2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 19, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENSC 162 - Explorations in Environmental Science


4 Credits. Crosslisted With: GNED 162  
This course is an introductory-level survey course designed to give students an understanding of how science and the scientific method work to address environmental problems. Students will become familiar with the Earth’s major systems, how they function, and how they are affected by human activity. Fundamental concepts addressed by this course include ecosystems, biogeochemical cycles, population growth, air, water, and soil pollution, climate change, natural resources, and waste management. Does not meet the requirements for the Integrated Sciences major. Students who are considering a major in Integrated Environmental Sciences must take ENSC 101 as the entry-level introduction to the major and will take CHEM 111 for the scientific reasoning pillar. 3 lecture one 2-hour lab periods.

*Fulfills Civitae Core FSRC.
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