Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    Apr 18, 2024  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 105 - Environmental Biology


This course is designed for non-science majors and emphasizes environmental problems facing society. Topics include ecological principles, human population dynamics, energy sources, land and soil use, air pollution, water pollution, and endangered species. BIOL 105 will satisfy the NSND General Education requirement. A combination of BIOL 105 and BIOL 106  will satisfy the NSLD General Education requirement. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 MATH 050 , READ 120 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

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

  • Identify basic properties of populations, communities, and ecosystems.
  • Describe the impact of human activity on ecosystems and ecosystem services.
  • Evaluate, critically, whether or not current methods of energy production, energy use, food production, or land use are sustainable.
  • Evaluate, critically, proposed solutions to local, regional, or global environmental problems.

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