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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


College of Letters and Science


CES Conservation & Envir Sciences



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199 Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. For further information, consult dept chair.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.
210 Introduction to Conservation and Environmental Science. 3 cr. U. Relations between human populations and resource depletion, pollution and ecosystem disturbance; search for solutions. Discussion section includes some community activities with environmental organization. 2 hrs lec, 1 hr dis|Prereq: none.
289 Internship in Environmental Studies, Lower Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of environmental studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in CES; 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
290 Seminar: Cool Power to Slow Global Warming. 3 cr. U. Climate change - myth? science? Global warming causes; energy for sustainability; non-renewable (coal, oil, nuclear power), renewable (sun, wind, hydro, biomass, biogas) sources; predictions for 2050.|Prereq: none.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM-sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
299 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
461 The Politics and Policy of Sustainability. 3 cr. U/G. Principles of environmental policy, governance, and management for global sustainability.|CES 461, FrshWtr 461, & Global 461 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; CES 210(P) and Global 361(C), or cons instr.
471 Principles of Natural Resources Management. 3 cr. U/G. Environmental issues and problems from an interdisciplinary perspective; principles in the management and maintenance of natural resources. 3 hrs lec.|Prereq: jr st; Bio Sci 310(P).
489 Internship in Environmental Studies, Upper Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of advanced principles of environmental studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in Conservation & Environmental Sciences; 2.5 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
490 Senior Seminar: Conservation and Environmental Science. 1 cr. U. Examination of conservation literature and preparation, presentation, and discussion of oral reports by individual students.|Prereq: sr st; Conservation & Environmental Sciences major or Bio Sci major.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
499 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
550 Introduction to Science Interpretation. 3 cr. U/G. Concepts and practices of presenting science information for audience understanding of impact of science on daily life. Interpretation techniques for science content in nonformal settings.|Prereq: jr st; CES 210(P) or cons instr.
551 Application of Science Interpretation. 3 cr. U/G. Building upon CES 550, application of skills and knowledge to interdisciplinary environmental issues.|Prereq: jr st; CES 550(P).
571 Practical Approaches to a Sustainable Future. 3 cr. U. Natural ecological principles used to develop sustainable human-influenced environments. Emphasis on practical solutions to assess and develop alternative sustainable human agroecological models.|Counts as a repeat of CES 499 w/similar topic. Prereq: jr st; grade C or better in CES 210(P).
699 Advanced Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. Advanced level independent work under the supervision of CES faculty or academic staff member.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.Prereq: jr. st; 2.50 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

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