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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.

Diploma

D35220
NC CIP: 46.0302
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Const 1 2 0 2
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity NEW REQUISITE 3 6 0 5
ELC 113 Basic Wiring I NEW REQUISITE 2 6 0 4
ISC 115 Construction Safety NEW REQUISITE 2 0 0 2
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 101
OR
Applied Mathematics I (2) (2) (0) (3)
MAT 115 Mathematical Models 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 10
Lab/Shop Hours: 16
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 16

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ELC 114 Basic Wiring II 2 6 0 4
ELC 117 Motors and Controls 2 6 0 4
ELC 118 National Electrical Code 1 2 0 2
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2 0 0 2
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 101
OR
Applied Communications I (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 111 Expository Writing Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 10
Lab/Shop Hours: 14
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ELC 115 Industrial Wiring 2 6 0 4
ELC 233 Energy Management 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 4
Lab/Shop Hours: 8
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 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)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

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

General Education Courses 

Written Communication:

ENG 101, ENG 111

Mathematics:

MAT 101, MAT 115

Technology:

BPR 130

D35220