2017-2018 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Dec 13, 2019  
2017-2018 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrical Systems Technology (D35130) Diploma


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Purpose

Electrical Systems Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial and industrial facilities.

Course work, most of which is hands-on, includes such topics as AC/DC theory, residential wiring, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, the National Electric Code, as well as other subjects as local needs require.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems.

Admission Requirements and Special Conditions

A high school diploma (or equivalent), satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) and a minimum GPA in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, RCC offers pre-college courses to prepare students for the Electrical Systems Technology curriculum.

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Program Curriculum


Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 18 | Credit Hours 17


Second Semester (Spring)


Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 15 | Credit Hours 15


Summer Session


Class Hours 3 | Lab Hours 5 | Credit Hours 5


Total Credit Hours 37


Additional Curriculum Notes


  1. The D35130 Diploma mirrors the first year of the A35130TE (AAS), with the exception of one course in the summer session. It is designed for students who do not want to or cannot devote two years (or more) to the program of study.

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