Fall 2013 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: Other Term, Aug 26-Sep 23
M         08:00AM-10:35AM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         16244 
Textbook
W         08:00AM-12:05PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus

M         01:00PM-03:35PM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         18093 Textbook
W         01:00PM-05:05PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Sep 24
T         05:30PM-07:40PM LEC M.Martinez           SCC MAIN RHN 339         18034 Textbook
Th        05:30PM-09:35PM LAB M.Martinez           SCC MAIN RHN 339           
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 25-Dec 11
M         08:00AM-11:05AM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         16774 
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         18095 Textbook
W         01:00PM-05:15PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338           
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 24-Dec 19
M         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         17919 
Textbook
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LAB M.Martinez           SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus

W         05:30PM-08:35PM 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 24-Oct 18
TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         16239 
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         19574 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 19-Dec 13
TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         16242 
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         19576 Textbook
TTh       07:05PM-10:10PM 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 24-Dec 19
F         08:00AM-08:50AM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         16236 
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         18097 Textbook
F         02:00PM-05:15PM LAB W.Donovan            SCC MAIN RHN 339           
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 24-Oct 18
F         01:00PM-04:10PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         16768 
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 19-Dec 13
F         01:00PM-04:30PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         16769 
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 24-Dec 19
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339         16237 
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 03-Dec 12
TTh       10:00AM-11:35AM LEC M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339         17236 
Textbook
T         12:00PM-03:25PM LAB M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339           
Th        12:00PM-03:25PM LAB W.Donovan            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 24-Dec 19
M         01:00PM-02:05PM LEC M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339         17238 
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 24-Dec 19
Sa        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         17909 
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
F         08:40AM-12:00PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 339         17332 
Textbook
TTh       02:15PM-03:40PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 332         17332 Textbook
On-Campus


ET 495    Independent Studies in Electronics Technology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent study of an electronic topic or research project. This course is for students who wish to develop an in-depth understanding in fundamental topics of electronics technology and to learn to work in a collaborative atmosphere with instructors and other students. Instructor approval is required to enroll in this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kumar               TBA TBA                 20293 
Textbook
On-Campus

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: January 15, 2014