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Academic CredentialAssociate in Science (AS)
Total Credit Hours60
Average Time to Complete2 yrs.
Academic PathwayBusiness, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Program Advisor

Advisor

Melanie Boyd
Division Chair, Business & Technology
850.769.1551 ext. 4051
mboyd@gulfcoast.edu

Academic Program Support Specialist

Jordan Hale
850.872.3838
jhale2@gulfcoast.edu
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Engineering Technology - Alternative Energy Option

Communications Area
Humanities Area
Mathematics Area
Natural Sciences Area
Social Sciences Area
 OR
 •@AMH2020, United States History II and demonstrate Civic Literacy Competency
Major Courses
 Alternative Energy Option.  The purpose of this track is to prepare students to meet industry-specific educational needs for technicians in new and emerging alternative and renewable energy fields, including, but not limited to, occupational titles such as Electrical Engineering Technician, Industrial Engineering Technician, Solar Photovoltaic Installer and Solar Power Plant Technician, Solar Thermal Installer and Technician, Energy Auditor, and Smart Grid Technician. This program also provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in occupations related to energy production and storage, manufacturing and construction.
ETP 2322Power Storage3 credit hours
ETP 1410CSolar Energy3 credit hours
Total Degree Hours60


• General Education Core.
+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required.  See course descriptions.
# Applies to A.S. degree and certificate programs.
= Career Certificate course.
* Minimum grade of "C" required.
@ Civic Literacy.

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