INTS 398: Field-Based Work

INTS 398-N01: Managing & Creating Sustainable Habitats
(Summer 2015)

07:00 AM to 07:00 PM UMTWRFS

Off-Campus Location OCL

Section Information for Summer 2015

This course will enable students to receive an introduction to native habitats in Virginia and gain an understanding of ecosystems represented at Environmental Studies. You will also learn how to comprehensively record important information about specific habitats through mapping and Geographic Information System (GIS) skill development. Ultimately you will learn through an applied project how to plan, build and create a record of new or restored habitats for native wildlife and plants. This is a completely applied course, and you will spend extensive time in the field while you reside at the field station for two weeks.

Location: Environmental Studies on the Piedmont (ES) May 17 – May 30, 2015
Course Fee: $700 plus tuition

$700 course fees (in addition to tuition) cover lodging, meals and equipment. Students will lodge at the Environmental Studies on the Piedmont Sunday evenings through Friday afternoons for two weeks. For additional information, contact

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 1-15

Experiential-based individualized studies, mentored by instructor. Notes: Topics decided by student and instructor and approved by executive director. Requirements must be detailed in individualized course contract signed by student, instructor, and executive director. May include reading assignments, papers, journals, and portfolios. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Schedule Type: Internship
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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