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Requirements

Major and Minor Requirements

Courses


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Academic Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
2014-2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2015
2013-2014 Fall 2013 Spring 2014
2012-2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2013
2011-2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2012
2010-2011 Fall 2010 Spring 2011
2009-2010 Fall 2009 Spring 2010
2008-2009 Fall 2008 Spring 2009

Electives

Group I: Social Science/Humanities

AMST 30b American Environmental History Every 2nd Year; S13, S15
AMST 102a Environment, Social Justice and the Role of Women
AMST 102aj Environment, Social Justice and Empowerment (JBS) JBS; F11
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 JBS; F12
AMST 105a The Eastern Forest: Paleoecology to Policy Every 2nd year; S10, S15
AMST 106b Food and Farming in America Every 2nd year; F10
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
ENVS 2a Fundamentals of Environmental Challenges Every fall
ENVS 18b International Environmental Conflict and Collaboration Every 2nd year; S13
ENVS 102aj Field Research and Study Methods: Environmental Health (JBS) JBS; F11
ENVS
104aj 
Sustainability in the Suburbs JBS; 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
FYS 43b Visions of the American Environment, Images to Action Justbooks program;
S13, S15
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)
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
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
BISC 2b Genes and the Human Story Every year
BISC 6b Environmental Health
BISC 6bj Environmental Health (JBS) JBS; F11
BIOL 16a Evolution and Biodiversity Usually every year
BIOL 17b Conservation Biology Every spring
BIOL 23a Ecology Every year; S15
BIOL 32aj Field Biology JBS; 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
ENVS 10a Energy from the Big Bang to Global Warming Every fall
ENVS 15a Reason to Hope: Managing the Global Commons for Peace Every spring
ENVS 17b Global Warming and Nuclear Winter
ENVS 19a Climate Change and Conservation  
ENVS 100EJ GIS and Field Methods: The New England Landscape JBS; F12
ENVS 102aj Field Research and Study Methods: Environmental Health (JBS)
ENVS 106b Life on a Changing Planet Usually every year
Courses With Multiple Prerequisites
BIOL 32a Field Biology Every fall
BIOL 60b Evolution Every fall
BIOL 134b Topics in Ecology Usually every spring; S12, S15
BIOL 159a Project Lab in Microbiology Usually every spring; S14, S15
CHEM 33a Environmental Chemistry Every spring
ENVS 28a Wetlands: Ecology, Hydrology, Restoration