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Energy Minor

The minor in energy technology and management in open to any TCU student.


18 credits from the programs and departments listed below. No more than two courses from any program or department listed below may count for this minor. Courses taken for the major may not be applied toward the minor. No grade lower than a C may be applied to the minor. Any course substitutions or exceptions must be approved by the Program Advisor of the Energy Institute.

Business (only two courses can count):
MANA 30653 Survey of Management (will not count for business majors)
MANA 30773 Entrepreneurship in Energy (entrepreneurship majors may not take this course)
MANA 40653 Survey of Entrepreneurship (will not count for business majors)
MANA 40970 Business Management in Energy
MARK 30653 Principles of Marketing (will not count for business majors)

Computer Science:
COSC 10503 Intro to Programming (prerequisites)

Economics (only one economics course can count):
ECON 10223 Microeconomics or ECON 10233 Macroeconomics (only one not both)
ECON 40970 Env and Natural Resource Economics

Engineering (only two courses can count):
ENGR 10033 Engineering Design & Graphix (no prerequisites)
ENGR 30113 Energy In our Society
ENGR 40203 Engineering Economic Analysis (prerequisites)
ENGR 40303 Petroleum Industry Overview (prerequisites)

Energy Technology and Management (can only be taken one time each):
ENTM 40803 Advanced Readings in Energy…(need to have taken at least two “energy courses” to enroll
ENTM 40903 Energy Internship (Internship arranged by student. Internship and credit must be in same semester)

Environmental Science (only two courses can count):
ENSC 10143 Principles of Env Science (does not count for environmental science majors)
ENSC 40193 Environmental Stewardship (no prerequisites)
ENSC 50703 Spec. Problems-Issues in Environmental Compliance-3 credits (no prerequisites)
ENSC 50523 GIS, Cross Listed with GEOL

Geology (only two courses can count):
GEOL 10113 Understanding the Earth (does not count for Geology Majors)
GEOL 40970 Special Problems in Energy and Geology (no prerequisites- requires instructor approval)
GEOL 50563 Prospect to Production (Capstone Course)
GEOL 50423 Petroleum Geology (By permission of instructor)
GEOL 50523 Geographic Information Systems-GIS (no prerequisites), Cross Listed with ENSC

PHYS 10503 Physics of Energy