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Renewable Energy Technician (CRT.RENEW)

This program prepares students for entry level positions into the field of renewable energy technicians and technical maintenance. Emphasis is placed on "green" technologies including electricity, physics, chemistry, wind, photovoltaics, solar thermal, bioenergy, energy efficiency, and smart grid technology. There is a critical skill shortage of trained workers knowledgeable with issues relating specifically to renewable energy and who can troubleshoot renewable energy systems.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.


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FIRST YEAR
First Semester   Hours
TEC-057 Intro to Renewable Energy  
3.0
IND-044 Fluid Power  
3.0
EET-040 Basic Electronics  
2.5
EET-050 Electric Circuits I
2.5
TEC-048 Applied Shop Computations  
3.0
TEC-043 Industrial Safety  
1.0
WND-040 Intro to Wind Technology  
3.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 18.0
Second Semester
EET-072 Industrial Control I  
2.0
IND-052 Electrical Installation Proc +++ 
2.5
EET-086 Prog Logic Controllers I +++ 
2.0
Technical Elective  
2.0
EET-068 Photovoltaic Systems
3.0
WND-041 Wind Technology Maintenance I
3.0
WND-042 Twr Rescue & Competent Climber  
0.5
SEMESTER TOTALS 15.0
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 33.00
SUGGESTED ELECTIVES
BUS-089 Small Business Management  
3.0
CAD-056 CAD I  
2.0
EET-069 Residential Wiring I  
3.0
EET-070 Photovoltaic Technician  
2.0
EET-075 HMI-Human Machine Interface  
2.0
IND-054 Trouble Shooting & Prev Maint  
3.0
IND-062 Rigging and Hoisting  
1.0
MET-043 Motors and Generators  
2.5
WEL-057 Welding Fundamentals  
2.5