EASC and ENVS Major Courses

Department of Earth & Environmental Science Undergraduate Courses

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Preapproved EASC Course List

CHEM 012 / CHEM 1200: Environmental Chemistry

EAS 301 / EAS 3010: Climate Policy and Technology

EAS 401 / EAS 4010: Energy and Its Impacts: Technology, Environment, Economics, Sustainability

EAS 402 / EAS 4020: Renewable Energy and Its Impacts: Technology, Environment, Economics, Sustainability

EAS 403 / EAS 4030: Energy Systems and Policy

ENVS 100 / ENVS 1000: Introduction to Environmental Science

GEOL 204 / EESC 2300: Global Climate Change

ENVS 301 / ENVS 3100: Environmental Case Studies

ENVS 312 / EESC 4336 Ocean Atmosphere Dynamics/ EESC 6336: Advanced Ocean Atmosphere Dynamics and Implications for Future Climate Change

ENVS 326 / ENVS 3700: GIS Mapping Places and Analyzing Spaces

ENVS 400 / ENVS 3991: Environmental Studies Seminar (topics change by semester)

ENVS 411 / ENVS 1665: Air Pollution: Sources & Effects in Urban Environments

ENVS 4250: Our Water Planet

ENVS 507 / ENVS 5404: Wetlands

ENVS 541 / EESC 5706: Modelling Geographic Objects

GEOL 100 / EESC 1000: Introduction to Geology

GEOL 103 / EESC 1060: Natural Disturbances and Human Disasters

GEOL 111 / EESC 1002: Geology Laboratory

GEOL 201 / EESC 2100: Mineralogy

GEOL 205 / EESC 1500: Paleontology

GEOL 206 / EESC 2600: Stratigraphy / EESC 5600: Advanced Stratigraphy

GEOL 208 / EESC 2800: Structural Geology

GEOL 305 / EESC 3600: Earth Surface Processes / EESC 6600 Advanced Earth Surface Processes

GEOL 317 / EESC 3100: Petrology and Petrography

GEOL 318 / EESC 3300: Glaciers, Ice and Climate

GEOL 400 / EESC 4991: Environmental Fluid Dynamics

GEOL 403 / EESC 4300: Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

GEOL 409 / EESC 4700: Remote Sensing / EESC 6700: Advanced Remote Sensing

GEOL 411 / EESC 4660: Soil Science / EESC 5660: Advanced Soil Science

GEOL 417 / EASC 6100: Advanced Petrology and Petrography

GEOL 418 / EESC 4200: Geochemistry

GEOL 420 / EESC 4800: Introduction to Geophysics

GEOL 421 / EESC 4400 / 6400: Biogeochemistry

GEOL 424 / EESC 4440: Geomicrobiology / EESC 6440: Advanced Geomicrobiology

GEOL 430 / EESC 4320: Atmospheric Chemistry / EESC 6320: Advanced Atmospheric Chemistry

GEOL 453 / EESC 4630: Hydrology / EESC 6630: Advanced Hydrology

GEOL 515 / EESC 5400: Evolution/Revolution of Land Ecosystems

GEOL 528 / EESC 5200: Aqueous Geochemistry

GEOL 540 / EESC 5800: Geotectonics

 

PHYS 016 / PHYS 0016: Energy, Oil, Global Warming

ANTH 003 / ANTH 0030: Intro to Human Evolution (not to be taken if BIOL 230 / BIOL 2410 is taken)

BIOL 140 / BIOL 1604: Humans & the Environment

BIOL 230 / BIOL 2410: Evolution

BIOL 240 / BIOL 2610: Ecology: from individuals to ecosystems

BIOL 325 / BIOL 3625: Marine Biology

BIOL 330 / BIOL 3430: Vertebrate Biology

BIOL 400 / BIOL 4600: Field Botany

BIOL 410 / BIOL 4410: Advanced Evolution

BIOL 415 / BIOL 4615: Freshwater Ecology

BIOL 423 / BIOL 4623: Plant Ecology

GEOL 424 / EESC 4440: Geomicrobiology / EESC 6400: Advanced Geomicrobiology

GEOL 479 / EESC 4550: Macroevolution

Preapproved ENVS Courses

ANTH 454 / ANTH 5454: Quantitative Analysis of Anthropological Data

BIOL 446 / BIOL 2510 / BIOL 4510: Statistics for Biologists

ECON 103 / ECON 2300: Economic Statistics

ESE 301 / ESE 3010: Engineering Probability

SOCI 111 / SOCI 2220: The Health of Populations

STAT 101 / STAT 1010: Introductory Business Statistics

STAT 111 / STAT 1110: Introductory Statistics

SOCI 120 / SOCI 2010: Social Statistics

URBS 200 / URBS 2000: Urban Research Methods

ECON 001 / ECON 0100: Intro Economics: Micro

ECON 030 / ECON 0410: Public Policy Analysis

ECON 050 / ECON 0500: International Economics

CPLN 531 / CPLN 5310: Intro to Environmental Planning and Policy

URBS 440/ URBS 4400 or CPLN 500 / CPLN 5000: Intro. to City Planning

ENVS 326 / ENVS 3700: GIS Mapping Places and Analyzing Spaces

ENVS 541 / ENVS 5706: Modeling Geographical Objects

GEOL 305 / EESC 3600: Earth Surface Processes

GEOL 409 / EESC 4700: Intro to Remote Sensing

GEOL 421 / EESC 4400: Elemental Cycling in Global Systems (Biogeochemistry)

GEOL 453 / EESC 4630: Hydrology / EESC 6630 Advanced Hydrology

SWRK 730 / SWRK 7300: Community Mapping

URBS 330 / URBS 3300: GIS Applications in Social Science

Concentration Courses

ANTH 122 / ANTH 1222: Becoming Human

BIOL 140 / BIOL 1604 (cross-listed with BIOL 440): Humans and the Environment

BIOL 240 / BIOL 2610: Ecology: from individuals to ecosystems

GEOL 125 / EESC 1050: Earth and Life through Time

GEOL 205 / GEOL 405 / EESC 1500: Intro to Paleontology

GEOL 424 / EESC 4440: Geomicrobiology / EESC 6440: Advanced Geomicrobiology

EAS (SEAS) 401 / EAS 4010: Energy and Its Impacts: Technology, Environment, Economics, Sustainability

EAS (SEAS) 402 / EAS 4020: Renewable Energy and Its Impacts: Technology, Environment, Economics, Sustainability

EAS (SEAS) 403 / EAS 4030: Energy Systems and Policy

ENVS 305 / EESC 6224: Bioremediation

ENVS 312 / EESC 4336 Ocean Atmosphere Dynamics/ EESC 6336: Advanced Ocean Atmosphere Dynamics and Implications for Future Climate Change

ENVS 411 / ENVS 1665: Air Pollution: Sources & Effects in Urban Environments

ENVS 4250: Our Water Planet

GEOL 100 / EESC 1000 / GEOL109 / EESC 1090: Introduction to Geology

GEOL 130 / EESC 1030: Oceanography: Oceans and Climate

GEOL 201 / EESC 2100: Mineralogy

GEOL 204 / EESC 2300: Global Climate Change

GEOL 206 / EESC 2600: Stratigraphy / EESC 5600: Advanced Stratigraphy

GEOL 305 / EESC 3600: Earth Surface Processes / EESC 6600 Advanced Earth Surface Processes

GEOL 318 / EESC 3300: Glaciers, Ice and Climate

GEOL 403 / EESC 4300: Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

GEOL 411 / EESC 4660: Soil Science / EESC 5660: Advanced Soil Science

GEOL 421 / EESC 4400 / 6400: Biogeochemistry

GEOL 424 / EESC 4440: Geomicrobiology / EESC 6440: Advanced Geomicrobiology

GEOL 430 / EESC 4320: Atmospheric Chemistry / EESC 6320: Advanced Atmospheric Chemistry

GEOL 453 / EESC 4630: Hydrology / EESC 6630: Advanced Hydrology

GEOL 477 / EESC 4510: Introduction to Vertebrate Paleontology

GEOL 508 / EESC 5010: Geology and Geography of Energy

GEOL 515 / EESC 5400: Evolution of Land Ecosystems

GEOL 540 / EESC 5800: Geotectonics

BEPP 263 / BEPP 2630: Environmental and Energy Economics

ECON 001 / ECON 0100: Intro Economics: Micro

ECON 030 / ECON 0410: Public Policy Analysis

ECON 050 / ECON 0500: International Economics

ENVS 325 / ENVS 3550: Sustainable Goods

ENVS 400 / ENVS 3991: Environmental Studies Seminar (topics change by semester)

ENVS 4600: Environmental Policy

CPLN 531 / CPLN 5310: Intro to Environmental Planning and Policy

ENVS 669 / ENVS 6530: Corporate Sustainability Strategies

MGMT 111 / MGMT 1110: Multinational management

MGMT 208 / MGMT 2080: Global and International Politics

URBS 290 / URBS 2900: Metropolitan Nature: Urban Sustainability

URBS 417 / URBS 4170: Cities and Sustainability

URBS 440 / URBS 4400 or CPLN540: Introduction to City Planning: Past, Present, Future

CHEM 012 / CHEM 1200: Environmental Chemistry

ENVS 400 / ENVS 3991: Environmental Studies Seminar

ENVS 507 / ENVS 5404: Wetlands

ENVS 4250: Our Water Planet

GEOL 400 / EESC 4991: Environmental Fluid Dynamics

GEOL 411 / EESC 4660: Soil Science / EESC 5660: Advanced Soil Science

GEOL 421 / EESC 4400 / 6400: Biogeochemistry

GEOL 424 / EESC 4440: Geomicrobiology / EESC 6440: Advanced Geomicrobiology

GEOL 453 / EESC 4630: Hydrology / EESC 6630: Advanced Hydrology

ANTH 104 / ANTH 1040: Sex and Human Nature

ANTH 133 (cross-listed with LALS 133): Native Peoples & the Environment

ANTH 139 (cross-listed with NELC182 / NELC 0050, URBS139): Ancient Civilizations of the World

ANTH 242: World Ethnography

ANTH 297 / ANTH 2970: Nature, Culture, Environmentalism

ANTH 317 / ANTH 2317: The Politics of Matter and the Matter of Politics

AAMW 414 (cross-listed with CLST 260): Ancient Cities

ENVS 246 (cross-listed with RELS 246 / RELS 2460): Sprirituality and Global Warming

ENVS 1400 / HIST 1706: Global Environmental History from the Paleolithic to the Present

GEOL 103 / EESC 1060: Natural Disturbances and Human Disasters

GEOL 424 / EESC 4440: Geomicrobiology / EESC 6440: Advanced Geomicrobiology

GRMN 240 / ENVS 1450: Global Sustainabilities

GRMN 544 / ENVS 5440: Public Environmental Humanities

HSPV 538: Fundamentals of the American Landscape

STSC 168: Environment and Society

STSC 179: Down to Earth: Intro to Environmental History

STSC 279: Nature's Nation

STSC 379: Animals in Science, Medicine and Technology

URBS 121 (cross-listed with NELC 103 / NELC 0003): Origin and Cultures of Cities

EAS (SEAS) 403: Energy Systems and Policy

ECON 030 / ECON 0410: Public Policy Analyses (cross-listed with PPE 030)

ENVS 400 / ENVS 3991: Environmental Studies Seminar (topics change by semester)

ENVS 404 / ENVS 1615: The Urban Environment (ABCS)

ENVS 406 / ENVS 1625: Community Based Environmental Health (ABCS)

ENVS 410 / ENVS 1650: Role of Water in Urban Sustainability and Resilience (ABCS)

ENVS 411 / ENVS 1665: Air Pollution: Sources and Effects in Urban Environments (ABCS)

ENVS 4600: Environmental Policy

PSCI 398 / PSCI 3991: Selected Topics in Political Science

URBS 290 / URBS 2900: Metropolitan Nature

BIOL 400 / BIOL 4600 / BIOL 5600: Field Botany

BIOL 415 / BIOL 4615: Freshwater Ecology

GEOL 305 / EESC 3600: Earth Surface Processes

GEOL 319 / EESC 3003: Penn in the Alps

GEOL 611 / EESC 6664: Field Study of Soils

ENVS 507 / ENVS 5404: Wetlands

ABCS course in Environmental Science

Relevant summer or semester abroad programs

CHEM 012 / CHEM 1200: Environmental Chemistry

ENVS 312 / EESC 4336 Ocean Atmosphere Dynamics/ EESC 6336: Advanced Ocean Atmosphere Dynamics and Implications for Future Climate Change

ENVS 4250: Our Water Planet

GEOL 318 / EESC 3300: Glaciers, Ice and Climate

GEOL 403 / EESC 4300: Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

GEOL 411 / EESC 4660: Soil Science / EESC 5660: Advanced Soil Science

GEOL 421 / EESC 4400: Biogeochemistry / 6400: Advanced Biogeochemistry

GEOL 418 / EESC 4200: Geochemistry / EESC 6200: Advanced Geochemistry

GEOL 424 / EESC 4440: Geomicrobiology / EESC 6440: Advanced Geomicrobiology

ANTH 297 / ANTH 2970: Nature, Culture, Environmentalism

ENVS 0053 / ANTH 0091 / LALS 0091 / SPAN 0091: Sustainable Development and Culture in Latin America

ENVS 3053 / SPAN 3910 / LALS 3910: Sustainable Development and Culture in Latin America

GAFL 139 (cross-listed with PSCI 139): Politics of Poverty and Development

PSCI 135 / PSCI 1208: The Politics of Food

INTR 101 / INTR 1001: Introduction to International Relations

INTR 290 / INTR 2900: Topics in International Relations

PHIL 079 / PHIL 1343: Environmental Ethics

PSCI 110 / PSCI 0100: Comparative Politics

PSCI 138 (cross-listed with GAFL 490): Public Policy Process Theories and Actors

PSCI 154: Politics of the Global Environment

PSCI 181 / PSCI 0601: Modern Political Thought

URBS 121: The Origin and Culture of Cities

ANTH 317 / ANTH 2317: The Politics of Matter and the Matter of Politics

ECON 050 / ECON 0500: International Economics

ENVS 0053 / ANTH 0091 / LALS 0091 / SPAN 0091: Sustainable Development and Culture in Latin America

ENVS 3053 / SPAN 3910 / LALS 3910: Sustainable Development and Culture in Latin America

GAFL 135 (cross-listed with PSCI 135 / PSCI 1208): The Politics of Food

GAFL 139 (cross-listed with PSCI 139): Politics of Poverty and Development

GRMN 1160 / COML 1160 / ENGL 1579 / ENVS 1050 / STSC 1160: Sustainability & Utopianism

PHYS 016 / PHYS 0016: Energy, Oil, Global Warming

EAS 401: Energy and Its Impacts: Technology, Ecology, Economics, Sustainability

EAS 402: Renewable Energy and It's Impact

EAS (SEAS) 403: Energy Systems and Policy

LGST 215/815 (Wharton): Environmental Management Law and Policy

LGST 230: Social Impact and Responsibility

BEPP/OPIM 261/ SYS 567 (Wharton): Risk Analysis and Environmental Management

BEPP/OPIM 263: Environmental and Energy Economics