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Rogers, Sarah Lecturer

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  • ENST 4150 - Energy Policy Project
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Provides students with an opportunity to apply their knowledge of energy technologies, systems and policies to current issues. Specific topical coverage varies by semester. Examples include natural gas fracking, automotive fuel economy standards and natural gas exports. Students work in teams to research, prepare and present a detailed and specific energy project proposal. Intended for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Certificate students. Recommended prerequisites: ENVS/PHYS 3070 and ENVS 3621. Formerly RSEI 4150.
  • ENVS 1150 - First-Year Writing in Energy, Environment and Sustainability
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Provides development of effective writing skills, knowledge and habits for success in the campus culture using topics related to the environmental sciences, energy, sustainability and academic/career interests. Focuses on the processes in rhetoric, emphasizing skills in creative, analytical and critical thinking, as well as research and presentation using digital and old fashioned methods and materials.
  • ENVS 3020 - Advanced Writing in Environmental Studies
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Offers training in critical thinking and analytical writing skills appropriate to upper-division classes. Writing assignments integrate the subject matter of different topical areas. Fulfills writing requirement for Environmental Studies major. Recommended prerequisite: ENVS 1000.
  • ENVS 3525 - Intermediate Environmental Problem Analysis: Topical Cornerstones
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Engages students in in-depth study of a topic such as climate change, energy, natural resources or sustainability. Through lectures, discussions, readings and activities, students will become conversant with how science, policy and values are integrated in environmental problem solving, and develop their own sense of how to critically engage with proposed solutions. Fulfills cornerstone requirement for Environmental Studies Major. Recommended prerequisite: ENVS 1000. Recommended corequisite: ENVS 3020. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours, provided the topics vary.
  • ENVS 3621 - Energy Policy and Society
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Examines how society makes decisions about energy, and how these decisions affect the environment and the economy. Uses tools from policy analysis, economics, and other disciplines to build an in-depth understanding of energy's role in U.S. contemporary society. Fulfills Cornerstone requirement of ENVS majors. Recommended prerequisites: ENVS 1000 and ENVS 3070 or PHYS 3070. Recommended corequisite: ENVS 3020.

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