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ENVS 101 – Academic Planning Workshop

Credits: 1.00

Course Description: Individual investigation and design of major plan in Environmental Studies with emphasis on academic and career choices. Prerequisites: ENVS 001, ENVS 002; Environmental Studies major.

Section Description: This one-credit, six-week course is designed to support ENVS majors who are ready to develop an interdisciplinary plan of study that aligns with their emerging academic, personal and professional goals and interests. A range of panels of speakers and activities will instruct, inspire, challenge and assist students to take initiative for their education with all of its requirements, choices and opportunities. Students will be asked to complete readings and reflective writings, make choices about future courses and activities, do research and interview a practitioner in a chosen environmental field of work, and engage with peers and peer mentors. Students will leave the course having completed an introductory exploration of a “life and livelihood,” and a comprehensive academic plan through graduation. Prerequisites: ENVS major, sophomore standing, ENVS 001 and 002, or permission. NOTE: The course begins Week 2 of the semester, and there is one last class meeting late in the semester.

CRN: 15258

Section: A

Enrolled/Seats: 61/75

Days Time Location
TR 13:15 - 14:30 HILLS AGRI SCI 122

Instructor(s): Elizabeth Craig Wright

Meeting Dates: 16 Jan 2018 - 04 May 2018