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BS with a Major in Alternative and Renewable Energy Management

Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Alternative and Renewable Energy Management

All degree programs are offered online and on campus.

Capstone courses are available.

As our modern-day society seeks to be more responsible with our natural resources and less dependent on unsustainable sources of energy, the need for competent professionals with an alternative and renewable energy management degree is on the rise. Experts in the field of green energy contribute to the availability of energy-efficient goods and services for both individual consumers and companies large and small while helping to make our world a cleaner and healthier place. The on-campus and online alternative energy degree from Everglades University will prepare students for positions within a wide range of industries in both the private and public sectors.

Program Objectives:

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Alternative and Renewable Energy Management enables students to explore the exciting field of Alternative and Renewable Energy Management with courses in Solar Energy and Photovoltaics; Energy and the Environment; Alternative Energy Safety; Nuclear Energy; Wind Energy; Geothermal Energy; Hydroelectric Energy; and Managing an Alternative Energy Project. Emphasis is placed on communication skills, global awareness, management skills, organizational behavior, critical thinking, codes and standards, and construction and environmental regulations and requirements. Graduates of this program will be prepared for productive management careers in the alternative and renewable energy environment.

To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Alternative and Renewable Energy Management, students must complete 123 credit hours as described below.

General Education Courses ( 30.0 credit hours )
English ( 6 Credit Hours )
English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
English Composition II 3.0 credit hours
Computer ( 3 Credit Hours )
Introduction to Computer Applications 3.0 credit hours
Communication ( 3 Credit Hours )
Speech 3.0 credit hours
Humanities / Fine Arts ( 3 Credit Hours )
American Literature 3.0 credit hours
Math ( 6 Credit Hours )
College Algebra 3.0 credit hours
College Math ( or Math courses equivalent or higher ) 3.0 credit hours
Social Science ( 3 Credit Hours )
Political Science 3.0 credit hours
Natural Science ( 3 Credit Hours )
General Biology 3.0 credit hours
Behavioral Science ( 3 Credit Hours )
Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours
Lower Division Required Courses ( 33 credit hours )
Statistics 3.0 credit hours
Accounting Principles I 3.0 credit hours
Accounting Principles II 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Management 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies*
Interdisciplinary Studies 1 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 2 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 3 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 4 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 5 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 6 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 7 3.0 credit hours
( OR )
Macroeconomics 3.0 credit hours
OSHA Standards 3.0 credit hours
MEP Plans and Specifications 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Business 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Supervision 3.0 credit hours
Project Management for Construction 3.0 credit hours
Financial Management 3.0 credit hours
*The IDS courses allow credit for appropriate prior learning. Construction, Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Macroeconomics, Finance, Management Information Systems, International Business, and Human Resource Management are commonly accepted disciplines for transfer credit into this degree major. Additional courses may be evaluated and accepted at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs or Department Chair.
Upper Division Required Courses ( 60.0 credit hours )
Codes and Standards 3.0 credit hours
Building Codes and Quality Control 3.0 credit hours
Critical Thinking in Business 3.0 credit hours
Construction Cost Estimating 3.0 credit hours
Energy and the Environment 3.0 credit hours
Alternative Energy Equipment 3.0 credit hours
Alternative Energy – Residential 3.0 credit hours
Alternative Energy – Commercial 3.0 credit hours
Alternative Energy Safety 3.0 credit hours
Energy Storage and the Hydrogen Economy 3.0 credit hours
Energy Policy 3.0 credit hours
Managing an Alternative Energy Project 3.0 credit hours
Solar Energy and Photovoltaics 3.0 credit hours
Nuclear Energy 3.0 credit hours
Wind Energy 3.0 credit hours
Propane and Natural Gas 3.0 credit hours
Hydroelectric Energy 3.0 credit hours
Geothermal Energy 3.0 credit hours
Biomass 3.0 credit hours
Alternative and Renewable Energy Management Capstone Course 3.0 credit hours
Total Credits Required As Described Above 123 Credits

Note: All programs are offered online and/or on campus.