Texas Tech University

Wind Energy Education 2-Year Transfer Curriculum Overview

If you are interested in offering a two-year program in wind energy at your college, Texas Tech University can help. You may now license our lower division core curriculum consisting of five courses for students interested in a career in wind energy. All courses will seamlessly transfer into Texas Tech University’s Bachelor of Science in Wind Energy degree.

The license for our transfer curriculum includes three components.

Curriculum Elements

The curriculum consists of the following courses:

  • WE 1300 – Introduction to Wind Energy
  • WE 1310 – Analytical Methods in Wind Energy
  • WE 1311 – Principles of Wind Power Conversion
  • WE 2300 – Social Impacts of Wind Energy
  • WE 2310 – Methods for Wind Resource Characterization

Course materials provided include:

  • Syllabi
  • Lecture outlines
  • Assessments
  • Video recordings
  • Power Point presentations
  • Access to updated © materials

Format of materials provided: Web links | Flash Drives

One-Day Workshop

We will share Best Practices from TTU's Wind Energy Program to Include:

  • Online and classroom instruction
  • Multi-disciplinary content
  • Advising
  • Recruitment
  • Curriculum integration

18 hr. Graduate Certificate Programs for Instructors

At least one of your future wind energy instructors must complete TTU's 18 hour graduate certificate for instructors in wind energy:

Texas Tech offers two Graduate Certificates – a Managerial and a Technical Track. Based on these two tracks, we will work with you to create a customized 18 credit hour graduate certificate that meets SACS accreditation criteria.

Contact Information

For more information on curriculum licensing, please contact Dr. Andy Swift, Director of Wind Energy Education at Texas Tech University, at andy.swift@ttu.edu.