Electrical Systems Tech Diploma

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Electrical Systems Technology program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in residential and commercial electrical industries. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Electrical Systems Technology diploma and have the qualifications of a Residential and Commercial Electrician.

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Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Compass - writing 32, reading 70, math 26, or Asset - writing 37, reading 38, math 35 or SAT scores of 430 critical reading and 400 math or ACT scores of 13 reading, 12 English, and 17 math. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
GENERAL CORE COURSES
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
IDFC 1007 Industrial Safety Procedures 2
ELTR 1060 ELCT Prints, Schematics, & Symb 2
ELTR 1080 Commercial Wiring I 5
ELTR 1090 Commercial Wiring II 3
ELTR 1180 Electrical Controls 4
XXXX 300 Occupationally Related Elective 3
AND
Choose ONE DC class from the three below:
IDFC 1011 Direct Current I 3
OR
IDSY 1101 DC Circuit Analysis 3
OR
ELTR 1010 Direct Current Fundamentals 3
AND
Choose ONE AC class from the three below:
ELTR 1020 Electrical Systems Basics I 3
OR
IDFC 1012 Alternating Current I 3
OR
IDSY 1105 AC Circuit Analysis 3
Completion of one of the following specializations is required for graduation.
ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE
ELTR 1205 Residential Wiring I 3
ELTR 1210 Residential Wiring II 3
ELTR xxxx Occupational Electives 4
INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY
ELTR 1220 Industrial PLC's 4
ELTR 1250 Diagnostic Troubleshooting 2
ELTR 1270 Nat ELCT Code Industrial Appl 4
FIELD OCCUPATION SPECIALIZATION
(See advisor for approved courses, 10 credit hrs)