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Preapproved ENVS Course Lists

Major/Core courses:

These courses are common to all concentrations in the ENVS major.

ANTH 454: Quantitative Analysis of Anthropological Data

BIOL 446: Statistics for Biologists

ECON 103: Economic Statistics

EAS (SEAS) 105: Introduction to Scientific Computing

ESE 301: Engineering Probability

ESE 302: Statistics with Engineering Applications

GEOL 458: Geostatistics

HSOC/SOCI 111: The Health of Populations

STAT 101: Introduction to Business Stat

STAT 111: Introductory Statistics

SOCI 120: Social Statistics

URBS 200: Urban Research Methods

ECON 001: Intro Economics: Micro

ECON 030: Public Policy Analysis

ECON 050: International Economics

ENVS 271 (cross-listed with STSC 271): Law, Environment, Technology

ENVS 412 (cross-listed with ENVS 612): Economics and the Environment

ENVS 476 (cross-listed with CPLN676): Intro to Environmental Planning and Policy

URBS 440/CPLN 540: Intro. to City Planning: Past, Present, Future

BIOL 535: Ecological Modeling

ENVS 326: GIS Mapping Places and Analyzing Spaces

ENVS 541: Modeling Geographical Objects

GEOL 305: Earth Surface Processes

GEOL 409: Intro to Remote Sensing

GEOL 421: Elemental Cycling in Global Systems (Biogeochemistry)

GEOL 451 (cross-listed with GEOL651): Geocomputations

GEOL 453 (cross-listed with GEOL 653): Introduction to Hydrology

SWRK 730: Community Mapping

URBS 330: GIS Applications in Social Science

Concentration courses:

These courses are specific to individual concentrations within the ENVS major.

ANTH 122: Becoming Human

BIOL 140 (cross-listed with BIOL 440): Humans and the Environment

BIOL 240: Ecology: from individuals to ecosystems

GEOL 125: Earth and Life through Time

GEOL 205/GEOL 405: Intro to Paleontology

EAS (SEAS) 401: Energy and Its Impacts: Technology, Environment, Economics, Sustainability

EAS (SEAS) 402: Renewable Energy and It's Impacts

EAS (SEAS) 403: Energy Systems and Policy

ENVS 204: Global Climate Change

ENVS 305: Bioremediation

ENVS 312: Ocean and Atmospheric Dynamics

GEOL 100/109: Introduction to Geology

GEOL 130: Oceanography: Oceans and Climate

GEOL 201: Mineralogy

GEOL 206: Stratigraphy

GEOL 305: Earth Surface Processes

GEOL 318: Glaciers, Ice and Climate

GEOL 403: Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

GEOL 411: Introductory Soil Science

GEOL 421: Elemental Cycling in Global Systems (Biogeochemistry)

GEOL 422: Rates and Dates

GEOL 453: Introduction to Hydrology

GEOL 477: Introduction to Vertebrate Paleontology

GEOL 501: Pleistocene Geology

GEOL 503: Earth Hazards and Earth Systems

GEOL 508: Geology and Geography of Energy

GEOL 511: Advanced Soil Science

GEOL 515: Evolution of Land Ecosystems

GEOL 540: Geotectonics

GEOL 546: Regional Geologic and Environmental Analysis

BEPP 263: Environmental and Energy Economics

ECON 001: Intro Economics: Micro

ECON 030: Public Policy Analysis

ECON 050: International Economics

ENVS 271 (cross-listed with STSC 271): Law, Environment, Technology

ENVS 325 (cross-listed with ENVS667): Sustainable Goods

ENVS 400: Environmental Policy

ENVS 412: Economics and the Environment

ENVS 413: Business and the Environment

ENVS 476 (cross-listed with CPLN676): Intro to Environmental Planning and Policy

ENVS 669: Corporate Sustainability Strategies

GAFL 180: Budgeting and Financial Management for Gov. and Nonprofits

MGMT 111: Multinational management

MGMT 208: Global and International Politics

URBS 290: Metropolitan Nature: Urban Sustainability

URBS 417: Cities and Sustainability

URBS 440/CPLN540: Introduction to City Planning: Past, Present, Future

CHEM 012: Environmental Chemistry

ENVS 400: Environmental Studies Seminar

ENVS 507: Wetlands

GEOL 401: Environmental Geology

GEOL 411: Introductory Soil Science

GEOL 421: Elemental Cycling in Global Systems (Biogeochemistry)

GEOL 453: Introduction to Hydrology 

GEOL 503: Earth Hazards and Earth Systems

GEOL 511: Advanced Soil Science

ANTH 104: Sex and Human Nature

ANTH 133 (cross-listed with LALS 133): Native Peoples & the Environment

ANTH 139 (cross-listed with NELC182, URBS139): Ancient Civilizations of the World

ANTH 242: World Ethnography

ANTH 297: Nature, Culture, Environmentalism

AAMW 414 (cross-listed with CLST 260): Ancient Cities

ENVS 246 (cross-listed with RELS 246): Sprirituality and Global Warming

GEOL 103: Natural Disturbances and Human Disasters

HSPV 538: Fundamentals of the American Landscape

STSC 168: Environment and Society

STSC 179: Down to Earth: Intro to Environmental History

STSC 279: Nature's Nation

STSC 379: Animals in Science, Medicine and Technology

URBS 121 (cross-listed with NELC 103): Origin and Cultures of Cities

EAS (SEAS) 403: Energy Systems and Policy

ECON 030: Public Policy Analyses (cross-listed with PPE 030)

ENVS 400: Environmental Policy

ENVS 404: The Urban Environment (ABCS)

ENVS 406: Community Based Environmental Health (ABCS)

ENVS 410: Role of Water in Urban Sustainability and Resilience (ABCS)

ENVS 411: Air Pollution: Sources and Effects in Urban Environments (ABCS)

ENVS 414: (cross-listed with HSOC 404 and ENVS604) Conservation and Land Management

ENVS 431: (cross-listed with ENVS631) Current EPA Regulatory Practices & Future Directions

ENVS 645: Planning and Land Preservation

GAFL 490 (cross-listed with PSCI 138): Public Policy Process Theories and Actors

PSCI 398: Selected Topics in Political Science

URBS 290: Metropolitan Nature

ANTH 456: Practicum in Archaeological Field Methods and Problems

BIOL 400: Field Botany

BIOL 415: Freshwater Ecology

GEOL 305: Earth Surface Processes

GEOL 611: Field Study of Soils

ENVS 507: Wetlands

ENVS 530: Rocky Mountain Field Geology and Ecology

ABCS course in Environmental Science

Relevant summer or semester abroad programs

CHEM 012: Environmental Chemistry

ENVS 312: Oceanic and Atmospheric Dynamics

GEOL 318: Glaciers, Ice and Climate

GEOL 403: Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

GEOL 411: Introductory Soil Science

GEOL 421: Elemental Cycling in Global Systems (Biogeochemistry)

GEOL 418: Geochemistry

GEOL 511: Advanced Soil Science

ANTH 136: Culture and Conflict in International Relations

ANTH 297: Nature, Culture, Environmentalism

GAFL 139 (cross-listed with PSCI 139): Politics of Poverty and Development

GAFL 135 (cross-listed with PSCI-135): The Politics of Food

INTR 101: Introduction to International Relations

INTR 290: Topics in International Relations

PHIL 079: Environmental Ethics

PSCI 001: Intro to the Study of Politics

PSCI 050 (cross-listed with INTR 290, CINE 290): International Politics

PSCI 110: Comparative Politics

PSCI 138 (cross-listed with GAFL 490): Public Policy Process Theories and Actors

PSCI 154: Politics of the Global Environment

PSCI 181: Modern Political Thought

URBS 121: The Origin and Culture of Cities

ECON 050: International Economics

ENVS 437: (cross-listed with ENVS 637) Global Water Issues

GAFL 135 (cross-listed with PSCI-135): The Politics of Food

GAFL 139 (cross-listed with PSCI 139): Politics of Poverty and Development

PHYS 016: Energy, Oil, Global Warming

EAS 401: Energy and Its Impacts: Technology, Ecology, Economics, Sustainability

EAS 402: Renewable Energy and It's Impact

LGST 215/815 (Wharton): Environmental Management Law and Policy

LGST 230: Social Impact and Responsibility

OPIM/BPUB 261/SYS 567 (Wharton): Risk Analysis and Environmental Management

BPUB 204 (Wharton): Cost-Benefit Analysis

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