Environmental Informatics Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

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Requirements

Note

EI Core

 Environmental Informatics Core courses
[Field of Study-specific requirement]

NRE 541.001 - Remote Sensing

NRE 531.001 - Principles of GIS

NRE Core

NRE 509 (Natural Systems Core)
NRE 510 (Social Systems Core)

Integrated Analytic Methods & Skills Requirement
Two courses; 3CR minimum
Please see list of approved courses


[School-wide requirement]

 

Electives

Electives

Field of Study-specific requirement; must be a graduate level course at 400-level and above. At least 6 credits taken from the following courses:
NRE 639** (as approved by EI coordinater),  NRE 534, NRE 540, NRE 543, NRE 501.114 "Ecosystem Modeling", NRE 501.010 "Analysis & Modeling of Ecosystem Data", NRE 501.036 "Environmental Input-Output Analysis"

Analytics

Analytics
[Field of Study-specific requirement]

NRE 538 - Natural Resource Statistics or equivalent 

Opus or Non-Opus

Opus
[School-wide Option]

Option 1: Up to 6 credit hours of NRE 700/701. Plus, additional approved courses to total 42 credits

Option 2: Non-Opus. Take advantage of the wide array of relevant courses available at SNRE to total 42 credits

Cognates

Minimum 4 credit hours outside of SNRE
[Rackham requirement]

Can be double counted with other degree requirements

TOTALS

TOTAL of "NRE" CREDIT HOURS

Minimum 25 of 42 credit hours

 

TOTAL REDIT HOURS

Minimum 42 credit hours

*Any waiver or substitution of degree requirement must be approved both by the Graduate Advisor and EI Field of Study Coordinator and submitted to OAP. If a student has prior course work at the equivalent level of more than one of the selections in the IE core, s/he may petition the faculty advisor and EI Field of Study Coordinator to substitute EI approved electives for some EI core credits.

**To count toward the EI Plan-specific elective requirement, NRE639 topic must be approved by the EI Field of Study Coordinator.  NRE 639.039 & NRE 639.047

***Additional courses will be approved by the graduate advisor and EI Field of Study Coordinator. Acceptable courses are numerous, including many from other Fields of Study in NRE and outside NRE.