Thinking Green? Summer and Fall Classes Offer Environmental Focus

Posted: April 14, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Next week is Earth Week and people are starting to think green. If you’re interested in carrying over those thoughts into summer and fall, Mason is offering a number of courses related to climate change, the environment and sustainability.

Following are some examples. See the summer or fall Schedule of Classes for more classes and information.

Courses Offered in Summer 2008

BIOLOGY

BIOL 301 Biology and Society

BIOL 307 Ecology

EDUCATION LEADERSHIP

EDLE 690 Using Research to Lead School Improvement

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLICY

EVPP 110 The Ecosphere: An Introduction to Environmental Science I

EVPP 111 The Ecosphere: An Introduction to Environmental Science II

EVPP 201 Environment and You: Issues for the Twenty-First Century

EVPP 741 Advanced Topics in Environmental Science and Public Policy

SOCIOLOGY

SOCI 120 Globalization and Society

Courses Offered in Fall 2008

ART AND VISUAL TECHNOLOGY

AVT 399 Special Topics in Art and Visual Technology – Sustainability and Art

BIOLOGY

BIOL 301 Biology and Society

BIOL 307 Ecology

BIOL 377 Applied Ecology

CHEMISTRY

CHEM 554 Geochemistry of Environmental Hazards

CIVIL AND INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING

CEIE 455 Introduction to Environmental Engineering

CEIE 499 Special Topics in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering

(Note – the graduate program in CEIE offers various courses in Fall 08. Please see the fall course schedule.)

CLIMATE DYNAMICS

CLIM 101 Weather, Climate and Global Society

COMMUNICATION

COMM 590 Communication & Social Marketing

ECONOMICS

ECON 335 Environmental Economics

EDUCATION, CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

EDCI 573 Teaching Science in the Secondary Schools

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLICY

EVPP 110 The Ecosphere: An Introduction to Environmental Science I

EVPP 111 The Ecosphere: An Introduction to Environmental Science II

EVPP 337 Environmental Policy Making in Developing Countries

EVPP 421 Marine Conservation

EVPP 451 Fungi and Ecosystems

EVPP 490 Special Topics in Environmental Science and Policy

(Note – the graduate program in ESP offers 31 different courses in fall 2008. Please see the fall course schedule.)

GEOGRAPHY

GEOG 303 Conservation of Resources and Environment

GEOG 503 Problems in Environmental Management

GEOG 525 Economics of Human/Environment Interactions

NEW CENTURY COLLEGE

NCLC 375 Introduction to Sustainability Studies

NCLC 401 Conservation Biology

PARKS, RECREATION AND LEISURE STUDIES

PRLS 501 Introduction to Natural Resources Law

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

PUAD 642 Environmental Policy

SOCIOLOGY

SOCI 120 Globalization and Society

SOCI 382 Education in Contemporary Society

TOURISM AND EVENTS MANAGEMENT

TOUR 340 Sustainable Tourism

This list was compiled by Carrie Meyer, associate professor of economics.

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