University of Vermont

2012-2013 Catalogue

Graduate Courses in Environmental Studies (ENVS)

ENVS 212 - Advanced Agroecology
An in-depth overview of research and application in the field of agroecology, including ecological and social dynamics in agricultural landscapes in Vermont and abroad. Pre/co-requisites: PSS 021 and one semester of ecology at the 100-level or above or Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: PSS 212.
Credits: 0.00 to 4.00
ENVS 238 - Ecological Landscape Design
Studio course synthesizing work from fields of landscape ecology and landscape design, exploring ecological design alternatives at multiple scales, and developing multifunctional landscape solutions. Pre/co-requisites: Minimum Junior standing, PSS 137 or one course in ecology plus one course in design or drawing. Cross-listed with: CDAE 238, PSS 238, NR 238.
Credits: 4.00
ENVS 267 - Environmental History Seminar
Advanced reading and research on the role and influence of nature on human history and how people and cultures have influenced the natural world. Prerequisites: ENVS 151; six credits in History. Cross-listed with: HST 267.
Credits: 3.00
ENVS 291 - Advanced Environmental Pract
Individual readings and research, internship, or field-based learning experience at the advanced level, under direction of faculty member or environmental practitioner. Prerequisite: ENVS 001, ENVS 002; Senior/Graduate standing.
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00
ENVS 292 - Env Conflict Resolution
Explores the causes of conflicts involving environmental concerns and the role of environment as a factor in conflict development and mediation. Pre/co-requisites: 100-level course in Environmental Studies or Natural Resources; Junior, Senior, or Graduate standing.
Credits: 3.00
ENVS 293 - Environmental Law
Principles of environmental law, including legal research methods, threshold issues, case law, trial procedure, and international comparisons in aspects of air, land, and water law. Prerequisite: Junior standing.
Credits: 3.00
ENVS 294 - Environmental Education
Philosophy, concepts, and strategies of environmental education, emphasizing integration of environmental concerns into formal and nonformal educational programs for youth and adults. Prerequisite: Six hours of intermediate or advanced courses in Environmental Studies or related areas.
Credits: 3.00
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