NRES 499 XM4 - Special Topics - Human Dimensions Invasive Spec
Experimental course on a special topic in natural resources and environmental sciences. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. Approved for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in the same or separate terms to a maximum of 12 hours as topics vary. Class Schedule Information: Field trip fee may be assessed for some sections.
This asynchronous course examines the human dimensions of non-native plants and animals in the United States, from 19th-century invasions by insect pests to the current furor about Asian carp in the Midwest. Historical, social, economic, political, and ethical aspects of the invasive species phenomenon are examined through readings and hands-on activities. Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL) restrictions and assessments apply, see https://online.illinois.edu.
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate
Credit: 3 hr