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Program Learning Outcomes

The School of Energy Resources was created in 2006 to enhance the University of Wyoming’s energy-related education, research and outreach. The Energy Resource Management and Development Program is designed to meet the demands of the energy workforce and enhance social literacy related to complex energy issues. Competency-based learning that integrates problem solving, critical analysis of uncertain and complex issues, and constant improvement in performance are overarching components of our undergraduate program.

Energy Resource Management and Development Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify or describe fundamental concepts of energy systems.
  • Illustrate a foundational understanding of business fundamentals relative to energy companies, including organizational structure, management, entrepreneurship and international commerce.
  • Make use of critical thinking and problem solving methods within a written group energy project.

Energy and Environmental Systems Concentration Outcomes:

  • Outline the skills in environmental monitoring and compliance.
  • Explain energy regulation and management.  
  • Demonstrate the necessary skills related to the physical and social science dimensions of sustainability.

Professional Land Management Concentration Outcomes:

  • Apply Concepts and skills to real world problems to gain practical understanding and experience.
  • Identify and navigate a valid real property transaction from contract to transfer of title.
  • Define and navigate the legal and regulatory hurdles for energy development on federal, state, and fee lands.

Energy Resource Management Minor:

The Energy Resource Management minor will provide students with an understanding of the complex role energy plays by meeting the following learning outcomes.
  • Gain appreciation and understanding of fundamental concepts of energy systems.
  • Acquire a foundational understanding of the commercial aspects of energy industries.
  • Exhibit critical thinking and problem solving related to energy and environmental problems.
  • Apply knowledge of energy technology to societal problems requiring economic and policy analysis while working in a multidisciplinary environment.

Contact Us

School of Energy Resources

Karolina Klatka

College Relations Representative

1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3012

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-343-0509

Fax: 307-766-6701


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