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NRES 20000 - Introduction To Environmental Careers
Credit Hours: 1.00. This course offers an introduction to general developments and practices in the environmental arena. A presentation of environmental careers and aspects of those careers that may affect job satisfaction and commitment is the main focus of the course. Included is an overview of coursework that benefits particular careers. The course is designed to introduce students to the specialized environmental areas in which they may choose to work. Typically offered Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


NRES 23000 - Survey Of Meteorology
Credit Hours: 3.00. (EAPS 22100) An introductory course for both science and non-science students. A general study of the atmosphere, basic meteorological principles, and weather systems. Relationships of the changing atmosphere to climate, ozone depletion, and other contemporary issues. Typically offered Fall Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Lower Division, GTC-Science, UC-Science

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


NRES 25500 - Soil Science
Credit Hours: 3.00. (AGRY 25500) Differences in soils; soils genesis; physical, chemical, and biological properties of soils; relation of soils to problems of land use and pollution; soil management relative to tillage, erosion, drainage, moisture supply, temperature, aeration, fertility, and plant nutrition. Introduction to fertilizer chemistry and use. Not available to students who have taken AGRY 27000. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture, Travel Time, Recitation
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


NRES 28000 - Hazardous Waste Handling
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course satisfies the OSHA standards for completion of the 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operator/Emergency Response Technician certification, 29CFR1910.120. The course includes a 35 hours laboratory component that presents hands-on field exercises and a supervised environmental project. The environmental project provides the on-the-job experience required by OSHA for full certification. The course provides students with the information they need to protect themselves and others at the job site and gives students experience in making decisions, performing tasks, and using the equipment they will encounter in the environmental workplace. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


NRES 29000 - Introduction To Environmental Science
Credit Hours: 3.00. (EAPS 11300, AGRY 29000) An introduction to environmental science, including issues such as air and water pollution, toxic waste disposal, soil erosion, natural hazards, climate change, energy resources, and environmental planning. Includes extensive in-class discussion of case studies. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Dept Credit, Lower Division, GTC-Science, Tech & Society, UC-Science, Tech & Society

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


NRES 30500 - Environmental Decision Making
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course will discuss alternative ways of looking at environmental problems and assist the student with incorporating good science into a decision-making framework. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


NRES 38000 - Hazardous Waste Certification Renewal
Credit Hours: 0.00. Meets OSHA requirements for the annual 8 hours Hazardous Waste Operator/Emergency Response Technician refresher course. Developed to update student's knowledge in making decisions, performing tasks, and using the equpiment they will encounter in the environmental work place. Students successfully completing the course objectives will earn the OSHA 8 hours HAZWOPER Annual Renewal certification. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


NRES 38500 - Environmental Soil Chemistry
Credit Hours: 4.00. (AGRY 38500) Designed as an upper level introductory course covering environmental soil chemistry concepts in the framework most applicable to inorganic and organic chemical contamination of soil and water resources and intended for students in environmental science fields that may not have a strong chemistry and/or mathematics background. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


NRES 40000 - Natural Resources And Environmental Science Study Abroad
Credit Hours: 0.00 to 8.00. Utilized to record credits earned through participation in Purdue study abroad programs with cooperating foreign universities. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 8.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits


NRES 41000 - Research In Natural Resources And Environmental Science
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 3.00. Supervised individual research. NRES 41000 provides the opportunity to participate in independent undergraduate research with the goal of learning how to design, execute, and report research. Students will properly and permanently record their information in a timely fashion and learn how to examine, analyze, and interpret their results. One credit hour corresponds to one how of laboratory preparation and three hours of laboratory research. Total credits in NRES 41000 and NRES 41100 may not exceed six credits. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits

Learning Objectives: 1. Develop a basic understanding of plant, soil, environment, and climate principles. 2. Become capable in the implementation of strategies, which optimize the profitability, productivity, sustainability, and environmental stewardship as concurrently achievable goals. 3. Communicate effectively using electronic media. 4. Work effectively in a team situation either as leader or participant. 5. Possess and demonstrate high standards of achievement. 6. Given a situation, be able to define the problem, identify the resources needed to solve it and their repositories and propose and evaluate different solutions based on the resources of the client. 7. Analyze and interpret simple research data with an understanding of basic statistical principles such as the mean, SE, F ration, LSD, and significance levels. Calculate and interpret a simple ANOVA, linear regression, and correlation. 8. Perform mathematical calculations appropriate to the profession, and interpret graphical and tabular information.


NRES 42000 - Environmental Internship Reporting
Credit Hours: 1.00. Reporting on participation in government, industrial, or other internship program. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated up to 5 times

Learning Objectives: 1. Develop a basic understanding of plant, soil, environment, and climate principles. 2. Become capable in the implementation of strategies, which optimize the profitability, productivity, sustainability, and environmental stewardship as concurrently achievable goals. 3. Communicate effectively using electronic media. 4. Work effectively in a team situation either as leader or participant. 5. Possess and demonstrate high standards of achievement. 6. Given a situation, be able to define the problem, identify the resources needed to solve it and their repositories and propose and evaluate different solutions based on the resources of the client. 7. Analyze and interpret simple research data with an understanding of basic statistical principles such as the mean, SE, F ration, LSD, and significance levels. Calculate and interpret a simple ANOVA, linear regression, and correlation. 8. Perform mathematical calculations appropriate to the profession, and interpret graphical and tabular information.


NRES 45000 - Soil Conservation And Water Management
Credit Hours: 3.00. (AGRY 45000) Principles of soil conservation with emphasis on control of soil erosion by wind and water; impact of soil management decisions on environment; soil-water-plant relations, includes agronomic aspects of water management for both irrigation and drainage. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


NRES 49700 - Natural Resources And Environmental Science Seminar
Credit Hours: 1.00. Weekly discussion on assigned topics in natural resources and environmental science, employment-related areas, and interviewing skills. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


NRES 49800 - Individual Studies In Environmental Science
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 3.00. An opportunity for upper-level undergraduates to focus their interests and knowledge on an environmentally related problem. Arrangements must be made with a Natural Resources and Environmental Science Program faculty member before registration. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits



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