2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Electrical Technology
Degree Plan: Electrical Construction Certificate

Gainful Employment Information

(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: CERT.ELECT.CONST

In partnership with the Dallas Electrical joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, this program provides a one-year certificate in Electrical when the students complete the technical and on-the-job training outlined in the certificate for Electrical listed below. Topics include: electrical theory, fundamentals of electrical, electrical job information, electrical calculations, circuits and systems, commercial and industrial wiring, motor controls, basic motor controls with an emphasis on safety.

Electrical Construction is a nationally approved apprenticeship program. Additional admission requirements are necessary for enrollment in this program.



ELPT 1215 Electrical Calculations I 2
ELTN 1470 Electrical Construction I 4
ELTN 1471 Electrical Construction II 4
ELTN 1472 Electrical Construction III 4
ELTN 1473 Electrical Construction IV 4


ELTN 1474 Electrical Construction V 4
ELTN 1475 Electrical Construction VI 4
ELTN 1476 Electrical Construction VII 4


ELTN 1477 Electrical Construction VIII 4
ELTN 1478 Electrical Construction IX 4
ELTN 1479 Electrical Construction X 4
Minimum Hours Required 42

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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