MAST 402 Spring 2013 Senior Seminar: Perspectives on Environmental Studies

Cross Listed as ENVI402
The Environmental Studies and Maritime Studies programs provide students with an opportunity to explore the myriad ways in which humans interact with diverse environments at scales ranging from local to global. As the capstone course for Environmental Studies and Maritime Studies, this seminar will bring together students who will have specialized in the humanities, social studies and/or the sciences and will provide an opportunity for exchange across these disciplinary streams. Readings and discussion will be organized around the common theme of complexity theory, paying particular attention to means of strengthening the resilience of socio-ecological systems. Over the course of the seminar, students will develop a sustained independent research project on a topic of their choice.
Class Format: seminar
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation is based on active participation, discussion leading, several smaller assignments & research paper
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Prerequisites: Environmental Studies 302 or MAST 351 Maritime Policy or permission of instructor
Enrollment Preference: limited to senior Environmental Policy and Environmental Science majors and Environmental Studies and Maritime Studies concentrators
Department Notes: required course for students wishing to complete the Environmental Policy & Environmental Science majors and the Environmental Studies or the Maritime Studies concentrations
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Distribution Notes: no division 1, 2 or 3 credit
Divisional Attributes: Non-Divisional
Other Attributes: ENVI Core Courses,ENVP Core Courses,ENVS Core Courses,SCST Elective Courses
Enrollment Limit: 20
Expected Enrollment: 15
Class Number: 3810
CLASSES ATTR INSTRUCTORS TIMES CLASS NUMBER ENRL CONSENT
MAST402-01(S) SEM Sr Sem: Perspctives on Envi Pia M. Kohler
M 7:00 PM-9:40 PM Griffin 5 3810
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