ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY - APPLIED CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS (16 Units) ( Archived )
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Program Type: Occupational Skills Certificate

Division: Engineering & Technology

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares the student for employment and career development in the Electrical industry. Students enrolling will have the opportunity to receive instruction and hands-on laboratory experience in theory and applications of direct current and alternating current circuits. Explanation of electrical terms, components, electrical codes and standards and applications and interaction of power distribution, energy management, cogeneration and alternate energy will be covered.

Additional studies include print and specifications, electrical code requirements and standards, conduits, lighting systems, control and protective devices, grounding systems, transformers, specialty systems and power generation and distribution systems. The use of precision test and measurement instruments such as analyzer and diagnostic scan tools keep students current with the latest industry standards. All related applicable specifications and technical calculations are covered.

This program also meets the standards set by the California Department of Apprenticeship Standards towards the current California Electrician Certification testing. Once a student has completed the program, that student will be allowed to register to take the Electrician''s Certificate Exam. California Division of Apprenticeship Standards approved School: # 133.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Effective: Summer 2008

Required Units in the Major:    16

Required Courses
  ELTY 248A - INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY (4.0 units)
  &
  ELTY 248B - ELECTRICAL POWER GENERATION AND CONTROL CIRCUITS (4.0 units)
  &
  ELTY 248C - ELECTRICAL POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS AND MACHINERY (4.0 units)
  &
  ELTY 248D - PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS/SOLID STATE DEVICES/ELECTRONIC APPL (4.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  ELTY 217 - ELECTRICAL INSPECTION AND CODES (2.0 units)
  &
  BLDG 212 - BLUEPRINT READING FOR CONSTRUC (2.0 units)
  &
  BLDG 213 - BUILDING CONSTRUCTION CODES AND STANDARDS (3.0 units)