University General Course Catalog 2023-2024 
    Jul 14, 2024  
University General Course Catalog 2023-2024

Batteries and Energy Storage Technologies, Minor

Learning Outcomes and Objectives

This rapidly expanding industry requires highly educated individuals who understand the fundamentals of technology, assembly, manufacturing and troubleshooting of various battery systems.

To this end, the objective of the interdisciplinary minor in Batteries and Energy Storage Technologies is to provide students with skills and experiences that will help them better apply the knowledge gained in their majors to specialized problems in the field of batteries and energy storage.

How to Enroll

The minor is open to all students in the University, as long as the student meets the course prerequisites.

Students must develop a plan of study that fulfills the minor requirements and have the plan approved by both an advisor from their major program of study and an advisor from the Batteries and Energy Storage Technologies minor program. The plan is designed to ensure that students receive appropriate advising and should be approved at least two semesters prior to graduation.

Course Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 18 credits from the courses listed below. No more than 9 of the 18 credits can also count towards their major. At least 6 credits (ENGR courses do not count towards this requirement) need to be outside of the major degree and discipline requirements.

Substitutions for courses on this list must be approved by the coordinator/advisor of the Batteries and Energy Storage Technologies Minor program.

Contact Information

Chemical and Materials Engineering Department
474 Laxalt Mineral Research Building
(775) 784-6771

I. Program Requirements (18 units)

A. Required Course (3 units)

C. Select 12 units from the following: