Certificate in Sustainable Technologies

This certificate provides students with an understanding of the basic issues regarding sustainability, renewable energy and water conservation. Students will acquire skills needed to seek entry-level positions in a wide range of energy- and water-related businesses and/or consider starting their own business

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Provide leadership in creating and maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Recognize wasteful practices and recommend sustainable alternatives
  • Measure and describe energy and its relationship to sustainable energy systems.
  • Develop and articulate a definition of sustainability.
  • Understand the principles of entrepreneurship and creating a sustainable small business

Class Requirements


DRFT 111         Drafting I (3)

ELEC 111         Electronic Fundamentals (4)

ENVR 111        Introduction to Sustainability (3) S

ENVR 112        Introduction to Sustainable Energy Technologies (3)

ENVR 113        Instrumentation and Controls Lab (3)

ENVR 115        Introduction to Water Conservation Technologies (3)

ENVR 119        General Industry Health and Safety (3)



BSAD 119         Entrepreneurial – Planning and

Introduction (3)

ENGL 119         Professional Communications (3)

MATH 115        Technical Mathematics (3)

PHIL 258           Environmental Ethics and

Sustainability (3) S

NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement on Page 8.


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