AETC 173 Basic Electrical & Circuit Theory

The fundamental principles of basic electricity and DC circuit theory will be covered. Topics covered will include related technical math, safety procedures, components, and the principles of electrical circuit analysis including voltage, current, resistance, and related laws

Credits

4 Credits

AETC 173Basic Electrical & Circuit Theory

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Trades & Industry

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

4 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

60

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

The fundamental principles of basic electricity and DC circuit theory will be covered. Topics covered will include related technical math, safety procedures, components, and the principles of electrical circuit analysis including voltage, current, resistance, and related laws

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Students will be able to identify common circuit components and configurations. Students will be able to analyze and troubleshoot electrical circuits. Students will be able use basic circuit techniques to analyze linear AC/DC circuits

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

The fundamental principles of basic electricity and DC circuit theory will be covered. Topics covered will include related technical math, safety procedures, components, and the principles of electrical circuit analysis including voltage, current, resistance, and related laws

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Text

1-2 inch binder for notes/portfolio Jump-drive for program storage. (1Gb recommended)

Assessment Strategy Narrative

Outcomes and description based on horizontal alignment with Electronics programs in the State.