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  • Sustainability Emphasis in Energy Sustainability
  • Physics & Astronomy

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.S. Degree in Sustainability - Energy Sustainability (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    ANTH 317 Collapse (3)
    BIOL 370 Exploring Biology (3)
    CHEM 105 Crime Scene Science (3)
    CHEM 110 Fundamentals of Chemistry (3) and
    CHEM 110L Fundamentals of Chemistry Lab (1) or
    CHEM 150 General Chemistry I (3) and
    CHEM 150L General Chemistry Laboratory I (1)
    GEOS 115 Physical Geology (4) and
    GEOS 115L Physical Geology Lab (0) or
    GEOS 117 Water, Land, and People (3) and
    GEOS 117L Water, Land and People Lab (1)
    MATH 142 Pre-Calculus (4)
    PHYS 140 Introduction to Sustainability (3)


    Requirements

    PHYS 469 must be taken for a minimum of 3 credits and a maximum of 6 credits may count toward the emphasis.

    CHEM 210 General Chemistry II (3) and
    CHEM 210L General Chemistry II Lab (1)
    CM 254 Mechanical/Electrical Systems (3)
    PHYS 160 College Physics I with Lab (4) or
    PHYS 200 General Physics I with Lab (4)
    PHYS 161 College Physics II with Lab (4) or
    PHYS 201 General Physics II with Lab (4)
    PHYS 202 Introduction to 20th Century Physics (3)
    PHYS 302 Sustainable Energy-Science and Application (3)
    PHYS 312 Analog Electronics (3)
    PHYS 455 Senior Project (2)
    PHYS 469 Internship (1-12)


    Restricted Electives

    Students must take HIST 379. Students must take four courses selected from (ANTH 307, CM 327, GEOS 335, HIST 379, POL 345, PSY 324 or SOC 319). Students must take three courses selected from (BIOL 346, CHEM 304, GEOS 305, GEOS 330 or PSCI 378).

    ANTH 307 Ecological Anthropology (3)
    BIOL 346 An Ecological Perspective (3)
    CHEM 304 The Environment and You (3)
    CM 327 Sustainability in the Built Environment (3)
    GEOS 305 Oceanography (3)
    GEOS 330 Elementary Meteorology (3)
    GEOS 335 Environmental Geography and Conservation (3)
    HIST 379 Environmental History (3)
    POL 345 Environmental Politics (3)
    PSCI 378 Energy and the Environment (3)
    PSY 324 Environmental Psychology (3)
    SOC 319 Society and the Environment (3)