Course Code: EVSP415 Course ID: 2984 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course focuses on the processes, tools, and techniques used to analyze environmental problems, establish state and federal standards, develop environmental impact statements, and make decisions regarding the environment. Students will analyze actual problems, study real environmental impact cases, and learn to use various environmental impact methodologies.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 03/28/21||Winter 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
LO-1 Perform an environmental impact assessment.
LO-2 Articulate an awareness of the professional standards, including ethical issues, involved in assessing environmental impacts.
LO-3 Demonstrate comprehension of the concept of alternative courses of action that should be included in an environmental impact assessment, and the reason that alternatives are included.
LO-4 Define the legal requirements that affect the scope of an environmental impact assessment.
LO-5 Explain the important role of stakeholders and the value of working with them.
LO-6 Analyze the basic types of impacts and potentially impacted resources that must be considered.
|Forum 1||3.00 %|
|Forum 2||3.00 %|
|Forum 3||3.00 %|
|Forum 4||3.00 %|
|Forum 5||3.00 %|
|Forum 6||3.00 %|
|Forum 7||3.00 %|
|Forum 8||3.00 %|
|Written Assignments||56.00 %|
|Assignment 1||7.00 %|
|Assignment 2||7.00 %|
|Assignment 3||7.00 %|
|Assignment 4||7.00 %|
|Assignment 5||7.00 %|
|Assignment 6||7.00 %|
|Assignment 7||7.00 %|
|Assignment 8||7.00 %|
|Midterm Assessment||10.00 %|
|Final Assessment||10.00 %|
See the Lessons section of the classroom for additional readings and weekly lecture notes
Additional Resources: Please go to the program guides in the APUS Library for additional resources:
- Environmental Science: http://apus.libguides.com/environmental_science
- Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint) - American Public University System provides Microsoft Office 365 to AMU/APU students and faculty at no cost
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.