Course Descriptions & Current Offerings

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Course number Course Title Credits Fall Wintersort descending
NRE 543 Environmental Spatial Data Analysis 3 Yes
NRE 600 Directed Research and Special Problems 1
NRE 661 Conservation Behavior Seminar 3
NRE 662 Seminar in Resource Policy and Administration 2
NRE 677 RPB Research Seminar 1
NRE 591 Materials and Methods 3
NRE 688 Site Planning and Design 4
NRE 597 Environmental Systems Analysis 3 Yes
NRE 534 GIS and Landscape Modeling 3 Yes
NRE 598 Natural Resource Internship - Graduate 1 Yes
NRE 521 Field Methods in Fluvial Ecosystems 1 Yes
NRE 520 Fluvial Ecosystems Yes
NRE 664 Food & Fuel: Research Questions at the Base of the Economy 2 Yes
NRE 345 Environmental Public Opinion Analysis
NRE 677 Environmental Justice in the US and Europe: Understanding Differences and Commonalities
NRE 557 Industrial Ecology 3 Yes
NRE 532 Natural Resource Conflict Management 3 No Yes
NRE 501.046 Science and Management of the Great Lakes 3 No Yes
NRE 601 Industrial Ecology Experiential Learning 3 Yes Yes
NRE 503 Imprints and Archetypes: History and Theory of Landscape Design 3 No Yes
NRE 549 Analysis and Modeling of Ecological Data 3 No Yes
NRE 480 Climate Change: The Move to Action 3 No Yes
NRE 501.038 Agroecosystem Management: Nutrient Cycles and Soil Fertility 3 No Yes
NRE 475 Environmental Law 3 No Yes
NRE 639.006 Introduction to Python for Environmental Informatics 1 No Yes
NRE 476 Ecosystem Ecology 3 No Yes
NRE 501.059 Environment and Development II: Impact Evaluation Applications 1.5 No Yes
NRE 451 Biology of Mammals 4 No Yes
NRE 501.059 Environment and Development I: Impact Evaluation Methods 1.5 No Yes
NRE 668 Advanced Natural Resource Economics 3 No Yes
NRE 639.038 Food Literacy for All 2 No Yes
NRE 501.056 Interview Methods 1.5 No Yes
NRE 565 Principles for Transition: in a Biophysically Constrained, Ethically Challenged World 1.5 Yes Yes
NRE 501.056 Stakeholder Network Analysis 1.5 No Yes
NRE 687 Landscape Planning and Analysis 4 No Yes
NRE 561 The Psychology Of Environmental Stewardship 3 Yes
NRE 568 Reconnect and Revitalize: Transitional Thinking for the New Normal 1.5 No Yes
NRE 589 Ecological Restoration 3 No Yes
NRE 518 Wildlife Ecology and Management 3 No Yes
NRE 555 Climate and Development: Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation in Less Developed Countries 3 No Yes
NRE 669 Advanced Environmental Economics 3 No Yes
NRE 517 Conservation Biology 3 No Yes
NRE 573 Environmental Footprinting and Input-Output Analysis 3 No Yes
NRE 512 Ethics of Corporate Management 2.25 No Yes
NRE 541 Remote Sensing of Environment 4 No Yes
NRE 588 Site Engineering 4 Yes
NRE 501.117 Managing Non-Profits 3 No Yes
NRE 787 Metropolitan Dynamics Studio 2 Yes Yes
NRE 566 Public Opinion and the Environment 3 No Yes
NRE 741 Research Paradigms 1 Yes Yes
NRE 641 Research Methods in Environment and Behavior 3 Yes
NRE 639.108 Conservation Biology & Ecosystem Health 1 No Yes
NRE 501.159 Decision-Making for Sustainability 3 No Yes
NRE 995 Dissertation/Candidate 8 Yes Yes
NRE 581 Advanced Environmental Education 3 No Yes
NRE 590 Ecological Site Design 1 & 2 4 No Yes
NRE 538 Natural Resource Statistics 4 No Yes
NRE 990 Dissertation/Precandidate 1 Yes Yes
NRE 563 International Environmental Policy 3 Yes
NRE 409 Ecology of Fishes 3 No Yes
NRE 605 Green Development 3 No Yes
NRE 610 Advanced LCA Methods & Tools 1.5 No Yes
NRE 523 Ecological Risk Assessment 2 No Yes
NRE 615 Renewable Electricity and the Grid 3 No Yes
NRE 545 Applied Ecosystem Modeling 2 Yes
NRE 531 Principles of GIS 4 Yes Yes
NRE 700 Masters Thesis/Practicum 1 Yes Yes
NRE 639 Advanced Seminar in Resource Ecology 1 Yes Yes
NRE 556 Field Ecology 5 Yes Yes
NRE 701.888 Master's Project Planning 1 No Yes
NRE 593 Environmental Justice 3 No Yes
NRE 701 Master's Project 1 Yes Yes
NRE 596 History of Environmental Thought and Activism 3 Yes
NRE 550 Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development 3 No Yes
NRE 436 Woody Plants: Biology and Identification 4 Yes No
NRE 510 The Science and Practice of Social Change 3 Yes No
NRE 501.160 Advanced Digital Modeling, Simulation, and Visualization 2 Yes No
NRE 501.031 Urban Agriculture 3 Yes No
NRE 514 Environmental Impact Assessment 2 Yes No
NRE 547 Forest Ecology in a Changing World 4 Yes No
NRE 501.014 Environmental Finance 3 Yes No
NRE 501.060 Economics of Environmental Regulation 1.5 Yes No
NRE 548 Land Use and Global Change 3 Yes No
NRE 536 Module on Environmental Mediation 1 Yes No
NRE 501.123 Conservation and Development 3 Yes No
NRE 527 Energy Markets and Energy Politics 3 Yes No
NRE 501.008 Seminar in Primate Conservation Biology 3 Yes No
NRE 509 Ecology: Concepts and Applications 4 Yes No
NRE 501.119 Nature, Culture, and Landscape 3 Yes No
NRE 501.055 Food Systems: Implications of Unequal Access 4 Yes No
NRE 560 Behavior and Environment: Transitional Thinking for the New Normal 3 Yes No
NRE 594 Poverty, Environment, and Inequality 3 Yes No
NRE 577 Political Ecology, Environmental Security and Conflict 3 Yes No
NRE 537 Urban Sustainability 3 Yes No
NRE 501.087 Technology and Community Sustainable Development 3 Yes No
NRE 585 Seminar on CAD 1 Yes No
NRE 592 Environmental Planning: Issues & Concepts 3 Yes No
NRE 677.041 Climate Change Adaptation 1.5 Yes No
NRE 526 Erb Institute Seminar 1.5 Yes No
NRE 533 Negotiating Skills In Environmental Dispute Resolution 3 Yes No
NRE 574 Sustainable Energy Systems 3 Yes No
NRE 691 Ecological Planting Design Studio 3 Yes No
NRE 501.056 Social Vulnerability and Adaptation to Environmental Change 3 Yes No
NRE 552 Ecosystem Services 3 Yes No
NRE 562 Environmental Policy, Politics and Organizations 3 Yes No
NRE 513 Strategies for Sustainable Development 3 Yes No
NRE 564 Localization: Transitional Thinking for the New Normal 3 Yes No
NRE 540 GIS and Natural Resource Applications 2 Yes No
NRE 587 Place and Environment / Making Place Design Studio 4 Yes No
NRE 578 Urban Stormwater: Science, Design, and Management 3 Yes No
NRE 570 Environmental Econ: Quantitative Methods & Tools 3 Yes No
NRE 539 Landscape Ecology 2 Yes No
NRE 501.038 Foundations of Sustainable Food Systems 3 Yes No
NRE 586 Visualizing the Environment 2 Yes No
NRE 415 Behavioral Ecology & Conservation Biology 4 Yes No
NRE 553 Diverse Farming Systems: Theory & Practice 3 Yes No
NRE 501.158 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change 1 Yes No
NRE 430 Soil Ecology 3 Yes No