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
ACA 115 - Success and Study Skills None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ACA 122 - College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 110 - Math Measurement and Literacy [OR] Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 121 - Algebra/Trigonometry I [OR] Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025, DMA 045 and DMA 060 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 143 - Quantitative Literacy [OR] Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025, DMA 045 and DRE 098 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 152 - Statistical Methods I Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025, DMA 045 and DRE 098 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
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


Second semester

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


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 Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 098 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 [OR] ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
COM 231 - Public Speaking None 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 134 - Transformer Applications [OR] None 2 3 Spring
SPA 111 - Elementary Spanish None 3 3 Spring
ELC 228 - PLC Applications ELC 128 4 8 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 Systems Technology - Diploma

Electrical Wiring - Certificate

Industrial Controls - Certificate

Electives: AHR 120, AHR 160, ALT 120, DFT 111, DFT 111A, DFT 151, ELC 127, ELC 132, ELC 139, ELC 220, ELC 221, HYD 110, MNT 222, SST 110, SST 120