SSM 275 : Basic Energy Production



Class Hours

3 lecture


"C" or higher or concurrent enrollment in ENG 100. Qualified for MATH 82X or higher or approval of instructor.

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring


This course will explore electricity generation, distribution, storage, and usage. We will take an in-depth look at the science, technology, and environmental considerations associated with electricity generation from coal, oil, natural gas, wind, solar, biomass, biogas, and hydroelectric (dam, tidal, wave). This class includes field trips to various electricity generation locations on island. We will also complete hands-on labs utilizing on campus renewable energy technologies.


Diversification: Physical Sciences — DP