Bellingham Technical College will answer questions about its upcoming clean energy degree program with two information sessions scheduled for this month and next.
The sessions are 1 p.m. Thursday, April 21, and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, in BTC’s Campus Center building, room 233. The program will begin next fall.
The sessions will provide information about the content of the two-year program, as well as requirements, transfer possibilities and careers in the clean energy industry.
The program, according to BTC, offers hands-on courses in clean energy, electronics, math and science. It will partner with Western Washington University’s Institute for Energy Studies on some projects.
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Approved by the state in March, the program was funded in part with a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. Graduates will be prepared for jobs as electronics technicians with a clean energy focus or to transfer to WWU for a bachelor’s degree in energy policy and management, according to BTC.