Electrical (ELET)

ELET 100 48 Hours Basic Electronics for Video, Audio and Computer

This course offers the fundamentals of basic electronics, including electronics theory with a focus on analog electronics. Students receive practical lab experience to understand and troubleshoot circuits. This course is a starting point for students preparing for a career as an electronic technician. (Apportionment)

ELET 102 48 Hours Basic Electricity

Course starts with basic electricity and progresses into residential wiring in accordance with the National Electrical Code. Students learn how to obtain an electrical contractor's license. Supplies purchase required as specified by instructor. (Apportionment)

ELET 112 48 Hours Electronic Service Technology

Prerequisite(s): Basic electronic knowledge Course reviews AC/DC theory and baisc electronic circuits.

Learn to use electronic test equipment and hook up home entertainment equipment. Proceed with testing, troubleshooting and preventive maintenance or radio, TV, VCR, microwave and DVD/CD player. Purchase of small electronic kit as specified by instructor required. Basic knowledge of electronics recommended. (Apportionment)

ELET 116 48 Hours Personal Computer Repair, Beginning

Covers the fundamentals of computer repair and maintenance through the study of theory, terminology, troubleshooting of IBM compatible Personal Computers and hands-on training. (Apportionment)

ELET 140 60 Hours Introduction to Electrical Trainee

Course provides an overview of the construction industry with focus on the career path of an electrical trainee. Students will learn about the skills needed to launch a successful career in the electrical trade. Topics include safety, construction math, tools and materials handling, job site management, and State certification requirements for electricians. (Apportionment)

ELET 145 48 Hours Electricity Fundamentals

Prerequisite(s): ELET 140 Introduction to Electrical Trainee.

Course covers basic electrical concepts, including electrical measurements, basic electrical theory, and an understanding of how common electrical components work. Course provides a basis for understanding electrical safety concepts. Textbook Required. (Apportionment)

ELET 150 36 Hours Wiring Fundamentals: Residential

Prerequisite(s): ELET 145 Electricity Fundamentals.

Course provides an overview of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and its application to residential wiring. Topics include electrical standards, residential wiring techniques, grounding, basic switching circuits, residential load calculations, and electrical services in accordance with the NEC. Textbook Required. (Apportionment)

ELET 160 36 Hours Wiring Fundamentals: Commercial

Prerequisite(s): ELET 145 Electricity Fundamentals.

Course provides an overview of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and its application to commercial wiring. Topics include commercial wiring, conduit systems, conductor types and applications, over-current protection, polyphase distribution, system and equipment grounding, and voltage-drop equations and lighting sources in accordance with the NEC. Textbook Required (Apportionment)

ELET 170 36 Hours Wiring Fundamentals: Industrial

Course provides an overview of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and its application to industrial wiring. Topics to include industrial wiring, conduit systems, conductor types and applications, over-current protection, polyphase distribution, system and equipment grounding, electrical motors, motor circuit conductors, motor control circuits, and electrical power installations in accordance to the NEC. (Apportionment)

ELET 175 48 Hours Electrical Trades Mathematics I

A study of mathematics used in the electrical and construction trades including topics such as arithmetic, fractions, decimals, percents, graphing, measurement, and an introduction to algebra. Textbook Required. (Apportionment)

ELET 176 48 Hours Electrical Trades Mathematics II

Prerequisite(s): ELET 175 Electrical Trades Mathematics I.

This course will present basic algebra and trigonometry and their application to the solution of practical problems in the electrical construction field with an emphasis on trigonometric solutions to alternating current electrical theory. (Apportionment)

ELET 178 32 Hours OSHA Standards for Construction

This course covers Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA construction standards. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide. Upon successful course completion, the student will receive an OSHA 30 Hour Construction Outreach Training Completion Card. (Apportionment)

ELET 180 36 Hours Electrical Conduit Bending

This course is a study of how to properly calculate, layout, and bend Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT) and Rigid Metal Conduit (RMC) per industry and National Electrical Code standards. This course utilizes both hand bending tools and the use of mechanical and machine type bending equipment. (Apportionment)

ELET 205 48 Hours Electrical Fundamentals I - Residential

Prerequisite(s): ELET 175 Electrical Trades Mathematics I.

Corequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with ELET 210 Electrical Laboratory Practices I.

This course introduces the student to the elements of basic direct current circuits and residential type construction with an emphasis on wiring principles and basic residential design. The student will perform a "hands on" design of a basic residential blueprint with all components in strict accordance with the requirements of the National Electrical Code. (Apportionment)

ELET 206 48 Hours Electrical Fundamentals II - Commercial

Prerequisite(s): ELET 205 Electrical Fundamentals I - Residential and ELET 176 Electrical Trades Mathematics II.

Corequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with ELET 211 - Electrical Laboratory Practices II.

Course provides an overview of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and its application to commercial wiring. Topics include commercial wiring, conduit systems, conductor types and applications, over-current protection, single and three distribution systems and equipment, grounding, and lighting sources in accordance with the NEC. (Apportionment)

ELET 207 48 Hours Electrical Fundamentals III - Industrial

Prerequisite(s): ELET 205 Electrical Fundamentals I - Residential and ELET 206 Electrical Fundamentals II - Commercial.

Corequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with ELET 212 - Electrical Laboratory Practices III.

Course provides an overview of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and its application to industrial wiring. Topics include industrial wiring, conduit systems, conductor types and applications, over-current protection, electrical motors, motor circuit conductors, motor control circuits, and industrial electrical power installations in accordance to the National Electrical Code. (Apportionment)

ELET 210 36 Hours Electrical Laboratory Practices I

Corequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with ELET 205 - Electrical Fundamentals I - Residential.

This course covers laboratory work associated with the fundamentals of DC electricity, electromagnetism, series, parallel and combination circuits, wiring practices, and hand tools. (Apportionment)

ELET 211 36 Hours Electrical Laboratory Practices II

Prerequisite(s): ELET 210 Electrical Laboratory Practices I.

Corequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with ELET 206 - Electrical Fundamentals II - Commercial.

This course includes lab work associated with the fundamentals of alternating current electricity. Alternating current principles, practices, and safe wiring with hand tools and instrumentation are included. (Apportionment)

ELET 212 36 Hours Electrical Laboratory Practices III

Prerequisite(s): ELET 211 Electrical Laboratory Practices II.

Corequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with ELET 207 - Electrical Fundamentals III - Industrial.

This course covers the theoretical and practical principles involving the control of alternating current motors with electromechanical and programmable logic controller (PLC) type equipment. Industry standard wiring practices and troubleshooting methods are covered. (Apportionment)