Behavior, Education and Communication courses

BEC Course List

  • NRE 501.056 : Social Vulnerability and Adaptation to Environmental Change (F) (3)
  • NRE 501.056 : Network Analysis for Natural Resource and Environmental Planning (W) (1.5)
  • NRE 501.056 : Interview Methods (W) (1.5)
  • 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)

 

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
548 – Land Use and Global Change
501.040 – Urban Stormwater
552 – Ecosystem Services
514 – Environmental Impact Assessment
533 – Negotiation Skills  (Fall A)
536 – Mediation Skills
597 – Environmental Systems Analysis
564 – Localization Seminar  (Fall A)
677 – Climate Adaptation Seminar (Fall B)

Winter
501.056 – Network Analysis for Natural Resource and Environmental Planning (Winter A)
501.056 – Interview Methods (Winter B)
501.046– Science and Management of the Great Lakes
501.114 – Biofuels and Sustainability  
501.125 – Advanced LCA Methods and Software Tools (Winter B)      
501.114 - Applied Ecosystem Modeling (Winter B)    
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)  (Fall B & Winter A)

 


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