2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrical Systems Technology (A35130), 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 hands-on, 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.

Program Curriculum

First Semester (Fall)

Class Hours 9-12 | Lab Hours 18-20 | Credit Hours 17-19

Second Semester (Spring)

Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 15 | Credit Hours 15

Third Semester (Summer Session)

Class Hours 6 | Lab Hours 8 | Credit Hours 9

Class Hours 9 | Lab Hours 15 | Credit Hours 14

Fifth Semester (Spring)

Class Hours 14 | Lab Hours 10 | Credit Hours 18

Total Credit Hours 73-75

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 , REL 211 , REL 212 .
  2. The 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 SOC 225 .
  3. Students taking the Electrical Systems Technology Program AAS degree and choosing ENG 111, ENG-112 and MAT 171 have the option to continue their studies at a four-year university program that transfers Associate in Applied Science programs such as East Carolina University BS in Industrial Technology [Opens in a new window].
  4. ELC 112AB  + ELC 112BB  = ELC 112  and are only offered at the Lumberton Correctional Institution (LCI).

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