2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 07, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook

Engineering Technology: Utilities-Electrical Power, AAS


CODE: ETUEP-AAS     |     TOTAL CREDITS: 60     |     FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: Eligible


DESCRIPTION

This degree prepares students for employment in the electrical power production and transmission industry.  The core of the degree provides a sound basis of mechanical technology, electrical theory, and automation control.  There are also a number of electives that allow students to focus on electrical maintenance, mechanical maintenance, or plant/facility operation in the power utility industry.


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Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Follow guidelines for safe operation and maintenance of various mechanical, electrical, and fluid power systems used in the power utility industry.
  2. Explain and show the skills to design and operate basic electrical, mechanical, and fluid power systems and to use industrial automation devices such as programmable logic controller devices to monitor their operation and performance.
  3. Apply various troubleshooting techniques for identification and correction of faults in electrical circuits, mechanical and high pressure fluid power systems, and control systems used in the power utility industry.
  4. Utilize knowledge and skills in mathematics, written and oral communication, and teamwork.

General Education Requirements


TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 27


 

Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

English Composition (3-5 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Communications (3 Credits)


Strongly Recommended: COM 115.

Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)


Special Program Requirements


TOTAL SPECIAL PROGRAM CREDITS: 33