At a Glance:

Advisors:
Floyd: Bill Scoggin
Bill Scoggin, Assistant Dean of Industrial Technologies & Instructor of Industrial Systems Technology
Office: D101a
Phone: 706-802-5070
Email:
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Electrical Controls, Industrial Technologies

Credentials

M.S.A., Central Michigan University; B.S./E.E.T., Southern College of Technology


Walker: Matthew Sosebee
Matthew Sosebee, Instructor of Industrial Systems Technology
Office: 6112
Phone: 706-764-3598
Email:
Campus: Walker County Campus
Department: Electrical Controls, Industrial Technologies

Credentials

A.A.S., Georgia Northwestern Technical College

 

 

VIDEO: Industrial Systems Technology

Electrical Control Systems (EC22)

Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Walker County Campus
  • Floyd County Campus

Program Overview

The Electrical Control Systems Diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students in the field of electrical control systems. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge, along with skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in PLC’s, electrical controls, and instrumentation. Graduates of the program receive an Electrical Control Systems diploma that qualifies them for employment as industrial electricians or industrial control technicians.

Entrance Dates:  Fall Semester (Pre-Occupational Courses Any Semester)

Gainful Employment Information

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Pre-Occupational Curriculum (8 hours)
Emphasizes the development and improvement of written and oral communication abilities. Topics include analysis of writing, applied grammar and writing skills, editing and proofreading skills, research skills, and oral communication skills.
Emphasizes human relations and professional development in today*s rapidly changing world that prepares students for living and working in a complex society. Topics include human relations skills, job acquisition skills and communication, job retention skills, job advancement skills, and professional image skills.
MATH
1013
3
Emphasizes concepts and operations which are applied to the study of algebra. Topics include basic mathematical concepts, basic algebraic concepts, and intermediate algebraic concepts.
Occupational Curriculum (42 hours)
Introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include an introduction to computer terminology, the Windows environment, Internet and email, word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, and presentation software.
This course introduces the fundamental concepts, principles, and devices involved in industrial motor controls,theories and applications of single and three-phase motors, wiring motor control circuits, and magnetic starters and braking. Topics include, but are not limited to, motor theory and operating principles, control devices, symbols and schematic diagrams, NEMA standards, Article 430 NEC and preventative maintenance and troubleshooting.
This course introduces the operational theory, systems terminology, PLC installation, and programming procedures for Programmable Logic Controllers. Emphasis is placed on PLC programming, connections, installation, and start-up procedures. Other topics include timers and counters, relay logic instructions, and hardware and software applications.
IDSY
1130
5
Teaches the fundamental concepts of industrial wiring with an emphasis on installation procedures. Topics include: grounding, raceways, three-phase systems, transformers (three-phase and single-phase), wire sizing, overcurrent protection, NEC requirements, industrial lighting systems, and switches, receptacles, and cord connectors.
This course introduces the theory and practical application for two-wire control circuits, advanced motor controls, and variable speed motor controls. Emphasis is placed on circuit sequencing, switching, and installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques.
This course provides for hands on development of operational skills in the maintenance and troubleshooting of industrial control systems and automated equipment. Topics include data manipulation, math instructions, introduction to HMI, analog control, and troubleshooting discrete IO devices.
Provides instruction in the principles and practices of instrumentation for industrial process control systems with an emphasis on industrial maintenance techniques for production equipment. Topics include: instrument tags; process documentation; basic control theory; sensing pressure, flow, level, and temperature; instrument calibration; and loop tuning.
Provides instruction in wiring motor control circuits. Emphasis is placed on designing and installing magnetic starters in across-the-line, reversing, jogging circuits, and motor braking. Topics include: control transformers, full voltage starters, reversing circuits, jogging circuits, and braking.
and one of the following (3 hours)
3
This course introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; Series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.
IDFC
1011
3
Introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical pinciples and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.
and one of the following (3 hours)
3
This course introduces alternating current concepts, theory, and application of varying sine wave voltages and current, and the physical characteristics and applications of solid state devices. Topics include, but are not limited to, electrical laws and principles, magnetism, inductance and capacitance.
3
Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.
Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.
Note: The previously offered IDSY 1100 (5 hrs) will subsitute for both IDSY 1101 and IDSY 1105 together. (0 hours)