MS Core Requirements


ENVR 5303 Issues in Environmental Sustainability: 

The course reviews human-nature relationships and how they affect the ability of future generations to sustainably improve their quality of life. The course also considers methods of environmental stewardship that can contribute to sustainability. In-class and/or online discussions of issues, guest presentations by outside experts, and reports on selected topics are included.

ENVR 5123 Environmental Problem Analysis: 

The purpose of this 3 credit hour course is to provide the students with an understanding of how to holistically approach environmental problem solving from an interdisciplinary perspective. Students will learn a methodological approach to problem solving. Students will also work in teams with individuals that have varying backgrounds in order to solve a real world environmental problem.  

Natural or Physical Science:   

A minimum of 3 credit hours of natural or physical sciences is required. The student should consult with their academic advisor to select a course that is environmentally related and consistent with the student’s Plan of Study.

Skills Course: 

A skills course is required to ensure that all students learn practical skills that will ultimately help them in their future workplace. Master's students should take at least one 3 hour course. Students should consult with their advisor and committee for guidance on relevant courses that will fulfill this requirement.