COURSE CODE: 8408

Renewable Energy

SCED Code: 17105
Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: TSA
Non-Traditional?: F

Renewable energy sources are steadily becoming more important in the global economy as nations strive to replace fossil fuels with eco-friendly power. In this course, students will explore select renewable energy technologies and gain hands-on experience in their design and function. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Energy Efficiency
Power Generation
Transmission and Distribution

Pathway Occupation
Engineering and Technology
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Electro-Mechanical Technician
  • Engineer
  • Engineering Manager
  • Engineering Technician
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Industrial Engineering Technician
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Power Systems Engineer
Science and Mathematics
  • Atmospheric Scientist
  • Botanist
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Geoscientist
  • Hydrologist

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