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100

ENST 100. Introduction to Environmental Studies. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
A survey of environmental issues intended for non-majors. Students will understand the cultural, political, historical, economic and ethical complexities of environmental problems and their responses. Intended for first-year students and sophomores. Does not count toward either the Environmental Studies or Environmental Science major.

201

ENST 201. Environmental Problems-Sustainable Futures. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
Develops a working understanding of the core concepts linked to environmental studies and introduces skills such as posing researchable questions, gathering data, presenting oral arguments, and applying these skills in group projects. Intended only for students majoring or intending to major in Environmental Studies or Environmental Science.

205

ENST 205. Green Utopias. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
Introduction to literary utopias and to the cultural writings of various ecological movements offering alternative concepts to the increasing destruction of nature.

206

ENST 206. Environmentlism and Its Discontents. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
A survey of historical and contemporary efforts to protect nature and the backlash they have provoked.

207

ENST 207. American Environmental History. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
This course examines how nature (soil, disease, water, climate, etc.) shaped American history and how Americans transformed the environment, from the colonial period to today.

208

ENST 208. Environmental Biology. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
Introduction to ecology and evolutionary biology, organism interactions with environment, biodiversity, energy flow, nutrient cycling, and human influences on living systems and biological processes. Open to seniors by permission only. Not open to students who have taken BIOL 208.

211

ENST 211. Environmental Pollution and Control. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:2
Introduction for non-engineering students to the major areas of environmental engineering. Topics include environmental chemistry, biology and ecology, water and air pollution and treatment, solid and hazardous wastes, sustainability, and global climate issues. Not open to students in the College of Engineering.

215

ENST 215. Environmental Planning. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
Explores the main approaches to planning theory and their environmental applications. Considers how environmental planning can promote the socio-ecological health and sustainability of democratic communities. Crosslisted as GEOG 215.

216

ENST 216. Preindustrial Environment. 1 Credit.

Offered Alternate Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
An introduction to the environmental history of the Near East, Mediterranean Basin, and Europe from the Neolithic Period to the Industrial Revolution through three thematic lenses: how the natural environment shaped the patterns of human life, how ideologies towards nature shifted over time, and how human activities and ideologies reshaped the landscape. Crosslisted as CLAS 220.

221

ENST 221. Hazardous Waste and Society. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:3
Hazardous waste regulation, risk assessment and toxicology, overview of treatment technologies and site investigation, environmental audits, facilities siting and public participation, pollution prevention. Not open to students in the College of Engineering.

222

ENST 222. Concepts in Sustainability. 1 Credit.

Offered Alternating Fall Semester; Lecture hours:3,Other:2
This course explores the definitions and concepts of economic, social and environmental sustainability and utilizes the tools to evaluate sustainability metrics including life cycle assessment, systems thinking, and economic analysis. Not open to engineering students.

224

ENST 224. Visions of the Susquehanna. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
This course examines literature of the Susquehanna Valley. Crosslisted as ENGL 224. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

225

ENST 225. Susquehanna Country. 1 Credit.

Offered Alternate Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:2,Other:3
Interdisciplinary studies in environment, philosophy, literature and communities of the Susquehanna region. Crosslisted as ENGL 225 and HUMN 290.

226

ENST 226. Water Politics and Policies. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
Examines the evolution and philosophical foundations of water use as well as the politics surrounding current issues in water use.

227

ENST 227. Ecopoetics. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
An exploration of poetry as site-specific ecological practice. Intended for students interested in both Creative Writing and Environmental Studies. Prerequisite: ENGL 204 or permission of the instructor. Crosslisted as ENGL 229.

228

ENST 228. The Loire. A Cultural Heritage or a "Wild" River of the Anthropecene. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
In class lectures and on-site discovery of the river aboard traditional boats will be used to establish a good understanding of the links between a-biotic and biotic dynamics and human activities; an understanding of the importance and the necessity of the river management, especially on rivers like the Loire (wild aspects, hydrology, etc.); increase awareness of the diversity of uses in the Loire Valley and their impact on natural processes and biodiversity (pollution, habitats, destruction, etc.) Must be enrolled in the Bucknell en France program. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

230

ENST 230. Introduction to Ecological Design. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
The application of basic ecological principles to the design of buildings, landscapes, communities, and cities. Emphasis is placed on real situations in the local environment.

234

ENST 234. Human Ecology. 1 Credit.

Offered Alternating Spring Semester; Lecture hours:3
A general science course in human ecology, to demonstrate the ways humans continue to adapt to their environment through biological, cultural, scientific, symbolic, political, and technical means. Crosslisted as GEOG 234.

236

ENST 236. Environmental Ethics. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
A survey of the major theories of environmental ethics, with particular attention to the challenge of developing an ethic commensurate with increasing human power. Crosslisted as RELI 226.

240

ENST 240. Sustainable Resource Management. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
Focuses on problem-oriented policy analysis of domestic and international environmental issues including ecosystem management, endangered species, protected areas, and community-based conservation.

243

ENST 243. Global Environmental History. 1 Credit.

Offered Occasionally; Lecture hours:3
Explores how global forces, including population growth, commercialization, and fossil fuel revolutions, transformed nature and culture across the planet in the 20th century.

244

ENST 244. History of Ecology. 1 Credit.

Offered Occasionally; Lecture hours:3
Explores the development of ecology as a science, with attention to the political ramifications of ecological ideas and their enrollment in environmental management.

245

ENST 245. Environmental Policy and Politics. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
An introduction to understanding the role of political institutions, stakeholders and policy processes (in the U.S. and internationally) in addressing environmental problems. Crosslisted as POLS 291.

246

ENST 246. Environmental Activism. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
This course explores the geographies and practice of environmental activism. Drawing from national and international examples, we examine diverse means and methods of environmental protest.

254

ENST 254. Environmental Humanities. 1 Credit.

Lecture hours:3
Explores humanistic perspectives on the environment--from history, ethics, literature, religion, and the arts--including how these perspectives complement or unsettle knowledge about nature from the sciences.

255

ENST 255. Environmental Injustice. 1 Credit.

Offered Alternating Spring Semester; Lecture hours:3
Utilizing the literature of moral, social, and political philosophy, we will analyze how variations in our definition of justice dictate distinct public policies toward nature.

256

ENST 256. Political Ecology of Mining. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
Using a political ecology framework, we explore development contradictions associated with mining in India and the United States to meet global energy and mineral demand.

258

ENST 258. Feeding the Global City. 1 Credit.

Offered Alternate Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3; Repeatable
This Bucknell in London course will explore the contemporary transformation of European food systems from a social, political, and ecological perspective.

260

ENST 260. Environmental Law. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
This course will examine the statutes, regulations and common law pertaining to risk and pollution abatement. We will both analyze current law and propose changes to better address the environmental problems involved.

262

ENST 262. Introduction to Energy Resources. 1 Credit.

Offered Alternate Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:4
Introduction for non-engineers to energy concepts including First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics; examination of energy demand; technologies for meeting demand, effects on the environment. Not open to students who have taken ENGR 200, MECH 213, CHEG 200, PHYS 147, PHYS 211, PHYS 211E, PHYS 212, PHYS 212E, PHYS 221, PHYS 222, PHYS 235. Crosslisted as ENGR 262.

291

ENST 291. Bucknell on the Susquehanna Watershed SCI/Natural History. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:4,Other:4
The study of watershed processes and regional natural history of the Susquehanna River. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

292

ENST 292. Bucknell on the Susquehanna Land Use Planning and Social Processes. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:4,Other:4
The study of land use planning and social processes involved with watershed management of the Susquehanna River valley region. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

293

ENST 293. Bucknell on the Susquehanna Human Dimensions and Environmental History. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:4
The history of human settlement and culture in the Susquehanna River valley and its relationship to resources and the environment. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

295

ENST 295. Topics in Environmental Studies. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3; Repeatable
Selected issues in environmental studies.

298

ENST 298. Stream Restoration. 1 Credit.

Offered Alternate Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3,Other:4; Repeatable
Scientific principles to integrate physical and biological approaches to stream restoration in water shed management. Team-taught field course highlights developing restoration plan for Bucknell's Miller Run. Crosslisted as GEOL 298.

299

ENST 299. Watershed Systems Science. 1 Credit.

Offered Alternate Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3,Other:4; Repeatable
Watersheds regulate water flow and ecosystem health on our landscape. Team-taught field course integrating physical, chemical, and biological processes in watersheds, using the Susquehanna and tributaries. Crosslisted as GEOL 299.

2NT

ENST 2NT. ENST Non-traditional Study. 1-3 Credits.

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer; Lecture hours:Varies
Non-traditional study in Environmental Science. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

302

ENST 302. Environmental Research Design. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:1
Students will learn quantitative and qualitative research methods related to environmental studies including research design, data collection, and analysis. Prerequisite: junior or senior status. Preference to Environmental Studies majors, others by permission of the instructor.

315

ENST 315. Cold Places. 1 Credit.

Offered Occasionally; Lecture hours:3
A seminar exploring the nature and culture of cold places-glaciers, mountain tops, Antarctica, and the Arctic-through art, film, literature, science, and popular media.

319

ENST 319. Directed Research. .5-1 Credits.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:Varies; Repeatable
Supervised research or thesis work on environmental issues. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

325

ENST 325. Nature, Wealth and Power. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
A seminar in political ecology that explores the historical, social political and economic dimensions of environmental change in developing regions. First-year students and sophomores by permission only. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Crosslisted as GEOG 325.

341

ENST 341. Seminar on Ecocriticism and Ecosemiotics. 1 Credit.

Offered Alternate Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
This seminar will focus on research and discussion of ecocritical and ecosemiotic approaches to literature. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Crosslisted as ENGL 341.

345

ENST 345. Food and the Environment. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
Nothing from the environment is more important than food production, nothing affects the environment more; we'll study both environmental and social circumstances. Laboratory science course. Crosslisted as GEOG 345.

347

ENST 347. Sustainable Cities. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:2
This team-taught course introduces students to the core concepts of sustainability and how they have been applied to promote sustainability in London, the UK, and Europe. This course is part of the Bucknell in London core course. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Crosslisted as CENG 447.

349

ENST 349. Senior Thesis. .5-1 Credits.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:Varies; Repeatable
Independent thesis work under adviser's supervision. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

350

ENST 350. Senior Thesis. .5-1 Credits.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:Varies; Repeatable
Independent thesis work under adviser's supervision. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

355

ENST 355. Advanced Topics in Environmental Policy. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3
Advanced seminar on environmental policy. Focus varies by semester. Consult class schedule for current topic. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Crosslisted as POLS 393.

356

ENST 356. Nationalism, Conflict & Nature. 1 Credit.

Offered Occasionally; Lecture hours:3
This course explores the ways in which nature is politicized in nationalist discourse, and the role of nationalized nature ideas in social movements and environmental conflicts. May be crosslisted as POLS 356 or IREL 356. Prerequisite: POLS 205.

393

ENST 393. International Environmental Aid. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
This advanced seminar on international environmental politics focuses on applied examination of international and bilateral aid for solving environmental problems. It explores discussion topics including: theories of international environmental relations and development, roles of international organizations and non-governmental actors, and environmental problem-solving case studies. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Crosslisted as POLS 393.

3NT

ENST 3NT. ENST Non-traditional Study. 1-3 Credits.

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer; Lecture hours:Varies
Non-traditional study in Environmental Science. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

411

ENST 411. Environmental Community Projects. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
Community-based "clinic" course on environmental problems or projects for local stakeholders, based on integrative, interdisciplinary research and design. Preference to senior ENST and GEOG majors. Crosslisted as GEOG 420.

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