The Energy Systems Engineering Minor will supplement students’ science and engineering curricula and prepare them for entry-level positions in many sectors of the energy industry, graduate school, government service, and life-long learning and professional development. The Educational Objectives of the Energy Systems Engineering minor are:
- To provide students with a knowledge of energy systems in the areas of resources, generation, transmission, utilization and environmental impact.
- To provide students with introductory social and economic analysis experience involving both renewable and nonrenewable energy sources.
- To provide students with an opportunity to address global environmental and sustainability issues related to energy.