University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2017

Subject: Environmental Sciences

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.

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.

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; BCOR 011 or CHEM 023 or CHEM 031.

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.

ENSC 192 - Independent Study

Tailored to the interests of a specific student, occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under faculty supervision, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Up to six hours. Three can be applied to elected concentration with Director permission.

ENSC 195 - Internship

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.

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.

ENSC 299 - Environmental Sciences Honors

Honors project dealing with environmental sciences. Not approved for Graduate credit.