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Degree Plans - Electrical/Electronic Controls Technology (AAS)

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If you’re looking for an exciting, electrifying opportunity, then the Electrical/Electronic Controls degree at TJC is your best bet. Learn about an exhilarating industry through concentrated classroom instruction and hands-on laboratory work.

In our associate program you will learn the fundamentals of electronics and the technical and safety aspects of electricity and controls needed for you to work in related industrial and commercial industries, or continue on your educational path. Come learn the latest industry standards at TJC’s new, state-of-the art Energy Center.

Catalog Year
2021-2022
Degree Type
AAS
Available Online
No
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Major Courses 42 Credits
TECM 1303 Technical Calculations  
IEIR 1302 Introduction to Direct Current Circuits  
CETT 1321 Electronic Fabrication  
ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code I  
IEIR 1304 Alternating Current Circuits for Industrial Applications  
CETT 1325 Digital Fundamentals  
IEIR 2388 Internship – Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician* OR
WLDG 1307 Introduction to Welding Using Multiple Processes
 
ELPT 2305 Motors and Transformers  
INCR 1302 Physics of Instrumentation  
INTC 1341 Principles of Automatic Control  
ELPT 2319 Programmable Logic Controllers I  
ELPT 1345 Commercial Wiring  
ELPT 2347 Electrical Testing and Maintenance  
ENER 2325 SCADA and Networking  
General Education Requirements 18 Credits
Every Associate of Applied Science degree plan must contain at least 15 semester hours of general education courses. At least one course must be taken from each of the following areas: humanities/fine arts (language, philosophy & culture/creative arts), social/behavioral science (social and behavioral sciences/American history/government/ political science), and natural science/mathematics (life and physical sciences/mathematics). Major Courses: 42
General Education Requirements: 18
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours
TECM 1303 Technical Calculations 3
IEIR 1302 Introduction to Direct Current Circuits 3
CETT 1321 Electronic Fabrication 3
XXXX X3XX Social and Behavioral Sciences Core 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I OR
ENGL 2311
3
Second Semester Credit Hours
ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code I 3
IEIR 1304 Alternating Current Circuits for Industrial Applications 3
CETT 1325 Digital Fundamentals 3
ENGL 2311 Technical & Business Writing 3
Summer I Credit Hours
IEIR 2388 Internship – Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician* OR
WLDG 1307
3
Third Semester Credit Hours
ELPT 2305 Motors and Transformers 3
INCR 1302 Physics of Instrumentation 3
INTC 1341 Principles of Automatic Control 3
ELPT 2319 Programmable Logic Controllers I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR
MATH 1316 OR
MATH 1324 OR
MATH 1332 OR
MATH 1342
3
Fourth Semester Credit Hours
ELPT 1345 Commercial Wiring 3
ELPT 2347 Electrical Testing and Maintenance 3
ENER 2325 SCADA and Networking 3
SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication 3

XXXX X3XX LPC Core OR

Creative Arts Core

3
Total Semester Hours 60

Courses titled in bold type represent general education requirements. 

*ELMT 1380 is the preferred course. 

NOTE: Applicants must meet the admission requirements for TJC and achieve minimum scores on the TSI assessments in reading, writing, and math, and on the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test. 

NOTE: Department-specific courses must be taken in sequence and may have a prerequisite course. Exceptions must be approved in writing by the department chair. 

All new students are required to attend electrical/electronic controls orientation.