Renewable Energy Technology - CERT

Agriculture, Business, Computers and Technology

Contact: TIM EVANS Evanst@hutchcc.edu (620)728-8141
Department Co-Chair: JILLENE CUNNINGHAM cunninghamj@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3479
Department Co-Chair: JANET HAMILTON NEWTON Hamiltonj@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3384

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This certificate requires 48 credit hours.

Requirements

Course Title Credits
EE100 Principles of DC and AC Circuits 3

Ohm's Law, series and parallel DC circuits, networks, meters, magnetism, AC circuits with inductance, capacitance and resonance.

EE106 Electrical Maintenance 3

Operation, application, maintenance and troubles in electrical equipment such as transformers, relays, motor controls and wiring with emphasis on diagnostic troubleshooting.
Pre-Reqs: ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls

EE203 Instruments and Measurements 3

Study of indicating instruments and electronic test equipment as applied to DC, AC and radio frequency measurements.

EE222 Industrial Electronic PLC 3

Hands-on experience in developing PLC control systems including applications, operation, PLC instructions, hardware selection, programming and troubleshooting Ladder Logic for logic and analog systems.
Pre-Reqs: ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls

ME105 Fundamentals of Instrumentation 3

Overview of industrial/manufacturing instrumentation and control focusing on common technology, practices and applications used in instrumentation and control systems.
Pre-Reqs: EE203 Instruments & Measurements

ME106 Industrial Fluid Power 3

Theory of hydraulic and small pneumatic components; function of cylinders, valves, pumps and hydraulic motors and their interrelationship in power application; controls for these systems.

ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls 3

Principles and operations of AC motor control with emphasis on maintenance, operation and utilization.
Pre-Reqs: EE203 Instruments & Measurements

ME112 Fundamentals of AC Circuits/Control 3

Electrical controls, their connections and their actions when AC is applied; study of electrical principles and practices required of service technicians in refrigeration, heating, air conditioning, appliance repair, commercial/industrial fields.
Pre-Reqs: EE103 Intro to Electronics, or EE203 Instruments & Measurements with grade of C or better

ME114 Renewable Energy Technology 3

Fundamentals of renewable energy systems, including wind, solar, geo-thermal, biomass, and hydropower, including the economic and environmental costs and benefits.

ME115 Residential Heating and Air Conditioning 4

Introduction to fundamentals of heating and air-conditioning in residential applications including system design and troubleshooting.

ME124 Renewable Energy Technology Maintenance 4

Principles of small renewable energy installation, troubleshooting, and repair; following manufacturer warranties, local codes and national standards to install renewable energy systems; collecting and analyzing data necessary to troubleshoot and repair renewable energy systems.
Pre-Reqs: ME114 Renewable Energy Technology, and ME115 Residential Heating and Air Conditioning, and EE106 Electrical Maintenance

ME129 Mechanical Maintenance Skills 2

Basic mechanical skills required for the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical industrial equipment as well as preventive maintenance techniques.

Algebra Options 3
Course Title Credits
MA105 Intermediate Algebra 3.00

MA106 College Algebra 3.00

TR101 Applied Algebra 3.00

BT174 Material Handling, Rigging and Crane Safety OR ME108 Occupational Safety 2
Course Title Credits
BT174 Material Handling, Rigging and Crane Safety 2.00

ME108 Occupational Safety 2.00

Renewable Energy Computer Electives 3
Course Title Credits
BU126 Introduction to Keyboarding 2.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS105 Advanced Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS107 Home Computing 1.00

IS108 Word Processing I 1.00

IS109 Word Processing II 1.00

IS110 Spreadsheets I 1.00

IS111 Spreadsheets II 1.00

IS113 Desktop Publishing 3.00

IS116 Spreadsheets III 1.00

IS120 Graphics on Microcomputers 3.00

IS123 Technology Workshop 3.00

IS125 Introduction to Internet 1.00

IS135 Essentials of Web Interaction 2.00

IS137 Website Ethics and Security 3.00

IS148 A+ Certification, Essentials 3.00

IS149 A+ Certification, Practical Applications 3.00

IS150 Electronic Commerce 3.00

IS174 Web Tools & Layout 2.00

IS182 Cisco CCNA I 3.00

IS182C Cisco CCNA I 3.00

IS183 Cisco CCNA II 3.00

IS183C Cisco CCNA II 3.00

IS184 Cisco CCNA III 3.00

IS184C Cisco CCNA III 3.00

IS185 Cisco CCNA IV 3.00

IS185C Cisco CCNA IV 3.00

IS186 Cisco CCNP: Route 4.00

IS187 Cisco CCNP: Switch 4.00

IS188 Cisco CCNP: Tshoot 4.00

IS201 Database I 1.00

IS202 Database II 1.00

IS210 Computer Support Internship I 3.00

IS211 Computer Support Internship II 3.00

IS212 Networking I 3.00

IS215 Web Development Platform 3.00

IS220 Multimedia for the Web 3.00

IS224 Networking II 3.00

IS225 Website Coding 2.00

IS226 Website Management and Development II 3.00

IS228 Database Structures 3.00-3.00

IS235 Elements of Linux 3.00

IS237 Server Operating Systems and Virtualization 3.00

IS240 Fundamentals of Network Security 3.00

IS250 Project Management 3.00

IS255 Visual Communications Special Projects Class 3.00

IS256 Web Development Special Projects 1.00-1.00

IS264 JavaScript 3.00

IS275 Lowen Certified - Vehicle Wrap Design 1.00

Renewable Energy Work Skills Electives 3
Course Title Credits
BT101 Site Layout and Preparation 3.00

BT102 Concrete Flatwork and Finishing 2.00

BT103 Foundation Forming and Erecting 3.00

BT104 Cabinet Construction and Installation 3.00

BT105 Electrical and Mechanical Systems 2.00

BT106 Drywall Installation, Insulation and Ventilation 2.00

BT107 Exterior Finish 2.00

BT108 Roof Framing 3.00

BT109 Floors, Walls and Ceiling Framing 4.00

BT110 Interior Finish and Trim Installation 2.00

BT111 Interior Finish Techniques 2.00

BT112 Hard Surface Installation 2.00

BT120 Introductory Craft Skills 3.00

BT121 Construction Safety 1.00

BT125 Electrical I 4.00

BT126 Plumbing I 5.00

BT130 Environmentally Responsible Construction Practices 1.00

BT131 Carpentry Basics 4.00

BT132 Commerical Framing and Drywall 3.00

BT133 Commercial Interior Finish and Trim 3.00

BT134 Windows, Doors and Stairs 3.00

BT135 Commerical Building Weatherization 2.00

BT136 Commercial Blueprints and Construction Documents 2.00

BT141 Masonry I 3.67

BT161 Metal Buildings I 3.47

BT171 Properties and Placement of Concrete 3.00

BT172 Concrete Forming I 2.00

BT173 Concrete Forming II 2.00

BT174 Material Handling, Rigging and Crane Safety 2.00

BT202 Crew Leadership 1.00

BT205 Construction Management 7.20

BT225 Electrical II 6.00

BT226 Plumbing II 6.00

BT227 Plumbing III 6.00

BU100 Small Business Accounting 3.00

BU100C Small Business Accounting 3.00

BU101 Accounting I 3.00

BU101H Honors Accounting I 3.00-3.00

BU102 Accounting II 3.00

BU102H Honors Accounting II 3.00

BU104 Introduction to Accounting 2.00

BU105 Introduction to Business 3.00

BU106 Calculating Machines 1.00

BU107 Personal Finance 3.00

BU108 Business Mathematics 3.00

BU109 Business Communications 3.00

BU110 Records Management 2.00

BU111 Quickbooks 3.00

BU112 Creative Problem Solving Strategies 3.00

BU118 Introduction to Leadership 3.00

BU120 Job Search/Retention 1.00

BU121 Customer Service/Professional Image 3.00

BU122 Presentation Software 1.00

BU124 Internship--Business Administrative Technology 2.00

BU125 Business/Computer Workshop 1.00

BU126 Introduction to Keyboarding 2.00

BU127 Beginning Keyboarding 3.00

BU128 Intermediate Keyboarding 3.00

BU129 Production Keyboarding 3.00

BU141 Principles of Selling 3.00

BU142 Principles of Retailing 3.00

BU145 Principles of Advertising 3.00

BU147 Internship I 2.00

BU148 Internship II 2.00

BU149 Internship III 2.00

BU151 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 1.00

BU152 Marketing Applications for Entrepreneurs 1.00

BU153 Financial Management for Entrepreneurs 1.00

BU154 Business Management for Entrepreneurs 1.00

BU155 Special Topics for Entrepreneurs 1.00

BU156 Developing the Business Plan 1.00

BU201 Managerial Accounting 3.00

BU201H Honors Managerial Accounting 3.00

BU202 Marketing 3.00

BU203 Principles of Supervision 3.00

BU204 Advanced Small Business Management 3.00

BU205 Business Law I 3.00

BU213 Office Management 3.00

BU214 Word Processing: Microsoft Word for Windows 3.00

BU215 Transcription 2.00

BU217 Spreadsheet Management 3.00

BU218 Database Management 3.00

BU224 Human Resources Basics 3.00

BU250 Office Procedures 3.00

DR100 Basic Computer Aided Drafting 3.00

DR100C Basic Computer Aided Drafting 1.00

DR101 Technical Drafting 3.00

DR101C Technical Drafting

DR102 Machine Drafting 5.00

DR102L Machine Drafting Lab

DR105 Fundamentals of Tool Design 5.00

DR107 Construction Drafting 2.00

DR116 Blueprint Reading 2.00

DR119 3D Parametric Modeling I 3.00

DR211 Intermediate Computer Aided Drafting 3.00

DR211C Intermediate Computer Aided Drafting 2.00

DR212 Architectural CAD Drafting 3.00

DR213 Advanced Architectural CAD Drafting 3.00

DR214 Advanced CAD Applications 3.00

DR215 Civil Drafting 3.00

DR216 Computer Drafting Internship 3.00

DR217 CAD 3D Solid Modeling 3.00

DR217C CAD 3D Solid Modeling 3.00

DR219 3D Parametric Modeling II 3.00

DR219C 3D Parametric Modeling II 1.50

DR220 Special Projects in Drafting 5.00

EE100 Principles of DC and AC Circuits 3.00

EE101 Solid State Electronics 3.00

EE106 Electrical Maintenance 3.00

EE120 Apprentice Electricity I 10.00

EE121 Apprentice Electricity II 10.00

EE122 Apprentice Electricity III 10.00

EE123 Apprentice Electricity IV 10.00

EE124 Apprentice Electricity V 10.00

EE201 Analog Circuit Analysis 6.00

EE202 Digital Circuits 3.00

EE203 Instruments and Measurements 3.00

EE203C Instruments and Measurements 3.00

EE205 Wireless Communication 3.00

EE220 Data Communications 3.00

EE222 Industrial Electronic PLC 3.00

EE223 Intermediate Programmable Logic Controllers 3.00-3.00

EE230 Advanced Control Systems 3.00

EE240 Distributed and Integrated Control Systems 3.00

EE250 Control Systems Development 2.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS105 Advanced Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS107 Home Computing 1.00

IS108 Word Processing I 1.00

IS109 Word Processing II 1.00

IS110 Spreadsheets I 1.00

IS111 Spreadsheets II 1.00

IS113 Desktop Publishing 3.00

IS116 Spreadsheets III 1.00

IS120 Graphics on Microcomputers 3.00

IS123 Technology Workshop 3.00

IS125 Introduction to Internet 1.00

IS135 Essentials of Web Interaction 2.00

IS137 Website Ethics and Security 3.00

IS148 A+ Certification, Essentials 3.00

IS149 A+ Certification, Practical Applications 3.00

IS150 Electronic Commerce 3.00

IS174 Web Tools & Layout 2.00

IS182 Cisco CCNA I 3.00

IS182C Cisco CCNA I 3.00

IS183 Cisco CCNA II 3.00

IS183C Cisco CCNA II 3.00

IS184 Cisco CCNA III 3.00

IS184C Cisco CCNA III 3.00

IS185 Cisco CCNA IV 3.00

IS185C Cisco CCNA IV 3.00

IS186 Cisco CCNP: Route 4.00

IS187 Cisco CCNP: Switch 4.00

IS188 Cisco CCNP: Tshoot 4.00

IS201 Database I 1.00

IS202 Database II 1.00

IS210 Computer Support Internship I 3.00

IS211 Computer Support Internship II 3.00

IS212 Networking I 3.00

IS215 Web Development Platform 3.00

IS220 Multimedia for the Web 3.00

IS224 Networking II 3.00

IS225 Website Coding 2.00

IS226 Website Management and Development II 3.00

IS228 Database Structures 3.00-3.00

IS235 Elements of Linux 3.00

IS237 Server Operating Systems and Virtualization 3.00

IS240 Fundamentals of Network Security 3.00

IS250 Project Management 3.00

IS255 Visual Communications Special Projects Class 3.00

IS256 Web Development Special Projects 1.00-1.00

IS264 JavaScript 3.00

IS275 Lowen Certified - Vehicle Wrap Design 1.00

MC101 Introduction to Machine Technology 3.00

MC102 Machining Fundamentals I 2.00

MC103 Machining Fundamentals II 3.00

MC104 Machine Technology Math 2.00

MC105 Machine Technology Blueprint Reading 3.00

MC106 Basic Manufacturing Skills 8.00

MC106C Basic Manufacturing Skills 8.00

MC110 Benchwork 1.00

MC111 Print Reading 3.00

MC112 Quality Control and Inspection 1.00

MC113 Metallurgy 1.00

MC114 Machine Tool Processes 1.00

MC115 Machining I 3.00

MC116 Machining II 3.00

MC117 CNC Operations 3.00

MC118 Safety (OSHA) 1.00

MC122 Quality Control and Inspection (CNC) 2.00

MC127 CNC Operations-Advanced 3.00

MC201 Machining Fundamentals III 2.00

MC202 Inspection and Quality Control 3.00

MC203 Computerized Numerical Control 3.00

MC203C Computerized Numerical Control 3.00

MC204 Machine Practices I 1.00

MC204C Machine Practices 6.00

MC205 Machine Practices II 4.00

ME102 Fundamental AC Theory 3.00

ME105 Fundamentals of Instrumentation 3.00

ME106 Industrial Fluid Power 3.00

ME107 Manufacturing Management 3.00

ME108 Occupational Safety 2.00

ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls 3.00

ME112 Fundamentals of AC Circuits/Control 3.00

ME114 Renewable Energy Technology 3.00

ME115 Residential Heating and Air Conditioning 4.00

ME115C Residential Heating and Air Conditioning 4.00

ME116 Commercial Refrigeration 4.00

ME116C Commercial Refrigeration 4.00

ME117 Commercial Heating and Air Conditioning 4.00

ME118 Renewable Energy Technology Systems Analysis 4.00

ME121 Robotics and Motion Control 3.00

ME124 Renewable Energy Technology Maintenance 4.00

ME125 Engineering Technology Internship 3.00-3.00

ME128 HVAC Applications 3.00

ME129 Mechanical Maintenance Skills 2.00

ME130 HVAC Control Systems 4.00

ME131 Refrigerant Handling Certification 1.00

ME132 HVAC Load Calculations 1.00

ME133 HVAC Duct Sizing 1.00

ME134 HVAC Code Requirements 1.00

ME135 Industrial Seminar 1.00

ME140 Low Pressure Boilers 3.00

TR120 Work Ethics 3.00

TR120C Work Ethics 1.00-3.00

WE100 Basic Welding 3.00

WE100C Basic Welding 3.00

WE101 Welding Safety I 2.00

WE101T Welding Safety I 2.00

WE102 Welding Blueprint Reading I 2.00

WE102C Welding Blueprint Reading I 2.00

WE103 Oxy-fuel Welding 2.00

WE104 Shielded Metal Arc Welding 3.00

WE105 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II 3.00

WE106 Cutting Processes 3.00

WE107 Welding Math 3.00

WE108 Welding Theory I 1.00

WE109 Welding Theory II 1.00

WE110 Gas Metal Arc Welding 3.00

WE111 Gas Metal Arc Welding II 3.00

WE112 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 3.00

WE113 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II 3.00

WE114 Cutting Processes II 2.00

WE121 Welding Safety II 1.00

WE201 Welding Safety III 1.00

WE202 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding III 1.50

WE203 Special Processes 3.00

WE204 Cored Wire Welding I 3.00

WE205 Cutting Processes III 1.50

WE206 Cutting Processes IV 1.50

WE207 Robotic Welding 2.00

WE208 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding IV 1.50

WE209 Metal Fabrication I 1.50

WE210 Industrial Welding 6.00

WE211 Welding Safety IV 1.00

WE212 Shielded Metal Arc Welding III 1.50

WE213 Shielded Metal Arc Welding IV 1.50

WE214 Cored Wire Welding II 1.50

WE215 Internship 1.00

WE219 Metal Fabrication II 1.50


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