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Electrical Technology

 The Electrical Technology Program focuses on preparing students employment as various an entry-level electrician in industry and the building trades. The study of electrical theory in the classroom and practical application of that theory in labs provide the foundation of this program. The program is versatile in offering three different specializations within the Associate of Applied Science degree. A variety of certificates and diplomas serve as pathways to the AAS degree specializations or as meeting specific training needs. Students enrolled in the Electrical Technology program are required to achieve a minimum grade of “C” in the technical core and in those courses selected as technical electives.

Career Path

Electricians may be employed in electrical maintenance, electrical construction, and residential or commercial construction.

Graduates of the Electrical Technology program are ready for entry level positions in industry and the building trades. Graduates may also transfer their credit to a four year institute to pursue a career as an electrical engineer.

Admission Requirements

ACTC admits people with a high school diploma or GED certificate or who are eligible to pursue a GED. Students may be admitted as freshmen, students with advanced standing from other institutions, visiting students or non-degree students.

Electrical Technology students should have an average learning ability and possess a mechanical aptitude, with good eye-hand coordination, good eyesight, manual dexterity, and good health.

Program Length

This program takes two years to complete.

Credentials Offered

Degree

Diploma

Certificates

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Jesse James
Instructor, Electrical Technology
Email: jesse.james@kctcs.edu
Phone: (606) 326-2467
Fax: (606) 326-2271
Office 105H TDC