Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency
Purpose: The Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Career Studies Certificate is designed to prepare students for employment upon graduation as technicians in the energy sector with emphasis on installation of solar, wind, and geothermal power generation systems.
- Solar Power Technician
- Wind Energy Technician
- Power System Service Technician
Admission Requirements: A student eligible for admission to the college (see appropriate section of college catalog) will normally be considered for admission into this program.
Program Requirements: The Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Career Studies Certificate is a two-semester programs consisting of courses in mathematics, electrical, energy technology, solar thermal technology, wind power generation, electrical codes, conventional and alternative energy systems and geothermal applications.
|Course Number||Course Title||Lecture Hours||Lab Hours||Course Credits|
|MTH 103||Applied Technical Math I||3||0||3|
|ENV 170||Fundamentals of Energy Technology||2||0||2|
|ENE 100||Conventional and Alternative Energy Systems||3||3||4|
|ENV 193||Studies in "Your Role in the Green Environment"||1||0||1|
|ELE 140||Basic Electricity & Machinery||3||2||4|
|ENE 105||Solar Thermal Active and Passive Tech||3||3||4|
|ECO 115||Understanding our Environment- An Economic Introduction||3||0||3|
|ENE 220||Wind Power Generation||3||3||4|
|ENE 230||Geothermal Applications OR||3||3||4|
|ELE 177*||Photovoltaic Energy Systems|
Total Minimum Credits for the Career Studies Certificate in Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency .. 29
*ELE 140 or equivalent required pre/co-requisite