Green Topic

5 programs shown from the 2020 Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)
CodeEducation Title
A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of energy generation, storage, conversion, and distribution systems. Includes instruction in conventional and alternative/renewable energy systems, electrical power systems, and electrical system design.
A program of study that focuses on the systematic analysis of public policy issues related to climate change, energy policy, environmental economics, global sustainability, and security. Includes instruction in climate change, clean energy technologies, environmental policy, environmental law, environmental economics, food security, fossil fuels, renewable and sustainable energy sources, and water issues.
A program that prepares individuals to plan, develop, manage, and evaluate programs to protect and regulate natural habitats and renewable natural resources. Includes instruction in the principles of wildlife and conservation biology, environmental science, animal population surveying, natural resource economics, management techniques for various habitats, applicable law and policy, administrative and communications skills, and public relations.
A general program that focuses on the studies and activities relating to the natural environment and its conservation, use, and improvement. Includes instruction in subjects such as climate, air, soil, water, land, fish and wildlife, and plant resources; in the basic principles of environmental science and natural resources management; and the recreational and economic uses of renewable and nonrenewable natural resources.
A program that prepares individuals to plan electrical systems and modify existing electrical systems that generate and use large amounts of electricity required for distribution networks that are economical, safe, and functional. Includes instruction in alternative/renewable energy systems; calculus; circuit analysis; electrical power systems and industry practices; electrical system design; microprocessor architecture; motor control systems; power electronics operation, planning and protection; programmable logic controllers; and project management.