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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

Spring 2021 Online Course Schedule
Semester 1

Introduction to the Electrical Industry and Power Grid
Catalog # ELPW 111
Class # 15095
Dates: 1/11/2021 - 2/07/2021
Credits: 3

DC Fundamentals
Catalog # ENRT 106
Class # 15140
Dates: 2/8/2021 - 2/28/2021
Credits: 2

AC Fundamentals
Catalog # ENRT 108
Class # 15143
Dates: 3/01/2021 – 4/04/2021
Credits: 3

Industrial Safety & Health
Catalog # ELPW 114
Class # 15097
Dates: 4/05/2021 – 4/25/2021
Credits: 3

Technical Communication
Catalog # ENRT 117
Class # 15153
Dates: 4/26/2021 – 5/14/2021
Credits: 3


Semester 2

Electrical System Fundamentals
Catalog # ELPW 105
Class # 15094
Dates: 1/11/2021 – 2/07/2021
Credits: 3

Electrical System Components
Catalog # ELPW 112
Class # 15096
Dates: 2/08/2021 – 3/07/2021
Credits: 3

Industrial Prints & Diagrams
Catalog # ELPW 120
Class # 15098
Dates: 3/08/2021 – 4/11/2021
Credits: 4

Applied Electronics
Catalog # ENRT 221
Class # 15182
Dates: 4/12/2021 – 5/14/2021
Credits: 3


Semester 3

Automation & Control
Catalog # ENRT 224
Class # 15184
Dates: 1/11/2021 - 2/07/2021
Credits: 3

Power System SCADA
Catalog # ENRT 230
Class # 15163
Dates: 2/08/2021 - 3/07/2021
Credits: 3

Advanced Electrical Systems
Catalog # ELPW 204
Class # 15099
Dates: 3/08/2021 – 4/11/2021
Credits: 4

Electrical System Protection
Catalog # ELPW 206
Class # 15100
Dates: 4/12/2021 – 5/14/2021
Credits: 4


Semester 4 Substation

Substation Construction and Maintenance
Catalog # ELPW 251
Class # 15105
Dates: 1/11/2021 - 2/14/2021
Credits: 4

Substation Relays
Catalog # ELPW 211
Class # 15102
Dates: 2/15/2021 - 3/14/2021
Credits: 4

Substation Operations
Catalog # ELPW 231
Class # 15103
Dates: 3/22/2021 – 5/14/2021
Credits: 4


Semester 4 System Design

Advanced Math
Catalog # ELPW 208
Class # 15101
Dates: 1/11/2021 - 2/21/2021
Credits: 4

Electrical Distribution Systems
Catalog # ELPW 240
Class # 15104
Dates: 2/22/2021 - 4/11/2021
Credits: 4

Civil Design
Catalog # ELPW 252
Class # 15106
Dates: 4/12/2021 – 5/14/2021
Credits: 4
 

Semester 4 Metering

Advanced Math
Catalog # ELPW 208
Class # 15101
Dates: 1/11/2021 - 2/21/2021
Credits: 4
 
Fundamentals of Metering
Catalog # ELPW 213
Class # 15107
Dates: 2/22/2021 - 3/14/2021
Credits: 3
Single-Phase & Polyphase Metering
Catalog # ELPW 233
Class # 15108
Dates: 3/22/2021 - 4/11/2021
Credits: 3

Advanced Metering Technology
Catalog # ELPW 253
Class # 15109
Dates: 4/12/2021 – 5/14/2021
Credits: 2
 
Fall 2020 Online Course Schedule

Semester 1

Introduction to the Electrical Industry & Power Grid
Catalog # ELPW 111
Class # 15371
Dates: 8/24/2020 - 9/13/2020
Credits: 3

DC Fundamentals
Catalog # ENRT 106
Class # 15418 and 16971
Dates: 9/14/2020 - 10/04/2020
Credits: 2

AC Fundamentals
Catalog # ENRT 108
Class # 15424 and 16972
Dates: 10/05/2020 – 11/08/2020
Credits: 3

Industrial Safety & Health
Catalog # ELPW 114
Class # 15373
Dates: 11/09/2020 - 12/06/2020
Credits: 3

Technical Communication
Catalog # ENRT 117
Class # 15434
Dates: 11/30/2020 - 12/18/2020
Credits: 3
 

Semester 2

Electrical System Fundamentals
Catalog # ELPW 105
Class # 15370
Dates: 8/24/2020 – 9/27/2020
Credits: 3

Electrical System Components
Catalog # ELPW 112
Class # 15372 and 17333
Dates: 9/28/2020 – 10/25/2020
Credits: 3

Industrial Prints & Diagrams
Catalog # ELPW 120
Class # 15374
Dates: 10/26/2020 – 11/22/2020
Credits: 4

Applied Electronics
Catalog # ENRT 221
Class # 15458
Dates: 11/23/2020 – 12/18/2020
Credits: 3
 

Semester 3

Automation & Control
Catalog # ENRT 224
Class # 15457 and 16730
Dates: 8/24/2020 - 9/27/2020
Credits: 3

Power System SCADA
Catalog # ENRT 230
Class # 15380 and 16734
Dates: 9/28/20 - 10/25/20
Credits: 3

Advanced Electrical Systems
Catalog # ELPW 204
Class # 15375 and 16729
Dates: 10/26/2020 – 11/22/2020
Credits: 4

Electrical System Protection
Catalog # ELPW 206
Class # 15376 or 18197
Dates: 11/23/2020 – 12/18/2020
Credits: 4


Metering

Advanced Math
Catalog # ELPW 208
Class # 15377
Dates: 8/24/2020 – 10/04/2020
Credits: 4

Fundamentals of Metering
Catalog # ELPW 213
Class # 15379
Dates: 10/05/2020 – 11/01/2020
Credits: 3

Single-Phase and Polyphase Metering
Catalog # ELPW 233
Class # 15381
Dates: 11/02/2020 – 11/29/2020
Credits: 3

Advanced Metering Technology
Catalog # ELPW 253
Class # 15383
Dates: 11/30/2020 - 12/18/2020
Credits: 2


Line Construction

Transformers
Catalog # ELPW 250
Class # 15382
Dates: 8/24/2020 – 10/04/2020
Credits: 4

Underground Line Construction
Catalog # ELPW 230
Class # 15380
Dates: 10/05/2020 - 11/08/2020
Credits: 4

Overhead Transmission & Distribution Line Construction
Catalog # ELPW 210
Class # 15378
Dates: 11/09/2020 - 12/18/2020
Credits: 4