The Fundamentals of Electrical Science Course was developed to assist instructors, engineers, electricians, apprenticeship, HVAC technicians, electronic technicians, contractors, facility operations, operators, maintenance personnel, and the technical staff with the necessary fundamentals training to ensure a basic understanding of electrical theory, terminology, installation and application. The course includes information on alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) theory, power systems, circuits, motors, and generators; AC power and reactive components; batteries; AC and DC voltage regulators; transformers; and electrical test instruments and measuring devices. This information is fundamental to all electrical applications and troubleshooting. It will provide personnel with a foundation for understanding the basic operation of various types of electrical equipment and circuits.


  • Technical Math or Greater
  • Basic Science or Greater
  • English 101 or Equivalent
  • Basic Computer Skills