Environmental Science (ENVRS)

ENVRS 1        3 units  
Energy for the Future  
54 hours lecture  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This is an introductory physical science course which will familiarize the student with the fundamental principles of environmental systems and discuss current environmental issues. Interpretation of data in drawing a conclusion is stressed, along with the ability to criticize methods of data collection and experimentation. Topics include basic physical science, energy production and consumption, scarcity of resources, conservation, pollution, governmental regulation, and developments in environmental remediation.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations