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Sustainability Technologies Courses

ALT 110 P0A - Biofuels I

01/13/14 - 05/09/2014

Classroom Hours: Thursday 6:00P - 8:50P

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the fundamentals of bio based fuels. Emphasis is placed on proper handling and use guidelines, basic chemistry of biofuels, production methods, and the social, environmental, and economic impacts of biofuels. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a general understanding of biofuels.

ALT 210 P01 - Bio-Fuels II

01/13/14 - 05/09/2014

Classroom Hours: Monday 9:00A - 11:50A and 12:00P - 2:00P

This course provides an in-depth study of commercial biofuels production and various methods for manufacturing biofuels at a large scale. Topics include advanced production technologies, feed stock selection and pretreatment, quality control, energy balance, and biofuels business models. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a practical knowledge of commercial biofuels production and facility operation..

ALT 211 P01 - Biofuels Analytics

01/13/14 - 05/09/2014

Classroom Hours: Wednesday 9:00A - 11:50A and 12:00P - 3:00P

This course is designed to address quality control management during all phases of the biofuels production process. Topics include feedstock analysis, in-process quality monitoring, and standards compliance with national and international biofuels specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate safe and accurate laboratory practices, as well as an understanding of various quality control techniques..

ALT 250 P01 - Thermal Systems

01/13/14 - 05/09/2014

Classroom Hours: Thursday 2:00P - 3:50P and 4:00P - 5:50P

This course introduces the concepts, tools, techniques, and materials used to convert thermal energy into a viable, renewable energy resource. Topics include forced convection, heat flow and exchange, radiation, the varies elements of thermal system design, regulations, and system installation and maintenance. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of geothermal and solar thermal systems and corresponding regulations.

ARC 111 P01 - Intro to Arch Technology

01/13/14 - 05/09/2014

Classroom Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9:00A - 9:50A and 10:00A - 12:25P

This course introduces basic architectural drafting techniques, lettering, use of architectural and engineering scales, and sketching. Topics include orthographic, axonometric, and oblique drawing techniques using architectural plans, elevations, sections, and details; reprography techniques; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and print scaled drawings within minimum architectural standards.

CST 112 P01 - Construction

01/13/14 - 05/09/2014

Classroom Hours: Friday 9:00A - 11:50A and 1:00P - 3:50P

This course covers standard and alternative building methods to include wall framing. Topics include safety and footings, foundations, floor framing systems, and wall framing systems commonly used in the construction industry. Upon completion, students should be able to safely erect all framing necessary to begin roof framing.

ELC 221 P01 Advanced Photovoltaic Systems

01/13/14 - 05/09/2014

Classroom Hours: Monday 2:00P - 3:50P and 4:00P - 7:00P

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of and computations related to DC/AC electricity. Emphasis is placed on DC/AC circuits, components, operation of test equipment; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, verify, troubleshoot, and repair DC/AC circuits.

SST 110 P01 - Intro to Sustainability

01/13/14 - 05/09/2014

Classroom Hours: Tuesday 6:00P - 8:50P

This course introduces sustainability issues and individual contributions toward environmental sustainability. Topics include management processes needed to maximize renewable/non-renewable energy resources, economics of sustainability, and reduction of environmental impacts. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss sustainability practices and demonstrate an understanding of their effectiveness and impacts.

SST 130 LN1 - Modeling Renewable Energy

01/13/14 - 05/09/2014

Online

This course introduces software and other technologies used for modeling renewable energy systems. Topics include: renewable energy modeling software applications, data analysis, renewable energy sources, and cost of renewable energy systems. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate technology to model the effectiveness of renewable energy systems.

SST 210 P01 - Issues in Sustainability

01/13/14 - 05/09/2014

Classroom Hours: Wednesday 9:00A - 11:50A

This course introduces the long-term impacts and difficulties of applying sustainability concepts in an organization, business, or society. Topics include the application of sustainable technologies and the analysis of affordability, efficiencies, recycling, and small and large-scale design. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize the possible limitations of sustainable technologies and be prepared to reconcile such conflicts.

SST 250 PJ1 - Capstone Project

01/13/14 - 05/09/2014

Classroom Hours: Tuesday 1:00P - 1:50P

This course introduces an integrated team approach to a sustainability topic of interest to students, faculty or professional community. Topics include problem identification, proposal preparation, conceptual design and an effective work schedule. Upon completion, students should be able to integrate the many facets of a topic based on environmental sustainability into a completed project.