The MENV core course provides students with a foundation understanding of the dominant structures, processes, and dynamics within and between environmental, social, institutional, and economic systems. 

The Scientific Basis of Environmental Change
(ENVM 5018)

Provides an overview of the science that underlies some of the most complicated global environmental challenges we face today. These include topics such as climate change, air quality, land management, agriculture, biodiversity loss and conservation, as well as the underlying biogeochemical, hydrologic, and ecological processes that are critical for understanding the changing environment. Previously offered as a special topics course.