Environment and the Humanities (EVHM)

 

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1000 LEVEL COURSES


1301. The Natural History Tradition (3). An introduction to the field of nature writing. Field trip required. Special field trip fee.

1302. Introductory Fieldcraft: Nature as Text (3). Development of field skills and interpretation of landscape. Weekly field trips and outside projects required. Special field trip fee. Fulfills core Technology and Applied Science requirement.

 

2000 LEVEL COURSE


2302. The Literature of Place (3). An introduction to the literature of place through a series of writing and reading workshops. Fulfills core Language, Philosophy, and Culture requirement.

 

3000 LEVEL COURSES


3300. Research Methods: Writing the Natural World (3). Writing for publication. A writing workshop in creative nonfiction focused on the relationship between people and nature. Field trips required. (Writing Intensive)

3305. Ecology (3). An introduction to the ecology of individuals, populations, and ecosystems. Special field trip fee. (Writing Intensive)

3306. Course Readings in Natural History (3). An exploration of contemporary writers whose focus is primarily the relationship of people with nature.

3350. Advanced Fieldcraft: Nature as Text (3). An advanced exploration of location. Research of literature, culture, and ecology of a region in preparation for immersion in a field experience. Field trip required. Special field trip fee.

 

4000 LEVEL COURSES


4300. EVHM Senior Portfolio (3). Prerequisite: Proposal Approval. Individual project work under the guidance of a faculty member. (Writing Intensive)

4350. Field Methods: The Capstone Experience (3). Academic study centered around an immersion field experience. Field trip required. Students are expected to be in good physical condition. Special field trip fee. (Writing Intensive)