Environmental Resource Policy (ENRP)

Explanation of Course Numbers

  • Courses in the 1000s are primarily introductory undergraduate courses
  • Those in the 2000–4000s are upper-division undergraduate courses that can also be taken for graduate credit with permission and additional work
  • Those in the 6000s and 8000s are for master’s, doctoral, and professional-level students
  • The 6000s are open to advanced undergraduate students with approval of the instructor and the dean or advising office

ENRP 6085. Topics in Env Resource Policy. 1-3 Credits.

Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated for credit, provided the topic differs.

ENRP 6101. Environmental Sciences I. 3 Credits.

Survey of the basic sciences crucial to environmental issues. Topics related to the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere. For degree candidates in the program; others may enroll with permission of the instructor.

ENRP 6102. Environmental Sciences II. 3 Credits.

Continuation of ENRP 6101. Survey of the basic sciences crucial to environmental issues. Topics related to the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere. For degree candidates in the program; others may enroll with permission of the instructor.

ENRP 6140. Environmental Impact Statement Procedures and Environmental Law. 3 Credits.

The rationale for environmental impact statements from the viewpoint of the nature and origins of environmental concerns. Government agencies responsible for environmental impact statements; current statutes and regulations pertaining to the environment.

ENRP 6145. Global Environmental Justice and Policy. 3 Credits.

Environmental justice, considered as both a movement and a public policy. Examination of environmental injustices—both perceived and actual—affecting individuals, communities, and populations. Adherence to, and enforcement of, environmental laws and regulations that affect the allocation of environmental benefits and the distribution of sources of toxic pollution and other hazards.

ENRP 6295. Research Topics in Environmental Resource Policy. 1-3 Credits.

May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 6 credits.   (Fall, spring, and summer).

ENRP 6298. Seminar in Environmental Resource Policy. 3 Credits.

The capstone seminar involves team development of a project sponsored by an external entity, such as a government agency or non-governmental organization, or participation in an aspect of a research project directed by a faculty member. The student team functions as an external consultant tasked with analysis of the chosen issue.