2017-19 Undergraduate Catalog Course Descriptions

ENSC - Environmental Science
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
ENSC 350Environmental Science Research Methods2.00
This is a field-based environmental science research methods class that will: 1) provide students with hands-on experience with a suite of research methods, 2) provide examples of real-world science-based problem-solving, and 3) demonstrate how environmental research can provide needed information for natural resource managers to make management decisions.
Prerequisites:
Successful completion of BIOL 340.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
ENSC 489Environmental Science Elective0.00 - 99.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
ENSC 491Research in Environmental Science1.00 - 4.00
A course developed in cooperation with faculty or area research laboratories designed to provide students with practical experience in environmental science. Candidates for this course must outline a research problem and complete a Contract for Independent Learning prior to registration. (May be repeated for a total of four credits.) Instructor consent required. May be used to satisfy Senior Experience requirement for Environmental Science.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENSC 496Internship in Environmental Science1.00 - 4.00
On-the-job experience with local agencies (e.g. Wisconsin DNR) that provides students with opportunities to apply their skills to practical problems. In collaboration with a faculty sponsor, students must complete a Contract for Independent Learning prior to registration. May be used to satisfy Senior Experience requirement.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms