Spring 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ET 115    Fiber Optics and Telecommunication Cabling    4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ET 307.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the concepts of telecommunication cable installation and connection practices and standards. It includes the study of commonly used fiber and copper cable types and connectors, installation tools, and test equipment. Emphasis is on installation techniques in practical situations. Laboratory activities provide practical experience in the operation and use of tools and test equipment specific to the telecommunication industry. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322       
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320     28131 
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TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322       
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320     25165 Textbook


ET 143    Computer Upgrade, Repair, and Assembly    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers basic personal computer upgrading, repair, and assembly. Safety, terminology, component identification, file management, upgrades, and virus protection are among the topics that are covered. This class may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
F         01:00PM-01:50PM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     28497 
Textbook
F         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308       


ET 250    Employability Skills for Technical Careers    2 Units

Same As: AT 107 and WELD 150
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the opportunity of exploring technical careers while developing valuable work and life skills. It is an introduction to a variety of technically-related occupations. Emphasis is placed on exploring technical careers in the Sacramento area. Activities are designed to enhance personal development, employability skills, and self esteem through leadership, citizenship, and character development.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         07:30PM-09:35PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     25347 
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ET 302    Principles of Electricity and Electronics    4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This introductory course explores the field of electronics and electricity. Complete systems such as robotics, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), computers, and home electronics are used to demonstrate component application. The use of electronic simulation software combined with actual hands on lab experiments reinforces theory. Various test equipment such as digital four channel color oscilloscopes, Digital Multi Meters and programmable function generators are used to demonstrate electronic principles and theory of AC, DC, Ohm's law, inductance and capacitance as they apply to voltage and frequency response. Field trips to local electronics industries are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320     26439 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    32366 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320     25171 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    30727 Textbook


ET 303    Energy and Sustainability    3 Units

Same As: ENERGY 303 and NATR 303
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Fundamentals of energy and its impact on society and the environment are covered in this course. The mechanics, advantages and disadvantages of current and future renewable, green and nonrenewable energy sources are investigated. Residential energy audits are covered. Field trips are required. This course is not open to students who have completed ENERGY 303 or NATR 303.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Neale              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     33084 
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ET 307    High Tech Soldering and Fabrication Techniques    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ET 302.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course teaches fundamental soldering techniques required in the Electronics industry. Lecture and lab exercises introduce state of the art processes involving safety, component and tool identification, diagrams, terms, standards, soldering [plated through hole (PTH), surface mount (SMT), fine and ultra fine pitch], de-soldering, electrostatic discharge (ESD), devices and assembly. Field trips are required. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
F         08:00AM-08:50AM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320     26441 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320       
F         06:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320     25169 Textbook
F         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320       


ET 310    Mathematics for DC Circuit Fundamentals, Part I    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course covers mathematics for direct current (DC) circuit fundamentals. Powers of ten, algebra and other mathematical concepts necessary for calculation of resistance, DC voltage and current distribution in series, parallel, and combination circuits are covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
MW        06:00PM-07:25PM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Rm 426          31710 
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ET 311    Mathematics for AC Circuit Fundamentals, Part II    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ET 310 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: The foundations of mathematics used in the analysis of alternating current (AC) circuits are covered in this course. Topics include algebra and trigonometry for the mathematical analysis of AC circuits involving resistance, capacitance, inductance and/or reactances in series, parallel and combination circuits.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
MW        06:00PM-07:25PM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Rm 426          31740 
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ET 322    Semiconductors and Nanotechnology    5 Units

Prerequisite: ET 302 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: ET 310 and 311.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is a detailed study of semiconductor and nanotechnology devices and their applications. Semiconductor manufacturing and components such as diodes, transistors, op-amps, and field programmable analog arrays (FPAA), including their use in complex circuits are covered. Nanotechnology theory and devices including their present and possible future applications are studied. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Rm 420            
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     31743 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     32367 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
TTh       07:30PM-10:35PM LAB F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     31745 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-10:35PM LAB G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     32368 Textbook


ET 385    Digital Home Technology Integration    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 115 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the fundamentals of Home Technology Integration (HTI). It includes the study of and practical experience in installation, integration, and troubleshooting of entertainment, voice, security, data, and networking systems found in the home or small office. Field trips are required. This course may be taken two times on different certification requirements.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Sa        08:00AM-11:05AM LEC S.Wilson             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     28501 
Textbook
Sa        11:15AM-02:20PM LAB S.Wilson             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322       


ET 425    Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 322, 335, or 380 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the foundation of biomedical equipment and the responsibilities of electronic technicians interested in working in the medical device service industry for hospitals, medical device manufacturers, or other service organizations. It includes a detailed study of the operation and maintenance of hospital equipment, systems and procedures, and the related electronic systems. Additional topics include basic anatomy and physiology as they relate to the biomedical equipment. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC K.Liu                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     29689 
Textbook
Instructor Jan Olson is teaching class: 1/21; 1/26; 1/28; 2/2; 2/4; 2/9
Instructor Theodore Cohen is teaching class the remaining dates: 2/11; 2/16; 2/23; 3/2-3/23; 4/6; 4/13-4/20; 4/27; 5/4 (17 meetings)
Instructor STAFF is teaching the class: 2/18; 2/25; 3/18; 3/25; 4/8; 4/22; 4/29; 5/6; 5/11

TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC T.Cohen              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     29689 Textbook
Instructor Jan Olson is teaching class: 1/21; 1/26; 1/28; 2/2; 2/4; 2/9
Instructor Theodore Cohen is teaching class the remaining dates: 2/11; 2/16; 2/23; 3/2-3/23; 4/6; 4/13-4/20; 4/27; 5/4 (17 meetings)
Instructor STAFF is teaching the class: 2/18; 2/25; 3/18; 3/25; 4/8; 4/22; 4/29; 5/6; 5/11

TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Olson              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     29689 Textbook
Instructor Jan Olson is teaching class: 1/21; 1/26; 1/28; 2/2; 2/4; 2/9
Instructor Theodore Cohen is teaching class the remaining dates: 2/11; 2/16; 2/23; 3/2-3/23; 4/6; 4/13-4/20; 4/27; 5/4 (17 meetings)
Instructor STAFF is teaching the class: 2/18; 2/25; 3/18; 3/25; 4/8; 4/22; 4/29; 5/6; 5/11

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010