Industrial Electrical Technology

Program Description

The Industrial Electrical program prepares individuals to install, troubleshoot, and repair wiring, electrical equipment, and other electrical devices used in the industrial environment, such as motors (AC and DC drives), transformers, control systems, industrial instruments, PLC's, and lighting systems. Program specialties emphasize safe and efficient work practices and basic occupational skills. They are organized into competency-based courses that specify occupational competencies, which the student must successfully complete. Areas of study also include all applicable codes and standards of blueprint reading, and wiring diagram interpretations, which are appropriate to the area.

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Curriculum

Industrial Electrical Technology-460302-AAS
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Cr Hrs
Semester 1
INST 1010 Introduction to Instrumentation 2 1 3
INST 1111 DC Electrical Principles and Applications 3 1 4
ELEC 1122 Residential Wiring 1 2 3
ELEC 1000 Electrical Safety 2 1 3
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3 0 3
MATH 1100 College Algebra 3 0 3
19
Semester 2
ELEC 1312 Generator and Transformer Operations 3 0 3
INST 1112 AC Electrical Principles and Applications 3 1 4
ELEC 1220 Introduction to Motor Controls 3 1 4
General Education* Humanities 3 0 3
14
Semester 3
ELEC 2530 Electrical Troubleshooting 1 2 3
ELEC 1240 Commercial and Industrial Systems 2 1 3
INST 2722 Introduction to Programmable Controllers 3 1 4
General Education* PHSC 1000 or 3 0 3
CHEM 1010
13
Semester 4
ELEC 1430 Blueprint Interpretation 1 2 3
INST 2812 Advanced PLC's 3 1 4
ELEC 2220 Advanced Motor Controls 3 1 4
General Education* Social/Behavioral Science 3 0 3
AAS – Industrial Electrical Technology (60) 14
Total Clock Hours 1125

*General education courses should be selected in consultation with an advisor.

Industrial Electrical Technology-460302-Diploma Certificate Option
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
INST 1111 DC Electrical Principles and Applications 3 1 4
ELEC 1122 Residential Wiring 1 2 3
INST 1010 Introduction to Instrumentation 2 1 3
ELEC 1000 Electrical Safety 2 1 3
INST 1112 AC Electrical Principles and Applications 3 1 4
ELEC 1220 Introduction to Motor Controls 3 1 4
INST 2722 Introduction to Programmable Controllers 3 1 4
ELEC 1240 Commercial and Industrial Systems 2 1 3
CTS - Residential Electrician (28) 28
ELEC 2530 Electrical Troubleshooting 1 2 3
ELEC 1430 Blueprint Interpretation 1 2 3
ELEC 1312 Generator and Transformer Operations 3 0 3
ELEC 2220 Advanced Motor Controls 3 1 4
INST 2812 Advanced PLC's 3 1 4
TD - Industrial Electrical Technology (45) 17
Total Clock Hours 900

Graduation Requirements

  • All graduating students within the School of Industrial Technology (INDT) are required to do the following to fulfill graduation requirements:
  • All graduating students must also meet the institution's Graduation Requirements.

Program Information

CIP Code: 460302

Program Type: Associate of Applied Science

Program Length: 60 Semester Credit Hours

Program Resources

Contact Information

Richard Louviere

Program Coordinator

richard.louviere@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6595 ext. 4420

Pattie Duhon

Support Coordinator

pattie.duhon@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6979

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483
info@sowela.edu

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

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Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

candy.parker@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

maegan.lewis@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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