Courses and Academic Programs

NC State has a variety of academic and continuing education courses for students and working professionals. These energy and energy-related programs range from research focused to technical and practical applications in the field. This page lists academic programs that are currently available to undergraduate, graduate and Non-Degree Studies (NDS) students. For continuing education programs, click the Outreach section of this website.

The most recent list of energy-related courses offered in the current semester is listed below.

Spring 2021 Energy-Related Courses

Undergraduate Courses
ET 120 – Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies and Assessments
ES 300 – Energy and Environment
CE 250 – Introduction to Sustainable Infrastructure
CHE 311 – Transport Processes I
ECE 200 – Introduction to Circuits, Signals, and Systems
ECE 305 – Principles of Electromechanical Energy Conversion
ECE 331 – Principles of Electrical Engineering
ECE 404 – Introduction to Solid-State Devices
ECE 434 – Fundamentals of Power Electronics
ECE 452 – Renewable Electric Energy Systems
MAE 403 – Air Conditioning
MAE 421 – Design of Solar Thermal Systems
NE 202 – Radiation Sources, Interaction, and Detection

Graduate Courses
PA 598 – Energy Policy
ECE 551 – Smart Electric Power Distribution Systems
ECE 736 – Power System Stability and Control
EA 521 – Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Site Assessment
EA 523 – Assessment of Renewable Energy Storage Systems



Minors in Energy Fields

Majors in Energy-Related Fields

Certificate Programs in Energy Fields



Certificate Programs in Energy Fields

Certificate Programs in Energy-Related Fields

Degrees in Energy-Related Fields

Chemical Engineering – M.S., Master of, Ph. D.
Electrical Engineering – M.S., Ph. D.
Engineering – Master of
Environmental Engineering – M.S., Master of
Industrial Engineering – M.S., Master of, Ph. D.
Materials Science and Engineering – M.S., Master of, Ph. D.
Mechanical Engineering – M.S., Ph. D.
Nuclear Engineering – M.S., Master of, Ph. D.
Operations Research – M.S., Master of, Ph. D.