2023 - 2024 Dallas College Catalog

2023 - 2024 Catalog
Program: Electrical Technology
Title: Commercial Electrical Technology Certificate

Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit: https://www.dallascollege.edu/hb1508.

(Level 1 Certificate)

Cedar Valley, Eastfield, and North Lake campus only
  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.COMMERCIAL.ELEC

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELPT 1311 Basic Electrical Theory 3
ELPT 1321 Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools 3
ELPT 1370 Electrical Blueprint Reading 3
ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code 1 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IEIR 1312 Distribution Systems 3
ELPT 1341 Motor Control 3
ELPT 1345 Commercial Wiring 3
ELPT 1329 Residential Wiring 3
ELTN 1380 Cooperative Education - Electrician OR 3
ELPT 1391 Special Topics in Electrical and Power Transmission Installer, General (3)
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 27

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.