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ECEC 1013 - ECE Computers for the Beginning User


Computers for the Beginning User explores the basics operations and functions of a modern computer. Throughout this course, you will learn how to turn on the computer, perform navigation tasks, gain an understanding of how the internet works and how to perform simple searches, and learn about software applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
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ECEC 1550 - ECE Intuit QuickBooks Online Essentials


Intuit QuickBooks Online Essentials introduces students to the essentials of small business accounting utilizing QuickBooks online. Throughout this course students will learn to set-up their Chart of Accounts, enter customers, create sales forms, and pay bills. You will also be introduced to basic reporting and company customization features in QuickBooks online. The textbook is included in the cost of the course and students will receive a free 12-month subscription.

ECEC 1672 - ECE Ames Leadership: Attracting, Engaging, and Retaining Talent


Attracting, Engaging, and Retaining Talent examines the importance of attracting and retaining great talent. During this course, you will examine how to send the right signals to attract the right people, how to engage and develop these people effectively, and how to build a culture that your key people are reluctant to leave.

ECEC 1673 - ECE Ames Leadership: Communication


Communication involves studying the different levels of listening and how to seek first to understand. While in this course, you will also explore how to craft effective delivery skills that resonate with others.

ECEC 1670 - ECE Ames Leadership: Culture Development


Cultural Development emphasizes how culture determines the success of an organization. While in this course, you will explore how to create a culture where people are fully engaged, proactive, synergistic, and efficacious.

ECEC 1674 - ECE Ames Leadership: Effective Public Speaking


Effective Public Speaking examines how public speaking has long been considered the number one fear of human beings. While in this course, you will be introduced to how to think about speaking effectively, how to prepare your presentation, the importance of the first minute, the importance of storytelling, and how to craft a powerful close.

ECEC 1675 - ECE Ames Leadership: Emotional Intelligence


Emotional Intelligence examines Ames Leadership’s five elements of emotional intelligence and how to actualize them in your life. During this course, you will study how self-awareness and others-awareness are important characteristics of maturity and leadership.

ECEC 1671 - ECE Ames Leadership: Leadership Development


Leadership Development discusses the key characteristics and attributes of great leaders, and how to obtain and develop them.

ECEC 1678 - ECE Ames Leadership: Teamwork


Teamwork explores the keys to establishing a team with a collective purpose, collective power, and collective passion. Throughout this course, you will be introduced to how a team works synergistically to achieve significant results.

ECEC 1627 - ECE Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 2


Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 2 develops intermediate skills that feature data management in worksheets and workbooks. Students will work with large worksheets, manage multiple-sheet workbooks, apply advanced functions, use auditing features, add graphics to worksheets, use templates, and protect workbooks.

ECEC 1628 - ECE Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 3


Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 3 develops more complex features such as using a worksheet as a database and importing data. Students will create PivotTables and macros, use financial functions and data analysis, use advanced formatting and analysis tools, collaborate in Excel, and integrate Excel with other programs.
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ECEC 1378 - ECE American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers


Students in this course will learn critical concepts of high-quality CPR, with an advanced airway as well as the American Heart Association Chain of Survival both inside and outside hospital settings. Instruction will include 1 and 2-rescuer CPR and use of an Automated External Defibrillation (AED), bag-mask techniques, rescue breathing, relief of choking for adults, children and infants. Students will also learn differences between adult, child and infant rescue with emphasis on team resuscitation. This course is ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an instructor while practicing skills. Books for this course are available in the DATC Bookstore or online at http://ebooks.heart.org/. Classroom copies will be provided for student use during the course.
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ECEC 1372 - ECE American Heart Association Heartsaver (CPR/AED)


Students will learn adult CPR and how to use an Automated External Defibrillation (AED) device as well as response to adult who is choking. Students may learn how to do CPR and use an AED on a child as well as infant CPR, and response to a child or infant who is choking. This course is taught using the American Heart Association "Practice-While-Watching" technique allowing the instructor to observe students, provide feedback and guide skill acquisition. Delivery is in a modular format for flexibility. Course materials are included in the cost for the course. Books for this course are available in the DATC Bookstore or online at http://ebooks.heart.org/. Classroom copies will be provided for student use during the course.

ELAP 1012 - Electrical 1B


First year, second semester electrical students will continue to gain an understanding of the National Electrical Code and residential requirements. An introductory study of swimming pools, service calculations, and heating and air conditioning calculations will be covered during this course.  Also, students will continue their study of electrical theory with parallel and combination circuit calculations.  A competency test will be given upon completion of the course. 


Course Objectives



  • Identify and perform Ohm’s Law calculations for parallel, series, and combination circuits

  • Identify raceways and fittings

  • Perform basic service calculations

  • Identify and demonstrate the ability to properly wire various special-purpose wiring devices

  • Identify electrical symbols, and read residential blueprints

  • Describe different types of fuses/circuit breakers and their applications

PLAP 1012 - Plumbing 1B


Plumbing 1B explores industry mathematics including standard weight pipe, copper tubing, plastic pipe, welded steel piping, and allowances for threaded pipe and copper fittings and weld-type fittings. During this course, you will study equal spacing, angles in plumbing, offset, diagonal and rise or run, solving angle problems, and Wye and Tee-wye assemblies. In addition, you will review fixture faucets and fittings with the International Plumbing Code, as well as fixture and appliance installation, system maintenance and repair, and water and sewage treatment plants.


Course Objectives



  • Identify and install various types of faucets

  • Replace a lavatory trap and remove obstructions from drain lines

  • Install various types of fixtures and appliances

  • Demonstrate industry mathematic problem solving