Course Abstract Details

ENV-100, Environmental Science

Credits: 3

This is a General Education Course

Course Description

ENV-100, Environmental Science, is a study of human interaction with the environment. The first part of the course is devoted to understanding how ecosystems function in terms of nutrient cycles, energy flow, and population dynamics. Secondly, imbalances in various areas of human concern such as agriculture, resource utilization, waste disposal, energy, and population are compared and contrasted with the balances that exist in similar areas of natural ecosystems. Throughout the course, the student will come to recognize that survival of modern humans will depend upon bringing the human system into ecological balance. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of READ-A-Fwith a C grade or better and proficiency through MAT-097 with a C grade or better. Credit by exam available. Three credits. Three billable hours. DIVERSITY/WORLD VIEW. GENERAL EDUCATION

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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