Learning Outcomes Environmental Studies 370
What will you get out of taking ES 370: Environmental Policy, Science and Problem Solving?
Here is a list of learning outcomes for ES 370:
- Understanding of how environmental policy and legislation gets created, including the role of science and the ways that different stakeholders engage in the policy-making process.
- Students will have an understanding of some of the key environmental laws and policies (e.g., Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Multiple Used Sustained Yield Act, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, National Park Service Organic Act, Wilderness Act, General Mining Act) and the role of science in the creation of those laws and policies.
- Students will understand the barriers between the practice of environmental science and the formation of environmental policy, as well as strategies for breaking down these barriers.
- Students will learn the skills required to research and analyze the science and policy of specific environmental problems, and assess solutions to those problems.