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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EL 101 - Residential Wiring

Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to residential wiring, electrical safety and the national electrical code (NEC); electrical plans and symbols; switches and receptacles; branch circuit calculations and design; ground fault interrupters; conductors; wiring methods; outlet boxes; grounding and bonding; appliances and motors; low voltage wiring and service-entrance equipment. Laboratory projects provide practical experience in use of tools and wiring techniques.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • perform residential wiring in accordance with the NEC code;
  • be able to perform calculations on branch circuit and service entrance requirement;
  • know how to practice electrical safety on the job;
  • know how to select the proper wiring method, cable, outlets and fixtures; and
  • interpret and generate electrical wiring plans.

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