Solar Energy Technology Option, Technical Studies

Associate in Applied Science

This program is comprised of an overview of the renewable energy industry and provides students with a foundation in green building design and resources. Students will receive an in-depth background in the design and construction of green, high performance buildings. The most up-to-date and future building systems technologies and materials will be explored. The program includes an externship working in an entry-level capacity in a local photovoltaic installation company.

This option is open exclusively to students who have completed Atlantic Cape Continuing Education’s Solar Professional Certification Program.

For additional program information, please contact faculty advisor, Loretta Dicker at (609) 343-4820/ldicker@atlantic.edu or contact the department chairperson, Otto Hernandez, at (609) 343-4978/hernande@atlantic.edu.

For information about the Continuing Education program, Solar Professional Certification, contact Susan DeCicco at (609) 343-4829.


Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses
ENGL101-Composition I
3
ENGL102-Composition II
3
General Education Humanities course
3

General Education Social Science course (GEOG110 is recommended)

3
MATH121-Applications of Mathematics or higher General Education Mathematics course
4
General Education Science course
4
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
20
Technical Core Credits - Atlantic Cape's Continuing Education Solar Professional Certification program
24
PROGRAM COURSES  
GIST101-Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
4
GIST150-Geospatial Data Collection
4
GIST201-Digital Mapmaking
4
MATH128-Trigonometry
4
MATH150-Precalculus
4

Computer Literacy: 0-3 credits.

Is fulfilled with CISM125-Introduction to Computers, testing out or reviewed departmental portfolio.

TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
20
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
64
(SETS) EFFECTIVE Fall 2011