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Associate in Applied Science in Applied Electrical Technologies

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.

Admission Criteria:
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

Required Courses: 58 
Course Title Credits
Certificate of Completion in Lineman Technology Level IV 58

General Education Requirements: 22-27

General Education Core 12-27
Course # Course Title Credits
First-Year Composition 6
ENG101*
ENG107*
ENG102*
ENG108*
ENG111*

First-Year Composition (3) Shared Unique Number Number ENG1101 OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
First-Year Composition (3) Shared Unique Number Number ENG1102 OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR
Technical and Professional Writing (3)

Oral Communication 3
COM100
COM110
COM225*
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication (3) Shared Unique Number Number COM1100 OR
Interpersonal Communication (3) Shared Unique Number Number COM1100 OR
Public Speaking (3) OR
Small Group Communication (3) Shared Unique Number Number COM2271
Critical Reading 0-3
CRE101*
CRE111*
College Critical Reading (3) OR
Critical Reading for Business and Industry (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment
Mathematics 3-5

Any approved general education course in the Mathematics area

 

General Education Distribution: 10
Humanities and Fine Arts 3
Any approved general education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design area.
Natural Sciences 4
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences area.
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
Any approved general education course in the Social and Behavioral Sciences area.

Notes

  • 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