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2019 September Semester
Jun 17, 2019
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ENVS 101 - Introduction to Environmental Citizenship
This course provides an introduction to the concept of "environmental citizen", and to the foundational elements of environmental studies, including social, ecological, humanistic and indigenous approaches to understanding human interactions with the natural environment. Development of skills in written communications is emphasized.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, World Wide Web

ENVS 225 - Global Environmental Change: Sustainability
This course provides both social and natural science students with a common vocabulary and trans-disciplinary understanding of the environmental changes that we are currently facing from local to global scales. We take this enhanced holistic understanding of the problems and, together, discover and propose new ways for humans to live more sustainably on planet Earth.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

ENVS 230 - Introduction to Environmental Policy
This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of the environmental policy process in Canada. Through the use of lectures, case studies, and individual research, students have the opportunity to learn about the key actors, institutions, and issues involved with the design and implementation of environmental policy, as well as the politics and power dynamics the characterize the ‘real world’ of policy.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

ENVS 306 - Human Ecology
A review of ecological theory and research methods as they pertain to problems facing human societies today.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Audio/Video

ENVS 309 - Gender and Environment
This course is an introduction to theories, concepts and approaches for understanding relationships between gender and the environment. It considers the evolution and utility of approaches such as ecofeminism. It also examines links between gender and the following: science; environmental domains and professions; environmental management; conservation and recreation; and environmental impacts.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video

ENVS 326 - Natural Resources, Environmental Issues and Public Engagement
This course examines public engagement mechanisms and the attributes of successful engagement with respect to environmental and resource management issues. It also addresses the socio-political and legal requirements for engagement with the public, including Aboriginal peoples. Exercises and critiques are used to provide students with practical experience in public engagement around environmental issues.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

ENVS 339 - Carbon and Energy Management
This course offers students the opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of carbon and energy management, the process of measuring the carbon footprint of goods, services and technologies, and processes for taking appropriate measures to reduce that footprint. This course provides a combination of theoretical and experiential learning opportunities to provide students with a chance to develop a professional skillset.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

ENVS 414 - Environmental and Professional Ethics
Analysis of environmental and natural resource issues from an ethical perspective; viewpoints and value systems that determine management decisions; professional ethics in natural resource management.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video

ENVS 431 - Environmental and Sustainability Policies
This course covers the design of effective policies and decision-making processes that help society transition to a more sustainable future. In order to do so, this course provides opportunity to synthesize the foundations of environmental policy, the properties of complex systems, and the requirements for progress towards sustainability into a framework for integrated decision-making. This course uses multiple learning formats, including policy simulations and case studies of substantive and procedural policies.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

ENVS 440 - Internship
May be repeated for credit (maximum 6 credit hours).
Credits: 2.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Internship

ENVS 498 - Special Topics
Selected environmental topics. May be repeated for credit (maximum six credit hours).
Credits: 1.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

ENVS 499 - Independent Study
May be repeated for credit (maximum 6 credit hours).
Credits: 1.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Self-Directed

ENVS 602 - Environmental and Natural Resources Issues and Ethics
Analysis of environmental and natural resource issues from an ethical perspective; viewpoints and value systems that determine management decisions.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed


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