Applicants apply for admission to the program via the Graduate School application for admission. Requirements listed here are in addition to Graduate Council policies listed under GCAC-300 Admissions Policies. International applicants may be required to satisfy an English proficiency requirement; see GCAC-305 Admission Requirements for International Students for more information.
A background in systems science, engineering, or physics is strongly recommended.
Requirements listed here are in addition to requirements listed in Graduate Council policy GCAC-212 Postbaccalaureate Credit Certificate Programs.
Certificate students earn the certificate and 12 graduate credits by successfully completing each of four 3-credit, instructor-led online courses with a grade of C or better.
|EME 810||Solar Resource Assessment and Economics||3|
|AE 878||Solar Project Development and Finance||3|
|Select 6 credits from the following:||6|
|Solar Thermal Energy for Utilities and Industry|
|Utility Solar Power and Concentration|
|Distributed Energy Planning and Management|
|Commercial Solar Electric Systems|
Graduate courses carry numbers from 500 to 699 and 800 to 899. Advanced undergraduate courses numbered between 400 and 499 may be used to meet some graduate degree requirements when taken by graduate students. Courses below the 400 level may not. A graduate student may register for or audit these courses in order to make up deficiencies or to fill in gaps in previous education but not to meet requirements for an advanced degree.
- -economic, performance and/or cost/benefit analyses, including multi-parameter dynamic simulation tools. solar energy systems using techno
- Demonstrate fundamental understanding of the principles of solar energy science, including resource availability, resource intermittency,and options for solar energy conversion systems.
- Demonstrate an appreciation for the project development and stakeholder engagement process relative to the goal of solar design:identifying stakeholder preference for solar goods and services in a given locale.
- Evaluate project development and/or sustainability decisions in the broader context of society's interests.
|Graduate Program Head||Mark Valentinovich Fedkin|
|Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) or Professor-in-Charge (PIC)||Mark Valentinovich Fedkin|
Noelle Fetzer Capparelle