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Montgomery College    
 
    
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog
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GEOG 235 - Preserving Our Natural Heritage: The Geography of Conservation and Natural Resources


CE-R

This course will explore issues in conservation responsibilities and concepts relating to environmental and natural resources including soils, minerals, water, forests, pollution, wildlife, natural hazards, aesthetics, and human interaction. Fieldwork required. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , MATH 093 /MATH 096 , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly GE 210.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe ecosystems and environmental issues.
  • Discuss environmental case studies.
  • Make geographic comparisons between environmental regions.
  • Identify environmental concepts and terminology.
  • Identify National Treasures such as parks, historical sites, forests, seashores, etc.
  • Utilize maps and atlases as tools.
  • Apply their geographic skills and knowledge to everyday life.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of their own environmental surroundings more clearly.
  • Gain an appreciation for the fragility of our environmental system.
  • Describe the reasoning for exploitation, conservation, and preservation.


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