Energy Systems Concentration

for the degree of Master of Engineering: Major in Engineering, Energy Systems Concentration

For additional details and requirements refer to the department’s printed handbook and the Graduate College Handbook.


Core Courses12
Seminar Energy & Sustain Engrg
Theory Energy & Sustain Engrg
Renewable Energy Systems
Energy and Security
Electives (approved by academic advisor)16
Professional Development (choose from these 3 options):4
Professional Practicum (4 hours)
Capstone Project (4 hours)
• Select a different course with professional development components in consultation with advisor
Total Hours32

Other Requirements and Conditions (may overlap):1

A minimum of 20 credit hours must be taken from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus.
A minimum of 12 500-level credit hours, with a minimum of 8 hours of ENG or NPRE 500-level coursework.
A maximum of one 1-credit-hour course may be applied toward the minimum 12 500-level credit-hour requirement.
No courses used to fulfill any degree requirement may be taken using the “Credit/No Credit” option.
Minimum GPA: 3.0