A.A.S. Energy Technician

Associate of Applied Science – Energy Technician

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE IN ENERGY TECHNICIAN:

  1. The student will learn uses and names of equipment and system procedures of an energy production plant.
  2. The student will learn the principles of safety, health, and environment along with the procedures required to perform as an individual and as a team member within the plant.
  3. The student will gain the knowledge of ability to operate equipment in a manner that assures there are environmentally sound work habits.
  4. The student will learn math that is related to plant operation and performance including:
    1. basic math fundamentals
    2. work problems requiring algebra, volume areas, and process flows
    3. performing calculations necessary for obtaining maximum plant efficiency
  5. The student will study and become familiar with the plant process flow, instruments and instrumentation systems.
  6. The student will identify green energy sources and describe commercial and residential production methods.
  7. The student will identify the main components of industrial wind turbines and solve selected electrical problems using Ohms and Kirchoff’s laws.
  8. The student will identify and describe environmental laws that affect the production of energy in the United States.