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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3767
Effective Term: 2018 Summer   

Award: AAS
Total Credits: 61-66
CIP Code: 46.0302

Instructional Council: Applied Technology (57)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 47-2111


Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Electrical Technology is designed to provide students with a broadened educational background and leadership skills in electrical technology. This expertise will allow employment within the industry in the areas of management, sales, field service, business ownership or instruction. Students are admitted to the AAS in Electrical Technology only through the Electric League of Arizona.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester



Required Courses
Residential Wiring 15
ELC103 Electrical/Mechanical Calculations 3
ELC119 Concepts of Electricity and Electronics 3
ELC123 Residential Electrical Wiring and Codes 3
+ ELC160 Applied Electrical Codes I 3
ELC164 Grounding and Bonding 3

Commercial Wiring 12
ELC120 Solid State Fundamentals 3
+ ELC125 Commercial Electrical Wiring and Codes 3
+ ELC161 Applied Electrical Codes II 3
+ ELC217 Motor Controls 3

Industrial Wiring 12
+ ELC124 Industrial Electrical Wiring and Codes 3
+ ELC144 Basic Automated Systems Using Programmable Controllers 3
+ ELC210 AC Machinery and DC Machinery 3
+ ELC218 Variable Frequency Drives 3
Credits: 39

1. Solve mathematical and algebraic problems using equations and formulas. (ELC103)
2. Define and describe principles, concepts, and devices related to electronics and solid state technology. (ELC119, ELC120)
3. Interpret blueprints specific to residential, industrial, and commercial wiring and the uniform electrical codes. (ELC123, ELC124, ELC125)
4. Describe and analyze the design and operation of specific, programmed control systems. (ELC144)
5. Describe National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements for hazardous locations and inspection practices. (ELC160, ELC161)
6. Interpret electrical code requirements for grounding and bonding. (ELC164)
7. Explain the principles and operation of alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) motors, generators, and alternators. (ELC210)
8. Perform electrical maintenance and service on contacts and starters, control devices, reversing circuits and power distribution systems. (ELC217)
9. Describe principles and operations of frequency controlled AC motor drives and perform electrical maintenance and service on current source inverters (CSI), variable voltage inverters (VVI) and pulse width modulated inverters (PWM). (ELC218)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: May 1, 2018

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.