The Minor option will provide students enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering B.S. program with a grouping of courses/electives that will provide academic depth in the field of energy-related systems especially as related to building energy and environmental systems.
Requirements for Admission
Admission is by permission of the students academic advisor and the student must be currently enrolled in the B.S. in Mechanical Engineering program. The application form is available from the web or in 263 Link Hall, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Click here Minor in Energy Systems Engineering for the courses that must be taken in place of some elective courses in the current B.S.M.E. curriculum. Total credits required for a degree remains unchanged.
Licensure as a Professional Engineer is essential for many engineers in the energy systems field. An important element of the Energy Systems minor is preparation of students to take the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination, the first step toward professional registration. Review instruction will occur in the senior year as part of the capstone design course. It is strongly recommended that all students take the FE examination in the Spring of their senior year.