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Environmental Studies Course Descriptions

ENV 1010 Introduction to Environmental Studies
4 credits
A lecture-laboratory course introducing basic biological, chemical and physical scientific concepts and principles from an environmental perspective. Additionally, the roles and responsibilities of humans will be examined with regard to scientific, political, economic, and ethical issues involved in the attainment of a sustainable future. Distribution Requirement: PLS. Offered every Term I.

ENV 4590 Environmental Studies Seminar
1.5 credits
This course will integrate the student’s previous coursework in environmental studies; provide a “capstone” experience to the undergraduate environmental studies curriculum; prepare the student for graduate, professional, or other advanced training; and demonstrate use of the primary sources of information and the scientific literature. Prerequisite: Student must be Environmental Studies major in senior year. Fulfills W-Course Requirement. May be combined with biology seminar (BIO 4590) if enrollment is low.

ENV 4591 Environmental Studies Seminar
1.5 credits
This course will integrate the student’s previous coursework in environmental studies; provide a “capstone” experience to the undergraduate environmental studies curriculum; prepare the student for graduate, professional, or other advanced training; and demonstrate use of the primary sources of information and the scientific literature. Prerequisite: Student must be Environmental Studies major in senior year. Prerequisite: ENV 4590. Fulfills W-Course Requirement. May be combined with biology seminar (BIO 4591) if enrollment is low.