Alternative Energy Technology - Solar Technology Major

Alternative Energy Technology-
Solar Technology Major

Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 6355

The Solar Technology Program encompasses a wide range of electrical, mechanical and computer skills required to compete in the emerging Alternate Energy - Solar Technology Industry. Typical job responsibilities will include design, testing, R&D, service, maintenance and installation assignments. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

For more information about this degree, please contact Duncan Estep at 440-366-7016 or destep@lorainccc.edu. 

Fall Semester (First Year)
ALET 111 Introduction to Alternative Energy 3
ELCT 111 Electrical Circuits I 3
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
MTHM 121 Technical Mathematics I > 4
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
TECN 111 Technical Problem Solving 3
     
Spring Semester (First Year)
ALET 112 Wind Turbine Mechanical Systems> 4
ALET 133 OSHA 10 Construction Safety 1
ELCT 227 National Electric Code > 2
ENGL 164 College Composition II with Technical Topics> 3
ENGR 120 Introduction to Engineering    1
MTHM 122 Technical Mathematics II > 3
     
Fall Semester (Second Year)
ALET 223 Photo Voltaic Systems> 4
ELCT 121 Digital Electronics> 4
ELCT 233 Electronic Devices I ^^ > 4
PHYC 150 General Physics I > 4
Spring Semester (Second Year)
AETC 241 Instrumentation and Control >  3
ALET 222 Solar Thermal Systems > 4
Arts and Humanities Elective ** 3
Social Science Elective*** 3
Total Credit Hours: 60

1. > Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
2. ** Course selected from the following list: ARTS 243, 244, 245, 246, 254, ENGL 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 257, 259, 261, 262, 265, 266, 269; HUMS 151, 161, 261, 271, 274;  MUSC 261, 262;  PHLY 165, 262;  RELG 181, 261, 262; THTR 151. 
3. *** Course selected from the following list:  HSTR 151, 152, 161, 162, 171, 252, 267; PLSC 151, 156, 157; PSYH 151; SOCY 151.
4. ^^ Indicates a student may substitute from this list: CMNW 101, 141, 145 or Work Based Learning (ALET 287, 288 and/or 289) for the equivalent number of credit hours for this course.
5. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established    April 2011
Revised         April 2015
Effective       May 2016

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