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Electrical Construction Technology Degree

1540 Northway Drive St. Cloud, Minnesota

About the program

A degree in Electrical Construction Technology is a step toward being successful in the electrical industry.

Students begin with basic principles of electrical work and train in AC and DC motor and generator theory, transformers, lighting, three-phase systems, motor control, solid state, variable frequency drives, and programmable logic controls. Students then apply their knowledge to actual projects in the shop or mock-ups.

The electrical program at SCTCC prepares students to become Journeymen/women. Graduates are placed in well-paying jobs all over Central Minnesota, the state, and throughout the Midwest.

Skills Acquired

  • Basic & safe use of tools by starting simple, and then
  • Apply the NEC (National Electrical Code) to build life-like models of how electrical wiring is installed in homes, businesses and industry.
  • Wire and maintain electrical systems in residential, commercial, and industrial settings
  • Read and interpret schematics, manuals, and blueprints
  • Complete basic computer functions
  • Select materials that are environmentally friendly and practice proper disposal of hazardous materials
  • Maintain OSHA standards
  • Demonstrate awareness of tool use and safety
  • Perform basic Algebra and Trigonometry functions
  • Understand and follow the National Electric Code
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Degree Type
Associates Degree
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Length of Program
2 Years
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