Electrical Systems Technology (AAS) A35130 - Cleveland CC Shelby, NC

Electrical Systems Technology (AAS) A35130

This curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.

Coursework, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, applications of 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 in the layout, installation and maintenance of electrical systems.


Program Requirements

Major Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
AHR-110 - Intro to Refrigeration 2 6 5 fall
BAT-111 - Building Automation Systems 1 3 2 spring
BAT-131 - Fire Control System Automation 2 2 3 spring
BAT-141 - Security System Fundamentals 2 2 3 fall
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
ELC-113 - Residential Wiring 2 6 4 fall
ELC-114 - Commercial Wiring 2 6 4 spring
ELC-117 - Motors and Controls 2 6 4 spring
ELC-128 - Intro to PLC 2 3 3 fall
ELC-131 - Circuit Analysis I 3 3 4 fall
ELC-131A - Circuit Analysis I Lab 0 3 1 fall
ELC-213 - Instrumentation 3 2 4 spring
ELC-233 - Energy Management 2 2 3 summer
ELC-250 - Critical Power Systems 3 3 4 fall, spring
NET-113 - Home Automation Systems 2 2 3 fall

Total Major Hours: 51

General Education Courses

Communications:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
COM-120 - Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Humanities/Fine Arts: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ART-111 - Art Appreciation 3 0 3 fall, spring
HUM-110 - Technology and Society 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
(HUM 110 or higher)

Social/Behavioral Sciences: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
SOC-210 - Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Natural Sciences/Mathematics: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
MAT-121 - Algebra/Trigonometry I 2 2 3 fall, spring
PHY-121 - Applied Physics I 3 2 4 fall, spring

Total General Education Hours: 15-16

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
ELC-113 - Residential Wiring 2 6 4 fall
ELC-131 - Circuit Analysis I 3 3 4 fall
ELC-131A - Circuit Analysis I Lab 0 3 1 fall
ELC-250 - Critical Power Systems 3 3 4 fall, spring
Humanities/Fine Arts Course* 3
Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
COM-120 - Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ELC-114 - Commercial Wiring 2 6 4 spring
ELC-117 - Motors and Controls 2 6 4 spring

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-110 - Intro to Refrigeration 2 6 5 fall
BAT-141 - Security System Fundamentals 2 2 3 fall
ELC-128 - Intro to PLC 2 3 3 fall
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
NET-113 - Home Automation Systems 2 2 3 fall
Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BAT-111 - Building Automation Systems 1 3 2 spring
BAT-131 - Fire Control System Automation 2 2 3 spring
ELC-213 - Instrumentation 3 2 4 spring
Natural Sciences/Mathematics Course* 3-4
Social/Behavioral Sciences Course* 3
Summer Term
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ELC-233 - Energy Management 2 2 3 summer

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 66-67

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