Alternative Energy Technology - Wind Turbine, One-Year Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code #6351

Effective May 2017

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

The wind turbine technology one-year technical certificate 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.

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
AETC 121 PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS 3
ALET 112 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY MECHANICAL SYSTEMS 1 4
ELCT 121 DIGITAL ELECTRONICS 1 4
TECN 121 FLUID POWER 3
Social Science Elective 3
 Hours17
 Total Hours34
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.

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 156AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT3
PSYH 151INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY3

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.

More program information can be found on our website.