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Course Code: EVSP331 Course ID: 2983 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course focuses on the federal, state, and local agencies, policies, strategies, and public law that influences the public lands management of the United States, and, to a lesser extent, other countries. The focus of the course is the historical and contemporary land management approaches used to protect, exploit, manage, and/or use public lands in the United States. Topics include jurisdictional issues over public land, federal agencies involved in land management, state and local issues and land management, and contemporary issues associated with land management in the 21st Century.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
06/28/2021 - 12/03/2021 12/06/2021 - 01/30/2022 December Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi


After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

LO-1 Define integrated natural resources management.
LO-2 Classify the types and locations of public lands in the U.S., including their major legal authorities for management.
LO-3 Assess major concerns for economics, the role of decision making and the application of geographic information systems in public lands management.
LO-4 Evaluate the application of cost-benefit analysis and input-output models for assessing resource value.
LO-5 Analyze the US Forest Service's approach to multiple-use planning.
LO-6 Summarize the resource management practices of the Bureau of Land Management.
LO-7 Examine the resource management planning practices of the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
LO-8 Explain the authorities and activities of the National Park Service.
LO-9 Justify your assessment of the future of public lands in the U.S.

NameGrade %
Forums 24.00 %
Forum 1 3.00 %
Forum 2 3.00 %
Forum 3 3.00 %
Forum 4 3.00 %
Forum 5 3.00 %
Forum 6 3.00 %
Forum 7 3.00 %
Forum 8 3.00 %
Homework 36.00 %
1 Public Lands Management 9.00 %
2 The Economic Contribution of Public Lands to the US Economy 9.00 %
3 Multiple Use Management 9.00 %
4 Sustainable Land and Ecosystem Management 9.00 %
Case Study 16.00 %
Case Study (Wk 7) 16.00 %
Assessments 24.00 %
Midterm Assessment 12.00 %
Final Assessment 12.00 %


After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

LO-1 Define integrated natural resources management.
LO-2 Classify the types and locations of public lands in the U.S., including their major legal authorities for management.
LO-3 Assess major concerns for economics, the role of decision making and the application of geographic information systems in public lands management.
LO-4 Evaluate the application of cost-benefit analysis and input-output models for assessing resource value.
LO-5 Analyze the US Forest Service's approach to multiple-use planning.
LO-6 Summarize the resource management practices of the Bureau of Land Management.
LO-7 Examine the resource management planning practices of the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
LO-8 Explain the authorities and activities of the National Park Service.
LO-9 Justify your assessment of the future of public lands in the U.S.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.