Electrical Construction Technology, Diploma (EC12) Diploma


Campus Locations: Thomasville, Moultrie (Industrial Drive)

The Electrical Construction Technology program provides instruction in the inspection, maintenance, installation, and repair of electrical systems in the residential and commercial industries. A combination of theory and practical application is emphasized to develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills. Program graduates receive a diploma in Electrical Construction Technology.

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters

Entrance Dates: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Electrical Construction Technology, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduation: 46 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Cost
Books: $754.90
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,100.00
Total: $2,155.90
Books: $848.90
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,300.00
Total: $2,449.90
Books: $215.75
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,000.00
Total: $1,516.75
Books: $515.80
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,200.00
Total: $2,016.80
Curriculum Outline (49 hours)
1: Basic Skills Courses 8
ENGL 1010

Co-requisite(s): Entrance exam reading and writing scores in accordance with approved TCSG admission score levels or ENGL 0090. Emphasizes the development and improvement of written and oral communication abilities. Topics include analysis of writing, applied grammar and writing skills, editing and proofreading skills, research skills, and oral communication skills.

3
And one of the following (2 Hours) 2
EMPL 1000

Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Emphasizes human relations and professional development in today's rapidly changing world that prepares students for living and working in a complex society. Topics include human relations skills, job acquisition skills and communication, job retention skills, job advancement skills, and professional image skills.

2
PSYC 1010

Pre-requisite(s): Entrance exam reading and writing scores in accordance with approved TCSG admission score levels Presents basic concepts within the field of psychology and their application to everyday human behavior, thinking, and emotion. Emphasis is placed on students understanding basic psychological principles and their application within the context of family, work and social interactions. Topics include an overview of psychology as a science, the nervous and sensory systems, learning and memory, motivation and emotion, intelligence, lifespan development, personality, psychological disorders and their treatments, stress and health, and social psychology.

3
And one of the following (3 Hours) 3
MATH 1012

Co-requisite(s): Appropriate Placement Test Score or appropriate learning support exit point, or MATH 0090. Emphasizes the application of basic mathematical skills used in the solution of occupational and technical problems. Topics include fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, measurement and conversion, geometric concepts, technical applications, and basic statistics.

3
MATH 1013

Pre-requisite(s): Appropriate Placement Test Score Emphasizes concepts and operations which are applied to the study of algebra. Topics include basic mathematical concepts, basic algebraic concepts, and intermediate algebraic concepts.

3
MATH 1015

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1013 Emphasizes basic geometric and trigonometric concepts. Topics include measurement conversion, geometric terminology and measurements, and trigonometric terminology and functions.

3
2: Institutional Credit 3
COLL 1500

This course is designed to provide tools to assist students to acquire skills necessary to achieve academic and professional success in their chosen occupational/ technical program of study. Topics include: Getting off to a Good Start, Learning and Personality Styles, Time and Money Management, Study and Test Taking Skills, Stress Management and Wellness, Communications Skills, Career Exploration, Research Skills, College Campus Knowledge, Memory & Reading Skills, Presentation & Interview Skills, and Group Skills. Effective Fall 2016, students who already have an Associate Degree or higher will be given exemption credit for the COLL 1500 course.

3
3: Occupational Courses 38
ELTR 1010

Introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.

3
ELTR 1020

Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.

3
ELTR 1060

Introduces electrical symbols and their use in construction blueprints, electrical schematics, and diagrams. Topics include: electrical symbols, component identification, print reading and scales and measurement.

2
ELTR 1080

This course introduces commercial wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: industrial safety procedures, the National Electrical Code, Principles of Grounding and Bonding, Commercial Services, three-phase power systems, and Electric Motor Fundamentals.

5
ELTR 1090

This course is a continuation of the study in commercial wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: conduit installation and system design concepts.

3
ELTR 1180

Introduces line and low voltage switching circuits, manual and automatic controls and devices, and circuits. Emphasis will be placed on switching circuits, manual and automatic controls and devices, line and low voltage switching circuits, and operation, application and ladder diagrams. Topics include: ladder and wire diagrams, switching circuits, manual controls and devices, automatic controls and devices, and application and operation of controllers and controls.

4
ELTR 1205

Introduces residential wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: print reading, National Electrical Code, wiring materials and methods, and control of luminaries and receptacle installation.

3
ELTR 1210

Provides additional instruction on wiring practices in accordance with the National Electrical Code. Topics include: single and multi-family load calculations, single and multi-family service installations, sub-panels and feeders, and specialty circuits.

3
IDFC 1007

Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission This course provides an in-depth study of the health and safety practices required for maintenance of industrial, commercial, and home electrically operated equipment. Topics include: introduction to OSHA regulations; safety tools, equipment, and procedures; and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

2
ELTR Elec - ELTR Elective 7
And one of the following (3 Hours) 3
IDFC 1011

Pre/Co-requisite(s): Provisional Admission Introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.

3
IDSY 1101

This course introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety procedures.

3
Faculty
Program Chair

Electrical Systems Technology Faculty
School of Industrial Technology
Thomasville

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