School of Natural Resources and Environment

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Course Title Department Number Syllabus Fall Winter
Ecology of Fishes NRE 409 Jim Diana, Syllabus No Yes
Behavioral Ecology & Conservation Biology NRE 415 Bobbi Low, Syllabus Yes No
Soil Ecology NRE 430 Don Zak, Syllabus Yes No
Woody Plants: Biology and Identification NRE 436 Ines Ibanez, Syllabus Yes No
Biology of Mammals NRE 451 Priscilla Tucker No Yes
Environmental Law NRE 475 Sally Churchill, Syllabus No Yes
Ecosystem Ecology NRE 476 Mark Hunter, Syllabus No Yes
Climate Change: The Move to Action NRE 480 Richard Rood, Syllabus No Yes
GIS and Remote Sensing for Wildland Fire and Environmental Disturbances NRE 501.001 Ganapathy Narayanaraj, Syllabus No Yes
Sustainable Aquaculture NRE 501.007 Jim Diana, Syllabus Yes No
Seminar in Primate Conservation Biology NRE 501.008 Andrew Marshall, Syllabus Yes No
Environmental Finance NRE 501.014 Peter Adriaens Yes No
Urban Agriculture NRE 501.031 MaryCarol Hunter, Syllabus Yes No
Agroecosystem Management: Nutrient Cycles and Soil Fertility NRE 501.038 Jennifer Blesh, Syllabus No Yes
Foundations of Sustainable Food Systems NRE 501.038 Jennifer Blesh, Syllabus Yes No
Science and Management of the Great Lakes NRE 501.046 Jennifer Read, Tom Nalepa, Syllabus No Yes
Food Systems: Implications of Unequal Access NRE 501.055 Dorceta Taylor Yes No
Social Vulnerability and Adaptation to Environmental Change NRE 501.056 Paige Fischer, Syllabus Yes No
Stakeholder Network Analysis NRE 501.056 Paige Fischer No Yes
Interview Methods NRE 501.056 Paige Fischer, Syllabus No Yes
Environment and Development II: Impact Evaluation Applications NRE 501.059 Robyn Meeks No Yes
Environment and Development I: Impact Evaluation Methods NRE 501.059 Robyn Meeks No Yes
Environmental Regulation NRE 501.060 Gloria Helfand, Syllabus Yes No
Technology and Community Sustainable Development NRE 501.087 Jose Alfaro, Syllabus Yes No
Managing Non-Profits NRE 501.117 Arun Agrawal No Yes
Conservation and Development NRE 501.123 Bilal Butt, Syllabus Yes No
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change NRE 501.158 Avik Basu, Richard Rood, Paul Edwards, Syllabus Yes No
Decision-Making for Sustainability NRE 501.159 Joe Arvai, Syllabus No Yes
Advanced Digital Modeling, Simulation, and Visualization NRE 501.160 Mark Lindquist Yes No
Imprints and Archetypes: History and Theory of Landscape Design NRE 503 Stan Jones No Yes
Ecology: Concepts and Applications NRE 509 Syllabus Yes No
The Science and Practice of Social Change NRE 510 Victoria Campbell-Arvai, Syllabus Yes No
Ethics of Corporate Management NRE 512 David Hess No Yes
Strategies for Sustainable Development NRE 513 Andy Hoffman, Syllabus Part 1, Syllabus Part 2 Yes No
Environmental Impact Assessment NRE 514 Stuart Batterman Yes No
Conservation Biology NRE 517 Brad Cardinale, Syllabus No Yes
Wildlife Ecology and Management NRE 518 Johannes Foufopoulos, Syllabus No Yes
Fluvial Ecosystems NRE 520 Yes
Field Methods in Fluvial Ecosystems NRE 521 Yes
Ecological Risk Assessment NRE 523 Allen Burton, Syllabus No Yes
Erb Institute Seminar NRE 526 Syllabus Yes No
Energy Markets and Energy Politics NRE 527 Tom Lyon, Syllabus Yes No
Principles of GIS NRE 531 Ganapathy Narayanaraj, Syllabus Yes Yes
Natural Resource Conflict Management NRE 532 Julia Wondolleck, Syllabus No Yes
Negotiating Skills In Environmental Dispute Resolution NRE 533 Julia Wondolleck, Steve Yaffee, Syllabus Yes No
GIS and Landscape Modeling NRE 534 Syllabus Yes
Module on Environmental Mediation NRE 536 Julia Wondolleck, Steve Yaffee, Syllabus Yes No
Urban Sustainability NRE 537 Josh Newell, Syllabus Yes No
Natural Resource Statistics NRE 538 Meha Jain, Syllabus No Yes
Landscape Ecology NRE 539 Bill Currie, Syllabus No Yes
GIS and Natural Resource Applications NRE 540 Shannon Brines, Syllabus Yes No
Remote Sensing of Environment NRE 541 Kathleen Bergen, Syllabus No Yes
Environmental Spatial Data Analysis NRE 543 Syllablus Yes
Applied Ecosystem Modeling NRE 545 Bill Currie, Syllabus Yes
Forest Ecology in a Changing World NRE 547 Ines Ibanez, Syllabus Yes No
Land Use and Global Change NRE 548 Dan Brown, Syllabus Yes No
Analysis and Modeling of Ecological Data NRE 549 Ines Ibanez, Syllabus No Yes
Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development NRE 550 Syllabus, Jeremiah Johnson No Yes
Ecosystem Services NRE 552 Brad Cardinale, Michael Moore, Syllabus Yes No
Diverse Farming Systems: Theory & Practice NRE 553 Ivette Perfecto, Syllabus Yes No
Climate and Development: Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation in Less Developed Countries NRE 555 Maria Carmen Lemos, Syllabus No Yes
Field Ecology NRE 556 Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Syllabus Yes No
Industrial Ecology NRE 557 Greg Keoleian, Syllabus Yes
Behavior and Environment: Transitional Thinking for the New Normal NRE 560 Ray DeYoung, Syllabus Yes No
The Psychology Of Environmental Stewardship NRE 561 Ray DeYoung, Syllabus Yes
Environmental Policy, Politics and Organizations NRE 562 Steve Yaffee, Syllabus Yes No
International Environmental Policy NRE 563 Arun Agrawal Yes
Localization: Transitional Thinking for the New Normal NRE 564 Ray DeYoung, Tom Princen, Syllabus Yes No
Principles for Transition: in a Biophysically Constrained, Ethically Challenged World NRE 565 Thomas Princen, Syllabus Yes Yes
Public Opinion and the Environment NRE 566 Paul Mohai, Syllabus No Yes
Reconnect and Revitalize: Transitional Thinking for the New Normal NRE 568 Ray De Young, Tom Princen No Yes
Environmental Econ: Quantitative Methods & Tools NRE 570 Michael Moore, Syllabus Yes No
Environmental Footprinting and Input-Output Analysis NRE 573 Ming Xu, Syllabus No Yes
Sustainable Energy Systems NRE 574 Greg Keoleian, Syllabus Yes No
Political Ecology, Environmental Security and Conflict NRE 577 Bilal Butt, Syllabus Yes No
Urban Stormwater: Science, Design, and Management NRE 578 Joan Nassauer, Allen Burton, Syllabus Yes No
Advanced Environmental Education NRE 581 Michaela Zint, Syllabus No Yes
Seminar on CAD NRE 585 Syllabus Yes No
Visualizing the Environment NRE 586 Syllabus Yes No
Place and Environment / Making Place Design Studio NRE 587 Bob Grese, Mark Lindquist, Syllabus for Place & Environment, Syllabus for Making Place Yes No
Site Engineering NRE 588 Syllabus Yes
Ecological Restoration NRE 589 Bob Grese, Brad Cardinale, Syllabus No Yes
Ecological Site Design 1 & 2 NRE 590 MaryCarol Hunter, Joan Nassauer, Syllabus section 001, Syllabus section 002 No Yes
Materials and Methods NRE 591 Stanton Jones, Syllabus
Environmental Planning: Issues & Concepts NRE 592 Richard Norton Yes No
Environmental Justice NRE 593 Paul Mohai No Yes
Poverty, Environment, and Inequality NRE 594 Dorceta Taylor, Syllabus Yes No
History of Environmental Thought and Activism NRE 596 Dorceta Taylor Yes
Environmental Systems Analysis NRE 597 Shelie Miller, Syllabus Yes
Natural Resource Internship - Graduate NRE 598 Yes
Directed Research and Special Problems NRE 600
Industrial Ecology Experiential Learning NRE 601 Yes Yes
Green Development NRE 605 Tony Reames, Syllabus No Yes
Advanced LCA Methods & Tools NRE 610 Syllabus No Yes
Renewable Electricity and the Grid NRE 615 Jeremiah Johnson, Syllabus No Yes
Advanced Seminar in Resource Ecology NRE 639 Yes Yes
Introduction to Python for Environmental Informatics NRE 639.006 Syllabus, Shannon Brines No Yes
Food Sovereignty NRE 639.075 Ivette Perfecto, Jennifer Blesh, Syllabus No Yes
Conservation Biology & Ecosystem Health NRE 639.108 Johannes Foufopolous No Yes
Research Methods in Environment and Behavior NRE 641 Syllabus Yes
Conservation Behavior Seminar NRE 661
Seminar in Resource Policy and Administration NRE 662
Food & Fuel: Research Questions at the Base of the Economy NRE 664 Tom Princen Yes
Advanced Natural Resource Economics NRE 668 No Yes
Advanced Environmental Economics NRE 669 Shaun McRae No Yes
RPB Research Seminar NRE 677
Climate Change Adaptation NRE 677.041 Rosina Bierbaum, Syllabus Yes No
Landscape Planning and Analysis NRE 687 Syllabus No Yes
Site Planning and Design NRE 688 Stan Jones, Syllabus
Ecological Planting Design Studio NRE 691 MaryCarol Hunter, Syllabus Yes
Masters Thesis/Practicum NRE 700 Yes Yes
Master's Project NRE 701 Yes Yes
Master's Project Planning NRE 701.888 Avik Basu, Syllabus No Yes
Research Paradigms NRE 741 Maria Carmen Lemos, Syllabus Yes Yes
Metropolitan Dynamics Studio NRE 787 Joan Nassauer, Syllabus - Fall B version, Syllabus - Winter A Version Yes Yes
Dissertation/Precandidate NRE 990 Yes Yes
Dissertation/Candidate NRE 995 Yes Yes