ASAST in Electrical Technology

The Associate in Science in Applied Science and Technology (ASAST) degree in Electrical Technology is designed for electricians and electrical power or machinery workers. Courses in general electronics as well as electrical fields are included. The degree is a 60-credit program.

ASAST in Electrical Technology Credit Distribution

Subject Area/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 30
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
  • College Algebra (MAT-121) or above
  • Higher Level Mathematics above College Algebra
  • Computer Concepts (CIS-107) or above
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 11
  • Psychology or Sociology
  • Physics I
  • Physics II
C. General Education Electives 4
II. Area of Study: Electrical Technology 24
A. Direct Current Circuits 3
B. Alternating Current Circuits 3
C. Digital Electronics 3
D. Electronic Devices
  • Solid State Theory
  • Basic Electronics
  • Semiconductor Devices
E. AC/DC Machines
  • Electric Motors and Machines
  • Motors and Generators
  • Machinery and Transformers
F. Industrial Motor Controls
  • Electric Motor Controls
G. Electrical Motor Controls
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Electrical Power Distribution
  • Electric Power Generation
  • Electronic Instrumentation
  • Microprocessors
  • Electric Codes and Blueprint Reading
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
H. Associate Capstone (APS-295) 3
III. Free Electives 6
Total 60

  • Required Courses: DC Circuits, AC Circuits, Digital Circuits, Electronic Devices, AC and DC Machines, Industrial Motor Controls, Electrical Motor Controls
  • Corollary Requirements: College Algebra, Physics I and II, Computer Concepts
  • How Students Earn Credit in the Option: The option may be completed using independent study and distance education course from other universities

Note: Courses listed in the Area of Study are offered as a guide. Other courses may also be considered appropriate for the program. The inclusion of similar courses must be reviewed by the Evaluation team. Students must submit their program plan for review to ensure that course selection is appropriate for the degree.

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