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Electric Power Utility Technology Program

Associate in Science

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Admission Requirements Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
Diploma

Possess a High School Diploma or GED

Other

See Admissions Requirements below

Test

Take College Placement Test

MAT-097 Fundamentals of Algebra
3

Completion of MAT-097 or higher placement

ENG-095 Writing Skills II
3

Completion of ENG-095 or higher placement

Total Credits:
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ENG-111 College Writing I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

MAT-193 Topics in Algebra and Trigonometry
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: MAT-097 or placement

EPU-101 DC Circuit Theory/Lab
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Pre/co-requisite: MAT-193

EPU-151 Fundamentals of Single Phase and Poly Phase Metering
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program

CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
3

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ENG-112 College Writing II
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG-111

PSY-107 Group Dynamics
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Areas 2 Area 3)

EPU-104 AC Circuit Theory/Lab
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: EPU-101

EPU-203 Introduction to Underground Operation
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program

Total Credits:
Summer Semester Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
EPU-251 Electric Power/Utility Tech Internship
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: PSY-107 and EPU-151 and ENG-111

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
VMA-111 Introduction to Mass Media
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Prerequisite: ENG-095 and MAT-093

MAN-111 Principles of Management
3

Prerequisites: ESL-098 and ESL-099 or RDG-095 and ENG-090 or placement

EPU-205 Introduction to Substation Operations
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program

EPU-257 Power and Distribution
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: EPU-104

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
PHY-191 Introduction to Physics
4

Prerequisite: MAT-193

GenEd-CW Creative Work
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

(Formerly Area 6)

Choose one course from Creative Work menu

ENR-101 Introduction to Engineering/Lab
4

Department Chair approval required. MAT-193 may satisfy the pre-requisite for EPUT students only.

Prerequisite: MAT-193

EPU-207 Introduction to Overhead Linework
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate practiced and acquired skills while working at Eversource in a variety of electrical and gas fields.
  • Use a computer to access data and information.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Obtain licenses from Eversource.

Career Outlook

Based on a student’s grades, skills, and attitude, employment opportunities exist with Eversource or an Eversource qualified contractor upon graduation. Current starting hourly wage is $20-30 per hour and overtime is also compensated. Eversource offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package including health and dental care, life insurance, 401K plan (including company matching program), as well as continuing education reimbursement.

Students will earn the following certifications:

  • OSHA 30 Certification.
  • First Aid/CPR.
  • CDL Pre-trip Training.
  • DL Class A Drivers License.
  • O.T. Medical Certification.
  • Certification in Natural Gas Technology.
  • EVERSOURCE Hoisting License.