Sep 23, 2019  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ESC 1500 - Introduction to Environmental Science I


(4) Credit Hours

An introduction to systematic ways in which the human mind comprehends the natural world; emphasis on studies of living systems, natural processes, and related phenomena including basic ecological principles and environmental problems at local, national, and global levels. Topics to be covered include evolution, ecosystems, human overpopulation, biodiversity, energy sources, solid waste, and pollution of air, water, and soil. The laboratory integrates the scientific approach and provides hands-on experience in identification of abiotic and biotic factors affecting environmental quality. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 2 hours. Prerequisite: MATH 1006 with a minimum grade of C or Math ACT score of 22 or above or department head approval. Corequisite: ESC 1500L. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.



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