Environmental Studies at UVM

Advanced Course Capstone Examples

Recent Approved Capstones by Concentration


Ecology and Conservation

ENVS 295 Adaptation to Climate Change
ENVS 292 Environmental Conflict Resolution
ENVS 295 The Circumpolar World

ENVS 295 Eastern Wilderness
WFB 275 Wildlife Behavior
WFB 279 Marine Ecology

WFB 224 Conservation Biology
NR 288 Ecological Design and Living Technologies
WFB 280 Wetland Ecology


Food, Land and Community

ENVS/PSS 238 Ecological Landscape Design
PSS 296 Coffee Agro-Food Systems
CDAE 208 Agricultural Policy and Ethics

ENVS 204 Creating Environmentally Sustainable Communities
ENVS 295 Food Systems Leadership
NFS 295 The Ecology of Food Systems

NR 288 Ecological Design & Living Technologies
NR 260 Wetlands Ecology & Management
PSS 208 Organic Farm Planning


Environmental Policy and Development

ENVS 292 Environmental Conflict Resolution
ENVS 295 Sustainable Growth and Land Use Law
ENVS 293 Environmental Law

ENVS 292 Environmental Conflict Resolution
NFS 395 Food Systems, Society and Policy
POLS 279 Comparative Environmental Policy

NR 235 Legal Aspects of Environmental Planning
NR 254 Advanced Natural Resource Policy
ENVS 290 Environmental Policy


Nature, Culture and Justice

ENVS 295 Ecopolitics and the Cinema
ENVS 295 Eastern Wildlands: History, Science, and Policy
ENVS 295 The Circumpolar World

ENVS 295 Sustainability Education
ENVS 295 The Culture of Nature
ENVS 204 Media Ecologies & Cultural Politics


Sustainability Studies

ENVS 295 Adaptation to Climate Change
ENVS 295 Cars, Culture and the Media
ENVS 204 Creating Environmentally Sustainable Communities

NR 288 Ecological Design and Living Technologies
NR 285 Greening Aiken Design Studio
NR 289 Advanced Ecological Design Studio

ENVS 295 Adaptation to Climate Change
ENVS 295 Sustainability Education
ENVS 204 Creating Environmentally Sustainable Communities


Environment and Health

PH 396 Global Public Health
CDAE 295 Local Community Initiatives in the Mad River Valley
MED 395 Public Health Policy

HLTH 250 Community Participatory Research
HLTH 295 Mindfulness in Healthcare
ENVS 295 Sustainability Education

PSS 232 Biological Control
FS 345 Food Systems, Society & Policy
ENVS 295 Ecological Health Well-Being