2016-17 Catalogs

Certificate in Applied Energy

The Certificate in Applied Energy is 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 through a combination of laboratory, field work, and advanced analysis in energy efficiency, production, and life cycle assessment.

The certificate is awarded after the successful completion of the following courses with a minimum grade of C- or better:


Required Courses Credits
ESP 275 Energy Use and Societal Adaptation 3

ESP 308 Global Environmental Problems and Sustainability or ESP 421 Natural Resource Policy

ESP 311 Energy Efficiency 3
ESP 313 Renewable Energy 3

ECO/ESP 326 Environmental Economics or ECO/ESP 327 Natural Resource Economics


Matriculated students may be interested in applying for an Applied Energy Minor.

Candidates must apply to the chairperson of the Department of Environmental Science and Policy, be assigned an advisor, and have their course of study approved by the department. Admission is open to matriculated and non-matriculated students. Application for Certificate Enrollment.