Resource and Energy Engineering Major (Bachelor of Science)

The University of Texas at Arlington’s Resource and Energy Engineering bachelor’s degree program will prepare students to apply engineering principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of energy generation, storage, conversion and distribution systems.

A truly multidisciplinary degree, the Resource Engineering program will include courses in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and industrial engineering, with technical electives in a range of engineering and science fields.

The curriculum, which includes instruction in renewable and conventional energy, electrical power systems, optimization and energy governance ensures that graduates of the program will be able to straddle the line between engineering and business interests to make decisions that will allow companies to choose the most efficient modes of energy production while maintaining corporate social responsibility and a healthy bottom line.

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Degrees

  • B.S. in Resource and Energy Engineering

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UTA’s planned Resource Engineering bachelor’s degree program will prepare students to apply engineering principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of energy generation, storage, conversion, and distribution systems. 

Career Outlook

The Resource and Energy Engineering degree program will prepare students for careers in the energy sector, working with both renewable and conventional sources. Graduates of the program will be ready for immediate employment as energy engineers, design engineers, field engineers, plant engineers, utility engineers, energy auditors, renewable energy system integrators for homes and businesses, local and state government renewable-energy planners, and other positions in the energy field, or for graduate study in resource engineering or other related fields.

Curriculum

The Resource and Energy Engineering curriculum will feature courses in several core areas, as well as technical electives that allow students to customize their program..

ACCREDITATION

The Resource and Energy Engineering program will seek accreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET as soon as it is eligible to do so.

Requirements for Licensure or Certification

All discipline specific programs in the College of Engineering meet educational requirements for professional licensure or certification in all U.S. states, territories, and the District of Columbia.

Program Courses

Resource and Energy Engineering Major

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Dual Credit

Get a head start on your UTA electrical engineering degree in high school! If you have the prerequisites, our courses can be used to satisfy high school course requirements and can be applied toward your undergraduate degree.

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