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Requirements

Major and Minor Requirements

Courses


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Academic Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
2016-2017 Fall 2016 Spring 2017


Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Last Offered
ENVS 2a Fundamentals of Environmental Challenges   F16
ENVS 89a Environmental Internship  F16
HS 263f Applied Geographic Information Systems (Meets for one-half semester, yields half-course credit) S16
HS 297f Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (Meets for one-half semester, yields half-course credit) F16

Electives

Group I: Social Science/Humanities

Course # Course Title Last Offered
AMST 30b American Environmental History S16
AMST 102aj Environment, Social Justice and Empowerment (Environmental Health and Justice Community Field Program) F15
AMST 105a The Eastern Forest: Paleoecology to Policy S16
AMST 106b Food and Farming in America F16
AMST 191b Greening the Ivory Tower: Improving Environmental Sustainability of Brandeis and Community (syllabus) F16
ANTH 55a Anthropology of Development F14
ANTH
120B 
The Politics of Nature: Environment, Agriculture and Society in Israel and the Middle East (One Time Offering) S13
ANTH
151b
Nature, Culture, Power: Anthropology of the Environment F14
ECON 57a Environmental Economics F15
ECON 175a Introduction to the Economics of Development F14
EL 30b Housing for Good: Environmentally Healthy, Socially Just
ENG 28a Contemporary Environmental Writing F15
ENG 47a Frontier Visions: The West in American Literature and Culture S16
ENG 48a Trash S15
ENVS 18b International Environmental Conflict and Collaboration F15
ENVS 43b Visions of the American Environment, Images to Action (formerly FYS43b) S16
ENVS 102aj Field Research and Study Methods: Environmental Health (Environmental Health and Justice Community Field Program) F15
ENVS
107b
Atmospheric Civics & Diplomacy: World Politics of Air Pollution, Ozone Depletion, and Climate Change S16
ENVS
108b
Land Conservation in a Crowded World S15
GECS 188b Human/Nature: European Perspectives on Climate Change S15
HIST 155b The United States of Energy: Power, Labor, and Technology in American History (One Time Offering) S16
HS 206f Sustainable Agriculture and Watersheds (Meets for one-half semester, yields half-course credit) S16
HS 318f Practices & Economic Tools for Sustainable Forestry (Meets for one-half semester, yields half-course credit) S16
IGS 145a Poverty, Inequalities, and the Environment S14
LGLS 132b Environmental Law and Policy Su16
PHIL 21a Environmental Ethics F16
SOC 147a Sustainable Cities and Communities S15
SOC 175b Environmental Movements: Organizations, Networks and Partnerships F15
SOC 193a Environment, Health and Society S14

Group II: Natural Sciences

Courses With Few or No Prerequisites
Course # Course Title Last Offered
AMST105a Eastern Forest: Paleoecology to Policy S16
BIOL 16a Evolution and Biodiversity F16
BIOL 17b Conservation Biology S16
BIOL 23a Ecology F16
BIOL 50b Animal Behavior S14
BISC 2b Genes and the Human Story S15
BISC 6bj Environmental Health (Environmental Health and Justice Community Field Program) F15
CHSC 3b Solving Environmental Challenges: The Role of Chemistry F16
CHSC 4b Understanding the Chemistry of Sustainability S16
EBIO 33b Citizen Science: Bridging Science, Education and Advocacy S16
ENVS 106b Life on a Changing Planet F15
Courses With Multiple Prerequisites
BIOL 32a Field Biology F16
BIOL 134b Topics in Ecology S15
BIOL 154a Environmental Epidemiology: Ticks, Mosquitoes, and Soil Amoebae in the Woods of New England
BIOL 154b Project Lab: Barcoding and Virtual Barcoding of Species  
BIOL 159a Project Lab in Microbiology S16
CHEM 33a Environmental Chemistry S16