ENVA 355

Methods in Environ Studies

This course focuses on the analytical and research skills employed by academics and professionals working in environmental fields. Emphasis is placed on critical reading of research as well as formulation, practice, and communication of research that examines the human-environment relationship. Skills span the full range of social science and humanities fields, including use of statistics, survey and interview techniques, field research/participant observation, historical methods, media and content analysis, and qualitative data analysis. Lectures, individual and small-group assignments, and course project.

Prerequisite: ENVA 255