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Course Number: ELTN 1470 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Electrical Construction I

This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course sets the basics for the study of electricity as used in the electrical construction industry. The structure of matter, the electron theory, and magnetism lead into the study of the sources and effects of electricity. Electrical Math is the foundation for the calculation and study of the various laws of electrical circuits as these laws are applied to the performance of pressure, flow and resistance in series and parallel circuits used in the electrical construction industry. This course also covers an orientation of apprenticeship in the electrical construction industry, including safety, OSHA regulations and requirements for the electrical construction industry. Basic electrician's tools and electrical materials, wire (including types, sizes, and insulations) and various wiring methods are also covered. An introduction to the NEC as to terminology, definitions, and applications is covered followed by the uses and limitations of the NEC wiring methods. (3 Lec. 3 Lab.)

ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

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Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.