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Areas of Study | | ELEC161 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: ELEC161
COURSE TITLE:Residential Wiring
DIVISION:Technology
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:90
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
In this course will teach the student the principals of AC electricity, the techniques utilized in home wiring, and safety requirements involved in residential electricity. Students will receive hands-on practice and should finish the course with the knowledge necessary to safely perform most electrical tasks around the home.

NOTES: This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Practice the use of PPE, lock out/tag out and electrical safety
  • Demonstrate basic residential wiring skills
  • Demonstrate basic multimeter use
  • Perform proper wiring of 2, 3, and 4 way switches

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  • Electrical safety and PPE
  • OSHA approved lock out/tag out procedures
  • Breakers and fuses
  • Basic multimeter use and functions
  • AC residential wiring

EVALUATION:
Written and Oral Exams, Class Discussion, Demonstration

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:
Spring 2019

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