Dec 06, 2019  
2014-2015 University Catalog 
    
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.
3 lecture hrs

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisite: BS 131 or BS 104)

Credits: 3