Program Objectives

The Energy Engineering Minor at Duke was created to add breadth, depth, and diversity to enrolled students' educational experience by providing rigorous exposure to fundamentals of energy engineering.

The program will prepare graduates to:

  • Engage in engineering careers in diverse areas with particular emphasis on energy-related matters
  • Pursue graduate education and research in energy engineering or energy-related fields
  • Integrate energy concepts in their primary engineering discipline and/or optimize the use of energy within their professional pursuits and in society

Learn more about the program through this site, or contact us with questions.

Program Features

Interinstitutional Agreement

Duke students can sign up for one course at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, NC State University, or NC Central University each semester through an interinstitutional agreement that exists among these institutions.

Courses on the Program Requirements page denoted with an * are taught at NC State University and can be counted towards the Energy Engineering Minor by virtue of this agreement. Other courses taught at these universities which contain Energy Engineering content can be considered to fulfill the program requirements. They are to be approved by the Energy Engineering Program Director on an individual basis, with consideration given to the engineering content and relevance to the field. Please contact the Program Director before enrolling.

For information regarding how to enroll in courses through this agreement please see: