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Electronics and Advanced Technologies

POWER TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIZATION

Associate of Applied Science Degree

ACCTech

The Power Technology Specialization program caters to students who are interested in working for the power utility industry. Students acquire jobs in power generation (power plants), power transmission, and power distribution. Students are also required to perform industry internships as part of the program to dramatically increase their employability. Strong relationships exist with local employers such as Austin Energy, Pedernales Electric, Georgetown Utilities and others.

To receive an Associate of Applied Science in Electronics and Advanced Technologies, students must: (a) make a minimum grade of "C" in all required electronic, math, and science courses and (b) have an overall GPA of 2.0 or greater.

  Semester I Credit Hours
  MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
  CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
    COSC 1315 Fundamentals of Programming 3
    ELMT 1371 Industrial Safety and National Electrical Safety Code 3
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  13
  Semester II
  CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
    ELPT 1271 National Electrical Safety Code 2
  CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
    CPMT 1445 Computer Systems Maintenance 4
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  17
  Semester III
  CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
  ELMT 2472 Elements of Electrical Power Systems 4
  PHYS 1401 General College Physics I 4
  ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
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  15
  Semester IV
  ELMT 2441 Electromechanical Systems 4
  INTC 2471 Data Acquisition and Measurement 4
  CETT 1445 Microprocessor 4
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  15
  Semester V
  +#  ELMT 2473 Electrical, Electronic, and Fluid Schematics 4
  ELPT 2371 Principles of Switching and Metering 3
    ELPT 2171 Smart Grid Technology 1
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  11
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  TOTALS 71

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1Select from the appropriate section of the General Education Course List.