2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 261

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ELECTRICALANDMECHANICALTECHNOLOGY
Introduction toACControls
ELM 127
3.00
Prerequisite: ENRG 110.
An introduction to hard-wired industrial control. Emphasis is on the control of electricalmotors through relay logic.Topics include circuit
design using industrial control diagrams, circuit constructionwith industrial control panels and devices, troubleshootingmethodology and
practice. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher
Education (NSHE).
ElectricMotorsandDrives
ELM 129
3.00
Prerequisite: ENRG 110
This is a hands-on course designed to give experiencewith basicmotor construction and principles of operation of single and poly phase
motors. Also covered are variable speed drives and braking.The course coversAC andDCmotorswith an emphasis onmaintenance and
troubleshooting. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem of
Higher Education (NSHE).
ProgrammableLogicControllers I
ELM 134
2.00 - 4.00
Prerequisite: ENRG 110
An introduction to and hands-on experiencewithProgrammableLogicControllers (PLC's). Emphasis is on understanding the basic
operation and fundamental use of PLC's in industry as a "relay-replacer."The studentwill build several PLC based control circuits and
program thePLC's usingPC based software. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities
in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Introduction to Instrumentation
ELM 233
3.00
Prerequisite: ENRG 110.
An introduction to the fundamentals of instrumentation and process control. Concepts andmeasurement of physical variables and brief
descriptions of individual processes and combination of processes used in industry. Theory of operation and application of associated
process instruments covered.
EMERGENCYMEDICALSERVICE
CPR andFirstAid
EMS 101
1.00
Prerequisite: None
This course is a video-based instructionalmodule inCPR andFirstAid. It includes peer practice,manikin practice, and case discussions.
This coursemay be conducted to train students in the academic setting or to provide emergency training in theworkplace. This coursemay
not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
EmergencyMedical Technician I BasicTraining
EMS 108
6.00
Prerequisite: Current HealthcareProvider CPR card, proof of health insurance, MMR, TD, HepatitisB, 2-stepTB skin test and
18 years of age.
This course is designed for individualswho anticipateworkingwith an ambulance service, a hospital emergency department, fire
department, police department,mining operation or in other occupational fieldswheremedical emergencies are common. At the successful
completion of this course, the studentwill receiveEMT-BasicCertification from theState ofNevada. Studentmust be 18 years old to
enter class. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher
Education (NSHE).
EmergencyMedical ServiceRefresher
EMS 109
2.00
Prerequisite: Current EMTBasic or IntermediateCertification.
TheEmergencyMedical Technician refresher course is offered for individualswhowish to recertify their EMT-Basic or Intermediate
certification aswell as renewing theirCPR certification. This coursewill recertifyEMT-Basic and Intermediate certificates for a two year
period. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher
Education (NSHE).
EmergencyMedical Tech Instructor Training
EMS 110
3.00
Prerequisite: EMT I Basic certification and department approval.
This course trains instructors to teach theDepartment ofTransportationBasicTrainingProgram for EmergencyMedical
Technician-Ambulance. The course emphasis is on the development of teaching skills as opposed to emergency care skills. Course includes
the following: 1) components of teaching-learning process; 2)methods of teaching (teaching theory and teaching skills); 3) preparation and
use of a variety ofmedia andmaterials; and 4) purposes andmethods of evaluation. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree
of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).

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