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.

Programs taught in:
  • English

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Associate Degree

Henry Ford College

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 workin ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Detroit
May 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Henry Ford College

The Associate in Business in Supply Chain Management covers the planning, organizing, leading, and controlling of all materials, resources, and information involved in th ... [+]

Description

The Associate in Business in Supply Chain Management covers the planning, organizing, leading, and controlling of all materials, resources, and information involved in the sourcing, processing, and distributing of products that add value to the wholesale or retail consumer.

It focuses on global coordination and collaboration with partners, suppliers, intermediaries, and third-party logistics providers to meet or exceed the ever-changing needs of the customer.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

Define supply chain management (SCM) and demonstrate knowledge in order to think critically and be able to evaluate and design SCM strategies necessary to support the firm’s global strategic decisions. Assess purchasing strategies and procedures, selection of suppliers, outsourcing, and negotiation strategies, price and cost analysis. Evaluate the managerial dimensions of operations management which include the design, supply, production, and delivery of goods and services to customers. Summarize the five modes of transportation comparing their operating and service characteristics, cost structure, and current challenges. Develop the knowledge necessary to become a 21st-century front line worker in supply chain management and logistics. Pass two nationally recognized certifications issued by the Manufactures Skill Standards Council (MSSC) - the Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) and Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) certifications. Career Opportunities Customer Service Manager International Logistics Manager Inventory Control Manager Logistics Engineer Logistics Manager Logistics Services Salesperson Logistics Software Manager Materials Manager Production Manager Purchasing Manager Supply Chain Analyst Supply Chain Consultant Supply Chain Manager Systems Support Manager Transportation Manager Vendor Managed Inventory... [-]
USA Detroit
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus

Associate of Applied Science

Henry Ford College

The Associate in Applied Science in Culinary Arts provides opportunities for students to build character, leadership, and technical skills that are necessary for success ... [+]

Description

The Associate in Applied Science in Culinary Arts provides opportunities for students to build character, leadership, and technical skills that are necessary for success in the global industry of hospitality and tourism. For a four-year degree in Hospitality Management, continue in Henry Ford College's Bachelor of Science in Culinary Arts degree.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

Execute a menu from start to finish in compliance with ACF category F and G standards for edible hot and cold food. Relate restaurant operations and scenarios to FDRP standards and procedures. Based on MLCC and MRA standards, assess when and how beer, wine and spirits are served in a licensed establishment Based on NRA standards, decide how to handle various types of food in order to prevent foodborne illness. Incorporate professional work behaviors to complete 300 hours of supervised internship. Organize examples of various segments (Non-Commercial, Lodging, Sports & Leisure, Restaurant, Casino) and job opportunities in the Hospitality Industry. Career Opportunities ... [-]
USA Detroit
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Henry Ford College

The Associate of Applied Science in Architecture / Construction Technology teaches architectural CAD/drafting and building construction methods and materials including bo ... [+]

Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Architecture / Construction Technology teaches architectural CAD/drafting and building construction methods and materials including both residential and commercial building types.

Laboratory classes provide students with experience in the areas of residential and commercial construction materials, computer-aided drafting and design, cost estimating, construction methods, presentation techniques, residential construction practices and use of surveying equipment.

Covers the principles and necessary skills of the architectural profession supported by an understanding of building construction through hands-on activities designed to provide students with a practical skill-based education.... [-]

USA Detroit
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Henry Ford College

The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems provides students with in-depth skills and knowledge in a broad range of IT disciplines including program ... [+]

Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems 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. Courses in the CIS program include extensive hands-on laboratory work in current industry technology and software, such as PHP, MySQL, Oracle, .NET, Java and Mobile Application Development. HFC is also a member of Microsoft’s MSDN Academic Alliance Program which allows the College to provide students with many of their development tools at an affordable cost.

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USA Detroit
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus

Associate of Arts

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The Associate of Arts in Graphic Design provides a comprehensive foundation of study, emphasizing the development of theoretical, practical, and technical skills within t ... [+]

Description

The Associate of Arts in Graphic Design provides a comprehensive foundation of study, emphasizing the development of theoretical, practical, and technical skills within the Graphic Design field.

The program uses sequential courses that build and develop skills in a range of studio classes. Offers courses in print, front-end web design, and motion graphics. Elective courses are included to add experience in related tracks such as digital photography, illustration, and animation. Employs computer applications and tools as well as design techniques to assist the student in developing the range of skills necessary to compete in the multi-media field of graphic design.

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USA Detroit
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus

Associate of Science

Henry Ford College

The Pre-Engineering program covers the courses in the first two years of an engineering degree (Bachelor of Science). Students take basic physics and math courses as well ... [+]

Description

The Pre-Engineering program covers the courses in the first two years of an engineering degree (Bachelor of Science). Students take basic physics and math courses as well as general education courses required by most engineering schools. Upon completion of the program, successful students can transfer to a 4-year institution to complete their final two years of engineering. The articulation agreements with some schools in Michigan make the transfer of our graduates easier.

NOTE: Because the elective courses required for the various fields of engineering may vary slightly, students should meet with the Engineering Faculty Advisor for assistance with registering for the correct series of courses.... [-]

USA Detroit
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus

Courses

Henry Ford College

Is English not your first language? Are you interested in improving your English skills? Then, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) is for you. The ELI offers instructi ... [+]

Is English not your first language? Are you interested in improving your English skills? Then, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) is for you. The ELI offers instruction in American English language and culture. Our intensive English program prepares you for success in college-level courses, employment that requires written and oral proficiency in English, and the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam.

We offer day and evening classes in English writing, grammar, reading, speaking, listening and study skills. We also offer classes in advanced grammar, pronunciation/conversation and TOEFL preparation. You can develop your English through small and large group interactions.... [-]

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