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Office of the University Registrar

2005-06 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

School of Natural Resources and Environment

The School of Natural Resources and Environment has a curriculum of 235 courses taught in 56 departments of the university. Only two courses are assigned directly to the school.

EVS 4000 Critical Thinking in Environmental Science
Credits: 3; Prereq: NE classification, senior standing.
Develop critical thinking and communication skills in the practicing environmental scientist, analyze the strengths, limitations, and strategies of arguments regarding environmental science, policy, and management, and crafting an argument consistent with the scientific method.

EVS 4949 Environmental Science Internship
Credits: 1 to 3††; can be repeated up to 3 credits. Prereq: NE classification and permission of dean. May be counted as a major elective or free elective.
Employment or volunteer work in a natural resource- or environment-related business or government agency, with job description related to field of study and written work report of each term's activities.

General Education Categories

  • Composition (C)
  • Mathematical Sciences (M)
  • Humanities (H)
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (S)
  • Physical (P) and Biological (B) Sciences
  • International and Diversity focus (I)

Symbols Used in Course Descriptions

  • (WR) indicates the course satisfies the writing requirement.
    The Schedule of Courses lists the amount of writing credit per course section.
  • (MR) indicates the course satisfies the math requirement.
  • †† indicates the course may be taken on an S-U basis.