Alternative Energy

Associate of Science

Alternative Energy graduates have opportunities in business and industry related to energy, green technologies construction, and many additional fields. The curriculum gives the student a broad based comprehensive education to prepare for transfer.  Graduates are exposed to a broad background in science and energy.

Suggested Program of Study
SO100Student Success Seminar1
EN176English Composition I3
EN177English Composition II3
 Oral Communications - Gen. Ed. 3
 Mathematics - Gen. Ed.3
 Natural Science with Lab - Gen. Ed.5
 Social/ Behavioral Science - Gen. Ed.3
 Social/ Behavioral Science - Gen. Ed.3
 Arts/ Humanities - Gen. Ed.3
 Arts/ Humanities - Gen. Ed.3
 Physical Education - Lifestyle or Skill1
 Additional Ag/ Math/ Science/ Computer Component.
Declared Ag Business and Business Majors may also use business courses.
hours minimum
See advisor for appropriate course work selection.
AE176Introduction to Wind & Other Alternative Energy1
AE177Wind Engineering Concepts3
AE178AG / Rural Wind Applications3
AE179Community Wind3
AE180Wind/Solar PV Hybrid Systems3
AE181Small Wind Turbines3
AE199Introductory Craft Skills5
AE275Introduction to Solar Photovoltaics2
AE276Introduction to Energy Technologies3
AE277Basics: Small Photovoltaic Systems3
AE279Solar Photovoltaic Intermediate3
AE280Solar Photovoltaic Advanced3
Min. Credit Hours to Graduate: 62



Colby Community College provides the highest quality education possible with over 60 majors. We accommodate
hundreds of off-campus students by offering classes at 24 locations in the 14-county service area, including
campuses in Norton and Wakeeney, and through online distance education courses. CCC is located on an
80-acre main campus and has a 64-acre agricultural center east of the city in Colby, Kansas.  
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