Commercial and Residential Wiring
Diploma - 68 credits
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Skills & Knowledge
- Use electronic test equipment (oscilloscope, digital multi-meter, signal generator)
- Read and understand circuit schematics
- Circuit analysis
- Troubleshoot and repair circuits
- Install and configure PC hardware components, e.g. memory, hard drives, modems, and network cards
Plan Your Education
The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.Program Guide
View approximate total tuition and fees for MN residents to complete this degree.Tuition and Fees
This program may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.Program Report
Educational Pathways: After you get your diploma you can get your electrical license. Your license can significantly increase your wages. You can get your license after you complete a 4 year apprenticeship. Commercial and residential wiring diplomas eliminate 1 year of apprenticeship requirements in Minnesota. Many graduates begin their career by working 3 years as construction electrician apprentices. Once the apprenticeship is complete, they apply for a license and become a Journeyman Electricians.