In this course, students learn about environmental processes and the influence of human activities upon them. Students explore ecological concepts, population growth, natural resources, and current environmental problems from scientific, social, political, and economic perspectives. Students also become familiar with the scientific method. Applying course concepts, students engage in a range of practical assignments, such as an assessment of their ecological footprint, a comparison of developed nations vs. less-developed nations, an evaluation of water pollution sources, and an assessment of an area's air-quality compliance. Through this course, students gain a foundational understanding of environmental interrelationships and contemporary environmental issues.
Have one of the following:
- High school diploma;
- GED Conferred; or
- Collegiate transcript including 12 or more credits completed as a degree-seeking student
Unofficial transcript(s) from institution(s) with accreditation recognized by Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or US Department of Education. Unofficial transcripts must include the name of the institution, student name, grades earned, credits earned, degree earned (if applicable), course names/numbers and dates of attendance
Meet one of the following requirements:
- 21 years of age or older;
- Concurrently enrolled at another higher education institution;
- Active military or veteran; or
- Completion of 60 quarter credits from an accredited US higher education institution.