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Course Descriptions

BIO 116 - Introduction to Environmental Science

3 Credits

A course which deals with biological aspects of humans and their impact on the environment. Students will study ecological principles that govern the world and will examine current environmental problems and issues. They will develop a greater awareness of global interdependence and the role of individuals in affecting environmental issues. This course is designed for the career or non-science student.

New SUNY General Education:
SUNY - Natural Sciences (and Scientific Reasoning)

MCC General Education: MCC-CT - Critical Thinking (MCT), MCC-SCI - Scientific Reasoning (MSCI), MCC-GLO - Global Understanding (MGLO), MCC-VE - Values and Ethics (MVE)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Illustrate ecological principles with specific examples.
2. Generate accurate data in the laboratory or field.
3. Interpret information from graphs.
4. Convey information through graphs.
5. Explain examples of environmental connections on a global scale.
6. Appraise current environmental conditions and concerns.
7. Describe how the decisions made and actions taken by individuals, governments, producers, or consumers affect the environment.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2023
Summer Session 2023