Energy Engineering Minor

Required Courses

Fifteen credits of core courses are required in the following subject areas.

Thermal Energy

Electrical Energy

Engineering Economics

Energy Policy, Environment, Society

  • POLI.1750 Introduction to Environmental Politics
  • POLI.4390 Justice and Trade in the Global Economy
  • PHYS.3380 Science and Technology in an Impoverished World

Energy Conversion

Elective Courses 

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 Conservation Systems

Electric Power

Nuclear Engineering 

  • ENGY.3310 Fundamentals of Nuclear Science and Engineering
  • ENGY.4340 Nuclear Reactor Theory
  • ENGY.4350 Nuclear Reactor Engineering
  • ENGY.5340 Fundamentals of Nuclear Security and Safeguards

Solar Engineering

Wind Engineering 

Additional courses may be added by the College of Engineering to the list of elective courses.

For more information, contact the College of Engineering.