PCC/ CCOG / EET

Course Content and Outcome Guide for EET 110

Course Number:
EET 110
Course Title:
Intro to Renewable Energy
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Introduces sustainability and renewable energy (RE) sources and technologies including PV and solar thermal, geothermal, biomass, biodiesel, fuel cell, wind, hydro, ocean wave, photovoltaic, etc. Covers RE environmental issues, demand and distribution management, and green and RE career opportunities, etc. Prerequisites: WR 121; prerequisite/concurrent MTH 111; or department approval. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students should be able to:

ý Apply an understanding of how renewable energy fits within the concept of sustainability in future coursework.
ý Use an understanding of the broad spectrum of renewable energy sources and technologies in order to support the installation and servicing of renewable energy systems in homes and businesses.
ý Use an understanding of renewable energy environmental issues and demand/power distribution management to identify career opportunities.

Course Activities and Design

Course will include 3 hour lecture per week. Guest Speakers and Field trips may be included. Campus and/or distance training may be employed for course offering.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

The instructor may use Attendance, quizzes, homework, group projects, or individual projects to assess the students€™ progress.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

 intro to sustainability

- intro to renewable energy (RE) sources and technologies including PV and solar thermal, geothermal, biomass, biodiesel, fuel cell, wind, hydro, ocean wave, photovoltaic, etc..
- RE environmental issues
- Demand and distribution management

- Green and RE career opportunities