Requirements for the minor in Energy Science, Technology and Policy (NRG)

1. Introductory courses (required)

  • CME 201 Sustainable Energy
  • GEO 105 Energy Resources for the 21st Century
  • ESG 201 Learning from Engineering Disaster

 2. Technical electives (choose 3):

Science/Technology focused:

  • ESE 350 Electrical Power Systems
  • ESE 319 Electromagnetics and Transmission Line Theory
  • ESE 352 Electromechanical Energy Converters
  • EEO 323 Electromagnetics (non-SBU students only)
  • EEO 470 Renewable Distributed Generation and Storage (non-SBU students only)
  • EEO 482 Power Systems Engineering I (non-SBU students only)
  • EEO 425 Electric Machinery and Energy Conversion (non-SBU students only)
  • MEC 301 Thermodynamics
  • MEC 305 Heat and Mass Transfer
  • ESG 302 Thermodynamics of Materials (Note: cannot take both ESG 302 and MEC 301 for minor requirements)

Policy focused:

  • ESM 486 Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Engineering
  • EDP 301 The Built Environment I
  • EHI 343 ​Sustainable Natural Resources
  • MAR 336 Marine Pollution

3. ESM 488 Cooperative Industrial Practice (required)

Note: ESM 488 internship must be energy-related; also may substitute independent research course (499) if appropriate (and if approved by director of the minor).