Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook Major: Residential Electricity, CSC

Residential Electricity, CSC

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PURPOSE: This one-year program prepares students for entry-level jobs as a residential electrician.  This program is offered at the Chester Campus.  All career-technical degrees are guided by advisory committees comprised of local business leaders.

CREDENTIALS:  A Career Studies Certificate (CSC) is a program of study typically less than one year in length with a major in a career-technical area. Students receiving a CSC intend to pursue immediate employment. Completion of this degree fulfills the education requirements to take the state electrician journeyman exam.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet Brightpoint admission requirements. New students should work with their New Student Navigator to get ready for their first semester. They can also email for assistance. Continuing students should work with their faculty advisor on academic planning and graduation requirements.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an introductory level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and application of direct and alternating currents, resistance, magnetism, inductance and capacitance in industry practice.
  2. Install and repair functioning, safe, and efficient residential circuits.
  3. Apply the National Electrical Code along with State and local codes to the industrial wiring process.




Required Courses

Course NameCredits:Semester TakenNotes
ELE 110 - Home Electric Power (Offered Fall Only) 3 credits
ELE 133 - Practical Electricity l 3 credits
ELE 123 - Electrical Applications I Additional Course Option: ELE 150 2 credits
ELE 131 - National Electrical Code I 3 credits
ELE 127 - Residential Wiring Methods (Offered Spring Only) 3 credits
ELE 151 - Electrical Troubleshooting (Offered Spring Only) 3 credits

Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 17-19


Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their degree progress by accessing advisement reports in the Student Information System (SIS) in the myBrightpoint portal or the Academic Planner in Navigate.

Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.