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Energy Systems Technology

The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree with an area of study in Energy Systems Technology is designed to help mid-career adults prepare for new opportunities in the energy technologies field. A total of 18 Area of Study credits must be from 300/400 level courses. The BS degree with an area of study in Energy Systems Technology is a 120-credit program.

Energy Systems Technology Credit Distribution

Subject/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • Information Literacy
    SOS-110: Critical Information Literacy
B. Civic and Global Learning 9
  • Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Civic Engagement
C. Knowledge of Human Cultures 9
D. Understanding the Physical and Natural World 8
E. Mathematics 3
F. General Education Electives 16
II. Area of Study: Energy Utility Technology 45
A. Energy Utility Technology - Core 15
  • ELE-211: DC Circuits
  • ELE-212: AC Circuits
  • Applied Quality Management
  • Occupational Safety & Health
  • Current Trends & Applications
B. Energy Specialty
(select 30 credits from areas below)
  • Nuclear Operations & Maintenance
  • Plant Operations & Maintenance
  • Gas Distribution
  • Electric Transmission & Distribution
  • Instrumentations & Control
  • Appliance Service
  • Alternative & Efficient Energy
  • Regulatory Policy & Procedures (EUT-401)
  • Applied Economic Analysis (EUT-402)
III. Electives 15
Total Credits 120
Degree Requirements Credits
The following courses are required for the BS degree with an area of study in Energy Systems Technology and can be fulfilled in either the General Education or Electives sections of the degree chart. 20
  • Computer Concepts (CIS-107) or above
  • Statistics
  • College Algebra
  • Higher Level Math above College Algebra
  • Physics I with Lab
  • Physics II with Lab
  • How Students Earn Credit in the Area of Study: Most students have transfer credit from an associate degree earned at a two-year college. Credit may also be earned through company training and apprenticeship programs. Credit may also be earned by Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) and independent study.

Leverage Your Training

Have you earned acquired college-level technical expertise on the job? If so, it may be worth college credit. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit, including transferring previous college credits, all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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