Electrical Systems Technology (Diploma)

Program Description

The Electrical Systems Technology program provides instruction in the inspection, maintenance, installation, and repair of electrical systems in the residential, commercial, and industrial industries. A combination of theory and practical application is emphasized to develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills. Program graduates receive a diploma in Electrical Systems Technology with a specialization in Residential or Industrial Applications.

Program Details

  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Major Code: ES12
  • Award Level: Diploma
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 3 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 46

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses Credits
First Term
IDFC 1007—Industrial Safety Procedures 2
IDFC 1011—Direct Current I 3
ELTR 1020—Electrical Systems Basics I 3
MATH 1012—Foundations of Mathematics 3
Choose One: (Required)
COLL 1500—College Success and Career Exploration OR 3
COMP 1000—Introduction to Computers
EMPL 1000-Interpersonal Relations and Prof Development 2
Second Term
ELTR 1060—Electrical Prints, Schematics, and Symbols 2
ELTR 1080—Commercial Wiring I 5
ELTR 1090—Commercial Wiring II 3
ELTR 1180—Electrical Controls 4
Third Term
ENGL 1010—Fundamentals of English I 3


And completion of one of the following specializations
Electrical Construction and Maintenance Specialization
ELTR 1205—Residential Wiring I 3
ELTR 1210—Residential Wiring II 3
Specific Occupational Guided elective 4-5
Industrial Electrical Technology Specialization
ELTR 1220—Industrial PLCs 4
ELTR 1250—Diagnostic Troubleshooting 2
ELTR 1270—National Electrical Code Industrial Applications 4
Specific Occupational Guided Electives—Choose one
ELTR 1525—Photovoltaic Systems 5
Any course from the following with a minimum of four (4) credit hours

Program Advisors
Tommy Woodall
Griffin campus

Career and Academic Planning
Sharon Craft
Career Advisor
Griffin Campus
Room 107