Electrical Engineering Technology - Certificate of Achievement

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645, bepdinfo@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
James Blair: 313-845-7170, jblair@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-115A

Program Description


This certificate can be used as documentation to show a student has reached a certain level of proficiency in Electrical Engineering Technology. This certificate can be earned while pursuing an Associate in Applied Science degree in Electrical Technology. Electrical Engineering Technology articulation agreements are also available to certain 4 year universities. To earn this certificate there is approximately 50% hands on lab work and 50% theory involved. Students will receive training in basic electricity, the proper use of test equipment, motors, generators, semiconductors, digital electronics, control circuits, circuit calculations, hydraulic, pneumatics and troubleshooting.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to apply laws to the design, construction, analysis, and measurement of electric, hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.
  2. Interpret and develop technical drawing, schematics and diagrams.
  3. Create documents based on technical information using descriptive writing, diagrams, mathematical expression, computation, and graphs.
  4. Apply electrical/mechanical laws to the operation and control of machines.
  5. Apply critical thinking skills to solving problems.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to communicate and perform in a team environment.
  7. Analyze a set of specifications and create a LabView virtual instrument.
  8. Apply electro/mechanical output based on computer generated data for the purpose of creating a lab manual using Microsoft Office products.

Program Requirements

Minimum Total Credit Hours
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2023 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.