Master of Environmental Studies (MES)

Application and acceptance to the program is required for core classes and thesis. Special students may take elective courses. Upper division undergraduate students may take elective courses with faculty permission. All course descriptions and times are subject to change.

Looking for Undergraduate Environmental Studies offerings?

1st Year Core
Title   Standing Credits Schedule F W S Su
graduate Conceptualizing Our Regional Environment (gCORE)

Kevin Francis, Dina Roberts and Shangrila Wynn

  GR 8 6-10p Tue/Thu F 15
Ecological and Social Sustainability

Shangrila Wynn, Erin Martin and Peter Dorman

  GR 8 6-10p Tue/Thu W 16
Research Design and Quantitative Methods

Peter Dorman, Erin Martin and Kathleen Saul

  GR 8 6-10p, Tue/Thu S 16
2nd Year Core
Title   Standing Credits Schedule F W S Su
Case Studies and Thesis Design

Kathleen Saul and Erin Martin

  GR 8 6-10p Tue/Thu F 15
Master of Environmental Studies Thesis

Kevin Francis, Erin Martin, Peter Dorman, Kathleen Saul, Dina Roberts and Shangrila Wynn

Signature Required: Winter Spring 

  GR 8 6-10p on occasional Thu W 16 S 16
Electives
Title   Standing Credits Schedule F W S Su
Advanced GIS

Mike Ruth

Signature Required: Fall 

  GR 4 6-10p Wed F 15
Conserving and Restoring Biodiversity

Timothy Quinn

  GR 4 6-10p Wed F 15
Ecological Economics

Peter Dorman

  GR 4 6-10p Mon F 15
Environmental Education

Jean MacGregor

  GR 4 6-10p Wed F 15
Fall 2015 Approved MPA Courses for MES Students

Various MPA Faculty Members

  GR 4 Evening and Weekend F 15
MES Individual Learning Contract

Various MES Faculty

  GR 2, 4 F 15 W 16 S 16 Su 16
MES Internship

Various MES Faculty

  GR 2, 4 F 15 W 16 S 16 Su 16
Restoration Ecology

Sarah Hamman

Signature Required: Fall 

  GR 4 6-10p Wed F 15
Environmental Rhetoric and Communication

Kevin Francis

  GR 4 6-10p Mon or Wed W 16
The Promises and Pitfalls of Clean Energy

Kathleen Saul

  GR 4 6-10p Mon or Wed W 16
Tropical Ecology

Dina Roberts and Richard Bigley

  GR 6 4 meetings at 6-10p Mon + 2 week field trip to Costa Rica March 13-27 W 16
Water Management for Human and Environmental Systems

Paul Pickett

  GR 4 6-10p Mon or Wed W 16
Winter 2016 Approved MPA Courses for MES Students

Various MPA Faculty Members

  GR 4 Evening and Weekend W 16
Introduction to GIS

Mike Ruth

  GR 4 6-10p Mon or Wed S 16
Research Design and Qualitative Methods

Shangrila Wynn

  GR 4 6-10p Mon or Wed S 16
Spring 2016 Approved MPA Courses for MES Students

Various MPA Faculty Members

  GR 4 Evening and Weekend S 16
Wildlife Conservation and Policy

Dina Roberts

  GR 4 6-10p Mon or Wed S 16
Political Ecology

Shangrila Wynn

  GR 4 To be announced Su 16
Summer 2016 Approved MPA Courses for MES Students

Various MPA Faculty Members

  GR 4 Evening and Weekend Su 16