Catalog of Courses
Browse below to find courses being taught at EMCC during current and upcoming semesters. Courses are listed in alphanumeric order based on course subject prefix and number. You may click on the subject listings in the left filter menu to narrow results by subject. You may search for current class offerings available for enrollment by clicking on the link under each course. Click here to view the official current and archived book versions of the EMCC Academic Catalog.
Introductory course in workplace safety training, including an overview of critical safety policies, procedures, and practices that help prevent injuries and keep the workplace safe and productive. Prerequisites: None.
Introductory course into the practice of modern maintenance operations. Includes: safely and correctly using maintenance tools (e.g., hand tools, power tools), measuring instrumentations (e.g., tape, caliper, micrometer) and reading various engineering documents (e.g., blueprints, flowcharts, parts diagrams). Use and convert units in System International (SI) and imperial. Basic discussion of industrial safety procedures, machine operations, troubleshooting, failure analysis, modern maintenance principles, rigging, workplace organization, and records keeping. Prerequisites: None.
Introductory course in how to transmit, measure, calculate, and work safely with rotational mechanical equipment. Hands-on assembly, alignment, maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical power transmission systems and components e.g., belts, bearings, chains, dynamometers, gears, pulleys, couplings, bushings, and sprockets. Introduction to lubricant and grease types, their standards, safety, and application. Prerequisite: None.
Introductory course in the principles of hydraulic system operation, components construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, and operation, as well as the role of the individual components in an operating hydraulic system. Includes hydraulic fitting and seals, accumulators, cylinders, directional control valves (DVC), relief valves, check valves, pumps, filters, hoses, and a variety of hydraulic control circuits. Prerequisites: None.
Introductory course in the principles of pneumatic system operation, components construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, and operation, as well as the role of the individual components of an operating pneumatic system. Includes pneumatic fitting, seals, accumulators, actuator/cylinders, Directional Control Valves (DCV), manifolds, relief valves, check valves, pumps, filters, regulators, dryers, and common pneumatic control circuits. Prerequisites: None.
An introductory course in Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC) electric theory. Includes electric circuits using resistors, capacitors and inductors. Also includes solenoids, relays, transformers, basic DC and AC motors, circuit protection devices and a variety of switches. Prerequisites: None.
Introductory course in AC and DC power electronic theory. Includes power supplies, power conditioning, solid-state power devices, and power control circuits. Also includes proximity sensors, analog thermal sensors, control feedback loops, and the setup and operation of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs).Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AIT125, or permission of Instructor.
Introductory course in Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Ladder Logic programming and troubleshooting PLC connected components and systems. Also includes basic Human Machine Interface (HMI) navigation, connecting to a PLC, and program downloading.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AIT125, or permission of Instructor.
Introductory course in Process Control Systems design, operation, and tuning of Proportional, Integral, Derivative (PID) controllers for regulating flow, temperature, pressure, and level of industrial process variables. Includes manual control, feedback control, automated controls, analysis process setup, operate, and troubleshooting processes of control systems. Also includes typical Pipe and Instrument Diagram (P&IDs) symbols and tags along with the development of a basic P&ID drawing.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AIT125, or permission of Instructor.
An introductory course in DC, single-phase AC, and 3-phase AC electric motors and motor control circuits. Includes electric motor control circuit components, motor control circuit applications, sequence circuits, and timer circuits.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AIT125, or permission of Instructor.
An examination of the integration of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, piping, electronic control, and process control systems. Experience in designing, building, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing such integrated systems will be gained.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AIT225, or permission of Instructor or Corequisites: AIT225.
Fundamental principles of working safely with robots, and applications and trends in industrial robotics. Includes types of robots, axes and coordinate systems, programming and operating robots. Incorporates end effectors and collaborative robots.A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: AIT100 or permission of Instructor.
Learning culture of engineering, engineering use of computer tools, and computer modeling as applied to engineering analysis and design.Arizona Shared Unique Number SUN# EGR 1102 - In combination with: ECE103 Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT15+ or higher-level mathematics course, or an appropriate District placement above MAT15+, or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.
Fundamentals of the design process: engineering modeling, communication and problem-solving skills in a team environment. Emphasis on process-based improvements to the design process. Introduction to engineering as a profession.Student may receive credit for only one of the following: ECE103 or ECE103EP. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ECE102 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.
Use MATLAB to solve engineering problems. An overview of programming, including matrices, structures, strings, functions, control flow, file management, data analysis, graphing capabilities, and mathematical calculations.Prerequisites: C in [(MAT150 or MAT151 or MAT152 or MAT155 or MAT156) and MAT182] or MAT187 or higher level mathematics course or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.
Modeling of static equilibrium in particles and rigid bodies through analysis of forces and mechanical properties.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PHY115 or PHY121 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair. Corequisites: MAT230 or MAT231 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.
Modeling of dynamic motion in particles and rigid bodies through kinetics and kinematics. Work and energy principles; impulse and momentum principles; planar kinematics; equations of motion; conservation of energy and momentum.A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites: ECE211 and PHY115 or PHY121 or permission of Instructor or Division/Dept Chair. Prerequisites or Corequisites: MAT240 or MAT241 or permission of Instructor or Division/Dept Chair.
Basic vocabulary and grammar to develop conversational skills in Spanish. Emphasis on speaking skills. Prerequisites: None.
Intermediate development of vocabulary and grammar to develop conversational skills in Spanish. Emphasis on speaking skills.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in SPA085AA. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.
Advanced development of vocabulary and grammar to develop conversational skills in Spanish. Emphasis on speaking skills.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in SPA085AB. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.
Continued study of grammar and vocabulary of the Spanish language and study of the Spanish-speaking cultures. Emphasis on speaking, reading, and writing skills.Prerequisites: (A grade of "C" or better in SPA101 or SPA101AA), or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.
Basic pronunciation, vocabulary, sentence structures, and cultural awareness, necessary to develop speaking and listening skills in Spanish. Prerequisites: None.
Basic conversational Spanish for health care workers or students. Emphasis on basic sentence structure, pronunciation and vocabulary used in health care settings. Prerequisites: None.