Renewable Energy

Construction Technology

The Renewable Energy program introduces concepts concerning renewable energies including; general definitions of renewable energy as well as in-depth study of Solar Thermal, Solar Photovoltaics, Geothermal and Wind Energy. Throughout this program students will learn concepts and recognize the terminology applicable to each energy source. Upon completion, of the program students will be qualified to gain employment in the field or continue in their education.

Award: Diploma
Credits: 30
Locations: Calmar, Peosta
Entry: Fall

Paying for the Program

Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $6,660*

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Career Outlook

$22,331 - 74,109

Estimated annual salary range for Construction Technology graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations ​within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.

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  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. ACCUPLACER® scores are valid for three years, and ALEKS® scores are valid for 18 months.
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COM:723 Workplace Communications 3.0
ELE:113 AC/DC Fundamentals 3.0
MAT:773 Applied Math II 3.0
SDV:179 The College Experience 3.0
SER:120 Introduction to Renewable Energy 3.0


EGT:300 Efficiency and Auditing 3.0
HCR:142 Geothermal Systems 3.0
SER:115 Solar Energy Fundamentals 3.0
SER:170 Advanced Solar Energy: Thermal 3.0
WTT:103 Introduction to Wind Energy 3.0
Chris Carlson

Christopher Carlson
Dean of Career and Technical Education

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  • Phone: 800.728.7367, ext. 168
  • Location: Peosta