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Environmental Science

Classes

Course Name Credits Description
ESR 140 Introduction to Environmental Sustainability 4

Introduces concepts of environmental sustainability and their applications. May include field trips. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.

ESR 171 Environmental Science: Biological Perspectives 4

Develops an understanding of environmental topics that are primarily biological in nature. Includes human population issues, matter and energy resources, ecosystems, environmental ethics, and food and land resources. The associated laboratories will illustrate these topics. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.

ESR 172 Environmental Science: Chemical Perspectives 4

Develops an understanding of environmental topics that are primarily chemical in nature. Includes air pollution, global warming, toxicology, risk assessment, water pollution, and hazardous waste. The associated laboratories will illustrate these topics. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.

ESR 173 Environmental Science: Geological Perspectives 4

Develop an understanding of environmental topics that are primarily geological in nature. Includes geology basics, soil resources, hydrogeology, nonrenewable mineral and energy resources, perpetual energy resources, and solid waste. The associated laboratories will illustrate these topics. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.

Faculty and Staff

Namesort icon Title Email Phone
Julie (Jules) Burton Julie (Jules) Burton Environmental Science Instructor jburton@cgcc.edu (541) 506-6000, ext. 7163