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Course Listings/Descriptions
Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.
EVR-Environmental Studies

EVR 3894 Environmental Writing . . . . . 3(SS)
Prerequisite: ENC 1101 and ENC 1102.
Practice in the scientific methods, research approaches, reference styles, grantsmanship, and technical writing in the environmental sciences. (Gordon Rule Course: Wrtg)

EVR 4023 Coastal and Marine Environments . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: GLY 2010, GLY 2010L or GEO 1200, GEO 1200L.
The world's ocean and its marine environments such as beaches, estuaries, coral reefs, upwelling areas, and hydrothermal vents. The physical, chemical, and biologic components that make each environment unique. Case studies of the environmental impact of anthropogenic and natural phenomena based on readings of scientific papers. Junior standing is required.

EVR 4035 Environmental Law . . . . . 3(F)
Overview of current local, state and federal laws relating to the environment. Includes the legal history of current laws and case studies.

EVR 4037 Environmental Auditing . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: GEO 3372 or GLY 3031C.
Overview of the evolution of environmental regulations and the adoption of environmental initiatives by the private business sector. Compliance audits, property assessments, and contingent liability audits will be conducted.

EVR 4412 Environmental Aspects of Urban Growth . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
The purpose is to examine urban areas as they have sprawled out over green landscapes during the past century and left behind a legacy of environmentally distressed properties and broken communities. Emphasis is upon community-based action to deal with local situations, using as a base the experiences of communities throughout the United States. Offered concurrently with EVR 5413; graduate students will be assigned additional work. Senior standing is required.

EVR 4870 Land-Use Management . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: GEO 3372 or GLY 3031C.
Overview of the history and direction of land use in America, with specific emphasis upon growth management and the balancing of development with the protection of the environment and the preservation of the quality of life. Geographic focus is upon urban growth fringes in the United States and Northwest Florida in particular.

EVR 4941 Practicum in Environmental Studies . . . . . 3(SS)
Prerequisite: GEO 3372 or GLY 3031C.
Supervised field experience in business, government, non-profit, educational or other environmental organization. Permission is required.

EVR 5413 Environmental Aspects of Urban Growth . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
The purpose is to examine urban areas as they have sprawled out over green landscapes during the past century and left behind a legacy of environmentally distressed properties and broken communities. Emphasis is upon community-based action to deal with local situations, using as a base the experiences of communities throughout the United States. Offered concurrently with EVR 4412; graduate students will be assigned additional work. Graduate status is required.

EVR 6930 Special Topics in Environmental Sciences . . . . . 3(S)
Covers various advanced subjects in the environmental sciences, depending on the specialization of the instructor. Topics include environmental pedology, coastal meteorology, groundwater modeling, etc. Graduate-level standing is required.