Electric Power Utility Technology - Substation Technology Major

Electric Power Utility Technology -
Substation Technology Major

Associate of Applied Science

Curriculum Code 6321

 

The Electric Power Utility Technology program is structured to provide a student with an application-oriented electrical background, and an extensive hands-on laboratory experience that includes the use of standard and specialized test equipment. The curriculum integrates the relevant knowledge, skills, and competencies that the electric power utility industry needs today, and prepares the graduates to be job-ready in the electric power utility workplace at the ends of two academic years. Students are selected for this program by First Energy after passing a technical evaluation, LCCC placement testing, a background check, and a physical capabilities assessment. 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 Substation 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)
ELCT 111 Electrical Circuits I > 3
ELUT 123 Substation Technology I > 6
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
MTHM 121 Technical Mathematics I 4
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
     
Spring Semester (First Year)
ELCT 112 Electrical Circuits II > 4
ELUT 124 Substation Technology II > 6
ENGL 162 College Composition II (Technical Focus) > 3
TECN 111  Technical Problem Solving 3
     
Summer Semester (First Year)
ELCT 287 Work Based Learning 2
Fall Semester (Second Year)
CMMC 151 Oral Communications 3
ELCT 228 Switchgear, Transformers and Controls > 3
ELUT 224 Substation Technology III > 6
PHYC 151 General Physics 5
   
Spring Semester (Second Year)
BADM 251 Principles of Management 3
ECNM 151 Macroeconomics

3

ELCT 229 Transmission and Distribution > 3
ELUT 225 Substation Technology IV 6
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 Jan 08

Revised      Apr 13

Effective     Aug 13

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