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Electrical/Electronics Technology

Curriculum Description

The Electrical/Electronics Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial and industrial facilities.

Course work, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, electronics, 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/electronics field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.
(CTE-Y D35220P1)

Diploma

D35220
NC CIP: 46.0302
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Const 1 2 0 2
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
ELC 113 Basic Wiring I 2 6 0 4
ISC 115 Construction Safety 2 0 0 2
Select one:
Applied Mathematics I NEW REQUISITE (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
   
    10 16 0 16

Spring Semester
ELC 114 Basic Wiring II NEW REQUISITES 2 6 0 4
ELC 117 Motors and Controls NEW REQUISITE 2 6 0 4
ELC 118 National Electrical Code 1 2 0 2
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2 0 0 2
Select one:
Applied Communications I (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
   
    10 14 0 15

Summer Term
ELC 115 Industrial Wiring 2 6 0 4
ELC 233 Energy Management 2 2 0 3
   
    4 8 0 7

Total Credit Hours: 38

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)

Additional Information

 

Cooperative education work experience courses may be available for this program.

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