A.A.S. Program Course List


Renewable Energy Solar

A.A.S. Degree (O,T,S)

The Renewable Energy Solar Program prepares graduates to work as technicians in the renewable energy industry. Students will develop energy analysis skills to improve energy efficiency and application of renewable energy solar systems. Students will learn solar photovoltaic installation and design and solar thermal applications. They will evaluate and recommend energy solutions with greater efficiency and lower environmental impact with the added benefit of energy cost savings. The focus on renewable energy solar will be integrated with applied practice related to solar photovoltaic and thermal installation. Students will study and work with both grid-tied and stand-alone photovoltaic systems. Academically ready students can apply to the program following the guidelines of each location's wait-list process. Interested applicants should review the information provided here and contact their program advisor for program requirements.


Courses Credits
ENG 101 Crit Thinking & Acad Writing 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
MAT 140 Essentials of College Algebra 4
SOC 103 Sustainability and Society 3
Select 1 course(s) from:
COM 111 Human Communications 3
ECO 111 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 122 Microeconomics 3
PSY 100 Human Relations 3
PSY 121 General Psychology 3


Courses Credits
NRG 101 Intro to Energy Management 3
NRG 110 Construction Standards 2
NRG 111 Res/Light Comm Energy Analysis 2
NRG 124 Energy Efficient Methods 3
NRG 142 Energy Accounting 2
NRG 154 Alternativ Energy Technologies 2
NRG 200 Solar Energy Systems 2
NRG 201 Photovoltaic Systems I 4
NRG 202 Photovoltaic Systems II 3
NRG 203 Cncpts of Solar Thermal Design 3
NRG 204 Coop Ed:Renewable Energy Solar 3
NRG 207 NABCEP Solar Entry Level Prep 1
NRG 241 Energy Investment Analysis 2


Courses Credits
ACR 121 HVAC Energy Systems 3
ELC 125 Electrical Circuits I 4
OAT 152 Excel Level I 3
PHY 111 Conceptual Physics 4
AET 111 Constr Blueprint Reading 4
AET 123 Arch Drafting/Design I 4