Renewable Energy Technology AAS

Manufacturing Department | A.A.S. Associate of Applied Science Degree | Two years

Earn a degree or certificate in Renewable Energy Technology at Clackamas Community College and you'll learn to develop and install energy-efficient systems and products.

With a variety of new energy sources coming to light in recent years, technicians are needed to calculate, install and maintain the newest and most energy-efficient of those systems. By earning an Associates of Applied Science degree in Renewable Energy Technology at Clackamas Community College, you'll gain a variety of expertise in the field with possible careers as an energy audit and efficiency technician, a wind turbine technician and many others.

Renewable Energy Technology AAS

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Description and Outcomes

Renewable Energy Technology Core Requirements

Complete 3 credits of HD-209 or 4 credits of RET-280
  • HD-209
  • Job Search Skills
  • 3
  • RET-280
  • Renewable Energy/CWE
  • 4
 
Complete IMT-230, MFG-103, or WLD-150
  • IMT-230
  • Introduction to Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
  • 3
  • MFG-103
  • Machining for Fabrication & Maintenance
  • 3
  • WLD-150
  • Welding Processes
  • 4
 
Complete the following Core Requirements
  • EET-139
  • Principles of Troubleshooting I
  • 2
  • EET-215
  • Technical Mechanics
  • 3
  • EET-225
  • Mechatronics I
  • 2
  • EET-233
  • Programmable Logic Controllers I
  • 3
  • EET-234
  • Programmable Logic Controllers II
  • 3
  • EET-235
  • Mechantronics II
  • 2
  • IMT-104
  • Reading Schematics and Symbols
  • 2
  • IMT-108
  • Alternative Fuels
  • 2
  • IMT-120
  • Industrial Machinery I
  • 3
  • IMT-220
  • Industrial Machinery II
  • 3
  • IMT-223
  • Instrumentation & Controls
  • 3
  • MFG-109
  • Computer Literacy for Technicians
  • 3
  • MFG-130
  • Basic Electricity I
  • 3
  • MFG-131
  • Basic Electricity II
  • 3
  • MFG-132
  • Basic Electricity III
  • 3
  • MFG-140
  • Principles of Fluid Power
  • 3
  • MFG-209
  • Programming & Automation for Manufacturing
  • 3
  • MFG-221
  • Materials Science
  • 3
  • MTH-080
  • Technical Mathematics II
  • 3
  • RET-200
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • 2
  • RET-209
  • Renewable Energy I: Energy Efficiency
  • 3
  • RET-211
  • Renewable Energy II: System Fundamentals
  • 3
  • RET-213
  • Renewable Energy III: Installation & Maintenance
  • 3
  • RET-215
  • Renewable Energy IV: Systems Design
  • 3
  • RET-217
  • Renewable Energy Capstone Project
  • 3
  • RET-220
  • SCADA Fundamentals
  • 3
  • RET-240
  • Alternative Fuels
  • 4
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-101 or WR-121
  • WR-101
  • Communication Skills: Occupational Writing
  • 3
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete 3 credits. Please refer to the catalog for a list of approved Related Instruction Courses.
 

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

Complete MFG-107
  • MFG-107
  • Industrial Safety & First Aid
  • 3
 

CDT Electives

Complete 3 credits of CDT Electives. This may consist of any course with a CDT prefix not included in the Renewable Energy Technology Program.
 
Total Credits Required: 98-101