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2016-2017 Catalog Year
ENV-100: Humans and Environment

General Information

  • Name: Humans and Environment
  • Discipline: Environmental Studies
  • Units (Credits): 3
  • Transfer Information: (Courses with numbers 100 to 299) This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
  • Academic Division: Liberal Arts
  • Prerequisites: MATH 120 or consent of instructor

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Provides an interdisciplinary introductory survey of the ecology of natural systems, with emphasis on the relationship of humans to the environment. Includes four laboratory experiences.

II. Course Objectives and Linkage to General Education Program

The information in the parentheses after a course objective refers to the specific general education (GE) learning outcome that the objective meets. Objectives without this information are not linked to WNC’s general education program.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have demonstrated they can:

  1. Use terminology specific to Environmental Science topics applied in the course. (GE 1)
  2. Use Environmental Science concepts and principles demonstrating a working knowledge of Environmental processes. (GE 1)
  3. Perform 4 laboratory activities that demonstrate the ability to apply concepts and principles in relation to Environmental Science. (GE 1)

III. Topics

The following is a list of topics that must be covered in ENV 100:

  • Biome processes; Human-Environmental Impacts; Environmental Pollution; Environmental Disease; Climate Change.
  • Scheduled ENV-100 classes:

    Fall 2016

    There are currently no ENV-100 classes scheduled for this term.