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ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

ENVS-260
Introduction to Environmental Science II FA5 (4)

Course Level: Undergraduate

The second of a two-course introduction to environmental science focusing on physical science aspects such as geology, water and air pollution and their causes, solid waste, weather and climate, and both conventional and sustainable energy options. Emphasis is on sustainability and meeting environmental challenges. Laboratory relates to lecture topics, emphasizing quantitative tools (lab and field) to gather data for analysis and hypothetical testing, and developing models to project future status based on current information. Intended for students pursuing an environmental science or environmental studies major or minor. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: ENVS-160.