Feb 01, 2023
GEOG 235 - Preserving Our Natural Heritage: The Geography of Conservation and Natural Resources
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 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 030 or MATH 045 without appropriate Math assessment score.
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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