Electric Power Utility Technology - Substation Technology Major, Associate of Applied Science

Curriculum Code #6321

(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, and an extensive hands-on laboratory experience that includes the use of standard and specialized test equipment. The curriculum integrates the relevant knowledge, skills and competencies that the electric power utility industry needs today, and prepares the graduates to be job-ready in the electric power utility workplace at the ends of two academic years. Students are selected for this program by First Energy after passing a technical evaluation, LCCC placement testing, a background check and a physical capabilities assessment. 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 substation 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 123 SUBSTATION 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 124 SUBSTATION 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 224 SUBSTATION 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 225 SUBSTATION 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.