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Electrical Systems Technology – Diploma

Credential: Diploma
Code: D35130

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 Diploma. To be eligible for graduation, the student must have satisfactorily completed the course requirements as outlined below.
To qualify for admission into this program, the applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Curriculum

Course Prefix, No. Title Class Lab Clinical Credit
Fall Semester
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 0 1
ELC 113 Residential Wiring 2 6 0 4
ELC 128 Intro to PLC 2 3 0 3
CIS 110 Intro to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Total Hours Per Week 12 19 0 19
Spring Semester
ELC 117 Motors & Controls 2 6 0 4
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy 2 2 0 3
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2 0 0 2
ELC 229 Applications Project 1 3 0 2
ELN 229 Industrial Electronics 3 3 0 4
ELC 114 Commercial Wiring 2 6 0 4
Total Hours Per Week 11 15 0 16
SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES 06
MAJOR COURSES 31
OTHER REQUIRED COURSES 01
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 38

Specific courses within the above categories may be identified by your advisor or by the Vice President for Instruction and Student Services. Expected program competencies are maintained by the lead instructor for this program, while course competencies are maintained by the respective instructors of specific courses.

NOTE: The above curriculum outline is intended as a guide only. The sequence of course offerings is subject to change at the discretion of the administration.