• Energy & Resource Management


    The Energy & Resource Management (ERM) program prepares students for entry-level careers in the utility, energy and resource industries. Course work covers traditional and alternative energy generation, distribution, operation, management and leadership. The ERM program is endorsed by the Utility Training Alliance (UTA) comprised of Portland General Electric, PacifiCorp, Clackamas Community College, and other regional utility partners.

    Program Requirements

    Students who wish to participate in the Energy & Resource Management (ERM) program are welcome to register for the ERM classes once all the course prerequisites are met. Students are advised of the necessary utility industry standards for math, writing, reading, and computer skills required for the successful completion of this program.

    Prior to registration in the ERM courses, students must meet the following:

    • Achieve placement in RD-115, WR-095 and MTH-060 or provide proof of a comparable assessment.
    • Meet with EURM Department Advisor or Wilsonville Campus Director.

    Program Outcomes

    Successful completion of this program should enable students to demonstrate the core knowledge and skills needed to acquire entry level positions within the utility, energy and resource industries. Students have the opportunity to earn the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), along with a CPR/First Aid certification. Students can also earn a Project Management Leadership & Communication Career Pathways Certificate with the successful completion of second year coursework and applying with a separate petition for graduation.


    Career opportunities may include: customer service representative, technician operator, support personnel, utilities assistant, resource specialist, business administration and project management.

    For information contact: Angie Sandercock, EURM Department Advisor, 503-594-0944 or angies@clackamas.edu or Shelly Tracy, Wilsonville Campus Director, 503-594-0945 or shellyt@clackamas.edu  

    Oregon Tech Transfer Agreement

    Graduates from CCC’s Energy & Resource Management AAS Degree will transfer with a minimum of 60 credits to Oregon Tech’s Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Technology and Management program. Admission to Oregon Tech is not guaranteed. Transfer students must apply for admission to Oregon Tech in accordance with policies and procedures of Oregon Tech. Students are responsible for notifying the Oregon Tech Admissions and Registrar’s Office to ensure their credits transfer. Students must be attending Clackamas Community College during the current catalog year and must enroll at Oregon Tech within three years of the current catalog year.

    Energy & Resource Management

    • Complete the following requirements.

    • ERM-100 Orientation to Energy & Resource Technology 
      ERM-107 Career Portfolio
      ERM-108A Career Industry Marketing Strategies 
      ERM-171 Energy Industry Health Awareness
      WR-121 English Composition 
      • Take HE-261W or HE-261.
      HE-261W Community CPR 
    • Complete the following requirements.

    • ERM-101 Energy & Resource Technology I: Intro
      ERM-102 Energy & Resource Technology II: Electricity 
      PSY-101 Human Relations 
    • Complete the following requirements.

    • EC-201 Principles of Economics: MICRO 
      ERM-103 Energy & Resource Technology III: Generation 
      • Take 3 credits of ERM-180.
      ERM-180 Energy & Resource Management/CWE 

    Computation Requirement

    • Please see the CCC Catalog for eligible Computation courses.

    • CS-161 Computer Science I 
      CS-162 Computer Science II 
      CS-260 Data Structures 
      MTH-050 Technical Mathematics I 
      MTH-052 Medication Calculations for Nurses 
      MTH-065 Algebra II 
      MTH-080 Technical Mathematics II 
      MTH-092 Mathematics for Computer Technicians 
      MTH-095 Algebra III 
      MTH-105 Introduction to Contemporary Math 
      MTH-111 College Algebra 
      MTH-112 Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus 
      MTH-211 Fundamentals of Elementary Math I 
      MTH-212 Fundamentals of Elementary Math II 
      MTH-213 Fundamentals of Elementary Math III 
      MTH-251 Calculus I 
      MTH-252 Calculus II 
      MTH-253 Calculus III 
      MTH-254 Vector Calculus 
      MTH-256 Differential Equations 
      MTH-261 Linear Algebra 

    Energy Resource & Management Program Electives

    • Complete the following requirements.

      • Take 7 credits of Energy & Resource Management Program Electives.
      BA-131 Introduction to Business Computing 
      ERM-172 Energy Industry Safety Development 
      ERM-173 Energy Industry Performance Development 
      WR-122 English Composition 



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