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

This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010.
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(Level I Certificate)

North Lake only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.ELECT.TECH.11

Completion of all courses listed below qualifies a student for a Certificate in Electrical Technology. The courses may be taken in any order after consultation with the instructor.



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
Minimum Hours Required 34-36

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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