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.

Prefix Title Credits
Required Courses
Select any three from the required list9
Renewable Energy Technologies 13
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
Heat Transfer and Applications0-3
Heat Transfer
Applied Power Technologies 10-3
Building Energy and Environment
Selected Topics 21-3
Special Topics 21-3
Senior Internship 21-6
Senior Project 23
Select 3 credits from the following: 33
Special Topics 23
Natural Resource Economics3
Special Problems 21-3
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

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


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.