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Sustainable Energy Science: Course Sequence

Check all course descriptions for prerequisites before planning course schedule.  Below is a recommended Sequence.

Please Note: Each student’s Pathway will likely differ to some extent based on their course preferences, if they transferred credits to Eastern, etc.

First Year

EES 104 Dynamic Earth w/Lab (LAC TINS1) - 4 credits
EES 130 Ancient Environments w/Lab - 4 credits
ENG 100 College Writing (LAC: TIW) - 3-4 credits
EES 205 Sustainable Energy (LAC T2NS) - 3 credits
EES 207 Sustainable Energy Lab - 1 credit
MAT 243 Calculus I w/ Technology - 3-4 credits
HPE 104 Health & Wellness (LAC: TIHW) - 2 credits
LAC 130 Liberal Arts Colloquium (LAC: TIQ) - 3-4 credits
LAC Tier I: Two of TIA, TIHT, TIH, or TISS - 6 credits
FYE  First-Year Requirement - 1 credit

Total 30-33 credits

Second Year

EES 224 Landform Analysis (for EES majors meets LAC: TIINS) - 4 credits
EES 305 Energy Resources - 3 credits
EES 306 Green Building Design - 3 credits
CHE 210/212 General Chemistry I w/Lab - 4 credits
CHE 211/213 General Chemistry II w/Lab - 4 credits
LAC Tier I: Two remaining Tier 1 courses from TIA, TIHT, TIH, or TISS - 6 credits
LAC Tier II: Two of TIICE, TIICP, or TII-IS - 6 credits

Total - 30 credits

Third Year

EES 330 Mineralogy and Rock Analysis OR EES 356 Structural Geology and Environmental Applications - 4 credits
EES 340 Geographic Information Systems - 4 credits
EES An advanced sustainable energy course - 3 credits
PHY 204 Physics I - 4 credits OR PHY 208 Physics I with Calculus - 4 credits
PHY 205 Physics II - 4 credits OR PHY 209 Physics II with Calculus - 4 credits
LAC Tier II: Remaining TII class from TIICE, TIICP, or TII-IS - 3 credits
EES Advanced Course: 3-4 credits
Electives - 6-8 credits

Total - 31-33 credits

Fourth Year

EES 322 Hydrology - 4 credits
EES 344 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy - 4 credits
EES An advanced WI sustainable energy course (EES 402 or 405) - 3 credits
EES advanced course – 3-4 credits
LAC Tier III: Liberal Arts Capstone - 3 credits
Electives and any final requirements, independent study, practica, etc. – 10-15 credits

Total - 27-33 credits

1: A Student may take EES 110 Introduction to Geology, to satisfy this requirement, but they must also take EES 112 Earth Science Laboratory (1 credit lab course).