Environmental Studies (ENVS)

ENVS 1990. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions.

ENVS 2342. Eating and the Environment. 4 Hours.

Focuses on the impact that our daily consumptions and purchases make on the environment and our health. Examines major themes related to eating and the environment, including agriculture, soil resources and pollution, water and air pollution, pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, deforestation, food additives, and nutritional supplements. Aims to encourage students to develop smarter consumer habits by providing them with the skills necessary to choose the most environmentally friendly and healthy food available, leading to a higher quality of life. Prereq. ENVR 1101 or permission of instructor.

ENVS 2990. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions.

ENVS 3990. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions.

ENVS 4970. Junior/Senior Honors Project 1. 4 Hours.

Focuses on in-depth project in which a student conducts research or produces a product related to the student’s major field. Combined with Junior/Senior Project 2 or college-defined equivalent for 8-credit honors project. Prereq. Junior or senior standing.

ENVS 4971. Junior/Senior Honors Project 2. 4 Hours.

Focuses on second semester of in-depth project in which a student conducts research or produces a product related to the student’s major field. Prereq. ENVS 4970 and junior or senior standing.

ENVS 4990. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions.

ENVS 4991. Research. 4 Hours.

Offers an opportunity to conduct research under faculty supervision.

ENVS 4992. Directed Study. 1-4 Hours.

Offers students an opportunity for special readings and research in environmental studies.

ENVS 4993. Independent Study. 1-4 Hours.

Offers independent work under the direction of members of the department on a chosen topic. Course content depends on instructor.

ENVS 4996. Experiential Education Directed Study. 4 Hours.

Draws upon the student’s approved experiential activity and integrates it with study in the academic major. Restricted to those students who are using it to fulfill their experiential education requirement.

ENVS 4997. Senior Thesis. 4 Hours.

Offers students an opportunity to prepare an undergraduate thesis under faculty supervision. Prereq. Senior standing.