2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook 
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2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrical Systems Technology (A35130BR), AAS

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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.

This Is Not a Transfer Program.

The BR, or Bridge program is intended for students who may be interested in pursuing a four-year degree in this field. THIS IS NOT A TRANSFER PROGRAM. However, the selection of Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) courses will reduce the number of additional courses required for admission to the four-year institution. Before selecting this program, contact the four-year institution(s) in which you are interested to verify entrance requirements.

Admission to this program requires prior approval from the Industrial Technology Programs Department Chairperson.

Program Curriculum

Class Hours 11 | Lab Hours 20 | Credit Hours 19

Second Semester (Spring)

Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 15 | Credit Hours 15

Class Hours 6 | Lab Hours 8 | Credit Hours 9

Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 12 | Credit Hours 14

Fourth Semester (Spring)

Class Hours 13 | Lab Hours 11 | Credit Hours 17

Total Credit Hours 74

Additional Curriculum Notes

  1. The Humanities/Fine Arts elective can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ART 111 , ENG 231 , ENG 232 , MUS 110 , MUS 112 , PHI 215 , PHI 240 .
  2. The UGETC Social/Behavioral elective can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ECO 251 , ECO 252 , HIS 111 , HIS 112 , HIS 131 , HIS 132 , POL 120 , PSY 150 , SOC 210 .

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