Environmental Studies Course Selection Instructions Summer 2010

 

Master’s level Environmental Studies course offerings begin the week of June 1 and run through Friday, July 15. *Some classes may meet prior to or run later than these program dates. Please read the individual course descriptions for specific dates, times and locations. There will be no classes on Monday, July 5.

IMPORTANT: It is important that you register according to the instructions listed for your program concentration and your year of entry. Registration restrictions are listed according to these criteria from April 14-28. Effective April 29, most course registration restrictions will be lifted.

Note: If you are unable to gain entry into a course during initial registration period April 14-28, please try and register again on April 29.

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 tuition and fees.

Credit Minimums and Maximums: The academic credit minimum and maximum for the Summer semester is 8 credits.

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.

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:

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
ESS Biosphere Science: (3 credit courses only and must specify
“Biosphere Science” in the competency area.)

Environmental Advocacy and Organizing

Please choose from the following:


Conservation Biology

Please choose from the following:


Resource Management and Conservation

Please choose from the following:


Environmental Education

Please choose from the following:


General Science and
Biology Teacher Certification

Please choose from the following:


Individualized Program

Please choose from the following:


Course Schedule


Weekly, Intensives and Irregular Course Meeting Schedule

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

May 30 – June 2
ESF 517 Soils: Mapping and Interpretation (Section A)

(Sunday – Wednesday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm)

May 31, June 1, 2, 8 & 9
ESE 528 Environmental Education Methods:
Interpretation and Exhibit Design
(Section A)
(Monday, May 31, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Harris Center; Tuesday & Wednesday, June 1 – 2, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Boston; Tuesday & Wednesday, June 8 & 9, Antioch campus, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm)

June 3 – 6
*ESX 601 Group Dynamics and Leadership I (Section A)
(Thursday & Friday, June 3 & 4, 1:00 – 5:00 pm and Saturday & Sunday, June 5 & 6, 8:30 am -
5:30 pm)

June 3 – 24
ESF 531 Avian Nesting Ecology (Section A)
(Thursdays, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm and Monday, June 7 field trip 8:00 – 4:30 pm)

June 5, 6 & 12
ESS 564 Biological Concepts for Educators (Section A)
(Saturday & Sunday, June 5 & 6 and Saturday, June 12, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm)

June 8 – 12
ESPE 599 Land Protection & Stewardship (Section A)
(Tuesday – Friday, 1:00 – 5:00 pm and Saturday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm)

June 10 & 24 and July 11 – 15

ESF 516 Ecology of the White Mountains (Section A)
(Thursdays, June 10 & 24, 6:30 – 9:00 pm – pre-trip meetings; and Sunday – Thursday,
July 11 -15, study trip)

June 13 – 16
ESF 541 Introduction to Wetlands: Ecological Principles (Section A)
(Sunday, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Monday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Tuesday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Wednesday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, trip to seacoast)

June 20 – 23
ESS 579 Wildlife Research Techniques (Section A)
(Sunday – Wednesday, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm)

June 21 – 23
ESE 523A Environmental Education Methods:
Teaching in the Outdoors
(Section A)
(Monday – Wednesday, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm)

June 24 – 27
ESF 547 Field Entomology (Section A)
(Thursday & Friday 1:00 – 5:00 pm and Saturday & Sunday, , 8:30 am – 5:30 pm)


On-line Intensives

ES 516 Non Profit Leadership & Management (Section A)


Course with No Scheduled Meetings

ES 699A Master’s Project (Sections A – N)
ES 699B Master’s Project Continuation (Sections A – N)
ES 699C Master’s Thesis (Sections A – J)
ES 699D Master’s Thesis Continuation (Sections A – J)
ES 516 Non-profit Leadership & Management (Section A)
ES 693 Practicum, General (Sections A – F)
ANE 690 Supervised Independent Study (Sections A & B)
ES 695 Thesis Research Practicum (Sections A – J)