ENVS1160-A Environmental Science (Summer 2023)
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Course DetailsSection will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.
Session, Dates: 4 (06/24/2023 - 08/18/2023)
Seats Available: 20 Seats
The course is a first course in the study of environment science. The course is a study of interrelationships that equips students with the necessary information to understand the complex arena of environmental concerns, problems, and alternative courses of action. Questions of human populations and their interaction with the environment, as well as basic ecological principles, environmental ethics, resource use, and conservation are addressed. This course concludes with alternatives we might use to build a society capable of living on Earth with less harmful impacts. Principles of scientific inquiry are integrated throughout the course. 3 Credits
About the Instructor(s)
Daniel B. Short, Ph.D.
John Jay 215
Associate Professor of Environmental Science
John Jay 215