Environmental Technology: Alternative Energy (Certificate)

Intermediate Certificate

Certificate Description

The Intermediate Certificate in Environmental Technology: Alternative Energy Technician is designed to introduce the student to the construction and electrical industries and provide the foundations for hazard recognition and safety design issues associated with home construction, community development, and passive solar design.

Requirements: 22 credits

Course

Course Title

Hours

CTM 111

Plumbing

3

CTM 115

Introduction to Wood Working

3

CTM 123

Construction Methods I

3

CTM 124

Construction Methods II

3

CTM 130

Blueprint Reading

3

CTM 138

Intro to Solar Applications

1

CTM 150

Basic Electricity

3

MAT 096 (3) or MAT 097 (4) or higher (3)

Intermediate Algebra or Mathematics

3

 

Advanced Certificate

Certificate Description

The Advanced Certificate in Environmental Technology: Alternative Energy improves the student’s expertise and knowledge in construction from an economic perspective.  This certificate advances electrical skills with particular applications in Photovoltaic and wind power electrical generation, and blueprint reading and drafting skills are developed.

Requirements: 44 credits

Course

Course Title

Hours

Completion of the Intermediate Certificate

22

CTM 120

Building the Human Environment

3

CTM 132

Solar Water Heating

2

CTM 133

Solar Greenhouse Design

1

CTM 151

House Wiring I

3

CTM 235

Solar Home Design

3

CTM 236

Photovoltaics and Wind Power

3

CTM 250

Innovative and Alternative Building Techniques

3

CTM 289

Internship I

1

MAT 140 or higher

College Math w/Algebra Review (5) or higher (3)

3