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The electrical courses provide students with an understanding of electrical safety, basic DC/AC electrical theory, electronic theory, generator and motor theory, motor controls, programmable logic controllers, and national electrical code associated with the residential, commercial and industrial industries. These courses are offered in a lecture with demonstration and lab application formats.

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BRIAN EVENSEN

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Walla Walla Campus
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362


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Mission

The Electrical Technology Program at Walla Walla Community College aims to provide technical education for students that are eager to be involved with the growth of the Electrical Industry. Students will be trained to enter the workforce as an entry level technician. The program will provide students with the understanding of how to work safely in a Residential, Commercial, and Industrial work environment.

Program Outcomes

  • Ensure a safe work environment and meet safety standards.
  • Demonstrate a strong foundation in Electrical Machinery.
  • Install, Troubleshoot and Repair Electrical Systems.
  • Maintain tools, equipment, and inventory.
  • Interact and communicate with coworkers, suppliers, customers, and contractors.
  • Adhere to policies and standards
  • Conduct training and participate. in continuous learning.

Degree Options

The Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Electrical Technology is awarded for successful completion of a two-year program of study. Students may also earn a one-year certificate by successfully completing course requirements.

Certification

  • Industry OSHA-10 Safety certificate
  • CPR, Medic First Aid and AED certificate
  • Washington State Electrical Training Card

Preparation for Success

By completing the following courses prior to entering the Electrical Technology program, students will be well prepared for courses within the degree.

  • OCSUP 106, Applied Mathematics.
  • WRITE 100, Applied Writing.
  • CS 110, Introduction to Computers and Applications.