Electric Power Utility Technology - Substation Technology Major
Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 6321
(Not offered this year)
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) |
||Electrical Circuits I >
||Substation Technology I >
||College Composition I
||Technical Mathematics I
||College 101 ^
|Spring Semester (First Year) |
||Electrical Circuits II >
||Substation 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 >
||Substation Technology III >
|Spring Semester (Second Year) |
||Principles of Management
||Transmission and Distribution >
||Substation 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 Jan 08
Revised Apr 13
Effective Aug 13