Catalog of Courses
Browse below to find courses being taught at EMCC during current and upcoming semesters. Courses are listed in alphanumeric order based on course subject prefix and number. You may click on the subject listings in the left filter menu to narrow results by subject. You may search for current class offerings available for enrollment by clicking on the link under each course. Click here to view the official current and archived book versions of the EMCC Academic Catalog.
Introduction to theory and principles of electric circuits, magnetism and electromagnetism including basic motors, transformers and generators. Use of basic measuring instruments. Overview of Ohm's and Kirchhoff's law and electronics in the modern world. Prerequisites: None.
Theory of operation of semi-conductor devices, component and system construction, operation, installation, and service. Specific and practical applications in relations to temperature, light, speed and pressure control as used in industry today. Includes amplifiers, power supplies, integrated circuits, alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) drives, fiber optics, and safety. Prerequisites: None.
Principles and operation of AC (Alternating current) and DC (direct current) motors, generators, and alternators. Includes single-phase motors along with induction, synchronous, and wound-rotor types of three-phase motors. DC motors including shunt-field, series field, wound rotor, permanent magnet, stepper and brushless types.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ELC119 or permission of Instructor or admission to Electric League of Arizona program.
Electrical symbols, line diagrams and logic. Contacts and starters, control devices, reversing circuits and power distribution systems. Magnetism and magnetic solenoids, reduced voltage starters, and circuits. Hand tools and safety procedures.Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in ELC119 or permission of Department or Division or admission to Electric League of Arizona program.
Principles and operation of frequency controlled AC (Alternating current) motor drives, including current source inverters (CSI), variable voltage inverters (VVI) and pulse width modulated inverters (PWM). Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) applications along with energy savings, motor pump sizing and torque load calculations.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ELC120 or permission of Instructor or admission to Electric League of Arizona program.
Health and wellness and their application to an optimal life style. Explores current topics of interest such as stress management, nutrition, fitness, and environmental health. Evaluates common risk factors associated with modern lifestyles. Prerequisites: None.