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Course Number: CBFM 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CBFM 2317 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Field Engineering I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Surveying equipment, sketches, proper field note taking, methods of staking, layout of building site, and horizontal and vertical controls. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 1318 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 1342 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 1344 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 1346 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Construction Estimating I

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


Course Number: CNBT 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 1372 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 1374 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 1391 (3 Credit Hours) Reinstated course added April 8, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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 was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 2270 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 2281 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 2304 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Building and Contracting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic process of organizing and operating a building or contracting business. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: CNBT 2310 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Commercial/Industrial Blueprint Reading

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Blueprint reading for commercial/industrial construction. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: CNBT 2315 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 2317 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 2337 (3 Credit Hours) New course added April 12, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Construction Estimating II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: CNBT 1346 or CNBT 1374.
Course Description: Students will utilize various estimating resources; determine types of estimating needed in construction; calculate quantities, costs, and time units; and develop computerized reports for detailed construction estimates. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 2342 (3 Credit Hours) New course added April 12, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Construction Management I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Students will define terms associated with construction supervision, leadership, motivation, problem solving, and decision making. Students will demonstrate problem solving and decision-making skills in construction problems. They will apply green and sustainable building codes and standards and demonstrate techniques for successful contractor interaction including professional protocol and communication. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 2344 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 2375 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CNBT 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CRPT 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CRPT 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CRPT 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CRPT 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CRPT 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: CRPT 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1215 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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. (1 Lec, 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ELPT 1221 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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 1411. The student may register for either ELPT 1311 or ELPT 1411 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ELPT 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1320 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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 This course is cross-listed as ELPT 1441. The student may register for either ELPT 1327 or ELPT 1441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ELPT 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1357 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1370 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Electrical 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 as they relate to the electrical construction industry. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: ELPT 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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 1311 or ELPT 1411 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ELPT 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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. This course is cross-listed as ELPT 1341. The student may register for either ELPT 1327 or ELPT 1441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ELPT 2325 (3 Credit Hours) New course added June 12, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: National Electrical Code II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: In-depth coverage of the National Electrical Code (NEC) for those employed in fields requiring knowledge of the Code. Emphasis on wiring protection and methods, special conditions, and advanced calculations. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ELPT 2419 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELPT 2443 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELTN 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELTN 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELTN 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELTN 1470 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Electrical Construction I

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


Course Number: ELTN 1471 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELTN 1472 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELTN 1473 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELTN 1474 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELTN 1475 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELTN 1476 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELTN 1477 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELTN 1478 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ELTN 1479 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)

Course Number: GISC 1125 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Concepts and Careers in Geographic Information Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to basic Geographic Information Systems (GIS) operations, including file management and data transfer. Students will also learn about the ways in which GIS is used in different fields including business, government, and scientific analysis. Presentations will be made about career possibilities by GIS professionals. (1 Lec.)


Course Number: GISC 1145 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Engineers

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Designed to introduce Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data manipulation procedures as related to engineering applications. Students will learn how to transfer data between various Computer Aided Design (CAD) packages and GIS, and to use a variety of CAD tool operations with GIS. (2 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 1147 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Three Dimensional Analysis in Geographic Information Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Focuses on the principles and usage of three-dimensional (3-D) surfaces in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Students will learn how to prepare Triangulated Irregular Networks (TIN) and incorporate them into 3-D scenes for enhanced data visualization. (2 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 1151 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Business and Realty

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to GIS applications relating to business, marketing, and realty. Students will learn how to collect and manage business location data. Market analysis maps will be created for different types of business. (2 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 1153 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Geographic Information Systems for Educators

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Provides a basic introduction to the application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in education, regardless of the student's field of interest. Students will learn how to incorporate GIS mapping and analysis into their own teaching disciplines. Teaching material will be developed for the individual student's teaching discipline. (2 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Special Topics in Cartography

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. (2 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Special Topics in Cartography

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.)


Course Number: GISC 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Cartography and Geography in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the principles of cartography and geography. Emphasis on global reference systems and the use of satellites for measurements and navigation. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to basic concepts of vector GIS using several industry specific software programs including nomenclature of cartography and geography. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 1421 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Introduction to Raster-Based Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in GIS data sets including raster-based information such as images or photographs, acquisition of such data, and processing and merging with vector data. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 2131 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Advanced Problems in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Seminar course designed for the final semester of a degree or certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Projects will include individual and group studies of GIS applications using the skills acquired in previous courses. The student will produce a professional project and present the results to a panel consisting of peers, instructors, or practicing GIS professionals. (2 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 2231 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Advanced Problems in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Seminar course designed for the final semester of a degree or certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Projects will include individual and group studies of GIS applications using the skills acquired in previous courses. The student will produce a professional project and present the results to a panel consisting of peers, instructors, or practicing GIS professionals. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Application of GIS technology to real workplace applications from public and private sectors. Completion of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) fieldwork required for lab exercises. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 2320 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Intermediate Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course focuses on the study of spatial data structures and the display, manipulation, and analysis of geographic information. Students will study the technical aspects involved in spatial data handling, analysis and modeling. Instruction will include theories and procedures associated with the implementation and management of GIS projects. A variety of GIS software packages will be used in the laboratory. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Programming for Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Seminar course designed for the final semester of a degree or certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Projects will include individual and group studies of GIS applications using the skills acquired in previous courses. The student will produce a professional project and present the results to a panel consisting of peers, instructors, or practicing GIS professionals. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Cartography

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., 15 Ext.)


Course Number: GISC 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Data Acquisition and Analysis in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Study of the management of geographic information, system life cycles, and costs and benefits. Topics include demographic management and institutional issues such as data providers, data management, combination of attribute and graphical data, information storage and access, Texas and national standards for spatial data; and applications of GIS for demographic modeling and analysis. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: GISC 2459 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Web-Served Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Delivery of geographic data via the Internet. Includes composition of the map features distributed and introduction on the use of markup languages to customize web-based Geographic Information Systems (GIS). (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: HART 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: HART 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: HART 1356 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: HART 1394 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: HART 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: HART 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Air Conditioning Control Principles

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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 1303. The student may register for either HART 1303 or HART 1403 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: 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. The student may register for either HART 1307 or HART 1407 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Residential Air Conditioning

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: HART 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Gas And Electric Heating

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: HART 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: HART 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: HART 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: 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.)


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

Course Title: 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.)


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

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: HART 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: HART 2368 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience) - Heating, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: 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.)


Course Number: HART 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Cooperative Education - Heating, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: 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.)


Course Number: HART 2436 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Air Conditioning Troubleshooting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: HART 2438 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Air Conditioning Installation and Startup

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: HART 2441 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: HART 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Residential Air Conditioning Systems Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: HART 2449 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Heat Pumps

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: IEIR 1312 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Distribution Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamentals of distribution systems including single phase and three phase systems, grounding, ground fault protection, and the National Electrical Safety Code. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: OSHT 1213 (2 Credit Hours) New course added April 12, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


Course Number: OSHT 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: OSHT 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


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)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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.)


Course Number: SRVY 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: SRVY 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: SRVY 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: SRVY 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: SRVY 1335 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: SRVY 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: SRVY 1342 (3 Credit Hours) New course added June 9, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Global Positioning System Techniques for Surveying and Mapping

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the Global Positioning System (GPS) in surveying and mapping activities. Major topics include structuring a GPS system, designing a GPS data collection project, using GPS data collection equipment, collecting and processing GPS data, and correcting data errors. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: SRVY 1370 (3 Credit Hours) New course added June 9, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry

This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Students will learn the procedures and methods used for deriving metric information from photographs, analog processes for using aerial photographs in production of topographic maps, flight planning, and cost estimation in aerial mapping work. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: SRVY 1380 (3 Credit Hours) New course added June 9, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Survey Technology/ Surveying

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.)


Course Number: SRVY 1391 (3 Credit Hours) New course added June 9, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Special Topics in Surveying

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., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: SRVY 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: SRVY 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: SRVY 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: SRVY 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: SRVY 2339 (3 Credit Hours) New course added June 9, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Engineering Design Surveying

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the theory and field methods of surveying alignments, to include highway routes, pipelines, utility and waterway construction, transmission lines and site stakeout, including the study of horizontal curves, vertical curves, areas, and earthwork volumes. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: SRVY 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: SRVY 2343 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: SRVY 2344 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: WDWK 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: WDWK 1370 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: WDWK 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: WDWK 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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 installation. This course is cross-listed as WDWK 2451. The student may register for either WDWK 2351 or WDWK 2451 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: WDWK 2451 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: 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 installation. This course is cross-listed as WDWK 2351. The student may register for either WDWK 2351 or WDWK 2451 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 2 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.