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Program Overview





This curriculum is designed to provide training for people 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.

Employment Opportunities:

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.

Technical Standards:

Program Contacts:

Darryl Evans

Lead Instructor - Electrical

Degree Curriculum

To complete the degree, 39 credit hours from Electrical Track Certificate (C35130A, C, E) and Electrical Track Diploma (D35130A) must be included in A35130.

Courses

ELC-220 Photovoltaic System Technology 3
PTE-114 Pathway to Employment - Engineering Technology 3
ELC-128 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
ELC-221 Adv PV Sys Designs 3
ENG-115 Oral Communication 3
OR
ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3
ELC-228 Programmable Logic Controllers Applications 4
Social Science Elective 3
ALT-120 Renewable Energy Technology 3

Humanities Elective - Select one course from the following: HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 122, HUM 130, ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116, DRA 111, DRA 126, MUS 110, MUS 112, MUS 210, REL 110, REL 211, REL 212, REL 221.

Social/Behavioral Science Elective - Select one course from the following: ANT 210, ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252, PSY 118, PSY 150, PSY 239, PSY 241, PSY 281, GEO 111, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 120, SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 220, SOC 230.

Total credits needed to graduate: 28 Hours

Students on financial aid should speak with their financial aid advisors before enrolling in less than 12 credit hours per semester.

Diploma Curriculum

To complete the diploma, 17 hours from Electrical Track Certificate (C35130A, C, E) must be included in D35130. Certificate credit for either ELC 113, 114, 115 will be awarded.

Courses

MAT-110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 3
ELC-117 Motors and Controls 4
ENG-110 Freshman Composition 3
OR
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3
ELC-121 Electrical Estimating 2
ELC-119 NEC Calculations 2

Choose up to 2 classes based on courses completed in certificates

ELC-113 Residential Wiring I 4
ELC-114 Commercial Wiring 4
ELC-115 Industrial Wiring 4

Total credits needed to graduate: 26 Hours

Students on financial aid should speak with their financial aid advisors before enrolling in less than 12 credit hours per semester.

Learning Outcomes

  • Design and analyze systems in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings that meet all codes and regulations as defined by OSHA standards.
  • Apply principles of mathematics and applied science to perform the laws encountered with electrical technology.
  • Read and interpret electrical diagrams and blueprints.
  • Recognize the need for life-long learning and possess the skills to maintain and improve technical abilities.
  • Diagnose and correct electrical and electronic problems effectively using various testing instruments.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and with members of multiple teams from a variety of backgrounds.

Program Costs

Diploma In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $3,249.00 $10,929.50
Books and Supplies $1,276.25 $1,276.25
Total Cost $4,525.25 $12,205.75
Certificate In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,379.25 $4,643.25
Books and Supplies $477.25 $477.25
Total Cost $1,856.50 $5,120.50

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