2023-2024 Catalog

EGRS 352 Energy Technology and the Modern World

This course examines the role of energy and energy technologies in the United States and the world. Energy from fossil fuels, nuclear power, and renewable resources is covered. Topics include world resources and recovery of fossil fuels, energy conversion technologies and impacts, nuclear energy and waste disposal, role of energy in global climate change, and emerging renewable energy technologies. Economic and policy issues are integrated with a technical introduction to the energy field.


At least one college-level mathematics and one college-level science course