Electrical Technology – CAS

This program is designed to give students the skills necessary for job attainment, as well as interpersonal skills, to prepare them for advanced placement into the electrician apprentice program. Licensure as a state recognized electrician requires 8,000 work experience hours and specific academic course work. This program is compliant with the academic requirements and provides the opportunity to articulate work experience for lab and internship experience. Program materials include study of electrical theory, applied math, code study, and residential wiring. Lab experience will be provided for AutoCAD, test equipment, electric motors, magnetic motor starters, programmable controllers, electronic devices, and residential wiring. Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • Analyze, configure, troubleshoot and assist in designing and measuring electrical and electronic circuits and systems;
  • Learn new technologies and procedures, adapting this knowledge to effectively advance in the field and/or matriculate into the “plus two” section of a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology (BSEET) program;
  • Work effectively in a team environment;
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in speaking and writing with peers, engineers, teams and customers using appropriate technologies including audio, visual and graphics; and
  • Employ motor and analytical skills to solve problems.

The following curriculum develops the competencies needed for success as an entry level bookkeeper and may serve as the basis for further courses leading toward a full-charge bookkeeper. Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Understand different types of business organizations;
  • Understand the internal control structure of a business organization;
  • Prepare financial statements according to generally accepted accounting standards;
  • Complete tasks for the accounting cycle using general ledger accounting software;
  • Communicate financial information effectively within a business environment; and
  • Record financial transactions in a manual and computerized general ledger.

Program Requirements

See the Academic Catalog.

For general information,

William Richards, OT Navigator
OT 204
(406) 756-4862


Dick Frisk
OT 116 B
(406) 756-4383

For general information, contact the Admissions office: (406) 756-3847.
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