Fall 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ET 145    Basic Computer System Repair I    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course to personal computer repair. The course will begin with an overview of the history of computer repair and discussion of common computer repair nomenclature, diagnostic software, and the theory of computer operations. The course will also introduce the student to the use of the Internet for locating technical repair documentation on the Web.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 20-Sep 27
M         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         23386 
Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus

T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         29872 Textbook
Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338           
NEW SECTION - 29872 - as of 07/18/11
On-Campus

M         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         30166 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338           
NEW SECTION - 30166 - as of 07/29/11
On-Campus



ET 146    Basic Computer System Repair II    3 Units

Prerequisite: ET 145 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the second of three courses in computer repair. It will use knowledge and skills of ET 145 to expand the students familiarization with computer hardware and software at a component level. This will give students an overview of repair procedures of a computer system. The scope of the course will include personal computer fabrication and common problem solutions. Troubleshooting philosophies and techniques are emphasized.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 28-Dec 14
M         08:00AM-11:05AM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         24840 
Textbook
W         08:00AM-12:15PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus

M         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         30168 Textbook
W         01:00PM-05:15PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338           
NEW SECTION - 30168 - as of 07/29/11
On-Campus

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 29-Dec 13
T         05:30PM-08:20PM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         29876 Textbook
Th        05:30PM-10:10PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338           
NEW SECTION - 29876 - as of 07/18/11
On-Campus



ET 147    Basic Computer System Repair III    3 Units

Prerequisite: ET 146 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the third of three courses in computer system repair. It will use knowledge and skills of ET 145 and ET 146 to train the student in the advanced skills needed for desktop and network computer repair. The scope of the course will include PC board and component level repair of a typical desk top computer system. Troubleshooting philosophies and techniques are emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         29352 
Textbook
W         05:30PM-09:45PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus



ET 300    DC Theory and Circuit Fundamentals    2.5 Units

Prerequisite: One year of high school algebra or ET 15 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent prerequisite.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ET 306 and ET 310.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide instruction in the basic concepts of DC theory including a study of the composition of matter, circuit fundamentals, voltage, current, and resistance in series, parallel and combination circuit configurations. Laboratory activities provide hands-on projects that include operation and use of electronic equipment required by industry.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         23376 
Textbook
TTh       02:15PM-05:20PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus

TTh       05:30PM-06:55PM LEC X.Covarrubias        SCC MAIN RHN 338         26404 Textbook
TTh       07:05PM-10:10PM LAB X.Covarrubias        SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus



ET 301    AC Theory and Circuit Fundamentals    2.5 Units

Prerequisite: Successful completion of ET 300 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent prerequisite.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ET 306 and ET 311.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide instruction in the basic concepts of AC theory including a study of circuit fundamentals, voltage, current, resistance and RLC impedances in series, and parallel and combination circuit configurations. Laboratory activities provide hands-on projects that include operation and use of electronic equipment required by industry.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         23382 
Textbook
TTh       02:15PM-05:20PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus

TTh       05:30PM-07:00PM LEC X.Covarrubias        SCC MAIN RHN 338         25634 Textbook
TTh       07:10PM-10:15PM LAB X.Covarrubias        SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus



ET 306    Electronics Fabrication and Soldering Techniques    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Successful completion of or concurrent enrollment in ET 300 and ET 301.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the skills needed for identification and the safe and efficient use of hand tools and soldering equipment used in basic electronics repair. Familiarization with fabrication, soldering/de-soldering techniques, electrostatic discharge (ESD), assembly, and safety practices are covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         08:00AM-08:50AM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         23364 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus

F         01:00PM-01:50PM LEC W.Donovan            SCC MAIN RHN 339         30170 Textbook
F         02:00PM-05:15PM LAB W.Donovan            SCC MAIN RHN 339           
NEW SECTION - 30170 - as of 07/29/11
On-Campus



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

Prerequisite: One year of high school algebra or ET 15 with a grade of "C" or better, or qualifying mathematics assessment test scores or equivalent.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ET 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the application of the basic concepts of algebra to solve electronic problems in DC resistive series parallel circuits. Instruction will be given in the use of powers of ten, algebra, and other mathematical concepts necessary for calculation of resistance, DC voltage, and current distribution in series, parallel, and combination circuits.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
F         01:00PM-04:10PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         24824 
Textbook
On-Campus



ET 311    Mathematics for AC Circuit Fundamentals, Part II    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: Successful completion of ET 310 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent prerequisite.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ET 301.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the application of the basic concepts of algebra and trigonometry to solve electronic problems in AC-RLC series/parallel circuits. Instruction will be given in the use of powers of ten, logarithms, algebra, and other mathematical concepts necessary for calculation of resistances, reactances, AC voltage, and current distribution in series, parallel, and combination circuits.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
F         01:00PM-05:15PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         24826 
Textbook
On-Campus



ET 340    Basic Microprocessors    5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ET 490.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This is a beginning course dealing with the circuitry and use of the microprocessor. Peripheral hardware is also considered so that the student may gain an overview of a complete computer system. The scope of the course includes machine language programming in order to provide a base for understanding the dynamic operation of the entire system. Troubleshooting philosophy is stressed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339         23370 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339           
On-Campus



ET 350    Receiver Circuits    5 Units

Prerequisite: ET 315, 320, and 330 with grades of "C" or better or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on the principles of radio receivers using AM, FM, and single sideband modulation systems. The course will also present associated control circuits and power supply circuitry for receivers.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 06-Dec 15
TTh       10:00AM-11:35AM LEC M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339         26134 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-03:25PM LAB M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339           
On-Campus



ET 390    Microprocessor Systems - Troubleshooting    3 Units

Prerequisite: ET 340 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course will focus on the principles of microprocessor system control and troubleshooting. Study will include measurement transducers, analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters, power supplies, and power users. All concepts processes will be coordinated by a microprocessor to perform a desired function.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         01:00PM-01:50PM LEC M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339         26138 
Textbook
MW        02:15PM-05:20PM LAB M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339           
On-Campus



ET 400    Microwave Communications Techniques    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 315, 320, and 330 with grades of "C" or better or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study of electromagnetic waves and antennas. The course will present types of microwave generators, microwave communications systems, and antenna guidance systems. The use of lasers and fiber optics in communications systems and as a source of high tech energy control will also be presented.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Sa        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         29322 
Textbook
Sa        10:15AM-01:20PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338           
Sa        02:20PM-05:25PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus



ET 490    Advanced Student Projects Laboratory    2 Units

Prerequisite: ET 306 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.
Advisory: ET 300 and ET 301 with grades of "C" or better. Concurrent enrollment in ET 340 is advised.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an opportunity for students to pursue advanced projects selected by the Electronics Technology Department staff. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         10:00AM-10:50AM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         26408 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         26408 Textbook
LAB TBA refers to 5 additional hours of Lab per week to be arranged
On-Campus



Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 20, 2011