Jun 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENVR 1402 - Environmental Science II


4 Credits (3 hrs. lec., 3 hrs. lab.) Continued interdisciplinary study of both natural (biology, chemistry, geology) and social (economics, politics, ethics) sciences as they apply to the environment. Focus on energy issues, global warming, ozone loss, land use, conservation and management of resources, deforestation, biodiversity, waste, and sustainable practices. Lab required. (0301035201) Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing, MATH 0308  
Course Outcomes
1 - Describe the effects of geologic and meteorologic processes on ecosystems.
2 - Describe the difference between renewable and non-renewable resources and identify specific examples related to water, minerals, soil, and energy.
3 - Identify and analyze the origins and results of pollution, including air and water pollution, global warming, ozone depletion, pesticides and pest control, toxicology, and solid and hazardous waste.
4 - Identify non-sustainable land use and resource management practices, and describe their effects.
5 - Apply fundamental concepts of environmental science to describe sustainable land use and conservation practices.
6 - Describe issues related to urbanization and economic world markets.