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SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 
SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sustainable Technologies, A.A.S.

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

This degree provides students with an in-depth understanding of issues regarding sustainability, renewable energy, water treatment and water conservation. Through their chosen concentration, students will acquire skills needed to seek entry-level positions in a wide range of  energy- and water-related businesses, public agencies and/or consider starting their own business.

NOTE: A.A.S. degrees are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in specific occupations; they are not generally intended to transfer to four-year institutions. For more information on transfer, refer to the Transfer of Credit  section, or speak with an academic advisor.

Students can earn the following certificates related to this degree:

Program Learning Outcomes

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

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

General Education Requirements: (20 Credits)

Mathematics (3 Credits)

Laboratory Science (4 Credits)

Social/Behavioral Sciences or Creative and Fine Arts (3 Credits)

Humanities (3 Credits)

Health and Wellness (1 Credit)

Areas of Concentration: (16 Credits Min.)

Choose an area of concentration from the following:

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

Total 61 Credits Min.

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