ENVR - Environmental Technology

Environmental Technology

ENVR 4413 - Environmental Law

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

BIOL 2801 with grade D or better and BIOL 2803 with grade D or better

Description: 

This course is a non-technical overview of environmental law and public policy. Included in the course are laws, regulations and policies governing water pollution, air pollution, solid waste, hazardous waste, global commons, land use, pesticides, energy, and public lands. The social concerns of environmental regulation such as environmental economics, risk assessment and environmental impact statements are also explored. The conflict/perceived conflict of economic development with environmental protection is particularly stressed.

ENVR 4411 - Environmental Capstone Seminar

Credits: 
1
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

ENVR 4424 with D or better

Description: 

This course is intended for students in the last semester of the Environmental Technology program. Current environmental issues are considered by utilizing guest speakers, an alumni panel, and audiovisual resources. Field trips are made to regional sites of environmental interest. A job search is organized and resumes are prepared with cover letters.

ENVR 4424 - Envirnmntl Chem & Microbiology

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

BIOL 2801 with D or better and BIOL 2803 with D or better and (CHEM 2984 with D or better or CHEM 2124 with D or better)

Description: 

This is the "capstone" course for students in the Environmental Technology curriculum. The course includes a survey of the techniques used for sampling and laboratory analysis of soil, water, and microbiological samples. Chemistry topics include a review of inorganic and organic chemicals of environmental concern. Microbiology topics include the biology of microogranisms in soil, water, and waste treatment.

ENVR 4900 - Directed Study

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
1
2
3
4
Description: 

A student may contract for an independent study through an arrangement with an instructor who agrees to direct such a study. The student will submit a plan acceptable to the instructor and to the department chairperson. The instructor and student will confer regularly regarding the process of the study.

ENVR 3003 - Interntl Issues in Agroecology

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 

This course will explore the issues of food production and consumption, the persistence of hunger and malnutrition in a world of plenty, and the role of science and technology in pursuing the elusive goal of 'food security for all' using a multi/interdisciplinary perspective. Comparative analysis is used throughout the course to explore topics which link ecology, culture, economics, and the ability of societies to sustain healthy environments and viable food and farming communities.

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