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Modesto Junior College
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Career Technical Education

COMPUTER ELECTRONICS

The Computer Electronics program focuses on the development of student knowledge around computer hardware systems, networks, computer system repair, micro processing concepts, device support, telecommunication and network cabling. Students receive direct applied learning exposure in labs preparing them for careers in industry.

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CMPET 206—PERSONAL COMPUTER ASSEMBLY 3 UNITS [Upgrading and Repairing 36 Lecture Hours, 54 Lab Hours]
Recommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised to satisfactorily complete CMPSC 201 or concurrently enroll in CMPSC 201.
An introductory course in assembling, upgrading and repairing of personal computer systems.Emphasis on hands-on laboratory activities with personal computer hardware. Operating principles of computer subsystems and peripheral devices. Use of diagnostic software and hardware tools. Multi-user system setup and maintenance. Materials fee required. Field trips are not required. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

CMPET 210—INTERMEDIATE PERSONAL 3 UNITS [Computer Services with A+ Certification Training 36 Lecture hours, 54 Lab hours]
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of CMPET 206 or CMPET 214.
Intermediate principles and practices of personal computer systems maintenance, upgrading and repair with an emphasis on preparation for A+ Computer Technician Certification administered by CompTIA. Contents include hardware and operating system setup, adding peripherals, communication and networking fundamentals, disaster recovery and supporting Windows NT. Lecture/Laboratory. Materials fee required. Transfer: CSU.

CMPET 214—MICROPROCESSOR 4 UNITS [Programming and Interfacing 36 Lecture hours, 108 Lab hours]
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of ELTEC 212
Introduction to the structure and operation of microprocessors as controllers for today’s electronic devices and systems. Basic microprocessor hardware including memories, registers, counters, input/output ports, decoders, and arithmetic logic using the popular PIC RISC microcontroller. Machine language simulation and development on personal computers. Emphasis on interfacing to electronic hardware. Materials fee required. Lecture/Laboratory. (A-F Only) Transfer: CSU.

CMPET 269—NETWORK + CERTIFICATiON TRAINING LAB 1 UNIT [54 Lab hours]
Concurrent Enrollment: Satisfactory completion of CMPSC 263
Recommended for Success: Satisfactory completion of any introductory computer course. Network + is quickly becoming the standard for introductory-level industry certification. Designed for those interested in a career in network support, this vendor-neutral certification takes the student through installing and configuring a network client. This laboratory course along with the CMPSC 263 course provides preparation for CompTIA’s Network+ certification exam. Extensive network lab projects will be required. Field trips may be required. Laboratory. Materials fee required. Transfer: CSU

FACULTY & STAFF:
Professor Tim Vaughan
(209) 575-6332
 
COURSES: CMPET 206, CMPET210, CMPET 214, CMPET 269

Adj. Instructor Barney Gordon
gordonb@mjc.edu

COURSES: CMPET 210


Adj. Instructor Jose Cazares
cazaresj@mjc.edu
COURSES: CMPET 206,


Adj. Instructor John Sinclair
sinclairj@mjc.edu
COURSES: CMPET 206