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ELM 101 Electrical Workforce Training I (1-7 credits)
The first of eight courses offered in the Electrical Workforce Training Program. Offers the student a planned educational experience in the electrical field by providing online electrical craft training, related laboratory experiences, and supervised performance task completion assessment. May be repeated for up to seven credits.

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ELM 102 Electrical Workforce Training II (1-7 credits)
The second of eight courses offered in the Electrical Workforce Training Program. Offers the student a planned educational experience in the electrical field by providing online electrical craft training, related laboratory experiences, and supervised performance task completion assessment. May be repeated for up to seven credits.

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ELM 103 Electrical Workforce Training III (1-7 credits)
The third of eight courses offered in the Electrical Workforce Training Program. Offers the student a planned educational experience in the electrical field by providing online electrical craft training, related laboratory experiences, and supervised performance task completion assessment.

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ELM 104 Electrical Workforce Training IV (1-7 credits)
The fourth of eight courses offered in the Electrical Workforce Training Program. Offers the student a planned educational experience in the electrical field by providing online electrical craft training, related laboratory experiences, and supervised performance task completion assessment.

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ELM 105 Electrical Workforce Training V (1-7 credits)
The fifth of eight courses offered in the Electrical Workforce Training Program. Offers the student a planned educational experience in the electrical field by providing online electrical craft training, related laboratory experiences, and supervised performance task completion assessment.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 104. Instructor consent required.

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ELM 106 Electrical Workforce Training VI (1-7 credits)
Sixth of eight courses offered in the Electrical Workforce Training Program. Offers the student a planned educational experience in the electrical field by providing the student with online electrical craft training, related laboratory experiences, and supervised performance task completion assessment.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 105. Instructor consent required.

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ELM 107 Electrical Workforce Training VII (1-7 credits)
Seventh of eight courses offered in the Electrical Workforce Training Program. Offers the student a planned educational experience in the electrical field by providing online electrical craft training, related laboratory experiences, and supervised performance task assessment.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM106. Instructor consent required.

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ELM 108 Electrical Workforce Training VIII (1-7 credits)
This course is the eighth of eight courses offered in the electrical Workforce Training Program. The course offers a planned educational experience in the electrical field by providing online electrical craft training, related laboratory experiences, and supervised performance task completion assessment.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 107. Instructor consent required.

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ELM 112 Electrical Theory, DC (1-4 credits)
The study of matter, atomic structure, electron theory, sources of electricity, and magnetism. Theory and shop application in Ohm's Law, voltage, current, resistance, and power in series, parallel, and series-parallel direct current circuits.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 120 Low Voltage Systems (1-3 credits)
An introduction to low voltage systems used to distribute, carry, capture, and display voice, video, audio, and data signals. Topics include entertainment (video and audio media systems), communications (telephone, fax, modem, networks, and publication address systems), life safety (access control, alarm systems, and video surveillance), environmental control (HVAC and energy management), and automation controls (residential and commercial buildings).

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ELM 121 Circuit Design (1-2.5 credits)
Developing and drawing electrical diagrams and graphs using standard electrical and JIC symbols.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 112. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 122 AC Theory (4 credits)
Analyze AC series, parallel, and combination circuits with resistance, inductance, and capacitive elements using mathematics, measuring devices, and other test equipment.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 112. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 123 Solid State (1-2.5 credits)
Study of the theory and operation of such solid-state devices as diodes, transistors, diacs, triacs, and SCRs.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 122. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 124 DC Generators, Motors, and Controls (2 credits)
Theory, design, applications, and testing of direct current (DC) generators, DC motors, and the study of such DC control devices as manual starting rheostats, reduced-voltage starting mechanisms, and speed controls.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 122. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 125 AC Motors and Alternators (2 credits)
Theory, design, application, and testing of alternating current (AC) motors and alternators; single- and three-phase generation of alternating current; paralleling alternators; and calculating load and power factor characteristics under various load conditions.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 124. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 126 Motor Maintenance (2 credits)
Explores the mechanical aspects of small and larger motor disassembly and assembly; bearing, commutator, slip ring and brush care; electrical maintenance; safety planning; and variable frequency drives.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 125. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 127 Introduction to AC Controls (2.5 credits)
Introduction to pilot devices, wiring diagrams, ladder diagrams, and basic motor circuits. Areas of emphasis include two- and three-wire controls, parallel stop-start, and hand-off automatic controls.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 125. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 128 Transformers and Industrial Lighting (4 credits)
Comprehensive study of the theory and operation of transformers and industrial lighting. The functions of various types of transformers and the maintenance and repair of industrial lighting systems will be emphasized. Perform the actual hookup and testing of basic single-phase and three-phase transformer connections. Observe and demonstrate proper safety and maintenance techniques and develop service wiring techniques.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 122. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 130 Low Voltage Systems II (3 credits)
The second of three courses offered in Low Voltage Systems. Low voltage systems are used to distribute, carry, capture, and display voice, video, audio, and data signals. Industries addressed in the course include entertainment (video and audio medial systems), communications (telephone, fax, modem, networks, and public address systems), life safety (access control, alarm systems, and video surveillance), environmental control (HVAC and energy management), and automation controls (residential and commercial buildings). Topics covered include network cabling, cabling for wireless networks, testing of voice, video and data wiring, and fiber optic systems.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 120.

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ELM 131 National Electric Code (2.5 credits)
Survey of the National Electric Code and its application to the safe installation of electrical conductors and equipment.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 122. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 132 Digital Concepts (1-2.5 credits)
Introduction to digital electronics including numbering systems, binary codes, Boolean algebra, and logic hardware.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 123. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 133 Advanced AC Controls (4 credits)
Applications and testing of a variety of AC controls, including limit switches, control relays, timing circuits, control transformers, and variable frequency drives.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 127. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 134 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (2.5 credits)
Introduction to programmable controller hardware, numbering systems, memory organization, and peripheral devices.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 127 and ELM 132. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 135 National Electric Code 430 (1 credits)
In-depth study of Article 430 of the National Electric Code and its application to motors, motor circuits, and controllers.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 133. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 136 Programmable Controllers Applications (2.5 credits)
Practical experience in programming circuits using relay-type instructions, timers, counters, data manipulation, arithmetic functions, and other advanced features and techniques.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 133 and ELM 134. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 141 Blueprint Reading (2 credits)
Focus on electrical prints, drawings, symbols, and specifications for construction and electrical plans.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 121 and ELM 128. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 142 Raceways (2.5 credits)
Introduction to the types and applications of raceways, wireways, and ducts. Students will learn how to cut, ream, thread, connect, and bend conduit using hand, mechanical, hydraulic, and electric benders.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 143 Wiring Techniques (1-4 credits)
Practical application in a variety of building types and remodeling of existing buildings. Course will include job building, material estimation, tool and material use, and installation techniques.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ELM 128 and ELM 131 and ELM 141 and ELM 142. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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ELM 198 Special Topics in Electrical Maintenance (1-6 credits)
A special topics course in Electrical Systems Technology to serve a variety of needs. Topics are determined by the course instructor.

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