ENVS 1100 Environmental Science I

(B) Bachelors
(OS) Halmos Coll of Nat Sci & Ocn
(OMES) OS - Marine & Environ Sciences
3 credits

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))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the principles of environmental ethics.
  2. Apply concepts of environmentalism to be a change agent for an environmental cause.
  3. Apply the principles of human growth patterns to local problems.
  4. Identify the biotic and abiotic factors that influence population density.
  5. Develop a philosophical position relating to the environment.
  6. Evaluate problems of populations in third world and developing countries.
  7. Synthesize and construct the principles of ecology, taxonomy, biography.
  8. Identify variations in life forms resulting in adaptation to the environment.
  9. Identify the major characteristics and processes of world biomes and communities, including succession energy flow in food chains, and interrelationship of organisms.
  10. Analyze food chains, food webs, biomass, habitats.
  11. Compare and contrast major animal phyla groups, species.
  12. Compare and contrast pesticide use described in "Silent Spring" with pesticide use today.
  13. Identify current technology and its uses in the science.
Term CRN Dates Campus Instructor
Current Course Offerings
No courses currently scheduled
Future Course Offerings (Subject To Change)
201820 20067 Class Full 08/21 - 10/11/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Baldauf, Paul
201820 20725 08/24 - 10/12/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Barker, Barry
201820 20725 08/24 - 10/12/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Barker, Barry
Class Full Full

Page Update November 22, 2017 01:13 PM