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Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog 
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrical Systems Technology Diploma (D35130)

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Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during daytime hours and evening courses are offered on demand. Minimum time for completion: Daytime – two semesters full-time attendance. The Diploma is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

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

Coursework, 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.

General Education Courses:


Natural Sciences/Mathematics:

Major Course Electives:

Students are required to take one course from the following:

Total Credit Hours Required: 36/37

Developmental Course Requirements:

Developmental coursework (both prerequisite and corequisite) will be required of students whose placement test measures indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of English and/or Mathematics. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite and corequisite course information.

Students who elect to take MAT 110 from above:

Students who elect to take MAT 121 from above:

Suggested Program Sequence Day:

Total Hours: Class 11 | Lab 16 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 17

Spring – 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 9/10 | Lab 18/19 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16/17

Summer – 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 3 | Lab 0 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 3

Grand Total Hours: Class 23/24 | Lab 34/35 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 36/37

Evening – Courses Are Offered on Demand

(See your Electrical Systems Technology program advisor.)

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