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Electrical Systems Technology (Certificate)

31 credit hours.

The Electrical System Technology Certificate is a one-year program designed to prepare graduates for employment or advancement in electrical-related maintenance areas within industry. This program includes introductions to electricity, electronics, digital electronics and solid state electronics, and allows students to select elective courses. Students choosing to continue their education after the Electrical Systems Technology certificate may easily continue into the Electronic Systems Technology Associate in Applied Science, Maintenance Technology Associate in Applied Science or Renewable Energy Associate in Applied Science degree programs.

General Education Core Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
MATH 109 or
TMAT 103
College Algebra for Math & Science or
Technical Math I
4 or
4

Required Core:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
ELTC 102 DC Electronics 3
ELTC 103 AC Electronics 3
ELTC 206 Digital Electronics and Microprocessors 3
ELTC 207 Solid State Electronics Troubleshooting & Measurements 3
MAIN 101 Industrial Electricity and Systems 3
MAIN 201 or
NETW 208
Electric Wiring and Maintenance or
Data and Cabling Systems
3 or
3

Electives (6 credit hours):

Electives as approved by advisor or department.

Gainful Employment Information

By completing this certificate, you may apply for employment as:

Job Title SOC Code
Electrical Engineering Technicians Electrical Engineering Technologists Electronics Engineering Technicians Electronics Engineering Technologists 17-3023.03 17-3029.02 17-3023.01 17-3029.04
The total program cost for completing this certificate is $4,216 for tuition and fees and $1,421 for books and supplies.

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Information contained on this Web site is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment. Students who intend to graduate must meet with an Academic Advisor to complete an "Application to Graduate" form a full semester prior to graduation. This will help ensure that a student meets all graduation requirements. Remember to always check with the school you are interested in attending for specific requirements.