Industrial Electrical Technology - Diploma Diploma


Campus Locations: Thomasville, Moultrie (Industrial Drive)

The Industrial Electrical Technology program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a diploma in Industrial Electrical Technology.

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will wire a three-phase motor for high and low voltage.
  • Students will upload and download a PLC program.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet

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: Industrial Electrical Technology, Diploma.

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

Cost
Books: $754.90
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $979.00
Total: $2,042.90
Books: $848.90
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,157.00
Total: $2,289.90
Books: $274.45
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $890.00
Total: $1,448.45
Books: $458.70
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $1,068.00
Total: $1,850.70
Curriculum Outline (46 hours)
1: Basic Skills Courses (8 Hours) 8
ENGL 1010

3.00 Credits Pre-requisite(s): Entrance exam reading and writing scores in accordance with approved TCSG admission score levels. 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 (2-3 Hours) 2
EMPL 1000

2.00 Credits 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

3.00 Credits 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) 9
MATH 1012

3.00 Credits Pre-requisite(s): Appropriate Placement Test Score or appropriate learning support exit point. 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

3.00 Credits 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

3.00 Credits 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 Course (3 Hours) 3
COLL 1500

3.00 Credit Hours 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 (35 Hours) 35
ELTR 1020

3.00 Credits 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

2.00 Credits 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

5.00 Credits 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

3.00 Credits 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

4.00 Credits 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 1220

4.00 Credits Introduces operational theory, systems terminology, PLC installations, and programming procedures for programmable logic controls. Emphasis is placed on pic programming, connections, installations, and start-up procedures. Topics include: PLC hardware and software, PLC functions and terminology, introductory numbering systems, PLC installation and set up, PLC programming basics, relay logic instructions, timers and counters, connecting field devices to I/O cards, and PLC safety procedures.

4
ELTR 1270

4.00 Credits Provides instruction in industrial wiring applications of the National Electrical Code. Topics include: rigid/IMC conduit installation, EMT conduit installation, busways installation, cable tray/wireway installation, and equipment installation (600 volts or less).

4
IDFC 1007

2.00 Credits Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission NOTE: Students enrolled in this course are required to complete the entry level occupational work ethics course during the same term 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
XXXX xxxx - Guided Elective 3
And one of the following (3 Hours) 3
IDFC 1011

3.00 Credits Pre/Co-requisite(s): Provisional Admission NOTE: Students enrolled in this course are required to complete the capstone level occupational work ethics course during the same term. 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

3.00 Credit Hours NOTE: Students enrolled in this course are required to complete the entry level occupational work ethics course during the same term. 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
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