Course Catalog

Commercial Electrical Construction Technology - CEC3 Degree


Campus Locations: Valdosta
The Commercial Electrical Construction Technology Associate of Applied Science program provides instruction in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. A combination of basic concepts, theory, and practical application is utilized to develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills. Program graduates receive a degree in Commercial Electrical Construction Technology Associate of Applied Science.

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Curriculum Outline (64 hours)
General Core Courses 15
Area I - Language Arts/Communication 3
ENGL 1101

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Degree Level Reading and Writing Scores Co-requisite(s): None Explores the analysis of literature and articles about issues in the humanities and in society. Students practice various modes of writing, ranging from exposition to argumentation and persuasion. The course includes a review of standard grammatical and stylistic usage in proofreading and editing. An introduction to library resources lays the foundation for research. Topics include writing analysis and practice, revision, and research. Students write a research paper using library resources and using a formatting and documentation style appropriate to the purpose and audience.

3
Area II - Social/Behavior Science - Complete 3 Hours 3
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics - Complete 3 Hours 3
MATH 1100

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Degree Level Math Scores Co-requisite(s): None Emphasizes algebra, statistics, and mathematics of finance. Topics include fundamental operations of algebra, sets and logic, probability and statistics, geometry, mathematics of voting and districting, and mathematics of finance.

3
MATH 1101

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Degree Level Math Scores Co-requisite(s): None Emphasizes functions using real-world applications as models. Topics include fundamental concepts of algebra; functions and graphs; linear, quadratic, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions and models; systems of equations; and optional topics in algebra.

3
MATH 1111

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Degree Level Math Scores Co-requisite(s): None Emphasizes techniques of problem solving using algebraic concepts. Topics include fundamental concepts of algebra, equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, and systems of equations; optional topics include sequences, series, and probability or analytic geometry.

3
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts - Complete 3 Hours 3
General Education Core Elective - Complete 3 Hours 3
Occupational Courses 49
ELTR 1010

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.

3
ELTR 1020

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.

3
ELTR 1060

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Introduces electrical symbols and their use in construction blueprints, electrical schematics, and diagrams. Topics include: electrical symbols, component identification, print reading and scales and measurement.

2
ELTR 1011

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Co-requisite(s): None Provides practice in sizing and bending conduit. Emphasis is placed on how to bend conduit with a hand bender. Also, the code requirements for the National Electrical Code. Topics include: National Electrical Code, conduit types/trade sizes, and percent of conduit fill.

2
ELTR 1012

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Co-requisite(s): None Provides practice in sizing, bending, and threading conduit. Emphasis is placed on how to bend conduit with a mechanical bender. Also, the code requirements for the National Electrical Code. Topics include: National Electrical Code, conduit types/trade sizes, and percent of conduit fill.

2
ELTR 1013

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Provides practice in sizing, bending, and threading conduit. Emphasis is placed on how to bend conduit with a hydraulic bender. Also, the code requirements for the National Electrical Code. Topics include: National Electrical Code, conduit types/trade sizes, and percent of conduit fill.

2
ELTR 1090

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course is a continuation of the study in commercial wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: conduit installation and system design concepts.

3
ELTR 1205

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Introduces residential wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: print reading, National Electrical Code, wiring materials and methods, and control of luminaries and receptacle installation.

3
ELTR 1260

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 2.5 Pre-requisite(s): ELTR 1080, ELTR 1090 Co-requisite(s): None Provides instruction in the theory and operation of specific types of transformers. Emphasis will be placed on National Electrical Code requirements related to the use of transformers. Topics include: transformer theory, types of transformers, National Electrical Code requirements, and safety precautions.

3
IDSY 1110

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces the fundamental concepts, principles, and devices involved in industrial motor controls,theories and applications of single and three-phase motors, wiring motor control circuits, and magnetic starters and braking. Topics include, but are not limited to, motor theory and operating principles, control devices, symbols and schematic diagrams, NEMA standards, Article 430 NEC and preventative maintenance and troubleshooting.

4
IDSY 1130

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Teaches the fundamental concepts of industrial wiring with an emphasis on installation procedures. Topics include: grounding, raceways, three-phase systems, transformers (three-phase and single-phase), wire sizing, overcurrent protection, NEC requirements, industrial lighting systems, and switches, receptacles, and cord connectors.

4
CCMN 1040

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 4 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course covers commercial construction safety and loss prevention. Topics include: safety plan management, emergency planning, project security, sources of safety information and supplies, personal protective equipment (PPE), fire prevention, hazardous communications, material safety data sheets (MSDS), fall protection, electrical hazards, ladders, scaffolds, stairways, confined spaces, excavations, training techniques, accident reporting, materials handling and storage, cranes, mechanized equipment, steel erection, and concrete construction.

4
CMTT 1130

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Co-requisite(s): None This course discusses the concepts of productivity and managing project costs. Topics include construction estimates, Planning and scheduling, reporting and analyzing actual costs, cost control and record keeping, cost control strategies, and working with project partners.

2
COFC 1020

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Co-requisite(s): None This course provides instruction in the use of professional tools for the construction trades. Emphasis will be placed on the safe use of each tool discussed. Topics include layout and measuring tools, cutting tools, sawing tools, drilling and boring tools, finishing and fastening tools, general shop tool use, and job site setup.

3
CWDS 1620

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 0 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 – 3 Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Co-requisite(s): None This course discusses mathematical concepts used in warehousing and distribution. It also focuses on powered material handling equipment and safety requirements. Units in the course include math and measurements, use of calculators, operation of powered industrial trucks, and warehousing simulations.

1
XXXX xxxx Occupational Electives (8 Hours) 8
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Electrical/Industrial Systems Technology Program Coordinator
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