Buffalo State University

Minor in Energy Systems

Program Description

The Energy Systems minor is designed for a specific group of students enrolled in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Electrical Engineering Technology, Smart Grid or Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics. Energy Systems minor is a multidisciplinary minor combining electrical and mechanical (thermal) aspects of the energy field. Energy Systems minor will be available for physics majors or any other majors with proper background in mathematics and physics.

Focus Areas

  • Smart Grid
  • Heat transfer
  • Electric machines
  • Power systems
  • Renewable distributed generation

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Energy analyst
  • Sustainability coordinator
  • Environmental consultant
  • Energy systems engineer

Target audience


Program Format


Educational Level Prerequisites

High School diploma

Program Type

Degree Program

Expected Outcomes