2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Electrical Technology
Degree Plan: Electrical Construction AAS

(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.


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.



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)


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


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


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
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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