May 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog

BIO 104 - Inquiry in Environmental Science

4 Cr. Hrs.
Common Learning Outcomes
[NW] 4. Knowledge of the physical and natural world
[CT] 5. Critical thinking skills: inquiry, analysis and creative problem-solving

An inquiry-based study of humans’ relationship with the natural environment using literature review, case studies, and evidence-based decision making.  Topics include principles of ecology, resource use, waste management, environmental problems, alternative energy sources, and stewardship.  Laboratory included.  Seated sections will include face-to-face lab exercises whereas online sections will pursue inquiry activities using resources such as online databases, scientific literature, and assigned activities.  No prerequisites.