PCC/ CCOG / LAT

Course Content and Outcome Guide for LAT 275

Course Number:
LAT 275
Course Title:
Introduction to Landscape Night Lighting
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
20
Lecture/Lab Hours:
20
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
$6.00

Course Description

Introduces landscape low voltage night lighting. Covers electricity fundamentals, layout, bulbs and fixtures, transformers, wire sizing and connections, and lighting design. Includes installing a night lighting system. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Students will install a night lighting system.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  •  Understand and apply Ohm€™s law to design a system.
  • Use a multimeter to test voltage.
  • Understand  how to select and use different low voltage lighting wire methods.
  • Perform waterproof wire connections.
  • Install a low voltage lighting system
  • Apply an understanding of 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