NRES 285 SPF - Field Experience - Sust Policy Field Exp
Field based course that exposes students to procedures and methods used in various resource settings in a hands-on manner. Includes weekly field trips to visit representative natural resource and environmental science settings with supporting laboratory exercises. Content of offerings vary by section, but all focus on resource management, environmental quality and assessment, and effects of consumption and use on the environment. Field trips required. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. May be repeated in the same or subsequent semesters to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite: NRES 201 and NRES 219.
In this course, students will be introduced to the importance of sustainability in the public policymaking process with emphasis on the local government level. Students will engage virtually with Illinois municipal officials to study and evaluate various conceptual models and practices in sustainability public policy formulation. This course will meet online via Zoom (accessed through Compass 2g).
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Undergraduate