Environmental Informatics Course List

SNRE Core Courses

NRE 509 Ecology: Science of Context and Interaction (F) 4 credits
NRE 510 Environmental Decision Making and Governance (F) 3 credits
IAMS Requirement -  2 courses at least 3 credits total

Analytics

NRE 538 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 501.114        Applied Ecosystem Modeling (Currie) (W) 2CR

NRE 543               Environmental Spatial Data Analysis (Brown) (F)  3CR

NRE 534               GIS and Landscape Modeling (Brown) (F)  3CR

NRE 540               GIS and Natural Resource Applications (Brines) (F) 2CR

NRE 639               As approved by EI Coordinator (Winter 2014 - NRE 639.039 & NRE 639.047)

CMPLXSYS 530     Computer Modeling of Complex Systems  3CR

NRE 501.010        Analysis & Modeling of Ecosystem Data (W)  3CR

NRE 501.036        Environmental 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 – Land Use and Global Change
501 – Urban Stormwater
552 – Ecosystem Services
514 – Environmental Impact Assessment
533 – Negotiation Skills
536 – Mediation Skills
597 – Environmental Systems Analysis
564 – 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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