|Environmental and Biological Sciences 015
Seminar on Academic Skills I,II (E3,E3)
Development of cognitive study techniques for coursework in mathematics, chemistry, biology, English, and reading.
Seminar on Academic Skills III,IV (E3,E3)
Further development of cognitive skills required for advanced coursework in mathematics, chemistry, biology, and English.
Prerequisite: 11:015:095 or 096.
Introduction to Making: Access to Tools (1)
Introduces first-year SEBS students to the process of making objects that solve specific problems, using the tools available in an academic Makerspace. Students will identify specific individual or societal problems, design objects that address these problems, and make these objects through an iterative process. Students will gain experience using the tools available in the Cook campus Makerspace to make novel 2D (primarily planar) and 3D objects with defined functions that solve specific problems.
First semester undergraduate at SEBS, including freshman and transfers.
Academic Mentoring (1)
Development of study skills for matriculating freshman in
their first semester.
Portals to Academic Success (1)
Development of study skills for freshman in their second
International Independent Study (BA)
course offers the opportunity to earn credit for internships
carried out internationally. Students should consult with their major adviser or major program director.
Internship in the Life Sciences (3)
This purpose of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to develop experience and knowledge regarding the expectations, qualifications, competencies, and responsibilities of professionals working within the life sciences through an internship experience with academic component. Students will integrate knowledge from their life science coursework to the internship experience, develop new skills, and reflect on their learning experience.
Declared biological sciences majors or by special permission of the instructor. Cumulative GPA of 2.0.
Fundamentals of Agroecology (3)
Introduction to concepts of agroecology, including human interactions with the environment, agricultural plants, and animal-plant interactions.
Communication for Today's Leader (3)
An online course in the application of critical thinking skills to the evaluation of leadership and communication. Establishment of personal and professional goals. Evaluation of effective leadership communication, group dynamics and strategies, and organizational culture.
The Ethical Leader (3)
An online course that explores the need for ethics within the realm of leadership, power, and self-interest. Topics include how values influence leadership, and leadership for the greatest good.
Exploring Graduate School (1)
course describes the basics of selecting, applying to, and attending graduate
school. It will help students prepare a competitive application for
admission to the graduate school of their choosing.
Registration by special permission number only. Contact Dr. Suzanne Sukhdeo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research Problems: Agriculture and Environmental Science (BA,BA)
Original work in the student's major field.
Credits and hours by arrangement with a faculty adviser, the appropriate curriculum coordinator, and the Office of Academic Programs and Research.
Understanding Group Dynamics and Team Processes (3)
This course will introduce students to the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed to become effective team members through the examination of group dynamics and team processes. Students will review the characteristics of teams and learn about basic team processes, such as motivation, group cohesion, and group roles. Students will also explore the issues that teams face, such as conflict, power and influence, problem solving, and decision-making; and analyze teams and organizational culture, team building, and evaluating and rewarding teams.
Open to juniors and seniors only.