Resource Conservation and Management
University of the South Pacific
Area of Study
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Geography
Taught In English
GE201 or GE202
Course Level Recommendations
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Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course will examine the principles and problems of resource systems, environmental conservation and resource management with particular reference to Pacific Island ecosystems. Lectures will stress the ecological approach and include the following topics: Pacific island resource systems, effects of human induced disturbances on these systems, the role of conservation and ecological principles in the development process, the role of geographers and the importance of the geographic perspective in resource analysis, conservation, and management, and environmental impact assessment.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.