Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ENST 250 - UNDERSTANDING ENERGY

Long Title: UNDERSTANDING ENERGY: ENERGY LITERACY AND CIVICS
Department: Environmental Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Energy is a foundational driver of human development. Energy impacts our economy, politics, culture, and environment. In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of energy in the context of broader systems and will be asked to think critically about how and why we rely on particular energy resources. The course structure will be comprised of lectures and class discussions along with field trips to power plants, chemical plants, and/or refineries. This class is vital for students interested in the environment and/ or the energy industry. Formerly offered as HURC 302. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ENST 250 if student has credit for HURC 302.
Course URL: http://understandingenergy.rice.edu