ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 250 – Environmental Research Methods
Ritter, John and Fortner, Sarah
Prerequisites: ESCI 101 and one additional course from the foundational courses approved for the environmental sciences major.
Study and application of the methods environmental scientists use to investigate environmental questions, including sampling strategies, tools, sample collection and analysis, and presentation. The course will be problem-based. Literature review, sample collection and analysis, and presentation will focus on the course problem but will be applicable and transferable to most problems in environmental science. Students intending to take this course should have declared a major in environmental science and completed ESCI 101 and one additional foundational course in their major track.