PCC/ CCOG / LAT

Course Content and Outcome Guide for LAT 275

Course Number:
LAT 275
Course Title:
Intro- Landscape Lighting
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

And introduction to landscape low voltage night lighting. Topics covered include electricity fundamentals, layout, bulbs and fixtures, transformers, wire sizing and connections, and lighting design. Students will install a night lighting system. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Students will install a night lighting system.

Intended Outcomes for the course



  • Students will understand and apply Ohm€™s law to design a system.
  • Use a multimeter to test voltage.
  • Understand different low voltage lighting wire methods.
  • Perform waterproof wire connections.
  • Understand the steps involved installing a low voltage system.
  • Understand lighting fixtures and their application in lighting design.
  • Understand and apply landscape night lighting design techniques.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Written, mid-term and final exams
  • Evaluation of performance based competencies.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)


  • Electricity Principles
  • Wiring Methods
  • Bulbs & Fixtures
  • Transformers and Multimeter Use
  • Wire Sizing and connections
  • Lighting Design