2022-2023 College Catalog

Electrical Systems Technology Diploma

Electrical Systems Technology Diploma (Major Code: ES12)

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.

Career Information

Occupation

Electricians

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 2.1% nationally and 5.8% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $55,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Sheba Stepps

Instructor, Electrical Construction

Academic Building C2317

404-225-4006

sstepps@atlantatech.edu

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 4 terms
Program Credit Hours: 46-47
Estimated Program Cost: $7,402

Required Courses

 

General Education Courses - (6 Credits)

English Requirement - (3 Credits)

Select one of the following English courses

3

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

Or

ENGL 1005Applied Technical Communication

3

Math Requirement - (3 Credits)

Select one of the following Math Courses

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

Or

MATH 1005Applied Technical Mathematics

3

Or

MATH 1011Business Math

3

Or

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

Occupational Courses (22 Credits)

FYES 1001First Year Experience Seminar

3

IDFC 1007Industrial Safety Procedures

2

ELTR 1060Electrical Prints, Schematics, and Symbols

2

ELTR 1080Commercial Wiring I

5

ELTR 1090Commercial Wiring II

3

ELTR 1180Electrical Controls

4

XXXX xxxx Occupational Guided Elective

3

Select one of the following Dc courses (3 Credits)

IDFC 1011Direct Current I

3

IDSY 1101DC Circuit Analysis

3

ELTR 1010Direct Current Fundamentals

3

Select one of the following Ac courses (3 Credits)

IDFC 1012Alternating Current I

3

IDSY 1105AC Circuit Analysis

3

ELTR 1020Alternating Current Fundamentals

3

Select one of the following Specializations

Electrical Construction and Maintenance (10 credits)

ELTR 1205Residential Wiring I

3

ELTR 1210Residential Wiring II

3

XXXX XXXX Guided Elective

4

Industrial Electrical Technology (11 credits)

ELTR 1220Industrial PLC's

4

ELTR 1250Diagnostic Troubleshooting

3

ELTR 1270N.E.C. Industrial Wiring Applications

4

Field Occupation (10 credits)

XXXX xxxx Advisor Approved Courses

10

 

Program Outcomes

1. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to safely work with direct and alternating current circuits.
2. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to correctly interpret electrical prints, drawings, and schematics.
3. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to wire a residential and commercial structure.
4. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to wire an industrial structure.
5. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to inspect, maintain, and repair electric motors.
6. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to inspect, maintain, and repair electrical controls.
7. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to diagnostically troubleshoot electrical components and systems.
8. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to inspect and maintain industrial PLCs.
9. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to understand and apply the National Electric Code.