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Energy Management Degree, BS - Everglades University

Bachelor of Science Degree in Land and Energy Management

All degree programs are offered online and on campus.

The curriculum is designed to allow the student to acquire a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Land and Energy Management, as well as to prepare him/her for an entry-level career in Land and Energy Management. This Land and Energy Management degree focuses on the management skills and business knowledge required for students to enter professions involved in land and mineral rights acquisition for fossil fuel and renewable energy resource development.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN LAND AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT DESCRIPTION
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Land and Energy Management provides instruction in management skills and land and energy specific technical and occupational subjects, such as land use planning, regulations, and sustainable energy components. This degree program prepares graduates for a productive career in the land and energy industry as a manager. Emphasis is placed on communication skills, business and management skills, critical thinking, and environmental policies, regulations and requirements.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Land and Energy Management provides students with a broad based knowledge of the negotiations in the landwork and energy industries combined with a general education foundation and business and management applications. Graduates of this program will be prepared for productive management careers in the land and energy environment.

PROGRAM OUTLINE
To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Land and Energy Management, students must complete 123 credits as described below. The length of this program is approximately 41 months (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (30 CREDIT HOURS)
English (6 Credit Hours)
English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
English Composition II 3.0 credit hours
Computer (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Computer Applications 3.0 credit hours
Communication (3 Credit Hours)
Speech 3.0 credit hours
Humanities / Fine Arts (3 Credit Hours)
American Literature 3.0 credit hours
Math (6 Credit Hours)
College Algebra 3.0 credit hours
(OR)
College Math (or Math courses equivalent or higher) 3.0 credit hours
Statistics (required) 3.0 credit hours
Social Science (3 Credit Hours)
Political Science 3.0 credit hours
Natural Science (3 Credit Hours)
Fundamentals of Nutrition 3.0 credit hours
Behavioral Science (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours
LOWER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (18 CREDIT HOURS)
Principles of Management 3.0 credit hours
Accounting Principles I 3.0 credit hours
Accounting Principles II 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Environmental Policy 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Land and Energy Policy Management 3.0 credit hours
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES* (21 CREDIT HOURS)
Interdisciplinary Studies 1 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 2 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 3 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 4 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 5 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 6 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 7 3.0 credit hours
( OR )
Negotiation Communications 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Business 3.0 credit hours
Macroeconomics 3.0 credit hours
Financial  Management 3.0 credit hours
Organization and Technology of Information Systems 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Supervision 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Marketing 3.0 credit hours

* The IDS courses allow credit for appropriate prior learning. Construction, Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Macroeconomics, Finance, Management Information Systems, International Business, and Human Resource Management are commonly accepted disciplines for transfer credit into this degree major. Additional courses may be evaluated and accepted at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs or Associate Dean.

UPPER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (54 CREDIT HOURS)
Communication and Environmental Justice 3.0 credit hours
Business Excellence through Engineering Reasoning 3.0 credit hours
Writing for Managers 3.0 credit hours
Critical Thinking in Business 3.0 credit hours
The Science of Persuasion and Negotiation 3.0 credit hours
GIS Data Analysis and Mapping 3.0 credit hours
Oil, Gas and Energy Geopolitics and Law 3.0 credit hours
Land-Use Planning Regulations 3.0 credit hours
Energy and the Environment 3.0 credit hours
Energy Policy 3.0 credit hours
Solar Energy and Photovoltaics 3.0 credit hours
Nuclear Energy 3.0 credit hours
Wind Energy 3.0 credit hours
Propane and Natural Gas 3.0 credit hours
Hydroelectric Energy 3.0 credit hours
Geothermal Energy 3.0 credit hours
Biomass 3.0 credit hours
Land and Energy Management Capstone Course 3.0 credit hours
Total Credits Required As Described Above 123 Credits

Note: All programs are offered online and/or on campus.