Study of the physical environment, its relationship with the biosphere, and man's impact upon natural systems. This course includes ecological systems, Florida environments and geology, pollution and environmental regulations, renewable and nonrenewable resources, and sustainability.
This course will cover the fundamentals of air pollution like various types of pollutants, their sources and health effects they on humans, animals and plants; monitoring and control aspects of gaeous and particulate pollutants; meteorological aspects governing the air pollution; automobile pollution; air pollution legislation and standards.
This course deals with the purpose of federal, state, and local environmental law and its impact on South Florida and the larger world community. Reason for protection of the environment, compliance with legislation, and the concept of due diligence are emphasized. Extensive use of the case studies approach will be used to illustrate the application of law. Placement by Testing Department.
Selected current topics in environmental science and related subjects.
A course designed to provide training in a student's field of study through work experience. Students are graded on the basis of documentation of learning acquired as reported by student and employer. Requires departmental permission.
This course is designed to consider wildlife as a natural resource with an emphasis on principles of ecology, conservation and management. Time will be taken in this course to discuss wildlife management issues and opportunities in Florida habitats. The course is intended for students with interests in biology, environmental studies, and/or interdisciplinary natural sciences. Permission of instructor.