Spring 2017 Class Schedule (SCC)



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MET 250    Introduction to Mechanical-Electrical Technology     1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This introductory course is designed for potential heating, ventilation, and air conditioning/refrigeration (HVAC/R) career professionals such as stationary engineers, commercial refrigeration technicians, commercial HVAC/R control technicians, and residential air conditioning technicians. In this course, students will explore the available career opportunities, be introduced to the fundamentals of refrigeration and technical math associated with this field, and learn the requirements for a certificate in Commercial Building Energy Auditing and Commissioning Specialist, Mechanical-Electrical Technology, Mechanical Systems Technician, and completing the Associate in Science degree in Mechanical-Electrical Technology. A final grade of "C" or better is necessary to move on to MET 256, 257, 351, and 352.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 03-Jan 11
MTWTh     05:30PM-09:45PM LEC J.Zeh                SCC MAIN LUC 10          18947 
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Class meets on the following days: Tuesday, January 3; Thursday, January 5; Monday, January 9; and Wednesday, January 11, 2017.
On-Campus



MET 255    Mechanical Systems Maintenance    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: MET 351 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 351.
Green Course Green Course
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the student to basic maintenance concepts for basic mechanical systems. Units of instruction include coil maintenance, filter management, indoor air quality, lubrication, belts and drives, verifying operation, monitoring equipment, and maintenance contracts. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
M         07:00PM-10:30PM LEC R.Schaeffer          SCC MAIN LUC 122         18329 
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On-Campus



MET 256    Fundamentals of Instruments and Electricity    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: MET 250 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of electrical instruments and concepts required in commercial and industrial practice. Units of instruction include: fundamentals of electricity, Ohms law, use of voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, series and parallel circuits, wiring diagrams, and electromagnetic theory. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
M         05:30PM-07:00PM LEC J.Zeh                SCC MAIN LUC 116A        17858 
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M         02:30PM-04:00PM LEC J.Zeh                SCC MAIN LUC 116A        16855 Textbook
On-Campus



MET 257    Fundamentals of Workplace Success    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: MET 250 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the student with basic workplace skills needed to enter the workforce as a machinery systems technician. Units of instruction include teamwork, ethics, diversity, communication skills, writing e-mail messages, Internet websites, conflict resolution, critical thinking, problem solving, conflict resolution, career management, sexual harassment, and drug and alcohol use. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
F         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Gentry             SCC MAIN TEC 110         17037 
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On-Campus



MET 295    Independent Studies in Mechanical - Electrical Technology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide student's additional on-hands experience in the Mechanical Electrical Technology related disciplines. To be eligible for independent study, students must be currently enrolled in at least one Mechanical-Electrical Technology course. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Zeh                 TBA TBA                 20286 
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Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus



MET 351    Basic Mechanical Systems    5 Units

Prerequisite: MET 250 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 352 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 352.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the theoretical and practical applications of basic mechanical systems utilized in refrigeration, heating, cooling, steam power generation, photovoltaic and hot water solar systems, and the treatment of water for use in mechanical systems. Additional studies include fundamental laws of heat; theory of refrigeration and refrigerants; installation, operation, and testing of refrigeration units; and safe, efficient use of related hand, heat, and power tools. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC S.Schnell            SCC MAIN LUC 10          20287 
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TW        12:30PM-03:35PM LAB S.Schnell            SCC MAIN LUC 10            
NEW SECTION - 20287 - as of 11/03/16
On-Campus

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Gentry             SCC MAIN LUC 10          16838 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB R.Gentry             SCC MAIN LUC 10            
On-Campus



MET 352    Mechanical Systems Calculations    3 Units

Prerequisite: MET 250 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 351 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 351.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on building mathematical skills specific to the mechanical-electrical trades; problem solving using metric (SI) units and English and metric unit conversions; solution of word problems involving length, area, volume, weight, strength of materials, work, power, energy, and efficiencies; exponents, scientific notation, and roots; problem solving using graphs and tables; algebraic solutions to applied problems; freehand sketching employing multiview, isometric, and oblique drawing methods; and lettering and dimensioning. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Gentry             SCC MAIN TEC 105         16840 
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MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC R.Gentry             SCC MAIN TEC 105         17844 Textbook
On-Campus



MET 361    Refrigeration Systems    3 Units

Prerequisite: MET 351 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 352 with a grade of "C" or better. Concurrent enrollment in MET 362, MET 363, and MET 364.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is devoted to the study of residential and commercial refrigeration systems and equipment. Students learn about mechanical compression and absorption refrigeration devices: their operating characteristics, common applications and typical servicing procedures, and related safety practices. Hand tools, power tools, and test instruments are used by the student in lab to repair and service refrigeration devices. Students gain additional experience by analyzing system performance with pressure-enthalpy diagrams. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
W         05:15PM-07:05PM LEC J.Buonauro           SCC MAIN LUC 10          16848 
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W         07:15PM-10:20PM LAB J.Buonauro           SCC MAIN LUC 10            
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MET 362    Refrigeration Systems Calculations    3 Units

Prerequisite: MET 351 and 352 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 361, MET 363, and MET 364 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 361, MET 363, and MET 364.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on mathematical problems involving English and metric (SI) units concerned with installation, operations, and maintenance of commercial and industrial refrigeration systems. Emphasis will be placed on basic heat transfer, loads, piping, equipment performance, and economic factors. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MT        05:30PM-06:55PM LEC B.Aldabe             SCC MAIN LUC 122         16850 
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On-Campus



MET 363    Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Processes and Procedures    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: MET 351 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 361, MET 362, and MET 364 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 361, MET 362, and MET 364.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the recovery and recycling of existing refrigerants, the transition to environmentally safe refrigerants, and the preparation for certification testing in refrigerant handling as mandated by the Clean Air Act, 40 CFR, part 82, subpart F and regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 13
M         07:00PM-10:30PM LEC R.Schaeffer          SCC MAIN LUC 122         18330 
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On-Campus



MET 364    Electrical Controls    3 Units

Prerequisite: MET 256, 351, and 352 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 361, MET 362, and MET 363 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 361, MET 362, and MET 363.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction in power and control circuits and devices used with refrigeration, heating, cooling, pumping, water treating, and photovoltaic and hot water solar heating mechanical systems. Units of instruction include a study of electron theory, magnetism, induction, alternating current, direct current, resistance, and capacitance. Practice using electrical meters and test instruments in laboratory classes along with related safety practices will also be covered. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
Th        05:15PM-07:05PM LEC J.Buonauro           SCC MAIN LUC 122         16851 
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Th        07:15PM-10:20PM LAB J.Buonauro           SCC MAIN LUC 116           
On-Campus



MET 368    Heat Pump Operation and Maintenance    3 Units

Prerequisite: MET 256, 351, and 352 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides instruction in basic refrigeration and heat pump theory, cooling and heating cycles, defrost cycles, controls, supplemental heat, flow control devices, and heat load calculations. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Buonauro           SCC MAIN LUC 122         17954 
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On-Campus



MET 371    Heating and Power Machinery    3 Units

Prerequisite: MET 255, 361, and 364 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 372, MET 373, and MET 374 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 372, MET 373, and MET 374.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction on warm air furnaces, hydronic heating, hot water solar systems, and steam and power plant systems. Instruction includes pumps, pumping head calculations, combustion principles, steam and hot water boilers, warm air furnaces, boiler safety and operating controls, and boiler emissions. Laboratory activities include operation, testing, maintenance, and troubleshooting of warm air furnaces and steam/hot water heating systems. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
T         05:15PM-07:05PM LEC B.Prudhel            SCC MAIN LUC 116A        17339 
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T         07:15PM-10:20PM LAB B.Prudhel            SCC MAIN LUC 116           
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MET 372    Power Machinery, Heating and Air Conditioning Calculations    3 Units

Prerequisite: MET 361 and 362 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 371, MET 373, and MET 374 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 371, MET 373, and MET 374.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on mathematical problems involving English and metric (SI) units concerned with installation, operation, and maintenance of power machinery, and heating and air conditioning systems. Emphasis will be placed on heat transfer, heating and cooling loads, pipe and pump sizing, steam and hot water system performance, psychrometrics, and duct sizing calculations. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
M         07:10PM-10:35PM LEC J.Zeh                SCC MAIN LUC 116A        17955 
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On-Campus



MET 373    Piping, Electrical, and Sheet Metal Drafting    3 Units

Prerequisite: MET 255, 361, and 364 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 371, MET 372, and MET 374 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 371, MET 372, and MET 374.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction in the design and construction of mechanical and piping systems. Units of instruction include mechanical and plumbing codes, basic sketching techniques, recognition of standard symbols, computer aided drawing applications, and construction terms and specifications. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
Th        05:15PM-07:05PM LEC B.Aldabe             SCC MAIN LUC 116A        17956 
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Th        07:15PM-10:20PM LAB B.Aldabe             SCC MAIN LUC 116A          
On-Campus



MET 374    Automatic Control Systems I    3 Units

Prerequisite: MET 361 and 364 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 371, MET 372, and MET 373 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 371, MET 372, and MET 373.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the first of two courses (see MET 384) that focus on the study of controls and devices used in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, pumping, water treatment, and manufacturing systems. Units of instruction include introduction to control theory, final control devices, and pneumatic control systems. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
W         05:15PM-07:05PM LEC B.Prudhel            SCC MAIN LUC 9           17579 
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W         07:15PM-10:20PM LAB B.Prudhel            SCC MAIN LUC 9             
On-Campus



MET 381    Air Conditioning    3 Units

Prerequisite: MET 371 and 372 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 382, MET 383, and MET 384 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 382, MET 383, and MET 384.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction in the design, operation, and maintenance of commercial and industrial air conditioning systems. Instruction includes study of air distribution, variable air volume systems, refrigeration compressors, absorption air conditioning systems, helical-rotary and centrifugal water chillers, chilled water systems, thermal storage, cooling towers, photovoltaic and hot water solar systems, and energy management. Students will gain practical experience by operating commercial air conditioning systems. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
W         05:15PM-07:05PM LEC R.Schaeffer          SCC MAIN LUC 116A        17597 
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W         07:15PM-10:20PM LAB R.Schaeffer          SCC MAIN LUC 116           
On-Campus



MET 383    Instrumentation    3 Units

Prerequisite: MET 371, 372, 373, and 374 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 381, MET 382, and MET 384 with grades of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 381, MET 382, and MET 384.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction in the theory and practice of using instruments for testing and analyzing the operation of refrigerating, air conditioning, mechanical, electrical, and building systems. Units of instruction include a study of measurement principles including temperature, humidity, flow, light, sound, velocity, pressure, combustion emissions, air quality, voltage, level, force, and vibration. Laboratory activities will emphasize the practical applications of sensors and measuring instruments. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
M         05:15PM-07:25PM LEC J.Buonauro           SCC MAIN LUC 9           17670 
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M         07:35PM-11:00PM LAB J.Buonauro           SCC MAIN LUC 9             
On-Campus



MET 384    Automatic Control Systems II    3 Units

Prerequisite: MET 371 and 374 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 381, MET 382, and MET 383 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 381, MET 382, and MET 383.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the second of two courses (see MET 374) that focus on the study of controls and devices used in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, pumping, water treatment, and manufacturing systems. Units of instruction include electronic and direct digital controls, networks, interoperable systems, and programming of controllers. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
T         05:15PM-07:05PM LEC S.Thomson            SCC MAIN LUC 9           16853 
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T         07:15PM-10:20PM LAB S.Thomson            SCC MAIN LUC 9             
On-Campus



MET 393    Commercial Building Energy Audits and Calculations    2.5 Units

Prerequisite: MET 392 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MET 391 and MET 396 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 391 and MET 396.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on the theory, techniques, and practices of analyzing all aspects of large commercial building operations and correlating a building envelope's interaction with the mechanical systems. Students will perform a detailed energy audit of a state-of-the-art commercial building design using energy modeling simulation software and develop energy conservation strategies, such as thermal storage, that can be applied to heating, cooling, and ventilating equipment to reduce utility bills. Students will apply supporting analytical data to develop operations and maintenance changes designed to improve energy efficiency and reduce operating cost. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 13
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Castillo           SCC MAIN Online          19642 
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Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB D.Castillo           SCC MAIN LUC 9             
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MET 396    Air and Water Balance of Mechanical Equipment    2.5 Units

Prerequisite: MET 381, 383, and 384 with grades of "C" or better; or four years of field experience in commercial HVAC design, installation, repair, or operation.
Advisory: MET 391 and MET 392 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MET 391 and MET 392.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on air and water flow theory; air and water systems and components; air flow measuring instruments, their calibration, and use; and typical water flow balance work. Components of this course will be offered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and the Internet and have some familiarity with a computer.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Castillo           SCC MAIN Online          19645 
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Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB D.Castillo           SCC MAIN LUC 9             
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MET 495    Independent Studies in Mechanical-Electrical Technology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at Sacramento City College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Buonauro            TBA TBA                 18348 
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Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus



Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: July 10, 2017