Catalogue 2012 - 2013

SUS 305 Environmental Assessment

Credits

4 cr.

Prerequisite

CHEM 101, SUS 101, and BIO 153.

Course Description

This course in environmental assessment is specifically designed for students in the Sustainability major at Western New England University. The course addresses guidelines and procedures that may be required by federal, state, or local (municipal) agencies having jurisdiction over land use or land development activities in cases where those activities, if unregulated, may have a negative environmental impact. In addition, the course will address current technology (e.g., spatial methods and geographical information systems-GIS) that are used in environmental assessment. Three class hours, three-hour lab.

Distribution

MR

Offered

In alternate years in the fall semester.