Electronics (ELEC)

ELEC 10A

MICROCOMPUTER REPAIR AND SERVICE

2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Fee: $10

Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 1.50 hour, laboratory 1.50 hour

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction on microcomputer maintenance and service. Includes training in safety, hardware, software, computer assembly, customer relations, testing, troubleshooting, and replacing computer components. Includes operating system, applications, command line for technicians, and software diagnostics. [D] (Same as: CIS 10A)

ELEC 10B

MICROCOMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE UPGRADE

2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Fee: $10

Lecture 1.50 hour, laboratory 1.50 hour

Offered: ALL

[Recommended Preparation ELEC/CIS 10A or equivalent; RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Covers microcomputer hardware and software installation, upgrades, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Includes monitors, hard disk, internal and external tape backup, printers, memory, Compact Disk Read-Only Memory (CD-ROM), and sound cards. Covers Disk Operating System (DOS) and Windows. [D] (Same as: CIS 10B)

ELEC 14

OFFICE AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT REPAIR

2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Fee: $10

Recommended Preparation: ELEC/CIS 10A or equivalent.

Lecture 1.50 hour, laboratory 1.50 hour

Offered: ALL

Covers the maintenance and service of office automation equipment such as scanners, facsimile, laser printers, copiers, CD-ROMs, and modems. Theory, operation, and troubleshooting are discussed. [D] (Formerly: ELEC 12A; Same as: CIS 14)

ELEC 15

DATA, VOICE, AND VIDEO CABLE INSTALLATION

2 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $1

Lecture 1.50 hour, laboratory 1.50 hour

Offered: ALL

Provides entry-level training in data, voice, and video cable installation. Covers media preparation, installation and testing; industry tools; ISO and OSI standards; estimating; blueprints; codes and safety dealing with simple to complex data, voice, and video communication. [D]

ELEC 20A

MOBILE ELECTRONICS CERTIFICATION I

2 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $1

Lecture 1.50 hour, laboratory 1.50 hour

Offered: ALL

Introduces students to mobile electronics theory and installation. Prepares them to install audio, video, and security systems in automobiles. [D]

ELEC 20B

MOBILE ELECTRONICS CERTIFICATION II

2 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $1

Prerequisite: ELEC 20A or equivalent.

Lecture 1.50 hour, laboratory 1.50 hour

Offered: ALL

Introduces students to basic security system installation methods, remote starter installation, troubleshooting common problems, and mobile video system installation. [D]

ELEC 100

INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $3

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Survey course covering the basic electrical and electronic concepts and the modern electronic systems in daily use. Includes DC circuits, magnetics, AC circuits, audio and radio, digital electronics and computers, small appliances, and introduction to automotive electronics. Designed to supply essential knowledge in this area in a basic mathematical manner and can be taken by both electronics and non-electronics majors. [D; CSU]

ELEC 109

OFFICE SUPPORT AND NETWORK TECHNICIAN

6 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 5 hours, laboratory 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces students to entry-level and upgrade training in computer maintenance and support; hardware upgrade and expansion; office equipment maintenance and service; data, voice, and video cabling installation; and customer relations. [D; CSU] (Same as: CIS 119)

ELEC 142

NETWORKING ACADEMY FUNDAMENTALS (CISCO CERTIFICATION PREPARATION)

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Fee: $1

Recommended Preparation: CIS 130 or 139 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces network terminology, standards and protocols, Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), Open System Interconnection (OSI) models, cabling, routers, router programming, topologies, and Internet Protocol (IP). Emphasizes the use of decision-making and problem-solving techniques in applying science, mathematics, communication, and social studies concepts to solve networking problems. [D; CSU] (Same as: CIS 142)

ELEC 147

COMPUTER REPAIR AND NETWORKING

12 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $1

Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ELEC 290.

Lecture 8 hours, laboratory 12 hours

Offered: ALL

Prepares students for work as electronics/computer technicians. Develops skills in basic and advanced computer repair and networking, using a variety of operating systems. [D; CSU]

ELEC 148

A+, NETWORK+, AND SERVER+ CERTIFICATION PREPARATION

12 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $3

Prerequisite: ELEC 147 or equivalent.

Lecture 8 hours, laboratory 12 hours

Offered: ALL

Prepares students for a career in computers, electronics, and computer networks by teaching concepts that will allow students to troubleshoot various operating systems. Prepares students to test for A+ Hardware, A+ Operating Systems, Network+, and Server+ examinations. [D; CSU]

ELEC 149

MICROSOFT CERTIFIED DESKTOP SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (MCDST) CERTIFICATION

6 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Fee: $1

Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 6 hours

Offered: ALL

Prepares students to work as computer support technicians. Provides training for students in preparation for taking the Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician examinations. [D; CSU]

ELEC 260

MICROCOMPUTER SYSTEMS AND A+ CERTIFICATION

4 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $11

Recommended Preparation: ELEC 10A and 10B, or equivalent; or ELEC 138 and 152, or equivalent.

Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Covers the main hardware and software (operating system) aspects of IBM comparable personal computers to prepare students for occupations in this field and to pass the National A+ Certification Examination of Proficiency. [D; CSU]

ELEC 265

COMPUTER NETWORKING FOR N+ CERTIFICATION

4 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $2

Recommended Preparation: ELEC 260 or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Includes the main hardware and software aspects of setting up and maintaining a computer network to prepare students for occupations in this field and to pass the National Network Certification Examination of Proficiency. [D; CSU]

ELEC 266

NETWORK MANAGEMENT FOR TECHNICIANS

4 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $2

Recommended Preparation: ELEC 260 and 265, or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Includes the advanced hardware and software aspects of setting up and managing a computer network to prepare students for higher-level positions in companies using and maintaining such computer networks. [D; CSU]

ELEC 276

INTRODUCTION TO SECURITY +

4 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: ELEC 260 and ELEC 265 or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Surveys important foundational principles for securing a network and managing risk in preparation for the Security+ Exam. Covers topics such as access control, identity management, SCADA, cloud computing, cryptography, mitigation, and deterrent techniques. [D; CSU]

ELEC 290

ELECTRONICS COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE I

2-4 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Electronics major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on- setting through an internship class.

Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Electronics major.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 15 hours

Offered: ALL

Applies principles and skills acquired in electronics occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]

ELEC 291

ELECTRONICS COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE II

2-4 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Electronics major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on- setting through an internship class.

Prerequisite: ELEC 290 or equivalent.

Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Electronics major.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 15 hours

Offered: ALL

Applies principles and skills acquired in electronics occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]

ELEC 292

ELECTRONICS COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE III

2-4 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Electronics major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.

Prerequisite: ELEC 291 or equivalent.

Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Electronics major.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 15 hours

Offered: ALL

Applies principles and skills acquired in electronics occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]

ELEC 293

ELECTRONICS COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IV

2-4 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Electronics major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.

Prerequisite: ELEC 292 or equivalent.

Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Electronics major.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 15 hours

Offered: ALL

Applies principles and skills acquired in electronics occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]

ELEC 299

INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Individual study or research in some area of electronics of particular interest to the student and not included in regular courses of the college. (May be taken twice for credit.) [D; CSU]