2017-2018 College Catalog 
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2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electric Utility Technology, Overhead Lines, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science degree program in Electric Utility Technology is offered in partnership with FirstEnergy Corp. This program prepares students for employment opportunities in the electric utility technology industry with a specific focus on line worker training. The coursework in this program is designed to provide students the opportunity to develop both the academic skills and technical skills needed for employment in this field. Students must satisfy specific requirements   in order to be admitted to this program.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Measure and verify calculated values for standard analog laboratory instruments such as the oscilloscope, VOM, DVM, audio generator and frequency counter
  • Analyze and measure circuit currents, resistance and voltages using Kirchhoff’s laws, Mesh Analysis, Nodal Analysis, Thevenin’s Theorem, and Norton’s Theorem
  • Calculate impedance, currents, voltages, and phase angles for AC circuits
  • Perform work on secondary voltage circuits
  • Apply proper cable pulling/bus work techniques
  • Safely install, operate and maintain standard utility industry transmission and distribution equipment, as well as safely climb transmission support towers and H-Structures


General Education - 22 credits

As described in General Education .

The following general education courses are required for students choosing this program.

Credits required for degree: 60


* Offered Fall Term only
** Offered Spring Term only
*** Offered Summer Term only

(1)This course satisfies a General Education requirement for this specific program. This is not a General Education course.

Suggested Sequence - Electric Utility Technology Program A.A.S.

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. Students must satisfy specific requirements in order to be admitted to this program.

Degree Audit Information

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