Conservation Science Course Descriptions
Presentation and discussion of important conservation issues in conservation science. Conservation science majors must take this course or 431 at least once. Either course may be repeated for additional credit.
Provides an in-depth examination of the major issues and challenges that define this exciting new discipline. The course places a great deal of emphasis on exploring the role and limitations of science in addressing contemporary conservation problems. The course design includes lecture, laboratory, and field trips.
A team-taught seminar course that uses readings from recently published articles and focused discussion to explore important conservation issues. Conservation science majors must take this course or 231 at least once. Either course may be repeated for credit.
Involves a discussion of a series of scientific papers covering a conservation topic. In addition, students search the biological literature related to the topic, prepare two literature reviews, and submit a scholarly research proposal at the end of the semester. Prerequisite: CVSC 331 or permission of instructor.
Involves field, laboratory, or library research on a conservation problem. Prerequisite: CVSC 437
Involves field, laboratory, or library research on a conservation problem. Prerequisite: CVSC 438