Electrical Technology - Basic Electronics

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2017
Year Established
2003
Program Code
BASICELEC.CA
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632, steminfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122
Faculty Contact
Mark Siedlik: 313-845-6353, msiedlik@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-115E

Program Description

Description

Covers the fundamental of electricity and electronics as applied to the electrical field. Topics include Ohm's and Watts Law, circuits, magnetism, inductance, resistance, capacitance and alternating current circuits. Also covers an introduction to solid state devices such as diodes, transistors, and JFET's. Utilizes voltmeters, ammeters, power supplies, signal generators, and oscilloscopes to construct circuits during lab activities. This certificate can be earned while pursuing an Associate in Applied Science degree in Electrical Technology.

Program Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply laws to the design, construction, analysis, and measurement of electric, hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.
  • Interpret and develop technical drawing, schematics and diagrams.
  • Apply electrical/mechanical laws to the operation and control of machines.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to solving problems.

Degree-Specific Requirements

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses
Credit Hours: 11
Minimum Total Credit Hours
11.00