Designed to give an individual student an opportunity to pursue special studies not offered in other courses. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions. This course is graded S/U.
Experience of employment in Renewable Energy field, to provide varied occupational experience, supervised by an employer, and coordinated by faculty. Grade of C or better is required for graduation. Prereq: GPA 2.00 or above and permission of instructor.
Practical experience in supervised renewable energy laboratories with emphasis on developing and improving competencies related to classroom and career activities. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 cr hrs.
This capstone course encompasses the integration of renewable systems to meet customer energy demands, as well as project management, finance and customer interaction. Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 2030T or 2035T.
An Introduction to feedstocks used in the bioenergy/bio-products industry, including analytical tools for feedstock evaluation and handling, and logistical and economic aspects of industrial biomass feedstocks. Prereq: 2010T. This course is available for EM credit.
A detailed description of technologies employed in bioenergy-generating processes and wastewater treatment. Scientific and technical backgrounds of fermentation technology will be introduced. A critical evaluation of the environmental impacts of organic wastes. Bioreactor design; management of industrial, agricultural, and municipal solid wastes and wastewater will be covered. Prereq: 2010T; Chem 1210. This course is available for EM credit.
An introduction to conventional and alternative sources of energy, including conservation, economic and environmental issues. Practical applications of energy principles and concepts will be emphasized. This course is available for EM credit.
Promotes student success in college and preparation for a career; explores personal and career interests, needs, goals, and the support services available for student success.
This course encompasses solar energy systems including the underlying principles and concepts, system components, common system configurations, siting, design, environmental considerations, economic analysis and grid integration. Prereq: 2010T. This course is available for EM credit.