Environmental Science Learning Projects (ENVS)

Certificate Programs

We have the following certificate programs under Environmental Science:

Environmental Science Practitioner Certificate (ENPC)

Must already have a SAC.

ENVS 1 + ENVS 2 + 2 electives + 2 research projects.

Suggested Electives: ARCH 1 Introduction to Archaeology, ATMS 1 Introduction to Atmospheric Science, BOT 1 Introduction to Botany, CMB 1 Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology, CHEM 1 Chemistry, CS 1 Introduction to Computer Science, ECT 1 Introduction to Electronics, ESCI 1 Introduction to Engineering Science, GEO 1 Introduction to Geology, HYDR 1 Introduction to Hydrology, MATH 1 Mathematics, MATH 2 Methods of Mathematics, MICR 1 Introduction to Microbiology, OCN 1 Introduction to Oceanography, PHYS 1 Physics, ZOO 1 Introduction to Zoology.

Learning Projects

ENVS 1: Introduction to Environmental Science

Lesson 1: Carbon and energy transformations. Lesson 2: Primary production. Lesson 3: Limiting nutrients and second productivity. Lesson 4: Introduction to biogeochemical cycles. Lesson 5: Nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulfur cycling. Lesson 6: The carbon cycle. Lesson 7: Global climate change. Lesson 8: Populations, communitiesm, and ecosystems. Lesson 9: Competition and predation. Lesson 10: Conservation.

ENVS 2: Basic Methods of Enviuronmental Science

Lesson 1: The laboratory. Lesson 2: Laboratory safety. Lesson 3: Laboratory techniques. Lesson 4: Field environmental science. Lesson 5: Photography and digital photography. Lesson 6: Data acquisition. Lesson 7: Data analysis. Lesson 8: Error analysis. Lesson 9: Environmental modeling. Lesson 10: Environmental data on the Internet.

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