Renewable Energy Degree Specialization
DeVry University's Renewable Energy specialization provides a strong engineering technology and electronics background with an emphasis on green technologies, such as wind, solar, geothermal and biomass power. As a graduate, you can be well-versed in alternative energy generation, as well as the impact of environmental science, economics and sociology on green technology.
You can also obtain the knowledge needed to understand how engineering design, planning and project management can utilize renewable sources of energy, along with the production, transmission and storage of sustainable energy sources. Our specialization in Renewable Energy can prepare you for Engineering Technology positions that are increasingly being affected by green technologies and initiatives.
Choose to specialize in the Renewable Energy degree specialization and earn a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) from DeVry University.
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All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.
Take the Tech Path
This degree program offers the option for a tech-centric plan of study. The modern workplace is interconnected and technology-dependent. That’s why we put tech at the core of many degree programs and courses. Students in the Tech Path learn to leverage technology, connecting people, process, data and devices to solve real-world business problems.
Prepare for A Green Future with a Renewable Energy Specialization
The Electronics Engineering Technology degree program with a specialization in Renewable Energy may include these courses:
Conservation Principles in Eng. & Technology w/Lab
Introduction to Alternative Energy Technologies w/Lab
Power Electronics & Alt. Energy Applications w/Lab
Electric Machines and Power Systems with Lab
Instrumentation for Energy Technologies with Lab
Technology Integration II
Renewable Energy: Science, Technology and Management
In class, you'll solve problems using fundamental engineering concepts. During the lab, you'll model systems involving alternative energy deployment, biomedical technologies, and industrial process controls.
This renewable energy course introduces the concept of applying economic models to the environment (air, water, land.)
In this course, you'll address renewable alternative energy technologies including photovoltaics, solar thermal systems, wind power, fuel cells, hydroelectricity, the smart grid, alternative fuels, geothermal power, waste heat and biofuels.
In this renewable energy course you'll learn about all aspects of power electronics, as well as build the power electronic circuits needed to convert power from both traditional systems and alternative energy sources such as solar and wind.
This course presents electric machines and power systems, with emphasis on renewable energy applications.
Students in this renewable energy course focus on applying electrical and mechanical sensors, data acquisition and logic control to energy systems.
You'll apply and integrate the concepts of computer programming, mathematics, physics, electronics and computer engineering technology, and renewable energy learned in previous courses.
You'll explore environmental issues as perceived by society, including ideologies, beliefs, economic and gender-based factors that could affect finding and providing sustainable solutions to environmental problems.
In this renewable energy course, you'll be introduced to the science and technology behind renewable energy technology while considering the business decisions required to invest in - and manage - systems using the technology.