Jan 20, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

BS 276 - Introduction to Environmental Science


This is an introductory course in environmental science. It is intended for any student who wants to gain a background in the major environmental issues of our present time. It will cover the issues of world population expansion, sustainability, and basic ecological principles in the context of energy issues, water and mineral resource issues, biodiversity, agricultural issues, and suburban sprawl. Pollution of the air we breathe and the water we drink will also be discussed. We will also examine the issues of solid waste disposal and the economics of environmental issues.

Prerequisites & Notes
Student has satisfied all of the following: [Student has completed or is in process of completing any of the following course(s): BS 119 - General Biology II, BS 133 - Introductory Biology II with grade greater than or equal to D-.] And Student has satisfied all of the following: [Student has completed any of the following course(s): BS 120 - General Biology II Lab, BS 135 - Intro Biology II Lab, BS 137 - Phage Hunters II with grade greater than or equal to D-.]

Credits: 3