The Minor in Energy Systems Studies will provide students with fundamental knowledge of energy systems and prepare them for entry-level positions in sectors of the energy industry, graduate school, government service, and life-long learning and professional development. The Educational Objectives of the Minor in Energy Systems Studies are:

  1. To provide students with the social, economic and technical knowledge needed to make informed energy system decisions for both renewable and non-renewable sources.
  2. To provide students with a practical experience assessing energy systems including sources, generation, transmission, resource utilization and environmental impact.
  3. To provide students with an understanding of environmental and sustainability issues related to global energy systems.