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Electrical Technology

  • Golden Triangle campus
  • Associate's Degree program
  • Vocational Certificate program
Electrical Technology offers both a one-year vocational certificate and a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree.
 
See required courses link for more information.
 
The one-year program is two semesters in length and prepares graduates for employment in residential, commercial, and industrial electricity settings. Graduates of the program will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, install, maintain, and troubleshoot various electrical systems. Students will study such topics as blueprint reading, residential/commercial/industrial wiring, job cost estimation, electrical power, and programmable logic controllers.
 
The two-year program provides students with more in-depth training in all aspects of the electrical field.
 
Both the one-year and two-year tracks embed opportunities to acquire multiple credentials through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).
 
Both the one-year and two-year tracks require an ACT Score of 16 in the Composite and Math areas as well as a Silver Certificate on the Workkeys exam. Please see the program advisor or a counselor for additional information regarding testing times, locations.
 
 
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Career Opportunities:

 

This program prepares students for careers in all areas of the electrical profession, such as construction-related electrician, industry maintenance technician, PLC programmer, residential wiring technician and electrician's helper.​

 

 

Award and honors:

 

2014 Mississippi SkillsUSA

1st place in Construction Wiring

 

2015 Mississippi SkillsUSA

1st place in Motor Controls

2nd place in Electronics Technology

 

 

Sample courses:

 

Commercial & Industrial Wiring: Instruction/practice in the installation of commercial and industrial electrical services including the types of conduit and other raceways, NEC code requirements, and three-phase distribution networks.

 

Switching Circuits: Various methods by which single-pole, 3-way, and 4-way switches are used in residential, commercial, and industrial installations. Includes installation and operation of residential/commercial automation systems.

 

Programmable Logic Controllers: Instruction and practice in the use of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in modern industrial settings. Includes instruction in the operating principles of PLCs and practice in their programming, installation, and maintenance.

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