Renewable Energy

Credit Hours: 0.5

Course Length: 1 Semester

Course Description

The earth’s population is growing rapidly, and we need to find new, innovative ways to ensure that we are able to provide for our global energy needs. Students will look at the reasons why sustainability is important, take a balanced and evidence-based look at climate change, and learn new ways that we can harness renewable resources.

Course Prerequisites

None

Required Textbook(s) and/or Materials

None

Major Concepts

  • Renewable Energy and Sustainability: Overview
  • Renewable Energy Options
  • Assessing Renewable Energy Technologies
  • The Future of Renewable Energy
  • Aspects of Sustainability
  • Sustainable Societies
  • Biodiversity
  • Smart Growth and the Built Environment