Apr 22, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

WRTC 416. Rhetoric of Environmental Science and Technology


3.00
Crosslisted: SCOM 465  

An advanced study of the way the public receives, makes sense of, and influences scientific and technical information about environmental issues. Implications of these processes on environmental policy will be analyzed. Readings and assignments will concentrate on the interactions between technical and public spheres of communication, with an in-depth examination of the way the media facilitates the transfer of information between scientific communities and public audiences. Prerequisite: WRTC 103  or equivalent and junior or senior standing, or permission of instructor.