BA in Energy and Sustainability Policy — Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

121 Credits Total

Orientation Experience

EM SC 302: Orientation to the ESP Program

EM SC 302

1
Total credits 1

Stage 1—Build Foundations

ENGL 015: Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Prerequisite: ENGL 004 or Penn State placement exam
3
CAS 100: Effective Speech (any version) (GWS)

CAS 100

3
CHEM 101: Introductory Chemistry (GN) Notes for: CHEM 101

CHEM 101

Prerequisite: MATH 021 or higher on placement assessment
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Foreign Language: 001 level

Foreign Language

4
ACCTG 211: Financial and Managerial AccountingNotes for: ACCTG 211

ACCTG 211

Prerequisite: MATH 021 or 1.5 units of high school algebra
4
Arts (GA) — Recommended: LARCH 065 (Built Environment & Culture)

Arts (GA)

3
Humanities (GH) — Recommended: PHIL 103 (Introduction to Ethics)

Humanities (GH)

3
Humanities (GH) — Recommended: RL ST 001 (Intro World Religions)

Humanities (GH)

3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA) - elective

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

3
Arts (GA) - elective

Arts (GA)

3
BA Fields course

BA Fields course

3
BA Fields course

BA Fields course

3
Total credits 38

Stage 2—Formulate Understanding

MATH 110: Techniques of CalculusNotes for: MATH 110

MATH 110

MATH 022 (or equivalent on placement assessment)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
STAT 200: Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Prerequisite: 2 units in algebra
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Foreign Language: 002 level

Foreign Language

4
Foreign Language: 003 level

Foreign Language

4
ENGL 202D: Effective Writing - Business Writing (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 202D

ENGL 202D

Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030
3
ECON 102: Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)

ECON 102

3
ECON 104: Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)

ECON 104

3
Other Cultures course

Other Cultures course

3
BA Fields course

BA Fields course

3
Total credits 31

Stage 3—Generate Expertise

E B F 200: Introduction to Energy and Earth Sciences EconomicsNotes for: E B F 200

E B F 200

Prerequisite: ECON 102 and MATH 022 (or equivalent on placement assessment)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
EGEE 102: Energy Conservation (GN) Notes for: EGEE 102

EGEE 102

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
METEO 003: Intro to Meteorology

METEO 003

or METEO 101: Weather Forecasting (GN)

METEO 101

3
ENGR 312: Sustainable Energy EntrepreneurshipNotes for: ENGR 312

ENGR 312

Prerequisite: EGEE 102 and EBF 200
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
METEO 469: Understanding Global WarmingNotes for: METEO 469

METEO 469

Prerequisite: MATH 110
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
GEOG 030: Geographic Perspectives on Sustainability (GS)Notes for: GEOG 030

GEOG 030

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
EGEE 120: Oil: International Evolution (GS;US;IL)

EGEE 120

3
PL SC 001: Introduction to American National Government (GS)

PL SC 001

3
Total credits 24

Stage 4—Culminate Experience

EME 444: Global Energy EnterpriseNotes for: EME 444

EME 444

Prerequisite: EGEE 102, EGEE 120, and ECON 104
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
GEOG 469: Energy Industry Applications of GISNotes for: GEOG 469

GEOG 469

Prerequisite: GEOG 030, EGEE 102, and EME 444
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA 250: Small Business ManagementNotes for: BA 250

BA 250

Prerequisite: 3 credits in economics
3
EGEE 401: Energy in a Changing WorldNotes for: EGEE 401

EGEE 401

Prerequisite: EGEE 101 or EGEE 102 or CHEM 112
3
PL SC 490: Policy Making and EvaluationNotes for: PL SC 490

PL SC 490

Prerequisite: PL SC 001, PL SC 002 or PUBPL 304W
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
EGEE 299: Foreign Studies (IL)

EGEE 299

or EGEE 495: Internship

EGEE 495

3
GEOG 438W: Human Dimensions of Global WarmingNotes for: GEOG 438W

GEOG 438W

Prerequisite: EARTH 002, GEOG 010 or METEO 003; and GEOG 030
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
GEOG/EME 432: Energy PolicyNotes for: GEOG/EME 432

GEOG/EME 432

Prerequisite: ENNEC 100 or E B F 200, EGEE 120, and PL SC 490
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 24

Capstone Experience

EME 466: Energy and Sustainability in SocietyNotes for: EME 466

EME 466

Prerequisite: GEOG 030, METEO 469, and GEOG/EME 432
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 3

Additional Notes

GWS, GQ, GN, GA, GH, GS, and GHA are codes used to identify different categories of general education requirements.
US, IL, and US/IL are codes used to identify courses that satisfy US and/or international cultures requirements.
"BA Fields" courses are additional GQ, GN, GA, GH, GS, or foreign language courses beyond the program requirements.
"Other Cultures" refers to a specific listing of course options located at http://bulletins.psu.edu/bulletins/bluebook/ba_requirements.cfm?section=...
W is the code for courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum Requirements.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

ENGL 015
Prerequisite: ENGL 004 or Penn State placement exam
CHEM 101
Prerequisite: MATH 021 or higher on placement assessment
ACCTG 211
Prerequisite: MATH 021 or 1.5 units of high school algebra
MATH 110
MATH 022 (or equivalent on placement assessment)
STAT 200
Prerequisite: 2 units in algebra
ENGL 202D
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030
E B F 200
Prerequisite: ECON 102 and MATH 022 (or equivalent on placement assessment)
ENGR 312
Prerequisite: EGEE 102 and EBF 200
METEO 469
Prerequisite: MATH 110
EME 444
Prerequisite: EGEE 102, EGEE 120, and ECON 104
GEOG 469
Prerequisite: GEOG 030, EGEE 102, and EME 444
BA 250
Prerequisite: 3 credits in economics
EGEE 401
Prerequisite: EGEE 101 or EGEE 102 or CHEM 112
PL SC 490
Prerequisite: PL SC 001, PL SC 002 or PUBPL 304W
GEOG 438W
Prerequisite: EARTH 002, GEOG 010 or METEO 003; and GEOG 030
GEOG/EME 432
Prerequisite: ENNEC 100 or E B F 200, EGEE 120, and PL SC 490
EME 466
Prerequisite: GEOG 030, METEO 469, and GEOG/EME 432