Catalog: 2015–2016 Catalog Year
Explains electrical theory, distribution systems and wiring techniques utilized in the construction industry. Topics will include high voltage distribution, grounding, GFCIs, transformers, load centers and circuits. Actual wiring techniques will be practiced in conjunction with electrical troubleshooting.
Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.
Introduction to familiarize the Introduce the fundamental principles and practices common to the industry for residential circuits and wiring.
Provide exposure to common calculations and mathematics related to residential electric.
Prepare the student for further upper level classes in estimating and project management.
Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.
This course is a required course in the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Construction Technology, Construction Project Management, and may be used to fulfill the requirement in a partnership program for a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Construction Management.
The mission of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Construction Project Management is to provide management training that addresses topics of critical importance to subcontractors, general contractors, superintendents and project managers.
This course fulfills Western Nevada College's Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that successful students: