May 27, 2024  
Catawba Valley Community College 2023-2024 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2023-2024 General Catalog

Electrical Systems Technology, A.A.S. (A35130)


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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:


English/Communications:


Humanities/Fine Arts:


Natural Sciences/Mathematics:


Social/Behavioral Sciences:


Major Course Electives:


Students are required to take 6 SHC from the following:

Total Credit Hours Required: 66/67


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 143 from above:


Students who elect to take MAT 171 from above:


Suggested Program Sequence:


Total Hours: Class 10/11 | Lab 16 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 17/18


Spring – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 8 | Lab 18 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16


Summer – 1st year:


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


Fall – 2nd year:


Total Hours: Class 11 | Lab 11 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15


Spring – 2nd year:


Total Hours: Class 12/13 | Lab 7/8 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15


Grand Total Hours: Class 44/46 | Lab 52/53 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 66/67


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