Academic Programs

Electric Utility Substation Technology, A.A.S.


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Curriculum includes extensive hands-on practice and theory in single and three phase metering, overcurrent and complex relaying, single-and-three phase transformers, regulators, capacitors, generation, transmission, distribution and many other subjects.

Career opportunities include installing and calibrating electrical watt-hour meters, planning and working in electrical substations, testing and installing high voltage and high current relays used in transmission and distribution lines, electrical dispatcher, or a power plant maintenance technician.

Fall - Year 1
Electric Circuit Fundamentals3
Electric Circuit Fundamentals Lab3
Blueprint, Schematics and Transit3
College Algebra or higher3
Safety Principles & OSHA 1
Specifications, Testing and Maintenance2
Credits Fall - Year 115
Spring - Year 1
Transformer Banking I3
Generation, Transmission and Distribution3
Intro to Microcomputers3
General Education Or Related Electives7
Credits Spring - Year 116
Fall - Year 2
Transformer Banking II2
Reclosures and Protective Equipment2
Protective Relays2
Electric Motor Controls I4
Composition I3
Credits Fall - Year 216
Spring - Year 2
Metering I3
Regulators and Capacitators2
Electric Motors Control II4
Programmable Logic Controllers4
Credits Spring - Year 213


* Humanities Electives from the following:
Art, Foreign Language, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Theatre, Western Civilization

** General Education Electives from:
English, Biology, Chemistry, Philosophy, Theatre, Western Civilization,
Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology

Updated: si 12/20/13