BBA | Bachelor of Business Administration

The Bachelor’s Degree Courses at CalSouthern’s School of Business

Below, you’ll find all of the online bachelor’s degree courses offered by CalSouthern’s School of Business. By taking 15 semester hours of elective online bachelor’s courses, you can focus your studies in your particular area of interest, earning your Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a concentration in management, accounting, human resources management, marketing, international business, or criminal justice.

Required Core Courses

Lower Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Business Elective Courses

Management Electives

Lower Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Accounting Electives

Lower Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Human Resource Management Electives

Lower Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
Back


Upper Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Marketing Electives

Lower Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
Back


Upper Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Entrepreneurship Electives

Lower Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
Back


Upper Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Leadership Electives

Lower Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
Back


Upper Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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International Business Electives

Lower Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Technology Electives

Lower Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division Courses

TECH 2120 Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with alternative energy solutions and systems for both present and future consideration. As we continue to deplete our fossil fuel reserves at an alarming rate, alternative energy solutions and systems will become paramount. This course discusses possible energy strategies the student may consider as alternative or supplemental solutions to fossil fueled systems. Today’s students studying alternative energy protocols will be the engineering technicians and technologists implementing these solutions and systems in the future.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate various energy and power requirements and usages.
  • Define the percentages of energy allocated to various sectors in the United States.
  • Describe the basics of hydro turbines.
  • Review characteristics of wind power as an energy alternative.
  • Discuss various spectral characteristics and properties.
  • Assess solar radiation properties.
  • Differentiate between active and passive solar systems.
  • Describe the concepts of solar designs, SSF, PSDH, NLC, and LCR.
  • Examine differences between a battery and various types of fuel cells.
  • Classify the fuel cell chemical reaction, stacks, and cost per kW.
  • Discuss using biomass as an energy alternative.
  • Illustrate geothermal sources for energy alternatives.
  • Discuss the use of ocean and tides for alternative sources of energy.
  • Describe the proper use of nuclear energy as an alternative power.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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