2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Electrical Technology
Degree Plan: Electrical Technology 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.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.ELECTRICAL.15

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



++Elective Natural Science 4
ELPT 1311 Basic Electrical Theory 3
CNBT 1371 Commercial 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)


ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code I 3
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
IEIR 1312 Distribution Systems 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3


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 I (3)


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)
POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication 3
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
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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