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Electrical Systems Technology
Man servicing an electrical systemThe Electrical Systems Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.

Training, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, digital electronics, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, the National Electric Code, and other subjects as local needs require.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical/electronics field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems.

Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during day and evening hours.

Minimum time for completion: Day - two semesters full-time attendance; Evening - four semesters full-time attendance.

The Diploma is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

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Updated 04.25.2016: Content Editor