Electrician Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair electric apparatus and systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electric-power wiring; and DC and AC motors, controls, and electrical distribution panels. Includes instruction in 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. Is Electrician the right major for you?
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Electrician Major

What Courses Do Electrician Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Electrician majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Digital Communications
  • Electrical Networks
  • Safety
  • Semiconductor Devices

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