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AAE 430   ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION METHODS AND MATERIALS
Methods and materials for developing, implementing, and evaluating environmental education programs within formal and non-formal educational settings.
Credits: (3)

ABE 400   BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
Structure, Function, And Energy Transformation Of Biological Systems That Affect Solutions To Engineering Problems. Effects Of Engineering Activities On Ecosystems
Credits: (3)

ABE 401   MODELING METHODS FOR BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
Programming Logic And Languages; Linear System Of Equations, Numerical Methods And Software Applied To Bio-Physical Systems
Credits: (3)

ABE 402   TRANSPORT PROCESSES FOR BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTION
Engineering applications of the fundamentals of fluid mechanics; heat transfer, sedimentation, diffusion, and lighting to biological production in bioreactors, indoor environments, and outdoor environments.
Credits: (3)

ABE 404   ENGINEERING PROPERTIES OF FOOD AND BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS
Composition, structure, and properties relationships. Measurement of mechanical thermal, chemical and biological properties, their variability, and use in engineering calculations.
Credits: (3)

ABE 408   ENGINEERING ELEMENTS OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY
Introduction To Basic Biochemistry And Microbiology As Well As Industrial And Environmental Applications.
Credits: (3)

ABE 467   DESIGN HYDROLOGY AND SEDIMENTOLOGY
Applications Of Hydrology To Small Catchments; Design Of Erosion Control Practices, Sedimentation Basins, Porous Structures, And Filter Strips.
Credits: (4)

ABE 468   MICROBIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Application Of Basic Engineering Principles And Designs In Biochemical And Biological Processes.
Credits: (4)

ABE 477   LAND-BASED WASTE DISPOSAL
Analysis, design, and management of land-based systems for recycling and disposal of municipal, industrial, and agricultural wastes.
Credits: (3)

ABE 500   RESEARCH METHODS IN AGRICULTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Introduction to research philosophy(ies), methodologies, issues and policies; measures of research quality; research report writing; research ethics.
Credits: (3)

ABE 517   SURFACE TRANSPORT OF AGRICULTURAL POLLUTANTS
Understanding and modeling the surface transport processes of agricultural pollutants; particularly erosion, sediment transport, and movement of sediment-attached constituents.
Credits: (3)

ABE 559   AGRICULTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS SIMULATION
Continuous and discrete simulation modeling of physical and biological systems, numerical simulation techniques, validation and verification, difference measures, sensitivity analysis.
Credits: (3)

ACS 402   INTRODUCTION TO ACOUSTICS
Basic Principles Of Acoustics And Perception Of Sound; Fundamentals Of Applications: Electroacoustic Transducers, Noise Measurement And Control, Architectural And Building Acoustics, Underwater Sound. Offered For Science And Engineering Majors.
Credits: (3)

ACS 403   MODERN ELECTRONICS FOR ENGINEERING ACOUSTIC APPLICATIONS
A Wide-Ranging Coverage Of Modern Electronic Technology And The Application Of This Technical Base To Acoustics And Acoustical Problems.
Credits: (3)

AE 211   INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS
Qualitative Study Of Humans In Macro- And Micro-Architectural Environmental Systems.
Credits: (3)

AE 297H   COMMUNITY AND CULTURE: AMERICAN INDIAN HOUSING SOLUTIONS
Students will explore the history of providing shelter and the present living conditions prevalent on American Indian reservations with a focus on the Northern Cheyenne Tribe. Cultural, social and economic issues discovered in this exploration will be applied to the design of a sustainable housing program for American Indians in a collaborative environment with students from Architectural Engineering, Architecture, and Landscape Architecture. Students will gain experience in research methods, team problem solving, and cross-cultural intervention and participate in the construction of a building on an Indian reservation.
Credits: (2)

AE 424   ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS I
Fundamental Principles And Applications Of Environmental Systems In Buildings.
Credits: (3)

AE 456   SOLAR ENERGY BUILDING SYSTEM DESIGN
Solar Radiation, Collectors, And Thermal Storage; Design And Analysis Of A Heating System Using System-Simulation Computer Program.
Credits: (3)

AE 458   ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL ACOUSTICS AND NOISE CONTROL
Advanced Consideration Of Noise Control In Buildings; Ventilating System Noise And Vibration; Acoustic Design Variables.
Credits: (3)

AE 497H   DESIGN-BUILD MONTANA: SUSTAINABILITY
This 3-part course examines how sustainable building methods including can be utilized to improve the living conditions common on American Indian reservations.
Credits: (2)

AE 552   AIR QUALITY IN BUILDINGS
Indoor air pollutants, their sources and health effects; transport of pollutants; modelling of pollutant concentration in buildings.
Credits: (3)

AE 556   SOLAR ENGINEERING OF THERMAL PROCESSES
Advanced quantitative methods of predicting transient active and passive solar process performance with an emphasis on building solar applications.
Credits: (3)

AE 597D   SUSTAINABLE BUILDING METHODS
The strategies and technologies for green buildings and sustainable construction are presented in this course. Students will gain a working understanding of how to minimize the impacts of buildings on the environment through active learning projects, and will have the opportunity to participate in the analysis and design of an actual green building. This course will also help prepare students for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accreditation exam, and will emphasize collaboration and interdisciplinary aspect of design and construction.
Credits: (2)
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AEE 205   TEACHING AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE COMPETENCIES
Practicum To Develop Students' Pedagogical And Technical Competence For Teaching Agricultural Mechanics; Agricultural Business Management; Plant, Animal, And Soil Science.
Credits: ( 1)

AEE 295   OBSERVATION OF TEACHING IN AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Supervised Observation Of Teacher And Student Activities In A Selected High School; Appraisal Of Related Responsibilities Of Teachers Of Agriculture.
Credits: ((1-3))

AEE 330W   COMMUNICATION IN AGRICULTURAL AND NATURAL RESOURCE CAREERS
The Course Explores The Conventions Of Writing And Speaking Found In Agricultural Professions Through The Use Of Case Studies.
Credits: ((3))

AEE 350   TEACHING METHODS FOR AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORIES
An Introductory Course That Prepares Students To Instruct And Manage Students In Laboratory Settings.
Credits: (3)

AEE 412   METHODS OF TEACHING AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Instructional Strategies And Media; Directing Individual And Group Learning Activities; Assessing Student Performance And Quality Of Instruction In Vocational Agriculture.
Credits: (4)

AEE 413   PROGRAM PLANNING AND INSTRUCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
A Course For Planning, Developing, And Organizing School-Based Curriculum, Summer Programs, Advisory Councils, And Facilities For Environmental/ Agricultural Education.
Credits: (3 - 4)

AEE 418   EFFECTIVE LABORATORY DEVELOPMENT FOR AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Current Problems And Practices; Issues And Policies; Relationships Involving Other Educational Services And Agencies.
Credits: (1 - 4)

AEE 434   AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT
Intensive Professional And Technical Treatment Of Various Subject-Matter Fields To Aid Teachers In Maintaining Competence. Prerequisite: Senior-Year Standing Or Experience As A Teacher Or Extension Agent
Credits: (1 - 6)

AEREC 519   RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS I
Theories and methods for economic analysis of natural resource and environmental policies with applications to current issues.
Credits: (3)

AEREC 541   RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS II
Key theories and analytical methods of resource and environmental economics.
Credits: (3)

AG 301W   INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURAL LAW
A survey of the legal system and legal issues that typically arise in agricultural and agribusiness situations.
Credits: (3)

AG 400   BIOMETRY/STATISTICS IN THE LIFE SCIENCES
Application Of Statistical Techniques To Experimental And Survey Research In The Life Sciences.
Credits: (4)

AG 451   ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND EXPERT SYSTEMS FOR AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL
Application Of Artificial Intelligence In Agriculture And Natural Resources, With Emphasis On Expert Systems.
Credits: (3)

AG EC 201   INTRODUCTORY ENVIRONMENTAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS
Apply Principles Of Economics To Analyze Environmental Protection Policies And Natural Resource Use Decisions. Examine Contemporary Policy Issues
Credits: (3)

AG EC 404   METHODS IN NATURAL RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS
Empirical Research Methodology In The Areas Of Environmental And Natural Resource Economics.
Credits: (3)

AG EC 429   NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS
Optimal Management Of Resources; Roles Of Markets And Other Institutions; Resources And Economic Development; Public Policy.
Credits: (3)

AG EC 431W   ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND RESOURCE POLICIES
Economic Analysis Of Environmental And Natural Resource Policies, Benefit-Cost Analysis, Non-Market Valuation Techniques, Resource Damage Assessment.
Credits: (3)

AG EC 450   INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, RENEWABLE RESOURCES, AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Theories Of Agricultural And Economic Developmment, With Particular Attention To Interactions Between Development, Renewable Resources, And The Environment
Credits: (3)

AG EC 502   ECONOMICS OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Emphasis will be placed on the application of economic concepts to problems and policies in rural areas.
Credits: (3)

AG EC 519   RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS I
Theories and methods for economic analysis of natural resource and environmental policies with applications to current issues.
Credits: (3)

AG EC 541   RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS II
Key theories and analytical methods of resource and environmental economics.
Credits: (3)

AGCOM 462W   ADVANCED AGRICULTURAL WRITING
Practice In Journalistic Writing Strategies To Report Scientific And Technical Information In The Agricultural/Environmental Sciences To General Audiences.
Credits: (3)

AGECO 121   PLANT STRESS: IT'S NOT EASY BEING GREEN
This course is accessible to non-science majors and provides general science background as well as specific information about plant biology. The aim of this course is to provide students with an appreciation of the challenges faced by plants and the dynamic ways that plants respond to these hazards.
Credits: (3)

AGECO 122   ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT: GROWING IN THE WIND
Dynamic effects of weather on ecosystems and habitation of Earth.
Credits: (3)

AGECO 134   SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE SCIENCE AND POLICY
The science, economics, and politics of managing food production systems; current practices and options for the future.
Credits: (3)

AGECO 201   INTRODUCTORY AGROECOLOGY
Introduction to the processes and considerations that lead to the development of integrated solutions to crop production problem solving.
Credits: (3)

AGECO 418   NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS
Comprehensive review of nutrient flow in animal agricultural systems, environmental regulations, and environmental stewardship practices.
Credits: (3)

AGECO 457   PRINCIPLES OF INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
Integrated study of pest complexes and their management, emphasizing ecological principles drawing on examples from a range of agricultural, forestry and urban systems.
Credits: (3)

AGECO 461   INTEGRATED CROP MANAGEMENT
Case study and discussion considering the integrated crop management of cropping systems; emphasis on problem solving and decision making.
Credits: (3)

AGRO 438A   PRINCIPLES OF WEED CONTROL AND HERBICIDE PROPERTIES
Weed propagation, life cycles, competition and adaptation, herbicide properties and mode of action, principles of cultural and herbicidal weed control.
Credits: (5)

AGRO 438B   WEED IDENTIFICATION
Identification of 150 weeds common to the Northeastern United States.
Credits: (1)

AGRO 457   PRINCIPLES OF INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
Integrated study of pest complexes and their management, emphasizing ecological principles drawing on examples from a range of agricultural, forestry and urban systems.
Credits: (3)

AGRO 460   MOLECULAR GENETICS OF TRANSGENIC PLANTS
Understanding the biology and inheritance of genetic traits through the use of genetically modified plants, progress on developments of transgenic crops, their advantages, problems and regulatory issues.
Credits: (3)

AGRO 510   ECOLOGY OF AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS (SOILS) SOIL FERTILITY
Examination of ecological concepts and research on agroecosystem processes and dynamics via discussion and analysis of review and research papers.
Credits: (3)

AGRO 517   CROP ECOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Ecological and physiological factors affecting the productivity of crop plants.
Credits: (3)

AGRO 518   RESPONSES OF CROP PLANTS TO ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS
Physiological and ecological aspects of the response of crop plants to environmental stresses in establishment, persistence, and reproduction.
Credits: (3)

AGRO 555   EFFECTIVE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATIONS
Instruction and practice in verbal communication of scientific information to technical and non-technical audiences through realistic exercises with invited audiences.
Credits: (3)

AN SC 413   TRANSGENIC BIOLOGY
The principles and concepts used to generate genetically engineered animals by pronuclear, knockout, and cloning methods; and applied biotechnology applications.
Credits: (3)

ANTH 021   INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
The role of human biology and evolution in culture, society, and behavior.
Credits: (3)

ANTH 040   BIOCULTURAL EVOLUTION
Examination Of Evolutionary Models Of The Development Of The Human Capacity For Culture, And Of Culture As An Adaptive Mechanism
Credits: (3)

ANTH 146   NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS
An Introduction To The Cultures Of The Indigenous Peoples Of North America, North Of Mexico, And The Effect Of Contact.
Credits: (3)

ANTH 152   HUNTERS AND GATHERERS
A Comparative Study Of Hunter/Gatherer Societies Using Both Archaeological And Ethnographic Evidence.
Credits: (3)

ANTH 401   HUMAN EVOLUTION: THE MATERIAL EVIDENCE
Human origins as seen in the fossil record and comparative biology of humans and their primate relatives.
Credits: (3)

ANTH 406W   PROBLEMS IN HUMAN EVOLUTION
Investigation of human evolution in terms of the history of ideas and contemporary research on genetic and evolutionary processes.
Credits: (3)

ANTH 455   GLOBAL PROCESSES AND LOCAL SYSTEMS
Ethnographic, comparative, historic, evolutionary treatment of global economic, political, and cultural processes and their consequences for local systems.
Credits: (3)

ANTH 456   CULTURAL ECOLOGY
Survey Of The Methods And Concepts Of Cultural Ecology, Focusing On The Interaction Between Cultural And Geographical Systems
Credits: (3)

ANTH 460H   HUMAN GENETICS
Gene mapping in humans; molecular basis of genetic disease; genomic structure; immunogenetics; and genetic evidence for human evolutionary history.
Credits: (4)

ANTH 461   MOLECULAR ANTHROPOLOGY
Provides framework to understand current issues in biology, genetics, and anthropology as they relate to the evolution of our species.
Credits: (3)

ANTH 464   SOCIOBIOLOGY
The Study Of The Adaptive Function Of Social Behavior, The Comparative Analysis Of Social Organization, And The Ecology Of Sociality
Credits: (3)

ANTH 470H   OUR PLACE IN NATURE
An evolutionary and genetic consideration of our understanding of human beings as a part of the natural world.
Credits: (3)

ANTH 471H   GENES, EVOLUTION, AND SOCIETY
Exploration of the genetic theory of evolution and development, its history and application within Biology and beyond.
Credits: (3)

ANTH 473W   GENETICS OF HUMAN DISEASE
Human genetic variation and evolution as reflected in disease patterns; methods for assessing and quantifying such disease patterns.
Credits: (3)

ASM 217   LANDSCAPE SOIL AND WATER MANAGEMENT
Landscape soil and water management and practices including irrigation, hydrology, erosion, open channel, drainage, and impoundments.
Credits: (3)

ASM 327   SOIL AND WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Soil And Water Management Systems And Practices Including Hydrology, Surface Drainage, Open Channels, And Erosion, Subsurface Drainage, Impoundments And Irrigation.
Credits: (3)

ASM 457   LAND APPLICATION OF WASTES
Analysis, Design, And Management Of Land Waste Disposal Systems, Including On- Lot Sewage, Municipal Sewage Effluent, And Agricultural Waste Systems.
Credits: (3)

B E 300   BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
Structure, function, and energy transformation of biological systems that affect solutions to engineering problems. Effects of engineering activities on ecosystems.
Credits: (3)

B E 302   TRANSPORT PROCESSES FOR BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING
Engineering applications of the fundamentals of fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and diffusion, to biological systems at scales ranging from microbial to ecological.
Credits: (2)

B E 307   PRINCIPLES OF SOIL AND WATER ENGINEERING
Utilization and engineering of soil-water resources; including rainfall- runoff, soil-water movement, erosion/sediment transport and flow processes.
Credits: (3)

B E 308   ENGINEERING ELEMENTS OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY
Introduction to basic biochemistry and microbiology as well as industrial and environmental applications.
Credits: (3)

B E 467   DESIGN OF STORMWATER AND EROSION CONTROL FACILITIES
Design of best management practices for stormwater management, erosion and sediment control as applied to the agriculture-urban interface.
Credits: (3)

B E 477   LAND-BASED WASTE DISPOSAL
Analysis, design, and management of land-based systems for recycling and disposal of municipal, industrial, and agricultural wastes.
Credits: (3)

B LAW 425   BUSINESS AND ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION
Examines the interplay between environmental regulation and commercial activities, including property interests.
Credits: (3)

BB H 019S   HEALTH AND DISEASE
Essentials of communicable and chronic disease control.
Credits: (1)

BB H 410   DEVELOPMENTAL AND HEALTH GENETICS
Discussion of genetic influences on development and the interrelationships between genetics and health.
Credits: (3)

BB H 440   PRINCIPLES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY
Theory of epidemiology and significant case studies; potential applications to health care.
Credits: (3)

BI SC 001   STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF ORGANISMS
An exploration of how cellular structures and processes contribute to life and how life displays unity even in its diversity. Students who have passed BIOL 027, 041, or 102 may not schedule this course.
Credits: (3)

BI SC 002   GENETICS, ECOLOGY, AND EVOLUTION
The study of how living organisms inherit their traits, how plants and animals evolved, and how they now interact.
Credits: (3)

BI SC 003   ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Kinds Of Environments; Past And Present Uses And Abuses Of Natural Resources; Disposal Of Human Wastes; Prospects For The Future. Students Who Have Passed Biol 220 Or Any Other Upper-Level Ecology Course In Biology May Not Schedule This Course.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 011    INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I
An introduction to fundamental biological topics (including cells, energy transduction, genetics, evolution, organismal structure/function, ecology) for non-majors biology-related fields.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 012    INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY II
Laboratory exercises demonstrating principles of biology.
Credits: (1)

BIOL 020   PLANTS, PLACES, AND PEOPLE
Useful and dangerous plants; historical (archaeological), cultural (ethnological), and economic (anthropocentric) aspects, including structural and chemical characteristics of botanical importance.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 027   INTRODUCTION TO PLANT BIOLOGY
Cellular structure and organization; physiological processes; classification; reproduction and development; relationship of plant groups.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 110   BIOLOGY: BASIC CONCEPTS AND BIODIVERSITY
A study of the evolution of the major groups of organisms including the fundamental concepts of biology
Credits: (4)

BIOL 220W   BIOLOGY: POPULATIONS AND COMMUNITIES
A Study Of The Structures And Functions Of Organismic Interactions From Simple Populations To Complex Ecosystems. (Biol 220w, 230w, And 240w Each Carry Only 1 Credit Of "Writing"; All Three Courses Must Be Taken To Meet The Writing Requirement.)
Credits: (4)

BIOL 222   GENETICS
Variation and heredity in plants and animals, including man; relationships of genetical knowledge to evolution and breeding practices.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 406   SYMBIOSIS
This course covers a variety of different types of symbiotic relationships between unicellular symbionts and plants, fungi, or animals.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 412   EVOLUTION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
This course examines how ecological processes impact upon the epidemiology of infectious diseases.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 415   ECOTOXICOLOGY
Major Concepts And Controversies In The Interdisciplinary Field Of Ecological Toxicology; Toxicity Analysis, Remediation, And Case Studies Of Environmental Pollution.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 417   INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY
Function And Form Of Major Invertebrate Phyla.
Credits: (4)

BIOL 419   ECOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM SOLVING
Overview of processes involved in solving environmental problems. Provides students with toolkit for understanding ecological and environmental problems.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 420   PALEOBOTANY
Classification, morphology, phylogeny, and stratigraphic occurrence of fossil plants; practicum includes field trips and study of paleobotanical techniques and specimens.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 424   SEEDS OF CHANGE: THE USES OF PLANTS
Interdisciplinary approach to the biology, chemistry, history, and culture of the interactions between plants and people.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 427   EVOLUTION
Selected Topics On The Evolution Of Life
Credits: (3)

BIOL 428   POPULATION GENETICS
Mathematical formulation of evolution by natural selection, genetic equilibrium under selection, mutation, migration, random drift.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 435   ECOLOGY OF LAKES AND STREAMS
Physical, Chemical, And Biological Characteristics Of Freshwater Environments, With Special Emphasis On Factors Regulating Productivity In Freshwater Ecosystems.
Credits: (3-4)

BIOL 436   POPULATION ECOLOGY AND GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE
Ecological responses of individuals, populations, and communities to environmental variation, with emphasis on climate change.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 441   PLANT PHYSIOLOGY
Classical and current concepts in plant constituents, mineral nutrition, water relations, respiration, photosynthesis, photoperiodism, plant hormones, growth, and development.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 444   FIELD ECOLOGY OF THE CENTRAL APPALACHIAN HIGHLANDS
This field course will examine the terrestrial flora and fauna of the central Appalachian highlands.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 446   PHYSIOLOGICAL ECOLOGY
The Physiological Abilities Of Plants And Animals To Adapt To Their Abiotic Environment.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 450W   EXPERIMENTAL FIELD BIOLOGY
A Practical Introduction To Modern Experimental Techniques For Ecological Study Of Terrestrial, Marine, And Fresh Water Habitats.
Credits: (3-5)

BIOL 460   HUMAN GENETICS
The human genome, its variation, origins, and relation to disease and other traits.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 463   GENERAL ECOLOGY
Illustrates Science Of Ecology, From Individual, Population, And Community- Level Perspectives, Discusses Applications Of This Science To Issues Of Conservation Of Biodiversity.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 464   SOCIOBIOLOGY
The study of the adaptive function of social behavior, the comparative analysis of social organization, and the ecology of sociality.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 482   COASTAL BIOLOGY
Marine Organisms, Their Interactions With Each Other, And Their Relationships With Several Coastal Habitats.
Credits: (3-4)

BIOL 499A   TROPICAL FIELD ECOLOGY
An Intensive Introduction To Tropical Biodiversity To Be Taught In Belize, Central America.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 501   ECOLOGICAL GENETICS
This course will integrate concepts from genetics and ecology, discussing actual data interpreting them in a theoretical context.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 514   TOPICS IN SYSTEMATICS AND EVOLUTION
Discussion of pertinent current literature in systematic biology and evolution.
Credits: (2)

BIOL 519   ECOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM SOLVING
Overview of processes involved in solving environmental problems. Provides students with toolkit for understanding ecological and environmental problems.
Credits: (4)

BIOL 544   ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGICAL ECOLOGY
The physiological abilities of plants and animals to adapt to their abiotic environment.
Credits: (4)

BIOL 545   ECOSYSTEM DYNAMICS
Survey and discussion of recent literature on ecosystem structure and function.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 546   ECOLOGY OF POPULATIONS
Ecological responses of organisms to environmental variables (food, etc.) that determine population behavior. Demography, competition, predation, and community principles.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 550   CLASSIC ECOLOGY
This course intends to illustrate the historical developments in the science of ecology and how these developments have shaped the current study of ecology.
Credits: (1)

BIOL 563   GENERAL ECOLOGY
Illustrates the science of ecology, from an individual/population/community level perspective; discusses applications of this science to issues related to conservation of biodiversity.
Credits: (3)

BIOL 593   TROPICAL FIELD STUDIES (ORGANIZATION FOR TROPICAL STUDIES
An intensive field course concentrating on field problems, experimental design, and data analysis in tropical habitats.
Credits: (8)

BIOTC 460   MOLECULAR GENETICS OF TRANSGENIC PLANTS
Understanding the biology and inheritance of genetic traits through the use of genetically modified plants, progress on developments of transgenic crops, their advantages, problems and regulatory issues.
Credits: (3)

BIOTC 479   METHODS IN BIOFERMENTATIONS
Bioprocessing Principles And Development; Uses And Operation Of Biofermentors; Determination Of Biomass; Problems Of Scale-Up.
Credits: (3)

BMB 428   PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY WITH BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS
Chemical thermodynamics and kinetics with applications to biological problems.
Credits: (3)

BMB 433   MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR TOXICOLOGY
In-depth coverage of processes by which drugs/chemicals interact with biological systems and the experimental approaches used to study these interactions.
Credits: (3)

CE 335   ENGINEERING MECHANICS OF SOILS
Soil compositions, classification, subsurface exploration, ground water flow, stress analysis, compaction, soil behavior, bearing capacity, lateral earth pressure, slope stability.
Credits: (3)

CE 361   ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY
Water Sources And Losses, Evaporation, And Infiltration Effects On Streamflows, Hydrographs, Flood Frequency, Reservoir Uses In Flood Protection And Water Conservation.
Credits: (3)

CE 370   INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Nature And Scope Of Environmental Issues; Air, Water, Land Impacts; Fundamentals And Processes Of Pollution Control.
Credits: (3)

CE 371   WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT
Water Treatment; Water Storage; Design Of Water Distribution And Wastewater Systems; Pumping Stations.
Credits: (3)

CE 410W   SUSTAINABLE RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION DESIGN
Residential Subdivision Process; Site Selection; Conservation And Neo- Traditional Design; Utility Design And Layout; Best Management Practices For Erosion And Stormwater.
Credits: (3)

CE 462   OPEN CHANNEL HYDRAULICS
Free Surface Flow In Rivers, Canals, Steep Chutes, Stilling Basins, And Transitions.
Credits: (3)

CE 465W   WATER RESOURCES CAPSTONE COURSE
Hydraulic Design Of River Structures And Open Channels Including Supercritical And Spatially Varied Flow; Hydrologic/Hydraulic Computer Modeling; Design Project.
Credits: (3)

CE 471   ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION
Public Health Engineering Applications Related To Communicable Diseases, Water Supply, Wastewater Disposal, Solid Wastes, Air Pollution, Food, Vectors, And Radiation.
Credits: (3)

CE 472W   ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING CAPSTONE DESIGN
Principles And Design Of Unit Operations For Water; Domestic And Industrial Wastewater Treatment; Equipment Selection And Application.
Credits: (3)

CE 473   WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Water Quality Criteria And Standards; Fate And Impact Of Pollutants In Aquatic Systems; Technology Available For Wastewater Renovation.
Credits: (3)

CE 475   WATER QUALITY CHEMISTRY
Chemistry Applicable To The Understanding And Analysis Of Water Quality, Pollution, And Treatment.
Credits: (4)

CE 476   SOLID AND HAZARDOUS WASTES
Characteristics And Treatment Of Solid Wastes And Hazardous Wastes.
Credits: (3)

CE 479   ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS
Intro microbiology for engineers; microbe structure, function, and diversity; environmental ecosystems; diagnostic labs.
Credits: (3)

CE 511   ENGINEERING SOIL CHARACTERISTICS
Applications of physico-chemical principles in soil engineering; soil composition; factors influencing engineering soil properties.
Credits: (3)

CE 551   RANDOM PROCESSES IN HYDROLOGIC SYSTEMS
Hydrologic systems analysis, simulation; design using probability, time series and dynamical systems; formulating models, parameter estimation, environmental impact, resource assessment.
Credits: (3)

CE 552   COASTAL AND NEARSHORE PROCESSES
Hydrodynamics of the near-shore environment, including waves, currents, and storm surges. Coastal response, sediment transport, engineering structures.
Credits: (3)
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CE 555   GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY: ANALYSIS AND MODELING
Introduction to groundwater resource analysis, model formulation, simulation, and design of water resource systems using symbolic and numerical methods. ( 3) Introduction to groundwater resource analysis, model formulation, simulation, and design of water resource systems using symbolic and numerical methods.
Credits: (3)
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CE 556   TRACER AND CONTAMINANT TRANSPORT IN GROUNDWATER SYSTEMS
Introduction to mathematical models for tracer and contaminant transport in groundwater. Topics include formulation, visualization, environmental tracers, and remediation.
Credits: (3)

CE 561   SURFACE HYDROLOGY
Quantification of the processes that govern the movement and storage of water near the land-surface including precipitation, evapotranspiration, and runoff.
Credits: (3)

CE 566   UNCERTAINTY AND RELIABILITY IN WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING
Introduction to probabilistic modeling, uncertainty analysis, applied to water resources engineering.
Credits: (3)

CE 567   RIVER ENGINEERING
Introduction to river mechanics and fluvial geomorphology applied to problems of sediment transport and channel morphology.
Credits: (3)

CE 570   ENVIRONMENTAL AQUATIC CHEMISTRY
Speciation, reactivity, and distribution of contaminants in water, with emphasis in inorganic chemicals.
Credits: (3)

CE 571   PHYSICAL-CHEMICAL TREATMENT PROCESSES
The theory of physical-chemical processes used in the treatment of potable water and municipal and industrial wastewaters.
Credits: (3)

CE 572   BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT PROCESSES
The theory and application of biological processes to treat organic wastes, including wastewater, solid residuals, and toxic priority pollutants.
Credits: (3)

CE 573   ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Theory, measurement, and estimation of the characteristics and environmental transformations of hazardous materials.
Credits: (3)

CE 574   LABORATORY ANALYSES IN WATER QUALITY CONTROL
Experiments illustrating current chemical and biochemical methods of water and waste treatment and analytical methods used in research and control.
Credits: (3)

CE 575   INDUSTRIAL WASTE MANAGEMENT
Surveys and analysis, pollution prevention, regulatory requirements, treatment and disposal of liquid, gaseous and solid residues
Credits: (3)
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CE 576   ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSPORT PROCESSES
Fundamentals of chemical transport in engineered environments, such as biofilm reactors, and natural systems including aquifers and rivers.
Credits: (3)

CE 577   TREATMENT PLANT DESIGN
Design of works for the treatment of water and wastewater for municipalities and industries.
Credits: ((1 - 6))

CE 578   GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION
Application of fundamental physical/chemical/biological processes in natural and engineered systems for remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater.
Credits: (3)

CE 579   ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION MICROBIOLOGY
Fundamentals of microorganisms in water and wastewater treatment; indicators of pollution; activities of microorganisms in polluted waters, including biogeochemical cycles.
Credits: (3)

CE 580   HYDRODYNAMIC MIXING PROCESSES
Physical mixing processes in rivers, estuaries, lakes, and oceans. Analytic methods and computational modeling.
Credits: (3)

CED 201   INTRODUCTORY ENVIRONMENTAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS
Apply principles of economics to analyze environmental protection policies and natural resource use decision. Examine contemporary policy issues.
Credits: (3)

CED 309   LAND USE DYNAMICS
Theory of land use and land use decision-making.
Credits: (3)

CED 404   METHODS IN NATURAL RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS
Students will learn empirical research methodology in the areas of environ- mental and natural resource economics.
Credits: (3)

CED 409   LAND USE PLANNING AND PROCEDURE
General land use planning laws and procedures.
Credits: (3)

CED 410   THE GLOBAL SEMINAR
Exploration of critical global issues relevant to sustainable development and the environment. Collaborative with other universities worldwide.
Credits: (3)

CED 427W   SOCIETY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Analysis of the relationships between societal development and enhancement and natural resources.
Credits: (3)

CEDEV 502   ECONOMICS OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Emphasis will be placed. on the application of economic concepts to problems and policies in rural areas.
Credits: (3)

CH E 430   CHEMICAL REACTION ENGINEERING
Chemical reaction rates and equilibria, reactors, reactor design; emphasis on industrial chemical processes.
Credits: (3)

CH E 438   BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING
Introduction To The Biotechnology Field Including Consideration Of Upstream And Downstream Processing Of Biochemicals
Credits: (3)

CH E 446   TRANSPORT PHENOMENA
Fundamental treatment of mass, heat, and momentum transfer; emphasis on transport properties and mathematical models of chemical engineering transport processes.
Credits: (3)

CH E 535   CHEMICAL REACTION ENGINEERING
Optimal design of batch and continuous chemical reactors and reactor batteries; effect of mixing on reactor operation.
Credits: (3)

CH E 576   ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSPORT PROCESSES
Fundamentals of chemical transport in engineered environments, such as biofilm reactors, and natural systems including aquifers and rivers.
Credits: (3)

CHEM 020   ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
Applications of chemistry to environmental problems, including air, water, thermal pollution; pesticides; drugs and birth control agents; food additives; etc.
Credits: (3)

CHEM 021   ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
Introduction of basic laboratory techniques and data analysis used in environmental chemistry.
Credits: (1)

CHEM 301   ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY AND ANALYSIS
Chemical principles, interpretation, and methods of analysis for groundwater, water supply, wastewater treatment, stream pollution.
Credits: (3)

CHEM 402   CHEMISTRY IN THE ENVIRONMENT
Chemistry Of The Atmosphere, Natural Waters, And The Land Surface With Particular Focus On Human Influence On Processes Occurring Therein.
Credits: (3)

E B F 301   GLOBAL FINANCE FOR THE EARTH, ENERGY, AND MATERIALS INDUSTRIES
The aim of this course is to introduce fundamental concepts of financial management and illustrate their global applications.
Credits: (3)

E B F 401   STRATEGIC CORPORATE FINANCE FOR THE EARTH, ENERGY, AND MATERIALS INDUSTRIES
Financial decisions corporations in the earth science area make and the tools and analyses used to make these decisions.
Credits: (3)

E R M 151   CAREERS AND ISSUES IN ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Career Opportunities And Topical Issues In The Environmental Sciences.
Credits: (1)

E R M 210   ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AND THEIR EFFECT ON YOUR FOOD SUPPLY
An Exploration Of How Urban Environmental Problems Influence Our Ability To Obtain Food And Natural Resources.
Credits: (3)

E R M 300   BASIC PRINCIPLES AND CALCULATIONS IN ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS
This Course Will Teach Basic Problem Solving Skills While Using Examples Taken From Environmental Media--Air, Water, And Soil.
Credits: (3)

E R M 411   LEGAL ASPECTS OF RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Legal Systems And Lawmaking Processes; Property Rights In Land, Water, And Wildlife Resources; Jurisdictional Problems In Planning Resource Use.
Credits: (3)

E R M 412   RESOURCE SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
The Concept Of Systems; Techniques Of Analysis, Including Input/Output, Mathematical Programming, And Simulation; Application To Resource Systems.
Credits: (3)

E R M 413W   CASE STUDIES IN ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT
Application Of Biological, Physical, And Social Science Principles To Ecosystem Management Problems; Introduction To Environmental Impact Analysis And Review.
Credits: (3)

E R M 430   AIR POLLUTION IMPACTS TO TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS
Overview Of The Direct And Indirect Effects Of Air Pollutants On Terrestrial Plants And Ecosystems.
Credits: (3)

E R M 431   ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY
Effects Of Pollutants On Animal Health At The Chemical, Physical, And Cellular Level.
Credits: (3)

E R M 432   POLLUTION IN AQUATIC SYSTEMS
Sources, Types, Impacts Of Aquatic Pollutants; Processes Regulating Pollutant Toxicity And Fate; Major Issues In Water Pollution And Its Control.
Credits: (3)

E R M 433   TRANSFORMATION OF POLLUTANTS IN SOILS
Processes Regulating Fate And Transport Of Metals, Organics, Nutrients, Salts, Pathogens, And Radionuclides In Soil Systems.
Credits: (3)

E R M 435   LIMNOLOGY
Biogeochemistry and natural history of freshwater ecosystems.
Credits: (3)

E R M 450   WETLAND CONSERVATION
Wetland Types, Classification, Functions And Values; Hydrology, Soils, And Plants; Introduction To Wetland Identification And Delineation; Wetland Regulations.
Credits: ( 3)

E R M 495   INTERNSHIP
A Supervised Practicum In The Environmental Field. To Be Offered Only For Sa/Un Grading. Prerequisite: Prior Approval Of Assignment By Instructor
Credits: ((1 -12))

E SC 124S   GREEN ENGINEERING--FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR
This First-Year Seminar Introduces Students To Basic Concepts In Green Engineering Practices And Processes.
Credits: (1)

E SC 211   MATERIAL, SAFETY, AND EQUIPMENT OVERVIEW FOR NANOFABRICATION
Nanofabrication Processing Equipment And Materials Handling Procedures With A Focus On Safety, Environment, And Health Issues.
Credits: (3)

EARTH 002   THE EARTH SYSTEM AND GLOBAL CHANGE
An Interdisciplinary Introduction To The Processes, Interactions And Evolution Of The Earth's Biosphere, Geosphere And Hydrosphere.
Credits: (3)

EARTH 100   ENVIRONMENT EARTH
Natural processes and their relationship to anthropogenic influences. General principles of global cycles and the role they play in natural hazards, global warming, ozone depletion, etc.
Credits: (3)

EARTH 101   NATURAL DISASTERS: HOLLYWOOD VS. REALITY
Analysis of the causes and consequences of natural disasters; comparison of popular media portrayal of disasters with perspective from scientific research.
Credits: (3)

EARTH 103   EARTH IN THE FUTURE: PREDICTING CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACTS OVER THE NEXT CENTURY
Climate Predictions For The Coming Century Are Utilized To Examine Potential Impacts On Regions, Sectors Of Society, And Natural Ecosystems.
Credits: (3)

EARTH 105   ENVIRONMENTS OF AFRICA: GEOLOGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Significant Natural Features Of Africa As Related To Human Endeavor; Case Studies Include The Nile, Climate Change, Natural Resources
Credits: (3)

EARTH 111   WATER: SCIENCE AND SOCIETY
Investigation of water behavior and occurence, its relevance to life, human activities, politics, and society.
Credits: (3)

EARTH 150   DINOSAUR EXTINCTIONS AND OTHER CONTROVERSIES
Dinosaur extinctions and other major and controversial events in the history of life.
Credits: (3)

EARTH 240   CORAL REEF SYSTEMS
The geography, geology, biology ecology and chemistry of coral reef ecosystems; threats to reef environments; and techniques for reef surveying and monitoring; with local geologic and distant modern field studies.
Credits: (4)

EARTH 402   EVOLUTION OF THE ATMOSPHERE AND OCEANS
A Quantitative Journey Through The History Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Composition And The Earth's Climate.
Credits: (3)

ECON 428   ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS
Environmental Pollution, The Market Economy, And Optimal Resource Allocation; Alternative Control Procedures; Levels Of Environmental Protection And Public Policy.
Credits: (3)

EDSGN 012S   SOLAR RACERS FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR
Students explore solar energy engineering by designing, building, testing, and racing a model car powered by a photoboltaic panel.
Credits: (1)

EDSGN 015S   TRANSFORMATIONS BY DESIGN: FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR
Examination of the social and environmental transformations that follow engineering design, and of the transformations of students by higher education.
Credits: (1)

EDUC 460   FIELD STUDY IN ECOLOGY
Study And Analysis Of The Ecology Of Various Regions Of The World. May Be Repeated For Credit.
Credits: (4)

EGEE 101   ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Energy Utilization And Technological Development, Energy Resources, Conversion And Consequences On The Local And Global Environment, And Future Energy Alternatives.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 102   ENERGY CONSERVATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Exposure To Energy Efficiency In Day To Day Life To Save Money And Energy, And Thereby Protect The Environment.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 120   OIL: INTERNATIONAL EVOLUTION
Survey of the commercial development of the world petroleum industry from various international, historical, business, and cultural perspectives. The objective of this course is to describe this evolution and the technological, commercial, and political innovations shaping its current face.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 210   TECHNOLOGICAL LEGACY OF PENNSYLVANIA COAL
Survey of coal technologies with a review of scientific principles and economic, social, and political impacts.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 211   SOCIAL LEGACY OF PENNSYLVANIA COAL
Survey of coal technologies with economic, social, and political impacts discussed with historical, cultural, and international perspectives.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 302   PRINCIPLES OF ENERGY ENGINEERING
Basic engineering calculations and mathematical methodologies on material and energy balances and reaction rates during chemical transformations in energy systems.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 304   HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER
Introduces the fundamentals of heat and mass transfer. Conduction, convection, radiation, and diffusion mass transfer will be emphasized.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 401   ENERGY IN A CHANGING WORLD
Energy is in transition, with increased international energy demand and increasing environmental pressures. Energy transitions, approaches, and outcomes are addressed.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 410   FUEL CELLS
The course covers an introduction to the fundamental principles of electrochemical engineering but focuses on design and applications of the main types of fuel cells. The laboratories on (1) electrochemical measurements and (2) polymer electrolyte fuel cell are scheduled in this course.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 411   ENERGY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING LAB
A comprehensive introduction to classic and modern laboratory skills and experimentation of relevance to energy science and engineering practice.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 412   GREEN ENGINEERING & ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE
Material and energy flows as they relate to industrial systems, environmental concerns, pollution prevention, and the development of clean technologies.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 420   HYDROGEN AND FUEL CELLS
Course will cover the fundamental principles of electrochemical engineering, hydrogen production and storage, and the design and application of the main types of fuel cells.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 430   INTRODUCTION TO COMBUSTION
Concepts related to laminar and turbulent premixed and nonpremixed combustion with applications to propulsion and stationary systems. Also listed as M E 430.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 433   PHYSICAL PROCESSES IN ENERGY ENGINEERING
Introduces fluid flow, heat transfer, phase equilibrium and mass transport phenomena in energy separation processes.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 436   MODERN THERMODYNAMICS FOR ENERGY SYSTEMS
Thermodynamics of external fields, theory of stability and fluctuations, irreversible and non-linear thermodynamics, and bifurcation theory and their applications in energy and environmental processes are discussed.
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EGEE 437   DESIGN OF SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS
A review of fundamental concepts in solar energy conversion including photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal conversion systems.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 438   WIND AND HYDROPOWER ENERGY CONSERVION
Principles of sustainability and renewable energy conversion with emphasis on wind and hydrokinetic energy resources.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 441   ELECTROCHEMICAL ENERGY CONVERSION
Course covers fundamental principles of electrochemistry, including electrochemical thermodynamics, kinetics, catalysis, and corrosion and focuses on applications such as fuel cells, batteries, and photovoltaics. Each application covers: principles of method, criteria determining performance, present state of development, and advantages/disadvantages. Laboratory demonstration of the performance (current-voltage) measurements of an electrochemical converter is scheduled in this course.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 451   ENERGY CONVERSION PROCESSES
Emphasizes processes for conversion of fossil fuels, nuclear and biomass to other fuel forms as transportation fuels and electricity.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 455   MATERIALS FOR ENERGY APPLICATIONS
Overview of key principles and technologies for materials relevant to energy applications, including membranes, catalysis, supercapacitors, adsorbents, and semi-conductors.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 464W   ENERGY DESIGN PROJECT
A team and capstone design project on an industrial energy-related problem. Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing in energy engineering or chemical engineering.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 470   AIR POLLUTANTS FROM COMBUSTION SOURCES
Generation of pollutants in combustion chambers; reduction by combustion control; pre- and post-combustion treatment of fuels and effluents.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 497B   GEO-RESOURCE EVALUATION, INVESTMENT DECISION METHODS, AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
Cost engineering methodology and engineering for Geo-resources including energy, mining, mineral processing, oil, and gas exploration and production. Industrial safety and health, and earth-system based environmental projects, and weather. The application of economic and financial analysis for the valuation, evaluation, and budgeting of investments in energy and mineral industries, using non-discounted and discounted cash flow rate of return (DCR_ROR) techniques. Project risk analysis including and introduction to probablistic evaluation methodology.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 500   ENGINEERING PHYSICS OF ENGERGY AND GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS
Momentum, heat and mass transport phenomena in fluids and solids, including phase equilibria.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 510   ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY OF ENERGY AND GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS
Chemical and electrochemical equilibria, surface and interfacial phenomena and chemical kinetics, in natural and engineered systems.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 520   MATHEMATICAL MODELING OF ENERGY AND GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS
Physical and reactive chemical modeling, model formulation and solution, validation and verification.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 597A   SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION
The course examines the principles of solar energy conversion to build a foundation for explaining the basic concepts and implementation of solar conversion processes. Effective: Fall 2009.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 597B   THEORY AND PRACTICE OF POLICY ANALYSIS FOR ENGINEERS
Introduction to the major quantitative models of individual and collective decision-making used in policy analysis, with an emphasis on science, technology, and energy policy. Effective Fall 2009.
Credits: (3)

EGEE 597D   HYDROGEN AND FUEL CELLS
The course introduces students to hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Hydrogen production, storage, and use are covered in the course. A number of labs related to hydrogen/fuel cell technologies are scheduled in the class.
Credits: (3)

EM SC 101   RESOURCE WARS
"Resource Wars" presents an analysis of natural resources and how competition for them shapes national and international cultures and geopolitics.
Credits: (3)

EM SC 121   MINERALS AND MODERN SOCIETY
Production and use of mineral resources in modern society with an emphasis on the interrelationships and their effect on the Earth system.
Credits: (3)

EM SC 150   OUT OF THE FIERY FURNACE
A history of materials, energy and man, with emphasis on their interrelationships.
Credits: (3)

EM SC 420   ENERGY AND MODERN SOCIETY
Technology And Economics Of Energy Resources, Production, And Consumption; Environmental Factors, Exhaustion, New Technology.
Credits: (3)

ENGL 202C   EFFECTIVE WRITING: TECHNICAL WRITING
Writing For Students In Scientific And Technical Disciplines. (A Student May Take Only One Course For Credit From Engl 202a, 202b, 202c, And 202d.)
Credits: (3)

ENGL 416   SCIENCE WRITING
Prepares Scientists And Writers To Gather, Interpret, And Present Scientific Information To The Layman With Clarity And Accuracy.
Credits: (3 Per Semester)

ENNEC 100   INTRODUCTION TO ENERGY AND EARTH SCIENCES ECONOMICS
Resource use decisions and their effect on local, national, and global development.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 401   CASE STUDIES OF INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY
The objective of this course is to introduce life cycle analysis and design for the environment.
Credits: (1 - 3)
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ENNEC 420   ECONOMICS OF NATURAL HAZARDS
Covers Economic Aspects Of Natural Hazards: Impacts, Loss Estimation, Mitigation, Recovery, Modeling, Policy Analysis, Risk, Insurance, Resiliency, And Sustainability.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 425   SIMULATION METHODS IN EARTH AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
This Course Will Provide Students With Computer Programming Skills/ Knowledge In Statistics, Stochastic Process, And Simulation Applicable To Earth/Managerial Sciences.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 472   QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS IN EARTH SCIENCES
Quantitative Analysis Of Decision Making In Atmospheric/Geophysical Sciences: Exploratory Data Analysis, Quantification Of Uncertainty, Parametric/Non- Parametric Testing, Forecasting, Time Series Analysis.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 473   RISK MANAGEMENT IN ENERGY INDUSTRIES
Analysis of strategies for mitigating business risk from market, atmospheric, geophysical uncertainties including the use of energy/mineral commodity futures/options, weather derivatives, and insurance.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 482   ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF MINERALS IN THE ENVIRONMENT
Economics Of Exploration And Mining Methods, Future Mineral Availability, Mineral And Environmental Law, Mineral Industries And The Environment, Current Issues.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 483   MATERIALS POLICY AND MARKETS
Integrated economic and institutional analysis of policy issues facing material markets, including recycling, pollution control, advanced materials, and industrial policy.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 484   ENERGY ECONOMICS
Economics Of Energy Demand, Production, Storage, And Pricing; Advanced Energy Policy Issues Including Regulation, Climate Change, New Energy Technology.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 492   ECONOMETRIC APPLICATIONS TO MINERAL MARKETS
Statistical tools as used by mineral economists, econometric models of mineral, material, and energy markets.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 500   MINERAL AND ENERGY ECONOMICS
This course introduces students to rigorous economic analysis of policy and planning issues in mineral resource economics.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 501   ECONOMICS OF MINERALS AND ENVIRONMENT
Advanced principles of welfare economics, cost-benefit analysis, and non- renewable resource exhaustion with applications to mining and energy use.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 520   THE ECONOMETRICS OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Applies econometric analysis to contemporary planning and policy issues facing energy and materials industries.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 530   MINERAL COMMODITY PRICES
Discussion of advanced models in natural resource economics.
Credits: (3)
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ENNEC 531   APPLIED GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM ANALYSIS OF MINERAL DEVELOPMENT
Analysis of the role of natural resource in international trade and economic development by use of applied general equilibrium models (CGE, SAM, I-O).
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 540   ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF ENERGY MARKETS
This course uses economic analysis to explain the history of world energy and its regulation since 1945.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 541   ECONOMICS OF ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Economic analysis of topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources and new technologies, and resources and sustainable development.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 550   ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS: THEORY AND POLICY
Theories and applied methods used in the economic analysis of resource and environmental issues.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 551   ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS: APPLICATION/METHODS
Introduction to methods for measuring environmental and natural resource values, including hedonic methods, travel cost, random utility models and contingent valuation.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 560   MINERAL AND ENERGY FINANCE I
Introduction to theory of finance and application of financial tools to commodity market analysis. Emphasis on mineral and energy markets.
Credits: (3)

ENNEC 561   THEORY AND METHODS IN MINERAL AND ENERGY FINANCE
Theory and contemporary methods in mineral and energy finance; particular emphasis on project evaluation, financing, and risk management in metals and energy markets.
Credits: (3)

ENT 202   THE INSECT CONNECTION
An Introduction To The Diversity Of Insects And The Ways In Which They Interact With Humans And Impact Our World.
Credits: (3)

ENT 313   INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY
Introduction To Basic Entomology, Covering Insect Diversity, Identification, Structure And Function, And Principles Of Management
Credits: (2)

ENT 319   FOREST INSECT MANAGEMENT
Management Of Insects Affecting Development Of Productivity Of The Forest Ecosystems.
Credits: (1)

ENT 402W   BIOLOGY OF ANIMAL PARASITES
An introduction to animal parasitology. Emphasizes principles, economic importance, host/parasite interactions, epizootiology, zoonoses, control, and taxonomy.
Credits: (3)

ENT 410   INSECT STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
Integrated physiology and anatomy of insects; emphasis on unique adaptations, genetic regulation of development, insects as model systems, environmental physiology
Credits: (3)

ENT 420   INTRODUCTION TO POPULATION DYNAMICS
Principles Of Population Regulation, Demographic Analysis, Modeling Of Dynamic Processes Are Discussed; Laboratories Involve The Exploration Of Population Growth Models.
Credits: (3)

ENT 425   FRESHWATER ENTOMOLOGY
Collection And Identification Of Insects And Other Arthropods In Freshwater Ecosystems; Field Study Of Habitats
Credits: (3)

ENT 457   PRINCIPLES OF INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
Integrated study of pest complexes and their management, emphasizing ecological principles drawing on examples from a range of agricultural, forestry and urban systems.
Credits: (3)

ENT 539   CHEMICAL ECOLOGY OF INSECTS
Interactions of insects with environmental chemicals, including natural and synthetic compounds; host finding and other behavior modifying cues.
Credits: (3)
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ENT 543   BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AND PATHOLOGY OF INSECTS
Arthropod population control by entomogenous insects and microorganisms.
Credits: (3)

ENT 593   TROPICAL FIELD STUDIES (ORGANIZATION FOR TROPICAL STUDIES
An intensive field course concentrating on field problems, experimental design, and data analysis in tropical habitats.
Credits: (8)

ERRE 201   INTRODUCTORY ENVIRONMENTAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS
Apply Principles Of Economics To Analyze Environmental Protection Policies And Natural Resource Use Decision. Examine Contemporary Policy Issues.
Credits: (3)

ERRE 404   METHODS IN NATURAL RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS
Students Will Learn Empirical Research Methodology In The Areas Of Environmental And Natural Resource Economics.
Credits: (3)

ERRE 429   NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS
Optimal Management Of Resources; Roles Of Markets And Other Institutions; Resources And Economic Development; Public Policy.
Credits: (3)

ERRE 431W   ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND RESOURCE POLICIES
Economic Analysis Of Environmental And Natural Resource Policies, Benefit-Cost Analysis, Non-Market Valuation Techniques; Resource Damage Assessment.
Credits: (3)

F SC 430   AIR POLLUTANTS FROM COMBUSTION SOURCES
Generation Of Pollutants In Combustion Chambers; Reduction By Combustion Control; Pre- And Postcombustion Treatment Of Fuels And Effluents.
Credits: (3)

F SC 504   PROBLEMS IN FUELS ENGINEERING
problem-based, active learning course on the application of the principles of fuels engineering to the efficient and environmentally acceptable use of coal, petroleum, and natural gas.
Credits: (5)

FD SC 423   POLLUTANT IMPACTS ON FOODS
Fate And Flow Of Pollutants; Case Studies Of Human Exposure To Specific Pollutants.
Credits: (1)

GEOEE 406   SAMPLING AND MONITORING OF THE GEO-ENVIRONMENT
Issues Of Sampling, Analysis, Monitoring And Control Techniques For Effective Environmental Management In The Extractive Industries.
Credits: (3)

GEOEE 408   CONTAMINANT HYDROLOGY
Groundwater Flow And Transport; Agents Of Contamination; Aquifer Character- Ization And Remediation; Case Studies.
Credits: (3)

GEOEE 412   GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY
A Laboratory Study Of The Principles Involved In The Characterization And Remediation Of Process Wastes. Those Students Who Are Scheduled For Mn Pr 413 May Not Take This Course.
Credits: (1)

GEOEE 427   POLLUTION CONTROL IN THE PROCESS INDUSTRIES
Development Of Multimedia Pollution Control Strategies For The Mineral, Metallurgical Processing, And Fossil Fuel Industries.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 010   PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY: AN INTRODUCTION
Survey And Synthesis Of Processes Creating Geographical Patterns Of Natural Resources, With Application Of Basic Environmental Processes In Resource Management.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 020   HUMAN GEOGRAPHY: AN INTRODUCTION
Spatial Perspective On Human Societies In A Modernizing World; Regional Examples; Use Of Space And Environmental Resources; Elements Of Geographic Planning.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 030   GEOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVES ON SUSTAINABILITY AND HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT SYSTEMS
Introduction to theory, methods, history and contemporary issues in global and regional relationships between human activity and the physical environment.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 110   CLIMATES OF THE WORLD
Introduction to climatology, including principal processes of the global climatic system and their variation over space and time
Credits: (3)

GEOG 111   BIOGEOGRAPHY AND GLOBAL ECOLOGY
Distribution of plants and animals on global, regional, and local scales; their causes and significance.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 130   ENVIRONMENT, POWER, AND JUSTICE
This course explores contemporary themes in human-environment relations through the lens of political ecology.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 160   MAPPING OUR CHANGING WORLD
Fundamental concepts of GIS, cartography, remote sensing, and GPS in the context of environmental and social problems.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 310W   INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL CLIMATIC SYSTEMS
Introduction to global atmospheric circulation, including tropical, midlatitude and polar subsystems; ocean, land, cryospheric and urban climatic systems and interactions.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 311   LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY
This course examines the ways in which spatial patterns and spatial processes operate in an ecological context.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 313   INTRODUCTION TO FIELD GEOGRAPHY
Introduction to the methods and techniques for collecting spatial and environmental data for physical geography and ecological studies.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 333   HUMAN DIMENSIONS OF NATURAL HAZARDS
An introduction to natural hazards, integrating physical and social science perspectives.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 407   AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
The history of the ways Americans have used and thought about the environment since 1500.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 411   FOREST GEOGRAPHY
This course studies processes that control spatial and temporal change in forests.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 412W   CLIMATIC CHANGE AND VARIABILITY
Theories and observations of past, present, and future climatic change and variability; introduction to techniques used in climatic change research.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 417   SATELLITE CLIMATOLOGY
A discussion of the application of satellite data to current and planned large-scale climate experiments.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 430   HUMAN USE OF ENVIRONMENT
The human use of resources and ecosystems and social causes and consequences of environmental degradation in different parts of the world; development of environmental policy and management strategies.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 431   GEOGRAPHY OF WATER RESOURCES
Perspectives on water as a resource and hazard for human society; water resource issues in environmental and regional planning.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 434   POLITICS OF THE ENVIRONMENT
This course explores politics related to the use, transformation, valuation, and representation of the environment.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 435H   GLOBAL CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY - BULGARIA
Sustainability in the context of climate change, global socioeconomic change and regional transformation in Bulgaria; embedded foreign fieldwork (honors).
Credits: (3)

GEOG 436   ECOLOGY, ECONOMY, AND SOCIETY
Analyses of major themes in ecology and economic development, poverty- alleviation, and sustainability.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 438W   HUMAN DIMENSIONS OF GLOBAL WARMING
Human dimensions of climate change: human causes, human consequences, and policy implications of global warming.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 444   AFRICAN RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT
Ecological and cultural factors in the geography of Africa; natural resources and development.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 487   ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS OF GIS
Real-world applications of GIS and spatial analysis to investigate a variety of current environmental issues.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 497C   GEOGRAPHIES OF JUSTICE: ENVIRONMENT, SOCIETY AND DEVELOPMENT
This course will examine the origins of social and environmental justice in the United States and their application globally.
Credits: (3)

GEOG 587   CONSERVATION GIS
Conservation GIS applies geospatial problem solving to ecological research and resource management issues to enhance conservation planning.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 010   GEOLOGY OF THE NATIONAL PARKS
Introduction to geology, geological change, and environmental hazards, as seen in the National Parks.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 020L   PLANET EARTH
Nontechnical presentation of earth processes, materials, and landscape. Practicum includes field trips, study of maps, rocks, and dynamic models, introduction to geologic experimentation. (this course includes from one to several field trips for which an additional charge will be made to cover transportation.) LECTURE
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 021   EARTH AND LIFE: ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION
Introduction to the origin and evolution of life on Earth from the perspective of geologic time and the fossil record.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 040   THE SEA AROUND US
Introduction to marine sciences and the world ocean, including physical, chemical, biological, and geological aspects of oceanography.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 202   CHEMICAL PROCESSES IN GEOLOGY
An In-Depth Examination Of The Application Of Chemical Principles To Geological Processes.
Credits: (4)

GEOSC 203   PHYSICAL PROCESSES IN GEOLOGY
An In-Depth Examination Of Various Physical Processes That Operate Within And At The Surface Of The Earth.
Credits: (4)

GEOSC 204   GEOBIOLOGY
An Introduction To How Biological Processes And Materials Are Used To Solve Geological Problems.
Credits: (4)

GEOSC 303   INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY
Origin Of Earth And Earth Materials; Natural Resources, Geologic Barriers And Hazards, And Relationships To Human Use Of The Environment. (This Course Includes From One To Several Field Trips For Which An Additional Charge Will Be Made To Cover Transportation.)
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 320   GEOLOGY OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Geologic Evidence For Climate Change And Mechanisms Of Change, Especially From The Ice Age Through The Near Future.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 340   GEOMORPHOLOGY
Physical And Chemical Processes Operating At The Earth's Surface And Their Resulting Landforms. This Course Has One Or More Required Field Trips For Which A Fee Is Charged To The Student.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 402Y   NATURAL DISASTERS
Case Studies Of The Causes And Consequences Of Natural Disasters; Analysis Of Disaster Impact In Different Economic, Cultural, And Social Conditions.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 412   WATER RESOURCES GEOCHEMISTRY
Aqueous Geochemistry Of Silica, Alumina, Carbonate Minerals, And Selected Metals; Organic Species In Water; Isotope Geochemistry Applied To Water.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 413W   TECHNIQUES IN ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMISTRY
This Course Teaches Techniques Needed For The Collection, Chemical Analysis, And Data Analysis Of Environmental Geochemical Measurements. This Course Has One Or More Required Field Trips For Which A Fee Is Charged To The Student.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 415   GEOCHEMISTRY
Element abundance and genesis, application of chemical principles to earth materials, element fractionation in geologic processes.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 416   STABLE AND RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES IN GEOSCIENCES: INTRODUCTION
Discussions On Theories For Natural Isotopic And Element Variations And Their Applications To The Solution Of Geologic And Cosmologic Problems.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 418   SOIL ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
Introduction To Chemical Constituents And Processes Occurring In Soils. Topics Include Mineral Weathering, Soil Solution Chemistry And Adsorption Of Solutes.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 419   THE ORGANIC GEOCHEMISTRY OF NATURAL WATERS AND SEDIMENTS
Composition, Sources, And Fates Of Particulate And Dissolved Organic Matter In Natural Environments; Biogeochemical Processes; Organic Geochemistry Of Anthropogenic Contaminants.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 420   PALEOBOTANY
Classification, morphology, phylogeny, and stratigraphic occurrence of fossil plants; practicum includes field trips and study of paleobotanical techniques and specimens.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 424   PALEONTOLOGY AND FOSSILS
Concepts and precedures using fossils to solve problems in systematics, evolution, biostratigraphy, correlation, sedimentation, paleoecology, and global change.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 428   MICROPALEONTOLOGY
Biology and ecology of microfaunas and microfloras (e.g., foraminifera, coccolithophores, radiolaria, diatoms, dinoflagellates) and applications in biostratigraphy and paleoenvironmental reconstruction.
Credits: (4)

GEOSC 440   MARINE GEOLOGY
Chemical And Physical Processes Affecting The Topography And Sediments Of The Sea Floor.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 445   COASTAL GEOLOGY
A Field Course Dealing With The Processes Operative In The Environmental Systems Of A Segment Of The Mid-Atlantic Coast.
Credits: (4)

GEOSC 451   NATURAL RESOURCES: ORIGINS, ECONOMICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
Geologic, economic and environmental issues related to exploitation of non-renewable natural resources (metals, minerals, rocks, and fossil fuels).
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 452   INTRODUCTION TO HYDROGEOLOGY
Hydrologic Cycle: Occurrence, Movement, Quality, And Quantity Of Groundwater; Quantitative Geologic And Hydrologic Methods; RolHydrologic Cycle: Occurrence, Movement, Quality, And Quantity Of Groundwater; Quantitative Geologic And Hydrologic Methods; Role Of Water In Geologic Processes. This Course Has One Or More Required Field Trips For Which A Fee Is Charged To The Student.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 475W   GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES
The Study Of Earth's Major Global Biogeochemical Cycles (Carbon, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, And Sulfur) In The Context Of The Climate System.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 483   ENVIRONMENTAL GEOPHYSICS
This Course Presents The Principles And Applications Of The Variety Of Techniques Geophysicists Use To Address Environmental Problems.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 502   EVOLUTION OF THE BIOSPHERE
The geologic history of the co-evolution of life and the surface environment is examined from a systems perspective.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 505   QUANTITATIVE PHYSICAL SEDIMENTOLOGY
Principles of fluid mechanics and mathematical modeling; their use in describing sediment transport, sedimentary structures, and sedimentary environments.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 513   SOIL PROCESSES: CHEMICAL AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL
Colloid chemistry of soils; (a)biotic aspects of mineral formation/dissolution and redox reactions in soils; biogeochemical processes affecting elemental cycles.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 518   STABLE ISOTOPE GEOCHEMISTRY
Theory of isotope fractionation mechanisms; its application to a wide range of problems in the earth and planetary sciences.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 519   MINERAL EQUILIBRIA
A thermodynamic treatment of minerals and their reactions under geochemically important conditions of temperature and pressure.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 522   GEOCHEMISTRY OF AQUEOUS SYSTEMS
Ionic and molecular equilibria related to stabilities and solubilities of minerals, with applications to ground water, sea water, and hydrothermal fluids. Ionic and molecular equilibria related to stabilities and solubilities of minerals, with applications to ground water, sea water, and hydrothermal fluids.
Credits: ((2-3))

GEOSC 523   SEDIMENTARY GEOCHEMISTRY
Kinetics and thermodynamics of low-temperature processes in sediments. Applications to weathering processes, natural waters, deposition of sediments, and diagenesis.
Credits: (2)

GEOSC 529   PALEONTOLOGY
Morphology and distribution of significant fossil groups; sampling, preparation, and applications to biostatigraphy, evolution, paleoecology, sedimentation, and petrography.
Credits: ((1-6))

GEOSC 542   QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN HYDROGEOLOGY QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN HYDROGEOLOGY
Investigation of groundwater systems and resources, emphasizing both the practical use and limitations of modeling techniques.
Credits: ((1-4))

GEOSC 543   ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY
A multidisciplinary study of the impact of man-induced stress on the environment.
Credits: ((1-3))

GEOSC 548   SURFACE PROCESSES
Principles, application, and interpretation of Quaternary geochronology, surface process studies, and landscape evolution.
Credits: (3)

GEOSC 588   OCEANS AND CLIMATE SEMINAR
A focussed discussion on some aspect of the ocean's role in the climate system. Theme to vary from semester to semester.
Credits: (2)

GEOSC 589   SEMINAR IN AQUEOUS GEOCHEMISTRY
A seminar aimed at reading current articles in aqueous geochemistry and biogeochemistry.
Credits: (1)

H P A 440   PRINCIPLES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY
Theory of epidemiology and significant case studies. Potential application to health care.
Credits: (3)

HIST 428   THE DARWINIAN REVOLUTION
The Origins And Implications Of Evolutionary Theory. Prerequisite: An Introductory Science Course And A History Course
Credits: (3)

HIST 453   AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
The History Of The Ways Americans Have Used And Thought About The Environment Since 1500.
Credits: (3)

IHS 400   SAFETY ENGINEERING
An examination of the engineering aspects of the safety discipline and it's management in the work environment.
Credits: (3)

IHS 445   INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AND TOXICOLOGY
Recognition, Evaluation, And Control Of Physical, Chemical, And Biological Hazards To Promote Safety And Health Using Regulatory Requirements And Professional Judgement.
Credits: (3)

IHS 447   INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE MEASUREMENTS
Introduction to industrial hygiene measurement techniques for evaluating occupational exposure to chemical, physical, and biological hazards.
Credits: (3)

IHS 450   ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
Overview Of Environmental Laws And Regulations, Worker Right-To-Know Laws, And Technical Issues Of Environmental Health And Safety.
Credits: (3)

IHS 470   ANALYTICAL METHODS FOR SYSTEM SAFETY
Quantitative and qualitative methods of system safety of analysis are covered; issues in risk assessment, acceptance, analysis, and communication, as well as accident cost analysis and cost-benefit analysis are included.
Credits: (3)

LARCH 003   THE NATURAL AND HISTORIC LANDSCAPE
Man's Changing Attitudes Toward Urban And Rural Outdoor Spaces And Their Aesthetic And Cultural Value.
Credits: (3)

LARCH 129   LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY FOR PLANNING AND DESIGN
Application of ecological principles to design and management of environment, with particular emphasis on conservation and restoration of natural resources. For Landscape Architecture majors only.
Credits: (3)

LARCH 341   PLANTS, PEOPLE AND PLACE: PLANTS IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN
The ecological, historic, and aesthetic values of native and ornamental herbaceous and woody plants and their use in landscape design. For landscape architecture majors only.
Credits: (3)

M E 104S   ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS ENGINEERING: FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR
A First-Year Seminar Focusing On Environmental Issues As They Pertain To The Engineering Profession.
Credits: (1)

M E 402   POWER PLANTS
A study of fossil-fuel steam generation and utility plants, including cogeneration, gas turbine, and combined cycles.
Credits: (3)

M E 403   POLYMER ELECTROLYTE FUEL CELL ENGINES
Introduction to Fundamentals of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells (PEFCs). Includes fundamentals of electrochemistry, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer materials, and manufacturing issues of PEFCs. A brief survey of other fuel cell types is also included.
Credits: (3)

M E 404   GAS TURBINES
Thermodynamic cycles relating to gas turbines; analysis and performance of compressors, combustion chambers, single- and multi-stage turbines; recent developments.
Credits: (3)

M E 405   INDOOR AIR QUALITY ENGINEERING
Prediction of the motion of contaminants (both gaseous particulate) in gas streams; analysis of ventilation systems and air pollution control systems; comparison of experimental sampling techniques
Credits: (3)

M E 408   ENERGY SYSTEMS
Theory, analysis, design, selection, and application of energy conversion systems.
Credits: (3)

M E 433   FUNDAMENTALS OF AIR POLLUTION
Natural And Man-Made Sources Of Pollution; Atmospheric Dispersion; Biological And Health Effects; Control Systems; Legislation And Regulations.
Credits: (3)

M E 505   DESIGN OF AIR POLLUTION CONTROL SYSTEMS
Advanced principles of design drawn from professional literature, including mechanical collectors, electrostatic precipitators, filters, scrubbers, and industrial ventilation systems.
Credits: (3)
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MARSC   MARINE MICROPALEONTOLOGY
Modern representatives of microorganisms important in the fossil record; emphasis on taxonomy, morphology, evolution, and ecologic affinities of foraminifers (Sarcodina).
Credits: (3)

MARSC   MARINE ECOLOGY
Ecologic relationships of plants and animals to physical, chemical, and biological factors and their zonation communities. Prerequisite: one year of biology.
Credits: (3)

MARSC   FIELD BIOLOGY
Introduction to principles of ecology and natural history of plants and animals in terrestrial, freshwater, and marine environments.
Credits: (3)

MARSC   MARINE BIOLOGY
Morphologic and ecologic study of marine biota, with emphasis on environmental factors affecting biota in littoral and shallow sublittoral habitats.
Credits: (3)

MARSC   MARINE BOTANY
Study of marine and marine fringe plants of the Middle Atlantic Coast; their taxonomy, ecology, distribution, life histories, and physiology.
Credits: (3)

MARSC   CHEMICAL OCEANOGRAPHY
Study of salinity, pH, trace elements, geochemical cycles, silica and carbonate chemistry, stable isotopes, and marine authigenesis and diagenesis.
Credits: (3)

MATSE 101   ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Energy Utilization And Technological Development, Energy Resources, Conversion And Consequences On The Local And Global Environment, And Future Energy Alternatives.
Credits: (3)

METEO 002   OUR CHANGING ATMOSPHERE: PERSONAL AND SOCIETAL CONSEQUENCES
A survey of meteorology emphasizing how the nature of our lives, individually/societally, depends upon atmospheric structure, quality, and processes.
Credits: (3)

METEO 122   ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT: GROWING IN THE WIND
Students will learn about the effect of weather on plants, animals, and humans.
Credits: (3)

METEO 300   FUNDAMENTALS OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE
An introduction to the fundamentals of atmospheric dynamics, physics, and chemistry.
Credits: (4)

METEO 417   HYDROMETEOROLOGY
Theory And Application Of Precipitation Meteorology, Hydrology, And Regional Forecast Planning; Control Of The Hydrometeorological System And Its Societal Effects.
Credits: (3)

METEO 419   AIR QUALITIY FORECASTING
Issues relating to the prediction and dispersion of air pollutants as discussed.
Credits: (3)

METEO 436   RADIATION AND CLIMATE
Elements of earth-sun geometry, radiative transfer, photochemistry, remote sensing of the atmosphere, physical climatology, climate forcing.
Credits: (3)

METEO 437   ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND CLOUD PHYSICS
Properties of aerosols and clouds, cloud nucleation and precipitation processes, atmospheric electricity, cloud and precipitation chemistry, biogeochemical cycles.
Credits: (3)

METEO 445   LABORATORY IN ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS I
Measurement practices, data analysis and management, radiometry lidars and radars, trace gas measurements.
Credits: (1)

METEO 446   LABORATORY IN ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS II
Experimental practices in cloud and aerosol physics, atmospheric electricity, atmospheric chemistry, radar meteorology.
Credits: (1)

METEO 448   STORMWATER HYDROLOGY
Relationship Between Surface Runoff, Rainfall And Water Chemistry During Rainfall Events For The Purpose Of Assessing Urbanization, Non-Point Source Contamination.
Credits: (3)

METEO 454   INTRODUCTION TO MICROMETEOROLOGY
Physical Processes And Their Measurement In The Lowest Layers Of The Atmosphere; Application To Hydrology, Plant Systems, And Air Pollution.
Credits: (3)

METEO 455   ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION
The Basic Principles Of Atmospheric Flow, Introduction To The Modeling Of Turbulent Diffusion, And The Use Of EPA Dispersion Models
Credits: (3)

METEO 456   ENVIRONMENTAL METEOROLOGY
Atmospheric Processes And Phenomena Relevant To The Environmental Sciences And Engineering, Including Boundary Layer Meteorology And Air Pollution Dispersion.
Credits: (3)

METEO 470   CLIMATE DYNAMICS
The Fundamental Principles That Govern Earth's Climate And Their Relevance To Past And Future Climate Change
Credits: (3)

METEO 472W   TOPICS IN CLIMATOLOGY
Selected Topics Of Current Interest In Physical And Dynamic Climatology And Climatic Change.
Credits: (3)

METEO 475W   GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES
The Study Of Earth's Major Global Biogeochemical Cycles (Carbon, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, And Sulfur) In The Context Of The Climate System.
Credits: (3)

METEO 497   DATA ANALYSIS IN THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES
In this course, we will develop and apply various tools of data analysis and statistics to addressing these, and other fundamental questions in the atmospheric and related sciences. We will emphasize the application of the tools to actual data.
Credits: (3)

METEO 523   CLIMATE MODELING
Class topics include: the Earth’s climate system; model structure and differencing; model parameterizations; and exploration and validation of current coupled climate models.
Credits: (3)

METEO 532   CHEMISTRY OF THE ATMOSPHERE
Review of chemical principles in gaseous and multiphase environments; characteristics of key atmospheric components and chemical systems in the lower and middle atmosphere.
Credits: (3)

METEO 535   RADIATIVE TRANSFER
Fundamentals of electromagnetic radiation and its interaction with matter; radiation and climate, atmospheric remote sensing, and observable atmospheric optical phenomena.
Credits: (3)

METEO 555   ATMOSPHERIC DIFFUSION
The theory of molecular and turbulent diffusion; experiments, theory, and practical implications of air pollution problems.
Credits: (3)

METEO 563   BIOCLIMATOLOGY
Climatic phenomena in their relation to life.
Credits: (3)

METEO 575   CLIMATE DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Review of evolving climate dynamics and earth system science, including ongoing departmental research.
Credits: ((1–3))

METEO 581   TOPICS IN ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY
Discussion of recent research papers in, and concepts pertinent to, acidic deposition, photochemical air pollution, and global chemical budgets.
Credits: ((1–3))

METEO 587   TOPICS IN ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS
Seminar discussion of physical processes in the atmosphere including cloud life cycles, radiative transfer, remote sensing, and hydrologic cylce.
Credits: ((1-3))

METEO 588   OCEANS AND CLIMATE SEMINAR
A focussed discussion on some aspect of the ocean's role in the climate system. Theme to vary from semester to semester.
Credits: (2)

MICRB 201   INTRODUCTORY MICROBIOLOGY
Elementary principles of microbial and viral structure, reproduction, genetics and physiology; relationship to food, water, soil, industrial and disease processes.
Credits: (3)

MICRB 202   INTRODUCTORY MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY
Qualitative And Quantitative Techniques With Regard To Recognition Of Bacteria And Their Processes On A Microscopic, Colonial, And Physiological Basis.
Credits: (2)

MICRB 400   INTRODUCTORY ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY
Elementary Ecological Relationships Of Microorganisms In The Biosphere; Role Of Bacteria In Water Pollution And Purification. This Course Should Not Be Scheduled By Students Who Have Taken Micrb. 201 Or 202.
Credits: (2)

MICRB 413   MICROBIAL DIVERSITY
Survey Of Microorganisms Having Special Adaptive Mechanisms For Life In Common And Unique Environments; Topics Include Ecology, Evolution, And Bioremediation.
Credits: (2)

MIN E 415   MANAGEMENT IN THE MINERAL INDUSTRIES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL, LEGAL, AND HEALTH AND SAFETY PROBLEMS
Mineral industries management and labor structure analyzed, with emphasis on environmental, health and safety, and legal aspects.
Credits: (3)


Department: Other
MNG 400   MINING AND OUR ENVIRONMENT
For Nonmining Students. Nontechnical Treatment Of Mining Methods, Practices, And Role In Today's Civilization; Socioeconomic And Environmental Problems.
Credits: (3)

MNG 442   SURFACE MINE SEDIMENTATION CONTROL
Design Principals And Practices For Rainfall Runoff Control, Erosion Control Systems, And Sedimentation Pond Sizing And Construction.
Credits: (2)

MNG 444   GROUNDWATER ASPECTS IN MINING
Physical And Chemical Hydrology Specific To Mining And The Environment; Mine Drainage Formation, Abatement, And Remediation
Credits: (2)

MNG 445   ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS IN THE MINING INDUSTRY
Environmental Aspects Of Mining Including Water And Soil Contamination; Remediation Techniques; Revegetation And Land Use Planning And Legislation.
Credits: (3)

NUC E 310W   ISSUES IN NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Societal And Technical Issues Facing Nuclear Engineers, Including Safety, Operations, Waste, Regulation, Public Acceptance, Economics, Ethics, And Radiation.
Credits: (2)

NUC E 420   RADIOLOGICAL SAFETY
Ionizing radiation, biological effects, radiation measurement, dose computational techniques, local and federal regulations, exposure control.
Credits: (3)

NUC E 428   RADIOACTIVE WASTE CONTROL
Nature, sources, and control of radioactive wastes; theory and practice of disposal processes.
Credits: (3)

PHIL 013   PHILOSOPHY, NATURE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Studies Competing Historical And Contemporary Conceptions Of Nature, Their Philosophical Foundations, And Their Implications For Environmental Problems And Public Policy.
Credits: (3)

PHIL 118   INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL PHILOSOPHY
Considers the moral status of the environment and applies ethical theory to issues such as preservation, hunger, pollution, and sustainability.
Credits: (3)

PHIL 131   INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURAL ETHICS
Includes the study of animal rights, international development, environmental sustainability, biotechnology, social policy and justice, and agrarian community.
Credits: (3)

PHIL 132   INTRODUCTION TO BIOETHICS
Studies questions of ethics in relation to biotechnology research and implementation, genetic engineering, medicine, animal and human rights.
Credits: (3)

PHIL 403   ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
Examines Ethical Theories, Justice, Rights, Community, And Human Values Revolving Around Such Issues As Preservation, Conservation, Pollution, Sustainability, And Population.
Credits: (3)

PHIL 418   ETHICS
Examines ethical theories, justice, rights, community, and human values revolving around such issues as preservation, conservation, pollution, sustainability, and population.
Credits: (3)

PHIL 431   PHILOSOPHY AND AGRICULTURE
Studies philosophical and ethical questions regarding agriculture, politics, and policy, including food safety, environment, international development, community, and sustainability.
Credits: (3)

PHIL 433   ETHICS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
Ethical issues arising in the practice of science and engineering and their philosophical analysis.
Credits: (3)

PL SC 134   SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE SCIENCE AND POLICY
The science, economics, and politics of managing food production systems; current practices and options for the future.
Credits: (3)

PL SC 135   THE POLITICS OF THE ECOLOGICAL CRISIS
The political implications of the increasing scarcity of many of the world's resources.
Credits: (3)

PL SC 412   INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY
The Transnational Politics Of Trade, Investment, Aid, Raw Materials, And The Environment; Nation-States, Multinational Corporations, And The U.N.
Credits: (3)

PPATH 318   DISEASES OF FOREST AND SHADE TREES
Introduction To Diagnosis And Control Of Forest And Shade Tree Diseases.
Credits: (2)

PPATH 405   MICROBE-PLANT INTERACTIONS: PLANT DISEASE AND BIOLOGICAL CONTROL
Survey Of Microbe-Plant Interactions Causing Plant Disease, Mechanisms Of Pathogenesis, Disease Control, And Microbial And Molecular Biological Control Strategies.
Credits: (3)

PPATH 417   PHYTOBACTERIOLOGY
Lecture and lab coverage of how bacteria cause plant diseases.
Credits: (3)

PPATH 424   SEEDS OF CHANGE: THE USES OF PLANTS
Interdisciplinary approach to the biology, chemistry, history, and culture of interactions between plants and people.
Credits: (3)

PPATH 430   AIR POLLUTION IMPACTS TO TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS
An overview of direct and indirect effects of air pollution on terrestrial plants and ecosystems.
Credits: (3)

PPATH 457   PRINCIPLES OF INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
Integrated study of pest complexes and their management, emphasizing ecological principles drawing on examples from a range of agricultural, forestry and urban systems.
Credits: (3)

PPATH 533   MOLECULAR GENETICS OF PLANT-PATHOGEN INTERACTIONS
In depth discussion/review of the primary literature on the mechanisms of plant-pathogen interactions at the molecular and cellular levels.
Credits: (3)

PPATH 540   PLANT DISEASE CONTROL
Principles of plant disease control, including theoretical considerations involved in control by chemical and nonchemical means
Credits: (3)

PPATH 542   EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PLANT DISEASES
Disease development in populations of plants, with emphasis on the impact of environment and control practices on rate of development
Credits: (3)

PPATH 543   PATHOGEN VARIATION AND HOST RESISTANCE
Mechanisms and implications of genetic variation in plant pathogens related to breeding for disease resistance in plants by genetic means
Credits: (3)

R EST 425   ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, PROPERTY, AND COMMERCE
Examines The Impacts Of Major Federal Environmental Laws On Business Relations And Property Interests
Credits: (3)

R SOC 134   SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE SCIENCE AND POLICY
The science, socio-economics, and politics of managing food and fiber production systems. Sustainability implications of current practices and future options.
Credits: (3)

R SOC 327   NATURAL RESOURCES, SCIENCE, ETHICS, AND SOCIETY
The purpose of this course is to enable students to become competent critical thinkers about the state of natural resources through greater understanding of scientific, discourse formation, and the ethical dimensions of natural resources issues.
Credits: (3)

R SOC 555   HUMAN DIMENSIONS OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Identification of the interrelationships and influence of human behavior and natural resources.
Credits: (3)

RPTM 320   RECREATION RESOURCE PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
Relationship Between Leisure Behavior And Natural Environment. Exploration Of Natural Resources Which Enhance Leisure.
Credits: (3)

RPTM 325   PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL INTERPRETATION
Introduction, History, Practice, And Principles Of Contemporary Interpretive Activities Common To Natural And Cultural History Program Sites.
Credits: (3)

RPTM 430   ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION METHODS AND MATERIALS
Methods and materials for developing, implementing, and evaluating environmental education programs within formal and non-formal educational settings.
Credits: (3)

S T S 047   WILDERNESS, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY
Impact of developments in science, literature, and art on changing attitudes toward nature; consequences for conservation, preservation, environmental ethics.
Credits: (3)

S T S 135   THE POLITICS OF THE ECOLOGICAL CRISIS
The political implications of the increasing scarcity of many of the world's resources.
Credits: (3)

S T S 150   OUT OF THE FIERY FURNACE
A history of materials, energy, and humans, with emphasis on their interrelationships. For nontechnical students.
Credits: (3)

S T S 201   CLIMATE CHANGE, ENERGY, AND BIODIVERSITY
Studies Of Global Warming, Energy Options, And Biodiversity; Their Interrelations As Sciences And As Societal Issues
Credits: (3)

S T S 327   NATURAL RESOURCES, SCIENCE, ETHICS, AND SOCIETY
The purpose of this course is to enable students to become competent critical thinkers about the state of natural resources through greater understanding of scientific, discourse formation, and the ethical dimensions of natural resources issues. (R SOC 327)
Credits: (3)

S T S 420   ENERGY AND MODERN SOCIETY
Technology and economics of energy resources, production, and consumption; environmental factors, exhaustion, new technology. (EM SC 420, SOC 420)
Credits: (3)

S T S 428   THE DARWINIAN REVOLUTION
The origins and implications of evolutionary theory. (HIST 428)
Credits: (3)

S T S 471   RADIATION, REACTORS, AND SOCIETY
Societal problems and benefits associated with nuclear power, including energy needs, radiation effects, safety, and thermal effects.
Credits: (3)

SOC 047   WILDERNESS, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY
Impact of developments in science, literature, and art on changing attitudes toward nature; consequences for conservation, preservation, environmental ethics.(STS 047)
Credits: (3)

SOC 420   ENERGY AND MODERN SOCIETY
Technology and economics of energy resources, production, and consumption; environmental factors, exhaustion, new technology.(EM SC 420, STS 420)
Credits: (3)

SOC 427W   SOCIETY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Society and Natural Resources (3) Analysis of the relationships between societal development and enhancement and natural resources. (Also: CED 427/S T S 427)
Credits: (3)

SOC 447   ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY, AND SOCIETY
Sociological perspectives on causes and consequences of natural resource scarcity and pollution, with emphasis on environmental policies in industrial societies.
Credits: (3)

SOC 448   ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY
Examination of the relationship between the physical environment and society.
Credits: (3)

SOC 449   ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENTS
Comparative exploration of environmental movements within the context of classical and new social movement theory.
Credits: (3)

SOC 450   JUSTICE AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Considers notions of justice in relation to environmental philosophy, environmental movements, and general environmental concerns.
Credits: (3)

SOC 547   ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY
The development of environmental sociology; research issues in the study of social organization, natural resources, and social change.
Credits: (3)

SOC 554   SMALL COMMUNITY POPULATION GROWTH, HUMAN ECOLOGY, AND SOCIAL CHANGE
Small-town population growth and ecology; images and realities of small-town life.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 071   ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
An introduction to environmental science, exploring sustainable human- environment interactions with examples from environmental soil science.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 101   INTRODUCTION TO SOIL SCIENCE
A study of soil properties and processes and relationships to land use, plant growth, environmental quality, and society.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 401   SOIL COMPOSITION AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Advanced Study Of Mineralogical And Physical Properties Of Soils Which Affect Soil-Plant-Water Relationships.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 402   CHEMISTRY OF SOILS AND FERTILIZERS
Chemical and biological behavior of soil nutrients; management for plant availability and fate in the environment. Laboratory emphasizes soil testing and soil-plant relationships.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 405   HYDROPEDOLOGY
Soil and water interactions across scales, integrated studies of landscape- soil-water relationships, fundamental processes of water flow and chemical transport.(Also, GEOSC 405)
Credits: (3)

SOILS 412W   SOIL ECOLOGY
Introduction to soil organisms; includes interactions between organisms, their processes, and metabolism with a major focus on microorganisms.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 415   SOIL MORPHOLOGY, MAPPING, AND LAND USE
Soil Profile, Soil Mapping, Application Of Principles Of Soil Morphology And Mapping To Land Use; Remote Sensing.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 418   NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS
Comprehensive review of nutrient flow in animal agricultural systems, environmental regulations, and environmental stewardship practices.(Also, AGECO 418, AN SC 418)
Credits: (3)

SOILS 419   SOIL ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
Introduction To Chemical Constituents And Processes Occurring In Soils. Topics Include Mineral Weathering, Soil Solution Chemistry And Adsorption Of Solutes.(Also, GEOSC 418)
Credits: (3)

SOILS 420   REMEDIATION OF CONTAMINATED SOILS
Basic Principles And Technical Aspects Of Remediation Of Contaminated Soils.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 422   NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION AND COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY
Conservation, land-use, and community (soil, water, air, plants, animals, and humans) impacting quality of life and sense of place.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 450   ENVIRONMENTAL GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Use Of Geographic Information Systems (Gis) And Digital Spatial Databases To Characterize Landscapes For Environmental Assessment And Management.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 502   SOILS PROPERTIES AND FUNCTIONS
Introduction to soil science for graduate students including fundamentals of and applications to plant production and environmental sustainability.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 506   SOIL PROCESSES: CHEMICAL AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL
Colloid chemistry of soils; (a)biotic aspects of mineral formation/dissolution and redox reactions in soils; biogeochemical processes affecting elemental cycles.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 507   SOIL PHYSICS
Soil physical properties emphasizing water, heat, gas, and ion movement in unsaturated soils. Laboratory included with 4 credits.
Credits: (( 3 - 4))

SOILS 510   GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM APPLICATIONS
Soil data bases, image processing, and geographic information systems will be used to model and understand land and water resources.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 512   ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL MICROBIOLOGY
Biology and ecology of microorganisms in terrestrial environments; microbiological and molecular analysis methods; microbial processes in carbon and nitrogen cycling.
Credits: (3)

SOILS 571   ECOSYSTEM NUTRIENT CYCLES
Ecological theory and applications related to water, carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, and cation cycling in managed and unmanaged terrestrial ecosystems.
Credits: (3)

STAT 240   INTRODUCTION TO BIOMETRY
Statistical analysis, sampling, and experimentation in the agricultural sciences; data collection, descriptive statistics, statistical inference, regression, one factor AOV, probability. Students may take only one course from STAT 200, 220, 240, 250 for credit.
Credits: (3)

STAT 250   INTRODUCTION TO BIOSTATISTICS
Statistical analysis and interpretation of data in the biological sciences; probability; distributions; statistical inference for one- and two-sample problems.
Credits: (3)

STAT 319   APPLIED STATISTICS IN SCIENCE
Statistical inference: principles and methods, estimation and testing hypotheses, regression and correlation analysis, analysis of variance, computer analysis. Students who have passed STAT (MATH) 415 may not schedule this course for credit.
Credits: (3)

STAT 524   ECOMETRICS
Stochastic models and statistical methods in ecological problems; population dynamics, spatial patterns in populations of one, two, or more species.
Credits: (3)

STAT 527   QUANTITATIVE ECOLOGY
Introduction to quantitative population and community ecology, with emphasis on problems, concepts, and methods using mathematical, statistical, and computational analysis.
Credits: (3)

STAT 528   STATISTICAL ECOLOGY SPECTRUM
Overview of research and instruction of particular interest to quantitative ecology faculty in the Ecology program.
Credits: (3)

V SC 418   BACTERIAL PATHOGENESIS
Study of molecular interactions between bacterial pathogens and their hosts.
Credits: (2)

V SC 430   PRINCIPLES OF TOXICOLOGY
Course is designed to introduce students to the broad discipline of toxicology. Basic principles of toxicology and their applications to the understanding of xenobiotic-induced target organ toxicology will be presented. Lecture topics include: basic principles relating to toxicant exposure routes; dose-response relationships in toxicity; absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of toxicants; and chemical carcinogenesis & mutagenesis.
Credits: (3)

V SC 432   ADVANCED IMMUNOLOGY: SIGNALING IN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
The study of signaling pathways that regulate the immune response.
Credits: (3)

V SC 433   MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR TOXICOLOGY
In-depth coverage of processes by which drugs/chemicals interact with biological systems and the experimental approaches used to study these interactions.
Credits: (3)

V SC 444   EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
An introduction to epidemiology of infectious diseases with emphasis on unders tanding epidemiologic concepts for identifying, preventing and controlling inf ectious diseases.
Credits: (3)

V SC 445   MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
A discussion and practicum of the molecular laboratory techniques used to stud y molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases.
Credits: (3)

V SC 448W   CURRENT TOPICS IN IMMUNOLOGY
Study of current approaches and questions driving research in immunology and infectious diseases.
Credits: (3)

V SC 511   MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY
The study of molecular and biochemical events that influence immune responses and define current questions in immunology.
Credits: (2)

V SC 520   PATHOBIOLOGY
The course deals with the mechanism of disease. Topics are: homeostasis, vascular injury, inflammation, neoplasia, genetic disorders, and biochemical toxicology.
Credits: (3)

V SC 530   REGULATION OF GENE EXPRESSION BY XENOBIOTICS
Course will examine the mechanisms by which foreign chemicals alter gene expression and the techniques used to examine this effect. Of particular interest are chemicals that mimic endogenous regulators of gene expression and result in toxicity.
Credits: (2)

V SC 532   DEVELOPMENTAL AND REPRODUCTIVE TOXICOLOGY
Course is designed to provide a mechanistic understanding of how environmental chemicals, nutrients and drugs affect reproduction and development of embryos and fetuses, including effects that result from maternal and paternal toxicity.
Credits: (2)


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