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NSCI 204 - Environmental Science
Summer 2020, Section 01

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000202 NSCI 204 01 Environmental Science
05/09 - 08/15
Sa
8:00am - 12:30pm
4.0 Cancelled Staff, Staff
Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University
Building/Room: Science Education Center 209


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
5/9/2020 - 8/15/2020 Sa 8:00am - 12:30pm Science Education Center 209 Staff, Staff

Notes
  • In process of being canceled and replaced with online section.
  • Note: This course is converting from lecture to online. Check class schedule for new section.

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University.

Seat Availability
Status: Cancelled Size: 24 Enrolled: 0 Seats Remaining: 24

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
This course requires both of these prerequisite categories
1. WRIT 131 - Writing I
    And
2. Any one of these four
MATH 098 - Introduction to Mathematical Thinking (Minimum grade: 1.66 GPA Equivalent)
MATH 102 - Mathematics of Sustainability (Minimum grade: 1.66 GPA Equivalent)
MATH 110 - Math for Liberal Arts
MATH 115 - College Algebra

Restrictions
  • Permission is required
  • Permission Required: In process of being canceled and replaced with online section.

Add/Drop/Withdraw
Full refund is available until May 15, 2020, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is July 27, 2020.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $969.44
Tuition -nonresident: $969.44
Approximate Course Fees: $144.44

Course Level
Undergraduate

General/Liberal Education Category
Goal 03 - Natural Science Lab

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
  • Goal 03 - Natural Science
    • Demonstrate understanding of scientific theories.
    • Formulate and test hypotheses by performing laboratory, simulation, or field experiments in at least two of the natural science disciplines. One of these experimental components should develop, in greater depth, students' laboratory experience in the collection of data, its statistical and graphical analysis, and an appreciation of its sources of error and uncertainty.
    • Evaluate societal issues from a natural science perspective, ask questions about the evidence presented, and make informed judgments about science-related topics and policies.
  • Goal 10 - People/Environment
    • Describe the basic institutional arrangements (social, legal, political, economic, religious) that are evolving to deal with environmental and natural resource challenges.
    • Evaluate critically environmental and natural resource issues in light of understandings about interrelationships, ecosystems, and institutions.
    • Propose and assess alternative solutions to environmental problems.

Description
An introduction to environmental science and the range of environmental issues that affect people on a global, local and personal level. Topics include sustainability, ecology, biodiversity, solid waste, water pollution, energy sources, air pollution, and climate change. Includes lab. The online version of this course requires students to purchase lab materials. Intended for general education students. Because college-level science courses contain extensive new terminology, many students find it helpful to take LING 111-Vocabulary Study prior to taking this course.

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