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Scientific principles and historical interpretation to place energy use in the context of pressing societal, environmental and climate issues.
This course is a prerequisite for: ENSC 311, ENSC 395
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 9
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.
This course is a prerequisite for: ENSC 311
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
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.
This course is a prerequisite for: ENSC 311
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Overview and evaluation of existing energy problems and solutions, covering technological, environmental, economic, business, and political issues.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ENSC 110, 220, and 230.
Identification of energy related enterprises that represent the breadth of the industry and prioritizing these as candidates for inclusion in the tour.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing; ENSC 110; and permission.
Structured practical experience under the supervision of an energy science professional.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 5
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing and permission.
Individual or group project in research, literature review, or extension of course work.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENSC 499H
Prereqs: 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. ENSC 499H is 'Letter Grade Only'
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom

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