Spring 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)

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ENERGY 140    Electrical Applications for Solar Installers    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in Solar Photovoltaic (PV) energy. It covers how solar photovoltaic energy works and how to assess if PV is feasible in a variety of situations. Topics include calculating and measuring PV power outputs for different conditions, using software tools and hardware for calculating and sizing PV systems, and measuring and analyzing shading conditions. Additionally, it addresses how to install and connect necessary components. This is the first course in a series leading to the solar photovoltaic energy installers certification. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 23-May 16
MW        06:00PM-08:10PM LEC N.Lowrie             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 321     12778 
Sa        09:00AM-03:05PM LAB K.Scriven            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322       
Note: Instructor Consent Required. Labs will be held on 8 Saturdays 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/14, 4/21, and 4/28.
Energy 140, 12777/8 is a grant funded class. Therefore, it is only open to students who have successfully completed ET 302 and have been approved by SETA. Interested students should call SETA at (916) 263-5351 to reserve a slot in one of the mandatory SETA orientation scheduled for December 13 and December 14.

ENERGY 303    Energy and Sustainability    3 Units

Same As: ET 303 and NATR 303
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Fundamentals of energy and its impact on society and the environment are covered in this course. The mechanics, advantages and disadvantages of current and future renewable, green and nonrenewable energy sources are investigated. Residential energy audits are covered. Field trips are required. This course is not open to students who have completed ET 303 or NATR 303.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
W         12:00PM-03:05PM LEC J.Neale              ARC MAIN ER 002          12808 

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012