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School of the Environment
1515 S Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
305-D FSH Science Research Center
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
 
 


Doctor of Philosophy Degree Courses:

Core Courses

 Course Titles & Classification  Credits
 EVR 5260 – Sources & Control of Environmental Pollution  3
 EVS 6835 – Environmental Research Design w/Lab  4
 CHS 5610 – Environmental Chemistry w/Lab  4
 EVR 6064 – Principles of Ecology  3
 EVS 5862 – Environmental Policy and Risk Management  3
 Research Seminar*  2
 Total  19
 
*One hour course offered in the fall and spring semesters. All doctoral students, including those who have satisfied the minimum seminar requirements are expected to participate in the Research Seminar every semester except the semester in which they defend their dissertation.


All courses offered in the Institute are listed below. The listing is divided into the categories of "general", and program area courses. Each major category is further divided into "existing" courses in the Institute, "existing and related" courses in other FAMU colleges and schools, and "new" or proposed courses. A brief description of present and proposed Institute courses is also provided.

General PH D Environmental Science Courses:


 Course Titles & Classification  Credits
 EVS 6980 – Dissertation  24
 EVS 690 – Directed Independent Study  Variable
 EVS 6835 – Environmental Res. Design and Analysis  3
 EVS 6832 – Special Topics  Variable
 EVS 6913 – Supervised Research  Variable

Program Concentration Supporting Courses:


Environmental Chemistry
 Course Titles & Classification  Credits
 CHS 5610C – Environmental Chemistry  3
 CHS 5105 – Radiochemistry I  3
 CHS 5106 – Radiochemistry II  3
 GLY 5828 – Subsurface Fate and Transport  3
 EVS 5693 – Radiation Instruments & Measurement  3
 EVR 5260 – Sources & Control of Environmental Pollution  3
 RHT 5130 – Sources & Control of Radioactive Waste  3
 RHT 5415 – Radiological and Health Physics  3
 EVS 5604 – Waste Treatment and Disposal  3
 EVS 5607 – Environmental Radioactivity  3
 EVS 5603 – Site Characterization & Soil Survey  3
 RHT 5948 – Special Topics in Radiation Protection  2
 RHT 5210 – Principles of Radiological Health  3
 EVS 5673 – Bioremediation Applications & Techniques  3
 RHT 5326 – Internal Radiation Dosimetry  3
 EVS 6706 – Fate & Trans. of Environmental Contamination  3
 EVS 6705 – Atmospheric Transport  3
 EVS 6029 – Comp Methods in Environmental Science  3
 Analytical Measure of Chemical Species  3
 EVS 6815C – Chemical Separation Techniques w/Lab  4
 Fundamentals of Electrochemistry  3

Environmental Policy and Risk Management

 Course Titles & Classification  Credits
 EVR 5864 – Environmental Policy and Risk Management  3
 EVR 5062 – Principles of Environmental & Occupational Health  3
 EVS 5605 – Introduction to Environmental Toxicology  3
 EVS 5863 – Environmental Resources, Economics & Policy  3
 EVS 5865 – Environmental Risk Analysis  3
 EVS 5606 – Environmental Physiology and Nutrition  3
 EVR 5866 – Principles of Environmental Law Practice  3
 EVS 5862 – Environmental Regulations & Regulatory Agencies  3
 EVS 5604 – Hazardous Materials Management  3
 EVS 5616 – Civilian Radioactive Waste Management  3
 RHT 5948 – Special Topics in Radiation Protection  3
 RHT 5210 – Principles of Radiological Health  3
 EVS 5617 – Radiological Risk Analysis  3
 RHT 5124 – Radiation Biology  3
 EVS 6837 – Molecular Epidemiology  3
 EVS 6818 – Ecological Risk Assessment  3
 EVS 6883 – Environmental Decision Making  3
 EVR 6265 – Remote Sensing of Environments  3

Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecology

 Course Titles & Classification  Credits
 EVS 5605 – Introduction to Environmental Toxicology  3
 EVS 5608 – Aquatic Toxicology  3
 EVS 5023 – Marine and Estuarine Survey  3
 EVR 5063 – Elements of Environmental Biology  3
 EVS 5213 – Marine Pollution  3
 EVR 6064 – Principles of Ecology  3
 EVS 6818 – Ecological Risk Assessment  3
 EVS 6933 – Advanced Topics in Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecology  3

Biomolecular Sciences

 Course Titles & Classification  Credits
 EVS 5028 – Molecular Biology Techniques  3
 EVS 5896 – Environmental Biotechnologies  3
 EVS 5604 – Environmental Microbiology  3
 EVS 5673 – Bioremediation Applications & Techniques  3
 EVS 6798 – Environmental Biosensors  3
 EVS 6837 – Molecular Epidemiology  3