Climate Change and Energy - Minor

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

About This Minor

The Climate Change and Energy minor at Utah State University's College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Department of Plants, Soils and Climate, provides students with an understanding of climate change and energy topics, including the science behind climate change, energy production and consumption, and the socioeconomic impacts of climate change.

What You Will Learn

Students will gain knowledge in various aspects of climate change and energy, such as the Earth's climate system, energy production and consumption in the 21st century, challenges in climate change and energy, and the socioeconomic factors related to climate change and energy.


At a Glance

College: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Department: Plants, Soils and Climate Department

USU Locations:

  • Logan campus

Faculty: View profiles of faculty members on the department directory.

Learn More: Program website

Program Requirements

Career And Outcomes

Career Opportunities

  • Climate Change Analyst
  • Environmental Policy Specialist
  • Energy Consultant
  • Sustainability Coordinator
  • Renewable Energy Specialist



We will build on your goals and experiences while working together to design an individualized semester-by-semester plan. Your personalized plan will help you see a path from where you are now on to graduation. Even if you are unsure of the major you would like to pursue, we can help with resources and ideas.

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