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New Course Proposal
HEST 542 HOUSEHOLD ENERGY IN GUATEMALA: APPLICATIONS

Status: Draft

Proposal

Proposal ID: 102214
Type: New Course
Effective Term: Summer 2018
Justification:
This course offers part 2 of 2 for an interdisciplinary experiential learning opportunity for the humanitarian engineering program.
Comments:
This will be coded as a study abroad course. Acceptance into OSU GO study abroad program will be required for registration.

Originators

Name Title Department/School
Nordica MacCarty Assistant Professor Sch of Mech/Ind/Mfg Engr

Contacts

No contacts

Liaisons

Liaison Status Required
Shane Brown - Associate Professor / Sch of Civil/Constr Engr
> Waiting for liaison to reply.
(Request sent Dec 7, 2017)
Contacted No
Christopher Hoyle - Assistant Professor / Sch of Mech/Ind/Mfg Engr
No issues.
(Responded on Dec 8, 2017)
Responded Yes
Carlos Jensen - Assoc Dean-Undergrad Prog / College of Engineering
> Waiting for liaison to reply.
(Request sent Dec 7, 2017)
Contacted Yes
Brett Jeter - Head Advisor / College of Engineering
> Waiting for liaison to reply.
(Request sent Dec 7, 2017)
Contacted Yes
Jose Porter Medina - Associate Professor / Sch of Mech/Ind/Mfg Engr
The proposal looks good to me.
(Responded on Dec 12, 2017)
Responded Yes
Julie Walkin - Coord-International Initiative / VP for Int'l Programs
> Waiting for liaison to reply.
(Request sent Dec 7, 2017)
Contacted No
Dorthe Wildenschild - Professor / Sch of Chem/Bio/Envr Eng
> Waiting for liaison to reply.
(Request sent Dec 7, 2017)
Contacted Yes

Course Information

Designator/Course #: HEST 542 
Title:
HOUSEHOLD ENERGY IN GUATEMALA: APPLICATIONS  
College/Department or College/School:
College of Engineering / School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering 

Credits:
Max Credits to Graduation: 3   

Short Title: HH ENERGY IN GUATE: APPLICATIO  
Grading Mode:  
Courses Taught Schedule:
Summer or pre-Fall intersession annually or biannually

Schedule Type: Experiential/Co-op Education 
Campus Location: Corvallis Campus 
Programs Requiring
this Course:
None

Description:
Through immersion in rural communities during this 10-day interdisciplinary study abroad course, students will gain a deeper understanding of household energy needs in developing countries, as well as the social, environmental, technical, and economic issues surrounding technologies and polices to help meet these needs. The outcomes produced by a variety of household technologies such as biomass cookstoves will be evaluated through qualitative and quantitative data gathering, including experiments, observations, and surveys, giving students the chance to practice their research and cross-cultural communication skills under a variety of circumstances.

Course Relationships

Designator Title Minimum Grade/Score
Enforced Prerequisites
None
Unenforced Requisites
HEST 541, Household Energy in Guatemala: Background
Corequisites
None
Equivalent Courses
None
Slash Courses
None
Crosslisted Courses
None

Documents

File Name File Size Comment Date Added
HEST 542 Summer 2018 Syllabus_v3.docx 27.82 Kb Dec 07, 2017 3:52 pm
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