Electrical Control Systems Option

Program Level - Undergraduate certificate

Program Length - 33 weeks


How much will this program cost me?*

Tuition and Fees: $1,170
Books and Supplies: $1,781
On-Campus Room & Board: Not Offered

What other costs are there for this program?

This fee is required of all students who park on campus at the following rates:

Auto Permits: $35.00
Motorcycle Permits: $17.50
Carpool Permits: $30.00

For further program cost information click here.

* The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.


What financial options are available to help me pay for this program?

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:

  • Federal loans: *
  • Private education loans: *
  • Institutional financing plan: *

* There were fewer than 10 graduates in this program. Median amounts are withheld to preserve the confidentiality of graduates.

Jobs related to this program

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Additional Information

Electrical Control Systems Option emphasizes the study of electrical control system theory including standard motor controls, transducers, static control devices, programmed controllers, and remote electronic controls.

Employment may be found as an electrician, electric lineman, maintenance electrician, electrical helper, electrical motor repairer, appliance repairer, or protective signal installer and repairer. Industries that hire electricians range from city and government agencies to commercial firms as well as homeowners.

Students interested in an Electrical Apprenticeship with Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Electric Meter Tester or Substation Electrician with SDG&E, are directed to Apprenticeship Information in this Catalog (see Index). The Electricity Program offers Electrician Trainees who have taken courses for the ABC Apprenticeship Program the opportunity to apply their courses toward earning a certificate or an associate degree in Electricity. (See the Professor in charge of the Electricity Program.)


How long will it take me to complete this program?

The program is designed to take 33 weeks to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2014-2015, *% finished in 33 weeks.

* Fewer than 10 students completed this program in 2014-15. The number who finished within the normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?

The job replacement rate for student who completed this program is *%.

* This institution is not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.