Oct 20, 2019  
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENVS 201 - Foundations In Environmental Science I

(3cr) This course introduces fundamental concepts in environmental studies, with specific focus on human impacts on ecosystem function and biotic interactions. Students explore interactions between humans and earth's biotic resources, examining topics such as ecosystem conservation, population growth and regulation, food production and pest control. Anthropogenic environmental issues such as biodiversity decline, soil degradation and environmental toxicology and related governmental policies are explored within a social framework that considers both the different environmental impacts and experiences of humans based on geographical region and culture.  Previously titled Dimensions of Environmental Science I (4cr). Corequisite: ENVS 201L , or permission of Department Chair.

CORE CODES :  LS



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