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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Environmental Resource Management (E R M)

E R M 151 Careers and Issues in Environmental Resource Management (1) Career opportunities and topical issues in the environmental sciences.
Effective: Spring 2001
 

E R M 210 (GN) Environmental Factors and Their Effect on Your Food Supply (3) An exploration of how urban environmental problems influence our ability to obtain food and natural resources.
Effective: Spring 2000
 

E R M 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

E R M 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

E R M 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2015
 

E R M 300 Basic Principles and Calculations in Environmental Analysis (3) This course will teach basic problem solving skills while using examples taken from environmental media--air, water, and soil.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: 3 credits in BIOL;CHEM 111;MATH 110 orMATH 140;PHYS 250 orPHYS 211  

E R M 309 (A S M 309) Measurement & Monitoring of Hydrologic Systems (3) Introduction to measurement and monitoring equipment/techniques commonly used in analyses and design of hydrologic systems.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: PHYS 211 orPHYS 250, CHEM 110  

E R M 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

E R M 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2015
 

E R M 402 Foundations of Sustainable Business (3) Emphasis on understanding business strategies for enhancing sustainable operations, including issues related to the natural environment and corporate social responsibility.
Effective: Summer 2013 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: AG BM 101 orECON 102 orECON 104  

E R M 402 (BRS 402) Foundations of Sustainable Business (3) Emphasis on understanding business strategies for enhancing sustainable operations, including issues related to the natural environment and corporate social responsibility.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: AG BM 101 orECON 102 orECON 104 and 7th semester standing  

E R M 411 Legal Aspects of Resource Management (3) Legal systems and lawmaking processes; property rights in land, water, and wildlife resources; jurisdictional problems in planning resource use.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: ECON 102 orAG BM 101 ; and prerequisite or concurrent:E R M 151, CED 152 orE B F 200  

E R M 412 Resource Systems Analysis (3) The concept of systems; techniques of analysis, including input/output, mathematical programming, and simulation; application to resource systems.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: BIOL 220W, E R M 151, E R M 300 andSTAT 240;MATH 111 orMATH 141  

E R M 413W Case Studies in Ecosystem Management (3) Application of biological, physical, and social science principles to ecosystem management problems; introduction to environmental impact analysis and review.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: BIOL 220W, SOILS 101 . Prerequisite or concurrent:E R M 412  

E R M 430 (PPEM 430) Air Pollution Impacts to Terrestrial Ecosystems (3) Overview of the direct and indirect effects of air pollutants on terrestrial plants and ecosystems.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: BIOL 220W orFOR 308  

E R M 431 (VB SC 431) Environmental Toxicology (3) Effects of pollutants on animal health at the chemical, physical, and cellular level.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: BIOL 110, CHEM 110, CHEM 112  

E R M 433 Transformation of Pollutants in Soils (3) Processes regulating fate and transport of metals, organics, nutrients, salts, pathogens, and radionuclides in soil systems.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: CHEM 112, CHEM 111, SOILS 101  

E R M 435 (W F S 435) Limnology (3) Biogeochemistry and natural history of freshwater ecosystems.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: BIOL 110, BIOL 220W, CHEM 110  

E R M 436 (W F S 436) Limnological Methods (3) Application of current methodologies to evaluate the biological, chemical, and physical characteristics of aquatic ecosystems.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: BIOL 110 andCHEM 110  

E R M 440 Chemistry of the Environment: Air, Water, and Soil (3) A global perspective of the chemical principles, composition and processes that operate within and between air, water, and soil enviornments.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, CHEM 111, CHEM 112;CHEM 202 orCHEM 210  

E R M 444 Environmental Biophysics (3) Analysis of the interaction of living organisms and their microenvironment by applying biophysical principles and engineering methods.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 110;MATH 110 orMATH 140;PHYS 250 orPHYS 211  

E R M 447 Stream Restoration (3) Stream restoration including fluvial geomorphology, stream classification, impairment, sediment transport, stable stream design, and watershed assessment.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: A S M 327 orA B E 307 orC E 361  

E R M 450 (W F S 450) Wetland Conservation (3) Wetland types, classification, functions and values; hydrology, soils, and plants; introduction to wetland identification and delineation; wetland regulations.
Effective: Spring 2002
Prerequisite: E R M 300 orW F S 209  

E R M 494 Undergraduate Research in Environmental Science (1-6 per semester/maximum 6) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small group basis.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: permission of the Environmental Resource Management program  

E R M 494H Honors Thesis (1-6) Independent study directed by a faculty supervisor that culminates in the production of an ERM honors thesis.
Effective: Summer 2009
Prerequisite: Junior or senior status in the Schreyer Honors College and permission of the ERM honors advisor  

E R M 495 Internship (1-12) A supervised practicum in the environmental field. To be offered only for SA/UN grading.
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: prior approval of assignment by instructor  

E R M 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

E R M 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

E R M 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

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