Henry Ford College

Introduction

wrjgHenry Ford College (HFC) is a public two-year college located in Dearborn, Michigan. The College, established in 1938, is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Michigan Commission on College Accreditation. The school was originally named Fordson Junior College when it opened its doors in 1938. Later, the College adopted the name Dearborn Junior College in 1946. It became Henry Ford Community College in 1952, named after the Henry Ford Trade School which closed and its assets were transferred to the Dearborn Public Schools Board of Education. In May 2014, the College was renamed Henry Ford College. HFC is dedicated to preparing students for a rapidly changing world and workplace by offering more than 120 associate degrees, career and university transfer programs. Additionally, the College offers a Bachelor Degree in Science in Culinary and Hospitality Studies, as well as 3 + 1 programs with university partners. HFC also specializes in customized workforce development training for business and industry. The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Since its founding in 1938, HFC has been the gateway for thousands of students who seek affordable, high-quality post-secondary education. HFC offers classes on two campuses situated in Dearborn. HFC's Main Campus is located on the southwest corner of Ford Road and Evergreen, north of the University of Michigan-Dearborn campus. The East Campus is home to HFC’s Michigan Technical Education Center (M-TEC) and the state-of-the-art Nursing building. East Campus is located on Schaefer Road just north of Rotunda.

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Programs

This school also offers:

Associate Degree

Associate Degree in Accounting

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Detroit

The program explores accounting theory and practice, and how accounting interrelates with other important business operations such as payroll, budget, and finance. [+]

You have probably heard that accountants use a lot of math and have to like numbers. That is true, but accountants need to like working with people just as much as working with numbers. Accounting is like solving puzzles but you need to ask a lot of questions and do a lot of investigative work to find all of the missing pieces.

Accounting opens doors in every kind of business coast to coast. The reason accounting may be the best route to a successful business career is because accounting has always been considered as the language and basic tool of business. It has always concerned itself with determining how a business is doing and what is the bottom line. But over the last two decades, the field of accounting has been changing dramatically in response to such explosive trends as the computer revolution, increased government regulations, frequent tax law changes, the globalization of business, and the on-going downsizing and restructuring of corporations.... [-]


Associate of Applied Science

Associate of Applied Science in Architecture / Construction Technology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Detroit

In the Architecture/Construction Technology program, you won't just sit in classrooms; you will engage in real-world projects in the labs and in the community. [+]

Do you enjoy problem solving? Are you interested in the built environment?

If so, you may be a great fit for the Architecture/Construction (ACT) program at HFC. Our program is designed to provide you with a foundation in the principles and practice of building construction. By the time you finish, you will have an excellent platform to pursue careers in Architecture, Construction Management, Civil Engineering and more.

In the Architecture/Construction Technology program, you won't just sit in classrooms; you will engage in real-world projects in the labs and in the community. Our curriculum is unique among other similar college programs in that it is project-based, allowing you to gain an understanding of building construction through practical, “hands-on” activities. You will explore all facets of residential and commercial design and construction while working with state-of-the-art, industry-standard software, construction materials and techniques.... [-]


Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Detroit

The Computer Information Systems program offers dedicated, caring, and knowledgeable faculty, small class sizes, and a curriculum that is designed with industry partner input to provide hands-on experience with the latest technologies. Our courses include laboratory work in current industry technology and software, such as PHP, MySQL, Oracle, .NET, Java and Mobile Application Development. [+]

Do you enjoy working with computers and technology? Do you love to solve problems and figure out games and puzzles? Then the Computer Information Systems (CIS) program is for you.

Our program provides students with in-depth skills and knowledge in a broad range of IT disciplines, including programming, database development, PC repair, networking, operating systems, security, web development, and system analysis and design. After successfully completing our program, students will have excellent baseline skills and knowledge in all of the major IT specializations, the ability to work well both independently and with a team, and the skills needed to go directly into the workforce or transfer to a 4-year university.... [-]


Associate of Arts

Associate of Arts in Graphic Design

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Detroit

The Digital and Graphic Arts program at HFC is designed to foster your ability to communicate ideas visually and creatively for a multitude of purposes and platforms. [+]

Graphic designers are people who like to be creative, can sketch and communicate ideas, and enjoy seeing their designs in everyday applications. The Digital and Graphic Arts program at HFC is designed to foster your ability to communicate ideas visually and creatively for a multitude of purposes and platforms. We offer students the skills required for entry-level design positions, as well as certificates in illustration and animation. Our program will provide you with confidence in your work; the ability to design professionally for print, web, and motion; and the skills necessary to gain employment or transfer to a four-year college/university design program!

We offer courses in print, front-end web design, motion graphics, digital photography, illustration, and animation. You will gain experience using software and equipment used in the industry, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. If you are motivated, you may be able to obtain internships at well-known agencies such as Team Detroit and Yazaki.... [-]


Associate of Science

Associate of Science in Business Administration

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Detroit

Provides students with fundamental knowledge in business studies. Designed to afford students with the ability to transfer to specific four-year bachelor degree programs with the maximum number of credits possible. The core courses in the Business Administration program consist of courses that are often required by four-year institutions to enter their business programs. [+]

Everywhere you look you'll see people buying and selling things. But what you may not see is that behind every sale is a world of business professionals working together to make that exchange possible.

The Business Administration program at HFC can be your door into this exciting world. Our program will provide you with the core business education you need to get started in an exciting career in sales, customer relations, management and entrepreneurship. By the time you finish, you will have the background necessary to gain entry-level employment in a variety of industries or pursue more specialized business-related degrees in areas such as marketing, accounting, finance, supply chain management, or human resources.... [-]


Associate of Science in General Science Studies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Detroit

The program allows individuals to explore a wide range of science and math courses before transferring to a four-year academic institution to complete a bachelor's degree. [+]

The program allows individuals to explore a wide range of science and math courses before transferring to a four-year academic institution to complete a bachelor's degree.

Learning Outcomes Civil Society and Culture: Compare and contrast the United States globally with other nations or regions, addressing one or both of the following: (1) social, economic, political and cultural issues or (2) patterns of diversity or inequality, including racial, ethnic, religious or gender differences. Communication: Effectively communicate ideas appropriate to their discipline using Standard English, through written and verbal communication. Computer Technology: Demonstrate skills for computer technology, including internet, network and advanced file operations. Skills will include organizing, managing, and presenting data using office productivity software. Students will also identify security and integrity threats and identify unethical actions within their social or professional environments. Critical Thinking/Information Literacy: Demonstrate the ability to analyze and evaluate information and identify the need for research to draw conclusions, formulate inferences, solve problems and make decisions. Students will also demonstrate information literacy skills by locating, evaluating, selecting, organizing, synthesizing, and ethically documenting information from multiple sources using both informal and formal formats, as appropriate for diverse writing situations. Quantitative Literacy: Apply quantitative skills to analyze situations and make decisions in a variety of contexts. Degree-Specific Requirements ... [-]

Pre-Engineering - Associate of Science

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Detroit

Do you wonder about how things work, how inventors invent, and where new technologies come from? If so, then you might be interested in engineering. Engineering is an exciting career filled with opportunities to solve problems and make our world a better place. [+]

Do you wonder about how things work, how inventors invent, and where new technologies come from? If so, then you might be interested in engineering. Engineering is an exciting career filled with opportunities to solve problems and make our world a better place.

The next generation of engineers will change the world in ways we can only imagine. Unlike becoming a doctor or lawyer, the path to a career in engineering only requires a bachelor's degree, which can be earned in as little as four years of college. However, solving complex problems in engineering requires high-level mathematics, so students planning on a career in this field should focus on mathematics classes in high school.... [-]


Courses

ELI English Course

Campus Full time September 2019 USA Detroit

If you want to become more fluent in English, learn about American culture, or improve your TOEFL score, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) can help you. [+]

If you want to become more fluent in English, learn about American culture, or improve your TOEFL score, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) can help you.

High quality, affordable English Language classes

You can take English Language classes during the day, the evening, or on Saturday. Classes are offered in reading, speaking, listening, writing, grammar, study skills, American Culture, and TOEFL prep. Our Intensive English Program prepares you to take college-level courses, to hold a job where you will write and speak English, and to pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. You will develop your English skills through small and large group interactions. Our friendly, caring instructors will help you meet your goals. For additional help, contact the ELI.... [-]


Contact
Location address
5101 Evergreen Rd. Dearborn
Detroit, Michigan, MI 48128 US