Electrical Systems Technology

Architecture and Construction programs prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills related to the fields of architecture, construction, and associated professions.  Includes instruction that can be applied to a variety of careers in the design-construction industry, including employment with architectural and engineering firms, residential and commercial builders/contractors, and other construction-related occupations.

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

Course work, 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.

Suggested Schedule for 2014-2015 (Updated Apr 01, 2014)

Diploma in Electrical Systems Technology D35130

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Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ELC-112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
ELC-113 Residential Wiring 2 6 0 4
ELC-118 National Electrical Code 1 2 0 2
ELC-119 NEC Calculations 1 2 0 2
ELC-125 Diagrams and Schematics 1 2 0 2
Total: 15
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ELC-114 Commercial Wiring 2 6 0 4
ELC-117 Motors and Controls 2 6 0 4
ELC-121 Electrical Estimating 1 2 0 2
ELC-229 Applications Project 1 3 0 2
MAT-101 Applied Mathematics I 2 2 0 3
or MAT-120 Geometry and Trigonometry 2 2 0 3
Total: 15
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
COM-120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
or COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
or ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
ELC-115 Industrial Wiring 2 6 0 4
ELC-215 Electrical Maintenance 2 3 0 3
Total: 10

Total Credit Hours: 40

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Certificate in Electrical Systems Technology C35130

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ELC-112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
ELC-113 Residential Wiring 2 6 0 4
ELC-118 National Electrical Code 1 2 0 2
ELC-119 NEC Calculations 1 2 0 2
ELC-125 Diagrams and Schematics 1 2 0 2
Total: 15

Total Credit Hours: 15

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