Renewable Energy TechnologyCertificateAssociate of Applied Science TechnologyProgram codes: AAS.RNEWNRGYTECH, CC.RNEWNRGYTECHThe Renewable Energy Technology (RET) program provides technical training for employment in the field of manufacturing, installation and maintenance of renewable energy systems and products. Graduates will be prepared to integrate, install and make repairs related to equipment and controls. This program takes a broad-based approach to training renewable energy technicians, with emphasis on mechanical and electro-mechanical systems, fluid power, instrumentation and controls as well as systems troubleshooting. RET graduates will be prepared to work in the capacity of a technician with specialized skills in energy system measurement, energy efficiency, system design and electronic controls.PROGRAM OUTCOMESRenewable Energy Technology AAS DegreeUpon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:PROGRAM OUTCOMESRenewable Energy Technology Certificate DegreeUpon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:CAREERSCareer opportunities include residential/commercial energy systems integrator, energy audit and efficiency technician, energy systems installer, photo-voltaic (PV) manufacturing and industrial maintenance technician, wind turbine technician, limited renewable technician; PV, geothermal and solar thermal technicians. Additional opportunities exist in the utilities and building trades.For information contact the Manufacturing Department at 503-594-3318RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNology CERTIFICATEFIRST TERM CreditsMFG-109 Computer Literacy for Technicians 3MFG-130 Basic Electricity I 3MTH-050 Technical Mathematics I 3RET-200 Renewable Energy Systems 4RET-240 Alternative Fuel Systems 4SECOND TERM CreditsEET-139 Principles of Troubleshooting 2MFG-107 Industrial Safety & First Aid 3MFG-131 Basic Electricity II 3MTH-080 Technical Mathematics II 3RET-209 Renewable Energy I: Energy Efficiency 3THIRD TERM CreditsMET-170 Manufacturing Processes 3MFG-103 Machining for the Fabrication & Maintenance Trades 3RET-211 Renewable Energy II: System Fundamentals 3RET-280 Renewable Energy Technology/CWE 2WR-101 Communication Skills: Occupational Writing 3__ __ Human Relations requirement (see page 82 of Credits required for certificate 48RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: 1ST YEARComplete certificate program.RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: 2ND YEARFOURTH TERM CreditsEET-215 Electromechanical Systems I 2EET-239 Principles of Troubleshooting II 2GEO-100 Introduction to Physical Geography or GEO-110 Cultural & Human Geography or GEO-130 Introduction to Environmental Geography or GIS-201 Introduction to Geographic Information System 3-5MFG-104 Print Reading 2RET-213 Renewable Energy III: Installation & Maintenance 3__ __ Renewable Energy Technology program elective 3FIFTH TERM CreditsMFG-123 Instrumentation and Controls 3MFG-140 Principles of Fluid Power 3MFG-209 Programming & Automation for Manufacturing 3RET-215 Renewable Energy IV: Systems Design 3__ __ Renewable Energy Technology program elective 3SIXTH TERM CreditsMFG-133 Programmable Logic Controllers 3MFG-221 Materials Science 3RET-217 Renewable Energy Capstone 3RET-280 Renewable Energy Technology/CWE 2WLD-150 Welding Processes 4__ __ Renewable Energy Technology program elective 3 Credits required for degree 96-97RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM ELECTIVESAny course with a CDT, EET, ERM, GIS, MET, MFG, RET, SM or WLD prefix.Information from the 2016-2017 catalog.