Texas Tech University

Bachelor of Science in Wind Energy

About the Program:

The Bachelor of Science in Wind Energy (BSWE) is the only program of its kind in the nation.

Mission:

Wind Energy is the premiere multidisciplinary program developing transformational experts who apply knowledge, skills, and conviction to lead in the advancement of sustainable renewable power solutions with positive regional, national, and global impact.

Vision:

We will continue to set standards of excellence in the education of future leaders and professionals for the renewable power sector.

 

Need help exploring your options through Wind Energy?

Schedule an advising appointment and learn more with our Registration Checklist.

 

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Appointment

 

  •  Click Get Academic Success & Support in upper right-hand corner of the Home Page
  • Select National Wind Institute for your location. Select the appropriate advisor:
    • Maggie Gilchrest for last names A-L
    • Kacey Marshall for last names M-Z

Ready to start your journey in Wind?

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Have Other Questions?

F.A.Q.
Scholarship Information
• Email the B.S. program or call (806) 742-6284
Wondering what a career in wind energy could look like?

Other Forms
Concurrent Enrollment Request
Statement of Intent to Graduate
Request for Prerequisite Waiver
Program Substitution Request
Approval for Minor

 

Global Component:

In today's globalized wind energy job market, students who are exposed to a foreign language, participate in a study abroad program, or gain job experience through an internship with an international company are considered more marketable and competitive. Students will complete the university's foreign language requirement, either by completing two years of high school foreign language or two semesters at the college level, and choose from the following global component options:

International internship Option:
Complete an approved internship with an international company, either in the U.S. or abroad, related to the wind energy field. Two hundred hours of job related experience and a written report are required to earn 3 credit hours of internship credit. Internships should be completed during the student's junior or senior year of coursework. Instructor approval required.

Study abroad Option:
Complete an approved study abroad experience through the International Texas Tech Center, a Texas Tech approved reciprocal exchange program, or a faculty-led program. Students must enroll in and successfully complete 3 credit hours of coursework with a grade of C or better to satisfy 3 credit hours of the global component. Departmental consent required.

Contact

National Wind Institute