Electrical Technology

Classes

ELT 110 : WIRING METHODS

This course is a study of various tasks, wiring methods, materials, and associated NEC requirements that students will be required to work with in residential and commercial wiring courses.

credits

3

ELT 114 : RESIDENTIAL WIRING METHODS

This course is a study of residential wiring practices and methods, the NEC requirements and residential blueprint interpretations.

credits

3

Prerequisites

ELT 109 or ETC 102

ELT 117 : AC/DC MACHINES

This course covers the theory and operation of DC motors, single and three phase AC motors, and the labs will reinforce this knowledge. Emphasis is placed on the various types of single and three phase motors, wiring diagrams, starting devices, and practical application in the lab.

credits

3

ELT 118 : COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL WIRING

This course focuses on principles and applications of commercial and industrial wiring. Topics include electrical safety practices, an overview of National Electric Code requirements as applied to commercial and industrial wiring, conduit bending, circuit design, pulling cables, transformers, switch gear, and generation principles.

credits

3

ELT 192 : PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP/CO-OP

This course provides practical experience in the field early in the student’s training as an electrician’s helper on the job, working a special project or conducting research in a directed area of the field. Emphasis is placed on gaining hands on experience with tools of the trade as well as a better understanding of NEC directives. Upon completion, students should possess a higher state of proficiency in the basic skills of connecting electrical wiring and conduit; this course may be repeated with the instructor’s permission.

credits

1

ELT 193 : PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP/CO-OP

This course provides practical experience in the electrical craft as an electrician’s helper on the job, working a special project or conducting research in a directed area of the field. Emphasis is placed on gaining hands on experience with tools of the trade as well as better understanding of NEC directives. Upon completion, students should possess a higher state of proficiency in the basic skills of connecting electrical wiring and conduit; this course may be repeated with the instructor.

credits

2

ELT 194 : PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP/CO-OP

This course provides additional practical experience in the electrical craft as an apprentice electrician or higher level working advanced projects or research in a directed area of the field. Emphasis is placed on gaining more hands on experience with tools of the trade as well as NEC directives while studying in the classroom two hours per week. Upon completion, students should possess a higher state of proficiency in all electrician skills and a better knowledge of testing for Electrical Journeyman’s Block Test.

credits

3

ELT 212 : MOTOR CONTROL II

This course covers complex ladder diagrams of motor control circuits and the uses of different motor starting techniques. Topics include wye-delta starting, part start winding, resistor starting and electronic starting devices.

credits

3

Prerequisites

ELT 209 or ETC 108

ELT 241 : NATIONAL ELECTRIC CODE

This course is also taught as ILT 231.

credits

3

Prerequisites

ELT 209 or ETC 108 This course introduces students to the National Electric Code and text teaches the student how to find needed information within this manual. Emphasis is placed on locating and interpreting needed information within the NEC code manual

ELT 244 : CONDUIT BENDING AND INSTALLATION

This course provides students the knowledge to properly bend electrical metallic tubing, rigid galvanized and intermediate metal conduit, and PVC conduit. Emphasis is placed on the theory and practical application of conduit bending methods. Upon completion, students should be able to get measurements, lay out, and successfully bend conduit using hand type, mechanical, and hydraulic benders.

credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by program