2019-2020 CSN Catalog 
    Dec 08, 2023  
2019-2020 CSN Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology: Slot Repair, CA [ETSLOT-CT, 32 Total Credits]

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Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program are located at www.csn.edu/gainful-employment.


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in the gaming industry. This program integrates classroom experience with hands-on lab exercises and covers topics such as planning, design, troubleshooting, and maintenance of various slot machines and related devices. Networks used to support modern slot machine gaming are also covered.


  1. Develop a working knowledge of the theory of operation of a typical electronics slot machine; a working knowledge of Pseudo Random Number Generators; a working knowledge of ROM, PROM, EPROM, EEPROM and RAM; a working knowledge of stepper motors.

  2. Describe the operation of peripheral devices; the external features of a slot machine; the coin-in coin-out assemblies; the modes of operation of the electronics slot machine.

  3. Identify electronic circuits and components used in slot machines.

  4. Develop an understanding of the installation of physical network infrastructure that support devices such as slot machines and computers.

General Education Requirements (6 Credits)

Mathematics (3 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Communications (3 Credits)

Strongly Recommended: COM 115.

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