2007-2008 UAF Catalog

Power Generation

This is an addendum to the 2007-2008 UAF General Catalog.
A new certificate program in power generation was approved by the UA Board of Regents in April 2007. This page includes the specifics of this new program.

College of Rural and Community Development
Tanana Valley Campus
(907) 455-2906


Minimum Requirements for Certificate: 38 credits

The power generation program will help students develop entry-level skills needed in industrial and commercial electrical power generation and maintenance. Courses combine the technical know-how and hands-on experience necessary to develop entry level workers in a variety of power generation and industrial fields. Students will become familiar with the operation and maintenance of the standard equipment encountered in the power generation industry.

Certificate Program

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the certificate requirements.
  3. Complete the following program (major) requirements:*
    PGEN F101--Intro to Power Generation, Distribution & Alternative Energy--3 credits
    PGEN F102--Basic Electricity for Power Generation Operators--4 credits
    PGEN F103--Introduction to Power Generation: Maintenance--4 credits
    PGEN F104--Gas & Steam Turbines; Co-Generation and Combined Cycle Technologies--4 credits
    PRT F110--Introduction to Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Awareness--3 credits
    PRT F120--Water Quality Management for Process Industries.--4 credits
    PRT F140--Industrial Process Instrumentation I--3 credits
    WMT F101--Introduction to Welding--4 credits
  4. Minimum credits required--38 credits

* Students must earn a C grade or better.

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