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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHS 2341 - Environmental Science

Credits: 3 hrs

This course will focus on the chemical and physical aspects of the environment. The Earth’s natural systems, as well as the effects of human activities on the environment will be explored. Scientific principles will be applied to investigate natural flows of chemicals, water and energy in terrestrial, aquatic, and atmospheric systems, and how humans impact these natural flows and systems. Environmental issues related to health and disease, nuclear waste disposal, water resources, energy use and conservation, land reclamation, global climate change, and industrial pollution will also be addressed. General Education Course that Satisfies SLO: Scientific Literacy; AK: Natural Sciences; CuT: Sustainability (Three one hour lecture periods per week)