2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Electrical Technology


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

ELPT 1215 Electrical Calculations I AND 2
+Elective Natural Science OR 4
MATH 1414 College Algebra (4)
ELTN 1470 Electrical Construction I 4
ELTN 1471 Electrical Construction II 4
PSYC 2302 Applied Psychology OR 3
HDEV 2315 Principles and Processes of Personal and Social Adjustment (3)
15-17

SEMESTER II

ELTN 1472 Electrical Construction III 4
ELTN 1473 Electrical Construction IV 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications 4
15

SEMESTER III

ELTN 1474 Electrical Construction V 4
ELTN 1475 Electrical Construction VI 4
HUMA 1315 Fine Arts Appreciation OR 3
ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation OR (3)
MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation (3)
ELTN 1476 Electrical Construction VII 4
15

SEMESTER IV

SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
ELTN 1477 Electrical Construction VIII 4
ELTN 1478 Electrical Construction IX 4
ELTN 1479 Electrical Construction X 4
15
Minimum Hours Required 60-62

+Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for the Natural 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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ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY -- ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION

(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

ELTN 1470 Electrical Construction I 4
ELTN 1471 Electrical Construction II 4
ELTN 1472 Electrical Construction III 4
ELTN 1473 Electrical Construction IV 4
16

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 40

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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ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY

(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.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ELPT 1215 Electrical Calculations I AND 2
++Elective Natural Science OR 4
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
16-19

SEMESTER II

ELPT 1341 Motor Control 3
ELPT 1329 Residential Wiring 3
CNBT 1371 Commercial Blueprint Reading 3
ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code I 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
15

SEMESTER III

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
16

SEMESTER IV

ELPT 2437 Electrical Planning and Estimating 4
CNBT 2315 Construction Specifications and Contracts 3
ELTN 1380 Cooperative Education - Electrician 3
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
13
Minimum Hours Required 60-63

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

++Natural Science Elective--must be selected 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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ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY

(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.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

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
16-18

SEMESTER II

ELPT 1341 Motor Control 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
18
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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