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Having a secondary focus on the environmental, social and economic aspects of energy systems and energy utilization provides a strong background to any major.
Requirements for a minor in Engineering Systems Engineering.
Professor Ben Ebenhack teaches Energy System Engineering minors
The bridge leading to the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center from McCoy Hall
An Energy Systems Engineering minor interacts with a video during class
Students minoring in Energy Systems Engineering lay out a graph on a table

What You'll Learn

Students gain knowledge in the areas of resources, generation, transmission, utilization and environmental impact as each pertains to energy systems. Students learn introductory social and economic analysis experience with renewable and non-renewable energy sources, and are able to address global environmental and sustainability issues related to energy.

Explore All Sources of Energy

Explore all sources of energy — from traditional, such as fossil fuels and nuclear, to renewable — through lectures, research, and lab work.

Liberal Arts Approach

With Marietta's liberal arts approach to education, students in this program will become effective communicators with strong critical thinking skills.

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Housed in the Center for Earth, Energy and the Environment, the Energy Systems Engineering minor prepares students to succeed in energy-related fields and in graduate school.

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What do Energy Systems Engineers do?

They oversee complex energy conversion and distribution systems, work to improve energy storage systems, and manage the efficient use of energy in building, manufacturing, and processing systems. These professionals also study the secondary effects of energy usage from a local environmental impact, regional and national economic impact, and global climate change perspective.

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