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PAA 624 Environmental Science Policy

Course Description: The history of environmental policy development is covered. The methods for environmental policy development and implementation on the local level are explored. Scientific, policy, and regulatory contexts for risk assessment are explored. The student learns how to identify and assess risks, to integrate technical information into decision-making, to communicate risk, and to develop solutions. Mock debates are held, in which students represent different sides of an argument in the area of environmental risk assessment and management.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

PAA 601 Minimum Grade of B or ( ENS 610 Minimum Grade of B and ENS 611 Minimum Grade of B)