BSAST Degree in Energy Utility Technology

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Science and Technology (BSAST) degree in Energy Utility Technology is designed for individuals employed in the energy utility industry and involved in providing vital services including electric power, gas, telecommunications and water. The BSAST degree in Energy Utility Technology is a 120-credit program.

Subject Area/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
(3)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
(3)
  • College Algebra (MAT-121) or above
(3)
  • Higher Level Mathematics above College Algebra
(3)
  • Computer Concepts (CIS-107) or above
(3)
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 20
  • Psychology or Sociology
(3)
  • Statistics (STA-201)
(3)
  • Technical Writing (ENG-201)
(3)
  • Physics I
(4)
  • Physics II
(4)
  • Second Science
(3)
C. Personal and Social Responsibility 9
  • Ethics Course {Such as Ethics and Business Professional (PHI-384) or equivalent}
(3)
  • Diversity Course
(3)
  • Ethics or Diversity Course
(3)
D. General Education Electives 16
II. Area of Study: Energy Utility Technology 45
A. Technical Core 27
  • EUT-201: Energy Utility Technology
(3)
  • ELE-211: DC Circuits
(3)
  • ELE-212: AC Circuits
(3)
  • EUT-216: Electrical Diagrams
(3)
  • ELT-102 Fundamentals of Electronics
(3)
  • EUT-401: Regulatory Policy and Procedure
(3)
  • EUT-402: Applied Economic Analysis
(3)
  • EUT-403: Safety Management
  • or
  • ELM-102: Electrical Systems Safety
(3)
  • ASP-404: Applied Science & Technology: Current Trends and Applications
(3)
B. Energy Specialty 18
(select 18 credits from more than one area below)  
Plant Operation & Maintenance  
  • EUT-204: Plant Operation and Maintenance
(4)
  • EUT-205: Generator Operations and Maintenance
(3)
  • CTR-212: Programmable Logic Controllers
(3)
Gas Distribution  
  • GRA-251: CAD
(3)
  • EUT-302: Gas Combustion Technology
(3)
  • EUT-309: Gas Distribution Technology
(3)
Electric Distribution  
  • GRA-251: CAD
(3)
  • EUT-305: Electrical Distribution
(3)
  • EUT-307: Utility Construction Methods
(3)
Instrumentation and Control  
  • EUT-306: Metering Technology
(3)
  • CTR-212: Programmable Logic Controllers
(3)
  • EUT-312: System Protection
(3)
Appliance Service  
  • EUT-302: Gas Combustion Technology
(3)
  • EUT-315: Appliance Service Technology
(4)
  • EUT-316: Appliance Troubleshooting and Repair
(4)
  • EUT-317: Advanced Troubleshooting
(4)
Alternative and Efficient Energy  
  • EUT-300: Energy Efficiency
(3)
  • EUT-207: Energy Auditing
(3)
  • EUT-208: Solar Cell Technology
(3)
  • EUT-301: Renewable & Alterative Energy
(3)
III. Free Electives 15
Total 120

 

  • Required Courses: Energy Utility Industry, DC Currents, AC Currents, Electrical Diagrams, Fundamentals of Electronics, Regulatory Policy and Procedures, Applied Economic Analysis, Safety Management or Electrical Systems Safety, Current Trends and Applications, Energy Specialty (18 credits)
  • Corollary Requirements: College Algebra, Physics I and II, Statistics, Computer Requirement
  • How Students Earn Credit in the Area of Study: Most students have transfer credit from an associate degree earned at a two-year college. Credit may also be earned through company training and apprenticeship programs. Credit may also be earned by Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) and independent study.

 

 

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Have you earned a professional license or certification, or acquired college-level technical expertise on the job? If so, it may be worth college credit. The College also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit, including transferring previous college credits, all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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