This course applies the basic principles of ecological and geophysical sciences to relevant problems and topics related to the environmental interaction of humans with the earth. The course is designed to highlight current environmental concerns in modern society and to explore potential solutions. This course will also cover sustainability definitions, assessment and actions from a multidisciplinary perspective to help learners create a personal definition that will inform their actions. The course will examine the environmental, economic, and social dimensions of environmental science. Environmental principles, policies, and programs will be explored on the local, national and global level. This class will teach students how to understand the complex confluence of the environment, social systems, economics, and ecological literacy.
Demonstration of college-level math, reading and writing or appropriate score on the college placement test.