ENSC110
Energy in Perspective

Description: Scientific principles and historical interpretation to place energy use in the context of pressing societal, environmental and climate issues.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ENSC220
Introduction to Energy Systems

Description: Overview of energy stystems, sources, transformations, efficiency, and storage. Fossil fuels, biomass, wind, solar, nuclear, and hydrogen. Sustainability and environmental trade-offs of different energy systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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ENSC230
Energy and the Environment: Economics and Policy

Description: Introduction to the economics of energy. How the economic system determines production and consumption. The linkages between economic and environmental outcomes. How future energy use can be influenced by economic, environmental, trade, and research policy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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ENSC300
Energy Science Seminar

Description: Overview and evaluation of existing energy problems and solutions, covering technological, environmental, economic, business, and political issues.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

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ENSC311
Energy Science Study Tour

Prerequisites: ENSC 110, 220, and 230

Description: Identification of energy related enterprises that represent the breath of the industry and prioritizing these as candidates for inclusion in the tour.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

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ENSC395
Internship in Energy Science

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; ENSC 110; and permission.

Description: Structured practical experience under the supervision of an energy science professional.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-3

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ENSC496
Independent Study in Energy Science

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and permission.

Description: Individual or group project in research, literature review, or extension of course work.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

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ENSC499H
Honors Thesis

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program and permission. AGRI 299H recommended.

ENSC 499H requires conducting a scholarly research project and writing a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis. Letter Grade Only

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:3-6

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