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Solar Thermal Heating Systems

Certificate (Certificate Program) - 34 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Solar Thermal Heating Systems certificate program is to provide the students with knowledge and skills pertaining to solar thermal heating systems.  After completing this program, the graduate will be able to work as an entry-level repair/maintenance worker, solar domestic water/space heating technician, solar thermal systems designer or a solar thermal salesperson. 

Admission to the Program:
(1) year high school algebra or MAT 094 with a grade of "C" or better.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
REACT 110; REACT 111; REACT 118

Spring Semester 1:
EERE 120; EERE 121; REACT 112; REACT 113; ARCTK 119

Summer Semester 1:
EERE 122

Fall Semester 2:
EERE 123; GRBCR 150

Spring Semester 2:
EERE 124; GRBE 120


Course Information:
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ARCTK 119BLUEPRINT READING - CONSTRUCTION 1
EERE 120 SOLAR DOMESTIC HOT WATER 1
EERE 121SOLAR SPACE HEATING 1
EERE 122RESIDENTIAL SDHW SITE ASSESSOR  2
EERE 123SOLAR WATER HEATING LAB 3
EERE 124SOLAR THERMAL DESIGN 2
GRBCR 150BUILDING ENVELOPE EVALUATION 3
GRBE 120BUILDING ENERGY ANALYSIS 3
REACT 110REFRIGERATION I 4
REACT 111AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS I 3
REACT 112REFRIGERATION II 4
REACT 113AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS II 3
REACT 118ELECTRICITY AS IT APPLIES TO HVAC/R 4

For Program Information Contact:

Agricultural and Industrial Technolgies Department

Dirksen Building, Room 09

East Peoria Campus

(309) 694-8566