Certificate in Sustainable Energy Systems


Students seeking this certificate must be admitted to the university, or in a nondegree status. All university policies relative to admission apply. Students pursuing an undergraduate certificate must file a plan of study for the certificate program with the undergraduate coordinator before half of the required hours are completed. Students may apply certificate coursework toward a degree program.

Program Requirements

The certificate requires the completion of 16 credit hours from a selected list of courses. A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.000 must be maintained for all courses comprising the certificate program and no grades below C. All courses with an AC, APEN or ENGT prefix also require that any prerequisite course is passed with a C or better grade.

Course Title Hours
Required Courses
APEN 370Environmental Engineering Technology3
ENGT 492Energy Management and Sustainability3
ECE 596Renewable Energy Engineering3
GEOL 300Energy, Resources and Environment3
APEN 320
Circuits Technology with Lab
and Circuits Technology Lab
Total Credit Hours16

Students completing the certificate program receive an appropriately-worded certificate from the university and a notation is made on the student's transcript when the certificate has been awarded.