2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin


Course Description

GC 342 Energy and the Environment 4 cr. (4-0-0)

  • Offered: Contact department
  • Prerequisite: Completion of MA 100 or above (or placement into MA 109 or above).

An examination of our energy system, its development, and its future. Topics include: the foundational science concepts of energy and power; the use of energy in modern society; the technologies, resource availability, and environmental and social impacts of fossil fuels, nuclear energy, and renewable energy sources; the policy and economics surrounding energy use; and options for a sustainable energy system.