Power Generation

College of Rural and Community Development
Community and Technical College


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Minimum Requirements for Certificate: 37 credits

The power generation program will help students develop entry-level skills 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--Introduction to Power Generation, Distribution and 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 and 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 F103--Welding I--3 credits
  4. Minimum credits required--37 credits

* Students must earn a C grade or better in each course.