Electronics and Computer Technology (ELCT)

ELCT 7  A+ Certification Exam Preparation  (2.0 Units)  

This course is designed to prepare students for the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ Certification Test. The course consists of a test-simulation-and-review software program that provides practice tests with realistic questions, a study guide, and reference materials. This course will not apply to the Associate Degree.

Lab Hours: 72.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 50  A+ Operating Systems Technologies  (4.0 Units)  

This course is designed to prepare students to take the A+ Operating Systems Technologies Examination. Topics will include coverage of Operating Systems fundamentals for DOS, Windows 9x and Windows 2000; knowledge of installing, configuring and upgrading Windows 9x and Windows 2000; and how to diagnose and troubleshoot common problems relating to Windows 9x and Windows 2000. This course will cover knowledge of network capabilities of Windows and how to connect to networks on the client side.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 57  Technical Mathematics for Electronics I  (3.0 Units)  

This course is designed to provide a basis for a clear mathematical understanding of the principles of DC electricity and electronics, and their analysis. Covered are algebra, equations, power of 10, units and dimensions, special products and factoring, algebraic fractions, fractional equations, graphs, simultaneous equations, determinants and matrices, exponents and radicals, and quadratic equations.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 108.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 58  Technical Math for Electronics II  (3.0 Units)  

This course is designed to provide a basis for a clear mathematical understanding of the principles of AC electricity and electronics and their analysis. Covered are inequalities, series, angles, trig functions, solution of right triangles, trig identities and equations, plane vectors, periodic functions, phasor algebra, and logarithms.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 59  Technical Calculus for Electronics I  (3.0 Units)  

This course is designed for students who are preparing for careers in electronics, electricity, computers, and related technical fields. Topics include: Introduction to Calculus for Electronics, Functions, Rates, Limits, Derivatives, Graphical Application of the Derivative, Differentiation, Trigonometric, Logarithmic and Exponential Functions, First-Order Linear Differential Equation, Maximum, Minimum, and Inflection Points.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 60  Technical Calculus for Electronics II  (3.0 Units)  

This course in technical calculus for electronics continues the study of functions and further operations. Topics include: Trig Functions, Logarithmic and Exponential Functions, Hyperbolic Functions, Partial Derivatives, Integration Techniques, Double Integrals, Infinite series, MacLaurin series, Taylor series, Fourier series, and introduction to Differential Equations.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 61  Basic Maintenance of Personal Computers  (4.0 Units)  

This course is intended for non-technical students, office personnel working in a computer environment, and others within the community who desire to gain hands on experience in servicing, maintaining, and upgrading personal computers (PCs). Satisfies computer industries' A+ certification requirements.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 71  Principles of Digital Logic and Circuits  (4.0 Units)  

This course will introduce students to digital logic circuits. Students will cover basic concepts in digital electronics, and discrete digital components. Hands-on LAB will cover steps to build, verify and troubleshoot digital circuits with emphasis on practical applications and proper use of test equipment. Topics include binary systems, logic gates, combinational logic, synchronous sequential logic, Flip-Flops, asynchronous sequential logic, registers, counters, memory, and digital integrated circuits.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 73  Microprocessor Principles  (4.0 Units)  

Introduction to the principles of microprocessor design, topics include microprocessor architecture, bus architecture, memory (R/W Memory, ROM, EPROM, and EEPROM) maps, interfacing devices, assembly language programming techniques, parallel I/O, serial I/O and interrupts. Laboratory projects include emphasis on designing and building microprocessor-based systems and hardware interfacing.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 76  Microprocessor Interfacing and Applications  (4.0 Units)  

Development of microprocessor based systems for embedded applications. Topics include Interfacing to input/output peripherals such as displays, keypads, sensors, digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital converters, and communication devices among others. Laboratory component is an integral part of this course emphasizing a hands-on approach for students to design, build, and test embedded micro-controller systems.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 78A  Network Fundamentals  (4.0 Units)  

The goal of this course is to introduce students to fundamental networking concepts and technologies. It will assist students in developing the skills necessary to plan and implement small networks across a range of applications. Topics include, OSI and TCP/IP models, different network topologies, IP addressing and sub-netting. Satisfies Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam requirements.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 78B  Routing Protocols and Concepts  (4.0 Units)  

This course describes the architecture, components, and operation of routers, and explains the principles of routing and routing protocols. Students with hands-on approach will be able to analyze, configure, verify and troubleshoot routing protocols RIPv1, RIPv2, EIGRP, and OSPF. Satisfies Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam requirements.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 78C  LAN Switching and Wireless  (4.0 Units)  

This course provides a comprehensive and practical approach to learning the technologies and protocols needed to design and implement a converged switched network. Students will learn how to select network devices for each layer. The course explains how to configure a switch and how to implement Virtual LANs, VTP, and Inter-VLAN routing. It also discusses the implementations of Spanning Tree Protocol. Students will develop the skills necessary to implement a Wireless LAN in a small-to-medium network. Satisfies Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam requirements

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 78D  Accessing the WAN  (4.0 Units)  

This course discusses the Wide Area Network (WAN) technologies and network services required to gain access outside the Local Area Network (LAN). Students learn in a hands-on approach how to implement and configure different technologies to access the WAN. Topics include, Point-to-Point protocol (PPP), Frame Relay, Network Security, Access Control Lists (ACLs), Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Network Address Translation (NAT), DHCP and IPv6. Satisfies Cisco Certified Network Associates (CCNA) certification exam requirements.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 78E  Advanced Network Routing  (4.0 Units)  

This course is the first of a four course series designed to prepare students towards the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Certification. It introduce students to advanced IP address management, scaling IP networks, IP addressing using VLSM, private addressing, and NAT to optimize address utilization. Majority of the course deals with advanced topics in configuring routing protocols (RIP v2, EIGRP, ISIS, multi-area OSPF, and BGP), also covers important topics and techniques for route filtering, route optimization and route redistribution.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 78F  Implementing Secure Converged Wide-Area Networks  (4.0 Units)  

This is the second course of a four course series designed to prepare students for Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification. The course will cover advanced topics in Wide Area Network (WAN). Students learn with hands-on approach how to configure and implement different WAN technologies with focus on VPN configuration and securing network access. Topics include teleworker configuration and access, frame-mode MPLS, site-to-site IPSEC VPN, Cisco EZVPN, strategies used to mitigate network attacks, Cisco device hardening and IOS firewall features.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 78G  Bldg Multilayer Switched Networks  (4.0 Units)  

This is the third course of a four course series designed to prepare students for Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification. The course will cover advanced topics in building Multilayer Switched Networks. Students learn with hands-on approach how to deploy state-of-the-art campus LANs. Topics include VLANs, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), VTP, Inter-VLAN Routing, Layer three Switches, Wireless Client Access, Voice over IP (VoIP) Switch Configuration, Redundancy and Fault Tolerance.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 78I  Fundamentals of Network Security  (4.0 Units)  

The curriculum provides students with both the technical knowledge and skill experience through extensive hands-on experience needed to prepare for entry-level security specialist careers. The curriculum aims to provide students with hands-on experience with Cisco routers, switches, PIX, ASA security appliance and to develop in-depth understanding of network security principles and tools such as: protocol sniffers/analyzers, Cisco IOS Software, and Cisco VPN client.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 78K  Voice Over Ip (voip) Foundations  (4.0 Units)  

Practical hands-on approach to Voice over IP (VoIP) implementation. Topics include Internet Protocol carries a VoIP packet, configuring DHCP and DNS for supporting IP telephony, Real-Time Transport Protocol, Session Initiation Protocol, call set up, Instant Messaging, the H.323 protocol suite, gatekeepers, gateways, implementing QoS, jitter, latency, and packet loss impact to VoIP networks, troubleshooting RTP, MGCP, SIP, and H.323, and security considerations. Lab covers Cisco router, Switch, IP Phones, and CallManager Configuration.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 85  Fiber Optics  (3.0 Units)  

This hands-on self-paced course will provide students with the skills required to inspect, install and test fiber optic connectors, how to use the epoxy polish method, identify damage to cables and associated causes, test fiber optic cable for losses, fiber cable splicing, optical performance, install, configure, and troubleshoot fiber optic communications, switches and systems. Students will learn the principals of operation for an optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR) and how to use a light source/power meter.

Lab Hours: 108.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 87  Industrial Control Sys, Devices and Ckts  (3.0 Units)  

This course is designed to provide the student an opportunity to study a wide range of applications of electronics found in industrial automation and robotics. Topics include: operational amplifiers, linear integrated circuits, generators and motors, control devices and circuits, transducers, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), PLC functions, ladder logic, programming and applications.

Lab Hours: 108.00

Transfer: Not transferable

ELCT 110  Electronics and Computer Technology Fundamentals  (3.0 Units)  

This course is designed to introduce students to a wide range of topics in electronics and computer technologies. As an introduction course, it will demonstrate to students in a simplified and hands-on approach how modern electronics and computer technologies operate and are used in their daily lives.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

ELCT 131  Dc Circuit Theory and Analysis  (4.0 Units)  

Introduction to DC circuits analysis, a theoretical and practical hands-on approach to DC fundamentals. Topics include Ohm?s Law, Series, Parallel and Series-Parallel Circuits, Network Theorems, Methods of Analysis, Equivalent Circuits, Capacitive and Inductive Circuits, Timing Circuits, Measuring Instruments, Magnetism and Magnetic Circuits. A laboratory component is an integral part of this course emphasizing a hands-on approach for students to use different test instruments and software tools to design, build, test, and analyze DC circuits. .

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

ELCT 132  A C Circuit Theory and Analysis  (4.0 Units)  

Introduction to AC circuits analysis, a theoretical and practical hands-on approach to AC fundamentals. Topics include AC waveform analysis, Inductive and Capacitive Circuits, Impedance, Power in AC Circuits, AC Series-Parallel Circuits Design, Methods of AC Analysis, AC Network theorems, Resonance,and Filters. Lab component is an integral part of course, emphasizing hands-on approach using different test instruments and software applications to design, build, test, and analyze AC circuits.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

ELCT 133  Solid State Devices and Circuits  (4.0 Units)  

Introduction to Solid State Devices; topics include Semiconductor Diodes, Bipolar Transistor Theory, DC Biasing of Bipolar Junction Transistors, Field-Effect Transistor Theory, FET Biasing, BJT and FET Small Signal Analysis, Large Signal Amplifiers, Introduction to Operational Amplifiers, Linear Integrated Circuit Regulators, Feedback Amplifiers and Oscillator Circuits. Laboratory component is an integral part of this course emphasizing a hands-on approach for students to use different test instruments and software tools to design, build, test, and analyze Solid State circuits.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

ELCT 134  Solid State Circuit Analysis  (4.0 Units)  

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers and Linear Integrated Circuits, topics include Differential Amplifiers, Operational Amplifiers, Op-Amp with Negative Feedback, Frequency Response of an OP-Amp, Active Filters and Oscillators, Comparators, General Linear Applications, and Specialized Applications. Laboratory component is an integral part of this course emphasizing a hands-on approach for students to use different test instruments and software tools to design, build, test, and analyze various Op-Amps and Linear Integrated circuits.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

ELCT 138  Coop Ed Electronics  (1-8 Units)  

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION - See descriptive statement under Cooperative Education heading.

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

ELCT 202  Computer Methods for Engineers  (4.0 Units)  

This course is an introduction to methods and techniques for solving engineering problems using numerical-analysis computer-application programs,technical computing and visualization using MATLAB software. The course is structured to allow students to have a thorough hands-on experience with examples and exercises applied to a wide variety of practical engineering problems.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 227 or MATH H227;

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

ELCT 210  Engineering Circuit Analysis I  (4.0 Units)  

Topics include Ohm?s Law, Series-Parallel Circuits, Methods of Analysis, RL and RC circuits, Timing Circuits, Measuring Instruments, Magnetism and Magnetic Circuits.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 226 OR MATH H226;

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

ELCT 211  Engineering Circuit Analysis II  (4.0 Units)  

Topics include analysis of RLC passive networks in response to single and multiple sinusoidal, ramp, and pulse sources, the Laplace Transform, and Fourier analysis.

Prerequisite(s): ELCT 210 Minimum Grade C

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only