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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENST 310 - Energy and Society

Through classroom and field experience, students will examine society’s use of and dependence upon energy. Students will become more discerning citizens, able to take part in local, national, and global energy discussions. Course will be offered every year (Fall). NS-Applications Natural Science (W).

Prerequisite: sophomore standing or above.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe and explain the technical, geopolitical, socioeconomic, and environmental aspects of energy resources and energy systems.
  • Interpret literature about energy issues with a goal of illustrating the multifaceted impacts that energy resources have on the built and natural environment
  • Analyze different energy systems from multiple perspectives to model geopolitical factors that impact on the economics and sustainability of energy production and consumption
  • Analyze information about social, economic, political, and environmental effects of energy use to construct and defend positions on energy policy
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