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Online Certificate

The Undergraduate Certificate Renewable Energy Assessment provides students the opportunity to assess and implement renewable energy technologies. The certificate is intended to provide students with the ability to assess facilities and land for renewable energy production. The certificate is achieved by taking 12 credit hours in renewable energy assessment topics. The certificate is designed to provide students on campus and others not enrolled in a degree program at North Carolina State University opportunities to learn basic renewable energy assessment techniques and principles that are useful in emerging careers in renewable energy.

Admissions Requirement

Students must have an overall GPA of 2.5 to be accepted to the certificate program in Renewable Energy Assessment.

Program Coordinator

Dr. Elizabeth Nichols, Professor
Jordan Hall Addition 2225, Box 8008

Plan Requirements

A grade of ā€˜Cā€™ (2.0) or better is required for certificate courses.

CodeTitleHoursCounts towards
Required Courses
ET 120Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies and Assessments (online)3
ET 262Renewable Energy Adoption: Barriers and Incentives (online)3
Elective Courses
Select two of the following:6 credits
ET 220Solar Photovoltaics Assessment (online)3
ET 255Hydro, Wind, and Bioenergy Assessment (online)3
ES 300Energy and Environment (face-to-face)3
Total Hours12