Program Coordinator: Joe Mitchell, ISC 142A, Ext 2537
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)
Home Electric Power I
ENG 111 or
College Composition I or
Orientation to College Success
Second Semester (Spring)
DC & AC Machines
Home Electric Power II
National Electrical Code-Residential
Applied Technical Mathematics I
Third Semester (Fall)
3*Social Science Elective
Programmable Logic Controllers I
Industrial Solid State Devices & Circuits
Hydraulics & Pneumatics
Fourth Semester (Spring)
Programmable Logic Controllers II
Electrical Control Systems
National Electrical Code – Industrial
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.
1. Students may substitute any HLT course for physical education requirements.
2. Students must take 3 credits of humanities. Recommended humanities courses include ART 201, 202: MUS 121, 122; REL 200, 210, 230; CST 130, 151, 152; PHI 101; foreign language or literature.
3. Students must take 6 credits of social science. Recommended social science courses include ECO 201-202; GEO 210; HIS 101-102; HIS 121-122; PLS 135; PLS 211-212; PSY 200; SOC 200.
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.