Courses Offered

Courses Offered
Course NumberCourse TitleCourse DescriptionPre-requisite/sSemester/s OfferedCourse Credit
ENS 201Ecosystem Structure and Dynamics.Ecosystem structure, function, energetics, nutrient cycles, population dynamics, ecosystem models. Required course for minor/cognateCOI1, 23
ENS 202Landscape EcologyPrinciples, theories, research methods and application of landscape ecology in environmental and natural resource management. COI1, 23
ENS 203Advanced Aquatic EcologyRecent studies in aquatic environment-organism interactions; adaptive mechanisms; species displacement and extinction; modern approaches in the evaluation of production rates.COI1, 23
ENS 204Issues in Aquatic Resources ManagementProblem and issues in the use of aquatic resources with emphasis on the Philippines situation.COI1, 23
ENS 211System Analysis and Quantitative Methods in Natural Resources ManagementStatistical concepts and data analysis; optimization techniques; stochastic modeling; application of the systems approach to resource- based problems. Required course for minor/cognateMGT 211 or COI1, 23
ENS 220Institution and the EnvironmentSocial science approaches to the study of man-environment interactions; analysis of the interrelationships between culture, population, and the natural environment, and human responses to changing habitats. COI1, 23
ENS 221Environmental and Natural Resource Policy FormulationTheories, concepts, and issues in environmental and natural resource policy formulation, case studies with special reference to developing countries. COI1, 23
ENS 230Industrial EcologyEcological principles and their applications in the organization and management of industrial systems.ENS 201 or COI1, 2, 3
ENS 235Theories and Methodologies of Environmental Life Cycle AssessmentFramework and applications of life cycle assessment to evaluate environmental, social and economic sustainability of products and their supply chains.COI1, 2, M3
ENS 242Economic Valuation of Environmental and Natural Resource SystemApproaches and techniques for economic measurements and valuation of natural resources and environmental impacts of development.COI1, 23
ENS 255Environmental PsychologyAnalysis of the confluence of psychological processes and environmental context from a transactional perspective.COI23
ENS 265Gender and EnvironmentsTheories, research, and issues relevant to the analysis of gender relations in the home and work environments. COI13
ENS 270Dynamics of Population, Resources and Environment Interactions of human populations with resources and environment in different ecosystems; local, national, and global in scope. HUME 2 or COI1, 23
ENS 275Contemporary Issues in Environment and DevelopmentEnvironmental issues, concerns and opportunities; environment-economy interactions; environmental administration; sustainable development policies and issues; resource-use conflict and resolution. COI1, 23
ENS 290Special ProblemsCOI1, 2, M1-3 (May be taken twice provided that total number of units to be credited to the student’s program will not exceed 4 units.)
ENS 291Special TopicsTopics:
• Environmental Research Methods
• Environmental Diplomacy
• Environmental Geology
• Environment, Human Health and the Industries
• Environmental Hydrology
COI1, 2, M1-3 (May be taken twice provided that total number of units to be credited to the student’s program will not exceed 4 units.)
ENS 296Environmental Impact Assessment: Perspectives from the Natural and Social SciencesFramework and methodology for environmental impact assessment of the biophysical and socioeconomic systems; ecological, social and ethical bases of EIA; risk assessment and management; mitigation of negative impacts and enhancement of positive impacts; case studies. COI1, 2, M4
ENS 299Graduate SeminarCOI1, 2, M1 (May be taken twice)
ENS 300Master’s Thesis6
ENS 400Doctoral Dissertation12