The four-year program leading to the B.S. degree provides a foundation for careers in many facets of the energy industry. The curriculum includes basic science and engineering courses that provide sufficient depth for a wide range of careers in the energy and environmental industries.
One of the goals of the program is to provide experience integrating the skills developed in individual courses to address a significant design problem. In ENERGY 199, taken in the senior year, student teams design facilities for an energy recovery system to meet specific technical and management objectives.