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Alternative Energy Engineering Technology CCC

Alternative Energy Engineering Technology Overview (6272)

Type of Award

CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-stem.aspx

Program Description

The Alternative Energy Engineering Technology certificate prepares students for careers in the growing "green" alternative energy industries. This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the growing alternative energy career cluster; and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the general employability skills, technical skills, and knowledge of all aspects of alternative energy careers.

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

This program can be completed in one year full-time or 1-1/2 years part-time.

Location

This program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.

For More Information

Eva Suarez, Department Chair, suareze@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5727

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion of this program, you may seek employment in an entry-level position in alternative energy industries: bio-fuels, wind industry or solar industry. This program will provide supplemental education to technicians working in the electrical power industry or prepare students for employment in the growing alternative energy industries.

Career Path Notes

Courses from the program transfer directly into Palm Beach State's Electrical Power Technology AS degree program. For more information, see www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-stem.aspx.

In addition, courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities that allow students to transfer into a two or four year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities, including job outlook and salary information, visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Credits: 18)

ETP1322Electrical Power System (AS)

3 Credits

ETP1511CIntroduction to Bio Fuels (AS)

3 Credits

ETP1530CIntroduction to Wind Energy (AS)

3 Credits

ETP1402CIntroduction to Solar Energy (AS)

3 Credits

ETI1701Environmental Health and Safety (AS)

3 Credits

EVR2266Survey of Environmental Mapping/GIS/Remote Sensing (AA)

3 Credits

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 9)

ETP1322Electrical Power System (AS)

3 Credits

ETI1701Environmental Health and Safety (AS)

3 Credits

EVR2266Survey of Environmental Mapping/GIS/Remote Sensing (AA)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 9)

ETP1511CIntroduction to Bio Fuels (AS)

3 Credits

ETP1530CIntroduction to Wind Energy (AS)

3 Credits

ETP1402CIntroduction to Solar Energy (AS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 18