2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    Feb 22, 2024  
2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog

Program Pathway

Electrical Technology, AS

Upon successful completion of the Electrical Technology Associate in Science degree, the student demonstrates knowledge and skills of the electrical industry in the capacity of a beginning electrician, preferably as an indentured electrical apprentice where the students compare, contrast, and apply basic electrical theory and other major portions of the electrical field. Training and skills demonstrated by the student in this program are crucial to safe entry into electrical apprenticeships and trainee positions in the electrical field. This program aligns with the required courses by the State of California in order to complete the General Electrician Trainee coursework as a career pathway to becoming a Journeyman General Electrician. The general education coursework will build on additional skills and knowledge such as written and oral communication that may lead to positions as an electrical contractor or manager in the electrical industry.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successfully completing this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the skills, knowledge, and training for employment as an entry-level Electrician or Electrical Technician. The student demonstrates the understanding of electrical theory, AC/DC circuits, safety, code requirements, and components that make up the electrical distribution system.
  2. Demonstrate the knowledge of safety practices required for installations and repairs of electrical wiring.
  3. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to be effective team members possessing excellent oral and written communication skills, and assuming technical and managerial leadership roles throughout their career.

Minimum Major Units Required: 40

Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

General Education

Complete one of the following general education patterns:

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 67