Environmental Informatics Course List

SNRE Core Courses

NRE 509.001     Ecology: Concepts and Applications  (F) 4 credits
NRE 510.001     The Science and Practice of Social Change (F) 3 credits
IAMS Requirement -  2 courses; at least 3 credits total

Analytics

NRE 538.001    Natural Resource Statistics 4 credits

Environmental Informatics Core Courses (2)

NRE 541.001    Remote Sensing (W)  4 credits

NRE 531.001    Principles of GIS (F or W)  4 credits

Opus (Thesis, Project, or Practicum)

0-6 credits of NRE 700 or 701

EI Elective Courses:

NRE 545.001            Applied Ecosystem Modeling (Currie) (W) 2CR
NRE 543.001            Environmental Spatial Data Analysis (Brown) (F) 3CR
NRE 534.001            GIS and Landscape Modeling (Brown) (F) 3CR
NRE 540.001            GIS and Natural Resource Applications (Brines) (F) 2CR
NRE 639.***             As approved by EI Coordinator
CMPLXSYS 530.001  Computer Modeling of Complex Systems 3CR
NRE 549.001            Analysis & Modeling of Ecosystem Data (W) 3CR
NRE 573.001            Environmental Footprinting and Input-Output Analysis (W) 3CR

 

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 – Urban Stormwater

552 – Ecosystem Services

514 – Environmental Impact Assessment

533 – Negotiation Skills  (Fall A)

536 – Mediation Skills

548 – Land Use and Global Change

570 - Environmental Economics

597 – Environmental Systems Analysis

564 – Localization Seminar  (Fall A)

677 – Climate Adaptation Seminar

677 – Qualitative Data Analysis

687 – Landscape Planning

Winter

501 – Network Analysis for Nat Res & Environ Planning  (Winter A)

501 – Interview Methods (Winter B)

501 – Science and Management of the Great Lakes

501 - Decision-Making for Sustainability

532 - Natural Resource Conflict Management                    

545- Applied Ecosystem Modeling     (Winter B)                                           

550 – Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development

557 – Industrial Ecology                                             

581 – Advanced Environmental Education    

589 – Ecological Restoration

610 – Advanced LCA Methods and Software Tools       (Winter B)                                             

641 – Interdisciplinary Research Methods     

787 – Metro Studio (MLA only)                                                                                                        

 

 

 

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