College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
GCU 194: Thread of Energy
This course follows the thread of energy through every aspect of our lives. It discusses the social, legal, technical, and policy contexts of all energy resources, including present and unconventional fossil fuels, nuclear power, and renewable resources. This course has a Social and Behavioral Sciences (SB) general studies designation. Students in the School of Sustainability B.S. degree program can use this course as a challenge area/track elective for the Sustainable Energy, Materials, and Technology track. Learn more about Fall 2012 class offering here; next available class to be in Fall 2013.
AGB 494: Development of Energy Economics
NEW! This course applies economic theories and empirical tools to understand energy resources and markets, including coal, electricity, oil, natural gas, renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, as well as the influence of energy resources on climate change and the role of government policies. The course will examine the supply and demand, market structure, game theory, environmental issues, energy policy, energy regulation, and dynamic optimization of energy resources. The emphasis in the course is on the development of appropriate economic models and their application to current issues in energy industry and energy policy. Learn more about Spring 2013 class offering here.