Program: Renewable/Sustainable Energy
(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)
- Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and 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: AAS.RENEW.ENER.14
This program is intended to educate a person in the field of solar /wind technology so that they can install a solar or wind system with minimum assistance. The emphasis is hands-on training. The curriculum is designed so that a graduate will be able to work in solar/wind related fields as well as installation technician, fields such as trouble shooting, sales, design, and management.
|ELMT 2471||Alternative Energy Systems||4|
|CETT 1403||DC Circuits||4|
|EECT 1104||Electronic Soldering OR||1|
|EECT 1191||Special Topics in Electrical, Electronic and Communications/Engineering Technology/Technician||(1)|
|ENGL 1301||Composition I||3|
|CETT 1405||AC Circuits||4|
|CETT 1425||Digital Fundamentals||4|
|CETT 1429||Solid State Devices||4|
|ELMT 1411||Solar Fundamentals||4|
|WIND 2410||Wind Turbine Materials and Electro-Mechanical Equipment||4|
|MFGT 1406||Mechanical Principles in Automated Manufacturing||4|
|SPCH 1311||Introduction to Speech Communication OR||3|
|SPCH 1315||Fundamentals of Public Speaking||(3)|
|ELMT 1402||Solar Photovoltaic Systems||4|
|CETT 1441||Solid State Circuits||4|
|Minimum Hours Required|
+MATH Elective - must be selected from the following:
|MATH 1314||College Algebra
||3|++Natural Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Natural Science.
++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.
+++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.
++++Technical Electives - must be selected from the following
list (a minimum of three-credit hours required):
|CPMT 1403||Introduction to Computer Technology||4|
|ELPT 2419||Programmable Logic Controllers I||4|
|CETT 1407||Fundamentals of Electronics||4|
|#CETT 2480||Cooperative Education-Computer Engineering Technology Technician||4|
|#CETT 2481||Cooperative Education-Computer Engineering Technology Technician||4|
|MFGT 1404||Automatic Manufacturing||4|
|MFGT 2459||Industrial Automation II||4|
|EECT 1491||Special Topics in Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician||4|
#Only one cooperative education course can be taken in any one semester.
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.