ENVS 1200 Environmental Science II

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

Environmental Science II provides students with a broad overview of a highly interdisciplinary subject. The course examines how man can best live with the Earth's environment. The second semester concentrates on the issues surrounding the physical nature of environmental science: air and water urbanization, toxic waste, natural resource management, law, and politics. Frequency: Every Winter (Description Last Updated: Fall 2016 (201720))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Appraise, analyze, and review major categories and sources of air and water pollution.
  2. Explain why atmospheric temperature inversions occur and how they affect air quality.
  3. Compare and contrast regional water problems in the US to problems in other parts of the world.
  4. Identify sources of drinking water contamination.
  5. Evaluate the various methods used to treat drinking water.
  6. Appreciate and understand sewage treatment proves.
  7. Compare and contrast primary and secondary standards of water and air quality.
  8. Explain methods of testing for major toxic air pollutants.
  9. Identify characteristics and composition of air and atmospheric conditions.
  10. Identify relationships between climate and landforms in both current and geologic time.
  11. Identify ways in which earth and water interact.
  12. Identify man-made and natural methods of water storage.
  13. Identify current problems related to water resources.
  14. Identify the major components of the waste stream.
Term CRN Dates Campus Instructor
Current Course Offerings
No courses currently scheduled
Future Course Offerings (Subject To Change)
201820 20074 Class Full 10/16 - 12/06/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Baldauf, Paul
201820 20726 Class Full 10/16 - 12/07/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Barker, Barry
Class Full Full

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