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Environmental and Earth Sciences: Environmental Science

ENVR 495 (W) Senior Seminar in Environmental Science: Part I (.5)

Senior seminar: Part I begins the capstone experience for ES majors. Students design and begin to conduct their senior thesis, an original piece of interdisciplinary research related to human impact on nature. The thesis will demonstrate a familiarity with the literature and methods of analysis both within and across the relevant disciplines. In Part I students focus on proposal formulation, research design, and data collection, refining their work through peer and instructor review. Seminar discussion of relevant texts may be used to consider the complexities of the discipline of environmental science.

Mode of Inquiry: Writing Centered

Prerequisite: Senior majoring in Environmental Science

  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Staff