Liberal Arts > Environmental Science

General Information

I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: MATH120 or consent of instructor

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 2019

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