Curriculum

Core Courses

Course No. Title Credit Hours
 ENGY200  Introduction to Energy 3.0
 EBGN/ENGY330  Energy Economics  3.0
 ENGY/HASS490
or HASS491
or HASS492
Energy and Society*
Energy Politics
Energy & Security Policy
 3.0

*Any of ENGY/HASS 409, HASS 491, or HASS 492 can serve as the policy capstone course.

The final 9 credit hours can be selected from the following list:

Course No. Title Credit Hours
  Social Sciences and Law  
EBGN 310 Environmental and Resource Economics 3.0
EBGN 340 Energy and Environmental Policy 3.0
HASS 419 Environmental Communication 3.0
HASS 464 Environmental Law and Sustainability 3.0
  All Energy Sources  
CBEN469/MTCH469/MEGN 469 Fuel Cell Science and Technology 3.0
CBEN 472 Introduction to Energy Technologies 3.0
EENG 389 Fundamentals of Electric Machinery 4.0
EENG 481 Analysis and Design of Advanced Energy Systems 3.0
EENG 489 Computational Methods in Energy Systems and Power Electronics 3.0
ENGY 497 Summer Programs 1-6
ENGY 498 Special Topics 1-6
GEOL 315 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy 3.0
  Nuclear Energy  
ENGY 340 Nuclear Energy 3.0
NUGN 506 Nuclear Fuel Cycle 3.0
NUGN 510 Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Physics 3.0
  Sustainable Energy  
ENGY 320 Intro to Renewable Energy 3.0
ENGY 350 Geothermal Energy 3.0
CEEN 477 Sustainable Engineering Design 3.0
CHGN 311 Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 3.0
EENG 390 Energy, Electricity, Renwable Energy, and Electric Power Grid 3.0
EENG 589 Design and Control of Wind Energy Systems 3.0
PHGN 419 Principles of Solar Energy Systems 3.0
  Fossil Fuels  
PEGN 102 Introduction to Petroleum Industry 3.0
ENGY 310 Intro to Fossil Energy 3.0
CBEN 480 Natural Gas Hydrates 3.0
MNGN 438 Geostatics 3.0
PEGN 251 Fluid Mechanics 3.0
PEGN 305 Computational Methods in Petroleum Engineering 3.0
PEGN 308 Reservoir Rock Properties 3.0
PEGN 450 Energy Engineering 3.0
ENGY XXX Additional courses with energy content may be approved by the director or co-director of the energy minor