Alternative Energy Technology (A.A.S.)

The Alternative Energy Technology Associate in Applied Science degree program prepares graduates for employment in the alternative energy or related industries while providing a solid foundation in physical sciences, mathematics, and electronics. The program prepares graduates to:


Goal I: Prepare graduates for employment in service, manufacturing, or research and development environments.

  • Objective 1: Demonstrate an understanding of the manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of equipment used in power generation, transmission and distribution
  • Objective 2: Demonstrate the ability to be an effective member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Objective 3: Apply statistical analysis to determine product quality and functionality
Goal II: Demonstrate an understanding of power generation, transmission and distribution.
  • Objective 1: Identify the components of alternative power systems
  • Objective 2: Apply principles of physics and circuit theory to the configuration of alternative power systems
Goal III: Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Objective 1: Organize and maintain work journals, laboratory records and other technical documentation
  • Objective 2: Write laboratory reports that accurately describe experimental objectives, theory, procedures and results
  • Objective 3: Prepare and deliver oral presentations of technical information and experimental results