Energy courses at Duke are offered through six schools (subject code links in parentheses):

Use the database below to search for specific classes, or download a handout that lists all energy-related courses offered at Duke:

Undergraduate Advising Sheet
Graduate Advising Sheet

This database includes courses with a significant degree of energy-related content. For a broader sense of courses relevant to the study of energy, see the course requirements associated with the energy degree programs.

For a list of Bass Connections in Energy and Environment project teams, visit the Bass Connections in Energy and Environment site.

Course syllabi are provided where available. Course offerings are subject to change, so students should also consult the current university course schedule.

Courses Database

Course Name & Number
Title
Course Level
Instructor
Semester
Syllabus
ECON 325S
ENERGY 325S
Economic Analysis of Current Energy Issues
Boyd
Spring 23
ENERGY 89S
Energy & Society
Cinq-Mars
Spring 23
PHYSICS 137S
Energy in the 21st Century
Teitsworth
Spring 23
HISTORY 383
ENERGY 383
Engineering the Global Middle East
Mestyan
Spring 23
ME 490.03
Power for Mechanical Systems
Knight
Spring 23
No
ME 490.02
Renewable Energy Technologies
Simmons
Spring 23
Yes
ENVIRON 245
SUSTAIN 245
Theory and Practice of Sustainability
Clark
Spring 23
No
ENVIRON 640
PUBPOL 585
Climate Change Economics & Policy
Maniloff
Spring 23
ENERGY 620
Energy Finance
Rockart, Wedding
Spring 23
ENVIRON 631
ENERGY 631
Energy Technology & Impact on the Environment
Johnson
Spring 23
PUBPOL 590S.09
ENERGY 590S.09
Impact Evaluation: Energy & Development
Meeks
Spring 23
ENERGY 588
ENVIRON 588
Intro to Solar Project Development
Naftel, Lima
Spring 23
I&E 590.03
ENVIRON 590.55
ENERGY 590.03
New Ventures: Climate
Fjeld
Spring 23
No
ME 516
Thin-film Photovoltaic Technology
Mitzi
Spring 23
ECS 524
ENVIRON 524
ENERGY 524
GLHLTH 534
Water Quality Health
Vengosh
Spring 23
ENVIRON 830
ENERGY 830
Building Energy on Campus
Johnson
Spring 23
ENVIRON 990
DEL: Sustainable Cities
Sease
Spring 23
No
ENVIRON 638
ENERGY 638
Environmental Life Cycle Analysis
Hee
Spring 23
PUBPOL 754
International Energy System, Sustainable Development, & Security
Mirovitskaia
Spring 23
No
EGRMGMT 590.08
Sustainable Products for Green Energy Transitions
Grune
Spring 23

Mailing Address

Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Box 90467
Durham, NC 27708

Street / Delivery Address

Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability
140 Science Drive
Gross Hall, Suite 101
Durham, NC 27708

919-613-1305