Class Subject lists

Classification Code Course title Credit(Hours) Summary of Courses
Required LIET 201 Ecology 3(3) Relationship between organism and environments, structure and function of population, community, and ecosystem
Required LIET 206 Water and the Environment 3(3) This course covers water cycle and water resources, and  water pollution in rivers, lakes and groundwater environment.
Required LIET 218 ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL SCIENCE AND LABORATORY 3(5) As a basic knowledge for environment science, lectures will be focused on physical, chemical, biological and mineralogical phenomena occurring in soil system.  Courses will also include soil fertility, soil microorganism, soil conservation, and experimental works.
Required LIET 219 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE 3(3) Basic studies on the definition, scope, goal and methodology of environmental planning and landscape architecture for the quality of life through the best design of the site.
Required LIET 225 ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY 3(3) This course deals with the history and applications to human beings of microbial resources. Main topics are industrial use, environmental application, role in ecosystem, collection and preservation, construction of international network, production and development, and related items.
Required LIET 226 Environmental Materials Science 3(3) Environmental properties of wood and wood-based materials, introduction to biopolymers and biodegradable plastics, and industrial and environmental applications of wood-inhabiting fungi
Required LIET 227 Environmental Science 3(3) This course covers environmental problems including human population growth, environmental pollution and loss of natural resources that we face, and potential solutions to these problems for our sustainable future.
Required LIET  228 Landscape Presentation and Practice 3(5) Pre-requisite course for landscape design studio. Through a series of studio exercises, assignments, critiques, and lectures/demonstrations, this course will teach students the skills, vocabulary, and materials used in drawing from direct observation.  It will also introduce to students basic concepts and principles of design for landscape architecture.
Required LIET 313 ENVIRONMENT POLICY 3(3) Basic concepts about environment, social-economic environmental relationships between political goals and methods. Seminars on global and national environmental issues related with forest.
Required LIET 317 Ecological Engineering 3(3) Basic concepts of ecological engineering such as energy flow, nutrients cycle, self-design and sustainability will be introduced and considered. Design, construction and management of ecosystems by using ecotechnology also discussed.
Required LIET 319 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 3(3) This course will introduce the use of microorganisms to solve current main areas of environmental problems – wastewater, soil contaminants, solid waste and waste gas -consecutively dealing with both the microbiological process and engineering concepts and their respective applications.
Required LIET 232 Environmental Ecology 3(3) This course provides an overview of man’s impact on the environment. Basic ecological principles are examined in the context of man’s interaction with the biosphere. The ecological effects of pollution and other man-made disturbances are described. Also, the diverse roles of ecological resources and services on the human society will be discussed.
Required LIET 324 Resource Recycling Technology 3(3) Various recycling techniques of bio-based wastes with emphasis on wood-based wastes, agro-based wastes, and plastic wastes, and manufacturing processes for recycling products using bio-based wastes.
Required LIET 326 Renewable energy 3(3) A lecture on technology and application of renewable energy which comes from natural resources such as sunlight, wind, water and biomass.
Required LIET 408 Ecological Restoration Engineering 3(3) This course covers theories and techniques for restoration of damaged ecosystems induced by rapid development of industry and human society.
Required LIET 334 ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY AND LABORATORY 3(5) Nature of ecosystem science, mechanisms controlling ecosystem structure and function, and human influences on ecosystems.
Required LIET 348 LANDSCAPE PLANNING AND PRACTICE 3(5) The concept, program development, and planning process of landscape architecture. Survey and site analysis of natural, built environments, site-structure plan, alternative plan, and conceptual plan. Practices on landscape architecture planning about natural park, urban park, theme park, recreation area, and facility planning.
Required LIET 349 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT 3(3) Lectures on theories and methods of environmental impact assessment accompanied by use and development of environmental resources.
Required LIET 355 ENVIRONMENTAL GIS AND PRACTICS 3(5) Types and characteristics of spatial information for environmental resource management are basically lectured, and GIS techniques for managing spatial information are practically trained. GIS applications for decision making, planning, and managing the environmental resources are learned with case practices.
Required LIET 436 SYSTEMS ECOLOGY 3(3) System ecology focuses on interactions and transactions within and between biological and ecological systems
Required LIET 454 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY 3(3) Understanding the effects of human activities on species, population and ecosystem, and developing practical approaches to prevent the extinctions of species.
Required LIET 405 Department Seminars I 1(1) This course for the spring semester covers up-to-date status of research and industry in the field of environmental science and ecological engineering.
Required LIET 406 Department Seminars II 1(1) This course for the fall semester covers up-to-date status of research and industry in the field of environmental science and ecological engineering.
Required LIET 407 Thesis Research 1(2) This lecture provides a guide to prepare and present thesis research relating to environmental science and ecological engineering.
Required LIET 410 Environmental Science & Ecological Engineering Internship 3(6) This lecture provides an opportunity to integrate and use their knowledge and skills in industry relating to environmental science and ecological engineering for more than 4 weeks, and to become better acquainted with the types of work settings.
Required LIET 010 TUTORIAL SEMINAR
Elective LIET 214 Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis 3(3) Theory of Experimental design for hypothesis testing, models and methods of experimental design, statistical analysis of the results of experiments.
Elective LIET 217 WILD PLANT 3(3) Identification, taxonomy and management of wild herbaceous plants for environmental ecology.
Elective LIET 221 Microbial Resources 3(3) This course deals with the history and applications to human beings of microbial resources. Main topics are industrial use, environmental application, role in ecosystem, collection and preservation, construction of international network, production and development, and related items.
Elective LIET 222 ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY 3(3) The chemical mechanism of environmental pollutants production and their fate in environment, especially the fate of pollutants in soils. The transformation of materials in environment and in the reaction of environmental treatment techniques are discussed through chemical principles.
Elective LIET 223 ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION AND PLANNING 3(3) Types, preparation and management of information for environmental planning and management are lectured and applications of environmental information are lectured with relation to various kinds and types of environmental planning.
Elective LIET 311 Ecotoxicology 3(3) Evaluation of fundamental processes relating fate and effects of chemical and heavy metal pollutants in the environment. Emphasis on effects of pollutants on the basis of individual, population and community levels in ecosystem.
Elective LIET 230 HISTORY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND FIELD TRIP 3(5) Studies on the developing processes of occidental and oriental landscape architectural cultures to get the inspirations and basic landscape design philosophy for the better quality of our environment with field trips to the historical sites.
Elective LIET 231 ENVIRONMENTAL ENTOMOLOGY 3(3) The general characteristics of insects, insect diversity in ecosystems, and evolution of interactions between environment and insects.
Elective LIET 233 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY & EXERCISE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 3(3) General gravimetric and volumetric analysis, specific analytical techniques related to environmental chemistry; fundamental theories, methods, and procedures for analysis.
Elective LIET 292 INTRODUCTION TO WOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 3(3) Understanding the basic knowledges of wood, including anatomical structure, chemical composition of wood, and physical and mechanical properties of wood for efficient and value-added utilization of wood.
Elective LIET 330 POPULATION ECOLOGY AND LABORATORY 3(5) The interrelationships among insects and components of their effective environments which result in dynamic spatial and temporal patterns of particular species. Also, the diverse roles of insects in structure and function of communities and ecosystems.
Elective LIET 331 PLANT ECOLOGY 3(3) Functional principles of plant production, and their relation to environments.
Elective LIET 332 PLANT RESOURCES 3(3) Functional principles of plant production, and their relation to environments.
Elective LIET 336 MYCOLOGY & LABORATORY 3(5) Taxonomy, morphology, physiology, ecology, genetics of the fungi are covered in the first half of the course. Practical use of the fungi and interaction with other living organism are treated in the second half of the course. This course help the students to understand the geoecosystem by studying the fungi as decomposers
Elective LIET 337 WOOD PROTECTION AND LABORATORY 3(5) Degradation mechanism of wood and wood products by physical, chemical, and biological agents, and various protection techniques for preventing degradations with emphasis on environmental impacts of wood preservatives and preservative treated wood
Elective LIET 338 BIOMATERIAL CHEMISTRY 3(3) A lecture on theory and technology for structural properties,
chemical reactions, and utilization of the major chemical components of biomaterials
Elective LIET 339 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOCHEMISTRY 3(3) This course covers biomolecules such as carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids, their metabolism in biological systems, and the effects of environmental pollution on living organisms.
Elective LIET 340 UTILIZATION OF BIOMASS 3(3) Characteristics and utilization of biomass, and process for the conversion of biomass to food, fodder and chemicals by various chemical,thermomechanical, and biological methods.
Elective LIET 341 SOIL ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 3(3) This lecture is designed to introduce students to fundamental understanding on physical, chemical, and biological processes occurring in contaminated soil system.  Contaminant fate in soil-water system and innovative technologies regarding soil-groundwater remediation also will be addressed.
Elective LIET 342 ENVIRONMENTAL PLANT PHYSIOLOGY Ⅰ 3(3) Introduction to the effects and mechanism of environmental pollution on the physiological and ecological properties of plants and the countermeasure for pollution.
Elective LIET 343 LANDSCAPE PLANTS AND PRACTICE 3(5) Studies on the ecological and physiological characteristics of
landscape plants for using to the design and construction to improve the quality of life.
Elective LIET 344 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 3(3) Basic theory of gravimetric, vlometric, chromatrographic, and optical analysis will be presented. Acid-base and chelate titration will be also touched.
Elective LIET 345 HARD-LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND PRACTICE 3(5) The student will begin to explore and develop design processes utilizing graphic skills learned from pre-requisite courses.  They will be acquainted with the basic elements and principles of design organization and explore their application to the design of outdoor furnitures and landscape facilities.
Elective LIET 346 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY & LABORATORY 1(3) Basic experimental skill of gravimetric, vlometric, chromatrographic, and optical analysis will be presented. Acid-base and chelate titration will be also touched.
Elective LIET 350 LANDSCAPE PLANTING DESIGN AND PRACTICE 3(5) Studies on the theories of landscape planting design from the view-points of functional, aesthetic, ecological and cultural aspects as of the holistic design with landscape plant materials to conserve and improve the earth environment and practices with some case sites.
Elective LIET 351 ENVIRONMENTAL DENDROLOGY 3(3) Importance of woody plants in natural environments, taxonomy, nomenclature, morphology, phenology, ecology, and geographic range of native and exotic tree species
Elective LIET 354 AQUATIC ECOLOGY 3(3) The interaction between aquatic organisms and their environments. Exploring fundamental ecological processes in aquatic systems at individual, population, community and ecosystem scales.
Elective LIET 356 WOOD-ENVIRONMENT SCIENCE 3(3) The effect of wood and wood-based materials used in living environments on human health, physiology, psychology, and the development of emotion is investigated.
Elective LIET 362 ENVIRONMENTAL REMOTE SENSING AND PRACTICE 3(5) Survey methods of environmental resources, theories of remote sensing and image processing for environmental resource survey are basically lectured. Interpretation and classification techniques to get environment-relevant informations from aerial photograph and remote sensed data, application techniques with GIS are learned with case practices.
Elective LIET 366 APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND LABORATORY 3(5) Applied Microbiology and Lab course will cover the area ranging from basic microbiology to industrial  microbiology. Especially, we will focus on microbial molecular biology, genetics, enzymology of bacteria that will be beneficial in industrial production of useful compounds such as bioplastics, antibiotics, industrial enzymes. We will study bacterial biodegradation enzyme of pollutants, biodegradation pathways and their regulation.
Elective LIET 368 Computer Aided Design and  Applications in Landscape Design 3(5) This course introduces students to the use of computer graphic software in Landscape Architectural Design. It develops basic applied computing skills in AutoCAD and other softwares. This class will also introduce students to the site design process.
Elective LIET 251 Landscape Drawing and Practice 3(5) This course will focus on the symbolic and representational hand drawn graphics that are the basis for the development and communication of design ideas. Through a series of studio project exercises, this course will teach students basic hand drafting and landscape design graphic presentation techniques.  It will also introduce to students basic concepts and principles of graphic information.
Elective LIET 393 SILVICULTURE AND FOREST MANAGEMENT 3(3) Establishing,maintaining and managing communities of trees and other vegetation that have value to people(benefits derived either directly or indirectly from trees, other plants, water, wildlife, and minerals found in forested areas)
Elective LIET 430 MICROBIAL ECOLOGY 3(3) Microbial Ecology is the study of the relationships or interactions of microorganisms between themselves and also their environment including both abiotic and biotic components.
This course deals with the role of fungi and bacteria which contribute to the recycling of materials in natural environment. Their roles in terrestrial and aquatic environment and relationship with plants and animals are also included.
Elective LIET 432 RESEARCH SEMINAR FOR EXPERIMENTAL FOREST 2(2) Methods on research design, data collection and analysis, derivation of results and discussion, preparation of paper and report are lectured through seminar on various researches at experimental forests of Korea University. Research ability can be also enhanced by the self-designed and performed research at the experimental forests
Elective LIET 433 ENVIRONMENTAL PLANT PHYSIOLOGY Ⅱ AND LABORATORY 3(5) Introduction to the effects and mechanism of environmental pollution on the physiological and ecological properties of plants and the countermeasure for pollution, and the experimental laboratory.
Elective LIET 434 ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 3(3) The lecture is designed to students to introduce to the fundamental properties and process responsible for the environmental fate of organic contaminant with emphasis on soil and solution chemistry. Both conceptual and theoretical aspects will be covered as well as practical aspect predicting  contaminant fate,
Elective LIET 435 WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT & LABORATORY 3(5) This course covers modification of water quality, water quality management in rivers, lakes and groundwater environment, and related experimental works.
Elective LIET 437 WATERSHED MANAGEMENT 3(3) This course covers watershed hydrology, fate and transport of pollutants, and watershed management techniques.
Elective LIET 441 HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS 3(3) This course covers nature and chemistry of hazardous chemicals, hazard assessments of chemicals, and management of hazardous chemicals.
Elective LIET 451 ECOLOGICAL MODELING PRACTICE 3(3) Conceptual ecosystems modeling, dynamics, parameterization, boundary conditions, data integration, validation, interactions between sub-systems. Construction of simulation models using programable blocks for quantitative simulations. Develop modeling skills and illustrate simulations of science and management questions.
Elective LIET 453 ANIMAL ECOLOGY 3(3) Major environmental factors affecting animals, structure and behavior of animal populations, regional animal communities, and their conservation.
Elective LIET 456 PRINCIPLE OF ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENT 3(3) Principles and theories of analyzing environmental interactions of chemicals in environment. Critical analysis of methodologies for assessing the ecological impacts on the environment by chemical pollutants caused by human activities.
Elective LIET 457 FOREST RECREATION DESIGN AND PRACTICE 3(5) Theoretical concepts about planning and design of recreational forest. Studio practices on design about recreation facilities such as natural park, national park, recreational forest, bio-park, resort complex on forest, etc.
Elective LIET 463 BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT OF WASTE 3(3) Biological treatment of waste is highly recommended, but still expensive and difficult in practical use. This course covers the history, present problems, improvement methods, and future technologies to be developed.
Elective LIET 467 Soil and groundwater remediation 3(3) Theories and technologies for the assessment, recovery, and management of contaminated soil/groundwater are discussed. Also national policy and system related to soil/groundwater remediation is introduced.
Elective LIET 469 BIO-BASED PRODUCTS ENGINEERING 3(3) This course mainly covers a development of novel functional compounds, especially, a bioconversion of organic compounds into valuable products using microbial cells and its physiology. We also discuss production of future bio-energy and related industries that will be an important issue in future energy-demanding society.
Elective LIET 472 NATURAL ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT 3(3) Techniques on tracing the cause, forecast, prevention, damage assessment, prevention, and ecological restoration of biotic and abiotic disasters originated in natural environment are lectured.
Elective LIET 473 Wood-based Wastes Recycling  and Laboratory 3(5) Various recycling techniques of bio-based wastes with emphasis on wood-based wastes, agro-based wastes, and plastic wastes, and manufacturing processes for recycling products using bio-based wastes.
Elective LIET 490 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND REGULATIONS 3(3) Concept of environmental law, the Korean law of environment and the laws on the environmental management of foreign countries.
Elective LIET 492 REGIONAL AND URBAN PLANNING 3(3) Characteristics and theories for regional and urban planning, solutions for problems in land, house, transport, environment accompanied by regional and urban development, policy alternatives for socio-economic development are lectured.
Elective LIET 494 LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY 3(3) Spatial arrangement of patterns and processes concerning the soil, vegetation, animals and humanity
Elective LESE 302 ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS 3(3) Economic theory and policy issues on natural and environmental resources. Analysis on economic and institutional factors affecting on the use, conservation and preservation of natural resources. Application of policy tools to the intertemporal resource allocation and environmental problems.
Elective KHEH 205 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH 3(3) In this course students will gain an understanding of the relationship between chemical, physical and biological factors in the environment and the health of human populations
Elective ACEE 214 3(3)
Elective ACEE 327 3(3)
Elective SOCI 255 ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY 3(3) Examines interaction between society and environment. Issues such as population and resources, economic development and the environment, energy, and the environment are discussed.