2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Electrical Technology

ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY -- ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION

Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit: https://www.dcccd.edu/hb1508.

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

North Lake campus only

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

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.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
+Elective Natural Science 4
ELTN 1470 Electrical Construction 1 4
ELTN 1471 Electrical Construction 2 4
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELTN 1472 Electrical Construction 3 4
ELTN 1473 Electrical Construction 4 4
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications OR 4
ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers (4)
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELTN 1474 Electrical Construction 5 4
ELTN 1475 Electrical Construction 6 4
ELTN 1476 Electrical Construction 7 4
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR (3)
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication (3)
ELTN 1477 Electrical Construction 8 4
ELTN 1478 Electrical Construction 9 4
ELTN 1479 Electrical Construction 10 4
Semester Total 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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ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY -- ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION

Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit: https://www.dcccd.edu/hb1508.

(Level 1 Certificate)

North Lake campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: CERT.ELECT.CONST

In partnership with the Dallas Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, this program provides a one-year (three-semester) 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.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELPT 1215 Electrical Calculations 1 2
ELTN 1470 Electrical Construction 1 4
ELTN 1471 Electrical Construction 2 4
ELTN 1472 Electrical Construction 3 4
ELTN 1473 Electrical Construction 4 4
Semester Total 18
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELTN 1474 Electrical Construction 5 4
ELTN 1475 Electrical Construction 6 4
ELTN 1476 Electrical Construction 7 4
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELTN 1477 Electrical Construction 8 4
ELTN 1478 Electrical Construction 9 4
ELTN 1479 Electrical Construction 10 4
Semester Total 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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COMMERCIAL ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY

Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit: https://www.dcccd.edu/hb1508.

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

North Lake campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: AAS.COMMERCIAL.ELEC

The 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 of Applied Science Degree with a major in Electrical Technology must complete all of the courses listed below.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code 1 3
ELPT 1311 Basic Electrical Theory 3
ELPT 1370 Electrical Blueprint Reading 3
ELPT 1329 Residential Wiring 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR (3)
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication (3)
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
++Elective Natural Science 4
ELPT 2325 National Electrical Code 2 3
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
IEIR 1312 Distribution Systems 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
Semester Total 16
Course Course Title Credit Hours
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 1 (3)
Semester Total 16
Course Course Title Credit Hours
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)
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
Semester Total 13
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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COMMERCIAL ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY

Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit: https://www.dcccd.edu/hb1508.

(Level 1 Certificate)

North Lake campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.COMMERCIAL.ELEC

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELPT 1311 Basic Electrical Theory 3
ELPT 1329 Residential Wiring 3
ELPT 1370 Electrical Blueprint Reading 3
ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code 1 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IEIR 1312 Distribution Systems 3
ELPT 1341 Motor Control 3
ELPT 1345 Commercial Wiring 3
ELPT 2325 National Electrical Code 2 3
ELTN 1380 Cooperative Education - Electrician OR 3
ELPT 1391 Special Topics in Electrical and Power Transmission Installer, General (3)
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 27

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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