Earth Science Courses

EASC 111 - Environmental Conservation

3-0-3
Credit Hours: 3

This course examines global and local environmental issues using an interdisciplinary approach, including scientific, political, social, economic and ethical perspectives. Students consider humans' role within the natural environment while studying topics including the scientific method, ecological systems, energy, population, pollution, climate change, sustainability, and environmental equity and justice. The course requires reading, and critically analyzing primary texts, including scientific articles and academic writing. Students will hypothesize and draw conclusions to current environmental problems.

Offered Online:Yes
General Education Fulfillment: Scientific Reasoning

EASC 111H - Environmental Conservation (Honors)

3-0-3
Credit Hours: 3

This course examines global and local environmental issues using an interdisciplinary approach, including scientific, political, social, economic and ethical perspectives. Students consider humans’ role within the natural environment while studying topics including ecological systems, energy, population, pollution, climate change, sustainability, and environmental equity and justice. The course requires reading and analyzing primary texts, including scientific articles, academic writing and participation in seminars, service opportunities and one or more field trips.

Offered Online:Yes
General Education Fulfillment: Scientific Reasoning