Electric Power Utility Technology – Overhead Line Technology

Associate of Applied Science

Curriculum Code 6320

(Not offered this year)

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.

For more information about this degree, please contact Duncan Estep at 440-366-7016 or destep@lorainccc.edu.

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Fall Semester (First Year)
ELCT 111 Electrical Circuits I > 3
ELUT 121 Overhead Line 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 122 Overhead Line Technology II > 6
ENGL 164 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 221 Overhead Line Technology III > 6
PHYC 150 General Physics 5
Spring Semester (Second Year)
BADM 251 Principles of Management 3
ECNM 151 Macroeconomics 3
ELCT 229 Transmission and Distribution > 3
ELUT 222 Overhead Line Technology IV 6
Total Credit Hours: 66

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