Because this minor is Interdisciplinary Studies, students who minor in Energy and Society may complete any major to satisfy the college requirement that the major and minor be in different area of study.
The Energy & Society minor requires the completion of 20 credit hours. Three required foundation courses cover 12 credit hours, while the remaining 8 credit hours (two courses) are completed in one of four elective tracks: Ethics & Social Justice, Communication, Economic Systems, or Political Systems. Each student in the minor is assigned an advisor; students work with their advisor to identify particular electives to complete the minor.
Students may use a credit-bearing internship to fulfill up to 4 credit hours of their elective requirement. ENERG 529 may be applied to fulfill credit for any of the thematic areas. Internships from other departments that align within one of the above thematic categories may be considered with consultation of the minor advisor.