ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGEACADEMICS · ADMISSIONS · FINANCIAL AID · CAMPUS LIFE · ATHLETICS · APPLY NOW · DIRECTORY · CALENDAR · NEWS

UTI 111 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES

UTI 111 – Alternate Energy Sources

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  UTI 111 Alternate Energy Sources

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0                       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in ENR 100

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course is an introduction to electrical energy generation and its impact on the environment and society. Various energy alternatives such as solar, wind, geothermal, ocean and fuel cells are examined, along with the positive and negative aspects of each.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. explain the need for alternative sources of energy;
  2. identify and describe current alternatives to fossil fuels; and
  3. identify and describe alternate energy sources.