Course Offerings

Below is a listing of current and upcoming courses offered within the Environmental Studies program. Our faculty offer many more courses appropriate to Environmental Studies majors within their own departments. Please make sure to check the course listings on these other departments, or visit Classfinder

Common partnering programs: BiologyChemistryGeographyGeologyPhilosophyPolitical SciencePsychology, and Theology

Summer 2014 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENVR 478 - 01 Experiential Learning - - - - - -
CRN: 30637 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Adam D. Kay
ENVR 495 - I1 Individual Study - - - - - -
CRN: 30636 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Adam D. Kay

Fall 2014 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENVR 151 - 01 Environmental Sustainability M - W - F 0935 - 1040 JRC 401
CRN: 40150 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Paul A. Lorah A study of the interaction of humans and the environment over time and space; a broad introduction that integrates a variety of social-science perspectives into an understanding of the environment and the relations between humans and nature. Specific topics include ecology, population, economic development, resources and sustainable development.
ENVR 301 - 01 Environmental Ethics M - W - F 0935 - 1040 JRC 222
CRN: 40151 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Stephen J. Laumakis Consideration of the ethical issues arising from human interaction with the environment, including population pressure, pollution, conservation and preservation. Focus on the grounds of our obligation to resolve such issues; the question of what persons and things are worthy of moral consideration; and the respective roles of individuals, organizations and government in addressing environmental problems. Case studies will be used to trace the implications of various ethical and political theories. Prerequisite: 151 and PHIL 214
ENVR 351 - 01 Environmental Pol Formation M - W - - 1335 - 1510 MHC 202
CRN: 40594 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Steven M. Hoffman An examination of environmental policy outcomes generated by institutions and organizations, including legislation, court decisions and administrative decisions. Additional focus on decision-making processes commonly used to assess environment-related legislation, including those rooted in economics and policy analysis. Prerequisite: 212

J-Term 2015 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location