Renewable Energy Technologies Certificate

A certificate in renewable energy technologies prepares students for entry level positions constructing, installing and maintaining solar and wind electricity generating systems for both residential and light commercial applications. Course curricula include english, math, environmental science, and renewable energies technology. Other topics covered include photovoltaic systems, power generation and delivery, and wind energy. Upon completion of the certificate, students will also have the option of transferring into the Renewable Energy Technologies A.A.S. degree.

Discipline Category Descriptions

Minimum Degree Requirements (32 credits)
Effective Fall 2015
English (3 credits)
ENG 101 English Composition
Math (4 Credits)
MAT 105 Technical Mathematics I
Science (4 Credits)
ENV 101 Environmental Science
Computer Science (3 Credits)
CSC 230 Introduction to Networking


Electrical/Electronics Technology (13 Credits) 
ETE 101 Electrical Circuits I
ETE 106 Photovoltaic Systems Theory & Design
ETE 107 Photovoltaic Systems Install & Maintenance
ETE 202 Industrial Electricity


Mechanical Technology (1 Credit) 
MEC 102 Blueprint Reading & Technical Schematics
Wind Energy & Turbine Technology (4 Credits)   
WTT 101 Intro. to Wind Energy & Wind Turbine Technology
WTT 103 Safety at Height and Rescue

Degree Requirements Worksheets

Students who hold a Renewable Energy Technologies Certificate may:

  • Go straight to work in the renewable energy technologies field
  • Apply the credits toward the Renewable Energy Technologies A.A.S. degree

Gainful Employment

The United States Department of Education has recently mandated that certain information for programs designed to lead to gainful employment be disclosed to prospective students. 

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Lynn Fowler
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Science, Technology