Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.37
Liaison Benjamin Newton
Submission Date March 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Central Community College
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00
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Does the institution offer at least one ​sustainability-focused​ major, degree, or certificate program for undergraduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate degree program:
Energy Technology

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

Students in the Energy Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program are prepared to enter the field as installation or maintenance technicians in energy technology, such as photovoltaic or passive solar, wind turbine technology, or battery storage system design. Students will study the following areas: solar energy system design, wind energy system design, and energy management.

Student Learning Outcomes

Energy Technology graduates are prepared to:
•Practice safe work habits.
•Exhibit personal standards accepted in the business and working world.
•Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of solar power systems
•Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of wind energy systems
•Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of energy storage


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Environmental Health and Safety

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):

The Environmental Health & Safety program will prepare students for employment as front-line health & safety technicians or managers required in many industries throughout the Midwest. This program is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in safety, industrial environmental regulations and compliance, hazardous materials handling and safe storage in industrial, medical, and educational environments. The Environmental Health & Safety (ENHS) coursework is available through on-line blended delivery leading to certificate, diploma, and degree award options focused on advanced programming in industrial safety


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
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A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program(s):
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Does the institution offer one or more sustainability-focused minors or concentrations for undergraduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration:
Ebadge

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration:

An ebadge is an award learners can share with potential employers, on their resume and with their social media networks. Earned ebadges also appear on your co-curricular transcript at CCC. eBadge earners will learn knowledge and skills in environmental stewardship, for their field of study or personal application.


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Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration (2nd program):
Lean Six Sigma

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration (2nd program):

Lean Six Sigma is a combination of two popular methodologies used in business and industry today--Lean which focuses on eliminating waste, and Six Sigma which focuses on reducing variation.


Website URL for the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor or concentration (3rd program):
Solar power certificate

A brief description of the undergraduate minor or concentration (3rd program):

The purpose of the Solar Power Certificate is to provide students with the foundational skills needed for entry-level employment in the solar power industry.
Required Courses 
ETEC 1100 Intro to Solar Energy Systems 3 credit(s) 
ETEC 1110 Solar Energy System Design I 3 credit(s) 
ETEC 1120 Solar Energy System Design II 3 credit(s) 
ETEC 1200 Introduction to Energy Management 2 credit(s)
Total Credits for Certificate: 12


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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused undergraduate minors and concentrations:

Wind Power certificate
Purpose
The purpose of the Wind Power Certificate is to provide students with the foundational skills needed for entry-level employment in the wind power industry.
Required Courses 
ETEC 1300 Intro to Wind Energy Systems 3 credit(s) 
ETEC 1310 Industry and Climbing Safety 3 credit(s) 
ETEC 2300 Wind Energy Operations I 3 credit(s) 
ETEC 2310 Wind Energy Operations II 3 credit(s)
Total Credits for Certificate: 12


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