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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 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

Students wishing to earn a Technical Degree in Electrician from South Louisiana Community College must:

  • Have a degree program adjusted SLCC cumulative average of 2.0.   ​
  • Have earned at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through SLCC courses.
  • Have earned at least a “C” in each course unless stated by a specific program.
  • Used no more than one-third credit in required major courses and no more than 50 percent of credit hours total from non-traditional sources, Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), to meet the degree requirements, unless required by a specific program.
  • Have completed at least the number of credits stipulated in the degree program.

Major Area Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 39

  • ELEC Courses 39 Credits

Other Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 6

Total Credit Hours: 45


Curriculum Guide - Fall Start

Technical Diploma Total Credits: 45

Must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

Curriculum Guide - Spring Start

Technical Diploma Total Credits: 45

Must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

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