Electricity (ELEC)

ELEC 021  3 Units  
Blueprint Reading for Building Energy Systems  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: TECALC 087

This course is a study of basic information for reading blueprints and construction drawings. It is designed for those who must assimilate information found in working drawings and specifications.

Associate Degree Applicable

ELEC 050  4 Units  
Zero Net Energy Building Science  

Lecture: 72 contact hours

Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Building Science includes an overview of many progressive measures that improve the energy performance of buildings. Studies focus on architectural design of building, construction methodology, green HVAC systems, renewable energy systems and the terminology used in the ZNE Industry. A survey of projects, policies and programs driving ZNE performance in residential and non-residential buildings will be studied.

Associate Degree Applicable

ELEC 091  3 Units  
Fundamentals of Solar Energy  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: ELECTR 230

This course is designed for students interested in a career in the solar industry. The fundamental principles and functions of photovoltaic industry will be introduced along with the planning, installation and maintenance of all necessary components for a photovoltaic system. The transmission and distribution of electric power will be reviewed, and basic concepts of electricity, identification, functions and operations of components will be surveyed.

Associate Degree Applicable

ELEC 101  3 Units  
Supply Chain Technology  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: ELECTR 110 and ELECTR 111

This course is an industrial technology overview covering the basic knowledge and skills needed for supply chain technicians to successfully work in automated factories, warehouses, and distribution centers. Introduction to the troubleshooting and maintenance of complex electromechanical systems is a major focus of this class.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

ELEC 215C  4 Units  
Electrical Control of Hydraulic-Pheumatic Systems  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 108 contact hours

Prerequisite: ELECTR 115 and ELECTR 116

This course introduces hydraulic/pneumatic fundamentals, principle of electrical control of hydraulic/pneumatic systems, electrical concepts of ladder diagrams, functional systems of electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic sequencing of actuators, industrial applications, industrial-type hydroelectric and electro pneumatic circuits, and troubleshooting electrically controlled hydraulic/pneumatic systems.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

ELEC 216C  4 Units  
Introduction to Industrial Electricity  

Lecture: 54 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: ELECTR 110 and ELECTR 111

This course covers the study of electrical power transmission, the National Electrical Code, electrical blueprints, residential and commercial wiring.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

ELEC 217C  4 Units  
Industrial Electricity  

Lecture: 54 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: ELECTR 115 and ELECTR 116

This course covers the study of DC motors, single and polyphase AC motors, and the necessary controls and measuring equipment used for industrial circuit protection and switching equipment.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

ELEC 218C  4 Units  
Controlling Industrial Electricity  

Lecture: 54 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: ELECTR 115 and ELECTR 116

This course covers the study of DC, AC, and polyphase motor operation, mechanical and programmable machine controls, relays and programmable logic controllers (PLCs), ladder logic diagrams and the communication network linking the programmer, the controller, the laptop computer and the machine.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

ELEC 219C  4 Units  
Industrical Electronic Systems Controls II  

Lecture: 54 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: ELEC 218C

This course examines system application of industrial electronic systems (PLC) including industrial production and processes, automation, and programmable motor controllers. Emphasis is on programmable logic controllers.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only