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ARCE 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC, NLC

Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Properties, specifications, vendor references, and uses of materials as related to architectural systems of structures. (3 Lec.)


ARCE 1352 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Structural Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of structural systems including concrete foundations and frames, wood framing and trusses, and structural steel framing systems. Includes detailing of concrete, wood, and steel to meet industry standards including the American Institute of Steel Construction and The American Concrete Institute. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARCE 1421 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Architectural Illustration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Architectural drawing and sketching. Emphasizes freehand drawing, perspectives, delineation in various media, and development of students' graphical expression. Includes an introduction to various reproduction methods. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


ARCE 2352 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Mechanical and Electrical Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The properties of building materials (assemblies), specifications, codes, vendor references, and uses of mechanical, plumbing, conveying, and electrical systems as they relate to architecture for residential and commercial construction. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


BMGT 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, EFC

Special Topics In Business Administration and Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


BMGT 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Supervision
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The role of the supervisor includes managerial functions as applied to leadership, counseling, motivation, and human relations skills. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Retailing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the retailing environment and its relationship to consumer demographics, trends, and traditional/nontraditional retailing markets. The employment of retailing techniques and the factors that influence modern retailing. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Concepts, terminology, principles, theories, and issues in the field of management. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at MVC

Communications in Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Internet Development Technologies core curricula, and concurrent enrollment in specialization track, or demonstrated competence approved by program director.
Course Description: Basic theory and processes of communication skills necessary for the management of an organization's workforce. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1306 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Facilities Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: For individuals whose responsibility includes general management and supervision of public buildings, business and industrial facilities, and other complexes requiring supervision and control. Includes fire alarm maintenance, plant maintenance, occupational safety, OSHA rules and regulations, management of maintenance supervisors, and hazardous materials awareness. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


BMGT 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, ECC
Single-Course Delivery for EFC, ECC

Information and Project Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Critical path methods for planning and controlling projects. Includes time/cost tradeoffs, resource utilization, stochastic considerations, task determination, time management, scheduling management, status reports, budget management, customer service, professional attitude, and project supervision. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Principles of Purchasing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The purchasing process as it relates to such topics as inventory control, price determination, vendor selection, negotiation techniques, and ethical issues. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1327 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Principles of Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Concepts, terminology, principles, theories, and issues in the field of management. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1331 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Production and Operations Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamentals of the various techniques used in the practice of production and operations management. Includes location, design, and resource allocation. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1333 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Selling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the selling process and its application to all forms of sales. Identification of the elements of the communication process between buyers and sellers in business and examination of the legal regulations and ethical issues of business which effect salespeople. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1348 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Marketing Research and Strategies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Internet Development Technologies core curricula, and concurrent enrollment in specialization track, or demonstrated competence approved by program director.
Course Description: Designed to enhance student understanding of the marketing environment and the dynamic interrelationships of the functions of marketing price, channels of distribution, promotion, and product responsibility. Provides a simulated marketing environment for experience in marketing decision-making and provides practical experiences in analyzing market cases for the students. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advertising and Sales Promotion
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the advertising principles, practices, and multimedia of persuasive communication including buyer behavior, budgeting, and regulatory constraints. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1382 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration And Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. The student should have previous credit in or concurrent enrollment in BMGT 1301 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


BMGT 1383 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration And Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. The student should have previous credit in or concurrent enrollment in HRPO 2301 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


BMGT 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC

Special Topics in Business Administration and Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1482 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration and Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 21 Ext.)


BMGT 1483 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration and Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 21 Ext.)


BMGT 2303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Problem Solving and Decision Making
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Decision-making and problem-solving processes in organizations utilizing logical and creative problem solving techniques. Application of theory is provided by experiential activities using managerial decision tools. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2309 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at ECC

Leadership
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Concepts of leadership and its relationship to management. Prepares the student with leadership and communication skills needed to motivate and identify leadership styles. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Management of Change
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Internet Development Technologies core curricula, and concurrent enrollment in specialization track, or demonstrated competence approved by program director.
Course Description: Knowledge, skills, and tools that enable a leader/organization to facilitate change in a pro-active participative style. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC

Total Quality Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Quality of productivity in organizations. Includes planning for quality throughout the organization, analysis of costs of quality, and employee empowerment. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at ECC

Strategic Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Strategic management process involving analysis of how organizations develop and implement a strategy for achieving organizational objectives in a changing environment. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2347 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in interpreting data for effective problem solving and recommending corrective action with emphasis on a structured approach to critical thinking and problem solving in a team environment. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2382 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration And Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. The student should have previous credit in or concurrent enrollment in HRPO 2307 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


BMGT 2383 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration And Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. The student should have previous credit in or concurrent enrollment in BMGT 2303 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


BMGT 2384 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Cooperative Education - Operations Management and Supervision
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


BUSI 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Introduction to Business
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to business operations. Topics include: the business system, legal forms of business, organization and management, business functions (production, marketing, finance, risk management, information systems, accounting) and the environments affecting business (the economy, labor, government regulation, social responsibility, law, international business, and technology). (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5201015104


BUSI 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Personal Finance
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Course Description: Personal financial issues are explored. Topics include financial planning, insurance, budgeting, credit use, home ownership, savings, investment, and tax problems. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1904015109


BUSI 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Business Law
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course presents the legal principles affecting business decisions. The law of contracts, agency, sales, negotiable instruments, and secured transactions are specifically covered. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2201015124


CBFM 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Building/Property Maintenance and Manager
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


CBFM 1229 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Maintenance Coordination and Scheduling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to scheduling of repairs and preventive maintenance. Topics include ordering supplies, inventory maintenance of supplies and equipment, work orders, and personnel scheduling. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CBFM 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Building Maintenance I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the basic principles of residential and commercial maintenance and repair. Emphasis on safety, materials, and tool identification. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CBFM 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Exterior Maintenance
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Building repair principles with emphasis on minor repairs of exterior walls, windows, doors, trim, and roofing. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CBFM 1370 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Facilities Planning and Project Management
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Students will learn how to assemble and manage facilities teams and how to plan and implement facilities projects including methods to control key elements of the process. This course involves an examination of case studies on models, project management methods, and outcomes. (3 Lec.)


CBFM 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education-Building/Property Maintenance and Manager
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


CBFM 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education-Building/Property Maintenance and Manager
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


CBFM 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Building/Property Maintenance and Manager
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


CBFM 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Boiler Operation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic boiler operation with emphasis on high pressure and low pressure systems. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CBFM 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Building Maintenance II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course is a continuation of CBFM 1311 which includes principles of residential and commercial maintenance and repair. Emphasis on safety, materials, and tool identification. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CBFM 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Building Maintenance Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Management and controls required to direct operations of the engineering and maintenance department. Includes planning and scheduling, delegating responsibilities, purchasing, problem-solving, management by objectives, supervisory training, in-service training, and budget preparation. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CBFM 2317 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Mechanical Maintenance
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Study of the general principles of mechanical and electrical systems as related to inspection, repair, and preventive maintenance of facility equipment. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CNBT 1170 (1 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Basic Construction Safety
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers basic job site construction safety in commercial and industrial construction. The OSHA 10 safety course outline is followed along with a study of hazardous materials on the job site. Lab required. (1 Lec.)


CNBT 1201 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to the Construction Industry
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of the construction industry. This course is cross-listed as CNBT 1301. The student may register for either CNBT 1201 or CNBT 1301 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CNBT 1300 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
Offered at NLC

Residential and Light Commercial Blueprint Reading
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introductory blueprint reading for residential and light commercial construction. (3 Lec.)


CNBT 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Introduction to the Construction Industry
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of the construction industry. This course is cross-listed as CNBT 1201. The student may register for either CNBT 1301 or CNBT 1201 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)


CNBT 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical Systems in Construction I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A presentation of the basic mechanical, plumbing, and electrical components in construction and their relationship to residential and light commercial buildings. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Residential and Light Commercial Blueprint Reading
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Blueprint reading covering the theory of projection, architectural and engineering symbols, relationship of views, and measuring with emphasis on residential and light commercial construction. Lab required. (3 Lec.)


CNBT 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial and Industrial Blueprint Reading
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Blueprint reading covering the theory of projection, architectural and engineering symbols, relationship of views, and measuring with emphasis on commercial and industrial construction. (3 Lec. / 2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CNBT 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Construction Methods and Materials I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to construction materials and methods and their applications. This course is cross-listed as CNBT 1411. The student may register for either CNBT 1311 or CNBT 1411 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 1318 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Construction Tools and Techniques
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Comprehensive study of the selection and use of hand tools, portable and stationary power tools and related construction equipment. Emphasis on safety in the use of tools and equipment. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CNBT 1342 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Building Codes and Inspections
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An examination of the building codes and standards applicable to building construction and inspection processes. (3 Lec.)


CNBT 1344 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Construction Materials Testing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in laboratory testing and field inspection procedures associated with construction materials. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 1346 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Construction Estimating I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamentals of estimating materials and labor costs in construction. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Project Scheduling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of conventional scheduling using critical-path-method; precedence networks; bar charts; monthly reports; and fast track scheduling. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 1371 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Commercial Blueprint Reading
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Blueprint reading covering the theory of projection, architectural and engineering symbols, relationship of views, and measuring with emphasis on commercial and industrial construction. (3 Lec.)


CNBT 1372 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Residential, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course is a study of the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, ventilation, and insulation systems used in residential buildings today. The student will identify and describe the major components of a heating and air conditioning system as well as the methods used in the design, planning, and installation of residential systems. (3 Lec.)


CNBT 1373 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Residential Blueprint Reading
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Covers the theory of projection, architectural symbols, relationship of views and measurements, plan and elevation views, including sections and details. The student will describe and read specifications as they are used with residential construction blueprints, including scope, quality, and the methods used in building a residential building. Drawings are used to find, size, shape, and location of residential building components. (3 Lec.)


CNBT 1374 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Estimating for Residential Building
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Designed to train the construction worker in the preparation of cost estimates for residential structures. Topics include mathematics, construction techniques, estimating cycle, data sources and use, checklists, and detailed unit quantity estimating methods. Emphasis will be on establishing residential material requirements. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 1375 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Field Engineering I
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course overviews the duties and responsibilities of field engineering for commercial and industrial building construction. The use of surveying equipment, sketches and proper field notes taking, methods of staking and layout of building site, locating center lines of piers and installation of batter boards. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CNBT 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Construction/Building Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course continues the study of construction materials, methods, and equipment using the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Masterformat. Topics covered include finishes, specialties, equipment, furnishing, special construction with an introduction to conveying, mechanical, electrical systems. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 1392 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Construction/Building Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course will concentrate on the organization and preparation of written construction documents. Emphasis will be placed on further developing concepts covered in Principles of Purchasing (BMGT 1313), as well as studying the development and application of master specifications, preliminary project descriptions, outline specifications, and both full, and abbreviated construction documents. Computer applications and automated editing procedures will also be demonstrated and applied. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


CNBT 1393 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Construction/Building Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Construction Methods and Materials I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to construction materials and methods and their applications. This course is cross-listed as CNBT 1311. The student may register for either CNBT 1311 or CNBT 1411 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CNBT 1449 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Concrete-Commercial and Industrial
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: In-depth coverage of the various techniques used in concrete utilization in commercial and industrial construction. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CNBT 2270 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Pipe Welding for the Construction Professional
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course is specifically geared for the construction technology professional who utilizes the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process. Position of welds will be 1G, 2G, 5G, and 6G using various electrodes. Topics covered include electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices. (1 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CNBT 2281 (2 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
Offered at NLC

Cooperative Education-Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)


CNBT 2304 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Construction Methods and Materials II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Continuation of the study of the properties of building materials, methods and equipment for their integrated use in completing construction projects. (3 Lec.)


CNBT 2315 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Construction Specifications and Contracts
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of the legal aspects of written construction documents. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 2317 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Green Building
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Methods and materials used for buildings that conserve energy, water, and human resources. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Project Scheduling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of conventional scheduling using critical-path-method; precedence and arrow networks; gnatt charts; monthly reports; and crashing time schedule. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Computer-Aided Construction Scheduling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced construction scheduling utilizing computer scheduling software to perform various scheduling procedures. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CNBT 2340 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical Systems in Construction II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Processes and methods used in design, selection of equipment, and installation of mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems in commercial buildings. Includes heating and cooling systems, duct work, mechanical and electrical control systems, lighting requirements, and design of water supply and sanitary sewer systems. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Construction Management I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Human relations management skills in motivation on the job site. Topics include written and oral communications, leadership and motivation, problem solving, and decision making. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 2344 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Construction Management II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A management course in contract documents, safety, planning, scheduling, production control, and law and labor. Topics include contracts, planning, cost and production peripheral documents, and cost and work analysis. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 2346 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Construction Management III
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced course in construction safety, project management, scheduling, material handling, layout, payment scheduling, and inspections. Lab required. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 2370 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Construction Contracts and Specifications
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Written construction communications are the focus of this course. The course includes: the study of construction contracts and building specifications; their preparation, implementation, modification, administration and legal pitfalls are covered. (3 Lec.)


CNBT 2371 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Estimating For General/Specialty Commercial Contractors
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course provides a real world approach to commercial estimating of general and specialty commercial contractors. Individuals are led through methods of quantity take-off, project cost estimates and the decision-making process involved in making a bid. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 2372 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Systems II
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This continues the study of Mechanical , Plumbing, and Electrical Systems and includes the following topics: human comfort and health requirements; thermodynamic principles; thermal dynamics of buildings; load calculations; active HVAC and passive methods; lighting systems and design; plumbing and fire protection system design; architectural acoustics. (3 Lec.)


CNBT 2373 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Construction Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course is designed to provide an integrated look at the practice of construction management. The course material will cover various tools used by the construction manager. It include bidding, estimating and scheduling, contract and project documentation, change order management, accident prevention and loss control, and productivity improvement. (3 Lec.)


CNBT 2375 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Field Engineering II
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course continues the study of field engineering for commercial and industrial building construction. Methods used in estimating materials, development of Quantity logs and pier logs, use of blueprints and field notes, parking lots, retaining systems and basic curves. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CNBT 2377 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Building and Contracting
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers the basic process of organizing and operating a building or contracting business. Topics covered include establishing goals, organization, directing, staffing, coordinating and controlling, and budgeting Lab Required to operate and make a profit in a construction business. Lab required. (3 Lec.)


CNBT 2378 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Estimating Commercial Electrical Construction
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers the process of estimating electrical requirements for the construction of buildings. This course will use the CSI division 16 Electrical as the basis for instruction. The course will expose the individual to an environment similar to an estimating department of a commercial electrical contractor. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 2379 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Estimating Commercial Mechanical Construction
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers the process of estimating mechanical requirements for the construction of buildings. This course will use the CSI division 15 Electrical as the basis for instruction. The course will expose the individual to an environment similar to an estimating department of a commercial electrical contractor. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CNBT 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Cooperative Education - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


CNBT 2381 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
Offered at NLC

Cooperative Education-Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


CNBT 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Construction Estimating II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced estimating concepts using computer software programs for the construction and crafts. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CNSE 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Job Site Layout and Development
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Study of the general principles of job site layout and development used by heavy equipment operators in the construction industry. Topics include plan reading, survey techniques, external considerations, and trade conventions. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CRPT 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Conventional Roof Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles of design and construction of a conventional roof system incorporating gable, hip, valley and intersections. Emphasis given to safe work practices and the use, and maintenance of tools and equipment. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CRPT 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Conventional Wall Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Conventional wall systems with emphasis on wood frame construction. Includes identification of components; construction of wall systems; safe work practices; and the use, and maintenance of tools and equipment. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CRPT 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Engineered Roof Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in the identification and erection of engineered roof systems and components. Topics include trussed, timber-framed and steel-component roof structures with emphasis on safe work practices and the selection, use, and maintenance of tools and equipment. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CRPT 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Forms and Foundations I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Construction of basic form and foundation systems including related safety, tools, equipment, and building layout. Emphasis on safe work practices and the use, and maintenance of tools and equipment. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CRPT 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Carpentry
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the carpentry trade including safety, tools, equipment, terminology, and methods. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CRPT 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Conventional Exterior Finish Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Installation of exterior finish systems and components including the placement and installation of cornice, windows, doors, siding, and flashing. Emphasis on safe work practices and the use, and maintenance of tools and equipment. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CRPT 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Conventional Interior Finish Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Installation of interior finish systems and components including the placement and installation of doors, trim, floor, wall, and ceiling finishes. Emphasis on safe work practices and the use, and maintenance of tools and equipment. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CRPT 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Forms and Foundations II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in the construction of advanced forms and foundation systems including related safety, tools, equipment, and building layout. Advanced forms and foundation systems may include patented and engineered form systems. Emphasis on safe work practices and the selection, use, and maintenance of tools and equipment. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CRPT 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Roof Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in the layout and construction of advanced architectural roof styles and features including the construction of multi-pitched roofs, dormers, crichets, cupolas, and other roof structures. Emphasis on safe work practices and the selection, use, and maintenance of tools and equipment. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab)


CRPT 2339 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Specialty Exterior Finish Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Installation of specialty exterior finish systems and components including the placement and installation of cornice, windows, doors, siding, and flashing. Emphasis on safe work practices and the selection, use, and maintenance of tools and equipment. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CRPT 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Specialty Interior Finish Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Installation of specialty interior finish systems and components including specialty floor, wall, and ceiling finishes. Emphasis on safe work practices and the selection, use, and maintenance of tools and equipment. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CRPT 2343 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Specialty Wall Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in special wall systems. Topics include the identification of components and the construction of a wall system with emphasis on safe work practices and the selection, use, and maintenance of tools and equipment. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CRPT 2347 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Stairs
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Construction and installation of stairs. Includes stair types and parts, wood and metal stairs, and the layout and installation of stairs. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


DFTG 1208 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Basic Computer-Aided Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to basic computer-aided drafting. Emphasis is placed on drawing setup; creating and modifying geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes; placing, rotating, and scaling objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers, coordinating systems; as well as input and output devices. Required. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


DFTG 1215 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at MVC

Architectural Blueprint Reading
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the fundamentals of blueprint reading for the construction industry. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


DFTG 1224 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Blueprint Reading and Sketching
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to reading and interpreting the "working drawings" for manufactured products and associated tooling. Use of sketching techniques to create pictorial and multiple-view drawings of manufactured parts. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


DFTG 1225 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Blueprint Reading and Sketching
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to reading and interpreting the "working drawings" for manufactured products and associated tooling. Use of sketching techniques to create pictorial and multiple-view drawings of manufactured parts. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


DFTG 1232 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Mechanical Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Detail drawings with proper dimensioning and tolerances, use of sectioning techniques, common fasteners, pictorial drawings, including bill of materials. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


DFTG 1271 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CADD Operations
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A course in hardware selection, setup, and use of a CAD station. Emphasis is placed on control of the operating system, file management, and keyboarding. Topics address: software installation, hardware installation and configuration, such as mouse, tablet, printers, plotters, graphics adapters, and other configurable items such as communication ports, and serial ports. An introduction to word processing and spreadsheets is included. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


DFTG 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Technical Animation and Rendering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: DFTG 1409.
Course Description: Basic terminology and concepts associated with the development of computer modules used in technical computer animation. Topics include basic animation principles, model creation, light sources, camera positioning, rendering, importing and modification of external files. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at ECC

Technical Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the principles of drafting to include terminology and fundamentals, including size and shape descriptions, projection methods, geometric construction, sections, auxiliary views, and reproduction processes. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 1405. The student may register for either DFTG 1305 or DFTG 1405 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC, RLC

Basic Computer-Aided Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to computer-aided drafting. Emphasis is placed on setup; creating and modifying geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes; placing, rotating, and scaling objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers, coordinate systems, and plot/print to scale. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 1409. The student may register for either DFTG 1309 or DFTG 1409 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014. (Original) | (Changes)


DFTG 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Drafting for Specific Occupations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Discussion of theory and practice with drafting methods and the terminology required for non-drafting majors to prepare working drawings in their occupational fields. (3 Lec.)


DFTG 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Architectural Blueprint Reading
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Introductory.
Course Description: The fundamentals of blueprint reading for the construction industry will be examined. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Blueprint Reading and Sketching
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to reading and interpreting working drawings for fabrication processes and associated trades. Use of sketching techniques to create pictorial and multiple-view drawings. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Electro-Mechanical Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A basic course including layout and design of electro-mechanical equipment from engineering notes and sketches. Emphasis on drawing of electronic equipment control panels, interior hardware, exterior enclosures, detailed and assembly drawings with a parts list, and flat pattern layouts. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1333 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Mechanical Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An intermediate course covering detail drawings with proper dimensioning and tolerances, use of sectioning techniques, common fasteners, isometrics and oblique drawings, including bill of materials. (2 Lec., 4 Lab. / 2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


DFTG 1340 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics include CAD equipment, software selection and interface; setting up a CAD workstation; upgrading a computer to run advanced CAD software; storage devices; storing, retrieving, back-up and sharing databases; file servers and local area networks (LANs); and transferring drawing files over the Internet. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Intermediate Technical Animation and Rendering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: DFTG 1302.
Course Description: Procedures in the manipulation and control of lights, cameras, materials, texturing and rendering techniques used in technical animation; topics include introductory keyframing and lens effects principles. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1344 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Pipe Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of pipe fittings, symbols, specifications and their applications to a piping process system. This application will be demonstrated through the creation of symbols and their usage in flow diagrams, plans, elevations, and isometrics. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Parametric Modeling and Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Parametric-based design software for mechanical assembly design and drafting. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1348 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Topographical Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A course in map drafting. Emphasis is given to plotting of surveyors field notes, plotting elevations, contour drawings, plan and profiles, and laying out traverses. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1354 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Architectural Drafting - Commercial
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Architectural drafting procedures, practices and symbols, including preparation of detailed working drawings for commercial structure with emphasis on light frame construction methods. (2 Lec., 4 lab.)


DFTG 1358 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Electrical/Electronics Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the principles of layout of electrical and electronic drawings, stressing modern representation used for block diagrams, schematic diagrams, logic diagrams, wiring/assembly drawings, printed circuit board layouts, motor control diagrams, power distribution diagrams, and electrical one-line diagrams. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1372 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Manufacturing Fundamentals
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A course in manufacturing fundamentals and production methods including NC-CNC concepts. Topics on interpreting and describing information required to produce a CNC program will be covered. An overview of the functions and role of CAD and its relationship to computer-aided manufacturing are studied. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1373 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CAD/Graphic Processes
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A course in creating, printing, and plotting graphics in CAD drawings. Skill development in importing text and raster graphics into CAD drawings, importing CAD vector graphics into desktop documents, scanning and editing raster graphics into CAD drawings, and publishing documents. Projects in coordinating text and graphics within a desktop publishing program will include printing black and white, and color publications. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1392 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at MVC

Special Topics in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1394 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1395 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at MVC

Special Topics in Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Technical Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the principles of drafting to include terminology and fundamentals, including size and shape descriptions, projection methods, geometric construction, sections, auxiliary views, and reproduction processes. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 1305. The student may register for either DFTG 1405 or DFTG 1305 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 1409 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Basic Computer-Aided Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to basic computer-aided drafting. Emphasis is placed on drawing setup; creating and modifying geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes; placing, rotating and scaling objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers, coordinating systems; as well as input and output devices. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 1309. The student may register for either DFTG 1409 or DFTG 1309 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 1417 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Architectural Drafting - Residential
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Architectural drafting procedures, practices, terms, and symbols. Preparation of detailed working drawings for residential structures. Emphasis on light frame construction methods. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 1421 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Architectural Illustration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Architectural drawing and sketching, including freehand drawing, perspectives, delineation in various media and development of students' graphical expression, including an introduction to various reproduction methods. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 1425 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Blueprint Reading and Sketching
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to reading and interpreting working drawings for fabrication processes and associated trades. Use of sketching techniques to create pictorial and multiple-view drawings. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Parametric Modeling and Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Parametric-based design software for 3D design and drafting. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 1452 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A continuation of practices and techniques used in basic computer-aided drafting emphasizing batched files, scripted files, customized program menus, and extracted attributes. Introduction to three-dimensional drafting. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 1454 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Architectural Drafting - Commercial
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Architectural drafting procedures, practices, and symbols including the preparation of detailed working drawings for a commercial building with emphasis on commercial construction methods. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Special Topics in Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 5 Lab.)


DFTG 1492 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Special Topics in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 5 Lab.)


DFTG 1493 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Special Topics in Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 5 Lab.)


DFTG 1495 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Special Topics in Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 5 Lab.)


DFTG 2234 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Industrial Drafting Applications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced synthesis of industrial drafting practices with emphasis on research, design, and project techniques. Required. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2334. The student may register for either DFTG 2234 or DFTG 2334 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


DFTG 2304 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Printed Circuit Board Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An intermediate course including single-sided and double-sided printed circuit board design, emphasizing the drawings, standards, and processes required to layout printed circuit board and manufacturing documentation. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Printed Circuit Board Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An intermediate course including single-sided and double-sided printed circuit board design, emphasizing the drawings, standards, and processes required to layout printed circuit board and manufacturing documentation. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2310 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Structural Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Discussion of detail drawings of structural shapes for fabrication with emphasis on framed and seated connectors and beam and column detailing. Designed to meet the standards of America Institute of Steel Construction, including units on concrete detailing conforming to America Concrete Institute standards. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, RLC

Technical Illustration and Presentation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: DFTG 1309 or DFTG 1409.
Course Description: Topics include pictorial drawing including isometrics, obliques, perspectives, charts, and graphs. Emphasis on rendering and using different media. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Basic Integrated Circuit Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The study of layout and design of integrated circuits. Instruction in layout technology and laboratory exercises to enable students to layout simple digital integrated circuits from schematic diagrams and design rules. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2319 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Intermediate Computer Aided Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A continuation of practices and techniques used in basic computer-aided drafting including the development and use of prototype drawings, construction of pictorial drawings, extracting data, and basics of 3D. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2321 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Topographical Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A course in map drafting. Emphasis is given to plotting of surveyors field notes, plotting elevations, contour drawings, plan and profiles, and laying out traverses. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2323 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Pipe Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of pipe fittings, symbols, specifications and their applications to a piping process system. This application will be demonstrated through the creation of symbols and their usage in flow diagrams, plans, elevations, and isometrics. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2328 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at ECC

Architectural Drafting - Commercial
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Architectural drafting procedures, practices, and symbols including preparation of detailed working drawings for commercial buildings, with emphasis on construction methods generated using computer aided design technology. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2428. This student may register for either DFTG 2328 or DFTG 2428 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Civil Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An in-depth study of drafting methods and principles used in civil engineering. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at ECC

Advanced Technologies in Architectural Design and Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: INDS 1311, INDS 1401, INDS 1315, INDS 1319, INDS 2335, and INDS 2321. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better.
Course Description: Use architectural techniques to design, assemble, evaluate, and render architectural building components; develop plan and elevation drawings and details from three-dimensional architectural models. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014. (Original) | (Changes)


DFTG 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced techniques, including the use of a customized system. Presentation of advanced drawing applications, such as three-dimensional solids modeling and linking graphic entities to external non-graphic data. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2333 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Advanced Integrated Circuit Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: DFTG 2313.
Course Description: Implementation of advanced techniques in the design of complex integrated circuits; projects require students to use multiple sets of design rules meeting industrial standards of current technologies. Instruction in layout technology and laboratory exercises to enable students to layout complex analog integrated circuits from schematic diagrams and design rules. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Industrial Drafting Applications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced synthesis of industrial drafting practices with emphasis on research, design, and project techniques. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2234. The student may register for either DFTG 2334 or DFTG 2234 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


DFTG 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Technologies in Mechanical Design and Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: DFTG 2340.
Course Description: Use parametric based mechanical design software for mechanical assembly design and drafting. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2435. The student may register for either DFTG 2335 or DFTG 2435 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2336 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Computer-Aided Drafting Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Emphasis on the productivity of CAD software through development of computer-aided drafting programs with emphasis on database design, access techniques, and structure methods with particular application in engineering graphics. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2337 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Technical Animation and Rendering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: DFTG 1341.
Course Description: The implementation and orchestration of advanced technical three dimensional animation techniques such as hierarchical linking, forward and inverse kinematics, character development, and particle dynamics. Course projects reflect current practices in the architectural, engineering, or construction disciplines. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2338 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Final Project - Advanced Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A drafting course in which students participate in a comprehensive project from conception to conclusion. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


DFTG 2340 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Solid Modeling/Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A computer-aided modeling course. Development of three-dimensional drawings and models from engineering sketches and orthographic drawings and utilization of three-dimensional models in design work. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2440. The student may register for either DFTG 2340 or DFTG 2440 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2344 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Strength of Materials
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The study of internal effects of forces acting upon elastic bodies and the resulting changes in form and dimensions, including units on stress, shear, bending moments, and simple beam design. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2347 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Advanced Technical Animation and Rendering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced three-dimensional (3-D) modeling and rendering techniques using industry standard software. Includes organic modeling techniques, particle and volumetric effects, and setting up a model with weight maps, hierarchies, and constraints. Emphasizes advanced use of camera settings, lighting, and surface to create detailed environments. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2350 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, RLC

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, according to standards, application of various geometric dimensions and tolerances to production drawings. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2352 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Mechanical and Electrical Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The properties of building materials (assemblies), specifications, codes, vendor references and uses of mechanical, plumbing, conveying, and electrical systems as related to architecture for residential and commercial construction. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


DFTG 2356 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Printed Circuit Board Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced course including the layout of surface mounted components and integrated circuit modular design, emphasizing the design and drawing layouts required to produce surface mounted components and integrated circuit modular printed circuit boards. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2374 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Integrated Circuit Design
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Skill development in the layout of integrated circuits using current computer hardware and software. Instruction in layout technology and laboratory exercises to enable students to layout simple digital integrated circuits from schematic diagrams and design rules. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2375 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Integrated Circuit Design
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: DFTG 2374.
Course Description: Skill development in the layout of complex integrated circuits using current computer hardware and software. Instruction in layout technology and laboratory exercises to enable students to layout complex analog integrated circuits from schematic diagrams and design rules. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2376 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Automation Techniques for Integrated Circuit Layout
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: DFTG 2333.
Course Description: An advanced course for automated integrated circuit layout techniques. Emphasis on place and route, scripting, and other related topics. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


DFTG 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Cooperative Education-Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Lab.)


DFTG 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Cooperative Education-Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


DFTG 2402 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Machine Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Production of detail and assembly drawings of machines, threads, gears, utilizing tolerances, limit dimensioning, and surface finishes. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 2419 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic Computer-Aided Drafting or the approval of the instructor.
Course Description: The fundamentals of computer aided drafting using an alternative computer aided drafting program. Emphasis is placed on drawing set-up; creating and modifying geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes; placing, rotating, and scaling objects; adding text and dimensions; using layers and coordinating systems; as well as using input and output devices. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 2428 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Architectural Drafting-Commercial
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Architectural drafting procedures, practices, governing codes, terms and symbols including the preparation of detailed working drawings for a commercial building, with emphasis on commercial construction methods. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2328. The student may register for either DFTG 2428 or DFTG 2328 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 2430 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Civil Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An in-depth study of drafting methods and principles used in civil engineering. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 2431 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Advanced Technologies in Architectural Design and Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: DFTG 1417.
Course Description: Use of architectural specific software to execute the elements required in designing standard architectural exhibits utilizing custom features to create walls, windows and specific design requirements for construction in residential/commercial and industrial architecture. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 2432 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Exploration of the use of system customization for drawing production enhancement and the principles of data manipulation. Presentation of advanced applications, such as three-dimensional objects creation and linking graphic entities to external non-graphic data. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Advanced Technologies in Mechanical Design and Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: DFTG 1409.
Course Description: Use parametric based mechanical design software for mechanical assembly design and drafting. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2335. The student may register for either DFTG 2335 or DFTG 2435 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 2438 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Final Project–Advanced Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A drafting course in which students participate in a comprehensive project from conception to conclusion. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 2440 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Solid Modeling/Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A computer-aided modeling course. Development of three-dimensional drawings and models from engineering sketches and orthographic drawings and utilization of three-dimensional models in design work. This course is cross-listed as DFTG 2340. The student may register for either DFTG 2440 or DFTG 2340 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


DFTG 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC, RLC

Advanced Pipe Drafting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A continuation of pipe drafting concepts building on the basic principles acquired in pipe drafting. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


ELPT 1215 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Calculations I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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. (2 Lec.)


ELPT 1221 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic theory and practice of electrical circuits. Includes calculations as applied to alternating and direct current. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELPT 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Basic Electrical Theory
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic theory and practice of electrical circuits. Includes calculations as applied to alternating and direct current. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014. (Original) | (Changes)


ELPT 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Electricity I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to basic direct current (DC) theory including electron theory and direct current applications. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELPT 1320 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Electricity II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduces alternating current (AC). Includes AC voltage, frequency, mechanical and electrical degrees, waveforms, resistors, capacitors, and inductors. Basic theory and practice of electrical circuits. Includes calculations as applied to alternating and direct current. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELPT 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Safety rules and regulations. Includes the selection, inspection, use, and maintenance of common tools for electricians. This course is cross-listed as ELPT 1221. The student may register for either ELPT 1321 or ELPT 1221 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELPT 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

National Electrical Code I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introductory study of the National Electric 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. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Residential Wiring
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Wiring methods for single family and multi-family dwellings. Includes load calculations, service entrance sizing, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014. (Original) | (Changes)


ELPT 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Motor Control
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Operating principles of solid-state and conventional controls along with their practical applications. Includes braking, jogging, plugging, safety interlocks, wiring, and schematic diagram interpretations (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014. (Original) | (Changes)


ELPT 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Commercial Wiring
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Commercial wiring methods. Includes overcurrent protection, raceway panel board installation, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Blueprint Reading
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Electrical blueprint reading. Includes symbols, specifications, panel and lighting schedules, and riser diagrams. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELPT 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Machines
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Direct current (DC) motors, single-phase and polyphase alternating current (AC) motors, generators, and alternators. Emphasis on construction, characteristics, efficiencies, starting, and speed control. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1357 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Industrial Wiring
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Wiring methods used for industrial installations. Includes motor circuits, raceway and bus way installations, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1391 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
Offered at NLC

Special Topics in Electrical and Power Transmission Installer, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Basic Electrical Theory
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic theory and practice of electrical circuits. Includes calculations as applied to alternating and direct current. This course is cross-listed as ELPT 1311. The student may register for either ELPT 1411 or ELPT 1311 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Motor Control
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Operating principles of solid-state and conventional controls along with their practical applications. Includes braking, jogging, plugging, safety interlocks, wiring, and schematic diagram interpretations. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELPT 2270 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Theory X
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course is devoted to Programmable Controllers. Topics include basic hardware, processors, numbering systems, ladder diagrams, relays, timers, programming, and troubleshooting. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELPT 2271 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Job Information X
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course is devoted to fire alarm systems, instrumentation, flow control, basic telephone systems, and advanced security systems. Diagrams, wiring connections, operation, and troubleshooting of each type of system will be included. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELPT 2419 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Programmable Logic Controllers I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamental concepts of programmable logic controllers, principles of operation, and numbering systems as applied to electrical controls. Students will identify and describe digital logic circuits and explain numbering systems; explain the operation of programmable logic controllers; convert ladder diagrams into programs; incorporate timers and counters utilizing programmable logic controllers; and execute and evaluate programs. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELPT 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Planning and Estimating
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Planning and estimating for residential, commercial, and industrial wiring systems. Includes a variety of electrical techniques. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014. (Original) | (Changes)


ELPT 2443 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Systems Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Electrical design of commercial and/or industrial projects including building layout, types of equipment, placement, sizing of electrical equipment, and all electrical calculations according to the requirements of the National Electrical Code (NEC). (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ELTN 1271 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Theory I
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: The course sets the basic 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 courses and effects of electricity. Studies the foundation for the calculation and study of 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. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 1272 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Job Information I
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers the orientation in the electrical construction industry, including safety, OSHA regulations and requirements for the electrical construction industry. Basic electrician's tools and electrical materials, wire and various wiring methods are also covered. An introduction to the National Electrical Code (NEC). (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 1273 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Theory II
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Electrical sources, such as batteries and generators are studied in the course. Starting with the principles of generation and progressing through direct current generators, alternating current generators, and into the basics of direct current motors. There is also including a simple introduction to alternating current circuits and systems in the course. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 1274 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Job Information II
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers an orientation to the Apprenticeship Committee's operations and the sponsoring organizations, On-the-job safety is covered. The basics of blueprints and progressing into residential blueprints and the NEC concerning residential installations are covered. An exposure is given to grounding, fuses, overcurrent protection, and lighting. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 1275 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Theory III
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course will cover alternating current circuits, terminology, characteristics and components. AC circuits components will include inductance, inductive, reactance, capacitance, capactive, reactance, impedance, and power factor. Also including AC circuit calculations. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 1276 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Job Information III
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Various types of sketching and drawing are covered in this lesson before going on to the study of small commercial blueprints and installations. Special construction situations are covered in motor drives, rigging, fastening devices, safety, electrical shock, and safety for electrical shock. The electrical testing part of the course will cover rectifiers, DC meters, and AC meters. Information on parliamentary procedures and conducting a meeting are also covered. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 1277 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Theory IV
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course picks up where course ELTN 1275 ended with power factor and starts on power factor problems and corrections. Series parallel LCR circuit calculations and uses are covered. Also, lighting type uses, principles of operation, and applications of the NEC to lighting installations is studied. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 1278 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Job Information IV
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course teaches electrical construction precision conduit bending as installed in an electrical installation. An introduction to motor controls, refrigeration, and air conditioning is presented in preparation for future motor controls, The Assembly of the NEC is a study of the way the NEC is put together, how to make NEC interpretations with job situations and applications. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Basic Motor Controls
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in motor control fundamentals and control wiring in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NEC). Skill development in troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of various control circuits. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELTN 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Troubleshooting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Maintenance, operation, troubleshooting, and repair of circuits of various residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ELTN 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Cooperative Education - Electrician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. Lab required. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


ELTN 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education - Electrician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. Lab required. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


ELTN 1470 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

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.)


ELTN 1471 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Construction II
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Electrical sources, such as batteries and generators are studied in this course. Starting with the principles of generation and progressing through direct current generators, alternating current generators, and into the basics of direct current motors. There is also included a simple introduction to alternating current circuits and systems in the course. This course also covers an orientation as to the Apprenticeship Committee's operations and the sponsoring organizations. On-the-job safety is covered. The basics of blueprints and progressing into residential blueprints and the NEC concerning residential installations are covered. An exposure is given to grounding, fuses, overcurrent protection, and lighting for a deeper study later. (3 Lec. 3 Lab.)


ELTN 1472 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Construction III
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course will cover alternating current circuits, terminology, characteristics and components. AC circuits components will include inductance, inductive reactance, capacitance, capacitive reactance, impedance, and power factor. Also including AC circuit calculations. Various types of sketching and drawing are covered in this lesson before going on to the study of small commercial blueprints and installations. Special construction situations are covered in motor drives, rigging, fastening devices, safety, electrical shock, and safety for electrical shock. The electrical testing part of the course will cover rectifiers, DC meters, and AC meters. Information on parliamentary procedures and conducting a meeting are also covered. (3 Lec. 3 Lab.)


ELTN 1473 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Construction IV
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course picks up where course ELPT 1472 ended with power factor and starts on power factor problems and corrections. Series parallel LCR circuit calculations and uses are covered. Also, lighting types, uses, principles of operation, and applications of the NEC to lighting installations is studied. This course also teaches electrical construction precision conduit bending as installed in an electrical installation. An introduction to motor controls, refrigeration, and air conditioning is presented in preparation for future motor controls. The Assembly of the NEC is a study of the way the NEC is put together, how to make NEC interpretations with job situations and applications. (3 Lec. 3 Lab.)


ELTN 1474 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Construction V
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: The apprentice will receive from this course an understanding of the transformers as installed by the construction electricians. The theory of operation, types, polarity, construction, uses, and various transformer connections will be covered. Electrical distribution systems are also covered. This course also consists of the apprentice using a complete set of blueprints of a multi-storied building along with the specifications for the particular installation. Electrical controls, including fire alarms and motor controls will be covered. Motor controls start from the basic equipment and circuits and progress into the more complicated and specialized control circuits. (3 Lec. 3 Lab.)


ELTN 1475 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Construction VI
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers the motors an electrical construction electrician will install. Some of the topics are: principles of operation, various types of single and three phase motors, along with the NEC for motors. An informational lesson of construction economics is included. The NEC hazardous locations are a part of this course. This course follows up course ELPT 1474 as it covers motor control wiring, diagrams, schematic diagram reading, control circuit development, analysis, and trouble shooting, with specialized applications of control circuits. Also wiring and piping layouts for control circuits are covered. (3 Lec. 3 Lab.)


ELTN 1476 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Construction VII
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course begins the study of electronics including the electron theory of vacuum tubes, rectifiers, power supplies, and amplifiers. Semiconductors, transistors, and transistor circuits are also covered. This course is a continuing study of the blueprints and specifications started in course ELPT 1474 with special consideration given to the study of the electrical installation. The metric system is covered. Electrical constructions installations of instrumentation equipment is covered. Instrumentation covers the recognition, applications, and characteristics of temperature, pressure, and flow controls and equipment. On-the-job relationships and leadership are presented along with OSHA safety in preparation for the apprentice to take over as a journeyman. Nuclear energy and nuclear energy safety are studied also. (3 Lec. 3 Lab.)


ELTN 1477 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Construction VIII
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course takes up where course ELPT 1476 ended. Static control elements, logic circuits and their application in the electrical construction industry are studied. NEC calculations involving raceway fills, box sizes with various conductors, code tables, and transformer loads are part of the course. This course consists of an in-depth study of the NEC. It will include recent changes in the NEC, electrical material limitations, electrical installation support requirements, exceptions to the Code, and special applications and situations. This course prepares the student for the journeyman examination as required by most cities. (3 Lec. 3 Lab.)


ELTN 1478 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Construction IX
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course will stress high voltage cables including testing, safety, insulation and fault location. Also included will be the study of basic air conditioning systems operation, wiring, and trouble shooting. In addition, the National Electrical Code will be studied including calculations for electrical branch circuits, and motors. It will also include the study of transformers relative to their operation, diagrams, calculations, and connections. (3 Lec. 3 Lab.)


ELTN 1479 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Electrical Construction X
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course is devoted to programmable controllers. Topics include the basic hardware, processors, numbering systems, ladder diagrams, relays, timers, programming, and troubleshooting. The course will also cover fire alarm systems. Diagrams, wiring connections, operation, and troubleshooting of each type of system will be included. (3 Lec. 3 Lab.)

ELTN 2270 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Theory V
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: The apprentice will receive from this course an understanding of the transformers as installed by the construction electricians. The theory of operation, construction, uses, and various transformer connections will be covered. Electrical distribution systems are also covered. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 2271 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Job Information V
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course will consist of the apprentice using a complete set of blueprints of a multi-stored building along with the specifications for the particular installation. Electrical controls, including fire alarms and motor controls will be covered. Motor controls start from the basic equipment and circuits and progress into the more complicated and specialized control circuits. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 2272 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Theory VI
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers the motors and electrical construction electrician will install. Some of the topics are: principles of operation, various types of single and three phase motors, along with the NEC for motors. An informational lesson of construction economics is included. The NEC hazardous locations are a part of this course. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 2273 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Job Information VI
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course follows up course ELTN 2371 as it covers motor control wiring, diagrams, schematic diagram reading, control circuit development, analysis, and trouble shooting, with specialized applications of control circuits. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 2274 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Theory VII
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course begins the study of electronics including the electron theory of vacuum tubes, rectifiers, power supplies and amplifiers. Semiconductors, transistors, and transistor circuits are also covered. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 2275 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Job Information VII
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course is a continuing study of the blueprints and specifications started in course ELTN 2371 with special consideration given to the study of the electrical installation. The metric system is covered. Electrical construction's installations of instrumentation equipment are covered. Instrumentation covers the recognition, applications, and characteristics of temperature, pressure, and flow controls and equipment. On-the-job relationships and leadership are presented along with OSHA safety in preparation for the apprentice to take over as a journeyman, Nuclear energy and nuclear energy safety are studied also. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 2276 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Theory VIII
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course takes up where ELTN 2274 ended. Static control elements, logic circuits and their application in the electrical construction industry are studied. NEC calculations involving raceway fills, box sizes with various conductors, code tables, and transformer loads are part of the course. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 2277 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Job Information VIII
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course consists of an in-depth study of the NEC. It will include recent changes in the NEC, electrical material limitations, and electrical installation support requirements, exemptions to the Code, and special applications and situations. This course prepares the student for the journeyman examination as required by most cities. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 2278 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Theory IX
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: The National Electrical Code will be studied with special emphasis on sections covering branch circuits, feeders, and service loads. Orientation regarding labor and management aspects of the electrical construction industry will also be covered. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ELTN 2279 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electrical Job Information IX
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Advanced elements and methods of process control will be studied along with basic fire alarm systems and wiring. Also, low voltage systems for security and energy management will be covered. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ENTC 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Special Topics in Engineering Technology/Technician, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


ENTC 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Special Topics in Engineering Technology/Technician, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec.)


ENTC 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Robotics I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent enrollment in MATH 1414 or the equivalent.
Course Description: An introduction to Robots/Automation. Topics include history, terminology, classification of robots, basic components, control systems, AC and hydraulic servomechanisms, programming, sensors, types of drive, end-of-arm tooling, end effectors, safety and design procedures. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ENTC 1323 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Strength of Materials
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduces the relationship between externally applied forces and internally induced stresses and the resulting deformations in structural members. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ENTC 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Statics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Explanation of forces acting on structures to create equilibrium. Includes the concepts of friction, moments, couples, centroids, and moment of inertia. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ENTC 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


ENTC 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


ENTC 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Special Topics In Engineering Technology, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ENTC 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Special Topics In Engineering Technology General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ENTC 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Robotics II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ENTC 1301.
Course Description: The study of industrial robots, programming languages, and software integrated to develop work cells and complete robotic systems. Topics include automation basics, interfacing, safety, and design procedures. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ENTC 2333 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Strength Of Materials
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the relationships between loads and mechanical properties as they apply to materials, shape, and size of structural components and the resultant stress and strain in loaded components. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ENTC 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


ENTC 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


ENTC 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Integrated Manufacturing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ENTC 2301.
Course Description: Concepts of CIM are introduced. Emphasis on using computers to automate a total manufacturing system. Hands-on experiences integrating CAD/CAM, robotics, fluid power, CNC machines, vision systems, recognition equipment, PLCs and conveyor systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1273 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Air Conditioning Control Principles
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A basic study of electrical, pressure, and temperature controls including motor starting devices, operating relays, and troubleshooting safety controls and devices. Emphasis on use of wiring diagrams to analyze high and low voltage circuits. A review of Ohm's law as applied to A/C controls and circuits. Required. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technologies/Technicians
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


HART 1292 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


HART 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Basic Electricity for HVAC
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles of electricity as required by HVAC, including proper use of test equipment, electrical circuits, and component theory and operation. This course is cross-listed as HART 1401. The student may register for either HART 1301 or HART 1401 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Air Conditioning Control Principles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A basic study of HVAC and refrigeration controls; troubleshooting of control components; emphasis on use of wiring diagrams to analyze high and low voltage circuits; a review of Ohm's law as applied to air conditioning controls and circuits. This course is cross-listed as HART 1403. The student may register for either HART 1303 or HART 1403 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Refrigeration Principles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the refrigeration cycle, heat transfer theory, temperature/pressure relationship, refrigerant handling, refrigeration components and safety. This course is cross-listed as HART 1407 and HART 1507. The student may register for either HART 1307, HART 1407, or HART 1507 but may receive credit for only one of the three. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1356 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC

EPA Recovery Certification Preparation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Certification training for HVAC refrigerant recovery and recycling. Instruction will provide a review of EPA guidelines for refrigerant recovery and recycling during the installation, service, and repair of all HVAC and refrigeration systems. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


HART 1368 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Practicum (Or Field Experience) - Heating, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1401, HART 1403, and HART 1407.
Course Description: Practical general training and experiences in the workplace. The college with the employer develops and documents an individualized plan for the student. The plan relates the workplace training and experiences to the student's general and technical course of study. The guided external experiences may be paid or unpaid. (21 Ext.)


HART 1374 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Refrigeration Principles
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: An introduction to the refrigeration cycle, basic thermodynamics, heat transfer, temperature/pressure relationship, safety, refrigeration containment, and refrigeration components. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab)


HART 1376 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

A/C Control Principles
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A basic study of electrical, pressure, and temperature controls including motor starting devices, operating relays, and troubleshooting safety controls and devices. Emphasis on use of wiring diagrams to analyze high and low voltage circuits. A review of Ohm's law as applied to A/C controls and circuits. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC

Cooperative Education - Heating, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1401, HART 1403, and HART 1407.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


HART 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 4 Lab.)


HART 1393 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Special Topics in Solar Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course will provide hands on experience in the installation and wiring of solar systems. Systems are to include grid tied and battery backup. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


HART 1394 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC, EFC

Special Topics in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanic and Repairer
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


HART 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC, EFC

Basic Electricity for HVAC
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles of electricity as required by HVAC, including proper use of test equipment, electrical circuits, and component theory and operation. This course is cross-listed as HART 1301. The student may register for either HART 1401 or HART 1301 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.,3 Lab.)


HART 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC, EFC

Air Conditioning Control Principles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1401.
Course Description: A basic study of electrical, pressure, and temperature controls including motor starting devices, operating relays, and troubleshooting safety controls and devices. Emphasis on use of wiring diagrams to analyze high and low voltage circuits. A review of Ohms law as applied to A/C controls and circuits. This course is cross-listed as HART 1303. The student may register for either HART 1403 or HART 1303 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC, EFC

Refrigeration Principles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the refrigeration cycle, basic thermodynamics, heat transfer, temperature/pressure relationship, safety, refrigeration containment, and refrigeration components. This course is cross-listed as HART 1307 and HART 1507. The student may register for either HART 1307, HART 1407 or HART 1507 but may receive credit for only one of the three. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Solar Fundamentals
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Study of heat transference, motors, pumps and other mechanical devices; solid state switches; photovoltaic plates and energy conversion; thermal dynamics; and solar energy. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC, EFC

Residential Air Conditioning
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1403, HART 1407 or consent of instructor.
Course Description: A study of components, applications, and installation of mechanical air conditioning systems including operating conditions, troubleshooting, repair, and charging of air conditioning systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1442 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Refrigeration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory of and practical application in the maintenance of commercial refrigeration; high, medium, and low temperature applications and ice machines. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC, EFC

Gas And Electric Heating
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1401, HART 1403 or consent of instructor.
Course Description: A study of the procedures and principles used in servicing heating systems including gas fired and electric furnaces. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1449 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Heat Pumps
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1403, HART 1407 or consent of instructor.
Course Description: A study of heat pumps, heat pump control circuits, defrost controls, auxiliary heat, air flow, and other topics related to heat pump systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Energy Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic heat transfer theory; sensible and latent heat loads; building envelope construction; insulin, lighting, and fenestration types; and conducting energy audit procedures. The course develops energy audit recommends based on local utility rates building use, and construction. Laboratory activities include developing energy audit reports, installing energy saving devices, and measuring energy consumption. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1470 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Building Energy Systems
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course introduces the fundamentals of heating, air conditioning, ventilating and refrigeration (HVAC&R) systems, provides a method to prepare, understand and analyze a building and systems load profiles, and describes types and functions of major components of all energy consuming equipment within a building including air and water systems in aspects of primary and secondary system structure. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1471 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Energy Conservation Measures
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course introduces techniques to identify and analyze opportunities in operation and maintenance, and improvement of energy efficiency in each energy system and interactive effects as a whole system. The course provides methodology to calculate energy savings or cost savings. It also should explain the role of corrective, preventative and performance maintenance for buildings and their relation to control systems and demonstrates entry-level technician skills to calibrate, troubleshoot, repair and maintain energy control systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technologies/Technicians
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1492 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1494 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC, EFC

Special Topics in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanic and Repairer
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 1507 (5 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Refrigeration Principles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the refrigeration cycle, basic thermodynamics, heat transfer, temperature/pressure relationships, safety, refrigeration containment, and refrigeration components. This course is cross-listed as HART 1307 and HART 1407. The student may register for either HART 1307, HART 1407 or HART 1507 but may receive credit for only one of the three. (4 Lec., 2 Lab.)


HART 2270 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial and Industrial Heating Systems
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers the basics of commercial and industrial heating systems. The student will study the basic theory and design of heating systems; methods of installation and the operation of heating equipment; discuss safety requirements when working with heating equipment. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2271 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Air Conditioning
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course is the study of Air Conditioning Systems with capacities of 25 tons or less. Topics include: safety; HAVC equipment; basic design and planning; trade tools and equipment; diagnose and troubleshooting. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2273 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Industrial Air Conditioning
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course studies Air Conditioning Systems 25 Tons and above. Topics include safety for 25 ton and above systems; HAVC equipment; basic design and planning; trade tools and equipment; diagnose and troubleshooting. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2274 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial and Industrial Pneumatic Controls
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the design, installation and operation of pneumatic control systems used in commercial and industrial buildings. The student will study system safety and design than apply methods used during installation, start-up, testing, and balancing mechanical systems. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Air Conditioning System Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced study in essential elements of commercial air conditioning contracting including duct systems design and/or material takeoff; weight estimating; equipment selection using manufacturers catalog data; job cost estimating, scheduling, preparation of shop drawings and submittals. This course is cross-listed as HART 2402. The student may register for either HART 2302 or HART 2402 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2334 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Advanced Air Conditioning Controls
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory and application of electrical control devices, electromechanical controls, and/or pneumatic controls. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


HART 2336 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Air Conditioning Troubleshooting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced course in application of troubleshooting principles and use of test instruments to diagnose air conditioning and refrigeration components and system problems including conducting performance tests. This course is cross-listed as HART 2436. The student may register for either HART 2336 or HART 2436 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Air Conditioning
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of components, applications, and installation of air conditioning systems with capacities of 25 tons or less. This course is cross-listed as HART 2441. The student may register for either HART 2341 or HART 2441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2342 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Commercial Refrigeration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory and practical application in the maintenance of commercial refrigeration; medium, and low temperature applications and ice machines. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


HART 2368 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Practicum (or Field Experience) - Heating, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1401, HART 1403, and HART 1407.
Course Description: Practical general training and experiences in the workplace. The college with the employer develops and documents an individualized plan for the student. The plan relates the workplace training and experiences to the student's general and technical course of study. The guided external experiences may be paid or unpaid. (21 Ext.)


HART 2376 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Troubleshooting
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: An advance course in application of troubleshooting principles and use of test instruments to diagnose air conditioning and refrigeration components and system problems including conducting performance test. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2377 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Air Conditioning
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A study of components, applications, and installation of air conditioning systems with capacities of 25 tons or less. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2378 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Air Conditioning Systems Design
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A study of the properties of air and results of cooling, heating, humidifying or dehumidifying; heat gain and heat loss calculations including equipment selection and balancing the air system. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC, EFC

Cooperative Education - Heating, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1401, HART 1403, and HART 1407.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


HART 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Codes
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: HVAC standards and concepts with emphasis on the understanding, and documentation of the codes and regulations required for the state mechanical contractors license and local codes. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2402 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Air Conditioning System Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced study in essential elements of commercial air conditioning contracting including duct systems design and/or material takeoff; weight estimating; equipment selection using manufacturers catalog data; job cost estimating, scheduling, preparation of shop drawings and submittals. This course is cross-listed as HART 2302. The student may register for either HART 2302 or HART 2402 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2431 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Electricity
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced electrical instruction and skill building in installation and serving of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment including detailed instruction in motors and power distribution and introduction to solid state devices. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2434 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Advanced A/C Controls
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1441, HART 1445 and HART 2449.
Course Description: The theory and application of electrical control devices and control circuits including electro-mechanical and pneumatic controls. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2436 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC, EFC

Air Conditioning Troubleshooting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1441, HART 1445, HART 2449, or consent of instructor.
Course Description: An advanced course in application of troubleshooting principles and use of test instruments to diagnose air conditioning and refrigeration components and system problems including conducting performance tests. This course is cross-listed as HART 2336. The student may register for either HART 2436 or HART 2336 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2438 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC, EFC

Air Conditioning Installation and Startup
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1441, HART 1445 and HART 2449.
Course Description: A study of air conditioning system installation, refrigerant piping, condensate disposal, and air cleaning equipment with emphasis on startup and performance testing. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2441 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Commercial Air Conditioning
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of components, applications, and installation of air conditioning systems with capacities of 25 tons or less. This course is cross-listed as HART 2341. The student may register for either HART 2341 or HART 2441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2442 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC

Commercial Refrigeration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1441, HART 1445, HART 2449 or consent of instructor.
Course Description: Theory of and practical application in the maintenance of commercial refrigeration, medium and low temperature applications and ice machines. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2443 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Industrial Air Conditioning
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of components, accessories, applications, and installation of air conditioning systems above 25 tons capacity. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC, EFC

Residential Air Conditioning Systems Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Advanced standing, or consent of instructor.
Course Description: Study of the properties of air and results of cooling, heating, humidifying or dehumidifying; heat gain and heat loss calculations including equipment selection and balancing the air system. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2449 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC, EFC

Heat Pumps
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: HART 1441 and HART 1445 or consent of instructor.
Course Description: A study of heat pumps, heat pump control circuits, defrost controls, auxiliary heat, air flow, and other topics related to heat pump systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2457 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Specialized Commercial Refrigeration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced course covering the components, accessories, and service of specialized refrigeration units, such as ice machines, soft-serve machines, cryogenics, and cascade systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


HART 2488 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Internship - Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)


MCHN 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Beginning Machine Shop
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamental machine shop safety, math, measurement, and theory of saws and drill presses. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


MCHN 1301-old (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sheet Metal I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the materials, tools, and techniques used in the sheet metal industry. Review of trade math problems involving measurement of lines, area, volume, weight, and geometric figures. Introduction of types and uses of hand, layout, and cutting tools along with bending and forming machines. Practice of material types and properties along with the principles of layout and metal forming. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)

MCHN 1326 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software which is used to develop applications for manufacturing. Emphasis on tool geometry, tool selection, and the tool library. Introduction to the common types of lathes. Emphasis on basic parts, nomenclature, lathe operations, safety, machine mathematics, blueprint reading, and theory. Fundamentals of CNC Machine Controls with an emphasis on turning centers. Programming and operation of computer numerically controlled (CNC) machinery. The study of numerical controlled machine operations in a CAM/CIM environment. Emphasis on standard and computer numerical controlled (CNC) procedures for planning, preparing, and operating a computer-assisted machine. The principles and concepts of numerical control through computer applications, specifically in the area of programming for the control of machine tools in computer integrated manufacturing (CIM). Identify and use of special cutting tools and support tooling, such as, form tools, carbide inserts, taper attachments, follower and steady rest. Close tolerance machining required. (1 Lec., 6 Lab.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014. (Original) | (Changes)


MCHN 1338 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Basic Machine Shop I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A course that introduces the student to machining fundamentals. The student begins by using basic machine tools including the lathe, milling machine, drill press, power saw, and bench grinder. Machine terminology, theory, math, part layout, and bench work using common measuring tools is included. Emphasis is placed on shop safety, housekeeping, and preventative maintenance. (1 Lec., 6 Lab.)


MCHN 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Machine Shop Mathematics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Designed to prepare the student with technical, applied mathematics that will be necessary in future machine shop-related courses. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


MCHN 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sheet Metal II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to various types of pipe and fittings. Emphasis on principles and type of fittings for radial line development are discussed and factors that influence bend allowances and calculations necessary for determining proper bend allowances. Introduction to principles of soldering roof flashings, gutters, down spouts, and sheet metal duct fabrications. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MCHN 1352 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Intermediate Machining I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: MCHN 1338.
Course Description: Operation of drilling machines, milling machines, lathes, and power saws. Select and use appropriate precision measuring tools. (1 Lec., 6 Lab.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014. (Original) | (Changes)


MCHN 1370 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sheet Metal IV
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers math, insulating materials and methods of installation, layout by the triangulation method, basic piping practices, rigging and hosting. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MCHN 1371 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sheet Metal V
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: The course covers sheet metal duct fabrication standards, gutters and downspouts, hoods and ventilators, and flashing walls and roofs. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MCHN 1372 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sheet Metal VI
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers principles of air flow for HVAC systems, fiber glass and PVC duct, and introduction to welding. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MCHN 1374 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sheet Metal I
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: An introduction to the materials, tools, and techniques used in the sheet metal industry. Review of trade math problems involving measurement of lines, area, volume, weight, and geometric figures. Introduction of types and uses of hand, layout, and cutting tools along with bending and forming machines. Practice of material types and properties along with the principles of layout and metal forming. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MCHN 1375 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sheet Metal II
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: An introduction to various types of pipe and fittings. Emphasis on principles and type of fittings for radial line development are discussed and factors that influence bend allowances and calculations necessary for determining proper bend allowances. Introduction to principles of soldering roof flashings, gutters, down spouts, and sheet metal duct fabrications. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MCHN 1454 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Intermediate Machining II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Development of job process plan to include operation of lathes, milling machines, drill press machines, and power saws. Set-up, layout, and tool maintenance is included. Emphasis on shop safety and preventative maintenance. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


MCHN 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at RLC

Advanced CNC Machining
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: DFTG 1345, MCHN 1326, MCHN 2338.
Course Description: The study of advanced CNC operations with an emphasis on programming and operations of machining and turning centers. (1 Lec., 6 Lab.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014. (Original) | (Changes)


MCHN 2338 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC, RLC

Advanced Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: DFTG 2332, MCHN 1326.
Course Description: A study of advanced techniques in Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM). (1 Lec., 6 Lab.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014. (Original) | (Changes)


MCHN 2370 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sheet Metal VII
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: The course covers sheet metal fabrication, principles of airflow, introduction to brazing and oxyfuel cutting, field measuring and fitting, incorporating blueprints and specifications. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MCHN 2371 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sheet Metal VIII
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: The course studies shop production and organization, air balance, and advanced sheet metal fabrication. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MCHN 2372 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sheet Metal IX
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A comprehensive review of louvers, dampers, access doors, hoods and ventilators, and fume and exhaust system design. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


MCHN 2431 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC
Single-Course Delivery for EFC

Operation of CNC Turning Centers
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of CNC operations with an emphasis on turning centers. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


MCHN 2434 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC
Single-Course Delivery for EFC

Operation of CNC Machining Centers
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of CNC operations with an emphasis on vertical machining centers. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


MCHN 2441 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Advanced Machining I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of advanced lathe and milling operations. Emphasis on advanced cutting operations of the lathe and milling machines, including the use of special tooling, bench assembly, and materials identification. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


MCHN 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Machining II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced milling, grinding, and lathe operations to close tolerance dimensions. Emphasis on job planning and advanced uses of precision measuring instruments. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


OSHT 1307 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
Offered at NLC

Construction Site Safety and Health
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to safety requirements for construction sites including occupational health and environmental controls. (3 Lec.)


OSHT 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Accident Prevention, Inspection, and Investigation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Provides a basis for understanding the nature of occupational hazard recognition, accident prevention, loss reduction, inspection techniques, and accident investigation analysis. (3 Lec.)


PFPB 1219 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Plumbing I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skills, procedures, and techniques used in the installation of water supply systems and drain, waste, and vent (DWV) systems in commercial buildings. This course is cross-listed as PFPB 1319. The student may register for either PFPB 1219 or PFPB 1319 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1225 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Mechanics of Plumbing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the principles of physical science and the mechanics used in the plumbing industry that includes basic principles of physics, matter, liquids, and hydraulics. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1247 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Backflow Prevention
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles, practices, and regulations of backflow. Includes backpressure, public health, laws and responsibilities, mechanics and use of backflow devices, and equipment testing used in backflow devices and equipment testing used in backflow devices. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1248 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Medical Gas
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Current terminology, installation of materials, safety practices, layout, and inspection techniques for medical gas piping systems. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1251 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial and Industrial Gas Installation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the principles, code requirements, and practical knowledge needed to design and install commercial and industrial gas supply systems Required. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1253 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Plumbing II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Methods used in the installation of pneumatic controls, water heating systems, circulating water systems, and other piping systems commonly found in commercial buildings. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1255 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Industrial Plumbing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the layout and installation of plumbing systems in industrial construction, including water treatment, power plants, and manufacturing facilities. This course is cross-listed as PFPB 1355. The student may register for either PFPB 1255 or PFPB 1355 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1272 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Basic HVAC for Plumbing/Pipefitting
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to the basic HVAC and Refrigeration cycle, system components, system operation, application, and design. The student will use gauges to properly test both HVAC and Refrigeration Systems. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1273 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Mechanical Drafting for Plumbing/Pipefitting
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Detail drawings with proper dimensioning and tolerances, use of sectioning techniques, common fasteners, pictorial drawings, including bill of materials. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1274 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Basic Computer-Aided Drafting for Plumbing/Pipefitting
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: An introduction to computer-aided drafting. Emphasis is placed on setup; creating and modifying geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes; placing, rotating, and scaling objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers, coordinate systems, and plot/print to scale. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1277 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Welding Fundamentals I
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: An introduction to the safety, techniques and practice in the use of oxy-fuel and shielded metal arc welding equipment. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Plumbing Technology/Plumber
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. Required. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1308 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Basic Pipefitting Skills
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Mathematical operations necessary to calculate laying lengths of pipe fittings for fabrication. Identification and use of hand tools and power tools. Identification of pipe, pipe fittings, flanges, and fasteners used in the trade. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to the Plumbing Trade
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Material selection, mathematical calculations applicable to the plumbing trade, hand and power tools, and safety practices. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Plumbing I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skills, procedures, and techniques used in the installation of water supply systems and drain, waste, and vent (DWV) systems in commercial buildings. This course is cross-listed as PFPB 1219. The student may register for either PFPB 1319 or PFPB 1219 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1323 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Plumbing Codes I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introductory study of state and local plumbing codes and their application in residential and light commercial settings. Required. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


PFPB 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Construction and Fixture Setting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of the construction industry including: organizational structures and systems; safety regulations and agencies; construction documents; office and field organizations; and the various construction crafts and trades. Required. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


PFPB 1345-old (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Construction and Fixture Setting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in the use of practices and procedures employed by a plumber in the common construction of a commercial building including multilevel drain waste vent systems, water systems, and fixture installation. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)

PFPB 1350 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Plumbing and Pipefitting Equipment and Safety
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Safe use of hand tools, power tools, rigging, and power equipment used in the plumbing trade for installation of different plumbing systems. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


PFPB 1353 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Plumbing II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Methods used in the installation of controls, water heating systems, circulating water systems, and other piping systems commonly found in commercial buildings. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1355 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Industrial Plumbing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the layout and installation of plumbing systems in industrial construction, including water treatment, power plants, and manufacturing facilities. This course is cross-listed as PFPB 1255. The student may register for either PFPB 1355 or PFPB 1255 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1357 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Plumbing Codes II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced study of state and local plumbing codes and their application in commercial and industrial settings. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


PFPB 1370 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Plumbing I
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers the skills in the procedures and techniques employed in the installation of DWV systems, water supply systems in commercial buildings. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 1371 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Plumbing II
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course continues the study commercial plumbing started in commercial plumbing I with proper methods used in the layout and installation of gas, Pneumatic, Water Heating Systems and miscellaneous piping commonly found in commercial buildings. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 2235 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial and Industrial Control Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Control system design and equipment use in commercial and industrial control systems. Includes air handling units variable air volume boxes, chillers, absorption systems, cooling towers, water treatment, and chilled water systems. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 2239 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial and Industrial System Start-Up
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Testing procedures used and terminology associated with system start-ups. Includes performance of system start-ups using safety procedures in commercial and industrial piping systems. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 2240 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Medical Gas
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the basic installation and inspection techniques used for medical gas piping. Required. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 2271 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced HVAC for Plumbers/Pipefitters/AC
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course is a comprehensive study of industrial equipment, applications, and codes that relate to large component split systems, centrifugal chillers, absorption chillers, and related equipment. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 2277 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Motors and Pump Alignment for Plumbers/Pipefitters/AC
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course provides a comprehensive introduction to motors and pumps used in commercial and industrial mechanical systems. The student will study system safety and design that apply methods used during installation, alignment, start-up, testing, and balancing motors and pumps used in mechanical systems. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 2278 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Industrial Drafting Applications for Plumbing/Pipefitting
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: An advanced synthesis of industrial drafting practices with emphasis on research, design, and project techniques. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 2279 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Pipe Welding for the Plumbing/Pipefitting Professional
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Instructions using layout tools and blueprint reading with demonstration and guided practices specifically utilized by the Plumbing/ Pipefitting industry. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Pipe Fabrication and Installation I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in pipe fabrication and pipe supports. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 2307 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Pipe Fabrication and Installation I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Pipe fabrication of various materials and installation of pipe supports. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 2309 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
Offered at NLC

Residential Construction Plumbing I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in the procedures and techniques employed by a plumber in the rough-in and top-out stages of a new home or the remodeling of an older home. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


PFPB 2336 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Construction and Fixture Setting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Practices and procedures employed by a plumber in the common construction of a commercial building including drain, waste, and vent systems, water systems, and fixture installations. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


PFPB 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Pipe Fabrication and Installation II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced pipe fabrication of various materials with emphasis on vertical, horizontal, and rolling off-sets using 45-degree fittings and odd-angle fittings. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 2343 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Pipe Practices
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Identification, installation, and testing of steam traps and steam trap station components; valve identification, application, and maintenance; identification, storage, and handling of in-line specialties; hydrostatic testing of process piping. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 2347 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Plumbing and Pipefitting Equipment and Safety
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in the safe use of construction equipment used in the process of the plumbing and pipefitting trades. Required (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


PFPB 2357 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Plumbing Codes II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: State and local plumbing codes and the application of potable water, waste water, and gas systems relating to residential and light commercial settings. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


PFPB 2370 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Industrial Plumbing
This is a WECM Local Need Course.
Course Description: This covers layout and installation of plumbing systems in industrial construction, which includes water treatment, power plants and manufacturing plants. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


RELE 1105 (1 Credit Hours) Reinstated course added after June 9, 2014
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC

Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Provides instruction on current provisions of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Students are required to complete this course prior to license/certification renewal. [blank] (1 Lec.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014. (Original) | (Changes)


RELE 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC

Special Topics in Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current event, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


RELE 1200 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Contract Forms and Addenda
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Promulgated Contract Forms, which shall include but is not limited to unauthorized practice of law, broker-lawyer committee, current promulgated forms, commission rules governing use forms and case studies involving use of forms. (2 Lec.)


RELE 1201 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of licensing as a real estate broker and salesperson, ethics of practice, titles to and conveyancing of real estate, legal descriptions, law of agency, deeds, encumbrances and liens, distinctions between personal and real property, contracts, appraisal, finance and regulations, closing procedures, and real estate mathematics. Also includes federal, state, and local laws relating to housing discrimination, housing credit discrimination, and community reinvestment. This course must be taken concurrently with RELE 2209. This course is cross-listed as RELE 1301. The student may register for either RELE 1201 or RELE 1301 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec.)


RELE 1211 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC

Law of Contracts
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Elements of a contract, offer and acceptance, statute of frauds, specific performance and remedies for breach, unauthorized practice of law, commission rules relating to use of adopted forms, and owner disclosure requirements. (2 Lec.)


RELE 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC

Special Topics in Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current event, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec.)


RELE 1300 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC

Contract Forms and Addenda
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Promulgated Contract Forms, shall include but is not limited to unauthorized practice of law, broker-lawyer committee, current promulgated and approved forms, commission rules governing use forms and case studies involving use of forms. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC

Principles of Real Estate I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of licensing as a real estate broker or salesperson. Includes ethics of practice as a license holder, titles to and conveyance of real estate, legal descriptions, deeds, encumbrances and liens, distinctions between personal and real property, appraisal, finance and regulations, closing procedures, and real estate mathematics. Covers at least three hours of classroom instruction on federal, state, and local laws relating to housing discrimination, housing credit discrimination, and community reinvestment. Fulfills at least 30 of 60 hours of required instruction for salesperson license. This course is cross-listed as RELE 1201. The student may register for either RELE 1301 or RELE 1201 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Appraisal
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the central purposes and functions of an appraisal, social, and economic determinant of value, appraisal case studies, cost, market data and income approaches to value estimates, final correlations, and reporting. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Investments
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Financing, evaluation, and management of real estate investment. Emphasis on real estate investment characteristics, techniques of investment analysis, time-valued money, discounted investment criteria, leverage, and applications to property tax implications of owning real estate. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Law
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Provides a study of legal concepts of real estate, land description, real property rights, estates in land, contracts, conveyances, encumbrances, foreclosures, recording procedures, and evidence of title. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Law of Contracts
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Elements of a contract, offer and acceptance, statute of frauds, specific performance and remedies for breach, unauthorized practice of law, commission rules relating to use of adopted forms, and owner disclosure requirements. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Property Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the role of the property manager, landlord policies, operational guidelines, leases, lease negotiations, tenant relations, maintenance reports, habitability laws, and the Fair Housing Act. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Finance
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of monetary systems, primary and secondary money markets, sources of mortgage loans, federal government programs, loan applications, processes and procedures, closing costs, alternative financial instruments, equal credit opportunity laws affecting mortgage lending, and the state housing agency. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Marketing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of real estate professionalism and ethics; characteristics of successful salespersons; time management; psychology of marketing; listing procedures; advertising; negotiating and closing financing; and the deceptive trade practice act, consumer protection act, and commercial code. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1323 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Computer Application
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the availability of technology, especially software, and its ability to help a real estate agent become more productive. Includes data base mapping interest and software application. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1324 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Loan Origination and Quality Control
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the mortgage loan application process. Topics include regulatory compliance and documentation; real estate contracts; the mortgage application process, interview techniques; credit, income and property qualification, quality controls and procedures. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Mathematics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Minimum TSI test scores or DMAT 0091 or DMAT 0097.
Course Description: Basic arithmetic skills. Includes mathematical logic, percentages, interest, time value of money, depreciation, amortization, proration, and estimation of closing statements. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1327 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Real Estate Commercial Appraisal
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles and techniques used in the valuation of commercial property. Topics include purposes and functions of an appraisal, social and economic forces affecting value, appraisal case studies, cost, and income approaches to value. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Environmental Issues
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of environmental issues affecting the real estate industry including hazardous substances, underground storage tanks, and wetlands. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1338 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Principles of Real Estate II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of licensing as a broker or salesperson. Includes ethics of practice as a license holder, titles to and conveyance of real estate, legal descriptions, deeds, encumbrances and liens, distinctions between personal and real property, appraisal, finance and regulations, closing procedures, and real estate mathematics. Covers at least three hours of classroom instruction on federal, state, and local laws relating to housing, discrimination, housing credit discrimination, and community reinvestment. Fulfills at least 30 of 60 hours of required instruction for salesperson license. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education - Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


RELE 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Special Topics In Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1406 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Real Estate Principles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of licensing as a broker or salesperson. Includes ethics of practice as a license holder, titles to and conveyance of real estate, legal descriptions, deeds, encumbrances and liens, distinctions between personal and real property, appraisal, finance and regulations, closing procedures, and real estate mathematics. Covers at least three hours of classroom instruction on federal, state, and local laws relating to housing discrimination, housing credit discrimination, and community reinvestment. Fulfills the 60-hour requirement for salesperson license. (4 Lec.)


RELE 2209 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Real Estate II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of licensing as a real estate broker and salesperson, ethics of practice, titles to and conveyancing of real estate, legal descriptions, law of agency, deeds, encumbrances and liens, distinctions between personal and real property, contracts, appraisal, finance and regulations, closing procedures, and real estate mathematics. Also includes federal, state, and local laws relating to housing discrimination, housing credit discrimination, and community reinvestment. This course must be taken concurrently with RELE 1201. This course is cross-listed as RELE 2309. The student may register for either RELE 2209 or RELE 2309 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec.)


RELE 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Law of Agency
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of law of agency including principal-agent and master-servant relationships, the authority of an agent, the termination of an agent's authority, the fiduciary and other duties of an agent, employment law, deceptive trade practices, listing or buying procedures, and the disclosure of an agency. (3 Lec.)


RELE 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Real Estate Inspections
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the different types of building systems and materials used in the design and construction of real property. Covers residential construction and commercial building systems and materials. Includes different structural building systems with emphasis on wood-related products, concrete and concrete masonry, brick, stone and steel units. The Texas Real Estate Commission Promulgated Property Condition Addendum will be addressed along with inspector and client agreements, tools and procedures, and electro-mechanical systems. (3 Lec.)


RELE 2309 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Real Estate II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of licensing as a real state broker and salesman; ethics of practice; titles to and conveyancing of real estate; legal descriptions; law of agency; deeds; encumbrances and liens; distinctions between personal and real property; contracts; appraisal; discrimination; housing credit discrimination, and community reinvestment. This course is cross-listed as RELE 2209. The student may register for either RELE 2309 or RELE 2209 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)


RELE 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Brokerage
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of law of agency, planning and organization, operational policies and procedures, recruiting, selection and training of personnel, records and control, and real estate firm analysis and expansion criteria. (3 Lec.)


RELE 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Cooperative Education - Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


RELE 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Cooperative Education - Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


RELE 2388 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC

Internship - Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (9 Ext.)


RELE 2389 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC

Internship - Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (9 Ext.)


SPFT 1371 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sprinkler Fitter I
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Introduction to the trade, safety and math for sprinkler fitters, tools and equipment, hanger supports, restraint and guides, measuring and threading steel pipe, types and uses of flanged grooved and plain end fittings. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SPFT 1372 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sprinkler Fitter II
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers the types and uses of plastic pipe, copper tubing, in fire sprinkler systems, underground pipe, discusses soils in sprinkler fitting work, proper handling and storage and installation of underground piping. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SPFT 1373 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sprinkler Fitter III
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers an introduction to types and components of sprinklers systems, types and methods used to install standard sprinklers and special sprinklers, types and methods for installation of nozzles, types of general-purpose valves. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SPFT 1374 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sprinkler Fitter IV
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers the proper safety, tools and equipment necessary when installing wet and dry-pipe fire systems, the function and operation of wet and dry-pipe fire systems also studies the components and methods of installing a wet and dry-pipe fire systems. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SPFT 2370 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sprinkler Fitter V
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers the use of construction blueprints and math in sprinkler fitting, necessary tools and equipment, the study of water and types of water storage and water supplies. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SPFT 2371 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sprinkler Fitter VI
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers the materials, methods used to install wet and dry standpipes fire systems, building construction and related building codes, types of preaction/deluge systems, and methods used in troubleshooting wet and dry standpipe systems. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SPFT 2372 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sprinkler Fitter VII
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers types and methods of installation of fire pumps, special extinguishing systems, testing, maintenance and troubleshooting of fire pumps, developing a maintenance checklist for fire system equipment. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SPFT 2373 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Sprinkler Fitter VIII
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers design, inspection and maintenance of fire systems, principles of hydraulics in fire systems, and introduction to the role and responsibilities of a supervisor. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SRVY 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Introduction To Surveying
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of the surveying profession. The history of surveying and its impact on the world. Review of the mathematics used in surveying. Introduction to basic surveying equipment with emphasis on measurements. Instruction on surveying procedures and the limitation of errors. Calculation to determine precision and error of closure. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SRVY 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Surveying Measurement
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introductory course covering the equipment and hardware of the profession necessary to measure horizontal and vertical distances, in accordance with prevailing and applicable professional standards, e.g. standards of the National Geodetic Survey, state and local statues and regulations, professional standards, such as the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SRVY 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Plane Surveying
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introductory overview of surveying equipment and measurement techniques with emphasis on leveling and traversing. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SRVY 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Surveying Calculations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the mathematics used in surveying and mapping, including algebra, plane trigonometry, and plane, solid, and analytical geometry. (3 Lec.)


SRVY 1335 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Land Surveying Applications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A lab course covering the equipment, techniques and hardware of the profession necessary to measure horizontal and vertical angles and distances used in traversing, according to prevailing and applicable professional standards. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SRVY 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Land Surveying
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the measurement and determination of boundaries, areas, shapes, location through traversing techniques. Instruction in a variety of adjustment methods using programmed and non-programmed hand-held calculators and computers. Methods of traversing and adjustment of errors according to prevailing and applicable professional standards. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SRVY 1419 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the theory of geographic information systems, including conceptual understanding and database development, terms, definitions, classifications, use and client requirements, and prevailing and applicable professional standards. Projects and procedures to establish maps based upon geographic information systems. (3 Lec., 3, Lab.)


SRVY 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Surveying
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: SRVY 1419.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3, Lab.)


SRVY 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, NLC

Geographic Information Systems Applications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A hands-on course with computer applications providing additional conceptual understanding of geographic information systems and practical applications using a variety of Geographic Information System software. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


SRVY 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Geodetic Surveying and Mapping
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of field astronomy, Polaris and solar observations, State Plane Coordinate Systems, and Global Positioning System. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SRVY 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Geodetic Surveying and Mapping Application
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Emphasis on the field techniques of making astronomic observations, recovering control monuments, setting control monuments, and the planning and use of Global Positioning System receivers in data collection. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SRVY 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Engineering Design Surveying Lab
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The companion lab for Engineering Design Surveying. Emphasis on field methods of surveying alignments. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


SRVY 2343 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Surveying - Legal Principles I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The study of location, conveyance, ownership and transfer of real property under the laws of the State of Texas. Emphasis on the history of disposition of public land, interpreting written descriptions, dignity of calls and evidence, record search of public and private land records and preparation of a deed record sketch. (3 Lec.)


SRVY 2344 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Surveying - Legal Principles II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced course in legal principles, retracement and boundary location with application of legal principles and Rules of Construction; writing survey reports and property descriptions; and a review of boundary law cases. (3 Lec.)


WDWK 1115 (1 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Trim and Millwork
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics include millwork, molding, and specialty trim work and floor covering. Other topics include job planning, blueprints and specifications for use in determining material requirements. Lab required. (2 Lab.)


WDWK 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Cabinet Making I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Design and construction of base cabinets and wall cabinets for kitchens and bathrooms. Emphasis on the safe use of portable and stationary power tools. Finishing techniques include proper sanding, sealing, and staining. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WDWK 1370 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Projects in Cabinets
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course covers a variety projects that will be determined by the student and instructor at the beginning of the class. A study of new methods and materials, tools and equipment will also included. Emphasis on safety during lab work. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WDWK 2331 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
Offered at NLC

Cabinet Making III
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Techniques of furniture making. Identify the different types of furniture construction; construct doors and drawers; apply joints and construction techniques; identify different materials used for furniture construction; demonstrate safe use of portable and stationary power tools; develop a furniture design; and lay out, cut, and assemble components. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WDWK 2351 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
Offered at NLC

Cabinet Making II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced skills in machine woodworking and hand craftsmanship. Emphasizes advanced design and door and drawer construction, laminate laying, and customer and co-workers relations. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WDWK 2451 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cabinet Making II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced skills in machine woodworking and hand craftsmanship. Emphasizes advanced design and door and drawer construction, laminate laying, and customer and co-workers relations. Lab required. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


WLDG 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at MVC

Special Topics in Welder/Welding Technologist
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)


WLDG 1273 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Layout and Fabrication
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A fundamental course in layout and fabrication related to the welding industry. Major emphasis on structural shapes and use in construction. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WLDG 1274 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Intermediate Layout and Fabrication
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A continuation of the introductory Layout and Fabrication course which covers design and production of shop layout and fabrication. Emphasis placed on symbols, blueprints, and written specifications. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WLDG 1277 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Welding Fundamentals I
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: An introduction to the safety, techniques and practice in the use of oxy-fuel and shielded metal arc welding equipment. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WLDG 1278 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Welding Fundamentals II
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A continuation in the fundamentals of equipment used in welding. This course also covers basic metallurgy. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WLDG 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at MVC

Special Topics in Welder/Welding Technologist
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 3 Lab./1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


WLDG 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at CVC

Introduction to Welding Using Multiple Processes
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic welding processes. Includes oxy-fuel welding (OFW) and cutting, shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc (GMAW), and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW). (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WLDG 1317 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Layout and Fabrication
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A fundamental course in layout and fabrication related to the welding industry. Major emphasis on structural shapes and use in construction. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WLDG 1323 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Welding Safety, Tools, and Equipment
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to welding careers and safety practice, including welding safety; OSHA and the Hazardous Communication Act; Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS); basic mathematics; measuring systems; shop operations; use and care of precision measuring tools; and the use and care of hand and power tools. Instruction on various types of welding equipment and processes, basic welding gases, fluxes, rods, electrodes, symbols, and blueprints. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WLDG 1337 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at MVC

Introduction to Welding Metallurgy
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of ferrous and nonferrous metals from the ore to the finished product. Emphasis on metal alloys, heat treating, hard surfacing, welding techniques, forging, foundry processes, and mechanical properties of metal including hardness, machinability, and ductility. (1 Lec., 6 Lab.)


WLDG 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education-Welding Technology/Welder
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


WLDG 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at MVC

Special Topics in Welder/Welding Technologist
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 6 Lab./2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WLDG 1425 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Introduction to Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to oxy-fuel welding and cutting, including history and future in welding, safety, setup and maintenance of oxy-fuel welding, and cutting equipment and supplies. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


WLDG 1428 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to shielded metal arc welding process. Emphasis placed on power sources, electrode selection, oxy-fuel cutting, and various joint designs. Instruction provided in SMAW fillet welds in various positions. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


WLDG 1430 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the principles of gas metal arc welding, setup and use of GMAW equipment, and safe use of tools/equipment. Instruction in various joint designs. This course is cross-listed as WLDG 1230. The student may register for either WLDG 1430 or WLDG 1230 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


WLDG 1434 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) Welding
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the principles of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), setup/use of GTAW equipment, and safe use of tools and equipment. Welding instruction in various positions on joint designs. This course is cross-listed as WLDG 1234. The student may register for either WLDG 1434 or WLDG 1234 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


WLDG 1435 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Pipe Welding
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to welding of pipe using the shielded metal arc welding process (SMAW), including electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices. Emphasis on weld positions 1G and 2G using various electrodes. Lab required. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


WLDG 1457 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the production of various fillets and groove welds. Preparation of specimens for testing in all test positions. This course is cross-listed as WLDG 1257. The student may register for either WLDG 1457 or WLDG 1257 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


WLDG 1471 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Welding Qualifications
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Topics covered will include interpretation of applicable welding specifications, electrode use, current/polarity characteristics, performing a wide range of welding operations, weld quality analysis, welding supplies/materials conservation practices, and operational safety practices. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


WLDG 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at MVC

Special Topics in Welder/Welding Technologist
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


WLDG 2270 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Intermediate Pipe Welding I
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Pipe welding using the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WLDG 2271 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Intermediate Welding Using Multiple Processes I
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Instruction using layout tools and blueprint reading with demonstration and guided practices with oxy-fuel gas cutting and welding and shield metal arc welding (SMAW). (1 Lec., 4 Lab.)


WLDG 2272 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Intermediate Welding Using Multiple Processes II
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Instruction using layout tools and blueprint reading with demonstration and guided practices with some of the following welding processes: gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux-cored arc welding (FCAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), or any other approved welding process. (1 Lec., 4 Lab.)


WLDG 2273 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Intermediate Pipe Welding II
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course provides a more in depth understanding of the SMAW process. Position of welds will be 1G, 2G, 5G, and 6G using various electrodes. Topics covered include electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


WLDG 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at MVC

Advanced Blueprint Interpretation and Cost Analysis
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A continuation of the Blueprint for Welders course. Emphasis placed on inspection, cost analysis, and estimating, including instruction in basic drafting skills. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


WLDG 2413 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Intermediate Welding Using Multiple Processes
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction using layout tools and blueprint reading with demonstration and guided practices with some of the following welding processes: oxy-fuel gas cutting and welding, shield metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, flux-cored arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, or any other approved welding process. This course is cross-listed as WLDG 2213. The student may register for either WLDG 2413 or WLDG 2213 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


WLDG 2443 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced topics based on accepted welding codes. Training provided with various electrodes in shielded metal arc welding processes with open V-groove joints in all positions. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


WLDG 2447 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced topics in GMAW welding, including welding in various positions and directions. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


WLDG 2451 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced topics in GTAW welding, including welding in various positions and directions. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


WLDG 2455 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at MVC

Advanced Welding Metallurgy
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of metallurgy as it applies to welding, including structure, identification, and testing of metals; temperature changes and their effect on welded metals; properties of metals, and factors affecting weldability of ferrous and nonferrous metals. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
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.

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