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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Basic Electronics (091)* (Basic Electricity with Introduction to Electronic Devices)

Formerly Basic Electronics (Bell South) (TE091)*
30 hours (5 weeks).
Various approved locations throughout the U.S.

November 2004 - February 2008. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain basic electrical terminology and theory; identify the rules governing series, parallel and combination circuits; explain the concept of impedance; calculate power gain using given formulas; and identify the basic function of semiconductor devices.


Major topics include: electrical terminology and theory review; combination circuits and how they function; power, decibels and logarithms; reading circuit diagrams; types of semiconductor devices and how they function.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate degree/certificate degree category OR in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour as a technical elective or 1 semester hour in a Trades curriculum (12/04) (2/08 revalidation). NOTE: This course and Basic Electricity (087) overlap in content. If both courses are successfully completed, credit is recommended for only one course, preferably Basic Electricity. *NOTE: Course numbers on transcripts may reflect different prefixes depending upon where a course is offered.