Apr 18, 2021  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrical Technology

Program Description

The electrical technology program provides the fundamental knowledge needed for employment as a construction electrician, industrial electrician, electric motor service person, and equipment sales person.

The training received in the electrical program will also help one obtain employment installing and servicing fire alarms, security systems, fiber optics, and other communications systems.

Student Learning Outcomes

Electrical Technology graduates are prepared to:

  • Demonstrate proper procedures for installing electrical equipment.
  • Apply skills learned to assist journeymen and master electricians on the job.
  • Develop skills needed to become a journeyman and master electrician.
  • Apply NEC national, state and local codes to a variety of applications.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others.
  • Demonstrate good safety practices.
  • Utilize proper electrical terminology.
  • Demonstrate a general understanding of electrical wiring practices. 

Career Opportunities

Opportunities for electricians are available in nearly every community. Expansion and renovation in industry is creating new high-tech jobs requiring individuals with broad-based fundamentals and specialized skills.

Typical Program of Study

To assist students in determining the sequence of courses they might take to complete their educational goals, the proposed program of study is provided. A student’s final program of study will be influenced by factors such as placement test scores, prior college experiences, course availability, transfer requirements, program admission requirements, and special areas of interest. A student intending to major in this program must consult with his/her advisor prior to any academic planning and registering.


Associate of Applied Science