Courses & Syllabi

Fall 2017

Environmental Studies Courses

This is a tentative list of courses. Please check back periodically for changes, as this page will continue to be updated as new courses are scheduled in Albert. Syllabi available via links on this page are meant as samples and do not necessarily reflect the final syllabus for the course for this particular semester.

Core Courses

Environmental Systems Science

ENVST-UA 100.001 / 16384 / 11:00-12:15pm MW / Professor McDermidSyllabus

Notes: Open only to ENVST majors during the first week of registration, open to all other students thereafter. STUDENTS MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR RECITATION SEC.

Recitations:
ENVST-UA 100.002 / 6540 / 9:30-10:45am T
ENVST-UA 100.003 / 6541 / 8:00-9:15am T
ENVST-UA 100.004 / 6542 / 2:00-3:15pm T
ENVST-UA 100.005 / 6543 / 8:00-9:15am W
ENVST-UA 100.006 / 6544 / 3:30-4:45pm W
ENVST-UA 100.007 / 8270 / 9:30-10:45am R

Environmental Studies Capstone Seminar: Sustainability Planning: Developing a waste management strategy for a suburban nature preserve

ENVST-UA 900.001 / 6550 / 5:00-7:30pm M/ Charles-Guzman / Syllabus

Prerequisite: Open only to Senior ES majors who have completed ENVST-UA 100 and 101 or Senior Gallatin-ES Partnership students with the permission of the Partnership adviser. No direct enrollment. Your adviser will contact you with enrollment instructions. Final Presentations (for all sections): TBA. This meeting is mandatory for all capstone students.

Environmental Studies Capstone Seminar: Developing Solar Projects Across the U.S.

ENVST-UA 900.002 / 6549 / 5:00-7:30pm M/ Noakes / Syllabus

Prerequisite: Open only to Senior ES majors who have completed ENVST-UA 100 and 101 or Senior Gallatin-ES Partnership students with the permission of the Partnership adviser. No direct enrollment. Your adviser will contact you with enrollment instructions. Final Presentations (for all sections): TBA. This meeting is mandatory for all capstone students.

Environmental Studies Capstone Seminar: Urban Ocean Conservation: A NYC Case Study

ENVST-UA 900.003 / 6549 / 5:00-7:30pm M/ Johnson / Syllabus

Prerequisite: Open only to Senior ES majors who have completed ENVST-UA 100 and 101 or Senior Gallatin-ES Partnership students with the permission of the Partnership adviser. No direct enrollment. Your adviser will contact you with enrollment instructions. Final Presentations (for all sections): TBA. This meeting is mandatory for all capstone students.

Methods of Inquiry

Introduction to Environmental Modeling

ENVST-UA 305.001 / 8739 / 11:00-12:15pm MW / Bell / Syllabus

Open only to ENVST majors during the first week of registration, open to all other students thereafter. Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 100.

Biostatistics

BIOL-UA 42 / 10387 / 11:00am-12:15pm TR / Killilea

Students must also register for a recitation section.

Elementary Statistics

CORE-UA 105 / 6882 / 12:30-1:45pm TR / TBA

Students must also register for a lab section.

Quantitative Reasoning: Problems, Statistics, and Decision-Making

CORE-UA 107 / 6887 / 11:00am-12:15pm MW / TBA

Students must also register for a lab section.

Statistical Reasoning for the Behavioral Sciences

PSYCH-UA 10 / 7244 / 9:30-10:45am MW / Bauer

Students must also register for a recitation section.

Research Methods from Sociology

SOC-UA 301 / 7312 or 8794 / 9:30-10:45am TR or 4:55pm-7:25pm R / Morning or TBA

Students must also register for a lab section.

GOVERNANCE

Environmental Regulation in Practice

ENVST-UA 435.001 / 8741 / 12:30-1:45pm MW / Kanter / Syllabus

Open only to ENVST majors during the first week of registration, open to all other students thereafter. Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 100, 101 OR permission of instructor

Environmental Activism : From the Local to the Global

ENVST-UA 485.001 / 9045 / 11:00am-12:15pm TR / Green / Syllabus

Open only to ENVST majors during the first week of registration, open to all other students thereafter. Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 101 or permission of instructor.

Public Economics

ECON-UA 353 / 6497 or 6498 / 11:00am-12:15pm TR or 3:30pm 4:45pm MW / Bhiladwall or Fan

International Politics

POL-UA 700 / 6858 / 12:30-1:45pm MW / Satyanath

Students must also register for a recitation section.

Food Legislation, Regulation and Enforcement

FOOD-GE 2100 / 4527 / 6:45-8:25pm T / Fried

Advanced Topics in Food Systems: Agricultural Globalization

FOOD-GE 2283/ 4465 / 4:55-6:35pm T / Setrini

Electives

Introduction to Environmental Modeling

ENVST-UA 305.001 / 8739 / 11:00am-12:15pm MW / Bell / Syllabus

Open only to ENVST majors during the first week of registration, open to all other students thereafter. Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 100.

Environmental and Molecular Analysis of a Disease

ENVST-UA 315.001 / 8480 / 2:00-4:45pm T / Killilea / Syllabus

Open only to ENVST majors during the first week of registration, open to all other students thereafter. Same as BIOL-UA 500.001 Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 325 or BIOL-UA 63. Same as BIOL-UA 500.001.

Fundamentals of Ecology

ENVST-UA 325.001 / 8730 / 2:00-3:15pm TR / Schneider / Syllabus

Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 100 or BIOL-UA 11 &12 or BIOL-UA 13 & 14. Same as BIOL-UA 63.

Limits of the Earth: Issues in Human Ecology

ENVST-UA 333.001 / 8740 / 5:00-7:30pm R / Volk / Syllabus

Open only to ENVST majors during the first week of registration, open to all other students thereafter. Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 100 OR CORE-UA 311.

Ethics & The Environment

ENVST-UA 400.001 / 6545 / 2:00-3:15pm MW / Sebo / Syllabus

Open only to ENVST majors during the first week of registration, open to all other students thereafter. Same as PHIL-UA 53.001. STUDENTS MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR RECITATION SEC.

Recitations:
ENVST-UA 400.002 / 6546 / PHIL-UA 53.002 / 12:30-1:45pm T 
ENVST-UA 400.003 / 6547 / PHIL-UA 53.002 / 3:30-4:45pm T

Environmental Regulation in Practice

ENVST-UA 435.001 / 8741 / 12:30-1:45pm MW / Kanter / Syllabus

Open only to ENVST majors during the first week of registration, open to all other students thereafter. Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 100, 101 OR permission of instructor

Topics in Environmental Values & Society: Climate Change and Environmental Justice

ENVST-UA 450.002 / 17791 / 12:30-3:15pm T / Ross

Same as SCA-UA 632.001.

Climate and Society

ENVST-UA 470.001 / 7874 / 3:30-6:00pm M / Schlottmann / Syllabus

Open only to ENVST majors during the first week of registration, open to all other students thereafter. Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 101 or permission of instructor.

Environmental Activism: From the Local to the Global

ENVST-UA 485.001 / 9045 / 11:00am-12:15pm TR / Green / Syllabus

Open only to ENVST majors during the first week of registration, open to all other students thereafter. Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 101 or permission of instructor.

Introduction to Urban Political Ecology Theory & Method

ENVST-UA 490.001 / 16367 / 2:00-4:45pm R / Rademacher / Syllabus

Prerequisite: Environment & Society (ENVST-UA 101). Same as ANTH-UA 320.003.

Internship in Environmental Studies

ENVST-UA 800.001 / 6548 / 3:30-6:00pm R / Schlottmann / Syllabus

Meets three times during the semester: TBA (last date is the final presentation). Prerequisites: Open to Sophmores, Juniors, or Senior ES majors or minors who have completed ENVST-UA 100 OR 101. Once students register for the internship seminar, they will be contacted by the internship supervisor with guidance on how to find an internship and deadlines. They do not need to seek a site before this time.

Environmental Design and Agriculture

ARTS-UG 1632 / Anker and Edwards

Environmental Art Activism

ART-UE 1983 / 11577 / 8:55am-12:15pm W / Jeremijenko

Ecological Field Methods

BIOL-UA 16 / 8780 / 8:00am-4:00pm F / Schneider

Fundamentals of Ecology

BIOL-UA 63 / 8753 / 2:00-3:15pm TR / Schneider

Earth, Life & Time

CORE-UA 312

Physical Science: Energy & The Environment

CORE-UA 203

Bridging Culture and Nature: An Introduction to Conservation Science

IDSEM-UG / 1740 / Tolisano

Trash Matters

IDSEM-UG / 1786 / Fredericks and Rosalind

Environmental Psychology

PS-UY 2324W / 15902 / 10:30am-12:20pm TR / Wener

Cities in a Global Context

SCA-UA 602 / 9175 / 9:30am-10:45am TR / TBA

Ecotoxicology: Hudson River Case Study

EHSC-GA 1005 / BIOL-GA 1005 / Wirgin

Toxicology

EHSC-GA 1006 / BIOL-GA 1006 / 9:30am-12:15pm W / Zelikoff

Weather, Ait Pollution, and Health

EHSC-GA 1010 / 17641 / 2:00-4:45pm T / Thurston

Foundations of Environmental Thought

ENYC-GE 2019 / 3243 / 4:55-6:35pm W / Gray

Environmental Politics

ENYC-GE 2021 / 3244 / 4:55-6:35pm R / Land

Global Environmental Health

GPH-GU 2153 / 17427 / 6:45-8:25pm R / Burgie

Sustainable Cities in a Comparative Perspective

URPL-GP 2613 / 5035 / 6:45-8:25pm W / Restrepo

Summer 2017

Environmental Studies Courses

This is a tentative list of courses. Please check back periodically for changes, as this page will continue to be updated as new courses are scheduled in Albert. Syllabi available via links on this page are meant as samples and do not necessarily reflect the final syllabus for the course for this particular semester.

CORE COURSES Summer Semester I: Monday, May 22, 2017 - Sunday, July 2, 2017

Environment and Society

ENVST-UA 101.001 / 2528 / 2:00-4:55pm TR / Sylvan / Syllabus

CORE COURSES Summer Semester II: Tuesday, July 3, 2017 - Sunday, August 13, 2017

Environmental Systems Science

ENVST-UA 100.001 / 2527 / 2:00-4:55pm TR / Brenner / Syllabus

This section is open to currently enrolled NYU students. (Not open to pre-college students.)

 

ENVST-UA 100.060 / 2718 / 2:0-4:55pm TR / Brenner / Syllabus

This section is open to currently enrolled NYU students. (Not open to pre-college students.)

ELECTIVES Summer Semester I: Monday, May 22, 2017 - Sunday, July 2, 2017

Violent Environments: Nature and Capital in Global History

HIST-UA 538.001/ 5250 / 2:00-5:00pm MW / Shutzer / Syllabus

CAS Action Research Internship

NODEP-UA 985.001/ 7621 / 2:00-5:00pm MW / Nagle / Syllabus

Please email the instructor, Professor Robin Nagle, at robin.nagle@nyu.edu for permission to register.

Past Environmental Studies Courses

Syllabi available via links on this page are meant as samples and do not necessarily reflect the final syllabus for the course for that particular semester.

Animals and Society

ANST-UA 200; SOC-UA 970; ENVST 610-UA, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Animal Minds

ANST-UA 410, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Veganism and Environmental Justice Literature

ENVST 675; ANST-UA 465; ENG 252, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Topics in Animal Studies: Keeping Animals

ANST-UA 600.001, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Animal Welfare and Behavior

ANST-UA 600.002, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Business and Environment

ENVST- 465, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Water Science and Management

CCOL-AD 30, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Environment and Society

ENVST-UA 101; SOCS-SHU, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Climate Change

ENVST-UA 226, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Metapatterns of Nature, Mind, and Culture (Advanced Honors Seminar)

AHSEM-UA 154; ENVST-UA 254, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Where the City Meets the Sea: Studies in Coastal Urban Environments

ENVST-UA 275; BIOL-UA 140; COREI-AD 16, Syllabus for Spring 2017

New York Underground

ENVST-UA 327, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Topics in Environmental Science: Food Production and Climate Change

ENVST-UA 331, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Biogeochemistry of Global Change

BIOL-UA 66; ENVST-UA 370, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Urban Environmentalism

SCA-UA 631, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Topics in Environmental Values and Society

ENVST-UA 450, Syllabus for Fall 2013, Spring 2017

Ethics and Animals

ANST-UA 400, Syllabus for Fall 2016

Environmental Systems Science

ENVST-UA 100, Syllabus for Fall 2016

Introduction to Environmental Modeling

ENVST-UA 305, Syllabus for Fall 2016

Environmental Quantitative Methods

ENVST-UA 310, Syllabus for Fall 2016

Environmental and Molecular Analysis of a Disease

ENVST-UA 315, Syllabus for Fall 2016

Marine Ecology and Conservation

ENVST-UA 323, Syllabus for Fall 2016

Limits of the Earth: Issues in Human Ecology

ENVST-UA 333, Syllabus for Fall 2016

History of Environmental Sciences before Darwin

IDSEM-UG 1566, Syllabus for Fall 2016

History of Ecology and Environmentalism

IDSEM-UG 1892, Syllabus for Fall 2016

Environmental Regulation

ENVST-UA 435, Syllabus for Fall 2016

Ideas and Nature and Society: An Introduction to Environmental Anthropology

ANTH-UA 321.2, Syllabus for Fall 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Ecological Analysis of Geographic Information Systems

BIOL-UA 64; ENVST-UA 372, Syllabus for Spring 2016

Science in Environmental Policy

ENVST-UA 450, Syllabus for Spring 2017

Environmental Justice through Digital Empowerment

ENYC-GE 2018, Syllabus for Spring 2017

History of Water

HIST-SHU 302, Syllabus for Fall 2016

Environmental Studies Capstone

ENVST-UA 900, Syllabi

Ecological Field Methods

BIOL-UA 16, Syllabus for Fall 2013

Environmental Studies Internship Seminar

ENVST-UA 800, Syllabus for Fall 2013

Ethics and Animals

Syllabus for Fall 2013

Ethics and the Environment

ENVST-UA 400, Syllabus for Fall 2013, Fall 2016

Climate and Society

ENVST.UA-470, Syllabus for Fall 2013

Making Art in the Anthropocene:
The Creative Research Project on Ecology, Species and Vibrant Matter

AHSEM-UA 193.011; ENGL-UA 800.002; ANST-UA 393.011; ENVST.UA 593.011; DRLIT-UA 971.002; THEA-UT 801.004,
Syllabus for Fall 2013

Animals and Public Policy

ANST-UA 500, Syllabus for Fall 2013, Spring 2017

Primate Communication

Syllabus for Fall 2013

Fundamentals of Ecology

BIOL-UA 62; ENVST-UA 325, Syllabus for Fall 2013, Fall 2016

Energy and Environment

Syllabus for Fall 2013

Advanced Topics in Environmental Science: Evidence-Based Conversation

Syllabus for Fall 2013