The procurement of sustainable energy is one of the major challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century. The Energy Engineering minor allows students attain a greater understanding of the role of energy in human society, establishing the basis for advanced studies and for addressing our most pressing energy challenges. This minor is offered for undergraduate degree programs and is particularly well suited to technical majors such as Mechanical Engineering and Physics.
The Energy Engineering minor consists of 21 credits.
Required Courses (15 credits)
Fifteen credits of core courses are required in the following subject areas.
Energy Policy, Environment, Society
Electives (6 credits)
At least 6 credits of upper division elective courses are required; students must meet all course pre-requisites or obtain permission of the instructor. While not mandatory, it is recommended that the courses be chosen to develop depth within one of the following Energy Engineering tracks.
Energy Conversion Systems
Additional courses may be added by the College of Engineering to the list of elective courses.
For more information, contact Juan Pablo Trelles, program coordinator.