Concepts and techniques relating to the morphology, taxonomy, physiology, and culture methods of microbes, with emphasis on those of special importance to humans. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours per week. Prerequisite: BY103 or BY104.
The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science degree program helps students learn about the interactions of the physical and biological processes that shape the natural world, explore the ways in which humans affect nature, develop means of improving water and air quality and create solutions to other environmental problems.
The curriculum provides a foundation in the biological, chemical and physical sciences and experience in environmental law. The conservation-based degree program also offers a science background supplemented with hands-on practical skills as well as an opportunity to find a place in a growing industry that allows you to explore nature and the outdoors.
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Relationship between individual organisms and their environment; the structure and function of populations, communities and ecosystems; and computer usage in data analysis and report writing. Three lecture and three laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: Twelve semester hours of biology and MH246.
EN100 Introduction to Environmental Sciences
Interdisciplinary approach to environmental imperatives involving the natural sciences, sociology, psychology, and economics. Outside projects and reports are required. Three lecture hours and two laboratory hours per week.
Many program graduates go on graduate preparation for careers in academia or research, while others have taken jobs as Lab/Field Technicians, Marine Educators, Property Managers, State Park Rangers, Corps of Engineers and more.
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