RENR Renewable Natural Resrces

RENR 650/ESSM 676 Leadership Development and Management of Environmental NGOs

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Trends and increasing power of NGOs in environment and sustainable development; understanding of the organizational structures, functions, planning and management processes of environmental NGOs; technical skills and leadership qualities for careers with environmental NGOs.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.
Cross Listing: ESSM 676/RENR 650.

RENR 659 Ecological Economics

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Study of the relationships between ecosystems and economic systems; understanding the effects of human economic endeavors on ecological systems and how the ecological benefits and costs of such activities can be quantified and internalized.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.
Cross Listing: AGEC 659 and ESSM 671.

RENR 660/ESSM 672 Environmental Impact Analysis for Renewable Natural Resources

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Analysis and critique of contemporary environmental analysis methods in current use; environmental impact statements; national policies; political, social and legal ramifications as related to development and use of renewable natural resources.
Cross Listing: ESSM 672/RENR 660.

RENR 662 Environmental Law and Policy

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Analysis of the legal theories used to allocate and protect environmental resources; common law, federal and state statutes, and international treaties dealing with the environment; policies and laws for controlling air, water, solid waste, toxic waste and water pollution; species protection and natural resource use.