Electricity/Electronics

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Electricity/Electronics Degree

Electrical Technology A.S. Degree and Certificate of Achievement

Preparation of students for employment on new and remodeled electrical systems work in residential, light commercial and heavy commercial installations: Employability skills, residential and commercial wiring methods, and electrical system design and estimating skills. Students gain broad-based background skills and hands-on experience wiring typical residential and commercial scenarios. Basic to all topics is the observance and practice of electrical safety for workers and installation of electrical in accordance with the National Electrical Code.

Career Opportunities
Graduates will be employed as apprentice “inside journeyman” electricians, lighting installers, photovoltaic (solar electrical) system installers, in residential developments, home remodel, light commercial installations such as stores and strip-malls, as well as manufacturing facilities where they will install power, lighting, machine wiring and controls, and motor control systems.

 

Course # Course Title Units

First Semester

E/ET 203 Basic Electricity 3.0
E/ET 204 Technical Mathematics for Electricians 3.0
E/ET 223 CAL-OSHA 30-Hour Construction Industry Training 2.0

Second Semester

E/ET 217 Residential House Wiring 3.0
E/ET 208 Introduction to Photovoltaics 3.0
E/ET 226 Lighting Efficiency Technology 3.0

Third Semester

E/ET 218 Commercial Wiring 3.0
E/ET 221 Motors and Drives 2.0
E/ET 207A National Electrical Code for Electricians 1 3.0

Fourth Semester

E/ET 207B National Electrical Code for Electricians 2 3.0
E/ET 227 Customer Service for the Building Trades 2.0

Total

Total Required Units 30.0