What is Environmental and Energy Resources Management at WVU like?
The Environmental and Energy Resources Management major, commonly referred to as E*Quad, will equip you to enter a variety of careers in the energy industry. You’ll learn the business of energy production and utilization along with associated environmental management, regulatory and policy issues.
This unique program provides a strong foundation for students interested in pursuing a career in the growing energy and environmental sectors of the economy. Whether in private business, government, consulting or in your own entrepreneurial ventures, you’ll be able to apply these concepts across both traditional and alternative energy sources.
You'll choose courses centered on one of four “E” areas (economics, energy, entrepreneurship and environment) and take six hours of GIS courses to gain additional skills desired by employers.
At a Glance
- College/School:Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
- Division:School of Natural Resources
- Degree Designation:BS
- Degree Program:Resource Management
- Program website:Environmental and Energy Resources Management
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Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:
Learn the fundamental theories of economics.
Learn the fundamentals of energy production, land use planning, energy efficient design and green building systems.
Take courses in business management, business communications, marketing, finance and business law to prepare for your own entrepreneurial ventures.
Learn about various aspects of the environment and the impact energy production has on it.