Alternative Energy Technology - Wind Turbine Major, Associate of Applied Science
Curriculum Code #6350
(Not offered 2023-2024)
The wind turbine technology program encompasses a wide range of electrical, mechanical and computer skills required to compete in the emerging alternate energy - wind turbine industry. Individuals will be prepared for a range of analysis, installation and maintenance assignments associated with the wind turbine 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.
|ALET 111||INTRODUCTION TO ALTERNATIVE ENERGY||3|
|ELCT 111||ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS I||3|
|ENGL 161||COLLEGE COMPOSITION I||3|
|MTHM 155||TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS I||4|
|SDEV 101||INTRODUCTION TO THE LCCC COMMUNITY 2||1|
|TECN 111||TECHNICAL PROBLEM SOLVING||3|
|AETC 121||PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS 1||3|
|ALET 112||ALTERNATIVE ENERGY MECHANICAL SYSTEMS 1||4|
|HLED 159||WILDERNESS AND REMOTE FIRST AID 1||2|
|TECN 121||FLUID POWER||3|
|ENGL 164||COLLEGE COMPOSITION II WITH TECHNICAL TOPICS 1||3|
|MTHM 156||TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS II 1||4|
|ALET 220||WIND TURBINE TECHNOLOGY I 1||3|
|ELCT 121||DIGITAL ELECTRONICS 1||4|
|ELCT 227||NATIONAL ELECTRIC CODE 1,3||2|
|PEFT 185||ROPES COURSE||1|
|PHYC 150||GENERAL PHYSICS I 1||4|
|Arts and Humanities Elective 4||3|
|AETC 241||INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL 1||3|
|ALET 221||WIND TURBINE TECHNOLOGY II 1||3|
|ELCT 211||ELECTRICAL POWER AND DEVICES 1||4|
|Social Science Elective 5||3|
Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
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.
Select any Arts and Humanities Ohio Transfer 36 course.
Select any Social Science Ohio Transfer 36 course.
For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your advising team.
Program Learning Outcomes
- To function effectively in the wind turbine industry, with a theoretical understanding and direct hands-on experience in the installation and operation of wind turbine power generation systems
- Be experienced in the installation of several residential scale wind turbine systems, siting of the turbine, rigging for installation, safe practices, regulatory considerations, electrical installation in a variety of off-grid applications and operation and maintenance of utility scale turbines
- Demonstrate a high standard of professional ethics, attitudes and values
- Communicate effectively and work collaboratively in teams