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Plumbing

Curriculum Description

The Plumbing curriculum is designed to give individuals the opportunity to acquire basic skills to assist with the installation and repair of plumbing systems in residential and small buildings.

Course work includes sketching diagrams, interpretation of blueprints and practices in plumbing assembly. Students will gain knowledge of state codes and requirements.

Graduates should qualify for employment at parts supply houses, maintenance companies and plumbing contractors to assist with various plumbing applications.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Diploma

D35300
NC CIP: 46.0503
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Const 1 2 0 2
PLU 110 Modern Plumbing 4 15 0 9
PLU 140 Intro to Plumbing Codes 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 101
OR
Applied Mathematics I (2) (2) (0) (3)
MAT 115 Mathematical Models 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 21
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 16

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
PLU 120 Plumbing Applications 4 15 0 9
PLU 150 Plumbing Diagrams 1 2 0 2
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1 3 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 20
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 13

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
PLU 130 Plumbing Systems 3 9 0 6
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 101
OR
Applied Communications I (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 111 Expository Writing Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 9
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Total Credit Hours: 38

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

Written Communication:

ENG 101, ENG 111

Mathematics:

MAT 101, MAT 115, MAT 140, MAT 161

Technology:

PLU 140

D35300