Environmental Science

Course Description

An introduction to environmental science as a branch of the sciences and its relation to the scientific field including the scientific method. Review of the principles, concepts and terminology of the environmental sciences and ecological literacy including restoration ecology, landscape ecology, sustainable studies and ecosystem management. Agenda 21 and other environmental indicator tools as they relate to human use of the earth's systems including the hydrosphere, atmosphere, lithosphere and biosphere and the impact on cultural, ethnic and gender groups will be explored. (One-day field trip outside of scheduled class time may be required for this course.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
12542 ESCI 1 61Z ······· TBA-TBA Valerie Greene ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-07-01 to 2019-08-11.

Footnote Information

ESCI-001.-61Z: Video delivered course with online component. Available videostreamed to the desktop (high-speed internet connection required). Students must have access to a computer, the Web and an individual email address. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page:

Course Details

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.
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