Electrical System Technology Diploma D35130


Electrical Systems Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial and industrial facilities.

Course work, most of which is hands-on, includes such topics as AC/DC theory, residential wiring, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, the National Electric Code, as well as other subjects as local needs require.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems.

Admission Requirements and Special Conditions

A high school diploma (or equivalent), satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) and a minimum GPA in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, RCC offers pre-college courses to prepare students for the Electrical Systems Technology curriculum.

Program Curriculum      
Total Credits Needed for Graduation  37
First Semester (Fall)
ACA 111College Student Success10001
CIS 111Basic PC Literacy12002
ELC 112DC/AC Electricity36005
ELC 113Residential Wiring26004
ELC 118National Electrical Code12002
MAT 110Math Measurement & Literacy22003
 Semester Total10180017
Second Semester (Spring)
ELC 114Commercial Wiring26004
ELC 117Motors and Controls26004
ENG 110Freshman Composition30003
ELN 229Industrial Electronics33004
Semester Total10150015
Summer Session
ELC 128Introduction to PLC23003
DFT 119Basic-CAD12002
Semester Total35005

Additional Curriculum Notes:

  1. The D35130 Diploma mirrors the first year of the A35130TE (AAS), with the exception of one course in the summer session. It is designed for students who do not want to or cannot devote two years (or more) to the program of study.
For a printable Program Checklist click the link below:

D35130 Electrical System Technology (Diploma) - Catalog 2016-2017 With Notes
D35130 Electrical Electronics Technology (Diploma) 2015-16