Spring 2014 Courses

The following courses either relate directly to sustainability-related issues, or are a background that most sustainability professionals use in their careers. Please check the UIC Course Catalog for updated information and details. Click on each course title for a pull-down list of available courses.

Accounting (graduate only)

ACTG 545 Taxes and Business Policy
4 hours. The role of taxes in business decisions. Emphasizes integrating taxes with other variables — behavioral, financial, environmental and other. Also discusses the relationship between taxation and financial and managerial accounting. Prerequisite(s): ACTG 345 and ACTG 446.

 

ACTG 570 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
4 hours. An examination of the decision making process on both the individual and organizational levels. The effect of moral, legal, and economic factors on the decision making process. Course information: Prerequisite(s): ACTG 502; or consent of the instructor.

 

Anthropology (graduate & undergraduate)

ANTH 454 A Dynamic Human Habitat: Amazonia Past, Present and Future
3 OR 4 hours. Traces the dynamic interaction of humans and their habitats in Amazonia from prehistory until today, illustrating the co-evolution of its environments and populations. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.

 

Architecture (undergraduate)

ARCH 200 Architecture and Society
Provides an understanding of the issues and factors that motivate and influence architectural design and theory, and how architecture is shaped by and shapes cultural concerns and social organization.

 

Art & Design (undergraduate)

AD 320 Industrial Design IV
4 hours. This is a process-based studio course that applies second year design skills to design problems focused on holistic, sustainable or environmental concerns. Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): AD 221 and credit or concurrent registration in AD 322, and junior standing or above; or consent of the instructor.

 

AD 502 Seminar in Contemporary Theory
4 hours. Developments and current issues in contemporary design, studio and media arts: major philosophies, debates, and social/environmental aspects (may include visiting lecturers, critics, and discussants).

 

AD 522 Issues in Architecture, Design and Urbanism
4 hours. Theories and contemporary critical issues relating to the history of the environment created and modified by people. Readings and presentations on historic and regional variations.

 

Art History (undergraduate)

AH 424 Topics in Architecture and Urban Form in Chicago
2 TO 4 hours. Topics on the development of the built environment of the Chicago and metropolitan area, and the effect on its architecture of social, political and economic forces.

Biological Sciences (graduate & undergraduate)

BIOS 101 Biology of Populations and Communities
5 hours. Species concepts, natural selection, phylogeny, models of population growth, transmission genetics, gene frequency, adaptation, interactions among species in a community, biomes and climate, ecosystem processes, and human impacts on the environment. Animals used in instruction. This course is intended for science majors. BIOS 100 and BIOS 101 may be taken in any order. Credit is not given for BIOS 104 if the student has credit in BIOS 100 or BIOS 101. Natural World – With Lab course.

 

BIOS 535 Ecosystems
3 hours. Flow of energy and nutrients in aquatic and terrestrial environments. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 330.

 

BIOS 540 Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Integrated Human and Natural Landscapes
3 hours. Examination of ecological, biogeochemical and evolutionary principles; techniques and philosophies of ecological remediation, restoration and conservation; environmental regulation and policy; sustainability in theory and practice. Same as EAES 540 and CME 540. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

 

BIOS 546 Research Methods for Landscape Ecological and Anthropogenic Processes
4 hours. Students will develop the skills to choose and utilize relevant methods and tools used in the study and management of altered natural landscapes to achieve research and management objectives through hands-on interdisciplinary laboratory modules. Same as CME 546 and EAES 546. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

 

BIOS 547 Field Experiences in Landscape Ecological and Anthropogenic Processes
4 hours. Evaluation of the issues and needs of various landscape restorations and related urban-impacted sites in the Chicago metropolitan area based upon selected readings, site visits and presentations and discussions with the site manager/coordinators. Same as CME 547 and EAES 547. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

Chemical Engineering (undergraduate)

CHE 450 Air Pollution Engineering
4 hours. Environmental aspects of combustion processes, pollutant formation. Control of pollutants and particulates. Air quality control. Fundamentals of combustion. Same as ME 450. Prerequisite(s): ME 321 or consent of the instructor.

Chemistry (undergraduate)

CHEM 100 Chemistry and Life
5 hours. Principles of structural and environmental chemistry underlying the phenomenon of life on Earth, discussed in an historical, cultural and philosophical framework. Includes weekly two-hour laboratory. Natural World – With Lab course.

 

CHEM 305 Environmental Chemistry
3 hours. The chemistry of the environment and the consequences of pollution brought about by natural and synthetic materials and modern energy usage. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 234

Civil & Materials Engineering (graduate & undergraduate)

CME 216 Introduction to Environmental Engineering
3 hours. Environmental engineering and design for water and waste problems. Interactive effects of man-made projects on resources and the environment. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 112; and credit or concurrent registration in CME 211.

 

CME 411 Chemistry for Environmental Professionals
3 hours. Introductory atmospheric chemistry, aspects of air pollution, chemistry related to natural water and water treatment; priority organic pollutants and heavy metals. Same as EOHS 440. Prerequisite(s): One year of college chemistry.

 

CME 415 Environmental Geotechnology
3 OR 4 hours. Environmental laws and regulations, sources and types of waste materials, waste materials in geotechnical engineering applications, geotechnical management of municipal, industrial, mine and nuclear wastes. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 315.

 

CME 420 Water and Wastewater Analysis Laboratory
0 TO 4 hours. Laboratory class for environmental engineering. Analysis of water, wastewater and soil for nutrients, pollutants, physical parameters and biological parameters. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 216; or graduate standing.

 

CME 425 Environmental Remediation Engineering
3 OR 4 hours. Sources of contamination, regulations, site characterization, impact assessment, waste disposal and containment options, waste treatment options, case studies. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 315.

 

CME 506 Physical/Chemical Principles in Environmental Systems
4 hours. Physical and chemical principles in natural and engineered environmental systems. Environmental process equilibria and rates. Reactor design and mass transfer in environmental systems. Multiphase environmental processes. Prerequisite(s): CME 216.

 

CME 507 Sustainable Transportation Systems
4 hours. Transportation network analysis, mobile source emission modeling and life-cycle based transportation energy modeling. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in CME 501; and credit or concurrent registration in CME 508. Recommended Background: Transportation engineering, urban planning, and environmental engineering.

 

CME 518 Pollution Prevention Engineering
4 hours. Pollution prevention concepts, planning and economics. Improved manufacturing operations and life cycle assessment. Design for the environment, resource conservation and sustainable development. Prerequisite(s): CME 216.

 

CME 521 Environmental Microbiology
4 hours. Microbial cell structure and function, applications of molecular biology in microbial ecology, biogeochemical cycles. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in CME 422; or consent of the instructor. Recommended background: A basic understanding of biology.

 

CME 523 Environmental Organic Chemistry
4 hours. Properties and behavior of environmental organic pollutants. Theory and estimation techniques. Concepts of environmental fate assessment. Applications of fate models. Same as EOHS 543. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 440 or CME 411.

 

CME 524 Water Chemistry
4 hours. Chemical equilibria and kinetic principles as applied to processes occurring in natural and engineered water systems. Same as EOHS 542. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 440 or CME 411.

 

CME 525 Applied Environmental Biotechnology
4 hours. Advanced biological treatment processes for environmental restoration. Stoichiometry of biological reactions, kinetics, bioremediation, biochemical pathways for pollutant biodegradation, biological nutrient removal. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in CME 521; or consent of the instructor.

 

CME 526 Air Quality Management II
2 hours. Air quality management: Integration of diverse aspects. Data interpretation; standards setting; policy implementation; equipment design; hazardous spill modeling; indoor air pollution; case studies. Same as EOHS 532. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 431 or CME 419.

 

CME 546 Research Methods for Landscape Ecological and Anthropogenic Processes
4 hours. Students will develop the skills to choose and utilize relevant methods and tools used in the study and management of altered natural landscapes to achieve research and management objectives through hands-on interdisciplinary laboratory modules. Same as BIOS 546 and EAES 546. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor

 

CME 547 Field Experiences in Landscape Ecological and Anthropogenic Processes
4 hours. Evaluation of the issues and needs of various landscape restorations and related urban-impacted sites in the Chicago metropolitan area based upon selected readings, site visits and presentations and discussions with the site manager/coordinators. Same as BIOS 547 and EAES 547. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

Communication (undergraduate)

COMM 309 Environmental Communication
3 hours. Description and analysis of communication practices about environmental issues with attention to conflict resolution, media coverage, advocacy initiatives and marketing campaigns. Prerequisite(s): COMM 101 and COMM 201; or approval of the department.

Computer Science (undergraduate)

CS335 Computer Ethics
2 hours. Ethical, societal and environmental issues for computer professionals. Professional ethics, software ownership, unreliability, responsibility, privacy, computer crime, veracity, expert systems, workplace and health issues. Previously listed as EECS 375. Prerequisite(s): CS 202.

Criminal, Law, & Justice (graduate & undergraduate)

CLJ 110 Rights, Justice and the Law
3 hours. The historical evolution, philosophical justification and political context of human rights is examined. The balance between individual rights and social responsibility is analyzed. US Society course.

 

CLJ 114 Race, Class, Gender and the Law
3 hours. A review of criminological theories, organizational decision-making, and a consideration of contemporary criminology, law, and justice policies with specific attention to race, class, and gender. US Society course.

 

CLJ  405 The Problem of Justice
3 OR 4 hours. Premodern and modern views of justice and their practical utility in analyzing legislative, executive, and judicial programs for enhancing or restricting justice. Same as POLS 405. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CLJ 101, plus two 200-level courses in criminology, law, and justice or two 200-level courses in political science.

 

CLJ  421 Youth, Crime, Law and Justice in Society
3 OR 4 hours. Theories of juvenile delinquency and rule-breaking; juvenile rights; organization and administration of the juvenile justice system in the U.S. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CLJ 210 and CLJ 220.

 

CLJ  422 Victimization
3 OR 4 hours. Survey of criminal victimization theory and research. Examination of causes, consequences, and prevention of violent crime and of victims’ experiences in the criminal justice system. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CLJ 101 and two 200-level criminology, law, and justice courses.

 

CLJ  423 Violence
3 OR 4 hours. Explores how men and women have experienced violence historically and in modern times. Students examine how violence is perpetrated through words, pictures, physical harm, and silences. Same as ANTH 424. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CLJ 101 and CLJ 200.

 

CLJ  424 Gender, Crime, and Justice
3 OR 4 hours. An in-depth examination of the etiology of female crime and the involvement of females in the criminal justice system as offenders, victims, and workers/professionals. Same as GWS 424. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CLJ 101 and CLJ 220; or consent of the instructor.

 

CLJ 547 Race, Class, and Gender Dimensions of Crime and Justice
4 hours. Theories addressing the intersections of race, class, gender, crime and justice. Students examine criminological theories, social construction of race, class, and gender, legal decision-making, and implications for justice in our society. Same as GWS 547.

Earth & Environmental Sciences (graduate & undergraduate)

EAES 107 The Changing Earth
5 hours. Introduction to the earth sciences and the development of the modern environment, using Illinois and, specifically, the Chicago Metropolitan Region to illustrate this relationship. Lecture, laboratory, and discussion. Credit is not given for EAES 107 if the student has credit in EAES 101 or EAES 102. Two Saturday field trips required at nominal fee.

EAES 109 The Restless Earth
4 hours. Introduction to plate tectonics, how ocean seafloor and continents form, break apart and collide and their relation to volcanoes, earthquakes, earth’s interior, geological resources, and climate change. Lecture, laboratory an discussion. Credit is not given for EAES 109 if the student has credit for EAES 102. Natural World – With Lab course.

 

EAES 200 Field Work in Missouri
2 hours. Field observations in the St. Francois Mountains and vicinity, southeast Missouri. Credit is given upon completion of assignments that include a satisfactory written report. Three two-hour meetings and one-week field trip during the spring vacation. Attendance at the class meetings are mandatory in order to maintain enrollment in the class. Prerequisite(s): Grade of B or better or concurrent registration in EAES 101 and Grade of B or better or concurrent registration in EAES 102. Registration may be limited if student is not majoring in Earth and Environmental Sciences. Natural World – With Lab course.

 

EAES 285 Environmental Geology
4 hours. Earth systems and global change; global processes, greenhouse gases and global warming; geologic hazards; energy and the environment; human impact on the physical environment; geology of waste management. Saturday field trip required at nominal fee. Prerequisite(s): EAES 101 or EAES 107 or consent of the instructor.

 

EAES 310 Introduction to Geochemistry
4 hours. Principles of geochemical reactions. Chemical Evolution of the earth’s crust, hydrosphere, and atmosphere. Biogeochemical evolution. Implications for global change. Prerequisite(s): EAES 220 or consent of the instructor.

 

EAES 390 Current Topics in Earth and Environmental Sciences
2 hours. Seminar on current issues in earth and environmental sciences. Introduction to reading, interpretation, and writing of scientific papers. Prerequisite(s): Completion of at least one 200-level course in earth and environmental sciences.

 

EAES 390 Current Topics in Earth and Environmental Sciences
2 hours. Seminar on current issues in earth and environmental sciences. Introduction to reading, interpretation, and writing of scientific papers. Prerequisite(s): Completion of at least one 200-level course in earth and environmental sciences.

 

EAES 415 Environmental Geochemistry
4 hours. Chemical reactions in natural environments; surface chemistry of metals and organic compounds. Clay minerals in soils and sediments. Chemistry of contaminant remediation. Prerequisite(s): EAES 310 or consent of the instructor.

 

EAES 444 Geophysics
4 hours. Introduction to basic principles of geophysics applicable for environmental problems and the solid earth including magnetics, electric, seismic, gravity, geophysical well logging, radioactivity and heat flow. Prerequisite(s): EAES 102. Recommended background: Completion of introductory courses in physics and calculus.

 

EAES 514 Environmental Radioactivity
4 hours. Covers the origins and distribution of radioactivity in the natural environment, along with applications of radioactivity measurements to studies of geologic, hydrologic, atmospheric, and biological processes. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

 

EAES 572 Quaternary Environmental Systems
3 hours. Interrelations between eolian, lacustrine, marine, eolian and glacial environments for the past 1.8 million years; geochronologic and isotopic methods; stratigraphic and geomorphic approaches. Prerequisite(s): EAES 470.

 

EAES 576 Paleoclimatology
3 hours. Principles of climatology and paleoclimatology; mechanisms and causes of climate change for the past 63 million years; geologic records of climate and modelling. Prerequisite(s): EAES 470.

 

EAES 580 Aquatic Science
3 hours. Addresses environmental issues related to lakes, rivers, estuaries, and coastal zones. Topics will cover sampling techniques, impact of humans, and global change. Field trip required at nominal fee. Prerequisite(s): EAES 475; or consent of the instructor.

Economics (graduate & undergraduate)

ECON 370 Environmental Economics
3 hours. Analysis of major environmental problems as market and policy failures. Benefit-cost methods evaluated. Equity and efficiency aspects of market-based approaches to environmental policy evaluated. Prerequisite(s): ECON 218 or ECON 220.

 

ECON 570 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
4 hours. Analytical methods for evaluating the impacts and control costs of pollution externalities and natural resource changes. Consequent implications for public and business policy. Prerequisite(s): ECON 501 or ECON 520.

 

ECON 571 Urban Real Estate and Land Economics
4 hours. Economic analysis of urban real estate and land. Real estate appraisal. Demand for urban land; supply of land and improvements. Prerequisite(s): ECON 501 or ECON 520.

 

ECON 572 Urban Economics
4 hours. Urban economic models and economic analysis of urban problems. Firm location, housing, transportation, local public finance. Prerequisite(s): ECON 501 or ECON 520.

Education Policy Studies (graduate & undergraduate)

EDPS 104 Race, Place, and Schooling: African Americans and Education
3 hours. Examination of the social, political, cultural and economic factors shaping African American’s educational experiences in the United States historically and currently. Same as AAST 104. Individual and Society, and US Society course.

 

EDPS 361 Education in Urban Context
3 hours. Cross-disciplinary, critical analysis of relationships between public schools and their urban contexts, with attention to implications for teaching and learning. Prerequisite(s): Senior standing or above and admission to the Bachelor of Arts in elementary Education program.

 

EDPS 412 Politics of Urban Education
3 OR 4 hours. Relations between school governance and politics. The role of educational interest groups, school boards, professional educators, and citizens in formulation and execution of educational policy. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

 

EDPS 449 Early Childhood /Early Childhood Special Ed: Perspectives, Policies and History
3 hours. Perspectives, policies, history, and foundations of Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education. Emphasis on the effects of changing economic, political, legal, social, and views of human development. Same as EPSY 449 and SPED 449.

 

EDPS 500 City Schools: Education in the Urban Environment
4 hours. Cross-disciplinary, critical analysis of relationships between public schools and school districts and their urban environments, with attention to implications for school improvement. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

 

EDPS 549 Teaching for Social Justice
4 hours. Examine theory and practice of social justice teaching in schools, including: history liberatory pedagogies, culturally relevant and critical pedagogies, funds of knowledge, critical multiculturalism and anti-racist pedagogy, critical race theory. Same as CI 549. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor

 

EDPS 552 The Urban School Principal
4 hours. Leadership and management responsibilities of principals in urban schools. Theory and research on principal leadership, case study analysis, and field experience with working principals. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Doctor of Education in Urban School Leadership Program or consent of the instructor.

 

EDPS 555 Political Economy of Urban Education
4 hours. Politics of urban school policy and practice. Interest groups, school boards, educators, citizens, and governments as political actors. Educational leadership in political context. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

 

EDPS 583 Women in Education
4 hours. An overview of girl’s and women’s educational experiences and placement within the academic structure (as students, professionals and intellectuals). The impact of gender on the realization of educational, economic and social opportunities. Same as GWS 583. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor or enrollment in the Ph.D. in Policy Studies in Urban Education program.

 

EDPS 588 Critical Race Theory: Race and Racism in Education
4 hours. Examines theories of race and racism in education within the interdisciplinary construct of Critical Race Theory. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

Educational Psychology (undergraduate)

EPSY 415 Urban Youth Fieldwork
3 hours. Experience in planning, teaching in, and evaluating innovative physical activity-based urban youth programs. Accompanying seminar to examine related literature and explore the interface between theory and practice. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Previously listed as CIE 415. Field work required. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above; and consent of the instructor. Requires interview and placement.

 

EPSY 420 Social Development of Urban Children
3 OR 4 hours. General principles of social development and socialization during childhood and the factors common to urban children that illustrate and modify these principles. Same as PSCH 420. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Admission to a graduate program in education or psychology, or consent of the instructor.

 

EPSY 447 Adolescence in Urban Contexts
3 hours. Overview of physiological, social and cognitive development and how the urban context shapes development. The course utilizes an assets-based approach that challenges stereotypes and normative assumptions regarding the adolescents in urban contexts. Prerequisite(s): Introductory coursework in psychology, child development, and social development; or admission to the M.Ed. or doctoral program in Educational Psychology

Energy Engineering (graduate & undergraduate)

ENER 420 Combined Heat and Power, Design, and Management
4 hours. CHP systems construction, operation, economics, and includes a student design project. Also, builds on previous courses in power plants, engines, HVAC, a stress on economic and software analysis, utility rates, and regulations. Credit is not given in ENER 420 if the student has credit in ME 420. Prerequisite(s): Open only to Master of Energy Engineering students.

 

ENER 422 Building Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning
4 hours. Establishes the basic knowledge needed to understand heating and cooling systems, mass transfer in humidification, solar heat transfer in buildings, and psychrometrics. A computer design project will be completed. Credit is not given for ENER 422 if the student has credit in ME 422. Prerequisite(s): Open only to Master of Energy Engineering students.

 

ENER 424 Industrial Energy Management and Conservation
4 hours. Beginning course in energy analysis and auditing, and builds upon the critical background established in the HVAC course. An overview of the energy industry, billing, economic analysis, deregulated markets and energy purchasing. Credit is not given for ENER 424 if the student has credit in ME 424. Prerequisite(s): Open only to Master of Energy Engineering students.

 

ENER 429 Internal Combustion Engines
4 hours. Introduction to engine types, characteristics and performance. Combustion processes in spark and compression ignition engines; combustion abnormalities. Credit is not given for ENER 429 if the student has credit in ME 429. Prerequisite(s): Open only to Master of Energy Engineering students.

 

ENER 451 Electric Power Generation
4 hours. Thermodynamics and practical aspects of central fossil fuel fired electric generating plants. Focus on large steam cycle generating plants, with discussion of geothermal and hydroelectric plants. Prerequisite(s): Open only to Master of Energy Engineering students.

 

ENER 501 Engineering Project Coordination and Management
4 hours. Theory, strategy, and tactics of the use of project management including project planning, matrix management concept, and team meetings. Prerequisite(s): Open only to Master of Energy Engineering students.

 

ENER 552 Design of Energy Efficient Buildings
4 hours. Emerging technologies in designing energy efficient buildings, including new code issues. Prerequisite(s): Open only to Master of Energy Engineering students.

 

ENER 553 Sustainable Energy Engineering and Renewable Energy
4 hours. A view of the energy industries future from the perspective of emerging and alternative technologies. Examples include fuel cells, distributed energy, micro-grids, hydrogen energy systems, and renewables. Prerequisite(s): Open only to Master of Energy Engineering students.

 

Engineering (graduate & undergraduate)

ENGR 400 Engineering Law
3 OR 4 hours. Overview of the legal system. Legal principles affecting the engineering profession. Professional ethics in engineering. Intellectual property law. Basic contract and tort principles. Environmental law. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Senior standing or above.

English (graduate & undergraduate)

ENGL 361 Gender Theory
3 hours. Survey of theories of gender in culture. Same as GWS 361. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in ENGL 240; and Grade of C or better in ENGL 241 or Grade of C or better in ENGL 242 or Grade of C or better in ENGL 243; or GWS 101or GWS 102; or consent of the instructor. Recommended background: ENGL 117.

 

ENGL 362 Queer Theory
3 hours. Survey of theoretical concerns and historical issues that inform and shape the field of “Queer Studies”. Same as GWS 362. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in ENGL 240; and Grade of C or better in ENGL 241 or Grade of C or better in ENGL 242 or Grade of C or better ENGL 243; or GWS 203; or consent of the instructor.

 

ENGL 364 Disability Studies
3 hours. This course surveys the representation of physical and cognitive disability in U.S. culture, 1622-present, in order to examine the ways in which impairment impacts definitions of American-ness. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in ENGL 240; and Grade of C or better in ENGL 241 or Grade of C or better in ENGL 242 or Grade of C or better in ENGL 243; or consent of the instructor

 

ENGL 444 Topics in Theories of Gender and Sexuality
3 OR 4 hours. Advanced study of topics related to theories of gender and sexuality. Same as GWS 444. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Prerequiste(s): ENGL 361 or ENGL 362 or ENGL 363 or GWS 101 or GWS 102; and senior standing or above; or consent of the instructor.

 

ENGL 471 Topics in Native American Literatures
3 OR 4 hours. The history and development of literature by and about American Indians. Content varies. Same as NAST 471. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Prerequisite(s): Senior standing or above and 6 hours of English, African American studies, or Latin American studies or consent of the instructor.

 

ENGL 472 Women and Film
3 OR 4 hours. Roles and representations of women in classical Hollywood, European art and independent feminist cinemas. Same as AH 434, and GWS 472. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 302 or ENGL 342 or ENGL 361 or ENGL 362 or ENGL 363; and senior standing or above; or consent of instructor.

 

ENGL 473 Topics in African-American Literature
3 OR 4 hours. African American literature and culture for students with significant background in the field. Topics vary. Same as AAST 490. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): AAST 357 or AAST 360 or ENGL 357; and senior standing or above; or consent of the instructor.

 

ENGL 474 Topics in Popular Culture and Literature
3 OR 4 hours. Study of a specific topic relating literature to popular culture, such as sport, television, and best sellers. Critical analysis of the cultural mythology encasing these subjects. Content varies. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Prerequisite(s): ENGL 302 or ENGL 341 or ENGL 342; and senior standing or above; or consent of the instructor.

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (graduate & undergraduate)

EOHS 400 Principles of Environmental Health Sciences
3 hours. Environmental influences on health: population, food, energy; community hygiene and injury control; solid/hazardous wastes, air and water pollution, radiation; industrial hygiene and occupational health. Prerequisite(s): Enrollment restricted to public health students; other graduate, professional and advanced undergraduate students admitted by consent as space permits. To obtain consent, see the SPH registrar.

 

EOHS 405 Environmental Calculations
2 hours. Problem solving techniques as applied to environmental and occupational health: dimensional analysis, mass and energy balances, trial and error solutions, numerical and graphical techniques. Recommended background: Mathematics through calculus, college physics and chemistry.

 

EOHS 411 Water Quality Management
4 hours. Water pollution; historical and current developments in problems and solutions: characterization of pollutants, regulatory framework, risk assessment, standards, modeling, water purification, public health concerns. Prerequisite(s): Taught online. Consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 418 Analysis of Water and Wastewater Quality
2 hours. Basic instrumentation and procedures related to measurement and surveillance of various water quality parameters.

 

EOHS 421 Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene
2 hours. Recognition, evaluation, control of chemical, biological, and physical agents in the workplace. Application to preliminary surveys, measurement of exposure, and evaluation of control measures. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 400 or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 424 Environmental Acoustics
2 hours. Fundamentals of noise generation/propagation; filtering; weighting; hearing biomechanics; health effects; audiometry; hearing control methods; sound fields; directivity; diffraction/barriers; regulations; instrumentation; control. Prerequisite(s): General college physics, and ordinary calculus; or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 428 Industrial Hygiene Laboratory I
2 hours. Detailed methods and experiments for measuring chemical, biological, and physical agents; and methods for evaluating the effectiveness of control measures. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 400 and EOHS 405 and EOHS 421, or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 431 Air Quality Management I
3 hours. Sources, control, dispersion and effects upon receptors of air pollution: health and other adverse effects, meteorology and dispersion estimation, photochemistry, aerosol characterization. Same as CME 419. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 405 or CME 216 or consent of instructor.

 

EOHS 438 Air Quality Laboratory
2 hours. Basic instrumentation and procedures related to measurement and surveillance of ambient air quality. Methods for collection and identification of gaseous and particulate pollutants. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 405 or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 440 Chemistry for Environmental Professionals
3 hours. Introductory atmospheric chemistry, aspects of air pollution, chemistry related to natural water and water treatment; priority organic pollutants and heavy metals. Same as CME 411. Prerequisite(s): One year of college chemistry.

 

EOHS 441 Ergonomics and Human Factors
3 OR 4 hours. The study of principles and techniques associated with ergonomic problems. Topics include human information input and processing, human output and control, and ergonomic considerations in safety. Same as IE 441. 3 undergraduate hours; 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in IE 342 or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 450 Principles of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
2 hours. Causes, transmission, control and prevention of the physical/chemical environmental stressors in the work environment; industrial processes and hazards, contrasts between developed and developing countries.

 

EOHS 455 Environmental and Occupational Toxicology
3 hours. General and applied toxicology as it relates to environmental and occupational exposures to hazardous agents. Emphasis on basic principles, specific types of toxicity, and major classes of toxic agents. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 232 and CHEM 234 and BIOS 100 or the equivalent courses and senior standing or above or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 460 Safety Engineering
3 OR 4 hours. Human protection systems; accident and emergency handling; manufacturing and service hazard systems. Same as IE 461. 3 undergraduate hours. 4

graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): IE 342 or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 461 Community Health and Consumer Protection
2 hours. Prevention of health hazards due to infectious and chemical agents and physical processes, especially in the home and small community environments; role of health agencies. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 400 or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 463 Safety Management Systems
2 hours. Introduction to practical aspects of initiating a safety program in a moderately sized production plant. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 472 Management of Solid and Hazardous Wastes
3 hours. Management of solid and hazardous waste, including radioactive waste: landfills, incineration, recycling, composting, source reduction, groundwater and air pollution impacts, control, regulations, siting, health impacts. Same as CME 423, and GEOG 444.

 

EOHS 482 Occupational Safety Science
2 hours. Principles of occupational safety, safety regulations, accident investigation procedures and engineering, behavioral, and administrative techniques for occupational accident control. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 421 or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 495 Environmental/Occupational Health Seminar
1 hours. Discussions of current environmental health and occupational health topics, with presentations by students, faculty members and visiting scientists.

 

EOHS 512 Advanced Water Quality Management Topics
4 hours. Water quality management course examining drinking water quality and contaminant discharge topics. Risk assessment methodologies are applied for deriving optimal decisions. Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 411 or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 521 Aerosol Science and Technology
3 hours. Advanced technical skills and theory of aerosol physics required for characterizing aerosol behavior, fate and transport, and measurement considerations in occupational/environmental settings. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 421 and EOHS 428; or consent of the instructor. Recommended background: Two semesters of college-level physics.

 

EOHS 523 Engineering Controls/Ventilation
4 hours. Design/evaluation of engineering control technology for workplace hazards: process modification, industrial ventilation, air cleaning, shielding, toxic air contaminants, mechanical hazards, (non)ionizing radiation, temperature. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 405 and EOHS 421 and EOHS 428, or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 529 Industrial Hygiene Laboratory II
2 hours. Field work: comprehensive industrial hygiene surveys of local work places. Health hazard analysis, design of sampling strategies, collection of field data, report preparation. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 428 and EOHS 438; or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 532 Air Quality Management II
2 hours. Air quality management: Integration of diverse aspects. Data interpretation; standards setting; policy implementation; equipment design; hazardous spill modeling; indoor air pollution; case studies. Same as CME 526. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 431 or CME 419.

 

EOHS 542 Water Chemistry
4 hours. Chemical equilibria and kinetic principles as applied to processes occurring in natural and engineered water systems. Same as CME 524. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 440 or CME 411.

 

EOHS 543 Environmental Organic Chemistry
4 hours. Properties and behavior of environmental organic pollutants. Theory and estimation techniques. Concepts of environmental fate assessment. Applications of fate models. Same as CME 523. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 440 or CME 411.

 

EOHS 551 Occupational Diseases
4 hours. Diseases caused by physical, chemical, and biological agents in the workplace: toxicology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, high risk populations, early detection.

 

EOHS 553 Global Environmental and Occupational Health
2 hours. Examines the major current issues in occupational and environmental health and their policy solutions. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 400; or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 554 Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology
2 hours. Methods and issues of environmental epidemiology: outbreak, clusteranalysis, cross-sectional, case-control, cohort, ecological, and time series designs; contemporary issues: cancer and reproductive hazards. Same as EPID 554. Prerequisite(s): EPID 401 and BSTT 401 and EOHS 400; or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 556 Risk Assessment in Environmental and Occupational Health
3 hours. Methodologies for utilizing toxicological and epidemiological data to estimate health risks due to exposures to pollutants in environments. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 405 and BSTT 401 and EPID 400; or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 558 Industrial Toxicology
2 hours. Clinical toxicology and mechanisms of workplace toxicants: metals, fibers, dusts, and organics. Diagnosis and treatment. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 400 and EOHS 457.

 

EOHS 564 Geographic Information System Application in Public Health
3 hours. Examination of GIS applications in Public Health and the process of designing a GIS-based public health investigation. Same as HPA 564. This is an on-line course. Prerequisite(s): BSTT 400 and HPA 465 and consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 570 Hazardous Materials Management
3 hours. Definition and application of methods for managing hazardous materials: site health and safety plan development; remediation technique evaluations; incinerator design; computerized hazard response program applications. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 405 and EOHS 421 and EOHS 428; or consent of instructor.

 

EOHS 571 Injury Epidemiology and Prevention
3 hours. Covers general principles of injury epidemiology and intervention research and will engage students in development and application of preventive activities in workplaces and in the community. Same as EPID 571. Prerequisite(s): Grade of B or better in EPID 400 or Grade of B or better in EPID 403; and graduate or professional standing; or consent of the instructor. Recommended background: Grade of B or better in EOHS 400.

 

EOHS 572 Environmental Risk Assessment and Management
4 hours. Risk assessment from a public health, quantitative and environmental risk management perspective.

 

EOHS 584 Radiation Protection
3 hours. Radioactivity, energetics, kinetics, interactions, external protection, dosimetry, recommendations and standards, measurement, radon. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 405 or consent of the instructor.

 

EOHS 594: Special Topics Course -  “Climate Change and Public Health”.
2 hours. The course begins with introductory information about weather, climate, atmospheric pollutants that drive climate change, followed by climate change mitigation strategies.  This is followed by health outcomes that are expected to change in frequency, severity, and distribution as the global climate warms and becomes less stable.

Epidemiology (graduate & undergraduate)

EPID 494 Introductory Special Topics in Epidemiology
1 TO 4 hours. Special topics in substantive areas of Epidemiology (including infectious disease, chronic disease, environmental/occupational, social). Course content will vary with each offering. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): EPID 400 or EPID 403 or consent of instructor; and graduate or professional standing.

 

EPID 554 Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology
2 hours. Methods and issues of environmental epidemiology: outbreak, clusteranalysis, cross-sectional, case-control, cohort, ecological, and time series designs; contemporary issues: cancer and reproductive hazards. Same as EOHS 554. Prerequisite(s): EPID 401 and BSTT 401 and EOHS 400; or consent of the instructor.

 

EPID 594 Advanced Special Topics in Epidemiology
1 TO 4 hours. Advanced special topics in substantive areas of Epidemiology (including infectious disease, chronic disease, environmental/occupational, social, methods, etc). Course content will vary with each offering. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): EPID 401 or EPID 403 or consent of instructor.

Geography (undergraduate)

GEOG 141 Environmental Geography
3 hours. Survey of the state of the global environment, the measurement of its condition, and prospects for the future. Individual and Society course.

 

GEOG 161 Introduction to Economic Geography
3 hours. Geographies of primary, secondary, and tertiary activities, environmental and spatial bases of production, distribution and consumption, current and evolving patterns of land use and urbanization. Individual and Society, and World Cultures course.

 

GEOG 204 Geography of East, Southeast and South Asia
3 hours. Focuses on the cultural, political, and economic expressions of place in Asia and the complex blend of environment and development, ethnicity and policy, and cooperation and disassociation. Recommended background: GEOG 100 or GEOG 101.

 

GEOG 251 Mind and Environment
3 hours. How humans perceive and appraise conditions and act spatially in the macroenvironment. Environmental learning and behavior in young children. Ethnogeography and environmental perception.

 

GEOG 441 Topics in Resource Management and Policy
3 OR 4 hours. Selected topics dealing with environmental problems at local, regional or global levels. Topics vary. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): GEOG 341 or GEOG 361 or consent of the instructor.

 

GEOG 442 Environmental Hazards and Risks
3 OR 4 hours. Environmental risks of natural and technological hazards; causes and consequences to people; social theories of risks; coping mechanisms used to reduce risk. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): GEOG 251 or GEOG 441 or consent of the instructor.

 

GEOG 444 Management of Solid and Hazardous Wastes
3 hours. Management of solid and hazardous waste, including radioactive waste: landfills, incineration, recycling, composting, source reduction, groundwater and air pollution impacts, control, regulations, siting, health impacts. Same as CME 423, and EOHS 472.

 

GEOG 453 Seminar in Cultural Ecology
3 OR 4 hours. Cultural ecology and cultural evolution, emphasizing peasant farming and other subsistence systems. Soil management under shifting and sedentary agriculture. Same as ANTH 453. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): ANTH 101 or GEOG 151 or consent of the instructor.

 

GEOG 461 Location and Land Use
3 OR 4 hours. Environmental, demographic, and institutional influences on land availability/use at global/local scales; geographies of production/use intensity; market/governmental controls over land/users. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): GEOG 361 or consent of the instructor.

 

GEOG 464 Geographic Modeling of Transportation Systems
3 OR 4 hours. Discussions of the principles of spatial interaction, emphasizing passenger movements, commodity flows, the practicality of network analysis, and the impact of transportation facilities on land use and regional development. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): GEOG 100 and GEOG 161.

History (undergraduate)

HIST 283 Topics on Environmental History
3 hours. Topics in environmental history at the introductory level. Courses offered will examine environmental processes as they interact with the human environment, trade and politics at the local, national and/or international levels. May be repeated if topics vary.

Human Nutrition (undergraduate)

HN 110 Foods
The principles of food components, component interactions, food selection, preparation and service.

 

HN 196 Nutrition
Provides a foundation in the basic principles of human nutrition in maintaining and promoting health through good dietary choices.

 

HN 202 Culture and Food
2 hours. Provides a perspective on factors that affect the development of food habits, similarities and differences across cultures, and how the use of foods provides a window to multiculturalism. Previously listed as HN 302. World Cultures course.

 

HN 203 Culture and Food Lab
1 hours. Practical application of accurately preparing, presenting, and modifying cultural specific foods. Field trip required at a nominal fee Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

 

HN 296 Nutrition and Physical Activity
3 hours. Integrates the fundamental principles of nutrition and physical activity to provide students with knowledge of proper nutrition for improving health, fitness and performance. Prerequisite(s): HN 196; or consent of the instructor.

Industrial Engineering (graduate)

IE 525 Technology to Promote Physical Activitiy Among Persons with Disabilities
3 hours. Applications of new and emerging technologies to promote participation in and adherence to healthful physical activity by people with disabilities. Considers ways of redesigning physical, social and attitudinal environments to achieve these outcomes. Same as DHD 525. Recommended background: DHD 515 or an equivalent course on interpreting research findings.

Kinesiology (undergraduate)

KN 130 Stress Management
3 hours. Introduction to stress and its effects on health, with experiential application of coping strategies and relaxation techniques. Addresses conventional and innovative approaches, with a special emphasis on the role of exercise

 

KN 330 Women’s Health-Related Fitness
3 hours. The integration of social and physiological sciences to explore the relationship between women’s health status and physical activity/exercise participation. Prerequisite(s): KN 352 and junior standing or above; or consent of the instructor.

Management (undergraduate)

MGMT 350 Business and Its External Environment
3 hours. Concerns the political, economic, social, legal, regulatory and international environment of business and the ethics and social responsibility of business actions. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161 and MATH 160.

 

MGMT 480 Transportation Systems Management
3 hours. Provides a fundamental knowledge of problems and practices encountered in the management of transportation systems. Includes impact of public policy; capital facilities; industry structure; costs; operations pricing and environmental relationships. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 350, or consent of the instructor.

Mechanical Engineering (undergraduate)

ME 450 Air Pollution Engineering
4 hours. Environmental aspects of combustion processes, pollutant formation. Control of pollutants and particulates. Air quality control. Fundamentals of combustion. Same as CHE 450. Prerequisite(s): ME 321 or consent of the instructor.

Nursing Core (graduate)

NUSP 528 Health, Environment, and Systems
2 hours. Examination of international, national and local environments for health, health systems, health policy and their outcomes. Influence of social, cultural and ethical factors.

Occupational Therapy (graduate)

OT 526 Assistive Technology and the Environment
3 hours. Assessing the need for, delivering, and evaluating the outcomes of occupationally-based technology and environmental interventions with people with disabilities within the home, school, workplace and community. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in OT 411 and grade of C or better in OT 412 and grade of C or better in OT 416 and grade of C or better in AHS 510.

 

OT 550 Disability in the Urban Environment
4 hours. Features of urban contexts that influence experiences of persons with disabilities are examined as they exacerbate problems or enhance resources in low income communities.

Pharmacognosy (graduate & undergraduate)

PMPG 480 Biological Evaluation of Natural Products
3 hours. Short-term procedures useful for the discovery and characterization of natural product drugs, with related laboratory experiments, and principles of more advanced drug development. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

Physics (undergraduate)

PHYS 123 Physics of the Environment
5 hours. Investigation of the physical environment of humans and of environmental problems, using the language and methods of physics including a study of energy, climate, ozone, and industrial waste. Prerequisite(s): High school algebra. Natural World – With Lab course.

PHYS 116 Energy for Future Decision-Makers
3 hours. 
Survey of energy sustainability and environmental issues. All energy forms of production, sources, storage, and uses; their environmental implications on a global scale within the scientific, technological, political, economic, and social context. Recommended background: High school algebra. Natural World – No Lab course.

Political Science (undergraduate)

POLS 112 African American Politics and Culture
3 hours. A survey of African American political and cultural activism from the Black Convention Movement of the 1830s to contemporary times. Same as AAST 103. Individual and Society, and US Society course.

 

POLS 209 Latinos and Politics
3 hours. Latino politics and politicians in the context of the American political system. The political system, Latino participation, experience, and research on political processes. Same as LALS 283. US Society course.

 

POLS 210 Introduction to Urban Politics
3 hours. Growth and legal problems of cities: intergovernmental relations; powers and forms of government; pressure group activity; municipal functions and services; and revenue problems. Prerequisite(s): POLS 101 or POLS 103 or POLS 190.

 

POLS 275 Gender in Latin America
3 hours. Latin American women in historical perspective from pre-Columbian and Iberian societies to the present. Same as GWS 275, and LALS 275. World Cultures course.

 

POLS 311 Black Politics in the United States
3 hours. Historical analysis of Black electoral politics in the U.S., including traditional political party participation and movement politics. Same as AAST 306. Prerequisite(s): Three courses in political science, history or sociology, or consent of the instructor.

 

POLS 314 Neighborhood and Community Political Organizations
3 hours. The strategies, strengths and weaknesses of community and neighborhood organizations designed around human capital investment (such as education, employment, crime and violence, and community preservation). Prerequisite(s): POLS 101 and POLS 200.

 

POLS 354 The Constitution and Civil Liberties
3 hours. Civil rights, including religion, speech, assembly, press, and rights of the accused. Prerequisite(s): POLS 101 or consent of the instructor.

 

POLS 356 Constitutional Law: Women, Gender and Privacy
3 hours. A multidisciplinary examination of U.S. constitutional law and politics in shaping issues of gender, privacy, race, and sexual orientation; including reproduction, labor, sexual harassment, political participation, and women and crime. Same as AAST 356, and GWS 356. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in POLS 101 or grade of C or better in POLS 112 or grade of C or better in AAST 100 or grade of C or better in AAST 103 or grade of C or better in GWS 101; or consent of the instructor.

 

POLS 485 Gender and Politics
3 OR 4 hours. Impact of gender on basic categories of western political thought. Distinctions between reason and emotion, public and private, among others, examined from feminist perspective. Same as GWS 485. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): POLS 190 and one 200-level course in political theory; or consent of the instructor.

Psychology (graduate & undergraduate)

PSCH 201 The Psychology of African Americans
3 hours. Historical analysis of various psychological approaches to the African American experience and identity. Special attention to development of African American psychology as a disciplinary orientation. Same as AAST 201. Prerequisite(s): PSCH 100 or consent of the instructor. Individual and Society, and US Society course.

 

PSCH 202 African American Behavioral Patterns
3 hours. Formal theories on personality in terms of interdependence between personal characteristics, African American culture, and oppression; social-psychological aspects of black identity and interpersonal behavior. Same as AAST 202. Prerequisite(s) PSCH 100 or consent of the instructor. Recommended background: Credit in AAST 201. Individual and Society, and US Society course.

 

PSCH 315 Psychology of Women and Gender
3 hours. Critical examination of research on women and gender across the life span, including psychological aspects of reproduction, and the way that gender shapes cognition, sexuality, family, friendship, and work experiences. Same as GWS 315. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in PSCH 242 or consent of the instructor.

 

PSCH 420 Social Development of Urban Children
3 OR 4 hours. General principles of social development and socialization during childhood and the factors common to urban children that illustrate and modify these principles. Same as EPSY 420. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Admission to a graduate program in education or psychology, or consent of the instructor.

 

PSCH 515 Psychology of Women and Gender
3 hours. Critical examination of psychological theories and research on women and gender, including biological, psychoanalytic, socialization, power, and social constructionist perspectives. Same as GWS 515. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in psychology; or PSCH 315 or GWS 315, and consent of the instructor.

 

PSCH 521 Violence Against Women
4 hours. Examines the extent, causes, and consequences of sexual assault, intimate partner violence (e.g., domestic violence, dating violence), and sexual harassment, and considers the impact of culture and community on violence and its victims. Same as GWS 521. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

 

PSCH 532 Community Intervention
3 hours. Theory, research and practice of community interventions in public, nonprofit and voluntary settings, such as disability organizations; intervention types and effectiveness; role of community intervenor. Same as DHD 532. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

Urban Planning & Policy (graduate & undergraduate)

UPP 301 Political Economy of Urban Development
3 hours. Political and economic approaches to the study of urban life, urban problems and the built environment. Same as UPP 301. Field work required.Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BA in Urban and Public Affiars Program or consent of the instructor.

 

UPP 403 Introduction to Urban Planning
3 OR 4 hours. Patterns of city growth, physical, socio-economic, and environmental issues. Contemporary planning issues. Future of cities. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Advanced undergraduate standing or consent of the instructor.

 

UPP 537 Economic and Environmental Planning
4 hours. Analytical and economic methods for environmental planning and management. Applications to selected problems. Prerequisite(s): UPP 504 or UPP 554.

 

UPP 554 Environmental Planning
4 hours. The relationship of federal and state environmental policies and legislation to urban and regional planning efforts. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.