Jun 06, 2020  
2018-19 College Catalog 
2018-19 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Electrical Major Information

This major encompasses a variety of courses in the industrial electrical environment. Students are instructed in diagnostics, troubleshooting, repair and circuit construction. The program also provides theory and hands-on instruction in several interdisciplinary areas such as programmable logic controls, and digital electronics.

Department of Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Training


Toledo-area Campus

Phone Number


Robert Kraus, Executive Director, Workforce and Training

Fire Science & Law Enforcement Center 160

(567) 661-7742 robert_kraus@owens.edu

Career Interests

This major offers students the potential to pursue employment opportunities in commercial/industrial electricity.  Students interested in a specific area within an electrical or electronics concentration without earning an associate degree should explore the Electrical Certificate (Owens Code: ZECT) .


In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship, apprentices have classroom, laboratory and shop theory experience in such trades as: Toolmaker, Electrician, Building Maintenance, Heating and Air Conditioning, Machine Repair, Patternmaker, Pipefitting and Plumbing, Machinist, Millwright, Maintenance Mechanic, Die Design, Die Maker and Moldmaker. Programs are tailored to meet the needs of individual companies.