Electrical Systems Technology
The Electrical Systems Technology program provides training in the fundamentals of an electrical trade. Classroom and laboratory experiences enable the student to become proficient in installation & maintenance of electrical wiring, transformers: A/C and D/C motor control circuit, instrumentation and programmable logic controllers used in residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Students interested in the Electrical System Technology curriculum will be provided training in targeted areas geared to student involvement in installation and the maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial and industrial facilities.
Minimum Program Length: 4 Semesters
Estimated Program Cost: $6,902
Entrance RequirementsAdmissions Requirements
- Must be 16 years of age
- Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
- Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
- Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar
Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.
This student success course is designed to transition, connect, and acclimate new students to Atlanta Technical College. The course creates an awareness of various campus resources and holistic skill sets necessary to achieve educational and career success. Through the nurturing of academic, personal, social, occupational, and technological talents, students develop the academic and professional skills necessary to be successful in college and the global community.
This course introduces commercial wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: industrial safety procedures, the National Electrical Code, Principles of Grounding and Bonding, Commercial Services, three-phase power systems, and Electric Motor Fundamentals.
This course is a continuation of the study in commercial wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: conduit installation and system design concepts.
Provides instruction in the theory and operation of specific types of transformers. Emphasis will be placed on National Electrical Code requirements related to the use of transformers. Topics include: transformer theory, types of transformers, National Electrical Code requirements, and safety precautions.