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The Electronics and Computer Hardware Technology programs offers various certificates and degrees options for those indivuduals who want to either upgrade their skills or explore career opportunities. Students acquire proficiencies in foundations of electronics and computer hardware and systems applications. Emphasis is placed on the use of modern electronic test equipment, circuit simulation software, and experimentation structured in an industrial lab setting. Electroncs and computer hardware tehcnology systems provide intruction from basic system configuration to large scale computer integration and analysis. Students may pursue industrial certifications after completingn as few as three courses in Electronics and Computer Hardware Technology.

Engineering Technology 10 
Principles of Engineering Technology

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab 
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Engineering Technology 10A 
Principles of Engineering Technology I

1.5 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab 
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In this course, students will explore technology systems and engineering processes to learn how math, science, and technology impact our society. The topics introduced include the design process, communication and documentation, engineering systems, statics, properties of materials, quality assurance, materials testing, and engineering for reliability.


This is the first of two courses in which students will explore technology systems and engineering processes to learn how math, science, and technology impact our society. The topics introduced include the design process, communication, documentation, and engineering systems.

Note: The two-course sequence Engineering Technology 10A and 10B is the same as Engineering Technology 10.

Engineering Technology 10B 
Principles of Engineering Technology II

1.5 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab Recommended Preparation: Engineering Technology 10A 
Credit, degree applicable 
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Engineering Technology 12 
Introduction to Engineering Design

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab 
Credit, degree applicable 
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This is the second of two courses in which students will explore technology systems and engineering processes to learn how math, science, and technology impact our society. The topics introduced include statics, properties of materials, quality assurance, materials testing, and engineering for reliability.

Note: The two-course sequence Engineering Technology 10A and 10B is the same as Engineering Technology 10.

In this course, students will gain a basic understanding of the design process used in engineering fields and the application of computer modeling software. Emphasis is placed on the design process, geometric relationships, visualization, technical sketching, modeling, model documentation, assemblies, and production processes



Engineering Technology 12A 
Introduction to Engineering Design I

1.5 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab 
Credit, degree applicable 
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Engineering Technology 12B 
Introduction to Engineering Design II

1.5 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab Recommended Preparation: Engineering Technology 12A 
Credit, degree applicable 
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This is the first of two courses in which students will gain a basic understanding of the design process used in engineering fields and the application of computer modeling software. Emphasis is placed on the design process, geometric relationships, visualization, and technical sketching.

Note: The two-course sequence Engineering Technology 12A and 12B is the same as Engineering Technology 12.

This is the second of two courses in which students will gain a basic understanding of the design process used in engineering fields and the application of computer modeling software. Emphasis is placed on, modeling, model documentation, assemblies, and production processes.

Note: The two-course sequence Engineering Technology 12A and 12B is the same as Engineering Technology 12.

Engineering Technology 14 
Electronics for Engineering Technologists

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab 
Credit, degree applicable 
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Engineering Technology 14A 
Electronics for Engineering Technologists I

1.5 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab 
Credit, degree applicable 
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In this course, students are introduced to the application of electronics in engineering technology. The topics studied include safety, Ohm’s Law, engineering notation, direct current circuits, capacitance, inductance, reactance, impedance, analog and digital waveforms, basic motors, number systems, logic gates, Boolean algebra, flip–flops, shift registers, and micro–processors. Techniques in computer simulation and electrical measurements will be stressed.



This is the first of two courses in which students are introduced to the application of electronics in engineering technology. The topics studied include safety, Ohm’s Law, engineering notation, direct current circuits, capacitance, inductance, reactance, and impedance. Techniques in computer simulation and electrical measurements will be stressed.

Note: The two-course sequence Engineering Technology 14A and 14B is the same as Engineering Technology 14.


Engineering Technology 14B 
Electronics for Engineering Technologists II

1.5 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab Recommended Preparation: Engineering Technology 14A 
Credit, degree applicable 
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Engineering Technology 15 
Aerospace Engineering

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab 
Credit, degree applicable 
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This is the second of two courses in which students are introduced to the application of electronics in engineering technology. The topics studied include safety, analog and digital waveforms, basic motors, number systems, logic gates, Boolean algebra, flip–flops, shift registers, and micro–processors. Techniques in computer simulation and electrical measurements will be stressed.

Note: The two-course sequence Engineering Technology 14A and 14B is the same as Engineering Technology 14.

In this course, students are introduced to the various aspects of aerospace engineering. Through hands-on projects and problems, students will learn about aerodynamics, astronautics, space-life sciences and systems engineering.

 

 

Engineering Technology 15A 
Aerospace Engineering I

1.5 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab 
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Engineering Technology 15B 
Aerospace Engineering II

1.5 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab Recommended Preparation: Engineering Technology 15A
Credit, degree applicable 
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This is the first of two courses that introduces the various aspects of aerospace engineering. Through hands-on projects and problems, students will learn about aerodynamics and astronautics.


Note:
 The two-course sequence Engineering Technology 15A and 15B is the same as Engineering Technology 15.

This is the second of two courses that introduces the various aspects of aerospace engineering. Through hands-on projects and problems, students will learn about astronautics, space-life sciences and systems engineering.

Note: The two-course sequence Engineering Technology 15A and 15B is the same as Engineering Technology 15.

Engineering Technology 16 
Computer Integrated Manufacturing

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab 
Credit, degree applicable 
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Engineering Technology 16A 
Computer Integrated Manufacturing I

1.5 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab 
Credit, degree applicable
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his course covers the integration of engineering technology principles and automation in manufacturing environments. Students will create three–dimensional designs with modeling software and produce actual components of their designs on Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machine tools. Additional topics covered include machine tool operations, simulations, Rapid Prototyping (RP), robotics, and manufacturing systems. This is the first of two courses that cover the integration of engineering technology principles and automation in manufacturing environments. The topics covered include machine tool operations, simulations, and robotics.

Note: The two-course sequence Engineering Technology 16A and 16B is the same as Engineering Technology 16.


Engineering Technology 16B 
Computer Integrated Manufacturing II

1.5 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab Recommended Preparation: Engineering Technology 16A 
Credit, degree applicable 
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Engineering Technology 18 
Engineering Design and Development

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab 
Prerequisite: Engineering Technology 10 or 10A and 10B; or 12 or 12A and 12B; or Computer Aided Design/Drafting 5 with a minimum grade of C in prerequisite 
Credit, degree applicable
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This is the second of two courses that cover the integration of engineering technology principles and automation in manufacturing environments. Students will create three–dimensional designs with modeling software and produce actual components of their designs on Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machine tools. Additional topics covered include simulations, Rapid Prototyping (RP), and manufacturing systems.

Note: The two-course sequence Engineering Technology 16A and 16B is the same as Engineering Technology 16.

In this capstone course, teams of students will work together to design and construct solutions to engineering problems. Emphasis will be placed on research methods, design problem statements, continuous improvement, cost analysis, prototyping, testing methods, project construction, and project presentation.