2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENSC 401 - Environmental Planning and Management

4 credits
This course utilizes a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to examine issues related to natural resource management and their impacts on the environment. Principles of land use planning are considered within a broad framework that includes topics such as urban and rural development, natural hazard mitigation, ecosystem and watershed management, edaphic and hydrologic features, forest and wildlife management, and marine and coastal planning. The course integrates knowledge from previous coursework to consider the associated social, legal, economic, and scientific aspects, as well as the applications of skills involved in environmental impact assessment, such as GIS and analytical methods. Emphasis is placed on understanding the collaborative nature of approaches, methods, and techniques for sustainability. 3 lecture periods. One 2-hour lab periods.

Prerequisite(s): ENSC 340 , ENSC 380 , GEOG 275 , EASC 211 , EASC 212 , and BIOL 251 
Corequisite(s): None


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