All Courses

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Requirements

Major and Minor Requirements

Courses


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Academic Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
2015-2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2016
2014-2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2015
2013-2014 Fall 2013 Spring 2014
2012-2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2013
2011-2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2012

Electives

Group I: Social Science/Humanities

AMST 30b American Environmental History Every 2nd Year; S13, S15, S16
AMST 102a Environment, Social Justice and the Role of Women
AMST 102aj Environment, Social Justice and Empowerment (Environmental Health and Justice Community Field Program) F11, F13, F15
AMST 103a Environmental Issues
AMST 104b Boston and Its Suburbs: Environment and History Every 2nd year; F10
AMST 104bj Boston and Its Suburbs: Environment and History (Environmental Field Semester) EFS; F12
AMST 105a The Eastern Forest: Paleoecology to Policy Every 2nd year; S10, S15, S16
AMST 106b Food and Farming in America Every 2nd year; F10, F15
AMST 191b Greening the Ivory Tower: Improving Environmental Sustainability of Brandeis and Community (PDF) Every fall
ANTH 55a Anthropology of Development Every 2nd year; F12
ANTH 74a Catastrophes Across Cultures: The Anthropology of Disasters One Time Offer; S15
ANTH
120B 
Environmental Anthropology of the Middle East:
Israel, Oman, and Beyond 
One Time Offer; S13
ANTH
151b
Nature, Culture, Power Every 2nd year; S13
ECON 57a Environmental Economics Every spring
ECON 175a Introduction to the Economics of Development Usually every fall; F11
ENG 28a Nature Writing Every 4th year; F12
ENG 47a

Frontier Visions: The West in American Literature and Culture

Usually every 3rd year; S16
ENVS 2a Fundamentals of Environmental Challenges Every fall
ENVS 18b International Environmental Conflict and Collaboration Every 2nd year; S13, F15
ENVS 102aj Field Research and Study Methods: Environmental Health (Environmental Health and Justice Community Field Program) F11, F13, F15
ENVS
104aj 
Sustainability in the Suburbs (Environmental Field Semester) EFS; F12
ENVS
107b
Atmospheric Civics & Diplomacy: World Politics of Air Pollution, Ozone Depletion, and Climate Change Every spring
ENVS
108b
Land Conservation in a Crowded World Every spring
ENVS 43b Visions of the American Environment, Images to Action (formerly FYS43b) S13, S15, S16
FYS 50b Trash Justbooks program; S15
GECS 188b Human/Nature: European Perspectives on Climate Change Every 2nd year; S12, S15
HIST 100a Fire and Ice: An Ecological Approach to World History (has not been taught in recent years)
HIST 155b

The United States of Energy: Power, Labor, and Technology in American History (Special one-time offering, spring 2016)

S16

HS 206f Sustainable Agriculture and Watersheds (Meets for one-half semester, yields half-course credit) Usually offered every year
HS 263f Applied Geographic Information Systems (Meets for one-half semester, yields half-course credit) Usually every spring
HS 297f Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (Meets for one-half semester, yields half-course credit) Usually every semester
HS 318f Practices & Economic Tools for Sustainable Forestry (Meets for one-half semester, yields half-course credit) Usually offered every year
LGLS 132b Environmental Law and Policy Usually every 2nd year; F09
PHIL 21a Environmental Ethics Every 2nd year; S13, S15, S16
POL 180b Sustaining Development
SOC 147a Sustainable Cities and Communities
SOC 175b Environmental Movements: Organizations, Networks and Partnerships Every fall
SOC 193a Environment, Health and Society Every spring

Group II: Natural Sciences

Courses With Few or No Prerequisites
AMST105a Eastern Forest: Paleoecology to Policy Every 2nd year; S10, S15, S16
BISC 2b Genes and the Human Story Every year
BISC 6b Environmental Health
BISC 6bj Environmental Health (Environmental Health and Justice Community Field Program) F11, F13, F15
BIOL 16a Evolution and Biodiversity Usually every year
BIOL 17b Conservation Biology Every spring
BIOL 23a Ecology Every year; S15
BIOL 32aj Field Biology (Environmental Field Semester) EFS; F12
BIOL 50b Animal Behavior Every 2nd year; S13
CHSC 3b Solving Environmental Challenges: The Role of Chemistry Every 2nd year; F12
CHSC 4b Understanding the Chemistry of Sustainability Every 2nd year; S13, S15, S16
ENVS 10a Energy from the Big Bang to Global Warming Every fall
ENVS 19a Climate Change and Conservation  
ENVS 100EJ GIS and Field Methods: The New England Landscape (Environmental Field Semester) EFS; F12
ENVS 102aj Field Research and Study Methods: Environmental Health (Environmental Health and Justice Community Field Program) F13, F15
ENVS 106b Life on a Changing Planet Usually every year
EBIO 33b

Citizen Science: Bridging Science, Education and Advocacy

Usually every 2nd year; S16
Courses With Multiple Prerequisites
BIOL 32a Field Biology Every fall
BIOL 134b Topics in Ecology Usually every spring; S12, S15
BIOL 154b

Project Lab: Barcoding and Virtual Barcoding of Species

Usually every spring; S16
BIOL 159a Project Lab in Microbiology Usually every spring; S14, S15, S16
CHEM 33a Environmental Chemistry Every spring
ENVS 28a Wetlands: Ecology, Hydrology, Restoration