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Renewable Energy Technology - CERT C

A Certificate is outlined coursework that is designed to prepare a student to head out into the workforce in a short timeframe or for career advancement. This certificate totals 48 credit hours. Consult with an advisor for more information. Click on hyperlink to reveal a full list of courses. If you are interested in honors course options, please visit the HutchCC Honors Program (www.hutchcc.edu/honors) for further information.

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Required Courses


Course ID
Course Title
Credits
Notes

AE100
AC/DC Circuits
4.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

AE105
Industrial Wiring
3.00
Spring
Spring

AE150
Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs)
3.00
Fall Spring
Prereq: AE100 AC/DC Circuits.
Fall Spring
Prereq: AE100 AC/DC Circuits.

AE155
Electrical Maintenance
3.00
Fall Spring
Prereq: AE100 AC/DC Circuits.
Fall Spring
Prereq: AE100 AC/DC Circuits.

AE202
Actuator/Sensor Systems
3.00
Spring
Prereq: AE155 Electrical Maintenance.
Spring
Prereq: AE155 Electrical Maintenance.

ME106
Industrial Fluid Power
3.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

ME110
Fundamentals of Motor Controls
3.00
Fall Spring
Prereq: AE100 AC/DC Circuits.
Fall Spring
Prereq: AE100 AC/DC Circuits.

ME112
Heating System Fundamentals
3.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

ME114
Renewable Energy Technology
3.00

ME115
HVAC Fundamentals
4.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

ME118
Renewable Energy Technology Systems Analysis
4.00
Prereq: ME114 Renewable Energy Technology, and AE155 Electrical Maintenance, and ME115 HVAC Fundamentals.
Prereq: ME114 Renewable Energy Technology, and AE155 Electrical Maintenance, and ME115 HVAC Fundamentals.

ME124
Renewable Energy Technology Maintenance
4.00
Prereq: ME114 Renewable Energy Technology, and AE155 Electrical Maintenance, and ME115 HVAC Fundamentals.
Prereq: ME114 Renewable Energy Technology, and AE155 Electrical Maintenance, and ME115 HVAC Fundamentals.

Electives


  • Industrial Safety Electives
    Credit Hours : 1.00
    • Course ID
      Course Title
      Credits
      Notes

    • ME108
      Occupational Safety
      2.00

    • star icon indicates recommended for this degree pathway TR121
      General Industrial Safety/OSHA10
      1.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer

  • Renewable Energy Technology Contextual Electives
    Credit Hours : 7.00
    • Course ID
      Course Title
      Credits
      Notes

    • AE200
      Variable Frequency Drives and Electric Motors
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls.

    • AE205
      Intermediate Programmable Logic Controllers
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: AE150 Programmable Logic Controllers.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: AE150 Programmable Logic Controllers.

    • AE208
      National Electrical Code
      3.00

    • AE250
      Distributed/Integrated Control Systems
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: AE200 Variable Frequency Drives & Electric Motors, or AE205 Industrial PLCs.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: AE200 Variable Frequency Drives & Electric Motors, or AE205 Industrial PLCs.

    • AE252
      Control Systems Development
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: AE200 Variable Frequency Drives & Electric Motors, or AE205 Industrial PLCs.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: AE200 Variable Frequency Drives & Electric Motors, or AE205 Industrial PLCs.

    • AE255
      Industrial Robotics
      3.00
      Spring
      Prereq: AE150 Programmable Logic Controllers.
      Spring
      Prereq: AE150 Programmable Logic Controllers.

    • DR100
      Computer Aided Drafting I
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer

    • DR101
      Technical Drafting
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • DR102
      Machine Drafting
      5.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: DR100 Computer Aided Drafting I.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: DR100 Computer Aided Drafting I.

    • DR102L
      Machine Drafting Lab
      0.00

    • DR107
      Construction Drafting
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: DR100 Computer Aided Drafting I.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: DR100 Computer Aided Drafting I.

    • DR116
      Blueprint Reading
      2.00

    • DR119
      Parametric Modeling I: Autodesk Inventor
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • DR211
      Computer Aided Drafting II
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: DR100 Computer Aided Drafting I.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: DR100 Computer Aided Drafting I.

    • DR212
      Architectural Drafting I
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • DR212H
      Honors Architectural Drafting I
      3.00

    • DR213
      Architectural Drafting II
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: DR212 Architectural Drafting I.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: DR212 Architectural Drafting I.

    • DR214
      Advanced CAD Applications
      3.00

    • DR215
      Civil Drafting
      3.00
      Spring
      Prereq: DR100 Computer Aided Drafting I.
      Spring
      Prereq: DR100 Computer Aided Drafting I.

    • DR216
      Computer Drafting Internship
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: DR119 Parametric Modeling I: Autodesk Inventor, or Departmental Consent, and DR212 Architectural Drafting I.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: DR119 Parametric Modeling I: Autodesk Inventor, or Departmental Consent, and DR212 Architectural Drafting I.

    • DR219
      Parametric Modeling II: Autodesk Inventor
      3.00
      Fall
      Prereq: DR119 Parametric Modeling I: Autodesk Inventor.
      Fall
      Prereq: DR119 Parametric Modeling I: Autodesk Inventor.

    • DR220
      Computer Drafting Capstone
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: DR119 Parametric Modeling I: Autodesk Inventor, or Departmental Consent, and DR212 Architectural Drafting I.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: DR119 Parametric Modeling I: Autodesk Inventor, or Departmental Consent, and DR212 Architectural Drafting I.

    • MC101
      Introduction to Machine Technology
      3.00

    • MC104
      Machine Technology Math
      2.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer

    • MC106
      Basic Manufacturing Skills
      8.00

    • MC110
      Bench Work
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • MC111
      Print Reading
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • MC112
      Quality Control and Inspection
      1.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer

    • MC113
      Metallurgy
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: MC110 BenchWork with a Grade of C or higher, and MC115 Machining I with a Grade of C or higher.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: MC110 BenchWork with a Grade of C or higher, and MC115 Machining I with a Grade of C or higher.

    • MC114
      Machine Tool Processes
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • MC115
      Machining I
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • MC116
      Machining II
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: MC110 BenchWork with a Grade of C or higher, and MC115 Machining I with a Grade of C or higher.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: MC110 BenchWork with a Grade of C or higher, and MC115 Machining I with a Grade of C or higher.

    • MC117
      CNC Operations
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: MC115 Machining I with a Grade of C or higher, or Departmental Consent.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: MC115 Machining I with a Grade of C or higher, or Departmental Consent.

    • MC118
      Safety (OSHA)
      1.00

    • MC201
      Machining Fundamentals III
      2.00

    • MC202
      Inspection and Quality Control
      3.00

    • MC204
      Machine Practices I
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: Departmental Consent.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: Departmental Consent.

    • MC205
      Machine Practices II
      3.00
      Spring
      Prereq: Departmental Consent, or MC204 Machine Practices I w/Grade of C or higher.
      Spring
      Prereq: Departmental Consent, or MC204 Machine Practices I w/Grade of C or higher.

    • ME107
      Manufacturing Management
      3.00

    • ME108
      Occupational Safety
      2.00

    • ME116
      Commercial Refrigeration
      4.00
      Spring
      Spring

    • ME117
      Commercial Heating and Air Conditioning
      4.00
      Spring
      Prereq: ME115 HVAC Fundamentals, and EE203 Instruments & Measurements, or ME116 Commercial Refrigeration.
      Spring
      Prereq: ME115 HVAC Fundamentals, and EE203 Instruments & Measurements, or ME116 Commercial Refrigeration.

    • star icon indicates recommended for this degree pathway ME119
      Solar PV Fundamentals
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • star icon indicates recommended for this degree pathway ME122
      Solar PV Intermediate
      3.00
      Prereq: ME119 Solar PV Fundamentals.
      Prereq: ME119 Solar PV Fundamentals.

    • ME125
      Engineering Technology Internship
      3.00

    • ME129
      Mechanical Maintenance Skills
      3.00
      Spring
      Spring

    • ME131
      EPA 608
      1.00
      Fall
      Fall

    • ME132
      HVAC Load Calculations
      1.00
      Fall
      Fall

    • ME133
      HVAC Duct Sizing
      1.00
      Fall
      Fall

    • ME134
      HVAC Code Requirements
      1.00
      Fall
      Fall

    • ME135
      Industrial Seminar
      1.00

    • ME136
      Solar PV Advanced
      3.00
      Prereq: ME119 Solar PV Fundamentals, and ME141 Solar Battery Fundamentals, and ME122 Solar PV Intermediate.
      Prereq: ME119 Solar PV Fundamentals, and ME141 Solar Battery Fundamentals, and ME122 Solar PV Intermediate.

    • ME140
      Low Pressure Boilers
      3.00
      Spring
      Spring

    • star icon indicates recommended for this degree pathway ME141
      Solar Battery Fundamentals
      3.00
      Prereq: ME119 Solar PV Fundamentals.
      Prereq: ME119 Solar PV Fundamentals.

    • ME142
      Solar Battery Intermediate
      3.00
      Prereq: ME119 Solar PV Fundamentals, and ME141 Solar Battery Fundamentals, and ME122 Solar PV Intermediate.
      Prereq: ME119 Solar PV Fundamentals, and ME141 Solar Battery Fundamentals, and ME122 Solar PV Intermediate.

    • WE100
      Basic Welding
      3.00
      Fall
      Fall

    • WE101
      Welding Safety
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • WE102
      Welding Blueprint Reading
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • WE104
      Shielded Metal Arc Welding
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • WE105
      Shielded Metal Arc Welding II
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: WE104 SMAW w/Grade of C or Higher, or Departmental Consent.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: WE104 SMAW w/Grade of C or Higher, or Departmental Consent.

    • WE106
      Cutting Processes for Welding
      2.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • WE110
      Gas Metal Arc Welding
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • WE111
      Gas Metal Arc Welding II
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: WE110 Gas Metal Arc Welding w/Grade of C or Higher.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: WE110 Gas Metal Arc Welding w/Grade of C or Higher.

    • WE112
      Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • WE113
      Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II
      3.00
      Spring
      Prereq: WE112 GTAW w/Grade of C or Higher.
      Spring
      Prereq: WE112 GTAW w/Grade of C or Higher.

    • WE128
      Welding Metallurgy
      2.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • WE209
      Welding Fabrication Processes
      4.00
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: Departmental Consent.
      Fall Spring
      Prereq: Departmental Consent.


Total Credit Hours
48.00

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