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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PH 130 - Alternative Energy

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a non-math survey of our energy resources, options for future development and environmental impact of solar, nuclear, fossil fuels, wind and other alternatives. Practical ways to reduce energy use in the home and transportation will be considered along with methods of participating in decisions on energy policy and politics.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • explain the physical principles behind energy and its effects on the environment;
  • identify and describe the dominant energy technologies;
  • describe the status of energy resources, energy use and trends; and
  • analyze simple problems involving energy concepts by using elementary arithmetic.

F/S (N, S)