Program Description & Curriculum

The purpose of this program is to prepare individuals to install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair electrical devices, components, and equipment. Graduates may find employment in industrial, residential, and commercial electrical professions.

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Degrees/Certificates

Technical Diploma (TD)

Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS)

Technical Competency Area (TCA)

Available degrees and certificates may vary at each campus.
Check with your local campus for more information.

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CURRICULUM

Course #

Course Title

Lecture/Lab Hours

Credit Hours

Clock Hours

ORNT 1000 Freshman Seminar

1/0

1

15

ELEC 1110 Basic Electricity

1/2

3

75

ELEC 1130 Basic Electronics

1/2

3

75

TCA – Electrician Helper I

7

165

ELEC 1210 Residential Wiring

2/4

6

150

ELEC 2460 Technical Mathematics for Electricians

1/1

2

45

TCA – Electrician Helper II

15

360

ELEC 1311 Residential Wiring Installation

1/5

6

165

ELEC 1220 Electrical Raceways

0/3

3

90

ELEC 1230 National Electrical Code

0/2

2

90

ELEC 1430 Blueprint Interpretation

1/2

3

90

JOBS 2450 Job Seeking Skills

2/0

2

30

CTS – Residential Electrician

31

825

Technical Diplomas in specialized areas require the completion of the basic core courses PLUS the completion of specialty courses listed in the following groups:
ELEC 1330 Generators/Motors and Transformer Operation

0/2

2

90

ELEC 1450 Variable Frequency Drives

0/2

2

90

ELEC 1440 Motor Controls

0/3

3

135

ELEC 2630 Introduction to Process ControllersLevel, Temperature, Pressure and Flow

0/3

3

105

ELEC 2620 Programmable Logic Controllers

0/4

4

120

TD – Industrial Electrician

45

1365

Optional Electives
CSRV 1000 Customer Service

3/0

3

45

CSRV 2000 Customer Service & Sales

3/0

3

45

ENTP 1000 Foundations of Entrepreneurship

3/0

3

45

SOLR 1000 Solar Fundamentals

3/0

3

45

SOLR 1010 PV Solar Applications

1/2

3

75

SOLR 1020 Industrial Solar Applications

1/2

3

75

SOLR 1030 Solar Thermal Applications

1/2

3

75

With approval from the Chief Academic Officer/designee, the following courses may be substituted for any of the abovecourse requirements.
ELEC 2991 Special Projects I

0/1

1

30

ELEC 2993 Special Projects II

0/2

2

60

ELEC 2995 Special Projects III

0/3

3

90

ELEC 2996 Special Projects IV

3/0

3

45

ELEC 2998 Special Projects V

1/0

1

15

ELEC 2997 Practicum

0/3

3

135

ELEC 2999 Cooperative Education

0/3

3

135

Additional Exit Points
SOLR 1000 Solar Fundamentals

3/0

3

45

SOLR 1010 PV Solar Applications

1/2

3

75

SOLR 1020 Industrial Solar Applications

1/2

3

75

SOLR 1030 Solar Thermal Applications

1/2

3

75

TCA – ELEC: Solar Systems Installer

12

270

ELEC 1110 Basic Electricity

1/2

3

75

ELEC 1210 Residential Wiring

2/4

6

150

ELEC 2460 Technical Mathematics for Electrician

1/1

2

45

ELEC 1230 National Electrical Code

0/2

2

90

ELEC 1311 Residential Wiring Installation

1/5

6

165

ELEC 1440 Motor Controls

0/3

3

135

Above six courses plus SOLR 1000, 1010, and 1020 CTS – ELEC: Energy Systems Technician

34

930