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
Field Skills in Wildlife Behavior NRE 416 Yes No
Biology of Fishes NRE 422 Yes No
Biology of Fishes Laboratory NRE 423 Yes
Soil Ecology NRE 430 Don Zak, Syllabus Yes
Woody Plants: Biology and Identification NRE 436 Syllabus, Christopher Dick Yes No
Biology of Mammals NRE 451 Priscilla Tucker Yes
Environmental Law NRE 475 Sally Churchill, Syllabus Yes
Ecosystem Ecology NRE 476 Mark Hunter, Syllabus Yes
Climate Change: The Move to Action NRE 480 Richard Rood, Syllabus Yes
Sustainable Aquaculture NRE 501.007 Jim Diana, Syllabus Yes
Analysis and Modeling of Ecological Data NRE 501.010 Ines Ibanez, Syllabus No Yes
Digital Media for Landscape Architects NRE 501.021 Syllabus No Yes
Urban Agriculture NRE 501.031 MaryCarol Hunter, Syllabus Yes No
Urban Sustainability NRE 501.037 Josh Newell, Syllabus Yes No
Foundations of Sustainable Food Systems NRE 501.038 Jennifer Blesh, Syllabus Yes No
Land Use and Global Change NRE 501.039 Dan Brown, Syllabus Yes No
Urban Stormwater: Science, Design, and Management NRE 501.040 Joan Nassauer, Allen Burton, Syllabus Yes No
Climate Policy NRE 501.041 Rosina Bierbaum, Syllabus Yes
Science and Management of the Great Lakes NRE 501.046 Dave Allan, 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
Network Analysis for Natural Resource and Environmental Planning NRE 501.056 Paige Fischer, Syllabus No Yes
Interview Methods NRE 501.056 Paige Fischer, Syllabus No Yes
Economics of Environment & Development NRE 501.059 Robyn Meeks, Syllabus No Yes
Environmental Regulation NRE 501.060 Gloria Helfand Yes
Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology NRE 501.063 Don Zak No Yes
Technology and Community Sustainable Development NRE 501.087 Jose Alfaro, Syllabus No Yes
Justice Issues in Conservation and Sustainability NRE 501.089 Rebecca Hardin, Syllabus Yes
Renewable Electricity and the Grid NRE 501.091 Jeremiah Johnson, Syllabus No Yes
Applied Ecosystem Modeling NRE 501.114 Bill Currie, Syllabus Yes
Landscape Ecology NRE 501.114 Bill Currie, Syllabus Yes No
Institutions and Resources: IFRI Theory and Methods Research Seminar NRE 501.117 Arun Agrawal, Syllabus Yes No
Advanced LCA Methods & Tools NRE 501.125 Syllabus No Yes
Imprints and Archetypes: History and Theory of Landscape Design NRE 503 Yes
Human Resource Ecology NRE 505 Bobbi Low, Syllabus Yes
Wetland Ecology NRE 508 Syllabus
Ecology: Science of Context and Interaction NRE 509 Syllabus Yes
Environmental Decision Making and Governance NRE 510 Bilal Butt, Michael Moore, Syllabus for 510A Yes
Ethics of Corporate Management NRE 512 David Hess Yes Yes
Strategies for Sustainable Development NRE 513 Andy Hoffman, Syllabus Part 1, Syllabus Part 2 Yes
Environmental Impact Assessment NRE 514 Stuart Batterman Yes
Aquatic Entomology NRE 516 Mike Wiley, Syllabus Yes
Conservation Biology NRE 517 Brad Cardinale, 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 Tom Lyon Yes
Energy Markets and Energy Politics NRE 527 Tom Lyon, Syllabus Yes
Principles of GIS NRE 531 Dan Brown, Syllabus Yes Yes
Natural Resource Conflict Management NRE 532 Julia Wondolleck, Syllabus Yes
Negotiating Skills In Environmental Dispute Resolution NRE 533 Julia Wondolleck, Steve Yaffee, Syllabus Yes
GIS and Landscape Modeling NRE 534 Dan Brown, Syllabus Yes
Module on Environmental Mediation NRE 536 Julia Wondolleck, Steve Yaffee, Syllabus Yes
Natural Resource Statistics NRE 538 Syllabus No Yes
GIS and Natural Resource Applications NRE 540 Shannon Brines, Syllabus Yes Yes
Remote Sensing of Environment NRE 541 Kathleen Bergen, Syllabus No Yes
Environmental Spatial Data Analysis NRE 543 Syllablus Yes
Forest Ecology in a Changing World NRE 547 Ines Ibanez, Syllabus Yes No
Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development NRE 550 Syllabus No Yes
Ecosystem Services NRE 552 Brad Cardinale, Michael Moore, Syllabus Yes
Diverse Farming Systems: Theory & Practice NRE 553 Ivette Perfecto No Yes
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 Yes
Industrial Ecology NRE 557 Greg Keoleian, Syllabus Yes
Water Resource Policy NRE 558 Syllabus Yes
Behavior and Environment: Transitional Thinking for the New Normal NRE 560 Ray DeYoung, Syllabus No Yes
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 of Transition: Constrained, Ethically Challenged World NRE 565 Thomas Princen Yes Yes
Public Opinion and the Environment NRE 566 Paul Mohai, Syllabus No Yes
Transportation Energy & Climate Policy NRE 567 Syllabus 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 No Yes
Environmental Footprinting and Input-Output Analysis NRE 573 Ming Xu, Syllabus No Yes
Sustainable Energy Systems NRE 574 Greg Keoleian, Syllabus Yes No
Ecological Design Approaches to Brownfield Redevelopment NRE 576 Joan Nassauer, Syllabus Yes
Political Ecology, Environmental Security and Conflict NRE 577 Bilal Butt, 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 Yes
Place and Environment / Making Place Design Studio NRE 587 Bob Grese, Stan Jones, Syllabus for Place & Environment 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 Ana Paula Pimental Walker Yes
Environmental Justice NRE 593 Paul Mohai 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
Directed Research and Special Problems NRE 600
Green Development NRE 605 Syllabus Yes
Land Use and Physical Planning Studio NRE 631 Maria Arquero De Alarcon Yes
Advanced Seminar in Resource Ecology NRE 639 Yes Yes
Life History, Behavior, and Conservation Vulnerability NRE 639.025 Yes
Aquatic Ecosystem Stressors NRE 639.040 Allen Burton, Syllabus No Yes
Conservation Ecology Seminar: Invasive Species Impacts &Mgmt NRE 639.049 Brad Cardinale, Syllabus Yes No
Food Sovereignty NRE 639.075 Ivette Perfecto, Jennifer Blesh, Syllabus No Yes
Conservation Biology & Ecosystem Health NRE 639.108 Johannes Foufopolous No Yes
Future Scenarios for Global Food Security NRE 639.114 Bill Currie 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 Kai-Uwe Kuhn, Ryan Kellogg Yes
Advanced Environmental Economics NRE 669 Shaun McRae Yes
RPB Research Seminar NRE 677
Environmental Education & Behavior Change: A Review of the Evidence NRE 677.012 Michaela Zint Yes
Climate Change Adaptation NRE 677.041 Rosina Bierbaum, Syllabus Yes No
Environmental Justice and Health NRE 677.042 Paul Mohai Yes
Advanced Seminar in Political Ecology NRE 677.123 Bilal Butt Yes No
Science Illustration: Field Sketching NRE 684
Environmental Policy NRE 686 Syllabus
Landscape Planning and Analysis NRE 687 Syllabus No Yes
Site Planning and Design NRE 688 Syllabus
Ecological Planting Design Studio NRE 691 MaryCarol Hunter, Syllabus Yes
Masters Thesis/Practicum NRE 700
Master's Project NRE 701
Master's Project Planning NRE 701.888 Avik Basu, Syllabus (draft) No Yes
Research Paradigms NRE 741 Maria Carmen Lemos, Syllabus Yes Yes
Metropolitan Dynamics Studio NRE 787 Joan Nassauer, Syllabu - Fall B version Yes Yes
Dissertation/Precandidate NRE 990
Dissertation/Candidate NRE 995 Yes Yes