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ENGR-108 3 units
Organizational Behavior LEC 48-54
This course is designed to give students an understanding of and methods
to react to various behaviors encountered in the workplace. The study
of organizational behavior provides insights into people at work in all
kinds of situations and organizations. By providing an understanding
of how organizations operate, the student can become a more efficient
and productive team member. *Cross-listed as MGT-108. Prerequisite:
None.
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-114 3 units
Machine Tool Technology LEC 32-36/LAB 48-54
This course gives students an understanding of the fundamentals and
uses of machine tool technology in the manufacturing and environmental
industries. Lecture/theory instruction will be followed by demonstrations
and hands-on use of many of the machine tools currently used in industry.
Prerequisite: None.
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-116 3 units
Energy Efficiency and Construction Methods LEC 48-54
This course provides an overview of the green construction movement
and the basic factors involved with designing a new ecological home.
Topics include green construction methods and sustainable systems.
Prerequisite: None.
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-117 3 units
Solar Photovoltaic Installation LEC 48-54
This course provides students with a comprehensive guide to the
design, installation and evaluation of residential and commercial solar
photovoltaic systems. The course will cover the principles of photovoltaics
and how to effectively incorporate PV systems into a stand-alone or
interconnected electrical system. Prerequisite: SEMA-100 or ENGR-
114 (with a grade of C or better).
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-118 3 units
Solar Thermal Installation LEC 48-54
This course provides students with a comprehensive guide to the design,
installation and evaluation of residential and commercial solar thermal
systems. The course will cover the principles of solar thermal technology
and how to effectively incorporate solar thermal systems into residential
and commercial applications. Prerequisite: SEMA-100 or ENGR-114
(with a grade of C or better).
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-119 3 units
Small Wind Energy Installation LEC 48-54
This course provides students with a comprehensive guide to the design,
installation and evaluation of residential small wind energy systems.
The course will cover the principles of wind energy technology and how
to effectively incorporate small wind energy systems into residential
applications. Prerequisite: SEMA-100 or ENGR-114 (with a grade of
C or better).
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-120 3 units
Principles of Engineering Technology LEC 32-36/LAB 48-54
This course includes a lecture and lab component and is designed for
students interested in pursuing a career in Engineering Technology.
Students will explore technology systems and engineering processes
to learn how math, science, and technology impact our society. Topics
include the design process, communication and documentation,
engineering systems, energy and power, statics, properties of materials,
materials testing, control systems, quality assurance and engineering for
reliability. Prerequisite: None. Recommended Preparation: MATH-094
or MATH-096 or MATH-096B.
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-121 3 units
Introduction to Engineering Design LEC 32-36/LAB 48-54
This course provides 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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENGR-
120 (with a grade of C or better).
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-122 3 units
Electronics for Engineering LEC 32-36/LAB 48-54
Technologist
This course will cover 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
microprocessors. Techniques in computer simulation and electrical
measurements are emphasized. Prerequisite: ENGR-121 (with a grade
of C or better).
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-123 3 units
Computer Integrated Manufacturing LEC 32-36/LAB 48-54
This course explores the integration of engineering technology principles
and automation in manufacturing environments. Topics include 3-D
design and modeling, CNC programming and production, rapid
prototyping, robotics and manufacturing systems. Prerequisite: ENGR-
120 and ENGR-121 (with a grade of C or better).
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-124 3 units
Civil Engineering and Architecture LEC 32-36/LAB 48-54
This course includes a lab and lecture component and will explore
the integration of engineering technology principles with civil and
architectural applications. Topics include historical understandings,
career fields, residential design, commercial applications, commercial
building design and public applications. Prerequisite: ENGR-120 and
ENGR-121 (with a grade of C or better).
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-125 3 units
Engineering Design and Development LEC 32-36/LAB 48-54
This course is a 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. Prerequisite: ENGR-122, ENGR-
123 and ENGR-124 (with a grade of C or better).
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-149 1-4 units
Occupational Internship: Engineering OI 16-72
The purpose of this course is to enable eligible students to include
supervised on-the-job training as an integral part of the total college
educational program. This is accomplished through a planned program
of learning experiences which combines academic and vocational learning
at school with new learning experiences on the job in an occupational
setting. Prerequisite: Each student must be enrolled for the full semester
and have completed one course in the discipline. A training agreement
must be completed prior to registration. Please refer to the Occupational
Internship Student Handbook for specific information.
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-154 3 units
Computer Aided Drafting I LEC 32-36/LAB 48-54
This course is an introductory course to Computer Aided Drafting
(CAD). Course provides students with the necessary skills for entry
level drafting careers in fields employing architectural and engineering
drawings, surveying and planimetric mapping, and computer aided
mapping skills, such as Geographic Information Systems. Applying
cutting edge technology in the field of drafting, students learn concepts
of engineering drawing and drafting plans through digital manipulation
of design elements. Prerequisite: None. Recommended Preparation:
ENGL-092 or ENGL-098 or ESL-098W and computer experience or
the completion of a computer literacy
class.
--Transfers to both UC/CSU
 
ENGR-155 3 units
Computer Aided Drafting II LEC 32-36/LAB 48-54
This course provides students with the necessary skills for drafting
careers in fields that employ architectural engineering drawings
surveying, planimetric mapping, computer aided mapping skills such
as Geographic Information Systems and Manufacturing. Applying
cutting edge technology in the field of drafting students learn concepts
of engineering drawing and drafting plans through digital manipulation
of design elements. Exercises focus on coordinate geometry modeling
programming and plotting. Prerequisite: ENGR-154 (with a grade of
C or better).
--Transfers to both UC/CSU
 
ENGR-156 3 units
SolidWorks I LEC 32-36/LAB 48-54
This course is designed to introduce the student to three-dimensional
parametric solid modeling with SolidWorks. Students will begin with
basic parametric solid modeling techniques advancing into complex
assemblies. Prerequisite: None.
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-157 3 units
Microstation I LEC 32-36/LAB 48-54
This course is designed to introduce students to MicroStation CAD
software and provides students with the necessary skills that are essential
with the program. Students learn concepts of engineering drawing and
drafting plans through digital manipulation of design elements. Students
will be able to create 2 dimensional drawing including; structure and
setting levels, manipulate elements such as copy parallel and set fence
modes modify and lock fence. Prerequisite: None. Recommended
Preparation: Computer experience or the completion of a computer
literacy class.
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-164 4 units
Plane Surveying I LEC 48-54/LAB 48-54
This course will cover surveying fundamental skills which includes; use
and proper care of surveying instruments, horizontal, vertical and angular
measurements, layout and traverse procedures, computation, analysis, and
adjustments of the traverse. Students will also get an introduction to the
Public Land Survey System, State Plane Coordinates, Global Positioning
System, and state/local laws. Prerequisite: MATH-055 (with a grade
of C or better).
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-165 4 units
Plane Surveying II LEC 48-54/LAB 48-54
This advanced course is a continuation of Plane Surveying I and
designed for students seeking a career in surveying and engineering.
Students will compute horizontal and vertical curves, earthworks, and
adjustment of level nets. Students will be introduced to the Public Land
Survey System, California Coordinate System, easements and property
descriptions, astronomic observations, Global Information System, and
photogrammetry. Prerequisite: ENGR-164 (with a grade of C or better).
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-166 3 units
Legal Aspects of Surveying LEC 48-54
This course is designed for surveyors, engineers, realtors, and any
person who deals with property descriptions. It includes a study of the
legal aspects of public land surveys, municipal property surveys, and
laws applicable to surveyors. Topics include history of land survey
system, establishment of township subdivisions, reestablishing private
subdivisions, and reading, interpreting, and writing land descriptions.
Prerequisite: None. Recommended Preparation: ENGL-092 or ENGL-
098 or ESL-098W.
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-167 4 units
Global Positioning Systems LEC 48-54/LAB 48-54
This course provides students with fundamental knowledge for applying
GPS technology in the field for engineering based operations. Emphasis
is placed on satellite systems, measurements for positional accuracy,
statistical adjustments, post-processing, real-time and post-differential
correction, field data collection, and mapping models. The course
provides hands-on experience with GPS instruments used for field-based
survey and planimetric mapping. Prerequisite: None.
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-180 3 units
Introduction to Engineering LEC 48-54
An introduction to the career opportunities and skills needed to become
an engineer. Various forms of engineering communication including
laboratory report writing, graphical presentations, and problem
solving format are presented. The scientific method of investigation is
covered. This course is recommended for all students considering career
possibilities in engineering. Prerequisite: None.
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-181 3 units
Statics LEC 48-54
This course lays the foundation of Newtonian mechanics, serves as the
building blocks for further courses in analysis and design. A study of
two and three dimensional equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies;
concentrated and distributed force systems; shear and bending moment
stresses in beams; analysis of frames, machine and trusses; force resultant
using vectors in tow and three dimension; non-coplanar force system,
friction forces; center of gravity and moment of inertia. Prerequisite:
PHY-201 (with a grade of C or better).
--Transfers to both UC/CSU
 
ENGR-182 4 units
Strength and Materials LEC 48-54/LAB 48-54
Plane stress-strain, axial, torsional, bending and shear stresses are studied,
including combined loads, Mohr’s Circle, principal stresses and strains,
and pressure vessels. Generalized Hooke’s Law, material properties,
allowable stress, factor of safety, statically indeterminate members,
shear and moment diagrams; moment-area, slope by double integration,
singularity functions, superposition, and Catigliano methods are also
studied. Topics include thermal expansion, indeterminate forms and
column buckling. Prerequisite: ENGR-181 (with a grade of C or better).
--Transfers to both UC/CSU
 
ENGR-298A-G, I-V 0.5-4 units
Special Topics in Engineering/Surveying LEC 8-54/LAB 8-108
Engineering special topics enhance the core curriculum and provide
students with an opportunity to develop specialized skills. Whenever
the demand for a special topic is adequate, a request for new course
section (with a designation A through V) may be added to the upcoming
schedule. Topics and credit will vary. One topic per course may be taken
for credit. Prerequisite: None.
Course Topics:
A. Introduction to Engineering/Surveying
B. Microstation
C. Solidworks
D. Terramodel
E. Auto-CAD Engineering/Surveying Mapping
F. Least Squares Adjustment
G. 3-D Processing
I. Land Surveyor Test Workshop
J. Engineer In Training (EIT) Workshop
K. Civil Engineer Test Workshop
L. Handheld Calculator/Data Collector
M. Public Land Survey System
N. Survey Research
O. Engineering/Surveying Hardware
P. Preparing Legal Descriptions
Q. Global Positioning System
R. Construction Surveying
S. Surveying for GIS purposes
T. Surveying for Photogrammetric Mapping purposes
U. Handdrafting
V. Land Surveying in Training (LSIT) Workshop
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-299 1-3 units
Special Projects: Engineering IS 16-54
Students with previous course work in the program may do special
projects that involve research and special study. The actual nature of
the project must be determined in consultation with the supervising
instructor. Prerequisite: Two Engineering Technology classes must be
completed prior to enrollment; a contract must be completed with the
instructor prior to enrollment.
--Transfers to CSU only