Minor in Energy Engineering

Energy engineering requires many different types of engineers, and this minor lets you choose from several different tracks to fit your career interests.


The minor requires completion of 18 credit hours between the core and the tracks.

Required Core Courses:
ECE 4020Energy Systems and Resources3
ENGINR 2100Circuit Theory for Engineers3
or ECE 2100 Circuit Theory I
MAE 2300Thermodynamics3
or CH_ENG 3261 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I
IMSE 2710Engineering Economic Decision-Making3
Electric Utility Generation Track
ECE 4410Power Electronics I4
ECE 4460Energy and Machines3
ECE 3510Electromagnetic Fields3
MAE 4320Design of Thermal Systems3
Electric Utility Transmission & Distribution Track
ECE 3510Electromagnetic Fields3
ECE 4410Power Electronics I4
Energy Infrastructure and Efficiency Track
MAE 4320Design of Thermal Systems3
MAE 4340Heating and Air Conditioning3
MAE 4380Intermediate Thermodynamics3
Renewable Energy and Sustainability
ARCHST 4323Sustainable Technologies and Systems3
ARCHST 4325Energy-Efficient Building Design3
CV_ENG 4232Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities3
CV_ENG 4250Environmental Regulatory Compliance3
ECE 4410Power Electronics I4
ECE 4440Power Systems Analysis3
IMSE 4720Introduction to Life Cycle Analysis3