Electrical Systems Technology – Associate Degree
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.
|Course Prefix, No.||Title||Class||Lab||Clinical||Credit|
|Fall Semester-1st Year|
|ELC 112||DC/AC Electricity||3||6||0||5|
|ELC 113||Residential Wiring||2||6||0||4|
|ACA 115||Success & Study Skills||0||2||0||1|
|CIS 110||Intro to Computers||2||2||0||3|
|ENG 111||Writing & Inquiry||3||0||0||3|
|Total Hours Per Week||10||16||0||16|
|Spring Semester-1st Year|
|ELC 117||Motors & Controls||2||6||0||4|
|ELN 229||Industrial Electronics||3||3||0||4|
|ELC 114||Commercial Wiring||2||6||0||4|
|MAT 110||Math Measurement & Literacy||2||2||0||3|
|ENG 114||Prof Res & Reporting||3||0||0||3|
|Total Hours Per Week||12||17||0||18|
|Fall Semester-2nd Year|
|HUM 115||Critical Thinking||3||0||0||3|
|ELC 115||Industrial Wiring||2||6||0||4|
|ELC 128||Intro to PLC||2||3||0||3|
|ELN 133||Digital Electronics||3||3||0||4|
|Total Hours Per Week||13||14||0||16|
|Spring Semester-2nd Year|
|PSY 150||General Psychology||3||0||0||3|
|ELC 228||PLC Applications||2||6||0||4|
|ELC 229||Applications Project||1||3||0||2|
|WBL 111||Work-Based Learning I||0||10||0||1|
|PHY 110||Conceptual Physics||3||0||0||3|
|PHY 110A||Conceptual Physics Lab||0||2||0||1|
|ISC 112||Industrial Safety||2||0||0||2|
|Total Hours Per Week||11||21||0||16|
|SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE|
|GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES||15|
|OTHER REQUIRED COURSES||01|
|TOTAL CREDIT HOURS||68|
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.