Electrical Technology - Electrician

Diploma - 74 credits

About this program
This diploma program is designed to prepare the student to build, install, maintain and repair electrical systems that provide heat, light or power for residential, commercial and industrial structures. Courses provide students with a mix of theory and hands-on application in classroom and lab settings and at job sites. This comprehensive program includes maintenance of electrical equipment, wiring methods, blueprint reading, material selection, programmable controllers and National Electric Code.
Program outcomes
  1. Exhibit safety practices and procedures.
  2. Interpret the National Electrical Code.
  3. Apply principles necessary to install and control electrical systems in residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
  4. Calculate electrical quantities.
  5. Interpret blueprints.
  6. Demonstrate professionalism and related soft skills.
  7. Interpret electrical schematic and wiring diagrams.
Accreditation
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. More information can be found at www.minnesota.edu/accreditation.
Tracks

Curriculum overview

Credits Requirement type
63 Required courses
5 Restricted electives in subjects
6 Restricted electives in course types
74 Total

Electrical Technology-Moorhead

Required Courses:

Subj. Number Course Credits
ELEC1100 Electrical Safety 1
ELEC1102 Introduction to Electric Circuit Theory 4
ELEC1104 Introduction to National Electrical Code 2
ELEC1107 Introduction to Residential Wiring 3
ELEC1108 Electrical Circuit Theory 4
ELEC1110 Electric Motors and Generators 4
ELEC1112 Residential Wiring 3
ELEC1114 National Electrical Code 2
ELEC1116 Conduit/Tool Applications 2
ELEC1118 Electrical Services 3
ELEC1122 Introduction to Electrical Materials 1
ELEC1124 Introduction to Electrical Blueprint Reading 2
ELEC1130 Electrical Blueprints 3
ELEC2202 Heating/Cooling Controls 3
ELEC2205 Introduction to Commercial Wiring 3
ELEC2206 Introduction to Motor Control Applications 3
ELEC2208 Programmable Logic Controllers 2
ELEC2211 Electronic Motor Control 3
ELEC2212 Commercial Wiring 3
ELEC2214 Industrial Wiring 2
ELEC2216 Motor Control Application 3
ELEC2225 Transformers 2
ELEC2248 Code Applications 2
MATH1000 Technical Mathematics 3

5 credits from these course subjects:

Subject
ELEC

6 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education

Curriculum overview

Credits Requirement type
63 Required courses
5 Restricted electives in subjects
6 Restricted electives in course types
74 Total

Electrical Technology-Wadena

Required Courses:

Subj. Number Course Credits
ELEC1100 Electrical Safety 1
ELEC1102 Introduction to Electric Circuit Theory 4
ELEC1104 Introduction to National Electrical Code 2
ELEC1107 Introduction to Residential Wiring 3
ELEC1108 Electrical Circuit Theory 4
ELEC1110 Electric Motors and Generators 4
ELEC1112 Residential Wiring 3
ELEC1114 National Electrical Code 2
ELEC1116 Conduit/Tool Applications 2
ELEC1118 Electrical Services 3
ELEC1122 Introduction to Electrical Materials 1
ELEC1124 Introduction to Electrical Blueprint Reading 2
ELEC1130 Electrical Blueprints 3
ELEC2202 Heating/Cooling Controls 3
ELEC2205 Introduction to Commercial Wiring 3
ELEC2206 Introduction to Motor Control Applications 3
ELEC2208 Programmable Logic Controllers 2
ELEC2211 Electronic Motor Control 3
ELEC2212 Commercial Wiring 3
ELEC2214 Industrial Wiring 2
ELEC2216 Motor Control Application 3
ELEC2225 Transformers 2
ELEC2248 Code Applications 2
MATH1000 Technical Mathematics 3

5 credits from these course subjects:

Subject
ELEC

6 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education
Plans

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1st Fall Term - 16 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ELEC1100 Electrical Safety 1
ELEC1102 Introduction to Electric Circuit Theory 4
ELEC1104 Introduction to National Electrical Code 2
ELEC1107 Introduction to Residential Wiring 3
ELEC1122 Introduction to Electrical Materials 1
ELEC1124 Introduction to Electrical Blueprint Reading 2
MATH1000 Technical Mathematics 3

1st Spring Term - 19 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ELEC1108 Electrical Circuit Theory 4
ELEC1110 Electric Motors and Generators 4
ELEC1112 Residential Wiring 3
ELEC1114 National Electrical Code 2
ELEC1130 Electrical Blueprints 3

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education

2nd Summer Term - 5 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ELEC1116 Conduit/Tool Applications 2
ELEC1118 Electrical Services 3

2nd Fall Term - 19 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ELEC2202 Heating/Cooling Controls 3
ELEC2205 Introduction to Commercial Wiring 3
ELEC2206 Introduction to Motor Control Applications 3
ELEC2208 Programmable Logic Controllers 2
ELEC2211 Electronic Motor Control 3

2 credits from these course subjects:

Subject
ELEC

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education

2nd Spring Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ELEC2212 Commercial Wiring 3
ELEC2214 Industrial Wiring 2
ELEC2216 Motor Control Application 3
ELEC2225 Transformers 2
ELEC2248 Code Applications 2

3 credits from these course subjects:

Subject
ELEC

PDF downloads:

1st Fall Term - 17 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ELEC1100 Electrical Safety 1
ELEC1102 Introduction to Electric Circuit Theory 4
ELEC1107 Introduction to Residential Wiring 3
ELEC1122 Introduction to Electrical Materials 1
ELEC1124 Introduction to Electrical Blueprint Reading 2
MATH1000 Technical Mathematics 3

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education

1st Spring Term - 16 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ELEC1104 Introduction to National Electrical Code 2
ELEC1108 Electrical Circuit Theory 4
ELEC1110 Electric Motors and Generators 4
ELEC1112 Residential Wiring 3
ELEC1130 Electrical Blueprints 3

2nd Summer Term - 5 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ELEC1116 Conduit/Tool Applications 2
ELEC1118 Electrical Services 3

2nd Fall Term - 18 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ELEC1114 National Electrical Code 2
ELEC2202 Heating/Cooling Controls 3
ELEC2205 Introduction to Commercial Wiring 3
ELEC2206 Introduction to Motor Control Applications 3
ELEC2208 Programmable Logic Controllers 2
ELEC2211 Electronic Motor Control 3
ELEC2225 Transformers 2

2nd Spring Term - 18 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ELEC2212 Commercial Wiring 3
ELEC2214 Industrial Wiring 2
ELEC2216 Motor Control Application 3
ELEC2248 Code Applications 2

5 credits from these course subjects:

Subject
ELEC

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education