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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog

Electrical Systems Technology Diploma (D35130)


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Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during daytime and evening hours. Minimum time for completion: Daytime – two semesters full-time attendance; Evening – four 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:


English/Communications:


Natural Sciences/Mathematics:


Total Credit Hours Required: 36


Developmental Course Requirements:


Developmental coursework (including all prerequisites) will be required of students whose placement test scores indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of reading, English, mathematics, and computers. Please refer to the Course Descriptions section for prerequisite course information.

Students who elect to take (MAT 110) from below:


Students who elect to take (MAT 121) from below:


Suggested Program Sequence Day:


Fall – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 8 | Lab 18 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15


Spring – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 8 | Lab 19 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15


Summer – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 5 | Lab 2 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 6


Grand Total Hours: Class 21 | Lab 39 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 36


Suggested Program Sequence Evening:


Spring – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 4 | Lab 10 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 8


Summer – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 2 | Lab 2 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 3


Fall – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 4 | Lab 8 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 7


Spring – 2nd year:


Total Hours: Class 4 | Lab 10 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 8


Summer – 2nd year:


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


Fall – 2nd year:


Total Hours: Class 4 | Lab 9 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 7


Grand Total Hours: Class 21 | Lab 39 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 36


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