Electrical (ELC)

(ELC) Electrical

Course Information Cr Hrs
ELC-100 Introduction to Electrical Theories and Safety

This course will provide fundamental instruction in safety methods and procedures and basic electrical theory. Course topics will focus on electrical safety, an introduction to the National Electrical Code (NEC), physics of matter, insulators and conductors, theories of electricity, usage of electrical meters, conduit bending and house wiring methods.

3-2-2
ELC-110 Electrical Formulas and Circuitry

This course will provide fundamental instruction in electrical equipment, codes, and theories of electricity. Course topics will focus on the National Electrical Code (NEC), safe installation of electrical equipment, color coding, branch circuits, voltage and current, electrical mathematical formulas, power loss and electrical circuits.

 Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in ELC 100
4-2-4
ELC-120 Wiring Methods and Power Distribution Application

This course will provide fundamental instruction in wiring methods, codes, power distribution, and circuit protection. Course topics will focus on wiring methods, National Electrical Code (NEC) application to insulators and conductors, box fill, power distribution, circuit protection and power quality.

 Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in ELC 100.
4-2-4
ELC-130 Basic Power Generations and Code Requirements

This course will provide fundamental instruction in how electricity is generated. Course topics will focus on capacitors, induction, power factor and power loss in an AC circuit, motor theory, transformers, conductors, overcurrent protection and ground and bonding of electrical systems.

 Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in ELC 100.
4-2-4
ELC-200 Application to NEC to Electrical Apparatus

This course will provide basic fundamental instruction in variable frequency drive and programmable logic controller operations and maintenance. Course topics will focus on bonding and grounding, variable frequency drive motors, programmable logic controllers, fiber optics and fire alarm systems.

 Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in ELC 100.
4-2-4
ELC-210 Application to NEC to Unique Systems and Locations

This course will provide fundamental instruction in applying the National Electrical Code (NEC) to a variety of locations and systems. Course topics will focus on ground electrical systems, mobile and manufactured homes, marinas, elevators, swimming pools, emergency power systems, fire alarms, optical fiber communication, and motor controls and signaling circuits.

 Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in ELC 100.
4-2-4
ELC-220 VFD and PLC Operations and Maintenance

This course will provide fundamental instruction in variable frequency drive and programmable logic controller operations as well as job site leadership. Course topics will focus on bonding and grounding, variable frequency drive motors, programmable logic controllers, fiber optics, fire alarm systems, estimating, and job site leadership.

 Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in ELC 100.
4-2-4
ELC-230 Preparation for National Electric Certification

This course prepares students to apply collective knowledge of National Electric Code (NEC) and general electrical knowledge in order to take a certification examination. Course topics focus on electrical mathematics, circuits and alternating current, motor controllers, raceway and box fill calculations, and single family load calculations.

 Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or higher in ELC 100.
3-3-0