Electrical Engineering Technology: Renewable Energy Technology Track, AAS

ELTR.AAS.C39

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Program Overview

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The Electrical Technology program prepares students to construct, install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair electrical circuits and systems. Basic knowledge, fundamental skills and industry standards will be emphasized as students learn to work in the field of electrical technology. All degree-seeking students in Electrical Technology take the same common core of freshman-level courses; then develop skills in the specialization area of Renewable Energy Technology.

KCC offers three other Electrical Technology specialization tracks: Industrial Electrical Technology, Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control, and Industrial Machinery Maintenance. Students will be required to purchase a minimum set of components and/or tools in some courses. Electrical Technology graduates are generally prepared to enter electrical technology programs at selected colleges and universities with junior status.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

ELTR 1004Fundamentals of Electricity

4

ELTR 1023Basic Circuit Analysis

3

ELTR 1043Semiconductor Electronics

3

ELTR 1073Hydraulic Systems

3

ELTR 1082Pneumatics & Electro-Pneumatics

2

ELTR 1113Digital Fundamentals

3

ELTR 1174Natl Electric Code & Wiring Methods

4

ELTR 1302Electrical Installation Skills I

2

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2

ELTR 2074DC & AC Rotating Machines

4

ELTR 2314Introduction to Solar-Thermal Technology

4

ELTR 2324Introduction to Small-Wind Technology

4

ELTR 2334Intro to Solar-Photovoltaic Tech

4

ELTR 2343Advanced Photovoltaic Installation

3

ELTR 2353Solar Operations & Maintenance

3

COGT 2114AutoCAD I

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:52

General education

COMM 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

ELTR 1503Survey of Renewable Energy

3

MATH 1103Technical Mathematics

3

MATH 1133Technical Math for Electrical Circuitry

3

PSCI 1114Applied Technical Science

4

Total Credit Hours:16

A higher level mathematics course can be substituted for MATH 1103.

Total Credit Hours: 68

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester (first year)

ELTR 1302Electrical Installation Skills I

2

ELTR 1073Hydraulic Systems

3

ELTR 1004Fundamentals of Electricity

4

MATH 1103Technical Mathematics

3

ELTR 1503Survey of Renewable Energy

3

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2

Spring semester (first year)

ELTR 1023Basic Circuit Analysis

3

MATH 1133Technical Math for Electrical Circuitry

3

ELTR 2314Introduction to Solar-Thermal Technology

4

ELTR 1174Natl Electric Code & Wiring Methods

4

PSCI 1114Applied Technical Science

4

Fall semester (second year)

ELTR 1043Semiconductor Electronics

3

ELTR 2334Intro to Solar-Photovoltaic Tech

4

ELTR 2324Introduction to Small-Wind Technology

4

COGT 2114AutoCAD I

4 Credits

COMM 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

Spring semester (second year)

ELTR 2074DC & AC Rotating Machines

4

ELTR 2353Solar Operations & Maintenance

3

ELTR 2343Advanced Photovoltaic Installation

3

ELTR 1082Pneumatics & Electro-Pneumatics

2

ELTR 1113Digital Fundamentals

3

Outcomes

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