MMST1115 Introduction to Electrical Systems

This course will cover basic electrical theories and their application in various situations. Volt/ohmmeter and circuit tester operation will be taught. Battery maintenance and theory will also be part of their course. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Differentiate between parallel and series circuits
Explain how an electrical relay works
Explain electro magnetism theory
Explain ohms law
Identify electrical components
Explain basic electrical theory
Diagnose electrical failures
Operate volt/ohm meter
Utilize electrical schematics

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2

lab:

1