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Environmental Science (ENV S)


ENV S 194  Special Topics-Environmental Science  (1-5)
Investigates the interaction of physical and biological systems in the environment. Examines the scientific principles which are involved in modern environmental problems and issues. Scientific topics could include energy, climate, soils, water, animal studies, local plants, and the dynamics of plants and animal populations and the communities they form. For students wishing to obtain a broad picture of human activities and their relationship to basic processes of ecosystems. Classes are conducted through lectures, class and group discussion and/or readings. May be repeated when a different topic is presented. This class does not meet the lab requirement. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
ENV S 204  Natural Science and the Environment  (5)
Investigates the interaction of physical and biological systems in the environment. Examines the scientific principles which are involved in modern environmental problems and issues. Scientific topics could include energy, climate, soils, water, animal studies, local plants, and the dynamics of plants and animal populations and the communities they form. For students wishing to obtain a broad picture of human activities and their relationship to basic processes of ecosystems. This class does not meet the lab requirement. PREREQUISITE: ENGL& 101 or eligible for ENGL& 101; and MATH 097 with a grade of 2.0 or higher; or eligible for college-level Math. Satisfies a natural science requirement for AA degree.