Energy Technology - Certificate

This Certificate was developed in response to a local employer's workforce needs.  Outcomes include: learning the basic components, function, and role of the electric energy industry in the United States; learning the essentials of electromagnetic theory ;understanding the basic units of electrical measurement and correctly calculate formulas; safely apply problem-solving strategies in a practical laboratory setting; and work cooperatively in a classroom and laboratory setting.

16-17 Credits

The Energy Technology Certificate provides basic knowledge and skills to help prepare individuals for entry level employment in the electrical generating, tranmission, and distribution industry.

Prefix Title Credits
Course Requirements
CHEM 1111Basic Chemistry3-4
or CHEM 1120G Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)
OECS 105Introduction to Information Technology3
OEEM 101CPR for the Health Care Professional1
OEET 110Basic Electricity and Electronics4
OETS 118Mathematics for Technicians3
OETS 255Special Topics Technical Studies 12
Total Credits16-17

A Suggested Plan of Study

This roadmap is only a suggested plan of study in order to complete a Certificate in two semesters.  It is not intended as a contract.  Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.  Students are advised to earn a C or better in courses to avoid repeating courses. Readiness for CHEM 1111 or CHEM 1120G can be assessed through a Math Placement Test, or by completing CCDM 114n Algebra with a C or higher.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
OECS 105 Introduction to Information Technology 3
OEEM 101 CPR for the Health Care Professional 1
OEET 110 Basic Electricity and Electronics 4
OETS 118 Mathematics for Technicians 3
 Credits11
Spring
CHEM 1111
Basic Chemistry
or Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)
3-4
OETS 255 Special Topics Technical Studies 2
 Credits5-6
 Total Credits16-17

Contact: Dr.Harry Sheski, Vice President for Academics

Location: Administrative Offices, Martinez Hall

Telephone: 505-287-6641