Interdisciplinary study of environmental issues with content that may vary semester to semester. A selected environmental topic is covered in depth from the perspective of different disciplines. Challenges students to evaluate environmental issues under differing contexts and perspectives. May be taken twice under different course topics. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
Provides an overview of methodologies for the study of the interactions between human societies and the environment. Guides students in the focused preparation of a research paper and formal research presentation. Prerequisite: ENVR 102. Four hours per week.
ENVR 499 ENVIRONMENTAL SENIOR SEM (Spring 2020)
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. Prerequisites: ENVR 300, junior status and completion of 20 core credits in the environmental studies major. Three hours per week with enhancement.