Natural Resources and the Environment
NRE 1000E: Environmental Science
Three credits ($150). Offered Full-year only.
An introduction to basic concepts and areas of environmental concern and how these problems can be effectively addressed. Topics include human population; ecological principles; conservation of biological resources; biodiversity; croplands, rangelands, forestlands; soil and water conservation; pollution and water management; and wildlife and fisheries conservation.
Eligibility Guidelines: Successful completion of two years of high school science is recommended.
Instructor Certification Requirements:
The minimum degree requirement for instructors wishing to teach Early College Experience Environmental Science courses is a Master’s Degree in one of the environmental science fields (e.g. environmental biology, natural resources, chemistry, earth science, geography, economics) or Education and experience in education and study in environmental science.