Offered at Main Campus
Electrical & Renewable Energy Technology is a 24-month (eight-term) program that will give students conceptual as well as hands-on training in technology and practices used in the electrical and renewable energy fields. This program is designed to prepare electrical engineering technicians and electricians with the skill set to meet the growing demand for “green” sources of power. Students learn about the production and distribution of electrical energy from a variety of traditional and renewable energy sources.
Students may enter this program at the beginning of the Fall term. Students meeting all program and graduation requirements receive an Associate of Applied Science degree and certificates in six specialized areas – Residential-Commercial Electrical, Industrial-Utility Electrical, Photovoltaic Technician, Energy Auditor, Solar Energy Management and Small Wind.
A laptop computer is required to participate in this program. Minimum laptop computer requirements are listed in the notes at the bottom of this page.
Students will be eligible to apply for an Iowa Unclassified Electrical License, and upon completion of all State of Iowa Electrical Examiner’s Board requirements, program graduates will be sponsored by the State of Iowa Electrical Examiner’s Board (pending EEB approval) to take the Journeyman Electrician’s Examination.