Solar Energy AAS – 64 hrs

General Education Required Courses  (19 credits)

CM101 English Composition I.....................................................................3
CM115 Public Speaking or
CM240 Interpersonal Communication.......................................................3
Humanities Elective........................................................................................3
MA110 Intermediate Algebra or
Mathematics General Education Course....................................................3

Natural Science Requirement......................................................................4
SC107 Meteorology or
SC137 Natural Hazards and Disasters and
SC138 Natural Hazards and Disasters (1 cr) or
SC146 Environmental Science & Conservation (3 cr) and
SC147 Environmental Science & Conservation Lab (1 cr)
Social/Behavioral Science Requirement (1 of 6 areas)...........................3
Economics, Anthropology, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, or Geography      

Required Solar Courses (36 credits)

SE100 Introduction to Solar Energy...............................................................3
SE101 Solar Energy Fundamentals..............................................................3
SE102 Solar Energy Design...........................................................................3
SE103 Solar Energy Operations & Maintenance........................................3
SE201 Advanced Solar Energy Design........................................................3
SE202 Advanced Solar Energy Installation..................................................3
SE203 Solar Energy System Commissioning.............................................3
SE204 Solar Energy Advanced Operations & Maintenance.......................3
WE105 Employability Skills, Safety, & Blueprint Reading...........................3
WE110 Electrical Theory....................................................................................3
WE210 Electronics.............................................................................................3
WE250 Data Acquisition & Communications................................................3

 Elective Courses (9 credits)

BE160 Business Accounting............................................................................3
BE170 Business Statistics...............................................................................3
CS108 Computer Applications........................................................................3
CS155 Networking and Computer Technology.............................................3
MG102 Small Business Management...........................................................3
SC109 Applied Physics.....................................................................................3
WE100 Introduction to Wind Energy................................................................3
WE225 Motors, Generators, PLC’s.................................................................3
WE230 Substation & Voltage Regulations.....................................................3
WE270 Transformer Theory..............................................................................3
WE280 Wind Energy Technology Internship.................................................4