The Associate of Applied Science in Environmental Technology: Alternative Energy will provide students with the skills to pursue a career in the Alternative Energy field. The student will be instructed through mastery learning components and field study workshops arranged with local contractors. Students may apply credit hours earned in the Construction Technology Certificate toward completion of the AAS degree.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
demonstrate skills in drafting, design, energy and solar principles.
apply basic construction methodology.
apply basic construction safety principles.
apply fundamental knowledge in building drafting, design and layout.
demonstrate knowledge of general construction as well as masonry, electrical, plumbing, carpentry skills.
demonstrate an understanding of building codes.
explain the principles of project management and planning.
apply the fundamentals of energy and heat transfer in construction.
apply fundamental knowledge of solar heating, photovoltaic power, and wind power.
identify alternative construction materials and their applications.
demonstrate basic computer skills.
General Education: 25-30 credits
All general education coursework must be selected from the approved AGEC list.