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Electrical Power Technology AS

Electrical Power Technology Overview (AS 2270)

Type of Award

AS - Associate in Science

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-stem.aspx

Program Description

The Electrical Power Technology program is designed for the student who is seeking an A.S. degree and preparing for a career in the field of instrumentation and control. It is also designed for employees in these fields who seek further education and career advancement. The skill set and knowledge acquired in the program applies to both the power industry and aerospace industry. Course content includes core courses in instrumentation and control, electrical engineering, process control technology, electronics, mechanical engineering, and alternative energy fields.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

The program can be finished in two years (104 weeks) if student attends full-time, or three or more years if students attend part-time.

Location

The program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.

For More Information

Dr. Becky Mercer, Associate Dean, mercerb@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5416

Oleg Andric, Department Chair, andrico@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5414

Charles Kent Geiger, Laboratory Specialist, geigerc@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5318

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment in entry-level positions with a broad base of skills in instrumentation and control technology. Fields of employment include both aerospace and power industries. Job titles include instrumentation and control technician, control room technician, electronics technician, electrical distribution systems designer, engineering assistant, and technologist.

Career Path Notes

Courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities that allow students to transfer into a four-year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities, including job outlook and salary information, visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

General Education (Credits: 18)

ENC1101College Composition 1 (AA)

3 Credits

MAC1105College Algebra (AA)

3 Credits

SPC1017Fundamentals of Speech Communication (AA)

3 Credits

PSY2012Introduction to Psychology (AA)

3 Credits

PHY1001Applied Physics (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Humanities - Area II

3 credits

Core Program Requirements (Credits: 40)

EET1015CDC Circuit Analysis (AS)

3 Credits

EET1025CAC Circuit Analysis (AS)

3 Credits

ETI1701Environmental Health and Safety (AS)

3 Credits

EVS2015Writing for Science (AA)

3 Credits

Or

EVR2266Survey of Environmental Mapping/GIS/Remote Sensing (AA)

3 Credits

ETP1322Electrical Power System (AS)

3 Credits

ETI1000Industrial Tools and Equipment (AS)

3 Credits

EET1215CIntroduction to Electronics (AS)

3 Credits

CET2117CMicroprocessors and Digital Logic (AS)

3 Credits

CET2127CProgrammable Logic Controllers (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2700CFluid and Pneumatic Controls (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2530CProcess Control Technology (AS)

3 Credits

EET2930CSpecial Topics In Electrical Engineering (AS)

4 Credits

ETS2520CProcess Measurement Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

EVR2266: Course may only be used once toward the A.S. degree.

Electives (Select 10 credits)

ETP1510CBiofuels and Biomass (AS)

3 Credits

ETP2137CElectrical Distribution Substations (AS)

3 Credits

ETI2941EPT Internship (6 Credits) (AS)

6 Credits

ETI2942EPT Internship (3 Credits) (AS)

3 Credits

ETP1511CIntroduction to Bio Fuels (AS)

3 Credits

ETP1530CIntroduction to Wind Energy (AS)

3 Credits

ETP1402CIntroduction to Solar Energy (AS)

3 Credits

EVR2266Survey of Environmental Mapping/GIS/Remote Sensing (AA)

3 Credits

ETP2410CPhotovoltaic Technology (AS)

2 Credits

ETS1810CEnergy Efficient Buildings (AS)

3 Credits

ETP1400CDistributed Electric Power Generation and Storage (AS)

2 Credits

ETP1550Alternative Fuels and Electric Vehicle Technologies (AS)

3 Credits

EET2325CElectronic Communications Systems (AS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:10

EVR2266: Course may only be used once toward the A.S. degree.

Total Credit Hours: 68

Course Sequence

Term One - Summer (Year One) (Credits: 6)

MAC1105College Algebra (AA)

3 Credits

ENC1101College Composition 1 (AA)

3 Credits

Term Two - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 15)

PHY1001Applied Physics (AA)

3 Credits

EET1015CDC Circuit Analysis (AS)

3 Credits

ETP1322Electrical Power System (AS)

3 Credits

ETI1701Environmental Health and Safety (AS)

3 Credits

SPC1017Fundamentals of Speech Communication (AA)

3 Credits

Term Three - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 12)

EET1025CAC Circuit Analysis (AS)

3 Credits

ETI1000Industrial Tools and Equipment (AS)

3 Credits

EVS2015Writing for Science (AA)

3 Credits

Or

EVR2266Survey of Environmental Mapping/GIS/Remote Sensing (AA)

3 Credits

Electives

3 credits

Term Four - Summer (Year Two) (Credits: 11)

EET1215CIntroduction to Electronics (AS)

3 Credits

PSY2012Introduction to Psychology (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Humanities - Area II

3 credits

Electives

2 credits

Term Five - Fall (Year Two) (Credits: 12)

CET2117CMicroprocessors and Digital Logic (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2520CProcess Measurement Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2530CProcess Control Technology (AS)

3 Credits

Electives

3 credits

Term Six - Spring (Year Two) (Credits: 12)

CET2127CProgrammable Logic Controllers (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2700CFluid and Pneumatic Controls (AS)

3 Credits

EET2930CSpecial Topics In Electrical Engineering (AS)

4 Credits

Electives

2 credits

Total Credit Hours: 68