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Energy Systems Electrical Engineering Technology


Program Objectives

  1. Solve technical problems typical of those encountered in the electrical engineering technology discipline by using critical thinking skills, current technology, and practical use of trade equipment.
  2. Work and communicate effectively in diverse teams in an industrial setting.
  3. Understand the importance to pursue lifelong learning and stay current with technical standards and codes.


Student Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate safe work practices.
  2. Work and communicate effectively in a diverse team environment.
  3. Utilize test equipment to troubleshoot and analyze electrical, electronic, and instrumentation related circuits.
  4. Analyze Alternating Current (AC) circuits (including single and three phase) and Direct Current (DC) circuits.
  5. Read, interpret, and edit schematics to document electrical, electronic, and process control systems.
  6. Apply a fundamental understanding of pressure, temperature, level, and flow to install, calibrate, and troubleshoot process instrumentation.
  7. Apply an in-depth knowledge of Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), motors, and generators to perform installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance related tasks.
  8. Design, troubleshoot, and document circuits for complex motor controls and associated devices.
  9. Exhibit fundamental knowledge of electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution systems.
  10. Configure, test, and troubleshoot protective relaying and power monitoring systems.
  11. Design, build, and troubleshoot control systems consisting of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Programmable Automatic Controllers (PAC) and associated Human Machine Interfaces (HMI’s).
  12. Utilize the fundamentals of networks and digital communications to troubleshoot and maintain distributed plant automation and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems.
  13. Test, troubleshoot, and repair circuit breakers and switchgear – medium and low voltage.



Annual Enrollment and Graduation Data
2018 28 11
2017 31 20
2016 29 14
2015 30 5
2014 29 13
2013 31 13
2012 21 11

* Enrollments: Number of students majoring in the program enrolled in the fall semester of the academic year.

Graduates: Number of students awarded a degree during the academic year.