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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sustainable Engineering Minor

Requirements for the Minor (18 credits)

Technical Courses - Choose One (3 credits)

Sustainable Energy Options

Agricultural/Environmental Sustainability

Energy Conversion and Storage


  • * A grade of “C” or better is required in all of the courses. A grade of “C- or lower” in any of the minor courses is not adequate to fulfill the minor.
  • ^ This is a variable title course.
  • A Sustainable Engineering Minor is available to students in the College of Engineering.
  • Generally, all of the above prescribed minor courses must be taken at the Purdue West Lafayette campus to be eligible for the Sustainable Engineering Minor.  The only exceptions to this rule are as follows:
  1. One equivalent transfer course from another university can be used if it is a core course and comes from an ABET-accredited program, OR
  2. One equivalent Purdue substitution may be used if it is deemed equivalent to the prescribed minor course and acceptable by the home School of the student.
  • No more than one substitution from either of the above two categories is acceptable for the Sustainable Engineering Minor.
  • Finally, as new courses are developed on campus, interested students can request a review by the Undergraduate Chairs Committee of any new courses with substantial engineering sustainability emphasis to be considered as elective options for the minor.  Please contact Jim Jones (jonesjd@purdue.edu) in ME to submit your request.


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