Courses

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Required courses (Plan I and II)

Take three of:
  • CE 218A Air Quality Engineering (3 units; Fall semester)
  • CE 256 Transportation Sustainability (3 units; Spring semester)
  • CE 268E Civil Systems and the Environment (3 units; Fall semester)
  • CE 295 Data Science in Energy (3 units; Fall semester)
Take at least 9 units from the 3 core areas below (a course is typically 3 units), but no more than 6-7 units in any one area. The courses are either offered in the fall or the spring semester, but not both.

Area 1. Environmental science and engineering

  • PH 270A Exposure Assessment and Control (Fall)
  • CE 107 Climate Change Mitigation (Spring) (not offered in 2021-22)
  • CE 191 Civil and Environmental Engineering Systems Analysis (Spring)
  • CE 215 Emerging Technologies for Water Sustainability (Spring)
  • CE 204 Planetary Boundaries and the Anthropocene (1 unit) (Fall)
  • EPS 230 Radiations and Its Interaction with the Climate

Area 2. Civil infrastructure

  • ARCH 246 Building Energy Simulations (Fall)
  • CE 290-003 Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies (Fall)
  • CE 264 Behavioral Modeling for Engineering, Planning, and Policy Analysis (Spring)
  • CE 190 Electric Mobility Engineering (Fall)
  • CE 209 Design for Sustainable Communities (Spring) 
  • CE 257 Sustainable Aviation and Infrastructure (decision for Spring 2022 pending)
  • CE 110 Water Systems of the Future (Spring)
  • EE 137A Introduction to Electric Power Systems
  • EE 137B Introduction to Electric Power Systems
  • ER 254 Electric Power Systems (not offered in 2021-22)
  • CE 165 Concrete: Materials, Construction and Sustainability
  • CE 186 Design of Cyber-Physical Systems
  • CE 259 Public Transportation Systems
  • CE 260 Air Transportation
  • ARCH 244 Mechanical Systems Design for Sustainable Buildings (not offered in 2021-22)
  • DE C200 Design, Evaluate and Scale Developmental Technologies (Fall)
  • IE 258 Control and Optimization for Power Systems

 Area 3. Economics and policy

  • CE 252 Systems Analysis in Transportation (Fall)
  • ENVECON 101 Environmental Economics
  • ER 200 Energy and Society (Fall)
  • ER 280 Energy Economics 
  • ER 276 Climate Change Economics
  • MBA 212 Energy and Environmental Markets
  • PP 200 Introduction to Policy Analysis
  • Law 271 Environmental Law and Policy (Fall)
  • Law 270.6 Energy Law and Policy (Fall)
  • Law 270.65 Energy Project Development & Finance
  • Law 270.7 Renewable Energy Law and Policy
  • Law 272.1 Water Law
  • Law 272.3 Climate Change and the Law