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Industrial Electrical and Electronic Principles Certificate

Award

Certificate in Industrial Electrical Principles or Certificate in Industrial Electronic Principles

Length

A full-time student may complete either program in three semesters, which includes one summer term.

Purpose

The purpose of the Industrial Electrical Principles and the Industrial Electronic Principles curricula are designed to train industrial workers who have the need or desire to keep up with occupational requirements or to learn a necessary skill in the Electrical-Electronic field.

Occupational Objectives

The following occupational titles represent examples of possible employment opportunities:

  • Assembler
  • Electrical Helper
  • Electrician
  • Electrical-Electronic Tester
  • Salesperson/or Service Person

Admission Requirements

To enter these curricula require that an individual meet the general admission requirements for the College. If you meet the general admission requirements, a counselor will discuss with you the strengths and weaknesses of your academic background and your strengths and weaknesses as revealed by an appropriate placement test. You may correct any deficiencies in academic preparation in the College’s Developmental Studies program.

Program Description

The Industrial Electrical Principles and the Industrial Electronic Principles curricula are designed for full-time or part-time students and allow flexibility for the industrial worker. These programs will prepare you for industrial employment and are also designed to aid those who need to keep abreast of occupational changes and requirements. The two programs offer a variety of field trips and seminars. You must complete the Industrial Electrical Principles Certificate requirements or have had equivalent courses and/or occupational experience prior to entering the Industrial Electronic program.

Program Requirements

To receive the Certificate in Industrial Electrical Principles, you must complete a minimum of 39 credits with a grade point average of 2.00 or better. To receive the Certificate in Industrial Electronic Principles, you must complete a minimum of 37 credits with a 2.00 or higher grade point average. The credits are distributed according to the following outlines. These outlines represent a typical order of courses taken by full-time day students.

Electrical Program Outcomes
Electronic Program Outcomes

Contact

Teresa Hawker
434-797-8425


Industrial Electrical Principles

First Semester   Lecture Hours Lab Hours Course Credits
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
ELE 113 Basic Electricity I 3 0 3
ELE 123 Electrical Applications I 1 2 2
ELE/ETR Approved Elective - - 3
ELE 152 Calculations I 3 0 3
ENG 131 Technical Report Writing I or Approved Substitute 3 0 3
Total   11 2 15
Second Semester   Lecture Hours Lab Hours Course Credits
ELE 114 Basic Electricity II 3 0 3
ELE 124 Electrical Applications II 1 2 2
ELE 190 Coordinated Internship - - 3
ELE 153 Calculations II 3 0 3
ELE/ETR Approved Elective - - 3
Total   7 2 14
Third Semester   Lecture Hours Lab Hours Course Credits
ELE 156 Electrical Control Systems 2 2 3
ELE/ETR Approved Elective - - 3
ECO 100 Elementary Economics 3 0 3
ITE 116 Survey of Computer Software Applications 2 0 2
ELE 217 Power Utilities - - 2
Total   7 2 13

Industrial Electronic Principles

First Semester   Lecture Hours Lab Hours Course Credits
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
ENG 131 Technical Report Writing I 3 0 3
ETR 141 Electronics I 3 0 3
ETR 190 Coordinated Internship 0 0 2
ELE 152 E/E Calculations I  3 0 3
Total   12 0 12
Second Semester   Lecture Hours Lab Hours Course Credits
ETR 142 Electronics II 3 0 3
ETR 190 Coordinated Internship 2 0 2
ETR/ELE Approved Elective 6 0 6
ELE 153 E/E Calculations II 3 0 3
ETR 151 Electronic Circuits & Troubleshooting I 2 0 2
Total   16 0 16
Third Semester   Lecture Hours Lab Hours Course Credits
ETR 136 Industrial Electronic Systems 2 3 3
ETR 190 Coordinated Internship 3 0 3
ETR 152 Electronic Circuits & Troubleshooting II 2 0 2
ECO 100 Elementary Economics 3 0 3
ELE/ETR Approved Elective 3 0 3
Total   13 3 14