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Discover the World of Energy

Freshmen Interest Groups

Discover the World of Energy

Areas of Interest:

Professional land management, fossil fuels, renewable energy, or energy land and water management

FIG Description:

Discover the World of Energy will introduce you to the technical skills and know-how to support a secure and sustainable future.  In this FIG, you will meet others, establish a peer study group, and gain experiences that support your development as an individual and leader in the field of energy resource management.  You will have opportunities to explore diverse aspects of energy sciences through field and lab tours and gain awareness of professionals in the field through the School of Energy Resources' academic and outreach events.  Join an innovative and interdisciplinary opportunity.



McIntyre Hall


Please note: This FIG contains a First-year Seminar.  Selecting this First-year Seminar will automatically place you in this FIG which means you’ll be housed with other members of this FIG and you will enrolled in the following courses.

  • ERS 1101 - Energy, Environment, and Economy
  • ECON/ERS 1300 - Oil: Business, Culture and Power
  • ERS 1000 - Energy & Society


*You will be able to add an additional 1 or 2 courses to your schedule when you meet with an advisor during orientation in June.

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