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:

  1. To provide students with a knowledge of energy systems in the areas of resources, generation, transmission, utilization and environmental impact.
  2. To provide students with introductory social and economic analysis experience involving both renewable and nonrenewable energy sources.
  3. To provide students with an opportunity to address global environmental and sustainability issues related to energy.