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General Engineering

Minor - Green Engineering

Students must complete a minimum of 12 units as listed under the course requirements. All of these units must be outside the requirements for the students major, i.e., the same courses cannot be listed both on the minor and the major forms. ENGR 102 or ME 172 (3 units) and ENGR 103 (3 units) are required for all students taking this minor. Students also take one of the Environmental Studies or Business courses listed below. In consultation with the Green Engineering advisor, students must select one additional elective course. It is the student's responsibility to make sure that the prerequisites for each course are met. Students in majors other than engineering will probably need to take additional courses to meet prerequisites for the courses required for this minor. This sequence of courses is the recommended pattern for engineering majors.


Course Requirements

Requirements of the Minor12
Core Courses6
ENGR 103. Life Cycle Engineering3
Complete one course from:
ENGR 102. Renewable Energy Engineering3
ME 172. Alternative and Renewable Energy Resources3
Additional Course3
Complete one course from:
ENVS 107. Introduction to Environmental Economics and Policy3
ENVS 116. Solar Energy Analysis3
ENVS 119. Energy and the EnvironmentR3
ENVS 132. Solar Home Design3
ENVS 148. Sustainable Materials Management4
ENVS 167. Managing Environmental Issues3
Elective3
One additional course to be selected with and approved by the Green Engineering minor advisor

Total Units:12