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 Environmental Studies Curriculum


The major in Environmental Studies has a credit requirement and a distribution requirement. The major requires students to take at least 30 credits of approved course work and a minimum of ten courses in Environmental Studies (EVST) or courses in associated fields listed below. A maximum of three courses or nine credits from 1000-level courses can be counted toward fulfillment of the majorIn addition, a minimum of three courses above the 4000-6000 level are required for the major.  Students are required to take one course from each of the following four topical areas of Environmental Studies: Distribution and Conservation of Living Things; Landscapes and Seascapes through Time; Problems and Potentialities of Built Environments; and Environmental Thought, Practice, and Policy. The program does not offer a minor in environmental studies.


The Four Topical Areas of Environmental Studies

(students must complete one course from each topical area):


1. Distribution and Conservation of Living Things
ANTH 3140 Primate Ecology and Behavior
EBIO 2040 Conservation Biology
EBIO 2050 Global Change Biology
EBIO 3040 General Ecology
EBIO 4110 Tropical Ecology
EBIO 4190 Wetlands Ecology
EVST 3910 Special Topics in Distribution and Conservation of Living Things

2. Landscapes and Seascapes through Time
ANTH 3430 Archaeology of Cultural Landscapes
ANTH 4210 Seminar in Historical Ecology
ANTH 6430 Archaeology of Cultural Landscapes
EBIO 3710 Historical Ecology of Amazonia
EENS 2070 Weather and Climate
EENS 2230 Oceanography
EENS 6260 Paleoclimatology
EVST 3570 Mississippi River Colloquium
EVST 3920 Special Topics in Landscapes and Seascapes through Time
EVST 4210 Seminar in Historical Ecology
LNSP 3300 Natural Landscapes and Built Form

3. Problems, Potentialities of Built Environments  
AHST Urban Geography                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ATCS 6400 Sustainability and Tectonics
ATCS 6410 Implementing an Ecocentric Architecture
CHEM 2500 Environmental Chemistry
EBIO 2010 Evolution in Human Health and Disease
EENS 3050 Natural Disasters
EENS 3720 Infrastructure of Sustainable Urban Environments
ENHS 6030 Survey of Environmental Health
ENRG 4100 Energy Markets, Economics and Policy
EVST 3930 Special Topics in Problems, Potentialities of Built Environments
SPHU 2010 Disease Ecology and Public Health Concepts

4. Environmental Thought, Practice, and Policy
ANTH 3560 Environmental Archaeology
COMM 3510 Environmental Communication
ECON 3330 Environment and Natural Resources
EENS 2020 Environmental Geology
EENS 2060 Introductory Geography
EVST 3950 Special Topics in Environmental Thought, Practice, and Policy
IDEV 3200 Approaches to Sustainable Development
PHIL 3340 Humanity’s Place in Nature
POLA 4230 Environmental Politics and Policy
SOCI 2600 Environmental Sociology

*Any course listed above may be used for elective credit.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Capstone Courses (senior year, take one)

EVST 4210 Seminar in Historical Ecology
EVST 4650 Senior Colloquium in Environmental Studies
EVST 4990 Honors Thesis
EVST 5000 Honors Thesis
EVST 6430 Archaeology of Cultural Landscapes
COLQ 4120 Grand Canyon Colloquium


Elective Courses (minimum of 5):


ANTH 3700 Environmental Anthropology
ANTH 3710 Historical Ecology of Amazonia
ANTH 3760 Primate Evolution and Adaptation
CHEM 2500 Environmental Chemistry
EBIO 1040 Global Environmental Change
EBIO 2010 Evolution in Human Health and Disease
EBIO 2100 Introduction to Marine Biology
EBIO 2330 Natural History of Louisiana
EBIO 2600 Natural Resource Conservation: Theory and Practice
EBIO 4270 Population Ecology
EENS 1110 Physical Geology
EENS 1120 Earth History
EENS 1130 Physical Geology Laboratory
EENS 1140 Earth History Laboratory
EENS 1300 Earth as a Living Planet
EENS 1310 Earth as a Living Planet Laboratory
EENS 3050 Natural Disasters
EENS 3720 Infrastructure of Sustainable Urban Environments
EENS 3800 Environmental Analysis Laboratory
EENS 6260 Paleoclimatology
ENHS 6030 Survey of Environmental Health
ENLS 4010 Literature and Environment
EVST 1010 Introduction to Environmental Studies
EVST 3050 Environmental Performance
EVST 4560 Environmental Internship
EVST 4570 Environmental Internship
EVST 4880 Writing Practicum
EVST 4890 Service Learning
EVST 4910 Independent Studies
INHL 6850 Population-Environment Theory and Evidence
LNSP 3300 Natural Landscapes and Built Form
PHIL 6520 Environmental Ethics
POLC 4340 Latin American Environmental Politics
POLI 4620 Global Environmental Politics
PRST 6710 Introduction to Preservation Studies
SOCI 2600 Environmental Sociology


Tulane University, Environmental Studies, 416 Dinwiddie Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8905 kjack@tulane.edu