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Electrical Systems Technology – Electricity Certificate

Credential: Certificate
Code: C35130EL

The Electrical Systems Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial and industrial facilities.

Coursework, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, applications of the National Electric Code, and other subjects as local needs require.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation and maintenance of electrical systems.

This program leads to a certificate. To be eligible for graduation, the student must have satisfactorily completed the course requirements as outlined below.

The college maintains an open-door admission policy to all applicants who are high school graduates or who are at least 18 years of age. A high school student, 16 years old or older, may be admitted to the Electrical Systems Technology Program upon approval by the high school principal and the college admission office.

Curriculum

Course Prefix, No. Title Class Lab Clinical Credit
Fall Semester
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
ELC 113 Residential Wiring 2 6 0 4
Total Hours Per Week 5 12 0 9
Spring Semester
ELC 114 Commercial Wiring 2 6 0 4
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2 0 0 2
Total Hours Per Week 4 6 0 6
SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE
MAJOR COURSES 13
OTHER REQUIRED COURSES 2
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 15