Renewable Energy Minor
Preparation for the minor:
Prerequisites for the required courses are two semesters of calculus and differential equations with linear algebra.
All the courses listed below are 3 credit-hour courses.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|Required courses - 12 credits|
|ECEN 2060||Renewable Sources and Efficient Electrical Energy Systems|
|ECEN 2250||Intro to Circuits and Electronics|
|ECEN 2260||Circuits as Systems|
|TWO of the following upper division courses* - 6 credits|
|ECEN 3170||Energy Conversion 1|
|ECEN 4167||Energy Conversion 2 (ECEN 3170 is a prerequisite)|
|ECEN 4797||Introduction to Power Electronics|
|ECEN 4517||Power Electronics and Photovoltaic Power Systems Laboratory|
|(ECEN 4797 is a prerequisite)|
|ECEN 4228||Wind Energy (or approved substitute)|
* New courses and special topics will be added as developed.
Students admitted to the Renewable Energy Minor must have a cumulative GPA of 2.700 or better. A cumulative GPA of 2.000 or better is required in courses used to satisfy the requirements of this minor. Each individual course that is counted toward this minor must be passed. A passing grade is a D- or better. Note, however, that a C- or better is required in all prerequisite courses.