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2024/25 Combined UM UMM Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024/25 Combined UM UMM Undergraduate Catalog

Power Minor


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OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 19

GPA requirements to earn minor: 2.0

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: No grades below C-.

Contact Information: Donald Hummels, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, (207) 581-2224, donald.hummels@maine.edu

PLEASE NOTE: This minor is not available to Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Engineering majors.


The objective of the Power minor is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the about generation and delivery of electric energy. The minor consists of four core sources, with the first two focusing on the  fundamentals knowledge in electrical circuits and networks, while latter two delve into the generation and conversion, transmission and distribution, and the design and analysis of power and energy systems. In addition, there are elective courses that provide complementary and related knowledge in design, control, and application of power and energy systems. Taking this minor will prepare students for working in the power utility industry, construction industry, submarine and aircraft manufacturing, and/or attending graduate school for research and development in smart grid and other electric energy-related technologies.

Elective Courses: Minimum of 9 Credits using ECE 210 or Minimum of 10 Credits using ECE 209


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