2023-2024 College Catalog 
    Mar 04, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog
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BIO 120 - Environmental Science

Credit(s): 3
Lecture/Lab Contact Hours: 3, 0

This course is intended to provide an introduction to the study of food production, human cultures, energy and mineral use, economics, politics, and land usage from an environmental viewpoint. Studied are the major ecosystems on Earth (deserts, forests, etc.) and their individual characteristics. Also included will be current major problems such as global warming and ozone loss and the effects of all environmental problems on plant and animal species. Emphasis will be on actions that individuals and groups can do to reduce environmental degradation. The course is designed for non-majors. IAI Course No. L1 905
Applicable toward graduation at Sandburg where program structure permits:
Degree or Certificate: AA, AS, AFA, AAS, AGS, and Certificates where applicable (1.1)

Offered: Fall or Spring or Summer
Prerequisite(s): BIO 101  and CHM 100  recommended
General Education: Science

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