Spring 2016 Class Schedule (SCC)



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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 16-May 18
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011A        18758 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011A          
On-Campus

MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB X.Covarrubias        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 16-May 18
T         05:30PM-06:20PM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011A        16684 
Textbook
T         06:30PM-09:35PM 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 16-May 18
Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LEC S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011B        18760 
Textbook
On-Campus

Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011B        18760 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 16-May 18
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011A        17966 
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 16-May 18
MW        12:45PM-02:05PM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011A        17989 
Textbook
MW        02:15PM-05:20PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011A          
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 16-May 18
M         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011A        18762 
Textbook
M         10:15AM-12:20PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011A          
W         08:00AM-12:15PM LAB W.Ng                 SCC MAIN LUC 011A          
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 16-May 18
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011B        18764 
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 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kumar              SCC MAIN LUC 011A        18391 
Textbook
On-Campus



Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: June 16, 2016