Engineering Technology (ENGN)



110 Science for Technical Applications - 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5, W5 and M40.
This science course presents basic vocabulary, concepts and scientific techniques that are used to analyze and understand technical applications. Students are introduced to the language and tools of chemistry and physics. Students learn to interpret atomic structure, use the periodic table, classify and identify properties of common compounds, analyze chemical bonding and reactions, and relate technical applications to chemical properties. Students also learn to determine the effect of force on linear motion, analyze various physical phenomena, and analyze various forms of energy. This course is intended for beginning students who are enrolling in an engineering technology major. syllabus (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

120 Principles of Engineering Technology - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

This course is an introduction to the field of engineering technology. Emphasis is placed on providing students with a balance of theoretical and practical engineering principles through hands-on projects related to design, thermodynamics, hydraulics, electrical circuits, and materials. This class is designed for students interested in the pursuing an academic or vocational career in engineering technology or electronics, including, but not limited to advanced-level high school students. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

122 Digital Electronics - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

This course is a project-based study of digital electronics for the field of engineering technology. Emphasis is placed on the application of digital electronics to product development for current and future market trends. Topics include Ohm's and Kirchhoff's laws as they apply to circuit analysis, capacitance, digital versus analog waveforms, digital circuit design, flip-flops, spec sheet analysis, and microprocessor programming. This class is designed for students interested in the pursuing an academic or vocational career in engineering or electronics, including, but not limited to advanced-level high school students. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

124 Engineering Design and Development - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

This course is a hands-on, project-based study of the field of Engineering Design. Emphasis is placed on providing students with practical knowledge related to the field, including the fundamentals of design, portfolio development, sketching, modeling, dimensioning, presentation, production and marketing. This class is designed for advanced-level high school students interested in engineering or engineering technology. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

126 Engineering Computer Integrated Technology - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

This course is a hands-on, project-based study of the integration of computers in the field of Engineering. Emphasis is placed on providing students with working knowledge of Computer Modeling, Computer Numerical Control (CNC), Computer-aided Manufacturing (CAM) software, robotics and automation, and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM). This class is designed for advanced-level high school students interested in pursuing an academic or vocational career in engineering or engineering technology. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

128 Electronics for Technology - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Mathematics 96 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Level M50; Engineering Technology 110 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Electronics for Technology introduces electronics to non-electronics majors. It's a fast-paced course and progresses through basic electronics to devices and then to digital electronics. Some attention is given to industries and businesses currently using electronics. The course is designed for students with nonelectronics majors to gain fundamental electronics knowledge and experience. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

130 Introduction to Engineering Design - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

This course is an introductory study of Engineering Design. Emphasis is placed on providing students with an overall perspective on the design process as well as on the details of product development, including computer-aided design (CAD). Topics include the history of design, current career opportunities, portfolio development, geometric relationships, modeling, dimensioning, production and marketing. This class is designed for students interested in the pursuing an academic or vocational career in engineering technology or electronics, including, but not limited to advanced-level high school students. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

200 Applied Mechanics - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Mecomtronics 120A with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent; Physics 195 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
Advisory: Mathematics 182 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent; Mathematics 150 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This course is a study of fundamental principles of bodies at rest and in motion. The course content emphasizes areas of friction, centroids, center of gravity, analysis of structures, moments of inertia and methods of virtual work. In addition, emphasis is also placed on kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies, moving reference frames, work-energy, linear and angular momentum relationships and their application to engineering problems. This course is intended for students enrolled in Engineering Technology. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

220 Component Design - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Engineering 110 or 151, with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This course emphasizes the application of mechanical design for component devices. The lecture material for this course is enhanced by a laboratory experience in design techniques including the creation of drawings using CAD (Computer Aided Design), computer solutions of design problems, component sizing and dimension determinations, mechanisms and design solution of mechanical component problems. This course is intended for students majoring in Engineering Technology. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

225 Product Development - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Engineering 152 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
Corequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: Engineering 200 and Technical Writing 101, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This is a Capstone course intended for students enrolled in their last semester of an Engineering Technology major. Students combine skills from prior coursework and from this course to take a design from conception to full production (or a portion thereof ) using such elements such as Gantt planning, Electronic and Mechanical analysis as necessary. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

275 Engineering Technology Industrial Internship - 1 hour lecture, 9 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Manufacturing Engineering Technology 101, 105 and 115, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
Corequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Manufacturing Engineering Technology 110 and 230, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This is an industrial internship course for multiple programs under Engineering Technology field. Students apply technical knowledge learned in previous courses in the program to design and conduct experiments; analyze and interpret data; design manufacturing systems, processes and components; and identify, formulate and solve technical problems. Throughout the internship, students have opportunities to acquire new knowledge and sharpen their problem solving, communication and team work skills. The internship experience also helps students with personal growth, professional development and awareness of the impact of engineering solutions on the industry and society. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.