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2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Alternative Energy and Sustainable Systems Technology Information

Renewable energy sources are becoming increasingly important in the generation of electric power, and the conservation of power is key to utilizing existing power most efficiently.  Solar power, wind power, photovoltaic power and geothermal power are just some of the emerging technologies for which technicians are needed.  The program includes coursework on leading alternative energy systems and hands-on training in the maintenance and repair of these systems, including state of the art wind turbines, solar thermal panels and photovoltaic arrays. 

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will learn basic industrial wiring techniques and their proper application per the National Electric Code.

  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of industry standards for safety and compliance.

  • Students will understand and apply proper techniques for analyzing drawings.

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of alternative and sustainable energy sources.

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of building energy optimization and conservation (ALT 200 ).

  • Students will diagnose, repair and maintain equipment and processes.

Assessment, Prerequisite and Co-requisite Requirements:

Students enrolling in courses that require math or language proficiency must demonstrate academic readiness.  Students without the required test score(s) may still enroll, but must complete all required courses and prerequisites.  Students should seek necessary clarification and/or assistance from appropriate Owens personnel or departments regarding any content questions.  For more information regarding academic readiness please refer to the Assessment Program and Prerequisites and Co-requisites Policy and Guidelines listed below:

3358:11-2-06 Assessment Program for entering students.

3358:11-2-06 Assessment Program for entering students Policy Procedures and Guidelines

Owens Community College Level Placement Scores

Owens Community College Placement Breakdown

Owens Community College CLEP and Proficiency Tests

Owens Community College WebCAPE Placement Scores 

3358:11-2-23 Prerequisites and Co-requisites.

3358:11-2-23 Prerequisites and Co-requisites Procedures and Guidelines