Environment & Sustainability (ENVS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

ENVS 2000

This colloquium presents students with diverse approaches used to interest, educate and motivate people to consider, address and solve environmental and sustainability challenges. The 1-credit version consists ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENVS 2010VISST 2002

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 16098ENVS 2000  SEM 101

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Lehmann, J

      Presutti, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Preference is given to CALS and Arts & Sciences students planning to complete the Environment & Sustainability major. If you are interested in this course but unable to enroll, please complete the E&S course request form: https://tinyurl.com/escourserequest.

ENVS 2010

This colloquium presents students with diverse approaches at the art-science interface used to interest, educate and motivate people to consider, address and solve environmental and sustainability challenges. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ENVS 2000VISST 2002

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18732ENVS 2010  LEC 001

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Lehmann, J

      Presutti, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Course preference is given to CALS and Arts & Sciences students planning to complete or interested in the Environment & Sustainability major. Enrollment issues? Please complete the E&S course request form: https://tinyurl.com/escourserequest.

  • 18733ENVS 2010  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ENVS 4940

The E&S curriculum launched in 2018 includes a capstone experience. Faculty will offer "trial" capstone courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised to the major before ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Climate Solutions (Capstone)

  • 17342ENVS 4940  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Krasny, M

      Li, Y

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Preference is given to Environment and Sustainability juniors and seniors taking the course to fulfill the capstone requirement. If you are interested in this course but unable to enroll, please complete the E&S course request form: https://tinyurl.com/escourserequest.
    You will work with community partners, such as Sustainable Tapas, Urban Harvest, Elders Climate Action, and Headwater Food Hub in the US, Spain, Zimbabwe, and China, to develop and taste test plant-rich recipes and create related educational materials, as a strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions [https://www.civicecology.org/plant-rich-diet] [https://www.civicecology.org/plant-rich-resources]. You will also use principles derived from social sciences research to persuade family, friends, roommates, or another social network to implement a climate action, such as composting, reducing meat consumption, or installing LED light bulbs.
    Course will include pre-recorded video lectures, readings, online discussion boards and chats, combined with weekly in-person meetings.