Electrical Technology A.A.S. (ELT)
This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.
This program is designed to prepare the student for employment as an electrical/electronic technician. The program provides students with knowledge and experiences in the areas of electrical wiring, blueprint reading, analog and digital electronics, programmable controllers and industrial control systems.
Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include electrical/electronic technician, field engineer, industrial maintenance technician, industrial equipment installer, and technical sales representative.
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• connect a variety of electrophysical sensing devices into circuits which can convert physical changes into voltage changes capable of activating prime movers such as motors or relays.
• interpret commercial and industrial electrical blueprints.
• demonstrate effective communication skills by writing technical reports based on laboratory experiences.
• demonstrate critical thinking/problem-solving abilities by analyzing a nonfunctioning electrical circuit, determining the problem, and restoring circuit operation.
• demonstrate interpersonal relations, teamwork, and work ethics through group laboratory projects.