Electrical Systems Technology

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[A35130] Associate in Applied Science Degree
[D35130] Diploma
[C35130] Certificate
[C35130A] PLC Certificate
[C35130B] Wiring Certificate

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

Course work, 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 assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems.


Upon successful completion of the Electrical Systems Technology program, the student should be able to:

  • Plan and construct Residential/Commercial/Industrial wiring circuits.
  • Analyze, explain, program and troubleshoot electrical, electronics, and fluid controls including programmable logic controllers and robotics used in industry.
  • Solve, construct, analyze, and troubleshoot electronic circuits.
  • Classify, analyze, explain, and troubleshoot DC and AC circuits.
  • Show proficiency in the use of digital and analog test equipment.