May 14, 2021
Total Credits: 30
Major Number: 5835
CIP Code: 15.0505
This certificate is designed to provide entrance into the field of photovoltaic energy systems. It is also designed to provide existing contractors and other industry professionals with skills necessary to work in photovoltaic installation and maintenance.
Course placement into ENGL 0950 and RDNG 0950 or above OR completion of RDNG 0940 with a grade of C or higher OR course placement into ESOL 0051 and ESOL 0052 and ESOL 1033 OR completion of ESOL 0041 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0042 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0043 with a grade of C or higher.
Career/Occupational Elective Requirements
MnTC/General Education Requirements
Goal 3 and/or 4: Sciences/Math/Logical Reasoning
MnTC Elective Requirements
Additional Elective Requirements
General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates
See Century College Policy 184.108.40.206
For SOLR 1020 there is an additional expense for a smartphone app or pathfinder. See website for details.
If you complete SOLR 1780 for 1 or 2 credits, you must complete additional elective credits to reach the 30 credit total requirement.
Students may substitute MATH 1061 for MATH 1015 by academic petition. Required credit totals are still enforced.
Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships
See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.
Program Learning Outcomes
At the end of this program students will be able to:
- Describe the importance of and how to use safety equipment and procedures
- Install solar photovoltaic systems on both residential and commercial applications
- Manage all aspects of the installation part of a photovoltaic solar system
- Service and maintain a photovoltaic solar system
Program Contact Information
Scott Randall 651.747.4042 Room 2302 East
Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.
This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu
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