Foundational course that prepares students for understanding the theoretical bases that relate to and differentiate between environmental communications, education, and interpretation. Course includes required field trips. Au Sem. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 311.
Environment and Natural Resources
Examination of parks and recreation concepts including development, rationale, and frameworks for park and recreation systems in the United States. Sp Sem. Prereq or concur: 2100 (201) and 2300 (203), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 340.
Interdisciplinary study of women's roles as environmental stewards and in resource-based development in global context. Attention given to gender differences in environmental and rural development practices. Cross-listed in WGSSt.
Social change related to natural resource and environmental issues. Includes a focus on community-level initiatives, environmental social movements, and issues of environmental justice. Sp Sem. Prereq: 2300 (203), RurlSoc 1500 (105), or Sociol 1101 (101).
Examines development & influence of religious environmental values & their impact on environmental citizenship in America; Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist & Christian environmental perspectives; stewardship, eco-justice & creation spirituality. Sp Sem. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 347. GE cultures and ideas course.
The theory and psychology behind individual and group behavior as it relates to environmental problems. Au Sem. Prereq: 2300 (203) or Psych 1100 (100). Not open to students with credit for 615.
Teaches wildland firefighter skills and safety, and provides familiarity with tools and apparatus. Meets S-130 requirements for wildland firefighter certification. One weekend field work required. Au Sem. Prereq or concur: 3335.01. Not open to students with credit for 350.02.
Wildland fire behavior, fire safety, control of wildland fires, and the use of prescribed fire in management objectives. Meets S-100 and S-190 requirements for wildland firefighter certification. Au Sem. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 350.01.
Ecological principles and practical applications of methods for controlling forest ecosystem structure and function; prescription of silvicultural practices in the field. One or more all-day field trips. Sp Sem. Prereq or concur: 2100 (201), 2300 (203), and 3321 (221), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 333.
A study of the quantitative decision tools necessary to measure the forest resource; confidence and probability measures of land area, timber, water, wildlife, and recreation. Sp Sem. Prereq: 2000 (222), Stat 1450 (145), HCS 2260 (260), or AnimSci 2260 (260). Not open to students with credit for 323.