Renewable Energy Systems Technology, Associate of Applied Science

Identify career opportunities in the local and national level in wind, solar or geothermal industry

Explain the different roles each of the renewable energies has in the market place

Apply industry safety standards in daily work activities

Execute safe rescue from heights based on GWO standards

Formulate and execute safe rigging operations

Analyze system information using different SCADA systems to evaluate expected versus actual production outcomes

Use Programming Logic Controllers at a basic level, and demonstrate how to troubleshoot and use HMIs (human machine interfaces)

Apply knowledge and skills to systematically troubleshoot for equipment, maintenance and generation issues in industry that could have mechanical drive, hydraulics or electrical systems

Major Code: 4122A

**Alternative plans of study available by contacting your advisor

Fall Semester Freshman Year

ENGL 101Writing and Rhetoric I

3 Credits

MATH GEAny Gen. Ed. Math Course

3 Credits

ISMT 110Industrial Safety

2 Credits

ISMT 120Industrial Tools & Equipment

2 Credits

ISMT 130Mechanical Drive Systems

3 Credits

ISMT 140Fluid Power*

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring Semester Freshman Year

PROG ELECProgram Electives

3 Credits

SOCS GEAny Gen. Ed. Social and Behavioral Way of Knowing Course

3 Credits

ISMT 150Fundamentals of Electricity

4 Credits

ISMT 160Electric Motors, Generators, and Controls

2 Credits

ISMT 170Industrial Electricity

2 Credits

ISMT 180Programmable Logic Controllers

2 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Fall Semester Sophomore Year

ISMT 200Competent Climber

2 Credits

ISMT 205Fundamentals of Rigging

1 Credit

SOLR 210Introduction to Renewable Energy Systems

1 Credit

SOLR 220Solar Thermal Systems

2 Credits

SOLR 230Solar Photovoltaic Systems

4 Credits

PHYS 100Survey of Physics*

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Spring Semester Sophomore Year

WIND 210Residential Wind Energy Systems*

2 Credits

WIND 220Data Acquisition and Circuits*

4 Credits

WIND 230Wind Turbine Simulation*

2 Credits

WIND 240Diagnostics and Troubleshooting*

3 Credits

COMM 101Fundamentals of Oral Communication

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:14

*Prerequisite or corequisite required.

Program Electives (3 Credits)

SOLR 285Cooperative Education

1-12 Credits

WIND 285Cooperative Education*

1-12 Credits

AGRI 126Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems*

3 Credits

GEOG 100Physical Geography

4 Credits

GEOL 104Natural Disasters and Env Geology*

4 Credits

FINA 102Personal Finance

3 Credits

 

CISS 212CISCO Lab*

3 Credits

AND

CISS 213CISCO Networking 1*

1 Credit

 

WELD 151Welding Theory

2 Credits

AND

FPTC 101Career Exploration in Manufacturing

1 Credit

 

SAFE 110Introduction to Emergency Operations

2 credits

AND

FPTC 101Career Exploration in Manufacturing

1 Credit

Total Credit Hours:3

Total Credit Hours: 60