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Electrical Engineering Technology AAS

The template below is for students declaring a major for the catalog year 2018-19. The Advising Sheet Archive contains printable advising sheets for the catalog years 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19. Students already with a declared major should view their advising report in SIS for appropriate course selection.

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

C Career & technical education programs for job training = Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees


The Electrical Engineering Technology degree prepares individuals for employment as commercial, industrial and residential electricians or electrician helpers.  Completion of this degree will also expedite the certification process set by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) providing the graduate a two year path to becoming state certified as a journey electrician rather than completing a four-year DPOR experience requirement.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.


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Required Courses CR Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1    
ENG 115 Technical Writing 3 See Placement Requirements ENG 111
MTH 111 Basic Technical Mathematics 3 See Placement Requirements MTH 154 or higher
SAF 130 Industrial Safety-OSHA 10 1   See Note 3
ELE 110 Home Electric Power 3    
ELE 133 Practical Electricity I 3    
ELE 127 Residential Wiring Methods 3    
ELE 131 National Electrical Code I 3    
ELE 150 A.C. and D.C. Circuit Fundamentals 4    
ELE 151 Electrical Troubleshooting Offered Spring only 3    
MILESTONE: Residential Electricity Career Studies Certificate (See faculty advisor)
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3   See Note 2
MEC 154 Mechanical Maintenance I 3    
PSY 200 Principles of Psychology 3    
SOC 200 Principles of Sociology 3    
ELE 137 National Electrical Code-Industrial 3    
ELE 138 National Electrical Code Review I Offered Spring only 3    
ELE 156 Electrical Control Systems 3    
ELE 159 Electric Motors 3    
Humanities Elective (choose 1)
PHI 220 Ethics
ART 101 History and Appreciation of Art I
ART 102 History and Appreciation of Art II
REL 100 Introduction to the Study of Religion
REL 230 Religions of the World
PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy I
Restricted Technical Electives (choose 2 within the following prefixes)
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 60  


  1. Students are strongly encouraged to complete their SDV, ENG, and MTH requirements first.
  2. Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP.
  3. Credit for SAF 130 will be granted with a prior OSHA 10 or 30 certification. Proof of successful completion with a valid OSHA issued card will be required.
  4. Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
  5. Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

Additional Resources

Your Right to Know

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia requires colleges to provide information on graduation rates. The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to publish gainful employment consumer information for career/technical programs.

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Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services

Chester: 804-706-5121
Midlothian: 804-594-1480

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