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Building Design Certificate in Building Design: Electrical

Diploma Description

To earn a certificate, students must declare their candidacy at the start of their program of study. To do so, please use the button above.

Offered by the Schack Institute of Real Estate, the Certificate in Building Design: Electrical covers the current methods and technologies utilized in electrical systems, including how to manage and maintain them. These highly acclaimed courses are taught by experienced instructors and offer new and seasoned professionals the opportunity to review fundamental and complex concepts related to the practice of building design and electrical systems.

By successfully completing this certificate, you will be able to do the following:

  • Update and expand your technical skills and knowledge.
  • Apply solutions learned in class to current projects.
  • Earn professional development hours toward your New York Professional Engineering (PE) license.

 

To earn the Certificate, students must complete the six required courses in the order listed within three years of declaring certificate candidacy.

Must be completed within

3 years

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND TRAINING YOU NEED TO START YOUR NEW CAREER

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL INFORMATION IN THE FIELD WITH OPTIONS TO SPECIALIZE IN AN AREA RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS

REQUIRED COURSES

All Courses Required

Reading and Interpreting Construction Drawings

Learn to read construction plans, specifications, and drawings for concrete, steel, wood, and masonry construction.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Construction Methods and Materials: Building Interiors

Examine the methods, materials, and systems used in constructing the architectural components of buildings.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Electrical Systems Design I

Study electrical principles and their application to electrical equipment, circuits, and systems used in commercial and residential buildings.

2020 Fall
1 section

Electrical Systems Design II

Building upon Electrical Systems Design I, this course analyzes the various design elements that make up electrical systems.

2020 Fall
1 section

Electrical Systems Design III

A continuation of Electrical Systems Design II, this course focuses on additional design elements of greater complexity.

2020 Fall
1 section

Electrical Systems Design IV

The elements discussed in the previous Electrical Systems Design courses are applied to a high-rise office building setting.

2020 Fall
1 section

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General Admission Requirements

For those who have completed some college Completion of 32 credits with at least 2 years work experience OR 60 credits with no work experience required