SRJC Course Outlines

4/18/2024 7:23:40 PMELEC 50A Course Outline as of Spring 2012

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ELEC 50ATitle:  SURVEY OF ELEC  
Full Title:  Survey of Electronics
Last Reviewed:10/29/1997

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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A general study in basic concepts of electrical principles and electronic terminology; fundamentals of radio, TV, communications, and computers.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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General study in basic concepts of electrical principles & electronic terminology; fundamentals of radio, TV, communications & computers.
(Grade Only)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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  The student will be able to:
     1. calculate voltage, current and resistance relationships
        using OHM's Law.
     2. identify Basic Logic Symbols and Functions.
     3. describe the Basic Operation of Computer Systems.
     4. construct Basic Electronic Equipment.
     5. define Basic Electronic Terminology.
     6. identify and describe Basic Communications Systems.
     7. write simple computer programs in the BASIC Language.
     8. describe the operation of Basic Medical Electronic Systems.
     9. describe the operation of Satellite Communications Systems.
    10. describe the operation of Basic Recording and Playback
    11. explain the basic operation of a CRT, TV, and VDT.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Electricity and Units.
 2.  Basic Analog Circuits, Amplifiers, Oscillators, Rectifiers.
 3.  Basic Electrical DC & AC Laws and Theories.
 4.  Semiconductors and Devices.
 5.  Systems:  Analog & Digital.
 6.  Medical Electronics.
 7.  Communication Systems.
 8.  Computer and Logical Systems.
 9.  Office Equipment Electronics.
10.  Entertainment Electronics Systems.

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  1.  Textbook readings.
 2.  Textbook homework problems.
 3.  Handout homework problems.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 10%
Written homework, Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 10%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
70 - 90%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor generated syllabus.

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