Graduate Certificate in Science & Technology Policy
Required Core Certificate Courses (9 credit hours total)
ENVS 5100 Science and Technology Policy
This course focuses on the role of science and technology in supporting policy and well as the role of policies in shaping the practice of science and technology.
ENVS 5110 Critical Introduction to Science, Technology, and Society Studies
This course focuses on the role of the expert in society as well as societal influences on science and technology.
ENVS 5120 Quantitative Methods of Policy Analysis
This course focuses on disciplinary approaches to policy analysis and research, and will consider both quantitative and qualitative methods.
Elective Certificate Courses (9 hours required)
The following courses have been identified from the CU course catalog as the type of courses taught in past years that would fulfill certificate elective requirements. The final determination of specific courses that will fulfill the Certificate requirements will be made by the faculty who govern the Program on an annual basis.
ASTR 4800: Space Science: Practice and Policy
ATOC 4800: Policy Implications of Climate Controversies
ATOC 5000: Critical Issues in Climate and the Environment
COMM 6330: The Rhetoric of Science: Is it Safe?
CSCI 6268: Foundations of Computer and Network Security
CVEN 5393: Water resources Development and Management
EBIO 5310: Ecology and Conservation
ECON 4545: Environmental Economics
EMEN 5010: Introduction to Engineering Management
EMEN 5040: Quality, Strategy, and Value Creation
EMEN 5080: Ethical Decision Making
EMEN 5300: Management of Research and Development
ENVS 5000: Policy, Science and the Environment
ENVS 5100-002: Special Topics in Environmental Studies: Environment, Media & Culture
ENVS 5100-003: Environmental Collaboration Designing, Organizing, Facilitating
ENVS 5100-004: Special Topics in Environmental Studies: Energy Policy Research Seminar
ENVS 5820: Renewable Energy Policy
GEOG 6402: Seminar: Comparative Environmental Studies
LAWS 6112: Foundations of Natural Resources Law and Policy
LAWS 7132: Energy Insecurity and Sustainable Energy
LAWS 7202: Environmental Law
LAWS 7241: Telecommunications Law and Policy
LAWS 7311: Patent Law
MCEN 5228-005: Global Engineering
OPIM 6820: Topics in Systems: Assessing Sustainable Energy Technologies
PHIL 5210: Philosophy and Social Policy
PHIL 5230: Bioethics and Public Policy
PHIL 5240: Seminar in Environmental Philosophy
PHIL 5400: Philosophy of Science
PHIL 5450: History and Philosophy of Physics
PHIL 6400: Seminar in Philosophy of Science
RSEI 5200: Nuclear Power
TLEN 5010: Telecommunications Finance
TLEN 5106: International Telecommunications Policy
TLEN 5240: Law and Regulation
TLEN 5831: Special Topics: The Future of TelecommunicationsFaculty overseeing the program will develop a set of guidelines for the development and inclusion of elective courses that will comprise the approved elective list.