Electrician

ELEC 1120 Basic Electricity

An Introduction to the occupation, shop safety, electrical safety hazards and prevention and OSHA regulations, tools and equipment-some laboratory required for functions of common tools and equipment. Introduction to the concepts of DC/AC electricity fundamentals, matter and atomic theory; a study of Ohm’s Law, series, and series-parallel circuits and meters. Laboratory requirements include constructing circuits, measuring voltage, amperage, and resistance.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 4 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 150

ELEC 1210 Residential Wiring
The course includes the identification of various types of conductors in residential wiring, connections, types of boxes, parts of a breaker panel and service entrance, switches, and installation devices.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 2 Lab hours 4 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 150

ELEC 2460 Technical Mathematics For Electricians
The basics of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, square roots, decimals, fractions, and fundamentals of algebra, plane geometry, and trigonometry. The course includes basic concepts of Scientific Notation and the metric system.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 45

ELEC 1220 Electrical Raceways
An introduction to various methods of installing AC cable, EMT, rigid metallic conduit, PVC, flexible and surface raceway. Lab requirements include cutting, bending, and installing conduit.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

ELEC 1230 National Electrical Code
A study of the NEC calculations including: voltage/drops, fill capacities for boxes and conduits, service sizing, box sizing, grounding, and bonding.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 90

ELEC 1311 Residential Wiring Installation
The installation and troubleshooting of single pole, 3/w, 4/w, and receptacle circuits, and breaker panels. The course includes building a residential service.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 5 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 165

ELEC 1430 Blueprint Interpretation
An introduction to blueprint reading skills, which includes specifications and trade-related elements. The course includes making a material list from a blueprint.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

CPTR 1000 Introduction To Computers
An introduction to blueprint reading skills, which includes specifications and trade-related elements. The course includes making a material list from a blueprint.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 45

JOBS 2450 Job Seeking Skills
This course is required of all Technical Diploma and Associate Degree students and should be taken during their last semester of enrollment prior to completion of diploma/degree requirements. 
This course assists students in making immediate and future decisions concerning job choices and educational growth by compiling résumés, evaluating job offers, and outlining information essential to finding, applying for, and terminating a job. It also includes personal/career assessments including foundational Work Keys assessments, application for the Louisiana Work Ready! (National Career Ready) Certificate.
The completion of a student career presentation portfolio to minimum specifications will be a requirement for course completion.
PREREQUISITES: ORNT 1000

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 30

ELEC 1330 Generators/ Motors and Transformer Operation
This course includes the fundamentals and principles of single phase and three phase motors and generators and transformer theory, application, and characteristics.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 90

ELEC 1420 Introduction To Motor Controls
An introduction to manual and push button motor control systems. Topics include an understanding of ladder logic and its various components, and basic motor and control installations.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 90

ELEC 1440 Motor Controls
This course presents information on advanced motor control applications. Topics include: installation and troubleshooting of motors, reversing starters, and VFD (Variable Frequency Drive).
PREREQUISITES: Introduction to Motor Controls (ELEC 1420)

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135

ELEC 2520 Solid State Theory
An introduction to solid state devices, diodes, transistors; half-wave, full-wave, and bridge rectifiers; and filters. Includes analyzing circuits in transistors, SCR, TRIAC, FET, Zener, VDR, and optical devices. The course includes testing and analyzing circuits.
PREREQUISITES: Basic Electricity (ELEC 1120)

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

ELEC 2540 Logic Functions
An introduction to the uses and applications of logic technology. The course utilizes test equipment and schematic diagrams to troubleshoot and repair circuits while practicing safety procedures.
PREREQUISITES: Basic Electricity (ELEC 1120)

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 90

ELEC 2720 Introduction To Programmable Logic Controllers
An introduction to Microprocessors, PLC types, theory, installation, applications, operations, and documentation.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 90

ELEC 2530 Marine Electricity
The course includes elements of marine electrical requirements, cables, supports, and fixtures; Coast Guard inspection and regulations; marine electrical systems for safety shutdown, generator operations, and shore power installations.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 4 Total Credits 5 Clock Hours 195

ELEC 2542 Electrical Work Based 1
An introduction to electrical employment. Students will work for an electrical contractor to practice skills and increase knowledge in this area.
PREREQUISITES: Completion of 50% of course work.

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 7 Total Credits 8 Clock Hours 330

ELEC 2543 Electrical Work Based 2
An advanced course in electrical employment.
PREREQUISITES: Completion of 50% of course work.

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 5 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 240

ELEC 1410 Commercial Wiring
An introduction to the identification and installation of raceways, wireways, busways, commercial lighting, fire alarms, telephone, intercom, and climate control systems. Also covered is feeder sizing, making a material list from blue prints, and a study of different types of hazardous locations as identified in the NEC.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 4 Total Credits 5 Clock Hours 195

CSRV 1000 Customer Service
This course is intended to help participants' progress from learning about themselves, to learning how to relate to their internal customers as well as their external customers in the workplace.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

CSRV 2000 Customer Service
The assessment to earn sales certification measures and validates
knowledge in the following areas: prepares for selling, gains customer commitment and closes the sale,
develops and implements sales and follow-up plan. The interactive curriculum is built upon the national
sales standards. Upon completion of the course students will be eligible to schedule the NRF National
Professional Certification in Sales. Successful candidates prove their demonstration of knowledge and
skills important to successful employment in sales and service centers and will receive a certification
and a pin. These credentials are portable from state to state since this is a national certification. 
PREREQUISITES: Customer Service 1000

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

ENTP 1000 Fundamentals Of Entrepreneurship
This course is an introduction to the entrepreneurial process and the skills needed to plan, organize, manage, operate and finance a small business.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

SOLR 1000 Solar Fundamentals
The student will gain a basic knowledge of photovoltaic systems, thermal systems, and stand-alone systems. The course will include a study of system components, electrical circuits, site assessments, as well as system design and sizing. The course is designed around the learning objectives associated with the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Photovoltaic (PV) Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge Exam.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

SOLR 1010 PV Solar Applications
The student will gain sufficient skills required to specify, adapt, implement, configure, install, inspect, and maintain a PV solar system that meets the performance and reliability needs of the customer, incorporates quality craftsmanship, and complies with all applicable codes, standards, and safety requirements.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

SOLR 1020 Industrial Solar Applications
The student will gain sufficient skills required to specify, adapt, implement, configure, install, inspect, and maintain a stand-alone solar system that meets the performance and reliability needs of the customer, incorporates quality craftsmanship, and complies with all applicable codes, standards, and safety requirements.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

SOLR 1030 Solar Thermal Applications
The student will gain sufficient skills required to install a solar water heating system that meets the performance and reliability needs of the customer, incorporates quality craftsmanship, and complies with all applicable codes and standards.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

ELEC 2991 Special Projects 1
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 30

ELEC 2993 Special Projects 2
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

ELEC 2995 Special Projects 3
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

ELEC 2996 Special Projects 4
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

ELEC 2997 Practicum
A Practicum provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's education objectives. Students participating in Practicum do not receive compensation.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135

ELEC 2999 Cooperative Education
Cooperative Education provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's educational objectives.  Students participating in Cooperative Education receive compensation for their work.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135