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Sustainable Technology

Sustainable Technology Certificate

Program Facts

Entry-level wage $67,670 annually

Wage potential $86,923

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The average annual wage in this field is $67,670, with an earning potential of about $86,923 per year.*

Courses

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  • Quarter 1
  • SUST 101Fundamentals of Sustainability5 credits

    Investigation of the three core sustainability concepts: environmental, economic, and social sustainability. Includes historical progression and contemporary forms of sustainability in workforce and technological applications. Prerequisite: Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 85 or B grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 86 or B grade in ENGL 092 or C grade in AENGL 100.

  • Quarter 2
  • SUST 102Fundamentals of Renewable Energy5 credits

    Primer on the physical and chemical properties of energy. Assessment of current and future energy systems, resources, extraction, conversion and demand with an examination of the impacts of energy sources including fossil fuels, biomass, geothermal, nuclear, wind, solar, and hydrogen fuel. Prerequisite: Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 85 or B grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 86 or B grade in ENGL 092 or C grade in COM 170.

  • Quarter 3
  • ENVS& 101Fundamentals of Environmental Science5 credits

    Basic lab science course designed to give students a solid foundation in ecology and current human disturbances of ecological systems. Topics will include basic ecosystem structure and function, including energy flow, biochemical cycles, limiting factors, climate, population dynamics, and community interactions. Course will also focus on human population growth, pollution of various ecosystems, and agriculture. Special focus in lab will be on understanding aquatic ecosystems and human induced disturbances of marine, lake, and riparian systems. Prerequisite: Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 85 or B grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 86 or B grade in ENGL 092 or C grade in COM 170.

  • Approved Elective Course (minimum 2 credits)2 credits

TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS17 credits

Program Entry Information

This certificate typically starts in Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters.

Program Outcomes