Environmental Biology

Environmental Biology
Conservation and management of natural resources concurrent with increasing socioeconomic and human population demands; factors such as soil, water, and air pollution, resources management, bioremediation, nutrient cycles, and global climate changes
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter, Summer
 ProgramsContaining PWS 150
Course Outcomes

Global Environmental Issues

Become fluent in the science of global environmental problems, movements, and solutions including biodiversity, ecosystem function, agriculture and food production, energy systems, water, urbanization, population dynamics, air quality, and climate.

Scientific Principles and Methods

Apply the scientific method through simplified experiments with testable hypotheses. Learn to interpret experimental observations and data and how to communicate discoveries in written and verbal formats.

The Environment and Culture

Discover how environmental quality and conservation is influenced by history, economy, and unique cultural perspectives.

Evironmental Stewardship

Foster and promote environmental stewardship within your realm of influence and your community.