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Courses Offered

ENGR-106 3 units
M.S.S.C. High-Performance Manufacturing LEC 48-54
This course is designed to prepare the student for a nationally
recognized certification test program by the Manufacturing Skills
Standards Council (MSSC). The MSSC is a nationwide, industrydriven
system that certifies the foundational skills and knowledge
of students and of front-line production workers from entry-level to
first line of supervision in all sectors of manufacturing. The system
includes assessments in four modules: Manufacturing Processes and
Production, Quality Assurance, Maintenance Awareness and Safety.
Prerequisite: None.
--Transfers to CSU only
 
ENGR-107 3 units
Total Quality Management LEC 48-54
This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the total
quality approach to quality management. The total quality philosophy
is an approach to doing business that incorporates continuous
improvement techniques and employee training to increase overall
performance and competitiveness. Prerequisite: None.
--Transfers to CSU only
 
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-109 3 units
Manufacturing Inspection Techniques LEC 48-54
and Applications
This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the
basic skills that contribute to the quality of manufactured products and
focuses on the tools and techniques used by industry for inspection and
measurement of products. It covers various quality assurance, quality
control and inspection topics used in industry at the technician level.
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-149 1-4 units
Occupational Internship: Engineering
Paid 75-300/Unpaid 60-240
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. May be taken 4 times for credit. Prerequisite:
None. Other Enrollment Criteria: 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
An introductory course to Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) 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.
Exercises focus on digital design elements for computer rendering
and illustration. Prerequisite: None. Recommended Preparation:
Computer experience or the completion of a computer literacy class.
--Transfers to both UC/CSU

ENGR-155 3 units
Computer Aided Drafting II LEC 24-27/LAB 72-81
An advanced course in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) provides
students with the necessary skills for drafting careers in fields that
employ architectural and engineering drawings, surveying and
planimetric mapping, and 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.
--Not transferable

ENGR-164 4 units
Plane Surveying I (formerly Plane Surveying) LEC 48-54/LAB
48-54
This course is designed for students interested in acquiring skills
relevant to land surveying, for instance, interpreting assessor parcel
maps and records of survey. Students will learn fundamental
surveying techniques involving linear, angular, and area calculations
and measurements. Field experience may include use of steel tapes,
engineer’s level, transit, theodolite, electronic distance measuring
instruments, and electronic calculators in solving surveying problems.
Property conveyances, easements, state and local laws, ordinances and
policies are introduced. Prerequisite: None.
--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 plane surveying. This course
involves advanced linear, angular, area measurements and calculations.
Students will compute horizontal and vertical curves, tacheometry,
earthwork, error and adjustment of level nets, and determine direction
of lines. Integrating United States Public Land Surveys, State Plane
Coordinate Systems, Rectangular System of Land Division for Public
Lands, and photogrammetry with surveying techniques are explored.
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, and reading interpreting, and writing land descriptions.
Prerequisite: None.
--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 postdifferential
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.
--Not transferable

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).
--Not transferable

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).
--Not transferable

ENGR-298A-G, I-V 0.50-4 units
Special Topics in Engineering/Surveying LEC 8-54/LAB 0-54
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. May be taken 4 times
for credit. Prerequisite: None.
--Not transferable
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

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. May be taken 3 times for credit. Prerequisite: Previous
Engineering and Related Technologies classes; a contract must be
completed with the instructor prior to enrollment.
--Not transferable