Electrician Low Voltage Fire/Security Degree

Prepares students for positions as Low Voltage Electrician apprentices, service technicians, or installers in the Electronic Fire/Security Industry.

Degree Info at a Glance

Type: AAT Degree

Avg. # of Quarters: 5

Estimated Cost: $10,363.40

Prerequisites: Successfully completion of the Electrician Low Voltage Fire Security certificate, or by Instructor permission.

Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters

Participate in hands-on training with advanced equipment, techniques, and programming related to burglar alarms, fire alarms, card access, and closed-circuit TV to prepare for careers as alarm system installers and service technicians.

Included in this program are academic courses in communication (English Composition, Speech), quantitative reasoning (Math), and social sciences (Psychology, Sociology), that provide knowledge and abilities upon which technical skills are built and personal development enhanced.

This program is approximately five quarters in length depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.

The Electrician Low Voltage Fire/Security Degree Program is approved as a Limited Energy (06) specialty electrical training program in the State of Washington. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates applying to become a Limited Energy (06) specialty electrician can be credited with 1,815 hours of work experience.

Students pursuing an AAT or AAS-T degree must complete all College degree requirements prior to graduation. This includes courses that meet the capstone project, diversity, and computer literacy requirements.

Program Requirements

Catalog # Course Name Credits
EFS 105 AC/DC Electricity: Basic Theory, Fractions, & Ohms Law 7
EFS 106 AC/DC Electricity: Series, Parallel, & Combination Circuits 7
EFS 107 AC/DC Electricity: Electrical Power & Power Application 7
EFS 108 National Electrical Code Print Reading 7
EFS 109 National Alarm Installer Training Program 7
EFS 110 CCTV Application & Design 7
EFS 118 National Electrical Codes 6
EFS 119 National Fire Codes 6
EFS 121 CCTV Field Service & Installation 7
EFS 124 Washington Administrative Codes 2
EFS 207 Addressable Fire SLC Systems/Design 7
EFS 211 Biometrics Access 7
EFS 216 Advanced Voice Evacuation Fire Systems 7
EFS 221 Fire Codes, NICET, NFPA 7
EFS 226 High Security Structured Cabling 7
EFS 231 CCTV Digital Network Solutions 7
CMST& 220 Public Speaking (or higher) 5
MAT 105 Math for Industrial Professions (or higher) 5
PSYC& 112DIV Psychology of the Workplace
(or other social science or humanities class that meets the diversity requirement)
Computer Literacy Course to meet computer literacy degree requirement
(or successful completion of computer literacy exam)
  Total Credits for Completion 123