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Program Coordinator: Joe Mitchell, ISC 136A, Ext. 2557
Length: Four semesters (two years)
Purpose: The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electrical Technology is designed to prepare students for employment upon graduation as electrical technicians with emphasis on installation, power distribution, controls, programmable controls, mechanical systems and the maintenance of industrial machinery.
Electrical/ Electronic Technician
Industrial Maintenance Technician
Industrial Technical Sales
Industrial Field Service
Admission Requirements: See appropriate section of college catalog. A student eligible for admission to the college can normally be considered for admission to this program.
Program Requirements: The Electrical Technology Degree is a two-year program with two-thirds of the program content in electrical and mechanical courses, and the remaining one-third consists of math, social sciences, English, humanities, and physical education. The graduate will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science in Electrical Technology upon satisfactory completion of the two-year program. Course content will include the theoretical concepts and practical applications as they pertain to industry needs.
First Semester (Fall)
Practical Electricity I
Home Electric Power I
ENG 111 or
College Composition I or
Orientation to College Success
Fundamentals of Computer Technology
Industrial Safety – OSHA 10
Second Semester (Spring)
Applied Technical Mathematics I
Practical Electricity II
DC & AC Machines
Home Electric Power II
National Electrical Code I
Third Semester (Fall)
Programmable Logic Controllers I
Industrial Solid State Devices & Circuits
Hydraulics & Pneumatics
Fourth Semester (Spring)
Programmable Logic Controllers II
Electrical Control Systems
National Electrical Code II
4*Social Science Elective
Total Minimum Credits for the AAS Degree…….................67
The above semester-by semester sequencing of courses may be modified when necessary. Please refer to the Program Choices section of this Catalog for a discussion of factors which affect planning and sequencing programs of study. Courses may be substituted or adjustments made by the College to meet program objectives and requirements.
Cooperative Education - Students are encouraged to take ELE 297 during the summer semester, or in the second year after satisfactory completion of the first year with faculty advisor and faculty Co-Op advisor approvals.
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