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    Volunteer State Community College
   
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog
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BIOL 1060 - ♦Environmental Science


This course is a survey of the major environmental issues and concerns facing our planet. From a background study of natural ecosystems and human populations, the course will survey the environment, social, and economic consequences of energy generation, resource consumption, over-population, and pollution, with the goal of establishing what actually constitutes sustainability and wise environmental stewardship.  Local field trips, online laboratory exercises, on campus laboratory exercises, simulations, and debates will be a major part of the course.  (This course was previously BIOL 1040.)

Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or completion of all Learning Support Competencies in Reading and Writing.
Corequisites: BIOL 1060L

Contact Hours: Three lecture hours per week
Laboratory Hours: Three field/laboratory hours per week
General Education: Course can be used to meet Minimum General Education Core requirements.
Credits: (4)


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