Electrical Technology Certificate



Year 1 Semester 1
Fall
ELPT 1319 Fundamentals of Electricity I

An introduction to basic direct current (DC) theory including electron theory and direct current applications.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and two hours of lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ELPT 1315 Electrical Calculations I

Introduction to mathematical applications utilized to solve problems in the electrical field. Topics include fractions decimals percentages simple equations ratio and proportion unit conversions and applied geometry.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
ELPT 1329 Residential Wiring

Wiring methods for single family and multifamily dwellings.† Includes load calculations service entrance sizing proper grounding techniques and associated safety procedures.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and four hours lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

Total Credit Hours
9

Year 1 Semester 2
Spring
ELPT 1320 Fundamentals of Electricity II

Introduces alternating current (AC).† Includes AC voltage frequency mechanical and electrical degrees waveforms resistors capacitors and inductors.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and four hours lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code

An introductory study of the National Electrical Code (NEC) for those employed in fields requiring knowledge of the Code. Emphasis on wiring design protection methods and materials equipment for general use and basic calculations.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of lecture each week.
ELPT 1345 Commercial Wiring

Commercial wiring methods. Includes overcurrent protection raceway panel board installation proper grounding techniques and associated safety procedures.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and four hours lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

Total Credit Hours
9





Total Program Hours
18



PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Electrical program is designed to train individuals in the safe, proper and efficient installation of electrical equipment and associated wiring in residential, commercial and industrial settings. This program stresses all of the basic elements required in the types of installations most often encountered by the electrician, including direct current applications in residential, commercial and industrial settings. The National Electrical Code, its interpretation and application, are included in the program.

The program may be completed in two semesters (Fall and Spring,) and prepares students for entry-level employment as apprentice electricians.



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