2014 - 2015 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Electrical Technology



This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014.
New students who are entering the college for the first time should follow the version on this page.

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ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY -- ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION

(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.ELECT.CONSTRUCT

In partnership with the Dallas Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, this program will prepare students for employment as a Journeyman Electrician. Successful completion of all phases of the curriculum and the on-the-job training prepares the student for numerous career opportunities in the field of Electrical Construction. In addition to providing the specified technical skills and knowledge required to be successful in the industry, this program also covers skills in other related areas such as organization and planning, supervision, and problem-solving and decision-making.

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

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

+Elective Natural Science 4
ELTN 1470 Electrical Construction I 4
ELTN 1471 Electrical Construction II 4
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
15

SEMESTER II

ELTN 1472 Electrical Construction III 4
ELTN 1473 Electrical Construction IV 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications OR 4
ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers (4)
15

SEMESTER III

ELTN 1474 Electrical Construction V 4
ELTN 1475 Electrical Construction VI 4
ELTN 1476 Electrical Construction VII 4
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
15

SEMESTER IV

SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR (3)
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication (3)
ELTN 1477 Electrical Construction VIII 4
ELTN 1478 Electrical Construction IX 4
ELTN 1479 Electrical Construction X 4
15
Minimum Hours Required 60

+Natural Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for the Natural Science.

++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

+++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options 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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This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014.
New students who are entering the college for the first time should follow the version on this page.

Show me the June 9, 2014, web published version.
Show me what changed in 2014-2015.


ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY -- ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION

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.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

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
18

SEMESTER II

ELTN 1474 Electrical Construction V 4
ELTN 1475 Electrical Construction VI 4
ELTN 1476 Electrical Construction VII 4
12

SEMESTER III

ELTN 1477 Electrical Construction VIII 4
ELTN 1478 Electrical Construction IX 4
ELTN 1479 Electrical Construction X 4
12
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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This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014.
New students who are entering the college for the first time should follow the version on this page.

Show me the June 9, 2014, web published version.
Show me what changed in 2014-2015.


ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY

Gainful Employment Information

(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.15

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.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

++Elective Natural Science 4
ELPT 1311 Basic Electrical Theory 3
CNBT 1371 Commercial Blueprint Reading 3
ELPT 1329 Residential Wiring 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR (3)
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication (3)
16

SEMESTER II

ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code I 3
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
IEIR 1312 Distribution Systems 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
12

SEMESTER III

ELPT 1345 Commercial Wiring 3
ELPT 2443 Electrical Systems Design 4
CNBT 1359 Project Scheduling 3
ELPT 1341 Motor Control 3
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting OR 3
ENGR 1304 Engineering Graphics I (3)
16

SEMESTER IV

ELPT 2437 Electrical Planning and Estimating 4
CNBT 2315 Construction Specifications and Contracts 3
ELTN 1380 Cooperative Education - Electrician OR 3
ELPT 1391 Special Topics in Electrical and Power Transmission Installer, General (3)
POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication 3
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
16
Minimum Hours Required 60

+Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

++Natural Science Elective--must select a four-credit hour course from the AAS Core Options for Natural Sciences.

+++Social/Behavioral Science--must be selected from the AAS Core Options 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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This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014.
New students who are entering the college for the first time should follow the version on this page.

Show me the June 9, 2014, web published version.
Show me what changed in 2014-2015.


ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY

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: C1.ELECT.TECH.15

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.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ELPT 1311 Basic Electrical Theory 3
ELPT 1329 Residential Wiring 3
CNBT 1371 Commercial Blueprint Reading 3
IEIR 1312 Distribution Systems 3
12

SEMESTER II

ELPT 1341 Motor Control 3
ELPT 1345 Commercial Wiring 3
ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code I 3
ELTN 1380 Cooperative Education - Electrician OR 3
ELPT 1391 Special Topics in Electrical and Power Transmission Installer, General (3)
12
Minimum Hours Required 24

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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