2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 21, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook

Electrical Engineering Technology, AAS



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PURPOSE: This two-year degree prepares students for jobs as entry-level electricians and electrician helpers. This  degree is offered at the Chester Campus. All career-technical degrees are guided by advisory committees comprised of local business leaders.

CREDENTIALS:  An Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is a major in a career-technical area that takes two years for full-time students to complete.  Although the purpose of an AAS degree is to gain skills for employment, some transfer institutions may accept some or all of the courses from an AAS major. Completion of this degree will also expedite the certification process set by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, providing the graduate a two year path to becoming state certified as a journeyman electrician. Student can also complete the Career Studies Certificate in Residential Electricity during their program.

TRANSFER INFORMATION: This program is not intended for transfer. Students desiring to transfer should consult their academic advisors and their intended transfer institutions for specific direction in program and course selection. More information can also be found at www.jtcc.edu/academics/transfer/

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES:  By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an intermediate level of competency in the following skills: 

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and application of direct and alternating currents, resistance, magnetism, inductance and capacitance in industry practice. 
  2. Install functioning, safe, and efficient electrical circuits. 
  3. Install and repair functioning, safe, and efficient residential circuits. 
  4. Apply the National Electrical Code along with State and local codes to the industrial wiring process. 
  5. Communicate an understanding of the concepts of magnetism and generators used in electrical motor applications. 

Restricted Technical Electives (Choose 2): 6 Credits


From the following prefixes: ELE, ENE, CAD, IND, MEC, AIR

Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 60


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete their ENG, MTH, and SDV requirements first.

Credit for SAF 130  will be granted with a prior OSHA 10 or 30 certification. Proof of successful completion with a valid OSHA issued card will be required.

Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy the ITE 115 requirement by taking the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or the John Tyler Community College ITE 115 Test Challenge Exam.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report by accessing the Student Information System (SIS) through the myTyler portal.

To determine eligibility for the Residential Electricity Career Studies Certificate (CSC), students should consult their faculty advisor.

Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

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