Environmental and Sustainabili (ESST)

Courses

ESST 2300. INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL & SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES. 3 Hours.

Introduces major topics, questions, issues and methods within interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary environmental studies. Includes a study of some of the most significant texts, studies, practices, and creative works from at least four different fields as they pertain to questions of environment, ecology, and sustainability. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Minor.

ESST 3300. INDEPENDENT STUDY. 3 Hours.

Consent of instructor and Director of Environmental and Sustainability Studies Minor required. Independent study required. Independent study on a specific topic related to sustainability and environmental studies. The student and the instructor will design the readings, research, and requirements. The supervising instructor may be from any department. The Director of Environmental and Sustainability Studies must approve of the topic and requirements. This course is open only to students minoring in Environmental and Sustainability Studies. Prerequisite: ESST 2300 and acceptance in the Environmental and Sustainability Minor.

ESST 3350. INDEPENDENT PROJECT. 3 Hours.

Consent of instructor and Director of Environmental and Sustainability Studies Minor required. Independent Study Required. Independent research project or design project related to sustainability and environmental studies. The project may be scientific or artistic, involving experiments, engineering, planning or design. Format will be designed by instructor and student. The supervising instructor may be from any department. The Director of Environmental and Sustainability Studies must approve of the project and requirements. This course is open only to students minoring in Environmental and Sustainability Studies. Prerequisite: ESST 2300 and acceptance in the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Minor.

ESST 4300. INTERNSHIP IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES. 3 Hours.

Practicum Required. Consent of the Director of Environmental and Sustainability Studies required. Provides the student with the opportunity to apply academic skills learned in environmental and sustainability studies to campus operations, or business, community, or nonprofit organizations. Students will work a certain number of hours and submit a written account of their experience and accomplishments to the Director of Environmental and Sustainability Studies. This course is open only to students minoring in Environmental and Sustainability Studies. Prerequisite: ESST 2300 and acceptance in the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Minor.