Isothermal Community College

Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology

Electrical Systems Technology - Degree

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ELC 112 - DC/AC Electricity None 5 9 Fall
ELC 113 - Residential Wiring None 4 8 Fall
ELC 118 - National Electrical Code None 2 3 Fall
MAT 110 - Math Measurement and Literacy DMA 010-DMA 030 or satisfactory placement test scores 3 4 Fall, Spring
ACA 115 - Success and Study Skills None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ELC 114 - Commercial Wiring None 4 8 Spring
ELC 119 - NEC Calculations None 2 3 Spring
ELC 117 - Motors and Controls None 4 8 Spring
ELC 135 - Electrical Machines I None 3 4 Spring
CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ELC 115 - Industrial Wiring None 4 8 Summer
ELN 231 - Industrial Controls None 3 5 Summer
ENG 111 - Writing and Inquiry DRE 098 or satisfactory placement test scores 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Technical Elective Varies 2 4 Fall, Spring, Summer


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ELC 128 - Introduction to PLC None 3 5 Fall
ELN 133 - Digital Electronics None 4 6 Fall
ENG 112 - Writing/Research in the Disc ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Humanities Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Fifth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ELC 228 - PLC Applications ELC 128 4 8 Spring
ELC 229 - Applications Project None 2 4 Spring
ELN 229 - Industrial Electronics None 4 6 Spring
Social Science Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Program contact

Glenn Gibert

Electrical Systems Technology Instructor
Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology
ggibert@isothermal.edu
828-395-1497
Communications 145


Pathway types



Related Programs

Electrical Wiring - Certificate

Industrial Controls - Certificate

Electives: AHR 120, AHR 160, ALT 120, DFT 111, DFT 111A, DFT 151, ELC 127, ELC 132, ELC 220, ELC 221, HYD 110, MNT 222, SST 110, SST 120