Introduction to Environmental Science and Sustainability|
|Certificates: Environmental Studies|
Earth's natural systems have operated for billions of years but are now severely altered by human activity. The rate of environmental change caused by humans is unprecedented. This course is designed to help you explore the science behind four interrelated environmental areas; water, energy, food and climate change. We will explore some of the basic principles of atmospheric science, ecology, environmental chemistry, geosciences, and hydrology.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (E&ES)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
No text, online readings and course reader.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Two in class exams, four short written essays or study guides, two video essays, class participation.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course requires an additional hour and a half on Thursdays, for no additional credit. This is a lagniappe that allows for 5 field trips and class time to produce the video essays.
|Instructor(s): O'Connell,Suzanne B. Times: ..T.... 01:20PM-02:40PM; ....R.. 01:20PM-04:10PM; Location: SHAN107; SHAN107; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 60||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: 11||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 25||FR: 35|
|Web Resources: Syllabus |
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
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