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Areas of Study | | CONS162 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: CONS162
COURSE TITLE:Basic Residential Wiring
DIVISION:Technology
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course permits the student to design, install, test, and maintain basic electrical systems.

PREREQUISITES:
MATT132, CONS150

NOTES: Offered for Danville Correctional Center.
This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Understand licensing procedures for the city and county
  • Understand codes for electrical work
  • Identify tools specific to electrical trade
  • Follow procedures for selecting electrical material for specific jobs
  • Follow procedures for installing and replacing electrical equipment
  • Identify electrical problems and apply techniques for repair and maintenance

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Electrical Fundamentals and Safety
  2. Electrical Tools and Materials
  3. Estimating Materials and Cost
  4. Circuit Layouts and Loads
  5. Boxes, Fittings, and Coverings
  6. Device Wiring
  7. Wiring and Conduit
  8. Service Entry
  9. Special Outlets

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Greg Fletcher. House Wiring. Delmar Learning
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Grades will be determined by a composite score of written assignments;
labs, quizzes and exams
Exam:
Labs:
Quizzes:
Hoework
30%
30%
20%
20%
Grades are based on the following percentages:
90-100%
80-89%
70-79%
60-69%
59-below
A
B
C
D
F

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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