Electrical Engineering Technician

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Central Campus

Stan Reed
Instructor
253.680.7342

Bob Traufler
Career Advisor
253.680.7605

To schedule an advising appointment, please call 253.680.7002.

Location Central/Mohler Campus

Hours Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

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Bates offers the only program in the region where students prepare for careers in electrical code application, interior and exterior lighting design, and all aspects of electrical design. Instruction includes all phases of electrical engineering, CAD drafting, and design for commercial buildings. Technician's design and draft electrical power, signal, interior, and exterior lighting systems. They also assist in specification writing and share in on-site construction supervision. Students in this program are encouraged to take the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) examinations.

Program Prerequisite: COMPASS Pre-algebra 55 and Reading 80 or approved transition from basic studies

Program Length: Seven quarters (approximate)

Associate in Applied Science-Transfer Degree: 98 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS  CREDITS
MATH& 141 Precalculus I 5
    -or-
MATH& 142 Precalculus II  
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
CMST& 210 Interpersonal Communications 5
    -or-
CMST& 230 Small Group Communications  
    -or-  
PSYC& 100 General Psychology  
    Humanities or Natural Science Electives (Two Courses) 10
HIST 101 History of Science and Technology, or  
Transferable CTC commonly numbered humanities distribution course or  transferable CTC commonly numbered physics or chemistry course.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS - AAS Degree CREDITS
MATH& 141 Precalculus I  
    -or-  
MATH& 142 Precalculus II 5
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
CMST& 210 Interpersonal Communications 5
    -or-  
CMST& 230 Small Group Communications   
    -or-   
PSYC& 100 General Psychology  

ENGINEERING CORE REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
AMATH 170 Engineering Foundational Mathematics 5
ENGR 105 CAD - Two Dimension Fundamentals 5
ENGR 106 Intro to Engineering Technology 2
ENGR 107 Intro to Engineering Graphics 3

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
ETRIC 114 Fundamentals of Electricity 4
ETRIC 123 Electrical Principles 4
ETRIC 129 Applied Electrical Principles 4
ETRIC 141 National Electrical Code 3
ETRIC 143 Fundamentals of Power Systems 3
ETRIC 144 Codes Applications I 4
ETRIC 145 Technical Communications 3
ETRIC 146 Physics for Engineering 3
ETRIC 171 Electrical Math I  4
ETRIC 172 Electrical Math II  4
ETRIC 204 Essentials of Electrical Systems Design  2
ETRIC 205 Fundamentals of Lighting Systems  3
ETRIC 210 Advanced Power Systems  4
ETRIC 225 Advanced CAD Operations  3
ETRIC 227 Introduction to Commercial Electrical Systems  4
ETRIC 230 Intermediate Electrical System Design                          5
ETRIC 234 CAD Design Applications  4
ETRIC 245 Commercial Electrical Design Applications  5
ETRIC 246 Advanced Electrical System Design  5
ETRIC 247 Codes Applications II  5
ETRIC 206 Fundamentals of Low-Voltage Systems  2
ETRIC 242 Fundamentals of Cost Estimating  2
ETRIC 207 Fundamentals of High-Voltage Systems  3


Associate in Applied Science Degree: 98 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS - AAS Degree CREDITS
MATH& 141 Precalculus I  
    -or- 5
MATH& 142 Precalculus II  
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
CMST& 210 Interpersonal Communications 5
    -or-  
CMST& 230 Small Group Communications  
    -or-  
PSYC& 100 General Psychology  
ENGINEERING CORE REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
AMATH 170 Engineering Foundational Mathematics 5
ENGR 105 CAD - Two Dimension Fundamentals 5
ENGR 106 Intro to Engineering Technology 2
ENGR 107 Intro to Engineering Graphics 3

REQUIRED COURSEWORK  CREDITS
ETRIC 114 Fundamentals of Electricity 4
ETRIC 123 Electrical Principles 4
ETRIC 129 Applied Electrical Principles 4
ETRIC 141 National Electrical Code 3
ETRIC 143 Fundamentals of Power Systems 3
ETRIC 144 Codes Applications I 4
ETRIC 145 Technical Communications 3
ETRIC 146 Physics for Engineering 3
ETRIC 171 Electrical Math I 4
ETRIC 172 Electrical Math II 4
ETRIC 204 Essentials of Electrical Systems Design 2
ETRIC 205 Fundamentals of Lighting Systems 3
ETRIC 210 Advanced Power Systems 4
ETRIC 225 Advanced CAD Operations 3
ETRIC 227 Introduction to Commercial Electrical Systems 4
ETRIC 230 Intermediate Electrical System Design 5
ETRIC 234 CAD Design Applications 4
ETRIC 245 Commercial Electrical Design Applications 5
ETRIC 246 Advanced Electrical System Design 5
ETRIC 247 Codes Applications II 5
ETRIC 206 Fundamentals of Low-Voltage Systems 2
ETRIC 242 Fundamentals of Cost Estimating 2
ETRIC 207 Fundamentals of High-Voltage Systems 3