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Course Description

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Environmental Studies - ENVR 233

Environmental Studies Field Experience

3 Credit Hours
1 Lecture Hours
3 Off-site Hours without Faculty

Course Description

This field experience provides students with an opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge learned in other environmental studies or sciences courses to off-campus experiences in government, private industry or nonprofit organizations at an off-site location for a minimum of 45 hours throughout the semester. The final grade will be based on a joint evaluation by the faculty and the field experience supervisor. Students registered in this course are considered Schoolcraft College students with all rights, responsibilities and privileges of a student. Field experiences may be paid or unpaid based upon placement. Department permission is required before registering for this course.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply environmental studies skills to real world projects.
  • Utilize time management skills by creating and using schedules and work plans.
  • Adapt within the social, organizational and technical systems of the field experience organization.
  • Evaluate information so that output can conform to the employer's or project’s needs.
  • Solve environmental-related problems through data analysis and information.
  • Relate with staff in a respectful and collaborative manner.
  • Perform duties in a professional manner (e.g., dress, professional ethics and formal communication).
  • Utilize environmental sampling equipment or other tools appropriate for the project or internship.
  • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned by a supervisor.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday