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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)


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