ENGR-001 - Technology and Society

This course will explore the interrelationships between technology and the social sciences. Specifically, the course will investigate the societal factors which impact technology (historical, political, economic, ethical and environmental), and the ways in which technology affects society (language, art, music, psychology and sociology). This course is appropriate for students in both technical and non-technical majors.
Units: 3
Lecture Hours: 3 |  Lab Hours: None |  Repeatable: No |  Grading: L
Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS

ENGR-010 - Engineering Processes and Tools

This course introduces students to the engineering profession and the devices, processes, and techniques utilized in solving engineering problems. Computers and associated components, hardware and software, are introduced. The use of spreadsheets and mathematical software in engineering problem solving and data presentation is discussed. Engineering report writing and technical presentations are practiced in the class. Students also learn the engineering process through a term project.
Units: 3
Lecture Hours: 2 |  Lab Hours: 3 |  Repeatable: No |  Grading: L
Prerequisite: MATH 021 or MATH 025, with a C or better
Recommended: Ability to use word processing and spreadsheet software
Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS

ENGR-018 - Engineering Design and Graphics

This course covers the principles of design and its graphical presentation in engineering as well as computer-aided design (CAD) and programming. Major topics include the engineering design process, orthographical projection, multiview drawing, pictorial drawings, dimensioning and tolerancing, and VBA programming. Engineering graphical presentation is based on ANSI standard. Students will learn to use CAD software in producing engineering drawings.
Units: 3
Lecture Hours: 2 |  Lab Hours: 4 |  Repeatable: No |  Grading: L
Prerequisite: MATH 014 with C or better or equivalent
Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS

ENGR-050 - Introduction to Computing

Students learn the fundamentals of computer assisted problem solving, as it applies to the solution of engineering problems. The four major themes of this course are algorithm development, efficient programming/modeling, PC device interfacing, and practical and user friendly pre/post processing techniques. The C++ programming language is used to obtain solutions to various engineering problems. Object oriented programming using subjects such as classes, pointers, inheritances, dynamic allocation of memory space, and standard template libraries are emphasized.
Units: 4
Lecture Hours: 3 |  Lab Hours: 3 |  Repeatable: No |  Grading: L
Prerequisite: MATH 071 with C or better
Recommended: Ability to use word processing and spreadsheet software; Completion of ENGR 010
Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS

ENGR-060 - Surveying

Students learn the basic theory and practice of surveying or geomatics as related to engineering practices. Basic concepts, standards, errors and statistical handling are presented. Linear and angular measurements, profile leveling and traversing are discussed. The concepts of bearings and azimuths as well as related computations are explained. Theory, use and care of surveying instruments in establishing horizontal and vertical control are studied. In addition, students will gain practical experience through laboratory and field work.
Units: 3
Lecture Hours: 2 |  Lab Hours: 3 |  Repeatable: No |  Grading: L
Prerequisite: MATH-022, or SG-100 or equivalent, either with grade of C or better. Or, SG-100 may be taken concurrently.
Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS

ENGR-061 - Plane Surveying

Students learn various plane surveys and calculations. The types of surveys covered include topographical, control, boundary and construction surveys. The public land survey system is discussed. The types of calculations include coordinate geometry computations, and area and volume calculations from survey data. Horizontal and vertical curve computations and layout are also discussed. Least- squares adjustments, GPS and GIS are introduced.
Units: 3
Lecture Hours: 2 |  Lab Hours: 3 |  Repeatable: No |  Grading: L
Prerequisite: ENGR 060 with C or better or equivalent
Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS

ENGR-063 - GIS for Civil Engineering and Surveying

Students learn the fundamentals of Geographical Information System (GIS) as related to civil engineering and surveying and how the Multipurpose Cadastre (MPC), Land Information System (LIS) and GIS fit together. Geodetic reference frame, base map, cadastral overlay, and linkage mechanisms are also discussed. Data quality and accuracy, privacy, ethics, and institutional, governmental and technological issues associated with GIS are explored. The ArcGIS software is taught and used in the course. GIS applications and existing case studies are presented. Federal Geographical Data Committee (FGDC) standards and future trends of GIS are addressed.
Units: 3
Lecture Hours: 2 |  Lab Hours: 3 |  Repeatable: No |  Grading: L
Recommended: ENGR 060 and ENGR 018
Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS

ENGR-066 - Properties of Materials

Mechanical, thermal, electrical, magnetic and chemical properties of materials are studied. Effect of atomic and crystal structure and various bonding mechanisms on the above properties are discussed. Diffusion and phase analysis in various material are studied. Defects and failure in materials including the effect of heat treatment on the strength of materials are investigated. Various laboratory experiments such as impact, tensile and compression, torsion, fatigue, corrosion, thermal conduction and expansion, electrical conduction, magnetic strength, composite structure, rubber and polymer resilience, and photomicrograph are conducted to provide enhanced knowledge of material properties.
Units: 3
Lecture Hours: 2 |  Lab Hours: 3 |  Repeatable: No |  Grading: L
Prerequisite: CHEM 001A and PHYS 004A, both with a C or better
Recommended: Ability to use word processing and spreadsheet software; Completion of ENGR 010
Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS

ENGR-069 - Statics

This course covers the equilibrium characteristics of various structures that are subject to external forces. The effects of various types of forces on the equilibrium of objects are discussed through the application of vector mechanics and the laws of Newton. Topics studied include two and three dimensional rigid structures, free-body diagrams, the concept of centroids, distributed load analysis, moment of inertia analysis, friction and virtual work. The structures considered are primarily trusses, machines and frames.
Units: 3
Lecture Hours: 3 |  Lab Hours: None |  Repeatable: No |  Grading: L
Prerequisite: PHYS 004A, with C or better
Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS

ENGR-071 - Introduction to Circuit Analysis

Analyses of DC and AC circuits are performed using Kirchhoff's voltage and current laws. Emphasis is given to resistive, capacitive, inductive, and amplifier circuits powered by independent and dependent sources. The transient nature of first order and second order circuits containing capacitors and inductors are studied. Thevenin's and Norton's theorems are applied to DC and AC circuits and properties of these circuits for maximum power transfer are determined. The concept of impedance is used to analyze AC circuits in the frequency domain as well as to perform power analysis.
Units: 4
Lecture Hours: 3 |  Lab Hours: 3 |  Repeatable: No |  Grading: L
Prerequisite: MATH 073 and PHYS 004B, both with C or better
Recommended: 1. MATH 078 2. Completion of ENGR 010 and 050 3. Ability to use word processing and spreadsheet software
Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS

ENGR-138 - Occupational Work Experience

Occupational Work Experience is designed for students who work or volunteer in a field related to their career major. Students are required to provide evidence that they are enrolled in a career program (e.g., education plan or coursework in a career/occupational subject area). Students can earn one unit of credit for each 60 hours of unpaid volunteer time or 75 hours of paid work during the semester. Students can repeat Career/Occupational Work Experience, combined with General Work Experience, or alone, up to a maximum of 16 units. Internship/job placement is not guaranteed.
Units: 1 - 8
Lecture Hours: None |  Lab Hours: 1.81 |  Repeatable: 15 |  Grading: O
Corequisite: Be employed or a volunteer at an approved work-site for the minimum number of hours per unit as stipulated for paid and unpaid status.
Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS