Electrical Technology, A.A.S.
Power Your Future at DCC
Electrical technology drives our world – from powerplant generators and electrical grids to wearable electronics and solar panels. If you're interested in a front-line, hands-on job, this program is for you. And you don't need calculus. Get the skills you'll need in this high-demand and well-paying field.
credits to complete your A.A.S. degree and get real-world experience
out of three DCC students graduate without incurring student loan debt
growth is expected in number of solar technology jobs by 2030
What You'll Study in Our Electrical Technology Program
You'll get a broad overview of electrical technology, including how to install, repair and maintain systems, how to diagnose and troubleshoot them, and how to research, analyze and interpret technical information.
You'll have hands-on experience with tools like soldering and circuit assembly, and get familiar with meters, oscilloscopes and computer simulations.
A supportive community of expert faculty are committed to your professional success. After DCC, you'll be prepared to work in an array of high-demand jobs in manufacturing, alternative energy, telecommunications, security systems and other related industries. Or transfer to get your bachelor's degree.VIEW FULL CURRICULUM
ELT 107: Intro to Programming for Automation
Study programming for both PC-based and microcontroller applications
ELT 115: Digital Fundamentals
Intro to the building, analysis and testing of digital electronic circuits
ELT 250: Capstone Project
Show off what you’ve learned - design and produce a final project
Where Do Electrical Technology Grads Go?
Learn more about our electrical technology program and what our many students have gotten out of it.
What You'll Learn
- Install, repair and maintain electrical technology systems
- Apply components knowledge and theory
- Understand and troubleshoot circuits and circuit schematics
- Research, interpret and analyze technical information
How to Make DCC Work for You
Office of Admissions
101 Orcutt Student Services Center
Mon. - Thurs., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: (845) 431-8010
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601