Jan 18, 2020  
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

EES 489 - Critical Issues in Ecology and Environmental Sciences


Current and historically important issues in natural resource management and conservation are evaluated by teams of students and faculty.  Interdisciplinary approaches to problem analysis are stressed, with special attention to the ways scientific information and management options affect policy. Students use quantitative tools, undertake critical reading and synthetic writing, and further develop science literacy skills.

General Education Requirements: Capstone and Writing Intensive

Prerequisites: Ecology and Environmental Sciences major or minor with senior standing.

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 4