Spring 2017 ENVIR Courses

Thinking about what’s available for Spring courses? Check out our Environmental Studies Spring offerings. Registration starts Feb. 10!

Environmental Studies Courses

ENVIR 100: Introduction to Environmental Studies – Great course for exploring environmental majors. Learn about environmental issues in a local and global context. 

ENVIR 200: Communication for Environmental Studies – Develop the skills necessary to engage, analyze, write, and speak about complex environmental issues in a variety of disciplinary contexts with particular values and emphases. Course restricted to Environmental Studies majors.

ENVIR 240: The Urban Farm – Learn about the UW Farm and food production techniques in urban settings.

ENVIR 280: Natural History of the Puget Sound – Explore and understand the landscape of Western Washington and the species that inhabit it. Field trips to the Olympic Peninsula, Whidbey Island and east slopes of the Cascades.

ENVIR 300: Analysis of Environmental Cases – Learn to use data from the social and natural sciences to inform how environmental decisions are made.

ENVIR 480: Sustainability Studio – Focus on how to make UW Health services more green; analyze and visit real-world examples of green healthcare providers.

ENVIR 495 B: Farm Lunch Seminar – Deepen your understanding of urban food systems and learn from weekly guest speakers.

ENVIR 495 C: Socio-Environmental Data Analysis Workshop – Learn how to tell a convincing story with your data and apply methods for data visualization to present your own research data.

ENVIR 495 E: Ethnobiology: Linking Cultural and Ecological Diversity – Learn about the link between biological and cultural diversity, and gain an appreciation for your own cultural biases and the way you interact with the world.


Courses shared with other departments

ENVIR 235/ECON 235/ESRM 235: Introduction to Environmental Economics

ENVIR 330/FISH 330: Climate Change Impacts on Marine Ecosystems

ENVIR 410/ANTH 410/ESRM 405: Growing Stuff: Ecology, Economy and Culture of Resource-Production Ecosystems