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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IEM 490 - Cooperative Education

An individualized field experience with energy companies and relevant governmental and non-governmental organizations to develop basic and advanced skills in energy management. The course involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination. Instructor permission. Grade will either be S or U. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisite: by permission of director of the institute for integrated energy studies.

Credits: (1-12)

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

  • Research, apply, interview, and obtain work in energy management related position for at least nine weeks.
  • Be able to discuss the benefits of the Integrated Energy Management degree and your career plans with a superior in the organization.
  • Describe the organizational structure of the placement, including scope, product or service, history, and management style and indicate possible career paths with the organization.
  • Analyze the connections that exist between the particular skills learned and tasks performed at the workplace with what was learned in the Integrated Energy Management degree program.
  • Evaluate how skills learned and tasks performed at the workplace help you understand and manage the main energy issues at local, national and global scales.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg

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