Degree Plans - Electrical Technology - Electrical Construction AAS

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(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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