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Energy and Environmental Policy

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The Energy and Environmental Policy (ENEP) degree prepares students to address Energy and Environmental initiatives from multiple disciplines. The major offers an exciting opportunity for students to prepare for academic and professional careers in the high-demand fields of energy, environment, sustainable development and climate change.

AREAS OF STUDY

  • Energy, Economics and Public Policy
  • Energy, Environment and Society
  • Energy, Science and Technology
  • 4+1 Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Program
  • Honors College
  • Degree with Distinction

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Energy and Environmental Planning/Manager
  • Policy/Legislative Analyst
  • Research Consultant
  • Green Energy Coordinator
  • Environmental Compliance Officer
  • Energy/Environmental Lobbyist
  • Nonprofit Administrator/Advocate
  • Resource Economist
  • Environmental Lawyer

 

What’s special about this program?

The University has the distinction of having the first Ph.D. and Master's degrees in the combined field of energy and environmental policy in the United States. The undergraduate ENEP program provides undergraduate students with rigorous preparation for careers in this rapidly growing field.

The Energy and Environmental Policy major is a cross-disciplinary program with courses in policy analysis, economics, the social and natural sciences, and engineering. It provides students with a unique opportunity to learn about the multi-faceted arena of sustainable energy and environment through internships, experiential learning and classroom learning.

Get Involved

Undergraduate Energy and Environmental Policy Council
Energy and Environmental Policy Student Association
Study Abroad Programs
Research and Internship Opportunities

Sample curriculum

ECON151  

 

Introduction to Microeconomics
ENEP250

Introduction to Energy Policy

 

ENGL110

 

Critical Reading & Writing

GEOG235

 

Conservation: Natural Resources

MATH241  

 

Analytic Geometry and Calculus A

 

PHYS143

 

Energy Technology & Society

UAPP110

 

Changing the World and Public Policy

UAPP225

 

Crafting Public Policy

UNIV101

 

First Year Experience
 

University Breadth Courses

 

ENEP410

 

Political Economy of Environment

GEOG271

 

Introduction to Geographic Data Analysis
GEOG422

Resources, Development, and the Environment

 

PHIL448

 

Environmental Ethics
 

University Breadth Courses

 

  2nd Writing Course

ECON300

 

Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

ENEP364


Internship (DLE)

ENEP470

 

Readings in Energy & Environment

ENWC413

 

Wildlife Policy & Administration
 

University Multicultural Course

 

  Univeristy Breadth Courses

CHEG625

 

Green Engineering

CIEG445

 

Industrial Ecology

ENEP425

 

Energy Policy & Administration

ENEP426

 

Climate Change: Science, Policy & Political Econom

ENEP468

 

Research in Energy & Environment

ENEP472

 

Senior Research Paper

ENEP485

 

Senior Seminar: Topics in Environment and Energy

PHIL340

 

Cross Cultural Environmental Ethics

SOCI331

 

World Population: Profiles & Trends
SOCI471

Disasters, Vulnerability & Development

 

  Advanced Curriculum Elective

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This major is eligible for the following programs:

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