Electric Power Utility Technology -
Overhead Line Technology
Curriculum Code 6320
Associate of Applied Science
The Electric Power Utility Technology program is structured to provide a student with an application-oriented electrical background, extensive hands-on laboratory experience, and the use of standard and specialized test equipment. The relevant knowledge, the skills that the electric power utility industry needs today and the competencies that are integrated into the curriculum are intended to prepare the graduate to be job-ready in the electric power utility workplace at the end of two years, and able to enter into a rewarding career in that field. Students are selected for this program by First Energy after passing a technical evaluation, LCCC placement testing, a background check, a physical capabilities assessment, and a climbing course. Once selected, students will have tuition, fees, books, and protective clothing provided by First Energy. Graduates are required to work for First Energy for at least three years. The entry job title is Line Worker Technician. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.
|Fall Semester (First Year) |
||Electrical Circuits I >
||Overhead Line Technology I >
||College Composition I
||Technical Mathematics I
||College 101 ^
|Spring Semester (First Year) |
||Electrical Circuits II >
||Overhead Line Technology II >
||College Composition II (Technical Focus) >
||Technical Problem Solving
|Summer Semester (First Year)
||Work Based Learning
|Fall Semester (Second Year) |
||Switchgear, Transformers and Controls >
||Overhead Line Technology III >
|Spring Semester (Second Year) |
||Principles of Management
||Transmission and Distribution >
||Overhead Line Technology IV
|Total Credit Hours: 67|
1. > Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
2. * Indicates that this course has a prerequisite or may be taken concurrently.
3. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.
Established Mar 07
Revised Apr 13
Effective Aug 13