Electrical Systems Technology

Curriculum Description

Electrical Systems Technology
Career Cluster:      Architecture and Construction
Pathway:               Construction

Program Major    Electrical Systems Technology

Pathway Description and Program Major Description

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. 

The following represents one way in which the diploma can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y D35130P1)

Diploma

D35130
NC CIP: 46.0302
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2019

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BPR 130 Print Reading-Construction 3 0 0 3
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 6 0 5
ELC 113 Residential Wiring REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 2 6 0 4
ISC 115 Construction Safety REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 2 0 0 2
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 110
OR
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 2 2 0 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (2) (2) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 12
Lab/Shop Hours: 14
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 17

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ELC 114 Commericial Wiring REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 2 6 0 4
ELC 117 Motors and Controls Requisite 2 6 0 4
ELC 118 National Electrical Code Requisite 1 2 0 2
ISC 112 Industrial Safety REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 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 Writing and Inquiry REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 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 Requisite 2 6 0 4
ELC 233 Energy Management Requisite 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 4
Lab/Shop Hours: 8
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 7

Total Credit Hours: 39

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

2014FA New name and code. Program formerly known as Electrical/Electronics Technology D35220.

 

D35130

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