2016 - 2017 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Electrical Technology
Degree Plan: Electrical Technology 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.

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(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: C1.ELECT.TECH.17

Completion of all courses listed below qualifies a student for a Certificate in Electrical Technology. The courses may be taken in any order after consultation with the instructor.



ELPT 1311 Basic Electrical Theory 3
ELPT 1329 Residential Wiring 3
ELPT 1370 Electrical Blueprint Reading 3
IEIR 1312 Distribution Systems 3


ELPT 1341 Motor Control 3
ELPT 1345 Commercial Wiring 3
ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code I 3
ELTN 1380 Cooperative Education - Electrician OR 3
ELPT 1391 Special Topics in Electrical and Power Transmission Installer, General (3)
Minimum Hours Required 24

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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