Electrician Technology

Electrician Assistant

Certificate

The Electrician Assistant program will prepare students to help assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical systems. They will be trained to read blueprints, plan and layout wiring for residential, commercial, and industrial projects to meet job specifications of local and state NEC codes, diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using testing devices such as, ohmmeters, and voltmeters.

Graduates of this program will also gain knowledge in the installation of electrical systems in factories, office buildings, homes and other structures. Graduates will be eligible to apply for an apprentice license and work under the direct supervision of a Master Electrician to obtain the Journeyman License, followed by an examination for licensure after completion of 8,000 hours of field experience.

Electrician Technology

Associate of Applied Science

The Electrician Technology Associate of Applied Science degree will further the study of the necessary technical, academic, work habit, communication, and interpersonal skills required for employment in the field. The curriculum will include studies in electrical theory that will advance into complex electrical systems, building upon the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the program.

The program will also prepare students to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair of electric equipment and systems such as residential, commercial, industrial projects, Wind and Solar Technology, electric-power wiring, DC and AC motors, controls and electrical distribution panels. Instruction will also include the study of the principles of electrical systems, wiring, power transmission, safety, industrial and, electrical testing and inspection, and applicable codes and standards.

Joel Martinez, Industrial Electrician, Clove-Mart Electric
Roy Sagredo, Master Electrician, Atlas Electric and AC
Juan Hermosillo, AEP PR
Alex Molina,Texas Alarms
Eduardo Pastor, McAllen Code Enforcement
Adan Magallen, Builder, Electrical Inspector
Johnny Rodriquez, OSHA

Certificate

Associates Degree

Electrician Assistant Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ELPT 1411 Basic Electrical Theory 4
ELPT 1419 Fundamentals of Electricity I 4
ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code I 3
ELPT 1429 Residential Wiring 4
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ELPT 1420 Fundamentals of Electricity II 4
ELPT 1445 Commercial Wiring 4
ELPT 2325 National Electrical Code II 3
ELPT 2447 CAPSTONE: Electrical Testing and Maintenance 4
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours30 Credit Hours

Electrician Technology Associate of Applied Science

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ELPT 1411 Basic Electrical Theory 4
ELPT 1419 Fundamentals of Electricity I 4
ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code I 3
ELPT 1429 Residential Wiring 4
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ELPT 1420 Fundamentals of Electricity II 4
ELPT 1445 Commercial Wiring 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 1 3
ELPT 2325 National Electrical Code II 3
 Credit Hours14
Third Semester
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 1 3
ELPT 2447 CAPSTONE: Electrical Testing and Maintenance 4
ELPT 1357 Industrial Wiring 3
ELPT 2319 Programmable Logic Controllers I 3
 Credit Hours13
Fourth Semester
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics 1 3
ELMT 1411 Solar Fundamentals 4
WIND 2359 Wind Power Delivery System 3
Humanities Elective 1 3
 Credit Hours13
Fifth Semester
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective 1 3
ELPT 2264 Practicum- Field Experience 2
 Credit Hours5
 Total Credit Hours60 Credit Hours
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Identifies courses to fulfill minimum 15 credit hour General Education requirement