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Renewable Energy Management (CRT.REMG)

This program prepares students for entry level into the field of renewable energy sales, marketing, management, and administration. Emphasis is placed on "green" technologies including electricity, 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 act in support roles.

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
CORE
TEC-057
Introduction to Renewable Energy

TEC-057
Introduction to Renewable Energy

This course provides students with an introduction to forms of renewable energy, how it is produced and utilized. Topics include photovoltaic, solar, and wind energy production. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
CORE
BUS-142
Introduction to Business

BUS-142
Introduction to Business

Covers the objectives, organization, and role of business in the free-enterprise system. The course is designed to provide an overview of the field of business and to provide a framework into which specialized fields may be studied.

Course Outline

3.0
GEN
ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

Students will study the writing process by reading essays illustrating a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays. Course is for students who have assessed into developmental English, receiving supplemental instruction for course completion.


Course Outline

OR
GEN
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

OR
GEN
BUS-141
Business Communications

BUS-141
Business Communications

Provides students practical strategies for improving written and oral communication, including employment communication, in business settings.

Course Outline

3.0
CORE
BUS-247
Principles of Marketing

BUS-247
Principles of Marketing

Covers the selection of target markets; the controllable variables of the marketing mix including product, place, price and promotion; and the uncontrollable variables including legal environment, economic environment and cultural environment.

Course Outline

3.0
CORE
CIS-160
Practical Software Applications

CIS-160
Practical Software Applications

Provides an opportunity for students to learn computer concepts and to use word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
GEN
COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.


Course Outline

3.0
CORE
TEC-058
Alternative Energy

TEC-058
Alternative Energy

This course provides students with an introduction to forms of alternative energy. Topics include hydrogen, fuel cells, electric powered vehicles, and other emerging green technologies. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
ELE
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Suggested Elective

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Suggested Elective

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3.0
GEN
ECO-231
Principles of Economics I (Macro)

ECO-231
Principles of Economics I (Macro)

Focuses on the nature and method of economics, basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, money and banking, and monetary policy.

Course Outline

3.0
CORE
BUS-251
Principles of Management

BUS-251
Principles of Management

Provides an overview of how managers utilize planning, organization, leadership, and control in order to ensure that a firm achieves its goals in the most efficient way possible.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

15.0

Total Program Hours

30.0
Suggested Electives
CAD-056
CAD I

CAD-056
CAD I

Basic Theory of CAD. Student will learn to use a Computer Aided Drafting system to create simple to moderately complex technical drawings. (Repeatable 1 Time)

Course Outline

2.0
CIS-081
Networking Essentials

CIS-081
Networking Essentials

An introduction to networking technology for Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs) and the Internet. Designed for those seeking a career in network administration and support or those seeking professional certification. Leads toward Network+ Certification. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-088
Adobe Photoshop

CIS-088
Adobe Photoshop

This course introduces the basics of Photoshop, an image-editing program. These basics include working with layers, selections, color adjustment, paint tools, filters, and type transforming. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-098
Advanced Desktop Skills

CIS-098
Advanced Desktop Skills

InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop are used to create advanced graphic designs. Emphasis is placed on creating your own styles, graphics, and layouts. Pre-press and printing techniques are also covered. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-099
Introduction to Web Technology

CIS-099
Introduction to Web Technology

This introductory course teaches web page design principles, including proper use of HTML5 and CSS3 and introductory JavaScript.


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


Course Outline

3.0
EET-060
Computer Hardware

EET-060
Computer Hardware

This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of computer hardware and give students hands on experience in assembling, upgrading and troubleshooting basic computer systems and hardware.

Course Outline

3.0
EET-075
HMI-Human Machine Interface

EET-075
HMI-Human Machine Interface

This course covers basic HMI operation and programming using Wonderware - InTouch software. Topics include: Designing HMI windows, interfacing to the PLC, basic animation, using and creating logic scripts, using DDE, setting alarms, charts and trending, and security.


Course Outline

2.0
EET-087
Prog Logic Controllers II

EET-087
Prog Logic Controllers II

This course covers advanced topics of the Micrologix 1000 PLC operation and programming using Rslogix500 software and Allen Bradley PLC's. Topics include Analog I/O, Math and Data handling instruction, program flow, message instructions, and communication protocols.


Course Outline

2.0
IND-044
Fluid Power

IND-044
Fluid Power

Provides technician with basic concepts of pneumatics and hydraulics. This includes: fluid properties and laws, safety concerns, conductor types and sizing, pump operation and horsepower requirements, directional, pressure and flow control valves, fluid symbols. Trainers provide hands-on experience for students.

Course Outline

3.0
MET-043
Motors and Generators

MET-043
Motors and Generators

This course focuses on the installation, maintenance and application of motors, equipment and controls.


Course Outline

2.5
MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

A study designed to highlight the theory and application of cutoff machines, drill press, engine lathe, milling machines, and basic benchwork involving layout and hand tools.

Course Outline

3.0
TEC-059
Energy Management

TEC-059
Energy Management

Successful completion of this course prepares participants to assess and improve homes according to current industry standards for residential building weatherization. It includes blower-door testing and recommended weather sealing techniques to achieve improved resident comfort and energy cost savings. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
TEC-066
Resource Sustainability

TEC-066
Resource Sustainability

This course will examine sustainable energy generation and use, housing sustainability, water use, recycling, resource reduction, and cultural issues relating to lifestyles of health and sustainability. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
TEC-068
Sp Topics Renewable Energy

TEC-068
Sp Topics Renewable Energy

This course will examine fundamentals, principles,practices, and issues associated with special topics in renewable energy. It covers basic through advanced issues and topics associated with sustainability and the renewable energy field. Advanced coursework is adjusted to special interest groups. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

.5
WEL-056
Metal Cutting and Fabrication

WEL-056
Metal Cutting and Fabrication

This course is designed to provide an understanding of metal cutting and fabricating processes and weld joint design.(Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
WEL-057
Welding Fundamentals

WEL-057
Welding Fundamentals

Course will cover basic welding processes, including: Oxy-Acetylene welding, Arc welding, Cutting and Brazing.

Course Outline

2.5
WND-040
Introduction to Wind Technology

WND-040
Introduction to Wind Technology

This course provides students with an understanding of basic wind technology concepts. Topics include turbine parts and operation, anemometry data collection and analysis, and evaluation of basic turbine technology. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
WND-041
Wind Technology Maintenance I

WND-041
Wind Technology Maintenance I

This course introduces students to wind turbine maintenance. Lectures focus on gearbox and electrical system maintenance while the labs focus on tools, climbing and safety. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
 
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Suggested Electives
CAD-056
CAD I

CAD-056
CAD I

Basic Theory of CAD. Student will learn to use a Computer Aided Drafting system to create simple to moderately complex technical drawings. (Repeatable 1 Time)

Course Outline

2.0
CIS-081
Networking Essentials

CIS-081
Networking Essentials

An introduction to networking technology for Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs) and the Internet. Designed for those seeking a career in network administration and support or those seeking professional certification. Leads toward Network+ Certification. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-088
Adobe Photoshop

CIS-088
Adobe Photoshop

This course introduces the basics of Photoshop, an image-editing program. These basics include working with layers, selections, color adjustment, paint tools, filters, and type transforming. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-098
Advanced Desktop Skills

CIS-098
Advanced Desktop Skills

InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop are used to create advanced graphic designs. Emphasis is placed on creating your own styles, graphics, and layouts. Pre-press and printing techniques are also covered. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-099
Introduction to Web Technology

CIS-099
Introduction to Web Technology

This introductory course teaches web page design principles, including proper use of HTML5 and CSS3 and introductory JavaScript.


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


Course Outline

3.0
EET-060
Computer Hardware

EET-060
Computer Hardware

This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of computer hardware and give students hands on experience in assembling, upgrading and troubleshooting basic computer systems and hardware.

Course Outline

3.0
EET-075
HMI-Human Machine Interface

EET-075
HMI-Human Machine Interface

This course covers basic HMI operation and programming using Wonderware - InTouch software. Topics include: Designing HMI windows, interfacing to the PLC, basic animation, using and creating logic scripts, using DDE, setting alarms, charts and trending, and security.


Course Outline

2.0
EET-087
Prog Logic Controllers II

EET-087
Prog Logic Controllers II

This course covers advanced topics of the Micrologix 1000 PLC operation and programming using Rslogix500 software and Allen Bradley PLC's. Topics include Analog I/O, Math and Data handling instruction, program flow, message instructions, and communication protocols.


Course Outline

2.0
IND-044
Fluid Power

IND-044
Fluid Power

Provides technician with basic concepts of pneumatics and hydraulics. This includes: fluid properties and laws, safety concerns, conductor types and sizing, pump operation and horsepower requirements, directional, pressure and flow control valves, fluid symbols. Trainers provide hands-on experience for students.

Course Outline

3.0
MET-043
Motors and Generators

MET-043
Motors and Generators

This course focuses on the installation, maintenance and application of motors, equipment and controls.


Course Outline

2.5
MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

A study designed to highlight the theory and application of cutoff machines, drill press, engine lathe, milling machines, and basic benchwork involving layout and hand tools.

Course Outline

3.0
TEC-059
Energy Management

TEC-059
Energy Management

Successful completion of this course prepares participants to assess and improve homes according to current industry standards for residential building weatherization. It includes blower-door testing and recommended weather sealing techniques to achieve improved resident comfort and energy cost savings. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
TEC-066
Resource Sustainability

TEC-066
Resource Sustainability

This course will examine sustainable energy generation and use, housing sustainability, water use, recycling, resource reduction, and cultural issues relating to lifestyles of health and sustainability. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
TEC-068
Sp Topics Renewable Energy

TEC-068
Sp Topics Renewable Energy

This course will examine fundamentals, principles,practices, and issues associated with special topics in renewable energy. It covers basic through advanced issues and topics associated with sustainability and the renewable energy field. Advanced coursework is adjusted to special interest groups. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

.5
WEL-056
Metal Cutting and Fabrication

WEL-056
Metal Cutting and Fabrication

This course is designed to provide an understanding of metal cutting and fabricating processes and weld joint design.(Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
WEL-057
Welding Fundamentals

WEL-057
Welding Fundamentals

Course will cover basic welding processes, including: Oxy-Acetylene welding, Arc welding, Cutting and Brazing.

Course Outline

2.5
WND-040
Introduction to Wind Technology

WND-040
Introduction to Wind Technology

This course provides students with an understanding of basic wind technology concepts. Topics include turbine parts and operation, anemometry data collection and analysis, and evaluation of basic turbine technology. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
WND-041
Wind Technology Maintenance I

WND-041
Wind Technology Maintenance I

This course introduces students to wind turbine maintenance. Lectures focus on gearbox and electrical system maintenance while the labs focus on tools, climbing and safety. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
×
Suggested Electives
CAD-056
CAD I

CAD-056
CAD I

Basic Theory of CAD. Student will learn to use a Computer Aided Drafting system to create simple to moderately complex technical drawings. (Repeatable 1 Time)

Course Outline

2.0
CIS-081
Networking Essentials

CIS-081
Networking Essentials

An introduction to networking technology for Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs) and the Internet. Designed for those seeking a career in network administration and support or those seeking professional certification. Leads toward Network+ Certification. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-088
Adobe Photoshop

CIS-088
Adobe Photoshop

This course introduces the basics of Photoshop, an image-editing program. These basics include working with layers, selections, color adjustment, paint tools, filters, and type transforming. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-098
Advanced Desktop Skills

CIS-098
Advanced Desktop Skills

InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop are used to create advanced graphic designs. Emphasis is placed on creating your own styles, graphics, and layouts. Pre-press and printing techniques are also covered. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-099
Introduction to Web Technology

CIS-099
Introduction to Web Technology

This introductory course teaches web page design principles, including proper use of HTML5 and CSS3 and introductory JavaScript.


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


Course Outline

3.0
EET-060
Computer Hardware

EET-060
Computer Hardware

This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of computer hardware and give students hands on experience in assembling, upgrading and troubleshooting basic computer systems and hardware.

Course Outline

3.0
EET-075
HMI-Human Machine Interface

EET-075
HMI-Human Machine Interface

This course covers basic HMI operation and programming using Wonderware - InTouch software. Topics include: Designing HMI windows, interfacing to the PLC, basic animation, using and creating logic scripts, using DDE, setting alarms, charts and trending, and security.


Course Outline

2.0
EET-087
Prog Logic Controllers II

EET-087
Prog Logic Controllers II

This course covers advanced topics of the Micrologix 1000 PLC operation and programming using Rslogix500 software and Allen Bradley PLC's. Topics include Analog I/O, Math and Data handling instruction, program flow, message instructions, and communication protocols.


Course Outline

2.0
IND-044
Fluid Power

IND-044
Fluid Power

Provides technician with basic concepts of pneumatics and hydraulics. This includes: fluid properties and laws, safety concerns, conductor types and sizing, pump operation and horsepower requirements, directional, pressure and flow control valves, fluid symbols. Trainers provide hands-on experience for students.

Course Outline

3.0
MET-043
Motors and Generators

MET-043
Motors and Generators

This course focuses on the installation, maintenance and application of motors, equipment and controls.


Course Outline

2.5
MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

A study designed to highlight the theory and application of cutoff machines, drill press, engine lathe, milling machines, and basic benchwork involving layout and hand tools.

Course Outline

3.0
TEC-059
Energy Management

TEC-059
Energy Management

Successful completion of this course prepares participants to assess and improve homes according to current industry standards for residential building weatherization. It includes blower-door testing and recommended weather sealing techniques to achieve improved resident comfort and energy cost savings. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
TEC-066
Resource Sustainability

TEC-066
Resource Sustainability

This course will examine sustainable energy generation and use, housing sustainability, water use, recycling, resource reduction, and cultural issues relating to lifestyles of health and sustainability. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
TEC-068
Sp Topics Renewable Energy

TEC-068
Sp Topics Renewable Energy

This course will examine fundamentals, principles,practices, and issues associated with special topics in renewable energy. It covers basic through advanced issues and topics associated with sustainability and the renewable energy field. Advanced coursework is adjusted to special interest groups. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

.5
WEL-056
Metal Cutting and Fabrication

WEL-056
Metal Cutting and Fabrication

This course is designed to provide an understanding of metal cutting and fabricating processes and weld joint design.(Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
WEL-057
Welding Fundamentals

WEL-057
Welding Fundamentals

Course will cover basic welding processes, including: Oxy-Acetylene welding, Arc welding, Cutting and Brazing.

Course Outline

2.5
WND-040
Introduction to Wind Technology

WND-040
Introduction to Wind Technology

This course provides students with an understanding of basic wind technology concepts. Topics include turbine parts and operation, anemometry data collection and analysis, and evaluation of basic turbine technology. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
WND-041
Wind Technology Maintenance I

WND-041
Wind Technology Maintenance I

This course introduces students to wind turbine maintenance. Lectures focus on gearbox and electrical system maintenance while the labs focus on tools, climbing and safety. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
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