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AGPR 101
Introduction to Environmental Sciences


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline: [Natural Sciences]

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
Provides a study of natural and modified systems and their interactions with humans and other living organisms. Students will gain scientific understanding of natural environments and the effects of human modification upon the natural world. Topics include climate, soil, water resources, riparian areas, hazardous waste, and pollution of air, food, water, and agriculture. Students will learn about assessment procedures and riparian habitat improvements used by local government agencies. Lab work required. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in ENGL 099; or permission of the Science Division Chair or designee. Recommended: READ 088 of higher. Student may not earn credit for both AGPR 101 and ENVS& 101.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify natural and modified environments.
  • Identify effects of human interactions with natural systems.
  • Identify stream and riparian habitat assessments.
  • Identify stream and riparian habitat improvements.
  • Address local governmental procedures.

  • Course Topics
  • Natural and modified environments
  • Climate and air pollution
  • Food and agriculture production
  • Hazardous waste
  • Water pollution
  • Water resources
  • Stream and riparian assessments and improvements

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AGPR 101
    Spring 2014
    6030
    Chris Currie


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
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    Spring
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.