Energy (co-major)


No specific degree is designated for this co-major. Students select another major at Miami (receiving the degree designation of that major) and choose Energy as a second major.

What is Energy (co-major)?

The energy co-major provides students with fundamental principles of energy systems, physical science, and policy to prepare them for advanced study in an energy-related field or for professional careers in industry, consulting, government, or non-profit organizations. The co-major is designed to give interdisciplinary breadth to complement disciplinary majors in engineering, natural sciences, architecture, business, and the social sciences.

What are the features of Miami’s program?


The term "co-major" indicates that students must be concurrently enrolled in and must complete another major at Miami University. This co-major complements the primary major, which provides significant depth and breadth in an academic discipline.

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

You must be concurrently enrolled in and must complete another major at Miami University.

What courses would I take?

You will take 34-44 credit hours worth of courses that will touch on all areas of science, including physical science, math and statistics, policy, building systems, climate, and practicum and synthesis.

What can I do with this major?

Depending on the student's primary major, career paths for students pursuing this co-major may include small start‐up companies, large corporations and utilities, state or federal agencies, energy consulting, and non‐profit organizations.

Who can I contact for more information?

Institute for the Environment and Sustainability
Jonathan Levy
118 Shideler Hall
Oxford, OH 45056