Course Descriptions

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ENSI-119

Introduction to Environmental Science

Credit(s): 4

This course provides an excellent overview of many scientific disciplines including chemistry, biology and geology. Basic scientific principles are used to understand and address challenges faced in the environment including biodiversity loss, species extinction, the growth of human population, man's use of energy and water resources, toxicology, ocean acidification, global climate change and pollution of the environment. Lecture: 3 hours per week Lab: 1 hour per week
Prerequisites: MATH-025 or an appropriate score on a placement test: COMPASS Algebra 46, ACT Math 20, or SAT Math 470
Corequisites: ENSI-119L