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The Electrical Technology program prepares individuals for employment as electricians in residential, commercial, and industrial settings. The program stresses wiring procedures and requirements set forth by the National Electrical Code. Emphasis is placed on the installation of service equipment, electrical circuits, conduit bending and installation, electrical power distribution, and operation/control of motors, and programmable logic controllers.
The graduate is competent to:
ELEC 1110 - DC Fundamentals - Credits: 4
ELEC 1210 - National Electric Code Interpretations I - Credits: 4
ENGL 1010 - Composition I - Credits: 3
MATH 1050 - Trigonometric Applications - Credits: 4
ELEC 1120 - AC Fundamentals - Credits: 4
ELEC 1310 - Motors, Alternators and Generators - Credits: 4
ELEC 2210 - Magnetic Motor Controls - Credits: 4
PHYS 1030 - Introduction to Physics - Credits: 4
PSCI 1010 - Physical Science I (Physics and Chemistry) - Credits: 4
ELEC 2110 - Transformers and Power Factor Applications - Credits: 4
ELEC 2350 - Industrial Electronics - Credits: 4
ELEC 2400 - Siemens PLC Programming - Credits: 4
Elective - Social/Behavioral Science (approved elective from the general education core) - Credits: 3
ELEC 2310 - National Electric Code Interpretations II - Credits: 4
ELEC 2410 - Allen-Bradley PLC Programming - Credits: 4
SPCH 1010 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication
SPCH 2300 - Public Speaking - Credits: 3
Elective - Humanities Elective (approved elective from the general education core) - Credits: 3
Additional courses may be required to overcome deficiencies in English, mathematics, and reading.
Typical Job Opportunities
Five-Year Average Placement Rate is 88%
Please contact the following individuals for more information about this program:
Sam Rowell, Dean Advanced Technologies
Fred Cope, Associate Professor, Electrical Technology
Steve Smith, Instructor, Electrical Technology
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