ENVR - Environmental Science

ENVR 1402 Environmental Science

Environmental Science is a one-semester course designed for students who are not planning to major in Biology or Chemistry. Using the global approach, the course will focus on environmental principles, problems, and potential solutions. A chemical emphasis will be given where applicable to such topics as materials, waste management and waste treatment, energy resources, population increases, water and water pollution, air and air pollution, using and misusing land, and environmental legislation. The laboratory activities will reinforce concepts covered in the classroom with experiments and demonstrations. (Same as CHEM 1402) Laboratory fee.


ENVR 4311 Environmental Issues

Concepts of Environmental Science will be introduced. Study will focus on the major environmental issues of the day, including technological, economic, and ethical aspects of these issues. Methods of risk-benefit analysis will be presented. Prerequisite: Approval of department chairperson. (Same as CHEM 4311)