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St. Joseph's College New York    
 
    
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

BIO 118 - Introduction to Environmental Biology


An introduction to the study of the environment and its sustainability, with a focus on natural processes. Topics include: impacts of human population increase; biogeochemical cycles; ecosystems and global climate; water supply and pollution; air pollution and stratospheric ozone depletion; deforestation and global warming. Students explore various worldviews as they relate to the role of humanity and its relationship to the natural world. Fieldwork involves the investigation of biological issues affecting the environment such as: lake death; bay pollution; ocean pollution; coastal erosion, deforestation and air pollution. Students must register with the same instructor for lecture and laboratory.

Prerequisite: Departmental permission.
Note: A student may not take BIO 108  and BIO 118
1 semester 3 credits.
Fall
Lab fee-$30