The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Applied Electrical Technologies program is designed to provide students with the training needed for employment in the electrical utility industry. Topics covered in the certificates include equipment and procedures for overhead and underground distribution line design in addition to considerations and procedures for personal protective grounding. Also covers transformer theory, structure, operations and troubleshooting, and equipment, procedures and calculations for hot stick application. Design and operations of various types of substations, and an overview of emerging technologies in electrical energy production is also covered in addition to maps, schematics and metering theory for linemen and applied line topics. The program includes a Certificate of Completion in Lineman Technology Level I, Certificate of Completion in Lineman Technology Level II, Certificate of Completion in Lineman Technology Level III and Certificate of Completion in Lineman Technology Level IV.
This program is offered through an educational partnership. Employment by the partnership organization is required for admission.
CIPS Code: 46.0399
Required Courses: 58 Credits
|Certificate of Completion in Lineman Technology Level IV
General Education Requirements: 22-27
|General Education Distribution:
|Humanities and Fine Arts
|Any approved general education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design area.
|Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences area.
|Social and Behavioral Sciences
|Any approved general education course in the Social and Behavioral Sciences area.
- The total amount of credits required for this degree is 80-85.
- Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program
- * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
- Minimum GPA: 2.00