The minor in wind energy (18 credit hours) is also available as an area of concentration for students pursuing a Bachelor of General Studies.
This minor consists of 18 hours of undergraduate wind energy courses. All courses must be approved by a wind energy advisor, and a grade of C or better achieved in each course. Wind energy is a multidisciplinary field and some concepts will require a background in calculus and physics.
To pursue a minor in wind energy, you will need to complete the Wind Energy Minor Form and turn it into the UC Advising Center once you receive approval from your advisor. Please note: Students not admitted to Texas Tech University must first apply to Texas Tech before enrolling in courses.
|Wind Energy Courses:|
|WE 1300 Introduction to Wind Energy|
|WE 1310 Analytical Methods in Wind Energy|
|WE 1311 Principles of Wind Power Conversion|
|WE 2300 Social Impacts of Wind Energy|
|WE 2310 Methods for Wind Resource Characterization|
|WE 3100 Wind Energy Lab|
|WE 3300 Wind Energy Science and Technology I|
|WE 3301 Wind Energy Science and Technology II|
|WE 3310 Wind Energy Economics and Finance|
|WE 3315 Renewable Energy and the Environment|
|WE 4000 Internship in Wind Energy|
|WE 4300 Wind Energy Grid Integration|
|WE 4310 Wind Modeling and Design|
|WE 4311 Wind Energy Legal and Regulatory Issues|
|WE 4320 Independent Study in Wind Energy|
|WE 4323 Meteorology for Wind Energy|
Contact the program coordinator by phone.