Behavior, Education and Communication courses

BEC Course List

  • NRE 532: Natural Resources Conflict Management (F) (3)
  • NRE 560/UP 560/HB 710: Behavior & Environment (W) (1.5)
  • NRE 561: Psychology of Environmental Stewardship (W) (1.5)
  • NRE 581/EDUC 581: Advanced Environmental Education (W in alternate years) (3)
  • NRE 533: Negotiation Skills in Environmental Dispute Resolution (F) (3)
  • NRE 566: Public Opinion and the Environment (F) (3)
  • NRE 564: Localization: Transitional Thinking for the New Normal (F) (1.5)
  • NRE 568: Reconnect & Revitalize: Transitional Thinking for the New Normal (W) (1.5)
  • NRE 501.056: Social Vulverability and Adaptation to Environmental Change (F) (3)

BEC Analytics List

Acceptable courses: professional units having a significant behavioral focus (i.e., Institute for Social Research, Natural Resources and Environment, Public Health, Social Work, and Urban Planning) that contain in their title or as a substantive part of their description the concepts of research methods, qualitative analysis, or advanced statistics (the latter having a statistics course prerequisite).


 

Integrated Analytic Methods and Skills Requirement
Students are required, at some point during their time enrolled in the program, to take 2 courses composing at least 3 credits from a faculty-approved list of courses that focus on integrative analytic methods and skills. The faculty-approved existing courses that satisfy this requirement are listed below:
Fall
501 – Land Use and Global Change
501 – Urban Stormwater
501 – Ecosystem Services
514 – Environmental Impact Assessment
533 – Negotiation Skills
536 – Mediation Skills
597 – Environmental Systems Analysis
662 – Localization Seminar
677 – Climate Adaptation Seminar (2nd 7 week)

Winter
501 – Science and Management of the Great Lakes
501 – Biofuels and Sustainability
501 – Advanced LCA Methods and Software Tools (W14 – 2nd 7 weeks)
501 - Applied Ecosystem Modeling (W14 – 2nd 7 weeks)
550 – Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development
557 – Industrial Ecology
570 – Environmental Economics
581 – Advanced Environmental Education
589 – Ecological Restoration
641 – Interdisciplinary Research Methods

687 – Landscape Planning
787 – Metro Studio (MLA only)


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