Renewable Energy Assessment (15REAM)

Description

The minor in Renewable Energy Assessment provides students the opportunity to assess and implement renewable energy technologies.  The minor is intended to provide students with the ability to assess facilities and land for renewable energy production.  The minor is achieved by taking 16 credit hours in renewable energy assessment topics and is designed to engage students from all majors. This minor may be especially appropriate for students majoring in environmentally focused degrees on campus.

Requirements

  • Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA overall for application.
  • For completion, students must complete all required courses with a 2.5 GPA average for minor courses.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ (2.0) or higher.

Required Courses

  • ET 120 Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies and Assessments (3 credits-online)
  • ET 220 Solar Photovoltaic Energy Assessment (3 credits-online)
  • ET 240 Wind/Hydro Energy Assessment (3 credits-online)
  • ET 255 Assessing Lands for Bioenergy Production (3 credits-online)
  • ET 262 Renewable Energy Adoption: Barriers and Incentives (3 credits-online)
  • ET 484 Practice of Renewable Energy Assessments (1 credit-face to face)

Admissions and Certification of Minor

  • Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA overall for application.
  • For completion, students must complete all required courses with a 2.5 GPA average for minor courses.

Contact the Minor Coordinator for questions. To apply for the minor, submit a “Declare a Minor” Form to Dr. Elizabeth Nichols Room, egnichol@ncsu.edu, 2225 Jordan Addition, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, 919-513-4832.

Minor Coordinator

Dr. Elizabeth Guthrie Nichols, Associate Professor
Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources
Campus Box 8006
Room 2225 Jordan Addition
egnichol@ncsu.edu
919-513-4832

 

SIS Code: 15REAM

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