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A comprehensive overview of the discipline of Environmental Studies. Investigate current and critical environmental issues.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENVR 109
Water in Society Crosslisted as SCIL 109, NRES 109, AECN 109, GEOG 109
Prereqs: none
Introduction to the scientific, social, and economic dimensions of historical and contemporary water systems.  Students will develop an understanding of hydrologic systems and analyze and engage in decision-making about complex challenges associated with water resource use.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4, 8
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
A University Honors Seminar 189H course is required of all students in the University Honors Program. ENVR 189H is 'Letter Grade Only'.
Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 8
Application of basic Earth system and ecosystem science concepts for understanding: natural systems; the relationships and interactions between the living and the non-living environment; current and future environmental challenges; the importance of considering scientific evidence and uncertainty; and the implementation of the sustainability concepts.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 8
The influence of culture on individual perspectives related to the concept of sustainability and the relationship that human’s have with the environment. The role of ethics, religion, and historical setting on the individual and cultural perspectives related to environmental challenges at the local to global scales.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 9
ENVR 319 requires developing and implementing projects and programs in collaboration with clients who are from agencies and organizations working with environmental issues.
The processes environmental agencies and organizations use to develop and implement projects and programs. The development of their project proposals, work plans, budgets, and final reports.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENVR 334
Applications of psychological principles to understand human transactions with their environments and find behavior-based solutions to environmental problems.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 8
ENVR 434
Environmental Education and Interpretation Crosslisted as NRES 434/834
Requires 20 hours of service.
Examination of formal and informal environmental education and interpretation.  Knowledge, application and practice relevant to science teachers and park, extension, museums, and zoo educators.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing; ENVR major or minor; or permission of program director.
Majors must have passed ENVR 101. Series of speakers dealing with topics related to an environmental theme selected for its appropriate and timely nature by the Environmental Studies Coordinating Committee.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing; environmental studies major; prior arrangement with and permission of environmental program director and emphasis adviser.
Experience in off-campus setting that is directly relevant to environmental studies.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Environmental studies major; prior arrangement with and permission of program director and emphasis adviser.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing; environmental studies major or minor; prior arrangement with program director and emphasis adviser or academic adviser.
First course of a two-semester sequence of courses consisting of ENVR 499A and 499B. ENVR 499A is 'Letter Grade only.'
Preparation for writing the senior thesis
This course is a prerequisite for: ENVR 499B
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs: ENVR 499A.
Second course of a two-semester sequence of courses consisting of ENVR 499A and 499B. The thesis is to be written under the supervision of the emphasis adviser or a faculty member designated by the adviser. A committee of two (the faculty member guiding the thesis and an additional member with expertise in the topic) will review the thesis.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs: Junior standing; good standing in the University Honors Program; ENVR major or minor; prior arrangement with program director, emphasis adviser, and honors program adviser.
Preparation for writing the senior thesis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Independent Study , Lecture , Recitation
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10

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