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Degree Plans - Electrical Technology - Electrical Technology AAS (Archived)

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(Associate In Applied Sciences Degree)

North Lake only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.ELECTRICAL.11

The Electrical Technology program prepares the student for career opportunities by developing technical knowledge and practical skills necessary to enter or advance in the electrical technology field.

Students wishing to earn an Associate in Applied Sciences Degree with a major in Electrical Technology must complete all of the courses listed below.



ELPT 1215 Electrical Calculations I AND 2
ECOL 1305 People and Their Environment OR 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra (3)
ELPT 1411 Basic Electrical Theory 4
ELPT 1221 Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools 2
IEIR 1412 Distribution Systems 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3


ELPT 1351 Electrical Machines 3
ELPT 1329 Residential Wiring 3
CNBT 1371 Commercial Blueprint Reading 3
ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code I 3
ELTN 1380 Cooperative Education - Electrician 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3


ELPT 1345 Commercial Wiring 3
ELPT 1357 Industrial Wiring 3
ELPT 2443 Electrical Systems Design 4
CNBT 1359 Project Scheduling 3
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3


ELPT 1441 Motor Control 4
ELPT 2437 Electrical Planning and Estimating 4
CNBT 2315 Construction Specifications and Contracts 3
ELTN 1381 Cooperative Education - Electrician 3
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
Minimum Hours Required 67-69

+Humanities/Fine Arts Elective--must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Humanities/Fine Arts.

++Social/Behavioral Science--must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Social/Behavioral Science.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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