HSCI 309 Spring 2015 Environmental Politics and Policy (W)

Cross Listed as ENVI309, SCST309, PSCI301
This course will provide an overview of environmental policy-making, with an emphasis on the ways in which policies are developed and implemented at the local, state and national level. Special attention will be paid to the variety of actors that shape environmental outcomes, including legislators, administrators, the science community, civil society and the private sector. Following an examination of different models of environmental policy-making, this course will focus on several case studies, including on the management of public lands, air and water pollution, climate change and endangered species protection.
Class Format: seminar
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation is based on several shorter writing assignments, a semester-long research project, and participation
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Prerequisites: ENVI 101 or permission of instructor
Enrollment Preference: Environmental Policy & Environmental Science majors & Environmental Studies concentrators; but other students interested in public policy are welcome
Department Notes: requirement for the Environmental Policy major and the Environmental Studies concentration
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Divisional Attributes: Division II,Writing Intensive
Other Attributes: ENVI Environmental Policy,ENVP PTL Theory/Method Courses,ENVP PE-A Group Electives,ENVP PTL-A Group Electives,ENVP SC-A Group Electives,POEC Comparative POEC/Public Policy Courses
Enrollment Limit: 19
Expected Enrollment: 19
Class Number: 3978
HSCI 309 - 01 (S) SEM Environmental Politic & Policy (W) Division 2: Social StudiesWriting Intensive Brian McCammack
TR 11:20 AM-12:35 PM Physics 113 3978
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