ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY ( Obsolete )
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ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY ( Obsolete )

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This program has been removed from the curriculum.

Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: Engineering & Technology

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares students to work in the fields of electronics research, circuit development and design, electronics service, electronic production and manufacturing, hospital medical electronics, robotics, computers, communications including fiber optics, fixed stations, cellular telephones, satellite and broadcast systems, and related electronics areas. The program qualifies students to seek employment as electronics technicians, field service engineers, bio-medical technicians, electronic engineering aides, computer maintenance and repair technicians, communications technicians, electronic sales personnel, logic and integrated circuit technicians, etc. Emphasis is placed on building a solid technical base in electricity, electronics, and mathematics which will enable entry into any of the electronics specialty areas.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Effective academic year: 2007-2008

Program Outcomes:

The following program outcomes are units of knowledge which are to be accomplished throughout completion of the program:

1. Demonstrate the academic, analytical and mathematical skills to enter a career in the field of electronics.

2. Students will develop repair, service and technical manipulative electronics skills suitable for careers in the marketplace.

3. Students will develop an understanding of the various electronics systems incorporated into modern automobiles and the employment opportunities in the transportation workplace.

4. Students will understand Material Safety Data Sheets and Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations for safe operations of electronic systems.

5. Students will operate appropriate test instruments, tools and equipment to perform electronics measurements (i.e. amp, ohm, watt, volts) in a safe manner.

6. Students will demonstrate the proper use of electronics related reference tables, diagrams, symbols, abbreviations and charts.

7. Students will apply the proper selection of tools and materials for electronic service, installation and repairs.

Required Units in the Major:    0

Required Courses
  Semester I (9-10 units)
ELTN 109A - APPLIED ALGEBRA FOR ELECTRONICS (4.0 units)
  OR
  MATH 003 - COLLEGE ALGEBRA (4.0 units)
  &
  ELTN 115 - PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN AND FABRICATION (2.0 units)
  OR
  ELTN 015 - COMPUTER AIDED ELECTRONIC DRAFTING (3.0 units)
  &
  ELTN 130 - INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (8-9 units)
ELTN 113 - PRINCIPLES OF DC AND AC NETWORK ANALYSIS (5.0 units)
  OR
  ELTN 009 - PRINCIPLES OF DC AND AC NETWORK ANALYSIS (5.0 units)
  &
  ELTN 109B - APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRONICS (3.0 units)
  OR
  MATH 008 - TRIGONOMETRY (4.0 units)
  &
  Semester III (9 units)
ELTN 131 - CIRCUIT ANALYSIS (5.0 units)
  OR
  ELTN 031 - CIRCUIT ANALYSIS (5.0 units)
  &
  ELTN 132 - DIGITAL AND CONTROL ELECTRONICS (4.0 units)
  OR
  ELTN 032 - DIGITAL AND CONTROL ELECTRONICS (4.0 units)
  &
  Semester IV (10 units)
ELTN 133 - RADIO COMMUNICATION AND MICROWAVES (5.0 units)
  ELTN 134 - ANTENNA FIELD TEST (1.0 units)
  ELTN 125 - LOGIC AND MICROCOMPUTER ELECTRONICS (4.0 units)
  OR
  ELTN 142 - COMPUTER SYSTEM MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR (4.0 units)
  OR
  ELTN 025 - LOGIC & MICROCOMPUTER ELECTRONICS (4.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  BUS 009 - INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (3.0 units)
  &
  PHYS 010 - DESCRIPTIVE INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS (3.0 units)
  &
  PHYS 010L - DESCRIPTIVE PHYSICS IN THE LABORATORY (1.0 units)
  &
  EDT 008A - ENGINEERING GRAPHICS (3.0 units)