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Strategies to create success in college. Methods for selecting and developing effective academic strategies, increasing self-awareness and developing self-management strategies. Elements of college resources and relationships with others explored in support of students' educational experience. Prerequisites: None.
Units:
1 Credit

Focus on increasing student success through college orientation and personal growth, study skills development, and educational and career planning. Prerequisites: None.
Units:
3 Credits

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AAA150AA - College Orientation and Personal Growth

Emphasis on increasing student success through college orientation, identification of learning style and the use of time management, goal-setting, and interpersonal communication strategies. Prerequisites: None.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

AAA150AB - Study Skills Development

Emphasis on increasing student success through the use of study strategies including materials organization, note-taking, reading, test-taking, memory, and critical and creative thinking. Prerequisites: None.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

AAA150AC - Educational and Career Planning

Emphasis on increasing student success through educational and career planning. Prerequisites: None.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA101 - Hand and Power Tools

Selection, use, maintenance and safety procedures for common hand and power tools used in the construction industry.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA102 - Electrical Fundamentals

Fundamentals of electricity including electrical hazards, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, units of measurements and using Ohm's law. Circuit characteristics and the use of Kirchoff's voltage and current laws to calculate voltage drop, current and resistance. Operation and use of specific meters. Includes an introduction to the National Electrical Code (NEC). Prerequisites: None.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA103 - Hand Bending of Electrical Conduit

Conduit bending and installation. Techniques for using hand operated and step conduit benders. Cutting, reaming and threading conduit. Prerequisites: None.
Units:
0 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA104 - Raceways, Boxes, Fittings, Anchors/Supports

Types and applications of conduit, raceways, wireways and ducts. Types, applications and wiring techniques for conductors. Hardware and systems used to mount and support boxes, receptacles and other electrical components.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA106 - Introduction to Materials Handling

Introduction to materials handling equipment and appropriate use for common job-site tasks. Recognize hazards associated with materials handling and proper techniques and procedures.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
0 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA112 - Electrical I

Theories and concepts in electrical safety basics and OSHA 10 certification. Introductory concepts in construction math, hand and power tools, drawings, rigging, and materials handling. Emphasis on communication and employability skills.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprenticeship status or permission of Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
6 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA114 - Electrical II

Fundamentals of the electrical trade, residential electrical services and test equipment. Emphasis on safety, electrical circuits, theory, National Electrical Code, device boxes. Use and selection of hand bending, raceways, fittings, conductors, cables. Interpretation of electrical drawings.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprenticeship status or permission of Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
6 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA117 - Socket And Butt Weld Pipe Fabrication

Socket and butt weld piping including materials, fittings and drawings. Use of oxyacetylene torch for cutting plate steel, holes and pipe. Pipe end preparation including length determination, backing rings, clamps, alignment tools and procedures. Determining pipe length and aligning fittings.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
4 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA120 - Carpentry Fundamentals

Overview of the carpentry trade. Apprenticeship programs and responsibilities of the apprentice. Types and uses of nails, fasteners and adhesives. Types of wood, lumber and manufactured wood products.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA121 - Floor And Wall Systems

Framing systems, floor construction, center beam and post support systems. Construction of sills, joists and bridging. Subflooring, mechanical connectors and the use of prefabricated joists. Wall construction, stud walls, panelized walls, masonry walls, post and beam walls, use of metal studs and drywall construction.
Prerequisites:
(Registered apprentice status and a grade of C or better in ABA120) or permission of the apprenticeship coordinator.
Units:
2 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA122 - Electrical III

Theory and application of alternating current, lighting, conduit bending, pull and junction boxes.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprenticeship status or permission of Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
6 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA124 - Electrical IV

Principles of conductor installations, cable trays, conductor terminations and splices. Emphasis on grounding, bonding, circuit breakers, and fuses. Fundamental concepts of control systems.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprenticeship status or permission of Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
6 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA130 - Installation of Electric Services

Electric services for commercial and industrial installations. Blueprints, diagrams and electrical calculations. Grounding, connecting three phase services and the installation of panelboards, switches and load centers.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA136 - Communications in Construction

Communication in the construction industry. Positive direct communication, written communication, active listening, understanding, negotiation, and dealing with difficult people. Communication skills at all organizational levels, with groups, combining oral and written communication for maximum effectiveness. Prerequisites: None.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA150 - Advanced Calculations for Electricians

Advanced mathematical calculations in the electrical industry. Powers and roots in watts, voltage, current and resistance. Metric and engineering units. English and metric systems for length, area, volume and mass, and energy and temperature measurements. Ratios, proportions, formulas, symbols and representation. Trigonometry and the Pythagorean theory. Plane and rotating vectors. Basic functions of the scientific calculator for electricians.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA154 - Fabrication I - Parallel Line Development

Parallel line development. Pattern layout procedures and fabrication of selected ductrun fittings.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
2 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA179 - Installing And Sizing Water Supply Piping

Connecting piping to a water main. Plumbing connections to buildings and air and hydrostatic testing of water supply piping. Operation and installation of water heaters. Types, operation and installation of water meters. Installation of water supply systems to given structures. Effects of valves, fittings and piping on water pressure. Calculations of pressure drop and sizing procedures for water supply piping. Principles of back siphonage and backflow prevention.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
3 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA192 - Plumbing Level I

History of plumbing, modern plumbing, safety, human relations, and construction career opportunities. Hand and power tool safety, use, and maintenance. Plumbing drawings, components, and symbols. Materials, schedules for plastic, copper, and cast-iron. Fittings, valves, hangers, and supports. Measuring, cutting, reaming, and joining pipe. Safety precautions for installation, operation and maintenance. Fixtures and faucets. Drain, waste, and vent systems. Water distribution systems. Prerequisites: None.
Units:
3 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA201 - Overcurrent Protection

Overcurrent protection including terminology, safety factors, conformance to the National Electrical Code (NEC), fuses, circuit breakers and short circuits. Selection and sizing of overcurrent protection.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA202 - Conductor Selection and Calculations

Conductor characteristics and selection criteria for specific applications. National Electrical Code (NEC) regulations governing conductors and conductor protection methods for single and branch circuits. Calculations for voltage drop and sizing for specific Loads.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA203 - Load Calculations - Branch Circuits

Load calculations for single-phase and three-phase branch circuits. Sizing branch circuit overcurrent protection devices. Derating factors and calculating ampacity for single-phase and three-phase loads. Use of National Electrical Code (NEC) to calculate residential loads. Selecting branch circuit conductors and overcurrent protection devices for electric heat, air conditioning equipment, motors and welders.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA204 - Contactors and Relays

Operating principals of contactors and relays. Function in an electrical system. Operation and installation of specific contactors and relays. Interpretation of wiring diagrams. Connect and test a simple control circuit. Prerequisites: None.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA207 - Construction Trades: Green Environment

Daily activities at work and at home that affect green environment. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating process. Carbon footprint and ways to reduce it. Construction of buildings that affect green environment. Application of principles of green building rating system.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprenticeship status or permission of Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA222 - Introduction to Welding, Brazing and Cutting

Arc welding theory and safety hazards. AC, DC and AC-DC welding machines. Use of electrodes and safety requirements for arc-welding. Basic welding techniques and gas metal-arc and gas tungsten-arc welding processes. Brazing and cutting using an oxyacetylene torch.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
2 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA232 - Electrical V

The course content includes Load Calculations - Branch and Feeder Circuits, Conductor Selection and Calculations, Overcurrent Protection, Raceways/Wiring/Devices and Boxes, Voice/Data and Video.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprenticeship status or permission of Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
6 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA234 - Electrical VI

Theories and concepts in distribution equipment, transformers, and commercial electrical services. Emphasis on motor calculations and voice/data and video. Operation of motor controls.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprenticeship status or permission of Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
6 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA242 - Electrical VII

Principles of course load calculations, feeder and services and specialty transformers. Selection of standby and emergency systems. Emphasis on basic electronic theory, fire alarm systems and health care facilities.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprenticeship status or permission of Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
6 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA244 - Electrical VIII

Principles of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) controls and heat tracing. Use and control of freeze protection. Basics in motor operation and maintenance. Focus on medium-voltage terminations/splices and special locations. Fundamentals of Crew Leadership.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprenticeship status or permission of Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
6 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA251 - High Voltage Termination and Splicing

Terminations and splices in high voltage systems (600+ volts). Identifying and splicing specific types of cables and making terminations. Includes using splicing kits and following manufacturer's specifications. Testing techniques and calculations.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA252 - Load Calculations Feeder and Services

Calculating basic electrical Loads. Load calculations for residential, commercial and industrial facilities, including primary feeder Loads, service Loads, lighting, motors, special Loads and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC).
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA253 - Motor Maintenance-Part 2

Principles of electric motor operation including reduced voltage starting. Properties of insulation and motor service conditions. Dielectric Voltage Withstand Test. Cleaning and drying electrical insulation. Troubleshooting electric motors.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA254 - Advanced Motor Controls

Operating principles of motor controls including solid-state controls. Motor braking, jogging, plugging and safety. Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) motor programming.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA255 - Commercial, Industrial and Specialty Lighting

Operating characteristics of incandescent, fluorescent and high intensity discharge lamps. Lighting controls and fixture installations. Blueprint reading exercise for commercial and industrial installations. Lighting requirement calculations. National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements for specialty lighting fixtures.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
0 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA256 - Fire Alarm Systems

Operating principles of fire alarm systems. Components of fire alarm and security systems. Installation of heat and smoke detectors. National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements. Troubleshooting and maintaining fire alarm systems.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA257 - Specialty Transformers And Emergency Systems

Operation of specialty transformers. Harmonics and problem solving techniques. Operating principles of engine-driven generators and alternators. Manual and automatic transfer switches. National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements for standby emergency systems.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
2 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABA258 - Special Locations

Various electrical device requirements for special locations such as assembly occupancies, theaters, carnivals, agricultural buildings, marinas, temporary installations, wired partitions, water installations.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprenticeship status or permission of Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABC118 - OSHA Standards and Regulations

Provisions of and implementation of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Act in the work place. Rights and responsibilities under the OSHA Act. Appeals process, record keeping, and voluntary protection programs. OSHA's construction and general industry standards. Overview of the requirements of the more frequently referenced standards.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABC119 - Basic Safety

Overview of safety rules and procedures for working on construction job sites.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABC120 - Basic Calculations for Construction

Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole, decimal, fraction and metric numbers. Percentage and fraction conversions. Metric units of length, weight, volume and temperature. Metric system as it relates to the construction trade. Basic algebra and geometry operations and equations. Area and volume calculations of shapes.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABC121 - Introduction to Hand and Power Tools

Overview of the use, maintenance and safety procedures for common hand and power tools.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABC122 - Rigging Safety and Equipment

Rigging safety, equipment and inspection. Includes crane hand signals, common rope knots, types of derricks and cranes and safety procedures for rigging and moving materials and equipment.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABC123 - Introduction to Construction Drawings

Basic concepts of construction drawings, including terms and symbols. Drawing interpretation, use of drawing dimensions and recognition of drawing classifications.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
0 Credits
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABC124 - Conduit Bending

Types of conduit benders and bends. Conduit bending procedures and use of bends in conduit systems.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABC126 - Electrical Test Equipment

Selection, inspection, use and maintenance of common electrical test equipment.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.

ABC127 - Electrical Wiring And Blueprints

Electrical wiring; commercial, industrial and residential. Switches, ground fault circuit interrupters, wiring techniques, installation receptacles, service entrance installation, outlet boxes and lighting fixtures. Introduction to electrical blueprints. Lab activities in electrical wiring.
Prerequisites:
Registered apprentice status or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Units:
1 Credit
This course is currently not offered at any college.