Power electronics studies the application of semiconductor devices to the conversion and control of electrical energy. The field is driving an era of rapid change in all aspects of electrical energy. The Power Electronics Laboratory course one of very few offered at the undergraduate level in the United States seeks to enhance general material with practice and hands-on experience. The laboratory course provides instruction in general lab practices, measurement methods, and with the design and operation of several common circuits relevant to the field of power electronics. It also provides experience with common components such as motors, batteries, magnetic devices, and power semiconductors. The course has a significant design component. The final weeks of the term are devoted to a power converter design project.