Renewable Energy Systems - EET Renewable Certificate Option

Sylvania ST 200 | Department Chair: Sanda Williams | Engineering Technology Advisor: Linda Browning | 971-722-8730

Renewable Energy Systems Certificate (Portland Community College 2011 - 2012 Catalog)


(Wind/Hydro/Solar Power, Fuel Cell Technology, Industrial Power, etc.)

Program Prerequisites:

Placement in MTH 111and completion of WR 121, basic computer skills in the WindowsTM operating system, email and internet research skills, word processing and spreadsheets are required. All students must have an advising interview with an EET advisor.

Total credits required: 42

First Term
EET 101 Intro to Elec.Test Eq/Sold/Tools 1
EET 111 Electric Circuit Analysis I 5
EET 121 Digital Systems I 3
MTH 111 College Algebra 5
1EET 110 Intro to Renewable Energy 3
Total 17
Second Term
EET 112 Electric Circuit Analysis II 5
EET 122 Digital Systems II 4
2EET 188 Industrial Safety 1
3ELT 125 Basic PLC 2
MTH 112 Elementary Functions 5
Total 17
Third Term
EET 113 Electrical Power 5
4RES Electives   3
Total 8

1REE 201, at OIT can substitute for EET 110
2OSHA industrial safety training can substitute
3ELT 125 offered at Cascade Campus (Electrical Trades) ELT 125 prereq for EET students: EET 111
4Approved RES Electives (minimum 3 credits):

  • RC: Solar Manufacturing - MT 101, 102, 104
  • SY: Wind Power - EET 269
  • Columbia Gorge CC: RET 122
  • Solar Installation - Electrical Trades Dept. (CA)
  • Highly Recommended course for the RES Certificate: ELT 284- Motors Control

Start in the fall (day) or in the winter (evening).Third term EET classes are offered in the summer as well. Check with the math department for compressed summer classes. RES certificate is fully transferable into the 2-year RES degree. For prior learning credit, contact Sanda Williams, department chair. To receive formal credit, students must provide official transcripts, complete the Course Substitution form, have it signed by the dept. chair, and sent to the Registrar.