EARTH 219 - Introduction to Environmental Science
Winter 2020, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
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Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted for those who have completed or are enrolled in EARTH 201/GEOG 201/ENVIRON 209, EARTH/ENVIRON 202, EARTH/ENVIRON 284.
Waitlist Capacity:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course emphasizes the scientific processes and principles behind global environmental issues. Topics include global change, climate, ecosystems, biogeography, biodiversity, soil-water-air pollution, environmental health, energy systems and their environmental consequences, and environmental policy.

Intended Audience:

The course material provides an introduction to environmental sciences for potential science majors, but it is also relevant and accessible to non-science majors who wish to be well-informed global citizens or would simply like to understand the environment and the scientific processes operating in their surroundings.


EARTH 219 - Introduction to Environmental Science
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
1/8/20 - 4/21/20
Note: To enroll in the Intro Environmental Science Lab, enroll in any section of EARTH 218. Students are strongly encouraged to enroll in both EARTH 219 and 218.

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