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    Oct 16, 2021  
DCC Catalog

Electrical Concepts, (CSC)

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Program Info

Minimum credits: 19
Length: 2 semesters


Career opportunities:

Electrician’s Helper: $30,980

*Median salaries & job growth nationwide as of 2015. BLS.gov

Division: Workforce Services
Contact: 434.797.6437
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-940-05 CIP Code: 47.0105

Program Description

The Career Studies Certificate in Electrical Concepts provides the necessary skills for an entry-level position in the electrical field. Additional career opportunities exist in electrical equipment sales and installation.

Program Coordination: This career studies certificate provides 19 credits towards the Industrial Electrical Principles, the Electrical Electronics Engineering Technology, and the Electrical Utilities and Substation Technician programs.

Program Outcomes: Graduates will be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamentals, devices and components in both DC and AC circuits.
  2. Apply knowledge of electrical principles in a laboratory setting with an emphasis on measurement and evaluation.

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