Graduate Studies

Institute for Environmental Studies

Some academic departments, colleges, and other areas do not provide a major at the graduate level. However, these areas do offer courses for graduate credit. Permission to use these courses in a degree program must be obtained from the appropriate Departmental Graduate Committee.

Director: Roger Viadero
Office: 301 Tillman Hall
Telephone: (309) 298-1632

Course Descriptions 

Environmental Studies (ENVR)

401G Colloquium on Environmental Studies. (3) The capstone course in the Environmental Studies minor. Variable topics on such issues as population growth, terrestrial resources, environmental ethics, global warming, politics and economics of environment, environmental regulations, agriculture-world food resources will be examined. Students will complete a research project. Prerequisite: ENVR 201 and completion of all elective requirements for one of the two emphases of the Environmental Studies minor.