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Environmental Studies Courses (ENV)

Courses for Undergraduates

100 Introduction to Environmental Studies (3:3)

Survey of current environmental issues from ecological, social, cultural, political, and economic perspectives. (Fall or Spring)

312 Environmental Law and Policy (3:3)

Study of federal and international environmental law and policy: topics include air and water pollution, hazardous and toxic substances, climate change, atmospheric pollutions, and related issues. Buck (Same as PSC 312)

313 Natural Resources Law and Policy (3:3)

Study of state, federal, and international natural resources law and policy: topics include acquisition and management of public lands, wildlife, biodiversity, resource conservation. Buck (Same as PSC 313)

314 Wildlife Law and Policy (3:3)

Evolution of American wildlife law with focus on private property, federal–state relations, and federal protection of species, habitat, and biodiversity. Buck (Same as PSC 314)

399 Environmental Studies Internship (3:1:10)

Pr. written permission of instructor

150 hours of supervised work in a private, nonprofit, or public environmental agency; five 2-hour seminars to discuss assigned readings and internship experiences; research paper or written field project required. (Fall & Spring)

401 Individual Study (1–3)

Pr. departmental permission

May be repeated for credit if the topic of study changes.

Reading or research. Available to qualified students upon recommendation of supervising instructor. (Fall & Spring)

493 Honors Work (3–6)

Pr. minimum 3.30 GPA in the major; 12 s.h. completed in the major; departmental permission

May be repeated for credit if the topic of study changes.