100
TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRONICS
3.0 Units

ECT 100 is designed to offer the student a comprehensive study in the mathematics specifically used in the electronics and computer technology field. Phases covered include application of algebra, DC circuit analysis, AC fundamentals, simultaneous equations, AC circuit analysis, complex numbers, logarithms, and computer number systems.
Lecture 3 hours.
Prerequisite: None.

110
ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS PRINCIPLES
4.0 Units
ECT 110 teaches the principles and applications of electricity and electronics. Topics include basic laboratory equipment, various electronics components, and designing/troubleshooting electronic circuit. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills of electricity and electronics and will enhance their success in both their present career a nd/or adva nced education in this field.
Lecture 3 hours/Laboratory 3 hours.
Prerequisite: None

113
PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS AND SOLDERING TECHNOLOGY
1.0 Unit

ECT 113 is a comprehensive course providing functional training in the concepts of high-reliability soldering, solder extraction, and electronics component removal/replacement, including terminal interconnections using wire-wrap techniques, and specialized high-technology industrial equipment. This course also encompasses rework, repair, and modification of electronic printed circuit boards.
Additionally, automated industrial wave solder processes are studied. Laboratory work emphasizes hands-on experience in detailed applications using specialized industrial work stations, and automated ndustrial wave solder processes equipment.
Lecture 1 hours.
Note: May be taken 2 times for credit.

160
INSPECTION AND CODES FOR ELECTRICIANS
3.0 Units

ECT 160 is a course designed to introduce the student to the National Electrical Code (NEC) using national, state and local codes. Included in the course are duties of the electrical inspector with emphasis on code enforcement, inspection procedures, plan reading, electrical symbols and terminology. Methods of performing electrical inspections and interpreting electrical systems are based on the current electrical codes and standards. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of safety, asbestos abatement awareness, and anchoring and supporting for earthquake mitigation. Quality workmanship, efficient and well-designed electrical systems, and retrofitting will be emphasized.
Lecture 3 hours.
Prerequisite: ECT 110 or equivalent.

161
RESIDENTIAL ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR (RESI) TRAINING
3.0 Units
ECT 161 is an introduction to the Residential Electronics Systems Integrator (RESI). Topics include the design of prewiring for home theater and telecommunications equipment interconnection, network installation, and wiring for cable TV, satellite and antenna outlets, telephone equipment outlets, audio and video entertainment, and computer equipment. Student may become certified by Electronics Technician Association (ETA) International by passing the knowledge examination assessment, RESI BASIC skills and knowledge.
Lecture 3 hours.
Recommended preparation: ECT 110 or equivalent.

162
INTRO TO SOLAR PRINCIPLES
3 Units
ECT 162 covers key aspects of solar power. This course covers the basics of solar energy and prepares the student to enter the job market as a solar technician in sales, installation, or repair. Topics also include the concepts behind installing and troubleshooting solar panels. This class helps in preparing students to pass the Photovoltaic Installer examination and becoming certified by Electronics Technician Association (ETA) International.
Recommended preparation: ECT 110, MATH 146, 141, or 246B.

201
SOLID STATE DEVICES
3.0 Units

ECT 201 encompasses the study of Solid-State semiconductor theory, including diode rectifiers, filtered power supplies, transistor and FET amplifiers, IC oscillators, and thyristor devices. Laboratory experiments consist of constructing solid-state circuits, and performing circuit analysis and diagnostics of electronic parameters using state of-the-art digital electronic test equipment.
Lecture 3 hours.
Prerequisite: ECT 102 or equivalent. ECT 252.
Transfer Credit: CSU

202 INTEGRATED CIRCUIT ELECTRONICS
3.0 Units
ECT 202 is a comprehensive study and applied analysis of linear integrated circuit (IC) electronics technology. Lab develops skills in constructing, testing, and analyzing operational amplifier, differentiator and integrator, voltage and current regulator, oscillator and function generator, active filter, converter, and phase-lock loop IC circuits, using advanced electronics test equipment.
Lecture 3 hours.
Prerequisite ECT 201 or equivalent. ECT 253.
Transfer Credit: CSU

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