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2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Energy Technology AAS Degree


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For more information please see the Energy Technology Program Overview. .

Purpose


Students in the Energy Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program are prepared to enter the field as installation or maintenance technicians in energy technology, such as photovoltaic or passive solar, wind turbine technology, or battery storage system design.   Students will study the following areas: solar energy system design, wind energy system design, and energy management.

Note: This degree is available at Hastings

Suggested Sequence of Courses  

Required Courses


Subtotal: 48


Basic Achievement Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. Graduates can meet the requirement by:

   1. Acquiring appropriate Mandatory Assessment scores in math, writing and reading.
  OR  
  2. Completing the following courses:
    a. MATH 0930 Practical Math OR MATH 0940 Pre-Algebra with a C or above.
    AND
    b. ENGL 0970 Reading & Writing Essentials II with a C or above.
  OR  
  3. Completing a 1000-level MATH or ENGL course with a D or above.

General Education Core Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will complete a minimum of 15 credits of General Education from the following (AA and AS students will have additional requirements):

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group C: Life and Career Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy, or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group A, B, C, D or E 6 credit(s)

Subtotal: 15


Total Credits for AAS Degree: 63


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