2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Electrical Technology
Degree Plan: Electrical Construction AAS

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.