(Course outline - pending Education Council approval)
Environmental science is the study of interactions among biological, physical and chemical components of our natural and anthropogenic environments. In this course, students will seek to understand the complex and interdisciplinary nature of some of our environmental problems. Students will work co-operatively, use critical thinking, and apply scientific methods to evaluate the impacts of environmental problems and identify solutions. Participation in labs and field trips will enhance students' understanding of the material.
This course will focus on the theme of the Columbia River system and there will some integration and collaboration on labs with students and instructors at Spokane Community Colleges.
The Course will be offered May 9 to June 28
Course Instructor: Allison Lutz
Lecture hours 6 hours/week
Lab hours 4 hours/week
Lab Science Credit.
Offered Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.