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REEC 110: Green Building Technology

Prerequisite(s):
- There are no formal prerequisites or placement testing requirements for this course

Green Building Technology explores construction, maintaining, and managing buildings using sustainable techniques. You will learn about energy efficiency, conservation, construction techniques, health issues associated with a building facility, and incorporating renewable energy into a facility. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

REEC 120: Sustainability and Renewable Energy

Prerequisite(s):
- There are no formal prerequisites or placement testing requirements for this course

Sustainability and Renewable Energy is a course in sustainable practices and renewable energy systems with an emphasis on global issues. This class is designed for a diverse group of students from Foreign Language, Earth Science and Technology to jointly explore a dynamic topic. The course may be taken in conjunction with a ten-day immersion of culture, earth and environmental sciences as it applies to sustainable practices and renewable energy systems. You will learn about preserving natural resources, cultural awareness of energy needs and consumption patterns, and exploring a unique perspective on our own domestic energy usage. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

REEC 140: Renewable Energy Concepts I

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of REEC 120
AND
-Completion of ELTC 102 or MAIN 101
(no literacy placement testing required)

Renewable Energy Concepts explores the technologies used in renewable energy systems, including cover making, distributing, and installing renewable energy systems. You will learn about photovoltaic, wind, geothermal, solar heating and biomass systems while gaining hands-on experience with proper set up and installation of renewable energy systems, measuring energy usage, and controlling renewable energy systems. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

REEC 240: Renewable Energy Concepts II

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of REEC 120
AND
-Completion of ELTC 102 or MAIN 101
(no literacy placement testing required)

Renewable Energy Concepts II applies the technologies used in renewable energy systems. You will learn about distributing, installing, troubleshooting, evaluating, and designing renewable energy systems while performing intensive lab activities on photovoltaic, wind, solar and geothermal heating, and emerging technologies. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

Renewable Energy Program