Energy Minor | LSU Energy Program



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    Energy Minor

    The curriculum for the minor includes energy economics, geology, petroleum accounting, energy trading, real estate, and an overview course. The minor is open to all LSU undergraduate students.

    To graduate with a minor in energy, students must complete 15 hours consisting of the following courses: GEOL 1001; GEOL 1003 or GEOL 2020; FIN 3351; and six hours chosen​ from: ECON 4320; ECON 4325; ENVS 4261; FIN 3718; ENTR 4050; ISDS 4160; or a faculty advisor-approved energy elective.

    Students must have a 2.0 GPA in the courses used to satisfy the minor. At least nine semester hours must be taken on this campus. 

    Students will also be provided a wide range of learning opportunities, including site visits, access to speakers in the industry, case competitions, energy conferences and expos, and industry-related internships.  

    Why Minor in Energy? 

    • Distinguish yourself from other students, not only here, but in the workplace.
    • Learn unique energy‐based skillsets through academic and practical coursework.
    • Secure internships and employment opportunities in the world’s most vital industry.
    • Benefit from the E. J. Ourso College of Business tradition of preparing leaders in the energy industry.