Behavior, Education and Communication courses

BEC Course List

  • NRE 501.056 : Social Vulnerability and Adaptation to Environmental Change (F) (3)
  • NRE 501.056 : Stakeholder Network Analysis (W) (1.5)
  • NRE 501.056 : Interview Methods (W) (1.5)
  • NRE 501.159 : Desicion-Making for Sustainability (W) (3)
  • NRE 532: Natural Resources Conflict Management (W) (3)
  • NRE 560/UP 560/HB 710: Behavior & Environment (F) (3)
  • NRE 561: Psychology of Environmental Stewardship (W) (3)
  • 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) (3)
  • NRE 568: Reconnect & Revitalize: Transitional Thinking for the New Normal (W) (1.5)

 

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 – Social Vulnerability & Adaptation to Environ Change

578 – Urban Stormwater

552 – Ecosystem Services

514 – Environmental Impact Assessment

533 – Negotiation Skills

536 – Mediation Skills

548 – Land Use and Global Change

570 – Environmental Economics

597 – Environmental Systems Analysis

564 – Localization Seminar 

677 – Climate Adaptation Seminar

687 – Landscape Planning

Winter

501 – Stakeholder Network Analysis

501 – Science and Management of the Great Lakes

501 -  Desicion-Making for Sustainability

532 – Natural Resource Conflict Management                             

545- Applied Ecosystem Modeling                                          

550 – Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development

557 – Industrial Ecology                                    

581 – Advanced Environmental Education    

589 – Ecological Restoration

610 – Advanced LCA Methods and Software Tools                                                

641 – Interdisciplinary Research Methods     

787 – Metro Studio (MLA only)                                


Link to SNRE Courses site, which includes SNRE Course Descriptions, and links to Registrar's Office and WolverineAccess.