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Renewable Energy Degree, BS - Everglades University

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

All degree programs are offered online and on campus.

The curriculum is designed to allow the student to acquire a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Alternative and Renewable Energy Management, as well as to prepare him/her for an entry-level career in Alternative and Renewable Energy Management. This Alternative and Renewable Energy Management degree focuses on the management skills and business knowledge required for the continually changing environment of the energy industry in construction management.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN ALTERNATIVE AND RENEWABLE ENERGY MANAGEMENT DESCRIPTION
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Alternative and Renewable Energy Management provides instruction in management skills and alternative and renewable energy specific technical and occupational subjects, such as alternative and renewable energy management, energy storage, and safety in construction. This degree program prepares graduates for a productive career in the alternative and renewable energy industry as a manager. Emphasis is placed on alternative energy principles, regulations, and business and management operations.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Alternative and Renewable Energy Management provides students with a broad based knowledge of the sustainable energies industry combined with a general education foundation and business and management applications. Graduates of this program will be prepared for productive management careers in the alternative and renewable energy environment.

PROGRAM OUTLINE
To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Alternative and Renewable Energy Management, students must complete 123 credits as described below. The length of this program is approximately 41 months (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (30 CREDIT HOURS)
English (6 Credit Hours)
English Composition I3.0 credit hours
English Composition II3.0 credit hours
Computer (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Computer Applications3.0 credit hours
Communication (3 Credit Hours)
Speech3.0 credit hours
Humanities / Fine Arts (3 Credit Hours)
American Literature3.0 credit hours
Math (6 Credit Hours)
College Algebra3.0 credit hours
(OR)
College Math (or Math courses equivalent or higher)3.0 credit hours
Statistics (required)3.0 credit hours
Social Science (3 Credit Hours)
Political Science3.0 credit hours
Natural Science (3 Credit Hours)
Fundamentals of Nutrition3.0 credit hours
Behavioral Science (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Psychology3.0 credit hours
LOWER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (18 CREDIT HOURS)
OSHA Standards3.0 credit hours
Accounting Principles I3.0 credit hours
Accounting Principles II3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Sustainability3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Alternative and Renewable Energy Management3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Alternative and Renewable Energy Regulations 3.0 credit hours
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES* (21 CREDIT HOURS)
Interdisciplinary Studies 13.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 23.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 33.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 43.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 53.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 63.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 73.0 credit hours
( OR )
Macroeconomics3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Marketing3.0 credit hours
MEP Plans and Specifications3.0 credit hours
Organization and Technology of Information Systems3.0 credit hours
Principles of Management3.0 credit hours
Project Management for Construction3.0 credit hours
Financial Management3.0 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 Associate Dean.

UPPER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (54 CREDIT HOURS)
Codes and Standards3.0 credit hours
Business Ethics3.0 credit hours
Energy and the Environment3.0 credit hours
Alternative Energy Equipment3.0 credit hours
Alternative Energy – Residential3.0 credit hours
Alternative Energy – Commercial3.0 credit hours
Construction Safety3.0 credit hours
Energy Storage and the Hydrogen Economy3.0 credit hours
Energy Policy3.0 credit hours
Managing an Alternative Energy Project3.0 credit hours
Solar Energy and Photovoltaics3.0 credit hours
Nuclear Energy3.0 credit hours
Wind Energy3.0 credit hours
Propane and Natural Gas3.0 credit hours
Hydroelectric Energy3.0 credit hours
Geothermal Energy3.0 credit hours
Biomass3.0 credit hours
Alternative and Renewable Energy Management Capstone Course3.0 credit hours
Total Credits Required As Described Above123 Credits

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