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Electrical Technology

Amp up your career with specialized training in electrical theory and hands-on practice to become an industrial or construction electrician.

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What is Electrical Technology?

The Electrical Technology Program focuses on preparing you for various entry-level electrical positions in industry and the building trades. The study of electrical theory in the classroom and the practical application of that theory in labs provide the foundation of this program.

Once enrolled in the Electrical Technology program, you'll be required to achieve a minimum grade of "C" in the technical core and in those courses selected as technical electives.

What are my career choices?

Electrical technicians are employed in many exciting areas such as plant and factory supervision, industrial electrical maintenance, as well as residential, commercial and industrial electrical construction. The installation and calibration of electrical equipment and components in residential, commercial and industrial environments are also areas which demand the skills of trained technicians.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?



  • Electrician Construction
  • Electrician Trainee Level I
  • Electrician Trainee Level II
  • Electrical Motor Control Level I
  • Electrical Motor Control Level II
  • Residential Electricity I
  • Residential Electricity II

Additional Information

Electrician Trainee Level I: 8 Total credit hours
Electrician Trainee Level II: 13 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Residential Electricity Level I: 14 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Residential Electricity Level II: 21 - 22 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Electrical Motor Control Level I: 23 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Electrical Motor Control Level II: 31 - 34 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Electrical Construction: 31 - 33 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Construction Electrician: 48 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Industrial Electrician: 56 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Electrical Technology: 60 - 68 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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