May 25, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENST 444 - Environmental Policy Formulation

Students will work together in interdisciplinary teams to formulate and justify policy measures they think appropriate to meet some environmental problem investigated.

Prerequisites: ENST 201 or ENST 202, and ENST 303.

Credits: (4)

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

  • Describe the policy process in the U.S. and identify the variables that influence environmental policy outcomes.
  • Identify the steps in a rational-comprehensive policy analysis framework.
  • Identify a range of environmental policy instruments (e.g., regulation, tradable permits, taxes, subsidies, legal instruments) and articulate their strengths and limitations as applied to environmental problems.
  • Identify and describe the multi-faceted dimensions of a variety of environmental “problems” (e.g., climate change, endangered species protection, energy development).
  • Formulate an environmental policy that attempts to resolve an environmental problem.
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