2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

ENSC 50743 Environmental Impact Statements

Prerequisites: Major in College of Science & Engineering, with 60 earned hours or graduate enrollment in SGEE. This course is designed to teach the basics of Environmental Impact Statements and the NEPA process for students seeking a career in environmental consulting. At the completion of the course, students will understand the basics of evaluating federally-funded development projects for impacts to the environment. Students will be able to evaluate if the project qualifies for a categorical exclusion, and perform environmental assessment (EA) and environmental impact state (IES). Students will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge they gain to real-life situations throughout the class.