ES

Environmental Sciences

  • ES 7010 Selected Topics in Environmental Sciences

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Recitation

    New or existing courses for which a formal ES course designation does not yet exist, but for which an ES course designation may be warranted on a case by case basis.

  • ES 7020 Global Biogeochemical Cycles

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course examines the how components of Earth (biosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, atmosphere)combine to affect how elements cycle through and between these components. This understanding forms the basis of the field of biogeochemistry.

  • ES 7030 Environmental Resource Sustainability

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course will help students construct a framework for developing sustainable solutions to environmental problems. Potential technological, economic, and policy-related approaches to sustainability will be discussed for a variety of environmental problems.

  • ES 7090 Perspectives in Environmental Science

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Explores current topics and contemporary research programs and ideas in Environmental Sciences.

  • ES 7120 Environmental Biology: Genes, Organisims, and Ecosystems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Graduate level introduction to environmental biology at multiple levels of biological organization including molecular biology, organismal physiology and evolutionary biology, and community and ecosystem ecology.

  • ES 7140 Statistical Modeling for Environmental Data

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Statistical techniques for the modeling and analysis of environmental data including advanced regression techniques, generalized linear models, and random effects. Also modeling of spatial and time-series environmental data, including spatio-temporal analysis, using appropriate software.

  • ES 7160 Complexity in Environmental Systems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This interdisciplinary course explores mathematical methods for quantitative analysis and modeling of complex nonlinear environmental systems.

  • ES 7180 Chemical Processes in the Environment

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Skills are developed to predict behavior and movement of chemical contaminants in atmospheric, aquatic and soil systems. Physical and chemical properties of contaminants and environmental interactions are evaluated to determine their ultimate fate.

  • ES 7650 Computational Tools and Strategies in Biomed Sciences

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This is a survey course of modern computational tools and strategies used in sequence, 3-D structure and functional analysis of biomolecules. Students will gain hands on "laboratory" experience with key software and strategies.

  • ES 7990 Indep Topics & Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 12
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Research and problems designed for specific needs and talents of the students.

  • ES 8080 Internship Option

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    5
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    The internship option is available to second year PhD students wishing to gain experience with an environmental professional in an approved interdisciplinary job setting and providing opportunity to formulate a dissertation research topic.

  • ES 8130 Dissertation Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 15
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Planning and execution of scholarly original research of a quality that is publishable in a refereed scientific journal. Research must be communicated to the Supervisory Committee in written form and defended by public oral examination.