Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Feb 01, 2023  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 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 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.

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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