Explores and/or takes advantage of selected topics, available certifications, available licensing and direct completion/application of available programs through DOE-EERE and similar organizations as determined by the academic department and the instructor. Emphasizes current power, process and industrial-commercial energy field trends and requirements. Specific special topic may be announced together with the prerequisites each term. Course can be repeated when different topics are offered, allowing students to earn credit for each different topic.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
This course is identified as a departmental course for which a learner can receive college credit for prior college-level learning and/or skills acquired outside the traditional classroom. Terms of the HFC Credit for Prior College-Level Learning Policy may be met by review of the appropriate documentation, skill, certifications, and/or knowledge acquired by the learner and submitted for evaluation by the appropriate departmental faculty. As required, one or more of the following may be considered in the evaluation process:
- Field experience
- Licenses held
- Completing course exams and/or
- Completion of laboratory performance sequences or steady-state lab sessions and/or,
- Completing a portfolio
- Completion of an equivalent course or series of courses at other institutions.