May 24, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate 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.)

Semester Availability: (Subject to Change) Spring Only
Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or completion of all Learning Support Competencies in Reading and acceptable placement scores or completion of all Learning Support Competencies in Writing or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 0810  as determined by placement.
Corequisites: BIOL 1060 Laboratory
Contact Hours: 45 lecture hours, 45 field/lab hours per semester
General Education: Course can be used to meet Minimum General Education Core requirements.
Division: Mathematics and Science
Department: Science

Credits: (4)


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