Renewable Energy Technologies - Undergraduate Minor

A grade of C- or better is required in each course (no courses may be taken S/U). All prerequisites must be met before enrolling in a class. Engineering Technology students can meet most of the requirements for this minor by judicious selection of their electives. Students may receive credit for only one special topic course (must be renewable content) or internship.

Required Courses
Select any three from the required list9
Renewable Energy Technologies 33
Solar Energy Technologies3
Wind and Water Energy Technologies3
Sustainable Construction and Green Building Design3
Select 6 credits from the following list:6
Any extra course from the required list
Environmental Engineering and Science
Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering3
Building Utilities3
Heat Transfer and Applications3
Heat Transfer
Applied Power Technologies 34
AC Circuit Analysis and Introduction to Power Systems
Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems
Introduction to Pollution Prevention and Its Application3
Introduction to Smart Grid3
Selected Topics 11-3
Special Topics 11-3
Senior Internship 11-6
Senior Project 13
Senior Design2
Senior Project2
Select 3 credits from the following: 23
Special Topics 13
Natural Resource Economics3
Special Problems 11-3
Natural Resource Economics3
Technology in Business and Society3
Water Resource Economics3
Science & Society3
Science in Modern Society3
Energy and Society in the New Millennium3
Total Credits18

Must be related to a renewable energy field and preapproved by faculty advisor.


If the selected class is outside the student’s college it may also satisfy a Viewing a Wider World requirement.


 Not available for ECET majors as a required course. Select from other choices