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Electrical Construction Technology (608.2) JATC / IBEW

 

Robot with hard hat at black boardStep into your future with CCAC’s associate degree in Electrical Construction Technology (ECT) from anywhere in the country! 

CCAC offers:

  • Affordable in-state tuition
  • 100% online courses
  • A seamless transition into the program
  • Previous college credit evaluation
  • Dedicated and accessible online advisor
  • Fully transferable to a number of four-year institutions offering bachelor degrees in areas such as Construction Management or Construction Technology.

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What kind of student are you?

This five-year Associate of Science program offers qualifying applicants a paid occupational education under sponsorship of the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union 5 in Pittsburgh, PA.

61-64 credits are required in the degree, with the apprenticeship courses counting as 40 college credits. The remaining 21-24 credits satisfy the general education requirements for the program. You may have earned general education credits if you have:

  • high school AP courses
  • military experience
  • college or university credits

The CCAC On-site Coordinator for Local 5 will work with you to evaluate possible transfer credits.

Enrollment is limited. Applicants must apply through the IBEW Local 5  application process, which begins in February each year.  CCAC offers assistance to individuals interested in applying to the Local 5 program:

  • MATH 075, Union Trade Exam Prep (2-credits) is available in fall and spring semesters to help you better prepare for the mathematics component of the entrance examination required by Local 5.
  • CCAC Career Development and Planning offers free programs on interviewing skills and preparing a professional resume.

Interested individuals can contact the CCAC representative for Local 5 at 412-432-1145 for more information.

ECT Degree Requirements (608.2)

 

First Year

Credits

ECT 101 - Electrical Construction Technology 1
General Education Elective

8
3-4
11-12 Total

Second Year

 
ECT 151 - Electrical Construction Technology 2 
General Education Electives 
8
6-7
14-15 Total

Third Year

 
ECT 201 - Adv Electrical Construction Tech 1 
General Education Electives 
8
6-7
14-15 Total

Fourth Year

 
ECT 251 - Adv Electrical Construction Tech 2
General Education Electives
8
6
14 Total

Fifth Year

 
ECT 291 - Electrical Construction Technology Mastery 

8
8 Total

General Education Electives:

English, Math and Physical Science classes will be determined by placement testing and class availability.

 

English 

ENG 101 - English Composition 1 
OR ENG 111 - Technical English 

ENG 102 - English Composition 2 
OR ENG 103 - Technical Communications 

    

3
3
3
3

Math

MAT 108 - Intermediate Algebra 
OR MAT 191 - Mathematics for the Industries 

 

4
3

Physics

PHY 100 - Basic Physics 
OR 
PHS 161 - Physical Science for the Industries 

  

4
3

PSY 116 - Organizational Psychology 
SPH 101 - Oral Communication 
CHOOSE: CIT - Computer Info Technology Elective
3
3
3-4

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 

61-64

 

An Associate Degree in Electrical Construction Technology (ECT) is only 21-24 credits away. Your apprenticeship training will count as 40 academic credits towards the degree once you have successfully completed the JATC program. The remaining 21-24 credits are general education courses. Only 15 of those credits (5 courses) must be completed at CCAC. 

The remaining 6-9 credits may be accepted in transfer if you have:

  • high school AP courses
  • military experience
  • college or university credits

The ECT degree is fully transferable with all 61-64 credits accepted by each of the following four-year institutions and applied to their degree.  All programs are on-line with tuition charged at each institution’s current in-state rate:

To discuss transfer credits or any aspect of this program, contact Deb Gabor, full-time academic advisor to the IBEW program by email dgabor@ccac.edu or call 412-237-4615.

ECT Degree Requirements (608.2)

 

First Year

Credits

ECT 101 - Electrical Construction Technology 1
General Education Elective

8
3-4
11-12 Total

Second Year

 
ECT 151 - Electrical Construction Technology 2 
General Education Electives 
8
6-7
14-15 Total

Third Year

 
ECT 201 - Adv Electrical Construction Tech 1 
General Education Electives 
8
6-7
14-15 Total

Fourth Year

 
ECT 251 - Adv Electrical Construction Tech 2
General Education Electives
8
6
14 Total

Fifth Year

 
ECT 291 - Electrical Construction Technology Mastery 

8
8 Total

General Education Electives:

English, Math and Physical Science classes will be determined by placement testing and class availability.

 

English 

ENG 101 - English Composition 1 
OR ENG 111 - Technical English 

ENG 102 - English Composition 2 
OR ENG 103 - Technical Communications 

    

3
3
3
3

Math

MAT 108 - Intermediate Algebra 
OR MAT 191 - Mathematics for the Industries 

 

4
3

Physics

PHY 100 - Basic Physics 
OR 
PHS 161 - Physical Science for the Industries 

  

4
3

PSY 116 - Organizational Psychology 
SPH 101 - Oral Communication 
CHOOSE: CIT - Computer Info Technology Elective
3
3
3-4

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 

61-64

 

An Associate Degree in Electrical Construction Technology (ECT) is only 21-24 credits away. Your apprenticeship training will count as 40 academic credits towards the degree once you have successfully completed the JATC program. The remaining 21-24 credits are general education courses. Only 15 of those credits (5 courses) must be completed at CCAC. 

The remaining 6-9 credits may be accepted in transfer if you have:

  • high school AP courses
  • military experience
  • college or university credits

The ECT degree is fully transferable with all 63-64 credits accepted by each of the following four-year institutions and applied to their degree.  All programs are on-line with tuition charged at each institution’s current in-state rate:

To discuss transfer credits or any aspect of this program, contact Deb Gabor, full-time academic advisor to the IBEW program by email dgabor@ccac.edu or call 412-237-4615.

ECT Degree Requirements (608.2)

 

First Year

Credits

ECT 101 - Electrical Construction Technology 1
General Education Elective

8
3-4
11-12 Total

Second Year

 
ECT 151 - Electrical Construction Technology 2 
General Education Electives 
8
6-7
14-15 Total

Third Year

 
ECT 201 - Adv Electrical Construction Tech 1 
General Education Electives 
8
6-7
14-15 Total

Fourth Year

 
ECT 251 - Adv Electrical Construction Tech 2
General Education Electives
8
6
14 Total

Fifth Year

 
ECT 291 - Electrical Construction Technology Mastery 

8
8 Total

General Education Electives:

English, Math and Physical Science classes will be determined by placement testing and class availability.

 

English 

ENG 101 - English Composition 1 
OR ENG 111 - Technical English 

ENG 102 - English Composition 2 
OR ENG 103 - Technical Communications 

    

3
3
3
3

Math

MAT 108 - Intermediate Algebra 
OR MAT 191 - Mathematics for the Industries 

 

4
3

Physics

PHY 100 - Basic Physics 
OR 
PHS 161 - Physical Science for the Industries 

  

4
3

PSY 116 - Organizational Psychology 
SPH 101 - Oral Communication 
CHOOSE: CIT - Computer Info Technology Elective
3
3
3-4

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 

61-64