Sustainable Energy Technology - Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum Code: 499

Program Information
This program is designed to prepare students to move directly into the workforce upon graduation. The students will be qualified for entry-level positions in sustainable energy fields such as wind, photovoltaic solar, biofuels and gasification. The courses are designed to provide students with a solid foundation in basic scientific principles as well as mathematics. Students are exposed to the theory, materials and equipment necessary to work in the field.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate Although not designed to be a transfer program, many of the general education courses should be accepted into a baccalaureate program in a related field.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Communicate effectively in a professional manner. •Demonstrate an understanding of scientific inquiry and application. •Demonstrate proficiency in the technical aspect of sustainable energy particularly: -Photovoltaic solar technology -Biodiesel production -Wind technology -Gasification •Gain employment in the sustainable energy field.


Program Requirements ()
Credits

Elective Requirements
Credits
BUS
102
Introduction to Business
BUS
103
Principles of Management
CHM
102
Chemistry II
PHY
102
Physics II
SET
151
Advanced Photovoltaic Installer
SET
200
Sustainable Energy Internship

Total Credits: (60-64)

A joint A.A.S. degree in conjunction with Salem Community College Certification Clusters •Energy Auditor (BPI) ‰ SET 160 Building Energy Audit Technology (5) ‰ SET 161 Building Envelope Technology (3) •Green Construction Technology (LEED) ‰ SET 180 Green Building Technology (3) ‰ SET 181 Sustainable Building Design & Practices (3) •Solar Energy Technology (NABCEP) ‰ SET 225 Certified Solar Thermal Installer (3) •Weatherization Technology (U.S. Dept. of Energy) ‰ SET 160 Building Energy Audit Technology (5) ‰ SET 170 Weatherization Building Science (3)