AU Water-Related Courses

Water-Related Courses Offered at Auburn University:

Architecture (ARCH)

Biology (BIOL)

Biosystems Engineering (BSEN)

Chemical Engineering (CHEN)

Civil Engineering (CIVL)

Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences (CSES)

Entomology (ENTM)

Environmental Science (ENVI)

Fisheries and Allied Aquaculture (FISH)

Forestry (FORY)

Forestry and Wildlife Sciences (FOWS)

Geography (GEOG)

Geology (GEOL)

Honors (HONR)

Horticulture (HORT)

Landscape Architecture (LAND)

Natural Resources Management (NATR)

Sustainability Studies (SUST)

Wildlife Sciences (WILD)

  • ARCH 2210 ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS I (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ARCH 1020.
    This course provides the basic knowledge and skills requisite an architect in the design of environmentally responsive buildings.
  • ARCH 2220 ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS II (2) LEC. 2. Pr. ARCH 1020.
    This course provides the basic knowledge and skills requisite an architect in the design of environmentally responsive buildings.
  • BIOL 2425 MARINE BIOLOGY (4) LEC. 4. Pr. BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037. Departmental approval.
    The invertebrates, vertebrates and marine plants as communities with emphasis on local examples. Taught only at Dauphin Island Sea Lab. (DISL).
  • BIOL 3040 BIOLOGY OF MARINE SYSTEMS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (BIOL 1020 or BIOL 1027) and (BIOL 1030 orBIOL 1037).
    Introduction to marine systems and biological investigations of coastal, near shore and open ocean organisms and processes.
  • BIOL 3060 ECOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Departmental approval.
    Interactions of organisms with their environments and characteristics of populations, communities, and ecosystems. 8 hours of Biology.
  • BIOL 3075 INTRODUCTION TO OCEANOGRAPHY (4) LEC. 4. Pr. MATH 1150 and CHEM 1030 andPHYS 1500. Departmental approval.
    The physics, chemistry, biology, and geology of the oceans. Taught only at Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL).
  • BIOL 4015 BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF MARINE TURTLES (2) LEC. 15. LAB. 45. Pr. BIOL 1020 or BIOL 1027 and BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037 and BIOL 3040. OR permission of Marine Biology coordinator. An introductory overview of the biology of marine turtles. Topics include: identification, distribution, nesting & migratory behavior, feeding, population biology, development, paleontology and conservation. Extensive laboratory and field studies of multiple species of turtles.
  • BIOL 4035 INTRODUCTION TO MARINE ANIMAL NEUROBIOLOGY (3) LEC. 15. LAB. 60. Pr. BIOL 1020 or BIOL 1027 and BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037. The neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of marine invertebrates and vertebrates. Lectures and labs on neurons, glia, resting and action potentials, synapses and neurotransmitters, muscle contraction, sensorimotor integration; neurophysiological bases of behavior; labs include computer simulation of cellular neurobiology.
  • BIOL 4045 MARINE MAMMAL BIOLOGY (4) LEC. 30. LAB. 60. Pr. BIOL 1020 or BIOL 1027 and BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037 and BIOL 3040. Introduction to the evolution, taxonomy and classification, anatomy, physiology, behavior, conservation and management issues of marine mammals, including cetaceans, pinnipeds, mustelids, sirenians and the polar bear. Lab and field research methods used to study marine mammals will be covered.
  • BIOL 4065 MARINE CONSERVATION BIOLOGY (4) LEC. 45. LAB. 30. Pr. BIOL 1020 or BIOL 1027 and BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037 and (BIOL 3040 or BIOL 3060). Study of major threats to marine biodiversity as and potential solutions to the threats. Students discuss current topics in marine conservation biology and critically debate marine conservation literature. Field trips to impacted and pristine sites will demonstrate principles.
  • BIOL 4085 HURRICANES OF THE GULF OF MEXICO (2) LEC. 30. An introductory survey with emphasis on Gulf of Mexico hurricanes. Hurricane features. Basic principles of the atmosphere, review of Gulf, Atlantic and Caribbean hurricanes, El Nino, changes in the Atlantic circulation, hurricane formation, development, features, movement, steering and forecasting.
  • BIOL 4095 COASTAL BIRDS OF ALABAMA (2) LEC. 15. LAB. 30. Pr. BIOL 1020 or BIOL 1027 and BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037 and BIOL 3040. Behavior and ecology-oriented avian field biology. Identification, banding, record/broadcast, other survey methods. Emphasis on behavioral ecology. Extensive field effort along the Gulf Coast and in the Mobile/Alabama/Tombigbee/Tensaw River Delta, other riparian environments, and salt marshes.
  • BIOL 4135 MARINE BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY (4) LEC. 30. LAB. 60. Pr. BIOL 1020 or BIOL 1027 and BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037 and BIOL 3040. Animal behavior in the context of the marine environment. Students study the ecological and evolutionary significance of behavior in a marine setting. Topics include principles of marine behavioral ecology, techniques for observing behavior, conducting behavior experiments, and data collection.
  • BIOL 4415 SHARK AND RAY BIOLOGY (2) LEC. 15. LAB. 45. Pr. BIOL 1020 or BIOL 1027and BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037 and BIOL 3040. An introduction to the biology of sharks and rays with special emphasis on regional shark fauna and field technique. Topics: chondrichthyan origin, systematics, sensory biology, trophic ecology, reproductive biology, life history, ecology, fisheries and conservation. Extensive lab and field work.
  • BIOL 4425 MARINE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 4. Departmental approval.
    Fisheries management philosophy, objectives, problems, and principles involved in management decisions. Taught at Gulf Coast Research Laboratory.
  • BIOL 4455 MARINE INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY (6) LEC. 6. Departmental approval. Structure, classification, phyogenetics, larval development and functional processes of marine and estuarine invertebrates. Taught at Gulf Coast Research Laboratory.
  • BIOL 4465 PARASITES OF MARINE ANIMALS (6) LEC. 3. LAB. 6. Pr. BIOL 5110. Departmental approval. A study of the parasites of marine estuarine animals with emphasis on morphology, taxonomy, life histories, and host-parasite relationships. Taught at Gulf Coast Research Laboratory.
  • BIOL 4475 MARINE ICHTHYOLOGY (6) LEC. 6. Departmental approval. Biology of the major piscine taxa in Mississippi Sound. Principles involved in classification and evolutionary relationships of these organisms. Taught at Gulf Coast Research Laboratory.
  • BIOL 4485 MARINE ECOLOGY (5) LEC. 5. Pr. BIOL 4010. Departmental approval and 16 hours of Biological Science including BIOL 4010.
    The relationship of marine organisms to their environment and the effects of environment on abundance and distribution on marine organisms. Taught at Gulf Coast Research Laboratory.
  • BIOL 4515 MARINE INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY (4) LEC. 4. Pr. At least 10 credits in BIOL 2000-8990. Departmental approval. The natural history, systematics, and morphology of marine invertebrates from the Gulf of Mexico; oriented toward a field and laboratory approach. Participation in extended field trips is part of the course. Taught at DISL.
  • BIOL 4525 DOLPHINS AND WHALES (2) LEC. 2. Pr. BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037. Departmental approval. Classification, anatomy, and ecology of the cetaceans. Taught at DISL.
  • BIOL 4535 COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT (2) LEC. 2. Pr. BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037. Departmental approval.
    Management of shorelines and flood plains, and current legislation. Water quality and ecosystem quality management. Taught at DISL.
  • BIOL 4545 COASTAL ORNITHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 4020. Departmental approval. Coastal and pelagic birds with emphasis on ecology, taxonomy, and distribution. Taught at GCRL.
  • BIOL 4565 MARINE VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY (4) LEC. 4. Pr. BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037. Departmental approval. Systematics, zoogeography and ecology of marine fishes, reptiles, and mammals. Taught at DISL. May not be substituted for BIOL 4020.
  • BIOL 4575 MARINE ECOLOGY (4) LEC. 4. Prerequisites: BIOL1020 or marine biology. Departmental approval.
    Experimental ecological theory and its application to interactions of marine organisms with each other and the environment. Includes laboratory, extensive field trip experience. Taught at DISL.
  • BIOL 4585 PLANKTON BIOLOGY (2) LEC. 15. LAB. 45. Pr. (BIOL 1020 and BIOL 1021 or BIOL 1027) and (BIOL 1030 and BIOL 1031 or BIOL 1037). Students will learn about the biology of all forms of plankton and the methods for their study including optical, chemical and molecular techniques. Students will understand the basic methods of study and be able to sight-identify major groups.
  • BIOL 5090 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060. This course is an overview of ethical, economic and biological aspects of conservation biology at scales ranging from local to global. Credit will not be given for both BIOL 5090 and BIOL 6090.
  • BIOL 5130 ADVANCED PLANT PHYSIOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3100 and CHEM 2080. Coreq. BIOL 5131.
    Physiological and biochemical processes effecting plant growth and development including water relations, photosynthesis, respiration, and hormones.
  • BIOL 5150 COMMUNITY ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060. Dynamics of ecological communities, including niches, species interactions, succession, island biogeography, biodiversity and food webs. May count BIOL 5150 or BIOL 6150.
  • BIOL 5370 MOLECULAR ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3000 and BIOL 3030.
    General overview of the concepts and techniques regarding the application of molecular variation in answering questions pertaining to populations and communities of organisms. Credit will not be given for both BIOL 5370 and BIOL 6370.
  • BIOL 5380 GENERAL ICHTHYOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Pr. BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037.
    Survey of the biodiversity of world and local fishes with an overview of ecology, behavior, biology, and conservation of fishes.
  • BIOL 5415 SALT MARSH PLANT ECOLOGY (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. BIOL 3100.
    The plant ecology of salt marshes.
  • BIOL 5425 MARINE BOTANY (4) LEC. 4. Departmental approval. Pr. BIOL 1020 or equiv.
    Survey of microscopic and macroscopic algae, salt marsh vegetation, sea grasses, mangroves and maritime forests with regard to identification, distribution, structure, ecology and physiology. Field trips and laboratory work. Taught at DISL.
  • BIOL 5435 COASTAL VEGETATION (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and BIOL 3100.
    Study of different coastal ecosystems with an emphasis on vegetation.
  • BIOL 5465 MARINE MICROBIOLOGY (5) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. BIOL 3200 and BIOL 4600. Departmental approval.
    The role of microorganisms in marine environments.
  • BIOL 5475 OCEANOLOGY OF THE GULF OF MEXICO (5) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Departmental approval.
    A descriptive study of the oceanology of the Gulf of Mexico and adjacent waters including coastal zone, continental shelf, and deep ocean. Taught at GCRL.
  • BIOL 5475 OCEANOLOGY OF THE GULF OF MEXICO (5) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Departmental approval. A descriptive study of the oceanology of the Gulf of Mexico and adjacent waters including coastal zone, continental shelf, and deep ocean. Taught at GCRL.
  • BIOL 5525 MARINE BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Departmental approval.
    Study of animal behavior and the influence by and interaction with the environment and the ecological and evolutionary significance of these behaviors. Prereq. Vertebrate and Invertebrate Zoology. Taught at DISL.
  • BIOL 5535 MARINE CONSERVATION BIOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Departmental approval.
    Major threats to marine biodiversity, current topics in marine conservation biology and critical examination of the literature. Pr. General or Marine Ecology course. Taught DISL.
  • BIOL 5550 WETLAND BIOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060. Biology of world wetland habitats. Field trips, paper, and presentation required.
  • BIOL 5700 APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. BIOL 3200.
    Introduction to the ecology, systematics, interrelationships, and role of micro-organisms in geochemical cycles, bioremediation and pharmaceutical production.
  • BIOL 5740 HERPETOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Ecology and evolution of living amphibians and reptiles of the world.
  • BIOL 6090 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060.
    This course is an overview of ethical, economic and biological aspects of conservation biology at scales ranging from local to global. Credit will not be given for both BIOL 5090 and BIOL 6090.
  • BIOL 6130 ADVANCED PLANT PHYSIOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3100 and BIOL 2080. Coreq. BIOL 6131.
    Physiological and biochemical processes effecting plant growth and development including water relations, photosynthesis, respiration, and hormones.
  • BIOL 6375 MARINE SCIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS (3) LEC. 3.
    Principle-centered training in a broad spectrum of subjects relating marine science to health, reading, social studies, language, arithmetic, science, and art. Departmental approval and 6 hours in basic biological science. Taught at GCRL.
  • BIOL 6380 GENERAL ICHTHYOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Pr. BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037. Survey of the biodiversity of world and local fishes with an overview of ecology, behavior, biology, and conservation of fishes.
  • BIOL 6425 MARINE BOTANY (4) LEC. 4. Departmental approval. Identification, distribution, structure, ecology and physiology of microscopic and macroscopic algae, sea grasses, salt marsh vegetation, mangroves and maritime forests. Experimental manipulation of these organisms. Taught at DISL.
  • BIOL 6465 MARINE MICROBIOLOGY (5) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. BIOL 3200 and BIOL 4600. Departmental approval.
    The role of microorganisms in marine environments.
  • BIOL 6525 MARINE BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3.
    Study of animal behavior and the influence by and interaction with the environment and the ecological and evolutionary significance of these behaviors. Vertebrate and Invertebrate Zoology required. Taught at DISL.
  • BIOL 6535 MARINE BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Departmental approval.
    Examination of conservation biology based on previous study of marine ecology. General or Marine Ecology course required. Taught at DISL.
  • BIOL 6700 APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. BIOL 3200.
    An advanced treatment of bacteria comprising the Kingdom Prokaryotae, emphasizing ecology, systematics, interrelationships, geochemical cycles, and bioremediation.
  • BIOL 6740 HERPETOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3.
    Ecology and evolution of living amphibians and reptiles of the world.
  • BIOL 7035 MARINE ANIMAL NEUROBIOLOGY (4) LEC. 30. LAB. 60. Pr. BIOL 1020 and BIOL 1021 and BIOL 1030 and BIOL 1031 and BIOL 4100. Biophysical neurobiology of marine invertebrates and vertebrates. Lectures and labs on neurons, glia, resting and action potentials, synapses, neurotransmitters, muscle contraction, sensorimotor integration, computer simulation and extensive technical methods: extra-, intracellular, patch recording, molecular neuroimmunology, confocal fluorescence microscopy. Evening/Saturday classes.
  • BIOL 7075 INTRODUCTION TO OCEANOGRAPHY (4) LEC. 30. LAB. 60. Pr. MATH 1150or MATH 1153 and CHEM 1030 or CHEM 1033 or CHEM 1110 or CHEM 1117 and PHYS 1500 and BIOL 3040. An in-depth examination of the physics, chemistry, geology and biology of the oceans. Lectures cover the interrelationships of these components to each other. Field and lab work will introduce students to research on oceanographic processes of the Gulf of Mexico.
  • BIOL 7125 COASTAL ECOSYSTEMS DYNAMICS (2) LEC. 2.
    Investigation of the basic principles of ecosystem structure and function. Biological Oceanography, Advanced Marine Ecology, Fisheries Oceanography recommended.BIOL 7340 WATER RELATIONS AND ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS (2) LEC. 2. Departmental approval. Advanced study of plant water relations.
  • BIOL 7370 STREAM ECOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and BIOL 3060.
    Physical, chemical, and biological aspects of stream ecosystems emphasizing effects of natural environmental factors and human influences on stream biota, and quantitative methods used to study stream ecology.
  • BIOL 7485 ADVANCED MARINE ECOLOGY (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. BIOL 1020 and BIOL 1021 and BIOL 1030 and BIOL 1031 and (BIOL 3060 or BIOL 3040). An advanced course open only to MS or PhD students. Interactions between marine organisms and the environment. In-depth discussion of ecological theory with emphasis on the latest research, using extensive reference to the literature. Lecture, lab and overnight field trips.
  • BIOL 7525 MARINE INVERTEBRATES (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Morphology, natural history, physiology, evolution and ecology. Students examine modern literature and develop an advanced presentation on invertebrate biology involving problem solving in an area such as sensory biology, molecular evolution or management. Term paper, classroom presentation and lecture.
  • BSEN 3230 NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION ENGINEERING (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BSEN 3310. Departmental approval.
    Engineering analysis applied to natural resource systems. Design principles and practices in rainfall-runoff relationships, soil erosion and its prediction and control, hydraulic structures, and open channel hydraulics.
  • BSEN 3240 PROCESS ENGINEERING IN BIOSYSTEMS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BSEN 2240. Departmental approval. Theory and application of process operations in biological, food and agricultural systems. Heat transfer, fluid flow, thermal processing, evaporation, psychrometrics, refrigeration, drying freezing.
  • BSEN 3260 ENGINEERING FOR PRECISION AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. ELEC 3810 and MATH 2650. Departmental approval. Engineering aspects of spatial technologies applied to agricultural and forest production. Data collection in the field using GPS and use of field data in site specific applications. Fall.
  • BSEN 3310 HYDRAULIC TRANSPORT IN BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. ENGR 2050 and MATH 2650 or Departmental approval.
    Fluid properties, Non-Newtonian fluids and biological systems, Fluid statics, Energy equation, mass and momentum balance, pipe flow for Newtonian and Non-Newtonian fluids, dimensional analysis, compressible flows.
    BSEN 3560 TURF SYSTEMS IRRIGATION DESIGN (3) 3. Pr. MATH 1130.
    Irrigation system design for turf-based systems including residential lawns, commercial properties, athletic fields, and golf courses. Irrigation scheduling and water demand are presented to provide management capabilities.
  • BSEN 4210 IRRIGATION SYSTEM DESIGN (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BSEN 3230. Departmental approval.
    Theory and design of irrigation systems for the application of water and wastewater including surveying techniques for system design. Systems include solid-set, traveler, center-pivot, and trickle. Fall.
  • BSEN 4250 HYDRAULIC CONTROL SYSTEMS DESIGN (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BSEN 3310 or Departmental approval. Principles of energy transfer by means of fluid power. Design of hydraulic control systems using prime movers, valves, actuators, and accessories. Spring.
  • BSEN 5230 WASTE MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION FOR BIOSYSTEMS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040 and BIOL 3200 and P/C BSEN 3230.
    Introduction to animal waste management problems of confined production systems, and characterization of animal waste types. Design of biological treatment and processing systems. Departmental approval. May count either BSEN 5230 or BSEN 6230.
  • BSEN 5510 ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BSEN 3230.
    Ecological engineering non-point source transport of nutrients, sediment, pesticides, pathogens, and chemicals from agricultural, forestry, and urban activities. Departmental approval. May count either BSEN 5510 or BSEN 6510.
  • BSEN 5520 WATERSHED MODELING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BSEN 5510.
    Modeling of non-point source pollution at watershed scale using Soil and Water Assessment Tool model including underlying processes that control movement of pollutants. Departmental approval. May count either BSEN 5520 or BSEN 6520.
  • BSEN 5560 SITE DESIGN FOR BIOSYSTEMS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BSEN 3230.
    Development of student skills in computer-aided site design and restoration by using rural and urban best management practices to reduce environmental impacts. Departmental approval. May count either BSEN 5560 or BSEN 6560.
  • BSEN 6220 GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES IN BIOSYSTEMS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Departmental approval. Geospatial technologies including GPS, GIS, and remote sensing systems applied to biosystems. Collecting, managing, and analyzing spatial data for agricultural and forest systems. Spring.
  • BSEN 6230 WASTE MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION FOR BIOSYSTEMS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040 or CHEM 1041. Departmental approval. Coreq. BSEN 3230.
    Introduction to the animal waste management problems of confined production systems and characterization of animal waste types. Design of biological treatment and processing systems.
  • BSEN 6510 ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BSEN 3230. Departmental approval.
    The course introduces students to ecological engineering non-point source transport of nutrients, sediment, pesticides, pathogens, and chemicals from agricultural, forestry, and urban activities.
  • BSEN 6520 WATERSHED MODELING (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    The course covers modeling of non-point source pollution at the watershed scale using Soil and Water Assessment Tool model including underlying processes that control movement of pollutants.
  • BSEN 6560 SITE DESIGN FOR BIOSYSTEMS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BSEN 3230. Departmental approval.
    The course is designed to develop student skills in computer-aided site design and restoration by using rural and urban best management practices to reduce environmental impacts.
  • BSEN 7016 QUANTITATIVE AGRICULTURAL REMOTE SENSING (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval. Theory and application of remote sensing to quantifying soil and vegetation characteristics, with emphasis on agriculture but also relevant to natural biosystems.
  • BSEN 7136 GIS APPLICATIONS IN PRECISION AGRICULTURE (1) LEC. 1. Departmental approval. Exploration of geographic information systems (GIS) and its applications in precision agriculture. Topics include file structure and formatting, interfacing with precision agriculture equipment, georeferencing maps, merging and clipping farm data, data field calculations, designing management zones, variable rate prescriptions, and basic data analysis.
  • BSEN 7310 NONPOINT SOURCE POLLUTION (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Non-point source (NPS) transport of nutrients, sediment, pesticides, and pathogens from agricultural, forestry, and urban activities. Basic concepts of pollutant transport through soils and with overland flow. Evaluation, management, and prevention of non-point pollution of surface and groundwater.
  • BSEN 7320 NON-POINT SOURCE POLLUTION MODELING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BSEN 7310 or Departmental approval.
    Non-point source (NPS) modeling of nutrients, sediment, pesticides, and pathogens from agricultural, forestry, and urban activities. Underlying processes (climate, hydrology, nutrients and pesticides, erosion, channel), land cover/plants best management practices. Sensitivity and uncertainty analyses
  • BSEN 7330 SOIL-PLANT-ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEM DESIGN SOIL-PLANT-ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEM DESIGN (3) LEC. 3. Study of systems that incorporate plant uptake of nutrients and/or heavy metals for remediation of soil-based contaminants. Design applications of environmental remediation include constructed wetlands, drip irrigation of wastewater effluent, disposal of municipal sludge, and phytoremediation of contaminants in shallow groundwater.
  • BSEN 7350 ENGINEERING ANALYSIS OF LAKES AND RESERVOIRS (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval. Knowledge and understanding of the causes, impacts, and methods of restoring water quality impairments, with emphasis placed on impounded water bodies and perennial streams.
  • BSEN 7376 WATERSHED MONITORING & ASSESS (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Water measurement and structure sizing. Identification of water quality problems and water quality variable selection. Monitoring design, water quality sampling equipment, and sample collection.
  • BSEN 7516 INTRODUCTION TO LAND AND WATER ENGINEERING (3) LEC. 3.
    This course aims at equipping students with the engineering tools and knowledge needed for advanced courses in land and water engineering.
  • BSEN 7526 INTRODUCTION TO FLUVIAL GEOMORPHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BSEN 3230.
    This course provides an overview of stream geomorphology as it relates to natural stream physical processes.
  • BSEN 7536 DRAINMOD (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BSEN 3230.
    This course presents the principles of water movement and fate in shallow water table systems and application of the drainage water management model DRAINMOD to a wide variety of problems.
  • BSEN 7616 AGRICULTURAL WASTE MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3.
    This course covers principles of managing, handling, treating and applying animal and poultry manures and organic byproducts from an engineering perspective. Departmental approval
  • BSEN 7626 STORMWATER BMP DESIGN (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BSEN 3230. Departmental approval.
    This course is designed to introduce students to several innovative stormwater practices including stormwater wetlands, bioretention, green roofs, permeable pavement, cisterns, and others.
  • BSEN 7636 STREAM RESTORATION STRUCTURE RISK AND FAILURE ASSESS (1) LEC. 1. Pr. BSEN 3230. Departmental approval.
    Critical thinking about the use of various stream restoration structures and providing the tools needed to investigate further into failure analysis and risk assessment.
  • BSEN 7646 OPEN CHANNEL HYDRAULICS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BSEN 3310. Departmental approval.
    Theory and application of hydraulics in open channels with an emphasis on natural systems (natural streams and rivers).
  • BSEN 7666 WETLANDS DESIGN AND RESTORATION (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Fundamental understanding of hydrology, soils and ecology of natural wetland systems to serve as the basis of designing wetland systems for water treatment and restoring degraded natural wetlands.
  • CHEN 5670 POLLUTION PREVENTION ENGINEERING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CHEM 2080 and CHEN 3370 and CHEN 3620 and CHEN 3660 and CHEN 3700.
    Chemical and engineering principles applied to pollution prevention. Theory and practice of basic separation methods, reaction engineering, process controls, and other fundamental chemical engineering disciplines as well as regulatory requirements to prevent unnecessary waste generation. Case studies. (CHEN 3370, CHEN 3620, CHEN 3660, and CHEN 3700 require a grade of C or better).
  • CHEN 5820 ADVANCED TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY (3) LEC. 3.
    Application of biotechnology to environmental process treatment, bioremediation and bioreactor development.
  • CHEN 6670/6676 POLLUTION PREVENTION ENGINEERING (3) LEC. 3.
    Chemical and engineering principles applied to pollution prevention. Theory and practice of flotation, coalescence, micro- and ultra-filtration, de-emulsification, polymer coagulation and other methods. Case studies.
  • CHEN 6820/6826 ADVANCED TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Application of biotechnology to environmental process treatment, bioremediation and bioreactor development.
  • CHEN 7600/7606 ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSPORT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (CHEN 7100 or CHEN 7106) and (CHEN 7200 or CHEN 7206) and P/C CHEN 7110.
    Environmental chemodynamics, interphase equilibrium, reactions, boundary layers, transport mechanisms and models or movement of substances across natural interfaces (air-water-sediment-soil).
  • CIVL 3110 HYDRAULICS (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. (ENGR 2010 or ENGR 2200) and MATH 2650 and P/C ENGR 2350 and P/C CIVL 3010. Pr. ENGR 2010 is only allowed for students who transfer into Civil Engineering. Students already enrolled in Civil Engineering should take ENGR 2200.
    Introduction to fluid mechanics, fluid properties, hydrostatics, kinematics, dynamics, energy equation, ideal flow and energy losses. Applications of fluid mechanics, pipe flow, fluid measurements, pumps, open channel flow, dimensional analysis and theory of modeling.
  • CIVL 3220 WATER AND WASTE TREATMENT (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040 and BIOL 3200.
    Fundamentals of potable water treatment and wastewater treatment and disposal. Treatment systems; operation/ process physics, chemistry, and biology; operation and maintenance issues; regulatory requirements. Credit will not be given to students majoring in Civil Engineering.
  • CIVL 3230 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040 and MATH 2650 and (P/C CIVL 3010 and P/C CIVL 3110 or P/C BSEN 3310).
    Fundamental principles of environmental engineering, including basic environmental chemistry and microbiology; materials and energy balances; diffusion; chemical equilibrium; kinetics; and chemical reaction engineering.
  • CIVL 4211 WATER AND WASTEWATER LABORATORY (1) LAB. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040 and BIOL 3200. Coreq. CIVL 4210.
    Introduction to analytical techniques used to assess water quality. Credit will not be given to students majoring in Civil Engineering.
  • CIVL 4220 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING DESIGN (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 4210 or CIVL 4230. Process design of environmental engineering systems.
  • CIVL 4230 URBAN HYDRAULIC SYSTEM DESIGN (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3230 and CIVL 3110.
    Engineering approaches to designing and managing urban water supply, sanitary sewer, storm water collection systems and flood control works.
  • CIVL 5110 OPEN CHANNEL HYDRAULICS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3110.
    Application of continuity, energy, and momentum analyses to problems of open channel flow. Topics include rapidly and gradually varied flow, unsteady flow, flood routing, computational methods, design concepts and applications. Credit will not be given for both CIVL 5110 and CIVL 6110/ CIVL 6116.
  • CIVL 5120 HYDROLOGIC ANALYSIS AND MODELING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3110 and STAT 3010.
    Hydrologic cycle, hydrologic frequency analysis, precipitation, infiltration, runoff hydrograph, flood routing, urban hydrology, watershed hydrologic modeling, and computer modeling applications. Departmental approval. May count either CIVL 5120 or CIVL 6120.
  • CIVL 5130 HYDRAULIC DESIGN OF PRESSURIZED SYSTEMS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3110.
    Pressurized flow applications; pump-pipeline design optimization; multiple reservoir operation; flow measurement/control systems; distribution manifolds; fundamentals of unsteady flows. Departmental approval. May count either CIVL 5130 or CIVL 6130.
  • CIVL 5150 GROUNDWATER HYDRAULICS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3110.
    Mechanics of groundwater flow, definitions, conservation of mass, Darcy’s law, confined and unconfined flow, steady and transient flow, groundwater transport. Credit will not be given for both CIVL 5150 and CIVL 6150/CIVL 6156.
  • CIVL 5210 CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3230.
    Fundamentals of aquatic chemistry as applied to environmental engineering: chemical thermodynamics, acid/base equilibrium, solution/dissolution chemistry, redox equilibrium, and chemical kinetics. Departmental approval. Credit will not be given for both CIVL 5210 and CIVL 6210/CIVL 6216.
  • CIVL 5220 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PROCESSES LABORATORY (1) LAB. 3. Pr. CIVL 3230.
    Laboratory exploration of the fundamentals and applications of aquatic chemistry, physical-chemical processes and biological processes, as employed in water and wastewater treatment. Departmental approval. Credit will not be given for both CIVL 5220 and CIVL 6220.
  • CIVL 5240 AIR POLLUTION (3) LEC. 3.
    Nature, sources and effects of air pollutants; effects of atmospheric conditions on dispersion; dispersion modeling, theory and design of control devices; legal/ administrative control. Departmental approval. Credit will not be given for both CIVL 5240 and CIVL 6240/CIVL 6246.
  • CIVL 5250 BIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3230.
    Fundamentals of aquatic biology and microbiology as applied to environmental engineering: microbial growth, microbial metabolism, microbial population dynamics, wastewater treatment microbiology, environmental impacts, toxicity testing, and biomonitoring. Departmental approval. Credit will not be given for both CIVL 5250 and CIVL 6250/CIVL 6256.
  • CIVL 5330 LANDFILLS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3310.
    Landfill siting design, construction and operational practices; regulations, terminology, closure regulations and procedures. Credit will not be given for both CIVL 5330 and CIVL 6330/CIVL 6336.
  • CIVL 5450 EROSION & SDIMENT CONTROL (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3310 and CIVL 3410.
    Process of erosion, sediment transport, and sedimentation along with strategies adopted to prevent and manage erosion on construction sites. May count either CIVL 5450 or CIVL 6450.
  • CIVL 6110/6116 OPEN CHANNEL HYDRAULICS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3110.
    Application of continuity, energy, and momentum analyses to problems of open channel flow. Topics include rapidly and gradually varied flow, unsteady flow, flood routing, computational methods, design concepts and applications. Credit will not be given for both CIVL 5110 and CIVL 6110/CIVL 6116.
  • CIVL 6120 HYDROLOGIC ANALYSIS AND MODELING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3110 and STAT 3110.
    Departmental approval. Hydrologic cycle, hydrologic frequency analysis, precipitation, infiltration, runoff hydrograph, flood routing, urban hydrology, watershed hydrologic modeling, and computer modeling applications.
  • CIVL 6130 HYDRAULIC DESIGN (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3110.
    Pressurized flow applications; pump-pipeline design optimization; multiple reservoir operation; flow measurement/control systems; distribution manifolds; fundamentals of unsteady flows. Departmental approval. May count either CIVL 5130 or CIVL 6130.
  • CIVL 6150/6156 GROUNDWATER HYDRAULICS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3110.
    Mechanics of groundwater flow, definitions, conservation of mass, Darcy’s law, confined and unconfined flow, steady and transient flow, groundwater transport. May count either CIVL 5150 or CIVL 6150/CIVL 6156.
  • CIVL 6210/6216 CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3230.
    Fundamentals of aquatic chemistry as applied to environmental engineering: chemical thermodynamics, acid/ base equibrium, solution/dissolution chemistry, redox equilibrium, and chemical kinetics. Departmental approval. Credit will not be given for both CIVL 5210 and CIVL 6210/CIVL 6216.
  • CIVL 6220 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PROCESSES LABORATORY (1) LAB. 3. Pr. CIVL 3230.
    Laboratory exploration of the fundamentals and applications of aquatic chemistry, physical-chemical processes and biological processes, as employed in water and wastewater treatment. Departmental approval. May count either CIVL 5220 or CIVL 6220.
  • CIVL 6230/6236 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ENGINEERING (3) LEC. 3.
    Application of engineering methodology in environmental health; communicable disease control, insect and rodent control, solid and hazardous wastes, noise, radiological health, legal and administrative considerations, etc. Departmental approval. Credit will not be given for both CIVL 5230 and CIVL 6230/CIVL 6236.
  • CIVL 6240/6246 AIR POLLUTION (3) LEC. 3.
    Nature, sources and effects of air pollutants; effects of atmospheric conditions on dispersion; dispersion modeling theory and design of control devices; legal/administrative control. Departmental approval. Credit will not be given for both CIVL 5240 and CIVL 6240/CIVL 6246.
  • CIVL 6250/6256 BIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3230.
    Fundamentals of aquatic biology and microbiology as applied to environmental engineering: microbial growth, microbial metabolism, microbial population dynamics, wastewater treatment microbiology, environmental impacts, toxicity testing, and biomonitoring. Departmental approval. Credit will not be given for both CIVL 5250 and CIVL 6250/CIVL 6256.
  • CIVL 6330/6336 LANDFILLS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3310.
    Landfill siting design, construction and operational practices; regulations, terminology, closure regulations and procedures. Credit will not be given for both CIVL 5330 and CIVL 6330/CIVL 6336
  • CIVL 6450 EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES IN CONSTRUCTION (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3310 and CIVL 3410.
    Process of erosion, sediment transport, and sedimentation along with strategies adopted to prevent and manage erosion on construction sites. May count either CIVL 5450 or CIVL 6450.
  • CIVL 7120/7126 HYDROLOGIC MODELING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (CIVL 6110 or CIVL 6116).
    Principles and practice of hydrologic modeling, introduction to hydrologic information systems, computer modeling of storm run-off, floodplain hydraulics and bridge hydraulics. Computer applications.
  • CIVL 7170/7176 NUMERICAL METHODS IN HYDRAULICS AND HYDROLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3230.
    Numerical approximations of ordinary and partial differential equations representing problems common to civil engineering including groundwater flow, soil consolidation, and mass transport. The formulation and computational solution of diffusion and equilibrium problems are emphasized. Computer programming is required.
  • CIVL 7210/7216 METHODS OF POLLUTANT ANALYSIS IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. CIVL 6210 or CIVL 6216.
    Fundamentals of identifying and quantifying environmental pollutants: review of pollutant chemistry, quality and quantity of pollutants, statistical basis of sampling, environmental sampling techniques, analytical techniques, and data analysis.
  • CIVL 7220/7226 WATER AND WASTEWATER OPERATIONS AND PROCESSES I (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3230.
    Departmental approval. Coreq. CIVL 6210. Physical and chemical principles applied to water and wastewater treatment. Advanced mathematical and modeling concepts.
  • CIVL 7230/7236 WATER AND WASTEWATER OPERATIONS AND PROCESSES II (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 7220 or CIVL 7226.
    Departmental approval. Rigorous analysis of unit operations and processes used in modern water and wastewater treatment systems. Mixing, coagulation, sedimentation, filtration, and chemical precipitation.
  • CIVL 7240/7246 WATER AND WASTEWATER OPERATIONS AND PROCESSES III (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 7220 or CIVL 7226.
    Departmental approval. Design and analysis of unit operations and processes used in modern water and wastewater treatment systems are rigorously examined: adsorption, ion exchange, membrane filtration, reverse osmosis, gas transfer, corrosion, and treatment residuals processing.
  • CIVL 7250/7256 BIOLOGICAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 6250 or CIVL 6256. Departmental approval.
    Development and application of the theories of biological waste treatment.
  • CIVL 7260/7266 ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRIENT CONTROL PROCESSES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 7250 or CIVL 7256.
    The nature, sources, and impacts of aquatic nutrients in the environment: microbial nutrient cycles, biological nutrient removal processes, chemical nutrient control processes, natural systems for nutrient removal.
  • CIVL 7270/7276 ADVANCED NUMERICAL METHODS FOR SOLVING ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PROBLEMS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3010. Departmental approval.
    Basic concepts of finite element (FE) analysis. Development of FE computer codes for solving environmental engineering problems. FE grid generation and visualization methods.
  • CIVL 7280/7286 SURFACE WATER QUALITY MODELING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CIVL 3230. Departmental approval.
    Physical, chemical, biological and hydrological considerations relating to the degradation and self-purification of streams, lakes, and estuaries. Water uses and water quality goals, objectives and criteria. Principles of water quality modeling and waste load allocatio.
  • CSES 5000 SOILS & ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CSES 2040.
    Role of soils in bio-geochemical cycling of major elements and compounds of environmental concern; interactions of pollutants with soils and aquatic and atmospheric environments; methods to minimize or correct pollution; risk assessment.
  • CSES 5020/5023 NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CSES 2040.
    Lectures and problems illustrate principles of nutrient management as related to soil or growth media, plant, fertilizer practices, management systems and environment. Required for all students majoring in Agronomy and Soils. Spring.
  • CSES 5060/5063 SOIL MICROBIOLOGY LECTURE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3200.
    Ecology, physiology, and biochemistry of soil microorganisms with emphasis on soil microbial processes that are important to environmental quality and soil productivity. Spring.
  • CSES 5061 SOIL MICROBIOLOGY (1) LAB. 2. Pr. P/C CSES 5060 or P/C CSES 5063.
    Laboratory exercises illustrating ecology, physiology, and biochemistry of soil microorganisms. Credit will not be given for both CSES 5061 and CSES 6061. Spring.
  • CSES 5080/5083 SOIL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. CSES 2040.
    Soils as a natural resource for land-use planning; their use and management for sustainable crop production, urban and industrial development and ecosystem protection. CSES 5080 Summer. CSES 5083 Fall.
  • CSES 5150 SOIL MORPHOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. CSES 2040.
    Physical, chemical and mineralogical properties of soils are studied in relation to their distribution and classification for environmental, engineering and agricultural use and interpretations. Spring.
  • CSES 5300/5303 SOIL CHEMISTRY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. (CSES 2040 or CSES 2043) or (AGRN 2040 or AGRN 2043). An introduction to the basic soil chemical properties of mineral composition, weathering, absorption, cation exchange, acidity, alkalinity, salinity and soil reactions with fertilizers, pesticides and heavy metals. Spring.
  • CSES 5590 ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL PHYSICS (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2.
    This course is designed to make the students understand basic soil physical properties and processes occurring in soils. All concepts are based on sound physical and mathematical principles. May count either CSES 5590 or CSES 6590.
  • CSES 6000 SOILS & ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CSES 2040.
    Role of soils in bio-geochemical cycling of major elements and compounds of environmental concern; interactions of pollutants with soils and aquatic and atmospheric environments; methods to minimize or correct pollution; risk assessment.
  • CSES 6020/6026 NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CSES 2040.
    Lectures and problems illustrate principles of nutrient management as related to soil or growth media, plant, fertilizer practices, management systems and environment. Required for all students majoring in Agronomy and Soils. Spring.
  • CSES 6060/6066 SOIL MICROBIOLOGY LECTURE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3200.
    Ecology, physiology, and biochemistry of soil microorganisms with emphasis on soil microbial processes that are important to environmental quality and soil productivity. Spring.
  • CSES 6061 SOIL MICROBIOLOGY (1) LAB. 2. Pr. P/C CSES 6060 or P/C CSES 6066.
    Laboratory exercises illustrating ecology, physiology, and biochemistry of soil microorganisms. Credit will not be given for both CSES 5061 and CSES 6061. Spring.
  • CSES 6080/6086 SOIL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. CSES 2040.
    Soils as a natural resource for land-use planning; their use and management for sustainable crop production, urban and industrial development and ecosystem protection. CSES 6080 Summer. CSES 6086 Fall.
  • CSES 6150 SOIL MORPHOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. CSES 2040.
    Physical, chemical and mineralogical properties of soils are studied in relation to their distribution and classification for environmental, engineering and agricultural use and interpretations. Spring.
  • CSES 6300/6306 SOIL CHEMISTRY (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 4. Pr. CSES 2040.
    An introduction to the basic soil chemical properties of mineral composition, weathering, absorption, cation exchange, acidity, alkalinity, salinity and soil reactions with fertilizers, pesticides and heavy metals. Spring.
  • CSES 6590 ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL PHYSICS (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2.
    This course is designed to make the students understand basic soil physical properties and processes occurring in soils. All concepts are based on sound physical and mathematical principles. May count either CSES 5590 or CSES 6590.
  • CSES 7016 ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL SCIENCE (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Science of the environment and the role of soil science in the environmental arena. Important chemical, biological, and physical processes that influence compounds.
  • CSES 7076 SOIL EROSION AND CONSERVATION (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 1.
    Mechanisms of soil erosion and sediment production; infiltration, runoff, and sediment transport in agricultural, forestry, and urban environments. Frosion and sediment control principles and practice. May count either CSES 6086 or CSES 7076.
  • CSES 7140/7146 CHEMISTRY AND USE OF HERBICIDES IN CROP PRODUCTION (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. CHEM 1040. Principles and use of herbicides in agronomic crops. Methods of herbicide application, including time, incorporation and formulation, the fate of herbicides in soil and the ecological impact on succeeding plant species. Fall.
  • CSES 7180 CROP ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (BIOL 6130 or CSES 7250) and CSES 2040.
    Analysis of structure and function of crop and pasture farming systems with emphasis on production processes and resource management.
  • CSES 7250/7256 CROP PHYSIOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3100. Integrates principles of plant physiology, biochemistry, ecology, and genetics as they relate to plant growth and development and crop yield. The effect of management practices and abiotic stress on plant growth and development will be discussed.
  • CSES 7276 SOIL MICROBIOLOGY (4) LEC. 4. Pr. BIOL 1020 and (CSES 2040 or CSES 2043).
    Soil as a medium for microbial growth, the relation of microbes to important mineral transformations in soil, the importance of biological equilibrium and significance of microbes.
  • CSES 7286 APPLIED GEOSTATISTICS (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Application of regionalized variable theory to surface and subsurface landlords using semivariograms and kriging.
  • CSES 7316 ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL CHEMISTRY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (CHEM 1010 or CHEM 1011) and (CSES 2040 or CSES 2043).
    Study of soil chemical processes (sorption, desorption, ion exchange, precipitation, dissolution, and redox reactions) of nutrients and inorganic and organic contaminants in soils and organic matter.
  • CSES 7326 WETLANDS SOILS (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Application of regionalized variable theory to surface and landforms using semivariograms and kriging.
  • CSES 7540/7546 PRINCIPLES OF PLANT NUTRITION (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CSES 6020 or CSES 6026 or (AGRN 6020 or AGRN 6026). Processes of nutrient flux to plant roots growing in soil. Chemistry and properties of soil in relation to the nutrition and growth of plants. Summer.
  • CSES 7586 SOIL PHYSICS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PHYS 1500 and (CSES 2040 or CSES 2043).
  • CSES 7600/7606 AGROCLIMATOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. The relationships between climatological processes and agriculture, including precipitation, evapotranspiration, meteorological hazards, irrigation and drainage, crop development, climate data acquisition and analysis, crop-weather models, and impacts of global climate change. May count either CSES 7600 pr CSES 7606.
  • CSES 8570 PHYSICAL SOIL CHEMISTRY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CSES 6300 and CHEM 6070.
    Interpretation of soil properties and chemical reactions in terms of ion exchange, solubility diagrams, solutions equilibria, electrochemistry and electrokinetics of charged particles. Fall.
  • CSES 8580 FATE AND TRANSPORT OF CHEMICALS IN SOILS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. MATH 1720 and (PHYS 1600 or PHYS 1607) and CSES 7590. Transport phenomena in soils. Physical principles and analysis of the storage and movement of water, solutes, heat, and gases in soils. Spring.
  • ENTM 5030 INSECTICIDES IN THE ENVIRONMENT (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. CHEM 1030 and CHEM 1031 and CHEM 1040 and CHEM 1041.
    Toxic action and environmental fate of insecticides, regulations, formulations, application methods, insecticide resistance and research methods.
  • ENTM 5140 AQUATIC INSECTS (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. ENTM 3040 or BIOL 4010.
    Biology and ecology of aquatic and semi-aquatic insects. Laboratory sessions focus on identification at the family and generic levels, and experience in collecting and field techniques.
  • ENTM 5220 INSECT ECOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060.
    Ecological interactions of insects and their environment, with emphasis on is herbivory, predation, parasitism and mutualism, as well as population and community dynamics.
  • ENTM 5330 INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. ENTM 3040 or ENTM 4020. Integrated management of insects by environmental, biological, genetic, chemical and legal means.
  • ENTM 5360/5363 LANDSCAPE ENTOMOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. (BIOL 1020 or BIOL 1027) or (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037). Identification and management of arthropod pests in the landscape. Recognition of pests and damage to trees, turf and ornamental plants.
  • ENTM 6030 INSECTICIDES IN THE ENVIRONMENT (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. CHEM 1030 and CHEM 1031 and CHEM 1040 and CHEM 1041.
    Toxic action and environmental fate of insecticides, regulations, formulations, application methods, insecticide resistance and research methods.
  • ENTM 6140 AQUATIC INSECTS (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. ENTM 3040 or BIOL 4010. Departmental approval.
    Biology and ecology of aquatic and semi-aquatic insects. Laboratory sessions focus on identification at the family and generic levels, and experience in collecting and field techniques.
  • ENVI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (0) LEC. 1. SU.
    Introduction to the environmental science field and the ENVI major.
  • ENVI 1020 FUNDAMENTALS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (2) LEC. 2.
    Preference given to students for whom the course is required. Survey of fundamental concepts, issues, and concerns related to environmental science.
  • ENVI 2010 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE SEMINAR (1) LEC. 1. Pr. ENGL 1120. ENGL 1120 and departmental approval.
    Discussion of current issues in environmental science.
  • ENVI 3000 INTRODUCTION TO STREAM RESTORATION (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 4. Introduction to concepts necessary for stream restoration design, construction, and maintenance and how they relate to the physical, chemical and biological processes of streams. Students will participate in research associated with stream restoration by assessing steam stability and classifying streams.
  • ENVI 4950 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE SENIOR SEMINAR (2) LEC. 2. Pr. ENGL 1120 and ENVI 1010 and ENVI 1020. Departmental approval.
    This course will cover oral and written professional presentations, assessment of students in the ENVI major via standardized testing, and student assessment via exit surveys.
  • FISH 1110 DIMENSIONS OF FISHERIES, AQUACULTURE, AND AQUATIC SCIENCES (1) LEC. 1. Consideration of various aspects of fisheries, aquaculture, and aquatic sciences work, career options as related to individual interests, and career planning. Overview of the different research and extension areas of the School.
  • FISH 2000 GENERAL BIOLOGY OF FISHES AND AQUATIC ORGANISMS (1) LEC. 1. To introduce students to the anatomy and physiology of fishes, crustaceans, and mollusks to better prepare them to take advanced courses in the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture & Aquatic Sciences.
  • FISH 2020 GLOBAL AND REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES IN FISHERIES, AQUACULTURE, AND AQUATIC SCIENCES (2) LEC. 2. Overview of socioeconomic and ecological aspects of fisheries, aquaculture, and aquatic sciences. The course will cover human dimensions specific to commercial and recreational fisheries, aquaculture species, and the aquatic environment.
  • FISH 3950 CAREERS IN FISHERIES (1) LEC. 1. SU. Pr. FISH 2100 or departmental approval. Consideration of various aspects of fisheries work, career options as related to individual interests, and career planning
  • FISH 5210 PRINCIPLES OF AQUACULTURE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and FISH 2100. Principles underlying aquatic productivity and levels of management as demonstrated by present practices of aquaculture around the world.FISH 5215 MARINE AQUACULTURE (2) LEC. 1. LAB. 2. Departmental approval. Introduction to culture of marine species with emphasis in nutrition and feeding, reproductive biology, production techniques, processing, marketing and economics. Taught at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.
  • FISH 5220 WATER SCIENCE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040 and FISH 2100. Departmental approval.
    Properties of water, the water cycle, basic water chemistry and water quality with emphasis on water in managed ecosystems. Fall.
  • FISH 5230 CONSERVATION ECOLOGY OF FRESHWATER INVERTEBRATES (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 1. Foundational knowledge, ecological theory, and illustrative case-studies on conservation issues and solutions for freshwater invertebrates.
  • FISH 5240 HATCHERY MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 8. Pr. FISH 5210 or FISH 6210.
    Study of warm-water hatchery techniques and application of those techniques in the field. Spring.
  • FISH 5250 AQUACULTURE PRODUCTION (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Pr. FISH 5210.
    Factors affecting growth and yield of aquacultural species, with implications toward farming commonly cultured species. Production techniques for commercially important finfish are discussed. Summer.
  • FISH 5320 LIMNOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040 and (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and BIOL 3060.
    Limnology is the study of the chemical, physical, geological, biological, and ecological processes that influence the structure and function of freshwater communities.
  • FISH 5321 LIMNOLOGY LABORATORY (1) LAB. 4. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and CHEM 1040 and BIOL 3060 and (P/C FISH 5320 or P/C FISH 6320).
    Limnology is the study of the chemical, physical, geological, biological, and ecological processes that influence the structure and function of aquatic communities. May count either FISH 5321 or FISH 6321.
  • FISH 5380 GENERAL ICHTHYOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 6. Pr. BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037. Survey of the biodiversity of world and local fishes, with an overview of ecology, behavior, biology and conservation of fishes.
  • FISH 5410 INTRODUCTION TO FISH HEALTH (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037. Introduction to parasitic, bacterial and viral pathogens of wild and cultured finfish and shellfish.
  • FISH 5425 MARINE FISH DISEASES (4) LEC. 7.5. LAB. 6. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and BIOL 3200. Departmental approval. Introduction to diseases of marine finfish and shellfish and practical techniques used to isolate and identify diseases. Taught at Dauphin Island Sea Lab.
  • FISH 5440 FISH ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Pr. FISH 5380. Departmental approval. Gross and microscopic fish anatomy.
  • FISH 5510 FISHERIES BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and FISH 2100.
    This course provides a general overview and introduction to fisheries management with emphasis on freshwater examples. The laboratory will provide hands-on field experience. Credit will not be given for both FISH 5510 and FISH 6510.
  • FISH 5520 SMALL IMPOUNDMENT MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 5. LAB. 10. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and FISH 2100.
    Major aspects of primarily recreational fishing pond management, including construction, stocking, water quality management, harvest strategy, diagnosis of problems and communication of analyses. Summer.
  • FISH 5630 FACILITIES FOR AQUACULTURE (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 4. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and CHEM 1040 and FISH 2100. Principles and practice of site selection, design and construction of aquacultural facilities, with emphasis on impoundments and ponds. Odd years.
  • FISH 5650 FISH AND SEAFOOD PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CHEM 2030 and BIOL 3200. Emphasis on important species, market forms, preservation techniques, and rules and regulations of the seafood industry.
  • FISH 5670 FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURES EXTENSION METHODS (2) LEC. 2. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and CHEM 1040 and FISH 2100. Concepts and practices pertaining to aquacultural extension organization, administration, program development and implementation.
  • FISH 5710 AQUATIC MICROBIOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037. Departmental approval. Overview of the diversity, genetics, physiology, and ecology of aquatic microorganisms, with an emphasis on bacteria, archaea and viruses.
  • FISH 5725 MARINE ICHTHYOLOGY (6) LEC. 6. Pr. BIOL 3060. General background in the biology of marine fishes and their taxonomy. Offered only at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, MS. Departmental approval; Admission to the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory.
  • FISH 5735 PRINCIPLES OF MARINE AQUACULTURE (6) LEC. 6. Pr. At least 16 credits in BIOL 1000-8999. Principles and technologies for culture of commercially important marine organisms. Offered at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, MS. Summer. Acceptance at GCRL.
  • FISH 5745 MARINE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 4. Overview of practical marine fishery management problems. Offered only at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, MS. Departmental approval; Admission to GCRL.
  • FISH 6220 WATER SCIENCE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040. Departmental approval.
    Properties of water, the water cycle, basic water chemistry and water quality with emphasis on water in managed ecosystems. Fall.
  • FISH 6230 CONSERVATION ECOLOGY OF FRESHWATER INVERTEBRATES (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 1. Foundational knowledge, ecological theory, and illustrative case-studies on conservation issues and solutions for freshwater invertebrates.
  • FISH 6240 HATCHERY MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 8. Pr. FISH 6210. Study of warm-water hatchery techniques and application of those techniques in the field.
  • FISH 6245 SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE IN THE GULF OF MEXICO (2) FLD. 40. This course will provide students with an overview of the various types of shellfish aquaculture practiced in the Gulf of Mexico, and an understanding of the implications for both for public stock enhancement and private production. May count either FISH 5245 or FISH 6245.
  • FISH 6250 AQUACULTURE PRODUCTION (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Graduate level standing in FISH or departmental approval. Factors affecting growth and yield of aquacultural species, with implications toward farming commonly cultured species. Production techniques for commercially important finfish are discussed.
  • FISH 6320 LIMNOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040 and (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and BIOL 3060.
    Limnology is the study of the chemical, physical, geological, biological, and ecological processes that influence the structure and function of freshwater communities.
  • FISH 6321 LIMNOLOGY LABORATORY (1) LAB. 4. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and CHEM 1040 and BIOL 3060 and (P/C FISH 5320 or P/C FISH 6320).
    Limnology is the study of the chemical, physical, geological, biological, and ecological processes that influence the structure and function of aquatic communities. May count either FISH 5321 or FISH 6321.
  • FISH 6380 GENERAL ICHTHYOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 6. Graduate level standing in FISH or departmental approval. Survey of the biodiversity of world and local fishes, with an overview of ecology, behavior, biology and conservation of fishes.
  • FISH 6410 INTRODUCTION TO FISH HEALTH (3) LEC. 3. Graduate level standing in FISH or departmental approval. Introduction to parasitic, bacterial and viral pathogens of wild and cultured finfish and shellfish.
  • FISH 6425 MARINE FISH DISEASES (4) LEC. 7.5. LAB. 6. Graduate level standing in FISH or departmental approval. Introduction to diseases of marine finfish and shellfish and practical techniques used to isolate and identify diseases.
  • FISH 6440 FISH ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Pr. FISH 6380. Departmental approval. Gross and microscopic fish anatomy.
  • FISH 6510 FISHERIES BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Graduate level standing in FISH or departmental approval. This course provides a general overview and introduction to fisheries management with emphasis on freshwater examples. The laboratory will provide hands-on field experience. Credit will not be given for both FISH 5510 and FISH 6510.
  • FISH 6520 SMALL IMPOUNDMENT MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 5. LAB. 10. Pr. BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037.
    Major aspects of primarily recreational fishing pond management, including construction, stocking, water quality management, harvest strategy, diagnosis of problems and communication of analyses. Summer.
  • FISH 6630 FACILITIES FOR AQUACULTURE (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 4. Principles and practice of site selection, design and construction of aquacultural facilities, with emphasis on impoundments and ponds. Odd years.
  • FISH 6650 FISH AND SEAFOOD PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Graduate level standing in FISH or departmental approval. Emphasis on important species, market forms, preservation techniques, and rules and regulations of the seafood industry.
  • FISH 6670 FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE EXTENSION METHODS (2) LEC. 2. Concepts and practices pertaining to aquacultural extension organization, administration, program development and implementation.
  • FISH 6710 AQUATIC MICROBIOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Graduate level standing in FISH or departmental approval. Overview of the diversity, genetics, physiology, and ecology of aquatic microorganisms, with an emphasis on bacteria, archaea and viruses
  • FISH 6725 MARINE ICHTHYOLOGY (6) LEC. 6. Pr. BIOL 3060 and FISH 6380. General background in the biology of marine fishes and their taxonomy. Offered only at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, MS. Summer. Departmental approval ; Admission to Gulf Coast Research Laboratory.
  • FISH 6735 PRINCIPLES OF MARINE AQUACULTURE (6) LEC. 6. Pr. At least 16 credits each with a minimum grade of B in BIOL 6000-8999. Departmental approval. Principles and technologies for culture of commercially important marine organisms. Offered at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, MS. Summer. Acceptance at GCRL;
  • FISH 6745 MARINE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 4. Overview of practical marine fishery management problems. Offered only at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, MS. Summer. Departmental approval; Admission to GCRL.
  • FISH 7230 WATER AND SEDIMENT QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN AQUACULTURE (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. FISH 6220. Departmental approval.
    Advanced treatment of water and sediment quality management in aquaculture. Analytical methods for soil and water quality. Fall.
  • FISH 7240 RESOURCE USE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN AQUACULTURE (2) LEC. 2.
    Resource use, environmental effects, and sustainability of aquaculture with emphasis on approaches to improving efficiency and reducing negative environmental effects. Fall.
  • FISH 7270 CRUSTACEAN AND MOLLUSCAN AQUACULTURE (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. FISH 5210 or FISH 6210 or departmental approval. General biology and culture techniques of the major shrimp, crawfish and shellfish species cultured throughout the world.
  • FISH 7330 RESERVOIR LIMNOLOGY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 5. Pr. FISH 5320 or FISH 6320. Departmental approval.
    Consideration of the ecological characteristics of reservoirs as they relate to modern concepts of ecosystem management. Even years. Summer.
  • FISH 7340 FISH ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060.
    Study of interactions among fish and their environment. Laboratory will emphasize critical literature reading and experimental approaches. Even years. Fall. BIOL 3060 or equivalent.
  • FISH 7350 META-ANALYSIS (2) LEC. 2.
    Meta-Analysis is a quantitative approach for synthesizing results from diverse research studies that address a similar hypothesis.
  • FISH 7360 MANAGEMENT OF AQUATIC FLORA IN FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 6. Graduate level standing in FISH or departmental approval. Role of aquatic vegetation in fish production, its utilization and control.
  • FISH 7380 ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF RIVERINE SYSTEMS (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. BIOL 7370.
    River systems within a landscape ecology and ecosystem management context. Laboratory sessions stress techniques for assessment and management. Even years. Spring.
  • FISH 7420 FISH DISEASES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3200. Departmental approval. Viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic diseases of fishes, including etiologic agents, geographical ranges, species susceptibility, clinical signs, clinical pathology, epidemiology and management.
  • FISH 7450 FISH PATHOLOGY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. FISH 5410 or FISH 6410 or FISH 7420. Departmental approval. Morphological and physiological changes in fish with infectious or non-infectious diseases. Even years.
  • FISH 7460 CLINICAL FISH DISEASE DIAGNOSIS (1-3) LEC. Pr. FISH 6410 or FISH 7420or Departmental approval. Practical experience in necropsy of diseased fish. Identification of causative agents and prescription of appropriate disease control.
  • FISH 7530 FISH POPULATION DYNAMICS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 4. Pr. FISH 6510 or FISH 5510and STAT 7040. Departmental approval. Derivation of fish population estimates, growth, recruitment and mortality; use of modeling techniques to assess exploited fish populations. Even years.
  • FISH 7540 QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES IN FISHERY ASSESSMENT (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 4. Pr. FISH 6510 or FISH 5510 and STAT 7000 and STAT 7040. Departmental approval. Quantitative techniques to assess and manage fish populations in freshwater. The laboratory will analyze actual fisheries data using SAS on personal computers. Odd years.
  • FISH 7550 SEQUENCE-BASED SCIENCE: TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATION (2) LEC. 2. Pr. BIOL 6230. Technology and application of high-throughput sequencing approaches to scientific research.
  • FISH 7640 FISH NUTRITION (3) LEC. 3. Fundamental and applied aspects of fish nutrition, including nutrient requirements, physiology of food assimilation, feed preparation, and practical feeding.
  • FISH 7641 FISH NUTRITION LABORATORY (2) LAB. 6. Coreq. FISH 7640. Laboratory exercises in analysis of fish feeds and formulation and preparation of fish feeds.
  • FISH 7650 TRADITIONAL APPROACHES TO FISH GENETIC ENHANCEMENT (2) LEC. 2. Graduate level standing in FISH or departmental approval. This course is intended to teach the philosophy of fish, shellfish and crustacean genetics, selective breeding, genetic management and inheritance.
  • FISH 7660 MOLECULAR GENETICS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Graduate level standing in FISH or departmental approval. Principles and application of DNA fingerprinting technologies, gene mapping, genetic information and analysis using internet tools, transgenic technologies.
  • FISH 7715 ADVANCED MARINE ECOLOGY (2) LEC. 2. Departmental approval.
    Mechanisms that control distribution of plants and animals at scales ranging from individual organism to ecosystem
  • FISH 7725 MARINE BIOGEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES (2) LEC. 2. Departmental approval.
    Marine biogeochemical cycling of carbon, nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus and metals, with emphasis on estuarine systems.
  • FISH 7735 MARINE PLANKTON (3) LEC. 3. Pr. FISH 7755 or BIOL 7575. Taxonomy of phytoplankton, bacterioplankton and zooplankton in estuaries, coastal seas and open oceans. Dauphin Island Sea Lab.
  • FISH 7745 MARINE MICROBIAL ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Survey of microorganisms found in marine environment with emphasis on interaction of microgranisms with each other and with their environment.
  • FISH 7750 BIOTECHNOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO FISH GENETICS (2) LEC. 2. Pr. FISH 7650. Departmental approval. This course is intended to teach the philosophy of fish, shellfish and crustacean genetics, genetic management genetic engineering, genomic manipulation and genetic biotechnology.
  • FISH 7755 BIOLOGICAL OCEANOGRAPHY (3) LEC. 3. Comprehensive survey of marine organisms and their biological interactions. Taught at Dauphin Island Sea Lab
  • FISH 7765 CHEMICAL OCEANOGRAPHY (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval. In-depth examination of the chemistry of seawater and its relationship with biological, geological and physical processes in the oceans. Dauphin Island Sea Lab.
  • FISH 7775 FISHERIES OCEANOGRAPHY (2) LEC. 2. Departmental approval. An examination of the relationship between fish life history, recruitment dynamics, harvest potential, and oceanographic processes. Taught at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.
  • FISH 7785 PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY (4) LEC. 4. Departmental approval. Describes observed physical setting of the marine environment, and qualitatively explains how and why observed physical phenomena occur.
  • FISH 7920 INTERNSHIP IN FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE (1-10) INT. SU. Departmental approval.
    Field experience in aquaculture, fisheries or aquatic resource management on farm or with research, extension or aquatic management agency. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit hours.
  • FORY 4230 FOREST ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 1030.
    Forests as functional systems, the biotic and abiotic environment, temporal changes in ecosystem structure and function, application of ecological information. Spring.
  • FORY 4500 NATURAL RESOURCES LAW AND ECONOMICS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ECON 2020.
    Economic causes, rationale, and consequences of natural resources. Summer.
  • FORY 5240 FOREST WATERSHED MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 1030.
    Introduction to watersheds, effects of land management on erosion and water quality, and mitigation techniques to reduce adverse effects. Spring.
  • FORY 5250 WETLAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060 or FORY 4230.
    Wetland ecology in the southeastern U.S. with emphasis on soils, hydrology, biology, and policies and practices related to agriculture, forestry, wildlife. Spring.
  • FORY 5310 ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS (3) LEC. 3.
    Critical examination of environmental ethics: historical development and various ethical perspectives. Examination of current environmental issues using perspectives covered in course. Fall.
  • FORY 5540/5543 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (3) LEC. 3.
    A review of environmental law including common and administrative law, land use, and Federal statues on water, air, toxins and waste. May count either FORY 5540 or FORY 6540.
  • FORY 6240 FOREST WATERSHED MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 1030.
    Introduction to watersheds, effects of land management on erosion and water quality, and mitigation techniques to reduce adverse effects. Spring.
  • FORY 6250 WETLAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060.
    Wetland ecology in the southeastern U.S. with emphasis on soils, hydrology, biology, and policies and practices related to agriculture, forestry, wildlife. Spring.
  • FORY 6310 ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS (3) LEC. 3.
    Critical examination of environmental ethics. Historical development and various ethical perspectives. Examination of current environmental issues using perspectives covered in course. Fall.
  • FORY 6540 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (3) LEC. 3.
    A review of environmental law including common and administrative law, land use, and Federal statues on water, air, toxins and wastes. May count either FORY 5540 or FORY 6540.
  • FORY 7110 FOREST BIOGEOCHEMISTRY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. FORY 6230. Fundamental and applied aspects of forest biogeochemical processes at scales of the individual tree, forest community, and forest ecosystem.
  • FORY 7160 ECOSYSTEM RESPONSES TO CHEMICAL CLIMATE CHANGE (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. FORY 4230 and FORY 3200.
    Plant responses to changes in the chemical climate. Emphasis on sources, effects, methodologies used and ecosystem and global effects. Even years.
  • FORY 7210 ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060 or FORY 4230 or BIOL 5140 or BIOL 6140.
    To create a conceptual model of the terrestrial ecosystem including spatial distributions over time; and the impact of human activity and natural disturbance. Spring.
  • FORY 7250 ADVANCED ECOSYSTEM MODELING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. FORY 4230 or BIOL 3060.
    Exploration of the theory and rationale in modeling the structure and functions of ecological ecosystems.
  • FORY 7510 RESEARCH METHODS (2) LEC. 1. LAB. 3.
    Overview of the scientific method and its application in forestry/natural resources research. Evaluation and preparation of project proposals with emphasis on research quality and written communication skills. Fall.
  • FORY 7550 WATERSHED HYDROLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    In depth focus on components of the hydrologic cycle in forested landscapes and how changes in the landscape and management practices impact the hydrologic regime in the watershed. Spring.
  • FORY 7580 NATURAL RESOURCE POLICY ANALYSIS AND ADMINISTRATION (3) LEC. 3.
    The policy-making process, the history of natural resource and environmental policy, and applied techniques in policy analysis. Summer.
  • FOWS 1010 INTRODUCTION TO RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCES (1) LEC. 1.
    Introduction to the wealth and breadth of renewable natural resources in the state, region, nation, and world. Speakers cover topics in forestry, wildlife, water, and soil. Fall, Spring.
  • FOWS 2010 ENVIRONMENTAL INTERPRETATION (3) LEC. 3. Pr., NATR major/ Nature-based Recreation minor or Departmental approval.
    Communication theory as management and public relations tool for natural resource management. Fall.
  • FOWS 2020 NATURAL RESOURCES SAMPLING TECHNIQUES (3) LAB. 3.
    Sampling methods and analytical methods relevant to the evaluation of the environment. Topics include sampling methods, quality assurance procedures, and data management.
  • FOWS 2033 INTRO TO ENVIRON EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3.
    Students will learn about the historical and theoretical foundations of environmental education while participating in experiential learning exercises.
  • FOWS 3015 INTERNATIONAL ISSUES IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (3) FLD. 3.
    Examination of contemporary natural and cultural resource management practices and conservation programs through national and international program placements. Spring, Summer and Fall.
  • FOWS 4310 ECOTOURISM (3) LEC. 3.
    Principles, business considerations, and issues surrounding ecotourism, with emphasis on critique and connections to other industries. Spring.
  • FOWS 5050 URBAN ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3.
    Examination of urban ecosystems and the influence of urbanization on rural and forested lands. Junior standing. Fall. May count either FOWS 5050 or FOWS 6050.
  • FOWS 5140 WATERSHED SERVICES (2) LEC. 2.
    This class examines the livelihoods and ecological impacts of Costa Rica’s program of payments for watershed services. Travel required. Senior. Fall. May count either FOWS 5140 or FOWS 6140.
  • FOWS 5220 LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060 or FORY 4230.
    Ecological effects and management of heterogeneous spatial pattern on ecosystems over large areas. May count either FOWS 5220 or FOWS 6220.
  • FOWS 5270 NATURAL RESOURCE POLICY (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Examination of attitudes, philosophies and policies that govern management of the natural resource. Spring.
  • FOWS 5320 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES (3) LEC. 3.
    Environmental services provided by ecosystems, with emphasis on human well-being and livelihood, and emerging market mechanisms. Spring.
  • FOWS 5453 CONFLICT AND COLLABORATION IN NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (3) DSL. 45. Overview of issues, theories, and approaches to conflict management and collaboration in natural resources. Topics include conflict management, collaborative processes, and negotiation; tools and frameworks for analyzing conflict; and evolving management approaches to natural resource conflict.
  • FOWS 5880 ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS (3) LEC. 3.
    Foundations, principles and empirical application of ecological economics to address current social and economic issues. Spring.
  • FOWS 6050 URBAN ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3.
    Examination of urban ecosystems and the influence of urbanization on rural and forested lands. May count either FOWS 5050 or FOWS 6050.
  • FOWS 6140 WATERSHED SERVICES (2) LEC. 2.
    This class examines the livelihoods and ecological impacts of Costa Rica’s program of payments for watershed services. Travel required. Graduate Standing. Fall. May count either FOWS 5140 or FOWS 6140.
  • FOWS 6220 LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060 or FORY 4230.
    Ecological effects and management of heterogeneous spatial pattern on ecosystems over large areas. May count either FOWS 5220 or FOWS 6220.
  • FOWS 6270 NATURAL RESOURCE POLICY (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Examination of attitudes, philosophies and policies that govern management of the natural resource.
  • FOWS 6320 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES (3) LEC. 3.
    Environmental services provided by ecosystems, with emphasis on human well-being and livelihood, and emerging market mechanisms. Spring.
  • FOWS 6880 ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS (3) LEC. 3.
    Foundations, principles and empirical application of ecological economics to address current social and economic issues. Spring.
  • FOWS 7150 SPATIAL STATISTICS FOR NATURAL RESOURCES (3) LEC. 3. LAB. 1. Pr. STAT 7020. And any GIS class (or consent of instructor).
    Applications of spatial statistics in the natural resources. Three types of spatial data including point pattern data, geostatistical data and lattice (areal) data will be covered to introduce basic concepts, theories and methodology of spatial (spatial-tempo) data analyses and modeling.
  • FOWS 7206 DISEASE ECOLOGY (3) DSL. 3. Discusses the critical importance of relationships between human and animal diseases and the ecology of vectors, pathogens and the environment.
  • FOWS 7216 RESTORATION ECOLOGY (3) DSL. 3. Overview of the history, science, ethics, and current practice of restoration ecology to recognize and understand the need for restoration.
  • FOWS 7266 FOREST WETLANDS RESTORATION ECOLOGY (3) DSL. 3. This course will cover the history and policy of wetlands destruction and restoration, wetland classification and inventory, techniques for assessing wetland functions, and techniques for forest wetlands restoration.
  • FOWS 7480 ADVANCED NATURAL RESOURCE POLICY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. FORY 5400 or FORY 6400. Policy process and players, theory and evolution of property rights, public choice theory, land ethics, policy analysis, programs and statutory laws, forest policy in an international context. Spring odd years.
  • GEOG 5010/6010 URBAN GEOGRAPHY AND SUSTAINABILITY (3) LEC. 3. Senior standing or Departmental approval. An introduction to the field of urban geography and urban sustainability. Basic principles and processes that constitute the growth of urban areas, history, impact of urbanization, adaptation and mitigation towards a sustainable future.
  • GEOG 5210/6210 CLIMATOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr., Senior standing or departmental approval.
    An introduction to the field of climatology. Basic principles and process that constitute the earth’s climate system (e.g. surface-atmosphere energy budge, the hydrologic cycle, and atmospheric motion) as well as climate change and sea level rise.
  • GEOG 5220/6220 GEOMORPHOLOGY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2.
    Basic concepts, terms, and techniques used to identify landforms and their evolutionary processes. Study of the origin of landforms with emphasis on the ecologic processes and structures that generate the landforms and applications of landform analysis. Two all-day weekend trips are required. Two one-hour classes and one two-hour laboratory per week.
  • GEOG 5310 GEOGRAPHY OF RURAL CHANGE (3) LEC. 3. Examination of the patterns and processes associated with population levels and distributions, natural resource management systems, economic development, and cultural landscapes of rural communities. Credit will not be given for both GEOG 5310 and GEOG 6310.
  • GEOG 5400/6400 GEOGRAPHY OF NATURAL HAZARDS (3) LEC. 3.
    Geography of natural hazards and their impacts on society. Credit will not be given for both GEOG 5400 and GEOG 6400.
  • GEOG 5500/6500 GEOGRAPHY OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Understanding and application of the theories and methods for the United States’ version of environmental impact assessment.
  • GEOG 5510/6510 HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Investigation of the inter-relationships between humans and their natural or physical environments.
  • GEOG 5550/6550 GEOGRAPHY OF WATER RESOURCES (3) LEC. 3.
    Study of water use, management, law, and conflicts at local and international scales. May count either GEOG 5550 or GEOG 6550.
  • GEOG 5600/6600 GLOBAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Global environmental problems such as climate change, ozone and deforestation and international public agencies and private volunteer movements protecting our global commons.
  • GEOG 5720 PANAMA STUDY ABROAD-CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENT (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Four-week course intended to give students a general understanding of the potential impacts of climate change on Panama’s environment via a mix of lectures, hands-on activities and field trips.
  • GEOG 5820 AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND REMOTE SENSING (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Departmental approval. Aerial photo and satellite digital interpretation, photogrammetry, remote sensing technology and photogrammetry and related laboratory exercises.
  • GEOG 5870/6870 ADVANCED REMOTE SENSING (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. GEOG 5820. Explores advanced topics of remote sensing for use in research and analysis. Credit will not be given for both GEOG 5870 and GEOG 6870.
  • GEOL 1200 MARINE TECHNICAL METHODS (2) LAB. 8. Departmental approval. Introduction to procedures utilized aboard marine research vessels; physical, biological and geological measurements and sampling techniques. Taught only at Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Summer.
  • GEOL 1220 COASTAL CLIMATOLOGY (2) LEC. 7. Departmental approval.
    Controlling factors and features of world climates, with attention to coastal areas; application and interpretation of climate data. Taught only at Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Summer only.
  • GEOL 2020 MARINE GEOLOGY (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 4. Departmental approval. Geology of ocean basins; special emphasis on continental shelves, their sediments and the sedimentary process at work there. Taught only at Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Summer only.
  • GEOL 2100 ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. GEOL 1100.
    Emphasis on geology as an environmental science; applied geology, geological hazards and environmental regulations as applied to geologic environmental remediation.
  • GEOL 3150 ENGINEERING GEOLOGY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Fundamental geologic principles, materials, and processes that affect engineering projects and programs. Emphasis on pre-construction geological analysis to recognize potential hazards and problems. Credit will not be given for both GEOL 3150 and GEOL 1100.
  • GEOL 4260 INTRODUCTION TO GEOCHEMISTRY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040 and GEOL 2050.
    Principles governing the distribution of major, minor and trace elements within the earth; differentiation of elements due to geologic processes and the hydrosphere.
  • GEOL 5100 HYDROGEOLOGY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. GEOL 1100 and CHEM 1030 and MATH 1610 and PHYS 1500. Departmental approval.
    Fundamentals of groundwater flow in porous media, hydrodynamic dispersion, determination of aquifer properties and geological aspects of groundwater occurrences.
  • GEOL 5220 GEOMORPHOLOGY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 1.
    Study of the origin of landforms with emphasis on the eologic processes and structures that generate the landforms and applications of landform analysis. Two all-day weekend trips are required. Two one-hour classes and one two-hour laboratory per week.
  • GEOL 5240 COASTAL GEOMORPHOLOGY (2) LEC. 5. LAB. 4. Departmental approval.
    Introduction to coastal sediment processes and applied coastal geomorphology; emphasis on waves, tides, sediments and their impact of anthropogenic influences. Taught only at Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Summer only.
  • GEOL 5300 BASIN ANALYSIS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. P/C GEOL 4010.
    Study of analytical techniques of sedimentary basin fills, including thermal history, litho and biofacies analyses, depositional systems, subsurface logs, seismic reflection, provenance history, evolution, sedimentation and subsidence history.
  • GEOL 5400 PRINCIPLES OF EARTH SCIENCE (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Departmental approval.
    A special course for in-service and future teachers only. Internal and surficial geologic processes, meteorology and oceanography.
  • GEOL 5720 PANAMA STUDY ABROAD-CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr., Departmental approval.
    Four-week course intended to give students a general understanding of the potential impacts of climate change on Panama’s environment via a mix of lectures, hands-on activities and field trips.
  • GEOL 6100 HYDROGEOLOGY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. GEOL 1100 and CHEM 1030 and MATH 1610 and PHYS 1500. Departmental approval.
    Fundamentals of groundwater flow in porous media, hydrodynamic dispersion, determination of aquifer properties and geological aspects of groundwater occurrences.
  • GEOL 6240 COASTAL GEOMORPHOLOGY (2) LEC. 5. LAB. 4. Departmental approval.
    Introduction to coastal sediment processes and applied coastal geomorphology; emphasis on waves, tides, sediments and their impact of anthropogenic influences. Taught only at Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Summer only.
  • GEOL 6300 BASIN ANALYSIS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. GEOL 4010. Departmental approval.
    Study of analytical techniques of sedimentary basin fills, including thermal history, litho and biofacies analyses, depositional systems, subsurface logs, seismic reflection, provenance history, evolution, sedimentation and subsidence history.
  • GEOL 6400 PRINCIPLES OF EARTH SCIENCE (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Departmental approval.
    A special course for in-service and future teachers only. Internal and surficial geologic processes, meteorology and oceanography.
  • GEOL 6600 APPLIED GEOPHYSICS (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. (GEOL 1100 or GEOL 3150) and MATH 1620 and PHYS 1510. Departmental approval.
    Overview of geophysical methods with applications to resource, tectonic and environmental analyses. Seismic refraction and reflection, gravity, magnetics, electrical and electromagnetic methods will be included.
  • GEOL 7220 GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND MARINE RESEARCH (3) LEC. 10. LAB. 15. Departmental approval. Introduction to geographical information system (GIS) techniques with a focus on application in the marine environment. Taught only at Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Summer only.
  • GEOL 7250 GROUNDWATER HYDROGEOLOGIC MODELING (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. GEOL 6100. Departmental approval.
    Overview of groundwater modeling techniques with environmental and geologic applications. Interaction of geology and subsurface groundwater flow. Basin hydrology modeling. Practical experience in computer simulations of subsurface hydrogeologic processes.
  • GEOL 7260 AQUEOUS AND ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMISTRY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. CHEM 1040 and GEOL 2050. Departmental approval.
    Study of water-rock reactions that control the chemical composition of groundwater; aqueous geochemistry of trace elements; groundwater pollution, remediation and geomicrobiology.
  • GEOL 7286 CLIMATE CHANGE LITERACY AND COMMUNICATION (3) DSL. 3. Must be a graduate student, or obtain departmental consent after undergraduate student meets Auburn University criteria for taking a 7000-level course. Investigates the discipline-based geoscience education lenses of people’s understanding (cognitive), emotional influences (affect), and actions (behavior) about climate change literacy. Critically analyzes misconceptions, mental models, cultural influences, risk perceptions and the best practices for addressing these barriers. May count either GEOL 7280 or GEOL 7286.
  • GEOL 7450 MINERAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. CHEM 1040 and GEOL 2050. Overview of geology and geographic distribution of mineral resources; economic aspects affecting their extraction; environmental impacts and cost of mineral resource extraction.
  • HONR 1027 HONORS SUSTAINABILITY AND THE MODERN WORLD I (3) LEC. 3.
    Interdisciplinary exploration into concept of sustainability as theory and practice
    HONR 1037 HONORS SUSTAINABILITY AND THE MODERN WORLD II (3) LEC. 3.
    Interdisciplinary exploration into concept of sustainability as theory and practice.
  • HORT 2060 HYDROPONICS: PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES OF SOILLESS PLANT PRODUCTION (3) LEC. 3. This course is a survey of the science of hydroponic plant production and is focused on commercial and home vegetable crop production. Specific topics include plant growth and nutrition in hydroponic growing systems, challenges and opportunities, and system design.
  • LAND 5150 CONSTRUCTION I: LANDFORM & HYDROLOGY (2-3) LEC. Departmental approval. Fundamental skills needed to analyze, understand, and manipulate landform with respect to form, grading, drainage, and stormwater management. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.
  • LAND 5270 PLANT SPATIALITY (2) LEC. 2. Studies of innovative design with plants, exploring issues plant association, strata, and spatiality. Departmental approval. May count either LAND 5270 or 6270.
  • LAND 5280 LANDSCAPE ELEMENTS: EARTH, FIRE AND WATER (3) LEC. 3.
    Introduces students to the basic elements used in the design of the built landscape.
  • LAND 5350 CONSTRUCTION III: HYDROLOGIES (2) LEC. 1. LAB. 2. Pr. LAND 5230. Departmental approval.
    This course emphasizes stormwater research, planning and design. Students learn technical skills and design techniques needed to construct projects with environmental integrity and aesthetic appeal.
  • LAND 5360 DYNAMIC SYSTEMS I: URBAN ECOLOGIES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. LAND 5230. Departmental approval.
    This course provides an overview of natural ecological systems and how they can be preserved or restored to enhance human and ecological health through sustainable design.
  • LAND 5370 PLANT EPHEMERALITY (2) LEC. 2. Pr. LAND 5230. Departmental approval. Studies of innovative design with plants, exploring issues of plant phenology and dynamic lifecycle conditions.
  • LAND 5500 LAND ETHICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY (3) LEC. 3.
    Explores the ethical relationship of man and nature.
  • LAND 5510 ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING STUDIO (6) STU. 12.
    Natural systems analysis as a basis for site planning and large scale facilities design. Level-II standing.
  • LAND 6350 CONSTRUCTION III: HYDROLOGIES (2) LEC. 1. LAB. 2. Pr. LAND 5230 or LAND 6230. Departmental approval.
    This course emphasizes stormwater research, planning and design. Students learn technical skills and design techniques needed to construct projects with environmental integrity and aesthetic appeal.
  • LAND 6360 DYNAMIC SYSTEMS I: URBAN ECOLOGIES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. LAND 5230 or LAND 6230. Departmental approval.
    This course provides an overview of natural ecological systems and how they can be preserved or restored to enhance human and ecological health through sustainable design.
  • LAND 7280 DYNAMIC SYSTEMS II: REGIONAL ECOLOGIES (3) LEC. 3. This lecture/field laboratory course examines conditions of regional ecologies at multiple scales and explores possible public and private responses to these issues.
  • LAND 7350 LANDSCAPE COMPUTER MODELING (2) LEC. 2. Departmental approval.
    Three dimensional and dynamic systems modeling.
  • LAND 7430 SEMINAR ON HYDROLOGY (2) SEM. 2. Pr. LAND 5230. Departmental approval.
    Opportunity for students to further develop expertise through supervised, independent course study or pursue an area of interest that may not be covered in the current curriculum.
  • NATR 2010 ENVIRONMENTAL INTERPRETATION (3) LEC. 3. NATR major/ Nature-based Recreation minor or departmental approval. Communication theory as management and public relations tool for natural resource management. Fall.
  • NATR 2020 NATURAL RESOURCES FIELD METHODS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 4. Sampling methods relevant to the evaluation of the environment. Topics include sampling methods, quality assurance procedures, and data management.
  • NATR 2050 PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT: AN INTRODUCTION TO CONSERVATION SOCIAL SCIENCES (3) LEC. 3. Introduction to the variety of social sciences used to understand the relationships of people and their environment. Students will develop a deeper and broader understanding of the challenges and potential solutions to natural resource issues facing society today.
  • NATR 3310 NATURE BASED RECREATION (3) LEC. 3. Introduction to fundamentals of nature-based recreation; recreationist’ motivations, society benefits, and management of the outdoor recreational environment. Spring.
  • NATR 4240 WATERSHED MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 1030. Introduction to watersheds, effects of land management on erosion and water quality, and mitigation techniques to reduce adverse effects. Spring.
  • NATR 5050 URBAN ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Examination of urban ecosystems and the influence of urbanization on rural and forested lands. Junior standing. May count either NATR 5050 or NATR 6050.
  • NATR 5250 WETLAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060 or FORY 4230. Wetland ecology in the southeastern U.S. with emphasis on soils, hydrology, biology, and policies and practices related to agriculture, forestry, wildlife. Spring.
  • NATR 5310 ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS (3) LEC. 3. Critical examination of environmental ethics: historical development and various ethical perspectives. Examination of current environmental issues using perspectives covered in course. Fall.
  • NATR 5430 HUMAN DIMENSIONS OF WILDLIFE AND NATURAL RESOURCES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. NATR 2050. Forests, wildlife, wetlands, and wilderness – sustaining and managing our natural resources ultimately depends on understanding people. Students will investigate the paradigms and theoretical foundations regarding our values, beliefs, attitudes and behaviors concerning human-environment interactions.
  • NATR 5630 CONSERVATION PLANNING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. NATR 2050 and BIOL 3060 and (STAT 2510 or STAT 2010). Trains students in how to build plans for conservation and management of natural resources. Covers established processes associated with developing conservation plans while addressing human concerns. Includes how to establish measurable objectives, utilize data, frame problems, and determine uncertainty/risk.
  • NATR 5880 ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS (3) LEC. 3. Foundations, principles and empirical application of ecological economics to address current social and economic issues. Spring.
  • NATR 6050 URBAN ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Examination of urban ecosystems and the influence of urbanization on rural and forested lands. May count either FOWS 5050 or FOWS 6050.
  • NATR 6250 WETLAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060. Wetland ecology in the southeastern U.S. with emphasis on soils, hydrology, biology, and policies and practices related to agriculture, forestry, wildlife. Spring.
  • NATR 6310 ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS (3) LEC. 3. Critical examination of environmental ethics. Historical development and various ethical perspectives. Examination of current environmental issues using perspectives covered in course. Fall.
  • NATR 6880 ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS (3) LEC. 3. Foundations, principles and empirical application of ecological economics to address current social and economic issues. Spring.
  • NATR 7106 HUMAN DIMENSIONS OF ONE HEALTH (2) DSL. 2. An introduction to advanced concepts regarding human behavior and the role of human dimensions under the One Health framework.
  • SUST 2000 INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABILITY (3) LEC. 3.
    Introduction to the interdisciplinary study of sustainability. May count either SUST 2000 or HONR 1027/HONR 1037.
  • SUST 4900 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-3) IND. SU. Departmental approval.
    Advanced individual research and/or coursework in the field of sustainability studies. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.
  • SUST 5000 SENIOR CAPSTONE IN SUSTAINABILITY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. SUST 2000.
    Capstone research seminar for students completing the Minor in Sustainability Studies.
  • WILD 1200 HUNTING AND FISHING THE WORLD (3) LEC. 3. Provides students with an introduction to the diversity of hunting and fishing opportunities available worldwide, the types of businesses that cater to these opportunities, and how these recreational activities contribute to game conservation and management.
  • WILD 2050 WILDLIFE CONSERVATION HISTORY AND LAW (3) LEC. 3. The history of wildlife conservation in North America, the conservation problems that have arisen since European settlement, and the laws and practices that have evolved to remedy them. Fall.
  • WILD 5280 AVIAN ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (2) LEC. 2. Pr. WILD 3280.
    Intensive study of the ecology and management of selected waterfowl, galliforms, gruiforms, raptors, shorebirds, doves and pigeons, woodpeckers and neotropical migrants. Fall.
  • WILD 5290 MAMMALIAN ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (2) LEC. 2. Pr. WILD 3280. Intensive study of the ecology and management of selected artiodactyls, rodents, lagomorphs, bats, carnivores, and herps. Spring.
  • WILD 5410 HUMAN-WILDLIFE CONFLICTS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 1. Pr. WILD 3280.
    Familiarizes students with basic philosophy, biology, and techniques related to managing negative human wildlife interactions.
  • WILD 5880 WILDLIFE HABITAT ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Pr. WILD 3280 and BIOL 3060BIOL 3060 and C or better in WILD 3280. The wildlife value, management, and restoration of common southeastern habitats.
  • WILD 6280 WILDLIFE ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT I (3) LEC. 3. Pr. WILD 3280.
    Intensive study of the ecology and management of selected waterfowl, galliforms, gruiforms, raptors, shorebirds, doves and pigeons, woodpeckers and neotropical migrants. Fall.
  • WILD 6290 WILDLIFE ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT II (3) LEC. 3. Pr. WILD 3280.
    Intensive study of the ecology and management of selected artiodactyls, rodents, lagomorphs, bats, carnivores, and herps. Fall.
  • WILD 6410 HUMAN-WILDLIFE CONFLICTS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 1.
    This course is designed to familiarize students with the basic philosophy, biology, and techniques related to managing negative human wildlife interactions. Spring.
  • WILD 7070 UPLAND WILDLIFE ECOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 6. Pr. WILD 5280 or WILD 6280.
    Application of wildlife ecological theories and methods with emphasis on upland species and habitats. Several overnight field trips may be made. Fall.
  • WILD 7080 FOREST WILDLIFE ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 4. Pr. WILD 5280 or WILD 6280.
    In-depth discussions into life history, biology, ecology, and management of important wildlife species of forested ecosystems. Management strategies for each species emphasized. Summer.
  • WILD 7100 APPLIED ECOLOGICAL MODELING (2) LEC. 2.
    Principles and techniques for modeling ecological systems in applied, management decision oriented contexts.
  • WILD 7150 ADVANCED ANALYSIS FOR ECOLOGICAL SCIENCES (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. STAT 7000.
    Applied training in advanced analytical procedures commonly used in ecological sciences including modeling of survival, reproduction, habitat selection, population growth, density-dependence, and morphometrics.
  • WILD 7350 WATERFOWL BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. WILD 5280 or WILD 6280.
    Taxonomy, biology and management of waterfowl with emphasis on North American species. Spring of odd years.