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Electrical Systems Technology – Industrial Controls Certificate

Credential: Certificate
Code: C35130IC

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 Electricals 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 128 Intro to PLC 2 3 0 3
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
Total Hours Per Week 5 9 0 8
Spring Semester
ELC 117 Motors and Controls 2 6 0 4
ELC 213 Instrumentation 3 2 0 4
Total Hours Per Week 5 8 0 8
SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE
MAJOR COURSES 16
OTHER REQUIRED COURSES 0
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 16