIOL&175 - Human Biology with Lab
This human anatomy and physiology course includes a brief overview of the human body for the non-science major. Basics of chemistry and cell structure are introduced and then the major systems of the human body are emphasized.
5
BIOL&241 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
The first class in a two-quarter sequence in which human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization
5
BIOL&242 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
This is the second in a two-quarter sequence in which human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization
5
BIOL&260 - Microbiology
This lab focused course is a survey of the biology of organisms too small to see without a microscope. It emphasizes the development of microscopy and culturing skills necessary to investigate the nutrition, grown, metabolism, isolation and identification of medically important bacteria. Lectures cover the concepts of microbial genetics and classification, infectious disease, immunity and immunization.
5
CHEM&121 - General Chemistry
Students in this course explore the structure of matter and how it behaves under various conditions in order to better understand the chemical world. Designed for students with little or no chemistry background. Laboratory activities and extended lecture concepts introduce the students to the experimental process.
5
CHEM&131 - Introduction to Organic/Biochemistry
Introduction to ogranic chemistry and biochemistry includes the study of the nomenclature, structure, reactions and synthesis of organic compounds and biochemistry applications in the nursing fields. The course is primarily intended for those who are interested in the application of the principles of organic chemistry and biochemistry to related areas of science, such as genetics, microbiology, physiology and nutrition.
5
CMST&102 - Introduction to Mass Media
This course critically examines core issues in the relationship between media and society, including news and entertainment media in print, electronic and digital format. Through readings, viewings, research and discussion, we examine the historical, cultural, political and economic contexts of media industries, representations and audiences.
5
CMST&152 - Intercultural Communication
This course is an introduction to the intercultural communication process and its importance in contemporary society. Students learn about the values and beliefse of a variety of cultures and develop skills to interact with people from those cultures. Emphasis is on acquiring an increased understanding of the relationship between culture and communication.
5
CMST&210 - Interpersonal Communication
This course is designed to increase students' awareness of the value and impact of utilizing improved interpersonal communication skills and strategies.
5
CMST&220 - Public Speaking
Introduction to the rhetoric of speech and the preparation and delivery of speech in an extemporaneous style, including ethical research methods, basic rhetoric and critical analysis, and organziation of various types of presentations. Two to four speaking assignments are required, plus regular quizzes, peer review and written examination. Online resources will be integrated.
5
CMST&230 - Small Group Communications
This course is designed to increase students awareness of the value and impact of utilizing improved small group communication skills and strategies.
5
ECON&201 - Microeconomics
This course focuses on the theory of the market systems as a method of allocating resources and distributing income and products. Analysis of current problems including government regulation, subsidies, monopoly and taxation
5
ECON&202 - Macroeconomics
Introduction to macroeconomics; elementary analysis of the determination of income through national income accounting. Covers macroeconomic issues including inflation, unemployment, economic growth, recessions, monetary/fiscal policy, and international trade and finance. Prerequisite: ECON& 201, MATH 098, and ENGL& 101 is recommended.
5
NUTR&101 - Intro to Nutrition
Study of human nutrition and health. Topics include digestion, absorption and processing nutrients in the body; chemistry and functions of the major nutrients: carbohydrates, fat, protein; vitamin and mineral functions; food, culture and diet, energy balance, diet and metabolism; fitness and health; nutrition of the life cycle, food safety and local and world hunger issues
5
POLS&101 - Introduction to Political Science
This course is an introduction to American government and politics. Students will study the United States Constitution, governmental institutions, the political system, and the regulatory processes embedded within the document. The course format is lecture/discussion.
5
PSYC&100 - General Psychology
Introductory psychology for people with an interest in all that influences human behavior. Whether planning a career in psychology or gaining insights about yourself and others, you will find this a useful and interesting open enrollment course of study.
5
PSYC&200 - Lifespan Psychology
This course is an introduction to the various states of human development. Emphasis is on the major theories and perspectives and their relationship to the physical, cognitive and psychosocial aspects of development across the lifespan.
5
SOC&101 - Introduction to Sociology
This course is a general survey of sociology, the scientific study of the group life of humans in their environment. The course introduces the basic principles of social relationships, collective behavior, and human interaction. These principles are applied to the study of culture; race, gender, and class inequality; deviance; law; social institutions; and social change.
5
Quantitative 5.0 MATH&141 - Precalculus I
In this course students solve functions, function operations, rational, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic and linear functions and equation solving, function graphs, matrices and determinants, sequences and series.
5
MATH&142 - Precalculus II
Right and oblique triangle trigonometry, circular functions, graphs of trigonometric functions, identities, inverse trig functions, vectors and polar coordinates, and parametric equations
5

Required Coursework

Course ID Title Prerequisites Credits
AMATH170 AMATH170 - Engineering Foundational Mathematics
This course is a modular web-enhanced progression of foundational mathematical concepts and computation: skills required for success in engineering technology fields of study. Math concepts are taught using STEM field contextual basis. Successful completion if this course is equivalent to completion of intermediate algebra and meets the pre-requisites for math courses requiring a MATH 098 Pre-requisite. Pre-requsite: MATH 087 or qualifying compass or CASA scores equivalent to MATH 092.
MATH 087 5
ENGR&111 ENGR&111 - Engineering Graphics I
This course is designed for students enrolled in an engineering program who need to learn the basic concepts of engineering graphics. Topics include two dimensional CAD use of lettering, scale, geometric construction, drawing layout, orthographic or multiview drawings and dimensioning. This course also introduces the concepts of 3-D Computer aided Drafting (CAD) solid modeling design and its application to engineering drawing.
5
ENGR&112 ENGR&112 - Engineering Graphics II
This course is an introduction to basic dimensioning techniques using mechanical orthographic, architectural plans, and civil plat drawings. Students will create manufacturing and construction drawings using industry level dimensioning techniques relating to mechanical architectural and civil disciplines applying ASME and AIA standards. This course also introduces the concepts of 2D and 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) and its application to engineering drawing. AMATH 170 (as pre or corequisite), ENGR& 111 (as a pre or corequisite), or instructor permission.
5
ETRIC114 ETRIC114 - Fundamentals of Electricity
This course provides an overview of atomic structure, introduction to electrical theory, series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits. Students are introduced to electrical components such as resistors, conductors and how to solve problems using Ohm's Laws.
ENGR106, AMATH170, ENGR105 4
ETRIC123 ETRIC123 - Electrical Principles
This course is an introduction to basic electronic principles including the vocabulary of electronics, processes, and princples. Magnetism, batteries, meters, and AC/DC principles are studied. Problems with conductors, insulators, and voltage drops are solved. Series, parallel, and combination circuits are explored.
ENGR106, AMATH170, ENGR105 4
ETRIC129 ETRIC129 - Applied Electrical Principles
Principles of inductance, capacitance, and impedance are studied. Students are introduced to transformers and power supplies. Solid state currents, devices, and logic are studied.
ETRIC123 4
ETRIC141 ETRIC141 - National Electric Code
The course is an introduction to the National Electric Code including terminology, definitions, format and blueprint reading. Basic electrical codes for varous building classifications are covered. Wiring methods and materials, protective devices, selection, and sizing of conduit and conductors are also included.
ETRIC204, (Co-requisite): ETRIC144 3
ETRIC143 ETRIC143 - Fundamentals of Power Systems
Students learn to draw one-line and riser diagrams. Emphasis is placed on selection and application or wore sizes, over-current protection, raceways, amd equipment.
ETRIC114, ETRIC123 3
ETRIC144 ETRIC144 - Codes Applications I
Requirements of overload and fault current protections are studied. Branch circuits and feeders for motors and general power loads are selected in accordance with codes. Grounding and bonding requirements are covered.
(Co-requisite): ETRIC141 4
ETRIC145 ETRIC145 - Technical Communications
Students learn written and oral communication techniques to express technical information in engineering. The development of writing skills necessary to plan and write technical formatted documents is emphasized. Students also develop resumes and cover letters.
ENGL&101 3
ETRIC146 ETRIC146 - Physics for Engineering
Students learn properties of light, sound, temperature and heat transfer as they relate to the electronics industry.
ENGR106, AMATH170, ENGR105 3
ETRIC171 ETRIC171 - Electrical Math I
This course focuses on electronic formulas and solutions. Resistance of wires, types, and sizes are applied to voltage drop calculations, transformers, and meter movements
ENGR106, AMATH170, ENGR105 4
ETRIC172 ETRIC172 - Electrical Math II
Application of math concepts to engineering problems in electrical circuts, power efficiency, wire sizing, and grounding is emphasized. Problems in inductance, capacitance, and impedance are solved. Transformers are studied and three-phase calculations are performed. Logic control concepts and solid state circuits are introduced.
ETRIC171 4
ETRIC204 ETRIC204 - Essential of Electrical Systems Design
This course is an introduction to the basic principles of electrical system design including project budgets, organization and scheduling. Sheet layout and drawing order are determined. Preliminary lighting calculations are performed and preliminary electrical drawings are made.
ETRIC114, ETRIC123 2
ETRIC205 ETRIC205 - Fundamentals of Lighting Systems
Lighting design, color rendition, efficency of sources, aesthetic appeal and photometric performance of fixtures are emphasized.
ETRIC114, ETRIC123 3
ETRIC206 ETRIC206 - Fundamentals of Low Voltage Systems
Low-voltage systems are covered to include fire alarm systems, security systems,voice systems, data components and layouts for each system.
ETRIC114, ETRIC123 2
ETRIC207 ETRIC207 - Fundamentals of High Voltage Systems
An introduction to transmission and distribution systems. specialized equipment is introduced such as motor and other devices. Load calucaltions are performed for primary voltage systems.
ETRIC114, ETRIC123 3
ETRIC210 ETRIC210 - Advanced Power Systems
Students learn system and equipment grounding, conduit types, and raceway types. Emphasis is placed on wire selection and application, overcurrent devices, and equipment selection.
ETRIC129, ETRIC204 4
ETRIC225 ETRIC225 - Advanced CAD Operations
CAD systems are used to produce engineering drawings using layers, masks, and groups. symbols and x-refences are applied. Students learn layout and circuiting of basic power devices.
ENGR105 3
ETRIC227 ETRIC227 - Introduction to Commercial Electrical Systems
Commercial project development, design team concepts, timelines, and sequence of design are emphasized. Students learn layout and circuting of basic power devices. Luminaries are compared and selected.
ETRIC204 4
ETRIC230 ETRIC230 - Intermediate Electrical System Design
The focus is on three-phase loads and includes calculation and circuiting of heating equipment and motor loads. Project design teams are organized to select and draft lighting fixtures and controls, power distribution equipment and circuiting.
ETRIC227 5
ETRIC234 ETRIC234 - CAD Design Applications
CAD is used to draw electrical diagrams and schedules. Students learn how to read floor plans, plot plans, elevations, power, lighting plans and make changes as necessary. Interpretation of symbols, notes, and legends are learned.
ETRIC225 4
ETRIC242 ETRIC242 - Fundamentals of Cost Estimating
An introduction electrical wiring concepts and current cost estimating practices. Emphasis is placed on elements of electrical contruction, competitive bidding, complete and accurate materials take-offs. Various forms and formats are introduced for a detailed and attractivebid.
AMATH170, AMATH171 2
ETRIC245 ETRIC245 - Commercial Electrical Design Applications
Assist project design teams to draft and design electrical, power systems, and distribution equipment. Power generation and distribution techniques. Select lighting designs and complete all necessary calculations for circuits and panels for developments of schedules.
ETRIC230 5
ETRIC246 ETRIC246 - Advanced Electrical System Design
Student leaders are selected to lead project design teams. the building service is designed and main panels are selected. Students learn how to balance circuits and panel boards. Final load calculations are performed to include with the completed drawing. Dry-type and other types of transformed are introduced. Special design factors are incorporated for hazardous locations.
ETRIC204, ETRIC227 5
ETRIC247 ETRIC247 - Codes Applications II
The NEC is studied in depth through student design projects. Code requiremtns are applied to the design of heating, motor circuits, and feeders. LIghting and controls are specified in accordance with the NEC codes. code compliant service entrance wires and equipment are selected. Specialized codes for Hazardous locations are interpreted and applied.
ETRIC141, ETRIC144 5

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY - Associate of Applied Science-Transfer: 105 Credits

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General Education Requirements

Students may choose courses from the following options to fulfill their degree requirements.

Gen Ed Group Credits Required Course ID/Name Credits
Communication 5.0 ENGL&101 - English Composition I
An expository written communication course emphasizing critical thought, reflective reading, and information literacy with attention to rules and conventions of standard American English.
5
HUM/SS/O 15.0 CMST&102 - Introduction to Mass Media
This course critically examines core issues in the relationship between media and society, including news and entertainment media in print, electronic and digital format. Through readings, viewings, research and discussion, we examine the historical, cultural, political and economic contexts of media industries, representations and audiences.
5
CMST&152 - Intercultural Communication
This course is an introduction to the intercultural communication process and its importance in contemporary society. Students learn about the values and beliefse of a variety of cultures and develop skills to interact with people from those cultures. Emphasis is on acquiring an increased understanding of the relationship between culture and communication.
5
CMST&210 - Interpersonal Communication
This course is designed to increase students' awareness of the value and impact of utilizing improved interpersonal communication skills and strategies.
5
CMST&220 - Public Speaking
Introduction to the rhetoric of speech and the preparation and delivery of speech in an extemporaneous style, including ethical research methods, basic rhetoric and critical analysis, and organziation of various types of presentations. Two to four speaking assignments are required, plus regular quizzes, peer review and written examination. Online resources will be integrated.
5
CMST&230 - Small Group Communications
This course is designed to increase students awareness of the value and impact of utilizing improved small group communication skills and strategies.
5
ECON&201 - Microeconomics
This course focuses on the theory of the market systems as a method of allocating resources and distributing income and products. Analysis of current problems including government regulation, subsidies, monopoly and taxation
5
ECON&202 - Macroeconomics
Introduction to macroeconomics; elementary analysis of the determination of income through national income accounting. Covers macroeconomic issues including inflation, unemployment, economic growth, recessions, monetary/fiscal policy, and international trade and finance. Prerequisite: ECON& 201, MATH 098, and ENGL& 101 is recommended.
5
NUTR&101 - Intro to Nutrition
Study of human nutrition and health. Topics include digestion, absorption and processing nutrients in the body; chemistry and functions of the major nutrients: carbohydrates, fat, protein; vitamin and mineral functions; food, culture and diet, energy balance, diet and metabolism; fitness and health; nutrition of the life cycle, food safety and local and world hunger issues
5
POLS&101 - Introduction to Political Science
This course is an introduction to American government and politics. Students will study the United States Constitution, governmental institutions, the political system, and the regulatory processes embedded within the document. The course format is lecture/discussion.
5
PSYC&100 - General Psychology
Introductory psychology for people with an interest in all that influences human behavior. Whether planning a career in psychology or gaining insights about yourself and others, you will find this a useful and interesting open enrollment course of study.
5
PSYC&200 - Lifespan Psychology
This course is an introduction to the various states of human development. Emphasis is on the major theories and perspectives and their relationship to the physical, cognitive and psychosocial aspects of development across the lifespan.
5
SOC&101 - Introduction to Sociology
This course is a general survey of sociology, the scientific study of the group life of humans in their environment. The course introduces the basic principles of social relationships, collective behavior, and human interaction. These principles are applied to the study of culture; race, gender, and class inequality; deviance; law; social institutions; and social change.
5
Natural Science 20.0 CHEM&121 - General Chemistry
Students in this course explore the structure of matter and how it behaves under various conditions in order to better understand the chemical world. Designed for students with little or no chemistry background. Laboratory activities and extended lecture concepts introduce the students to the experimental process.
5
Quantitative 25.0 MATH&141 - Precalculus I
In this course students solve functions, function operations, rational, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic and linear functions and equation solving, function graphs, matrices and determinants, sequences and series.
5
MATH&142 - Precalculus II
Right and oblique triangle trigonometry, circular functions, graphs of trigonometric functions, identities, inverse trig functions, vectors and polar coordinates, and parametric equations
5
MATH&151 - Calculus
Limits and limit laws, continuity, tangents and rates of change, derivatives using definition and differentiation rules for polynomial, exponential, trigonometric, logarithmic and transcendental functions, max/min problems, LHospitals rule, Newtons method and antidifferentiation.
5
MATH&152 - Calculus II
Course content includes the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, definite and indefinite integrals, methods of integration, applications of integration, and improper integrals. The course also includes an introduction to first order differential equations, antiderivatives, definite and indefinite integrals, and methods of integration.
5
MATH&153 - Calculus III
Emphasizes the study of infinite sequences and series including power series. Topics include plane analytic geometry, graphing in polar coordinates, and an introduction to vectors.
5

Required Coursework

Course ID Title Prerequisites Credits
AMATH170 AMATH170 - Engineering Foundational Mathematics
This course is a modular web-enhanced progression of foundational mathematical concepts and computation: skills required for success in engineering technology fields of study. Math concepts are taught using STEM field contextual basis. Successful completion if this course is equivalent to completion of intermediate algebra and meets the pre-requisites for math courses requiring a MATH 098 Pre-requisite. Pre-requsite: MATH 087 or qualifying compass or CASA scores equivalent to MATH 092.
MATH 087 5
CS&141 CS&141 - Computer Science 1 Java
This is an advanced course for Visual Basic.NET, an object-oriented, event-driven language that is a subset of the Visual Studio.NET environment. It is designed to provide programmers familiar with the basic concepts and functionality of Visual Basic.NET with the tools to create more robust application programs.
5
ENGR&111 ENGR&111 - Engineering Graphics I
This course is designed for students enrolled in an engineering program who need to learn the basic concepts of engineering graphics. Topics include two dimensional CAD use of lettering, scale, geometric construction, drawing layout, orthographic or multiview drawings and dimensioning. This course also introduces the concepts of 3-D Computer aided Drafting (CAD) solid modeling design and its application to engineering drawing.
5
ENGR&112 ENGR&112 - Engineering Graphics II
This course is an introduction to basic dimensioning techniques using mechanical orthographic, architectural plans, and civil plat drawings. Students will create manufacturing and construction drawings using industry level dimensioning techniques relating to mechanical architectural and civil disciplines applying ASME and AIA standards. This course also introduces the concepts of 2D and 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) and its application to engineering drawing. AMATH 170 (as pre or corequisite), ENGR& 111 (as a pre or corequisite), or instructor permission.
5
ENGR&214 ENGR&214 - Statics
A fundamental course in the mechanics of rigid bodies in static equilibrium conditions. Solves practical engineering problems involving the loads carried by structural components using Static principles, vector notation and calculus for mathematical modeling. Teaches principles and their limitations within the context of Engineering applications and the engineering design process. Students must take MATH&153 (as pre or corequisite), PHYS&223 (as a pre or corequisite), or instructor permission.
Physics&122, Math&152 5
ENGR191 ENGR191 - Engineering Technology Study Lab I
Students meet with their cohort once a week in a lab setting for personalized support from instructors to complete contextualized projects spanning the first quarters engineering coursework. Additional career preparation training and resources will be provided as students progress toward graduation. College navigation topics, including financial aid, workforce funding, childcare, library services. Soft skill topics of coping with pressure and decision making.
1
ENGR192 ENGR192 - Engineering Technology Study Lab II
Students meet with their cohort once a week in a lab setting for personalized support from instructors to complete contextualized projects spanning the second quarters engineering coursework. Additional career preparation training and resources will be provided as students progress toward graduation. Create a social media profile that is geared towards employment. Soft skill topics of drive for excellent results and cooperative teamwork
ENGR191 1
ENGR193 ENGR193 - Engineering Technology Study Lab III
Students meet with their cohort once a week in a lab setting for personalized support from instructors to complete contextualized projects spanning the third quarters engineering coursework. Additional career preparation training and resources will be provided as students progress toward graduation. Cover letters, resume, and related employment documents prepared. Complete mock interviews and receive feedback. Soft skill topics of initiative and flexibility.
ENGR192 1
ENGR194 ENGR194 - Engineering Technology Study Lab IV
Students meet with their cohort once a week in a lab setting for personalized support from instructors to complete contextualized projects spanning the fourth quarters engineering coursework. Additional career preparation training and resources will be provided as students progress toward graduation. Apply for internships, attend local networking or online gatherings. Participate in industry related discussions either through discussion groups or social media. Soft skill topics of influential communication and continuous learning.
ENGR193 1
ENGR195 ENGR195 - Engineering Technology Study Lab V
Students meet with their cohort once a week in a lab setting for personalized support from instructors to complete contextualized projects spanning the fifth quarters engineering coursework. Additional career preparation training and resources will be provided as students progress toward graduation. Complete applications to transfer colleges or employers. Soft skill topics of decision-making and strategic vision.
ENGR194 1
ENGR196 ENGR196 - Engineering Technology Study Lab VI
Students meet with their cohort once a week in a lab setting for personalized support from instructors to complete contextualized projects spanning the sixth quarters engineering coursework. Additional career preparation training and resources will be provided as students progress toward graduation. Use feedback and finalize resumes, cover letters, polished social media presence. Soft skill topics of planning and organizing and integrity and respect.
ENGR195 1
ETRIC234 ETRIC234 - CAD Design Applications
CAD is used to draw electrical diagrams and schedules. Students learn how to read floor plans, plot plans, elevations, power, lighting plans and make changes as necessary. Interpretation of symbols, notes, and legends are learned.
ETRIC225 4
ETRIC260 ETRIC260 - Advanced CAD Operations
CAD systems, including 3D concepts, are used to produce engineering drawings using layers, masks, and groups. symbols and x-references are applied.
ENGR&111, ENGR&112 5

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY - Certificate of Training: 15 Credits

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Required Coursework

Course ID Title Prerequisites Credits
AMATH170 AMATH170 - Engineering Foundational Mathematics
This course is a modular web-enhanced progression of foundational mathematical concepts and computation: skills required for success in engineering technology fields of study. Math concepts are taught using STEM field contextual basis. Successful completion if this course is equivalent to completion of intermediate algebra and meets the pre-requisites for math courses requiring a MATH 098 Pre-requisite. Pre-requsite: MATH 087 or qualifying compass or CASA scores equivalent to MATH 092.
MATH 087 5
ENGR&111 ENGR&111 - Engineering Graphics I
This course is designed for students enrolled in an engineering program who need to learn the basic concepts of engineering graphics. Topics include two dimensional CAD use of lettering, scale, geometric construction, drawing layout, orthographic or multiview drawings and dimensioning. This course also introduces the concepts of 3-D Computer aided Drafting (CAD) solid modeling design and its application to engineering drawing.
5
ENGR&112 ENGR&112 - Engineering Graphics II
This course is an introduction to basic dimensioning techniques using mechanical orthographic, architectural plans, and civil plat drawings. Students will create manufacturing and construction drawings using industry level dimensioning techniques relating to mechanical architectural and civil disciplines applying ASME and AIA standards. This course also introduces the concepts of 2D and 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) and its application to engineering drawing. AMATH 170 (as pre or corequisite), ENGR& 111 (as a pre or corequisite), or instructor permission.
5

Engineering Technology Certificate of Training (15 credits), prepares individuals toapply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineersengaged in a wide variety of projects. Includes instruction in various engineeringsupport functions for research, production, and operations, and applications tospecific engineering specialties, including civil, mechanical, electronic, architectural,chemical, and petroleum engineering.

At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:

  1. Design and draft all electrical systems for commercial buildings, including low-voltage signaling, interior and exterior lighting, and general power distribution.
  2. Perform all engineering calculations to determine amperage, voltage, phase, resistance, and power consumption as needed for design of electrical systems for commercial buildings.
  3. Develop electrical construction cost estimates from complete electrical documents.
  4. Interpret and apply all applicable codes and standards to building design and construction.
  5. Calculate required number of luminaires, specify fixture types, layout, and energy efficient controls and lighting products.
  6. Calculate loads and power requirements, specify required power panels, branch circuit conductors, raceways, and overcurrent protection.
  7. Design and draft service entrance equipment including service disconnects, system grounding, and metering.
  8. Assist in design of high-voltage power distribution systems including sizing and specifying transformers, pads, vaults, conductors, and termination equipment and components.
  9. Perform all advanced cad operations and functions necessary to draft final electrical plans including floor plans, schedules, notes, and diagrams.
  10. Assist in preparing electrical project specifications.
  11. Compile data and compose engineering reports and correspondence.
  12. Perform calculations to determine amperage, voltage, resistance, and power requirements as needed for electrical system design.
  13. Evaluate electrical system designs by comparing with original design specifications using engineering skills.
  14. Review project instructions and criteria to ascertain specifications, procedures, and objectives for design of complete electrical systems.
  15. Review project instructions and specifications to identify, modify,  and plan all needed building electrical systems.

In addition, the following college-wide learning outcomes reflect the guiding expectations of all programs at Bates Technical College:

  • Human Diversity
  • Effective Communication
  • Critical Thinking

Bates instructors are industry experts who enjoy working with and teaching students.

Instructors

  • Jose Suchite

    253.680.7342 | Email