Energy Technology – Electrical Specialization

Program Description

Graduates of the Energy Technology Electrical Specialization program are trained in the job skills necessary for employment as a beginning electrician in both residential and commercial fields. Graduates will find employment in various industries and service sectors as electricians or electronic technicians. Course work includes a strong emphasis in electrical technology with related courses in computer applications, quality control, teamwork, and communication.

Opportunities for Employment

Graduates can expect to find employment as entry level or apprentice electricians or HVAC technicians in the residential and commercial construction industry, or as industrial maintenance technicians.

Program Requirements

Students are required to take English and mathematics placement tests. Developmental classes in these areas may be required. Students may not take a course out of normal sequence without the approval of your instructor.

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Energy Technology Electrical Specialization (820-01)


Course # Course Title Credit
BLD 110 Introduction to Construction 3
Students are eligible for NCCER Construction Core
AIR 111 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Controls I 3
AIR 281 Energy Management I 3
ELE 131 National Electrical Code I 3
ELE 140 Basic Electricity and Machinery 4
Students are eligible for NCCER Level I Electrical 
SDV 100 College Success  Skills 1
MTH 111 Basic Technical Math 3
ELE 132 National Electrical Code II 3
ELE 156 Electrical Control Systems 3
AIR 112 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Controls II 3
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3
ELE 110 Home Electric Power 3
ETR 218 Industrial Electronics Circuits 4
ELE 110 Home Electric Power 4
IND 137 Team Concepts and Problem Solving 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
PHY 131 Applied Physics 3
HLT 105 CPR 1
ELE 239 Programmable Controllers 3
ELE 298  Seminar & Project 3
    Technical Elective 3
    Humanities Elective 3
    Social Science Elective 3
Total Program Credits 68

1Prerequisite ELE 140 or equivalent

 *Please consult with your advisor on the availability of courses and possible prerequisites and course substitutions.