M.S. Environmental Science and Management Curriculum

M.S. in Environmental Science and Management
Conservation Biology Concentration

36-37 Total Credits

Foundation Courses - 19 Credits Required

Course # Course Name Credits
ENVI 533W Writing for Environmental
Professionals
3
ENVI 552 Environmental Chemistry 3
ENVI 672 Environmental Biology 3
ENVI 531 Environmental Management 3
ENVI 544 Environmental Policy and Politics 3
ENVI 537 Environmental Conflict Resolution and 
Problem Solving
2
ENVI 540 Environmental Law 2

Concentration Courses - 9 Credits Required

Course # Course Name Credits
ENVI 520 GIS for Environmental
Professionals
3
ENVI 650 Conservation Biology 3
Choose One Field Course
ENVI 566 Terrestrial Field Biology 3
ENVI 592W Stream Field Biology 3
ENVI 594 Environmental Sampling
and Analysis
3

Electives - 8-9 Credits Required

Course # Course Name Credits
ENVI 501 Sustainable Agriculture 3
ENVI 502 Plant Biodiversity 3
ENVI 503 Ornithology 3
BIOL 515 Mammalian Physiology 3
BIOL 516 Comparative and Environmental
Physiology
3
BIOL 517 Invertebrate Biology 3
BIOL 519 Bioinformatics 3
BIOL 522 Animal Behavior 3
BIOL 535 Vertebrate Anatomy, Development and
Evolution
3
ENVI 537 Environmental Project Management 2
BIOL 540 Evolution 3
ENVI 542 Sustainable Business Practices 2
ENVI 546 Water, Environment and Development 3
ENVI 549 Fate and Transport 3
ENVI 571 Water Pollution Prevention and Control 3
ENVI 591 Environmental Hydrogeology 3
ENVI 597 Applied and Environmental Microbiology 3
ENVI 599 Microbial Ecology 3
ENVI 670 Environmental Toxicology 3

Non-Credit Requirements

Course # Course Name Credits
Choose 2
ENVI 600 Internship in Agency 0
ENVI 601 Internship in Industry 0
ENVI 602 Internship in Organization                    0
ENVI 603 Internship in Education 0
Or Choose 1
ENVI 700 Thesis 0-6