2016 - 2017 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Electrical Technology
Degree Plan: Electrical Construction Certificate

This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2016.
New students who are entering the college for the first time should follow the version on this page.

Show me the June 11, 2016, web published version.
Show me what changed in 2016-2017.

Gainful Employment Information

(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 (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.



ELPT 1215 Electrical Calculations I 2
ELTN 1470 Electrical Construction I 4
ELTN 1471 Electrical Construction II 4
ELTN 1472 Electrical Construction III 4
ELTN 1473 Electrical Construction IV 4


ELTN 1474 Electrical Construction V 4
ELTN 1475 Electrical Construction VI 4
ELTN 1476 Electrical Construction VII 4


ELTN 1477 Electrical Construction VIII 4
ELTN 1478 Electrical Construction IX 4
ELTN 1479 Electrical Construction X 4
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.

© 2017 Dallas County Community College District.