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2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrician: Commercial/Industrial Electrical Technician, TD


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Program Mission

South Louisiana Community College’s Electrician program provides basic to advanced specialized instruction and practical shop experience to prepare students for employment within the various electrical trades. The program consists of technical courses designed to develop skills in installation, testing, and troubleshooting of electrical equipment, fixtures, and wiring. The program emphasizes safe and efficient work practices by including a study of all applicable electrical codes, standards, blueprint/wiring diagram interpretation, electrical theory, and various installation/construction processes appropriate to each area of expertise.

Program Goals

  • Students will develop knowledge of the safe working practices in the electrical field.
  • Students will understand electrical theory.
  • Students will read and interpret the National Electric Code.
  • Students will read and interpret electrical prints.
  • Students will be able to install and troubleshoot various electrical circuits.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates completing the Technical Diploma in Electrician will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to work with others in the electrical field and display a professional attitude towards the profession.
  • Display an understanding of electrical theory.
  • Demonstrate safe electrical work practices for installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

Specific Degree Requirements


  • All students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average to remain in good standing with the college.
  • Students must receive a C or better in each course to receive credit toward diploma.

Curriculum Structure


Major Area Requirements


(45 Total credit hours)

  • Technical Diploma 45 credits
  • Certificate Option 18 credits

Includes specific Major Area requirements

Curriculum Guide - Fall Start


Technical Diploma Total Credits: 45


Curriculum Guide - Spring Start


Technical Diploma Total Credits: 45


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