Extra supplies/lab fees may be required in all Electronic Technology courses.
Minimum Grade for Prerequisites
Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
This course covers the fundamentals of solar energy production, including both thermal
and photovoltaic technologies. Included will be an overview of applicable electrical
principles, load analysis, evaluation of the solar resource, system sizing principles,
and coverage of the components included in off-grid and grid interactive systems.
The lab section provides hands-on experience in building and testing solar based systems.
Information will also be provided on the California rebate process and installer certification
requirements for residential-based solar energy systems.