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Spring 2021 Course Offerings

Listed below are the courses offered by the Program on the Environment for Spring 2021. Also see videos instructors have created for their courses.
View full video playlist here (more to come)
ENVIR 100 – Introduction to Environmental Studies (Kristi Straus)
I&S/NW
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
ENVIR 200 – Communication for Environmental Studies (Leah Rubinsky, Lubna Alzaroo)
VLPA/I&S
Prerequisites: ENVIR 100, ENGL
Course flyer
ENVIR 239 – Sustainability: Personal Choices, Broad Impacts (Alexa Schreier)
I&S/NW
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer

ENVIR 240 – The Urban Farm (Eli Wheat)
NW
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer

ENVIR 250 – Research Methods for Environmental Studies (Tim Billo)
NW, QSR
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
ENVIR 280 – Natural History of the Puget Sound Region (Tim Billo)
NW
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
ENVIR 300 – Analysis of Environmental Cases (Yen-Chu Weng)
I&S/NW
Prerequisites: ENVIR 200, ENVIR 250
Course flyer
ENVIR 310 – Data Analysis in Environmental Studies (Yen-Chu Weng)
NW, QSR
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer

ENVIR 439 – Sustainable Societies (Gary Handwerk)
I&S/NW, DIV
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer

ENVIR 460 – Power, Privilege, and Preservation (July Hazard)
I&S/NW, DIV
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
ENVIR 497 – Seminar in Environmental Studies: Growing a Revolution: The Dirt Trilogy with David Montgomery
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
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Conversations in Environmental Communication

Explore environmental communication through the perspective of a diverse group of professionals working in the arts, journalism, social media, advocacy, business, and science. We’ll investigate how messages about nature and the environment permeate our public discourse through insightful presentations and riveting Q&A with leading experts. 

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Featured Winter 2021 Courses

Below are some featured courses offered in Winter 2021 from the Program on the Environment:
ENVIR 480 – Sustainability Studio (Alexa Schreier)
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
TTh 11:30am – 1:20pm

ENVIR 495 C – Environmental Issues in East Asia (Yen-Chu Weng)
I&S
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
TTh 5:00pm – 6:50pm 

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Winter 2021 Course Offerings

Listed below are the courses offered by the Program on the Environment for Winter 2021.

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Sustainability Studio Presentations March 14

Join Sustainability Studio students as they present on their long-term projects improving transportation sustainability on the UW campus and in the greater Seattle community.  These projects are in collaboration with:
Commute Seattle
King County Metro
Transportation Choices Coalition
UW Transportation Services
Sustainability Studio is a project-based course where teams of 3-5 students collaborate to gather and analyze data to help clients make sustainability decisions around the University of Washington and greater Seattle area.  

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ENVIR 280 now counts towards Earth System Literacy credit

Have you been itching to take Tim Billo’s popular Natural History of the Puget Sound (ENVIR 280) course but stuck because you need more Earth Systems credits and can’t fit it in? 

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Sustainability: Personal Choices, Broad Impacts

Kristi Straus’s popular class on sustainability gives students an introspective look at how they contribute to the waste stream, via personal habits, consumption and daily resource use. Her course is offered in the Autumn, Winter and Summer quarters.  

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Autumn 2017 ENVIR Courses

Thinking about courses for the Autumn quarter? Here are our featured courses:
ENVIR 100: Introduction to Environmental Studies – Great course for exploring environmental majors. Learn about environmental issues in a local and global context. 

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Environmental Innovation Practicum – Register for Autumn

ENVIR 495 – Environmental Innovation Practicum
2 credits, Tuesdays 4-5:50 p.m. | Autumn Quarter 2017
ENTRE 443/543, ENGR 498A, ENVIR 495 (Soon to be ENGR 443, ENVIR 443)
Is the doom and gloom of environmental problems weighing you down? 

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ENVIR 2017 Summer Courses

Thinking about what’s available for Summer courses? Check out our Environmental Studies offerings. 
Registration starts April 11. See time schedule to register.

COURSE NUMBER

COURSE TITLE

ENVIR 100

Introduction to Environmental Studies (full term)

ENVIR 239 

Sustainability: Personal Choices, Broad Impacts (3 or 5 credit option with service learning)

ENVIR 495 A 

Agro-Eco Culture of Cascadia (B term, includes 2 overnight field trips)

ENVIR 495 B 

Global Environmental Literature (full term)

ENVIR 495 C 

Landscape Change in the PNW (A-term, includes 9-day backpacking trip)

ENVIR 495 D 

Collaborative Management of Natural Resources (3 or 5 credit version w/ practicum)

 
 
  

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