Applied Construction Technology (ACT)

ACT 020  Introduction to Construction Technology   Units: 3

This course provides students with in-depth analysis of the organization and structure of the construction industry and the many career choices the industry offers. The course emphasizes green construction practices, jobsite safety, practical knowledge of tool and equipment use, basic construction math, basic rigging techniques, and communication as well as employability skills. Guest speakers and site visits provide students a wide view of the expectations of entry-level work, wages, benefits, and work place culture. (Equivalent to CM 020.)
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: RDG 061 & MATH 060 or MATH 065
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 021  Site Preparation and Layout   Units: 1

This course provides the understanding and skills necessary to complete the initial stages of building construction. General topics include project site clearance, reading and implementing the information from the Precise Grading Plan, concept of cutting and filling, and site layout. Students participate in Service Learning by way of a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ACT 020 or CM 020
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 022  Concrete & Formwork   Units: 1

This course introduces the significance of concrete as a building material. Topics include the properties of cement, composition of concrete, reinforcement materials, and the various types of forms needed for each particular footing. Students participate in Service Learning by way of a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ACT 020 or CM 020
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 023  Framing Carpentry   Units: 4

This course provides the understanding of framing systems and the practical framing techniques used to construct the floor, walls, and roof of a simple structure. Topics include the fundamentals of wood, lumber, fasteners, adhesives, layout, assembly, bracing, sheathing, and truss identification. In addition to learning vocabulary associated with framing, students participate in Service Learning by way of a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: 162          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ACT 020 or CM 020
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 024  Roofing Applications   Units: 2

This course introduces the application of typical roof materials on different types of residential and light commercial structures. Safety procedures are emphasized as preparation for roofing application is demonstrated. Topics include roofing tools and proper roof ventilation. Some of the roof materials discussed include composite shingles, shakes, metal roofing, slate and tile, single ply roofing and foam application. Students participate in Service Learning by way of a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ACT 020 or CM 020
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 025  Thermal & Moisture Protection   Units: 1

This course covers the fundamentals of thermal insulation and vapor barriers for building structures, including topics such as requirements and characteristics of certain insulation and waterproofing. Hands-on application and proper installation of these materials are demonstrated by certified installers.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ACT 020 or CM 020
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 026  Drywall Installation & Finish   Units: 1

This course introduces the proper installation, types of application and the various finishes applied on gypsum board. Some of the topics covered include the tools, fasteners and materials used in the covering of the framed interior of a building. Other topics include soundproofing, estimating and problems that occur in drywall finishes for both new and remodeling projects. Students participate in Service Learning by way of a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ACT 020 or CM 020
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 027  Exterior Finish   Units: 1

This course covers the wide variety of siding materials used to finish the exterior of houses and some commercial buildings. Proper handling and installation for various materials such as wood, brick, vinyl, metal and stucco are demonstrated by industry professionals as well as by the students in a practical lab or actual project site.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ACT 020 or CM 020
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 028  Finish Carpentry   Units: 4

This course focuses on the variety of applications that occur within the interior of a building during the final stages nearing completion. Topics such as safety, door and window installation, door hardware, trims and molding, tools for installation, and cabinet installation are covered. Students participate in Service Learning by way of a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: 162          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ACT 020 or CM 020
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 029  Masonry Fundamentals   Units: 2

This course explores masonry and its history as one of the oldest trades and method of construction. In addition, basic materials, tools, and techniques used by masons are discussedand demonstrated along with safety precautions exercised around a jobsite. The many types of masonry units are covered as well as the important role of mortar, and the concept of modularity and layout of masonry units. Students participate in Service Learning by way of a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ACT 020 or CM 020
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 030  Plumbing Fundamentals   Units: 3

This course is an introduction to the mechanics of plumbing including the design, installation, and maintenance of drain, waste, and vent systems in buildings in addition to significant code and health issues, violations, and consequences related to those systems. Methods of measuring, cutting, and joining different materials and schedules of plastic and copper piping are covered along with the peripheral types of fittings and valves used in plumbing. Installation of water heaters, gas piping, and finish fixtures are also demonstrated. Safety procedures are emphasized as students participate in Service Learning by way of a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: 108          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ACT 020 or CM 020
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 031  Electrical Fundamentals   Units: 3

This course is an introduction to residential wiring and grounding, and covers the installation of panels, switches, receptacles, lighting, and other outlets. In addition, load calculations are used to size the electrical service for dwellings. Safety procedures are emphasized as students participate in Service Learning by way of a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: 108          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ACT 020 or CM 020
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 320  Construction Safety   Units: 0

This course provides students with in-depth analysis of the organization and structure of the construction industry, a basic knowledge of construction safety issues and the practices and procedures required to ensure safety on the job site. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 9)
Noncredit Hours: 9                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 320A  Construction Tools & Equipment   Units: 0

This course provides students with an overview of the construction industry; in-depth practical knowledge of tools and equipment used in the construction industry, basic rigging techniques, and communication. Guest speakers and site visits provide students a wide view of the expectations of entry-level work, wages, benefits, and work place culture. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 27)
Noncredit Hours: 27                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 320B  Construction Math Concepts   Units: 0

This course provides students with basic construction math skills. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 27)
Noncredit Hours: 27                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 320C  Construction Careers & Employability Skills   Units: 0

This course provides students with in-depth analysis of the organization and structure of the construction industry and the many career choices the industry offers. The course emphasizes communication as well as employability skills. Guest speakers and site visits provide students a wide view of the expectations of entry-level work, wages, benefits, and work place culture. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 18)
Noncredit Hours: 18                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 320D  Construction & the Environment   Units: 0

This course emphasizes green construction practices and the impact of construction on the environment. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 9)
Noncredit Hours: 9                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 321  Site Preparation & Layout Essentials   Units: 0

This course provides the understanding and skills necessary to complete the initial stages of building construction. General topics include project site clearance, reading and implementing the information from the Precise Grading Plan, concept of cutting and filling, and site layout. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 9)
Noncredit Hours: 9                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320A & ACT 320B
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 321A  Site Preparation & Layout Lab   Units: 0

This course provides a practical lab or an actual project site where students apply the building construction site planning knowledge learned in ACT 321. General topics include project site clearance, reading and implementing the information from the Precise Grading Plan, concept of cutting and filling, and site layout. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 27)
Noncredit Hours: 27                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 321 or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 322  Concrete & Formwork   Units: 0

This course introduces the significance of concrete as a building material. Topics include the properties of cement, composition of concrete, reinforcement materials, and the various types of forms needed for each particular footing. Students also participate in a practical lab or an actual project site. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 36)
Noncredit Hours: 36                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 323  Construction Framing Essentials   Units: 0

This course provides the understanding of framing systems and the practical framing techniques used to construct the floor, walls, and roof of a simple structure. Topics include the fundamentals of wood, lumber, fasteners, adhesives, layout, assembly, bracing, sheathing, and truss identification. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 18)
Noncredit Hours: 18                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 323A  Construction Framing - Walls Lab   Units: 0

This course provides the practical lab required to demonstrate understanding of framing systems and the practical framing techniques used to construct the walls of a simple structure. Topics include the fundamentals of wood, lumber, fasteners, adhesives, layout, assembly, bracing, sheathing, and truss identification. Students will demonstrate appropriate use of tools and equipment and awareness of construction safety issues. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 24)
Noncredit Hours: 24                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320A and ACT 323 or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 323B  Construction Framing - Floors Lab   Units: 0

This course provides the practical lab required to demonstrate understanding of framing systems and the practical framing techniques used to construct the floor of a simple structure. Topics include the fundamentals of wood, lumber, fasteners, adhesives, layout, assembly, bracing, sheathing, and truss identification. Students will demonstrate appropriate use of tools and equipment and awareness of construction safety issues. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 24)
Noncredit Hours: 24                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320A and ACT 323 or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 323C  Const Framing - Ceilings & Roofs Lab   Units: 0

This course provides the practical lab required to demonstrate understanding of framing systems and the practical framing techniques used to construct the ceiling and roof of a simple structure. Topics include the fundamentals of wood, lumber, fasteners, adhesives, layout, assembly, bracing, sheathing, and truss identification. Students will demonstrate appropriate use of tools and equipment and awareness of construction safety issues. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 24)
Noncredit Hours: 24                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320A and ACT 323 or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 324  Roofing Applications   Units: 0

This course introduces the application of typical roof materials on different types of residential and light commercial structures. Safety procedures are emphasized as preparation for roofing application is demonstrated. Topics include roofing tools and proper roof ventilation. Some of the roof materials discussed include composite shingles, shakes, metal roofing, slate and tile, single ply roofing and foam application. Students participate in Service Learning by way of a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 18)
Noncredit Hours: 18                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 324A  Roofing Applications Lab   Units: 0

Practical lab to demonstrate the application of typical roof materials on different types of residential and light commercial structures. Safety procedures are emphasized as preparation for roofing application is demonstrated. Topics include roofing tools and proper roof ventilation. Some of the roof materials discussed include composite shingles, shakes, metal roofing, slate and tile, single-ply roofing and foam application. Students participate in a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 54)
Noncredit Hours: 54                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 324 or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 325  Thermal & Moisture Protection   Units: 0

This course covers the fundamentals of thermal insulation and vapor barriers for building structures, including topics such as requirements and characteristics of certain insulation and waterproofing. Hands-on application and proper installation of these materials are demonstrated by certified installers. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 36)
Noncredit Hours: 36                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320 or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 326  Drywall Installation & Finish   Units: 0

This course introduces the proper installation, types of application and the various finishes applied on gypsum board. Some of the topics covered include the tools, fasteners and materials used in the covering of the framed interior of a building. Other topics include soundproofing, estimating and problems that occur in drywall finishes for both new and remodeling projects. Students participate in Service Learning by way of a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 36)
Noncredit Hours: 36                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320 or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 327  Exterior Finish   Units: 0

This course covers the wide variety of siding materials used to finish the exterior of houses and some commercial buildings. Proper handling and installation for various materials such as wood, brick, vinyl, metal and stucco are demonstrated by industry professionals as well as by the students in a practical lab or actual project site. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 36)
Noncredit Hours: 36                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320 or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 328  Finish Carpentry Fundamentals   Units: 0

This course focuses on the variety of applications that occur within the interior of a building during the final stages nearing completion. Topics such as safety, door and window installation, door hardware, trims and molding, tools for installation, and cabinet installation are covered. Students participate in Service Learning by way of a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 9)
Noncredit Hours: 9                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320 or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 328A  Finish Carpentry - Doors and Windows Lab   Units: 0

Practical lab that focuses on safety, door and window installation, door and window trims and door and window hardware options. Students are introduced to a variety of options for materials tools and installation procedures and participate in a practical lab or on site project under the close supervision of a qualified instructor. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 27)
Noncredit Hours: 27                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320 & ACT 320B or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 328B  Finish Carpentry - Moldings and Trims Lab   Units: 0

Practical lab that focuses on safety, molding and trim hardware, procedures and installation. Students are introduced to a variety of options for materials, tools and installation procedures and participate in a practical lab or on site project under the close supervision of a qualified instructor. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 27)
Noncredit Hours: 27                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320 and ACT 320B or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 328C  Finish Carpentry - Cabinets Lab   Units: 0

Practical lab that focuses on safety, cabinet selection measurement, installation and trim. Students are introduced to a variety of options for materials, tools and installation procedures and participate in a practical lab or on site project under the close supervision of a qualified instructor. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 27)
Noncredit Hours: 27                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320 and ACT 320B or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 329  Masonry Fundamentals   Units: 0

This course explores masonry and its history as one of the oldest trades and methods of construction. In addition, basic materials, tools, and techniques used by masons are discussed and demonstrated along with safety precautions exercised around a jobsite. The many types of masonry units are covered as well as the important role of mortar, and the concept of modularity and layout of masonry units. Students participate in Service Learning by way of a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 36)
Noncredit Hours: 36                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320 ACT 321 and ACT 321A or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 329A  Masonry Fundamentals Lab   Units: 0

This course provides lab practice for the use of masonry as a method of construction. Basic materials, tools, and techniques used by masons are discussed and demonstrated along with safety precautions exercised around a jobsite. The many types of masonry units are covered as well as the important role of mortar, and the concept of modularity and layout of masonry units. Students participate in a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 36)
Noncredit Hours: 36                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 329 or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 330  Plumbing Fundamentals   Units: 0

This course is an introduction to the mechanics of plumbing including the design, installation, and maintenance of drain, waste, and vent systems in buildings in addition to significant code and health issues, violations, and consequences related to those systems. Methods of measuring, cutting, and joining different materials and schedules of plastic and copper piping are covered along with the peripheral types of fittings and valves used in plumbing. Installation of water heaters, gas piping, and finish fixtures are also demonstrated. Safety procedures are emphasized. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 18)
Noncredit Hours: 18                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 320 ACT 321 and ACT 321A or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 330A  Plumbing Fundamentals Lab   Units: 0

This course is a lab for demonstration of the skills learned in ACT 330 Plumbing Fundamentals. Students are introduced to the mechanics of plumbing including the design, installation, and maintenance of drain, waste, and vent systems in buildings in addition to significant code and health issues, violations, and consequences related to those systems. Methods of measuring, cutting, and joining different materials and schedules of plastic and copper piping are covered along with the peripheral types of fittings and valves used in plumbing. Installation of water heaters, gas piping, and finish fixtures are also demonstrated. Safety procedures are emphasized as students participate in a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 48)
Noncredit Hours: 48                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 330 or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 331  Electrical Fundamentals   Units: 0

This course is an introduction to residential wiring and grounding, and covers the installation of panels, switches, receptacles, lighting, and other outlets. In addition, load calculations are used to size the electrical service for dwellings. Safety procedures are emphasized. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 18)
Noncredit Hours: 18                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ACT 320A
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ACT 331A  Electrical Fundamentals Lab   Units: 0

Practical lab demonstrate understanding of the residential wiring and grounding, and covers the installation of panels, switches, receptacles, lighting, and other outlets. In addition, load calculations are used to size the electrical service for dwellings. Safety procedures are emphasized as students participate in lab and job site electrical installations. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 48)
Noncredit Hours: 48                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ACT 331 or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None