Course Code: EVSP413 Course ID: 2942 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course focuses on contemporary theories and practices associated with environmental and ecosystems management. Industrial, economic, commercial, political, developmental, and other issues and concerns that influence environmental and ecosystems management are addressed. (Prerequisite: EVSP310)
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 03/28/21||Winter 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|09/28/20 - 02/26/21||03/01/21 - 04/25/21||Winter 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|10/26/20 - 04/02/21||04/05/21 - 05/30/21||Spring 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
LO-1 Discuss the evolution of and processes involved with environmental planning in the United States.
LO-2 Demonstrate knowledge of land conservation tools and sustainable development.
LO-3 Describe the tools used at Federal, State and local levels to promote environmental and ecosystem planning.
LO-4 Evaluate techniques used for natural hazard mitigation and ecosystem and watershed protection.
LO-5 Analyze the application of GIS and other computer technologies for land use planning and environmental management.
LO-6 Discuss primary methods of assessing surface water transport and management tools.
LO-7 Assess fundamentals of groundwater management, urban forestry, and wetlands mitigation.
LO-8 Integrate course materials learned to discuss complex issues of habitat, biodiversity, carrying capacity, and environmental impact statement analysis.
|Weekly 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 %|
|Quiz 4 (Week 6)||8.00 %|
|Quiz 3 (Week 4)||8.00 %|
|Quiz 1 (Week 2)||8.00 %|
|Quiz 2 (Week 3)||8.00 %|
|Quiz 5 (Week 7)||8.00 %|
|Project Presentation Proposal||15.00 %|
|Project Topic Proposal (Week 5)||15.00 %|
|Final Project Presentation||21.00 %|
|Final Project||21.00 %|
- See the Lessons section of the classroom for additional readings and weekly lecture notes
Additional Resources: Please go to the program guides in the APUS Library for additional resources:
- Environmental Science: http://apus.libguides.com/environmental_science
- Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint) - American Public University System provides Microsoft Office 365 to AMU/APU students and faculty at no cost
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
|Book Title:||To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
|Book Title:||An Integrated Approach to Environmental Management - eBook available through the APUS Online Library.|
|Publication Info:||Wiley Lib|
Not current for future courses.