The semesters listed after course descriptions indicate when courses are expected to be offered. Schedules are subject to change; students should confirm semester offerings with the department when planning degree programs. You can also jump directly to special and advanced courses.
125. Environmental Perspectives and Careers (2)
An investigation of environmental perspectives from a variety of disciplines and their relationship to environmentally related careers. The course will include representatives from many academic departments and off-campus professionals and requires that a four-year curriculum be designed for career preparation. SPRING.
325. Environmental Problems and Solutions (2)
An investigation of current environmental problems and possible solutions offered from different perspectives. Students will prepare a proposal dealing with a possible solution to an environmental problem. The proposal will reflect the academic interest and perspective of each student (their minor or major) and will serve as preparation for ESS 400. (Prerequisites: ESS 125 and sophomore status). SPRING.
375. Geographic Information and Positioning Systems (4)
Historical perspective of how maps are made and global positions determined and the current means of employing computer and satellite technology using geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning systems (GPS). Three hours lecture, thee hours laboratory per week. (Prerequisites: GEOL 101, MATH 115 and a 200-level BIOL or GEOL course). OFFERED AS NEEDED.
400 Capstone: Senior Culminating Experience (1-3)
Original research writing, performance or show on an environmental issue. A formal presentation of the final product is required. (Prerequisite: ESS 325). FALL.
199. Exploratory Internship (1-3)
Does not count toward a departmental major.
299. Experimental Course (1-3)
399. Professional Internship (1-12)
451. Independent Study (1-3)
A program of supervised reading, research or work in an area of special interest to the student.