Scholarly perspectives on environmental problems, and solutions, integrating concepts and analytical, skills drawn from the natural sciences, social, sciences, and humanities. Foundation for all, subsequent courses in the environmental studies, major. Lectures, faculty and guest presentations,, regular online assignments, individual and group, research projects.
Application of concepts and skills from ENVS 160, and ENVS 220 to the understanding of specific, environmental issues. Potential topics include, biodiversity, climate change, energy,, environmental justice, international agreements,, land use, natural-resource depletion, pollution,, sustainability, transportation, and urban sprawl., May be taken twice for credit with change of, topic.
Introduction to issues in environmental law and, policy. Taught by environmental and natural, resources law faculty of Lewis & Clark Law School,, the course covers major areas in environmental, law. Topics vary and may include water law, the, Endangered Species Act, hazardous waste law,, environmental justice, environmental law, enforcement, the World Trade Organization, public, lands law, the Clean Air Act, and the National, Environmental Policy Act. Panels discuss careers, in law and study of law. A unique opportunity for, students interested in careers in environmental, law and policy.
Advanced exploration of major theoretical, assumptions underlying environmental studies,, including the nature of environment, environmental, knowledge (including role of sciences and, humanities), and environmental problems and, solutions. Intensive reading and writing, class, discussions, and project-based application of, theory to contemporary topics.
Scholarly perspectives on environmental problems, and solutions, integrating concepts and analytical, skills drawn from the natural sciences, social, sciences, and humanities. Foundation for all, subsequent courses in the environmental studies, major. Lectures, faculty and guest presentations, regular online assignments, individual and group, research projects.
Faculty-directed student engagement, connecting, environmental scholarship to people in a variety, of settings. Identification and finalization of, engagement opportunities; development of, communication, cultural competency, and related, skills; reflection on engagement experiences; and, authoring and sharing of outcomes. Engagement, projects build on partnerships with Portland-area, organizations.
An advanced, integrative keystone seminar, involving primary research for all senior, environmental studies majors. Research capstones, (theses or alternative outcomes) are based on each, student's areas of interest within the major and, include both oral and written components. Students, should have completed all other environmental, studies core courses prior to taking this course.

A planning space for ENVX symposium.