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ESCI 469 Seminars in Environmental Science

This course presents current advanced research in environmental science, connecting students to the wealth of the scientific resources available in the Metropolitan State area. By listening, reflecting, and writing, students learn about current research in environmental science and how scientists communicate it to other scientists. This course can, with instructor permission, be taken more than once for credit. Intended for environmental science majors in their junior or senior year.


Special information

First day attendance is mandatory.Note: Enrollment limited to Environmental Science majors only, except by instructor permission. Contact instructor for permission.
1 Undergraduate credit

Effective December 15, 2015 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Describe immediate and current scientific research in areas of personal interest within the field of Environmental Science, drawing connections between their education and the research presented.
  • Read primary scientific literature and connect, compare, and contrast it to live oral scientific presentation.
  • Understand and make use of scientific resource available through the University of Minnesota and other institutions in Minnesota.
  • Understand, learn from, and describe from first-hand experience the mode of formal communication of science among environmental scientists.

Spring 2023

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50 Seminars in Environmental Science Mwakalundwa, Gwantwa Langeni Books Course details

Fall 2023

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01 Seminars in Environmental Science Card, Virginia Books Course details