Introduction to Environmental Studies
An introductory study of environmental issues, their underlying causes and potential solutions from an interdisciplinary perspective, considering science, history, culture, philosophy, and ethics, law and regulation, politics, economics, and management practices. Topics include current environmental issues related to nature/wildlife preservation, natural resource use and conservation, pollution control and prevention, and energy use and climate change. Students learn how their personal and career choices and actions can protect nature, preserve natural resources, prevent pollution, reduce energy demands and decrease climate change impacts for the benefit of current and future generations. (One field trip may be required outside of class time.)
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Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.
Footnote InformationE S -001.-01: Field trips may be required for this course.
- 4 Units
- Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
- Gen Ed
- General Education Class
- Program Status
- Program Applicable
- Credit - Degree Applicable
- Grading Method
- Letter Grading
- See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
- EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5.