CONS - Sustainable Development & Conservation Biology

CONS608 Seminar in Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology (1-4 Credits)

Special topics and current literature in conservation biology and sustainable development.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

CONS609 Special Topics in Conservation Biology (1-3 Credits)

Lectures, experimental courses and other special instructions in various subjects in conservation biology.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

CONS670 Conservation Biology (3 Credits)

Conservation in the Anthropocene means conserving biodiversity and ecosystem function in the midst of climate change, habitat loss, overexploitation, altered nutrient cycling, and invasive species with protected areas and reserve networks, ecosystem restoration, and other biodiversity conservation and management schemes.Also offered as: MEES670.

Credit Only Granted for: CONS670 or MEES670.

CONS680 Problem Solving in Conservation/Development (4 Credits)

Students will be exposed to current problems in conservation and development through great lectures, field trips, interviews and appropriate literature. Working in teams, students will formulate recommendations based on a synthesis of biological, economic and policy considerations.

CONS798 Research Papers in Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology (1-4 Credits)

Work on the required scholarly paper.

Restriction: Must be in Sustainable Development & Conservation Biology (Master's) program.

Repeatable to: 4 credits if content differs.