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Electrical Systems Technology

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 an Associate in Applied Science Degree. 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.

Certificates, diplomas, and associate degree awards are available in Electrical & Electronics Technology. Course work includes AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, electronics, programmable logic control-lers, industrial motor controls, and application of the National Electric Code. In collaboration with the School of Industry at East Carolina University, graduates may build upon their AAS Degree and complete a B.S. Degree.