BIO 1050 Scientific Awareness of the Environment

This couse investigates a variety of topics that are applicable to everday life. Environmental issues will be analyzed with a focus on how different fields of study play a role in determining outcomes. Scientific background presented includes: the scientific method, basic chemistry and physical science, basic ecology. Topics covered wil include: populations, communities, ecosystems, energy, water, soil and air as well as the legislation that exists pertaining to topic areas. This course is intended for non-science majors. This couse has no lab component and does not satisfy the general education requirement for scientific awareness. PREREQUISITES: None