Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop

Energy Studies

Associate Professor: Mahler (Coordinator)

The minor in Energy Studies is an interdisciplinary curriculum designed for students majoring in any academic field to enhance their understanding of energy science in connection to the policy, economic, and social issues surrounding energy production and utilization at the local, national, and global level.

The minor requires 5 of the following courses, one of which must be BUS 200, CHEM 202, or HIST 200:

            ANTH 232      Environmental Anthropology
            ASTR 112        Fundamentals of Geology
            BIO 215           Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
            BIO 220          Environmental Biology or BIO 224 Ecology
            BUS 200        The Business of Energy      
            CHEM 202     The Chemistry of Energy or PHYS 225 Fundamentals of Physics I
            ECON 225      Environmental and Resource Economics     
            HIST 200        Energy, Security, and Global Competition