|Certificates: Environmental Studies|
In this class we will examine how earth's natural systems, such as cycling of elements and feedback loops function and how many of these functions are used and altered by human activity. Students will learn where to access and how to interpret information related to environmental issues and examine their own impact on the planet.
Information Literacy, Interpretation
Interpretation: Students will learn to interpret data related to environmental issues.
Information Literacy: Students will learn how to locate, prepare and present environmental information.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CES)(E&ES)(ENVS)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
To be determined.
|Examination and Assignments: |
3 short field trip reports and/or Op-Ed style environmental articles
In class small group work
3 exams, including final during exam period
4 hours of environmentally related community service
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Basic (high school) science skills required but no prior knowledge of the topic is assumed.
The three-hour class on Wednesday will allow for short field trips and small group activities.
|Instructor(s): O'Connell,Suzanne B. Times: .M.W... 01:10PM-02:30PM; ...W... 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 60||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 25||FR: 35|