Electric Power Utility Technology - Overhead Line Technology, Associate of Applied Science

Curriculum Code #6320

(Not offered 2017-2018)

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

The electric power utility technology program is structured to provide a student with an application-oriented electrical background, extensive hands-on laboratory experience, and the use of standard and specialized test equipment. The relevant knowledge, the skills that the electric power utility industry needs today and the competencies that are integrated into the curriculum are intended to prepare the graduate to be job-ready in the electric power utility workplace at the end of two years, and able to enter into a rewarding career in that field. Students are selected for this program by First Energy after passing a technical evaluation, LCCC placement testing, a background check, a physical capabilities assessment and a climbing course. Once selected, students will have tuition, fees, books and protective clothing provided by First Energy. Graduates are required to work for First Energy for at least three years. The entry job title is line worker technician. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
ELCT 111 ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS I 1 3
ELUT 121 OVERHEAD LINE TECHNOLOGY I 1 6
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
MTHM 121 TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS I 4
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 2 1
 Hours17
Spring Semester
ELCT 112 ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS II 1 4
ELUT 122 OVERHEAD LINE TECHNOLOGY II 1 6
ENGL 164 COLLEGE COMPOSITION II WITH TECHNICAL TOPICS 1 3
TECN 111 TECHNICAL PROBLEM SOLVING 3
 Hours16
Summer Semester
ELCT 287 WORK-BASED LEARNING I - ELCT 3 2
 Hours2
Second Year
Fall Semester
CMMC 151 ORAL COMMUNICATION 3
ELCT 228 SWITCHGEAR, TRANSFORMERS & CONTROLS 1 3
ELUT 221 OVERHEAD LINE TECHNOLOGY III 1 6
PHYC 150 GENERAL PHYSICS I 4
 Hours16
Spring Semester
BADM 251 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3
ECNM 151 MACROECONOMICS 3
ELCT 229 TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRICAL POWER 1 3
ELUT 222 OVERHEAD LINE TECHNOLOGY IV 6
 Hours15
 Total Hours66
1

Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.

2

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

3

This course offers an opportunity for experiential learning.

Program Contact(s):

Duncan Estep
440-366-7016
destep@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.