Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2019-2020 Catalog & Student Handbook Program: Electrical Systems Technology (D35130) Diploma

Electrical Systems Technology (D35130) Diploma


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.

Program Curriculum

First Semester (Fall)

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ACA 111 - College Student Success Credit Hours: 1
CIS 111 - Basic PC Literacy Credit Hours: 2
ELC 112 - DC/AC Electricity Credit Hours: 5
ELC 113 - Residential Wiring Credit Hours: 4
ELC 118 - National Electrical Code Credit Hours: 2
MAT 110 - Math Measurement & Literacy Credit Hours: 3

Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 18 | Credit Hours 17

Second Semester (Spring)

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ELC 114 - Commercial Wiring Credit Hours: 4
ELC 117 - Motors and Controls Credit Hours: 4
ELN 229 - Industrial Electronics Credit Hours: 4
ENG 110 - Freshman Composition Credit Hours: 3

Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 15 | Credit Hours 15

Summer Session

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
DFT 119 - Basic CAD Credit Hours: 2
ELC 128 - Intro to Programmable Logic Controllers Credit Hours: 3

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.