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Submission Date Nov. 30, 2012
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New Mexico State University
ER-6: Sustainability-Focused Courses

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Complete Expired Rani Alexander
Professor of Anthropology
Dept. of Anthropology
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The number of sustainability-focused courses offered :

The total number of courses offered :

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A list of sustainability-focused courses offered:

Advanced Water Resource Management and Policy
Natural Resources and Environmental Policy
World Agriculture and Food Problems
Water Resource Management and Policy
Agricultural Policy
Natural Resource Economics
Water Resource Economics
Survey of Food and Agriculture Issues
Organic Fall Vegetable Production
Organic Spring Vegetable Production
Plant Propagation
Genetics & Society
Crop Physiology
Principles of Crop Production
Plant Mineral Nutrition
Sustainable Crop Production
Plant Genetics
Soil-Plant Relationships
Breeding/Plant Disease Resistance
Introduction to Meat Animal Production
Introduction to Genetics for Animal Production
Swine Production
Agricultural Animals of the World
Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals
Animal Science Seminar
Sheep and Wool Production
Horse Science and Management
Beef Production
Dairy Production
Physiology of Reproduction
Environmental Physiology of Domestic Animals
Endocrinology of Domestic Animals
Advanced Nutritional Management II: Cow Calf/Stocker
Human's Place in Nature: Introduction to Biological Anthropology
Human's Place in Nature Laboratory
Food and Culture Around the World
Social Issues in the Rural Americas
Environmental Anthropology
Applied Anthropology
Primate Behavior and Ecology
Economic Anthropology
Anthropology of Development
Plants, Culture, and Sustainable Development
Culture and Foodways
Cultural Resource Management I
Cultural Resource Management II
Advanced Primate Behavior and Ecology
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations
Advanced Technology in the Agricultural Industry
The Diffusion and Adoption of Agricultural Innovations
Keys for Agricultural and Rural Development
John Muir: Lessons in Sustainability
Leadership On Agricultural and Natural Resource Issues
New Mexico Water Issues
The Role of Technology Transfer and Social Change in Development Settings
Building and the Environment
Building and the Environment
Human Biology
Human Biology Laboratory
Natural History of Life
Natural History of Life Laboratory
Principles of Ecology
Plant Physiology
Animal Physiology
Ecology of Plants
Animal Behavior
Biology of Respiration
Conservation Biology
Ecology of Microorganisms
Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Principles of Conservation Genetics
Seminar in Physiological Ecology
Environmental Physiology of Plants
Science and Ethics
Landscape Ecology
Individuals and Populations
Communities and Ecosystems
Evolutionary Ecology
Ecological Biogeography
Sustainable Real Estate Development
Urban Development and Renewal
Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering
Race and Environmental Justice
Technology and the Global Environment
Environmental Modeling
Health Physics
Environmental Chemistry
Analytical Methods for Toxic Organics and Metal Ions in the Environment
Environmental Communication
Computer Networks I
Computer Networks II
Introduction to Environmental Science
Principles of Ecology
Basic Toxicology
Environmental Soil Science
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Toxicology
Environmental Management Seminar II
Introduction to Air Pollution
Sampling and Analysis of Environmental Contaminants
Environmental Impacts of Land Use
Fundamentals of Sustainable Construction
Environmental Engineering and Science
Sustainable Economic Development
Developing Nations
Economic Development in Latin America
Project Wild
Project WET
Project Learning Tree
Environmental Engineering Design
Air Pollution Control Systems Design
Introduction to Pest Management
Agricultural Biotechnology
Economic Entomology
Economic Ecology
Plant Pathology
Weed Science
Humans, Insects, and the Environment
Ecosystem Earth: The Impact of Human Activities
Environmental Fate of Pesticides
Applied Pesticide Toxicology
Advanced Insect Pest Management
Biological Control
Introductory Environmental Science
Environmental Science
Environmental Science Laboratory
Environmental Management Seminar I
Environmental Soil Science
Introduction to Air Pollution
Sampling and Analysis of Environmental Contaminants
Environmental Impacts/Land Use
Soil Physics
Soil Physics Laboratory
Advanced Soil Physics
Contaminant Transport
Electrical Machines
Manufacturing: History and Technology
Building Utilities
Electric Power Distribution
Renewable Energy Technologies
Solar Energy
Wind and Water Energy
Sustainable Design and Construction
Heat Transfer and Applications
Senior Internship (relevant to renewable energy projects)
Senior Design and Project Management (relevant to renewable energy projects)
Senior Design and Senior Project (relevant to renewable energy projects)
Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply
Wildland Fire Control
Building Construction for Fire Protection
Operations in the Wildland Urban Interface
Intro to Nat. Res. Management
Principles of Fish and Wildlife Mgmt
Wildlife Ecology
Rangeland Restoration Ecology
Adv Studies in Fishery and Wildlife Sciences
Introduction to Wildlife Behavior
Population Ecology
Avian Field Ecology
Aquatic Contaminants & Toxicology
Wildlife Damage Management
Environmental Risks and Decisions
Ecological Biometry
Ecology of Inland Waters
Aquatic Ecology
Conservation Biology
Mgmt of Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems
Advanced Management—Mammals
Adv Management of Mammals
Conservation Genetics
Adv Avian Ecology
The Biosphere and the Lithosphere
Geography of the Natural Environment
World Regional Geography
Culture and Environment
Introduction to Weather Science
Introduction to Climate Science
World Agriculture and Food Problems
U.S. National Parks
Fundamentals of Biogeography
Economic Geography
Cultural Geography
Urban Geography
Landscape Ecology
US Mexico Border Development
Southwestern Environments
Survey of Geology
The Dynamic Earth
Fossils and the Evolution of Life
The Geology of National Parks
Geologic Hazards
Earthquakes, Volcanos, Hurricanes and Floods: The Role of Natural Hazards in Civilizations Past and Present
Marine Paleoecology
Environmental Policy
Contemporary Political Theory
Service Learning Experience
Environmental Policy
Environmental History
Plague, Plunder, and Preservation: American Environmental
Historic Preservation
Environmental History
Global Environmental Health Issues
Environmental Health
Environmental Epidemiology
Health Disparities: Determinants and Interventions
Life, Energy, and Evolution
Earth, Time, and Life
Global Environment
Science, Ethics, and Society
Food and Humanity: World in Crisis
Agriculture in an Urban World
Technology and Policy
OASIS: Managing a Community Supported Farm
Sundt Seminar
Introduction to Landscape Horticulture
Forestry and Society
Landscape Design
Landscape Construction
Crop Physiology
Organic Fall Vegetable Production
Organic Spring Vegetable Production
Landscape Construction and Maintenance
Vegetable Crop Management
Greenhouse Management
Environmental Physiology of Plants
Plant Genetic Engineering
Forestry and Society
Hospitality Facilities Management
Ergonomics in Manufacturing Systems
Alternative and Renewable Energy
Human Resource Management
Global Environmental Assessment and Management
Strategic Marketing Decisionmaking
Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Advanced Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities
Energy for the Next Generation
Environmental Ethics
The Great Ideas of Physics
Energy and Society in the New Millenium
Intermediate Modern Physics I
Intermediate Modern Physics II
Modern Materials
Nuclei and Elementary Particles
Environment/Water Management
Rangeland Resource Management
Urban Society in a Global World: Problems Prospects and Promises
The Challenge of Sustainable Development
Environmental Sociology
Environmental Sociology
Soil Management & Fertility Laboratory
Environmental Soil Science
Soil Chemistry
Irrigation and Drainage
Environmental Soil Chemistry
Introduction to Environmental Fundamentals
Introduction to Pollution Prevention and its Application
Emergency Response to Hazardous Material Incidents
Environmental Management Seminar I
Introduction to Energy, Environment, and Risk Assessment
Renewable Energy Technologies
Solar Energy Technologies
Wind and Water Technologies
Sustainable Construction and Green Building Design
Environmental Management Seminar II
Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technology
Health Physics
Nuclear Regulations and Compliance Practices
Soil Physics Laboratory

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