2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Renewable/Sustainable Energy
Degree Plan: Renewable/Sustainable Energy Technician Certificate


Gainful Employment Information

(Level I Certificate)

Eastfield only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.RENEWSOLAR/WD.14

This certificate is intended to make a person employable as an Entry-Level Solar Installer or Entry-Level Residential Wind Turbine Installer with a minimum amount of time spent in training. The emphasis is on-hands on training with theory also presented. The courses contained in either certificate can be applied toward the AAS degree in renewable energy. These courses are designed to allow graduates to sit for entry-level national installer certifications.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ELMT 2471 Alternative Energy Systems 4
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
MFGT 1406 Mechanical Principles in Automated Manufacturing 4
12

SEMESTER II

CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
ELMT 1411 Solar Fundamentals 4
12

SEMESTER III

CETT 1441 Solid State Circuits 4
ELMT 1402 Solar Photovoltaic Systems 4
8
MINIMUM HOURS REQUIRED: 32

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.


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