Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2017-2018 Catalog Program: Alternative Energy [3002] Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Alternative Energy [3002]


(18 Credit Hours)

Program Director

John Montoya
941-752-5000, ext. 61417 Bradenton
941-408-1417 Venice

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in the field of engineering technology. The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Engineering Technology degree [2040].

Program Goals

After successfully completing this program, the student will be able to perform the following:

  • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of electronics and electricity.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of industrial safety, health, and environmental requirements.
  • Characterize alternative energy sources and technologies.
  • Characterize the operation and performance of solar energy systems.
  • Apply policy, regulation and good business practices for alternative energy systems.

Program Requirements

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
BCN 1597 - Introduction to Solar Energy (3 Credit Hours)
BCN 2046 - Introduction to Sustainability (3 Credit Hours)
EET 1084C - Introduction to Electronics (3 Credit Hours)
ETI 1420C - Manufacturing Processes and Materials (3 Credit Hours)
ETI 1701 - Industrial Safety (3 Credit Hours)


  • BCN, BCT, EET, EGS, ETD, ETI, ETG, ETP, SUR, ETS (3 Credit Hours)

Total Credit Hours: 18


This program will require some or all classes to be taken at one campus location. Contact the program director for specific details.

Credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress.

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