PWS 150

Environmental Biology

Plant and Wildlife Sciences College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Conservation and management of natural resources concurrent with increasing socioeconomic and human population demands; factors such as soil, water, and air pollution, resources management, bioremediation, nutrient cycles, and global climate changes

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Note

Fulfills GE requirements. Check core.byu.edu.

Title

Global Environmental Issues

Learning Outcome

Become fluent in the science of global environmental problems, movements, and solutions including biodiversity, ecosystem function, agriculture and food production, energy systems, water, urbanization, population dynamics, air quality, and climate.

Title

Scientific Principles and Methods

Learning Outcome

Apply the scientific method through simplified experiments with testable hypotheses. Learn to interpret experimental observations and data and how to communicate discoveries in written and verbal formats.

Title

The Environment and Culture

Learning Outcome

Discover how environmental quality and conservation is influenced by history, economy, and unique cultural perspectives.

Title

Environmental Stewardship

Learning Outcome

Foster and promote environmental stewardship within your realm of influence and your community.