Spring 2012 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, Jan 14-Feb 22
M         08:00AM-10:50AM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         19210 
Textbook
W         08:00AM-10:50AM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus

T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339         19294 Textbook
Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LAB M.Duvall             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, Feb 23-May 15
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339         19292 
Textbook
Th        05:30PM-09:45PM LAB M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339           
On-Campus

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 23-May 16
M         08:00AM-11:05AM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         19212 Textbook
W         08:00AM-12:15PM 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, Jan 14-May 16
T         08:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 339         18881 
Textbook
Th        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 339           
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, Jan 14-Mar 12
MW        12:45PM-02:10PM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         18214 
Textbook
MW        02:15PM-05:30PM LAB S.Kumar              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, Mar 13-May 10
MW        12:45PM-02:10PM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 338         17924 
Textbook
MW        02:15PM-05:30PM LAB S.Kumar              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, Jan 14-May 16
F         08:00AM-08:50AM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 339         16986 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN RHN 339           
On-Campus

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LEC W.Donovan            SCC MAIN RHN 339         20879 Textbook
W         06:30PM-09:35PM LAB W.Donovan            SCC MAIN RHN 339           
NEW SECTION - 20879 - as of 11/8/11
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, Jan 14-Mar 12
F         01:00PM-04:20PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         18883 
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, Mar 13-May 10
F         01:00PM-04:20PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         18884 
Textbook
On-Campus


ET 315    Mathematics for Semiconductor Theory    3 Units

Prerequisite: ET 300, 301, 310, and 311 with grades of "C" or better.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ET 320 and 330.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a detailed study of the mathematics required to solve problems in semiconductor circuit theory. Some of these math functions include: vector algebra, load line plotting, decibel theory and application, common and natural log functions, power supply analysis, calculation of input and output bandwidth characteristics of semiconductor amplifiers, use of rate-of-change functions to study slope of lines and their relationship to amplifier impedances, and use of network theorems to simplify complex biasing networks.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
F         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         19209 
Textbook
On-Campus


ET 320    Semiconductor Theory    5 Units

Prerequisite: ET 300, 301, 310, and 311 with a grades of "C" or better or equivalent.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ET 315.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a detailed study of diodes, transistors, FET's, linear IC's and their use in power supplies, AC and DC small signal and large signal amplifiers. Laboratory will stress the troubleshooting and repair of each type of power supply and amplifier circuit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         19269 
Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus


ET 330    Analog and Digital Integrated Circuit Applications    5 Units

Prerequisite: ET 300, 301, 310, and 311 with grades of "C" or better or equivalent.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ET 315 and ET 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on logic gates, and truth tables for TTL and CMOS circuits. Theory and practical applications of decoders, flip-flops, latches, and counters will be covered. Theory and practical applications for operational amplifiers and comparators will be covered. Theory and applications of timers, phase-lock loops, op-amp integrators and active filters will be covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC X.Covarrubias        SCC MAIN RHN 338         16987 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB X.Covarrubias        SCC MAIN RHN 338           
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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339         16989 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339           
On-Campus


ET 360    Electronic Servicing and Calibration Techniques    3 Units

Prerequisite: ET 315, 320, and 330 with grades of "C" or better or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on developing familiarization with laboratory and test instruments and techniques of calibration and repair. It is a practical step-by-step approach for the beginning technician to the art of troubleshooting techniques on all the electronic equipment available in the electronics laboratory.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Sa        08:00AM-09:40AM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         18977 
Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-01:05PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338           
On-Campus


ET 410    Transmitter Fundamentals    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 is a fundamental course in AM/FM and single side-band transmitters. The course will present students with preparation for employment in the communications industry. It will include instruction in adjustment and tuning of transmitters. Students will be presented with symptoms of malfunctions and remedies in troubleshooting transmitters.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LEC M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339         18396 
Textbook
TTh       02:15PM-05:20PM LAB M.Duvall             SCC MAIN RHN 339           
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, Jan 14-May 16
F         10:00AM-10:50AM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         18885 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN RHN 338         18885 Textbook
LAB TBA refers to 5 additional hours of lab per week to be arranged or 85 hours total for the semester.
On-Campus

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012