2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: PFPB 1308 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: PFPB 1350 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: PFPB 1370 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Commercial Plumbing I

This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite Recommended: PFPB 1373.
Course Description: This course teaches the skills, procedures, and techniques used in the installation of hot and cold potable water supply systems and drain, waste, and vent (DWV) systems in commercial buildings. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: PFPB 1371 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Commercial Plumbing II

This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite Recommended: PFPB 1370.
Course Description: This course teaches 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.)


Course Number: PFPB 1373 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Introduction to the Plumbing Trade

This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course teaches plumbing trade material selection, mathematical calculations applicable to the plumbing trade, hand and power tools, and safety practices. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: PFPB 2307 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: PFPB 2309 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: PFPB 2336 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: PFPB 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: PFPB 2343 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: PFPB 2370 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Industrial Plumbing

This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite Recommended: PFPB 1371.
Course Description: This course teaches the layout and installation of plumbing systems in industrial construction. It includes identification of tools and equipment used in heavy industry plumbing, water treatment, power plants, and manufacturing facilities. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

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


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) 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.