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Environmental Studies (ENV)

ENV 113 (3)

Global Environmental Issues

Students will examine the scientific basis of and reasons for concern about human population growth, loss of biodiversity and atmospheric alterations (global climate change). Prerequisite: ENG 100 or placement beyond prerequisite course and any science course numbered *100-level or above or Consent of Instructor. Three lecture.


ENV 253 (3)

Water, Energy and Climate Change on the Colorado Plateau

Learners will examine the nexus of water, energy and climate change on the Colorado Plateau. Course will examine fundamental principles of hydrology, climatology, historic human usage of energy and water, current patterns of water distribution and use, the different energy fuels and systems employed for electrical generation, and the current and projected effects of climate change on biota, ecosystems and future generations. Field trips required. Prerequisites: *ENG 101, *MAT 086, or Consent of Instructor. May be taken for S/U credit. Three lecture.


ENV 198/298 (1-6) 

Special Topics 

Designed to meet the needs of an individual(s) who has an interest in pursuing an original topic in an instructional area under faculty supervision. One to six variable credit hours.


*Course has additional pre or co requisite(s)