Electrical Construction Technology (9712)

The Electrical Construction Technology program is a five-year Associate of Technical Studies (ATS) degree program offered in collaboration with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW Local #673). This program combines traditional coursework in communications, mathematics, physics, economics, and computers with technical courses and work experience. Graduates may work in residential, commercial and industrial construction as skilled wireman and in all aspects of the electrical and teledata industry. Admission is by application, competitive testing, and interviews with the IBEW Local #673.

Students must meet specific admission requirements for this program. Interested students should contact the Counseling and Advising Center for details about applying for admission to the program.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ECTA 1000 Electrical Construction Technology IA 3
ENGR 1000 Introduction to Engineering Technology 2
FYEX 1000 First Year Experience 1
 Credit Hours6
Second Semester
ECTA 1010 Electrical Construction Technology 1B 3
MATH 1080 Introduction to Technical Mathematics 4
 Credit Hours7
Third Semester
ECTA 1200 Electrical Construction Technology IIA 3
MATH 1180 Technical Mathematics I 4
 Credit Hours7
Fourth Semester
ECTA 1210 Electrical Construction Technology IIB 3
ENGL 1110
English Composition I (A) 1
or English Composition I (B)
MATH 1280 Technical Mathematics II 4
 Credit Hours10
Fifth Semester
ECTA 2300 Advanced Electrical Construction Technology IA 3
ENGL 1121 English Composition II-Technical Focus 3
 Credit Hours6
Sixth Semester
ECTA 2310 Advanced Electrical Construction Technology IB 3
PHYS 1100 Applied Physics Mechanics 3
 Credit Hours6
Seventh Semester
ECTA 2400 Advanced Electrical Construction Technology IIA 3
ECON 1150 Basic Economics 3
 Credit Hours6
Eighth Semester
ECTA 2410 Advanced Electrical Construction Technology IIB 3
HUMX 1100 Introduction to Humanities 3
 Credit Hours6
Ninth Semester
COMM 1100 Effective Interpersonal Communications 3
ECTA 2500 Instrumentation and Testing A 3
 Credit Hours6
Tenth Semester
ECTA 2510 Instrumentation and Testing B 3
PSYC 1500 Introduction to Psychology 3
 Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours66

English course selection is based on placement test results (ENGL 1111 English Composition I (B) is 4 credits, only 3 credits apply to the degree).

Technical course
This course is designated as a technical course in the program. Students must earn a "C" grade or higher in the course to fulfill the college's graduation requirements policy.