2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Dec 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENV 101 - Introduction to Environmental Science

Credits: 3
A survey of basic ecological principles and an examination of selected environmental issues including overpopulation, pollution and energy alternatives.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Evaluate the significance of personal and cultural experiences in determining attitudes toward environmental issues.
  2. Illustrate the basic philosophy and procedures of the Scientific Method.
  3. Analyze the organizational roles of living organisms in ecosystems and how ecosystems change through time.
  4. Analyze the cycling of matter and the flow of energy through ecosystems.
  5. Interpret Earth processes and the fundamentals of energy transfer within the Earth.
  6. Examine the fundamental role that overpopulation plays in all environmental problems.
  7. Assess issues associated with current fossil-fuel based energy compared to alternative renewable energy resources.
  8. Assess problems associated with the overuse and contamination of natural resources.
  9. Examine environmental health hazards within the home and workplace.
  10. Evaluate how economic, social, and other factors impact solutions to environmental issues.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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