Energy (ENERGY)

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ENERGY 2130 Energy, Environment, and Society 3 Credits

The course will provide the student with an overview of issues related to energy and renewable energy, including usage trends, historical patterns, social responses to energy changes, economic factors, market forces, geographical concerns, the various forms and sources of energy including renewable energy and bio-energy, how these sources may affect the environment, and recent developments in energy policies in the U.S. and the world. Energy, power, energy sources as well as usage patterns by societies over history will be presented. Field trips may be required in this course.
Components: Class
GE: Social Sciences
Prereqs/Coreqs: P or C: ENGLISH 1130
Typically Offered: Fall/Summer,Fall/Spring