Course Catalog

TOPICS IN SCIENCE LAB (SC1091L)

Type: 
Lab

CONTEMPORARY ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES (SC2010)

Type: 
Regular

This course will focus on specific cases of anthropogenic environmental emergencies such as: the ozone hole, global warming or fresh water resource depletion. Students will investigate specific cases discussed in recent peer-reviewed scientific articles. Emphasis will be placed on the physical processes involved and possible solutions.

INTERNSHIP (SC3098)

Type: 
Internship

PORTFOLIO (SC4075)

Type: 
Regular

The course is taught as a directed study by the chair of the CSMES department or by a faculty member appointed by the chair. The course requires students approaching completion of their Environmental Studies Major course sequence to assemble all their undergraduate academic achievements into a coherent body of work, linked by overarching themes and goals, leading to a proposal for a senior project

SENIOR PROJECT (SC4095)

Type: 
Independent Project

MEDIA SOCIOLOGY (SO3031)

Type: 
Regular

Concentrates on the production, social reproduction and effects of the mass media, drawing on the theories of classical sociologists, including Marx and Weber, as well as more contemporary ones including Bourdieu, Habermas and Lazarsfeld, and Merton. Students learn to think sociologically and critically about diverse mass media, including the print media, radio, television and the Internet. Use of course Web site and small group discussions facilitates the accessing and understanding of peer-reviewed articles in contemporary media sociology. Students develop a reflexive awareness of their own role in media production and consumption.

INTERNSHIP (TN5980)

Type: 
Internship

Internships are commonly pursued in organizations with sustainable business management, corporate social responsibility, or cross-cultural management initiatives. They are subject to the Program Director’s approval and can be completed in a variety of institutions depending on students’ interests and initiative. The University cannot guarantee placement in an internship but will provide assistance with the internship search. Students must have completed their first semester of MA studies and should contact the Internship Office early for registration purposes.

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