2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Electrical Systems Technology Diploma (D35130)

This curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.

Coursework, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, applications of the National Electric Code, and other subjects as local needs require.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BAT 111Building Automation Systems
1
3

2

BAT 131Fire Control System Automation
2
2

3

BAT 141Security System Fundamentals
2
2

3

ELC 112DC/AC Electricity
3
6

5

ELC 113Residential Wiring
2
6

4

ELC 114Commercial Wiring
2
6

4

ELC 117Motors and Controls
2
6

4

ELC 233Energy Management
2
2

3

NET 113Home Automation Systems
2
2

3

Total Major Hours: 31

General Education Courses

Communications: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
COM 110Introduction to Communication
3
0

3

(COM 110 or higher)

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

General Education: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
HUM 110Technology and Society
3
0

3

PHY 121Applied Physics I
3
2

4

Total General Education Hours: 6-7

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 37-38

Suggested Sequence of Courses - Day Sequence

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BAT 111Building Automation Systems
1
3

2

ELC 112DC/AC Electricity
3
6

5

ELC 113Residential Wiring
2
6

4

NET 113Home Automation Systems
2
2

3

Communications Course*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
11
17
17

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BAT 131Fire Control System Automation
2
2

3

BAT 141Security System Fundamentals
2
2

3

ELC 114Commercial Wiring
2
6

4

ELC 117Motors and Controls
2
6

4

General Education Course*
3
0-2

3-4

Total Credit Hours:
11
16-18
17-18

Summer Term

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ELC 233Energy Management
2
2

3

Total Credit Hours:
2
2
3

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 37-38

Suggested Sequence of Courses - Night Sequence

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BAT 111Building Automation Systems
1
3

2

ELC 112DC/AC Electricity
3
6

5

General Education Course*
3
0-2

3-4

Total Credit Hours:
7
9-11
10-11

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ELC 117Motors and Controls
2
6

4

Communications Course*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
5
6
7

Summer Term

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ELC 233Energy Management
2
2

3

Total Credit Hours:
2
2
3

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ELC 113Residential Wiring
2
6

4

NET 113Home Automation Systems
2
2

3

Total Credit Hours:
4
8
7

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BAT 131Fire Control System Automation
2
2

3

ELC 114Commercial Wiring
2
6

4

Total Credit Hours:
4
8
7

Summer Term

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BAT 141Security System Fundamentals
2
2

3

Total Credit Hours:
2
2
3

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 37-38