Renewable Energy Systems Technology - Associate of Applied Science

A grade of C- or better is required in all courses.

Total Credits Required for Degree: 63

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 63 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education Requirements
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits. 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, and III; students must select one other course from the remaining areas to complete General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Public Speaking (Core Requirement)3
Principles of Human Communication
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra (Core Requirement) 33
Area III: Laboratory Science
Principles and Applications of Chemistry4
The Great Ideas of Physics
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts
General Education Elective
E S 110GIntroductory Environmental Science (Core Requirement)4
Core Degree Requirements
E T 125Introduction to Renewable Energy3
OEEM 101CPR for the Health Care Professional1
OETS 120Business Fundamentals3
TCEN 111Basic Electrical Principles I, DC Circuits4
TCEN 112PV Power Generation Design Fundamentals3
TCEN 113OSHA 10 Hour Construction Hazard Identifications1
TCEN 115Wind Power Generation Design Fundamentals3
TCEN 121Basic Electrical Principles II, AC Circuits4
TCEN 221Roofing Materials and Methods3
TCEN 222Photo Voltaic Grid Tie Installation4
TCEN 223Photo Voltaic National Electrical Code Principles2
TCEN 241Solar Thermal SHW Principles/Installation and Maintenance3
TCEN 246Building Weatherization & Auditor Fundamentals3
TCEN 251Advanced Photo Voltaic On/Off Grid Installation3
TCEN 252NABCEP Entry-Level Exam Review2
TCEN 254Renewable Energy Internship 44
Total Credits63

A Suggested Plan of Study - Renewable Energy Systems Technology

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
E T 125 Introduction to Renewable Energy 3
MATH 121G College Algebra 1 3
OEEM 101 CPR for the Health Care Professional 1
TCEN 111 Basic Electrical Principles I, DC Circuits 4
TCEN 112 PV Power Generation Design Fundamentals 3
TCEN 113 OSHA 10 Hour Construction Hazard Identifications 1
 Credits15
Spring
OETS 120 Business Fundamentals 3
TCEN 115 Wind Power Generation Design Fundamentals 3
TCEN 121 Basic Electrical Principles II, AC Circuits 4
TCEN 222 Photo Voltaic Grid Tie Installation 4
TCEN 223 Photo Voltaic National Electrical Code Principles 2
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
CHEM 110G
Principles and Applications of Chemistry
or The Great Ideas of Physics
4
COMM 253G
Public Speaking
or Principles of Human Communication
3
TCEN 221 Roofing Materials and Methods 3
TCEN 251 Advanced Photo Voltaic On/Off Grid Installation 3
TCEN 254 Renewable Energy Internship 2
 Credits15
Spring
E S 110G Introductory Environmental Science 4
TCEN 241 Solar Thermal SHW Principles/Installation and Maintenance 3
TCEN 246 Building Weatherization & Auditor Fundamentals 3
TCEN 252 NABCEP Entry-Level Exam Review 2
TCEN 254 Renewable Energy Internship 2
Select one course from either Area IV, V, or VI 2 3
 Credits17
 Total Credits63