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Student electrician



In Pima’s program, you will learn how to  install, operate, maintain, and repair electric systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electric-power wiring; and DC and AC motors, controls and electrical distribution panels. 

You also will learn about the principles of electronics and electrical systems, wiring, power transmission, safety, industrial and household appliances, job estimation, electrical testing and inspection, and applicable codes and standards.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


Downtown Campus

Contact Information

Applied Technology Division
Dean: 520.206.7134
Lead Faculty: 520.206.7137
Program Advisor: 520.206.7018
Information Sessions

Program Information

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Semester Pathways


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades  $47,107
Electricians $40,668
Security & Fire Alarm System Installers $43,696

Academic Options

Continue your studies by taking classes in the Building and Construction associate's degree program.

Program Requirements 2020-2021

Required Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

 Course # Course Title Credits
BCT 105* Professionalism in Service, Construction Math, Basic Rigging 3
BCT 107* Basic Safety, Hand and Power Tools, Blueprint Reading 3
BCT 120 Blueprint Reading for Construction 3
BCT 135 National Electrical Code Residential Wiring Applications 4
BCT 172 Electrical I 4
BCT 173 Electrical II 4
BCT 174 Electrical III 4
Subtotal 25

Required Support Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
CSA 100 Computer Literacy 1
GTM 105** Applied Technical Mathematics 3
GTW 101
  or WRT 101
  or WRT 154
Writing for Trades and Technical Occupations
  English Composition I [SUN# ENG1101]
  Career Communications
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
Subtotal 8
Total 33

* BCT 100, 112, and 115 substitute for BCT 105.  BCT 111, 113, and 114 substitute for BCT 107.
** GTM 105 or a MAT course 100-level or above

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: CRTELE/ELE1
Gainful Employment Disclosure

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