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Environmental Studies Program (ENST)
- D class assignments for undergraduates available in SOSB15; phone (213) 740-7770.
Gateway to the majors and minors in environmental studies. Provides students with an overview of how government agencies and societal institutions address (or fail to address) the interrelated social and scientific aspects of environmental problems and policies.
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|33001R||001||Lecture||7:00-8:20pm||Mon, Wed||12 of 30||Justin Ehresmann||WPH106|
Overview of environmental policy, law and politics at the international, domestic and local levels. Social science gateway to the Environmental Studies major.
- Prerequisite: ENST 100
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the POSC department but may qualify for major credit in ENST. To register, enroll in POSC 270.
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Extensive academic preparation in the physics, physiology, safety, and methodology for in-water scientific diving. Recommended preparation: Background in natural science and/or environmental studies. Duplicates credit in former ENST 298.
- Note: Register for lecture and lab
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Examination of scientific, social, political, and economic factors of fisheries management, engaging students in key issues of coastal and marine sustainability. Catalina Semester only. Prerequisite: ENST 100. Recommended preparation: Any introductory Biology course.
- Prerequisite: ENST 100
|33004R||001||Lecture||3:30-4:50pm||Tue, Thu||9 of 20||David Ginsburg||GFS105|
Examines the politics of managing the global environment. The nature of ecosystems, commons problems, population and resource utilization problems along with biodiversity and global governance are emphasized.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the IR department but may qualify for major credit in ENST. To register, enroll in IR 323.
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|37814R||001||Lecture||11:00-11:50am||MWF||11 of 20||Shannon Gibson||VKC150|
Introduces students to central concepts and theories in environmental law and regulation; analyzes present environmental laws and regulations.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the POSC department but may qualify for major credit in ENST. To register, enroll in POSC 347.
|51985R||001||Lecture||2:00-3:20pm||Tue, Thu||31 of 40||Jefferey Sellers||VKC152|
Evaluates the causes, effects, and responses to international environmental disasters. Emphasis is on contemporary case studies in a theoretical context.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the GEOG department but may qualify for major credit in ENST. To register, enroll in GEOG 360.
|35693R||001||Lecture||9:00-9:50am||MWF||9 of 35||Rod Mc Kenzie||SOSB41|
Survey of major environmental policies both international and domestic as they relate to fisheries, shipping, pollution, seaports and coastal management. Recommended preparation: ENST- 100, ENST- 387.
|33024D||001||Lecture||12:30-1:50pm||Tue, Thu||17 of 30||James Fawcett||WPH207|
An introduction to the economic tools and issues that affect natural resource use and environmental management.
|33026R||001||Lecture||11:00-12:20pm||Tue, Thu||17 of 40||Ekaterina Svyatets||WPH207|
|33027R||001||Lecture||12:00-1:50pm||Mon, Wed||13 of 40||Ekaterina Svyatets||WPH207|
Intensive experience in governmental and political offices. Minimum time requirement; evaluation by office and intern report required.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the POSC department but may qualify for major credit in ENST. To register, enroll in POSC 395.
|52040D||001||Lecture||TBA||TBA||41 of 75||Arthur Auerbach||VKC263|
|52045D||001||Lecture||TBA||TBA||10 of 30||Arthur Auerbach||VKC263|
Analysis of water, air, and land pollution, including hazardous waste, and engineering of mitigation measures. Water and wastewater treatment systems.
- Prerequisite: 1 from (CHEM 105B or CHEM 115B) and MATH 226 and PHYS 152
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the ENE department but may qualify for major credit in ENST. To register, enroll in ENE 400.
Earth's development as a habitable planet, from origin to human impacts on global biogeochemical cycles in the ocean, land, atmosphere. Discussion of environmental alternatives. Prerequisites: BISC 120 or BISC 121 and CHEM 105b or CHEM 115b. Open only to Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, and Earth Sciences majors.
- Prerequisite: 1 from (BISC 120 or BISC 121) and 1 from (CHEM 105b or CHEM 115b)
- Restriction: Registration open to the following major(s): Biological Sciences, Environmental Studies, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the BISC department but may qualify for major credit in ENST. To register, enroll in BISC 427.
|13427R||001||Lecture||2:00-3:20pm||Mon, Wed||27 of 31||Sergio Sanudo-Wilhelmy||SGM226|
Examines climate change policy at the international, national, state, and local levels, and explores the role civil society plays in climate change politics. Prerequisite: ENST 320b and POSC 270.
|33034R||001||Lecture||3:30-6:20pm||Wednesday||7 of 30||Yael Wolinsky-Nahmias||THH119|
Focuses on how businesses both contribute to and can help address environmental sustainability challenges and the role of the broader political-economy in shaping that interaction. Recommended preparation: University-level course in economics. Recommended for juniors and seniors only. Duplicates credit in former ENST 450.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the MOR department but may qualify for major credit in ENST. To register, enroll in MOR 466.
|16678R||001||Lecture||2:00-3:50pm||Mon, Wed||14 of 32||Paul Adler||VKC205||Word (96055 KB)|
Concepts in hydrogeology and application to environmental problems. Topics include groundwater and surface water hydrology, chemistry, and contamination. Includes labs, guest lectures, and field trips. Recommended preparation: GEOL 105, GEOL 160, or equivalent.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the GEOL department but may qualify for major credit in ENST. To register, enroll in GEOL 470.
- Note: Register for lecture and lab
|24999R||001||Lecture||11:00-12:20pm||Tue, Thu||21 of 24||Joshua West||ZHS200|
|25000R||001||Lab||9:00-10:50am||Thursday||21 of 24||ZHS200|
Students form multidisciplinary teams and are asked to study and resolve a major environmental problem facing a particular region or target population.
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Selected topics dealing with environmental issues and problems.
|Environmental Toxicgenomics in Marine Environments|
Analyzes various potential environmental risks and examines how science, government, and business measure and prepare for environmental risks.
Science and policy issues used to characterize and manage California coastal resources. Key issues include: coastal pollution, public health, ecosystem management, and marine reserves. Recommended preparation: ENST 500.
|33075D||001||Lecture||12:00-1:50pm||Mon, Wed||7 of 10||Jill Sohm||SOSB50|
Practical principles for the long-term development of effective teaching within college disciplines. Intended for teaching assistants in Dornsife College.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the MDA department but may qualify for major credit in ENST. To register, enroll in MDA 593.
|42297R||001||Lecture||TBA||TBA||2 of 100||Jane Cody||OFFICE|