Environmental Studies, M.S.

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/environment-geography-marine-sciences/programs 

Program Sequence - 30 Credits

Core Courses (15 Credits)
ENV 532: Ecosystems and Environmental Concerns (3 Credits)
ENV 537: Analytic Techniques and Instrumentation (6 Credits)
ENV 559: Energy Use and Global Climate Change (3 Credits)

Select one: 
ENV 552 Long Island Sound: Environmental Perspectives (3 Credits)
CRM505: GIS 1 (3 Credits)

Electives (9-12 Credits)
Credits Required dependent on Capstone Selection (see below)
ENV 531: Group Dynamics and Environmental Decision Making (3 Credits)
ENV 535: Environmental Teaching Methods (3 Credits)
ENV 540: Environmental Design (3 Credits)
ENV 551: Environmental Action Research (3 Credits)
ENV 533: Economics of Environmental Concerns (3 Credits)*
ENV 570: Field Techniques (3 Credits)*
*If selected, ENV 533 and ENV 570 are taken concurrently during international study abroad trip.

Casptone Experience (3-6 Credits)
Select one track: 
Thesis Track:  ENV 589 and ENV 590: Thesis Proposal & Thesis (6 Credits)
Special Project Track: ENV 599: Field Study in Environmental Education (3 Credits)