Oct 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHS 1307 - 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.
Periods Per week: (Three one hour lecture periods per week)
Student Learning Outcome: Scientific Literacy
Area of Knowledge: Natural Sciences
Curricular Theme: Sustainability