Harrison County Campus
George County Center
Become a Qualified Electrician
About the Program
The Electrical Technology program prepares individuals to install, operate, maintain, and repair electrically energized systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electrical wiring; DC and AC motors and controls; and electrical distribution panels. Instruction in the use of test equipment and meters is included. Safety training is an integral part of the instructional program.
A student completing this program should be able to enter the workforce as a second- or third-year apprentice or a second- or first-class helper, requiring one or two years of on-the-job experience prior to receiving first- class journeyman classification, based on local methods of certification.
Degree Options and Requirements
This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to 4-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.
All students completing a career or technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or an MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment assessment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.
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Electrical Technology Coursework
For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.
|ELT 1263 - Electrical Drawings and Schematics||3|
|ELT 1413 - Motor Control Systems||3|
|ELT 1113 - Residential Wiring||3|
|ELT 1123 - Commercial Wiring||3|
|ELT 1213 - Electrical Power||3|
Total Credits: 30
Total Credits: 15
Associate of Applied Science Degree
|ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I or ENG 1033 Technical English||3/4|
|SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I||3|
|Math/Natural Science Elective||3/4*|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
Total Credits: 15/17
Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.