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ELE 133: Practical Electricity I (3 cr.) — Teaches the fundamentals of electricity, terminology, symbols, and diagrams. Includes the principles essential to the understanding of general practices, safety and the practical aspects of residential and non-residential wiring and electrical installation, including fundamentals of motors and controls. Pre/Co-requisite MTE 6 or satisfactory score on an appropriate proficiency examination. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

ELE 156: Electrical Control Systems (3 cr.) — Includes troubleshooting and servicing electrical controls, electric motors, motor controls, motor starters, relays, overloads, instruments and control circuits. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

ELE 233: Programmable Logic Controller Systems I (3 cr.) — Teaches operating and programming of programmable logic controllers. Covers analog and digital interfacing and communication schemes as they apply to system. Prerequisite: ETR 156 and ETR 211 or equivalent. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.

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