Department of Environmental Science and Policy

Certificate in Applied Energy

The Department of Environmental Science offers a certificate in Applied Energy designed for students and professionals in area industry, consulting, government, and non-governmental organizations. The certificate is designed to develop an individual's skills in applied energy thorough a combination of laboratory, field work, and advanced analysis in energy efficiency, production, and life cycle assessment.

Candidates must apply to the chairperson of the Department of Environmental Science.

The certificate is awarded after the successful completion of 18 credit hours of study of the following courses (a student must receive a C- or greater in each course):
     ESP 108 GIS Applications
     ESP 275 Energy Use and Societal Adaptation
     ESP 308 Global Environmental Problems and Sustainability
     ESP 311 Energy Efficiency
     ESP 313 Renewable Energy

Must choose one of the following
     BUS 200 Introduction to Business
     EYE 112 Built Environment: Energy
     ITC 100 Introduction to Construction management
     ESP 450 Research Practicum