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Sustainable Energy Studies Minor (15 Credits)

Continuing growth in fossil fuel energy consumption is not sustainable into the indefinite future and a transition to an economy based on renewable energy technologies such as hydroelectric, solar, and wind energy is inevitable. Sustainable Energy Studies is the study of this transition through the perspectives of the natural sciences and the social sciences.

Required Courses

  • EES 205 Sustainable Energy   
  • EES 305 Energy Resources

(Choose 3 or approved substitutions)

  • BIO 200 Ecology and the Environment
  • ECO 210 Economics and the Environment
  • ECO 322 Environmental Economics
  • EES 204 Global Climate Change
  • EES 306 Sustainable Buildings
  • EES 222 Water and Society     
  • EES 402 Energy Issues in Geoscience
  • EES 405 Energy Analysis (Spring 2016)          
  • GEO 331 Geography of Food    
  • PSC 350 Public Policy and Decision Making   
  • PSC 351 Environmental Politics and Policy     
  • PSC 352 Global Environmental Politics