Programs

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
OR
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
OR
Any course from the following with a minimum of four (4) credit hours
IDSY
ELTR
AIRC

Program Advisors
Tommy Woodall
Instructor
twoodall@sctech.edu
770-412-5732
Griffin campus

Career and Academic Planning
Sharon Craft
Career Advisor
sharon.craft@sctech.edu
706-646-6143
Griffin Campus
Room 107