Electrical Technology — Basic Electronics

Program Information

Degree Type: 
Certificate of Achievement

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.

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.
Minimum Number Of Credits To Graduate: 
10.0 (Including Options/Electives)

Requirements are Subject to Change

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Industrial Technology Division: 313-845-9656, technology@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-172
Mark Siedlik: 313-845-6353, msiedlik@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-115E