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2021 Fall: August 18 - December 14
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Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
ENMT 301 Environment and Ecosystems Principles (3)
An overview of the scientific principles governing ecosystems, particularly as they relate to the environmental consequences of resource development and industrial processes. The objective is to identify and apply scientific reasoning and knowledge of ecological principles to make informed decisions about environmental management issues and other issues that affect the ecosystem. Topics include Earth's ecosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere. Discussion also covers the current state of the environment, the historical development of environmental management issues and approaches, and concepts of risk assessment and management.
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80540 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Yankopoulos, Anastasia T Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 301 Environment and Ecosystems Principles (3)
An overview of the scientific principles governing ecosystems, particularly as they relate to the environmental consequences of resource development and industrial processes. The objective is to identify and apply scientific reasoning and knowledge of ecological principles to make informed decisions about environmental management issues and other issues that affect the ecosystem. Topics include Earth's ecosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere. Discussion also covers the current state of the environment, the historical development of environmental management issues and approaches, and concepts of risk assessment and management.
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81343 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Loser, Christopher J Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 301 Environment and Ecosystems Principles (3)
An overview of the scientific principles governing ecosystems, particularly as they relate to the environmental consequences of resource development and industrial processes. The objective is to identify and apply scientific reasoning and knowledge of ecological principles to make informed decisions about environmental management issues and other issues that affect the ecosystem. Topics include Earth's ecosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere. Discussion also covers the current state of the environment, the historical development of environmental management issues and approaches, and concepts of risk assessment and management.
83576 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Unger, Geri E Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 301 Environment and Ecosystems Principles (3)
An overview of the scientific principles governing ecosystems, particularly as they relate to the environmental consequences of resource development and industrial processes. The objective is to identify and apply scientific reasoning and knowledge of ecological principles to make informed decisions about environmental management issues and other issues that affect the ecosystem. Topics include Earth's ecosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere. Discussion also covers the current state of the environment, the historical development of environmental management issues and approaches, and concepts of risk assessment and management.
84602 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Okonkwo, Churchill O Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 303 Environmental Regulations and Policy (3)
An analysis of the development and implementation of the principles of constitutional and administrative law that are fundamental to both environmental management and health and safety management. The goal is to use information literacy skills to locate applicable policies, laws, and regulations and to apply knowledge of process and regulatory communication systems for effective environmental management. Emphasis is on federal legislation and the use of the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations. Discussion covers the relationship between regulations and public policy at local, state, and federal levels. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENMT 303 or ENMT 493.
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80423 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Okonkwo, Churchill O Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 303 Environmental Regulations and Policy (3)
An analysis of the development and implementation of the principles of constitutional and administrative law that are fundamental to both environmental management and health and safety management. The goal is to use information literacy skills to locate applicable policies, laws, and regulations and to apply knowledge of process and regulatory communication systems for effective environmental management. Emphasis is on federal legislation and the use of the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations. Discussion covers the relationship between regulations and public policy at local, state, and federal levels. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENMT 303 or ENMT 493.
83574 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Martin, Beth A Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 303 Environmental Regulations and Policy (3)
An analysis of the development and implementation of the principles of constitutional and administrative law that are fundamental to both environmental management and health and safety management. The goal is to use information literacy skills to locate applicable policies, laws, and regulations and to apply knowledge of process and regulatory communication systems for effective environmental management. Emphasis is on federal legislation and the use of the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations. Discussion covers the relationship between regulations and public policy at local, state, and federal levels. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENMT 303 or ENMT 493.
87179 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Haedtke, Jana Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 306 Risk Assessments in Environmental Health and Safety (3)
(formerly ENMT 390). An overview of the scientific principles and government guidelines for the conduct of environmental health and safety risk assessments. Students will conduct risk assessments; collect, analyze, and interpret data; and characterize potential adverse effects of chemical, physical, and biological agents.Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENMT 306 or ENMT 390.
83873 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Seal, Vicki L Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 307 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts of geographic information systems (GIS). The aim is to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address current environmental challenges using GIS software and develop skills in framing problems; selecting data; creating and building databases; editing, analyzing and presenting data in a spatial context; and interpreting results.
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81325 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Maldonado, Tyler J Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 307 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts of geographic information systems (GIS). The aim is to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address current environmental challenges using GIS software and develop skills in framing problems; selecting data; creating and building databases; editing, analyzing and presenting data in a spatial context; and interpreting results.
83573 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Lostritto, Peter L Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 310 Hazard Management in Emergency Response Operations (3)
An overview of emergency planning and the management of disaster response operations. The objective is to work safely in a hazardous environment and to prepare hazardous substances for transportation, processing, and disposal. Regulations, laws, and practices related to human-made and natural hazards and emergency preparedness are examined. Topics include the relationships between industrial processes and hazardous substances and elements of hazardous substances emergency planning, such as direction and control of emergency preparedness, response, and remediation. Review also covers preparation of emergency plans, methodology of disaster response, and performance of emergency operations. Practical exercises demonstrate how to prepare emergency plans for handling emergencies.
83572 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Watson, Celia J Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 321 Environmental Health (3)
Prerequisites: CHEM 297, ENMT 301 and BIOL 301 (or a health-related biology course). Recommended: STAT 200. A study of the effects of biological, chemical, and physical hazards on human health. The aim is to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control environmental hazards. Topics include the impact of contamination and pollution of air, soil, and water on human health; as well as the potential impact of physical hazards on human well-being.
83869 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Wood, Kenneth A Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 322 Occupational Health and Safety (3)
Prerequisite: ENMT 301. A study of the principles of health and safety management in the workplace. The objective is to evaluate occupational hazards and formulate strategies to control occupational health and safety hazards and minimize injury. Topics include anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of occupational hazards. The strategies used by industrial hygienists and safety professionals to prevent or minimize the exposure to occupational hazards are explored. Discussion also covers the role of regulatory processes in occupational health and safety management.
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81229 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Seal, Vicki L Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 322 Occupational Health and Safety (3)
Prerequisite: ENMT 301. A study of the principles of health and safety management in the workplace. The objective is to evaluate occupational hazards and formulate strategies to control occupational health and safety hazards and minimize injury. Topics include anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of occupational hazards. The strategies used by industrial hygienists and safety professionals to prevent or minimize the exposure to occupational hazards are explored. Discussion also covers the role of regulatory processes in occupational health and safety management.
83870 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Bauza-Lawver, Mary A. Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 340 Environmental Technology (3)
Prerequisites: ENMT 301 and CHEM 297 (or an environmental chemistry course). Recommended: STAT 200. An introduction to technology for multimedia (i.e., air, water, land) environmental management, control, and remediation. The objective is to recognize and apply appropriate technological solutions to prevent, treat, detect, and remediate air, water, and land pollution. Discussion covers existing, modified, new, and emerging technologies. Case studies of real-world environmental challenges demonstrate the evaluation and selection of the appropriate technology for specific uses. Factors in making technology application decisions--such as technical integrity, cost effectiveness, and environmental soundness--are explained.
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80387 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Gonsiewski, Robert E Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 340 Environmental Technology (3)
Prerequisites: ENMT 301 and CHEM 297 (or an environmental chemistry course). Recommended: STAT 200. An introduction to technology for multimedia (i.e., air, water, land) environmental management, control, and remediation. The objective is to recognize and apply appropriate technological solutions to prevent, treat, detect, and remediate air, water, and land pollution. Discussion covers existing, modified, new, and emerging technologies. Case studies of real-world environmental challenges demonstrate the evaluation and selection of the appropriate technology for specific uses. Factors in making technology application decisions--such as technical integrity, cost effectiveness, and environmental soundness--are explained.
83871 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Woldemichael, Binyam W Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 360 Introduction to Urban Watersheds (3)
An overview of basic watershed processes and the impact of urbanization. The aim is to effectively manage urban watersheds to reduce the impact of land development. Topics include watershed characterization; hydrologic processes; stream characteristics; and the effects of the development process on watersheds, specifically on the hydrology, physical structure, water quality, and biodiversity of aquatic systems.
83872 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Hamblin-Katnik, Claudia Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 365 Stewardship and Global Environmental Challenges (3)
Recommended: WRTG 112 or equivalent and a more advanced writing course. An interdisciplinary approach to environmental stewardship. The aim is to critically examine the role of the individual and society in global environmental sustainability. Emphasis is on approaches that identify barriers to personal and public participation in behaviors that support environmental sustainability an possible pathways to overcome those barriers.
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81965 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Lawler, Mark C Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 380 Air Quality Management (3)
Prerequisites: ENMT 301 and CHEM 297 (or an environmental chemistry course). Recommended: STAT 200 and BIOL 301 (or a health-related biology course). An overview of air quality management principles and strategies. The goal is to identify the risk and possible causes of air pollution and evaluate air quality management strategies. Discussion covers atmospheric processes and mechanisms, pollutants and sources of air pollution, dispersion, effects, regulations, air pollution control technology and management, indoor air quality pollution, and noise control. Indoor air pollution topics include the study of sick buildings, causes and risk factors, diagnostic protocols, contamination measurement, and problem mitigation.
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82237 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Whitworth, Molly R Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 405 Pollution Prevention Strategies (3)
Prerequisite: ENMT 301. An overview of alternative environmental strategies to minimize, reduce, and prevent pollution. The goal is to integrate knowledge about environmental systems and environmental regulations to minimize, reduce, and prevent pollution. Topics include source reduction, recovery, reuse, recycling, and conservation; material substitution; process modifications; quality assurance, quality control, and good housekeeping; waste minimization; zero discharge; and pollution prevention, processing, treatment, and disposal. Emphasis is on pollution prevention techniques, practices, and case studies. Review also covers economic analysis and regulatory compliance related to these strategies.
84502 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Loser, Christopher J Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 495 Global Environmental Management Issues (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken as the student's last ENMT course.) Prerequisites: ENMT 303, ENMT 307, ENMT 321, ENMT 322, ENMT 340. Recommended: MATH 115 (or MATH 107 and MATH 108), STAT 200, and WRTG 112 (or a more advanced writing course). A study of global environmental management that integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and experience and builds on that conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, practical application, and critical thinking. The goal is to develop and evaluate environmental management projects and plans based on effective, practical approaches. Topics include economic development and environmental pollution, remediation, and conservation within a multifaceted scientific, legal, political, and global context. Discussion covers national and international events concerning environmental issues. Case studies and an advanced management project apply principles and concepts to environmental perspectives, sustainability, research issues, and innovative technology solutions.
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81225 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Hamblin-Katnik, Claudia Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 495 Global Environmental Management Issues (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken as the student's last ENMT course.) Prerequisites: ENMT 303, ENMT 307, ENMT 321, ENMT 322, ENMT 340. Recommended: MATH 115 (or MATH 107 and MATH 108), STAT 200, and WRTG 112 (or a more advanced writing course). A study of global environmental management that integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and experience and builds on that conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, practical application, and critical thinking. The goal is to develop and evaluate environmental management projects and plans based on effective, practical approaches. Topics include economic development and environmental pollution, remediation, and conservation within a multifaceted scientific, legal, political, and global context. Discussion covers national and international events concerning environmental issues. Case studies and an advanced management project apply principles and concepts to environmental perspectives, sustainability, research issues, and innovative technology solutions.
84321 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Schrader, Jessica A Syllabus Course Materials
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