ENVR 300-001 ENVR & SOC: MTHDS & ANALYSIS Provides an overview of methodologies for the study of the interactions between human societies and the environment, with particular attention to the social sciences and history. Focus on the emergence of environmental policy regimes, and public and political discourses surrounding those regimes. Prerequisite: ENVR 102. Three hours per week with enhancement.
ENVR 495-002 ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD STUDIES Field course taught abroad or in a remote setting within the United States. Particular attention to the interdisciplinary environmental issues associated with the particular location in which the field study occurred, from a primarily humanistic or social science perspective. Credit variable depending upon the course. May be taken twice for different field courses. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Variable hours per week.
ENVR 499-001 ENVIRONMENTAL SENIOR SEM Seminar and practicum focused on a local environmental issue. Students will analyze the issue by doing background research and interviewing stakeholders. The seminar will culminate with a formal presentation in which students present their analysis and suggestions. Suggestions will be implemented if time and topic permits. Prerequisite: Junior status and completion of twenty core credits in the Environmental Issues major. Three hours per week with enhancement.
HONR 312-051 HONR RESRCH/CREATIVE PROJ Develop a research or creative project suitable for presentation at an undergraduate research conference or equivalent public venue. Work one-on-one with a faculty mentor from a department of the student's choosing and with Honors administrative faculty to complete and present the independent project. Prerequisites: Admission to Honors Program. One hour per week. (P/F)
IDIS 280-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN INTERDIS ST Interdisciplinary seminar with content varying semester to semester. May be repeated under different titles for a maximum of six hours. One to six hours per week.
POSC 101-002 INTRO TO POLITICS & GOVT Introduction to the study of political science that discusses the nature of politics, the role of government in society and the processes involved in the governing of humans. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
POSC 490-006 INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH Advanced students pursue their own research project under the direction of a faculty member, or assist a faculty member in a research project. Involves in-depth reading program or the collection and analysis of data from primary sources. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with faculty approval; credit beyond three hours requires approval of the department chair.
POSC 540-701 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Study of the basic characteristics of modern American governmental bureaucracies, as well as the important issues public administrators face. Exploration of administrative and organizational theories. May be offered for undergraduate or graduate credit. Prerequisite: POSC 101 or 110. Three hours per week.