Program Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the RE B.Tech. a successful graduate will be able to:

1.  Describe basic social, political, economic and ecological factors impacting renewable energy resources and systems regionally, nationally and abroad.

2. Demonstrate problem-solving skills and critical thinking in both hands-on and written technical environments.

3. Assess renewable energy resources for residential and farm-scale renewable energy systems in wind, solar PV, solar thermal, micro hydroelectricity and/or bioenergy for a wide range of sites and client objectives.

4. Design residential and farm-scale renewable energy systems in wind, solar PV, solar thermal, micro hydroelectricity and/or bioenergy based on thorough resource assessment and client requirements.

5. Install, maintain, and troubleshoot renewable energy systems.

6. Perform an energy site assessment and develop a comprehensive energy system proposal for a prospective client and defend the proposal rationale in written and verbal discussion.

7. Work safely and responsibly in groups with diverse individuals

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Admissions Requirements

The RE B.Tech. degree is a demanding curriculum for incoming students as there are strong math, biology, chemistry, physics, and electrical engineering components to the program. A rigorous high school curriculum in math and science is recommended.