Environmental Science

 

Following are course descriptions. Check the Annual Schedule to plan your schedule.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & 100
Survey of Environmental Science (5)

A college level telecourse in environmental science which also serves as a resource for courses in biology, ecology, geography, geology and political science. It will utilize written material and television programs and may also serve as a resource for local governments and community action groups in planning and development. Previously ENVSC 101. Student option grading.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & 101
Introduction to Environmental Science (5)

Examine natural cycles, ecosystems and other basic concepts of ecology. Study the issues of population, pollution and natural resources. The effects of economic, political and scientific decisions on us and our environment. Laboratory. Previously ENVSC 201. Prerequisite: Recommended placement into ENGL& 101. Student option grading.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & 101W
Introduction to Environmental Science (5)

Examine natural cycles, ecosystems and other basic concepts of ecology. Study the issues of population, pollution and resources. The effects on us and our environment from economic, political and scientific decisions. Previously ENVSC 201W. Student option grading.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 102
Environmental Science Field Study (1)

Two half-day weekend field trips to study local ecosystems. Previously part of ENVSC 201. Student option grading.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 102W
Environmental Science Field Study (1)



ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 202
Ecology of Natural Landscapes (6)

A study of the ecology of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and the interaction between them. This course examines models of how ecosystem processes operate at the watershed and landscape level, and the management options and environmental regulations which evolve from our understanding of those processes. Previously ENVSC 202. Prerequisites: ENVS& 101, equivalent, or instructor permission. Student option grading.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 297
Individual Project in Environmental Science (1)

Individual project in a specific area of environmental science. By arrangement with instructor. Previously ENVSC 297. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Student option grading.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 298
Individual Project in Environmental Science (2)

Individual project in a specific area of environmental science. By arrangement with instructor. Previously ENVSC 298. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Student option grading.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 299
Individual Project in Environmental Science (3)

Individual project in a specific area of environmental science. By arrangement with instructor. Previously ENVSC 299. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Student option grading.