This course introduces the student to electricity and electrical power concepts. Topics include the study of basic electrical characteristics, series and parallel circuits, resistance and impedance, single-phase and three-phase circuits, power generation and transmission, power factor and correction, DC transmission, rectification, inverter systems, and grid transfer. The student will also learn about generator control, protection, and fault management. Industrial backup power systems and their application will be covered as well. Lab must be taken concurrently.