ENVS 1100 Environmental Science I
(OS) Halmos Coll of Nat Sci & Ocn
(OMES) OS - Marine & Environ Sciences
Environmental Science I provides students with a broad overview of a highly interdisciplinary subject by examining how man can best live with Earth's environment. The first semester concentrates on the biological nature of environmental science: NIMBY, environmental justice, eco-feminism, biological communities, biodiversity, population, food, and hunger. Frequency: Every Winter (Description Last Updated: Fall 2016 (201720))
- Identify the principles of environmental ethics.
- Apply concepts of environmentalism to be a change agent for an environmental cause.
- Apply the principles of human growth patterns to local problems.
- Identify the biotic and abiotic factors that influence population density.
- Develop a philosophical position relating to the environment.
- Evaluate problems of populations in third world and developing countries.
- Synthesize and construct the principles of ecology, taxonomy, biography.
- Identify variations in life forms resulting in adaptation to the environment.
- Identify the major characteristics and processes of world biomes and communities, including succession energy flow in food chains, and interrelationship of organisms.
- Analyze food chains, food webs, biomass, habitats.
- Compare and contrast major animal phyla groups, species.
- Compare and contrast pesticide use described in "Silent Spring" with pesticide use today.
- Identify current technology and its uses in the science.
|Current Course Offerings|
|No courses currently scheduled|
|Future Course Offerings (Subject To Change)|
|201820||20067||08/21 - 10/11/2017||Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus||Baldauf, Paul|
|201820||20725||08/24 - 10/12/2017||Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus||Barker, Barry|
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