Mar 30, 2020  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020

Biofuels Certificate


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CIP: 47.0614
School of Trades, Advanced Technologies and Sustainability, 505-428-1664

This certificate provides students with the skills required to work in the biofuels industry or create their own biofuels business. The emphasis on this program will be on non-food source feed stocks such as algae and native plants. Knowledge acquired will prepare students for jobs as Plant Technicians, Plant Managers, Laboratory Technicians, Sales Managers, Public Relations and Outreach, Process Coordinators and/or Business Owners/Managers.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

  • Sustainable Technologies, A.A.S.  

Program Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Provide leadership in creating and maintaining safe working environments.
  • Describe the function, design and installation of biofuels systems.
  • Recognize wasteful practices and recommend sustainable alternatives.
  • Measure and describe energy and its relationship to biofuels systems.
  • Develop and articulate a definition of sustainability.
  • Understand the principles of entrepreneurship and creating a sustainable small business.

Total 29 Credits Min.


Students in the Sustainable Technologies programs who are required to take a First-Year Student Success course are recommended to take STEM 111 

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