Elective Courses

Any energy-related course offered at Notre Dame may be used as an elective for the Energy Studies Minor. This list varies from semester to semester and may not include all options. Additional courses, including those taken abroad, may be acceptable with pre-approval. A course that teaches a skill that can be applied to energy may be used with pre-approval and proof that some assignments were energy related. Such courses are not included on this list. Use the ENST attribute in Class Search or NOVO to find approved electives.

New this year, there are more courses listed specifically under ND Energy (ENER). In most cases, this guarantees seats for Energy Studies minors. Once those seats are filled, students may register through a cross-listed section. 

Energy Studies minors are required to have the pre-requisites before registering for a course. If minor students believe they can handle the course material or if a class is full, students should contact the professor directly. ND Energy is not able to get students into classes.
For additional information or questions, contact Anne Berges Pillai, apillai@nd.edu.
Fall 2022 - Elective Course Offerings
Accountability in a Sustainable World ACCT 40160
Actinide Chemistry CE 60382
Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics CBE 60553
Advanced Macro: Climate Change ECON 70424
Alternative Energy Devices & Materials EE 40447
Analysis and Modeling of Hydrologic Systems CE 60456
Appalachia: Land and People HIST 30027
Audio Technology EE 40345
Chemical Reaction Engineering CBE 40445
Complex Problem Solving in the Public Sphere ESTS 23005
Earth Focus ENER 20333
PHYS 10033
PHYS 20333
Electricity & Magnetism PHYS 30471
Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage CBE 60535
Electromagnetic Fields EE 30348
Electromechanical Energy Conversion Engineering EG 30021
Energy Studies Minor Capstone Seminar B ENER 37003
Energy Studies Minor Capstone Seminar C ENER 37004
Energy Systems AME 54535
Engineering Physics I: Mechanics PHYS 10310
Engineering Physics II: Electromagnetism PHYS 10320
Environmental Biotechnology CE 40330
Environmental Policy MGA 60206
Environmental Systems I ARCH 40411
Ethics of Food PHIL 24547
Fiction Writing: Trauma, Disaster, Memory, and Resilience ENGL 30859
Francophone Migrations and Nations ROFR 40855
Fundamentals of Semiconductors EE 30347
Gas Turbines and Propulsion AME 40431
General Ecology BIOS 30312
Geochemistry CE 40300
SC 40300
Global Activism POLS 30351
Human Rights Reparations: Design and Compliance POLS 30504
Inter. Fluid Mechanics AME 60635
Introduction to Chemical Engineering Analysis CBE 20255
Introduction to Environmental Engineering CE 30300
Introduction to Solid State Physics PHYS 50501
Naval Ships Systems I NSCI 30301
Our Global Environment: History and the Anthropocene ENER 30998
HESB 30597
HIST 30998
Phase Equilibria and Separations CBE 30370
Physical Chemistry I CHEM 30321
Physical-Chemical Water Treatment Processes CE 30320
Physics A: Mechanics PHYS 10411
Physics C: Thermo & Relativity PHYS 20433
Physics of Astrophysics PHYS 50201
Physics of Cells PHYS 50401
Planet Earth CE 20110
CE 20111
SC 20110
Plants, Society and the Environment BIOS 30325
Policy Lab: Global Challenges to the National Security of the United States KSGA 30493
Politics of Public Policy POLS 30048
Polymer Chemistry: from Principle to Practice CHEM 40438
Population Dynamics SOC 43402
Principles of Physics I PHYS 10111
Radioactivity & Society PHYS 20063
Radioactivity and Its Implications for Environment and Society PHYS 10063
Science, Technology, and Society ANTH 20556
CDT 20510
STV 20556
Social Movements SOC 40514
Solid and Hazardous Waste Management CE 60340
Solutions: Science, Politics, and Saving the Planet POLS 40491
Sustainability @ ND/SMC/HCC and in the Holy Cross Charism Theology 20672
Sustainability: Principles and Practices SUS 20010
The Commons: tangible, intangible and otherwise ANTH 40300
The Ethics of Emerging Weapons Technology PHIL 20628
The Science and Strategy of Nuclear War PHYS 20065
The Scientific World PHIL 20605
Thermal Physics PHYS 30461
Time Series Analysis ACMS 40842
Transport Phenomena I CBE 30355
Transportation Engineering CE 40620
U.S. Poetry and Social Protest ENGL 20721
Water, Disease & Global Health BIOS 60610
Water, Disease, and Global Health CE 40355
PS 40355
Wind Turbine Performance, Control and Design AME 40530
ENER 40530
Witnessing Climate Change ENGL 20760

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