All minors require a minimum of 18 credit hours with at least 6 credit hours at the 300/400 level. All course prerequisites, corequisites and restrictions apply.
The Renewable Energy Minor is open only to College of Engineering undergraduate students enrolled in Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Computer, Industrial Technology, Mechanical or Petroleum Engineering.
The minor is a minimum of 18 credit hours and students may use no more than 12 credit hours of courses used for degree credit in their discipline in meeting the requirements for the Renewable Energy Minor.
The minor will provide students with a technical and competitive edge in the growing field of renewable energy. Jobs in wind and solar are growing at a rate 12 times as fast as the rest of the US economy, primarily because wind and solar have now become the cheapest form of new electrical energy generation. Students pursuing this minor will be better prepared for careers in renewable energy, which will be critical to the diversification of the economy for the state of Louisiana, insuring that Louisiana will always be a leading energy state.