Sustainable Energy Systems Engineering Minor Core I

Students are required to complete the following courses:

Energy

  • ES238 Introduction to Energy Systems
  • ES340 Thermodynamics
  • or CH260 Thermodynamics & Energy Balances

Capstone Design

Students are required to complete one of the following Capstone Design Course or energy related research:
AE451, CE490, CE491, CE492, CH420, EE412, ES456, ME446, or ES443

Sustainable Energy Systems Engineering Minor Core II

Students must complete one course from each of the following areas:

Policy Choice

  • POL375 Environmental Law
  • POL470 Environmental Policy
  • EC360 Environmental Economics
  • POL471 Energy Policy
  • PHIL405 Sustainability Theory and Practice
  • PHIL370 Environmental Ethics

Environmental Impacts

  • CE486 Industrial Ecology
  • ES436 Global Climate Change: Science Engineering and Policy
  • EV305 Sustainability and the Environment

Sustainable Energy Systems Engineering Minor Core III

Students must complete two of the following courses, with one with a focus in energy technologies:

  • *Energy technology as related research project e.g. ES443
  • *EE438 Alternative Energy Systems
  • *EE331 Energy Conversion
  • EE333 Power Systems Engineering
  • *CE409 Fundamentals of Building Systems
  • CE410 Sustainable Infrastructure and Building
  • *EV3902 Sustainability Project Experience (2)
  • *ME310 Thermodynamic System Engineering
  • CE486 Industrial Ecology (1)
  • ES436 Global Climate Change: Science Engineering and Policy (1)
  • CH434 Air Pollution Control
  • CM/CH413 - Carbon Capture and Sequestration
  • ES459 Electrochemistry for Sustainability

(1) If this class is not taken as an environmental impacts choice.
(2) Applicability of this class changes annually based on specific class topic
*at least one of the two technology choice classes must have this designator