Graduate Catalog 2023-2024

Environmental Education (ENVE)

ENVE 520    Introduction to Environmental Education    3 Hours

This course will provide students with an introduction to the field of environmental education, including basic history and philosophy, methodologies, resources for educators, and current trends in the field.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; fall 2022; fall 2023

ENVE 560    Investigating and Evaluating Environmental Issues    3 Hours

Specifically designed for teachers and other educators, course focuses on the identification and evaluation of specific environmental issues, leading to possible environmental/service action projects by their students, with attention to the potential outcomes of such projects on the physical environment, other humans, and other living things.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2023

ENVE 580    Instructional Strategies in Environmental Education    3 Hours

Specific teaching strategies associated with the field of environmental education programs will be addressed, with an emphasis on active, experiential learning. Portions of the course are taught in field settings. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to designated or assigned sites.

Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2021; fall 2021; spring 2023

ENVE 585    Special Topics in Environmental Education    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

A consideration of special topics to acquaint the advanced student with significant problems and developments of current interest in environmental education.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None