Courses

EVR 2001 Introduction to Environmental Science 3 Credits

Delivered from a systems perspective, an interdisciplinary approach explores contemporary environments that are comprised of both human and non-human elements. Explores physical, chemical, and biological processes to understand pressing environmental challenges and cultural values, attitudes, and norms expressed by individuals and populations around the globe. (B) (N) (P)

General Education - Biological Science
General Education - International
General Education - Physical Science

EVS 3000 Environmental Science 3 Credits

Interactions of humans and their environments, Earth's resources, pollution and environmental management.

EVS 3000L Environmental Science Laboratory 1 Credit

Hands-on experience in data collection and analysis for environmental science and management.

Coreq: EVS 3000.

EVS 4021 Critical Thinking in Environmental Science 3 Credits

Develops critical thinking and communication skills in the practicing environmental scientist. Students analyze the strengths, limitations and strategies of arguments regarding environmental science, policy and management, and craft arguments consistent with the scientific method.

Prereq: NE classification and senior standing.

EVS 4903 Supervised Extension Experience in Natural Resources and Environment 0-3 Credits

Firsthand, authentic experiences in natural resources and environment under the supervision of a faculty member. Projects may involve program planning, development, implementation, and evaluation. (S-U)

EVS 4905 Individual Study in Environmental Science 1-3 Credits

EVS 4911 Supervised Research in Environmental Science 0-3 Credits

Firsthand, authentic research in environmental science under the supervision of a faculty member. Projects may involve inquiry, design, investigation, scholarship, discovery or application. (S-U)

EVS 4915 Honors Thesis Research in Environmental Science 0-3 Credits

Independent research in environmental science leading to an honors thesis. Student will be mentored by a faculty member. Projects may involve inquiry, design, investigation, scholarship, discovery or application. (S-U)

Can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: junior standing, upper division GPA of 3.75 or higher and completed honors thesis proposal on file.

EVS 4932 Special Topics in Environmental Science 1-3 Credits

Special topics in environmental science.

Prereq: Sophomore standing

EVS 4949 Environmental Science Internship 1-3 Credits

Employment or volunteer work in a natural resource- or environment-related business or government agency, with job description related to field of study and written work report of each term's activities. (S-U)

Prereq: NE classification and permission of dean. Can be counted as an elective for the major or as a free elective.