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Energy Bus & Finance (E B F)

E B F 200 (GS) Introduction to Energy and Earth Sciences Economics (3) Resource use decisions and their effect on local, national, and global development.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: ECON 102 andMATH 022 or equivalent  

E B F 301 Global Finance for the Earth, Energy, and Materials Industries (3) The aim of this course is to introduce fundamental concepts of financial management and illustrate their global applications.
Effective: Fall 2009

E B F 304W Global Management for the Earth, Energy, and Materials Industries (3) This class is designed to introduce students to modern management and organization strategies for resource businesses.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: E B F 200  

E B F 401 Strategic Corporate Finance for the Earth, Energy, and Materials Industries (3) Financial decisions corporations in the earth science area make and the tools and analyses used to make these decisions.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: E B F 200, EME 460 and junior or senior standing  

E B F 402 Energy Law and Contracts (3) An examination of the law that applies to acquiring the property rights for exploration and drilling of energy sources.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: B LAW 243  

E B F 410 Petroleum and Natural Gas Operations (3) The course is designed to instruct energy land management option students of the EBF major in the drilling of petroleum and natural gas wells and the challenges in that process.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: PHYS 211 orPHYS 250, GEOSC 001  

E B F 411 Petroleum and Natural Gas Geology for Land Professionals (3) This course provides energy land students with a knowledge base, as well as a set of notes and references, that they can draw on during a career in the petroleum industry.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: GEOSC 001  

E B F 472 Quantitative Analysis in Earth Sciences (3) Quantitative analysis of decision making in atmospheric/geophysical sciences: exploratory data analysis, quantification of uncertainty, parametric/non- parametric testing, forecasting, time series analysis.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: MATH 110 orMATH 140  

E B F 473 Risk Management in Energy Industries (3) Analysis of strategies for mitigating business risk from market, atmospheric, geophysical uncertainties including the use of energy/mineral commodity futures/options, weather derivatives, and insurance.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: E B F 472, STAT 301 orSTAT 401  

E B F 483 Introduction to Electricity Markets (3) Introduction to the electric power industry; economics of power generation, transmission and distrubution; regulation of electric utilities; deregulated electricity markets.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: ECON 102 orE B F 200, MATH 110 orMATH 140  

E B F 484 Energy Economics (3) Economics of energy demand, production, storage, and pricing; advanced energy policy issues including regulation, climate change, new energy technology.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: ECON 102 orE B F 200;MATH 110 orMATH 140  

E B F 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2015

E B F 499 (IL) Foreign Study (1-15) This course is designed to enable students to study in EBF study abroad programs.
Effective: Spring 2014

Last Import from UCM: January 20, 2018 3:00 AM


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