Electrical (ELC)

  • Residential Wiring

    ELC-113, Lecture: 2, Lab: 6, Credits: 4
    Fall 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course introduces the care/usage of tools and materials used in residential electrical installations and the requirements of the National Electrical Code. Topics include NEC, electrical safety, and electrical print reading; planning, layout; and installation of electrical distribution equipment; lighting; overcurrent protection; conductors; branch circuits; and conduits. Upon completion, students should be able to properly install conduits, wiring, and electrical distribution equipment associated with residential electrical installations.

  • Commercial Wiring

    ELC-114, Lecture: 2, Lab: 6, Credits: 4
    Spring 2020
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course provides instruction in the application of electrical tools, materials, and test equipment associated with commercial electrical installations. Topics include the NEC; safety; electrical blueprints; planning, layout, and installation of equipment and conduits; and wiring devices such as panels and overcurrent devices. Upon completion, students should be able to properly install equipment and conduit associated with commercial electrical installations.

  • Industrial Wiring

    ELC-115, Lecture: 2, Lab: 6, Credits: 4
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course covers layout, planning, and installation of wiring systems in industrial facilities. Emphasis is placed on industrial wiring methods and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to install industrial systems and equipment.

  • National Electrical Code

    ELC-118, Lecture: 1, Lab: 2, Credits: 2
    Fall 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course covers the use of the current National Electrical Code. Topics include the NEC history, wiring methods, overcurrent protection, materials, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to effectively use the NEC.

  • NEC Calculations

    ELC-119, Lecture: 1, Lab: 2, Credits: 2
    Fall 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course covers branch circuit, feeder, and service calculations. Emphasis is placed on sections of the National Electrical Code related to calculations. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate code sections to size wire, conduit, and overcurrent devices for branch circuits, feeders, and service.

  • Electrical Estimating

    ELC-121, Lecture: 1, Lab: 2, Credits: 2
    Spring 2020
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course covers the principles involved in estimating electrical projects. Topics include take-offs of materials and equipment, labor, overhead, and profit. Upon completion, students should be able to estimate simple electrical projects.

  • Diagrams and Schematics

    ELC-125, Lecture: 1, Lab: 2, Credits: 2
    Fall 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course covers the interpretation of electrical diagrams, schematics, and drawings common to electrical applications. Emphasis is placed on reading and interpreting electrical diagrams and schematics. Upon completion, students should be able to read and interpret electrical diagrams and schematics.

  • Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller

    ELC-128, Lecture: 2, Lab: 3, Credits: 3
    Spring 2020
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course introduces the programmable logic controller (PLC) and its associated applications. Topics include ladder logic diagrams, input/output modules, power supplies, surge protection, selection/installation of controllers, and interfacing of controllers with equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to understand basic PLC systems and create simple programs.

  • Circuit Analysis I

    ELC-131, Lecture: 3, Lab: 3, Credits: 4
    Fall 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course introduces DC and AC electricity with an emphasis on circuit analysis, measurements, and operation of test equipment. Topics include DC and AC principles, circuit analysis laws and theorems, components, test equipment operation, circuit simulation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret circuit schematics; design, construct, verify, and analyze DC/AC circuits; and properly use test equipment.

  • Circuit Analysis I Lab

    ELC-131A, Lab: 3, Credits: 1
    Fall 2019
    No prerequisites.
    Corequisites
    Take ELC-131

    This course provides laboratory assignments as applied to fundamental principles of DC/AC electricity. Emphasis is placed on measurements and evaluation of electrical components, devices and circuits. Upon completion, the students will gain hands-on experience by measuring voltage, current, and opposition to current flow utilizing various meters and test equipment.

  • Electrical Maintenance

    ELC-215, Lecture: 2, Lab: 3, Credits: 3
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course introduces the theory of maintenance and the skills necessary to maintain electrical equipment found in industrial and commercial facilities. Topics include maintenance theory, predictive and preventive maintenance, electrical equipment operation and maintenance, and maintenance documentation. Upon completion, students should be able to perform maintenance on electrical equipment in industrial and commercial facilities.

  • Programmable Logic Controllers Applications

    ELC-228, Lecture: 2, Lab: 6, Credits: 4
    Fall 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course covers programming and applications of programmable logic controllers. Emphasis is placed on programming techniques, networking, specialty I/O modules, and system troubleshooting. Upon completion, students should be able to specify, implement, and maintain complex PLC controlled systems.

  • Applications Project

    ELC-229, Lecture: 1, Lab: 3, Credits: 2
    Spring 2020
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course provides an individual and/or integrated team approach to a practical project as approved by the instructor. Topics include project selection and planning, implementation and testing, and a final presentation. Upon completion, students should be able to plan and implement an applications-oriented project.