Electrical Technology

Find Your Wings

Electrical Technology is designed to prepare students for employment in positions in installing, operating, maintaining and repairing electrical systems. The hands-on program trains students in electrical trouble-shooting and develops problem-solving skills in industrial electrical procedures, programmable logic controllers and process control. 

A certificate is earned upon successful completion of the program.

Progression:   To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a “C” average (GPA of 2.00) or better. A grade of “C” or higher is required in each ELT course to progress in the program.

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general admission requirements) must include one of the following:

  • Attain a 16 composite score on the ACT;
  • Score a 61 or higher on the ACCUPLACER Reading Section and a 43 or above on the Algebra Section;
  • Earn a “C” or above in Math for Occupational Education (CTE 1113);
  • Complete 15 semester hours with a “C” average or above from an accredited college or university and earn a grade of “C” in Math for Occupational Education (CTE 1113).  Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement. 


Students in the Electrical Technology Program must attend MCC full time (15 or more semester credit hours).

Course Number Course Description Hours
ELT 1113 Residential Wiring 3
ELT 1123 Commercial Wiring 3
ELT 1144 AC and DC Circuits for Electrical     Technology 4
ELT 1192 Fundamentals of Electricity 2
ELT 1253 Branch Circuit and Service  Entrance Calculations 3
  Semester Hours 15
Course Number Course Description Hours
ELT 1263 Electrical Drawing and Schematics 3
ELT 1413 Motor Control Systems 3
ELT 1213 Electrical Power 3
ELT 2913 Special Projects I 3
ELT 2933 Special Projects II 3
  Semester Hours 15
Total Semester Hours 30


  • Residential Electrician
  • Commercial Electrician
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Residential Wiring
  • Commercial Wiring
  • Electrical Power
  • Fundamentals of Electricity
  • $35,000-$40,000  Salary Range
  • $62,000-63,000 Salary Range after five years
  • First Place winners at SkillsUSA state competition
  • Top 10 winners at SkillsUSA national competition
For more informationFor more information:
Jim Miles, coordinator
For more informationFor more information:
Deborah Nettles, advisor