|Certificates: Environmental Studies|
This class will examine how Earth's natural systems operate and how many of these functions are altered by human activity. Basic principles of atmospheric science, ecology, environmental chemistry, geosciences, and hydrology will be covered as they relate to topics such as pollution, climate change, and energy resources. Students will learn where to access and how to interpret scientific information related to environmental issues. This course is one of the gateway courses for the earth and environmental sciences major.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||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: |
2 class exams and a final exam during final exam period
a final research paper or project (this may be done in groups)
2-4 problem seats or writing assignments
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
There will be 1-3 optional field trips for students who want to learn about environmental science by visiting workplaces or by collecting your own samples in the field.
|Instructor(s): Ku,Timothy C.W. Times: ..T.R.. 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 80||SR major: X||JR major: X|| || |
|Seats Available: -5||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 5||JR non-major: 5||SO: 30||FR: 40|