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Associate of Applied Science Degree

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.

Occupational Objectives: 
    Basic Electrician 
    Electrical/ Electronic Technician 
    Industrial Maintenance Technician 
    Industrial Technical Sales 
    Industrial Field Service 
    Maintenance Supervisor

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.

 Electrical Technology

First Semester (Fall)

Course Number

Course Title

Lec. Hrs.

Lab Hrs.

Crs.

DRF 161

Blueprint Reading

1

2

2

ELE 133

Practical Electricity I

2

2

3

ELE 111

Home Electric Power I

2

3

3

ENG 111 or

ENG 115

College Composition  I or

Technical Writing 

3

0

3

SDV 101

Orientation to College Success

1

0

1

ITE 100

Introduction to Information Systems

3

0

3

SAF130

Industrial Safety – OSHA 10

1

0

1

Total

13

7

16

Second Semester (Spring)

MTH 103

Applied Technical  Mathematics I

3

0

3

ELE 134

Practical Electricity II

2

2

3

ELE 141

DC & AC Machines

4

4

5

ELE 112

Home Electric Power II

2

3

3

ELE 131

National Electrical Code I

3

0

3

Total

14

9

17

Third Semester (Fall)

EEE

1*Social Science Elective

3

0

3

ELE 233

Programmable Logic Controllers I

2

3

3

ELE 175

Industrial Solid State Devices & Circuits

2

3

3

ELE 245

Industrial Wiring

2

3

3

MEC 161

Hydraulics & Pneumatics

2

2

3

PED

2*Physical Education

0

2

1

Total

11

13

16

Fourth Semester (Spring)

ELE 234

Programmable Logic Controllers II

2

3

3

ELE 225

Electrical Control Systems

3

3

4

WEL 110

Welding Processes

2

3

3

ELE 132

National Electrical Code II

3

0

3

SAF 127

Industrial Safety

2

0

2

EEE

3*Humanities Elective

3

0

3

Total

15

9

18

 

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.

Footnotes*

1. Students must take 3 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.

2. Students may substitute any HLT course for physical education requirements.

3. 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.


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.

Last updated: 3/7/2014 1:49:24 PM