Environmental Management: Policy, Resources and Conservation

This Area examines the origins and nature of environmental challenges facing society and explores ways of addressing these challenges through scientific, socio-economic and policy approaches. It is concerned with existing and emerging strategies for both preventing and managing the impacts of human activities on the natural world, but with critical perspectives on the effectiveness of these strategies and encouragement to think and act creatively. It provides concepts, knowledge, and skills needed to effectively engage in a variety of environmental issues in government, business or not-for-profit sectors.

Sample topics include:

  • ecology and conservation
  • environmental assessment
  • resource management
  • environmental  auditing
  • energy and the environment
  • environment and health

Required Courses:

  1. ENVS 2400 6.00: Foundations of Environmental Management: Policy, Resources and Conservation
  2. ENVS 2009 3.00: Quantitative Methods
  3. ENVS 3010 3.00: Qualitative  Methods
  4. ENVS  3401 3.00: The Science of Pollution: Impacts on the Environment and Human Health
  5. ENVS  3402 3.00: Ecology and Conservation Science