FAQ

How do I get started?

Contact the Program Coordinator, Alyssa Kay (801) 957-5404 or alyssa.kay@slcc.edu to review program requirements and registration process.

Step 1: Submit the Energy Management Program Application to the program coordinator by email or mail:

Salt Lake Community College
Attn: Alyssa Kay
9750 South 300 West
Sandy, UT 84070

alyssa.kay@slcc.edu
Phone: 801-957-5404

Or, fill out the Energy Management Program Application online.

 

Step 2: Complete the Application for Admission to Salt Lake Community College online and pay the $40 application fee. 

Once admitted to the college, you will receive an acceptance letter from SLCC Student Enrollment Services. Complete steps 3 and 4 to be accepted into the Energy Management A.A.S. degree program.

Step 3: Complete the Program Prerequisites. MATH 0990 and WRTG 0990, within the last year,

OR Accuplacer scores placing into MATH 1010 and ENGL 1010, within one year,

OR follow SLCC guidelines (website listed above) to request evaluation of transfer credits from previously completed classes.

Step 4: Program acceptance and class registration will be performed by the program coordinator.

What if I already have a two or four-year degree or college credits I would like to transfer?

If you intend to transfer prior credits, visit www.slcc.edu/transcriptevaluation to learn how to have your prior credits evaluated.

Can I transfer this program to a four-year degree?

Yes!  Salt Lake Community College has an Articulation Agreement with Bismarck State College (BSC). Students who successfully complete the SLCC Energy Management Associate of Applied Science (AAS) may transfer to BSC to complete a Bachelor of Applied Science in Energy Management. More information is available online at Bismarck State College.

How many students will be accepted into this program?

The program will accept up to 25 students per cohort. Due to the limited cohort size, student must be committed to adhere to the program’s schedule and complete it with their assigned cohort.

What is a cohort?

A cohort is a group of peers who have been accepted to begin the Energy Management program at the same time. The group moves through the program together and will remain in the same courses together until the program is complete.

When will this program run and how long does it take to complete?

A new cohort starts each August, a few weeks before the regular semester begins. Completion times will vary from 18-24 months based on incoming transfer credits and individual education plan.

When and where are the classes offered?

Program core classes meet on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings at the Larry H. Miller Campus, located off of I-15 at 9750 South 300 West, in Sandy. General education courses may be taken at any campus.

What is the Registration Add/Drop/Withdrawal/Refund Policy?

The Energy Management Program is a combination of General Education courses taught in a 16-week full semester schedule and Program Required courses taught in a 10-week cohort schedule. 

Students are responsible for self-registration into all General Education courses and should follow the SLCC procedures found online at Registration Policies.  Students are strongly encouraged to meet with the program Academic Advisor before registration each semester.  Devan Church, 801-957-4858, schedule online.

Students will be registered for two program accelerated blocks each semester by the program coordinator.   Accelerated blocks contain two or three Energy Management courses taught on M/W/F evenings.  Requests for Adds/Drops/Withdrawals must be emailed to the program coordinator following the important dates listed on each course syllabus.  For a full refund, a drop request must be received before the end of the second week of the accelerated block.

What jobs are available after completing the program?

Energy Management is the efficient use of energy to reduce costs.  Four major sectors of the economy (Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Transportation) are reliant on energy every day, and increasing energy costs are driving the demand for trained professionals in the Energy Management Industry.  We see a need for Energy Management in our homes, schools, workplaces as well as the commercial, agricultural and manufacturing facilities which provide the goods and services we depend upon.

The career paths our students pursue upon graduation are a function of their professional interest, prior education and experience, and individual career plans.  Our growing list of graduates are working in positions such as Energy Auditors & Technicians, Weatherization Specialists, Green Builders, Energy Program Managers, Facilities Energy Managers, Energy Efficiency Consultants, Renewable Energy Installers and Sales Representatives, Sustainability Coordinators, Building Design Professionals, Energy Policy Analysts, Commissioning Agents, and Energy Engineers.

Our Energy Management AAS degree program is designed to launch you on an exciting career or add an important piece to your current professional plan.

Are you on social media?

Yes! A great way to find out more details on how the program works is through our networking page. Connect with us on LinkedIn to receive updates, news on current events, and get in contact with others who have been and are going through the program.