Aurora University

Environmental Studies (ENV)

ENV-1000  Introduction to Environmental Studies  (4 semester hours)  

Environmental studies is a subject that requires an understanding of issues transcending geographic and disciplinary boundaries to address national, regional, and local concerns. As such, students in this course will be introduced to the cultural, ethical, political, scientific, historical, and economic complexities of human activity-environment interactions. Students will analyze evidence, arguments, and concepts through multiple disciplinary lenses, examine important past and present environmental issues, and explore the efforts to understand and address those issues.

ENV-1810-9  Selected Topics in Environmental Studies  (Variable semester hours)  

This course will address a specific area of study in Environmental Studies not already covered by other course offerings. Prerequisites vary by topic.

ENV-2810-9  Selected Topics in Environmental Studies  (Variable semester hours)  

This course will address a specific area of study in Environmental Studies not already covered by other course offerings. Prerequisites vary by topic.

ENV-3810-9  Selected Topics in Environmental Studies  (Variable semester hours)  

This course will address a specific area of study in Environmental Studies not already covered by other course offerings. Prerequisites vary by topic.

ENV-4500/SUS-4500  Environmental Solutions  (4 semester hours)  

This course is designed to provide an overview of the environmental management of natural resources by addressing issues such as technical, political, administrative and social forces influencing the quality of the environment and the use of resources. It includes coverage of government and industrial programs to combat pollution of the air, soil and water, and the legislative and regulatory regimes.

Prerequisite(s): ENV-1000; BIO-2250; PSC-3100 or SOC-3580.

Additional fee required

ENV-4810-9  Selected Topics in Environmental Studies  (Variable semester hours)  

This course will address a specific area of study in Environmental Studies not already covered by other course offerings. Prerequisites vary by topic.