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ELEC 111 Introduction to Electronics Fundamentals

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Electronics Technology Materials

Extra supplies/lab fees may be required in all Electronic Technology courses.

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Introduction to DC and AC electricity; reading simple schematic diagrams and construction of elementary electrical/electronics circuits; making measurements with multimeters and oscilloscopes; using DC power supplies and AC power sources with series, parallel and series-parallel resistive circuits; exploration of induction and capacitance in DC and AC voltage circuits. Emphasizes laboratory experiments and techniques. A materials fee as shown in the Schedule of Classes is payable upon registration.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: ENGL 828, or ESL 400, or appropriate skill level as indicated by the English or ESL placement tests. MATH 811, or MATH 802 or appropriate skill level as indicated by the math placement test. Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ELEC 231.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU