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Purpose: The career studies certificate program is a response to the non-conventional short-term program of studies needed by many adults within the college’s region. It offers a series of specialized program options which represent a wide variety of adult career and academic interest course areas. The options within this program are intended to represent the minimum amount of college course work considered representative of these fields of study. Each of the program options is designed as a distinct “mini-curriculum” within a broader range of adult educational possibilities.
Admission Requirements: Applicants should meet the general requirements for admission to the college. Placement tests may be required in some areas.
This program is designed for students who are interested in alternative energy. This program begins with the introduction of the fundamentals and safety requirements for alternative energy systems and then proceeds with the application and study of wind turbines as well as performs system exercises and maintenance on photovoltaic energy systems. The certificate is designed to enhance the awareness of different designs, layouts, wirings, and installations for alternative energy systems.