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Technical Program - Renewable Energy (AAS) - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Renewable Energy (AAS) (AAS.RNRG)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

This program prepares students for entry level positions into the field of renewable energy technicians and technical maintenance.  Emphasis is placed on “green” technologies including electricity, physics, chemistry, wind, photovoltaics, solar thermal, bioenergy, energy efficiency, and smart grid technology.  There is a critical skill shortage of trained workers knowledgeable with issues relating specifically to renewable energy and who can troubleshoot renewable energy systems.  

 


For more information contact:
Joe Tillman
217-234-5313
tvandyke@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
1 This degree was pending approval by ICCB as this went to press.
2 N/A




First Year
First Semester
EET 040 Basic Electronics
2.5
EET 050 Electric Circuits I *
2.5
HED 178 Responding to Emergencies
2
TEC 050 Technical Math I
2
TEC 052 Technical Math II *
2
TEC 057 Introduction to Renewable Energy
3
WND 040 Introduction to Wind Technology
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Second Semester
PHY 110 Concepts of Physics
4
TEC 054 Technical Math III *
2
TEC 056 Technical Math IV *
2
ENG 120 Composition I *
3
TEC 058 Alternative Energy
3
EET 068 Photovoltaic Systems *
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 

Second Year
First Semester
SPE 111 Introduction to Speech Communications
3
CHM 111 Concepts of Chemistry
4
TEC 064 Bioenergy
3
TEC 067 Smart Grid Introduction
3
TEC 066 Resource Sustainability
3
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 
Second Semester
ECO 231 Principles of Economics I
3
TEC 063 Electric Power Distribution
3
Technical Electives
9
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 

Suggested Electives
Suggested Electives
EET 065 Home Technology Integration
3
EET 070 Photovoltaic Technician
2
WND 040 Introduction to Wind Technology
3
WND 041 Wind Technology Maintenance I *
3
WND 042 Tower Rescue and Competent Climber *
0.5
TEC 057 Introduction to Renewable Energy
3
TEC 059 Weatherization Technician/Installer
3
TEC 061 Solar Energy
3
TEC 062 Solar Thermal Applications
2
TEC 063 Electric Power Distribution *
3
TEC 064 Bioenergy
3
TEC 065 Energy Efficiency
3
TEC 066 Resouce Sustainability
3
TEC 067 Smart Grid Introduction
3
TEC 068 Special Topics in Renewable Energy
0.5 - 5
TEC 069 Site Assessment for Renewable Energy
2
CAD 063 Wind Energy Design
3
CAD 056 CAD I
2
EET069 Residential Wiring I *
3
EET 072 Industrial Control I *
2
IND 044 Fluid Power
3
IND 062 Rigging and Hoisting
1
MET 043 Motors and Generators *
2.5
MTT 050 Introduction to Machining Procedures
3
TEC 040 Blueprint Reading for Industry
2.5
IND 042 Pipefitting Procedures
1
WEL 056 Metal Cutting and Fabrication *
2
TEC 058 Alternative Energy
3
EET 086 Programmable Logic Controllers I *
2
   

Total Program Hours: 65

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