Mission Statement—

Increasing the availability and use of renewable energy through a world-class
Consortium for Education in Renewable Energy Technologies

Course Number Course Title Credits Hours / Week
Lecture—Lab
Choose at least one of the following classes
10-480-100 Solar & other Renewable Energy Systems 4 4-0
10-481-110 Energy Management 4 4-0
20-623-290 Renewable Energy
for International Development
3 3-0
Total At Least 3 credits
Plus at least 3 credits from among these classes
10-482-130 Solar Electric Fundamentals and Grid–Direct Design 2 2-0
10-482-134 Grid-Direct Solar Electric Systems and Code Criteria 2 2-0
10-482-136 Battery–Based Design 2 2-0
10-484-160 Introduction to Biomass Energy 3 3-0
Total At Least 3 Credits
Plus at least 1 course from among these hands-on classes
10-484-121 Introduction to Ethanol Fuel 1 1-0
10-484-130 Introduction to Biodiesel Fuel 1 1-0
10-484-123 Introduction to Hybrid Electric Vehicles 1 1-0
10-482-100 PV Design and Installation 2 2-0
10-482-131 Basic Photovoltaics & Photovoltaic Site Assessor Training 1 1-0
10-482-132 Intermediate Photovoltaics 1 1-0
10-482-133 Advanced PV Installation 1 1-0
10-482-135 Advanced Photovoltaic Electives 1-3 1-3
10-483-141 Solar Domestic Hot Water and Site Assessment 1 1-0
10-483-110 Solar Water Installation 1 1-0
10-483-142 Solar Hot Water Site Assessment 1 1-0
10-482-143 Solar Thermal Electives 1-3 1-3
10-482-151 Wind Site Assessor Training 1 1-0
10-482-152 Wind System Repair & Maintenance 2 1-0
10-482-153 Introduction to Wind Turbine Installation 1 1-0
10-482-154 Advanced Wind Electives 1-3 1-3
10-484-161 Anaerobic Digester Technology 1 1-0
10-484-162 Wood Combustion Heating Systems 1 1-0
Total Up to 5 credits, but a maximum of 4 credits from the
Midwest Renewable Energy Association
Up to 5 Credits
Students must take at least 1 hands-on course from the above list while completing a total of 12 credits to earn the Certificate