Courses at Southern

The Science Education and Environmental Studies Program offers minors in Environmental Studies and Marine Studies and graduate programs in Science Education and Environmental Education.

Dr. Susan Cusato

Department of Science Education and Environmental Studies
E-mail: cusatos1@southernct.edu
Phone: (203) 392-6610

INQ 101: Intellectual and Creative Inquiry - a 3-credit seminar course designed to assist first-year students inbecoming engaged members of the SCSU community. All seminars focus on the process of learning how to learn and cultivating the habits of mind for life-long achievementand success. Some sections are themed around sustainability.

Nicole Henderson, Academic Coordinator of the INQ Program

E-mail: hendersonn1@southernct.edu
Phone: (203) 392-6196

Suzie Huminski
Science Education and Environmental Studies
E-mail: Huminskis1@southernct.edu

Dr. C. Patrick Heidkamp
Geography
E-mail: Heidkampc1@southernct.edu
Phone: (203) 392-5919

HIS 359 American Environmental History- History of the interactions between people and the environment in North America from before European contact to the present. Assesses the changes over time in human cultural views of nature, the actions those views encouraged, and the consequences of those actions for people as well as the environment.

Dr. Steven Ammerman
History

E-mail: ammermans1@southernct.edu 
Phone: (203) 392-5603


GEO 100 People, Places, and Environments (LEP Tier II) - Study of the world's natural habitats and cultural landscapes and the interrelationships that may develop among them.

GEO 105 Food Systems: A Critical Geography (LEP Tier I)

GEO 201 Physical Geography (LEP Tier II) - Physical environments of representative areas: landforms, climates, vegetation, and soils are emphasized, as well as their distribution and significance for man.

The following courses are part of the new Sustainability Concentration:

GEO 301 Landforms - A study of landforms and the processes involved in their origin and development with special reference to North America.

GEO 302 World Climates

GEO 303 Principles of Sustainability

GEO 305 Environmental Economic Geography

GEO 357 Coastal and Marine Geography (LEP Tier III)

GEO 403 Applied Sustainability

GEO 460 Geographic Information Systems for Environmental and Spatial Sciences

GEO 461 Advanced Spatial Analysis for Environmental and Biophysical Applications

Dr. C. Patrick Heidkamp
Geography
E-mail: Heidkampc1@southernct.edu  
Phone: (203) 392-5919