Courses in Environmental Sciences (ENSC)

ENSC 001 - SU: Intro Environmental Sci
Emphasizes the impacts of human activity on the environment. Attention to resources at risk and pollutant fate and effects on ecosystems.
Credits: 3.00
ENSC 009 - Orientation to Env Sciences
Introducing new majors to the environmental sciences through field trips, panel discussions and group projects. Prerequisites: First-Year Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Environmental Sciences majors.
Credits: 1.00
ENSC 090 - Internship
An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
ENSC 095 - Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific title.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ENSC 130 - Global Environmental Assessmnt
Assessment of human impacts on the global environment. Hands-on application of satellite remote sensing and geographic information systems to address key environmental issues. Prerequisites: MATH 019 and either BCOR 011 or BOT 004 and either CHEM 023 or CHEM 031.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
ENSC 160 - Pollutant Mvmt/Air,Land&Water
Physical, chemical, and biological aspects of pollutant behavior from source to ultimate fate. Laboratory methodologies for measuring pollutants and predicting their transport, behavior, and fate. Prerequisites: ENSC 001, BCOR 011, BCOR 012, CHEM 031, CHEM 032, MATH 019, and MATH 020.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
ENSC 185 - Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ENSC 191 - Internship
Professionally-oriented field experience under joint supervision of faculty and business or community representative. Maximum of six hours. Three can be applied to elected concentration with Director permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
ENSC 192 - Independent Study
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional “classroom/laboratory setting” under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Up to six hours. Three can be applied to elected concentration with Director permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ENSC 195 - Internship
An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Maximum of six hours. Three can be applied to elected concentration with Director permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ENSC 196 - Undergraduate Research
Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Up to six hours. Three can be applied to elected concentration with Director permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ENSC 197 - Teaching Assistantship
Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
ENSC 201 - Recovery&Restor Altered Ecosys
Role of stress and disturbance and the natural process of recovery in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Human efforts to modify, restore, and remediate altered ecosystems. Prerequisites: ENSC 160 and either NR 103 or BCOR 102.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
ENSC 202 - Ecological Risk Assessment
Approaches used to identify, measure, and manage ecological risk. Problem formulation, characterization, uncertainty analysis, and risk management. Case studies. Prerequisites: ENSC 201 and either NR 140 or STAT 141.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
ENSC 222 - Pollution Ecology
Impacts of pollutants on the structure and function of ecosystems. Examination of how air, land, and water influence fate and effects of pollutants. Prerequisites: BCOR 011, CHEM 023, and either NR 103 or BCOR 102.
Credits: 3.00
ENSC 290 - Internship
An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ENSC 292 - Independent Study
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional “classroom/laboratory setting” under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ENSC 295 - Advanced Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: Senior standing.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ENSC 296 - Undergraduate Research
Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ENSC 297 - Teaching Assistantship
Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
ENSC 299 - Environmental Sciences Honors
Honors project dealing with environmental sciences. Not approved for Graduate credit.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00