Department of Environmental Science and Policy
Minor in Applied Energy
The minor in applied energy is designed to develop skills in applied energy through a combination of laboratory, field work, and advanced analysis in energy efficiency, production, assessment, and planning.
All courses taken to satisfy the requirements for a minor in applied energy must be completed with a grade of C- or better. ESP majors my double-count up to 6 credits of courses used in their major toward use in the minor. 18 credits of coursework are required for the minor.
|ESP 275 Energy Use and Societal Adaptation||3|
|ESP 308 Global Environmental Problems and Sustainability or ESP 421 Natural Resource Policy||3|
|ESP 311 Energy Efficiency||3|
|ESP 313 Renewable Energy||3|
|ESP 326 Environmental Economics or ESP 327 Natural Resource Economics||3|
|Choose one additional ESP or other department energy-related course approved by a department faculty advisor (e.g., ESP 207)||3|
Examples of Green Energy Technologies from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics include:
- Wind (Aeolic) Energy
- Geothermal Energy
- Ocean (Tidal) Energy
- Solar Power
- Land Fill Gas (LFG)