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Energy Management (ENM)

ENM 101  (9 credit hours)  
Energy Industry Fundamentals  

Investigates competencies required for employment by various industries that manufacture energy sources. Introduces students to methods of power production, power distribution, and physics principles that are associated with both, and addresses competencies identified by the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD) organization needed for power industries. Qualifies the student to take the CEWD Energy Industry Fundamentals Certification exam. Lecture/Lab: 9.0 credits (150 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
ENM 111  (3 credit hours)  
Sustainability Management  

Examines the management of corporations as it relates to sustainability. Includes an overview of energy technology, energy resources, and emerging future energy technologies coupled with social and environmentally related legislation and its effect on corporations triple bottom line (people, profit, and planet. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
ENM 121  (3 credit hours)  
Solar Design and Applications  

Educates students about alternative solar energy applications which will contribute to a reduction in fossil fuel energy usage and increase cost savings related to conventional energy consumption. Additionally, the course serves to satisfy the competencies needed to qualify students to complete the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Entry Level Solar Certification. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (60 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
ENM 200  (3 credit hours)  
Commercial Energy Analysis  

Examines ways to improve the energy efficiency of commercial buildings. Emphasizes the building envelope, lighting, HVAC, motors, appliances, water, electrical, and compressed air systems and their controls with a focus on an energy management system. Examines energy savings and reductions in operational expenses, commercial energy compliance software will be used. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (60 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
ENM 210  (3 credit hours)  
Smart Grid Applications  

Introduces students to the components needed to renovate the current vertical structured power grid to a smart highway structure power grid that will allow energy to flow in different directions. Focuses on the application of different components within a smart grid system and how they integrate and communicate with each other for smooth transmission of electricity. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (60 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
ENM 230  (3 credit hours)  
Building Automation  

Introduces students to the components involved in a building automated system (BAS). Investigates the communication and components contained in an integrated building system that controls various components of a building system. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (60 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
ENM 250  (3 credit hours)  
Regulatory and Environmental Issues in Energy Management  

Observes building energy conservation code compliance adopted by various states. Complements other courses in the energy management program providing additional skills needed for energy efficient buildings. Qualifies students to take the LEED Green Associate exam upon completion of the course. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
ENM 260  (3 credit hours)  
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Regulations  

Analyzes the regulations associated with the 608 EPA certification. Outlines techniques and regulations associated with EPA policies. Complements other proposed energy management courses providing additional skills needed for energy efficient buildings. Qualifies students to take the 608 EPA Certification Examination at the completion of the course. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
ENM 1011  (3 credit hours)  
Energy Industry Basics  

Investigates competencies required for employment by various industries that manufacture energy sources. Addresses the competencies identified by the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD) organization that are needed for energy industries. Combines with the other two modules to qualify students to take the CEWD Energy Industry Fundamentals (EIF) certification exam. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (60 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture
ENM 1012  (3 credit hours)  
Power Creation and Distribution  

Introduces students to methods of power production, power distribution, and physics principles that are associated with both. Addresses the competencies identified by the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD) organization that are needed for energy industries. Combines with the other two modules to qualify students to take the CEWD Energy Industry Fundamentals (EIF) certification. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ENM 1011.
Components: LEC: Lecture
ENM 1013  (3 credit hours)  
Energy Emerging Technologies  

Introduces students to emerging technologies and careers in the energy industry. Addresses the competencies identified by the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD) organization that are needed for energy industries. Combines with the other two modules to qualify students to take the CEWD Energy Industry Fundamentals (EIF) certification. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours)

Pre-requisite: ENM 1012.
Components: LEC: Lecture