Environmental Studies Courses Fall 2009

 

All Environmental Studies Students

Fall 2009 semester Environmental Studies courses run from September 2 – December 11
Please note: there are no scheduled classes November 23 – 27.

IMPORTANT: It is important that you register according to the instructions listed for your program and year of entry. Priority registration, which will take place from July 14 – August 13, is given according to these criteria. If you are unable to gain entry into a course because of restrictions, please try and register again after August 13, when most course registration restrictions will be lifted.

If you are going to make alterations to the suggested sequence of courses for your entry date and program, you should meet with your advisor to discuss these changes and how they may affect your ability to fulfill degree requirements in the future. Careful course planning is necessary to avoid registering and paying for additional semesters, and incurring additional fees. Course offerings are subject to change from year to year depending on availability of faculty.

Credit Maximums: The academic credit maximum for the Fall semester is 12 credits, including practica, SIS, Master’s Thesis and Master’s Project.

Competency Areas

The course numbering scheme used in the Environmental Studies Master’s programs identifies the competency area(s) each course will fulfill for each major. Students should carefully read the individual program competency listed in the course description.

Prefix Meaning
ES Environmental Studies – General
ESE Environmental Science Education
ESF Natural Communities (2- and 3-credit courses)
ESP Civic Ecology (3-credit courses only and must specify “Civic Ecology” in competency area)
ESPE Environmental Policy electives (2- and 3-credit courses)
ESS Biosphere Science (3 credit courses only and must specify “Biosphere Science” in competency area.)
ESSE* Environmental Science electives – *2 & 3 credit courses

All courses listed below are Required unless listed as a Required Alternate (Req Alt) which means you have a choice whether to take this or another course designated in your program track. To avoid scheduling conflicts, please check section choices carefully.

Please Note: The Department of Environmental Studies reserves the right to cancel any class with enrollment fewer than 8 (eight) students.


Students Who Entered Fall 2008

Please Note: The academic credit maximum for Fall registration is 12 credits.


Conservation Biology

Please register from the following:


Environmental Advocacy and Organizing Students

Please register from the following:


Environmental Education Students

Please register from the following:


General Science and Biology Certification Students

Please register from the following:


Individualized Program Students

Please speak with your advisor for completing degree requirements.


Resource Management & Conservation

Please register from the following:


Students Entering in Spring 2009 and Fall 2009

The academic credit maximum for Fall 2009 registration is 12 credits. Please register for courses, and when indicated, preferred sections (*) listed for your program.


Conservation Biology

Please register for:


Environmental Advocacy and Organizing

Please register for:


Environmental Education

Please register for:


General Science and Biology Certification

Please register for:


Individualized Programs

Please register for:


Resource Management & Conservation

Please register for:


Course Schedule

*Courses have varied meeting dates and/or times. Please be sure to check the individual course description for the complete meeting schedule. There are no scheduled classes November 24 – 28.


Wednesdays

9:00 am – 12:00 pm
ESF 550 Community Ecology of the NE Landscape (Section A)

1:00 – 4:00 pm
ESS 572 Earth Systems Science (Section A)

5:00 – 8:00 pm
*ESF 539A Coastal Geoecology (Section A) (Pre-trip meeting September 9)(Study trip Saturday – Wednesday, September 19 – 23)


Thursdays

8:00 – 11:00 am
ESS 563 Conservation Biology (Section B)
ESP 601 Ecological Economics and Public Policy (Sections A, B & C)

ES 519 Ecological Research Design (Section A)

ESP 531 Literature of the Land (Section A)
ESP 524 Patterns of Environmental Activism (Section A)
ESP 605 Social Aspects of Conservation and Development (Section A)

8:30 – 11:00 am

*ESPE 560 Materials and Energy Sustainability (Section A)

*ESF 523 Mycology (Section A) (Harris Center & Otterbrook)

11:15 am – 12:45 pm
*Student Alliance meetings every other Thursday beginning September 3
*Program Meetings for 1st year CB, Cert, EAOP, EE, IP and RMC every other Thursday beginning September 10

12:30 – 3:30 pm

ESE 520 Science Teaching Methods (Sections A)

1:00 – 4:00 pm

*ES 506 Advanced Professional Seminar for Resource Management
and Conservation
(Section A)

ES 518 Advocacy Clinic I (Section A)

ESAM 516 Building Sustainable Organizations (Section A)

ESS 563 Conservation Biology (Section A)
ESE 502 Foundations of Environmental Education ( (Section A)

ES 519 Ecological Research Design (Section B)

ES 515 Organizing Social Movements (Section A)

ESE 521 Problem Solving & Inquiry-Based Science (Section A)
ESE 520 Science Teaching Methods (Section A)

5:00 – 7:00 pm

*ES 693 Practicum Seminar (Section B, D, or E)(September 10, December 3 & 10)

5:00 – 8:00 pm
*ESACO 503 Proposal Writing & the Grants Process (Section A)
*ESE 522 Teaching Exceptional Children (Section A)


Fridays

8:00 – 11:00

ESF 550 Community Ecology of the NE Landscape (Sections B & C)
ESS 572 Earth Systems Science (Section B)
ESF 561 Large-Scale Ecological Pattern and Process (Section A)
ESF 514 New England Flora (Section A)
ESF 515 Ornithology (Section A)

11:15 am – 12:45 pm

*Program Meetings for 2nd yr Cert every 3rd Friday (September 11, October 2, October 23, November 13, December 4)

1:00 – 4:00 pm

ESF 550 Community Ecology of the NE Landscape (Section D)

ESE 535 Conceptual & Human Development (Section A)

ESE 514 Curriculum Design: Non-formal (Section A)

*ESXO 503 Dispute Resolution (Section A)

ESS 572 Earth Systems Science (Sections C & D)

ESSE 568 Wildlife & Forest Management (Section A)

5:00 – 7:00 pm

*ESF 523 Mycology (Section A) (Harris Center)
*ES 693 Practicum Seminar (Section A & C) (September 11, December 4 & 11))

Note: *Courses have varied meeting dates and/or times. Please be sure to check the individual course description for the complete meeting schedule.


Weekends & Irregular meeting courses

(Meet 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, unless otherwise stated)

September 5 & October 3
* ESSE 520 Wetland Delineation and Evaluation (Section A)(9:00 am – 5:30 pm)

September 12, November 7, December 5
*ES 720 Reading Seminar I (Section A)See course description and permissions in ES Ph.D. Section
*ES 722 Reading Seminar II (Section A)
See course description and permissions in ES Ph.D. Section

September 12 & 13, October 3 & 4 and November 7
ESE 513 Environmental Education Methods: Educating for Sustainability (Section A) (September 12 & 13, October 3 and November 7 meet at ANE; October 4 at Harris Center)

September 18 – 20
ESP 531 Literature of the Land Monadnock Literary & Arts Festival (Marlborough, NH) (optional study trip)

September 19 – 23
*ESF 539A Coastal Geoecology (Study trip) (Pre-trip meeting, Wednesday, September 9, 5:00 – 8:00 pm)

September 19 & 20 and October 10
*ESF 523 Mycology (Section A) (8:00 am – 5:00 pm) (Harris Center)

October 17 & 18 and November 14 & 15
*ESPE 560 Materials and Energy (Section A) (9:00 am – 4:30 pm)

September 26 & 27, October 17 & 18, November 14 & 15 and December 12
*ES 508 Conservation Psychology (Section A) (9:30 am – 4 :30 pm) (ANE campus except for October 17 at Harris Center – weather permitting)

TBA Weekends
*ESXO 503 Dispute Resolution (Section A)
*These courses have varied meeting dates and/or times.
See course description for complete list of times and dates.


Courses Without Scheduled Meetings

ES 699A Master’s Project
ES 699B Master’s Project Continuation
ES 699C Master’s Thesis
ES 699D Master’s Thesis Continuation
ES 693 Practicum, General
ES 695 Thesis Research Practicum
ANE 690 SIS: Supervised Independent Study