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Electrical Systems Technology

Program Description: The Electrical Systems Technology program provides instruction in the inspection, maintenance, installation, and repair of electrical systems in the residential, commercial, and industrial industries. A combination of theory and practical application is emphasized to develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills. Program graduates receive a diploma in Electrical Systems Technology with a specialization in residential or industrial applications.

Student Learning Outcomes:
•  Students will wire a three phase motor to current National Electrical Code (NEC).
•  Students will wire an electrical panel following current National Electrical Code.
•  Students will program a stop light using RS Logics.

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here for Electrical Construction and Maintenance SpecializationClick Here for Industrial Electrical Technology Specialization.

Entrance Dates: This program is self-paced. Students are able to be admitted at the beginning of any semester. Under certain circumstances, students may be admitted during a semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria.  Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A program advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Credits Required for Graduation: 43 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation

For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, occupational information, etc., Please Click Here.

 

Curriculum

Credit Hours

 
1. Basic Skills Courses (8-9 hours)
 
  ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
  And one of the following (2-3 hours)
    EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development 2
    PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology (3)
  And one of the following (3 hours)
    MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
    MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts (3)
    MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry (3)
 
2. Occupational Courses (35 hours)
  COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
  ELTR 1020 Electricial Systems Basics I 3
  ELTR 1060 Electrical Prints, Schematics, and Symbols 2
  ELTR 1080 Commercial Wiring I 5
  ELTR 1090 Commercial Wiring II 3
  ELTR 1180 Electrical Controls 4
  IDFC 1007 Industrial Safety Procedures 2
  IDFC 1011 Direct Current 3
   
  and one of the following (10 hours)
  Electrical Construction and Maintenance Specialization (10 hours)
    ELTR 1205 Residential Wiring I 3
    ELTR 1210 Residential Wiring II 3
    XXXX xxxx Advisor Approved ELTR Elective(s) 4
   
  Industrial Electrical Technology Specialization (10 hours)
    ELTR 1220 Industrial PLCs 4
    ELTR 1250 Diagnostic Troubleshooting 2
    ELTR 1270 National Electrical Code Industrial Applications 4
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