Advanced Special Topics (390’s and 490’s) (Fall 2021)

Courses numbered in the 390’s and 490’s are offered only once or twice and focus on a specialized topic. These courses are rarely appropriate for first-year students.

Please consult Self-Service for the days, times, and locations of these sections.

 NOTE: Additional changes are pending once courses are approved by the Curriculum Committee (CC)

ENERG 395, Community Energy Design
Professor I. Carbone
Credits: 4
An introduction to design principles, installation practices, and social considerations surrounding renewable energy development. After an introduction to energy use, climate change, and the electrical grid, students will develop the skills necessary to design and build systems for residential and commercial solar energy production. The course will culminate with the development of a solar proposal for a local stakeholder. For a fee, students will also have the option of testing for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners Photovoltaic Associate Credential.
Prerequisites: ENVSC 110 or ENERG 105

ENVSC 395, Community Energy Design
Professor I. Carbone
Credits: 4
An introduction to design principles, installation practices, and social considerations surrounding renewable energy development. After an introduction to energy use, climate change, and the electrical grid, students will develop the skills necessary to design and build systems for residential and commercial solar energy production. The course will culminate with the development of a solar proposal for a local stakeholder. For a fee, students will also have the option of testing for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners Photovoltaic Associate Credential.
Prerequisites: ENVSC 110 or ENERG 105

PSYCH 490, Child Clinical Psychology
Professor S. Stanger
Credits: 4
An examination of child clinical psychology, focusing on assessment and treatment of child psychopathology. Students explore the complexity of diagnosing and treating disorders in childhood through the close reading of empirical research articles, case examples, role plays, and in-class discussion. Students evaluate and demonstrate the evidence-based assessment and treatment techniques for childhood disorders, as well as consider current controversies and ethical dilemmas in the field.
Prerequisites: PSYCH 206 and PSYCH 170 or PSYCH 172