ENVI 412
Senior Seminar: Perspectives on Environmental Studies Spring 2019
No divisional credit Writing Skills
Cross-listed ENVI 412 / MAST 402
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The Environmental Studies and Maritime Studies programs provide students with an opportunity to explore the myriad ways that humans interact with diverse environments at scales ranging from local to global. The capstone course for Environmental Studies and Maritime Studies, this seminar brings together students who have specialized in the humanities, social studies and/or the sciences to exchange ideas across these disciplines. Over the course of the seminar, students will develop a sustained independent research project on a topic of their choice.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 20
Expected: 20
Class#: 3553
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation is based on active participation, discussion leading, several smaller assignments and capstone project
Extra Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis; not available for the fifth course option
Prerequisites: ENVI 302 or MAST 351 Maritime Policy or permission of instructor
Enrollment Preferences: limited to senior Environmental Studies majors and concentrators and Maritime Studies concentrators
Unit Notes: required course for students wishing to complete the Maritime Studies concentration
Distributions: No divisional credit Writing Skills
Notes: does not meet Division 1, 2, or 3 requirements Each student in this course will complete a semester-long research project resulting in a final report of 20-25 pages.The project will proceed in phases, with significant pieces of writing due at regular intervals throughout the semester, and with multiple opportunities for revision and peer review. There will also be several short reading response papers during the first half of the semester.
This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
ENVI 412 No divisional credit MAST 402 No divisional credit
Attributes: SCST Elective Courses

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