Danny Choate
Assistant Professor, Construction Technology
(276) 744-4973
Crossroads
Office Hours: 
Monday: 1:30PM-4PM
Tuesday: 1:30PM-4PM
Wednesday: 1:30PM-4PM
Thursday: 1:30PM-4PM
Friday: Available by appointment.

Personal Information

Hometown: 
Galax, VA
High School Attended: 
Galax High Schools
Degrees and Certifications: 
Associate Degree in Electrical Mechanical, Wytheville Community College
Class A General Contractor with BLD Certification
OSHA 10/30 Certified Instructor
North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Certified Instructor Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic
The best thing about working at WCC is...: 
...helping students to complete their degree and work toward a better career. And the people at WCC are great to work with.

Current Teaching Schedule

Building

BLD 215: OSHA 30 Construction Safety

BLD 215 - OSHA 30 Construction Safety (2 Credits) Covers all topics included in the OSHA 30-hour course. Prerequisite: OSHA 10 Certification. Lecture 2 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
42287
BLD  215-70 Course Materials
2 ~T~R~~~ 2020-08-24 - 2020-10-19 17:30:00 - 19:30:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0224 70 In Person Choate,Daniel R

Electricity

ELE 110: Home Electric Power

ELE 110 - Home Electric Power (3 credits) Covers the fundamentals of residential power distribution, circuits, panels, fuse boxes, breakers, transformers. Includes study of the national electrical code, purpose and interpretation. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
42290
ELE  110-70 Course Materials
M~W~~~~ 2020-08-24 - 2020-10-19 16:00:00 - 17:15:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0138 70 In Person Choate,Daniel R
43121
ELE  110-71L Course Materials
3 M~W~~~~ 2020-08-24 - 2020-10-19 17:15:00 - 19:10:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0138 71L In Person Choate,Daniel R

ELE 115: Basic Electricity

ELE 115: Basic Electricity (2-3 credits) Covers basic circuits and theory of fundamental concepts of electricity. Presents a practical approach to discussion of components and devices. Pre-requisite is MTE 1.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
42282
ELE  115-75H Course Materials
3 ~T~R~~~ 2020-08-24 - 2020-10-19 16:00:00 - 17:20:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0224 75H Hybrid Choate,Daniel R

ELE 173: Commercial Wiring Methods

ELE 173 Commercial Wiring Methods ( 3 CR) - Covers electrical wiring methods and standards used for commercial buildings and provides a comprehensive study of the national electrical code that deals with commercial wiring installations including state and local regulations. Includes building wiring as well as the wiring of electrical equipment and appliances in a commercial environment. Prerequisite: ENF 1. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
42297
ELE  173-70 Course Materials
~T~R~~~ 2020-10-20 - 2020-12-21 16:00:00 - 17:30:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0138 70 In Person Choate,Daniel R
43130
ELE  173-71L Course Materials
3 ~T~R~~~ 2020-10-20 - 2020-12-21 17:35:00 - 19:10:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0171 71L In Person Choate,Daniel R

Energy Technology

ENE 120: Solar Power - Photovoltaic and Thermal

ENE 120 - Solar Power - Photovoltaic and Thermal (4 Credits) Studies the production and conversion of electrical energy from modular to grid power systems. Covers the storage of energy, thermal solar capture, and storage for residential and commercial applications. Covers energy conversion and storage equipment based on size and efficiency. Prerequisite: ELE 157 or equivalent. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
42298
ENE  120-70 Course Materials
M~W~~~~ 2020-10-20 - 2020-12-21 16:00:00 - 18:10:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0138 70 In Person Choate,Daniel R
43131
ENE  120-71L Course Materials
4 M~W~~~~ 2020-10-20 - 2020-12-21 18:10:00 - 20:20:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0171 71L In Person Choate,Daniel R

 

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