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Workforce Development Degree

Program Description:
This multi-functional program is designed for students interested in working with alternative/renewable energy. Oklahoma is ranked
 8th in the United States for wind mill utility operation and is growing with the reduced cost of manufacturing solar cells. The student will measure and analyze both wind and solar power systems. This program will also study Biofuels and Hydrogen power conversion systems.


Degree Awarded: Associate in Applied Science


For more information, contact:
Business, Information, and Engineering Technologies Division
Northeast: 918-595-7439


General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 20-22

English 6 hours
*ENGL 1113 Composition I
and select one course from the following:
*ENGL 1213 Composition II
*ENGL 2333 Technical/Professional Writing


Social Science 6 hours
POLS 1113 American Federal Government
and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present


Mathematics 4-6 hours
*MATH 1454 Technical Mathematics
or the following two courses:
*MATH 1513 College Algebra
*MATH 1613 Plane Trigonometry


Science 4 hours
Select one course from the following:

*PHYS 1114 General Physics
*PHSC 1114 General Physical Science


Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 40-41

Computer Information Systems 3 hours
CSCI 1203 Computer Concepts and Applications


Drafting and Design 3 hours
DRFT 1323 Engineering Drawing with CAD


Alternative Energy 13 hours
*ALTE/ELET 1223 Hydraulics and Pneumatics
*ALTE/ELET 1442 Introduction to Alternative Energy
*ALTE 1453 Solar Energy Systems
*ALTE 1463 Wind Energy Systems
*ALTE 1472 Renewable Design Project


Electronics 14 hours
*ELET 1212 Introduction to Electricity
*ELET 1303 DC Circuits
*ELET 1313 AC Circuits
*ELET 1503 Programmable Control
*ELET 2533 Automation Control


Controlled Electives 7-8 hours
*CHEM 1114 Principles of Chemistry
*DRFT 1363 Civil Drafting
*ELET 2215 Digital Circuits
*ELET 2244 Amplifiers I
ENGT 1463 Composite Materials
NCMT 1212 Introduction to Machining


Total Credit Hours: 60-63
* Course has prerequisite. (See course description section of catalog).


General education requirements can be found at: www.tulsacc.edu/gened.