Alternative Energy Technology - Solar Technology Major, Associate of Applied Science

Curriculum Code #6355

Effective May 2017

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

The solar technology program encompasses a wide range of electrical, mechanical and computer skills required to compete in the emerging alternate energy – solar technology industry. Typical job responsibilities will include design, testing, R&D, service, maintenance and installation assignments. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
ALET 111 INTRODUCTION TO ALTERNATIVE ENERGY 3
ELCT 111 ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS I 3
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
MTHM 121 TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS I 1 4
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 2 1
TECN 111 TECHNICAL PROBLEM SOLVING 3
 Hours17
Spring Semester
ALET 112 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY MECHANICAL SYSTEMS 1 4
ALET 113 OSHA 10 CONSTRUCTION SAFETY 1
ELCT 227 NATIONAL ELECTRIC CODE 1 2
ENGL 164 COLLEGE COMPOSITION II WITH TECHNICAL TOPICS 1 3
ENGR 120 INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING 1
MTHM 122 TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS II 1 3
 Hours14
Second Year
Fall Semester
ALET 223 PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS 1 4
ELCT 121 DIGITAL ELECTRONICS 1 4
ELCT 233 ELECTRONIC DEVICES I 1,3 4
PHYC 150 GENERAL PHYSICS I 1 4
 Hours16
Spring Semester
AETC 241 INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL 1 3
ALET 222 SOLAR THERMAL SYSTEMS 1 4
Arts and Humanities Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3
 Hours13
 Total Hours60
1

Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.

2

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

3

Indicates a student may substitute from this list: CMNW 101, CMNW 141, CMNW 145 or work-based learning (ALET 287, ALET 288 and/or ALET 289) for the equivalent number of credit hours for this course.

Arts and Humanities Electives

ARTS 243GART HISTORY I3
ARTS 244GART HISTORY II3
ARTS 245GWORLD ART3
ARTS 246HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY3
ARTS 254GHISTORY OF AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE3
ENGL 251AMERICAN LITERATURE I3
ENGL 252AMERICAN LITERATURE II3
ENGL 253GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD LITERATURE3
ENGL 254GINTRODUCTION TO HISPANIC LITERATURE3
ENGL 255INTRODUCTION TO FICTION3
ENGL 257GINTRODUCTION TO POETRY3
ENGL 259GINTRODUCTION TO DRAMA3
ENGL 261GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE I3
ENGL 262GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE II3
ENGL 266GAFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE3
ENGL 269GINTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE3
HUMS 151GINTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES3
HUMS 261GINTRODUCTION TO GREAT BOOKS: ANCIENT WORLD TO THE RENAISSANCE3
HUMS 271GINTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGY3
HUMS 274FILM APPRECIATION3
MUSC 261GMUSIC APPRECIATION3
MUSC 262GMUSIC AS A WORLD PHENOMENON3
PHLY 165BIOETHICS3
PHLY 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
RELG 181GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS3
RELG 261RELIGION IN AMERICA3
RELG 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
THTR 151GINTRODUCTION TO THEATER3

Social Science Electives

HSTR 151GCIVILIZATION I3
HSTR 152GCIVILIZATION II3
HSTR 161UNITED STATES I3
HSTR 162UNITED STATES II3
HSTR 171GTHE WORLD SINCE 19003
HSTR 252GWOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY3
HSTR 267GAFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE3
PLSC 151GCOMPARATIVE POLITICS3
PLSC 156AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT3
PLSC 157GCONTEMPORARY WORLD PROBLEMS3
PSYH 151INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY3
SOCY 151GINTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY3

Program Contact(s):

Duncan Estep
440-366-7016
destep@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.