Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Program Location: Applied Technology Center
This degree prepares students to enter the power utility industry. The coursework instructs students in the theory and practical application to install and repair power lines; climb poles and towers; make transformer connections; and operate digger-derrick equipment, backhoes, trenchers, cable stringing equipment, and basket trucks.
Entrance into the Utility Line Technician program is determined by an application process. Contact an academic advisor or faculty member to acquire an application packet. Applications can also be completed online at https://www.mccneb.edu/Academic-Programs/Programs-of-Study/Applied-Technologies/Utility-Line/Application-Form-for-Admission.aspx
Major Requirements: 74 - 75.5
General Education: 22.5
Total credit hours required: 96.5 - 98
The following General Education courses are recommended for Utility Line Technician (UTAAS): Communication: ENGL 1225 ; Quantitative/Numeracy Skills: MATH 1240 ; and Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness: PSYC 1000