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The Electric Power Technology program is available online in a convenient schedule that provides the best learning environment for students.

Items to consider when choosing courses:
  • Courses are offered at set times each semester
    • Spring semester = January - May
    • Summer semester = May - August
    • Fall semester = August - December
  • Courses are offered in blocks of 3-5 weeks per class
  • Students spend approximately 15-20 hours a week working on a course
The NECE encourages all students to visit with their academic advisor for assistance in choosing courses.

Electric Power Technology

Summer 2023 Online Course Schedule
Semester I

Introduction to the Electrical Industry and Power Grid
Catalog # ELPW 111
Class # 4298
Dates: 5/1/52023 - 6/4/2023
Credits: 3

DC Fundamentals
Catalog # ENRT 106
Class # 4308
Dates: 6/5/2023 - 6/25/2023
Credits: 2

AC Fundamentals
Catalog # ENRT 108
Class # 4310
Dates: 6/26/2023 - 7/16/2023
Credits: 3

Industrial Safety & Health
Catalog # ELPW 114
Class # 4300
Dates: 7/17/2023 - 8/4/2023
Credits: 3

Technical Communications
Catalog # ENRT 117
Class # 4304
Dates: 6/5/2023 - 7/30/2023
Credits: 3


Semester II

Electrical System Fundamentals
Catalog # ELPW 105
Class # 4297
Dates: 5/15/2023 - 6/4/2023
Credits: 3

Electrical System Components
Catalog # ELPW 112
Class # 4299
Dates: 6/5/2023 - 6/25/2023
Credits: 3
ELPW 105 should be completed prior to ELPW 112

Industrial Prints & Diagrams
Catalog # ELPW 120
Class # 4301
Dates: 6/26/2023 - 7/16/2023
Credits: 4

Applied Electronics
Catalog # ENRT 221
Class # 4318
Dates: 7/17/2023 - 8/4/2023
Credits: 3


Semester III

Automation & Control
Catalog # ENRT 224
Class # 4319
Dates: 5/15/2023 - 6/4/2023
Credits: 3

SCADA
Catalog # ENRT 230
Class # 4320
Dates: 6/5/2023 - 6/25/2023
Credits: 3

Advanced Electrical Systems
Catalog # ELPW 204
Class # 4302
Dates: 6/26/2023 - 7/16/2023
Credits: 4

Electrical System Protection
Catalog # ELPW 206
Class # 4303
Dates: 7/17/2023 - 8/4/2023
Credits: 4
Fall 2023 Online Course Schedule

Semester 1

Introduction to the Electrical Industry & Power Grid
Catalog # ELPW 111
Class # 13267
Dates: 8/21/2023 - 9/17/2023
Credits: 3

DC Fundamentals
Catalog # ENRT 106
Class # 13289 or 13388 or 13691
Dates: 9/18/2023 - 10/15/2023
Credits: 2

AC Fundamentals
Catalog # ENRT 108
Class # 13290 or 13389 or 13692
Dates: 10/16/2023 – 11/12/2023
Credits: 3

Industrial Safety & Health
Catalog # ELPW 114
Class # 13269 or 13680
Dates: 11/13/2023 - 12/15/2023
Credits: 3

Technical Communication
Catalog # ENRT 117
Class # 13294 or 13681
Dates: 10/16/2023 - 12/10/2023
Credits: 3
 

Semester 2

Electrical System Fundamentals
Catalog # ELPW 105
Class # 13413
Dates: 8/21/2023 – 9/17/2023
Credits: 3

Electrical System Components
Catalog # ELPW 112
Class # 13268 or 13694
Dates: 9/18/2023 – 10/15/2023
Credits: 3

Industrial Prints & Diagrams
Catalog # ELPW 120
Class # 13279
Dates: 10/16/2023 – 11/12/2023
Credits: 4

Applied Electronics
Catalog # ENRT 221
Class # 13308 or 13657
Dates: 11/13/2023 – 12/15/2023
Credits: 3
 

Semester 3

Automation & Control
Catalog # ENRT 224
Class # 13413
Dates: 8/21/2023 – 9/17/2023
Credits: 3

Power System SCADA
Catalog # ENRT 230
Class # 13378 or 13655
Dates: 9/18/2023 – 10/15/2023
Credits: 3

Advanced Electrical Systems
Catalog # ELPW 204
Class # 13271 or 13377
Dates: 10/16/2023 – 11/12/2023
Credits: 4

Electrical System Protection
Catalog # ELPW 206
Class # 13272 or 13656
Dates: 11/13/2023 – 12/15/2023
Credits: 4


Metering

Advanced Math
Catalog # ELPW 208
Class # 13272
Dates: 8/21/2023 – 10/01/2023
Credits: 4

Fundamentals of Metering
Catalog # ELPW 213
Class # 13275
Dates: 10/02/23 - 10/29/23
Credits: 3

Single-Phase and Polyphase Metering
Catalog # ELPW 233
Class # 13277
Dates: 10/30/2023 – 11/26/2023
Credits: 3

Advanced Metering Technology
Catalog # ELPW 253
Class # 13279
Dates: 11/27/2023 - 12/15/2023
Credits: 2


Line Construction

Transformers
Catalog # ELPW 250
Class # 13278
Dates: 8/21/2023 – 10/01/2023
Credits: 4

Underground Line Construction
Catalog # ELPW 230
Class # 13276
Dates: 10/02/2023 - 11/05/2023
Credits: 4

Overhead Transmission & Distribution Line Construction
Catalog # ELPW 210
Class # 13274
Dates: 11/06/2023 - 12/15/2023
Credits: 4
Spring 2024 Online Course Schedule
ELPW 2024 Spring Schedule      
Semester I        
Catalog # Course Name Class # Course Dates Credits
ELPW 111 Intro to Electric Industry & Pwr Grid 6027 or 6182 1/8/24 - 2/11/24 3
ENRT 106* DC Fundamentals 6055 or 6129 or 6534 2/12/24 - 3/3/24 2
ENRT 108* AC Fundamentals 6057 or 6130 or 6535 3/11/24 - 4/7/24 3
ELPW 114 Industrial Safety & Health 6029 4/8/24 - 5/10/24 3
ENRT 117** Technical Communication 6061 or 6525 3/11/24 - 5/10/24 3
  *ENRT 106 should be completed prior to ENRT 108      
  **Note course dates extended due to overlap      
         
Semester II        
Catalog # Course Name Class # Course Dates Credits
ELPW 105** Electrical System Fundamentals 6026 1/8/24 - 2/4/24 3
ELPW 112 Electrical System Components 6028 or 6183 2/5/24 - 3/3/24 3
ELPW 120 Industrial Prints & Diagrams 6030 3/11/24 - 4/14/24 4
ENRT 221 Applied Electronics 6190 or 6192 4/15/24 - 5/10/24 3
  **ELPW 105 should be completed prior to ELPW 112      
         
Semester III        
Catalog # Course Name Class # Course Dates Credits
ENRT 224 Automation & Control 6071 1/8/24 - 2/4/24 3
ENRT 230 Power System SCADA 6066 2/5/24 - 3/3/24 3
ELPW 204 Advanced Electrical Systems 6031 3/11/24 - 4/7/24 4
ELPW 206 Electrical System Protection 6032 4/8/24 - 5/10/24 4
         
         
Substation        
Catalog # Course Name Class # Course Dates Credits
ELPW 251   Substation Constr & Maintenance 6037 1/8/24 - 2/18/24 4
ELPW 211    Substation Relays 6034 2/19/24 - 4/7/24 4
ELPW 231   Substation Operations 6035 or 6184 4/8/24 - 5/10/24 4
         
System Design        
Catalog # Course Name Class # Course Dates Credits
ELPW 208 Advanced Math 6033 1/8/24 - 2/18/24 4
ELPW 240 Electric Distribution Systems 6036 2/19/24 - 4/7/24 4
ELPW 252 Civil Design 6038 4/8/24 - 5/10/24 4
         
         
         
MATH 137 Applied Algebra 5826 1/8/24 - 5/10/24 3