Spring 2015 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ET 140    Smart Computing Device System Repair I    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 48 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course to smart computing system repair. The course will begin with an overview of the history of computing systems and repair. Information of common computer system repair, nomenclature, diagnostic software, and the theory of computing systems operations will be covered. The course will also introduce the student to the use of the Internet for locating technical repair documentation on the Web.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
M         08:00AM-11:05AM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011A        19786 
Textbook
W         08:00AM-12:05PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011A          
On-Campus


ET 141    Smart Computing Device System Repair II    3 Units

Prerequisite: ET 140 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a second course in a series of two designed to train students in the advanced skills needed in the installation, maintenance, and repair of modern computer smart devices and systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         08:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011A        19792 
Textbook
Th        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011A          
On-Campus


ET 305    DC/AC Theory and Circuit Fundamentals    5 Units

Prerequisite: One year of high school algebra with a grade of "C" or better, or qualifying mathematics assessment test scores or equivalent.
Corequisite: ET 306 and 314
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide instruction in the concepts of DC and AC theory including a study of the composition of matter, circuit fundamentals, voltage, current, resistance in series, parallel and combination circuit configurations. Laboratory activities provide hands-on projects that include operation and use of electronic equipment used by industry. This course was formerly known as ET 300 and ET 301.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        12:45PM-02:05PM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011A        19794 
Textbook
MW        02:15PM-05:20PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011A          
On-Campus


ET 306    Electronics Fabrication and Soldering Techniques    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Successful completion of or concurrent enrollment in ET 305.
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 17-May 20
F         08:00AM-08:50AM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011A        16442 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011A          
On-Campus


ET 314    Mathematics for DC/AC Theory and Circuit Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: One year of high school algebra with a grade of "C" or better, or qualifying mathematics assessment test scores or equivalent.
Corequisite: ET 305
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the application of and analysis by algebra and trigonometry to solve electronic problems in DC and AC circuits. This course was formerly known as ET 310 and ET 311.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         08:00AM-11:05AM LEC M.Duvall             SCC MAIN LUC 011B        19796 
Textbook
On-Campus


ET 315    Mathematics for Semiconductor Theory    3 Units

Prerequisite: ET 305, 306, and 314 with grades of "C" or better; 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 17-May 20
F         02:00PM-05:05PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011B        17832 
Textbook
On-Campus


ET 320    Semiconductor Theory    5 Units

Prerequisite: ET 305 and ET 314, with 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, field-effect transistors (FET), linear integrated circuits (IC), and their use in power supplies and 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 17-May 20
TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011A        17859 
Textbook
TTh       02:15PM-05:20PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011A          
On-Campus


ET 330    Analog and Digital Integrated Circuit Applications    5 Units

Prerequisite: ET 305 and ET 314, with grades of "C" or better or equivalent.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ET 315 and 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 17-May 20
MW        05:40PM-07:00PM LEC X.Covarrubias        SCC MAIN LUC 011A        16443 
Textbook
MW        07:10PM-10:15PM LAB X.Covarrubias        SCC MAIN LUC 011A          
On-Campus


ET 340    Basic Microprocessors    5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 17-May 20
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Duvall             SCC MAIN LUC 011B        16445 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB M.Duvall             SCC MAIN LUC 011B          
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, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011B        19801 
Textbook
Sa        10:15AM-01:20PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011B          
Sa        02:20PM-05:25PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011B          
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 17-May 20
TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LEC M.Duvall             SCC MAIN LUC 011B        17375 
Textbook
TTh       02:15PM-05:20PM LAB M.Duvall             SCC MAIN LUC 011B          
On-Campus


ET 492    Advanced Student Projects Laboratory II    2 Units

Prerequisite: ET 306 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: ET 340
Advisory: ET 305; with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an opportunity for students to further pursue advanced electronics projects to learn and practice skills needed in the construction, installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic devices.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
F         08:40AM-12:00PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011B        19803 
Textbook
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011B        19803 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 learn to work in a collaborative atmosphere with instructors and other students. Instructor approval is required to enroll in this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011B        18333 
Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Duvall             SCC MAIN LUC 011B        18333 Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 14, 2015