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Industrial Electricity

Career Studies Certificate (C.S.C.)


Provides electrical maintenance basics.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placement tests (or equivalent) in mathematics, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should see a counselor and returning students their advisor for more information.

Program Curriculum

1st Semester Credits Standard Course Options
ELE 150 A.C. and D.C. Circuit Fundamentals 4  
Total Credits 4  
2nd Semester Credits Standard Course Options
ELE 118 Practical Electricity 2  
ELE 159 Electrical Motors 3  
Total Credits 5  
3rd Semester Credits Standard Course Options
ELE 156 Electrical Control Systems 3  
ELE 239 Programmable Controllers 3 See Note 1.
Total Credits 6  
4th Semester Credits Standard Course Options
ELE 137 National Electric Code—Industrial 3  
ELE 240 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers 3 See Note 2.
Total Credits 6  
Total Credits For Program 21  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

  1. Before taking ELE 239, the student must complete ELE 150 or equivalent or have the instructor’s permission.
  2. Before taking ELE 240, the student must complete ELE 239 or have the instructor’s permission.

For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services: 804-706-5121 (Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).

2015-2016 College Catalog & Student Handbook


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