Academic Catalog

Electronics Technology (ET)

Introduction to Electricity and Electronics  4 UNITS  
3.0 hours lecture, 3.0 hours laboratory  
This course includes the laws of physics as they relate to electricity and electronics. Topics include the history of electrical science, atomic structure, basic electrical laws, DC and AC circuits, semiconductors, integrated circuits, amplifiers, waveforms, electrical test equipment, circuit construction, and electrical safety. Knowledge of basic algebra and how to use scientific calculators is highly desirable. (AA/AS GE, CSU, CSU GE)