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The Scientific Basis of Environmental IssuesCourse ID: ENVS 101
School:Continuing and Professional Studies, School of
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionThe foundational course in science is predicated on the view that understanding environmental issues and their underlying scientific principles will occupy a central role in our students' lives and will be critical in their development as informed and participating members of society. The overarching strategy of the course will be to frame environmental science in terms of a series of interacting systems to allow students to analyze a variety of environmental issues. At the end of the course, students will exhibit knowledge of the nature of the four Earth systems, draw inferences from evidence, constructing testable and falsifiable hypotheses and analyzing data, understand the role of energy and thermodynamics in ecosystems, and understand and describe important cycles in nature.
Synchronous Class Meeting: Instruction will be delivered online synchronously following the days/times indicated on the schedule.
ENVS 101-700N is reserved for students in the School of Continuing & Professional Studies. Non-SCPS students can request permission to enroll. For more information go to http://www.luc.edu/adult-education/admission/nonscps-enrollment/
Prerequisite/sRestricted to students in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
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