Associate of Applied Science in Alternative Energy Technology - Solar Technology

As the application of alternative energy becomes more popular, those with training in solar technology can look forward to a bright and promising career in this growing job market. Careers related to solar power are springing up around the world. The highest demand is in warmer climates, such as the southern and western parts of the United States, which received direct sunlight year-round. This degree program offers an opportunity to get into the ground floor of this growing industry.

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Curriculum

First Year

Fall Semester

  • ALET 111: Introduction To Alternative Energy - 3 hours
  • ELCT 111: Electrical Circuits I - 3 hours
  • ENGL 161: College Composition I - 3 hours
  • MTHM 121: Technical Mathematics I (1) - 4 hours
  • SDEV 101: College 101 (2) - 1 hour
  • TECN 111: Technical Problem Solving - 3 hours

Hours: 17

Spring Semester

  • ALET 112: Alternative Energy Mechanical Systems (1) - 4 hours
  • ALET 113: OSHA 10 Construction Safety - 1 hour
  • ELCT 227: National Electric Code (1) - 2 hours
  • ENGL 164: College Composition II With Technical Topics (1) - 3 hours
  • ENGR 120: Introduction To Engineering - 1 hour
  • MTHM 122: Technical Mathematics II (1) - 3 hours

Hours: 14

Second Year

Fall Semester

  • ALET 223: Photovoltaic Systems (1) - 4 hours
  • ELCT 121: Digital Electronics (1) - 4 hours
  • ELCT 233: Electronic Devices I (1), (3) - 4 hours
  • PHYC 150: General Physics I (1) - 4 hours

Hours: 16

Spring Semester

  • AETC 241: Instrumentation and Control (1) - 3 hours
  • ALET 222: Solar Thermal Systems (1) - 4 hours

Arts and Humanities Electives

3 hours each

  • ARTS 243G - Art History I
  • ARTS 244G - Art History II
  • ARTS 245G - World Art
  • ARTS 246 - History of Photography
  • ARTS 254 - History of American Architecture
  • ENGL 251 - American Literature I
  • ENGL 252 - American Literature II
  • ENGL 253G - Introduction to World Literature
  • ENGL 254G - Introduction to Hispanic Literature
  • ENGL 255G - Introduction to Fiction
  • ENGL 257G - Introduction to Poetry
  • ENGL 259G - Introduction to Drama
  • ENGL 261G - Masterpieces of British Literature I
  • ENGL 262G - Masterpieces of British Literature II
  • ENGL 266G - African American Literature
  • ENGL 269G - Introduction to Shakespeare
  • HUMS 151G - Introduction to Humanities
  • HUMS 261G - Introduction to Great Books: Ancient World to the Renaissance
  • HUMS 271G - Introduction to Mythology
  • HUMS 274 - Film Appreciation
  • MUSC 261G - Music Appreciation
  • MUSC 262G - Music as a World Phenomenon
  • PHLY 165 - Bioethics
  • PHLY 262G - Introduction to Eastern Philosophy
  • RELG 181G - Introduction to World Religions
  • RELG 261 - Religion in America
  • RELG 262G - Introduction to Eastern Philosophy
  • THTR 151G - Introduction to Theater

Social Science Electives

3 hours each

  • HSTR 151G - Civilization I
  • HSTR 152G -Civilization II
  • HSTR 161 - United States I
  • HSTR 162 - United States II
  • HSTR 171G - The World since 1900
  • HSTR 252G - Women in World History
  • HSTR 267G - African American Heritage
  • PLSC 151G - Comparative Politics
  • PLSC 156 - American National Government
  • PLSC 157G - Contemporary World Problems
  • PSYH 151 - Introduction to Psychology
  • SOCY 151G - Introduction to Sociology

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Tuition and Costs

How much does it cost to attend LCCC?

Many factors are considered when determining how much it costs to attend college.

When determining a student’s eligibility for financial aid, many factors are taken into account including enrollment status, residency status, dependency status, cost of attendance, etc. A student’s Cost of Attendance for financial aid determination includes directly billed expenses (tuition and fees) and “indirect” expenses for items such as books, supplies, transportation to and from campus, normal monthly household expenses and a small amount for personal expenses. These amounts are estimated per year at LCCC as:

  • Tuition and Fees:
    • Lorain county resident: $134.04 per credit hour.
    • Out-of-county resident: $159.22 per credit hour.
    • Out-of-state resident: $310.79 per credit hour.
  • Books and supplies: $ 350 – $1,500
  • Transportation: $ 1,000 – $1,600
  • Monthly Household expenses: $ 2,200 – $3,800
  • Miscellaneous Personal Expenses: $ 1,000

Where laboratory, special facilities or services are required to accommodate instructional needs, a special fee may be assessed.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated September 3, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Aug 2020
Duration
2 years
Full-time
Price
- Lorain county resident: $134.04 per credit hour. Out-of-county resident: $159.22 per credit hour. Out-of-state resident: $310.79 per credit hour.
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