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Electrical Technology

Control the power of electricity in your hands.

The Electrical Technology program will prepare you for entry-level electrician positions in factories, the construction industry, and power plants. The study of electrical theory and practical applications provides the foundation for this program. Class and laboratory instruction includes basic electrical theory, residential and commercial wiring, conduit bending, motor controls, and programmable logic controllers. Two areas of degree specialization are offered - Industrial Electrician and Construction Electrician - and certificates are offered in both areas plus Electrical Motor Control. 

The Electrical Technology program requires that you earn a “C” or better in required core courses and technical electives to progress in the program.

Available Credentials

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

  • General Occupational/Technical Studies (60-65 credit hours)

Diplomas

  • Construction Electrician (48 credit hours)
  • Industrial Electrician (56 credit hours)

Certificates

  • Electrical Construction (31-33 credit hours)
  • Electrician Trainee Level I (8 credit hours)
  • Electrician Trainee Level II (13 credit hours)
  • Residential Electricity Level I (14 credit hours)
  • Residential Electricity Level II (21-22 credit hours)
  • Electrical Motor Control Level I (23 credit hours)
  • Electrical Motor Control Level II (31-34 credit hours)

For course description, see the Program Brochure.
For course sequence, see the course sequence example.
For specific course requirements, see the KCTCS Course Catalog.
For program cost, see the estimate worksheet.
For Gainful Employment, see Gainful Employment Disclosure Information.

Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements.

Length of Program

You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

For more information

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.