The Electrical 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 handson, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, digital electronics, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, the National Electric Code, and 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.
Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 18 | Credit Hours 17
Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 15 | Credit Hours 15
Third Semester (Summer Session)
Class Hours 6 | Lab Hours 8 | Credit Hours 9
Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 12 | Credit Hours 14
Class Hours 13 | Lab Hours 11 | Credit Hours 17
Additional Curriculum Notes
- The Humanities/Fine Arts elective can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ART 111 , MUS 110 , MUS 112 , REL 110 , REL-211, REL-212 or REL 221 .
- The Social/Behavioral elective can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ECO 151 , ECO 251 , ECO 252 , HIS 111 , HIS 112 , HIS 131 , HIS 132 , POL 120 , PSY 118 , PSY 150 , SOC 210 , SOC 213 or SOC-220.