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Engineering & Technology

Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.

Bachelor’s in Engineering are concerned with the practical applications of the advancements in scientific, economic and social theories. It follows a process of observation, design, implementation and maintenance of solutions for all kinds of problems and issues. The discipline encompasses a great variety of fields and students are bound to find a degree they like.

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

The state of Alabama boasts more than 61 colleges and universities you can attend. The University of Alabama has the highest enrollment rate followed by the Calhoun Community College. There are 2 medical schools, and over 5 accredited law schools.

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Computer Science

Lurleen B Wallace Community College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Andalusia

Do you strive to meet challenges? Do you like to solve problems and develop new ways of making everyday tasks easier or more beneficial? If so, Computer Science is the field for you. [+]

Course Studies in Engineering & Technology in Alabama in USA. Computer Science Do you strive to meet challenges? Do you like to solve problems and develop new ways of making everyday tasks easier or more beneficial? If so, Computer Science is the field for you. The Computer Science curriculum places emphasis on fundamental principles, procedures, flowcharting, coding, peripheral equipment, computer center operations and programming techniques. Technical Areas Include Spreadsheet Software Applications Microcomputer Operating Systems Advanced Microcomputer Applications Intro to Computer Logic and Programming Database Management Software Applications Software Support Hardware Support C++ Programming Network Communications Visual Basic Programming E-Commerce Network Security Intro to Web Development JAVA Programming General Education Requirements Orientation English Composition I Mathematical Applications Mathematics of Finance Microcomputer Applications History, Social Science, Behavioral Science Elective Fundamentals of Oral Communications Humanities and Fine Arts Elective Total Credit Hours: 64 Job Opportunities According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Computer Science occupations are expected to be the fastest growing occupations through 2014. Various Job Opportunities include: Computer Analyst Computer Programmer Data Analyst Network Administrator Applications Manager PC Repair Technician Technical Support Specialist Web Developer Software Specialist Data Entry Operator Database Administrator Program Features Class sizes are small, allowing for individual training and assistance. The program features hands-on training with modern, up-to-date equipment. Students are allowed to participate in upgrading and/or troubleshooting departmental equipment. Students who successfully complete the Computer Science program have a very versatile array of knowledge within the field and are prepared to compete for the best and most challenging jobs available. [-]

Automotive Mechanics

Lurleen B Wallace Community College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Andalusia

Yesterday's automobiles were simple and fun. Backyard muscle car mechanics were plentiful back then, but really well-trained professional technicians with the skills to straighten out those really tough problems have always been scarce. [+]

Automotive Mechanics Yesterday's automobiles were simple and fun. Backyard muscle car mechanics were plentiful back then, but really well-trained professional technicians with the skills to straighten out those really tough problems have always been scarce. Today's automobiles are still fun, but they aren't simple anymore. And, while backyard mechanics are still around, they are fewer in number, and well-trained technicians are increasingly hard to find. One aftermarket service magazine puts the shortage of competent techs in the United States at more than one million, and as many as 15,000 new positions are opening yearly. Technical Requirements Fundamentals of Automotive Technology Electrical Fundamentals Electrical and Electronic Systems Braking Systems Steering and Suspension Special Topics I and II Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning Drive Train and Axles Engine Repair I and II Automotive Emissions Automotive Engines Advanced Automotive Engines Manual Transmission/Transaxle Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Engine Performance and Diagnostics General Education Requirements Introductory Technical English I Introductory Mathematics I Oral Communication Skills Introductory Computer Skills II Orientation Total Credit Hours - 60 Estimated Salary According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014-2015, median hourly earnings of automotive service technicians and mechanics in 2012 was $17.60. The top 10 percent earned more than $60,070. Dealership technicians are often paid in conjunction with a commission based system that can vary by employer. Job Opportunities According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, job opportunities in this occupation are expected to be very good for persons who complete automotive training programs, and opportunities are expected to increase 9 percent through 2022. Program Features Electronic diagnostic equipment includes Snap-On/Sun's Computerized Dynamic Data Collector and cutting edge handheld scan tools like the OTC Genisys. Late model vehicles and powertrain components challenge students with contemporary training exercises and live work, not only in powertrain repair, but also in electronics systems, fuel injection, and engine performance. PC based automotive information retrieval systems such as All data provide students with comprehensive access to shop manuals on both import and domestic vehicles marketed in the United States from 1982 to the present model year. National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation The instruction, course of study, facilities, and equipment of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College Automotive Program has been evaluated by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and meets the standards of quality for the training of automobile technicians in the following areas: Brakes, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Engine Performance, Suspension and Steering, Automatic Transmission & Transaxle, Engine Repair, Heating & Air Conditioning, and Manual Drivetrain and Axles. [-]