Residential Electric

Residential Electric


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Overview

The 2-year Residential Electric Program is designed to give students the skills necessary for successful employment in the Residential Wiring. Residential Electricity Program includes in-depth of electrical theory, applied math, code study and residential wiring. A substantial amount of hands-on experience is provided in the work stations which includes services, rough in-wiring, communication wiring, hanging fixtures, trim out work, blue print reading, load calculations for services and voltage drop, and proper grounding.

Enrollment: A class of 12 students selected will be considered for the Residential Electrical cohort. The cohort class will be selected every two years. The student cohort group consists of students seeking a two year Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS). The program is two (2) years in length. Enrollment in summer school is optional for obtaining the general education requirements. View the application process and limited enrollment program information under Admission to Turtle Mountain Community College in the TMCC Catalog.

Background in these areas beneficial

  • Basic math and geometry
  • Basic knowledge of drafting & blueprint reading

Admission

There are no special requirements for admission into these programs. Please refer to the TMCC Admission section for future students. [TMCC Admission Information]

Areas of Study

The 2-year Residential Electric Program is designed to give students the skills necessary for successful employment in the Residential Wiring. Residential Electricity Program includes in-depth of electrical theory, applied math, code study and residential wiring. A substantial amount of hands-on experience is provided in the work stations which includes services, rough in-wiring, communication wiring, hanging fixtures, trim out work, blue print reading, load calculations for services and voltage drop, and proper grounding.

Courses
(Suggested Sequence) Course Descriptions (155 KB PDF)

  • ELEC 100 Core Curriculum (3)
  • ELEC 101 Orientation & Safety to Electrical Trade (3)
  • ELEC 103 Intro to Electrical Circuits & Theory (4)
  • ELEC 104 Intro to National Electric Code (3)
  • ELEC105 Basic Electrical Construction Drawings (2)
  • ELEC 106 Residential Electrical Services (4)
  • ELEC 107 Device Boxes & Fittings (3)
  • ELEC 108 Basic Electrical Test Equipment (2)
  • ELEC 109 Residential Wiring #1 (3)
  • ELEC 110 Conductors & Cables & Hand Bending (4)
  • ELEC 111 National & State Electrical Codes (4)
  • ELEC 200 Energy Efficient & Green Wiring (3)
  • ELEC 201 Advanced Electrical Code Study (3)
  • ELEC 202 Advanced Fundamentals of Electricity (3)
  • ELEC 203 Electric Lighting & Design (3)
  • ELEC 204 Residential Wiring #2 (3)
  • ELEC 205 Grounding & Bonding (3)
  • ELEC 206 Circuit Breakers & Fuses (3)

Related General Education Courses

  • MATH 100 Applied Math (3)
  • CIS 101 Computer Literacy or CSCI 101 Intro to Computers (3)
  • PSYC 100 Human Relations in Organizations or PSYC 111 Intro to Psychology (2)
  • ENGL 110 Composition I (3)
  • Electives (5)

Total Required Credits 72

9 month Certificate

ELEC 100 Core Curriculum (2)
ELEC 101 Orientation & Safety to Electrical Trade (2)
ELEC 103 Intro to Electrical Circuits & Theory (3)
ELEC 104 Intro to National Electric Code (4)
ELEC 111 National State and Electric Codes (4)
ELEC 112 Basic Energy & Electric Testing (4)
ELEC 113 Residential Drawing & Wiring I (4)
ELEC 177 Job Readiness (1)
SAFT 110 OSHA 10-Hour (1)
CIS 101 Computer Literacy or
CSCI 101 Intro to Computers (3)
MATH 100 Applied Math (3)
PSYC 100 Human Relations in Organizations (3)
Or
PSYC 111 Intro to Psychology
Total Required Credits – 34